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Berkhamsted Trophy has to be put back after attracting GB&I’s top women amateurs

BERKHAMSTED Golf Club has confirmed the postponement of the 61st Berkhamsted Trophy because of the coronavirus outbreak. But the Hertfordshire heatthland club – famous for having no bunkers – plans to stage the ground-breaking event for sexual equality later this year. The 72-hole tournament was set to be the world’s first national-level elite amateur golf […]

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England Golf has cancelled all its championships until June 7 including the English Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship for the Brabazon Trophy

England Golf postpone Brabazon Trophy and both English Seniors events

ENGLAND Golf have postponed all championships and coaching scheduled to take place up until early June as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. They include the Brabazon Trophy at Sherwood Forest and the first international match of the season between England and France at Ganton, which hosted the Walker Cup in 2003. All England coaching […]

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England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus England Golf  – in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers. We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the […]

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Augusta National postpones Masters for first time since 1946 as coronavirus spreads

NEXT month’s Masters at Augusta National has been postponed because of the growing threat of the coronavirus pandemic. The 84th editon of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, was due to start on April 9 – with the players making the famous drive down Mangolia Lane the weekend before. But one of golf’s most […]

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Lamb and Penge look to join club who have won twice at Sunngingdale Foursomes

PAST winners Sophie Lamb and Marco Penge are through to the fourth round of the Sunningdale Foursomes. The 2016 champions moved into the last 16 with a one-hole victory in Wednesday’s third round over Hertfordshire pro’s James Ruebotham, from Welwyn Garden City, and Porters Park’s Robert Watson, on Sunningdale’s famous Old Course. Only six pairings […]

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Journey to Jordan No. 2 winner Ryan Lumsden (right) from Surrey’s Royal Wimbledon Golf Club

Ryan Lumsden breaks MENA Tour duck in third start to win Journey to Jordan No. 2

SCOTLAND’S Ryan Lumsden showed just why he is considered one of the finest emerging talents in the game as he overcame a last-hole hiccup to earn his first professional win. He claimed first prize of $13,500 after winning the Journey to Jordan No. 2 in just his third start on the MENA Tour. Lumsden first […]

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Royal Wimbledon’s Ryan Lumsden leads the 2020 Journey to Jordan No. 2 at Ayla Golf Club, after two rounds

Rookie Lumsden looking for first win as he leads Journey to Jordan No. 2 by two shots

ROYAL Wimbledon’s Ryan Lumsden has been knocking on the door since his MENA Tour debut last month… today he has the chance to grab his maiden victory. He has what could be a crucial two-shot lead after an extremely windy second round of the $75,000 Journey to Jordan No. 2 at the Greg Norman-designed Ayla […]

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Stephen Gallacher finds form after changes to join Højgaard in lead in Oman

RASMUS Højgaard and Stephen Gallacher both proved that age is just a number as they shared a one-shot lead heading into the weekend at the Oman Open. The duo may be 27 years apart in age, but there was nothing to separate them at Al Mouj Golf. They both reached nine-under after 36 holes, one […]

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James Braid – The Great Courses

James Braid – The Great Courses Golf North and Golf South websites are delighted to be promoting the finest selection of James Braid designed golf courses from around the world. James Braid (6 February 1870 – 27 November 1950) was a Scottish professional golfer and a member of the Great Triumvirate of the sport alongside Harry Vardonand John Henry Taylor. He won The Open Championship five times. He also was a renowned golf […]

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Harry Goddard puts heart and soul into Portuguese Amateur victory after illness

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Harry Goddard played with real courage and conviction coming down the stretch to win the Portuguese International Amateur Championship. Those characteristics came as no surprise to those who have been by the former England junior international’s side over the past few, difficult months as he battled back from a serious illness. The England A-squad […]

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England Women’s squad is slimmed down to four with overseas players to be added

