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BENJAMIN POKE PLAYING IN THE FOURTH ROUND OF THE 2019 EUROPEAN TOUR QUALIFYING SCHOOL

Poke remaining focused on earning European Tour card as Dane extends Lumine lead

BENJAMIN Poke remained in control on day four of the European Tour Qualifying School’s Final Stage as he increased his lead to three shots at Lumine Golf Club. The Dane is in pole position with two rounds remaining after posting his fourth consecutive sub-70 round to reach 16-under par. Meanwhile Poke’s closest challengers, Korea’s Jinho […]

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Denmark’s Benjamin Poke who led the European Tour Qualifying School’s Final Stage after three rounds

Benjamin Poke refusing to let pressure snooker him at Tour’s Qualifying School

DENMARK’S Benjamin Poke extended his lead to two shots on day three of European Tour Qualifying School as the six-round marathon tournament reached the halfway stage. The Dane, who completed a strong rookie season on the European Challenge Tour, carded four birdies and only one bogey to sign for a three-under par 69 on Lumine […]

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2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge winner Tommy Fleetwood

Fleetwood flying high with three eagles to win Nedbank and Europe’s biggest prize

TOMMY Fleetwood defeated Marcus Kinhult in a thrilling play-off to win his second Rolex Series title at the Nedbank Golf Challenge after coming from six shots after three eagles in his final round at Sun City. Victory put the hero of Europe’s record Ryder Cup win at Le Paris National last year, in contention to […]

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John Catlin led after the first round of the 2019 European Tour Qualifying School, at Lumine

Catlin arrives from Thailand with fourth win but really wants to graduate at Lumine

AMERICAN John Catlin carded a flawless six-under par 65 to charge into an early lead at European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage, at Spain’s Lumine Golf Club. Catlin came into the event less than a week after securing his fourth Asian Tour victory, in Thailand, and continued in the same form. He recorded six birdies […]

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Zander Lombard playing in the second round of the 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge, at Sun City

Lombard is looking to bank €2.5m after outplaying his heroes at Nedbank Challenge

ZANDER Lombard continued his recent run of fine form to take a two shot-lead into the weekend at South Africa’s Nedbank Golf Challenge. The South African, who topped last season’s Sunshine Tour Order of Merit, carded a round of 65 to get to 11-under par. Lombard, who came closest to his breakthrough win losing a […]

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Girls Golf Rocks is back for 2020 – so why not give it a go to make it bigger and better

GIRLS Golf Rocks is back for 2020 and clubs in England can now sign up to make it bigger and better then ever. The programme is now in its fifth year and has helped introduce more than 5,000 girls to the game of golf – inspiring beginners to enjoy themselves in a fun, friendly and […]

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CHILEAN golfer Hugo Leon

Leon to light up Lumine in bid for one of 25 European Tour Qualifying School cards

HUGO Leon did not let the disappointment of being the first player to miss out on retaining his European Tour card linger for very long. And the Chilean and is eager to tee it up at European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage which gets under way at Lumine Golf Club in Spain’s Tarragona, on Friday. […]

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Louis Oosthuizen leader of the Nedbank Golf Challenge after a first-round 63

Oosthuizen follows hospital treatment for kidney stones with super 63 at Nedbank

LOUIS Oosthuizen carded a stunning bogey-free round of 63 to lead the Nedbank the Golf Challenge – just hours after seeking hospital treatment for kidney stones that forced him to miss the pro-am on Wednesday. Oosthuizen was not even sure he would be able to play at all just hours before his tee time at […]

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Christiaan Bezuidenhout practicising at the 2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City

Bezuidenhout can’t wait to hear Sun City fans’ roar at Nedbank Golf Challenge

NEDBANK Golf Challenge debutant Christiaan Bezuidenhout is living the dream as he prepares to tee it up in “Africa’s Major” for the first time in his career, in the penultimate Rolex Series event of the 2019 Race to Dubai. The 25-year-old has had a break-out year on the European Tour in his second full season, […]

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Justin Rose puts his money where his heart is to help his Telegraph memories live on

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose has lent his name to the competition that helped him on his way to stardom – The Telegraph Junior Championship. And record-breaker Ben Schmidt is earning similar plaudits that followed the North Hants GC junior in the mid 1990s. The Yorkshire teenager, who broke two big records earlier this summer by becoming […]

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

Westwood in the running for back-to-back Nedbank Golf Challenge titles at Sun City

