Archive | Devon RSS feed for this section

Planning A Safe Golf Staycation?

Planning a safe golf staycation? If you’re now spending your summer in the UK, remember that sun protection should still be a part of your daily routine, and especially on the golf course, which contains highly UV reflective surfaces. If you’ve been touched by skin cancer, you’ll understand, however many golfers still underestimate the risks, […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Saunton Golf Club

The East Course 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 The land at Saunton Burrows has hosted golf since 1897 and given us today’s premier golf course in the West Country since Herbert Fowler (famed designer of Walton Heath, The Berkshire, and Delamere Forest […]

Read full story Comments are closed

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus England Golf  – in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers. We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Harry Colt – The Great Courses

Harry Colt – The Great Courses Henry Shapland “Harry” Colt (4 August 1869 – 21 November 1951) was a golf course architect born in Highgate, England. He worked predominantly with Charles Alison, John Morrison, and Alister MacKenzie, in 1928 forming Colt, Alison & Morrison Ltd. He participated in the design of over 300 golf courses (115 on his own) in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa. Colt’s […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Why Harry Konig is happy to be back at Ayla Golf Club for MENA Tour season opener

DEVON’S Harry Konig returned to the scene of the greatest triumph of his career so far, hoping to capitalize on his happy memories when he won the Journey to Jordan Tour Championship in November. The 2020 season of the MENA Tour by Arena gets under way today (Monday) with the $75,000 Journey to Jordan No. […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Stover Golf Club

Stover Golf Club The peace and tranquility of Stover Golf Club, located on the edge of Newton Abbot, is a convenient treat for golfers in the south west, with easy access from the A38 and M5. The course is one of the best parkland courses in the south west. The beautiful parkland golf course features […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Craig Passmore shoots 58 by holing wedge shot at the last at Bristol’s Players Club

SHOOTING a score of 59 is the impossible dream for most golfers… but England boys’ squad member Craig Passmore is not your average golfer. And at the tender age of 17, Passmore has already exceeded his wildest golfing fantasy to record a stunning round of 58. “It was pretty insane,” remarked Passmore in what may […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Josh Hill and M G Keyser 2019 Journey to Jordan MENA Order of Merit winners

Konig shock winner of MENA Tour Journey to Jordan after admitting he almost quit golf

EXACTLY three years to the date after turning professional, Devon’s Harry Konig won his first title in dramatic fashion at the $100,000 Journey to Jordan Tour Championship, the season-ending event on the MENA Tour, on Thursday. The 24-year-old from the West Country seemed out of the reckoning. Konig was three-over through eight holes at the […]

Read full story Comments are closed
East Devon Golf Club

East Devon Golf Club

East Devon Golf Club East Devon Golf Club At East Devon Golf Club we extend a friendly welcome to members and visitors alike. Situated on the cliff top above Budleigh Salterton, at 6344 yards the well drained fairways, closely mown heathland turf and challenging greens offer a fair and interesting test of golf. Add to […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Draw with Scots can’t put a dampener on 2019 season for English Schools as kids rule

THE curtain has come down on the English Schools’ Golf Association’s season, which has been hailed a “roaring success” after two 14-year-olds were crowned as U19 national champions. Dorset’s Louise Burke and Yorkshire’s Josh Berry captained their country in the international matches against Scotland and Wales after their victory in the 42nd English Schools Championship […]

Read full story Comments are closed
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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed
England – the 2019 Home Internationals champions

England retain Raymond Trophy as Schmidt makes up for Walker Cup omission

ENGLAND have won the Home Internationals after beating Scotland 9-6 at Lahinch, on Friday, to retain the Raymond Trophy. Hexham’s Matty Lamb won five out of six matches, losing just one over the three days as England followed up their 12-3 romp over Wales on Wednesday, with a 10-5 win over their Irish hosts, on […]

Read full story Comments are closed
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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Women and Girls’ Golf Week declared another major success by England Golf

THE second staging of Women and Girls’ Golf Week proved another social media success across Great Britain and Ireland, as well as raising engagement and participation at club level, organisers have claimed. The recent awareness week, timed to coincide with the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn, generated more than 12 million Twitter impressions through […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Devon draw with Lancashire but earn first English Boys County Championship title

DEVON won the England Boys’ County Finals for the first time after a final day full of high drama at North Foreland Golf Club in Kent. The Devon team went into the last day knowing they needed at least a halved match to beat Lancashire in the decider. And that is exactly what they achieved […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Saunton’s Jake Burnage

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Hallamshire’s Barclay Brown

Joseph Pagdin taken down by England team-mate Brown in Boys’ Amateur at Saunton

LAKE Nona’s Joseph Pagdin – the highest-ranked player in the field – was one of the big name to tumble out of the The R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship at Saunton. The Florida-based England junior international went head- to-head in a tight tussle on the North Devon links with good friend and England team-mate Barclay Brown. […]

Read full story Comments are closed
France’s Tom Gueant

McKinney breezes into last 32 but Welsh Champ Davies and Florida’s Pagdin lurk

LEADING qualifier Connor McKinney made it through to Friday’s second round of matchplay at the 93rd Boys’ Amateur Championship, at Saunton. McKinney, the Australian-based Scot, defeated Worthing Golf Club’s Billy Groom 6&4, on the North Devon links. It was a convincing victory for McKinney, who said it was important to limit mistakes in windy conditions, […]

Read full story Comments are closed
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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed