Golf

Long Ashton Golf Club’s junior team won the SW England regional final at Bowood to book a semi-final date on October 3.

George Cawse was crowned club champion at Clevedon at the fourth hole of an enthralling play-off.

Sarah Martin won the Ladies Club Championship title for the second time in three years at Clevedon after pipping defending champion Heather Priestley.

Golf, like most sports, has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic this year.

In the last two weeks Mendip Spring Golf Club has held two Any Gender competitions, which has eased members back into competitive golf along with the new COVID-19 regulations that come with it.

Over the past six years Mendip Spring has gone from strength to strength and this year has been no different with changes being made behind the scenes and on the golf course earlier in the year.

Somerset golf pro Katie Rule turned being unable to work during lockdown into a huge positive by using the time to become the youngest female to attain PGA Advanced Professional status.

England Golf has released a statement in response to the government announcement that courses can reopen on Wednesday May 13.

There may well be a fair way to go until life gets back to normal, but an array of golfing and sporting personalities have teed up their support for a new golf fundraiser from Prostate Cancer UK.

Somerset-based professional Katie Rule has devised a series of simple drills golfers can practice at home while courses are closed due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Tall Pines Golf Club welcomed their new lady captain at their recent AGM.

Coronavirus: Golf courses to close

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

England Golf has annouced that clubs, courses and facilities must close due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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