Brooks Koepka Voted PGA Tour Player of the year 2017-18

Brooks Koepka Voted PGA Tour Player of the year 2017-18

Brooks Koepka of USA ,this year’s US Open and PGA Championship winer ,was announced as US PGA Tour Player of the Year,having won a vote by tour players.The 28 -year-old american captured the Jack Nicklaus trophy after a historic and eventful 2017-18 season that saw him defending US Open crown at by winning at Shinecock and then denying Tiger Woods a 15th major title by winning the 100th PGA Champioship at Bellerive.

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A Special cancellation on Penfold PGA Championships held at Royal St George ,Sandwich from May 28-31 1976. It was  a European Circuit Tournament and was Won by Neil Coles of England in 1976.

Ryder Cup 2018-Stamps of France

Ryder Cup 2018-Stamps of France

The Ryder Cup is a Biennial men’s Golf Competition played in even-numbered years between 12 member teams from Europe & United States of America. It consists of five match-play sessions spread over three days. The venue alternates between Europe and the USA.

The 42nd Ryder Cup matches will be played in France from 28th to 30th of September 2018. The venue is Albatros Course of Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, a suburb located in the south west of Paris.

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RYDER CUP 2018 -STAMPS OF FRANCE

Golf Philately -Ryder Cup 1997 -Miniature Sheet- Isle of Man

Ryder Cup 1997 -Miniature Sheet -Isle of Man

Ryder Cup is a Biennial Men’s Golf Competition between teams from Europe and USA. The competition is held every two years with venues alternating between courses in USA and Europe.

The 1997 edition was played in Sotogrande Spain at Valderrama Golf Club .This was the first time the event was held in Continental Europe. The 32nd Ryder Cup (1997) was played from 26-28 Sep 1997. Europe won the event.

Isle of Man issued a miniature sheet on 29 May 1997 showing Maps of  Spain,Great Britain and USA alongwith a Golf Ball.

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ISLE OF MAN MINIATURE SHEET RYDER CUP GOLF 1997

Golf Stamps -Ryder Cup Tournament 2006-Stamps of Ireland

Golf Stamps -Ryder Cup Tournament 2006-Stamps of Ireland

Ryder Cup is a Biennial Men’s Golf Competition between teams from Europe and USA. The competition is held every two years with venues alternating between courses in USA and Europe.

The 2006 edition was played in Ireland at Palmer Course of the K Club in Straffan,County Kildare West of Dublin. This was the first time the event was held in Ireland. The 36th Ryder Cup (2006) was played from 22-24 Sep 2006. Europe won the event.

Ireland issued a beautiful set of stamps to commemorate this edition of Ryder Cup. Two variants were issued ,the die cut variety size 25x30mm with print run 35,000 each are listed.

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36th RYDER CUP (2006) AT PALMER COURSE STRAFFAN

Solheim Cup Tournament 2011-Stamps on Golf – Ireland

Solheim Cup Tournament 2011-Stamps of Ireland

Solheim  Cup is a Biennial Women’s Golf Competition between teams from Europe and USA. The competition is held every two years with venues alternating between courses in USA and Europe.It is named after Norwegian- American Golf club manufacturer Karsten Solheim.

The inaugural cup was held in 1990 and the event was held in even years till 2002 alternating years with Ryder Cup. Due to postponement of Ryder Cup in 2001 post Sep 11 attacks Solheim cup switched to odd years beginning 2003.

The 2011 edition was played in Ireland at Killeen Castle ,County Meath North  West of Dublin. This was the first hosting of Cup by Ireland. The 12th Solheim Cup (2011) was played from 23-25 Sep 2011. Europe won the event  15-13.

The Dunsany Championship Golf Course designed by Jack Nicklaus hosted the 2011 edition in Ireland.

Ireland issued a beautiful  stamp on 15 Sep 2011 to commemorate 2011 edition of Solheim Cup. Top International Women Golfers Suzann Pettersen (Europe) & Michelle Wie (USA) unveiled the stamp and feature on it.

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STAMPS ON SOLHEIM GOLF CUP -IRELAND2011 – SUZANN PETTERSEN & MICHELLE WIE

British Open Golf Trophy – Claret Jug on Scotland Aerogramme -1979

British Open Golf Trophy – Claret Jug on Scotland Aerogramme -1979

An Aerogramme was issued by Scotland in 1979 on Golf. The Ten and Half pence aerogramme features the British Open Golf Trophy -Claret Jug on the front and shows The Royal and AnderwGolf Club of St Andrews on the inside flap. It also features Bob Hope (1903-2003) English American Stand up Comedian, Author ,Athlete and Actor alongwith Bing Crosby(1903-1977) American Singer and Actor whose “White Christmas” single was the best selling Single Worldwide.

 

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BRITISH OPEN GOLF TROPHY -CLARET JUG -ON SCOTLAND AEROGRAMME 1979
AEROGRAMME SCOTLAND ON GOLF 1979
AEROGRAMME SCOTLAND ON GOLF 1979 -FEATURING ST ANDREWS GOLF CLUB AND ACTORS BOB HOPE AND BING CROSBY