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February 2002

Carnoustie Country Classic
Wednesday, February 27, 2002
The Carnoustie Links Trust have organised a special event called the 'Carnoustie Country Classic'. It takes place 6th - 10th May 2002 and is open to all amateur golfers. Max h/cap 24 for men and 30 for ladies....see full story for details how to enter........ Full Story

St David's Day Honour for Tony Lewis
Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Always passionate about his homeland Tony has been an avid crusader promoting Wales to the rest of the World as Chairman of the Wales Tourist Board, and was fundamental in bringing WALES THE 2010 RYDER CUP........
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England Quartet for South African Amateur
Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Four experienced internationals, including Walker Cup man Gary Wolstenholme, will carry England hopes in the South African Amateur Championship at George Golf Club, Eastern Cape, on 4-9 March........

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England to Question its Golf Clubs
Friday, February 22, 2002
The English Golf Union and English Ladies' Golf Association are to send a Golf Club Membership Questionnaire to all of their 1891 affiliated golf clubs in order to monitor membership trends......
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Champions of Tomorrow attend EGU School of Excellence
Friday, February 22, 2002
England have called up 24 youngsters, including six from the under-16 age group, for its annual School of Excellence to be held at the National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa, on 5-7 April and 26-28 April......
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Golfing Festival to Encourage Swedes to go Scottish
Friday, February 22, 2002
The Swedish golfing market’s growing interest in the Home of Golf is being tapped into this weekend with Scotland showcasing at the Golf Festival in Malmo.......
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Europe’s Largest Amateur Ladies’ Golf Event
Thursday, February 21, 2002
The NSPCC Ladies’ Golf Classic is probably the largest of its kind in Europe, if not the world. Some 390 golf clubs across the UK........ Full Story

A Great New Tournament at a Great Venue
Thursday, February 21, 2002
THE world’s largest competition for club golfers has teamed up with one of the world’s top golf courses to launch a major new event.
Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland and the International Pairs golf tournament have joined forces to launch....... Full Story

Tee-off for charity with top sportsmen and celebrities
Wednesday, February 20, 2002
From today, golfing enthusiasts can place their bids at eBay.co.uk to play a round of golf with football legends and other sporting celebrities at two prestigious charity golfing days........ Full Story

England to Stage European Team Championships in 2005
Tuesday, February 19, 2002
The European Men's Team Championships, the Blue Riband of European amateur golf, will be return to England in 2005 after a gap of 40 years........
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England Players for Spanish Championship
Tuesday, February 19, 2002
Six of England’s nine strong Elite 1 squad will be playing in the Spanish Ladies Amateur Championship at Montecastillo from 27 February to 3 March and they are joined by...... Full Story

Ten-strong England Seek Spanish Hat-trick
Monday, February 18, 2002
England will make a determined bid for a third successive victory in the Spanish Amateur Championship at Costa Ballena Golf Club, near Cadiz, on 27 February - 3 March. A total of 41 English players are competing, over one third of the total field, underlining the strength....... Full Story

Ten Reasons Why Golf is Better Than Sex (well, not really)
Monday, February 18, 2002
With credits to the Scottish Golf Newsletter
Rule 10
"If you are having trouble with golf, it is perfectly acceptable to pay a professional to show you how to improve your technique........
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Crawford Given First Scottish Call
Sunday, February 10, 2002
GEORGE CRAWFORD, 42, from the Williamwood club, gets his first Scotland call-up for the international against..... Full Story

Golf Clubs Support University Degree Study
Sunday, February 10, 2002
After two years’ development through extensive consultation with the golfing industry, the School of Service Industries at Bournemouth University has launched its exciting new degree programme..... Full Story

Wardrop Named in Walker Cup Squad
Sunday, February 10, 2002
Daniel Wardrop, who finished runner up, losing in a sudden death play-off to Scotland's Barry Hume, in the Lexus Under 21 European Championships last October is already the youngest member...... Full Story

EGU Masterclass Hits the Right Notes
Friday, February 8, 2002
Over 60 Head Greenkeepers and Course Managers gathered at the National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa in January for the Golf Services Greenkeeping Masterclass. The objective of the programme was to...... Full Story

Lake Macquarie International
Tuesday, February 5, 2002
Gary Wolstenholme was not too unhappy to finish joint sixth in the Lake Macquarie International at Belmont, near Sydney........ Full Story

Small is Beautiful
Tuesday, February 5, 2002
CUMBRIA is one of England's smallest golfing counties, yet it has four of the most exciting young players in the country -........ Full Story

R&A seeks manufacturers’ comments
Friday, February 1, 2002
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews ("the R&A"), which is the governing authority for the Rules of Golf outside the United States of America and its territories, has written to golf equipment manufacturers..... Full Story

First chance to join Golf England
Friday, February 1, 2002
Golf clubs throughout England will soon get a chance to join Golf England and to save money on their annual club expenditure...... Full Story

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