Bexhill and Battle MP tees off national golf month at Parliament

The MP for Bexhill and Battle launched an initiative trying to get more people into golf on Wednesday (April 27).

Tuesday, 3rd May 2016, 12:26 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 10:00 pm
Huw Merriman helped launch National Golf Month

Huw Merriman got into the swing as he teed off National Golf Month – a project aiming to inspire 100,000 new players focused particularly on women and young people.

“Golf is often seen as a men-only activity so I am delighted that National Golf Month is trying to change that,” Mr Merriman said.

“Golf is good exercise, very social and can cost a lot less than people think. I would urge my constituents to try golf via the National Golf Month website; there are offers on there from lots of East Sussex businesses so not only is it a fun and low cost way to try the sport, it is a great way to get out and see our lovely county.”

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