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Sussex’s Martin King at the 2019 English Senior Men’s County Finals.

Sussex and Yorkshire off to a flyer at English Senior Men’s County Finals at Effingham

SUSSEX and Yorkshire got their campaigns off to a flyer with victory on the first day of the English Senior Men’s County Finals, at Surrey’s Effingham GC. Last year’s runners-up Sussex beat Lincolnshire 5-4, while Yorkshire – the 2017 champions – fought off a gutsy Dorset side to put their two points on the board […]

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Draw with Scots can’t put a dampener on 2019 season for English Schools as kids rule

THE curtain has come down on the English Schools’ Golf Association’s season, which has been hailed a “roaring success” after two 14-year-olds were crowned as U19 national champions. Dorset’s Louise Burke and Yorkshire’s Josh Berry captained their country in the international matches against Scotland and Wales after their victory in the 42nd English Schools Championship […]

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Arnhem 75 Years on at Moor Park

Arnhem 75 Years on at Moor Park The plaque outside the main entrance to Moor Park Mansion records the occupation of the 1st British Airborne Corps from February 1944 to October 1945. The plaque was dedicated by Major- General Sandy (Windy) Gale in 1956. On Sunday 22nd September, Moor Park paid tribute to the participants […]

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Brampton Heath Golf Centre

Golf Foundation and HSBC offering up to £1,500 grant for community golf projects

APPLICATIONS for funding for regional golf projects under the HSBC Golf Roots Plus scheme can be made over the next two weeks. A wide range of community-based educational, social and health projects that can benefit young people through the game can receive up to £1,500 in grants administered by the Golf Foundation charity. HSBC Golf […]

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Iron Golfer Luke Willett

Iron Golfer Luke Willett to play 14 Open Championship venues and cycle 800 miles

IRON Golfer Luke Willett is aiming to complete a unique 10-day golfing challenge to cycle to all 14 Open Championship venues carrying his clubs on his back and playing a full 18 holes on each course. He has carved out a reputation for taking on remarkable ironman-style golfing tests. Now Luke’s latest goal is to […]

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2019 KLM Open winner Sergio Garcia

Garcia and Azalea enjoyed going Dutch to emulate Seve – Sergio’s mentor and hero

SERGIO Garcia secured his 16th European Tour title following a one-shot victory on his debut at the 100th edition of the KLM Open. The Spaniard endured a mixed front nine where he was leading by two at the fifth. But the 39-year-old found himself trailing playing partner Callum Shinkwin, from Hertfordshire, by one shot at […]

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Moor Park’s Callum Shinkwin shot a six-under 66 in the 2019 KLM Open first round

Shinkwin suffering from injury and illness but finds form at KLM Dutch Open

MOOR Park’s Callum Shinkwin carded a superb six-under par 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the 100th edition of the KLM Open. The Hertfordshire player sits 126th in the Race to Dubai rankings and 446th in the Official World Golf Rankings – but belied his status to lead a large […]

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Windlesham’s Charlotte Legg and Mary Dodds

Windlesham women are crowned PING Fourball Betterball Champions

TWO new golfers from Surrey’s Windlesham Golf Club have been crowned as the PING Women’s Fourball Betterball champions for 2019. Charlotte Legg and Mary Dodds have both only been playing golf for a couple of years. But that did not stop them amassing 46 points over the Thonock Park course at Lincolnshire’s Gainsborough Golf Club, […]

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2019 Sinclair Invitational winner David Shacklady

Shacklady secures second Staysure title with Sinclair Invitational win at Hanbury

DAVID Shacklady won his second Staysure Tour title as a six-under par final round 66 sealed the outcome of The Sinclair Invitational, at Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel and Country Club. The Lancastrian carded a bogey-free final round to reach 11-under and win on home soil by one shot ahead of Austria’s Markus Brier and two […]

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2019 KPMG Trophy winner Dale Whitnell

Dale’s decade of struggle to fulfil amateur promise ends with play-off win over Canter

ESSEX’S Dale Whitnell overcame “10 long years” as a professional golfer and a two-hole play-off against Somerset’s Laurie Canter to emerge victorious at the KPMG Trophy, in Belgium, on Sunday. The Forrester Park Golf Club member, who played in the 2009 Walker Cup at Merion alongside Tommy Fleetwood, began the final round three back of […]

