Norfolk golfer, 94, sets club membership world record

7 Jun 16

Norfolk golfer Geoffrey Crosskill has just set a new Guinness World Record as the longest serving golf club member.

Geoffrey Crosskill

Get into Golf this Summer!!

7 Jun 16

Kick start your summer by trying something new. Discover a variety of ways to get into golf from one off taster sessions, weekly beginner golf coaching to learn golf in a day.

Get into Golf

Searles Golf Club hits the mark and scores a Norfolk first

3 Jun 16

Searles Golf Club, in Hunstanton, has become the first club in Norfolk to achieve the new-style, national GolfMark award in recognition of its work to grow the game.

Searles GolfMark Award

Nick Pink appointed new Chief Executive of England Golf

22 Dec 15

Nick Pink, who has held senior roles with leading sports organisations, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of England Golf and will take up his post on Monday 14th March 2016.

Nick Pink

New figures reinforce stabilisation in golf participation

17 Dec 15

Golf participation appears to be continuing to stabilise after the latest Active People Survey figures from Sport England. The encouraging news comes from the results for the year to October 2015, which have just been released. They consolidate the previous year’s results which had indicated that the downward trend was slowing. The results give cause for optimism that the focus on creating more players, more members and stronger clubs is having a positive impact.

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#ThisGirlGolfs campaign aims to get more Women playing golf

29 Oct 15

Women's golf has come a long way in recent years. #ThisGirlGolfs aims to breakthrough stereotypes and show the wider world that golf is. Read on to find out more and to watch the video

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Sheringham Golf Club leading the way - Teeing up the gender-free way

30 Sep 15

Golf is going GENDER - FREE as a growing number of clubs abandon Ladies and Men's tees. They're replacing them with tees which any member can play off to suit their ability and inclination

Sheringham GC

Northampton makes history with Merger

16 Feb 15

The golfers of Northamptonshire have become the first in the country to vote to merge their ladies and mens county organisations. At two separate, simultaneous meetings, the men of the Northamptonshire Golf Union and the women of the Northamptonshire Ladies County Golf Association both unanimous

Northants Merger

Counties encourage thousands to Get into golf

18 Dec 14

The number of people taking up ‘Get into golf’ opportunities grew rapidly over the summer months, according to a new report on grass roots activity across England.

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Golf clubs offered advice to survive and thrive

5 Dec 14

England Golf is offering a series of recommendations to help golf clubs increase their membership and survive and thrive in a challenging climate.

Results Booklet 2014

BBC staff inspired to give golf a go

17 Oct 14

BBC staff have been channelling their energies into a new sporting pursuit and enjoying free golf taster sessions.

BBC staff inspired to give golf a go

England Golf appoints Head of Training and Education

16 Oct 14

England Golf has appointed Laura Rushby to the new post of Head of Training and Education. She will take up her role on Monday, October 20.

Laura Rushby CGP news

New drive to inspire women and girl golfers

9 Oct 14

England Golf has launched a drive to attract more women and girls to play the game and join golf clubs.

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Breaking down golfing barriers

24 Sep 14

England Golf is working with cultural groups to find ways to broaden the appeal of the game among black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.

Breaking Down Golfing Barriers

Get into golf teams up with BBC Sport’s Get Inspired initiative

16 Sep 14

Get into golf has joined forces with BBC Sport’s Get Inspired scheme which encourages people to get active and discover new activities in their local area.

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Talented youngsters win Skills Challenge National Final

6 Sep 14

Eight talented youngsters have been crowned 2014 champions of England Golf’s National Skills Challenge, supported by FootJoy, the #1 Shoe and Glove in Golf.

Skills Final Winners

Yorkshire forms County Golf Partnership

4 Sep 14

Yorkshire golf is set to benefit from an exciting new partnership that will help drive the efforts to grow the sport across the county.

Yorkshire CGP formed
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