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Eddie Polland continues as Patron

We are pleased to announce that Eddie Polland continues as Patron of British Inclusive Golf. Eddie won four European Tour titles in the 1970s and early 1980s, including the 1975 Sun Alliance PGA Match Play Championship. In 1973 he played in the 20th Ryder Cup Match held at Muirfield in Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland. The United States team won the competition…
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Devastating Loss of Charity Trustee

It is with deep regret and sorrow; I have to inform the membership of the sudden passing away of our trustee Mr Stuart Walsh. Stuart has been a great supporter of British inclusive Golf and a powerful advocate for all those with difficulties and he will be sadly missed. Stuart was of course the sponsor…
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The Billy on Tour

The Billy was on tour at the FARMFOODS BRITISH PAR 3 at Nailcott Hall, Warwickshire 6th – 9th August, there was a lot of networking done for the 2020 Cairns Cup to secure sponsorship. A team representing the Cairns Cup came 5th in the Celebrity – Am on Friday.

Open Day at Wychwood

On Sunday 4th August we held an open day at Wychwood Golf Club, the weather put paid to a good turnout, however we did make some great contacts and further activities are planned later in the year. We have donated some Tri – Golf equipment to be used by the professionals to encourage young people…
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Els for Autism

On Tuesday July 9th we held a course “Els for Autism” run by Cae Menia-Davis of the Golf trust. We invite volunteers from Blackburn & Wigan Youth Zones to Mytton Fold our North West headquarters. After the course there was a group of children who had a session in the practical part of the course.…
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2019 Grip Par Open

Another successful weekend of golf at Mytton Fold Golf Club where 106 players from the golf club and British Inclusive Golf played for 3 separate trophies the Saturday winners were:Powaglide cupWinner – M BryanR/up – S Koran Vanaman TrophyWinner – L EcclesR/up – M Jones Copeland ShieldWinner – I HalliwellR/up – T Stewart Nearest pins1st – S Cowan9th –…
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Booth Trophy 2019

The 2019 Booth Trophy was contested between British Inclusive Golf & The Social Golfer at The Windmill Hotel & Golf Club, Coventry. The event was an aggregate stableford team game the result was never in doubt the final match result was 662 to 601 pts with TSG winning 13 – 3 matches.However, despite sounding one-sided the main cumulative…
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Young People Projects starts at Mytton Fold Golf Club in February

We are planning to work with golf clubs and golf professionals that have the same vision as BIG. We have in 2019 identified two locations to start the project these are: • Mytton Fold Golf Club, Blackburn – Starting February – Details will be announced soon • Wychwood Golf Club, Cheshire – Starting March Both…
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Celtic Manor Resort annouced as venue for “The Billy”

Little History For those that don’t know “The Billy” came about from the Phoenix Cup 2018 in Florida when a team of disabled golfers from USA & Europe played at Rotonda Golf Club. Mr. Billy Cairns was a team member of the travelling European team and unfortunately passed away the day after arriving in Florida.…
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