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August 2002

Yorkshire Favourites for Boys Counties finals
Friday, August 30, 2002
Yorkshire can become overall champions of English golf if their youngsters come out on top in next week's Boys County Finals. They meet the other regional finalists, Cornwall, Kent and Nottinghamshire, in the three-day contest at St Anne's Old Links on 2-4 September.........
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Challenge for English Trio
Friday, August 30, 2002
Daniel Wardrop (Didsbury), James Heath (Coombe Wood) and Gary Lockerbie (Penrith) have been invited to compete in the European Challenge Tour event at Formby Hall Golf Club 5th - 8th September....................

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Alfredson Encourages stars of the Future
Wednesday, August 28, 2002
TaylorMade adidas Golf tour player, Helen Alfredsson, the defending champion at the recent Wales WPGA Championship of Europe, ran an afternoon golf clinic for twenty of the most promising young female county golfers from Glamorgan......... Full Story

Some Facts about the American Golfer
Wednesday, August 28, 2002
Report on the American Golfer," to be published in the September issue of Golf Magazine, surveyed more than 2,000 golfers who play 25 rounds or more a year. Full Story

England Team for Home Internationals
Tuesday, August 20, 2002
Richard Finch, the newly crowned English champion, has been named in the 11-strong squad for the Home Internationals at Royal St David's, Wales, on 11-13 September...............
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England Team for European International Amateur Championship
Tuesday, August 20, 2002
England will seek to end 11 years without a victory by sending a strong squad to contest the European International Amateur Championship at the Troia Golf Club near Setubal in Portugal on 21-24 August. ...........
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Paul Fisher to be EGU President in 2004
Monday, August 19, 2002
Paul Fisher, a long-serving golf administrator from Gloucestershire, has accepted the nomination to become President Elect of the English Golf Union for the year 2003 with a view to becoming its President in 2004........ Full Story

Elite Squad named in St.Andrews Trophy Team
Monday, August 19, 2002
Six members of the England Elite Squad have been named in the nine man St.Andrews Trophy Team to represent Great Britain and Ireland in the biennial match against the continent of Europe............

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Junior Golfers Tee Off for Charity at the Belfry
Saturday, August 17, 2002
Youngsters from around the UK will be swinging into action at the National Final of this year’s British Heart Foundation (BHF) Junior Golf Championship, at The Belfry on 9 September.................
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English Ladies - Knowles takes Title
Saturday, August 17, 2002
Kerry Knowles (Worplesdon) defeated Chloe Court (Goodwood) 6/5 in the final of the AEG English Ladies’ Close Amateur Championship at Littlestone........... Full Story

Court & Knowles in Final of English Ladies
Friday, August 16, 2002
Chloe Court and Kerry Knowles contest the Final of the English Ladies Amateur title at Littlestone in Kent.
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Scotland bids for World Amateur Team Championship
Thursday, August 15, 2002
The Scottish Golf Union (SGU) and the Ladies’ Golf Union (LGU) have put forward a joint bid aimed at bringing the World Amateur Team Championships to Scotland in 2006...... Full Story

AEG English Ladies Close Championship
Thursday, August 15, 2002
Emma McBride clinches last spot in the Match Play Section.... Full Story

R & A select team for St Andrews College tournament
Thursday, August 15, 2002
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club have selected a team to compete in the inaugural 2002 International Collegiate which will be played at St Andrews Bay Resort on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th September...............

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British Boys Championship at Carnoustie
Wednesday, August 14, 2002
Pablo Martin started his defence of the title with a 3&2 win over Carlos Cantera of Spain............. Full Story

England Win in Finland
Tuesday, August 13, 2002
England won the Nations Trophy at the Finnish Amateur Championship played at Helsinki Golf Club 8-10 August...........
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AEG English Ladies Close Championship
Tuesday, August 13, 2002
Two 18 hole qualifying rounds played on Monday & Tuesday 12/13 August at Littlestone Golf club in Kent. The players returning the lowest 32 scores qualify for matchplay
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England Boys Trounce Scotland
Friday, August 9, 2002
In the Boys' Home Internationals for the R & A Trophy over Blairgowrie's Lansdowne course, England trounced their hosts 13-2, which matched the heaviest defeat Scotland had suffered against them at this level............
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Team Selected for St Andrews Trophy
Thursday, August 8, 2002
Walker Cup players Nigel Edwards, Jamie Elson and Gary Wolstenholme form the nucleus of the team selected for the St Andrews Trophy which will be played in Lausanne, Switzerland on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st August....... Full Story

R&A and USGA Announce Revisions to "Spring-Like Effect" Accord
Thursday, August 8, 2002
Further to the accord on golf equipment rules announced on 9 May 2002, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (the "R&A") and the United States Golf Association (the "USGA") have independently reviewed the proposal to regulate the "spring-like" effect of driving clubs....... Full Story

Change to Rules of Amateur Status
Wednesday, August 7, 2002
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (the "R&A"), after its customary consultative process, has decided to amend Rule 2-3 (Professionalism: Professional Tournament Players) with effect from 1st September 2002..........
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Ninety Youngsters Line up for Reid Trophy
Wednesday, August 7, 2002
Ninety of the best young golfers in England will line-up in the English Boys Under-14 Strokeplay Championship for the Reid Trophy at Catterick Golf Club, Yorkshire, on 15-16 August...............

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David Price Welsh Amateur Champion
Wednesday, August 7, 2002
David Price has won the 2002 Welsh Amateur Championship at Conwy (Caernarvonshire) Golf Club. Price collected 250 Konica Order of Merit points and has finished 2nd on the Final Konica Order of Merit. Full Story

Curtis Cup -GB&I Trail USA
Sunday, August 4, 2002
On the opening day GB&I could only win 2 of the 9 matches and trail the USA by 7 -2 - the same margin as at Ganton two years ago............... Full Story

English Girls Championship
Saturday, August 3, 2002
The final of the English Girls'Championship between Laura Eastwood (Yelverton)& Natalie Haywood (Rotherham) was delayed by 30 minutes to allow the greens staff extra time to work on the course following torrential overnight rain at Fairhaven.........
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English Girls Close Championship
Friday, August 2, 2002
Latest results from Fairhaven and Knott End Golf Clubs..... Full Story

Boys Golf - Amateur Championship & Home Internationals
Friday, August 2, 2002
Pablo Martin from Spain has the chance of entering the record books when he defends the Boys’ Amateur Championship which will be played at Carnoustie from Monday 12th to Saturday 17th August...............

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England team for Boys International
Friday, August 2, 2002
England will field five new caps in their 11-strong squad for the Boys Home Internationals at Blairgowrie, Scotland, on 6-8 August................... Full Story

Hunt Beats top Stars
Friday, August 2, 2002
Lancashire county player Michael Hunt beats two English Internationals to reach last 8 of English amateur....... Full Story

The British Mid-Amateur Championship
Thursday, August 1, 2002
Stephen East has a top-class field to contend with if he is to mount a successful defence of the British Mid-Amateur Championship which will be played at Formby from Wednesday 14th to Sunday 18th August..................
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Latest from the Amateur Championship
Thursday, August 1, 2002
With the mini heat-wave over it was back to grey, watery skies at Walton Heath with favourites falling by the wayside........... Full Story

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