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Stoke Park’s Conor Gough

Gough gets Walker Cup nod after English Am win but in-form quartet miss out

FIVE English players have been included in the Great Britain & Ireland team to face America in this year’s Walker Cup, at Royal Liverpool, on September 7-8. Stoke Park’s recently-crowned teenage English Amateur Champion Conor Gough is joined by three other players from the South, and Yorkshire’s Alex Fitzpatrick, the younger brother of Ryder Cup […]

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Hallamshire’s Barclay Brown

Joseph Pagdin taken down by England team-mate Brown in Boys’ Amateur at Saunton

LAKE Nona’s Joseph Pagdin – the highest-ranked player in the field – was one of the big name to tumble out of the The R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship at Saunton. The Florida-based England junior international went head- to-head in a tight tussle on the North Devon links with good friend and England team-mate Barclay Brown. […]

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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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Scottish junior international Connor McKinney

McKinney leads way in Boys’ Championship at Saunton but champ Davies is ‘danger’

SCOTLAND’S Connor McKinney lead the qualifiers into the matchplay stage of the 93rd R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship, at North Devon’s Saunton Golf Club. Playing in challenging conditions, McKinney posted an even-par round of 71 on the West Course to finish on five-under par after two rounds. McKinney was a shot clear of Frenchman Martin Couvra […]

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Alessia Nobilio

Fuller on the heels of Italy’s teenage sensation Nobilio who leads Girls’ centenary

ROEHAMPTON’S Annabell Fuller was the leading qualifier from the Home Nations during as the first phase of the centenary R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship, came to a close after 36 holes at Panmure. The Surrey member of the Great Britain and Ireland Vagliano Trophy team, racked up five consecutive birdies from the sixth in her bid […]

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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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2019 Reid Trophy winner Joseph Linel, from Biarritz Golf Club

England’s top junior talent can’t catch French teenager Linel who wins Reid Trophy

JOSEPH Linel became the fourth Frenchman to lift the Reid Trophy denying Worcestershire’s Hugh Adams chance to become the first player to win the English Boys’ Under 14 Open Strokeplay Championship, back to back in its 25-year history. The big-hitting 13-year-old, from Biarritz, posted a six-under par 54-hole aggregate of six-under despite a closing two-over […]

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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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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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Adams looks to become first player to win Reid Trophy back-to-back in 25 years

HUGH Adams will be attempting to become the first player to win the Reid Trophy two years in a row when he tees up in the English Boys’ Under 14 Open Amateur Championship, at Staffordshire’s Trentham Golf Club, on Tuesday. The 14-year-old, from Worcestershire’s Hagley Wood Golf Club, defeated Spain’s Angel Ayora with a par […]

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The 2019 English Girls Amateur Champion Marie Bechtold, from Germany’s St Leon Rot Golf Club

Bechtold keeps English Girls trophy in Germany as she beats Baker and Whitehead

GERMANY’S Marie Bechtold withstood a late charge from England internationals Caitlin Whitehead and Jessica Baker to win the English Girls’ Open Amateur Championship, at The Gog Magog. Bechtold was seven shots in front of Whitehead and nine ahead of Baker after opening with rounds of 71, 71 and 68 at the Cambridge golf club. But […]

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Bramshaw Juniors Win Hampshire Junior League

Bramshaw Juniors Win Hampshire Junior League The Bramshaw Junior team have successfully defended their Hampshire Junior League title after a comprehensive win at Wellow on Sunday the 21st July. The victory also means that they qualify for the Junior Team Golf Regional Finals for another year. The squad have finished the League season very strongly […]

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Schmidt becomes youngest to complete the Brabazon and Carris Trophy double

BEN Schmidt became just the fourth golfer to win both the Brabazon Trophy and the Carris Trophy in the same season when he won the English Boys’ Under 18 Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Moor Park Golf Club. The 16-year-old from Rotherham Golf Club became the youngest-ever winner of the Brabazon Trophy when winning the English […]

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Golf Foundation spreading Get into Golf message during Open’s return to Portrush

THE Golf Foundation is spending this week at Royal Portrush helping to spread the Get into Golf message during the 148th Open Championship. The Claret Jug’s return to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years has seen the Golf Foundation working alongside hosts The R&A to get more youngsters playing golf. The Spectator […]

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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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Glorious Goodwood setting for the 33rd Golf Foundation Pro-Am to help grow game

THE Golf Foundation is teaming up with Golf At Goodwood to create a golf day with a difference promoting the GolfSixes game – hosted by European Tour winner Graeme Storm. The charity’s 33rd annual pro-am has been given a facelift and will raise funds to support the Golf Foundation’s “Start, Learn and Stay” philosophy in […]

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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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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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Crown Golf Sets 14 July Date For #Junior100 Giveaway

Crown Golf Sets 14 July Date For #Junior100 GiveawayCrown Golf sets 14 July date for #Junior100 giveaway Youngsters seeking something new to do are being offered the chance to win a year’s free membership by Crown Golf on Sunday July 14th. The admission-free events, open to the general public, are being staged at every Crown […]

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Burnage is surprise omission from England’s European Amateur Team in Sweden

THE England selectors have announced the men’s team that will bid to win the European Amateur Team Championship for a record 13th time when they tee it up at Sweden’s Ljunghusen GC, next month. The six-man squad is packed with champions to challenge for the Continent’s top team honours next month – which have been […]

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