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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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Worplesdon’s Ian Attoe the reigning English Senior’s Amateur Champion

English Senior champion Attoe retains place for Euros and Home Internationals

ENGLAND have named their teams for both the European Senior Men’s Team Championship, in Denmark, and the Senior Men’s Home Internationals which England host in Northumberland, next month. Surrey’s Ian Attoe (pictured) and Rupert Kellock, Yorkshire’s Richard Norton and Rich Jones, Lincolnshire’s Paul Wharton, and Hampshire’s Alan Mew will represent their country at the European […]

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Stoke Park’s Conor Gough

Gough gets Walker Cup nod after English Am win but in-form quartet miss out

FIVE English players have been included in the Great Britain & Ireland team to face America in this year’s Walker Cup, at Royal Liverpool, on September 7-8. Stoke Park’s recently-crowned teenage English Amateur Champion Conor Gough is joined by three other players from the South, and Yorkshire’s Alex Fitzpatrick, the younger brother of Ryder Cup […]

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Hallamshire’s Barclay Brown

Joseph Pagdin taken down by England team-mate Brown in Boys’ Amateur at Saunton

LAKE Nona’s Joseph Pagdin – the highest-ranked player in the field – was one of the big name to tumble out of the The R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship at Saunton. The Florida-based England junior international went head- to-head in a tight tussle on the North Devon links with good friend and England team-mate Barclay Brown. […]

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France’s Tom Gueant

McKinney breezes into last 32 but Welsh Champ Davies and Florida’s Pagdin lurk

LEADING qualifier Connor McKinney made it through to Friday’s second round of matchplay at the 93rd Boys’ Amateur Championship, at Saunton. McKinney, the Australian-based Scot, defeated Worthing Golf Club’s Billy Groom 6&4, on the North Devon links. It was a convincing victory for McKinney, who said it was important to limit mistakes in windy conditions, […]

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Ladies European Tour player Eleanor Givens

Ross and Givens lead the way at ground-breaking Tour event at Galgorm Castle

SIX-under par was the score of the day at the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women, as Scotland’s Craig Ross and Darlington’s Eleanor Givens wrote their names into the record books as first-round leaders. Ross, who won on the EuroPro Tour last year, carded a 64 at Massereene Golf Club, while England’s Givens signed […]

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Scottish junior international Connor McKinney

McKinney leads way in Boys’ Championship at Saunton but champ Davies is ‘danger’

SCOTLAND’S Connor McKinney lead the qualifiers into the matchplay stage of the 93rd R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship, at North Devon’s Saunton Golf Club. Playing in challenging conditions, McKinney posted an even-par round of 71 on the West Course to finish on five-under par after two rounds. McKinney was a shot clear of Frenchman Martin Couvra […]

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Alessia Nobilio

Fuller on the heels of Italy’s teenage sensation Nobilio who leads Girls’ centenary

ROEHAMPTON’S Annabell Fuller was the leading qualifier from the Home Nations during as the first phase of the centenary R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship, came to a close after 36 holes at Panmure. The Surrey member of the Great Britain and Ireland Vagliano Trophy team, racked up five consecutive birdies from the sixth in her bid […]

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Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington

Harrington looking for first win in three years while Lee Westwood likes it in Prague

PADRAIG Harrington returns to this week’s D+D Real Czech Masters hoping to go one better than his debut appearance in Prague 12 months ago. The Irishman finished runner-up to Andrea Pavan after a thrilling final day battle. The 2020 Ryder Cup Captain shared a three-stroke lead with the Italian going into Sunday last year at […]

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Austria’s Isabella Holpher 2018 English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay champion

Purdis Heath set to host English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay

AUSTRIA’S Isabella Holpher will defend her title at the English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Ipswich Golf Club, next week. The 18-year-old completed a remarkable 11-shot wire-to-wire victory 12 months ago at Coventry GC and returns attempting to become the first back-to-back winner since Yorkshire’s future LPGA player Jodi Ewart-Shadoff, in 2007-08. The top-ranked […]

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2019 Reid Trophy winner Joseph Linel, from Biarritz Golf Club

England’s top junior talent can’t catch French teenager Linel who wins Reid Trophy

JOSEPH Linel became the fourth Frenchman to lift the Reid Trophy denying Worcestershire’s Hugh Adams chance to become the first player to win the English Boys’ Under 14 Open Strokeplay Championship, back to back in its 25-year history. The big-hitting 13-year-old, from Biarritz, posted a six-under par 54-hole aggregate of six-under despite a closing two-over […]

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The England Girls and Women’s teams at the 2019 Home Internationals

England’s treble in Home Internationals after Girls complete hat-trick of titles

ENGLAND have won both the R&A Women’s and Girls’ Home Internationals after the rain-affected final day of the round-robin competitions at Dundee’s Downfield GC. England and Ireland came into the final day having beaten both Scotland and Wales over the first two days of competition – resulting in a title shoot-out between the two countries […]

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England winners of the 2019 Boys’ Home Internationals

England make it four Boys’ Home International titles out of four with win over Ireland

ENGLAND have won the R&A Boys’ Home Internationals for the fourth year running after defeating Ireland 8-7 in a nail-biting title decider at Ashburnham Golf Club. For the second straight year, England triumphed at the expense of its Irish counterparts in a tense contest at the South Wales links course. The match was almost a […]

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Women’s Amateur Champion Emily Toy

England looking to go one better in the Ladies Home Internationals at Downfield

ENGLAND’S women’s team will be looking to go one better than last year when they finished runners-up to Scotland in the Ladies Home Internationals, at Ballybunion, in Ireland. The Home Internationals get under way when England face Wales at Downfield Golf Club, in Scotland, on Wednesday. They will then face the Auld Enemy on Thursday […]

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2019 English Amateur Champion Conor Gough, from Stoke Park Golf Club

Conor Gough takes English Amateur crown and sends out Walker Cup message

STOKE Park’s Conor Gough produced a sparkling performance to win the English Men’s Amateur Championship at Surrey’s Hankley Common, on Sunday. The 16-year-old – who claimed the British Boys title a year ago – beat 20-year-old Callum Farr, from Northamptonshire County, 3&2 in the final. The title adds to the McGregor Trophy he won last […]

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Adams looks to become first player to win Reid Trophy back-to-back in 25 years

HUGH Adams will be attempting to become the first player to win the Reid Trophy two years in a row when he tees up in the English Boys’ Under 14 Open Amateur Championship, at Staffordshire’s Trentham Golf Club, on Tuesday. The 14-year-old, from Worcestershire’s Hagley Wood Golf Club, defeated Spain’s Angel Ayora with a par […]

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Smiling Cinderella Shibuno real fairy tale story as the Japanese rookie wins Open

HINAKO Shibuno – known as the “Smiling Cinderella” – provided a fairytale finish to the 2019 AIG Women’s British Open to claim her maiden Major title in her first tournament outside her native Japan. The 20-year-old playing in her first women’s Major – closed with a four-under-par 68 at Woburn for an 18-under total, one […]

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Burnham & Berrow’s Euphemie Rhodes

Rhodes makes last four of centenary Girls’ Amateur Championship at Panmure

EUPHEMIE Rhodes claimed a place in the semi-finals of the centenary R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship, at Panmure, with an excellent victory over Italy’s Alessia Nobilio. The 17-year-old Somerset teenager saw off the challenge of Nobilio, the highest-ranked player in the field at sixth in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, with a high quality performance. Seven […]

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The 2019 English Girls Amateur Champion Marie Bechtold, from Germany’s St Leon Rot Golf Club

Bechtold keeps English Girls trophy in Germany as she beats Baker and Whitehead

GERMANY’S Marie Bechtold withstood a late charge from England internationals Caitlin Whitehead and Jessica Baker to win the English Girls’ Open Amateur Championship, at The Gog Magog. Bechtold was seven shots in front of Whitehead and nine ahead of Baker after opening with rounds of 71, 71 and 68 at the Cambridge golf club. But […]

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Buhai birdies here way into first-round lead at Woburn in AIG Women’s British Open

SOUTH African Ashleigh Buhai fired a seven-under-par opening round of 65 to top the leaderboard at the AIG Women’s British Open, on a day when home favourites Georgia Hall and Charley Hull thrilled the huge crowds at Woburn Golf Club. Hull birdied the last for a flawless 67, while Hall, the defending champion, described the […]

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