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Rahm ready to milk the home fans as he goes for second Irish Open victory

SPANIARD Jon Rahm will be hoping to convert his impressive recent form into a third Rolex Series title and a second victory at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. The Spaniard tees it up at Lahinch Golf Club for his third successive appearance at the historic national open tomorrow (Thursday). The World No. 11 has […]

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Thomas is Major attraction for The Hero Challenge in Scottish Open Renaissance

JUSTIN Thomas, Graeme McDowell and Tyrrell Hatton are the first three players to confirm their participation in next week’s Hero Challenge in Scotland. The European Tour’s innovative, fast and fun night golf contest – which returns to Scotland on Tuesday next week when The Hero Challenge – will be played in the stunning surroundings of […]

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Lowry and Knox will never forget their first victories as Irish Open heads to Lahinch

SHANE Lowry will make his much-anticipated homecoming this week at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, at Lahinch Golf Club – 10 years on from his famous victory as an amateur which kick-started his professional career. The popular Offaly player won his national open at Baltray in 2009 when he sank the winning putt on […]

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Stanford University graduate Brandon Wu adds Open spot at Portrush to Pebble Beach

TWENTY-two-year-old American amateur Brandon Wu maintained his fairytale spell by producing a polished performance to claim top spot at Fairmont St Andrews to earn a spot at The 148th Open Championship. The Stanford University student followed a brilliant 64 in the morning with a 67 to finish three shots clear of the field on nine-under […]

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Thurloway will get to play The Open at Royal Portrush before heading to Toledo

SUSSEX reigning English Amateur champion Thomas Thurloway was another amateur to have a great day at Final Qualfying for the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush, later this month, finishing in the top three at Notts Golf Club’s Holinwell. The England international, from Crawley, who carded two rounds of 69 to finish one shot behind […]

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Teenager Curtis Knipes lives the dream by qualifying for The Open at Royal Portrush

CHELMSFORD teenager Curtis Knipes enjoyed the day of his golfing life to qualify for The 148th Open at Royal Portrush at his first attempt. Twelve players from a starting field of 288 at four venues across the country qualified for golf’s original championship through Final Qualifying as part of The Open Qualifying Series. The England […]

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England Golf offering £10m personal insurance liability cover to affiliated members

ENGLAND Golf has teamed up with Bluefin Sport, part of global insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh, to provide £10million worth of personal liability insurance for all its affiliated club members. The cover came into effect on July 1 and will be an additional benefit for members – every club affiliated to England Golf through […]

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It’s Open Season On DMDs With SkyCaddie Trade-In

It’s Open Season On DMDs With SkyCaddie Trade-In It’s Open Championship month, and – according to SkyCaddie – it’s also “open season” on any laser or GPS distance measuring device which isn’t called SkyCaddie SX500. In fact, if you present any GPS or laser device, any brand, in any condition, to your SkyCaddie retailer, you’ll […]

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Crown Golf Sets 14 July Date For #Junior100 Giveaway

Crown Golf Sets 14 July Date For #Junior100 GiveawayCrown Golf sets 14 July date for #Junior100 giveaway Youngsters seeking something new to do are being offered the chance to win a year’s free membership by Crown Golf on Sunday July 14th. The admission-free events, open to the general public, are being staged at every Crown […]

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Jordan crosses first barrier by winning Challenge Tour title in Italy after play-off

HOYLAKE’S Matthew Jordan claimed his first professional win at the Italian Challenge Open Eneos Motor Oil, beating Lorenzo Scalise in a play-off at Terre dei Consoli Golf Club. Jordan and home favourite Scalise headed to the 150-yard par three 16th hole, having carded rounds of 66 and 65, respectively, to top the leaderboard at 17-under, […]

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Ratcliffe’s Vagliano team can’t overcome European supremacy at Sandwich

THE Continent of Europe showed their strength to claim a 141/2-91/2 win over Great Britain and Ireland to lift the Vagliano Trophy at Royal St George’s. In securing a seventh straight victory over the sun-drenched links in Kent, the Continent of Europe maintained their dominance in the biennial contest to the delight of captain Anna […]

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Nick hoping it will be his Day again as The Leicestershire hosts Logan Mid Am Trophy

GLOUCESTERSHIRE’S Nick Day will defend his England Mid-Amateur title when the Logan Trophy is played next week at The Leicestershire Golf Club. The Over 35s Mid-Am has attracted a full field of players and promises plenty of great golf when is played in the East Midlands, from July 5-7. Last year Day, from Henbury, produced […]

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In-form Fuller and Toy ready to tackle Europe at Royal St George’s in Vagliano Trophy

ROEHAMPTON’S Annabel Fuller, Scotland’s Hazel MacGarvie and Carlyon Bay’s Emily Toy were the late additions to the Great Britain and Ireland team to play the Continent of Europe in the Vagliano Trophy, which starts at Royal St George’s tomorrow (Friday). The trio completed the team of five golfers – including Berkhamsted’s Alice Hewson, Essex’s Lily […]

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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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Six of the best guaranteed to contest Hero Challenge at Berwick’s Renaissance Club

THE Hero Challenge is returning to Scotland, with The Renaissance Club hosting the fast and fun shoot-out contest before the start of next month’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open. Six of the world’s leading golfers will battle it out for the second Hero Challenge title of the season on Tuesday July 9, and fans can […]

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Burnage is surprise omission from England’s European Amateur Team in Sweden

THE England selectors have announced the men’s team that will bid to win the European Amateur Team Championship for a record 13th time when they tee it up at Sweden’s Ljunghusen GC, next month. The six-man squad is packed with champions to challenge for the Continent’s top team honours next month – which have been […]

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Bramshaw 148th Open Championship Summer 4-Ball Special

Bramshaw 148th Open Championship Summer 4-Ball Special Available Monday – Friday £148 per 4-ball | Saturday – Sunday £179 per 4-ball Enjoy a days golf with three fellow golfers to include bacon rolls & coffee and FREE ball marker and pitchmark repairer and save up to £130.00 on our standard 4-Ball day rate! To book, […]

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Canterbury Golf Club Announce Taylor Wimpey As Open Festival Sponsor

Canterbury Golf Club Announce Taylor Wimpey As Open Festival Sponsor Kent’s Canterbury Golf Club have announced Taylor Wimpey as the official headline sponsor of the hugely successful annual Open Festival Week, this year running from the 7th to 14th July. The Festival of Golf Week is one of the biggest in the south of England […]

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Wales Claim Three Of Top Four Places At Henry Cooper

Wales Claim Three Of Top Four Places At Henry Cooper Ffion Tynan led the way as Wales golfers took three of the top four places at the Henry Cooper Junior Masters Girls in Nizels golf club in Kent. Pontyclun schoolgirl Tynan took a five shot lead into the final round and sensible golf saw her […]

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Burnage breaks out from Minchinhampton to grab Open Qualifying chance

ANDREW GRIFFIN reports on Monday’s Regional Open Qualifiers which were held across the UK, including five in the South of England ENGLAND’S top two in-from amateurs came through the Regional Open Qualifying after 13 clubs hosted the first steps on the road to The 148th Open for many club professionals and leading amateurs. St Andrews […]

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