Rock and roll for Ian at Bramhall

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  If Bramhall Golf Club’s new Captain Ian Hazlewood was able to play a four ball at his club with his three chosen partners it would be a real rock and roll day. Ian is a massive fan of the Rolling Stones and it is no surprise that the players he would choose would be Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and …

Young guns triumph on great day for golf

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Ashton-on-Mersey Golf Club were magnificent hosts for the finals day of the Manchester Alliance’s Scratch Knock Out competition. Their superbly presented and manicured course drew rave reviews from all eight players taking part in the two finals and was a fitting tribute to the superb skills of their green staff. Off the course the hosting and hospitality in the clubhouse …

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A great deal for Didsbury and Disley

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Several golf clubs in the region already have reciprocal agreements with other clubs enabling their members to play each other’s courses at reduced rates of green fee. Now, Didsbury and Disley Golf Clubs have gone a step further by striking a great link between their clubs, allowing members in certain categories to enjoy playing privileges at the other club, subject …

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Captain of Wilmslow Golf Club talks

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Peter ‘Pep’ Smith has a long sporting affiliation in Wilmslow, having been involved with Wilmslow Cricket Club for 46 years, Wilmslow Hockey Club for 41 years, and Alderley Edge Cricket Club for 38 years. He was a relative latecomer to golf, only joining The Wilmslow Golf Club in 2005. Undoubtedly the highlight of his golfing life was to become Captain …

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High Legh Golf Club raise money for charity

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High Legh Park Golf Club’s Lady Captain Patricia Woods ended her year in office with a very special and proud moment. Along with some of her helpers, she was delighted to hand over a huge cheque for over £15,000 to Jessica Harrington, the local representative for the Marie Curie charity. We were overwhelmed with the support we have received in …

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Sale Golf Club names first lady president

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Carol Broadbent is delighted and honoured to be the first ever lady to be the club President of Sale Golf Club in its 104-year history. Carol said: “At Sale, we had a President and a Lady President up to 2012 and since then, with changes in equality, the club decided to just solely have a President. Slaters in Manchester (who …

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Ashton on Mersey lady captain on holding major role

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It is the second time that Ashton-on-Mersey’s new Lady Captain Fiona Vaughan-Thomas has held a major Captain’s role. Her first came in 1999 when she was the Captain of the Welsh Girls u18 team and she led them to victory, for the first time in the WGU history, in the Home Internationals and the Triple Crown at High Post Golf …

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Storm Doris destroyed Ringway Golf Club trees

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The ‘twin’ sycamore trees have been a feature of Ringway Golf Club since it opened in 1909. They appear on their club logos and emblems on team kits, club ties, Captains’ and Presidents’ jackets and are engraved on many of the club’s trophies. But disaster struck on February 23rd 2017 when Storm Doris hit the region and blew down the …

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Callaway fitting session at Hale Golf Club

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Members of Hale Golf Club enjoyed a great day as Callaway gave a fitting session with their new range of clubs led by their representative Andy Shaw. Hale member Sally Smith said: “This is the first fitting session that I’ve been to and it was really interesting. As I had to dash back to work I didn’t really get the …

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Mixed pairs event to take place at Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club

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The Cheshire men’s and women’s unions joined forces three years ago to launch the first Mixed Pairs Final for club champions at Vale Royal Abbey GC and it proved to be a great success with entries growing in the second year. Clubs are invited to send their chosen mixed pairs to participate again in this year’s final which will again …