Rules, Rules and More Rules

So, as we move closer and closer to D-Day, or should I say R-Day, here are some more bits and pieces about what lies in store for us come Jan 1.

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The End of Year Bash

We finished our annual calendar year with a flourish: great weather, and our course in spectacular condition, with all the Benriach, Glendronach and Glenglassaugh whisky and Heineken beer on offer ... See more

The Bear's Home

After 3 particularly hot days of golf just an hour away from us at Pecanwood, our team triumphed over our Nicklaus cousins to finally win back The Golden Bear. In fact, Houghton successfully defended ... See more

Bear Hunting

Dudu Hlatshwayo won the final Ladies Major of the year on a nett score of 147, edging out Elaine Rubens and Sue Vyvyan-Day by just 1 point.

Sue Nurick’s 67 points were just too good for the ...
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Big Brother

I’m not sure if you noticed last week, but the text of my weekly mailer was considerably bigger.

Now I can hear some of you saying that the old Pro in the shop can’t see anymore, so he had ...
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More rules

Sorry to bother you with this, but I’m going to keep posting videos and images as they become available online and in social media, as the changes coming are really quite radical, and we’re going to ... See more

The Rules They Are A Changing

Things are pretty quiet now on the golfing front, so with getting the new handicap system done and dusted, it’s time to start looking at the new Rules governing the game, and which will kick in at ... See more

Spring Update

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Spring Cleaning

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The Open Championships

Kappy shares his 10 key points from the weekend at Carnoustie with us in this week's newsletter:

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The Houghton Away Trip

The dates have been set for our annual away trip, and this year again sees us heading down to the Ezulwini Valley for 3 days of golf and fun at the superb venue that is the Royal ... See more

Houghton Golf Club Newsletter, 18 April 2018

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Weekend News

Hough's It
Just a quick reminder of a few things happening at Houghton GC in the next week.
1. Greg from Biomech is going to be here tomorrow (Saturday) to demo his putters. If you have any ...
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Holiday reciprocity

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Sorry to bother you twice in one day, but we just realised that the reciprocity link in my letter earlier was for a Microsoft Publisher file, and it’s not opening for most, so I’m ...
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The best value route to better golf is to put new grips on your current clubs, a practice often overlooked by the majority of golfers. The advice is to re-grip your clubs once a year or every 40 ... See more