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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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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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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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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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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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Devon draw with Lancashire but earn first English Boys County Championship title

DEVON won the England Boys’ County Finals for the first time after a final day full of high drama at North Foreland Golf Club in Kent. The Devon team went into the last day knowing they needed at least a halved match to beat Lancashire in the decider. And that is exactly what they achieved […]

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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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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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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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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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Walker Cup hopefuls aim to impress as Tom Thurloway defends English crown

SUSSEX’S Tom Thurloway will defend his title when the English Men’s Amateur Championship gets underway at Hankley Common and North Hants today (Tuesday). Thurloway, from Chartham Park, beat Gloucestershire’s Joe Long 6&5 in last year’s final at Formby, and is now seeking to become the first player to win back-to-back championships since Paul Casey in […]

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2019 Senior Open winner Bernhard Langer at Royal Lytham and St Annes

Langer legend goes from strength to strength with record fourth Senior Open

BERNHARD Langer continued his historic dominance of over-50s golf by winning The Senior Open for a record fourth time. The German set a new benchmark for Senior Major Championship victories – with 10 – when he last won The Senior Open in 2017 at Royal Porthcawl, And with his win at Royal Lytham & St […]

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Top 30 confirmed for AIG Women’s British Open for Solheim Cup race climax

THE 2019 AIG Women’s British Open is set to welcome a star-studded field to Woburn next month, with every player from the current top 30 in the Rolex Women’s World Rankings confirmed. The AIG Women’s British Open was founded by the LGU in 1976 and this year will held on Woburn’s magnificent Marquess’ course from […]

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England miss out on Euro’s glory as Sweden condemn them to third silver in a row

ENGLAND narrowly missed out on the chance to win the European Men’s Team Championship for a record 12th time when they lost to hosts Sweden in the final of this year’s championship at Llunghusen GC. Tom Sloman, Alex Fitzpatrick and Ben Jones all claimed top-10 finishes as England finished second behind Ireland in the 36-hole […]

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Royal Cromer’s Williamson takes chequered flag to win France’s Chiberta Grand Prix

ENGLISH international Amelia Williamson produced the low round of the last day to come from behind and win the women’s event at France’s Chiberta Grand Prix. It also proved to be a good event for the Norfolk ace}s England team-mate Georgina Blackman, who finished tied for second place in a strong international field. Nineteen-year-old Williamson, […]

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Broadhurst junior is a chip off the old block leading at Northamptonshire County

ANDREW GRIFFIN reports on Monday’s Regional Open Qualifiers which were held across the UK, including four in the North of England PAUL Broadhurst has played in the Open 16 times and the 2016 Seniors Open winner was undoubtedly proud of 22-year-old-son Sam, after the Atherston GC member topped the qualifiers at Northamptonshire County, which he […]

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James Sugrue faces Koen Kouwenaar from the Netherlands for a place in the semi-finals. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Irish hopes rest on Sugrue and Mullarney who reach quarter-finals in Amateur

RONAN Mullarney and James Sugrue maintained hopes of home success in the 124th Amateur Championship after sealing places in Friday’s quarter-finals at Portmarnock, in Ireland. Spurred on by large numbers of spectators on the renowned links near Dublin, Mullarney and Sugrue claimed two victories apiece on the fourth day of the championship as they seek […]

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Top-ranked Micheluzzi on course at Portmarnock in Amateur Championship bid

DAVID Micheluzzi stayed on course for success at The 124th Amateur Championship by winning his all-Australian contest to advance to the last 32 at Portmarnock in Ireland. The top-ranked player in the field, sitting at seventh on the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), came through a tight tie with compatriot and good friend Kyle Michel. […]

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Yorkshire’s internationals prepared for battle at Alwoodley to keep Brabazon

AN international field has assembled for the Brabazon Trophy, one of the most prestigious championships in the world of men’s amateur golf, which starts today at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club. Players from over a dozen countries will bid to become the English Men’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Champion with four rounds being played before Sunday’s climax. […]

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