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November 2003

Scottish NGC closes today
Thursday, November 20, 2003
Receiver, Blair Nimmo, head of KPMG corporate recovery in Scotland, has today announced that Scottish National Golf Centre Ltd, which operates The Scottish National Golf Centre based at Drumoig, near St Andrews, is to cease trading with immediate effect...... Full Story

LOCKERBIE AND SKELTON ON COURSE FOR ARGENTINA
Friday, November 14, 2003
English Champion Gary Lockerbie and Walker Cup star Michael Skelton will be England’s representatives for the twin assault on the Argentine Open and Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Buenos Aires, South America, next month.....
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GOLF CLUBS AND CITY CENTRES – GET INTO THE SWING OF THINGS
Thursday, November 13, 2003
The Free Golf Coaching for Beginners campaign developed by the English Golf Union and English Ladies’ Golf Association was strengthened this year...... Full Story

ENGLAND NAME 16 PLAYERS IN ‘B’ SQUAD
Thursday, November 13, 2003
Following the announcement of their latest Elite and ‘A’ Squads, England has also selected a 16-strong ‘B’ Squad intended for players who are emerging and showing genuine longer term potential to become top golfers..... Full Story

Success for England Amateurs at Ladies European Tour School
Thursday, November 13, 2003
Five players from ELGA’s World Class programme who have turned professional within the last twelve months have now achieved their LET cards........ Full Story

R&A REVISES AMATEUR STATUS RULES EFFECTIVE FROM 2004
Sunday, November 2, 2003
The R&A, golf’s world governing body and organiser of The Open Championship, today announced revisions to the Rules of Amateur Status that provide for an increased prize limit for amateur golfers and an earlier return to the amateur ranks for former professional players......
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PRINCIPAL CHANGES INTRODUCED IN THE 2004 CODE
Sunday, November 2, 2003
The entire Rule book has been redrafted for clarity, adopting a more modern style....... Full Story

R&A PUBLISHES THE MOST REVISED RULES FOR TWENTY YEARS
Sunday, November 2, 2003
The R&A, golf’s world governing body and organiser of The Open Championship, has published the most revised edition of the playing rules for twenty years. Each one of the thirty-four rules that govern play has been amended, with the emphasis on making the rules easier to understand for all golfers........
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ENGLAND NAME SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE SQUAD
Sunday, November 2, 2003
The English Golf Union has, once again, called up twenty-four youngsters, including six from the Under-16 age group, for its annual School of Excellence........ Full Story

GOLF FOUNDATION HELPS ADDRESS SOCIAL INCLUSION IN NORTH LANARKSHIRE
Sunday, November 2, 2003
With the support of the Golf Foundation, Community Services in North Lanarkshire Council have been awarded £26,000 Social Inclusion Partnership funding to bring golf to young people........ Full Story

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