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WOODSOME HALL

WELCOME TO WOODSOME HALL Situated to the south of Huddersfield and close to the main motorway networks, Woodsome Hall Golf Club provides traditional quality golfing values to its members and visitors alike. With a Par of 70 and a SSS of 71 the course is an excellent test of skill for golfers of all levels […]

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Munro Appointed as New Head of Events for Scottish Golf

Scottish Golf has recruited Fraser Munro, a former Ladies European Tour Tournament Director, to the position of Head of Events. The 38-year-old will oversee the amateur governing body’s new-look events calendar for 2017 as he returns to the world of golf after a spell in banking. Munro, a member at Kinross Golf Club, boasts 13 […]

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PGA North launches exciting schedule

PGA North is on course for its busiest campaign for years with several new fixtures and the welcome return of some old ones. The Leeds Cup goes back to its spiritual home Cobble Hall, the PGA North Region Championship will be played at Bolton Old Links for the first time, and the long-running James Brearley […]

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BIG NAMES OUT IN FORCE FOR GOLF INDUSTRY ‘OSCARS’

Compered by BBC Breakfast News & Football Focus presenter Dan Walker, the 7th annual 59club Service Excellence Awards Ceremony, regarded by many as the Oscars of the Golf Industry, takes place at The Belfry, February 27, 2017. The awards ceremony is the culmination of a day of thought provoking training seminars which all golf clubs […]

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DISRUPTIVE’ G/FORE GOES TO TOP OF THE CLASS

G/FORE has shown once again it can be relied upon to influence others with its 2017 autumn/winter collection. While other school reports from the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando might have read “must do better”, G/FORE was in the good books with its Disruptive Luxury theme, which encapsulated the brand’s trademark innovative design with […]

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SARDINIA ADDED TO 2017 ITALY GOLF & MORE MENU

Golfers booking a break to Italy will be spoilt for choice from 2017, with the island of Sardinia having joined the growing number of regions supporting Italy Golf & More – the first pan-Italian international promotional golf project. The addition of Sardinia means that the forward-thinking initiative now includes 12 private sector partner regions, with […]

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Scottish Champions to Receive Automatic Home Internationals Selection

The winners of the Scottish Men’s, Women’s, Boys’ and Girls’ Amateur Championships will all secure automatic spots in their respective Scotland Home Internationals sides from this season. Stuart Clayton, new Acting Head of Performance for Scottish Golf, has initiated the selection change with the governing body, which will come into effect when the Home Internationals […]

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EUROPE’S LARGEST GOLF COMMUNITY GETS ACCESS TO NEW HOWDIDIDO WEBSITE

Europe’s largest online golfing community, HowDidiDo, has relaunched its website with a fresh look, smoother navigation and an exciting, new social-media influenced timeline. In addition, the site is now more mobile friendly offering an even greater depth of golfing data that is also available through a smartphone app for both iOS and Android. The recently […]

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Lancashire Union tees up junior golf drive for 2017

LANCASHIRE’S golf clubs are ready to build on a hugely successful 12 months – by focussing their attentions on the next generation of players. The Red Rose county has posted impressive figures – with club membership rising by 1,636 in 2016. The 4.2% increase was the best county performance in the country. Now the Lancashire […]

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LADYBANK GOLF CLUB ENTERS NEW EXCITING ERA

February 2017 – One of Scotland’s most prestigious golf clubs is breaking with years of tradition in what some believe is the most significant policy shift in the club’s 138-year history. Ladybank Golf Club in Fife is embracing fundamental change by introducing a more open approach which incorporates ground-breaking membership options and closer ties with […]

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Leeds Cup is coming home!

THE iconic Leeds Cup, professional golf’s oldest trophy, returns to its spiritual home Cobble Hall after an eight-year absence on May 15-17. And that’s great news for the club that nearly went into administration in 2012. “We did a complete review of our operations and we have since increased membership by 30 per cent and […]

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PING WELSH JUNIOR TOUR BACK BIGGER AND BETTER

Junior golfers around Wales can now enter the Ping Welsh Junior Tour, bigger and better as the events build on the successes of last year’s debut. New sponsors Ping have come on board as entries open from the start of February for this years Golf Union of Wales competition, with an extra event being held […]

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Furness pro-am will mark club’s 145th anniversary

PGA North embarks on new territory when it administers the Furness Golf Club pro-am on May 5. England’s third oldest links, which opened in 1872, is rightly regarded as one of Cumbria’s hidden gems boasting a stunning backdrop of the Lakeland hills and impressive views across the Irish Sea to the Isle of Man. “This […]

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HISTORIC SCOTTISH GOLF CLUBS CELEBRATE THEIR LANDMARK LINKS

1st February 2017 – A collection of leading Scottish golf clubs has announced a series of special events and historic milestones that will coincide with Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017. Links with History, which features some of Scotland’s finestgolf courses, will mark a run of anniversaries during 2017 with a sequence of […]

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THE LADIES’ GOLF UNION AND THE R&A COMPLETE MERGER

19 December 2016, St Andrews, Scotland: The merger of the Ladies’ Golf Union (LGU) and The R&A has been finalised and will come into effect from 1 January 2017. The heads of agreement between the two organisations was signed in June leading to the integration of the LGU’s business operations and its members of staff […]

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Costa Brava’s ‘Year of Golf and Gastronomy’ concludes with double success

Costa Brava named ‘Best Region’ in luxury lifestyle magazine, Square Mile – – Costa Brava region now boasts 14 Michelin star restaurants with a combined 18 Michelin stars – Costa Brava named ‘Best Region’ within Square Mile magazine’s 2016 Golf Awards (Girona, Spain – November 30, 2016) Costa Brava‘s ‘Year of Golf and Gastronomy’ has concluded with a double […]

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Andalusia by Red Tee Breaks

Andalusia So what about Andalusia? We may know the names or Malaga and Marbella, but do we really know the regions diversity and what it can offer visitors, golfers and non-golfers alike? I had the opportunity recently to visit this part of Spain on a whistle stop tour and what a pleasant surprise – why, […]

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