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Bognor Seniors hold their last ‘Major’ of the year

Bognor Seniors held their last ‘Major’ of the year last week. Known as The Poppy Day Competition, members who were in a service played for that team in a team competition, and were joined by many non-services members.

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Selsey's ladies' team in the pro-am with their pro Kyle Kelsall

Selsey ladies get into the swing of the pro-am

Selsey ladies entered a team into the club’s pro am this year, comprising by Eddie Williamson, Sam Jones and Rita Green.

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Stuart Gillett / Picture supplied by Goodwood

Goodwood boss in line for national golf gong

Stuart Gillett, general manager for golf and leisure at Goodwood, has been nominated for the manager of the year award at the Golf Club Managers’ Association (GCMA) national conference on November 13.

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Josh Henderson was part of the winning Uni of Chi golf team / Picture by John Geeson

University of Chichester teams get feeling of deja vu

There was a case or two of deja vu for University of Chichester teams.

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Bognor's Autumn Cup victors with captain Chris Hickling

Autumn’s here but golf is still in full swing

There was an excellent turnout of 64 seniors for Bognor Golf Club’s Autumn Cup. The high scores reflected the course and condition of the greens, which were near perfect.

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Martin Leo and Ian Hendry

Selsey golfers have it on a plate... Bognor duo head for sunny climes

The Selsey Golf Club veterans played the last match in their annual competition against Southsea vets for the Millennium Plate.

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Golf is the world's most boring game, according to a recent survey

Golf crowned the world's most boring game, but where do cricket, football and bridge rank?

Golf has beaten off competition from cricket, snooker and bridge to be crowned the world's most boring game.

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Silverware presented after Bognor's autumn seniors' supper competition

Bognor seniors play (not sing) for their supper

The autumn seniors’ supper competition at Bognor Golf Club attracted 64 players. It is a four-ball better-ball Stableford, with pairs being drawn after dinner the night before the competition.

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The Hillbillies versus Dot's Dollies

Golf: Trophies add edge to fun for Chichester ladies

Chichester Golf Club’s ladies have been busy playing several trophy games and fun competitions in lovely autumn weather.

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Chris McDonnell in action at Foxhills / Picture by Sam Hanson

McDonnell helps GB and Ireland land PGA Cup

Golf At Goodwood academy manager Chris McDonnell made history at the PGA Cup with the Great Britain and Ireland team, who beat the USA 16-10, the home side’s widest-ever winning margin.

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Chris McDonnell is part of the GB & Ireland PGA Cup side

Goodwood ace in good shape for GB & Ireland PGA Cup bid

Chris McDonnell, Golf At Goodwood academy manager, says his game ‘feels good and fresh for a very intense week’ as he prepares for his first appearance in the PGA Cup at Foxhills in Surrey, starting tomorrow.

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Bognor junior champion Harry Isham receives his prize

Harry’s the hero as juniors impress at Bognor

This year’s junior championship at Bognor Golf Club was a hotly-contested 36-hole scratch event with the lead changing hands at least three times on the back nine of the last round.

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Sussex Sports Awards 2016 Young Sports Personality of the Year winner Archie Davis & Oldest Living Olympian Bill Lucas

Nominations Set to Open for Annual Sports Awards

Active Sussex is set to launch nominations for the annual Sussex Sports Awards that recognise and celebrate the achievements of the county’s sports stars and athletes, coaches, teams and volunteers.
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The PGA Cup line-up including Chris McDonnell, fourth from left

McDonnell’s journey to PGA Cup team not straightforward

In June, I finished fourth in the PGA Championships in Ireland, meaning I automatically qualified for the PGA Cup, much to my delight, writes Chris McDonnell, academy manager at Golf at Goodwood.

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Stars of Bognor's Challenge Weekend

Golf: Till cashes in... seniors’ island escape... Goodwood aces’ Mauritius dream

More than 80 players took part in Bognor’s seniors invitation, fast becoming a not-to-be-missed event. Bill Chick and Ron Allcott have run this competition for many years.

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Leo Ruggieri picks up the trophy at Goodwood

Goodwood golf title written in stars for Leo

Goodwood held its 2017 club championships with some fantastic golf played across both championship courses.

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The Jerdein Memorial Salver winners

Silver salver is prize for Bognor ladies

The Jerdein Memorial Salver was held at Bognor, and the club’s representatives were Chloe Court and Heather Tidy. They were among the first off, very early in the morning, when the weather was drizzly and dull, but they were not deterred and were round in 3 hours.

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Billy Aspital receives the Selsey trophy

Things are hotting up for Selsey golfers

Selsey’s club championship was held with temperatures in the 30s. Every competitor deserved a trophy for completing 36 holes in the blistering heat – a real contrast to last year’s championship when it was windy and wet.

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Chris McDonnell and his PGA Cup team-mates

PGA Cup call-up is a dream come true for Goodwood boss

Missing out on an unforgettable trip to America for the 2015 PGA Cup was difficult to take for Christopher McDonnell.

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More 125 Week winners at Bognor GC

125th anniversary going with a swing at Bognor

With this being Bognor GC’s 125-year anniversary, a number of events are marking this milestone. For the ladies the first event was the 125 Trophy at home to Copthorne GC ladies. Copthorne also celebrate their 125th anniversary this year.

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