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It’s celebration time for Chichester golf ladies

Chichester ladies held their annual prizegiving and annual meeting. Prizes and trophies were awarded to 34 members.

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Richard Hedge and Jim Catt after the Poppy Day contest at Bognor Golf Club

Remembrance Day is marked by golfers

Bognor seniors held their last ‘major’ of the year. Known as the Poppy Day competition, it sees members who were in a service played for that team, and they were joined by many non-services members.

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Chestnut Tree House chief executive Hugh Lowson, and Stuart Gillett, from Goodwood, with club professional Chris McDonnell dressed as course designer James Braid

Hospice help comes from Goodwood golfers

Goodwood hosted its annual charity day, which for the second year was held in aid of Arundel children’s hospice Chestnut Tree House.

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Jim Robertson with St Richard's consultant Paul Carter and the scanner

Jim ends golfing year with help for hospital

Chichester veterans’ captain Jim Robertson completed his season in charge with the traditional Texas scramble competition and prizegiving.

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Selsey winner Trudy Hynes

Trio selected for England golf squads

A trio of talented local golfers have been included in the England under-16 regional squads for the upcoming training programme.

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Selsey golfers with the community first responder team, who have benefitted from the club's activities

Bringing out the silver at Selsey

Our latest golf digest features news from Selsey, Chichester, Bognor and Cowdray Park golf clubs.

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Nigel Wood with the Venables Trophy

It’s a very venerable effort in the Venables

Chichester veterans completed their last two major competitions of the season in fine weather, starting with the John Venables Memorial Cup.

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Nathan and Ethan Stride from Goodwood

Goodwood golfing pair proud despite missing big prize

Golf at Goodwood father and son Nathan and Ethan Stride turned in another impressive display but missed out on the top prize at the grand final of the Gloria Hotels & Resorts UK Pairs’ Golf Championship.

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The winners of Cowdray's ladies' pro-am

Ladies’ pro-am still going strong at Cowdray

Cowdray ladies’ pro-am was held for the 15th successive year and 66 ladies from clubs near and far with their chosen professionals enjoyed playing on a beautiful sunny day with a course in outstanding condition.

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Mike Harrington with the Claret Jug, flanked by Maurice Hall and Bill Dunstone

Maurice should be in golf Hall of Fame

The last of Chichester veterans’ founder members, Maurice Hall, announced his retirement from competitions before the start of the competition for the Claret Jug.

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Chichester veterans celebrate their Cyril Blake success

Nice one in the Cyril! Chichester vets take county crown

Chichester veterans have won the Cyril Blake County Foursomes after reaching the final for the first time.

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Sue Bywater presents the Grandmother's Trophy to Barbara Winter

They keep Rabbiting on at Selsey

We have action from Selsey, Chichester, Bognor and Cowdray Park in this week’s golf round-up.

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The Arthur Powis Cup is presented by Eddie Williamson to John Mustoe, with vets captain Peter Senft

Golfers sharing out the silver at Selsey

Selsey golfers have been able to play plenty of matches over the summer and some great results have been achieved.

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Justin Rose, pictured at Goodwood with some of the club's juniors in 2014

McDonnell: Rose’s Olympic gold will give golf major boost

Golf returned to the Olympics for the first time in more than 100 years at Rio 2016 and it was fantastic to watch, writes Chris McDonnell, Golf at Goodwood academy manager.

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John Galvin and Robert Stainsby of Chichester veterans after the Summer Trophy

Golf: Galvin gets the summer silverware at Chichester

Chichester veterans played the Summer Trophy competition sponsored by Colin Lindsell’s Royal Garden Hotel – and despite the gloomy weather forecast most of the entrants completed their rounds in the dry .

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The team winners of the Bognor seniors' open

Bognor golfers open their doors for seniors

Bognor Golf Club seniors held their open day and 70 took in wonderful weather on a course in superb condition, bringing smiles from everyone who took part.

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Goodwood's league-winning juniors

Golf: Goodwood juniors win West Sussex League

The Golf At Goodwood juniors won the West Sussex League by beating Bognor.

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Doreen Scragg and Sue Bywater at Selsey GC

Golf: Selsey silverware shared around... Bognor’s big day

SELSEY ladies played the Bronze and Rabbits cups. The Rabbits Cup was won by Sue Bywater, this year’s lady captain, and the runner-up was Doreen Scragg.

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The winners of the Chichester GC ladies' invitation event

Golf ladies take up invitation at Chichester

Chichester Golf Club ladies’ Invitation Day saw nine teams of three play a bowmaker in lovely weather. The winning team with a magnificent 85 points was Margaret Leigh, Yvonne Dunckley and Denise Pratt.

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Chris McDonnell at Goodwood

Introducing Observer’s new golf columnist

The Observer series has a new monthly golf columnist.

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