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March 2008

EWGA names England captains for 2008
Monday, March 31, 2008
The English Women’s Golf Association has announced the captains of the national teams for 2008.........

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Sue Ellis to defend English seniors’ championship
Monday, March 31, 2008
A top-quality field, including a host of internationals, will contest the Senior Women’s English Close Championship at Stoneham Golf Club, Hampshire, from April 15-18....... Full Story

TEENAGERS SET TO LOCK HORNS AT THE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Monday, March 31, 2008
A feast of golf is expected to be served up when the England under 18 Squad face the Under 16s in a training match at The Buckinghamshire Golf Club on Tuesday 1st April......... Full Story

ENGLAND'S CHRIS LLOYD WINS ERNIE'S JUNIOR EVENT
Monday, March 31, 2008
England’s U16 team member Chris Lloyd played flawless golf on the final day to come from three shots behind to win the inaugural Ernie Els World Junior Invitational at The Links at Fancourt........ Full Story

Three England internationals in Curtis Cup team
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Three England internationals have been selected for the GB&I Curtis Cup. They are Hampshire’s Liz Bennett, Yorkshire’s Jodi Ewart and Lancashire’s Florentyna Parker......

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EWGA launches new girls’ training squads in 10 counties
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
England Birdie training is being offered to more promising girl golfers across the country with the launch of 10 new county squads........

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NEW PARTNERSHIP MAKES HISTORY FOR WARWICKSHIRE GOLF
Monday, March 24, 2008
Golf clubs throughout Warwickshire have given the green light for its county amateur and professional organisations to join forces and promote the game through a united alliance for the first time in its sporting history.......
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EXPERIENCED SQUAD SEEKS TO REGAIN EUROPEAN NATIONS TITLE
Sunday, March 23, 2008
The English Golf Union has named a highly experienced four-man squad to contest the European Nations Championship at Sotogrande Golf Club in Spain on 2nd - 5th April....... Full Story

COUPLAND AND THISTLETON CHASE MEXICAN TITLE
Sunday, March 23, 2008
David Coupland and Mark Thistleton, both members of the England ‘A’ Squad, will represent the EGU in the annual Mexican Amateur Championship and International Pairs Tournament in Mexico City on 27th - 30th March...... Full Story

Hannah Barwood leads English challenge in France
Sunday, March 23, 2008
Gloucestershire’s Hannah Barwood leads the England challenge in the rain-delayed French Lady Junior Championship at St Cloud......

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EWGA launches new girls’ training squads in 10 counties
Saturday, March 22, 2008
England Birdie training is being offered to more promising girl golfers across the country with the launch of 10 new county squads........
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Big entry expected for EWGA’s PING tournament.
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
The 2008 PING Women’s Four Ball Better Ball Tournament of England is about to get underway – and tens of thousands of competitors are expected to take part.......
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SPANISH VICTORY PUTS ENGLAND'S WILLETT ON TOP OF THE WORLD
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
English Champion Daniel Willett has moved into the top spot in the R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking following his victory in the Spanish Amateur last weekend, ending US Walker Cup player Rickie Fowler's 24-week run as the World No 1....... Full Story

Three England internationals in Curtis Cup team
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Three England internationals have been selected for the GB&I Curtis Cup. They are Hampshire’s Liz Bennett, Yorkshire’s Jodi Ewart and Lancashire’s Florentyna Parker.......
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Yorkshire and Wiltshire golfers win volunteer awards
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Two women golfers, Joy Hunter of Yorkshire and June Poffley of Wiltshire, have been recognised in the first England Golf Partnership Volunteer of the Year Awards....... Full Story

ENGLISH GOLF UNION ANNOUNCES NEW SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH CANTERBURY
Thursday, March 6, 2008
The English Golf Union (EGU) is delighted to announce a major new sponsorship deal which will see Canterbury of New Zealand support England’s amateur golf squads until the end of the 2010 season......... Full Story

WILLETT ADDS SPANISH TITLE TO HIS ENGLISH CROWN
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Daniel Willett added the Spanish Amateur crown to his English, South of England and Yorkshire titles when he beat Spain’s Jordi Garcia Pinto 5 and 3 in the 36-hole final at Pals......
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Kerry Smith’s Spanish challenge ends in quarter-finals
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
England international Kerry Smith bowed out in the quarter-finals of the Spanish women’s championship at La Reserva.....

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US win for Dorset’s Fern Grimshaw
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Dorset’s Fern Grimshaw has scored a win on the US college circuit with a five-stroke victory in the B-CU Spring Invitational at Indigo Lake, Daytona Beach in Florida...... Full Story

Four English players in Spanish championship matchplay
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Four English players, led by Holly Aitchison of Bedfordshire, have qualified for the matchplay stages of the Spanish women’s championship at La Reserva....... Full Story

Two England teams will bid for Spanish honours
Saturday, March 1, 2008
The English Women’s Golf Association has selected two teams for the Nations Cup event at this week’s Spanish amateur championship.......
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EGU ANNOUNCE 2008 PING/EGU ORDER OF MERIT AND INAUGURAL PING/EGU BOYS ORDER OF MERIT SCHEDULES
Saturday, March 1, 2008
The EGU have announced they will be launching a PING/EGU Boys order of Merit to run in parallel with the already established Men’s PING/EGU Order of Merit....... Full Story

OSCAR JACOBSON SIGNS NEW CLOTHING DEAL WITH THE ENGLISH GOLF UNION
Saturday, March 1, 2008
The English Golf Union (EGU) have announced that their official England team playing kit for 2008 will be supplied by Oscar Jacobson........
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