LEE Westwood is primed for his first European Tour title defence in five years when he tees it up in the Nedbank Golf Challenge – the penultimate Rolex Series event on the 2019 Race to Dubai. The former World No. 1 fired a stunning final round of 64 at Gary Player Country Club last year […]

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The class of 2019 - European Challenge Tour graduates at the Challenge Tour Grand Final

Laporta opens the door to European Tour debut with Challenge Tour Grand Final

FRANCESCO Laporta secured a wire-to-wire victory at the Challenge Tour Grand Final at Mallorca’s Club de Golf Alcanada. And in doing so finished the season as the 2019 Road to Mallorca No. 1, overtaking Scotland’s Calum Hill, who could not add to his two previous Challenge Tour wins in 2019. The Italian battled testing conditions, […]

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2019 Turkish Airlines Open winner Tyrrell Hatton

Tyrrell trips light fantastic to win Turkish Airlines Open in floodlit play-off against five

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE’S Tyrrell Hatton survived a six-man play-off under floodlights at the Turkish Airlines Open to win the $2million Rolex Series winner’s cheque. The 28-year-old jumped to the top of the qualifying list to play in next year’s Ryder Cup. The former B.B.&O. amateur had to chip-in to keep his hopes alive on the first trip […]

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Italy’s Francesco Laporta in the second round of the 2019 Challenge Tour Grand Final

Laporta leads after blustery day at Challenge Tour Grand Final at Mallorca’s Alcanada

FRANCESCO Laporta held on to his narrow lead at the halfway stage of the Challenge Tour Grand Final, at Mallorca’s Club de Golf Alcanada. And the Italian is in pole position to be crowned Road to Mallorca No. 1 after a two-under par second round of 69 left him in pole position with two rounds […]

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Matthias Schwab in the second round of the 2019 Turkish Airlines Open

Captain America Reed waits in wings as Matthias Schwab leads Turkish Airlines Open

MATTHIAS Schwab maintained his position at the top of the Turkish Airlines Open leaderboard after another low-scoring day at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal. But America’s Patrick Reed, who received a captain’s pick for the Presidents Cup overnight, clearly took inspiration from his phone call with United States captain Tiger Woods. Reed – nicknamed Captain America […]

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Italy’s Francesco Laporta in the first round of the 2019 Challenge Tour Grand Final

Race to be Challenge Tour’s No. 1 hots up as Laporta hits the front in the Grand Final

FRANCESCO Laporta began the Challenge Tour Grand Final occupying the second position on the Road to Mallorca rankings… but now the Italian is projected to become Challenge Tour No. 1 by Sunday, after taking the first-round lead. Laporta carded five birdies against only two bogeys to sign for a three -under par 68, which was […]

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AUSTRIA’S Matthias Schwab in the first round of the 2019 Turkish Airlines Open

Tom Lewis looks to back up Korn Ferry win with another at Turkish Airlines Open

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Tom Lewis and Matthias Schwab share a one-shot lead fter a low scoring opening day in the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal. Perfect conditions greeted the leading players on the 2019 Race to Dubai as they gathered in Antalya for the sixth Rolex Series event of the season. And it was […]

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Amateur Championship to go back to Nairn where Lee James beat Gordon Sherry

THE R&A has announced the venues for its amateur championships and international matches in 2021 – which include some of the most prestigious courses in Great Britain and Ireland. Nairn, in the north of Scotland, will host The Amateur Championship for the second time 27 years after Dorset’s Lee James triumphed over Scotland’s Gordon Sherry […]

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Justin Rose, who won a play-off to defend his Turkish Airlines Open title in 2018

Justin Rose attempting 3-peat at Turkish Airlines Open to join Faldo, Monty & Woosie

AS twice-defending champion, Justin Rose is bidding to join a list of European Tour greats as he returns to the Turkish Airlines Open. If the North Hants GC member were to successfully defend his title for the second year in a row, Rose would join Nick Faldo, Colin Montgomerie and Ian Woosnam as the only […]

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Dutch golfer Wil Besseling hopes for a strong finish on the Road to Mallorca to earn his European Tour card for 2020

Besseling hoping to reverse 2018 and move into top 15 at final Road to Mallorca event

WIL Besseling goes into the Challenge Tour Grand Final with a real chance of earning a European Tour card at the end of the week. Such an outcome would complete a drastic change in fortunes for the player ranked No. 18 on the Road to Mallorca going into the season’s climax on the Spanish island. […]

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