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June 2008

England team selected for Girls’ International Matches
Monday, June 30, 2008
English amateur champion Hannah Barwood is in England’s eight-strong team for the Girls’ International Matches at Panmure, Scotland, from August 5-7........
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GLOUCESTERSHIRE DUO SEEK EURO TITLE IN FRANCE
Monday, June 30, 2008
The Gloucestershire pair of Adam Carson and Oscar Sharpe, the English Boys Under 16 Champions over the past two years, will represent the English Golf Union in the annual 54-hole European Young Masters tournament at Chantilly Golf Club, France, on 24th - 26th July........
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WHITTLE TO REPRESENT EGU IN JUNIOR OPEN
Friday, June 27, 2008
Harry Whittle, a member of the England Under 16 Training Squad, has been selected to represent the EGU in the R&A’s Junior Open at Hesketh Golf Club on 14th - 16th July....... Full Story

100th GOLF CLUB AWARDED GOLFMARK STATUS
Friday, June 27, 2008
Birchwood Golf Club, Warrington is the 100th golf club in England to be awarded GolfMark recognition after successfully achieving the national standard........
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BRECON BEACONS READY TO LIGHT UP FOR RYDER CUP IN 2010
Friday, June 27, 2008
THE 2010 Ryder Cup may still be 120 weeks away, but high in the Brecon Beacons civic leaders are preparing to give a very warm welcome in the hillside to golf fans from all over the world........ Full Story

Latest from the English Women’s Golf Association
Friday, June 27, 2008
Rachael Goodall wins Harper Salver...... Leicestershire & Rutland reach final of English counties championship......



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WELSH GOLF STARS NAMED FOR EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
The Welsh men’s, women’s, boys’ and girls’ teams have been selected for the European Amateur Team Championships in July which will see twenty leading golfing nations compete in what promises to be four mouth-watering competitions......
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Fun on the 19th hole helps raise funds for Five Stars
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
THE Five Stars Scanner Appeal swung one step closer to raising £1million for an MRI scanner following a golf day at The Belfry. Appeal ambassadors Ryan Giggs and Max Beesley teed off for the third annual fundraising golf day and, despite torrential rain, were joined by celebrity supporters James Nesbitt, Patrick Kielty, Ian Kelsey and Gary Neville........ Full Story

GOLFERS RISE EARLY TO RAISE £30,000 FOR NORWOOD
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Sixteen golfers raised more than £30,000 for Norwood, a leading UK charity that supports children and families with learning disabilities or coping with social difficulties, by taking part in the annual Golf Aid challenge...... Full Story

Greg Norman to be the "Daddy of them all" for Fathers and Sons
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
One of Norman’s newest golf course designs will provide a fitting stage later this year when the championship golf resort at PortAventura, on Spain’s Costa Dorada, holds the inaugural European Father and Son Golf Championship.......

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UZZELL LEADS ENGLAND'S BID TO REGAIN EUROPEAN MEN'S TITLE
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
England have named Brabazon Trophy winner Steve Uzzell and four other members of the team that beat France last month plus recently graduated US college student Charlie Ford to contest the European Men’s Team Championship in Italy next month....... Full Story

Alex Peters and Kelly Tidy picked for European Young Masters
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Teenagers Alex Peters and Kelly Tidy will represent the English Women’s Golf Association in the European Young Masters at Chantilly, France, from July 24-26....... Full Story

A Snapshot of a Typical Golf Club Programme
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Marlborough Golf Club hosted the Junior Fun Day. This event was attended by 54 children who all had the opportunity to learn a little about the game of golf...... Full Story

National County Card goes on sale to members of golf clubs
Monday, June 16, 2008
The National County Card (NCC), which has been designed specifically to reward private member golfers, golf clubs and help bring new members into the game, has been officially launched to golf club members......
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England names team for European championship
Monday, June 16, 2008
The English Women’s Golf Association has named a strong side of internationals for the European ladies’ team championship at Stenungsund, Sweden, from July 8-12......
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Results from the British Ladies Championship
Monday, June 16, 2008
English challenge ends in British championship......
Jodi Ewart and Hannah Ralph reach last 16 in British championship........ Full Story

Jodi Ewart and Hannah Ralph reach last 16 in British championship
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Curtis Cup player Jodi Ewart and Sussex golfer Hannah Ralph are through to the last 16 in the Ladies’ British Amateur Championship at North Berwick.

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TV EXPOSURE FOR ENGLISH CLUB GOLFERS
Sunday, June 15, 2008
The English Golf Union (EGU) today confirmed it was extending its agreement with Setanta Sports, the official broadcast partner of the US PGA Tour, to televise its flagship event for club handicap golfers, the Fuller’s London Pride EGU Gold Medal Championship..... Full Story

WOLSTENHOLME ADDS ANOTHER FIRST TO HIS LIST
Sunday, June 15, 2008
England’s most capped player, Gary Wolstenholme, will add to his list of golfing achievements when he plays in his first US Open, but with rounds of 83,82 missed the cut.....
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County Golf Partnerships on target for development
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Funding for the continued development of County Golf Partnerships in England has passed the £300,000 barrier with more than 23 now in place and a further 6 under discussion........ Full Story

Hertfordshire and Sussex reach final of English counties championship
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Hertfordshire and Sussex have won through to the final of the English County Golf Championship at Long Ashton Golf Club, Bristol, from September 15-19.......
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ENGLAND CAP HODGSON AND LEWIS FOR EUROPEAN BOYS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Thursday, June 12, 2008
England have named two new caps, Stiggy Hodgson and Tom Lewis, in its team for the European Boys Team Championships being held at Bled Golf Club in Slovenia on 8th - 12th July...... Full Story

More news from the EWGA
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Wiltshire’s Hannah Turland to play in Junior Open......Online leaderboard tracks the PING action Full Story

FORMER CHAMPION ARNOLD IN THREE-WAY TIE FOR LEAD
Friday, June 6, 2008
Doug Arnold, three times the champion, shares the lead with John Jermine and Rod Crisp with a round left of the English Seniors Championship in Kent........ Full Story

LANE IN SIGHT OF FOURTH ENGLISH SENIORS CROWN
Friday, June 6, 2008
David Lane proved he isn't going to relinquish the English Seniors Championship without a fight by sharing the lead after a sunny opening day in Kent.........
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News from the English Ladies Golf Association
Friday, June 6, 2008
England names team for European girls’ championship.....Jodi Ewart wins top US honour.....Yorkshire’s Emma Brown wins Astor Salver Full Story

IS YOUR GOLF CLUB STEWARD ABOVE PAR?
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
The English Golf Union (EGU) and Fuller’s London Pride, the official beer of the EGU, are once again looking for that extra special person who provides exceptional service at their golf club bar........ Full Story

USA win Curtis Cup 13-7
Monday, June 2, 2008
The USA won the Curtis Cup for the 26th time at the Old Course, St Andrews, beating Great Britain and Ireland 13-7.........
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Curtis Cup GB&I v USA
Monday, June 2, 2008
Day2 2- The USA take a three point lead into today's deciding singles in the Curtis Cup match at the Old Course, St Andrews.......
Day 1- The United States hold a 4-2 lead over Great Britain and Ireland after the first day of the Curtis Cup match over the Old Course at St Andrews.......

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