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The Golf Foundation Looks to Build on Presence at Open

The Golf Foundation had a major presence at Royal Portrush during the Open Championship, including the presence of its Ambassadors, which is hoped could have significant benefits when it comes to drawing the next generation to the sport. read more ...


Golf Resort Group Applies Relaxed Junior Dress Code at Venues

Junior golf coach at Oulton Hall in Leeds, Thomas Devine made headlines after not applying a dress code to his pupils, but that stance has been backed by the Almarose group - who run five QHotels and two DoubleTree by Hilton venues - who have introduced those same relaxed rules at their other properties. read more ...


Golf Foundation Moves Unleash Your Drive Programme to Next Stage

Following a successful pilot, The Golf Foundation is taking its "Unleash Your Drive" programme for young people to the next stage, introducing the concept to PGA Professional Coaches across the country. read more ...


Girl and Boy Compete in Dramatic Playoff Finish to Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

Talented female teenager Chang Hsin-chiao secured a memorable triumph at the 13th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final after overcoming a male opponent in a dramatic playoff with the legendary six-time major champion, Sir Nick Faldo, watching on. read more ...


Faldo Series Europe Reveals Schedule for 2019

Marking its 23rd year, the Faldo Series has revealed its European schedule for 2019, consisting of 15 tournaments played across 11 nations, ultimately leading to a winner being crowned in the Grand Final to be held in November. read more ...


Exceptional Standard at Internationally Diverse Faldo Series Europe Finals

There was an exceptional quality of golf at the Faldo Series Europe Finals, welcoming the most internationally diverse field in the event's history, crowned by Chinese Taipei's Ting-Yu Chen who shot a final round of 68 to win the Grand Final. read more ...


Oceanico World Kids Set for 10th Year at Amendoeira Golf Resort

The Oceanico World Kids Championship has been a popular event for a decade, and the milestone 10th edition will again return to the Amendoeira Golf Resort this July, with the tournament for young golfers being contested over the renowned Faldo and O'Connor Jnr Courses. read more ...


Entries Open for 2018 UK Faldo Series Events

The 2018 Faldo Series UK Season begins in the Spring, with entries now open for the 54-hole tournaments that count towards the World Amateur Golf Ranking. Winners of the individual age groups will be invited by Sir Nick Faldo to compete against the rest in the Grand Final at the end of the year. read more ...


Nick Faldo to Host Major Champions Invitational Supporting Young Golfers

Six-time major champion Sir Nick Faldo has unveiled the Major Champions Invitational, an event that will provide junior golfers, both male and female, with an incredible competitive experience, supported by major winners such as Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth. read more ...


Belfry Golf Coach Becomes One of UK's Top Junior Instructors

The Belfry's popular junior golf programme has received a significant enhancement after its Senior Teaching Professional, Phil Akers, completed his Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 3 Junior Coach certification, becoming only the seventh PGA Professional in the UK to achieve this major status. read more ...


Growing Golf the Right Way at Bawburgh and Norwich Family Golf Centre

One of the biggest problems facing golf today is the lack of people taking up the game, but through Bawburgh Golf Club and its Norwich Family Golf Centre, progressive efforts are being made in Norwich. Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a closer look at the story behind the venue that has seen a thriving membership. read more ...


Study Confirms that Family is Key to Growing Golf

Increasing participation and driving more youngsters to golf is something that the game is attempting to achieve, and an independent study that was conducted by Sports Marketing Surveys INC. for the Golf Foundation has confirmed the crucial importance that families will play in this process. read more ...


Girls Golf Rocks Launches Campaign in Staffordshire

With the launch of a campaign designed to inspire new players to have fun and play a new sport, Girls Golf Rocks is set to make a difference in Staffordshire, with female golfers from the county squad to act as Ambassadors, sharing their enjoyment and encouraging other girls, aged five to 18. read more ...


World Kids Golf Championship Announced at Amendoeira Resort

Continuing to inspire young golfers, the stunning Amendoeira Golf Resort is set to stage the 9th edition of its Oceanico World Kids Golf Championship this summer, to be played over the renowned Faldo and O’Connor Jnr Courses from 24 – 28 July 2017. read more ...


Two Young Assistant Pros Make Huge Strides for Junior Golf at Broke Hill

Looking to boost the numbers and participation, Broke Hill Golf Club is offering free memberships to juniors after two young assistant professionals took matters into their own hands.  read more ...


