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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 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: 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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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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