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Sandelin takes route 66 at sun-kissed Trevose in first Farmfoods Legends Links

SWEDEN’S Jarmo Sandelin fired an opening round of 66 to take a one stroke lead after the first round of the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship hosted by Ian Woosnam. The former Ryder Cup player, who is still searching for his maiden title on the Staysure Tour, carded an eagle and three birdies in […]

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Come on Aileen… no slips this time in English Senior’s Strokeplay at St Enodoc

A BIRDIE, birdie finish sealed a five-shot victory for Aileen Greenfield in the English Senior Women’s Strokeplay Championship at St Enodoc, in Cornwall. Greenfield, from Pyecombe, in Sussex, came from a shot behind to beat Hertfordshire’s Jackie Foster, from Bishop’s Stortford, ahead of a three-way tie for third place. The new champion who finished on […]

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Back-to-back bid by Baker at Trevose would be first on Staysure Tour since 2015

PETER Baker is looking to become the first player since 2015 to claim back-to-back Staysure Tour titles during the same season at North Cornwall’s testing Trevose track this weekend. Baker is one of the favourites for the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship, hosted by Ian Woosnam, which gets under way at Trevose Golf & […]

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Top-ranked Micheluzzi on course at Portmarnock in Amateur Championship bid

DAVID Micheluzzi stayed on course for success at The 124th Amateur Championship by winning his all-Australian contest to advance to the last 32 at Portmarnock in Ireland. The top-ranked player in the field, sitting at seventh on the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), came through a tight tie with compatriot and good friend Kyle Michel. […]

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Toy’s Women’s Amateur victory at Royal County Down denies Kiwi Garvey

CORNWALL’S Emily Toy produced the best performance of her career to win the 116th Women’s Amateur Championship at Royal County Down, on Saturday. The 21-year-old from Carlyon Bay defeated Amelia Garvey by one hole in the 18-hole Final over the renowned links on the east coast of Northern Ireland. Toy, who was ranked 450th in […]

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Euphemie takes the hard Rhodes in Women’s Amateur KO’ing close friend Screen

EUPHEMIE Rhodes. from Somerset, edged out top qualifier and England team-mate Hannah Screen to seal a place in the last-16 of the Women’s Amateur Championship, at Royal County Down, on Thursday. The 17-year-old, from Burnham & Berrow, showed experience beyond her years to defeat Elena Moosman by two holes in the last-64 match play stage […]

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Screen storms to the top seed spot in British Women’s Amateur Championship

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Hannah Screen finished as the leading qualifier for the matchplay stage of the 116th Women’s Amateur Championship at Royal County Down. Following the second round of strokeplay qualifying, the joint overnight leader added a three-under-par round of 70 for a seven-under-par total of 139, on an overcast and breezy day in Northern Ireland. From […]

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Schmidt pips Schwartzel and Lyle to become youngest Brabazon winner at just 16

SIXTEEN-year-old Ben Schmidt became the youngest-ever winner of the Brabazon Trophy – winning by five shots at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club, on Sunday – 70 years after it was first won by a 17-year-old. Schmidt pips major winners Sandy Lyle and Charl Schwartzel, who were respectively 17 and 18 when they won the English Men’s […]

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Schmidt stands on verge of joining Brabazon’s teenage winners club as Hall cards 63

YORKSHIRE’S Ben Schmidt withstood a record-setting charge from Harry Hall today to hold on to a one-shot lead in the Brabazon Trophy at Alwoodley Golf Club. Hall, from West Cornwall, swept up the leaderboard with an eight-under 63, which set a new course record and took him to 10-under in the English Men’s Open Amateur […]

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Strickland strikes Brabazon blow as he eyes Gary Evans’ English Strokeplay record

SUSSEX’S Charlie Strickland shot a bogey-free 66 to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Brabazon Trophy at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club. The 20-year-old from Ham Manor was five-under par in tough conditions of wind and drizzle, holding tight to his score with good par saves on the final two holes. His […]

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St Mellion International Resort

St Mellion International Resort Play the Nicklaus Signature Course at St Mellion International Resort, and you’ll remember every hole afterwards. How many golf courses can say that? Designed by Jack Nicklaus personally, it is one of England’s truly essential tests of golf, and a classic Tour venue. You’ll be walking in the footsteps of the […]

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Yorkshire’s internationals prepared for battle at Alwoodley to keep Brabazon

AN international field has assembled for the Brabazon Trophy, one of the most prestigious championships in the world of men’s amateur golf, which starts today at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club. Players from over a dozen countries will bid to become the English Men’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Champion with four rounds being played before Sunday’s climax. […]

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Hume writes Hertfordshire history with first English Women’s win in a decade

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Ellen Hume is the new English Women’s Amateur Champion, winning a superb final against Essex’s Lily May Humphreys on the 19th hole at wet and windy Saunton Golf Club. Despite the most testing conditions on the North Devons links, the players produced great golf, with the momentum swinging to and fro over the closing […]

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Ellen Hume knocks out defending champ Blackman at English Women’s Amateur

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Ellen Hume caused the upset of the day when she knocked out defending champion Georgina Blackman at the English Women’s Amateur at Saunton, Devon. The 19-year-old from Mill Green, who won by two holes, admitted that she felt some nerves as she prepared to face the England international from Chelmsford in the first matchplay […]

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Curtis Cup star Lily May Humphreys claims No. 1 seed at English Women’s Amateur

ENGLAND international Lily May Humphreys underlined her sparkling form when she led the qualifiers for the match play at the English Women’s Amateur Championship at Saunton. The 17-year-old – who has already won the Welsh and Irish stroke play titles this month – was two-under par after 36 holes on the West course, in North […]

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Girls Golf all set to Rock in Hampshire this weekend

GIRLS’ golf will get rocking in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight with the launch of an inspirational campaign to attract new players, from this month. Girls Golf Rocks will offer free taster sessions, followed by coaching courses for girls aged five to 18 at four different locations in May and early June. The aim […]

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Jones and Gill help England slay Spain at Formby

ENGLAND staged a confident performance to beat Spain 13-7 in the mixed international at Formby Golf Club and kept their firm grip on the Seve Ballesteros Trophy. They built on Saturday’s one-point lead with a 4-1 win in the morning’s foursomes before taking six of the 10 singles. Northamptonshire’s Ben Jones scored the winning point […]

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Only Way is Essex as England lead Spain at Formby

ENGLAND lead Spain 3-2 after a storm-tossed first day of the mixed international at Formby Golf Club in Lancashire. The players were faced with extremely strong winds and icy, driving rain. The main scoreboard blew over before play began, trolleys toppled regularly, balls moved on the green and on the tee – and bogeys were […]

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Rose and Spain’s Ryder Cup stars’ message for England internationals

THE 2019 England v Spain international gets underway at Formby Golf Club today with the teams spurred on by good luck messages from Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia and Jose Maria Olazabal. Videos from the three Ryder Cup heroes were played at the opening ceremony, urging the teams to play their best and to make lasting […]

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Why MacLaren won’t be overtaken easily in Morocco

MEGHAN MacLaren is looking to build on her recent strong performances in Australia and Jordan as she sets her sights firmly on the Lalla Meryem Cup this week. A victory in the Moroccan capital of Rabat would see her take the lead in the race to be crowned European No. 1 and leapfrog Charley Hull […]

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