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PING is offering golfers a day out with a difference at its European HQ in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. The unique PING Experience Day offers groups of eight or more golfers the chance to take a tour around the company’s state-of-the-art European Fitting Centre, visit the PING factory to see the new G30 range being …

Dorset Golf Club hits the mark with new GolfMark award first

Sturminster Marshall Golf Club in Dorset has just become the first in the country to achieve England Golf’s new GolfMark award. “It’s always nice to be first,” said club owner and PGA professional Mike Dodd. “We are a pro-active club working at grass roots to get people into golf and this award underlines that …

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The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open (Marc Warren pictured by Getty Images) was given a significant boost today with news that its future has been secured until 2020, thanks to extended commitments from both the title sponsor and the Scottish Government. Scotland’s First Minister, the Rt Hon Alex Salmond …

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The World of Golf driving range at New Malden in south-west London, has opened the most advanced golf teaching facility in the UK to help golfers of all abilities take their game to the next level with the very latest game-improvement technologies. The World of Golf’s new Performance Centre – open to the public …

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England Golf will stage a week-long festival of golf next year to create a national grand finale for a host of handicap and team championships. Golf Week 2015 will take place from 10-14 August at Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire and will include the national final of a new, mixed Club Team Championship. …

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Daisy Nielsen of Denmark and France’s Melodie Bourdy produced a thrilling and tense end to the season’s LET Access Series at Stoke by Nayland Hotel Golf & Spa. Both girls ended the 54-hole WPGA International Challenge level on seven-under-par after completing the final round in two-under. Cue a sudden-death …

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Top seed Henrik Stenson (pictured by Getty Images) has set up an all-Swedish quarter final against Jonas Blixt after a spectacular victory over Thongchai Jaidee on day three of the Volvo World Match Play Championship. The World Number Five will face his compatriot Blixt, who overcame Paul Casey at the first extra …

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England’s Charlotte Ellis (Pictured by Adrian Milledge)) and amateur Ellie Goodall tied for the lead after the opening round of the WPGA International Challenge, the final tournament on the 2014 Ladies European Tour Access Series (LETAS). The pair carded matching rounds of three under par 69 in sunny, calm …

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Graeme McDowell (pictured by Getty Images) will open the defence of his Volvo World Match Play Championship title with a match against in-form Frenchman Alexander Levy, the winner of last week’s weather-affected Portugal Masters. Ryder Cup star McDowell, who beat Thongchai Jaidee in last year’s final, has been …

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Fifteen top English amateurs will be in the field when the WPGA International Challenge returns next week to Stoke by Nayland, on the Suffolk/Essex border. The 54-hole event, which takes place from October 16-18, is the only event on the LET Access Series to be staged in the UK in 2014. It was launched last year …