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HUXLEY GOLF FOUNDER, BARRY HUXLEY OBITUARY

Huxley Golf, the well-known supplier of premier quality all-weather surfaces for golf, are very sad to announce the unexpected death of Barry Huxley, who founded the Huxley Golf business with his brother Paul in 2000.  Barry had been a Director of the Huxley family business Huxley (UK) Ltd for over 50 years, before its transfer […]

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How to Enjoy Golf Despite Spring Hay Fever

If you’re one of the unlucky ones whose hay fever is triggered by tree pollen, spring can be a real misery. And if you enjoy a round of golf, hay fever can have a profound effect on both your performance and enjoyment. With Birch, hazel, willow, alder and elm trees all wafting out their pollen […]

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RECORD NUMBERS NOW PLAYING GOLF WORLDWIDE

New research figures revealed by The R&A and Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS) show golf has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity worldwide since 2016 with over five-and-a-half million additional golfers taking up the sport. The number of total golfers globally has increased from 61 million to 66.6 million in a five-year growth period, surpassing the […]

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MADEIRA ON RUNWAY TO FURTHER GOLFING SUCCESS IN 2022

The popularity of Madeira as a holiday destination for European golfers is set to soar even further in 2022 with the launch of five new flight routes to the sunshine island – from Ireland, France, Belgium and Italy. The Portuguese islands will be more accessible than ever to players from next spring following Ryanair’s announcement […]

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Belfry Brabazon course added to Toptracer Range virtual offering

Toptracer has today announced the integration of the award winning and iconic Brabazon course at The Belfry Hotel & Resort into its Toptracer Range gaming platform. In addition to the course’s recent on-site installation of Toptracer Range into its practice facility, The Belfry’s famous Brabazon course has also been mapped for use in the Toptracer […]

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dlr County Council tee off with Padraig Harrington

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council are delighted to work with Padraig Harrington and his team on the development of this innovative facility in Marlay Park. It is being designed and built to be publicly accessible within the Park and will greatly add to the amenities already available. It is located at the site of the original […]

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The Phantom of the Open

A film by Craig Roberts Starring Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins and Rhys Ifans The heart-warming true story of Maurice Flitcroft, who entered the 1976 British Open, despite never playing a round of golf before. The Phantom of the Open will have its WORLD PREMIERE at the London Film Festival on October 12th. The film is […]

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The secret of a great charity golf day…

After two years of social restrictions, a day of fun with friends is up there on people’s lists of priorities. Team this with the pure joy of a round of golf, on a beautiful course, for a great cause, it all adds up to something special, and an event the Melanoma Fund was proud to be […]

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Srixon launches tenth generation AD333 golf ball series

SRIXON®, a global leader in golf ball technology and innovation, introduces the tenth generation AD333 golf ball. The Srixon AD333 is available in Pure WhiteTM and Tour YellowTM and officially launches in the UK and Ireland in September 2021. “This latest generation of AD333 golf balls offers great all-around performance,” said Joe Miller, Srixon Sports […]

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Our block with sun protection

If you take your health and wellbeing seriously, you are not alone. More than ever, we understand the importance of creating good habits to avoid illness and disease. So why do many of us still struggle with the idea of sun protection? Michelle Baker, CEO of the Melanoma Fund explores the dichotomy, debunks your excuses […]

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2021 Junior Championships – And the winners are…

A cloudy day with a forecast of rain greeted our 23 junior golfers who competed in the Junior Championship and R&B Championship tournaments – the most prestigious events in our competition calendar. In the 36-hole Junior Championship, the morning round on the Forest course proved to be very challenging with just 1 golfer playing below his […]

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GOLF SOUTH / NORTH Q&A

Why was the new World Handicap System (WHS) introduced? The new World Handicap System was introduced by The R&A and USGA to unite the six handicapping authorities and create a system that is fair, equitable and portable anywhere in the world. It is designed to provide a true reflection of a player’s current playing ability. How does […]

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SafeGolf

Littlehampton Golf Club hits the mark with national golf accreditation for safeguarding Littlehampton Golf Club golf club in West Sussex, which is backing the drive to grow the game, has achieved the SafeGolf club accreditation from England Golf. Littlehampton Golf Club, the oldest course in Sussex and the only Links Course in West Sussex has […]

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