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France’s Tom Gueant

McKinney breezes into last 32 but Welsh Champ Davies and Florida’s Pagdin lurk

LEADING qualifier Connor McKinney made it through to Friday’s second round of matchplay at the 93rd Boys’ Amateur Championship, at Saunton. McKinney, the Australian-based Scot, defeated Worthing Golf Club’s Billy Groom 6&4, on the North Devon links. It was a convincing victory for McKinney, who said it was important to limit mistakes in windy conditions, […]

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Ladies European Tour player Eleanor Givens

Ross and Givens lead the way at ground-breaking Tour event at Galgorm Castle

SIX-under par was the score of the day at the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women, as Scotland’s Craig Ross and Darlington’s Eleanor Givens wrote their names into the record books as first-round leaders. Ross, who won on the EuroPro Tour last year, carded a 64 at Massereene Golf Club, while England’s Givens signed […]

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Moore’s Blue Moon rising as he sees off Brabazon winner Poppleton at Frilford Heath

DERBYSHIRE’ Bradley Moore has won The HotelPlanner.com Championship at Frilford Heath by two shots for his first-ever professional win, on the Blue Course. The Kedleston Park Golf Club ace posted rounds of 65, 69 and 67 to see off strong competition from playing partner Nick Poppleton – who won the Brabazon Trophy at Frilford a […]

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Scottish junior international Connor McKinney

McKinney leads way in Boys’ Championship at Saunton but champ Davies is ‘danger’

SCOTLAND’S Connor McKinney lead the qualifiers into the matchplay stage of the 93rd R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship, at North Devon’s Saunton Golf Club. Playing in challenging conditions, McKinney posted an even-par round of 71 on the West Course to finish on five-under par after two rounds. McKinney was a shot clear of Frenchman Martin Couvra […]

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Alessia Nobilio

Fuller on the heels of Italy’s teenage sensation Nobilio who leads Girls’ centenary

ROEHAMPTON’S Annabell Fuller was the leading qualifier from the Home Nations during as the first phase of the centenary R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship, came to a close after 36 holes at Panmure. The Surrey member of the Great Britain and Ireland Vagliano Trophy team, racked up five consecutive birdies from the sixth in her bid […]

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Symetra Tour winner Leona Maguire

Golf is only going in One Direction as Nial Horan tees up first joint tournament

THE eyes of the world will be on Northern Ireland this week as the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women gets under way in Northern Ireland, on Thursday. The event – presented by One Direction star Nial Horan’s Modest! Golf Management group – takes place at Galgorm Castle Golf Club and Massereene Golf Club, […]

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Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington

Harrington looking for first win in three years while Lee Westwood likes it in Prague

PADRAIG Harrington returns to this week’s D+D Real Czech Masters hoping to go one better than his debut appearance in Prague 12 months ago. The Irishman finished runner-up to Andrea Pavan after a thrilling final day battle. The 2020 Ryder Cup Captain shared a three-stroke lead with the Italian going into Sunday last year at […]

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Austria’s Isabella Holpher 2018 English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay champion

Purdis Heath set to host English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay

AUSTRIA’S Isabella Holpher will defend her title at the English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Ipswich Golf Club, next week. The 18-year-old completed a remarkable 11-shot wire-to-wire victory 12 months ago at Coventry GC and returns attempting to become the first back-to-back winner since Yorkshire’s future LPGA player Jodi Ewart-Shadoff, in 2007-08. The top-ranked […]

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European Tour announces first events of the 2020 Race to Dubai with similar pattern

THE European Tour has announced the initial sector of its 2020 schedule featuring 16 Race to Dubai events in 12 different countries, including the start of the fourth edition of the Rolex Series. The Hong Kong Open, at Hong Kong Golf Club, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship, at Leopard Creek, in South Africa, will launch […]

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The 2019 European Solheim Cup team at Gleneagles

Matthew hands Solheim Cup spot to vice-captain Suzann Pettersen and rewards Law

EUROPEAN Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew named France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart-Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen as her four picks. The quartet were named at a press conference at Gleneagles this afternoon, which was broadcast live on Sky Sports News and the Golf Channel. The eight players who automatically qualified […]

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2019 LADIES SCOTTISH OPEN WINNER Mi Jung Hur

