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France’s European Challenge Tour playerRobin Roussel

Roussel eyes top spot on the Road to Mallorca but pack are closing at Foshan Open

ROBIN Roussel is taking inspiration from last year’s champion Victor Perez as he bids to move to the top of the Road to Mallorca with a strong performance at this week’s Foshan Open. The Frenchman is currently in second place on the Road to Mallorca rankings following a runner-up finish at the Hainan Open last […]

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China’s Bai Zheng-kai the 2019 Foshan Open winner

Chinese hero Bai Zheng-kai waves Good Bai to Challenge Tour season with Foshan win

HISTORY was made at the Foshan Open as Bai Zheng-kai became the first Chinese player to win on the European Challenge Tour shooting six-under on the back nine to secure victory at Foshan Golf Club. Bai signed for a seven-under par 65 to post 23-under for the tournament – four strokes clear of Dou Zecheng, […]

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Royal Liverpool’s Matthew Jordan playing in the second round of the 2019 Hainan Open

Nothing Bland about course or food in China as Jordan hits front with six others

SEVEN players share the 36-hole lead on seven-under at the Hainan Open, following a day of relatively low scoring at China’s Sanya Luhuitou Golf Club. Holland’s Wil Besseling, Frenchman Robin Roussel and China’s Liu Yanwei set the target after teeing off early on day two, while Hampshire’s Richard Bland and Royal Liverpool’s Matthew Jordan – […]

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Justin Rose winner of the Turkish Airlines Open in 2017 and 2018

Rose will challenge Monty’s three-peat record in Turkey at Montgomery Maxx Royal

JUSTIN Rose will aim to become the first player in almost two decades to win three consecutive European Tour tournaments when he defends his title at next month’s Turkish Airlines Open. The Hampshire ace has been outstanding on his last two visits to Antalya, winning both the 2017 and 2018 Turkish Airlines Open titles with […]

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Finland’s Tapio Pulkkanen in the first round of the 2019 Italian Open

Pulkkanen makes most of quick greens to race into the lead at the Italian Open

FINLAND’S Tapio Pulkkanen fired a bogey-free 64 to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Italian Open with World No. 5 Justin Rose among those in contention in Rome. Pulkkanen is currently in 102nd position on the Race to Dubai with only one top 10 finish so far this season – eighth […]

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Francesco Molinari talking to reporters at the 2019 Italian Open

Molinari’s memories of first Italian win as Rose wills Race to Dubai hopes to bloom

FRANCESCO Molinari and the Italian Open return to Olgiata Golf Club for the first time in 17 years this week – and it is safe to say a lot has changed for both player and event since 2002. Italy’s national open is now part of the prestigious Rolex Series, bringing a prize fund of $7million […]

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Blackmoor Golf Club

Blackmoor Golf Club

Blackmoor Golf Club Blackmoor Golf Club Lying between the North and South Downs in the heart of the picturesque Hampshire countryside, Blackmoor Golf Club is a gem of a heathland course designed by the celebrated Harry Colt in 1913. A regional qualifier for the Open Championship between 1998 and 2003, and an England Golf Championship […]

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Tylney Park Golf Club

Tylney Park Golf Club

Tylney Park Golf Club Tylney Park Golf Club Tylney Park is perhaps one of the most peaceful golf courses and yet has easy access from the M3. Spread over 200 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside there are very few places closer to London that you can get a true feeling of being away from anything […]

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Matthew Jordan playing the 18th on St Andrews Old Course in the second round of the Alfred Dunhill LInks,

Jordan and Rose’s Dunhill Links are sharing amateur victories at St Andrews

MATTHEW Jordan carded a stunning 64, which included a hole-out eagle two followed by five successive birdies, at St Andrews Old Course to take the halfway lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The promising Cheshire has been plying his trade primarily on the European Challenge Tour this year, where the Royal Liverpool member has […]

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Shane Lowry at St Andrews for the 2019 Dunhill Links

Why Open Champion Shane Lowry loves Dunhill Links and has eye on Race to Dubai

SHANE Lowry will tee it up at the Home of Golf for the first time as Open Champion this week when the Irishman features in a star-studded field of golfers and celebrities at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The 32-year-old claimed his maiden Major title at Royal Portrush two months ago, and has been riding […]

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Danny Willett in the seocnd round of the 2019 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

