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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.

Neil and Debbie Casling County Development Officers

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.

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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.

Garon Park wins GolfMark Club of the Year 2013

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.

Thousands of young golfers are set for National Skills Challenge

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.

Golf participation holds steady despite bad weather

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.

2012 Golf Foundation Award Winners

The Golf Foundation is calling on supporters of grass roots junior golf to nominate deserving recipients for its Presidents’ Awards, held next May.

70,000 get into golf during summer of sport

England’s network of County Golf Partnerships (CGPs) enjoyed a hugely successful summer of sport and introduced over 70,000 people to golf in the six months to the end of September.

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Three golf clubs, each with an outstanding record of working with juniors and beginners, have been shortlisted for the prestigious GolfMark Club of the Year award, supported by COBRA PUMA GOLF.

Filey Golf Club is 600th GolfMark club

Filey Golf Club in north Yorkshire has just become the 600th club to achieve the GolfMark, England Golf’s award for junior and beginner-friendly facilities.

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