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June 2002

Funding Still Available for Junior Club Coaching
Friday, June 28, 2002
The English Golf Union in partnership with Marsh Sports Group and Royal SunAlliance are pleased to announce that funding for the fourth year of the JUNIOR CLUB COACHING PROGRAMME is still available. Full Story

11 year old wins Royal Lytham Trophy
Monday, June 17, 2002
The I A P S, Northern Golf Championship for the "Royal Lytham Trophy" was won by Ellis Keenan aged 11, from Royal Mid Surrey GC. Full Story

Tour Funds Juniors from Eastern Europe
Thursday, June 13, 2002
The evolution of golf is no longer restricted by geographical boundaries or an inadequacy of facilities and equipment. That fact is graphically illustrated by the recent visit to the UK of 25 junior golfers from Central and Eastern Europe.......... Full Story

Green fee scheme from Golf England and ‘Golf Monthly’
Thursday, June 13, 2002
Golf England has joined forces with IPC Media's ‘Golf Monthly’ magazine to offer Golf Points - a new green fee scheme. Golf Points, which launches this summer, will benefit both golf players and golf clubs...........
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Winstanl;ey seeks a Boy's Double in the McGregor Tournament
Thursday, June 13, 2002
Ian Winstanley will attempt to add the English Boys Under-16 Stroke Play Championship to the Under-14 crown he won last August when the former event is played at Sheringham, Norfolk on 3-5 July..................

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Spanish Win at Porthcawl
Monday, June 10, 2002
Spaniard Alejandro Larrazabal, who won the Amateur Championship at Royal Porthcawl on Saturday, said he would delay turning professional for a year to compete in the US Masters at Augusta next April...........
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EGU Support for Sport Relief
Monday, June 10, 2002
Sport Relief aims to unite the world of sport to raise money for children and young people both at home and across the world. Along with Marriott Hotels, the English Golf Union is supporting Sport Relief to promote fundraising through the game of golf by inspiring the whole of the UK to get active during this year's great summer of sport...............
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Claire Lilley Appointed ELGA Start Manager
Thursday, June 6, 2002
Claire, who graduated in Sociology and Social Policy from York University, is currently employed as ELGA’s Tournament Secretary, a post she has held since January 2000....... Full Story

Best Western Hotels Annouces Senior Masters Golf Tournament
Thursday, June 6, 2002
Best Western Hotels - the UK’s largest group of independently owned hotels - is to run a high profile golf tournament the ‘Best Western Senior Masters’. The tournament will run throughout the summer at a selection of Best Western’s hotels with on-site golf facilities..........
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Curtis Cup Players from Six Decades Play in Mid-Amateur
Wednesday, June 5, 2002
Curtis Cup players from the past six decades have already entered for the inaugural Ladies British Mid-Amateur Championship which will be played at The Berkshire from 5th to 7th July......... Full Story

From Mines to Bunkers Innovative Golf Course Opens
Wednesday, June 5, 2002
Alastair Dempster, Chairman of sportscotland, will officially open the acclaimed Pumpherston Golf Club’s new golf course today followed by a celebratory drive off and a round of golf. The course has been converted from a shale oil refinery site and is now a winner of several prestigious environmental awards..........
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Ladies' Close Amateur Championship Rescheduled
Wednesday, June 5, 2002
Following the abandonment due to atrocious weather conditions of the 79th English Ladies’ Close Amateur Championship at St. Enodoc Golf Club, Cornwall, the English Ladies’ Golf Association confirmed that the Championship has been rescheduled to take place at Littlestone Golf Club, Kent from Monday 12th – Friday 16th August 2002........ Full Story

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