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This Week In Golf: Mar 6 – 12

Justin Rose confirms for BMW PGA Championship

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Olympic Gold Medallist Justin Rose will make his first appearance on home soil since winning in Rio when he tees it up in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club from May 25-28 – the first tournament in the European Tour’s new Rolex Series.

Related: Wentworth’s West Course undergoes further changes

Rose, who grew up playing North Hants GC just 15 miles down the road from Wentworth, said, “It’s one of my favourite events. It is the one event I grew up watching as a kid and it’s a tournament I would dearly love to win, and with all the changes I think there is going to be a lot of excitement about the tournament.”


History maker Lydia Hall wins Welsh pro golfer award

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Golf Union of Wales Tour Player of the Year Lydia Hall.
Celtic Manor Resort ©Steve Pope – Sportingwales

Lydia Hall claimed the Golf Union of Wales Tour Professional of the Year Award after making history as the first woman to beat the men in a British professional golf tournament at the Wales National PGA Championship.

Walker Cup hopeful David Boote won the Amateur of the Year Award, Pyle and Kenfig were the Club of the Year, in an award ceremony at Ryder Cup venue Celtic Manor sponsored by Future Financials.