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October 2002

R&A Student Golf Scheme Increased
Monday, October 28, 2002
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club has increased the number of Elite Bursaries from ten to fourteen which reflects the increasing number of golfers who are choosing to study in the British Isles while continuing to play amateur golf at the highest level...............

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Record Numbers in Rules of Golf quiz
Monday, October 28, 2002
A record number of 460 clubs entered the 2002 Rules of Golf Quiz sponsored by Royal & SunAlliance and supported by The Royal and Ancient Golf Club and now 24 of these clubs are aiming to be one of the six who make it through from the Regional Finals to the Final in The Royal and Ancient Clubhouse on Sunday 17th November..............
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England Fall at Last Fence
Monday, October 28, 2002
England, who looked as though they would win a medal for most of the last round of the World Amateur Team Championship at the Saujana Golf and Country Club yesterday, fell away in a disappointing finish.........
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Winners at Help the Aged Charity Golf Championship
Tuesday, October 22, 2002
Open Championship venue Royal Lytham & St Annes proved a fitting venue for Help the Aged Charity with players from all over the UK competing in the Grand Final........ Full Story

LGU Handicap System Modified
Monday, October 21, 2002
The Ladies’ Golf Union are introducing a minor change to the LGU Handicapping System following concerns expressed over the effect small fields may have on the CSS............. Full Story

Coronation Foursomes Final at St Andrews
Monday, October 21, 2002
The largest ladies’ golf competition in the British Isles draws to an exciting conclusion in the Grand Final of the Coronation Foursomes, which will be played over the New Course, St Andrews on Monday 28th October..................
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Eisenhower Trophy
Saturday, October 19, 2002
World Amateur Team Championship - Saujana Golf Club, Kuala Lumpur - 24th to 27th October 2002...............

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Golf England Partners World Match Play
Saturday, October 19, 2002
Golf England is an ‘Official Partner of the CISCO World Match Play’ at The Wentworth Club this week. As the new official national programme for amateur golf, Golf England joins the tournament’s title sponsor CISCO, along with other sponsors Toyota, Unisys and Omega................
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EGU/ELGA Survey Highlights Membership Issues
Friday, October 11, 2002
The English Golf Union and English Ladies' Golf Association have published the findings of their Golf Club Membership Questionnaire 2002, with some interesting results that question the health of the game at both junior and adult level.............
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Golf England welcomes 'Ryder Cup inspired' golfers
Monday, October 7, 2002
Golf England's recently launched Associate member scheme aims to increase golf participation for those who will have been inspired by the Ryder Cup Matches at The De Vere Belfry............... Full Story

Monty leads stars for the British Lung Foundation
Saturday, October 5, 2002
Ryder Cup winner Colin Montgomerie will host a Celebrity Golf Day in aid of the British Lung Foundation (BLF) on Monday October 7th. Stars from the worlds of television and sport will gather at Sunningdale for the 3rd Colin Montgomerie Celebrity/Am Golf Tournament. The event will raise vital funds for the BLF which provides information, support and funds research into all types of lung disease...............
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South East Golfers Swing to Help the Aged
Saturday, October 5, 2002
Marriott Goodwood Park, West Sussex- Alan Stephens
(Men's Winner), Bob Duncan (Men's Runner Up), Jane Russell (Ladies Winner) and Helen Martin (Ladies Runner Up) are the four golfers from the South East region to secure their places in the Grand Final of the Help the Aged Golden Charter Golf Championship 2002.............. Full Story

It's all Greek for England!
Thursday, October 3, 2002
England's golfers once again enjoyed success in the 20th Greek Amateur Championship played at Glyfada Golf Club, Athens 26-29 September.............
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Ernie Els Opens new Gallery
Thursday, October 3, 2002
Ernie Els today (Wednesday) officially opened a new Gallery in the British Golf Museum aimed at junior golfers and at the same time endorsed a scheme, set up by St Andrews Links Trust, to bring youngsters into golf....... Full Story

R & A Announces limit on Drivers for 2003 Open Championship
Tuesday, October 1, 2002
No Limit for R&A Amateur Events
Further to the announcement of 6th August concerning the decision to regulate the "spring-like" effect of driving clubs, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (the "R&A") has confirmed the introduction of a Condition of Competition limiting the Coefficient of Restitution ("COR") of driving clubs to 0.830 for the 2003 Open Golf Championship................
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Davies and Faldo Endorse the EGU and ELGA Junior Organisers Handbook
Tuesday, October 1, 2002
The English Golf Union (EGU) and English Ladies' Golf Association (ELGA) are pleased to announce the release of the Junior Organiser's Handbook.................
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London's Golfers Swing into Action
Tuesday, October 1, 2002
Hadley Wood Golf Club, Barnet - Andy Austin (Men's Winner), Nick Collings (Men's Runner Up) Sara Poultney (Ladies Winner)and Sheila Crichton (Ladies Runner Up) are the four golfers from the London region to secure their places in the Grand Final of the Help the Aged Golden Charter Golf Championship 2002. ..........

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Five Newcomers in England U16 to face Scots
Tuesday, October 1, 2002
England has named five players new to International team golf for the annual Under-16 clash with Scotland at the Silloth-on-Solway Golf Club, Cumbria, on Sunday 6 October....... Full Story

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