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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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Dimmock claims first LET win and qualifies for Evian Championship in July

SURREY’S Annabel Dimmock held off French amateur Pauline Roussin-Bouchard to win her first Ladies European Tour title by one shot in the Jabra Ladies Open, as both players qualified for the Evian Championship. “It’s such a relief. I’ve wanted to do this for so long and I’m so relieved I’ve finally won,” said Dimmock, who […]

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Broadhurst beaten as Tanigawa takes season’s second Seniors Major

KEN Tanigawa overturned a three-stroke deficit to win his first Senior Major at the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship as Paul Broadhurst’s bid to go back-to-back came to grief in the thick rough at New York’s Oak Hill Country Club. The American returned to professional golf in 2018 after a 15-year absence. He had his amateur […]

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Paul Broadhurst tied with Toledo but will defending champ triumph at Oak Hill?

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE County’s Paul Broadhurst carded the only bogey-free round of the day at Oak Hill Country Club as he took a share of the lead after the second round of his defence of the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. The Midlands-raised Ryder Cup ace, who has two Senior Major championshps to his name, ended Friday’s play […]

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Roussin-Bouchard’s Evian knowledge equals fast start by Meghan MacLaren

NORTHAMPTIONSHIRE’S Meghan MacLaren and French amateur Pauline Roussin-Bouchard hold a one-shot lead after the first round of the Jabra Ladies Open, played in beautiful, warm and sunny conditions at Evian Resort Golf Club. The pair fired matching three-under par 68s in the dual ranking event between the Ladies European Tour and its developmental tour, the […]

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MacLaren races home for a big Golf Foundation date

THE Golf Foundation has welcomed Meghan MacLaren as an ambassador for the national golf charity that encourages young people from all backgrounds to benefit from the sport. Meghan’s first assignment was performed with skill and style at Golf At Goodwood on Sunday, as she struck the first official shot to launch the foundation’s national GolfSixes […]

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Fleetwood crowned King of the Docks in Hero Challenge

TOMMY Fleetwood kick-started his Betfred British Masters week with victory in the first Hero Challenge of the 2019 European Tour season, defeating compatriot Matt Wallace in the final at Princes Dock in Liverpool. This year’s British Masters host topped group one and then defeated Ladies European Tour and LPGA star Charley Hull in the semi-final […]

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Only Way is Essex as England lead Spain at Formby

ENGLAND lead Spain 3-2 after a storm-tossed first day of the mixed international at Formby Golf Club in Lancashire. The players were faced with extremely strong winds and icy, driving rain. The main scoreboard blew over before play began, trolleys toppled regularly, balls moved on the green and on the tee – and bogeys were […]

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