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Sergio Garcia makes a birdie at the virtual Valderrama on his way to a tied BMW Indoor Invitational with four other players

Plenty of drama at virtual Valderrama as five tie at top in BMW Indoor Invitational

HOME favourites Sergio Garcia and Rafa Cabrera Bello, finished in a five-way tie for first place when a virtual Valderrama hosted the latest leg of the BMW Indoor Invitational. Masters winner Garcia and his compatriot and fellow Ryder Cup star Cabrera-Bello played in the interactive feature group. They both finished on one-under after shooting 70s […]

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The Scottish Golf Union has reminded golfers and golf clubs to sitck to the ban on the sport despite a relaxation of rules in England. Picture by ANDY HISEMAN / MAGIC HOUR

Scottish Golf urges golfers and golf clubs to stick to ban on sport during lockdown

SCOTTISH Golf has reminded golfers north of the border to continue to observe the lockdown affecting its golf clubs after the UK Government signalled a relaxation in the COVID-19 rules. After Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attacked Prime Minister for changing the advice to “Stay Home, Stay Safe” to “Stay Alert,” on Sunday night, Scottish […]

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Forfar Golf Club

WORLD FIRST TEES UP RECOGNITION FOR SCOTTISH GOLF CLUB

world first tees up recognition for Scottish golf club Like London buses, when you’re waiting for a world first, three will inevitably come along at once. So it is at Forfar Golf Club, where 149 years of golf has secured a trio of little-known firsts that have nonetheless shaped the game around the world. Recognised […]

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England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus England Golf  – in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers. We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the […]

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The Scottish Golf Union is the game’s governing body north of the border

Scottish Golf latest updates on coronavirus outbreak as events are called off

HAVING cancelled the first three championships of the 2020 season because of the coronavirus outbreak, Scottish Golf is urging clubs worried about the financial impact of the growing pandemic to seek Government help. A number of clubs north of the border have already been in touch with golf’s governing body over requests for financial assistance […]

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Scotland’s Heather MacRae is looking forward to the inaugural 2020 Saudi Ladies International event on the LET, after surviving cervical cancer

Heather MacRae can’t wait to play Saudi International after battling to beat cancer

SCOTTISH pro Heather MacRae celebrated International Women’s Day by sharing her cancer ordeal. Almost exactly a year ago to the day, MacRae’s world was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Since then, she has gone on to win the 2019 Women’s PGA Professional Championship – held just two weeks before her […]

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Christiaan Maas is in the quarter-final of the 2020 South African Amateur Championship at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington

James Wilson faces fight with Maas for place in the last four at South African Amateur

SCOTLAND’S James Wilson is dreaming of becoming a fifth Scottish winner in a decade after reaching the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championship, at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC. The Scots  have dominated the third oldest championship in the world of golf which dates back to 1892. And 15 year-old Pretorian Christiaan Maas (see […]

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