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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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LEFT TO RIGHT: England Golf Awards host Dan Walker, Young Ambassador of the Year Lou McLoughlin, England Golf’s Emma Anderson and Brendon Pyle from the Golf Foundation

Louise named England Golf’s Young Ambassador of Year

CHESHIRE teenager Louise McLoughlin loves helping people enjoy golf – and her bubbly enthusiasm has won her the title of England Golf’s Young Ambassador of the Year. The 18-year-old received the accolade, presented in association with the Golf Foundation, at last night’s England Golf Awards. The audience of more than 400 guests at London’s Royal […]

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England Golf’s Volunteer fo the Year Mark Feeney with Sport England’s  Jenny Betteridge

Feeney transforms West Derby junior section

LANCASHIRE’S Mark Feeney has won England Golf’s Volunteer of the Year Award for the way he has transformed junior golf at his club. “I’m stunned,” said Feeney, from West Derby Golf Club, in Liverpool, after his win was revealed at England Golf’s 2019 Awards. Feeney was applauded by more than 400 guests at London’s Royal […]

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Carden Park Nominated For Prestigious World Golf Awards

Carden Park Nominated For Prestigious World Golf Awards Carden Park has been nominated for two awards at the renowned World Golf Awards, demonstrating that international experts continue to see it as providing one of England’s very best golfing experiences. The luxurious golf destination has been nominated in two highly competitive categories, England’s Best Golf Course […]

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Royal Liverpool will host the 151st Open Championship when the Claret Jug is contestd for a 13th time at Hoylake, in 2022. Picture by THE R&A / GETTY IMAGES.

Lucky 13 as Open heads to Hoylake in 2022

THE 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool’s Hoylake course in 2022, the R&A has announced today. It will be the 13th time that golf’s oldest championship has been played over the famous Merseyside links where many of the greatest names in the sport have lifted the iconic Claret Jug. The Open was last […]

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Spot the star …. former Lancashire county player Tommy Fleetwood – now number 14 in the world – with members of the Lancashire boys’ training squads when the Ryder Cup star shared some of his lessons from his formative years as a golfer

Praise For Clubs As Lancashire Nominated For Top Award

Praise For Clubs As Lancashire Nominated For Top Award Lancashire clubs are hoping their support for the drive to get more people playing golf will help land a prestigious national award. The Red Rose county has been nominated in the 2019 England Golf awards, sponsored by adidasGolf. The Lancashire team are bidding to secure a double success, having […]

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Bentham Golf Club

Bentham Golf Club Set in the Foothills of the Yorkshire Dales’ magnificent Three Peaks and with a backdrop of the Lake District Fells, it’s tough to keep your eye on the ball with the distraction of the stunning scenery. Whether you’re looking for a casual round of golf or organising a society day out, we […]

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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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Youngsters at one of the weekly coaching sessions at Whalley Golf Club work on their short game.

Lancashire Junior Golf Drive Is Hitting The Mark

Lancashire Junior Golf Drive Is Hitting The Mark A Lancashire golf club is helping put youngsters on the right course – and is reaping the benefits. Whalley Golf Club – which can be found on Clerk Hill Road – has revitalised its junior section over the past three years thanks to the support of club members and volunteers. […]

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Fleetwood’s Christmas Present For Lancashire Juniors

Fleetwood’s Christmas Present For Lancashire Juniors A selection of age group Lancashire junior golfers were treated to a once in a life experience when home grown golfing superstar Tommy Fleetwood returned to his roots and back in the team room where he discussed what it takes to become one of the world’s best golfers. 2008 […]

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Hurlston Hall Golf Club receives their award for GolfMark (left to right) Tim Hastings, club professional, Andrew Chessworth-Wiggar, General Manager, Adam McAlister, club support officer in Lancashire for England Golf, John Walker, club chairman and GolfMark lead, and Irene Traynor, Hon Secretary

Hurlston Hall Hits The Mark With National Golf Award

Hurlston Hall Hits The Mark With National Golf Award HURLSTON HALL Golf Club in Lancashire has won a national award for its efforts to grow the game. The club – which can be found on Hurlston Lane on the outskirts of Ormskirk – has been presented with the GolfMark award. GolfMark is an official seal […]

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Norman Fletcher, who will become the Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs’ new President in March 2019

Chorley Golfer Is The Next Lancashire President

Chorley Golfer Is The Next Lancashire President The Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs has announced that their President Elect for 2019-20 is to be Norman Fletcher. Norman, a member of Chorley Golf Club for 58 years, is well-known in golfing circles for his work with the Professional Golfers Association, the Ryder Cup and a number […]

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Lancashire – the 2018 Northern Counties champions with an unblemished record of five wins from five starts

Lancashire Seniors Set Sights On Title Double

Lancashire Seniors Set Sights On Title Double LANCASHIRE’S senior golfers have one title in the bag – and now have their sights on a second. The Red Rose veterans powered through their Northern Counties League campaign with an unbeaten run of five wins from five starts. Mike Gray’s side had seen off Cheshire, Yorkshire, Durham […]

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Northern Junior Golf Tour 2018

Northern Junior Golf Tour 2018 The North’s mini tour for junior golfers goes from strength to strength with Team Northumberland winning the Junior Golf Tour Cup for the second time. The competition is now in its ninth year and features a string of qualifying events in Durham, Cumbria and Northumberland before the leading players from […]

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Luke Bartram (Rossendale GC), who has earned a place in the final of the Faldo Series

Luke Tees Up Dream Date In Faldo Final

Luke Tees Up Dream Date In Faldo Final ONE of Lancashire’s up and coming young golfers is looking forward to a dream date with a legend of the sport. Luke Bartram has won through to the final of the Faldo Series – which means a place in the Grand Final in Abu Dhabi and a […]

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Dobson Bounces Back To Claim Under-14 Success

Dobson Bounces Back To Claim Under-14 Success Sean Dobson erased the memory of missing out on the Under-14 Lancashire county championship by claiming the title at the second attempt. The 13-year-old was pipped on a card play-off 12 months ago by Jack Wallbank, but secured the title second time round with a one-shot victory at […]

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