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Category: Connect 30

Lee applauds Heather MacRae’s ‘phenomenal spirit’

  Heather MacRae showed “phenomenal spirit” to return to competitive golf a few months after undergoing surgery for cervical cancer. This week’s Scottish PGA Championship at Downfield is MacRae’s first solo outing since returing to action, having been “amazed” how she felt when playing in the Golfbreaks.com PGA Fourball Championship

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We Love Golf at the Solheim Cup

  We’re excited to announce that our #welovegolf campaign will be coming to Gleneagles next week! The PGA and Solheim Cup have been working in partnership to encourage more women to play golf in Scotland as part of the legacy remit of the event. Five venues / PGA Members were

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King of clubs

  Cornwall-based Richard O’Hanlon hailed the club-making skills of Brocton Hall head PGA Professional Nevil Bland after finishing tied-first in the club’s 125th anniversary pro-am, writes Adrian Milledge. O’Hanlon, who is attached to St Kew Golf Club near Wadebridge, is a regular competitor in PGA Midlands events. Not least the

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Regional News

  East Ruebotham’s twin targets South West Peter Godsiff (1938 – 2019) South Scott plans big for golf for Leeds Castle Ireland Manchip’s pep talk key to Lowry’s Open triumph Midland King of clubs Scotland Lee applauds Heather MacRae’s ‘phenomenal spirit’ North Croft’s birdie blitz seals double triumph for the

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Scott plans big for golf for Leeds Castle

  Leeds Castle has a new PGA Head Professional: Scott Stevens, and as he sees it, it’s the opportunity of a lifetime. “There’s so much potential here,” says Stevens, “but the thing I’m enjoying the most is the phenomenal enthusiasm and support I’m receiving from the Leeds Castle team, from

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Peter Godsiff (1938 – 2019)

  Peter Godsiff, the popular and highly respected journalist who served The PGA South West region as its press officer for almost 30 years, has passed away at the age of 81. His passing comes just two months after he relinquished the role he began in 1992 because of increasing

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Ruebotham’s twin targets

  James Ruebotham (Welwyn Garden City) is hoping to tick off a couple of boxes in the next few weeks and cap a successful season. Ruebotham, 37, currently leads the East region Order of Merit at the halfway stage. He finished tied-fourth at the London Open and was edged in

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Holly good show!

  Holly Morgan sealed her meteoric dominance of the Women’s PGA One-Day Series at Salisbury and South Wilts Golf Club by winning the 2019 Order of Merit – but only just. The margin separating the PGA Assistant from Hallamshire Golf Club, Sheffield, and Marie Martindale, the experienced campaigner from Hampstead Golf

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