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Young claims EuroPro crown at Aviemore’s Spey Valley after wire-to-wire victory

SCOTLAND’S Daniel Young has won the Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters at Macdonald Spey Valley Resort after leading all week in Aviemore. Young, who is attached to Kingsbarns Pro Academy, made light work of it at times with rounds of 65, 67 and 69 to finish on 12-under par. The total was good enough to clinch […]

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Why coaching lessons are going down a Storm at Hartlepool’s Dyke House

THREE Durham teenagers who have been coached by European Tour winner Graeme Storm helped Hartlepool’s Dyke House Academy win the English Schools’ Team Championship. Fourteen-year-old Jack Burton scored 40 Stableford points while 17-year-old Louis Westmoreland registered just one less to give the County Durham school a three-shot victory with 79 points over the Bracken course […]

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Home advantage counts for Royal Portrush members in R&A 9 Hole Challenge Final

FORTY-TWO club golfers enjoyed a memorable experience of playing Royal Portrush on the eve of The 148th Open when they competed in the final of The R&A 9 Hole Challenge over the weekend. The final was contested over the first two and last seven holes of the famous Dunluce links before this week’s Open begins. […]

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England miss out on Euro’s glory as Sweden condemn them to third silver in a row

ENGLAND narrowly missed out on the chance to win the European Men’s Team Championship for a record 12th time when they lost to hosts Sweden in the final of this year’s championship at Llunghusen GC. Tom Sloman, Alex Fitzpatrick and Ben Jones all claimed top-10 finishes as England finished second behind Ireland in the 36-hole […]

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Mansell dedicates maiden EuroPro Tour victory to seriously ill friend Charlie

RICHARD Mansell has won the Cobra Puma NXT LVL Championship by three shots with a final round 69 at MacDonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. The Beau Desert golfer started the day one shot behind overnight leader Marco Penge, but the Staffordshire ace assumed the lead with a birdie at the opening hole as Penge, […]

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Countdown to join Rose and Molinari on The McGregor Trophy honours board

KNOWN as The McGregor Trophy, the England Golf junior championship returns to its spiritual home at Radcliffe-on-Trent, in Nottinghamshire, next week. So any spectators who attend over the three days from July 16-18 can expect to see players who will graduate to the European Tour – and most likely prove to be winners in waiting. […]

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Royal Cromer’s Williamson takes chequered flag to win France’s Chiberta Grand Prix

ENGLISH international Amelia Williamson produced the low round of the last day to come from behind and win the women’s event at France’s Chiberta Grand Prix. It also proved to be a good event for the Norfolk ace}s England team-mate Georgina Blackman, who finished tied for second place in a strong international field. Nineteen-year-old Williamson, […]

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Wilson has double dream with maiden EuroPro Tour win and start in The Open

DARLINGTON’S Andrew Wilson claimed The Motocaddy Masters days after clinching a place at The 146th Open later this month. Wilson, who is attached to Rockliffe Hall, knew a good round would put him in the mix and posted his second 67 of the week to go five-under for the day to win by one shot. […]

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England have got plenty of Patience when it comes to European Young Masters

ENGLAND have chosen the quartet of Jack Bigham, Josh Hill, Patience Rhodes and Lottie Woad to represent them in the European Young Masters later this month. The 54-hole championship takes place from July 25-27 at Kunětická Hora in the Czech Republic. The players picked, who are all aged 15, are:– Jack Bigham, from Hertfordshire’s Harpenden […]

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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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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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