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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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Jack Hume signs for PING

PING Signs Irish Star Jack Hume

PING Signs Irish Star Jack Hume PING is delighted to announce the signing of Irish professional and former standout amateur Jack Hume on a multi-year deal. Making his professional debut this week at the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland, the former Irish amateur star will play PING equipment as he looks to […]

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TENBY, WALES - JULY 06: Gary Houston of Carden Park Golf Club plays his first shot on the 1st tee during the PGA Welsh National at Tenby Golf Club on July 6, 2016 in Tenby, Wales. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

HOUSTON READY FOR LIFT OFF ON HOME SOIL

HOUSTON READY FOR LIFT OFF ON HOME SOIL Former European Tour player Garry Houston will be leading the home charge at the Golflbreaks.com PGA Fourball Championship. Welshman Houston is teeing up in the event for the first time and will partner Carden Park Golf Club’s Steve Priest over his home course. The 54-hole event carries […]

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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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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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Kylie Walker

Walker Tees Off #ThisGirlGolfs Summer Coaching

Walker Tees Off #ThisGirlGolfs Summer Coaching Two-time Ladies European Tour winner Kylie Walker inspired young females after helping launch Scottish Golf’s season of #ThisGirlGolfs coaching events in Paisley over the weekend. Walker joined Paisley GC club professional Clare-Marie Macaulay and her group of girls on Saturday for the first of 10 sessions which are being […]

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Birthday joy for Brough winner Davies

Birthday joy for Brough winner Davies BIRTHDAY boy Gareth Davies played his cards right when he led from wire to wire in the PGA North Brough Classic Pro-am. The Abbeydale-attached professional, 39 today, laid the foundation for his victory with a stunning first round five-under-par 63, highlighted by an eagle at the 533-yard 10th, and […]

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Rotherham Golf Club

Rotherham Golf Club Set in one of Yorkshire’s finest historic parklands, Rotherham has provided a true test of golf for more than a century. Open champions Sandy Herd and the revered course architect James Braid were behind the design of what is regarded one of the county’s finest golf courses, highly praised by the internationally […]

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Archer coasts to victory

Archer coasts to victory   PHIL Archer, back playing PGA North regional events after a successful spell on the European Tour, evoked memories of past successes when he won the Englands Golf Coast pro-am. The long-time Birchwood attached professional closed with a four-under-par 67, which featured four birdies in the last eight holes, in the […]

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Matthew Naylor

Close House Welcomes Arrival of New Head Professional

Close House Welcomes Arrival of New Head Professional Close House, the premier golfing destination in the North East, is delighted to welcome new Head Professional, Matthew Naylor, who will lead the on-site PGA Golf Academy. Matthew gained his PGA status in 2004 whilst working at Championship venue Turnberry in Scotland, before moving to Dubai to […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 28:  Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland in action during the pro-am as a preview for the World Golf Championships - Cadillac Match Play held at Harding Park on April 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Irish Open: Rory McIlroy wins by three shots at K Club

Irish Open: Rory McIlroy wins by three shots at K Club Irish Open final leaderboard -12 R McIlroy (NI); -9 B Dredge (Wal), R Knox (Sco); -8 M Southgate (Eng); -6 M Kaymer (Ger), M Kieffer (Ger), T Hatton (Eng) -5 E Pepperell (Eng), R Cabrera Bello (Sp) Selected others: -4 L Westwood (Eng), J […]

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Scottish Golf’s Summer of Fun for Young Players

Scottish Golf’s Summer of Fun for Young Players With ‘The Home of Golf’ boasting a wonderful run of major events this summer, young golfers across Scotland are being handed the chance to enjoy their own feast of golf, with the governing body launching a trio of exciting events to inspire the next generation. Across the […]

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Adam’s first man again!

Adam’s first man again! ADAM Hodkinson returned to his native county to win the PGA North Assistants’ Championship of Yorkshire at Northcliffe Golf Club. The third year trainee professional at Chorlton-cum-Hardy made a perfect start to his round by birdying the first three holes and added two more on the inward half to offset a […]

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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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