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Muslim Golf Association: Amir Malik has big plans for his new venture

By Iain Carter BBC golf correspondent Amir Malik is driven by his passion for golf and wants it to be a vehicle “to take the world by storm” despite often feeling hostility when he is playing. The 37-year-old from Luton … Read More

Muslim golf pioneer Amir Malik planning ‘bigger and better’ events in 2022

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Surrey golf club welcomes Muslim women as taster tour begins

Last weekend, something unusual happened at Walton Heath golf club, one of the world’s top courses whose first captain was King Edward VIII and which has counted four prime ministers, including Winston Churchill, among its members. The prestigious club, set … Read More

Amir Malik is on a drive to make golf more inclusive for Muslims

CNN —  Amir Malik is a man in love with golf. Yet golf has not always loved him back. A devoted sports fan since his childhood in Kingston upon Thames, London, he was fascinated with golf long before he took his first swing. But … Read More

UK’s first golf taster tour for Muslim women launched by Muslim Golf Association

By Assistant News Editor Khadija Kothia The Muslim Golf Association has launched Britain’s first-ever Muslim women’s golf taster tour offering a more comfortable and inclusive environment for women to learn how to play golf. The tour was launched in Birmingham on May … Read More

‘The golf course doesn’t discriminate’: Meet the man looking to change the face of the sport

Every time Amir Malik steps onto the first tee he faces challenges – and they don’t simply involve putting the ball in the hole. Steve Carroll met him As a practising Muslim, Amir Malik avoids golf’s many clubhouse rituals – … Read More

Golf Saudi ambassador Camilla Lennarth gives clinic for female players from Muslim Golf Association

LONDON: As part of Golf Saudi’s continuous efforts to develop the game of golf, a clinic was organized for ten female golfers from The Muslim Golf Association (MGA) as part of an exchange of golfing experience between the UK and Saudi … Read More

‘I want to take this global’: the success of the Muslim Golf Association

When Amir Malik fell in love with golf a few years ago, he soon realised that as a practising Muslim he didn’t quite fit in with the memberships of most clubs. “With a game taking three to four hours, there’d … Read More

Solihull golf club’s taster sessions for Muslim women

Stonebridge Golf Club, in Solihull, West Midlands, has hosted taster sessions for Muslim women who would like to play golf. The women don’t have to be able to tell a bogey from a birdie and there’s no dress code either. … Read More

Amir Malik tells Farzana how he’s trying to make golf more inclusive

Amir Malik discussing his organisation: the Muslim Golf Association, BBC Three Counties Radio is the BBC’s local radio station serving the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. It broadcasts on FM, DAB, digital TV and via BBC Sounds from studios at Grove Park in Dunstable. The newsroom … Read More