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WESTWOOD’S APP SOARS UP THE LEADERBOARD DURING NEDBANK GOLF CHALLENGE

WESTWOOD’S APP SOARS UP THE LEADERBOARD DURING NEDBANK GOLF CHALLENGE Lee Westwood may not have challenged at last weekend’s Nedbank Golf Challenge, at the Gary Player Country Club, but his iOS Masterclass coaching app soared up the download leaderboard after it was made free for the final two days of the event. The opportunity to […]

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OVERWHELMING PRAISE FOR BUSHNELL & BOLLÉ AFTER SUCCESFUL INAUGURAL YEAR WITH EUROPRO TOUR

OVERWHELMING PRAISE FOR BUSHNELL & BOLLÉ AFTER SUCCESFUL INAUGURAL YEAR WITH EUROPRO TOUR Bushnell Golf and Bollé are celebrating a fantastic first year as official partners of the EuroPro Tour, following extensive praise from the up-and-coming talent competing on the nationwide schedule. The brands have played an integral support role for the development Tour, by […]

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NEW ORIZONTE WEBSITE TEES UP EASY ACCESS TO CREAM OF LISBON COURSES

NEW ORIZONTE WEBSITE TEES UP EASY ACCESS TO CREAM OF LISBON COURSES Renowned for its forward-thinking attitude, ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf is giving golfers across Europe improved access to its courses in 2016 with the launch of an updated version of its website – including the facility to make real-time tee time bookings. Offering immediate […]

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AN CLAIMS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR TITLEIST

AN CLAIMS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR TITLEIST Byeong-Hun An becomes the fourth consecutive Titleist Brand Ambassador to receive the European Tour’s Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award after a stand-out debut season Byeong-Hun An trusted the superior performance of Titleist equipment from tee-to-green throughout the 2015 Race to Dubai […]

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THE ROYAL AND ANCIENT GOLF CLUB ANNOUNCES TWO NEW HONORARY MEMBERS

THE ROYAL AND ANCIENT GOLF CLUB ANNOUNCES TWO NEW HONORARY MEMBERS 7 December 2015, St Andrews, Scotland: Two of North America’s most successful women amateur golfers have become Honorary Members of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. Canadian Marlene Stewart Streit, the only player to win the British, Canadian, U.S. and Australian […]

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Grey Appointed CEO of Scottish Golf

Grey Appointed CEO of Scottish Golf The Board of Scottish Golf has appointed Hamish Grey to be Chief Executive of the new organisation. Hamish was Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) until it merged with the Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association (SLGA) on 1 October, creating a single administrative body for the game […]

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Golf North 2015 Memories: Shacklady in form at Formby

Golf North 2015 Memories: Shacklady in form at Formby November 2015 SERIAL winner David Shacklady reeled off five birdies on his way to a four-under-par 68 in the second of six PGA North Mansell Finishes Winter Series at Formby. The Lancastrian, who represents Mossock Hall, erred only once with a bogey and covered the last […]

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LITHIUM BECOMES BEST-SELLING BATTERY WITH POWAKADDY TROLLEYS

LITHIUM BECOMES BEST-SELLING BATTERY WITH POWAKADDY TROLLEYS – No.1 brand confirms Lithium has overtaken lead acid as its most popular trolley battery – The No.1 golf trolley brand, PowaKaddy, today announced that Lithium batteries are now outselling lead acid equivalents as the preferred option for golfers powering its electric trolleys. The Kent-based brand – which […]

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Royal Return for Northern Open

Royal Return for Northern Open Celebrations to mark 400 years of golf at Royal Dornoch will include the Northern Open being held there for the first time in more than two decades. The 72-hole event will take place at the renowned Sutherland venue on June 21-24 next year as part of a new-look Tartan Tour […]

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New faces help to drive Lancashire golf

New faces help to drive Lancashire golf Two new faces have been recruited to help the drive to encourage more people into golf in Lancashire. England Golf – the game’s national governing body – has appointed a pair of development officers to support the work of clubs and driving ranges across the county. Debbie Barber […]

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Matthew to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honour at Scottish Golf Awards

Matthew to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honour at Scottish Golf Awards Catriona Matthew, Scotland’s most successful female Tour professional, is to join the nation’s golfing ‘Hall of Fame’ with the celebration of her career at next year’s Scottish Golf Awards. The former Ricoh Women’s British Open champion and eight-time Solheim Cup player is to be honoured […]

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MORE STAGECRAFT IN HOLYWOOD FOR SWAN GOLF DESIGNS

MORE STAGECRAFT IN HOLYWOOD FOR SWAN GOLF DESIGNS Swan Golf Designs is putting on a bit of Holywood glamour as it approaches the completion of the latest development stage of Rory McIlroy’s historic home course in Northern Ireland. Howard Swan, from the family-owned, Suffolk-based architectural practice, first went to Holywood some 15 years ago when […]

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England golfers to compete on three continents

England golfers to compete on three continents A dozen leading golfers will represent England in championships on three continents in the New Year. Four players will tour Australia in January and early February: Adam Chapman of Cumbria (image © Leaderboard Photography), Bradley Moore of Derbyshire, Jonathan Thomson of Yorkshire and Ashton Turner of Lincolnshire. Four […]

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Matthew is feeling champion!

Matthew is feeling champion! Matthew Watson is the new Mizuno Race 2 Rockliffe champion – but only after a nail-biting finale. The grand final of Durham’s successful junior golf order of merit at Rockliffe Hall saw the overall winner decided on a card play-off. Beamish Park Golf Club member Matthew Watson, 15, returned an excellent […]

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Top 12 bid for Steward of the Year title

Top 12 bid for Steward of the Year title  Twelve regional finalists from English golf clubs have been shortlisted for the title of the 2015 Fuller’s London Pride Steward of the Year. They include the 2013 national winners, Simon and Karen Ward, from Wilmslow Golf Club in Cheshire, and two past regional champions. Steve Warren […]

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NEW FLIGHT ROUTES AFFORD EASY ACCESS TO MALLORCA’S BEST GOLF

NEW FLIGHT ROUTES AFFORD EASY ACCESS TO MALLORCA’S BEST GOLF Golfers can enjoy easy winter access to Mallorca’s top two golf courses, Son Gual and Alcanada, after the launch of new flight routes to the holiday island for early 2016. With around 300 days of sunshine per year on the holiday island, it is an […]

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Female Golfers Set to Benefit from UAE Winter Training Camp

Female Golfers Set to Benefit from UAE Winter Training Camp Four of Scotland’s leading female amateur golfers will join their male counterparts at the United Arab Emirates winter training camp for the first time as the Scottish Golf squad flies out to Abu Dhabi tomorrow (19 November). The intensive winter training camp – part funded […]

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Three tie lead at windy Conwy

Three tie lead at windy Conwy IT was a case of survival of the fittest as a strong wind swept across the Conwy links in the third of six fixtures in the PGA North Mansell Finishes Winter Series. Birchwood-attached Phil Archer, who played full-time for more than 20 years and has regularly featured on the […]

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PRESS RELEASE FROM SOUTH MOOR GOLF CLUB

PRESS RELEASE FROM SOUTH MOOR GOLF CLUB THE junior section of South Moor have completed a clean sweep of the golf club’s Performance of the Month awards in 2015. Abbi Wheatley, 13, playing her first season of competition golf, claimed the free box of balls for October from the pro’s shop in recognition of her […]

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