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Molinari in five-way tie at the top of Made in Denmark leaderboard with Murray

EDOARDO Molinari was among a group of five players tied for the lead at five-under par as blustery conditions made for a tricky day of scoring in round one of the Made in Denmark tournament. The three-time European Tour winner had got to seven-under par at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort. But as the winds […]

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Monty heads from Seniors Open to London Club for Staysure PGA Championship

COLIN Montgomerie, who set the course record with a stunning nine-under par 63 at the 2018 Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, will tee it up at Kent’s London Golf Club when the Championship returns from August 1-4. The victorious 2010 Ryder Cup Captain made his debut at the Championship last year and set the International Course […]

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Newtown drops Walker Cup hint to selectors by winning Irish Amateur at County Sligo

NOT even a late triple bogey could derail Prestbury GC’s James Newton on his march to victory at the Flogas Irish Amateur Open in County Sligo. From five clear at the start of play, Newton ended the round as he had begun – five strokes better than the rest after closing with 74 to finish […]

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Berry beats cream of English internationals to claim second Senior Women’s title

CHESHIRE’S Caroline Berry was queen of the greens as she claimed her second win in the English Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Staffordshire’s Enville Golf Club. Berry said after holing a 25-footer for birdie on the 15th to beat Sussex’s Paula Carver 4&3 in the final: “To say I am thrilled is the understatement of […]

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Molinari ready to face Masters champion Tiger Woods at Bethpage Black

FRANCESCO Molinari is hoping to continue his impressive Major form at this week’s USPGA Championship, as The Open Champion prepares to once again tee it up alongside recently-crowned Masters winner Tiger Woods at Bethpage. The Italian played side-by-side with Woods at Augusta National as the American famously claimed his 15th Major title, and Molinari is […]

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Phipps qualifies for The Brabazon at Hindhead – all the way via The Belfry

MORE than 60 players came through regional qualifiers to clinch their places in the field for the prestigious Brabazon Trophy, when Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf hosts the English Amateur Strokeplay Championship at the end of the month. Warwickshire’s Liam Phipps and Essex’s George Leversuch, led the way at the southern event, both scoring four-under par 66s […]

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Challenge Tour announces ISPS HANDA World Invitational at Galgorm

THE European Challenge Tour  has announced it will host the first ISPS HANDA World Invitational for men and women to be held in Northern Ireland, in August. The European Tour’s drive for inclusivity in golf  – starting with April’s Jordan Mixed Open and the announcement last week of the first disabled tournaments to be run […]

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St George’s Hill member Clive Edgington to be next captain of the R&A

THE Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that 67-year-old Clive Edginton, a member at Surrey’s St George’s Hill, will serve as Captain in 2019/20.  Mr Edginton has been nominated by the Past Captains of the Club and will begin his year in office with the traditional driving-in ceremony on the first […]

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Westwood to resume host role at Newcastle’s Close House for British Masters

THE Betfred British Masters will return to Close House, in Newcastle upon Tyne, in 2020 with former World Number One Lee Westwood becoming the first player to host the European Tour tournament twice. Following the success of this year’s event at Hillside Golf Club in Southport, where Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood took on the […]

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Last-gasp birdie by Kinhult denies Pepperell British Masters defence dream

MARCUS Kinhult held off challenges from defending champion Eddie Pepperell, four-time winner Matt Wallace and Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre to win his first European Tour title at the Betfred British Masters. The Swede birdied the final two holes at Hillside Golf Club after dropping two strokes on the previous two holes, to finish one ahead of […]

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Pepperell confident ahead of British Masters defence

EDDIE Pepperell will defend a European Tour title for the first time in his career as he tees it up at the Betfred British Masters at Hillside Golf Club tomorrow (Thursday). The Englishman won last year’s British Masters at Walton Heath, his second title of the 2018 season, and has arrived at Hillside in a […]

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MacLaren races home for a big Golf Foundation date

THE Golf Foundation has welcomed Meghan MacLaren as an ambassador for the national golf charity that encourages young people from all backgrounds to benefit from the sport. Meghan’s first assignment was performed with skill and style at Golf At Goodwood on Sunday, as she struck the first official shot to launch the foundation’s national GolfSixes […]

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Harrington cuts Ryder Cup wild card picks to three

EUROPEAN Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington has opted to reduce his number of wild cards from four to three when his team defends the trophy at Whistling Straits in 2020. The European Tour has confirmed the qualification period for Europe’s 2020 Ryder Cup team will start at the 2019 BMW PGA Championship – the fourth […]

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Fleetwood’s few ‘flutters of nerves’ hosting Betfred British Masters at Hillside

BETFRED British Masters host Tommy Fleetwood is relishing the prospect of teeing it up in the town he grew up in as the European Tour returns to Hillside for the first time in 37 years. The Englishman is acting as the fifth host of the British Masters since its return to the European Tour’s International […]

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Fleetwood crowned King of the Docks in Hero Challenge

TOMMY Fleetwood kick-started his Betfred British Masters week with victory in the first Hero Challenge of the 2019 European Tour season, defeating compatriot Matt Wallace in the final at Princes Dock in Liverpool. This year’s British Masters host topped group one and then defeated Ladies European Tour and LPGA star Charley Hull in the semi-final […]

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Kaymer and Wallace complete Hero Challenge line-up at Liverpool docks

MAJOR champion Martin Kaymer, four-time European Tour winner Matt Wallace and five-time European Tour winner Alex Levy complete an exciting line up of stars who will go head-to-head tonight (Tuesday) at Liverpool Waters’ Princes Dock, as the innovative Hero Challenge returns for the first edition of the 2019 season. Fans can watch the trio, as […]

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Humphreys adds Welsh Strokeplay title at Harlech

ENGLAND’S Lily May Humphreys added another top title to her collection with a four-shot victory in the Welsh Women’s Open Strokeplay championship at Royal St David’s. The 17-year-old international was 10-under for the 54-hole event at the famouse Harlech links course in North Wales, finishing four shots clear of her England team-mate, Bel Wardle from […]

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Stoke Park’s Gough gets invite to British Masters

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE’S amateur star Conor Gough will make his European Tour debut at Hillside next month after receiving an invite to participate in the 2019 Betfred British Masters next week. The 16-year-old, who won the British Boys Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush and Portstewart last year, will be taking the same first steps on the European […]

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Girls Golf all set to Rock in Hampshire this weekend

GIRLS’ golf will get rocking in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight with the launch of an inspirational campaign to attract new players, from this month. Girls Golf Rocks will offer free taster sessions, followed by coaching courses for girls aged five to 18 at four different locations in May and early June. The aim […]

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BBC will show Solheim Cup highlights every day

THE BBC has agreed a deal with the Ladies European Tour to cover The Solheim Cup when European captain Catriona Matthew and her vice-captain Dame Laura Davies will try to rest the trophy back from the Americans at Gleneagles, in September. A one-hour highlights programme from Gleneagles, in Scotland, will be shown on either BBC […]

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