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Euphemie takes the hard Rhodes in Women’s Amateur KO’ing close friend Screen

EUPHEMIE Rhodes. from Somerset, edged out top qualifier and England team-mate Hannah Screen to seal a place in the last-16 of the Women’s Amateur Championship, at Royal County Down, on Thursday. The 17-year-old, from Burnham & Berrow, showed experience beyond her years to defeat Elena Moosman by two holes in the last-64 match play stage […]

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Frilford Heath and Stoke by Nayland to host European Tour Qualifying School again

The 2019 European Tour Qualifying School schedule will comprise of 13 venues – including a debut for Spain’s Club de Golf Bonmont – as players go in search of a life-changing European Tour card. The European Tour Qualifying School runs from September to November and gives players – professional and amateur – the opportunity to […]

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Screen storms to the top seed spot in British Women’s Amateur Championship

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Hannah Screen finished as the leading qualifier for the matchplay stage of the 116th Women’s Amateur Championship at Royal County Down. Following the second round of strokeplay qualifying, the joint overnight leader added a three-under-par round of 70 for a seven-under-par total of 139, on an overcast and breezy day in Northern Ireland. From […]

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Attoe leads to begin defence of English Seniors crown at Lincolnshire’s Holme Hall

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe launched his defence of the English Senior Men’s Open with a superb six-under 65 at Lincolnshire’s Holme Hall Golf Club. He leads by two from Essex’s Mark Stones, from Boyce Hill, with another six players also beating par on the opening day of the championship. “It was a perfect round of […]

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Burmester books US Open trip to Pebble Beach as putts drop at Walton Heath

DEAN Burmester booked his place at Pebble Beach after winning US Open Sectional Qualifying at Walton Heath – finishing four strokes ahead of Sam Horsfield. The South African, who celebrated his 30th birthday on Sunday, opened with a round of 63, nine under par, which he followed with a round of 65. On the back […]

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Clemons clocks up Carris Trophy spot after South East Juniors win at Burhill

HANBURY Manor’s Dominic Clemons claimed a spot in the Carris Trophy after winning the South East Group Junior Championship at Burhill. Last year’s Hertfordshire Boys Champion, who is also a past Scottish U14 Champion, shot rounds of 72 and 70 on Burhill’s New Course to finish on two-under par to win by two. He overcame […]

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Yorkshire’s internationals prepared for battle at Alwoodley to keep Brabazon

AN international field has assembled for the Brabazon Trophy, one of the most prestigious championships in the world of men’s amateur golf, which starts today at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club. Players from over a dozen countries will bid to become the English Men’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Champion with four rounds being played before Sunday’s climax. […]

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McGowan makes a decent impression with wire-to-wire victory at Czech Challenge

SURREY’S McGowan returned to the winner’s circle for the first time in four years as he clinched a wire-to-wire victory at the D+D REAL Czech Challenge. The Englishman’s last win came on the Sunshine Tour in 2015 and following rounds of 66-66-66-68 for an 18-under par total he secured a four-stroke triumph and his third […]

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Rookie MacIntyre goes for broke but Wiesberger returns to winner’s circle

BERND Wiesberger won his fifth European Tour title after a thrilling final day battle with Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre at the Made in Denmark tournament. The Austrian was out for seven months last year due to a wrist injury but is now back in the winner’s circle in his 13th event since making his comeback on […]

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Mew gets to claim Irish Seniors title five years after finishing runner-up

HAMPSHIRE’S Alan Mew became the second consecutive English winner of the Irish Seniors’ Open when he completed a wire-to-wire success at Belvoir Park. The 66-year-old from Southampton’s Stoneham Golf Club was three-under for the 54-hole event to take the crown claimed by Lancashire’s Trevor Foster – a member at Accrington Golf Club – 12 months […]

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Surrey’s Ross McGowan takes two-shot lead at Czech Challenge after eagle

SURREY’S Ross McGowan holds a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the D+D REAL Czech Challenge after he holed a 30-foot eagle putt on his final hole. McGowan, who shared the overnight lead with Robin Roussel on five-under par, signed for a consecutive round of 66 to move two strokes ahead of the Frenchman […]

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Ellen Hume knocks out defending champ Blackman at English Women’s Amateur

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Ellen Hume caused the upset of the day when she knocked out defending champion Georgina Blackman at the English Women’s Amateur at Saunton, Devon. The 19-year-old from Mill Green, who won by two holes, admitted that she felt some nerves as she prepared to face the England international from Chelmsford in the first matchplay […]

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McGowan leads in Czech Challenge and hopes for first win since Sunshine Tour

SURREY’S Ross McGowan and Robin Roussel lead the D+D REAL Czech Challenge by one shot at the end of round one at Kaskáda Golf Resort. The Englishman carded a five-under par round of 66 – his lowest opening round since last year’s edition of the Czech event – and his lowest round on the European […]

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Curtis Cup star Lily May Humphreys claims No. 1 seed at English Women’s Amateur

ENGLAND international Lily May Humphreys underlined her sparkling form when she led the qualifiers for the match play at the English Women’s Amateur Championship at Saunton. The 17-year-old – who has already won the Welsh and Irish stroke play titles this month – was two-under par after 36 holes on the West course, in North […]

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McElroy leads IFX Payments Championship as EuroPro Tour kicks off at Brocket Hall

BALLYMENA’S Dermot McElroy lead The IFX Payments Championship after shooting a seven-under par round of 66 at in thee PGA EuroPro Tour’s season opener at Brocket Hall, on Wednesdady. McElroy, a member of the Great Britain and Ireland winning Walker Cup team at Royal Aberdeen, in 2011, was consistent throughout his first round chalking up […]

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Monty heads from Seniors Open to London Club for Staysure PGA Championship

COLIN Montgomerie, who set the course record with a stunning nine-under par 63 at the 2018 Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, will tee it up at Kent’s London Golf Club when the Championship returns from August 1-4. The victorious 2010 Ryder Cup Captain made his debut at the Championship last year and set the International Course […]

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Newtown drops Walker Cup hint to selectors by winning Irish Amateur at County Sligo

NOT even a late triple bogey could derail Prestbury GC’s James Newton on his march to victory at the Flogas Irish Amateur Open in County Sligo. From five clear at the start of play, Newton ended the round as he had begun – five strokes better than the rest after closing with 74 to finish […]

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Berry beats cream of English internationals to claim second Senior Women’s title

CHESHIRE’S Caroline Berry was queen of the greens as she claimed her second win in the English Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Staffordshire’s Enville Golf Club. Berry said after holing a 25-footer for birdie on the 15th to beat Sussex’s Paula Carver 4&3 in the final: “To say I am thrilled is the understatement of […]

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Thompson uses driver well to shoot 66 at Sotogrande

ENGLAND’S Charlotte Thompson said she was absolutely buzzing after shooting a six-under-par 66 – her career best score on the Ladies European Tour – to lead after the first round of the inaugural La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational. The 26-year-old from Chelmsford, Essex, said: “What a start! What a great course, what a great day […]

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Phipps qualifies for The Brabazon at Hindhead – all the way via The Belfry

MORE than 60 players came through regional qualifiers to clinch their places in the field for the prestigious Brabazon Trophy, when Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf hosts the English Amateur Strokeplay Championship at the end of the month. Warwickshire’s Liam Phipps and Essex’s George Leversuch, led the way at the southern event, both scoring four-under par 66s […]

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