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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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Worcester Golf And Country Club

Worcester Golf And Country Club Boughton Park is the setting for Worcester Golf & Country Club, the surrounding landscape provides an area of scenic beauty with wonderful views of the nearby Malvern Hills. The golf course was designed in 1927 by Dr Alister Mackenzie, who went on to design The Augusta National course in Georgia […]

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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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2019 Farmfoods European Seniors Masters winner Thomas Levet

Levet’s harvest in Forest of Arden with first Staysure win at Farmfoods Masters

THOMAS Levet won his first Staysure Tour title by carding the lowest round of the final day at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters, at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The Frenchman, who made his over-50s debut in this event last year, posted a closing four-under par round of 68 to reach 10-under for […]

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2019 Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour winner Oliver Farr

Farr wins Morocco’s Lalla Aïcha Challenge after superb 63 at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam

OLIVER Farr carded a scintillating nine-under par 63 in the final round to produce a stunning comeback and win his third European Challenge Tour title at Morocco’s Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour. The Welshman started the day four shots behind overnight leaders Jack Senior and Joel Sjöholm. But Farr soon charged up the leaderboard with three […]

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PAUL BROADHUST IN THE SECOND ROUND OF THE 2019 FARMFOODS EUROPEAN SENIOR MASTERS

Broadhurst fights ‘jet-lag’ in bid to win Farmfoods Senior Masters at Forest of Arden

TWO-time Senior Major Champion Paul Broadhurst heads a star-studded leaderboard at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters on seven-under par after posting a second round of 68, at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The Englishman carded five birdies, an eagle and three bogeys in his four -under par 68. The 2016 Senior Open winner […]

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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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2019 Scottish Senior Open winner Paul Lawrie

Lawrie hopes to bring form from Scottish Open down south to the Forest of Arden

PAUL Lawrie is targeting a continuation of his recent good form when he tees it up at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club, from October 4-6. The Scot underwent foot surgery ahead of his rookie Staysure Tour season and after admitting he was not fully fit during the […]

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McLaren opens up throttle to lead Hero Indian Open after early start at Delhi’s DLF GC

WELLINGBORO’S Meghan MacLaren and Australian Whitney Hillier fired a pair of 67s to share the lead after a scorching opening round at the Hero Women’s Indian Open, as temperatures reached 35 degrees Centigrade, in Gurugram. MacLaren was the first woman to post her total on the challenging Gary Player Course at DLF Golf and Country […]

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KENT 2019 ENGLISH COUNTY CHAMPIONS at Huddersfield Golf Club

Cool Quinney crowns Kent’s first English County Finals win since Chapman and Co.

BEN Quinney was mobbed by jubilant team-mates after holing the putt which earned Kent a dramatic English County Finals victory for just the second time in their history. The Kent PGA champion, from Bearsted GC, later admitted he didn’t know his team’s destiny lay solely in his hands after the final fixtures were started with […]

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Brampton Heath Golf Centre

Golf Foundation and HSBC offering up to £1,500 grant for community golf projects

APPLICATIONS for funding for regional golf projects under the HSBC Golf Roots Plus scheme can be made over the next two weeks. A wide range of community-based educational, social and health projects that can benefit young people through the game can receive up to £1,500 in grants administered by the Golf Foundation charity. HSBC Golf […]

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Shane Lowry at St Andrews for the 2019 Dunhill Links

Why Open Champion Shane Lowry loves Dunhill Links and has eye on Race to Dubai

SHANE Lowry will tee it up at the Home of Golf for the first time as Open Champion this week when the Irishman features in a star-studded field of golfers and celebrities at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The 32-year-old claimed his maiden Major title at Royal Portrush two months ago, and has been riding […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Americans claw ahead in Ping Junior Solheim Cup as fourball goes Heck’s way

THE Ping Junior Solheim Cup is poised for a nail-biting final singles session after the USA edged ahead 7½-4½ on Tuesday, thanks to a dominant afternoon fourball session. The match was tied at 3-3 after the morning foursomes after three convincing wins for the Europeans. But Team USA took control after lunch, winning four-and-a-half points […]

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