Prince William also spoke about his grandfather Prince Philip, who died earlier this month

By Stephanie Petit
April 27, 2021 12:35 PM
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Kate Middleton is working on her golf swing!

On Tuesday, Kate and Prince William visited the Cheesy Waffles Project in County Durham, where they took turns at teeing off golf balls.

Although the royal mom took her time lining up her shot, she completely missed the ball on her first go — much to her own amusement and the enjoyment of those gathered. Kate, 39, threw her head back in laughter before taking another swing and connecting, which was rewarded with cheers from the crowd.

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Kate Middleton and Prince William
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Royal visit to Durham
Kate Middleton
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Prince William, 38, had better luck, goofing around a little by bending his knees before pulling back the golf club and hitting the ball.

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Kate Middleton and Prince William
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Kate greeted people with an elbow bump as the couple made their way over to an arts and crafts table.

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There, Prince William chatted with Evan and Lee, who both completed their Duke of Edinburgh gold awards, a project championed by Prince Philip, who died on April 9 at age 99.

William told them: "Do you know he was my grandfather? Sadly, he died a few weeks ago. He would have been so pleased that you got your awards."

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Prince William and Kate Middleton
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Royal visit to Durham
Kate Middleton
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Kate and Prince William are just two days away from celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary, and the Cheesy Waffles Project has a special connection to the big day. The local youth project, which supports children, young people and adults with additional needs aged 7 to 35 from across County Durham, benefitted from donations from the couple's Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund in 2011.

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Kate Middleton
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Royal visit to Durham
Prince William and Kate Middleton
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Earlier on Tuesday, the royal couple met the owners of a fifth-generational family-run farm, who explained how they're working toward the UK's 2050 net-zero target. Kate and Prince William even got up-close with some sheep and went inside a tractor.