Close House and Lee Westwood Announce Junior Masters

Close House is hosting the 2017 British Masters later this year, and in addition to that quality event, resident European Tour star Lee Westwood has joined them to launch a Junior Masters that will take place in September. read more ...


Rules Mistake Costs Durham Schoolboy Course Record

15-year-old Josh Hogarth certainly learned a valuable lesson on route to securing the South Moor junior title and the Durham County Junior Golf Society Championship, after a rules mistake cost him a hole-in-one! read more ...


Stoke Park Launches Golf and Tennis Training Camp for Under 14s

Youngsters have an opportunity to learn a new sport this year, with the launch of an exciting golf and tennis training camp being announced at the award-winning five-star Stoke Park Country Club. read more ...


Entries Now Open For 2016 Oceanico World Kids Golf Championship

Entries are now open for the eighth edition of the Oceanico World Kids Golf Championship, which looks set to achieve a record field with the Algarve-based event proving to be extremely popular with junior golfers. read more ...


La Manga Club Has Strengthened Its Commitment To Junior Golf With New Tour Partnership

Spain’s award-winning La Manga Club has extended its already noteworthy and significant support of junior golf after forming a new partnership with the Shires Junior Golf Tour. read more ...


Taking The "Big" Approach To Growing the Game

One club in Nottinghamshire is reflecting on the success of its decision to go large and dynamic in the drive to encourage more people in the community to start playing golf. read more ...


Next Generation of Golfers Hit the Green at Spey Valley

Macdonald Aviemore Resort welcomed more than 130 school children from Highland schools to its world famous golf course. read more ...


Growing Junior Golf - Interview with PGA Pro Allan Knox

How do we attract more kids to the game? It is arguably the most important question to be answered in golf. Kieran Clark interviews PGA Pro Allan Knox and finds out what they have been doing at King James VI. read more ...


Golphinforkids gets R&A Swingzone Backing

Golphinforkids the innovative new concept in golf clubs for children - has been chosen by The R&A for its Swingzone area at this year's Open Championship. read more ...


Free Junior Memberships with the QFairway club

QHotels is leading the drive to find the game’s next generation of stars after announcing free memberships for juniors at all 11 of its UK venues as part of its new QFairway club – the country’s most flexible golf membership. read more ...


Principality Junior Wales Open Welcomes Disabled Golfers

First Welsh tournament to embrace modified rules for disabled players. read more ...


Jaxx Golf Supporting National Golf Month & Junior Golf

Game-improvement specialist Jaxx Golf is offering the perfect way for junior golfers to join in with May's National Golf Month. read more ...


Bunker Mentality Sponsors Lee Westwood Golf Tour

The Lee Westwood Golf Tour have announced a new sponsorship deal with UK golf fashion brand Bunker Mentality who have agreed to sponsor a series of prizes for the 2014 tour. read more ...


Brocket Hall on a Mission to Become One of the Country’s Leading Junior Academies

The Palmerston Academy at Brocket Hall Golf Club in Hertfordshire, is planning a transformation this year as it seeks to become one of the leading junior academies in the country. read more ...


2014 Mizuno Race 2 Rockliffe Under Starter's Orders

Durham’s successful junior golf order of merit, the Mizuno Race 2 Rockliffe, continues to go from strength to strength. read more ...


Junior Membership Now Free at all Crown Golf Clubs for Under 14s

Crown Golf have announced a new policy offering no fees for under 14 Junior Members if their parent, grandparent or guardian is member at one of their 25 golf clubs. read more ...


Principality Building Society Renews Sponsorship of Junior Wales Open

Five Easter qualifying events around Wales for nation’s premier junior golf tournament. read more ...


Nottinghamshire Golf Announce 2014 Rookie Tour

Young golfers in Nottinghamshire can tee up this summer like the pros with a new tour all of their own. read more ...


St Mellion offers revolutionary scholarship for young golfers

St Mellion is building for the future and is offering 25 young golfers a fantatic scholarship to include free membership and coaching for 25 youngsters. read more ...


Friendly, flexible and family orientated courses could double number of golfers

A new survey has revealed that the number of people playing golf in the UK could be doubled if clubs and courses were friendlier, encouraged families and offered greater flexibility and better playing conditions. read more ...


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