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Boulden back in Europe as she storms to three-shot win in LET Q-School at La Manga

AMY Boulden will return to the Ladies European Tour in 2020 after winning the LET Q-School at La Manga Club. The Welshwoman finished three strokes ahead of Argentina’s Magdalena Simmermacher and Scotland’s overnight co-leader Alison Muirhead. Boulden, the 2014 LET Rookie of the Year, closed with a five-under par round of 68 on the South […]

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Lucas Herbert winner of the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classsic

Lucas Herbert celebrates Australia Day with maiden win in Dubai Desert Classic

LUCAS Herbert won his maiden European Tour title with a play-off victory over Christiaan Bezuidenhout on a dramatic final day at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. The duo entered the final day six shots off the lead but with strong winds and showers at Emirates Golf Club, the leaderboard was blown wide open. Lucas Herbert, […]

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West Surrey’s Charlotte Thomas in the fourth round of the 2020 LET Qualifying School at La Manga

Alison Muirhead and Amy Boulden lead LET Qualifying School with a round to go

AMY Boulden and Alison Muirhead share the lead heading into the final round of the Ladies European Tour’s Qualifying School at Spain’s La Manga Club. The leaders are tied on five-under par after four rounds, including two rounds on the North and South Courses respectively. They are one stroke ahead of Surrey’s Curtis Cup player […]

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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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EDDIE PEPPERELL led the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic after two rounds

Pepperell gets in the swing with claw-like putting grip to climb leaderboard in Dubai

OXFORDSHIRE’S EDDIE Pepperell was happy putting his faith in feeling his way around Emirates Golf Club. The two-time Euorpean Tour winner carded a round of 67 to take a one-shot lead at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic after 36 holes. Lighter winds made for better scoring in round two and the Frilford Heath member took […]

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THOMAS PIETERS in the first round of the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Thomas Pieters fires eight birdies despite tougher set up at Dubai Desert Classic

THOMAS Pieters fired eight birdies in an impressive round of 67 to open up a one-shot lead in the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Much thicker rough than normal and a testing wind made Emirates Golf Club a sterner challenge than in recent years. But the Belgian made a strong start as […]

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Switzeerland’s Morgane Metraux playing in the first round of the 2020 LET Qualifying School

LET Qualifying School: How Metraux’s making up for lost time to take first round lead

AFTER taking a year out due to a shoulder injury, Switzerland’s Morgane Metraux was the leader at Ladies European Tour Qualifying School, at La Manga, in Spain. Morgane, who was the Symetra Tour Rookie of the Year in 2018, made the most of the improved conditions after Storm Gloria battered Spain, leaving a trail of […]

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Bryson DeChambeau is using the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic as a warm up for the Major Championships

DeChambeau wants to tap in to Dubai’s link to success in the Major Championships

BRYSON DeChambeau is hopeful a successful defence of his title at this week’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic can act as a springboard for glory in the 2020 Major Championships. The American stormed to a dominant seven-shot victory at Emirates Golf Club in 2019, to claim his first European Tour title – and add to his […]

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Faldo’s Major Champions Invitational will feature 72 of the world’s best juniors

SEVENTY-TWO junior golfers from around the world will compete at in next week’s third edition of the Major Champions Invitational, at Arizona’s Lookout Mountain Golf Club. The players will be split into teams of four – each captained and mentored by one of 18 Major champions. England’s North East stars Jess Baker (Gosford Park Ladies) […]

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Lee Westwood before the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club

Omega Dubai Desert Classic: Lee Westwood looking to go back-to-back for fifth time

LEE Westwood prepares to tee it up at Omega Dubai Desert Classic – keen to continue his perfect start to the season off the back of his 25th European Tour victory on Sunday. Westwood has managed to win back-to-back four times so far in his a career and the Newcastle-based Ryder Cup ace now has […]

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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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Mallorca’s Son Muntaner is part of the Arabella Golf group and joined European Tour Destinations in January 2020

Mallorca’s Son Muntaner course signs up to become a European Tour Destination

EUROPEAN Tour Destinations are delighted to welcome Golf Son Muntaner, a member of Arabella Golf, to their network of world-class venues. The Mallorcan venue becomes the third Spanish destination to join the network, alongside Finca Cortesin in Málaga and PGA Catalunya Resort, in Girona. Golf Son Muntaner – designed by Kurt Rossknecht – opened in […]

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Lee Westwood the 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship winner

Lee Westwood: Winning run extends into fourth decade with 25th title at Abu Dhabi

LEE Westwood produced a brilliant final round display to win his 25th event on the European Tour, and take his winning run into a fourth decade at the 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The Nottinghamshire ace entered the final day with a one shot lead and, while he was briefly caught, he was never passed […]

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LEE WESTWOOD IN THE THIRD ROUND OF THE 2020 ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP

Second Rolex Series victory in sight as Westwood chases European Tour win No. 25

LEE Westwood takes a one-shot lead into the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship as he goes in search of a second Rolex Series title – and his 25th European Tour title. The “Worksop Wonder,” who now lives in Newcastle’s Jesmond district, produced the shot of the week so far – to set […]

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Payton Gordley puts Joshua Smith firmly in his place at first final of European eTour

AMERICAN Payton Gordley defeated countryman Joshua Smith to take the trophy and $5,000 winners’ cheque in the first event of the inaugural European eTour Series. Golfx3 – Gordley’s screenname – who participated in a one-off esports event held at last season’s Made in Denmark took the lead at the third hole from JSmithers – Smith’s […]

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How Italian Job by Francesco Laporta drove him to the top of Abu Dhabi leaderboard

FRANCESCO Laporta birdied his last five holes in a stunning nine-under par round of 63 to leap to the top of the leaderboard at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The Italian secured his playing rights after topping the European Challenge Tour’s Road to Mallorca Rankings in 2019. And he displayed the form that saw him […]

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How Norris and Paratore put Koepka and Fleetwood in the shade in heat of Abu Dhabi

TWO unheralded European Tour players – Italy’s Renato Paratore and South African’s Shaun Norris – who outscored pre-tournament favourites Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood, in the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. All the focus in the build-up had been on the big names bidding for the riches on offer in the United […]

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Defending champion Shane Lowry admits he his eyes on playing in the 2020 Olympics

Olympics and Ryder Cup are on Shane Lowry’s bucket list for 2020 after first Claret Jug

IT’S onwards and upwards for Shane Lowry as he begins his title defence at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship – with one eye on the Olympics and the other on the Ryder Cup. The Irishman won his first Rolex Series title at Abu Dhabi Golf Club 12 months ago – and carried his form and […]

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Callaway staff professional Matt Wallace

New Callaway signing Matt Wallace kicks-off 2020 at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

MATT Wallace is the second top English player to switch equipment at the start of the 2020, moving from Ping to Callaway in time for the first event in the Middle East swing. The Moor Park member is using a full set of Callaway clubs – including the newly launched Mavrik driver – and is […]

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BROOKS KOEPKA talks to reporters during practice at the 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

After missing Presidents Cup with knee injury, Koepka’s keen to play in Abu Dhabi

WORLD No. 1 Brooks Koepka is keen to add a Rolex Series title to his already impressive CV, as he makes his comeback from a knee injury at this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after missing last month’s Presidents Cup. The four-time Major winner returns to Abu Dhabi Golf Club for the third time – […]

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