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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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Martin Day, Kevin Painter, Ben Marley and Mark Jasper

We’d rather score bullseyes than holes in one

The second of the vice-captain’s nights at Cowdray Park Golf Club was something a little different from the norm.

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Goodwood's young golfers shone in the European event

Goodwood youngsters fly flag in golf Euro championships

Golf at Goodwood were well represented at the recent US Kids European Championships in East Lothian, Scotland.

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Harry Isham

Harry is the county’s top under-14 golfer

Harry Isham, a Year 8 student at Felpham Community College, is celebrating winning the Sussex Under-14 Golf Championship at Mid-Sussex Golf Course.

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Mark Wood

Wood takes up teaching role at ‘superb’ Chichester Golf Club

Mark Wood has joined Chichester Golf Club as director of instruction.

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Lille-Beau Thorpe

European fourth spot earns international chance for Lille-Beau

Cowdray Junior Lille-Beau Thorpe competed in the US Kids’ European Championships in Scotland.

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Denny Terry and Peter Senft at Selsey GC

Golf: Long-serving Terry lands long-awaited prize

Selsey GC veterans had their Captain’s Day and Peter Senft, the current captain, organised an excellent day’s golf, a buffet and a raffle.

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Jim Catt and Tony Castley meet again at Bognor GC

Football friendship is renewed on the golf course

Bognor hosted friendly rivals Cowdray and it went down to the last pairing, in which Cowdray just nudged ahead to win the match 5-3.

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Mark Kelly and Peter Hallt, winners of the Podmore Salver

Rivals call a Hallt to Cowdray contest... Penge sets Dublin course record

Cowdray seniors competed for the Podmore Salver on a brilliantly sunny day, but with a stiff cool breeze. The format was greensomes Stableford.

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Bognor ladies' recent prizewinners

Golf: Ladies loving season being in full swing

It has been a busy few weeks for Bognor’s golfing ladies.

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Cowdray Park seniors who took on Petersfield

Bognor golfers have a spring in their step

An excellent turnout of 63 Bognor Golf Club seniors took part in the seniors’ spring cup.

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Chi PGA pro Mark Wood with junior open winner Leonardo Ruggieri

Golf: Leonardo finds there’s an art to winning the open

In wet and windy conditions, the annual Chichester Junior Open was played on the par-72 Cathedral course.

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Harry Isham, under-14 county champion

Bognor junior lands Sussex golf title

A ‘homegrown’ Bognor junior has won the Sussex under-14 championship.

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