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May 2002

British Ladies Open Amateur Championship
Thursday, May 30, 2002
Marta Prieto aims to become the first player in 30 years to successfully defend the Ladies Open Amateur Championship which will be played at Ashburnham Golf Club from 11th to 15th June 2002.........
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The St Andrews Links Trophy Results
Wednesday, May 29, 2002
The St Andrews Links Trophy was won by Scotland's Simon Mackenzie aged 32 from West Linton winning the Gold medal with a four round total of 289....... Full Story

England Team Announced for the European Lady Juniors Team Championship
Tuesday, May 28, 2002
The six strong England Team for the European Lady Juniors (Under 21) Team Championship which takes place at the Moscow Golf & Country Club from 9 – 13 July 2002 has recently been announced................
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Seventh Course for St Andrews?
Friday, May 24, 2002
A record number of rounds were played on the six St Andrews Links courses in 2001, despite the impacts of foot and mouth disease and 11th September tragedy....... Full Story

Golf England Appoints Agency
Friday, May 24, 2002
Golf England, recently formed to generate financial and administrative benefits to golf clubs and to provide funds to develop and promote golf in the UK, has appointed the specialist sports agency S2 to its PR account.......
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Golf Foundation Awards
Friday, May 24, 2002
For many years the Golf Foundation has presented awards to talented young golfers.......... Full Story

The St Rule Trophy
Monday, May 20, 2002
Britain's top amateur, Rebecca Hudson, leads the field of 66 players for the St Rule Trophy which will be played over the Old and New courses, St Andrews on 1st and 2nd June...............
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Charl Schwartzel Wins Brabazon
Monday, May 20, 2002
Charl Schwartzel from South Africa won the Brabazon Trophy over the Royal Cinque Ports links at Deal See FEATURES below for full scores.................
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Brabazon Trophy
Saturday, May 18, 2002
Qualifying on Wednesday 15th May at Royal Cinque Ports - Derbyshire's Paul Gration lead the qualifiers
SEE FEATURES BELOW FOR FULL RESULTS FRIDAY/SATURDAY when there is a cut and then 36 holes on SUNDAY.......... Full Story

The Wright Stuff
Tuesday, May 14, 2002
Gareth Wright who is based a the West Linton Golf Club in Scotland produced a final round 66 at Wrexham .......... Full Story

Golf Club Manufacturers will Conform
Monday, May 13, 2002
Golfers the this side of the Atlantic have benefited from the divergence between the R & A and the USGA - not any more....... Full Story

Richardson Picked for World Boys in Japan
Friday, May 10, 2002
Following his outstanding victory in last month's Peter McEvoy Trophy, Matthew Richardson has been included in the England team for the World Boys Team Championships at Kashikojima Country Club in Mie, Japan, on 18-21 June......
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Jacklin & Travino to be Honorary members of the R & A
Friday, May 10, 2002
The General Committee of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club is pleased to announce that Tony Jacklin CBE and Lee Trevino have accepted invitations to become Honorary Members of the Club........
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World Amateur Golf Council happy with preparations for WAGTC 2002
Friday, May 10, 2002
Kuala Lumpur, May 2002 - The World Amateur Golf Council (WAGC) has given the its stamp of approval to the progress of preparations for this October's World Amateur Golf Team Championships (WAGTC 2002) at Saujana Golf & Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia........ Full Story

Royal & Ancient Nominate Captain for 2002 - 2003
Thursday, May 9, 2002
The Past Captains, having conferred together, are pleased to announce they have nominated John Whitmore as Captain...... Full Story

Strong Field for Close Championship
Friday, May 3, 2002
Last year’s winner Rebecca Hudson (Wheatley), starts her defence of the English Ladies’ Close Amateur Championship at St. Enodoc Golf Club in Cornwall on Tuesday 21 May...... Full Story

Ada O'Sullivan to Replace Alison Davidson as Team Captain
Friday, May 3, 2002
Ada O’Sullivan will replace Alison Davidson as captain of the GB&I team which will compete for the Espirito Santo Trophy – the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship – to be played at the Saujana Golf & Country Club, Kaula Lumpur from 16th to 19th October 2002....... Full Story

Public outcry over jailed lakeball man
Friday, May 3, 2002
For 10 years, John Collinson made a modest living diving for lost golf balls and selling them for 15p each. But after police caught him on a midnight expedition, a court frowned on his unusual job and jailed him for six months for theft........ Full Story

Raphael Cabrera - The latest Spanish Caballero
Thursday, May 2, 2002
Raphael Cabrera returned to Scotland to find the weather unlike The Canaries...... Full Story

Spain trump Scotland at Glasgow Gailes
Thursday, May 2, 2002
Spain turn tables on Scotland for defeat in Seville...... Full Story

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