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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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Harry Ellis, from Wentworth Golf Club, winner of the 2017 Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s

Amateur Championship to go back to Nairn where Lee James beat Gordon Sherry

THE R&A has announced the venues for its amateur championships and international matches in 2021 – which include some of the most prestigious courses in Great Britain and Ireland. Nairn, in the north of Scotland, will host The Amateur Championship for the second time 27 years after Dorset’s Lee James triumphed over Scotland’s Gordon Sherry […]

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Muir Of Ord Golf Club 18th Hole

Muir Of Ord Golf Club

Muir Of Ord Golf Club Muir of Ord is a heathland/moorland 18 hole course situated fifteen miles north of Inverness and is only twenty miles from Inverness Airport. It is set in some stunning Scottish scenery with clear views of Ben Wyvis to the north and to the south may been seen the Beauly Firth […]

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Brora Golf Club

Brora Golf Club Brora Golf Club is recognised as being one of James Braid’s finest pieces of work. The green staff work tirelessly to preserve the original design whilst presenting a course that is regularly acclaimed for its quality. The perfect balance between challenge and fun and in a breathtaking setting. Our recently upgraded clubhouse […]

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Americans Sadie Englemann (left) and Rachel Heck celebrate victory over Hannah Darling and Annabell Fuller in the fourballs on the first day of the Ping Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles. PIcture by JAMIE SQUIRE WWE / IMG

Americans claw ahead in Ping Junior Solheim Cup as fourball goes Heck’s way

THE Ping Junior Solheim Cup is poised for a nail-biting final singles session after the USA edged ahead 7½-4½ on Tuesday, thanks to a dominant afternoon fourball session. The match was tied at 3-3 after the morning foursomes after three convincing wins for the Europeans. But Team USA took control after lunch, winning four-and-a-half points […]

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Gordon Moir (right), next year’s BIGGA vice-president, talking to Jack Nicklaus at St Andrews

Old Tom Morris’ successor to become president of British and International Golf Greenkeeping Association

FORMER St Andrews Links Trust director of greenkeeping Gordon Moir has accepted the nomination to become vice-president of the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association in 2020. Gordon, who retired from his position at St Andrews Links in December, will take up the deputy’s role with a view to becoming BIGGA president in 2021, as […]

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The 2019 European Solheim Cup team at Gleneagles

Matthew hands Solheim Cup spot to vice-captain Suzann Pettersen and rewards Law

EUROPEAN Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew named France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart-Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen as her four picks. The quartet were named at a press conference at Gleneagles this afternoon, which was broadcast live on Sky Sports News and the Golf Channel. The eight players who automatically qualified […]

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Women and Girls Announcement - 2 - Scottish Golf

Scottish Golf Benefits From New Women And Girls Fund

Scottish Golf Benefits From New Women And Girls Fund As part of the Scottish Government’s new Women and Girls Fund, Scottish Golf is one of fifteen organisations to benefit from £300,000 investment. Aimed at getting more women and girls in Scotland taking part in sport, the fund will target women and girls who have previously […]

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Scott and Kylie Henry will become the first husband and wife to compete in the same professional tournament at this week’s Jordan Mixed Open. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Trouble and strife for Henry at Jordan Mixed Open

MORE than a trophy is on the line for Scott Henry and his wife Kylie this week with the married couple also playing for bragging rights in the inaugural staging of the Jordan Mixed Open. The Scottish couple will become the first husband and wife to compete against one another in a professional golf tournament […]

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