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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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Grantown-On-Spey Golf Club

Established in 1890 Grantown-on-Spey Golf Club is one of the finest golf venues in Cairngorm National Park area. The course was designed by Willie Park with assistance from James Braid. Situated in the Cairngorm National Park, the course is approximately thirty five miles south east of Inverness. Grantown is the capital of Strathspey and is a small and friendly town […]

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Blackmoor Golf Club – Clubhouse Extension and Remodelling

Blackmoor Golf Club in Hampshire has completed an extensive remodelling and expansion project to its clubhouse bar and restaurant, including the  construction of a stunning first floor sun terrace with panoramic views over the course. Designed by Rory Cashin Design Consultants the project took seven months to complete and  has transformed the clubhouse into a […]

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Ready Golf, The Online Golf Club For Nomadic Golfers, Increases Its Portfolio Of Golf Clubs Offering Members A Wider Choice Of Courses

London, UK, March 2021: Just as golf returns at the end of March, the online golf club aimed at nomadic golfers, Ready Golf, has announced that it has increased the number of golf clubs in its portfolio giving its members access to even more golf courses in return for one single, annual membership fee. In addition […]

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Bramshaw Flex Membership

Flexible memberships are now an important, established option for golf  memberships and the Bramshaw Flex membership is our own flexible  membership launching on April 1st, 2021.  This is the perfect option for the modern golfer who also has family  commitments, hectic work patterns or other sporting or non-sporting  interests that make a full membership less […]

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Harry Vardon

In 1900, Vardon embarked on a year long tour of the US and Canada to promote AG Spalding’s new “Vardon Flyer” golf ball. The Open Champion quickly became golf’s first international celebrity.

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Fred G. Hawtree

Hawtree is the longest continuous practice of golf course architecture on record. started by F.G. Hawtree in 1912, the firm was then operated by his son F.W until his grandson Martin Grant took over.

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Fred W. Hawtree

Fred W. Hawtree was a founder member and late President of the British Association Of Golf Course Architects, which was the first attempt in the UK to form a golf course architecture profession.

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J. H. Taylor

J. H. Taylor is rightly regarded as a golfing pioneer. The five – time Open Champion was one of the best golfers of his era, he then played a significant role in shaping the way the game is now conducted.

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Herbert Fowler

Herbert Fowler was introduced to golf at Royal North Devon when visiting nearby Bideford on banking business in 1979 and he became a club member, winning the Prince Of Wales medal two years later.

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Willie Park Jr.

Willie Park Jr. was born in Musselburgh, the second of four sons of (old) Willie Park, four – time Open Champion. Young Willie won the Champion twice himself, becoming one of five Musselburgh men to do so.

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Alexander MacKenzie

Alexander MacKenzie ( 1870 to 1934) Was born in England, but his parents were Scottish and the family holidayed every year close to where his father was raised the traditional Clan MacKenzie lands of Sutherland.

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