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2019 Claret Jug winner Shane Lowry who was awarded honoroary life membership by the European Tour

Open winner Shane Lowry receives European Tour’s life membership award

SHANE Lowry has been awarded honorary life membership of the European Tour in recognition of his Open Championship victory in July. The Irishman finished six shots clear of Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush to lift the Claret Jug in front of packed galleries at the County Antrim venue. It was the perfect result to get […]

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New World Handicap System confirmed for launch in November, 2020 by CONGU

THE governing bodies of amateur golf in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales have signed the licence for the new World Handicap System (WHS) which will come into operation on November 2, 2020. As members of the Council of National Golf Unions (CONGU), England Golf, the Golfing Union of Ireland, the Irish Ladies Golfing Union, Scottish […]

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USA rookies help Inkster to narrow gap as Van Dam stars for Europe in Solheim Cup

EUROPE will take a narrow one point lead into the second day of the 16th Solheim Cup at the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles. The home team are 4½-3½ in front heading into the second series of foursomes and fourballs. But it is the American team who have momentum on their side after a dramatic […]

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England – the 2019 Home Internationals champions

England retain Raymond Trophy as Schmidt makes up for Walker Cup omission

ENGLAND have won the Home Internationals after beating Scotland 9-6 at Lahinch, on Friday, to retain the Raymond Trophy. Hexham’s Matty Lamb won five out of six matches, losing just one over the three days as England followed up their 12-3 romp over Wales on Wednesday, with a 10-5 win over their Irish hosts, on […]

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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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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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Scotland’s Hannah Darling during practice fo the 2019 Ping Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

Can Europe win Ping Junior Solheim Cup for first time? Well, Heck yes! says Darling

SCOTLAND’S Hannah Darling sees no reason why Team Europe cannot beat the USA for the first time in 12 years in this week’s PING Junior Solheim Cup. The Americans have won four of the last five editions – 2011 resulted in a 12-12 tie – but the 16-year-old Edinburgh golfer believes home advantage and strong […]

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The 2019 Walker Cup winning USA team

Straight down the middle for Crosby’s boy as his USA team win Walker Cup at Hoylake

THE USA Team rebounded from a 7-5 overnight deficit, winning 10½ out of a possible 14 points to capture the 47th Walker Cup Match over Great Britain & Ireland at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, on Sunday. It was the first USA victory on GB&I soil since 2007 at Royal County Down when a team containing […]

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Stoke Park’s Conor Gough

Gough gives GB&I ‘crucial’ two-point lead against USA in Walker Cup at Hoylake

GREAT Britain and Ireland hold a two-point advantage over the United States of America at 7-5 going into the second and final day of the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. Craig Watson’s side need six points from Sunday’s foursomes and singles matches to win back the Walker Cup after losing to the USA two […]

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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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2019 Omega European Masters winnerSebastian Soderberg

Sebastian ‘South Mountain’ is King of Crans after play-off win over Rory McIlroy

SEBASTIAN Soderberg came through a five-man play-off featuring World No. 2 Rory McIlroy to win his first European Tour title at the Omega European Masters. The 28-year-old Swede started the day four shots off the lead and remained there at the turn before he made five birdies in a row to surge to the top […]

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The Continent of Europe team winners of the 2019 Jacques Leglise Trophy

Wilson’s wonders are put to sword at Aldeburgh as Europe wins Jacques Léglise

THE Continent of Europe won the 2019 Jacques Léglise Trophy after defeating Great Britain and Ireland 15½-9½ at Aldeburgh Golf Club. Leading 6½-5½ at the start of play on the second day, the Europeans consolidated their lead by winning three of the four morning foursomes matches leaving them 9½-6½ up going into this afternoon’s singles […]

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Rory McIlory in the second round of the 2019 Omega European Masters

FedEx champion Rory roars up leaderboard as mountain air also suits Gavin Green

RORY McIlroy produced a blistering finish to day two of the Omega European Masters and sits just one shot off the lead heading into the weekend, at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club. Malaysia’s Gavin Green posted a round of 64 from the very first group of the day to set the target at 11-under par. And while […]

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Michael Lorenzo-Vera playing in the Omega European Masters

Lorenzo-Vera bounces back from big break in Crans as seven-up Schwab shares lead

MICHAEL Lorenzo-Vera lit up the back nine at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club to share the lead with Matthias Schwab at seven-under par after day one of the Omega European Masters. A host of Major Championship and multiple European Tour winners have made the trip to stunning Crans Montana this week – including World No. 2 Rory […]

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McIlroy maintains mulligan in the mountains would be marvellous despite millions

NEWLY-crowned FedEx Champion Rory McIlroy has had many incredible highs in his stellar career… but if he could take one tournament back, it would be the Omega European Masters of 11 years ago. The Northern Irishman was playing his rookie European Tour season and while he had put in some excellent performances, the then 19-year-old […]

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Fleetwood ready to climb the mountain in Crans in pursuit of second European top spot

TOMMY Fleetwood is ready for another exciting end of season run in as he arrives at the Omega European Masters for the first time since his 2017 Race to Dubai-winning season. The World No. 13 has become a model of consistency in recent years and has missed just a single European Tour cut since his […]

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Hallamshire’s England junior international golfer Barclay Brown

Brown returns to captain GB&I in Jacques Léglise Trophy clash at Aldeburgh

HALLAMSHIRE’S Barclay Brown will captain Great Britain and Ireland for a second time when they play against the Continent of Europe in the Jacques Léglise Trophy, later this month. The GB&I team, which will be managed for the third time by Stuart Wilson will be looking to defend the Jacques Léglise Trophy after they won […]

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South Africa’s Erik van Rooyen winner of the Scandinavian Invitation

Van Rooyen gets over the line to claim maiden win at Scandinavian Invitation

ERIK van Rooyen birdied the last to overcome Matthew Fitzpatrick in a thrilling final day battle and win his first European Tour title at the Scandinavian Invitation. The South African was last season’s European Challenge Tour Graduate of the Year. Van Rooyen arrived at Hills Golf & Sports Club having finished second three times on […]

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Von Dellingshausen rockets up leaderboard after 62 in 2nd round of Rolex Trophy

CALUM HILL’S hopes of earning automatic promotion to the European Tour from the Challenge Tour were dented by a superb 62 by Nicolai von Dellingshausen in the second round of the Rolex Trophy. The German recorded the joint low round of the week to hold a two-shot lead at the halfway stage at Golf Club […]

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European Challenge Tour winner Calum Hill

Hill can make it a hat-trick at Rolex Trophy and clock up promotion to European Tour

CALUM Hill will attempt to join a select number of players to seal their European Tour card at the Rolex Trophy when the action gets under way on Wednesday. The Scotsman has won twice during the 2019 European Challenge Tour season at the Euram Bank Open and the Made in Denmark Challenge. The Gleneagles pro […]

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