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Berkhamsted Trophy has to be put back after attracting GB&I’s top women amateurs

BERKHAMSTED Golf Club has confirmed the postponement of the 61st Berkhamsted Trophy because of the coronavirus outbreak. But the Hertfordshire heatthland club – famous for having no bunkers – plans to stage the ground-breaking event for sexual equality later this year. The 72-hole tournament was set to be the world’s first national-level elite amateur golf […]

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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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Innovative 9-hole Competitions Introduced At Bentham

Innovative 9-hole Competitions Introduced At Bentham Family run Bentham Golf Course is once again showing its flair for making golf a more appealing and all-embracing pastime with their latest initiative, the Friday Night Knock series, starting late Spring. Since taking on the picturesque Yorkshire Dales course in 2009, the Marshall family have worked tirelessly to […]

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Nelson Golf Club

Nelson Golf Club Nelson Golf Club is an 18 hole course in the heart of beautiful countryside and is yet very accessible, being situated only a few miles from the major Lancashire conurbation of Burnley, Blackburn, Preston and Nelson, with far reaching and breathtaking views towards Pendle Hill, Rossendale, Ribble Valley and the Yorkshire Dales. […]

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The four members of the 2020 England Women’s Squad

England Women’s squad is slimmed down to four with overseas players to be added

THE national selectors have named the players who will make up a much smaller England Women’s Squad for 2020, alongside announcing the make-up of the Girls’ group. Four of the country’s top talents will lead the way for the women in the season ahead with Yorkshire’s Charlotte Heath and Somerset’s Mimi Rhodes promoted from last […]

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Bentham Golf Course Appoint New Club Pro

Bentham Golf Course Appoint New Club Pro Bentham Golf Course has appointed PGA teaching professional Jamie Millar as their new club pro. The New Zealander will be running all forms of coaching and providing members and guests with valuable advice and tips in the pro-shop. Jamie was accepted into the 2016 PGA programme and completed […]

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BIGGA 2020 Outstanding Contribution of the Year award Michael Davie from Hazel Grove Golf Club

Hazel Grove’s Michael Davie gets BIGGA’s Outstanding Contribution Award for 2020

GREENKEEPER Michael Davie – who set up a mental health support group to help his fellow professionals in the turf industry – has picked up the top award at the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s annual convention. Davie, the course manager at Hazel Grove Golf Club, in Stockport, has tirelessly supported many BIGGA members […]

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HUDDERSFIELD golf club’s Charlotte Heath, the 2020 Australian Women’s Amateur Champion

Charlotte Heath the fifth Brit to win Australian Women’s Amateur Championship

CHARLOTTE Heath became just the fifth British player to ever win the third oldest women’s amateur championship in the world at the weekend. The 18-year-old England international swept away the challenge of Indonesia’s Mela Putri to claim a stunning victory in the Australian Women’s Amateur Championship. The Yorkshire schoolgirl was too strong for her 22-year-old […]

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Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club’s parkland back nine designed by Open Champion Harry Vardon in the early 1900s

Sinclair Invitational will now raise cash for Caring Matters Now – Staysure Tour reveals

THE Sinclair Invitational will return to Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club in September – with Caring Matters Now (CMN) announced as the tournament’s Official Charity Partner. Lancashire’s David Shacklady won his second Staysure Tour title at the Hertfordshire venue in 2019. The 2019 event heralded a new era for The Sinclair Invitational, with […]

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BIGGA Award winner Jack Percival from Chipstead Golf Club

BIGGA Awards shortlist for 2020 includes Gleneagles, Purdis Heath and Parkstone

FROM England’s south coast to the Perthshire hills, the finalists of the BIGGA Awards 2020 have once again shown what talented and passionate greenkeeping teams can achieve, when supported by the clubs where they work. The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition will be taking place once again at the Harrogate Convention Centre later this month. More […]

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