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Gordon Brand Jnr (1958 – 2019)

  Tributes have been paid to Gordon Brand Jnr, a Ryder Cup and European Tour winner who had a long association with the PGA South West region, following his untimely and sudden death at the age of 60. The Bristol-based Scot, who was attached to The Players Club for 17

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The round of Andy’s life

  To shoot 59 is the dream for any Tour star – indeed any professional golfer, writes Tony Rushmer. And Andrew Pestell came very close to doing it at the Colchester Pro-Am where he signed for the East region’s lowest score in recent times. While Ian Ellis and Mark Baker

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Top tips for senior golfers

  PGA Master Professional Peter Dawson, a former Ryder Cup player and one of Golf Monthly’s top 25 coaches, has written a new book: ‘Now for the back nine’ (www.nowforthebacknine.co.uk), writes Charles DeHaan. Published with help from his partner in this venture, Simon Hawkins, one of Dawson’s 60+ year old

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Crerar rubs shoulders with ‘golden oldies’

  It will mainly be remembered as Tom Watson’s last competitive event on British soil and also for Bernhard Langer claiming a record fourth title triumph. But the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex at Royal Lytham produced a “bonus” for Panmure PGA Professional Andrew Crerar as well. He played

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Changes to the PGA Training Programme explained

  Simon Hubbard, The PGA’s head of training, explains the changes to the FdSc/DipHE programmes from October 2019.   In mid-2017 KPMG were commissioned to review the PGA Education Programme with the key findings being presented to Members at the Regional Meetings in 2018.   The review stated that that the

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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 Situations vacant Employer Position/Role Location Posted Keele Driving Range, Staffordshire

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