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Astbury Golf Club signs up for Go4Green
October 19, 2011

Astbury Golf Club is the latest to join a new campaign aimed at bringing more people into the sport in Cheshire.

Under the banner of Go4Green , the project is offering a wide range of routes into golf.

All those taking part in one of the Go4Green schemes will receive a free golf club courtesy of leading equipment manufacturers Wilson.

The schemes are being delivered under the umbrella of the Cheshire County Golf Partnership.

All the schemes offer five one-hour group coaching sessions with a qualified PGA professional at the bargain price of just £20 per person.

Astbury is delivering a Golf4All scheme starting on Saturday, October 29 (10am-11am).

The club can be found at Peel Lane, Astbury, near Congleton and can be contacted on 01260 272772. The club's website is

Craig Thomas, county development officer for the Cheshire County Golf Partnership, said: "The benefits of playing golf and becoming involved in a golf club include the sporting challenge, the chance to meet like-minded people in an enjoyable social atmosphere and the obvious health benefits of regular exercise in the fresh air.

"Golf4All caters for those over the age of 18 of all abilities who can start out with other beginners so you can share your experiences.

"A round of golf equates to 12,000 steps or a 45 minute workout so is ideal for anyone looking to become more active."

Full details of the clubs involved and starting dates are available on the Cheshire County Golf Partnership website - - or anyone interested can email Craig Thomas at

Go4Green is one of the projects being coordinated by the Cheshire Golf Partnership, a collaboration of the major stakeholders in golf, including the English Golf Union, The English Women's Golf Association, the PGA, the Golf Foundation and Sport England.

In Cheshire the partnership is supported by the Cheshire Union of Golf Clubs, the Cheshire County Ladies Golf Association and the Cheshire and North Wales PGA.

For more details of the activities in Cheshire visit .

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