Author Archive | Jack Rayner


Milnathort Relishing Chance to Host New 9-Hole Final

Milnathort Relishing Chance to Host New 9-Hole Final Perthshire venue Milnathort Golf Club is looking forward to shining on the national stage when it hosts the final of the inaugural Scottish Golf R&A 9-Hole Championship this summer. An exciting new free-to-enter event on the domestic calendar, it offers club members a dream opportunity to play […]

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Ladies Golf Taster Days At Stockport Golf Club

Ladies Golf Taster Days At Stockport Golf Club Come and try golf at Stockport Golf Club Saturday 7th April     3.00pm – 5.00pm Saturday 26th May    3.00pm – 5.00pm Saturday 23rd June   3.00pm – 5.00pm Experience a group lesson with our PGA Professional followed by refreshments on the terrace. Equipment provided, just book and turn […]

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Belton Woods Completes Significant Refurbishment

Belton Woods Completes Significant Refurbishment Belton Woods will complete a six-figure refurbishment programme on its golf courses ahead of the 2018 season. It has refurbished and re-turfed 19 of its tee boxes, while the five-year bunker renovation programme on the Lakes course will also be completed in time for the start of the season. It […]

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FUNDING FOR NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS TO ATTRACT WOMEN AND GIRLS INTO GOLF 13 March 2018, St Andrews, Scotland: The R&A is continuing its commitment to increase participation in golf among women and girls by providing funding to support the appointment of new development managers in Australia, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Working with its affiliates around the […]

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Nicola Slater

England five will challenge for Scottish girls’ title

England five will challenge for Scottish girls’ title They are Charlotte Heath and Nicola Slater (pictured) of Yorkshire, Thalia Kirby of Buckinghamshire, Ebonie Lewis of Gloucestershire and Caitlin Whitehead of Cumbria. All five are members of the England Golf Girls’ Squad. Five players will represent England in the Scottish U18 girls’ open championship next month. […]

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Carnoustie Country Launches Legendary Campaign And Website

Carnoustie Country Launches Legendary Campaign And Website 9th March 2018 – As anticipation grows for The 147th Open at Carnoustie, a new website has been unveiled by Carnoustie Country as an online hub for the region’s 34 outstanding golf courses and accommodation providers. With preparations underway for the world’s oldest Major, Carnoustie Country has also unveiled a […]

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Challenges Ahead for Scottish Golf after AGM Setback

Challenges Ahead for Scottish Golf after AGM Setback Scottish Golf Chair Eleanor Cannon has today (Saturday 10 March) expressed her “deep disappointment” after the membership voted against a proposal to increase the annual affiliation fee paid by members for the first time in five years.At the governing body’s Annual General Meeting in Edinburgh, members voted […]

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Clubhouse Staircase © Graham Dunn 2014

Rotherham Golf Club

Set in a majestic parkland setting, Rotherham Golf Club has been providing a true test to golfers of all abilities for more than 100 years. Two Open champions, Sandy Herd and James Braid, had a hand in designing our wonderful 18-hole layout. If the course is special, which it is, the clubhouse is truly spectacular. […]

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Leeds Golf Centre Wins England’s Club Of The Year Title

Leeds Golf Centre Wins England’s Club Of The Year Title Leeds Golf Centre, which offers golf for all, has won the England Golf Club of the Year Award, sponsored by HowDidiDo. Their success was announced at last night’s England Golf Awards, sponsored by Bridgestone, which highlighted all that’s great about golf in England. Guests at […]

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Craigielaw To Host The Scottish Senior Open 2018

Craigielaw To Host The Scottish Senior Open 2018 We are delighted to announce the Staysure Tour, the newly re-branded Scottish Senior Open, will be hosted at Craigielaw from 14-16 September 2018. The tournament will incorporate the popular Alliance format, with amateurs given the opportunity to play alongside the professional for the first two tournament rounds. […]

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Caroline Alps

Tain Golf Club

Tain Golf Club “This Classic Old Tom Morris Championship Links is a must for all Golfing Connoisseurs” Sir Bob Charles, 1963 British Open Champion Tain Golf Club in Ross-Shire is a classic Scottish Highland links course designed by Old Tom Morris in 1890 situated 9 miles south of Dornoch and 34 miles north of Inverness. Our […]

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FJ HyperFlex Hero 7

FJ introduces HYPERFLEX footwear with premium Boa closure system

Following the introduction of its highly innovative HYPERFLEX™ footwear in early 2015, FootJoy, the #1 Shoe and Glove in Golf, has expanded its line with shoes equipped with the popular Boa® Closure System. HYPERFLEX, the most distinctive category in FJ’s history, features innovative materials like the new FlexGrid™ exoskeleton to deliver lightweight support and cushioning, […]

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Prodigy comes of age with Masters win

Prodigy comes of age with Masters win

  Twenty one year-old Jordan Spieth has led the field from start to finish at The Masters and gained his first Green Jacket. The first player for 39 years to lead from start to finish, the Dallas-born player became the second youngest player ever to win the prestigious competition and equalled Wood’s record for the […]

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Skycaddie launches new mobile GPS app

SkyCaddie®, the most trusted Rangefinder in Golf, announces the introduction of the new SkyCaddie Mobile GPS App available for iOS and Android. Now, golfers of all skill levels and budgets can save strokes and play better with golf’s only 100% ground-verified and error-corrected course maps through a variety of platforms, from the range of dedicated […]

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AOC Nationals

Derby College students take gold

Derby College students, Will Painter (Kedleston Park GC), Will Davidson (Breadsall Priory GC and James Walwyn (Wychwood Park) won the gold medal the Association of Colleges National Finals recently played at Bath Golf Club. The Derby trio were part of a 4 man team representing the East Midlands in the National Finals, they were joined […]

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PGA Pros get Golphin

Golphin for kids is a brand new concept in children’s clubs and it is fast becoming a phenomenon in the way youngsters are introduced to swinging a club for the first time. The brainchild of Scotland-based businessman Calum McPherson and developed in partnership with PGA professionals and biomechanics experts at Strathclyde University, Golphinforkids clubs are […]

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England receive 2015 fleet from official trolley supplier

England receive 2015 fleet from official trolley supplier

PowaKaddy today backed England’s leading amateur golfers with the presentation of a fleet of cutting edge FW7 electric trolleys to the England Golf Men’s Squad at Royal Lytham & St Annes. The new Freeway Series from PowaKaddy, of which the FW7 is the flagship model, has been improved and upgraded for 2015 with new larger 11” […]

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Famous sporting legends join John Hartson (below centre) to launch the John Hartson Foundation's new testicular cancer awareness campaign at the charity's annual golf day

John Hartson kicks off colourful cancer awareness campaign

Celtic legend John Hartson was joined by a number of his footballing chums to kick off his new testicular cancer awareness campaign. The former striker – who fought a life-threatening battle with the disease in 2009 – teed off the ‘Know Your Balls!’ drive at his charity’s annual golf day. Former Celtic stars Alan Stubbs […]

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