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Bargain three-iron sends Dimayuga into lead with round to go at Brabazon

ENRIQUE Dimayuga hopes a “bargain buy” three-iron can help him enjoy some long-awaited success in Friday’s final round of the Brabazon Trophy. Surrey’s Dimayuga shot to the top of the leaderboard on day three of the English Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Sherwood Forest Golf Club – thanks to a brilliant five-under par round of 66. […]

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Planning A Safe Golf Staycation?

Planning a safe golf staycation? If you’re now spending your summer in the UK, remember that sun protection should still be a part of your daily routine, and especially on the golf course, which contains highly UV reflective surfaces. If you’ve been touched by skin cancer, you’ll understand, however many golfers still underestimate the risks, […]

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English 4BBB Team Championship at The Shire London

English 4BBB Team Championship at The Shire London Competitive Golf is back. The Elite Amateur Golf Group Ltd would like you to be a part of this exclusive 1 day event at The Shire London. Designed by the iconic golfing legend Seve Ballesteros.  You and your partner have the opportunity to compete over 18 holes against […]

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The Save Par Club

The Save Par Club Set up in May 2020 by Rob French and Craig Kennedy Who are we? We are a golf membership club aimed at golfers who are undecided on where to buy a membership or for golfers who don’t play enough to warrant a membership but wish to receive a discounted green fee […]

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Sullivan glad to be back in winner’s circle at Hanbury Manor after five-year wait

ANDY Sullivan cruised to a commanding victory at the English Championship at Hanbury Manor. The former Ryder Cup player claimed his fourth European Tour title and his first in nearly five years in the process after his win at the Portugal Masters in 2015. The Walker Cup winner held the lead in the UK Swing’s […]

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Kellock marshalled game well as ex-Army officer denies Attoe a hat-trick

SURREY’S Rupert Kellock held his nerve and holed the crucial putts to march to victory in the English Senior Amateur Championship. As befitted a former Army officer, Kellock played with military precision on the back nine to earn a deserved three-shot victory. He denied defending champion Ian Attoe the chance to complete a hat-trick in […]

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Sharvin shaves it as Howell, Canter and Detry queue up for lead at Hanbury Manor

An opening round of 63 by Cormac Sharvin was enough to open up a one-shot cushion over a congested leaderboard in the inaugural English Championship. The Northern Irishman dropped just two shots to reach eight-under par – on a day of perfect scoring conditions at Hanbury Manor Marriot Hotel and Country Club – to move […]

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Ryder Cup hero Bjørn will walk from Wentworth to Wales in Celtic Manor week

THOMAS Bjørn is set for one of the biggest challenges of his career when he embarks on a four-day 130-mile charity walk from Wentworth to Wales. The walk will raise funds for Unicef UK’s Save Generation COVID appeal and the Golf Foundation as part of the European Tour’s Golf for Good initiative. Inspired by the […]

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Horsfield eyes US Open spot as tees it up in English Champs at Hanbury Manor

SAM Horsfield has one eye on a place in the US Open as he tees it up in the inaugural English Championship at Hanbury Manor. The 23-year-old moved to the top of the UK Swing Order of Merit after his maiden European Tour win at last week’s Hero Open at the Forest of Arden. The […]

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Shire will host penultimate Rose Ladies Series event before Grand Final series

THE Rose Ladies Series will arrive at The Shire London for its penultimate event later this month with places in the three-day Grand Final up for grabs. Created by Olympic Champion Justin Rose and his wife Kate, the Series has caught the mood of the golf game post-lockdown. It has given Ladies European Tour members […]

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Dryburgh wins third Rose Ladies Series event as Lily May Humphreys goes close

ESSEX’S Lily May Humphreys further underlined her career potential as she pushed for victory and fell just short of the winning total posted by Gemma Dryburgh in the third event of the Rose Ladies Series. The 18-year-old England women’s international is no stranger to the top of leaderboards having won the 2019 Welsh and Irish […]

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Charley Hull

Charley Hull grabs first Rose Ladies Series title with play-off win at Brokenhurst

CHARLEY Hull won the first Rose Ladies Series Event in some style. The Woburn ace defeated Hampshire heroine Liz Young with a birdie on the first extra hole at Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club, in the New Forest. Spectators weren’t allowed inside the venue due to government social distancing guidelines. But they would have been treated […]

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Keith Pelley pledges: ‘No European Tour players will lose their cards in 2020’

EUROPEAN Tour chief Keith Pelley has guaranteed no players will lose their playing rights as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc with its international schedule in 2020. So any player who was inside the top 110 on the Order of Merit at the end of the 2019 season, will keep their cards for […]

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UK swing sees European Tour return with six events in England and Wales

THE European Tour will return with a new six-week ‘UK Swing’ starting in July – and revealed details of four new Rolex Series events. The European Tour will play two Marriott venues and return to two Ryder Cup venues, while the BMW PGA Championship, at Wentworth, moves from September to October 15-18. And there is […]

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England Golf chief praises club staff who have held fort to allow the game’s return

ENGLAND GOLF chief executive JEREMY TOMLINSON writes about the lifting of the lockdown that allowed clubs across England to reopen today – after being closed for seven weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has claimed more than 32,000 lives in the UK. WASN’T it fantastic to think about those words again today as golf […]

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Clive Edgington to continue as captain of The R&A into 2020/21 season

CLIVE Edgington is to continue as captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews in 2020/21. Mr Edginton, a member at Surrey’s St George’s Hill – took office in September as captain for 2019/20. But because of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic this year, the club’s past captains have nominated […]

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Fitzpatrick and Wallace put down the welcome Matt to England’s stars of tomorrow

EUROPEAN Tour stars Matt Wallace and Matt Fitzpatrick went back to their roots to encourage, inspire and advise the next generation of English golfers. The former England Golf graduates took part in separate online Q&A sessions with current players, coaches and staff and captivated their audiences with tales on their careers and anecdotes from life […]

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Langer denied chance to go one better at Sunningdale as Senior Open is postponed

THE 2020 Senior Open at Sunningdale has been postponed due to the continuing threat posed by the spread of the coronavirus. Europe’s only Senior Major Championship was scheduled to take place on the stunning Old Course at Sunningdale Golf Club, from July 23-25. Johnnie Cole-Hamilton, an executive director at The R&A, said: “We have made […]

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Gold medallist Rose backs decision to put 2020 Tokyo Olympics on hold for a year

JUSTIN Rose has backed plans to postpone the Tokyo Olympics for 12 months – even though the winner of the Gold Medal in Rio four years ago won’t be guaranteed a trip to Japan in 2021. This summer’s Olympic Golf tournament was due to be held at the Kasumigaseki Country Club, whose East Course had […]

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Berkhamsted Trophy has to be put back after attracting GB&I’s top women amateurs

BERKHAMSTED Golf Club has confirmed the postponement of the 61st Berkhamsted Trophy because of the coronavirus outbreak. But the Hertfordshire heatthland club – famous for having no bunkers – plans to stage the ground-breaking event for sexual equality later this year. The 72-hole tournament was set to be the world’s first national-level elite amateur golf […]

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