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Sweden’s Joakim Haeggman will make his Staysure Tour debut after turning 50

Haeggman – first Swede to play in Ryder Cup – ready for his Staysure examination

JOAKIM Haeggman has wasted no time in embarking on his Staysure Tour career and makes his over-50s debut at The Sinclair Invitational at Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel and Country Club, just two days after turning 50. The Swede has not played in a European Tour event since the 2014 Nordea Masters, but has returned to […]

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Australian Peter Fowler playing in the Scottish Seniors Open

Fowler moves up board at Scottish Seniors Open at Craigielaw stalked by Lawrie

AUSSIE Peter Fowler will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Scottish Senior Open after an impressive five-under par round of 66, at Craigielaw Golf Club. The Australian, who won the Willow Senior Golf Classic 12 months ago at Hertfordshire’s Hanbury Manor, battled blustery conditions at the East Lothian links to card […]

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France’s Tom Gueant

McKinney breezes into last 32 but Welsh Champ Davies and Florida’s Pagdin lurk

LEADING qualifier Connor McKinney made it through to Friday’s second round of matchplay at the 93rd Boys’ Amateur Championship, at Saunton. McKinney, the Australian-based Scot, defeated Worthing Golf Club’s Billy Groom 6&4, on the North Devon links. It was a convincing victory for McKinney, who said it was important to limit mistakes in windy conditions, […]

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Austria’s Isabella Holpher 2018 English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay champion

Purdis Heath set to host English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay

AUSTRIA’S Isabella Holpher will defend her title at the English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Ipswich Golf Club, next week. The 18-year-old completed a remarkable 11-shot wire-to-wire victory 12 months ago at Coventry GC and returns attempting to become the first back-to-back winner since Yorkshire’s future LPGA player Jodi Ewart-Shadoff, in 2007-08. The top-ranked […]

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The England Girls and Women’s teams at the 2019 Home Internationals

England’s treble in Home Internationals after Girls complete hat-trick of titles

ENGLAND have won both the R&A Women’s and Girls’ Home Internationals after the rain-affected final day of the round-robin competitions at Dundee’s Downfield GC. England and Ireland came into the final day having beaten both Scotland and Wales over the first two days of competition – resulting in a title shoot-out between the two countries […]

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England winners of the 2019 Boys’ Home Internationals

England make it four Boys’ Home International titles out of four with win over Ireland

ENGLAND have won the R&A Boys’ Home Internationals for the fourth year running after defeating Ireland 8-7 in a nail-biting title decider at Ashburnham Golf Club. For the second straight year, England triumphed at the expense of its Irish counterparts in a tense contest at the South Wales links course. The match was almost a […]

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Women’s Amateur Champion Emily Toy

England looking to go one better in the Ladies Home Internationals at Downfield

ENGLAND’S women’s team will be looking to go one better than last year when they finished runners-up to Scotland in the Ladies Home Internationals, at Ballybunion, in Ireland. The Home Internationals get under way when England face Wales at Downfield Golf Club, in Scotland, on Wednesday. They will then face the Auld Enemy on Thursday […]

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Verulam Golf Club Memberships

Verulam Golf Club Memberships Verulam Golf Club is a ‘Members’ club, owned and run by its members for its members. Our aim is to provide exceptional facilities at an affordable price. Our members enjoy: The tradition of a 113 year old golf club – The Home of the Ryder Cup and Sam Ryder was Captain […]

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2019 English Amateur Champion Conor Gough, from Stoke Park Golf Club

Conor Gough takes English Amateur crown and sends out Walker Cup message

STOKE Park’s Conor Gough produced a sparkling performance to win the English Men’s Amateur Championship at Surrey’s Hankley Common, on Sunday. The 16-year-old – who claimed the British Boys title a year ago – beat 20-year-old Callum Farr, from Northamptonshire County, 3&2 in the final. The title adds to the McGregor Trophy he won last […]

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Michael Campbell raring to go on Staysure Tour after six years away from the game

MICHAEL Campbell will make his first Staysure Tour appearance outside of a Senior Major when he tees it up at the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, at London Golf Club, on Thursday. The 2005 US Open champion – who finished two shots ahead of Tiger Woods at Pinehurst – turned 50 at the beginning of the […]

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