This Week In Golf: Aug 21 - 27

Catch up with all the latest news from around the world in golf

Catch up with all the latest news from around the world in golf

This Week In Golf: Aug 21 - 27

Centurion Club Members’ Day raises nearly £25,000 for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

A fundraising day held in honour of Rick Garg, a much-loved Golf Monthly Forum and Centurion Club member, has raised nearly £25,000 for the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.

Rick Garg sadly passed away on August 17th 2016 at the age of 56 after suffering a heart attack on the golf course; despite the exemplary care of the staff at Harefield Hospital.

Rick, originally from Huddersfield, was a passionate golfer who was a real family man and highly thought of by his fellow members at Centurion Club.

Foxhills Pro has two winners at Oceanico World Kids Golf Championship

Pedro Lemos celebrates with Under 14 Girls Champion, Sarah Mardani

Foxhills PGA Teaching Professional, Pedro Lemos, took the opportunity to inspire some of England’s most promising young golfers with a recent overseas expedition to the Oceanico World Kids Golf Championship at Amendoeira Golf Resort.

Lemos, who joined the Surrey venue at the start of this month, travelled to the Portuguese destination with seven budding golfers, who tested their mettle across Amendoeira’s Faldo and O’Connor Jnr courses.

Amongst Lemos’ stable, Sarah Mardani and Eleanor Lichtenhein emerged victorious in their respective age groups.

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Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered three Open Championships on-site including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats between 3-5. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Honma TR20

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5

Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x