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August 2005

Hamilton Golf Club to host next "Auld Enemy" clash!
Sunday, August 28, 2005
The Scottish team, made up of 13 of the best blind and vision impaired golfers from across Scotland, hope to send the English Team 'homeward tae think again'...... Full Story

R&A gives £250,000 for University Golf
Sunday, August 28, 2005
The R&A Training Panel has completed a review of its support of university golf. As a result, over £250,000 will be spent in the 2005/2006 academic year....... Full Story

Amateur status rules revised
Sunday, August 28, 2005
The R&A, golf’s world governing body and organiser of The Open Championship, today announced revisions to the Rules of Amateur Status that provide amateur golfers with the opportunity to receive payment for giving golf instruction and reduce the waiting time of those who have breached the Rules....... Full Story

Argos/Golf Foundation deal has massive potential for
Saturday, August 27, 2005
Millions of people now have access to a starter golf kit called Tri-Golf thanks to a deal struck between retail giant Argos and the Golf Foundation........
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Myerscough Tees Off A New Deal With Nike Golf
Saturday, August 20, 2005
Myerscough College Golf Academy has hit a hole in one with Nike Golf, securing a lucrative two year sponsorship deal that will help the College's Golf Academy students 'just do it' like the professionals....... Full Story

LEADING ENGLAND TRIO TARGET US AMATEUR TOP PRIZE
Saturday, August 20, 2005
Oliver Fisher, Gary Wolstenholme and Robert Dinwiddie, will be flying the flag at the 105th US Amateur Championship next week. Full Story

BELGIAN ASSIGNMENT FOR BOYD AND PARRY
Friday, August 19, 2005
Two former boy internationals, Gary Boyd and John Parry, have been chosen to represent the English Golf Union in the Saab International Juniors Championships at the Royal Belgian Golf Club, near Brussels, on 23rd - 27th August..... Full Story

NEW GOLF PERFORMANCE CENTRE LAUNCH IN SOLIHULL
Friday, August 19, 2005
Two of the Midlands newest and exciting golf businesses are coming together for a spectacular launch on the 1st September 2005...... Full Story

USA Wins Close Encounter
Monday, August 15, 2005
GB & I lose the 40th Walker Cup by a single point in a dramatic finish at Chicago Golf Club....... Full Story

ENGLAND’S WALKER CUP STARS LEAD PING-EGU ORDER OF MERIT
Thursday, August 11, 2005
In the week prior to the Walker Cup the quality of England’s players is reflected in the PING-EGU Order of Merit with Gary Lockerbie maintaining his lead at the top of the table...... Full Story

Vauxhall Motors Golf Day raises thousands for charity
Thursday, August 11, 2005
National disability charity, Motability, received a donation of nearly £8,000 thanks to Vauxhall Motors Golf Day, held at The Belfry, Warwickshire, on 18 July 2005..... Full Story

Latest News from ELGA
Thursday, August 11, 2005
Hannah and Kelly tighten grip on U15 and U13 championships ......England win team prize at British Girls.....Ben wins The De Vere Belfry trip in ELGA Spot the Ball...... Full Story

ENGLAND BOYS MAKE IT EIGHT WINS IN A ROW AT HOME INTERNATIONALS
Thursday, August 11, 2005
England Boys won the Home Internationals for an unprecedented eighth successive time at Woodhall Spa’s Hotchkin course....... Full Story

RICHARD PALMER ACCEPTS EGU PRESIDENCY FOR 2007
Thursday, August 11, 2005
Richard Palmer, currently Chairman of the Championship Committee, has accepted the nomination to become President Elect of the English Golf Union for the year 2006 with a view to becoming its President in 2007.........
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The First of a New Generation of Public Sports Facilities is to be Built in Scotland
Thursday, August 11, 2005
Playgolf Holdings Plc (“Playgolf”), the owner and operator of golfing/sports facilities in London and Manchester, has just received planning consent for its latest project...... Full Story

England’s great comeback wins Stroyan Cup
Monday, August 8, 2005
England staged one of golf’s great comebacks to win the Stroyan Cup for the sixth consecutive time at the Girls International Matches at Worplesdon........

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TALENTED TRIO TO CONTEST GERMAN AMATEUR
Monday, August 1, 2005
Three of England’s talented young players, Matthew Baldwin, Lawrence Dodd and Ian Parnaby, will represent the English Golf Union....... Full Story

PARRY BRINGS HOME THE BACON FROM THE DANISH AMATEUR
Monday, August 1, 2005
Yorkshire champion John Parry hit top form again when he won the Danish Amateur Championship, which took place at Silkeborg Golf Club over the weekend.............
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Melissa Reid wins English Girls’ Championship
Monday, August 1, 2005
Derbyshire’s Melissa Reid scored a back-to-back triumph in the English Girls’ Championship when she beat Gloucestershire’s Joanne Hodge 2/1 in the final at Liphook......... Full Story

Ladies tee off for the NSPCC at Clubs across Country
Monday, August 1, 2005
This month, golf clubs across the country will play hosts to the Regional Finals of this year’s NSPCC Ladies Golf Classic.......

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HAYLOCK ONE OF FOUR NEW CAPS IN BOYS HOME INTERNATIONALS SQUAD
Monday, August 1, 2005
Thomas Haylock, the newly crowned English Boy champion, has been named in the England team that will defend the Boys Home Internationals being played over the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa on 2nd - 4th August........
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