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Sencio Golf Day Raises £1150 For Cystic Fibrosis

Sencio Golf Day Raises £1150 For Cystic Fibrosis As part of its annual support of a local charity, a golf day organised by Sencio Community Leisure (SCL) has raised £1150 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The money, collected as a result of the event at Lullingstone Park Golf Course (LPGC) on August 29, is added […]

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2019 Claret Jug winner Shane Lowry who was awarded honoroary life membership by the European Tour

Open winner Shane Lowry receives European Tour’s life membership award

SHANE Lowry has been awarded honorary life membership of the European Tour in recognition of his Open Championship victory in July. The Irishman finished six shots clear of Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush to lift the Claret Jug in front of packed galleries at the County Antrim venue. It was the perfect result to get […]

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Sir Rod Stewart raises £278k for Prostate Project with help of some friendly Faces

FACES frontman Sir Rod Stewart and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood helped raise £278,000 for the Prostate Project and the Euorpean Tour Foundation during the 2019 BMW PGA Championship Gala Dinner at the weekend. The money was raised from table sales and auction prizes at the star-studded evening, as members of The Faces were reunited […]

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New World Handicap System confirmed for launch in November, 2020 by CONGU

THE governing bodies of amateur golf in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales have signed the licence for the new World Handicap System (WHS) which will come into operation on November 2, 2020. As members of the Council of National Golf Unions (CONGU), England Golf, the Golfing Union of Ireland, the Irish Ladies Golfing Union, Scottish […]

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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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Red Trouser Day Golf Day At Westerham Raises £5000 For Bowel Cancer Research

Red Trouser Day Golf Day At Westerham Raises £5000 For Bowel Cancer Research More than 60 golfers attended The 2nd Annual Red Trouser Golf Charity Day charity at Westerham Golf Club in Kent on Thursday, September 12 – and raised £5000 for world-leading clinical research into bowel cancer at The Royal Marsden Hospital in London. […]

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Suzann Pecks-her-son after winning Solheim Cup and then announces she’ll quit

SOLHEIM Cup winner Suzann Pettersen announced she is to retire for competitive golf after a sparkling professional career spanning two decades. Moments after holing the birdie putt that secured Europe’s victory in the 16th Solheim Cup, the 38-year-old Norwegian, confirmed she would be hanging up her clubs with immediate effect. “That’s it, I’m done,” she […]

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2019 KLM Open winner Sergio Garcia

Garcia and Azalea enjoyed going Dutch to emulate Seve – Sergio’s mentor and hero

SERGIO Garcia secured his 16th European Tour title following a one-shot victory on his debut at the 100th edition of the KLM Open. The Spaniard endured a mixed front nine where he was leading by two at the fifth. But the 39-year-old found himself trailing playing partner Callum Shinkwin, from Hertfordshire, by one shot at […]

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Europe the 2019 Solheim Cup winners

Pettersen pours out emotion after winning putt on the last turns tide in Solheim Cup

EUROPE won the Solheim Cup for the first time since 2013 after an incredible finish to the final day singles, as Suzann Pettersen holed the winning putt on the 18th to send thousands of fans into raptures. Team USA looked set to retain the trophy needing just half a point from any of the final […]

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USA rookies help Inkster to narrow gap as Van Dam stars for Europe in Solheim Cup

EUROPE will take a narrow one point lead into the second day of the 16th Solheim Cup at the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles. The home team are 4½-3½ in front heading into the second series of foursomes and fourballs. But it is the American team who have momentum on their side after a dramatic […]

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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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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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Moor Park’s Callum Shinkwin shot a six-under 66 in the 2019 KLM Open first round

Shinkwin suffering from injury and illness but finds form at KLM Dutch Open

MOOR Park’s Callum Shinkwin carded a superb six-under par 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the 100th edition of the KLM Open. The Hertfordshire player sits 126th in the Race to Dubai rankings and 446th in the Official World Golf Rankings – but belied his status to lead a large […]

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American Solheim cup teammates Jessica Korda (left), and Nelly Korda at Gleneagles

Kordas set to become first sisters to play alongside each other in the Solheim Cup

SISTERS Jessica and Nelly Korda will create a slice of Solheim Cup history when they play together in the Friday Foursomes over the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles. Annika and Charlotta Sorenstam were the first sisters to be named together on a Solheim Cup team in 1998 – but they did not play alongside each […]

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Somerset’s Amanda Mayne the 2019 English Senior Women’s County Champion of Champions

Mayne chance for Amanda who is crowned County Champion of Champions

SOMERSET champion Amanda Mayne has become the second player to be crowned as the English Senior Women’s County Champion of Champions. The Saltford GC member followed in the footsteps of inaugural champion Alison Kelly, from Gloucestershire, after carding two rounds of 79 to claim a three-shot victory on 12-over par at this year’s event at […]

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Team USA the 2019 Ping Junior Solheim Cup winners at Gleneagles

Walker proud after stellar singles – but Europe lose Junior Solheim Cup again

TEAM USA held off a spirited fightback by Europe to claim their fourth consecutive victory in the Ping Junior Solheim Cup with a 13-11 points triumph at Gleneagles. The visitors took a 7½-4½ lead into Wednesday’s singles session after drawing the foursomes 3-3 and then convincingly winning the fourballs 4½-1½, and closed out the win […]

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ET Johansen hoping to phone home from Morgado with good news for his twin girls

EIRIK Tage Johansen is swapping parental duties for the golf course this week and is hoping to return to the family home with something to celebrate following the 57° Open de Portugal at Morgado Golf Resort. The Norwegian is playing a limited schedule this year after his wife gave birth to twins five months ago, […]

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Prestbury’s Bel Wardle the 2019 English County Champion of Champions

Wardle grins like a Cheshire cat that’s got the cream after Champion of Champions win

BEL Wardle consolidated her reputation as one of England’s finest emerging talents as the Cheshire player was left smiling after dominating the English Women’s County Champion of Champions, at Woodhall Spa. The 2017 English Women’s Open Strokeplay champion, from Prestbury GC, carded rounds of 72 and 71, which was enough to give her an eight-shot […]

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Joost Luiten during practice at the 2019 KLM Open

Luiten looking for hat-trick in KLM Dutch Open to mark centenary at International

HOME favourite Joost Luiten is keen to make up for lost time when he tees it up at the 100th edition of the KLM Open in Amsterdam. The 33-year-old was forced to miss last year’s event at The Dutch due to a wrist injury which sidelined the six-time European Tour winner for five months. However […]

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Backroom staff will play key role if Europe are to win the Solheim Cup says Matthew

EUROPEAN captain Catriona Matthew believes her all-star backroom team could make a big difference at The Solheim Cup. The skipper of the Continental European team as Surrey’s Dame Laura Davies, Kathryn Imrie and Mel Reid by her side at Gleneagles, meaning there is no shortage of experience as the hosts seek to regain the trophy […]

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