Catch up with all the latest news from around the world in golf. By James Stroud
This Week in Golf: Feb 20 – 26
Ted Baker Golf has launched today
Ted Baker has today released a new menswear golf capsule collection.
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Their collection features a variety of items including polo shirts, knitwear and more. To view their new collection visit http://www.tedbaker.com/uk/Edited/Mens/Tee_Off_With_Ted.
Eva Longoria to host the Gala Dinner at the 2017 Costa Smeralda Invitational in June
This year’s event will be held between June 16-18 and will include a tennis tournament and cycling tour, as well as a Celeb-am golf tournament.
Annika Sorenstam will host the golf tournament while Pat Cash will host the tennis. The host for the cycling tour will be announced in April.
Work is almost complete on a new first hole at St George’s Hill Golf Club in Surrey
Members of St George’s Hill Golf Club have approved the development of the first hole following a consultation process.
A number of bunkers in the fairway and a swale to the left of the green will be added as part of the hole’s new design.
Royal Norwich Golf Club has been sold and will be replaced by 1,000 new homes
Persimmon Homes have agreed a £17millon deal to purchase Royal Norwich Golf Club and the developers plan to build 1,000 homes in its place.
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The club will now move to a new site, where work is set to begin this month, with the new course set to open in early 2019.
Playboy Model Agrees to caddy for PGA Tour Golfer at the Masters Par 3 Tournament!
The 2016 Web.com graduate Grayson Murray cheekily asked Playboy model Lindsey Pelas if she would be his caddy for the Masters Par 3 Tournament and amazingly she agreed.
However, there is one condition – Murray must win the Houston Open next week. He has missed his last 5 cuts on the PGA Tour and is 200/1 to lift the trophy in Texas.
The Shire London welcomes Thomas Bjørn as Honorary Captain
The European Ryder Cup Captain for 2018 has been named as Shire London’s honorary captain and will represent the Golf Club for 2017/2018.
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During his two year Honorary Captaincy at the Shire London the 46 year old will hold a new event, the Thomas Bjørn Trophy, the first of which will be contested in September 2017.
New ‘one size fits all’ golf glove
ZOOM golf gloves, a new brand from the design team behind BIG MAX trolleys, is launching into the worldwide golf market this spring with their first range of gloves that are designed to fit any golfer’s hand perfectly.
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