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Munro Appointed as New Head of Events for Scottish Golf

Scottish Golf has recruited Fraser Munro, a former Ladies European Tour Tournament Director, to the position of Head of Events. The 38-year-old will oversee the amateur governing body’s new-look events calendar for 2017 as he returns to the world of golf after a spell in banking. Munro, a member at Kinross Golf Club, boasts 13 […]

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PGA North launches exciting schedule

PGA North is on course for its busiest campaign for years with several new fixtures and the welcome return of some old ones. The Leeds Cup goes back to its spiritual home Cobble Hall, the PGA North Region Championship will be played at Bolton Old Links for the first time, and the long-running James Brearley […]

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BIG NAMES OUT IN FORCE FOR GOLF INDUSTRY ‘OSCARS’

Compered by BBC Breakfast News & Football Focus presenter Dan Walker, the 7th annual 59club Service Excellence Awards Ceremony, regarded by many as the Oscars of the Golf Industry, takes place at The Belfry, February 27, 2017. The awards ceremony is the culmination of a day of thought provoking training seminars which all golf clubs […]

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DISRUPTIVE’ G/FORE GOES TO TOP OF THE CLASS

G/FORE has shown once again it can be relied upon to influence others with its 2017 autumn/winter collection. While other school reports from the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando might have read “must do better”, G/FORE was in the good books with its Disruptive Luxury theme, which encapsulated the brand’s trademark innovative design with […]

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SARDINIA ADDED TO 2017 ITALY GOLF & MORE MENU

Golfers booking a break to Italy will be spoilt for choice from 2017, with the island of Sardinia having joined the growing number of regions supporting Italy Golf & More – the first pan-Italian international promotional golf project. The addition of Sardinia means that the forward-thinking initiative now includes 12 private sector partner regions, with […]

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Scottish Champions to Receive Automatic Home Internationals Selection

The winners of the Scottish Men’s, Women’s, Boys’ and Girls’ Amateur Championships will all secure automatic spots in their respective Scotland Home Internationals sides from this season. Stuart Clayton, new Acting Head of Performance for Scottish Golf, has initiated the selection change with the governing body, which will come into effect when the Home Internationals […]

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PING WELSH JUNIOR TOUR BACK BIGGER AND BETTER

Junior golfers around Wales can now enter the Ping Welsh Junior Tour, bigger and better as the events build on the successes of last year’s debut. New sponsors Ping have come on board as entries open from the start of February for this years Golf Union of Wales competition, with an extra event being held […]

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Furness pro-am will mark club’s 145th anniversary

PGA North embarks on new territory when it administers the Furness Golf Club pro-am on May 5. England’s third oldest links, which opened in 1872, is rightly regarded as one of Cumbria’s hidden gems boasting a stunning backdrop of the Lakeland hills and impressive views across the Irish Sea to the Isle of Man. “This […]

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THE LADIES’ GOLF UNION AND THE R&A COMPLETE MERGER

19 December 2016, St Andrews, Scotland: The merger of the Ladies’ Golf Union (LGU) and The R&A has been finalised and will come into effect from 1 January 2017. The heads of agreement between the two organisations was signed in June leading to the integration of the LGU’s business operations and its members of staff […]

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Costa Brava’s ‘Year of Golf and Gastronomy’ concludes with double success

Costa Brava named ‘Best Region’ in luxury lifestyle magazine, Square Mile – – Costa Brava region now boasts 14 Michelin star restaurants with a combined 18 Michelin stars – Costa Brava named ‘Best Region’ within Square Mile magazine’s 2016 Golf Awards (Girona, Spain – November 30, 2016) Costa Brava‘s ‘Year of Golf and Gastronomy’ has concluded with a double […]

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Andalusia by Red Tee Breaks

Andalusia So what about Andalusia? We may know the names or Malaga and Marbella, but do we really know the regions diversity and what it can offer visitors, golfers and non-golfers alike? I had the opportunity recently to visit this part of Spain on a whistle stop tour and what a pleasant surprise – why, […]

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Silloth on Solway Golf Club

Silloth on Solway Golf Club Welcome to Silloth On Solway Golf Club, one of the best golf courses in Cumbria and one of the best value golf courses in Britain. Since David Grant laid Silloth golf course out in 1892 over the linksland west of the docks it has been a key tourist attraction. Over the […]

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Let’s Talk About Beck’s, says GMG

Let’s Talk About Beck’s, says GMG CHEADLE HULME, CHESHIRE, UK – Golf Management Group (GMG) has appointed licensed trade expert Andy Schofield as its new Golf Clubs Beverage Consultant from November 2016. A 25-year veteran of the drinks industry who knows the trade from both sides of the bar, Schofield will initially cover the North […]

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Close House Releases a Special Rate for a Special Date

Close House Releases a Special Rate for a Special Date Close House, a championship venue located 10 minutes from Newcastle City Centre and home to the 2017 British Masters, is offering golfers a special, limited group green fee rate this winter. This exclusive offer of £201.70 per fourball comes after it was announced last month […]

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Golf Breaks Yorkshire

Golf Breaks Yorkshire Golf Breaks in Yorkshire are extremely popular and there are a variety of courses and accommodation to choose from in Yorkshire including top class resorts and hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfast and self catering. Yorkshire is a a great region for your Yorkshire Golf Break as it is within striking distance of the M1, M62, A66 and A1 […]

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Golf Societies Cheshire

Golf Societies Cheshire Golf Societies in Cheshire are extremely popular and there are a variety of courses to choose from in Cheshire including private members clubs, proprietary clubs and pay and play clubs. Cheshire is a a great county for golf society days as it is within striking distance of the M6 motorway and close to the major […]

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Royal Troon’s Old Course will continue to host the prestigious Helen Holm Scottish Women

Scottish Golf Unveils Changes to National Championships

Scottish Golf Unveils Changes to National Championships Scottish Golf has announced a number of changes to its national championships following a comprehensive review, with several to come into effect from the start of next season. The governing body has engaged with players, clubs and other stakeholders to help shape the changes, helping to provide a […]

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Pat Sawers, Chairman of the CGLMC (far left) and Sandy Reid, Links Superintendent at Carnoustie (far right) receive award from Bunkered magazine’s Tom Lovering (centre).
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Carnoustie Golf Links Voted as Best Golf Course in Scotland

Carnoustie Golf Links Voted as Best Golf Course in Scotland Carnoustie Golf Links, a regular host of The Open Championship, has been voted as the best golf course in Scotland in the Scottish Golf Tourism awards. Voted for by the Scottish public, Carnoustie Golf Links came out top in the courses over £100 category, overtaking […]

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