Rahm ready for head-to-head with Willett at Wentworth to join legend Seve as a winner

JON Rahm and Danny Willett share a two-shot halfway lead at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. They head a star-studded leaderboard – also featuring local heroes Justin Rose and Paul Casey among others – sets up a thrilling weekend at the Surrey club’s Burma Road. The 2016 Masters Tournament champion Willett delighted the 20,802 […]

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Matt Wallace hit 65 in the first round of the 2019 BMW PGA Championship

Wallace wows Wentworth crowd as Ryder Cup trio bear down on first round leader

MATT Wallace delighted the Wentworth crowd in the opening round of the BMW PGA Championship, as the 29-year-old carded a flawless seven-under 65 to move into a one-stroke lead. The sun blazed down upon the pristine Wentworth Club as the prestigious championship – ushering in a new era as it moved date from May to […]

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Epsom Golf Club’s Ben Patridge winner of the 2019 English Boys’ County Champion of Champions title

Partridge flying high after win in Boys’ Champion of Champions at Frilford Heath

SURREY’S Ben Partridge withstood a late charge from Devon’s Matt Millar to win the English Boys’ County Champion of Champions played over the Red course at Oxfordshire’s Frilford Heath. Partridge, a member at Epsom GC, held a two-shot lead after an opening three-under par 69. But the teenager was in danger of being caught by […]

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ET Johansen hoping to phone home from Morgado with good news for his twin girls

EIRIK Tage Johansen is swapping parental duties for the golf course this week and is hoping to return to the family home with something to celebrate following the 57° Open de Portugal at Morgado Golf Resort. The Norwegian is playing a limited schedule this year after his wife gave birth to twins five months ago, […]

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England Seniors do double with European titles as men score first win since 2010

ENGLAND’S senior golfers completed a golden double when they won both the European Senior Men’s Team Championship, in Denmark, and the European Senior Ladies’ Championship, in Bulgaria. The men started their tournament slowly, finishing in fourth place behind Scotland, Ireland and hosts Denmark after the 36-hole stroke play qualifier at Rungsted. However, they went on […]

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2019 Porsche European Open winner Paul Casey

Casey dedicates victory to Gordon Brand Junior after Porsche European Open win

SURREY’S Paul Casey dedicated an emotional 14th European Tour title to the late Gordon Brand Junior after securing his first victory in Europe in five years at the Porsche European Open. The 42-year-old, who last won on European soil at the KLM Open in 2014, carded a flawless six under par final round of 66. […]

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Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre is looking for his first European Tour win

MacIntyre accelerates into lead at Porsche European Open after a scorching 65

ROBERT MacIntyre stormed into the Porsche European Open lead, firing a flawless seven-under par 65 to take a four-stroke advantage into the weekend after the second round in Hamburg. The 23-year-old, who started the day two strokes behind 18-hole leader Paul Casey, carded the low round of the week so far at Green Eagle Golf […]

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Rowlands Castle’s Darren Wright

Darren’s Wright way to go about tackling Hoylake and USA in the 43rd Walker Cup

AS Royal Liverpool prepares to host the 47th Walker Cup  between Great Britain and Ireland and the USA – as part of its celebration of 150 years of golf at Hoylake – ANDREW GRIFFIN spoke to the last Hampshire player to win a major domestic honour at the Merseyside course, where Tiger Woods and Rory […]

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Jordan’s reminder of Walker Cup as he tries to emulate Singh-Brar win in Bretagne

MATTHEW Jordan is looking to follow in the footsteps of his 2017 Walker Cup teammate Jack Singh Brar by winning the Open de Bretagne, which gets under way at Golf Blue Green de Pléneuf Val André on Thursday morning. The Englishman is one of several players from the 2017 Great Britain and Ireland squad to […]

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Worplesdon’s Ian Attoe the reigning English Senior’s Amateur Champion

English Senior champion Attoe retains place for Euros and Home Internationals

ENGLAND have named their teams for both the European Senior Men’s Team Championship, in Denmark, and the Senior Men’s Home Internationals which England host in Northumberland, next month. Surrey’s Ian Attoe (pictured) and Rupert Kellock, Yorkshire’s Richard Norton and Rich Jones, Lincolnshire’s Paul Wharton, and Hampshire’s Alan Mew will represent their country at the European […]

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