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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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Breadsall Success At Derbyshire Men’s County Championships

Breadsall Success At Derbyshire Men’s County Championships For the first time, the men’s county championships were held at Breadsall Priory golf club on Saturday 26th May. The championships consist of 36 holes medal and was played over both courses. The event was well supported with entries up significantly from last year with 15 players from Breadsall […]

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Marriott Breadsall Priory

Marriott Breadsall Priory An unforgettable experience awaits you in Derby at Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club. We’re impeccably located on 300 acres of lush, gorgeously landscaped grounds in the spectacular Derbyshire countryside, only moments away from some of England’s most noteworthy attractions. Outstanding amenities within the hotel grounds include two 18-hole championship golf […]

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Golf – Bringing Families Closer Together On Father’s Day

Golf – Bringing Families Closer Together On Father’s Day With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’re catching up with three sets of fathers and their children, with the help of our friends at American Golf, to take a look at golf’s unique ability to bring families closer together and give parents a bond with […]

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ENGLAND NATIONAL COACH VISITS ACADEMY

ENGLAND NATIONAL COACH VISITS ACADEMY England National Coach Graham Walker will be making a return visit to the Performance Golf Academy Derby education and player training programme in April. Graham, the England Golf National Coach has been acknowledged as being a driving force in the development of US MASTERS champion Danny Willett, in particular his […]

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Cavendish – Derbyshires Augusta

Cavendish – Derbyshires Augusta The iconic Augusta National GC was designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie in 1931; Cavendish GC was designed by MacKenzie 8 years earlier and there are remarkable design similarities between both courses. The post WW1 ‘roaring twenties’ craved change, but the social fabric of society was still dominated by the rich and […]

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The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit

The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit is a season long pairs Stableford Betterball competition offering an exciting and professional experience for all golfers. Played throughout all 4 Yorkshire regions the eleven regular events will deliver an order of merit format with the top twelve pairings at the end of […]

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PGA Pro Captains Challenge 2016

PGA Pro Captains Challenge 2016 Traditionally the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge has always been one of the most popular dates on the calendar and a close inspection of its history reveals why. In the early years, back in the 90’s, the event enjoyed close ties with Wentworth when finalists would arrive to see the last day […]

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DERBY STUDENTS PREPARE FOR WARM WEATHER

DERBY STUDENTS PREPARE FOR WARM WEATHER With the winter weather gripping the UK, Derby College students who are members of the PERFORMANCE GOLF ACADEMY education and player training programme are currently preparing to go overseas for warm weather training. The students will leave for Roda Golf & Beach Resort San Javier, Murcia in Spain in […]

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Cavendish Golf Club

Cavendish Golf Club Cavendish is recognised as one of the finest golf courses in Derbyshire offering a great golfing experience. Cavendish is thought by some to be Dr MacKenzie’s most accomplished work in the UK and quite possibly the best layout in the world under 6000 yards. It illustrates how skilfully and creatively he blended […]

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