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Category: Connect 25

Equality and diversity online training course

  The PGA are offering 50 FREE Licences for PGA Professionals. These will be given out on a first come first serve basis. This course is only relevant to PGA Professionals operating in the UK. This online Equality and Diversity training ensures you are aware of the benefits of diversity and are

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Cundy backs sun protection campaign

  Having been a professional sportsman all his adult life, Jamie Cundy (Calderfields Golf & Country Club) has spent the majority of his time either playing golf for a living or teaching the game to amateur golfers and other professionals. His melanoma story proves that knowing your skin as well

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Influential ‘Ryder Cup Committee’ launched

  A new ‘Ryder Cup Committee’ has been launched whose aim is to enhance the commercial and brand value of one of the world’s leading sporting events. The Committee will include influential figures from the worlds of both business and sport. Chaired by Sir Damon Buffini, a non-executive director on the

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Regional News

  East Griffo’s 39-mile golf epic Midland Foursome achievement – Stratford’s marathon men raise £10k South West Enoch makes his mark at Pebble Beach Scotland Gourlay fitting in nicely at new Swanston base North Wright on! Smith is double tops   South Greenall’s Gin becomes the new Regional Associate of

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Griffo’s 39-mile golf epic

  David Griffiths is golf’s marathon man after playing 150 holes in a day for charity, writes Tony Rushmer. The one-time European Tour ace chose June 21 to attempt his feat at West Herts where he is part of the club’s team of PGA professionals. Griffiths, 39, undertook the challenge

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Latest jobs for PGA Members

  Are you looking for a fresh challenge? There are many job opportunities open to PGA Members within the golf industry, both in the UK, Ireland and overseas. If you’re interested in placing a job advert with The PGA email recruitment@pga.org.uk Bognor Regis Golf Club Head PGA Professional – Employed &

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PGA Members get high praise from Nigel Shaw

  PGA in Ireland captain, Nigel Shaw, launched his year in office by warmly congratulating Members of the Association for their innovation and adaptability, writes Paul Kelly. The long-time Warrenpoint Golf Club professional (he was appointed in 1984) hailed the resilience of the members in the face of a difficult

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Wright on! Smith is double tops

  Oliver Smith didn’t ask for anything more when he became the first PGA professional to win the Sue Wright Trophy twice since it was inaugurated 15 years ago, writes David Birtill. The Ashton-on-Mersey assistant, who was 12 when he joined the club, birdied the 16th and 17th holes to

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