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This Month's Magazine

Golf News & "Thistle Test Ye"

Golf News & Quiz

Morgan begins european presidency
Andrew Morgan has been elected president of the European golf association; the first time a Welshman has held the position.
Morgan was a key figure in bringing the Ryder cup to Wales in 2010, which will be held at the Celtic Manor resort.
The 54 year old is a dental surgeon, who lives in Cardiff and is a member of the Royal Porthcawl golf club.

Abu Dhabi added to tour calendar
Abu Dhabi will become the 36th territory to feature on the European tour when it hosts an event next year.
The Abu Dhabi golf championship, with a prize fund of 2 million dollars will take place at the national course from 19-22 of January.

 

Woosie backs open entry for women
Former major winner Ian Woosnam and Jose Maria Olazabal have backed the decision to allow women to qualify for next years open.
Women had been barred from competing, but now the top five from each of the four women’s majors will be allowed to take part in open regional qualifying.

Mc Ginley faces surgery after win
Paul McGinley revealed he could be out of action for ten weeks over the winter after triumphing at the Volvo Masters. The 38 year old Irishman goes into hospital for a scan on his knee and could face surgery for the second season in a row.
McGinley is third in the Ryder cup standings and third in the final order of merit after the Valderrama win.

Els to make comeback at Sun City
World number 5 Ernie Els will make his comeback from a knee injury at the Nedbank Challenge at Sun City in South Africa in the first week in December.
Els, who tore a knee ligament in July, had planned to return at the south African open on 15th of December. But he will be back sooner then expected, joining compatriot Retief Goosen at the Pro-Am event in Sun City.

Thistle Test Ye! (see below)

Send answers with your address by e-mail to editor@webexpressguide.com by 4th December 2005.
The first correct answer to be drawn will be the winner of a voucher for a free golf lesson for winning entrant or nominee.


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Flagstick stuck into the green some distance from the hole by a practical joker

Q. A practical joker removes the flagstick from the hole and sticks it into the putting green some distance from the hole. The players approaching the green are unaware of this action and they play towards the flagstick and not the hole. Do the players have an option to replay?

Send the answers by e mail to editor@webexpressguide.com or by any other written method to reach us by 4th December. You must provide your address. The first correct answer to be drawn will be the winner of a voucher for a free golf lesson for the winning entrant or nominee.

 

Answer to October's question:  The time allowed for a ball lost and found is, 3 minuets.

Last Month’s winner was: Alison Yates.



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