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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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Royal Troon’s Old Course will continue to host the prestigious Helen Holm Scottish Women

Scottish Golf Unveils Changes to National Championships

Scottish Golf Unveils Changes to National Championships Scottish Golf has announced a number of changes to its national championships following a comprehensive review, with several to come into effect from the start of next season. The governing body has engaged with players, clubs and other stakeholders to help shape the changes, helping to provide a […]

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Pat Sawers, Chairman of the CGLMC (far left) and Sandy Reid, Links Superintendent at Carnoustie (far right) receive award from Bunkered magazine’s Tom Lovering (centre).
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Carnoustie Golf Links Voted as Best Golf Course in Scotland

Carnoustie Golf Links Voted as Best Golf Course in Scotland Carnoustie Golf Links, a regular host of The Open Championship, has been voted as the best golf course in Scotland in the Scottish Golf Tourism awards. Voted for by the Scottish public, Carnoustie Golf Links came out top in the courses over £100 category, overtaking […]

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Jake Bolton secures the winning point.
Boys County Finals 2016
Cumberwell Park  Golf Club
Jake Bolton (Wiltshire)
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Wiltshire snatch victory by half a point

Wiltshire snatch victory by half a point Wiltshire successfully defended their title in the English Boys’ County Championship, winning by just a half point from Yorkshire after a tense day of thrilling golf. Jake Bolton (pictured below right) scored the winning point for Wiltshire after playing round in five-under par and closing out his game 3/2. […]

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New club joins Golf Express drive in Cheshire

New club joins Golf Express drive in Cheshire Macclesfield Golf Club is the latest Cheshire club to back a national campaign to speed up the sport. Golf Express – which promotes 9-hole golf to inspire busy people to play more often – has been rolled out by England Golf. The launch follows a successful eight-month […]

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English Women's Stroke Play 2016
Boys County Finals 2016
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Tom North (Yorkashire)
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Yorkshire and Hertfordshire take first day honours

Yorkshire and Hertfordshire take first day honours Yorkshire and Hertfordshire took the first day honours in the English Boys’ County Championship on a day of blazing sunshine at Cumberwell Park in Wiltshire. Yorkshire came through a terrific tussle to beat defending champions Wiltshire by 5-4. Meanwhile Hertfordshire were also well tested before beating Northamptonshire – […]

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England stars selected for world championships

England stars selected for world championships Curtis Cup players Meghan MacLaren and Alice Hewson and the Amateur Champion Scott Gregory are included in England’s teams for next month’s World Amateur Team Championships in Mexico.  MacLaren and Hewson – who also helped England win the European women’s team championship in July – will be joined by […]

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QHOTELS FREEZE GOLF BREAK PRICES FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING

QHOTELS FREEZE GOLF BREAK PRICES FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING QHotels is giving golf groups and societies the perfect reason to get ahead of the game and book their next golf break early after freezing prices for 2017 on stay-and-play packages for the third year in a row. The UK’s largest golf resort operator is offering […]

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Herts golfers are the young masters

Herts golfers are the young masters THE man who created South Moor’s golf course in County Durham, Yorkshireman Alister MacKenzie, also designed Augusta National. And it was talented youngsters from Hertfordshire who turned out to be the masters when the dust had settled on the North of England Under-14 Open, played over three days at […]

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Towering success for Lancashire club’s Get into golf drive

Towering success for Lancashire club’s Get into golf drive The Get into golf drive is proving to be a towering success at one Lancashire club. Staining Lodge Golf Club – which can be found at Dover Lodge Farm, Staining, near Blackpool – has been delighted with the response to the national campaign to encourage more […]

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New club joins Golf Express drive in Cheshire

New club joins Golf Express drive in Cheshire Poulton Park Golf Club, in Warrington, is the latest Cheshire club to back a national campaign to speed up the sport. Golf Express – which promotes 9-hole golf to inspire busy people to play more often – has been rolled out by England Golf. The launch follows […]

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England are crowned Boys’ Home International champions

England are crowned Boys’ Home International champions England were crowned the 2016 Boys’ Home International champions after a strong final day performance to defeat the holders Scotland 9-6 in the deciding match at Ballyliffin Golf Club in Donegal.  The win means Derek Hughes’ side regained the trophy they narrowly lost to the same opponents 12 […]

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Puente will defend the McGregor Trophy

Puente will defend the McGregor Trophy Spain’s Ignacio Puente will defend the McGregor Trophy next week at Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club in Sussex – and can expect a strong English challenge. Puente, who has just turned 16, won the title last year at Wallasey, Cheshire, when he birdied the first hole in a three-way play-off. […]

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Billingham Golf Club is one of the course in Durham involved with Golf Express.

DURHAM GOLF DEVELOPMENT GROUP NEWS

DURHAM GOLF DEVELOPMENT GROUP NEWS Golf clubs in Durham are proving quick off the mark – by backing a national campaign to speed up the sport. Golf Express – which promotes 9-hole golf to inspire busy people to play more often – has been rolled out by England Golf. The launch follows a successful eight-month […]

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GOLFERS TO BENEFIT FROM £500,000 INVESTMENT AT THE WESTERWOOD

GOLFERS TO BENEFIT FROM £500,000 INVESTMENT AT THE WESTERWOOD The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort is set to take its golfing experience to new heights after announcing a £500,000 renovation and expansion of its spa and leisure facilities. As part of the investment, the leading Glasgow resort – part of QHotels, the UK’s largest golf […]

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Stay & Play in Carnoustie Country

Stay & Play in Carnoustie Country

Stay & Play in Carnoustie Country Planning a golfing break? Carnoustie Country is ideal. Located in the heart of the golfers’ paradise which is the east coast of Scotland, Carnoustie Country has 34 fabulous golf courses, including 2018 Open venue Carnoustie Championship, a superb choice of accommodation and excellent transport links, whether you’re travelling by […]

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Amateur Champion Scott Gregory leads England’s Euro campaign

Amateur Champion Scott Gregory leads England’s Euro campaign  Scott Gregory, the new Amateur Champion, will lead the England men’s campaign in the European Team Championship at Chantilly, France, from July 5-9.  He will be joined in the team by Jamie Bower of Yorkshire, Adam Chapman of Cumbria, Bradley Moore of Derbyshire, Marco Penge of Sussex and […]

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Former Open Winner Paul Lawrie swings into the Capital

Former Open Winner Paul Lawrie swings into the Capital   Scotland’s Golf Coast is delighted to welcome Former Open winner Paul Lawrie to Scotland’s Capital later this week to celebrate East Lothian’s ‘Summer of Golf’. Paul Stewart Lawrie OBE, best known for winning The Open Championship in 1999 and as vice-captain for the European Ryder […]

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