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May 2008

Record-equalling Whitnell wins Lagonda Trophy
Friday, May 30, 2008
England International Dale Whitnell fired a course record-equalling 63 in ideal conditions, followed by a 71 in persistent rain to win the Lagonda Trophy at Gog Magog in Cambridge...... Full Story

Golf Questionnaire returns exceed 2006 figure
Friday, May 30, 2008
The English Golf Union (EGU) and English Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) have received responses from almost 50% of golf clubs following the distribution of their biennial Golf Club Membership Questionnaire........ Full Story

Super seven set for another English Seniors Crown
Friday, May 30, 2008
David Lane is expected to stage a stern defence of the title when the English Men’s Seniors Championship gets underway at Wildernesse and Knole Park Golf Clubs in Sevenoaks, Kent, on 4th - 6th June.......
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Lisa Ball is leading English player at St Rule Trophy
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Northumberland’s Lisa Ball was the leading English player in the St Rule Trophy which was played in strong winds over the Old Course at St Andrews......
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KING CROWNED SKANDIA CHAMPION
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
England boy cap Gary King fired a closing round of 68 to win the Skandia Junior Open at the Delsjo Golfklubb in Sweden........

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WOOD WINS WELSH TITLE BY SIX STROKES
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
England international Chris Wood extended his already glowing list of successes with victory in the Welsh Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Conwy....... Full Story

NEW HOTEL AT VIGIERS OFFERS CHANCE TO RELAX IN STYLE
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Chateau des Vigiers Golf & Country Club has put the finishing touches to an 8 million euro investment with the opening of a new 40-bedroom hotel at the exclusive resort in the south-west of France.........
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HAINES AND PEPPERELL SET FOR THUNDERBIRD INTERNATIONAL
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Matt Haines from Kent, made his full England debut against France at Frilford Heath last week, and with BB&O’s Eddie Pepperell will represent the EGU in the Thunderbird International at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, on 24th - 26th May........ Full Story

FIT-AGAIN UZZELL STORMS TO BRABAZON VICTORY
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
A week is a long time in golf and it paid off for Steven Uzzell who won the Brabazon Trophy, supported by Approved Golf Properties, in a canter at sunny Trevose in Cornwall......
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Brabazon cut to 54 holes after another downpour
Monday, May 19, 2008
Once again, the Brabazon Trophy has been plagued by bad weather. Heavy, persistent rain which arrived just after lunch at Trevose, forced officials to suspend play then cancel the second round with the championship being reduced to 54 holes...... Full Story

NEW HOTEL AT VIGIERS OFFERS CHANCE TO RELAX IN STYLE
Monday, May 19, 2008
Chateau des Vigiers Golf & Country Club has put the finishing touches to an 8 million euro investment with the opening of a new 40-bedroom hotel at the exclusive resort in the south-west of France.......


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Top names tumble in English championship
Friday, May 16, 2008
Titleholder Naomi Edwards and top seed Rachel Jennings tumbled out of the English Women’s Close Amateur Championship when they were both beaten in the first round.......

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EDWARDS TIPS YOUNG ENOCH TO THE TOP
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Walker Cup star Nigel Edwards has tipped young gun Ben Enoch to the top, in advance of the Welsh Open Stroke Play Championship at Conwy Golf Club next week (23-25 May 2008)......
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TRIPLE WINNER HODGSON IN ENGLAND TRIO FOR SWEDISH EVENT
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Stiggy Hodgson, winner of three trophies already this year, plus his Surrey colleague Gary King and Jonathan Bell from Kent have been selected to represent the English Golf Union in the Skandia Junior Open in Sweden at the end of this month....... Full Story

UVISPORT ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL SUN PROTECTION PARTNER FOR THE ENGLISH GOLF UNION
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The English Golf Union (EGU) today confirmed Uvisport as its official sun protection products partner. Uvisport will provide sun protection for the England players and their coaching teams, EGU staff and referees........

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Jamie-Leigh, 14, shares lead in English championship
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Leicestershire 14-year-old Jamie-Leigh Voss holds a share of the lead after the first day of the English Women’s Close Amateur Championship at Ganton in Yorkshire.......
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English championship featured on radio show
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The English women’s championship teed off at Ganton Tuesday - in the company of BBC Radio York.......
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England score double success in Welsh championship
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
England’s golfers – led by Gloucestershire’s Hannah Barwood –scored a double success in the Welsh 54-hole open strokeplay championship at Pyle & Kenfig......
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ENGLISH GOLF UNION AND YOUR GOLF HOLIDAYS ANNOUNCE NEW THREE YEAR SPONSORSHIP DEAL
Friday, May 2, 2008
The English Golf Union (EGU) has announced a new sponsorship deal with Your Golf Holidays that will see the specialist golf tour operator supporting a number of initiatives for both clubs and golfers throughout England......
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Yorkshire’s Naomi Edwards defends English championship
Friday, May 2, 2008
Yorkshire golfer Naomi Edwards will enjoy home advantage when she defends the English women’s close amateur championship at her club, Ganton, from May 13-17...... Full Story

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