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CHAMPION: Robert Booth

Thanks boss, says champion Booth

Thanks boss, says champion Booth ROBERT Booth landed his first major title when he won the PGA North Region Championship at Carus Green then passed on the credit to his boss Richard Lambert, the head professional at Crosland Heath. “I was attached to the club for two years when he was my full-time coach promoting […]

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Welshmen fly the flag in North Region Championship

Welshmen fly the flag in North Region Championship   GARRY Houston and Mark Pilkington, both with European Tour experience, and fellow Welshman Stuart Runcie, shared the first round lead in the PGA North Region Championship at Kendal club Carus Green on five-under-par 65. They lie a shot ahead of the chasing pack led by St […]

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Heaton Park Golf Centre

Heaton Park Golf Centre Located just 3½ miles North of Manchester City Centre, Heaton Park Golf Centre boasts an 18 Hole Championship Golf Course, a Par 3 Pitch & Putt Course, ideal for beginners and seasoned players alike, all complemented by our dedicated First Tee Junior Training Academy. The Championship parkland Golf Course was designed […]

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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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Rowland elected PGA North captain

Rowland elected PGA North captain ALEX Rowland is relishing his role of PGA North captain.  “It’s a great honour and I’m thrilled to bits,” enthused the Hawarden professional who is serves as club manager, secretary and oversees the green staff.             “I’ve never looked back since I came here in 1997,” said Roland, 46, who […]

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Fylde homes in on England’s Golf Coast pro-am

Fylde homes in on England’s Golf Coast pro-am THE hugely popular England’s Golf Coast pro-am wends its way from Merseyside to the Fylde for the third staging of the 54-hole event. And, as last year, PGA North are inviting teams from across the country to join them at Fairhaven, St Annes Old Links and fabulous […]

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All to play for in PGA North

All to play for in PGA North PGA North is on course for an action-packed season with several new events on the schedule announced today. And pro-ams figure high on the list with seven clubs joining the fold to add to most of the existing fixtures. They are Moortown, Nefyn, Abergele, High Legh Park, Hallamshire, […]

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David Shacklady in form at Formby

Golf North 2015 Memories: Shacklady in form at Formby

Golf North 2015 Memories: Shacklady in form at Formby November 2015 SERIAL winner David Shacklady reeled off five birdies on his way to a four-under-par 68 in the second of six PGA North Mansell Finishes Winter Series at Formby. The Lancastrian, who represents Mossock Hall, erred only once with a bogey and covered the last […]

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Golf South/Golf North Society Guide 2016

Golf South/Golf North Society Guide 2016 Golf South Society Guide 2015 Golf South/Golf North Society Guide 2016 We are now working once again on the Golf South/Golf North Society Guide 2016. You can view the 2015 edition of this ever popular reference guide to golf society days in the UK by clicking here. The Golf South/Golf […]

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Golf North Magazine UK

Golf North Magazine UK Golf North Magazine is a local golf news and lifestyle magazine for golfers in Scotland, North England and North Wales which launched in April 2015. Read the latest issue of the Golf North Magazine here.  

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Golf & Sporting Memorabilia auction – Thursday 24th September 2015

Golf & Sporting Memorabilia auction – Thursday 24th September 2015 The Cheshire Saleroom, Withyfold Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 2BD, UK We are delighted to announce that the auction will include, an important and near complete run of Golf/Golf Illustrated magazines in book form, from 1890 to 1914 (65 volumes); an Open Golf Championship competitor badge […]

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Home countries unite to drive women’s golf

Home countries unite to drive women’s golf A nationwide drive – coinciding with the build-up to the Solheim Cup – is underway to get more women and girls playing golf in Great Britain and Ireland. As the top women professionals of Europe and the USA prepare to do battle this weekend, golf’s governing bodies in […]

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Flawless Hamerton takes Manchester title

Flawless Hamerton takes Manchester title   GRANT Hamerton, the joint overnight leader, pulled away from the rest of the chasing pack to win the Manchester Open at Marriott Worsley Park. The Pike Fold professional, who once gave up the game after losing his European Tour card before being encouraged to take a club position, was […]

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It’s tight at the top in Manchester Open

It’s tight at the top in Manchester Open     THERE’S all to play for in the Manchester Open at Marriott Worsley Park with 12 players within two shots of the lead. That’s been set by Pike Fold’s Grant Hamerton who posted a three-under-par 69 matched by Yorkshire-based John Wells from Snainton and Abergele’s Stuart […]

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CARDIFF, WALES - JULY 9:  Garry Houston punches the air with delight after winning The Welsh National PGA Championship at Radyr Golf Club Club on July 9, 2015 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

Houston’s the man to beat

Houston’s the man to beat WELSHMAN Garry Houston has emerged red-hot favourite to win next week’s Manchester Open at Marriott Worsley Park. Last month the 44-year-old Chester-based professional swept to his second Leeds Cup victory in four years at Moortown. Leading up to that event he had captured six other titles this season including the […]

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Alliance gives PGA helping hand

Alliance gives PGA helping hand   THE Manchester Alliance will provide PGA North with pro-am teams for one of its major tournaments later this month for the second year running. The venture was a huge success when it served as a curtain-raiser for the Manchester Open at Marriott Worsley Park. Regional secretary Graham Maly said: […]

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Reddish Vale Golf Club

Reddish Vale Golf Club – An Alister Mackenzie Masterpiece Reddish Vale was designed in 1912 by the World famous golf course architect Dr Alister MacKenzie and is the most interesting and spectacular golf course in the whole Manchester area. It sits within an urban area, relatively undiscovered, and so secluded from the outside world… within […]

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