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Hesketh Golf Club

Hesketh Golf Club Hesketh is the oldest golf club in Southport, established in 1885. The course is pre-dominantly links in nature and Championship golf has been played at Hesketh from the early days. In addition to being a previous qualifying venue when The Open was played at nearby Royal Birkdale, Hesketh has hosted many other […]

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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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West Lancashire Golf Club

West Lancashire Golf Club The West Lancashire Golf Club was founded in 1873 and is among the ten oldest golf clubs in England. It boasts one of the most natural and testing links in the British Isles, of which Donald Steel wrote “Only in Britain can one savour the true flavour of seaside golf, of […]

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New club support office Helen Searle will be helping the drive to encourage more people into golf across Lancashire.

Helen’s Mission for Lancashire Golf

Helen’s Mission for Lancashire Golf HELEN Searle is on a mission – to help golf clubs across Lancashire create a positive future for themselves and the sport. England Golf – the game’s national governing body – has appointed the 26 years-old to the role of supporting the work of clubs and driving ranges across the […]

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Allerton Manor Golf Club

Allerton Manor Golf Club The Championship Course – Par 67 Our 18 hole Championship course is 5,494 yards long from the white markers and is a challenge for golfers of all standards. The Championship course enjoys a fabulous mature tree lined setting and is considered to be one of the finest pay and play golf […]

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City club tees up course work with a difference for pupils

City club tees up course work with a difference for pupils A Liverpool golf club is providing course work with a difference for pupils at a neighbouring school. PE students from St Julie’s High School have been enjoying coaching sessions at Woolton Golf Club as part of their studies. The lessons – with the club’s […]

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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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ONLY 50 PLACES REMAINING IN WIRRAL GOLF CLASSIC

ONLY 50 PLACES REMAINING IN WIRRAL GOLF CLASSIC With over 3 months remaining before the Wirral Golf Classic there remains only 50 places left in this popular competition. Offering great value and the chance to play four super links courses, including The Open Championship venue Hoylake, this 72 hole stableford event, open to adult male […]

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England beat France in tense finale

England beat France in tense finale It was tense, it was tight – but England came through to win the weekend international against France by 14-10 at Formby Golf Club in Lancashire.  “It was very tense, as we said it would be, and I am so proud of the boys,” commented England team captain, Kevin […]

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Westwood students take on the ICT Finals

Westwood students take on the ICT Finals The Intercollegiate Golf Tour National Team finals were held at Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club in sunny but windy conditions with a wind chill of -1 at times! Set amongst ranges of tall sand hills and smaller sand dunes the course is a true test for all golfers.  […]

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Bowring Park Golf Course

Bowring Park Golf Course Bowring Park Golf Course, one of the first municipal golf courses in England, is set within the grounds of Bowring Park, a leisure and recreational park built on land donated to the people of Liverpool by the Bowring family in 1907. The original 9 hole course of 1913 has since been […]

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Red Tee Tour 2016

Red Tee Tour 2016 Women only golf tournament Following the success of last years Red Tee Tour, Red Tee Breaks will once again be hosting five regional competitions across the UK.  Designed to encourage ladies to participate and have fun at one of our regional events, whilst being given the opportunity to win some amazing […]

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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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Formby Golf Club

Formby Golf Club An extra special experience Formby Golf Club truly is a special place. The course has long been renowned as one of the world’s great links courses, and has played host to the Amateur Championship on no less than four occasions, Final Qualifying for the Open Championship, the Curtis Cup, the English Amateur […]

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WIRRAL GOLF CLASSIC HEADING FOR ANOTHER RECORD ENTRY

WIRRAL GOLF CLASSIC HEADING FOR ANOTHER RECORD ENTRY The Wirral Golf Classic, in its 7th year, is yet again proving very popular with men and women club golfers. Over half of the places have already been taken by golfers from all over the UK, with entries also received from France, Holland and the USA.  Offering […]

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Howard’s way pays off in Portugal

Howard’s way pays off in Portugal PAUL Howard, who enjoyed a decorated career as an amateur player in both England and Australia before turning professional last year, showed a clean pair of heels to the rest of the field in the PGA North IDS Overseas Pro-am played over four courses on the Portuguese Algarve. The […]

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