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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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Lansberry (left) received his England Golf Coach of the Year Award from Richard Maxfield, chief executive of The PGA

Make golf fun says top coach Lansberry

BIRMINGHAM’S Aaron Lansberry puts the fun into golf for hundreds of youngsters – and it’s won him the England Golf Coach of the Year Award, sponsored by The PGA. Lansberry, from Hatchford Brook Golf Centre, was recognised last night at the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by adidas Golf. More than 400 guests at London’s […]

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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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Murrayshall Country House Hotel And Golf Club

Murrayshall Country House Hotel And Golf Club Appoints Front 9 Group To Manage PR, Social Media And Content

Murrayshall Country House Hotel And Golf Club Appoints Front 9 Group To Manage PR, Social Media And Content Murrayshall Country House Hotel and Golf Club has announced the appointment of Front 9 Group to manage its PR, social media and content activity. The specialist golf marketing agency will play an instrumental role in the relaunch of […]

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    Padraig Harrington is back in Malaysia for the Maybank Championship as he continues to recover from a wrist injury. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Harrington hopes Malaysia return will kick-off season well again

PADRAIG Harrington is teeing off his 2019 season in buoyant mood at the Maybank Championship as his recovery from a wrist injury exceeds expectations. The next European Ryder Cup captain is making his first appearance in the Kuala Lumpur event. But the two-time Open winner has previously enjoyed success in Malaysia, recording five top eight finishes […]

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Shubhankar Sharma is aiming to follow Justin Harding into the World’s top 50 when he defends his title this week. Picture courtesy of Maybank Championship

Sharma sets sights on World Top 50 at Maybank

SHUBHANKAR Sharma is feeling relaxed about his Maybank Championship title defence, as the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year aims to build on a stellar debut season on the European Tour. The 22 year old burst on to the scene with two early victories on the 2018 Race to Dubai, following up his maiden […]

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Carden Park Cheshire 18th

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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he majestic Sunningdale clubhouse where the 2020 Senior Open will be hosted the Staysure European Tour has announced. Picture by KEVIN DISS

Sunningdale Old to host Senior Open in 2020

SUNNINGDALE Golf Club will host The Senior Open for the third time when Europe’s only Senior Major Championship returns in 2020. The Old Course at Sunningdale first hosted The Senior Open in 2009, when America’s Loren Roberts defeated compatriot Fred Funk and Ireland’s Mark McNulty in a play-off. Another American, Marco Dawson, was triumphant when […]

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Frilford Heath’s Eddie Pepperell tweeted after his sensational third place at The Players Championship, at Sawgrass.

Eddie puts prep and Pep-perell into Players

FRILFORD Heath’s Eddie Pepperell produced the performance of his life to shoot up the Players leaderboard even though he was eventually eclipsed by Rory McIlroy’s triumph at Sawgrass, finishing tied for third on Sunday. While Irish eyes were smiling as McIlroy sparked a huge St Patrick’s Day celebration with his first win in golf’s unofficial […]

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Golfers Invited To Join 100th Birthday Celebrations On Gleneagles’ Courses

Golfers Invited To Join 100th Birthday Celebrations On Gleneagles’ Courses Gleneagles, the world-famous hotel and sporting estate, has today unveiled two special commemorative golf packages, only available during the month of May, to coincide with centenary celebrations for The King’s and The Queen’s courses. To celebrate all the great golfing memories and moments that have […]

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Lundin Golf Club

Lundin Golf Club Lundin Golf Club, near to St Andrews the ‘Home of Golf’, is well known throughout the golfing world as a course of rare quality. Founded in 1868, on a Tom Morris course it was extensively redesigned by five times Open Champion James Braid in 1909. Fine links fairways and excellent greens have […]

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Maclaren is showered with champagne on the 18th green at Queanbeyan Golf Club. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

MacLaren makes mark as double NSW Open champion

ENGLAND’S Meghan MacLaren  claimed the Worrells New South Wales Women’s Open for the second successive year after an impressive final round of 69 gave her a three-stroke victory at Queanbeyan Golf Club. MacLaren was the only player in the field to shoot four rounds under par and finished on 12-under – three ahead of New […]

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Hannah Darling in action at North Berwick, a jewel in the crown on Scotland's Golf Coast in East Lothian.

Solheim Cup Celebrates International Women’s Day

Solheim Cup Celebrates International Women’s Day European Captain Catriona Matthew meets teen star Hannah Darling just ahead of six months to go milestone Scotland, Friday 8th March, 2019 – Two generations of female Scottish golfing talent came together to celebrate International Women’s Day just six months before the iconic Solheim Cup returns to the Home […]

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England Golf’s Nigel Ewards has been named as the Team GB’s golf team leader for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Picture by LEADERBOARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Edwards to lead Toyko Olympics golf Gold defence

ENGLAND Golf performance director Nigel Edwards has been named as Team GB’s golf team leader for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The announcement of all the team leaders was made by the British Olympic Association (BOA) at a planning workshop for the Games, which are just over 500 days away. Team GB deputy chef de mission […]

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Dorset’s Women’s British Open Champion Georgia Hall has accepted an offer by The R&A to become one of its golf ambassadors. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

Georgia Hall agrees to become R&A ambassador

WOMEN’S British Open champion Georgia Hall will support The R&A’s drive to inspire more women, girls and families into playing golf by becoming its latest ambassador. The R&A is investing £80million into women’s and mixed golf over the next 10 years to boost participation in the sport and the 22-year-old will undertake a wide range […]

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