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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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Stover Golf Club

Stover Golf Club The peace and tranquility of Stover Golf Club, located on the edge of Newton Abbot, is a convenient treat for golfers in the south west, with easy access from the A38 and M5. The course is one of the best parkland courses in the south west. The beautiful parkland golf course features […]

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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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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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Remesy’s first win on English soil claims Trevose’s first European Legends Links

JEAN-François Remésy claimed his first win on English soil at the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship after a scintillating final round at Cornwall’s Trevose Golf & Country Club. The Frenchman, who won three-times on the European Tour, fired a closing round of 67 to take a one-shot victory ahead of Berkshire’s Barry Lane. The […]

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Pavan pips Fitzpatrick as he motors to second win in BMW International Open

ANDREA Pavan won his second European Tour title at the BMW International Open, defeating Matt Fitzpatrick in a play-off at Golfclub München Eichenried. The Italian, who led after the first round in Munich on Thursday, started the final day four strokes behind 54-hole leader Jordan Smith but carded a bogey-free 66 to reach 15-under par, […]

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Walker admits early nerves got better of him as Sugrue takes Amateur crown

SCOTLAND’S Euan Walker admitted the occasion had got the better of him as Ireland’s James Sugrue savoured success on home soil to win The 124th Amateur Championship at Portmarnock – despite a late rally by the Kilmarnock player. Walker revealed he found it hard to even grip the club in the first few holes, where […]

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Sandelin takes route 66 at sun-kissed Trevose in first Farmfoods Legends Links

SWEDEN’S Jarmo Sandelin fired an opening round of 66 to take a one stroke lead after the first round of the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship hosted by Ian Woosnam. The former Ryder Cup player, who is still searching for his maiden title on the Staysure Tour, carded an eagle and three birdies in […]

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Scotland’s Euan Walker will have to take on the large crowds cheering on Ireland’s James Sugrue in the Amateur Championshiop final at Portmarnock. Picture by THE R&A

Sugrue has support of home crowd in Amateur final with Walker at Portmarnock

JAMES Sugrue will bid for a home victory when he faces Scotland’s Euan Walker in tomorrow’s final of The 124th Amateur Championship at Portmarnock. Twenty-two-year-old Sugrue delighted the large Irish crowds watching the semi-final over the renowned links near Dublin by knocking out the top-ranked player in the field, David Micheluzzi from Australia, to seal […]

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Come on Aileen… no slips this time in English Senior’s Strokeplay at St Enodoc

A BIRDIE, birdie finish sealed a five-shot victory for Aileen Greenfield in the English Senior Women’s Strokeplay Championship at St Enodoc, in Cornwall. Greenfield, from Pyecombe, in Sussex, came from a shot behind to beat Hertfordshire’s Jackie Foster, from Bishop’s Stortford, ahead of a three-way tie for third place. The new champion who finished on […]

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Back-to-back bid by Baker at Trevose would be first on Staysure Tour since 2015

PETER Baker is looking to become the first player since 2015 to claim back-to-back Staysure Tour titles during the same season at North Cornwall’s testing Trevose track this weekend. Baker is one of the favourites for the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship, hosted by Ian Woosnam, which gets under way at Trevose Golf & […]

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James Sugrue faces Koen Kouwenaar from the Netherlands for a place in the semi-finals. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Irish hopes rest on Sugrue and Mullarney who reach quarter-finals in Amateur

RONAN Mullarney and James Sugrue maintained hopes of home success in the 124th Amateur Championship after sealing places in Friday’s quarter-finals at Portmarnock, in Ireland. Spurred on by large numbers of spectators on the renowned links near Dublin, Mullarney and Sugrue claimed two victories apiece on the fourth day of the championship as they seek […]

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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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Syme seeking strokeplay success at Valle Romano to make matchplay knockout

CONNOR Syme is hoping to draw on previous matchplay experience as he aims for his second victory of the season at the Andalucía Costa del Sol Match Play 9, which starts today (Thursday) at Valle Romano Golf. The Scot triumphed at the season-opening Turkish Airlines Challenge and six events into his European Challenge Tour campaign, […]

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