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Bailey Gill claims his maiden MENA Tour win in Oman to earn European Tour start

LINDRICK’S Bailey Gill made two stunning birdies from almost impossible positions in his last two holes to claim his maiden pro victory and deny Berkshire’s David Langley a second MENA Tour victory in 2020 at the Ghala Open, in Oman. The former England amateur international beat roommate and Journey to Jordan No. 1 champion David […]

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Castle Royle’s Langley lines up second MENA Tour in a fortnight with 65 in Oman

WITH a spectacular slam-dunk eagle the highlight in his card of seven-under par 65, Castle Royle’s David Langley moved into contention for a possible second title in three weeks on the MENA Tour, in Oman. The 25-year-old from Marlow, playing in his first full season as a professional, won the Tour’s season-opening Journey to Jordan […]

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Ganton Golf Club 14th Hole

Ganton Golf Club

Ganton Golf Club Ganton Golf Club 14th Hole Ganton, ranked in the top 30 of Europe’s Championship courses, has hosted many national and international tournaments and is a perfect place to play golf. Nestling in the Vale of Pickering, east of York and a few miles from the coastal resort of Scarborough, a day at […]

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SCOTLAND’S DARREN HOWIE AT THE 2020 SOUTH AFRICAN AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP AT ROYAL JOHANNESBURG AND KENSINGTON GOLF CLUB

Proudfoot Trophy winner Simpson shows Joe Long way to go at Royal Johannesburg

SAMUEL Simpson claimed the Proudfoot Trophy for topping the 36-hole strokeplay qualifier for the matchplay stage of the Aon South African Amateur Championship. After hitting possibly the best two-iron of his life, it set up what turned out to be a decisive eagle for Simpson. After making three birdies in the opening seven holes to […]

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England Women’s squad is slimmed down to four with overseas players to be added

THE national selectors have named the players who will make up a much smaller England Women’s Squad for 2020, alongside announcing the make-up of the Girls’ group. Four of the country’s top talents will lead the way for the women in the season ahead with Yorkshire’s Charlotte Heath and Somerset’s Mimi Rhodes promoted from last […]

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Sebastien Gros gets career back on track with NewGiza Open victory on MENA Tour

FRENCHMAN Sebastien Gros is determined to resuscitate his career this year. And the two-time Challenge Tour winner made a brilliant start in that direction by claiming the inaugural NewGiza Open. Gros said: “This is fantastic. I have worked very hard this winter along with my team. “To get a win so early in the season […]

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Curtis Knipes who led after the first rounf of the MENA Tour’s 2020 NewGisa Open

Curtis Knipes is the ‘geezer’ in NewGisa on route 66 to top leaderboard in Egypt

ESSEX’S Curtis Knipes was the main man in only his second start as a professional on the opening day of the $75,000 NewGiza Open. The 19-year-old, who came through Final Qualifying to play in The Open at Royal Portrush last summer, fired a superb, bogey-free 66 to take a two-shot lead. Knipes’s six-under par round […]

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The MENA Tour’s 2020 NewGiza Open will be played at the new NewGiza Golf Club with Egypt’s famous Pyramids as its backdrop

MENA Tour off to Egypt for NewGiza Open: Langley faces Tour stars Finch and Wattel

CASTLE Royle’s David Langley will bid to win back-to-back when the MENA Tour visits its 12th host country when it visits Egypt for the first time for the NewGiza Open. The second tournament of the 2020 season in the Middle East is being played at the NewGiza Golf Club with the spectacular setting of the […]

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Ben Schmidt goes Farr to win New South Wales Amateur – his fifth national title in year

BEN Schmidt made it an Aussie double for England when he won the New South Wales Amateur Championship after Charlotte Heath’s brilliant weekend victory in the Australian Women’s Amateur. The 17-year-old Rotherham GC member turned in a dominant performance against Northamptonshire’s Callum Farr in the all-England final, at St Michael’s Golf Club, near Sydney. The […]

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BIGGA 2020 Outstanding Contribution of the Year award Michael Davie from Hazel Grove Golf Club

