Melissa Reid, one of England’s brightest young golf stars, is backing the drive to encourage more women to take up the sport.
England’s youngsters captured their fifth successive Canadian International Junior Challenge and Nick Marsh won the individual title under sunny skies at OslerBrook Golf & Country Club in Clearview Township.
England successfully defended their title in the women’s Home Internationals at Cork, Ireland – winning by the narrowest of margins over Wales.
Lord Sebastian Coe – the man behind London 2012 - had a go at golf when he visited the free sports arena on Weymouth Beach, close to the Paralympic sailing events.
Yorkshire teenager Jonathan Thomson – who persevered at golf despite suffering from childhood leukaemia – is celebrating two triumphs within the space of a week.
England’s Trish Wilson will take over as chairman of the Ladies’ Golf Union (LGU) at the annual general meeting on 23 February 2013 in Dublin.
Gloucestershire golfer Mary Groves pulled off a clean sweep when she won the English women’s par three championship on the Severn View course at Thornbury Golf Club in her home county.
Ray Saunders, a past President of Kent and a former chairman of the EGU Championship Committee, has accepted the nomination to become President Elect of England Golf for the year 2013 with a view to becoming President in 2014.
The England Golf Partnership (EGP), which works to grow the game of golf, is supporting plans by 60 60 Golf to roll out a fun, fast driving range version of the sport.
England’s completed an overwhelming victory over Spain in the annual one-day under 16 international at Pannal near Harrogate.
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