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Marlborough Golf Club’s Jez Tomlinson, the new England Golf chief executive from January 2020

Tomlinson will help create England Golf’s 2020 vision with Wiltshire’s winning way

FORMER Wiltshire captain Jeremy Tomlinson will join England Golf as its new chief executive officer in January 2020. Tomlinson was previously vice-president and managing director of Acushnet Europe where he was responsible for the market leading brands Titleist and FootJoy. Prior to that the Marlborough Golf Club member was a founding director of online golf […]

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Race to Costa Del Sol plan for LET and bigger prize fund at Ladies Spanish Open in 2020

NEXT year’s Ladies European Tour Order of Merit will be branded the Race to Costa Del Sol while the season-ending Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España Femenino, will see its prize fund increase from €300,000 to €600,000, it was announced today (Tuesday). AFTER much speculation about the Ladies European Tour’s future since the Solheim […]

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Hong Kong Open called off by European Tour as unrest at universities continues

NEXT week’s Hong Kong Open has been cancelled as the civil unrest in the former British colony increased with violence across university campuses, after months of turmoil by protestors unhappy with Chinese rule. More than 150 golfers from Europe and Asia were set to head to Hong Kong for one of Asia’s oldest golf tournaments, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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World Handicap System all set to be rolled out in New Year for ‘good of the game’

THE new World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched from January, the game’s governing bodies have confirmed – and will provide golfers with a “unified and more inclusive handicapping system” for the first time. Though many countries are planning to adopt the new system in January, the system will go live in other […]

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Lundberg claims EuroPro Tour Championship in play- off win at Desert Springs

SWEDEN’S former European Tour Mikael Lundberg beat Essex’s James Allen in a play-off to claim the 2019 PGA EuroPro Tour Championships 2019 at Desert Springs. Lundberg had to survive three holes of sudden-death before he could clinch the season-ending tournament – and the Order of Merit title – thanks to his second EuroPro win of […]

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Sweden’s Niclas Weiland in the second round of the 2019 Ras Al Khaimah Open

Ras Al Khaimah Open: Henry shooting the breeze with brother-in-law on the bag

SCOTLAND’S Scott Henry climbed to the top of the leaderboard after enjoying some serious family time during the Ras Al Khaimah Open. The Challenge Tour regular followed his opening-round 65 with a six-under par 66, at the United Arab Emirates’ Tower Links Golf Club, on Tuesday. The 32-year-old from Clydebank had brother-in-law Christopher Walker on […]

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Ben Stow playing in the first round of the 2019 Foshan Open

Ben Stow is fully back up to speed at Foshan Open after six-week injury lay-off in July

WILTSHIRE’S Ben Stow celebrated his birthday in style by setting a new course record of 64 at Foshan Golf Club to lead the Foshan Open by one stroke after the opening day. The 28-year-old sits one shot ahead of Germany’s Alexander Knappe, who would have joined Stow as holder of the course record of eight-under […]

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China’s Bai Zheng-kai the 2019 Foshan Open winner

Chinese hero Bai Zheng-kai waves Good Bai to Challenge Tour season with Foshan win

HISTORY was made at the Foshan Open as Bai Zheng-kai became the first Chinese player to win on the European Challenge Tour shooting six-under on the back nine to secure victory at Foshan Golf Club. Bai signed for a seven-under par 65 to post 23-under for the tournament – four strokes clear of Dou Zecheng, […]

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

Westwood will join Sullivan and Pepperell at Dom Pedro Victoria for Portugal Masters

FORMER World No. 1 Lee Westwood and fellow past champion Andy Sullivan will tee it up alongside compatriot Eddie Pepperell at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course when the Portugal Masters returns to Vilamoura this week. Westwood, who hails from Worksop, will be making his first appearance at the event since winning what was his 30th […]

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2017 Nedbank Challenge winner Branden Grace

Sun City wants more good Grace when Branden returns for Nedbank Golf Challenge

HOME-favourite Branden Grace is excited to tee it up in the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player as Sun City and Gary Player Country Club celebrate their 40th anniversary, from November 14-17. The South African delighted the home crowds with his eighth European Tour victory two years ago, finishing one stroke ahead of Scott […]

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England’s U16 team at Hunstanton Golf Club playing against Ireland

Ireland U16s gain revenge with win over young England team at Hunstanton GC

A YOUNG England Under 16 squad earned praise for their gritty play in a narrow defeat to Ireland. The visitors emerged from two days of tough competition at Norfolk’s Hunstanton Golf Club with a 161/2-131/2 victory. The win was sweet revenge for Ireland following England’s triumph at Limerick GC a year ago. But there is […]

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The Walsall Golf Club

The Walsall Golf Club Formed in 1907, The Walsall Golf Club is the hidden gem in the heart of the West Midlands located a short distance from the Midlands motorways link, the ideal venue for your society or Captain’s away day. The 18 hole course has an abundance of sand traps, with each and every green requiring a precise second […]

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