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England captain Edwards picks six debutants for Home Internationals at Lahinch

ENGLAND Golf have announced a strong team for the defence of their title at the Men’s Home Internationals, to be played at Lahinch, in Ireland, from September 11-13. The 11-man team includes West Cornwall’s Harry Hall, and Somerset pair Tom Sloman and Tom Plumb, who will travel to Ireland straight from playing in the Walker […]

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Worplesdon’s Ian Attoe the reigning English Senior’s Amateur Champion

English Senior champion Attoe retains place for Euros and Home Internationals

ENGLAND have named their teams for both the European Senior Men’s Team Championship, in Denmark, and the Senior Men’s Home Internationals which England host in Northumberland, next month. Surrey’s Ian Attoe (pictured) and Rupert Kellock, Yorkshire’s Richard Norton and Rich Jones, Lincolnshire’s Paul Wharton, and Hampshire’s Alan Mew will represent their country at the European […]

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Stoke Park’s Conor Gough

Gough gets Walker Cup nod after English Am win but in-form quartet miss out

FIVE English players have been included in the Great Britain & Ireland team to face America in this year’s Walker Cup, at Royal Liverpool, on September 7-8. Stoke Park’s recently-crowned teenage English Amateur Champion Conor Gough is joined by three other players from the South, and Yorkshire’s Alex Fitzpatrick, the younger brother of Ryder Cup […]

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Moore’s Blue Moon rising as he sees off Brabazon winner Poppleton at Frilford Heath

DERBYSHIRE’ Bradley Moore has won The HotelPlanner.com Championship at Frilford Heath by two shots for his first-ever professional win, on the Blue Course. The Kedleston Park Golf Club ace posted rounds of 65, 69 and 67 to see off strong competition from playing partner Nick Poppleton – who won the Brabazon Trophy at Frilford a […]

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Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington

Harrington looking for first win in three years while Lee Westwood likes it in Prague

PADRAIG Harrington returns to this week’s D+D Real Czech Masters hoping to go one better than his debut appearance in Prague 12 months ago. The Irishman finished runner-up to Andrea Pavan after a thrilling final day battle. The 2020 Ryder Cup Captain shared a three-stroke lead with the Italian going into Sunday last year at […]

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Austria’s Isabella Holpher 2018 English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay champion

Purdis Heath set to host English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay

AUSTRIA’S Isabella Holpher will defend her title at the English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Ipswich Golf Club, next week. The 18-year-old completed a remarkable 11-shot wire-to-wire victory 12 months ago at Coventry GC and returns attempting to become the first back-to-back winner since Yorkshire’s future LPGA player Jodi Ewart-Shadoff, in 2007-08. The top-ranked […]

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England winners of the 2019 Boys’ Home Internationals

England make it four Boys’ Home International titles out of four with win over Ireland

ENGLAND have won the R&A Boys’ Home Internationals for the fourth year running after defeating Ireland 8-7 in a nail-biting title decider at Ashburnham Golf Club. For the second straight year, England triumphed at the expense of its Irish counterparts in a tense contest at the South Wales links course. The match was almost a […]

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2019 English Amateur Champion Conor Gough, from Stoke Park Golf Club

Conor Gough takes English Amateur crown and sends out Walker Cup message

STOKE Park’s Conor Gough produced a sparkling performance to win the English Men’s Amateur Championship at Surrey’s Hankley Common, on Sunday. The 16-year-old – who claimed the British Boys title a year ago – beat 20-year-old Callum Farr, from Northamptonshire County, 3&2 in the final. The title adds to the McGregor Trophy he won last […]

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Adams looks to become first player to win Reid Trophy back-to-back in 25 years

HUGH Adams will be attempting to become the first player to win the Reid Trophy two years in a row when he tees up in the English Boys’ Under 14 Open Amateur Championship, at Staffordshire’s Trentham Golf Club, on Tuesday. The 14-year-old, from Worcestershire’s Hagley Wood Golf Club, defeated Spain’s Angel Ayora with a par […]

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Thitkul claims Smyth Salver as the low amateur again at AIG Women’s British Open

THAI amateur sensation Atthaya Thitikul finished as the leading amateur at the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn for the second year in a row. With rounds of 73, 68, 70, 73 she finished the championship in a tie for 29th place on four-under par to earn The Smyth Salver. Thitikul won the LET Thailand […]

