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Mel Reid tells England stars: ‘Play naturally – don’t get obsessed with golf gadgets’

MEL Reid brought her inspirational golfing story to life in a fascinating web chat with the current England squads and coaches. The 32-year-old LPGA rookie became the latest professional to offer insight and advice through an online Q&A. Reid came through the England Golf ranks and won back-to-back English Girls Championships in 2004-5. The two-time […]

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England Golf update: COVID-19

England Golf update: COVID-19    In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, England Golf has today announced a number of key decisions relating to all of our championships and wider golfing activities. All championship and performance events have been postponed until 7 June. With the health and wellbeing of all golfers, staff and volunteers paramount […]

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England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus England Golf  – in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers. We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the […]

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2019 Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters winner Ben Schmidt

Justin Rose puts his money where his heart is to help his Telegraph memories live on

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose has lent his name to the competition that helped him on his way to stardom – The Telegraph Junior Championship. And record-breaker Ben Schmidt is earning similar plaudits that followed the North Hants GC junior in the mid 1990s. The Yorkshire teenager, who broke two big records earlier this summer by becoming […]

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English Schools U16 Champions Rachel Gourley, from Northumberland, and Nottinghamshire’s Finn Nelson

Draw with Scots can’t put a dampener on 2019 season for English Schools as kids rule

THE curtain has come down on the English Schools’ Golf Association’s season, which has been hailed a “roaring success” after two 14-year-olds were crowned as U19 national champions. Dorset’s Louise Burke and Yorkshire’s Josh Berry captained their country in the international matches against Scotland and Wales after their victory in the 42nd English Schools Championship […]

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2019 Reid Trophy winner Joseph Linel, from Biarritz Golf Club

England’s top junior talent can’t catch French teenager Linel who wins Reid Trophy

JOSEPH Linel became the fourth Frenchman to lift the Reid Trophy denying Worcestershire’s Hugh Adams chance to become the first player to win the English Boys’ Under 14 Open Strokeplay Championship, back to back in its 25-year history. The big-hitting 13-year-old, from Biarritz, posted a six-under par 54-hole aggregate of six-under despite a closing two-over […]

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Jack Senior

Thurloway will get to play The Open at Royal Portrush before heading back to Toledo

SUSSEX reigning English Amateur champion Thomas Thurloway was another amateur to have a great day at Final Qualfying for the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush, later this month, finishing in the top three at Notts Golf Club’s Holinwell. The England international, from Crawley, who carded two rounds of 69 to finish one shot behind […]

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Stoke Park Conor Gough is the youngest member of the GB&I Walker Cup squad named this week. Picture courtesy The R&A

Gough is youngest named in Walker Cup squad at 16

STOKE Park’s reigning British Amateur champion Conor Gough heads a strong contingent of 12 players from England included in the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup squad, named today. The R&A has announced an initial squad of 26 players who are in contention for selection for the GB&I team to play against the United States […]

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Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club

Breadsall Priory Golf Team Recognised For Sales Excellence

Breadsall Priory Golf Team Recognised For Sales Excellence Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club’s golf team has been presented with the UK Golf Membership Sales Team of the Year award from 59 Club. Regarded by many as the golf Oscars, the award was presented at a lavish ceremony recognising sales, service, retail and management […]

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Brandon Stone and Aaron Rai (right) at the DLF Golf and Country Club ahead of this week’s Hero Indian Open. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Aaron Rai dreams of becoming a Hero in India

AARON Rai insists it would be “a dream come true” to win this week’s Hero Indian Open on a course he holds in extremely high regard. The 24-year-old Englishman has Indian born grandparents and would love to add a second European Tour title to his CV at DLF Golf and Country Club, on Sunday. Rai […]

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Stanton on the Wolds member pick up their award from England Golf  performance director Nigel Edwards (right)

Stanton-on-the-Wolds: A true championship venue

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE’S Stanton-on-the-Wolds Golf Club has won England Golf’s Championship Venue of the Year Award – and the congratulations of European Tour star Tyrrell Hatton. He sent a special message to the club as their achievement was applauded at the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by adidas Golf – after they beat off strong competition from […]

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Ian Bonser receiving his Lifetime Achievement Award from Adam Sills, Head of Sport at The Telegraph.

Ah Bonser… the man who gave golf ‘40,000 members’

IAN Bonser, who has helped countless people to follow their golfing dreams, was honoured last night with England Golf’s Lifetime Service Award. Bonser, the owner of the 3 Hammers golf complex in Staffordshire and a committed volunteer in the game, was recognised at the England Golf Awards, sponsored by adidas Golf at London’s Royal Lancaster […]

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The British Junior Golf Tour

The British Junior Golf Tour The UK’s leading Junior Golf Tour The British Junior Golf Tour, a not-for-profit organisation, is the leading Junior Golf Tour in the UK. We provide junior golfers with outstanding opportunities to experience great competitions, on wonderful courses, at top class venues. Our events are fun, competitive, affordable and open to […]

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Swing Into Action With New Golf Course At Swadlincote

Swing Into Action With New Golf Course At Swadlincote Swadlincote’s long-awaited golf course, which has helped transform the site of a former opencast coal mine, has been officially opened. The Swadlincote Lake Course is the latest feature at Swadlincote Golf Centre, off William Nadin Way. As well as the Lake Course, the Golf Centre currently […]

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Junior Golfers Hit The Fairways At Breadsall Priory

Junior Golfers Hit The Fairways At Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club for 2018 Derbyshire Junior Golf Championships On Sunday 8th July, junior golfers from across the county took to the fairways to compete in the County Junior Championships at Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club. The junior golfers played 36 holes on […]

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