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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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The class of 2019 - European Challenge Tour graduates at the Challenge Tour Grand Final

Laporta opens the door to European Tour debut with Challenge Tour Grand Final

FRANCESCO Laporta secured a wire-to-wire victory at the Challenge Tour Grand Final at Mallorca’s Club de Golf Alcanada. And in doing so finished the season as the 2019 Road to Mallorca No. 1, overtaking Scotland’s Calum Hill, who could not add to his two previous Challenge Tour wins in 2019. The Italian battled testing conditions, […]

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Dutch golfer Wil Besseling hopes for a strong finish on the Road to Mallorca to earn his European Tour card for 2020

Besseling hoping to reverse 2018 and move into top 15 at final Road to Mallorca event

WIL Besseling goes into the Challenge Tour Grand Final with a real chance of earning a European Tour card at the end of the week. Such an outcome would complete a drastic change in fortunes for the player ranked No. 18 on the Road to Mallorca going into the season’s climax on the Spanish island. […]

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Ben Stow playing in the first round of the 2019 Foshan Open

Ben Stow is fully back up to speed at Foshan Open after six-week injury lay-off in July

WILTSHIRE’S Ben Stow celebrated his birthday in style by setting a new course record of 64 at Foshan Golf Club to lead the Foshan Open by one stroke after the opening day. The 28-year-old sits one shot ahead of Germany’s Alexander Knappe, who would have joined Stow as holder of the course record of eight-under […]

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China’s Bai Zheng-kai the 2019 Foshan Open winner

Chinese hero Bai Zheng-kai waves Good Bai to Challenge Tour season with Foshan win

HISTORY was made at the Foshan Open as Bai Zheng-kai became the first Chinese player to win on the European Challenge Tour shooting six-under on the back nine to secure victory at Foshan Golf Club. Bai signed for a seven-under par 65 to post 23-under for the tournament – four strokes clear of Dou Zecheng, […]

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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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Worcester Golf And Country Club 1st Hole

Worcester Golf And Country Club

Worcester Golf And Country Club Boughton Park is the setting for Worcester Golf & Country Club, the surrounding landscape provides an area of scenic beauty with wonderful views of the nearby Malvern Hills. The golf course was designed in 1927 by Dr Alister Mackenzie, who went on to design The Augusta National course in Georgia […]

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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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2019 Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour winner Oliver Farr

Farr wins Morocco’s Lalla Aïcha Challenge after superb 63 at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam

OLIVER Farr carded a scintillating nine-under par 63 in the final round to produce a stunning comeback and win his third European Challenge Tour title at Morocco’s Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour. The Welshman started the day four shots behind overnight leaders Jack Senior and Joel Sjöholm. But Farr soon charged up the leaderboard with three […]

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2019 English Disability Open champion George Groves from Surrey’s Horne Park Golf Club

Groves grabs Disability Open title and looks set for DP World Tour Championship

WORLD No.1 George Groves claimed his first title on home soil when he beat a strong international field in blustery but dry conditions in the 2019 English Disability Open staged over Stoke by Nayland’s Gainsborough course. Groves, from Surrey’s Horne Park Golf Club, carded rounds of 77 and 74 to claim a five-shot victory over […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Girls Golf all set to Rock in Hampshire this weekend

GIRLS’ golf will get rocking in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight with the launch of an inspirational campaign to attract new players, from this month. Girls Golf Rocks will offer free taster sessions, followed by coaching courses for girls aged five to 18 at four different locations in May and early June. The aim […]

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Why MacLaren won’t be overtaken easily in Morocco

MEGHAN MacLaren is looking to build on her recent strong performances in Australia and Jordan as she sets her sights firmly on the Lalla Meryem Cup this week. A victory in the Moroccan capital of Rabat would see her take the lead in the race to be crowned European No. 1 and leapfrog Charley Hull […]

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Ladies European Tour goes under the lights in Dubai

DUBAI is set to host the first professional day-night golf tournament next month – the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic  will be played on the Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club. Golf course designer Sir Nick Faldo made floodlights an integral part of the design. Excitement is already building as fans look to witness and be […]

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Sotogrande’s European conquerors are all set to take on the Spanish at Formby

THE players who won the European Nations Cup at Sotogrande last weekend have all been selected for England’s team to face Spain, in next week’s annual international, at Formby Golf Club. Champions Ben Jones, Tom Plumb, Tom Sloman and Bailey Gill (pictured left to right above) will be joined at the Lancashire links course by […]

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