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Golf well-placed to tackle issue of loneliness

PGA chief executive Sandy Jones believes golf can help tackle the issue of loneliness which is blighting the lives of many elderly people in the UK.

BBC Salford staff give golf a go...

Staff and club members at BBC Salford have been channelling their energies into a new sporting pursuit.

PGA Pros smash thousand free lessons barrier

The Ryder Cup wasn't just a roaring success for Paul McGinley and Europe with a team of PGA pros smashing through the one thousand free lessons barrier at Gleneagles.

PGA Pros to help Ryder Cup go with a swing

A team of talented Scottish PGA Professionals will play their part in helping the Ryder Cup go with a swing by giving hundreds of free lessons to spectators.

Get into golf teams up with BBC Sport’s Get Inspired Initiative

Get into golf has joined forces with BBC Sport's Get Inspired scheme which encourages people get active and discover new activities in their local area.

Yorkshire forms County Golf Partnership

Yorkshire golf is set to benefit from an exciting new partnership that will help drive the efforts to grow the sport across the county.

Get into golf partners Change4Life

Get into golf, which inspires adults in England to take up golf, is delighted to have become a national partner of Change4Life, the campaign which helps people to eat healthier, get active and live longer.

Everyone a winner at Hoylake

It was win-win all round for all the PGA pros involved at this year's Open Championship.

Massive increase in numbers getting into golf

Over 110,000 people got into golf with the national network of County Golf Partnerships (CGPs) in the year to the end of March 2014. That's more than double the figure for the previous 12 months.

Deaf golf in the Brabazon spotlight

Deaf golf will come into the spotlight this week when the Brabazon Trophy gets underway at Seaton Carew in County Durham.

One-woman drive inspires new golfers

Essex golfer Jan Tallentire is running a one-woman drive to get new players into the game - and in the space of just six weeks she persuaded 80 ladies to have a go.

Mums have a fabulous time

A few of us from the Birmingham group of Mums in the Know recently signed up for a golf taster session at the gorgeous Edgbaston Golf Club.

A Northumberland golf club is serving up an innovative approach to welcoming new members

Bellingham Golf Club - which can be found in North Tyne Valley, 16 miles north of Hexham - has been supporting the Northumberland County Golf Partnership's drive to encourage more women to take up golf.

Northamptonshire’s Martin Izzard - awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year Honours list.

Martin is recognised for his services to golf through the Northamptonshire Golf Partnership, which he chairs and which has brought hundreds of new players in to the game in the county.

Golfers urged to donate their unwanted gear...

A new scheme - launched by the Staffordshire County Golf Partnership - is calling on existing players to donate unwanted golf clubs which can then be used by newcomers to the sport.