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The Royal Troon Mixed Battle Heats Up

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The Royal Troon Mixed Battle Heats Up
Royal Troon, the site of this year’s 145th Open Championship is facing criticism for still having a male-only membership policy. While many are looking forward to the action sure to be happening on the links this July, others are concentrating on the club’s male-only status. Out of the 10 golf clubs used for the Open Championship only two remain men-only, Royal Troon and Muirfiel..Read More

Wentworth Backs Down from Outrageous Membership Fees

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Wentworth Backs Down from Outrageous Membership Fees
The owners of Wentworth Golf Club have been forced to abandon their plans to skyrocket annual fees and dwindle down the number of members at the Surrey club. It was a row that incited current members, including Sir Michael Parkinson to stand up and speak out against the plans. New owners, Reignwood, who bought the club for £135 million in 2014, were hoping to make Wentworth the most exc..Read More

R&A Golf Club Set to Review Male-Only Policy

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R&A Golf Club Set to Review Male-Only Policy
According to the Daily Mail, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews will be discussing the hotly debated topic of its “male-only” clubhouse policy.   The paper is reporting that Wilson Sibbet, chairman of the club’s General Committee has written a letter to all 2,500 of the club’s members urging them to accept that change is inevitable.   It is though..Read More

St. George’s Park Announces Golf Course Plans after Steven Gerrard Calls Site “Boring”

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St. George’s Park Announces Golf Course Plans after Steven Gerrard Calls Site “Boring”
St. George’s Park, the complex constructed for all 24 England Football teams in Staffordshire, has announced plans to incorporate a 9-hole golf course at the site. Opened in 2012, as a base for all national teams, St George’s Park already boasts 12 outdoor football pitches, including a replica of the Wembley surface, a full-size indoor 3G pitch, as well as an altitude chamber to m..Read More

A Crazy Golf Course inspired by Rock Legends KISS

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A Crazy Golf Course inspired by Rock Legends KISS
Fancy taking your chances on a round of crazy golf inspired by the legendary rock band, KISS? If you’re headed to Las Vegas it’s an adventure you just might want to take up. KISS: by Monster Mini features 18 holes of glow-in-the-dark decadence. Featuring overhead black lights with glowing orange dividers, it’s a psychedelic trip perfectly suited to the band celebrating it&..Read More

Montgomerie to open golf center with Andy Murray's mother

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Montgomerie to open golf center with Andy Murray's mother
Former Ryder Cup captain, Colin Montgomerie has joined forces with Judy Murray, tennis star Andy Murray’s mother, in a bid to open a purpose-built golf and tennis centre near Stirling in Scotland. The complex will be the first of its kind in the country.  A nine-hole golf course with a practice range and mini-golf experience will feature alongside six indoor and six outdoor tennis c..Read More
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