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November 2002

EGU & ELGA successful Grass Roots Coaching
Tuesday, November 26, 2002
The English Golf Union's and English Ladies' Golf Association's grass roots initiative Free Golf Coaching for Beginners has once again proved successful in 2002 with thousands of newcomers being introduced to the game and continuing their involvement.............

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Peter McEvoy to be Chairman of R & A Selection Committee
Tuesday, November 26, 2002
Peter McEvoy, one of the most successful captains of any Great Britain and Ireland team, has been named as Chairman of the R&A Selection Committee to succeed Peter Benka......
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European Championships top 2005 Fixtures
Saturday, November 23, 2002
The highlight of the English Golf Union's fixture list for 2005 just released is the staging of the European Men's Team Championships at Hillside, Southport, in June........
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Richardson & Walker seek South American Double
Saturday, November 23, 2002
England will opt for a mixture of youth and experience for the twin assault on the Argentine Open and Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Buenos Aires, South America, in the next few weeks...................

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English Golf Enjoys Success in 2002
Wednesday, November 20, 2002
English Golf has had another highly successful year collecting titles and trophies around the world confirming that English golfers are some of the best players in the World.....................
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Weetabix to Sponsor Challenge Match for Further Three Years
Wednesday, November 20, 2002
The Ladies’ Golf Union is pleased to confirm that Weetabix will support the Weetabix Challenge for a further three years starting in 2003. The Weetabix Challenge is an annual match, played in the early part of the season, between LGU Elite players and a select from the Ladies’ European Tour................. Full Story

PGA Wee Wonders meet Golf's Superstars
Wednesday, November 20, 2002
Britain's next generation of golfers met some of the game's superstars recently at this year’s World Match Play Championship.

All eight PGA Wee Wonders champions from the 2002 Grand Final were invited to the Wentworth event as special guests of the European Tour..................
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Family Touch to Swingmaster Tournament at Turnberry
Monday, November 18, 2002
The recent Swingmaster Tournament at Turnberry Golf Club raised £16,000 for the Golf Foundation in its Golden Jubilee year and in the process celebrated the association of the Morrison family with the Golf Foundation since the charity’s infancy...................
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Lottery Boost for Girls Golf in Scotland
Monday, November 18, 2002
A unique and innovative project to attract more girls into golf has been successful in attracting a maximum lottery Awards for All grant of £5000 to West Lothian in Scotland.........
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Business Sector Team Golf Challenge
Monday, November 18, 2002
Fresh Ideas Golf is searching for The Team of Champion Golfers within each Business Sector. Commencing May 2003 a series of events are to be staged at The London Golf Club on the Golden Bear Design course, The International....... Full Story

League success for Willow Valley's Ladies
Monday, November 18, 2002
The ladies team at one of Yorkshire's top golfing venues, Willow Valley have captured, following near misses for the last three years, the much-coveted Halifax and Huddersfield Ladies Evening League Trophy...............
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EGU help beginners online
Monday, November 18, 2002
The English Golf Union has launched a comprehensive Golf Development section on its website that will provide a range of information and guidance for beginners and newcomers to the game of golf.........

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Third time Lucky for Skelton
Wednesday, November 13, 2002
After finishing third and second in his previous two visits to the Final (both at Sea Island, Georgia), Michael Skelton emerged from the shadows at the third time of asking to become The Daily Telegraph Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Boys’ Junior Golf Champion 2002................. Full Story

EGU Online Helping New Golfers
Tuesday, November 12, 2002
The English Golf Union has launched a comprehensive Golf Development section on its website that will provide a range of information and guidance for beginners and newcomers to the game of golf....................
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Business Sector Team Golf Challenge
Wednesday, November 6, 2002
Fresh Ideas Golf is searching for The Team of Champion Golfers within each Business Sector. Commencing May 2003 a series of events are to be staged at The London Golf Club on the Golden Bear Design course, The International............ Full Story

Golf England to the Rescue
Wednesday, November 6, 2002
According to a survey conducted by the English Golf Union (EGU) and English Ladies Golf Association (ELGA) 89% of clubs responding had vacancies for membership. Of the clubs that responded to the survey, 89% of them have membership vacancies and 75% of them are actively seeking new members.......................... Full Story

St Andrews courses in top 100
Tuesday, November 5, 2002
Two of the courses at the ‘Home of Golf’ have improved their standing in the UK’s top 100 courses as ranked in Golf World magazine’s bi-annual assessment.............. Full Story

Scotland to host International Pairs
Monday, November 4, 2002
Now entering its fifth year, the International Pairs, for amateur club golfers, is the largest golf tournament of its kind in the world, attracting around 60,000 entrants, 3000 of whom make it to the semi- finals.................
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