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Nicola Bennett is new Golf Foundation Ambassador to help inspire young people from all backgrounds

The Golf Foundation has welcomed Nicola Bennett as a new official Ambassador for the national golf charity that introduces young people from all backgrounds to the game, because golf can change lives. The London based PGA Trainee Professional golfer has a stated desire to make golf more inclusive, and the Golf Foundation is delighted to […]

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WORLD’S TOP 15 RANKED PLAYERS TO PLAY FIRST MAJOR OF THE YEAR

March 22, 2021 All of the top 15 players on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings will play in the 2021 ANA Inspiration for the 50th edition, taking place April 1 – 4 at Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, California. The world’s best players will return to Rancho Mirage for the first Major of the […]

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WOMEN’S GOLF DAY CALLS ON GOLFERS TO SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH BALLSY CAMPAIGN

Monday March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual, global event celebrating women and their achievements. Women’s Golf Day (WGD) will be encouraging male and female golfers to celebrate #IWD2021 this year by taking part in a #WGDUnites social media campaign by posting a photo of a golf ball marked with the name of […]

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Wales Golf Ladies Open Strokeplay postponed

Wales Golf has postponed the 2021 Ladies Open Strokeplay at Newport until later in the summer when it is hoped the event will be able to go ahead without restrictions. Newport Golf Club has continued to support this Championship and it will now be played Friday 24th – Sunday 26th September at the same venue.The original dates […]

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AN EVOLUTION IN HYBRID PERFORMANCE AS ECCO® GOLF REVEALS LATEST BIOM HYBRID INNOVATION

Global golf footwear innovators, ECCO GOLF, have unveiled the next generation in the hybrid performance phenomenon with the introduction of the all-new ECCO BIOM® H4. The latest development in the hugely successful BIOM® HYBRID performance series, BIOM® H4 allows golfers to walk more comfortably from tee to green, as well as experiencing advanced motion control throughout the swing. A breakthrough in […]

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Conwy’s world-first boosts women and girls golf

The first golf club in the world to sign up to the R&A Women in Golf Charter continues to make a big impact on equality of golf in Wales.Curtis Cup host venue Conwy Golf Club in North Wales felt signing up would bring focus to efforts already in place, becoming the first club in Wales […]

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Golf courses must close as Government announces new national lockdown

GOLF clubs have been told they must close with immediate effect after the UK Government announced a complete national lockdown on Monday night. Golf clubs, golf facilities – both indoor and outdoor – and driving ranges will be required to close during the new full lockdown. Coaching will not be permitted the government has confirmed. […]

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World Handicap System will make game more enjoyable says governing bodies

THE World Handicap System (WHS) has come into effect for golfers in Great Britain and Ireland. Developed by The R&A and USGA, in close collaboration with existing handicapping authorities, the WHS provides all golfers with a consistent measure of playing ability, with handicaps calculated in the same way wherever they are in the world. Launched […]

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Toy takes her time in defence of Amateur Championship title at West Lancashire

CORNWALL’S Emily Toy maintained her bid to successfully defend the Women’s Amateur Championship after reaching Friday’s last-16 at West Lancashire GC. The 22-year-old, who claimed victory at Royal County Down last year, is aiming to become the first player since Sweden’s Louise Stahle to retain the championship, back in 2005. Having progressed on the cut […]

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Suffolk Hotel Reopening After Winning Award For Family Focus

Suffolk Hotel Reopening After Winning Award For Family Focus A Woodbridge hotel which has been through the toughest three months in its 28-year history has won an award for the family values that have pulled it through. Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa was named Family Business of the Year at the Family Business United […]

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Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club

Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club – Established 1906 Two time Ryder Cup venue and UK Top 100 ranked course. A testing championship course with first class facilities, S&A – as it is widely and affectionately known, was founded in 1906, part of the great golf boom around the turn of the 20th century. Inevitably the […]

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The winner of the 2020 Amateur Championship can expect to receive invites to play in three Majors in 2021

Amateur Championship: Play abanonded at Royal Birkdale and West Lancashire

THE first round of strokeplay qualifying at The Amateur Championship and The Women’s Amateur Championship was abandoned late on Tuesday afternoon. The start of play was delayed by two hours in the morning due to inclement weather. Following a second suspension of play this afternoon at both courses – Royal Birkdale for the men and […]

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Golfers Flock To Tandridge As Memberships Soar

Golfers Flock To Tandridge As Memberships Soar The long-term future looks bright for Tandridge Golf Club with the historic Surrey venue reporting a huge rise in demand for memberships since golf resumed after the Covid-19 lockdown. The prestigious club, in Oxted, has joined the growing list of UK golf venues who have seen memberships soar […]

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Tandridge Golf Club

Tandridge Golf Club Tandridge Golf Course from Skyvantage on Vimeo. Celebrated golf architect Harry Colt created this delightful course at Tandridge in 1924. There are spectacular views of the Surrey North Downs and the High Weald, with the front nine running along relatively gentle land and the back nine sited in more rolling and dramatic […]

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Popov breaks records as first German to win AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon

GERMANY’S Sophia Popov made history with a life-changing two-shot victory at the 2020 AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon. She closed with a magnificent final round of 68 to finish at seven-under par and claim the $675,000 first-place prize. Looking unfazed throughout, Popov, who lead by three-strokes overnight, came into the week ranked 304 on […]

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Fuller fulfilled by English Women’s Amateur Strokeplay victory

SURREY’S Annabell Fuller feels privileged to have been crowned English Women’s Amateur Strokeplay champion. Rounds of 71, 68, 73 and 70 left the 18-year-old six-under par for the week at Burnham and Berrow Golf Club. Roehampton’s Fuller finished three shots clear of nearest challenger Emma Allen, from Hampshire’s Stoneham Golf Club. Allen shot four-over in […]

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St Andrews, Carnoustie and Muirfield will stage Women’s British Open before 2025

FIVE of golf’s most famous UK venues – including St Andrews, the Home of Golf – will host the AIG Women’s Open over the next five years, the R&A has announced. The R&A has underlined its commitment to enhancing the AIG Women’s Open’s status as a leading major sporting event by taking the blue riband […]

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Hall and Hull happy to be playing first AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon

GEORGIA Hall hopes to feed off her love of links golf and passion for the AIG Women’s Open as she goes in search of a second Major title at Royal Troon. The 24-year-old is enjoying the buzz of the first women’s Major Championship of the year. And its the event Hall memorably won in 2018 […]

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Rees claims English Seniors at Frilford and her handicap isn’t a scratch on what it was

MINCHINHAMPTON’S Jane Rees celebrated a double success at the English Senior Women’s Strokeplay Championship. On top of her victory the Gloucestershire golfer got her handicap down to scratch for the first time in her career. Three rounds of 71, 69 and 68 allowed Rees to post a 54-hole total of two-under par on Frilford Heath’s […]

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Planning A Safe Golf Staycation?

Planning a safe golf staycation? If you’re now spending your summer in the UK, remember that sun protection should still be a part of your daily routine, and especially on the golf course, which contains highly UV reflective surfaces. If you’ve been touched by skin cancer, you’ll understand, however many golfers still underestimate the risks, […]

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