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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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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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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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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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Windlesham’s Charlotte Legg and Mary Dodds

Windlesham women are crowned PING Fourball Betterball Champions

TWO new golfers from Surrey’s Windlesham Golf Club have been crowned as the PING Women’s Fourball Betterball champions for 2019. Charlotte Legg and Mary Dodds have both only been playing golf for a couple of years. But that did not stop them amassing 46 points over the Thonock Park course at Lincolnshire’s Gainsborough Golf Club, […]

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Women and Girls’ Golf Week declared another major success by England Golf

THE second staging of Women and Girls’ Golf Week proved another social media success across Great Britain and Ireland, as well as raising engagement and participation at club level, organisers have claimed. The recent awareness week, timed to coincide with the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn, generated more than 12 million Twitter impressions through […]

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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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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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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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Young claims EuroPro crown at Aviemore’s Spey Valley after wire-to-wire victory

SCOTLAND’S Daniel Young has won the Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters at Macdonald Spey Valley Resort after leading all week in Aviemore. Young, who is attached to Kingsbarns Pro Academy, made light work of it at times with rounds of 65, 67 and 69 to finish on 12-under par. The total was good enough to clinch […]

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Mansell dedicates maiden EuroPro Tour victory to seriously ill friend Charlie

RICHARD Mansell has won the Cobra Puma NXT LVL Championship by three shots with a final round 69 at MacDonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. The Beau Desert golfer started the day one shot behind overnight leader Marco Penge, but the Staffordshire ace assumed the lead with a birdie at the opening hole as Penge, […]

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Clark Dennis

John Jacobs Trophy winner Dennis hopes to have it in the bag again at Bad Ragaz

CLARK Dennis carded three birdies in his final four holes to post a six-under par 64 and race to the top of the Swiss Seniors Open leaderboard at Golf Club Bad Ragaz. The 2017 John Jacobs Trophy winner started and finished strongly in the Swiss mountains to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend ahead […]

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Penge breaks course record at Dudsbury to lead EuroPro Golfcatcher Championship

MARCO Penge set a new course record at Dudsbury Golf Club in his opening round of The GolfCatcher Championship thanks to a nine-under 62. The Golf at Goodwood Golfer is having some week after finishing top of his regional qualifying for The Open having shot a six-under 66 at West Lancashire on Monday. Penge, who […]

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Sandelin takes route 66 at sun-kissed Trevose in first Farmfoods Legends Links

SWEDEN’S Jarmo Sandelin fired an opening round of 66 to take a one stroke lead after the first round of the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship hosted by Ian Woosnam. The former Ryder Cup player, who is still searching for his maiden title on the Staysure Tour, carded an eagle and three birdies in […]

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Back-to-back bid by Baker at Trevose would be first on Staysure Tour since 2015

PETER Baker is looking to become the first player since 2015 to claim back-to-back Staysure Tour titles during the same season at North Cornwall’s testing Trevose track this weekend. Baker is one of the favourites for the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship, hosted by Ian Woosnam, which gets under way at Trevose Golf & […]

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Lucky 13 Baker in exclusive club of European, Challenge and Staysure Tour winners

NEARLY a decade after his last victory, former Ryder Cup player Peter Baker secured his first Staysure Tour title at the Senior Open Hauts de France – hosted by Jean van de Velde – after a final round 67, signing for a 13-under par total. The Englishman, who joined the Staysure Tour in 2017 after […]

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Challengers fought the Law but Bronte won to claim her first LPGA title at Kingsmill

STOCKPORT’S Bronte Law completed her dream LPGA Tour win after a frustrating final round at the Pure Silk Championship, at Williamsburg’s Kingsmill’s Resort. Having missed fairways off the tee and having to scrambe for pars as a host of challengers sensed a chance to catch the overnight leader, a 15-foot birdie putt on the 16th […]

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Hume writes Hertfordshire history with first English Women’s win in a decade

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Ellen Hume is the new English Women’s Amateur Champion, winning a superb final against Essex’s Lily May Humphreys on the 19th hole at wet and windy Saunton Golf Club. Despite the most testing conditions on the North Devons links, the players produced great golf, with the momentum swinging to and fro over the closing […]

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Ellen Hume knocks out defending champ Blackman at English Women’s Amateur

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Ellen Hume caused the upset of the day when she knocked out defending champion Georgina Blackman at the English Women’s Amateur at Saunton, Devon. The 19-year-old from Mill Green, who won by two holes, admitted that she felt some nerves as she prepared to face the England international from Chelmsford in the first matchplay […]

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Berry beats cream of English internationals to claim second Senior Women’s title

CHESHIRE’S Caroline Berry was queen of the greens as she claimed her second win in the English Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Staffordshire’s Enville Golf Club. Berry said after holing a 25-footer for birdie on the 15th to beat Sussex’s Paula Carver 4&3 in the final: “To say I am thrilled is the understatement of […]

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