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Another great day for City Old Boys

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  Manchester City Old Boys have enjoyed their annual Golf Day at Didsbury Golf Club for well over ten years and they had another great day of excellent fellowship and competition. The event was organised by Didsbury’s City legend Roy Cheetham and supported by John Williamson and Fred Eyre. Among the City legends on the course were Joe Corrigan, Tommy …

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Bel sets new mark at Sandiway

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Sandiway Golf Club members and staff provided a memorable day for the players, officials and supporters of the Cheshire Girls Championships. Their magnificent course was enjoyed by all players and inspired some great golf. Prestbury Golf Club’s England Girls star Bel Wardle has won the trophy for the past three years and in her final year as a junior set …

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Sale Ladies retain the Mersey Shield

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The Mersey Ladies Shield had a great field of well over 100 golfers from the five Mersey clubs on a day blessed by superb weather and excellently hosted by defending champions Sale. Sale again set the pace with a string of solid scores but Didsbury kept in touch leaving it until the final match with Val O’Brien and Bev Hopcutt …

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Geoff ready to lead Manchester Captains into another great year

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Geoff Sable has been involved with golf for 27 years and he is looking forward with great anticipation to the coming year as Captain of the Manchester and District Golf Captains with plenty of exciting events to look forward to in a busy year. Geoff said: “My golfing career began in 1990 when I joined Whitefield GC having completed the …

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Alex Mattison is enjoying his new role

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Alex Mattison, the Academy manager at the Midgelow School of Golf at the Moorend Golf facility at Woodford, has brought a great wealth of experience in golf to his new role for which he has great ambitions. After enjoying his golf as a junior star at Northenden GC Alex pursued his golfing aims by getting degrees in Sports Technology at …

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Mersey Captains show their class

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Knutsford Golf Club were again superb hosts for the Society of Manchester and District Captains’ Annual Introductory Meeting for new Captains. There were 25 new Captains along with 12 members of the Executive of The Association were treated to nine holes of golf in the delightful setting of Knutsford Golf Club in Tatton Park. The Competition was a Team Stableford …

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Sale’s new manager has his sights set high

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Sale Golf Club’s new manager John Jackson has considerable experience of golf and he has now achieved a long-standing ambition in taking on his new role. John began playing golf with his dad at Eccleston Park GC and then Grange Park GC, his local club in St Helens. By the time he was 17 he was playing off two handicap and …

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 …

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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 …