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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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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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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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