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Masters Champion Bubba Watson to play Shenzhen International event in China
The Shenzhen International golf tournament – the first stop of the European Tour in China in 2016 – will light up the award-winning Shenzhen Genzon Golf Club from April 21-24. Among the star attractions announced today (Jan 8) will be Bubba Watson, the two-time former Masters champion and world No.4, who made such an impact in the inaugural event last year.
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21 Sep
2015
Vale Peter Dawson
While away recently I missed the news that Peter Dawson, Chief Executive of the R&A, had passed away. Catching up over the weekend I noted several, “Golf to Farewell Dawson” type headlines, which gave pause. Now nobody likes to speak ill of the dead but while Dawson’s family will no doubt grieve, the game of golf will not miss him.
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18 Mar
2015
CAPE WICKHAM OPENS FOR SNEAK PREVIEW
The spectacular new Cape Wickham Links in Australia has opened for a sneak preview. From earlier this month, a series of preview groups have been sampling this exciting new golf course on the northwestern coast of Tasmania’s King Island.
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16 Mar
2015
Cape Wickham - The Background Story, Part I
Later this year the Cape Wickham golf course will open on King Island in Tasmania, the culmination of several years toil for a small but dedicated group of passionate individuals. While there is still much work to do in preparation of the November opening, and grass left to mature, for those involved in the project the divots can’t come soon enough.
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18 Aug
2014
Cape Wickham Golf Course – August Construction Update
The countdown is on, with the opening of the Cape Wickham golf course only months away now that the final holes have been finished and the all-important grow-in phase of development is underway. Winter weather prevented the 15th fairway from being completely grassed, but the rest of the course has been and it’s expected that the outstanding fairway will be grassed in October when the weather warms up.
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16 May
2014
Cape Wickham Golf Course – May Construction Update
Glorious weather on King Island right through summer and autumn has allowed progress on the exciting new coastal course at Cape Wickham to continue on schedule. Currently there are 14 holes completed and grassed, with the remaining four holes in various stages of development. The spectacular drivable par four 12th has been roughed-in and will be grassed before the end of May, as will the long par five 13th. The final holes, 15 and 16, require some additional earthworks but should be ready for grassing by the end of June. The course remains on track for a 2015 opening.
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