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Lancashire’s Bryan Hughes holes the putt that gave Lancashire the 2018 English Seniors County Champioonship

Sussex Seniors desperate to make it third time lucky as Effingham hosts the finals

SUSSEX Seniors are fired up to win this year’s English Senior County Finals having come within a whisker of being crowned champions at Stanton-on-the-Wolds a year ago. With one hand on the trophy, rivals Lancashire were already beginning to congratulate Sussex on a job well done when the Gods intervened. Perhaps, more accurately, Bryan Hughes […]

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Draw with Scots can’t put a dampener on 2019 season for English Schools as kids rule

THE curtain has come down on the English Schools’ Golf Association’s season, which has been hailed a “roaring success” after two 14-year-olds were crowned as U19 national champions. Dorset’s Louise Burke and Yorkshire’s Josh Berry captained their country in the international matches against Scotland and Wales after their victory in the 42nd English Schools Championship […]

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KENT 2019 ENGLISH COUNTY CHAMPIONS at Huddersfield Golf Club

Cool Quinney crowns Kent’s first English County Finals win since Chapman and Co.

BEN Quinney was mobbed by jubilant team-mates after holing the putt which earned Kent a dramatic English County Finals victory for just the second time in their history. The Kent PGA champion, from Bearsted GC, later admitted he didn’t know his team’s destiny lay solely in his hands after the final fixtures were started with […]

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Victor Perez in the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Kingsbarns

Southgate hopes to complete St Andrews double by adding the Dunhill to Links Trophy

DUNDEE-based Frenchman Victor Perez and Essex’s Matthew Southgate will enter the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in a share of the lead, with both players chasing a maiden European Tour title. The famous St Andrews Old Course will play host on the final day and with the wind set to kick up, […]

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Matthew Jordan playing the 18th on St Andrews Old Course in the second round of the Alfred Dunhill LInks,

Jordan and Rose’s Dunhill Links are sharing amateur victories at St Andrews

MATTHEW Jordan carded a stunning 64, which included a hole-out eagle two followed by five successive birdies, at St Andrews Old Course to take the halfway lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The promising Cheshire has been plying his trade primarily on the European Challenge Tour this year, where the Royal Liverpool member has […]

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Murhof Legends – Austrian Senior Open host Markus Brier

Brier hosts Austrian Senior Open but eyes are firmly set on completing rare hat-trick

MARKUS Brier is the tournament host for this week’s Murhof Legends – Austrian Senior Open, but he will have his sights set on completing a rare triple when he tees it up at Golfclub Murhof, starting on Friday. In 2002, seven years after joining the paid ranks, the Austrian collected his first professional win on […]

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Brampton Heath Golf Centre

Golf Foundation and HSBC offering up to £1,500 grant for community golf projects

APPLICATIONS for funding for regional golf projects under the HSBC Golf Roots Plus scheme can be made over the next two weeks. A wide range of community-based educational, social and health projects that can benefit young people through the game can receive up to £1,500 in grants administered by the Golf Foundation charity. HSBC Golf […]

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Shane Lowry at St Andrews for the 2019 Dunhill Links

Why Open Champion Shane Lowry loves Dunhill Links and has eye on Race to Dubai

SHANE Lowry will tee it up at the Home of Golf for the first time as Open Champion this week when the Irishman features in a star-studded field of golfers and celebrities at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The 32-year-old claimed his maiden Major title at Royal Portrush two months ago, and has been riding […]

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Iron Golfer Luke Willett

Iron Golfer Luke Willett to play 14 Open Championship venues and cycle 800 miles

IRON Golfer Luke Willett is aiming to complete a unique 10-day golfing challenge to cycle to all 14 Open Championship venues carrying his clubs on his back and playing a full 18 holes on each course. He has carved out a reputation for taking on remarkable ironman-style golfing tests. Now Luke’s latest goal is to […]

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The 2018 Great Britain and Ireland Curtis Cup Team

Four England players in initial Curtis Cup squad looking for place at Conwy

TEN players have been named in The R&A”s initial Great Britain and Ireland squad for the 2020 Curtis Cup, which will be played at Wales’ Conwy Golf Club in June. The GB&I will be attempting to regain the historic trophy after the United States recorded a commanding 17-3 victory at Quaker Ridge in New York […]

