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Record Entry For Welsh Open Seniors Championship At Pennard

Record Entry For Welsh Open Seniors Championship At Pennard More than 150 top level senior players will tee it up in the Welsh Open Seniors Championship at Pennard this month, a record for the event. Last year’s winner Ian Crowther returns to defend the title he won at Maesdu and is joined by Newport’s Andrew […]

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Golf Societies North Wales

Golf Societies North Wales Pwllheli Golf Club Set on the south facing coastline of the spectacular Cardigan Bay, Clwb Golff Pwllheli is one of the finest golf courses in North Wales. Designed as an initial 9 hole course by Tom Morris in 1900, the course was extended to an 18 hole course in 1909 in line with the designs of 5 times […]

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Pwllheli Golf Club

Pwllheli Golf Club Set on the south facing coastline of the spectacular Cardigan Bay, Clwb Golff Pwllheli is one of the finest golf courses in North Wales. Designed as an initial 9 hole course by Tom Morris in 1900, the course was extended to an 18 hole course in 1909 in line with the designs of 5 times British Open Champion James Braid. […]

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Captain Andrew Targeting Home Win

Captain Andrew Targeting Home Win

Captain Andrew Targeting Home Win Newport’s Andrew Williams is relishing the new role as captain of the Wales Seniors, targeting an historic first win at the Home Internationals. Former Welsh Seniors Open winner Williams has been confirmed in the new role by Wales Golf, along with two fellow selectors, Chris Bailey of Neath and Roger […]

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Group left to right, all from North Wales golf club and also at Wentworth, Robin Hughes, Wales Golf PGA Professional of the Year, Shauna Lyons, Wales Golf Volunteer of the Year, Tom Bowen, and Philip Beard. North Wales golf club manager.

Golf A Life-Changer For Award-Winning Tom

Golf A Life-Changer For Award-Winning Tom Tom Bowen has golf to thank for the chance to pick up the Gallacher Award in a star-studded ceremony at Wentworth – but, more importantly, he has golf to thank for getting his life back. The North Wales club assistant professional has done impressive work as a volunteer, before starting his […]

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Celtic Manor Resort

Celtic Manor Resort Follow in the Footsteps Set in 2,000 acres of glorious parkland at the gateway to Wales, the Celtic Manor Resort boasts three magnificent championship golf courses including the Twenty Ten, the stage for Europe’s dramatic Ryder Cup victory in that year. No golf fan will ever forget Graeme McDowell with his arms […]

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Lea-Anne Lifts Welsh Ladies Trophy

Lea-Anne Lifts Welsh Ladies Trophy There was a changing of the guard in the Welsh Ladies Amateur championships, with a teenage takeover of the title at Radyr golf club in Cardiff. Lea-Anne Bramwell, aged 17 from Abergele, lifted the trophy after beating 15-year-old Fffion Tynan, from Llanharry, in the final, after recent years of more […]

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Abergele Golf Club

Abergele Golf Club Regarded as one of the most picturesque courses in Wales with the magnificent backdrop of Historic Gwrych Castle, Abergele Golf Club remains a firm favourite with both members and those who choose to visit from all over the golfing world. The delightful 18 hole Parkland Course boasts many enviable features. The course […]

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Hannah Hangs On For Welsh Title

Hannah Hangs On For Welsh Title Scotland’s Hannah McCook held on for her biggest win, taking the Welsh Ladies Open Stroke Play title by beating Curtis Cup team member Sophie Lamb in a play off at Aberdovey. McCook admitted the win came a week too late, following on from last week’s Curtis Cup selection, but […]

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Porthmadog Golf Club

Porthmadog Golf Club Venue for 2012 Wales Ladies Team Championships Porthmadog Golf Club is situated only a mile or so from Clough Williams Ellis’ world-famous Italianate village at Portmeirion where TV series ‘The Prisoner’ was filmed – and Porthmadog’s intriguing mixture of heath land and linksland can be just as captivating. Created at the turn of […]

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Birds And Bees Help Abergele Win Golf Environmental Award

Birds And Bees Help Abergele Win Golf Environmental Award A North Wales golf club has won a national award for changing part of the course from a hole for birdies into a haven for the birds, bugs, bees and other wildlife. Abergele’s golf course manager Darren Anderson, along with his team and club members, used […]

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Gateway To Wales Golf Festival May 2018

Gateway To Wales Golf Festival May 2018 Play 3 ‘Hidden Gem’ Parkland Courses set in the North of Wales in this fantastic Spring Festival. Play one, two or all three days – aggregated scores from all three days go towards winning ‘The Leader Gateway to Wales Golf Invidividual Championship’ plus individual day prizes to 3rd […]

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FUNDING FOR NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS TO ATTRACT WOMEN AND GIRLS INTO GOLF

FUNDING FOR NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS TO ATTRACT WOMEN AND GIRLS INTO GOLF 13 March 2018, St Andrews, Scotland: The R&A is continuing its commitment to increase participation in golf among women and girls by providing funding to support the appointment of new development managers in Australia, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Working with its affiliates around the […]

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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 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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