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Goodwood golf bosses face award decision day

Golf at Goodwood staff will find out this week whether they have won the title of England Golf’s most welcoming club.

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There's been golf action at Chichester and Cowdray Park of late

Golf: Ladies beat weather – but please let it dry up

The weather has hampered play at Chichester recently, with course being closed twice and games being played over a shortened course on a few occasions.

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Chris and Jo Dyson withe the trophy

Dysons delighted to land West Sussex foursomes title

Goodwood members Chris and Jo Dyson won the West Sussex winter foursomes at West Sussex Golf Club.

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A 'This Girl Can' golf coaching event at Goodwood

COLUMN: Set your golfing goals for 2018 - and stick to them

In his first monthly column of 2018, our columnist Chris McDonnell, head of the academy ot Golf At Goodwood, talks about how you can make serious moves to improve your game in the year ahead...

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Goodwood'a academy open day has helped put the club in line for an award

Goodwood chiefs hopeful of landing golf gong

Bosses at Golf At Goodwood have welcomed news they are finalists in the ‘most welcoming golf club’ category at the forthcoming 2018 England Golf Awards.

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Rory McIlroy is tipped to have a winning year by Chris McDonnell

I’m proud of my part in great golfing 2017

Observer golf columnist Chris McDonnell looks back at the year in golf – and predicts who may take the sport’s big prizes in 2018

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Dot's Dollies and the Hillbillies line up for their challenge at Chichester Golf Club

Dot’s Dollies are in the pink at Chichester

There were 50 shades of pink – well, almost – and deadly putting was the order of the day for a new Dot’s Dollies and Hill Billies challenge for Chichester Golf Club’s ladies.

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The winners of Bognor's prostate competition

Bognor golfers net cash for prostate cancer charity

The second prostate competition was held at Bognor Golf Club and an excellent 120 members turned out, making a total of 244 members over the two events.

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The top performers in the November Texas scramble at Bognor GC

Record numbers turn out for good golfing cause

November’s golfing events at Bognor Golf Club were new to members two years ago and set out raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Bognor - Home Guard captain Brian Wolstencroft

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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