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Tour stars including Rory McIlory meet members of the CGA-HSBC China Junior Golf Program

Finest China on display as McIroy & Co. offer up tips at HSBC Champions practice

SOME of China’s leading young golfers got some first-class tips from the world’s best Tour players, including Rory McIlroy and HSBC Champions’ defending champion Xander Schauffele, in Shanghai. Schauffele joined World No. 2 McIlroy, Hampshire’s US Open winner Justin Rose, and Woburn’s Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter met stars of the CGA-HSBC China Junior Golf […]

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LEE WESTWOOD who returns to the Algarve for the 2019 Portugal Master

Westwood will join Sullivan and Pepperell at Dom Pedro Victoria for Portugal Masters

FORMER World No. 1 Lee Westwood and fellow past champion Andy Sullivan will tee it up alongside compatriot Eddie Pepperell at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course when the Portugal Masters returns to Vilamoura this week. Westwood, who hails from Worksop, will be making his first appearance at the event since winning what was his 30th […]

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Matt Wallace hit 65 in the first round of the 2019 BMW PGA Championship

Wallace wows Wentworth crowd as Ryder Cup trio bear down on first round leader

MATT Wallace delighted the Wentworth crowd in the opening round of the BMW PGA Championship, as the 29-year-old carded a flawless seven-under 65 to move into a one-stroke lead. The sun blazed down upon the pristine Wentworth Club as the prestigious championship – ushering in a new era as it moved date from May to […]

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Molinari: Wentworth win against McIlroy sparked Claret Jug joy at Carnoustie

FRANCESCO Molinari is hoping to feed off the energy of the crowds this week as the Italian returns to defend his BMW PGA Championship title at Wentworth Club. The 36-year-old overcame Rory McIlroy down the stretch in nerveless fashion last year. Victory on the West Course kicked off a career-defining run of form which included […]

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Epsom Golf Club’s Ben Patridge winner of the 2019 English Boys’ County Champion of Champions title

Partridge flying high after win in Boys’ Champion of Champions at Frilford Heath

SURREY’S Ben Partridge withstood a late charge from Devon’s Matt Millar to win the English Boys’ County Champion of Champions played over the Red course at Oxfordshire’s Frilford Heath. Partridge, a member at Epsom GC, held a two-shot lead after an opening three-under par 69. But the teenager was in danger of being caught by […]

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England international Hague heads field in battle to be the Champion of Champions

ENGLISH international David Hague heads a group of 30 county champions competing in this weekend’s English Men’s County Champion of Champions tournament at Frilford Heath Golf Club, in Oxfordshire. The 23-year-old Yorkshire champion, from Malton and Norton GC, who lost his place in the England Home Internationals winning team of 2018, is part of a […]

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The 2019 Walker Cup winning USA team

Straight down the middle for Crosby’s boy as his USA team win Walker Cup at Hoylake

THE USA Team rebounded from a 7-5 overnight deficit, winning 10½ out of a possible 14 points to capture the 47th Walker Cup Match over Great Britain & Ireland at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, on Sunday. It was the first USA victory on GB&I soil since 2007 at Royal County Down when a team containing […]

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Stoke Park’s Conor Gough

Gough gives GB&I ‘crucial’ two-point lead against USA in Walker Cup at Hoylake

GREAT Britain and Ireland hold a two-point advantage over the United States of America at 7-5 going into the second and final day of the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. Craig Watson’s side need six points from Sunday’s foursomes and singles matches to win back the Walker Cup after losing to the USA two […]

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Windlesham’s Charlotte Legg and Mary Dodds

Windlesham women are crowned PING Fourball Betterball Champions

TWO new golfers from Surrey’s Windlesham Golf Club have been crowned as the PING Women’s Fourball Betterball champions for 2019. Charlotte Legg and Mary Dodds have both only been playing golf for a couple of years. But that did not stop them amassing 46 points over the Thonock Park course at Lincolnshire’s Gainsborough Golf Club, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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