Caddy credited with getting Mi Jung Hur to change mind and become links golf lover

MI JUNG Hur fired a five-under par 66 – the joint lowest round of the day – to earn a four-stroke victory in the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open, at The Renaissance Club. The 29-year-old South Korean, who led by two at the halfway stage of the tournament after a nine-under par 62, came […]

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2019 Made in Denmark Challenge winner Calum Hill

Hill dreams of automatic promotion to European Tour definitely Made in Denmark

CALUM Hill picked up the second win in his last three starts by sealing a one-shot victory at the Made in Denmark Challenge. The Scot began the final day in a five-way tie for the lead, but birdied his first two holes – and then continued to push further under par, playing the sort of […]

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2019 Reid Trophy winner Joseph Linel, from Biarritz Golf Club

England’s top junior talent can’t catch French teenager Linel who wins Reid Trophy

JOSEPH Linel became the fourth Frenchman to lift the Reid Trophy denying Worcestershire’s Hugh Adams chance to become the first player to win the English Boys’ Under 14 Open Strokeplay Championship, back to back in its 25-year history. The big-hitting 13-year-old, from Biarritz, posted a six-under par 54-hole aggregate of six-under despite a closing two-over […]

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The England Girls and Women’s teams at the 2019 Home Internationals

England’s treble in Home Internationals after Girls complete hat-trick of titles

ENGLAND have won both the R&A Women’s and Girls’ Home Internationals after the rain-affected final day of the round-robin competitions at Dundee’s Downfield GC. England and Ireland came into the final day having beaten both Scotland and Wales over the first two days of competition – resulting in a title shoot-out between the two countries […]

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Royal Liverpool’s Matthew Jordan

Nothing Bland about Jordan’s year – will his second win of season be Made in Denmark?

ROYAL Liverpool’s Matthew Jordan’s breakout season continues as he takes a share of the lead into the final round of the Made in Denmark Challenge, on Saturday. The 23-year-old, who is playing in his first season on the European Challenge Tour, has carded opening rounds of 65, 68 and 66 to sit in a five-way […]

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Dutch golfer Anne Van Dam playing in the Scottish Ladies Open at The Renaissance Club

Van Dam fighting hard for a Solheim Cup place as Hyang Lee aims to master winds

PAST champion Mi Hyang Lee, Anne Van Dam and Jane Park all shot eight-under-par 63s at The Renaissance Club to share the lead after the opening round of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open. Van Dam, who started the week in the third and final Ladies European Tour qualification spot for Europe’s Solheim Cup […]

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England winners of the 2019 Boys’ Home Internationals

England make it four Boys’ Home International titles out of four with win over Ireland

ENGLAND have won the R&A Boys’ Home Internationals for the fourth year running after defeating Ireland 8-7 in a nail-biting title decider at Ashburnham Golf Club. For the second straight year, England triumphed at the expense of its Irish counterparts in a tense contest at the South Wales links course. The match was almost a […]

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New Zealand’s Michael Campbell

Campbell tracing golf and family roots on his debut at Craigielaw’s Scottish Seniors

KIWI Michael Campbell has ensured this year’s Scottish Senior Open at Craigielaw Golf Club will be a star-studded affair with the biggest gathering of Major Champions in the event’s 27-year history. Campbell, who captured the 2005 US Open Championship by holding off Tiger Woods at Pinehurst No. 2, will join fellow Major winners Sandy Lyle, […]

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Norway’s Solheim Cup vice-captain Suzann Pettersen

Can Pettersen put the case for a surprise Solheim Cup pick at Ladies Scottish Open?

EUROPEAN vice-captain Suzann Pettersen is gunning for a Solheim Cup pick and will tee up in this week’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open looking to impress captain Catriona Matthew. Pettersen and Matthew played together in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational three weeks ago, which was Pettersen’s first start in 20 months, following the […]

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Women’s Amateur Champion Emily Toy

England looking to go one better in the Ladies Home Internationals at Downfield

ENGLAND’S women’s team will be looking to go one better than last year when they finished runners-up to Scotland in the Ladies Home Internationals, at Ballybunion, in Ireland. The Home Internationals get under way when England face Wales at Downfield Golf Club, in Scotland, on Wednesday. They will then face the Auld Enemy on Thursday […]

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