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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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Nicholas Colsearts preparing for the 2019 AfrAsia Mauritius Bank Open at Heritage Golf Club

AfrAsia Mauritius Bank Open sees Colsearts back on familiar ground at Heritage

BELGIAN stars Nicolas Colsaerts and Thomas Pieters are looking forward to rounding off a successful year in style when they tee it up in the idyllic surroundings of Heritage Golf Club for this week’s AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open. The two former Ryder Cup players returned to winning ways during the 2019 season – and now […]

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Josh Hill and M G Keyser 2019 Journey to Jordan MENA Order of Merit winners

Konig shock winner of MENA Tour Journey to Jordan after admitting he almost quit golf

EXACTLY three years to the date after turning professional, Devon’s Harry Konig won his first title in dramatic fashion at the $100,000 Journey to Jordan Tour Championship, the season-ending event on the MENA Tour, on Thursday. The 24-year-old from the West Country seemed out of the reckoning. Konig was three-over through eight holes at the […]

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James Allan hoping for third Dubai Desert Classic start after near-miss at EuroPro

ESSEX’S James Allan will be looking to make up for the disappointment of missing out on the EuroPro Tour’s biggest prize by claiming the MENA Tour’s Journey to Jordan Tour Championship at Ayla Golf Course. The top 60 players on the MENA Tour’s order of merit tee it up in Jordan’s Aqaba, on Tuesday, for […]

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2019 EUROPEAN TOUR QUALIFYING SCHOOL WINNER BENJAMIN POKE

Winning the European Tour Qualifying School is far from a pig in a Poke for Benjamin

BENJAMIN Poke completed an emphatic six-stroke victory at the final stage of the European Tour Qualifying School, running away with the title as 28 players European Tour cards for 2020. The Dane, who led from the second round at Lumine Golf Club, was in complete control throughout the marathon test. He broke 70 each day […]

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Lundberg claims EuroPro Tour Championship in play- off win at Desert Springs

SWEDEN’S former European Tour Mikael Lundberg beat Essex’s James Allen in a play-off to claim the 2019 PGA EuroPro Tour Championships 2019 at Desert Springs. Lundberg had to survive three holes of sudden-death before he could clinch the season-ending tournament – and the Order of Merit title – thanks to his second EuroPro win of […]

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2019 European Men’s Club Champions City of Newcastle

City of Newcastle’s Albacom Trophy win sees Geordies crowned European Champs

CITY of Newcastle GC were crowned European Club Champions after a stunning fightback saw them defeat rivals from 24 other nations to win the Albacom Trophy at the finals in France. England’s representatives from Northumberland started the day six shots adrift of Germany’s Stuttgarter GC at the Golf du Medoc resort near Bordeaux, as the […]

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OLIVER fisher playing in the second round of the 2019 Portugal Masters

Fisher hits 12-under mark to lead Portugal Masters again … but without a 59 this time

OLIVER Fisher holds the second round lead at the Portugal Masters for the second-consecutive year after moving to 12-under par at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, in Vilamoura. The 31-year-old Essex pro shared the 36-hole lead in 2018, but holds it outright 12 months on after a second round of 65, which included two eagles […]

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LOUIS DE JAGER playing in the first round of the 2019 Portugal Masters

De Jager trying not to bomb at Portugal Masters in quest to keep European Tour card

LOUIS De Jager made a strong start to his quest to keep his European Tour card at the Portugal Masters after an eight-under par first round at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. The South African, who started the week in 123rd place on the Race to Dubai rankings, went bogey-free in the Algarve with a […]

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Harry Ellis pockets MENA cash but Josh Hill gets glory as youngest OWGR winner

FORMER Amateur Champion Harry Ellis claimed the first “winner’s cheque” in two years as a pro. But he had to stand and applaud as his push for a first official victory was dashed by Josh Hill, one of England’s hottest amateur prospects, at the latest MENA Tour event. England junior international Josh Hill, who was […]

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Tom Lewis practicsing at the 2019 Portugal Masters

Hertfordshire’s Lewis and Wallace gunning for more glory in Portugal Masters

DEFENDING Portugal Masters champion Tom Lewis could complete a hat-trick this week as he tees it up at Dom Pedro Victoria in the Algarve, starting tomorrow (Thursday). The Hertfordshire player won his second Portugal Masters crown last season, finishing three strokes ahead of Lucas Herbert and Oxfordshire’s Eddie Pepperell – his first victory since winning […]

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France’s European Challenge Tour playerRobin Roussel

Roussel eyes top spot on the Road to Mallorca but pack are closing at Foshan Open

ROBIN Roussel is taking inspiration from last year’s champion Victor Perez as he bids to move to the top of the Road to Mallorca with a strong performance at this week’s Foshan Open. The Frenchman is currently in second place on the Road to Mallorca rankings following a runner-up finish at the Hainan Open last […]

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China’s Bai Zheng-kai the 2019 Foshan Open winner

Chinese hero Bai Zheng-kai waves Good Bai to Challenge Tour season with Foshan win

HISTORY was made at the Foshan Open as Bai Zheng-kai became the first Chinese player to win on the European Challenge Tour shooting six-under on the back nine to secure victory at Foshan Golf Club. Bai signed for a seven-under par 65 to post 23-under for the tournament – four strokes clear of Dou Zecheng, […]

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England’s U16 team at Hunstanton Golf Club playing against Ireland

Ireland U16s gain revenge with win over young England team at Hunstanton GC

A YOUNG England Under 16 squad earned praise for their gritty play in a narrow defeat to Ireland. The visitors emerged from two days of tough competition at Norfolk’s Hunstanton Golf Club with a 161/2-131/2 victory. The win was sweet revenge for Ireland following England’s triumph at Limerick GC a year ago. But there is […]

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2017 Portugal Open winner Matt Wallace

Wallace and Harrington have happy memories of winning Portugal Masters

A STAR-studded field is set to tee it up at next week’s Portugal Masters at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, on the Algarve. Former World No.1 1 Martin Kaymer, 2020 Ryder Cup Captain Padraig Harrington, four-time European Tour winner Matt Wallace and 2017 Portugal Masters champion Lucas Bjerregaard have all confirmed their attendance on the […]

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England junior international Robin Williams playing on the MENA Tour’s Journey to Jordan 2

Williams beats field by eight shots at Ayla Golf Club in MENA Tour’s Jordan 2 event

ENGLAND junior international Robin “Tiger” Williams equalled the biggest-ever margin of victory on the MENA Tour – winning by eight shots in Jordan this week. The 18-year-old from Peterborough Milton Golf Club, who has been touted as England’s next world star, produced a grandstand finish to win the sixth leg of the Dubai-based Tour, which […]

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2019 Alfred Dunhill Links winner Victor Perez

How Perez cut his teeth at golf’s top table with victory in Alfred Dunhill Links

VICTOR Perez claimed his maiden European Tour title as he became the first rookie to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews Old Course. Bt the Frenchman was really feeling at home – his breakthrough victory came just 15 miles from the place he currently calls home… Dundee. And Perez was greeted by […]

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