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Nothing Bland about older golfers says Hoey heading into Pas de Calais Open

WITH three of the top five players on the European Challenge Tour rankings aged 35 or older, Michael Hoey says he has been inspired as he prepares to tee it up in the Hauts de France – Pas de Calais Golf Open. The 40-year-old, a decorated professional who has won five times on the European […]

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Lucky 13 Baker in exclusive club of European, Challenge and Staysure Tour winners

NEARLY a decade after his last victory, former Ryder Cup player Peter Baker secured his first Staysure Tour title at the Senior Open Hauts de France – hosted by Jean van de Velde – after a final round 67, signing for a 13-under par total. The Englishman, who joined the Staysure Tour in 2017 after […]

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Attoe becomes fourth player to win English Seniors back-to-back in 39 years

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe pulled off an impressive wire-to-wire victory when he won the English Senior Men’s Open by eight shots at Holme Hall Golf Club, Lincolnshire. He was nine-under par for the 54 holes and his win gave him his third championship title since 2015. The runner-up was Yorkshireman Richard Norton while third place […]

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Attoe leads to begin defence of English Seniors crown at Lincolnshire’s Holme Hall

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe launched his defence of the English Senior Men’s Open with a superb six-under 65 at Lincolnshire’s Holme Hall Golf Club. He leads by two from Essex’s Mark Stones, from Boyce Hill, with another six players also beating par on the opening day of the championship. “It was a perfect round of […]

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Burmester books US Open trip to Pebble Beach as putts drop at Walton Heath

DEAN Burmester booked his place at Pebble Beach after winning US Open Sectional Qualifying at Walton Heath – finishing four strokes ahead of Sam Horsfield. The South African, who celebrated his 30th birthday on Sunday, opened with a round of 63, nine under par, which he followed with a round of 65. On the back […]

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Schmidt pips Schwartzel and Lyle to become youngest Brabazon winner at just 16

SIXTEEN-year-old Ben Schmidt became the youngest-ever winner of the Brabazon Trophy – winning by five shots at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club, on Sunday – 70 years after it was first won by a 17-year-old. Schmidt pips major winners Sandy Lyle and Charl Schwartzel, who were respectively 17 and 18 when they won the English Men’s […]

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Schmidt stands on verge of joining Brabazon’s teenage winners club as Hall cards 63

YORKSHIRE’S Ben Schmidt withstood a record-setting charge from Harry Hall today to hold on to a one-shot lead in the Brabazon Trophy at Alwoodley Golf Club. Hall, from West Cornwall, swept up the leaderboard with an eight-under 63, which set a new course record and took him to 10-under in the English Men’s Open Amateur […]

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Clemons clocks up Carris Trophy spot after South East Juniors win at Burhill

HANBURY Manor’s Dominic Clemons claimed a spot in the Carris Trophy after winning the South East Group Junior Championship at Burhill. Last year’s Hertfordshire Boys Champion, who is also a past Scottish U14 Champion, shot rounds of 72 and 70 on Burhill’s New Course to finish on two-under par to win by two. He overcame […]

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Strickland strikes Brabazon blow as he eyes Gary Evans’ English Strokeplay record

SUSSEX’S Charlie Strickland shot a bogey-free 66 to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Brabazon Trophy at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club. The 20-year-old from Ham Manor was five-under par in tough conditions of wind and drizzle, holding tight to his score with good par saves on the final two holes. His […]

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Yorkshire’s internationals prepared for battle at Alwoodley to keep Brabazon

AN international field has assembled for the Brabazon Trophy, one of the most prestigious championships in the world of men’s amateur golf, which starts today at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club. Players from over a dozen countries will bid to become the English Men’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Champion with four rounds being played before Sunday’s climax. […]

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Come And Join The Waterlooville Pro-Am Party!

Come And Join The Waterlooville Pro-Am Party! Major celebration for the Waterlooville Pro-Am’s 40th with a spectacular day’s golf and top notch entertainment Thanks to its new sponsor, Facilities Management Southern, one of the longest running Pro-Ams in The PGA in England (South)’s schedule will become a massive 40th anniversary celebration, when it is staged […]

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Rookie MacIntyre goes for broke but Wiesberger returns to winner’s circle

BERND Wiesberger won his fifth European Tour title after a thrilling final day battle with Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre at the Made in Denmark tournament. The Austrian was out for seven months last year due to a wrist injury but is now back in the winner’s circle in his 13th event since making his comeback on […]

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Mew gets to claim Irish Seniors title five years after finishing runner-up

HAMPSHIRE’S Alan Mew became the second consecutive English winner of the Irish Seniors’ Open when he completed a wire-to-wire success at Belvoir Park. The 66-year-old from Southampton’s Stoneham Golf Club was three-under for the 54-hole event to take the crown claimed by Lancashire’s Trevor Foster – a member at Accrington Golf Club – 12 months […]

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Surrey’s Ross McGowan takes two-shot lead at Czech Challenge after eagle

SURREY’S Ross McGowan holds a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the D+D REAL Czech Challenge after he holed a 30-foot eagle putt on his final hole. McGowan, who shared the overnight lead with Robin Roussel on five-under par, signed for a consecutive round of 66 to move two strokes ahead of the Frenchman […]

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Clements collects at Brocket Hall with £10,000 prize at the IFX Payments Championship

FORMER English Amateur Champion Todd Clements claimed the opening event of the PGA EuroPro Tour season – winning The IFX Payments Championship at Brocket Hall, on Friday. Clements, who is attached to Brocket Hall, at Welwyn Garden City, Clements reached 16-under with a final round of 67 to clinch the title – and a cheque […]

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Roussin-Bouchard’s Evian knowledge equals fast start by Meghan MacLaren

NORTHAMPTIONSHIRE’S Meghan MacLaren and French amateur Pauline Roussin-Bouchard hold a one-shot lead after the first round of the Jabra Ladies Open, played in beautiful, warm and sunny conditions at Evian Resort Golf Club. The pair fired matching three-under par 68s in the dual ranking event between the Ladies European Tour and its developmental tour, the […]

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McElroy leads IFX Payments Championship as EuroPro Tour kicks off at Brocket Hall

BALLYMENA’S Dermot McElroy lead The IFX Payments Championship after shooting a seven-under par round of 66 at in thee PGA EuroPro Tour’s season opener at Brocket Hall, on Wednesdady. McElroy, a member of the Great Britain and Ireland winning Walker Cup team at Royal Aberdeen, in 2011, was consistent throughout his first round chalking up […]

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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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Koepka creates USPGA record at Bethpage as 65 opens up seven-shot lead

BROOKS Koepka made history at the US PGA Championship as the American recorded the lowest 36-hole score in Major Championship history, obliterating the rest of the field at Bethpage to move seven shots clear after a second round 65 moved him to 12 under par. The 29-year-old former European Tour winner and Challenge Tour graduate […]

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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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