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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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Let’s Talk About Beck’s, says GMG

Let’s Talk About Beck’s, says GMG CHEADLE HULME, CHESHIRE, UK – Golf Management Group (GMG) has appointed licensed trade expert Andy Schofield as its new Golf Clubs Beverage Consultant from November 2016. A 25-year veteran of the drinks industry who knows the trade from both sides of the bar, Schofield will initially cover the North […]

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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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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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ETIQUS Launches New Sport Lady Styles

ETIQUS Launches New Sport Lady Styles ETIQUS, the British brand of patented, quality timepieces exclusively for golfers, has increased the model choice in its Sport Lady collection with the addition of new styles. The new Sport Lady golf timepiece models feature leather straps in a variety of colours to offer stylish design and high quality […]

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Yorkshire take outright lead at County Finals

Yorkshire take outright lead at County Finals Yorkshire moved into the lead at Women’s County Finals after they were the only outright winners on a day of close matches and tense excitement at Waterlooville in Hampshire.  The Northerners beat Surrey 5.5-3.5 while the day’s other two matches were halved, with Gloucestershire sharing the points with […]

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GASTRO GOLF OPENS UP A TASTE OF THE GOOD LIFE TO CORPORATE MARKET

GASTRO GOLF OPENS UP A TASTE OF THE GOOD LIFE TO CORPORATE MARKET Golf travel company Gastro Golf offers golfers with a passion for stunning courses and exceptional food the opportunity to book their most memorable ever-golfing trip.  And now the short break specialist is extending its reach into the Corporate Events arena by offering […]

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Double bronze for England’s senior men and women

Double bronze for England’s senior men and women England’s senior men and women pulled off a double when both won bronze medals on the final day of the European team championships. The men, playing at the Diners Club in Slovenia, beat Italy 3-2; while the women, playing at Sierra Golf Club in Poland, defeated Sweden […]

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CAPABILITY BROWN LANDSCAPE ENSURES STOKE PARK IS A CUT ABOVE

CAPABILITY BROWN LANDSCAPE ENSURES STOKE PARK IS A CUT ABOVE The nation is currently celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of the legendary landscape designer Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown – and, at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel you can not only admire his parkland but, simultaneously, play golf on a world-class course. For […]

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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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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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Carnoustie Country Hosts The Vets Jamboree

Carnoustie Country Hosts The Vets Jamboree Carnoustie Country recently played host to a tournament for one of the UK’s oldest ladies golf organisations, when the Veteran Ladies Golf Association held its annual tournament at historic Panmure Golf Club. Every year, the Veteran Ladies Golf Association, which started in 1921, holds a tournament for its four […]

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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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Just the Job as Karen has superb start to season

Just the Job as Karen has superb start to season Karen Jobling, 14-time Club Champion, has also had a superb start to the season.  In the sun, wind, hail, rain and snow of Ganton at the end of April, Karen beat 130 other ladies to win the best gross in the YVLGA Championship.  She then won through […]

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World Hickory’s Carnoustie Country Swansong

World Hickory’s Carnoustie Country Swansong After five highly successful years in Carnoustie Country, 2016 will be the final time the World Hickory Open will be played there – at least for the next year or two! “Never say never,” said organiser and co-founder of the World Hickory Open, Lionel Freedman. “We’ve enjoyed a wonderful five […]

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