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Simon Byford’s golf column: Forget The Ryder Cup, this is the ‘Romp in The Swamp’

30 September 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: Forget The Ryder Cup, this is the ‘Romp in The Swamp’

Simon Byford’s golf column: Forget The Ryder Cup, this is the ‘Romp in The Swamp’

30 September 2023

The tournament was held at Suffolk golf club.


Simon Byford’s golf column: Bury St Edmunds secure brace of Weston victories

23 September 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: Bury St Edmunds secure brace of Weston victories

Simon Byford’s golf column: Bury St Edmunds secure brace of Weston victories

23 September 2023

This week saw the final of Division One of the Weston Trophy.


Simon Byford’s golf column: Charity day raises huge sum before greenkeepers take their revenge!

16 September 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: Charity day raises huge sum before greenkeepers take their revenge!

Simon Byford’s golf column: Charity day raises huge sum before greenkeepers take their revenge!

16 September 2023

PGA professional Simon Byford rounds up the latest action on and off the greens at Bury, Stowmarket and Thetford.


Simon Byford’s golf column: Thetford pair win trophy in Swaffham

09 September 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: Thetford pair win trophy in Swaffham

Simon Byford’s golf column: Thetford pair win trophy in Swaffham

09 September 2023

PGA professional Simon Byford reports on the conclusion of some ladies’ county knockout trophies.


Simon Byford’s golf column: School pair shine on international duty

19 August 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: School pair shine on international duty

Simon Byford’s golf column: School pair shine on international duty

19 August 2023

Our PGA professional reports back on Bury and Thetford members representing England U18s as well as the latest from the local scene.


Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Max triumphs in Wales after mammoth 144 holes’

12 August 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Max triumphs in Wales after mammoth 144 holes’

Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Max triumphs in Wales after mammoth 144 holes’

12 August 2023

A Suffolk golfer brought home the trophy from Wales after 144 holes while his brother is one of two from the area selected for England matches.


Tyler Weaver cruises to golf’s Carris Trophy victory by five shots

05 August 2023
Tyler Weaver cruises to golf’s Carris Trophy victory by five shots

Tyler Weaver cruises to golf’s Carris Trophy victory by five shots

05 August 2023

Golfer Tyler Weaver showed his class to lift the Carris Trophy with an amazing 16-under par performance.


Simon Byford’s golf column: Bendall celebrates an ace in the hole

29 July 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: Bendall celebrates an ace in the hole

Simon Byford’s golf column: Bendall celebrates an ace in the hole

29 July 2023

Our golf correspondent looks back on the latest action from the local courses over recent days.


Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Attwood one step closer to Open dream’

22 July 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Attwood one step closer to Open dream’

Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Attwood one step closer to Open dream’

22 July 2023

Simon Byford looks at two local players hoping to quality for the AIG Women’s British Open and rounds up the semi-final action from the Hambro Cup.


Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Rhys records his third title in a row’

08 July 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Rhys records his third title in a row’

Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Rhys records his third title in a row’

08 July 2023

PGA professional Simon Byford reports on The Suffolk Club Championship, as well as the latest news from the clubhouses at Bury and Stowmarket.


Simon Byford’s golf column: Six of the best for Buckle

01 July 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: Six of the best for Buckle

Simon Byford’s golf column: Six of the best for Buckle

01 July 2023

Our regular golf reporter provides updates on all of the local players and tournaments.


Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Three in a row for remarkable Jacob’

24 June 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Three in a row for remarkable Jacob’

Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Three in a row for remarkable Jacob’

24 June 2023

Simon Byford reports on a talented junior setting a new club record at Bury St Edmunds, the latest Suffolk cup action and a club’s captain’s day.


Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Success on course proves a family affair’

17 June 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Success on course proves a family affair’

Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Success on course proves a family affair’

17 June 2023

PGA professional Simon Byford reports on a special week for a father and son from Bury St Edmunds as well as events at Thetford and Stowmarket.


Simon Byford’s golf column: Juniors to the fore at Captains’ Weekend

10 June 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: Juniors to the fore at Captains’ Weekend

Simon Byford’s golf column: Juniors to the fore at Captains’ Weekend

10 June 2023

PGA professional Simon Byford rounds up events at Bury St Edmunds, Thetford and Stowmarket as well as his monthly hole-in-one list.


Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Virtually, what a great game golf is’

03 June 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Virtually, what a great game golf is’

Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘Virtually, what a great game golf is’

03 June 2023

Simon Byford explores how retaining members in golf clubs is important to their long term success and how a simulator can help do this.


Golf: Festival is a fitting memorial to Mr Myhill

27 May 2023
Golf: Festival is a fitting memorial to Mr Myhill

Golf: Festival is a fitting memorial to Mr Myhill

27 May 2023

PGA pro Simon Byford welcomes the winners of a golf festival set up in honour of a popular teacher.


Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘School celebrates national title and new county female champion’

20 May 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘School celebrates national title and new county female champion’

Simon Byford’s golf column: ‘School celebrates national title and new county female champion’

20 May 2023

PGA pro Simon Byford reports on a national title coming home to Suffolk, a first-time county champion and the latest round of inter-club knockouts.


Simon Byford’s golf column: Fascinating Flempton is a real gem

06 May 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: Fascinating Flempton is a real gem

Simon Byford’s golf column: Fascinating Flempton is a real gem

06 May 2023

The latest golf round-up from Simon Byford, PGA Golf Professional.


‘They’ve got that club feeling back’: A parent’s view of what it’s like to be an Ipswich Town mascot

27 April 2023
‘They’ve got that club feeling back’: A parent’s view of what it’s like to be an Ipswich Town mascot

‘They’ve got that club feeling back’: A parent’s view of what it’s like to be an Ipswich Town mascot

27 April 2023

Read a parent’s view of what it was like for their son to be a mascot for an Ipswich Town match.


Simon Byford’s golf column: How to play in abnormal conditions

22 April 2023
Simon Byford’s golf column: How to play in abnormal conditions

Simon Byford’s golf column: How to play in abnormal conditions

22 April 2023

In this week’s column, Simon Byford explores the Abnormal Course Condition rule with Spring just around the corner.