National News  - 2013

Martin Izzard New Years Award

Northamptonshire’s Martin Izzard – a man with a passion for golf and growing the game - has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year Honours list.

Impact Report Dec 2013

Almost 54,000 people chose to ‘Get into golf’ during the summer months of April to September, inspired by England’s network of County Golf Partnerships (CGPs).

GolfMark 700th Club

Ruddington Grange Golf Club in Nottinghamshire has just become the 700th club to achieve GolfMark, the England Golf award for junior and beginner-friendly facilities.

Coaching at a Dorset County Academy session

The England Golf Partnership (EGP) has been shortlisted for a top award for a coaching programme which involves around 2000 talented young golfers across the country.

Getintogolfweb Student

The search is on for volunteer activators to inspire fellow students at university and college in England to get into golf.

National Skills Challenge Final 2013

Eight talented youngsters have been crowned 2013 champions of England Golf’s National Skills Challenge, supported by FootJoy, the #1 Shoe and Glove in Golf.

Volunteer Winner 2013

The search is on to find England’s Golf Volunteers of the Year – the unsung heroes who give up their time to inspire others to take up and enjoy golf.

Skills Regional Final

A total of 32 talented youngsters are heading to the grand final of the National Skills Challenge, supported by FootJoy.

3 New RDOs

Three new officers have joined the drive to grow the game of golf in England and encourage more people to play.

Club Coaching Grant

England Golf grants helped more than 22,000 people to take advantage of coaching opportunities in one year at golf clubs and driving ranges.

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