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Smiling Cinderella Shibuno real fairy tale story as the Japanese rookie wins Open

HINAKO Shibuno – known as the “Smiling Cinderella” – provided a fairytale finish to the 2019 AIG Women’s British Open to claim her maiden Major title in her first tournament outside her native Japan. The 20-year-old playing in her first women’s Major – closed with a four-under-par 68 at Woburn for an 18-under total, one […]

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South African Buhai tops leaderboard at Woburn in AIG Women’s British Open

SOUTH Africa’s Ashleigh Buhai stormed three shots clear at the AIG Women’s British Open with a flawless second round of 67 in front of nearly 16,000 people at Woburn Golf Club. The first-round leader did not tee off until 2pm, by which time a number of players had overtaken her on the leaderboard, but she […]

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The 2019 English Girls Amateur Champion Marie Bechtold, from Germany’s St Leon Rot Golf Club

Bechtold keeps English Girls trophy in Germany as she beats Baker and Whitehead

GERMANY’S Marie Bechtold withstood a late charge from England internationals Caitlin Whitehead and Jessica Baker to win the English Girls’ Open Amateur Championship, at The Gog Magog. Bechtold was seven shots in front of Whitehead and nine ahead of Baker after opening with rounds of 71, 71 and 68 at the Cambridge golf club. But […]

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Buhai birdies here way into first-round lead at Woburn in AIG Women’s British Open

SOUTH African Ashleigh Buhai fired a seven-under-par opening round of 65 to top the leaderboard at the AIG Women’s British Open, on a day when home favourites Georgia Hall and Charley Hull thrilled the huge crowds at Woburn Golf Club. Hull birdied the last for a flawless 67, while Hall, the defending champion, described the […]

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Michael Campbell raring to go on Staysure Tour after six years away from the game

MICHAEL Campbell will make his first Staysure Tour appearance outside of a Senior Major when he tees it up at the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, at London Golf Club, on Thursday. The 2005 US Open champion – who finished two shots ahead of Tiger Woods at Pinehurst – turned 50 at the beginning of the […]

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Walker Cup hopefuls aim to impress as Tom Thurloway defends English crown

SUSSEX’S Tom Thurloway will defend his title when the English Men’s Amateur Championship gets underway at Hankley Common and North Hants today (Tuesday). Thurloway, from Chartham Park, beat Gloucestershire’s Joe Long 6&5 in last year’s final at Formby, and is now seeking to become the first player to win back-to-back championships since Paul Casey in […]

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Rory McIlroy who has confirmed he will play in the 2019 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

McIlroy heads to Wentworth seeking second BMW PGA title in new September slot

RORY McIlroy has confirmed he will join his Ryder Cup teammates Francesco Molinari, Tommy Fleetwood and Justin Rose in the field for September’s BMW PGA Championship at Surrey’s Wentworth Club. The four-time Major Champion won the prestigious BMW PGA Championship in 2014 and finished runner up to Molinari last year. McIlroy finished two shots behind […]

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LPGA rookie Cheyenne Knight from Texas

Knight bags one of 11 spots at AIG Women’s British Open with help from Ashridge pro

AMERICAN LPGA rookie Cheyenne Knight topped the 11 qualifiers at Ashridge, who will make up the field of this week’s final women’s Major of the seaason at Woburn, starting on Thursday. The LPGA rookie made light work of her first competitive round on English soil by recording a superb score of 65 to top an […]

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2019 Ladies European Amateur Champion Alice Hewson, from Berkhamsted Golf Club

Hewson claims spot in AIG Women’s British Open by winning European Amateur

HERTFORDSHIRE’S England international Alice Hewson booked herself a place in this week’s AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn, after producing a last day charge to win the European Ladies’ Amateur Championship at Dorset’s Parkstone Golf Club. Hewson, from Berkhamsted, started the final day just inside the top 20 after opening rounds of 72, 70 and […]

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Schmidt becomes youngest to complete the Brabazon and Carris Trophy double

BEN Schmidt became just the fourth golfer to win both the Brabazon Trophy and the Carris Trophy in the same season when he won the English Boys’ Under 18 Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Moor Park Golf Club. The 16-year-old from Rotherham Golf Club became the youngest-ever winner of the Brabazon Trophy when winning the English […]

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