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Category: Connect 33

Captain’s fundraiser boosts Benevolent Fund

  PGA Midlands captain Nic Gilks has given the Association’s Benevolent Fund a £1,000-plus boost by the donating the proceeds from a fundraising golf day, writes Adrian Milledge. Gilks, the owner of Bramcote Waters Golf Club in Warwickshire, chose the charity that helps PGA pros who have fallen on hard

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Harpin joins exclusive ’59 club’

  Lee Harpin has joined an exclusive list of golfers to score a round of 59 after shooting a magical 12-under-par 59 to win a North Wales Alliance tournament at Holyhead Golf Club. Harpin, the head professional at Rhos-on-Sea Golf Club in North Wales, carded four eagles, four birdies and ten

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Regional News

South Wildernesse Golf Club member’s life saved by PGA Professional Green Scotland Fenwick is toast of Tartan Tour East Making his Mark Ireland McGrane tops Order of Merit in Ireland South West Adopted son of Wiltshire clocks up half a century North Harpin joins exclusive ’59 club’ Midlands

McGrane tops Order of Merit in Ireland

  At the conclusion of another long, testing PGA in Ireland season Damian McGrane topped the Order of Merit with 19,854 points, writes Paul Kelly. The Co Carlow professional has now claimed the Order of Merit title three times in the last four years. He didn’t win the most events,

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Tate up for GMCA gong

  Fame Tate, owner and director of Stanedge Golf Club, Chesterfield, is looking to cap off a memorable 2019 after being shortlisted into the final two for the ‘Newcomer of the Year’ at the 2019 GCMA Golf Club Management Awards. In February this year, Tate purchased Stanedge, which closed in

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Your Brand, Your Business

  Course Title: Your Brand, Your Business Start/End date: 04/11/2019 Level: Intermediate Maximum Places: 25 Available Places: 24 Cost (Member): £42.00 Course Content: An opportunity to commercially review your brand and your business via an interactive seminar with Jeremy Tomlinson. ‘Own business objectivity’ is unfortunately a rarely attained luxury, predominantly

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Talking a good game

  The PGA has partnered with The Club Talks campaign to help boost mental health through golf. Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 and The Club Talks’ charity partner CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably), are leading the fight by reaching male communities. Studies show the golf community

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