THE national selectors have named the players who will make up a much smaller England Women’s Squad for 2020, alongside announcing the make-up of the Girls’ group. Four of the country’s top talents will lead the way for the women in the season ahead with Yorkshire’s Charlotte Heath and Somerset’s Mimi Rhodes promoted from last […]

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Sebastien Gros gets career back on track with NewGiza Open victory on MENA Tour

FRENCHMAN Sebastien Gros is determined to resuscitate his career this year. And the two-time Challenge Tour winner made a brilliant start in that direction by claiming the inaugural NewGiza Open. Gros said: “This is fantastic. I have worked very hard this winter along with my team. “To get a win so early in the season […]

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Essex rookie Curtis Knipes leads the 2020 MENA Tour NewGiza Open with a round to go but has Challenge Tour winner Sebestien Gros in his wing mirror

Gros ready to charge Knipes as challenge heats up in MENA Tour’s NewGiza Open

CURTIS Knipes faces a final day threat from France’s European Challenge Tour winner Sebastien Gros in the MENA Tour’s NewGiza Open. Rookie Knipes may well have to rely on his three shot cushion as he seeks a maiden win in his just his second MENA event. The two-time Essex Amateur Champion, from Chelmsford Golf Club, […]

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Curtis Knipes who led after the first rounf of the MENA Tour’s 2020 NewGisa Open

Curtis Knipes is the ‘geezer’ in NewGisa on route 66 to top leaderboard in Egypt

ESSEX’S Curtis Knipes was the main man in only his second start as a professional on the opening day of the $75,000 NewGiza Open. The 19-year-old, who came through Final Qualifying to play in The Open at Royal Portrush last summer, fired a superb, bogey-free 66 to take a two-shot lead. Knipes’s six-under par round […]

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Why Harry Konig is happy to be back at Ayla Golf Club for MENA Tour season opener

DEVON’S Harry Konig returned to the scene of the greatest triumph of his career so far, hoping to capitalize on his happy memories when he won the Journey to Jordan Tour Championship in November. The 2020 season of the MENA Tour by Arena gets under way today (Monday) with the $75,000 Journey to Jordan No. […]

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Daniel van Tonder, who lead the 2020 Limpopo Championship, a co-sanctioned event on the European Challenge and Sunshine Tours

Van Tonder in cracking start with 63 at Koro Creek to lead Challenge Tour opener

DANIEL van Tonder carded a brilliant nine-under par 63 at Koro Creek Golf Club to take a two-shot lead into the second day of the Limpopo Championship. The 28-year-old South African is looking to secure his first European Challenge Tour victory at the co-sanctioned Sunshine Tour event in the season-opener. Van Tonder wasted little time […]

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BIGGA 2020 Outstanding Contribution of the Year award Michael Davie from Hazel Grove Golf Club

Hazel Grove’s Michael Davie gets BIGGA’s Outstanding Contribution Award for 2020

GREENKEEPER Michael Davie – who set up a mental health support group to help his fellow professionals in the turf industry – has picked up the top award at the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s annual convention. Davie, the course manager at Hazel Grove Golf Club, in Stockport, has tirelessly supported many BIGGA members […]

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2019 Sinclair Invitational winner David Shacklady with Corrine and Duncan Sinclair

Sinclair Invitational will now raise cash for Caring Matters Now – Staysure Tour reveals

THE Sinclair Invitational will return to Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club in September – with Caring Matters Now (CMN) announced as the tournament’s Official Charity Partner. Lancashire’s David Shacklady won his second Staysure Tour title at the Hertfordshire venue in 2019. The 2019 event heralded a new era for The Sinclair Invitational, with […]

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BIGGA Awards shortlist for 2020 includes Gleneagles, Purdis Heath and Parkstone

FROM England’s south coast to the Perthshire hills, the finalists of the BIGGA Awards 2020 have once again shown what talented and passionate greenkeeping teams can achieve, when supported by the clubs where they work. The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition will be taking place once again at the Harrogate Convention Centre later this month. More […]

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