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England make it three in a row at Women’s Home Internationals

England make it three in a row at Women’s Home Internationals

England make it three in a row at Women’s Home Internationals England won the Women’s Home Internationals for the third year in a row with a comprehensive 7-2 victory over the hosts, Wales, on the final day of the championship at Conwy Golf Club. They added it to a halved result with Ireland on the […]

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The Royal Sportsman Hotel

The Royal Sportsman Hotel Snowdonia dominates the views from almost every tee and course in North-West Wales! This stunning national park of mountain and moor overlooks the North Wales and Cambrian coasts, the Llyn peninsula, and the Isle of Anglesey. Golfers from around the world marvel at the array of championship links and challenging parkland courses within easy striking range of our homely […]

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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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Colin Jones

COLIN CLAIMS WELSH TITLE

COLIN CLAIMS WELSH TITLE Exiled Welshman Colin Jones came back home to claim the Welsh Seniors amateur title at Aberdovey. The retired West Sussex banker is proud of his Welsh roots and hopes the win will help him gain selection for the Wales Seniors team for the Home Internationals later this summer, after only turning […]

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LYDIA HALL INSPIRES THE NEXT GENERATION OF WELSH GIRL GOLFERS

LYDIA HALL INSPIRES THE NEXT GENERATION OF WELSH GIRL GOLFERS More than 50 girl golfers helped former British Masters champion Lydia Hall to launch the Golf Development Wales “Girls Golf Hubs” project across Wales. Special events were held at two of the six assigned Golf Hub clubs. as part of a national drive to take […]

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Bailey Gill

GILL LANDS WELSH TITLE

GILL LANDS WELSH TITLE Yorkshire’s Bailey Gill enjoyed the best win of his career when he picked up the Welsh Open Youth title at Whitchurch in Cardiff. He picked up the trophy despite trouble on the tricky 18th, a double bogey in his last round compounding his issues on that hole over the weekend. The […]

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Royal St David’s to host world’s top amateurs

Royal St David’s to host world’s top amateurs Many of the world’s top amateur golfers will converge on North West Wales to take part in the Welsh Open Stroke Play at Royal St David’s in Harlech. European Tour star Eddie Pepperell was the winner the last time the course hosted the Welsh Open in 2010, […]

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Action-packed season for Cheshire and North Wales

Action-packed season for Cheshire and North Wales   PGA in Cheshire & North Wales has announced its busiest schedule for years with four Order of Merit tournaments and a record 17 pro-ams. Regional secretary Graham Maly enthused: “The two counties, which are hotbeds for the game, are also hosting the national Golf Breaks PGA Fourball […]

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DRAGONS READY TO FIRE AGAIN IN GLORIA

DRAGONS READY TO FIRE AGAIN IN GLORIA The European Challenge Tour descends on Gloria Golf Club in Belek, Turkey this week as the Welsh target a third straight Turkish Airlines Challenge success (May 5-8). After successive victories in the event for Rhys Davies and Oliver Farr, Wales will be aiming to maintain their stranglehold on […]

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Top Five in Welsh golf first

Top Five in Welsh golf first Wales have five men golfers in the top 500 of the World Amateur Golf Rankings for the first time, underlining a period of real progress in developing players. While Welsh golf has always produced outstanding individuals and occasionally enjoyed the benefits of two or three of those coming through […]

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Nefyn Golf Club

Nefyn rings in the old and the new!

Nefyn rings in the old and the new! IT’S nearly 30 years since Nefyn Golf Club, one of the most spectacular courses in Wales sited on the rugged coastline of the Llyn Peninsula, hosted a pro-am. On that occasion it was won by Ian Woosnam but since then part of the links has recently been […]

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Conwy Golf Club Secretary Chris Chance with Captain Gerry Grimes

Mehaffey to defend Welsh Ladies Open Stroke Play title

Mehaffey to defend Welsh Ladies Open Stroke Play title Ireland’s Olivia Mehaffey will look to defend her Welsh Ladies Open Stroke Play title when the international event takes place at Conwy Golf Club at the end of the month. Mehaffey is currently the top ranked player on the LGU Order of Merit and lying 10th in […]

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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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Easter Family Fun at Golf Clubs Across Wales

Easter Family Fun at Golf Clubs Across Wales Golf Development Wales’ Annual New2Golf Scheme – Family focus this Easter #golffamilyfun Golf Development Wales launched its fresh look 2016 New2Golf/ Back2Golf scheme last week which has already seen women, families and couples given exciting incentives to give-golf-a-go or get back into the sport again. And this […]

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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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Chloe Williams

Chloe gets Europe call-up

Chloe gets Europe call-up   Wrexham’s Chloe Williams has been added to the Europe team for the Patsy Hankins Trophy, meaning Wales will have a player in the Men’s and Women’s teams to face Asia/Pacific in a Ryder Cup style event. Walton Heath’s David Boote, a student at Stamford University in America, had already been […]

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Boote gets Bonallack call

Boote gets Bonallack call Wales golfer David Boote has been selected in the European team to take part in the Bonallack Trophy, the first time in four years a Welsh player has been picked for the event. Following on from three Wales players being picked for the first time in the  Great Britain and Ireland […]

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