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Planning A Safe Golf Staycation?

Planning a safe golf staycation? If you’re now spending your summer in the UK, remember that sun protection should still be a part of your daily routine, and especially on the golf course, which contains highly UV reflective surfaces. If you’ve been touched by skin cancer, you’ll understand, however many golfers still underestimate the risks, […]

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Sam Horsfield says Tour are real heroes after his maiden victory at Forest of Arden

SAM Horsfield claimed his maiden European Tour title at the Hero Open after showing nerves of steel down the stretch. The Mancunian raised in Florida beat off the challenge of Belgium’s Thomas Detry to seal a one-stroke victory at the Forest of Arden in the West Midlands. The 23-year-old became the first home winner of […]

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ISPS Handa returns to back Wales Open and sponsors Belfry’s UK Championship

TWO of the European Tour’s new UK Swing events are going to be sponsored by ISPS Handa – the International Sports Promotion Society. The Wales Open and the new UK Championship will both be played under the ISPS Handa umbrella after being announced as the events official partner. The partnership aligns with the UK Swing’s […]

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Wales Golf plea to golfers: Stick to new rules when restrictions are lifted

WALES Golf has encouraged clubs and members to stick within the new rules of play announced by the Welsh Government – due to come into force from Monday. The changes will allow members of two households to play together – at the discretion of the golf club. Single players can still play, but also two, […]

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Keith Pelley pledges: ‘No European Tour players will lose their cards in 2020’

EUROPEAN Tour chief Keith Pelley has guaranteed no players will lose their playing rights as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc with its international schedule in 2020. So any player who was inside the top 110 on the Order of Merit at the end of the 2019 season, will keep their cards for […]

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UK swing sees European Tour return with six events in England and Wales

THE European Tour will return with a new six-week ‘UK Swing’ starting in July – and revealed details of four new Rolex Series events. The European Tour will play two Marriott venues and return to two Ryder Cup venues, while the BMW PGA Championship, at Wentworth, moves from September to October 15-18. And there is […]

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Bosses at The Belfry agree to donate first day’s green fees after lockdown to charity

THE owners of regular Ryder Cup venue The Belfry have pledged to donate to chairty their entire green fees from the first day it is able to reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown ends. The golf course near Birmingham – which has three different courses including the Brabazon, which staged four Ryder Cups between 1985 and […]

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England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus England Golf  – in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers. We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the […]

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Stephen Gallacher finds form after changes to join Højgaard in lead in Oman

RASMUS Højgaard and Stephen Gallacher both proved that age is just a number as they shared a one-shot lead heading into the weekend at the Oman Open. The duo may be 27 years apart in age, but there was nothing to separate them at Al Mouj Golf. They both reached nine-under after 36 holes, one […]

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Sweden’s Julia Engstrom in the final round of the 2019 Magical Kenya Ladies Open

Esther Henseleit matches Laura Davies with LET rookie and No. 1 titles

ESTHER Henseleit produced a stunning victory in the inaugural Magical Kenya Ladies Open to wrap up the Ladies European Tour Order of Merit title for the German rookie. Henseleit carded a course record eight-under par 64 on a dramatic final day at Vipingo Ridge near Mombasa, to deny runaway leader Julia Engström who led by […]

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Hong Kong Open called off by European Tour as unrest at universities continues

NEXT week’s Hong Kong Open has been cancelled as the civil unrest in the former British colony increased with violence across university campuses, after months of turmoil by protestors unhappy with Chinese rule. More than 150 golfers from Europe and Asia were set to head to Hong Kong for one of Asia’s oldest golf tournaments, […]

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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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England’s U16 team at Hunstanton Golf Club playing against Ireland

Ireland U16s gain revenge with win over young England team at Hunstanton GC

A YOUNG England Under 16 squad earned praise for their gritty play in a narrow defeat to Ireland. The visitors emerged from two days of tough competition at Norfolk’s Hunstanton Golf Club with a 161/2-131/2 victory. The win was sweet revenge for Ireland following England’s triumph at Limerick GC a year ago. But there is […]

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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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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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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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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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Disabled golfer Ellie Perks from Hagley Golf Club

Ellie Perks defies disability to develop her own game and help others at Hagley GC

WORCESTERSHIRE teenager Ellie Perks has become the latest recipient of England Golf’s Hero Handshake Award. Fourteen-year-old Ellie received the award for the tireless voluntary work she has done supporting several charities. That included working as an ambassador for the Golf for Disabled Children charity at her home club – Hagley Golf Club, near Stourbridge – […]

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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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