Hazel Grove’s Michael Davie gets BIGGA’s Outstanding Contribution Award for 2020

GREENKEEPER Michael Davie – who set up a mental health support group to help his fellow professionals in the turf industry – has picked up the top award at the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s annual convention. Davie, the course manager at Hazel Grove Golf Club, in Stockport, has tirelessly supported many BIGGA members […]

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Charlotte Heath the fifth Brit to win Australian Women’s Amateur Championship

CHARLOTTE Heath became just the fifth British player to ever win the third oldest women’s amateur championship in the world at the weekend. The 18-year-old England international swept away the challenge of Indonesia’s Mela Putri to claim a stunning victory in the Australian Women’s Amateur Championship. The Yorkshire schoolgirl was too strong for her 22-year-old […]

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Lee Westwood the 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship winner

Lee Westwood: Winning run extends into fourth decade with 25th title at Abu Dhabi

LEE Westwood produced a brilliant final round display to win his 25th event on the European Tour, and take his winning run into a fourth decade at the 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The Nottinghamshire ace entered the final day with a one shot lead and, while he was briefly caught, he was never passed […]

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LEE WESTWOOD IN THE THIRD ROUND OF THE 2020 ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP

Second Rolex Series victory in sight as Westwood chases European Tour win No. 25

LEE Westwood takes a one-shot lead into the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship as he goes in search of a second Rolex Series title – and his 25th European Tour title. The “Worksop Wonder,” who now lives in Newcastle’s Jesmond district, produced the shot of the week so far – to set […]

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How Italian Job by Francesco Laporta drove him to the top of Abu Dhabi leaderboard

FRANCESCO Laporta birdied his last five holes in a stunning nine-under par round of 63 to leap to the top of the leaderboard at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The Italian secured his playing rights after topping the European Challenge Tour’s Road to Mallorca Rankings in 2019. And he displayed the form that saw him […]

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Sky’s not the limit as Zen Green Stage makes debut its at PGA Merchandise Show

THE Zen Green Stage will make its first PGA Merchandise Show appearance next week in Orlando. A 16-foot model has been custom-built for the exhibition, and will appear on the Smart2Move booth (No. 1273), accompanied by Zen’s Nick Middleton and George Stubbs. Zen Green Stage – which regularly appears on Sky Sports Golf as the […]

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Grace completes the South African Slam after shooting 62 to win Open at Randpark

BRANDEN Grace produced a masterful putting display in a closing 62 in his national open to complete the South African Slam at Randpark Golf Club. Grace’s ninth European Tour victory in the South African Open was his first since his Rolex Series triumph at the 2017 Nedbank Golf. The win sees him complete the “South […]

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Open qualifier Jaco Ahlers

Armitage won’t be relying on Shanks’ pony after pocketing a place in Open at Sandwich

MARCUS Armitage thanked his partner Lucy after sealing his place at this summer’s 148th Open Championship Royal St George’s Golf Club. The Yorkshire pro birdied the last at the South African Open to seal solo third at Randpark Golf Club – and punch his ticket for the oldest Major Championship after walking off the green […]

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BIGGA Awards shortlist for 2020 includes Gleneagles, Purdis Heath and Parkstone

FROM England’s south coast to the Perthshire hills, the finalists of the BIGGA Awards 2020 have once again shown what talented and passionate greenkeeping teams can achieve, when supported by the clubs where they work. The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition will be taking place once again at the Harrogate Convention Centre later this month. More […]

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Northern Ireland economy benefited to tune of £100m from The Open says R&A

THE 148th Open at Royal Portrush generated more than £100 million of economic benefit for Northern Ireland, according to an independent study. The Open, which returned to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, brought some £45million of new money into the province’s economy. Northern Ireland also gained £37.3 million worth of marketing as […]

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2021 GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND WALKER CUP CAPTAIN STUART WILSON PLAYYING AGAINST THE USA AT GANTON IN 2003

Stuart Wilson will be 2021 Walker Cup captain and leads GB&I against Europe

STUART Wilson – one of Scotland’s most renowned amateur golfers – has been named as Great Britain and Ireland’s Walker Cup captain, who will try to regain the trophy from America in May 2021. The 2004 Amateur champion will begin his stint as captain of the GB&I men’s teams by leading the four Home Nations […]

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