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Epsom Golf Club’s Ben Patridge winner of the 2019 English Boys’ County Champion of Champions title

Partridge flying high after win in Boys’ Champion of Champions at Frilford Heath

SURREY’S Ben Partridge withstood a late charge from Devon’s Matt Millar to win the English Boys’ County Champion of Champions played over the Red course at Oxfordshire’s Frilford Heath. Partridge, a member at Epsom GC, held a two-shot lead after an opening three-under par 69. But the teenager was in danger of being caught by […]

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England – the 2019 Home Internationals champions

England retain Raymond Trophy as Schmidt makes up for Walker Cup omission

ENGLAND have won the Home Internationals after beating Scotland 9-6 at Lahinch, on Friday, to retain the Raymond Trophy. Hexham’s Matty Lamb won five out of six matches, losing just one over the three days as England followed up their 12-3 romp over Wales on Wednesday, with a 10-5 win over their Irish hosts, on […]

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England international Hague heads field in battle to be the Champion of Champions

ENGLISH international David Hague heads a group of 30 county champions competing in this weekend’s English Men’s County Champion of Champions tournament at Frilford Heath Golf Club, in Oxfordshire. The 23-year-old Yorkshire champion, from Malton and Norton GC, who lost his place in the England Home Internationals winning team of 2018, is part of a […]

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Somerset’s Amanda Mayne the 2019 English Senior Women’s County Champion of Champions

Mayne chance for Amanda who is crowned County Champion of Champions

SOMERSET champion Amanda Mayne has become the second player to be crowned as the English Senior Women’s County Champion of Champions. The Saltford GC member followed in the footsteps of inaugural champion Alison Kelly, from Gloucestershire, after carding two rounds of 79 to claim a three-shot victory on 12-over par at this year’s event at […]

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Team USA the 2019 Ping Junior Solheim Cup winners at Gleneagles

Walker proud after stellar singles – but Europe lose Junior Solheim Cup again

TEAM USA held off a spirited fightback by Europe to claim their fourth consecutive victory in the Ping Junior Solheim Cup with a 13-11 points triumph at Gleneagles. The visitors took a 7½-4½ lead into Wednesday’s singles session after drawing the foursomes 3-3 and then convincingly winning the fourballs 4½-1½, and closed out the win […]

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ET Johansen hoping to phone home from Morgado with good news for his twin girls

EIRIK Tage Johansen is swapping parental duties for the golf course this week and is hoping to return to the family home with something to celebrate following the 57° Open de Portugal at Morgado Golf Resort. The Norwegian is playing a limited schedule this year after his wife gave birth to twins five months ago, […]

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Prestbury’s Bel Wardle the 2019 English County Champion of Champions

Wardle grins like a Cheshire cat that’s got the cream after Champion of Champions win

BEL Wardle consolidated her reputation as one of England’s finest emerging talents as the Cheshire player was left smiling after dominating the English Women’s County Champion of Champions, at Woodhall Spa. The 2017 English Women’s Open Strokeplay champion, from Prestbury GC, carded rounds of 72 and 71, which was enough to give her an eight-shot […]

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Americans claw ahead in Ping Junior Solheim Cup as fourball goes Heck’s way

THE Ping Junior Solheim Cup is poised for a nail-biting final singles session after the USA edged ahead 7½-4½ on Tuesday, thanks to a dominant afternoon fourball session. The match was tied at 3-3 after the morning foursomes after three convincing wins for the Europeans. But Team USA took control after lunch, winning four-and-a-half points […]

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Golf Foundation celebrates growing the game for girls during Solheim Cup week

THE Golf Foundation is celebrating girls’ golf in style during this week’s Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, while supporting the iconic match between Europe and the USA, which starts on Friday. For the whole week, the Golf Foundation team will be highlighting the positive steps taken by its supporters to grow the game for girls. It […]

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Scotland’s Hannah Darling during practice fo the 2019 Ping Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

Can Europe win Ping Junior Solheim Cup for first time? Well, Heck yes! says Darling

SCOTLAND’S Hannah Darling sees no reason why Team Europe cannot beat the USA for the first time in 12 years in this week’s PING Junior Solheim Cup. The Americans have won four of the last five editions – 2011 resulted in a 12-12 tie – but the 16-year-old Edinburgh golfer believes home advantage and strong […]

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