10 Jun 13
Enthusiasm for golf in England is growing rapidly, according to a new report. The national network of County Golf Partnerships (CGPs) encouraged more than 86,000 people to ‘Get into golf’ in the year to the end of March.
31 May 13
Over 1400 young golfers across the country have taken part in the first official round of the 2013 National Skills Challenge, supported by FootJoy.
2 Apr 13
England Golf has launched a new £300 grant to help GolfMark clubs and RangeMark driving ranges with projects to grow junior golf.
25 Mar 13
Olympic hero Steve Backley believes would-be golfers can strike gold during Midlands Golf Week. The three-time javelin medal winner – himself a keen golfer – is supporting the week-long festival which takes place from April 12-22 and makes it even easier for anyone to give the sport a try.
21 Mar 13
The England Golf Partnership (EGP) has welcomed the government’s £150m-a-year boost for primary school sport. Golf is already a popular sport in schools and it is hoped that the new funding will help to get more children playing the game and encourage even closer links between schools and golf clubs.
20 Mar 13
Growing the game of golf is “happy families” for Neil and Debbie Casling – the only married couple in England to both be county golf development officers.
11 Feb 13
Six “wonderful” volunteers, who inspire others to take up and enjoy golf, were honoured when they were named England’s Golf Volunteers of the Year.
8 Feb 13
Garon Park Golf Club in Essex has completed a remarkable revival by winning the prestigious title of GolfMark Club of the Year 2013, supported by COBRA-PUMA GOLF.
7 Feb 13
Over 6000 young golfers from almost 800 clubs in England are already registered for the 2013 National Skills Challenge, supported by FootJoy – and there’s still time to join them.
6 Dec 12
Record numbers of women and men in England are playing sport every week – and even the wettest summer for 100 years failed to dampen enthusiasm for golf, according to new figures from Sport England.