National News  - April 2012

Big Swing event 2012

Golf can be a great game for young people and this was underlined when a total of 1,100 primary schoolchildren from Dorset took part in ‘The Big Swing’ on Friday (20th April) – breaking all known UK records in the process.

Big Swing 2011

One thousand primary schoolchildren from Dorset are expected to take part in ‘The Big Swing’ this Friday (20 April) – showing off their new golf skills in an event that is likely to be a UK record.

Get into golf at Canary Wharf

Get into golf - the national campaign to grow the game - got down to business when it teed off a taster day in the heart of London’s Canary Wharf.

GolfBIC event April 2012

The Golf Foundation has thanked the organisers and delegates present at the Golf Business and Industry Convention (GolfBIC) for a “significant” donation of £4,700, which will help the leading golf charity to make the game more accessible to children from all backgrounds and abilities.

Get into golf, a national campaign to inspire new golfers and support the plan to make England the world’s leading golf nation, has just been launched.

Pam Benka 2013 President

Pam took a break from the game after marrying and having her two children, Mark and Clare. When she returned, she became involved with elite training and then as a national and international selector.

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