Following the Prime Minister’s statements yesterday (23 June), further changes were made to lockdown rules that will be introduced next month in England and are of significance to golf clubs and organisations that operate bar or catering facilities. Read More...
Official Statement from England Golf
Official Statement from England Golf - Update from Government guidance
The UK Government has today provided clarification on outdoor recreation and rules on social distancing in England. Read More...
Latest update from England Golf
In conjunction with The R&A, home nations, PGA and other industry partners, England Golf has jointly released the following statement.
The UK Government has announced that golf will be able to resume in England on Wednesday, 13 May 2020. All outdoor sport must be done alone or within a household group and that includes golf. There is no change to the current position in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and so golf courses in these countries must remain closed for now. Read More...
Letter from Jeremy Tomlinson - CEO England Golf
In the first few weeks following the lockdown of 23 March, the most frequently asked question to myself and the staff at England Golf was ‘why are golf courses closed?’
We were able to refer to the conditions of lockdown which made it incompatible for our facilities to remain open – a position validated by government.
In recent weeks, and increasingly prevalent as I write, is the changed question of “when will golf courses re-open?”. A huge change in mindset. Read More...
CONGU Decision 23/3/2020 (Updated 05/05/2020)
Following on from The R&A’s guidance on the Rules of Golf issued on Friday 20 March (https://www.randa.org/en/news/2020/03/covid-19-related-guidance-on-the-rules-of-golf) and further advice on 29th April (https://www.randa.org/News/2020/04/Golf-in-the-UK-under-COVID-19-restrictions), Read More...
STATEMENT FROM THE R&A AND USGA ON THE WORLD AMATEUR GOLF RANKINGS
In order to reflect the postponement or cancellation of numerous events which would normally feed into the WAGR® system a decision has been made to pause the ageing process for events on players' records. Read More...
England Golf update: Championships postponed until week commencing 27 July
England Golf has updated and extended its list of postponed championships to now include all events up until week commencing 27 July 2020.
As always, England Golf’s priority when taking decisions at this time is to assist the national effort to combat the threat of the COVID-19 outbreak and ensure we protect our NHS and save lives.
With golf courses now closed until further notice and restrictions for travel and public life in place for an indefinite period, England Golf has taken the pragmatic decision on the postponement of events beyond our original date of 7 June. Read More...
COVID-19 RELATED GUIDANCE ON THE RULES OF GOLF
The R&A has received a number of enquiries from organisers of golf competitions seeking guidance on the Rules of Golf in view of the Covid-19 outbreak. The purpose of this communication is to provide some guidance on the Rules of Golf. Read More...
Midland U16 Boys and Girls Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship
It is with extreme regret that the Midland U16 Boys and Girls Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Hawkstone Park on 5th to 8th April 2020 is cancelled. This is as a direct result of the government advice and guidelines and in conjunction with the recommendations of our affiliated County Unions Read More...
Midlands Past Presidents 2019
Midlands Past Presidents 2019
On Wednesday 9th October 2019 the Past Presidents annual golf day took place at Kirby Muxloe GC, Leicestershire
14 Past Presidents from across the Midlands played in this year’s event. Read More...