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Sussex Seniors miss out on English County Champions title for third year in a row

YORKSHIRE got their hands on the silverware at the English Senior Men’s County Finals helped by a moment of golfing gold from Andy King. After three days of top quality play at Surrey’s Effingham Golf Club, the outcome of the 2019 final came down to the final two games on the course in a direct […]

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Yorkshire Seniors captain John Grimbleby (right) with Steve Mason

Sussex and Yorkshire set for final day showdown in the English Men’s Senior Finals

SUSSEX and Yorkshire will go head to head on the final day to decide the winners of the 2019 English Senior Men’s County Championship at Surrey’s Effingham Golf Club. Yorkshire have the bit between their teeth after a 6-3 victory against Lincolnshire kept them on track to repeat their 2017 success at the English Senior […]

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Sussex’s Martin King at the 2019 English Senior Men’s County Finals.

Sussex and Yorkshire off to a flyer at English Senior Men’s County Finals at Effingham

SUSSEX and Yorkshire got their campaigns off to a flyer with victory on the first day of the English Senior Men’s County Finals, at Surrey’s Effingham GC. Last year’s runners-up Sussex beat Lincolnshire 5-4, while Yorkshire – the 2017 champions – fought off a gutsy Dorset side to put their two points on the board […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Jordan’s reminder of Walker Cup as he tries to emulate Singh-Brar win in Bretagne

MATTHEW Jordan is looking to follow in the footsteps of his 2017 Walker Cup teammate Jack Singh Brar by winning the Open de Bretagne, which gets under way at Golf Blue Green de Pléneuf Val André on Thursday morning. The Englishman is one of several players from the 2017 Great Britain and Ireland squad to […]

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Scotland’s Carly Booth winner of the 2019 Tipsport Czech Ladies Open

It’s seventh heaven for Carly Booth after her rollercoaster victory in Czech Ladies Open

SCOTLAND’S Carly Booth ended a seven-year wait for her third Ladies European Tour title with victory in the Tipsport Czech Ladies Open. Booth carded rounds of 68, 69 and 70 for a 54-hole total of 207, nine-under-par, to win by one at Golf Resort Karlštejn. Booth won both of her previous titles in 2012, at […]

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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 […]

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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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Nick hoping it will be his Day again as The Leicestershire hosts Logan Mid Am Trophy

GLOUCESTERSHIRE’S Nick Day will defend his England Mid-Amateur title when the Logan Trophy is played next week at The Leicestershire Golf Club. The Over 35s Mid-Am has attracted a full field of players and promises plenty of great golf when is played in the East Midlands, from July 5-7. Last year Day, from Henbury, produced […]

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Penge breaks course record at Dudsbury to lead EuroPro Golfcatcher Championship

MARCO Penge set a new course record at Dudsbury Golf Club in his opening round of The GolfCatcher Championship thanks to a nine-under 62. The Golf at Goodwood Golfer is having some week after finishing top of his regional qualifying for The Open having shot a six-under 66 at West Lancashire on Monday. Penge, who […]

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Burnage is surprise omission from England’s European Amateur Team in Sweden

THE England selectors have announced the men’s team that will bid to win the European Amateur Team Championship for a record 13th time when they tee it up at Sweden’s Ljunghusen GC, next month. The six-man squad is packed with champions to challenge for the Continent’s top team honours next month – which have been […]

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Burnage breaks out from Minchinhampton to grab Open Qualifying chance

ANDREW GRIFFIN reports on Monday’s Regional Open Qualifiers which were held across the UK, including five in the South of England ENGLAND’S top two in-from amateurs came through the Regional Open Qualifying after 13 clubs hosted the first steps on the road to The 148th Open for many club professionals and leading amateurs. St Andrews […]

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Broadhurst junior is a chip off the old block leading at Northamptonshire County

ANDREW GRIFFIN reports on Monday’s Regional Open Qualifiers which were held across the UK, including four in the North of England PAUL Broadhurst has played in the Open 16 times and the 2016 Seniors Open winner was undoubtedly proud of 22-year-old-son Sam, after the Atherston GC member topped the qualifiers at Northamptonshire County, which he […]

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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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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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Tom’s in Plumb position topping leaderboard at 124th Amateur Championship

SOMERSET’S Thomas Plumb and Denmark’s John Axelsen shared top spot in stroke play qualifying at the 124th Amateur Championship, in Ireland. Over the renowned links of Portmarnock and The Island near Dublin, Plumb and Axelsen finished joint-top of the 64 players and ties who progressed to Wednesday’s matchplay stage, with Plumb the leading qualifier on […]

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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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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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