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Marlborough Golf Club’s Jez Tomlinson, the new England Golf chief executive from January 2020

Tomlinson will help create England Golf’s 2020 vision with Wiltshire’s winning way

FORMER Wiltshire captain Jeremy Tomlinson will join England Golf as its new chief executive officer in January 2020. Tomlinson was previously vice-president and managing director of Acushnet Europe where he was responsible for the market leading brands Titleist and FootJoy. Prior to that the Marlborough Golf Club member was a founding director of online golf […]

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Nicholas Colsearts preparing for the 2019 AfrAsia Mauritius Bank Open at Heritage Golf Club

AfrAsia Mauritius Bank Open sees Colsearts back on familiar ground at Heritage

BELGIAN stars Nicolas Colsaerts and Thomas Pieters are looking forward to rounding off a successful year in style when they tee it up in the idyllic surroundings of Heritage Golf Club for this week’s AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open. The two former Ryder Cup players returned to winning ways during the 2019 season – and now […]

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Philip Price who leads the Staysure Tour Championship before the 2019 MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar

Price hoping the MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar is right in Staysure No. 1 race

MADAGASCAR will host its first European Tour-sanctioned tournament when the MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar takes place from November 29-December 1. It will be the first Staysure Tour event to take place on the world’s fourth largest island, and the 46th country the over-50s tour will have visited since its inception in 1992. Phillip Price, […]

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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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Hero Handshake winner Ellie Webster from Wrag Barn Golf Club

Hero’s Handshake winner Ellie Webster only sees the positives from social media

HERO’S Handshake winner Ellie Webster has built up quite a following with her regular posts about golf on social media. However, it’s at her Wiltshire club where the 12-year-old is really gathering the most ‘likes’. Twelve-year-old Ellie is the latest recipient of England Golf’s Hero’s Handshake award. She received it in front of family and […]

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Jon Rahm playing in the 2019 DP World Tour Championship

Jon Rahm cleans up in Dubai with $5m prize and first Race to Dubai title to match Seve

JON Rahm was left overwhelmed after he claimed his first Race to Dubai, earning $5m in the process. But it was not the life-changing sum in prize money – including the biggest single sum for winning a golf tournament anywhere in the world that stunned the Spaniard. It was the fact that in all the […]

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2019 EUROPEAN TOUR QUALIFYING SCHOOL WINNER BENJAMIN POKE

Winning the European Tour Qualifying School is far from a pig in a Poke for Benjamin

BENJAMIN Poke completed an emphatic six-stroke victory at the final stage of the European Tour Qualifying School, running away with the title as 28 players European Tour cards for 2020. The Dane, who led from the second round at Lumine Golf Club, was in complete control throughout the marathon test. He broke 70 each day […]

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2019 Nedbank Golf Challenge winner Tommy Fleetwood

Fleetwood flying high with three eagles to win Nedbank and Europe’s biggest prize

TOMMY Fleetwood defeated Marcus Kinhult in a thrilling play-off to win his second Rolex Series title at the Nedbank Golf Challenge after coming from six shots after three eagles in his final round at Sun City. Victory put the hero of Europe’s record Ryder Cup win at Le Paris National last year, in contention to […]

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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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LEE WESTWOOD who returns to the Algarve for the 2019 Portugal Master

Westwood in the running for back-to-back Nedbank Golf Challenge titles at Sun City

LEE Westwood is primed for his first European Tour title defence in five years when he tees it up in the Nedbank Golf Challenge – the penultimate Rolex Series event on the 2019 Race to Dubai. The former World No. 1 fired a stunning final round of 64 at Gary Player Country Club last year […]

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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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Italy’s Francesco Laporta in the second round of the 2019 Challenge Tour Grand Final

Laporta leads after blustery day at Challenge Tour Grand Final at Mallorca’s Alcanada

FRANCESCO Laporta held on to his narrow lead at the halfway stage of the Challenge Tour Grand Final, at Mallorca’s Club de Golf Alcanada. And the Italian is in pole position to be crowned Road to Mallorca No. 1 after a two-under par second round of 69 left him in pole position with two rounds […]

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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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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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World Handicap System all set to be rolled out in New Year for ‘good of the game’

THE new World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched from January, the game’s governing bodies have confirmed – and will provide golfers with a “unified and more inclusive handicapping system” for the first time. Though many countries are planning to adopt the new system in January, the system will go live in other […]

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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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Iron Golfer Luke Willett

‘Iron Golfer’ Luke Willett completes his Great British Open Challenge at Sandwich

“IRON Golfer” Luke Willett completed successfully completed his Great British Open Challenge, holing out after playing 252 holes at 14 of the best known courses in UK – and after cycling some 830 miles in just 10 days. What started as a daydream became a reality after Luke cycled to all 14 historic courses that […]

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Iron Golfer Luke Willett at Royal Birkdale in his Great British Open Challenge

Can you spare price of a golf ball to support Iron Golfer on his GB Open Challenge?

‘IRON Golfer’ Luke Willett is asking for support to complete The Great British Open Challenge having played 10 Open Championship courses and cycling 500 miles in just over six days. As Luke holed out on the 18th at Royal Birkdale today (Thursday) he was making steady progress towards playing all 14 Open Championship venues as […]

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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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France’s European Challenge Tour playerRobin Roussel

Roussel eyes top spot on the Road to Mallorca but pack are closing at Foshan Open

ROBIN Roussel is taking inspiration from last year’s champion Victor Perez as he bids to move to the top of the Road to Mallorca with a strong performance at this week’s Foshan Open. The Frenchman is currently in second place on the Road to Mallorca rankings following a runner-up finish at the Hainan Open last […]

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