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July 2002

Girls' British Open Championship
Wednesday, July 31, 2002
Clare Queen broke a seven year run of foreign winners in the Girls' British Open Championship when she lifted the trophy last year at Brough. Next week at Sandiway Golf Club, 61 players from the Home Countries will again have to overcome the challenge of one of the strongest overseas entries, consisting of almost half the field, for many years................. Full Story

Free Coaching for Beginners
Wednesday, July 31, 2002
The English Golf Union's and English Ladies' Golf Association's grass roots initiative ‘Free coaching for beginners’ is already proving successful in 2002.............. Full Story

English Amateur Championship - Latest
Wednesday, July 31, 2002
Cornishman Scott Godfrey battles through to beat Gareth Edwards at the 19th at Walton Heath in the English Amateur Championship
See Features below for full up to date results.................... Full Story

Corporate Malaysia Supports WAGTC 2002
Monday, July 29, 2002
Corporate Malaysia has joined forces with Mercedes-Benz and the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) and is throwing its weight behind the World Amateur Golf Team Championships 2002 to be staged at the Saujana G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, in October...............

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Elite Six set for Finnish amateur
Monday, July 29, 2002
England is sending six of its Elite Squad to compete in the 54-hole Finnish Open Amateur Championship at Helsinki Golf Club on 8-10 August...............
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English Girls Championship Oversubscribed
Thursday, July 25, 2002
64 girls, aged under 18 on 1st January 2002, from an original entry of 95, will take part in the English Girls Amateur Championship which starts at Fairhaven Golf Club on Tuesday 30 July......... Full Story

English Golf Union Hits The Energy Trail
Wednesday, July 24, 2002
Sports science is now playing an ever increasing role in top level sport and golf is no exception. The English Golf Union is the latest to benefit from quality advice and experience from some of the country’s leading physiologists, physiotherapists and fitness experts...... Full Story

PGA/ELGA Launch Road Show
Wednesday, July 24, 2002
The PGA and English Ladies Golf Association (ELGA) have joined forces, in conjunction with Peugeot, to bring a new and exciting golf road show to the Midlands.............
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PGA Aims to Attract more Lady Pros
Sunday, July 21, 2002
The PGA is aiming to attract more lady golfers into the professional
game after reviewing the handicap entry criteria to capture the
imagination of single figure players thinking about a career in golf..........

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Keenan Appointed England Boys Captain
Saturday, July 20, 2002
Farren Keenan (Royal Mid-Surrey) has been appointed England captain for the Boys Home Internationals at Blairgowrie, Scotland, on 6-8 August.............
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Tough English Amateur Start for Wolstenholme
Saturday, July 20, 2002
Gary Wolstenholme (Kilworth Springs) has yet to win the English Amateur Championship. It is a major omission on his vast portfolio of golfing achievements, but if he is to succeed this year at Walton Heath he will have to do it the hard way..................

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Sara Garbutt wins English Ladies
Saturday, July 20, 2002
Sara Garbutt (Ganton) won the English Ladies' Stroke Play Championship at Whittington Heath Golf Club with a 72 hole total of 294............. Full Story

Richardson Sets Sights on Carris Trophy
Thursday, July 18, 2002
It's been a highly successful season so far for Matthew Richardson and he will start among the favourites for the Carris Trophy over 72 holes at Beau Desert Golf Club in Staffordshire on 23-26 July..........
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Free Golf a Big Hit for EGU & ELGA
Thursday, July 18, 2002
The English Golf Union's and English Ladies' Golf Association's grass roots initiative FREE GOLF COACHING for beginners is already proving successful in 2002. Although only half way through this years campaign feedback from participating venues has been positive with hundreds of newcomers being introduced to the game............

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AEG English Ladies Stroke Play Championship
Thursday, July 18, 2002
At the half way stage of the AEG English Ladies Stroke Play Championship,the leader is Kirsty Fisher (Royal Lytham & St Annes) with a two over par total of 146......... Full Story

Physios at Woodhall Spa
Monday, July 15, 2002
Twenty-seven physiotherapists, who had expressed an interest in working with golfers, attended a seminar at the England National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa, run jointly by the English Golf Union and the English Ladies' Golf Association..................
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USA win Palmer Cup
Saturday, July 13, 2002
The United States won its second straight Palmer Cup on Friday, taking eight singles matches to humble Britain and Ireland in the amateur team competition. Full Story

Scotland wins in Holland
Wednesday, July 10, 2002
Zane Scotland won the Dutch Junior International Tournament at Toxandria and a wild card entry to the Dutch Open at Hilversum........ Full Story

Physiotherapists Seminar at Woodhall Spa
Wednesday, July 10, 2002
Twenty-seven physiotherapists, who had expressed an interest in working with golfers, attended a Seminar at the England National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa, run jointly by the English Golf Union and the English Ladies' Golf Association............
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British Mid-Amateur Championship
Friday, July 5, 2002
English Elite squad member Richard Walker is one of four players of better than +3 handicap already entered for the British Mid-Amateur Championship to be played at Formby from 14th to 18th August.............. Full Story

Crown Sports joins Golf England
Thursday, July 4, 2002
Golf England has signed up golf and health club operator Crown Sports to join its nationwide golf club network.......

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Award for Duke’s course
Thursday, July 4, 2002
The Duke’s Course, St. Andrews, has received the Environmental Excellence Award 2002. The award is distributed by the Committed to Green Foundation, a pan-European body formed from the European Golf Association, to encourage good practice of environmental golf............. Full Story

R&A assists worldwide development
Thursday, July 4, 2002
Recent R&A contributions to golf development come to well over £300,000. The External Funds Supervisory Committee of the R&A wishes in particular to highlight the following selected awards........................ Full Story

Clubs have Wales Open triple incentive
Thursday, July 4, 2002
Golf clubs throughout the UK have a triple incentive to book tickets for this summer’s Celtic Manor Resort Wales Open – massive reductions, free golf and a chance to go to the 2002 Ryder Cup................

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Glasgow gets £2.5 m golf academy
Thursday, July 4, 2002
Mearns Castle Golf Academy is a comprehensive golf education and training facility being created on a 66 acre site by Glasgow property specialists Hugh Deans and Bill Forbes of Am-2-Pro Limited...............

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