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January 2002

Teeing off for Medical Research
Wednesday, January 30, 2002
Former Scottish rugby player, Scott Hastings, is inviting companies to join him and his friends from the sporting and showbiz world ...... Full Story

UK Club Golfers able to help 'Make the Difference'
Wednesday, January 30, 2002
The New Year sees the Help the Aged Golf Championship, supported by Golden Charter - one of the UK's most prestigious..... Full Story

New Chairman for LGU
Wednesday, January 30, 2002
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GLOUCESTERSHIRE SCHOOLS’ GOLF
Wednesday, January 30, 2002
The Gloucestershire Golf Academy based at Hartpury College has taken thelead role in the Gloucestershire Schools’ Golf Championship


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Sotheby’s Tees off with Golf Memorabilia valuation day
Wednesday, January 30, 2002
GOLFING FANS past and present could find themselves at the top of the Order of Merit when international auction house Sotheby’s holds a series of valuation days for golfing memorabilia Full Story

Are you up for the challenge?
Thursday, January 24, 2002
SPARKS are challenging keen golfers to play 4 rounds of golf on some of the most prestigious courses in Scotland – all within 24 hours!.......
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The Blitz in Rushfield
Thursday, January 24, 2002
THE peace is being shattered in a quiet suburban street... by hapless golfers. Fed-up neighbours of Edwalton Golf Course, Notts, say their gardens are a no-go zone thanks to a daily hail of mis-hit balls.
Reproduced from the Nottingham Evening Post Full Story

WALES WARM UP
Thursday, January 24, 2002
Lee Harpin (North Wales) and Stuart Manley (Mountain Ash) will represent Wales at this year’s Lake Macquaire Amateur at the Belmont Golf Club, Australia from 25th to 29th January ..... Full Story

ELSON AND BRADSHAW GO DOWN MEXICO WAY
Thursday, January 24, 2002
Jamie Elson (Kenilworth), a member of the 2001 victorious GB&I Walker Cup team, and international Paul Bradshaw (Gainsborough) will represent England in next month's...... Full Story

The Cabbage Soup Diet
Wednesday, January 23, 2002
Does this mean what it says? - We all aspire to their swing, so let’s take our “Firsteps” to achieving it!
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Golf Foundation launch
Tuesday, January 22, 2002
Golf Foundation launches the 2002 Corporate Partner Programme with PING.......
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TOUR OF DISCOVERY MOROCCO IN MARCH
Monday, January 21, 2002
Tired of playing winter golf in the UK take a Tour of Discovery to Morocco with golf Full Story

Why Change the Character of Courses
Monday, January 21, 2002
GARY WOLSTENHOLME,one of the world's leading amateur golfers, is worried that some of the most historic courses could be ruined......
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ELITE QUARTET TO CARRY THE FLAG DOWN UNDER
Tuesday, January 15, 2002
Four members of the newly-established elite group of internationals, currently training in Malaysia, will represent England in the annual Lake Macquarie tournament in Australia at the end of the month. Full Story

FPDSavills Annual Golf Property Review
Thursday, January 10, 2002
The market in UK golf clubs is now showing signs of maturity. The existing operators are attempting to differentiate their offers, and there are some highly professional.......... Full Story

McEvoy Heads East
Thursday, January 10, 2002
Following in the footsteps of their professional counterparts top amateur golfers have no close season. Full Story

All Change at the EGU
Wednesday, January 9, 2002
The recent establishment of Golf England Ltd means that phase one of the proposed national Handicapping Scheme has been realised. As the process of promoting the benefits of the scheme to the clubs and their members gets under way, the EGU has agreed....... Full Story

Latest News from The English Ladies Golf association
Wednesday, January 9, 2002
An interview with Kirsty Taylor.......Rebecca Hudson recently retained the British Stroke Play Championship and at the same time the ELGA Order of Merit...... Full Story

GUI and ILGU Central Handicapping
Wednesday, January 9, 2002
The Golfing Union of Ireland and Irish Ladies' Golf Union have appointed WEBTech Internet Services, a Belfast based Software Development and Project Management Company..... Full Story

President's Putter: Etteridge puts out the fire - Reproduced courtesy of The Daily Telegraph
Wednesday, January 9, 2002
NEWS that Dave McDowell had covered the first nine holes of the Oxford and Cambridge Golfing Society's President's Putter semi-final in 30 strokes, including a bogey six, did not alarm his final opponent, Tom Etteridge. "I reckoned he wouldn't be doing it again," he concluded.
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THE GOLF FOUNDATION’S GOLDEN JUBILEE GOLF DAY
Wednesday, January 9, 2002
In 2002 the Golf Foundation will be celebrating its Golden Jubilee. The main event to mark the organisation’s 50th birthday will be ......... Full Story

Scottish Golf: PGA opens doors at Gleneagles
Wednesday, January 9, 2002
A NEW chapter in the development of the Professional Golfers Association's Scottish region began yesterday when Lord Macfarlane, of Bearsden, opened their new offices at the Gleneagles Hotel.
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New Walker Cup Captain Named
Wednesday, January 9, 2002
Unbeaten Walker Cup captain Peter McEvoy is being replaced by Ulsterman Garth McGimpsey for the defence of the trophy at Ganton in Yorkshire in September 2003. Full Story

Huxley Green for PGA's New Golf Science Lab
Tuesday, January 8, 2002
An indoor putting green from Huxley Golf has been installed within the impressive new golf science laboratory at the PGA National Training Academy at The Belfry. Full Story

England Duo Round Off Year in Style with victory in Argentina
Tuesday, January 8, 2002
England's talented young golfers rounded off another triumphant year when Zane Scotland and David Skinns successfully defended the Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Argentina. Full Story

Course Designer Attempts to Ban New Titleist Ball!
Tuesday, January 8, 2002
New NXT is "too long" claims Scottish golf course architect. Titleist's new NXT family of golf balls is certainly causing a stir in the world of golf. Full Story

ELGA- Additional Lottery Funding Secured
Tuesday, January 8, 2002
Following ELGA's successful application to Sport England for World Class Performance & Potential lottery funding in 2000, an application for lottery funding for our World Class Start Programme has also been successful. Full Story

England Look for World Class
Tuesday, January 8, 2002
Eight of England's finest golfers have been selected from the English Golf Union National Squad to form an Elite Group, with the aim of making English players the best in the world. Full Story

The Old Course "Backwards"
Tuesday, January 8, 2002
History will be recreated for one day on the 600-year-old Old Course at St Andrews Links next year when it will open for play – backwards. Full Story

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