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Brabazon Series returns

  The Belfry and Cheltenham-based Sibling Distillery are once again supporting the PGA Midlands Brabazon Series – a six-event competition contested during the winter. Each of the six events will be contested on the four-time Ryder Cup stage, the resort’s Brabazon course, under a BetterBall Stableford format and, subject to

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Laguna Phuket hosts third annual PGA Conference

  The third annual PGA Conference returned to Thailand this week where more than 40 delegates from across the world gathered to network and learn from golf industry experts. The 2019 Conference was supported by Toro, the Asian Golf Industry Federation, and FENIX XCell, and was staged at world-renowned Laguna

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November pro-shop tips with Stuart Disney

  The Mendip Golf Club’s Head PGA Professional, Stuart Disney is accruing quite a collection of industry awards.  Here Stuart talks to Crossover Technologies’ Jules Appleby about the importance of awards and what really sits at the heart of his business.   WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GET INTO GOLF? My

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  Peter Crowe has earned the sobriquet Captain Cool with Surrey Downs Golf Club members after holing the four-foot putt that won the SkyCaddie PGA Pro-Captain Challenge in Italy. The successful putt ensured he and the club’s PGA Professional, Craig Cowper, signed off with a nett birdie to pip Stoneham Golf

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November pro shop tips with Stuart Disney

  The Mendip Golf Club’s head professional, Stuart Disney, is accruing quite a collection of industry awards.  He speaks to Crossover Technologies’ Jules Appleby about the importance of awards and what really sits at the heart of his business. WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GET INTO GOLF? My Dad helped to

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World Handicap System to roll out in 2020

  The World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched from January 2020 and will provide golfers with a unified and more inclusive handicapping system for the first time. Developed by The R&A and USGA in close coordination with existing handicapping authorities, the WHS will provide all golfers with

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Junior coaching – Ben Knight’s top tips

  Ben Knight is a full-time coach at Chartham Park in Sussex. He is primarily responsible for developing the facility’s junior academy and operating a local schools programme in the area. What does your role at Chartham Park involve? I visit between 4-7 schools per week coaching between 80-200 children. 

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Working with the Yips

  Course Title: Working with the Yips Start/End date: 22/01/2020 Maximum Places: 20 Cost (Member): £42.00 Course Introduction: The yips is a lot more common than many of us realise. Studies suggest that between 25-52% of golfers are affected. This means that you may have experienced it in your own

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