Catch up with all the latest news from around the world in golf. By James Stroud
This Week in Golf: Mar 27 – April 2
14-year old shoots -1 under par 71 at the Ana Inspiration
Lucy Li, a 14-year old amateur from Redwood Shores, San Fransisco, shot a superb -1 under par round at the first major of the season in women’s golf.
The child prodigy is currently in a tie for 24th, four shots off the lead set by Karine Icher.
Mizuno Announce European Tour Fitting Days In Spring 2017
The Mizuno European Tour workshop will visit four prestigious golf clubs this spring for fitting days. Fitting sessions will last 45 minutes and golfers will have the chance to try out the latest Mizuno products including the JPX900 driver and the three iron models in the JPX900 series.
The fitting days for each respective golf club are as follows: 21st April – Woburn Golf Club, 29th April – Silvermere Golf & Leisure, 19th May – Bearwood Lakes Golf Club, 20th May – Royal Mid Surrey.
Leeds Golf Centre To Host Senior Masters Tour Event
Leeds Golf Centre is set to host the Leeds Senior Masters, an event for golfing professionals 48 years-old and over. The event will run for three days from the 30th May to the 1st June.
The aim of the event is to establish a full field of 72 professionals. Well-known names that have already confirmed their participation include Andrew Oldcorn, Peter Baker and Gordon J Brand.
Lamkin Celebrate The Masters
In celebration of the first Major of the season, Lamkin have introduced a special edition of two of their most popular grips.
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Available in green and gold, the Lamkin Z5 and SINK putter grips are available for purchase now.
Golf Tourism England (GTE) Release Their Fourth Video Illustrating The Best Of The Atlantic Links
In their fourth in a series of five videos, GTE showcase the Atlantic Links as one of the most spectacular regions to play golf in England.
Related: 20 Courses To Play In 2017
Featured in the video includes courses such as Burnham & Berrow, Royal North Devon, Saunton East and West, Trevose and St Enodoc. View the video here: GTE Atlantic Links
Titleist Golf Ball Promotion Returns For 2017
Titleist’s Loyalty Rewarded Promotion offers one dozen New Pro V1 or Pro V1x free with every three dozen purchased.
The promotion runs until 24th April and entails that a maximum of one dozen will be offered free per customer.
Golf Genius To Offer New GolfSixes Format To Clubs Across The UK
The GolfSixes event will debut in May and features 16 pairs of differing nationalities playing greensomes match play over six holes.
Related: GolfSixes Teams Have Been Announced
Following the launch of the unique new format, Golf Genius will provide clubs and societies around the UK with the opportunity to hold GolfSixes events.
The Els Club Desaru Coast – Valley Course Set To Open
The Valley Course, located in South-East Malaysia in the state of Johor, is set to open for public play on the 31st March.
Related: 20 Golf Courses To Play In 2017
The course has been founded by fellow Major Champions and Golf Hall of Famers, Ernie Els and Vijay Singh.