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Toy takes her time in defence of Amateur Championship title at West Lancashire

CORNWALL’S Emily Toy maintained her bid to successfully defend the Women’s Amateur Championship after reaching Friday’s last-16 at West Lancashire GC. The 22-year-old, who claimed victory at Royal County Down last year, is aiming to become the first player since Sweden’s Louise Stahle to retain the championship, back in 2005. Having progressed on the cut […]

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Jamie Donaldson happy to be home at Celtic Manor for UK Swing’s Celtic Championship

WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson is relishing the opportunity to tee it up on home soil as Celtic Manor hosts the European Tour for the next two weeks, starting with the Celtic Classic. Taking place on the Twenty Ten Course, where Europe won back the Ryder Cup in dramatic fashion ten years ago, the Celtic Classic is […]

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Ryder Cup to move to 2021 as organisers agree match without the fans won’t work

THE 2020 Ryder Cup will not take place in September and the 2021 Presidents Cup has also rescheduled. Both events will now be played one year later than originally planned with players on both teams – including Rory McIlroy calling for the biennial match between the USA and Europe to be called off if fans […]

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European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley unveiling its new brand identity at Wentworrth

Pelley: High life may be over as European Tour prepares for return after COVID-19

EUROPEAN Tour stars face playing for smaller prize funds as well as the prospect of playing tournaments without spectators later this summer, according to a memo written by its chief executive Keith Pelley. The update sent to players, which was leaked to the Daily Telegraph, warns that some of the “perks” of tour life will […]

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Edoardo Molinari tries to figure out how we can stay safe from COVID-19 threat

ITALY’S Edoardo Molinari has admitted that golf is the last thing on his mind with hundreds of people dying every day from COVID-19 in his country. Edoardo, who made his Ryder Cup debut with brother Francesco 10 years ago at Celtic Manor, has written the current European Tour Player Blog explaining how he feels about […]

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Indian Open joins list of tournaments cancelled by Cornavirus outbreak

NEXT week’s Hero Indian Open has been postponed due to the ongoing threat posed by the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The decision was made following consultation between the Indian Golf Union, the tournament’s co-sanctioning partners – the European Tour and the Asian Tour – and the tournament title sponsor Hero MotoCorp. The move came […]

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Sami Valimaki sends Stone’s hopes crashing in play-off for Oman Open title at Al Mouj

SAMI Valimaki won his first European Tour title as he defeated Brandon Stone in a play-off to lift the trophy at the 2020 Oman Open. Just six months ago the unknown Finn was playing at the third tier of professional golf in Continental Europe – now he has a winner’s exemption on the European Tour […]

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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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Guido Migliozzi goes bogey- free to lead by one from Hjøggard in Oman Open

GUIDO Migliozzi fired a flawless round of 66 to rediscover his form and take the first round lead at the 2020 Oman Open. The Italian has two European Tour wins from his stunning rookie year on the Race to Dubai last season. But Migliozzi missed his first three cuts of the 2020 campaign and arrived […]

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Experience Love Through The Senses & Glorious Golf At Tuscany’s Argentario Resort

Experience Love Through The Senses & Glorious Golf At Tuscany’s Argentario Resort During Valentine’s Month! Tuscany, Italy, January 2020: The Argentario Resort (www.argentarioresort.com) in south west Tuscanyis offering a Valentine’s package that focuses on experiencing a romantic break with your partner through a variety of senses that is available, not just on February 14, but […]

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Prize money on LET jumps by a third to €18m with four more tournaments for 2020

A NEW decade brings a new-look Ladies European Tour and for the first time in history, LET members will play for a combined prize money fund of almost €18 million in 2020. That’s an increase in prize money of around a third – up €4.5 million on 2019, with the 2020 schedule featuring 24 tournaments, […]

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Argentario Introduces A Ladies Only ‘Golf & Yoga’ Retreat For Beginners & Experienced Golfers In 2020

Argentario Introduces A Ladies Only ‘Golf & Yoga’ Retreat For Beginners & Experienced Golfers In 2020 Tuscany, Italy, January 2020:  The Argentario Golf Resort & Spa in south west Tuscany (www.argentarioresort.com) has introduced two ‘Golf & Yoga’ retreats in 2020 that are aimed specifically at lady golfers and beginners who are just taking up the game […]

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Francesco Molinari who will play in the 2019 USPGA at Bethpage Black

Francesco Molinari ready to face Masters champion Tiger Woods at Bethpage Black

FRANCESCO Molinari is hoping to continue his impressive Major form at this week’s USPGA Championship, as The Open Champion prepares to once again tee it up alongside recently-crowned Masters winner Tiger Woods at Bethpage. The Italian played side-by-side with Woods at Augusta National as the American famously claimed his 15thh Major title. And Molinari is […]

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