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Euphemie takes the hard Rhodes in Women’s Amateur KO’ing close friend Screen

EUPHEMIE Rhodes. from Somerset, edged out top qualifier and England team-mate Hannah Screen to seal a place in the last-16 of the Women’s Amateur Championship, at Royal County Down, on Thursday. The 17-year-old, from Burnham & Berrow, showed experience beyond her years to defeat Elena Moosman by two holes in the last-64 match play stage […]

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Lucky 13 Baker in exclusive club of European, Challenge and Staysure Tour winners

NEARLY a decade after his last victory, former Ryder Cup player Peter Baker secured his first Staysure Tour title at the Senior Open Hauts de France – hosted by Jean van de Velde – after a final round 67, signing for a 13-under par total. The Englishman, who joined the Staysure Tour in 2017 after […]

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Attoe becomes fourth player to win English Seniors back-to-back in 39 years

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe pulled off an impressive wire-to-wire victory when he won the English Senior Men’s Open by eight shots at Holme Hall Golf Club, Lincolnshire. He was nine-under par for the 54 holes and his win gave him his third championship title since 2015. The runner-up was Yorkshireman Richard Norton while third place […]

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Attoe leads to begin defence of English Seniors crown at Lincolnshire’s Holme Hall

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe launched his defence of the English Senior Men’s Open with a superb six-under 65 at Lincolnshire’s Holme Hall Golf Club. He leads by two from Essex’s Mark Stones, from Boyce Hill, with another six players also beating par on the opening day of the championship. “It was a perfect round of […]

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Burmester books US Open trip to Pebble Beach as putts drop at Walton Heath

DEAN Burmester booked his place at Pebble Beach after winning US Open Sectional Qualifying at Walton Heath – finishing four strokes ahead of Sam Horsfield. The South African, who celebrated his 30th birthday on Sunday, opened with a round of 63, nine under par, which he followed with a round of 65. On the back […]

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Schmidt stands on verge of joining Brabazon’s teenage winners club as Hall cards 63

YORKSHIRE’S Ben Schmidt withstood a record-setting charge from Harry Hall today to hold on to a one-shot lead in the Brabazon Trophy at Alwoodley Golf Club. Hall, from West Cornwall, swept up the leaderboard with an eight-under 63, which set a new course record and took him to 10-under in the English Men’s Open Amateur […]

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Clemons clocks up Carris Trophy spot after South East Juniors win at Burhill

HANBURY Manor’s Dominic Clemons claimed a spot in the Carris Trophy after winning the South East Group Junior Championship at Burhill. Last year’s Hertfordshire Boys Champion, who is also a past Scottish U14 Champion, shot rounds of 72 and 70 on Burhill’s New Course to finish on two-under par to win by two. He overcame […]

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Yorkshire’s internationals prepared for battle at Alwoodley to keep Brabazon

AN international field has assembled for the Brabazon Trophy, one of the most prestigious championships in the world of men’s amateur golf, which starts today at Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf Club. Players from over a dozen countries will bid to become the English Men’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Champion with four rounds being played before Sunday’s climax. […]

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McGowan makes a decent impression with wire-to-wire victory at Czech Challenge

SURREY’S McGowan returned to the winner’s circle for the first time in four years as he clinched a wire-to-wire victory at the D+D REAL Czech Challenge. The Englishman’s last win came on the Sunshine Tour in 2015 and following rounds of 66-66-66-68 for an 18-under par total he secured a four-stroke triumph and his third […]

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Dimmock claims first LET win and qualifies for Evian Championship in July

SURREY’S Annabel Dimmock held off French amateur Pauline Roussin-Bouchard to win her first Ladies European Tour title by one shot in the Jabra Ladies Open, as both players qualified for the Evian Championship. “It’s such a relief. I’ve wanted to do this for so long and I’m so relieved I’ve finally won,” said Dimmock, who […]

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Hume writes Hertfordshire history with first English Women’s win in a decade

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Ellen Hume is the new English Women’s Amateur Champion, winning a superb final against Essex’s Lily May Humphreys on the 19th hole at wet and windy Saunton Golf Club. Despite the most testing conditions on the North Devons links, the players produced great golf, with the momentum swinging to and fro over the closing […]

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Surrey’s Ross McGowan takes two-shot lead at Czech Challenge after eagle

SURREY’S Ross McGowan holds a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the D+D REAL Czech Challenge after he holed a 30-foot eagle putt on his final hole. McGowan, who shared the overnight lead with Robin Roussel on five-under par, signed for a consecutive round of 66 to move two strokes ahead of the Frenchman […]

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Clements collects at Brocket Hall with £10,000 prize at the IFX Payments Championship

FORMER English Amateur Champion Todd Clements claimed the opening event of the PGA EuroPro Tour season – winning The IFX Payments Championship at Brocket Hall, on Friday. Clements, who is attached to Brocket Hall, at Welwyn Garden City, Clements reached 16-under with a final round of 67 to clinch the title – and a cheque […]

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McGowan leads in Czech Challenge and hopes for first win since Sunshine Tour

SURREY’S Ross McGowan and Robin Roussel lead the D+D REAL Czech Challenge by one shot at the end of round one at Kaskáda Golf Resort. The Englishman carded a five-under par round of 66 – his lowest opening round since last year’s edition of the Czech event – and his lowest round on the European […]

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Roussin-Bouchard’s Evian knowledge equals fast start by Meghan MacLaren

NORTHAMPTIONSHIRE’S Meghan MacLaren and French amateur Pauline Roussin-Bouchard hold a one-shot lead after the first round of the Jabra Ladies Open, played in beautiful, warm and sunny conditions at Evian Resort Golf Club. The pair fired matching three-under par 68s in the dual ranking event between the Ladies European Tour and its developmental tour, the […]

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McElroy leads IFX Payments Championship as EuroPro Tour kicks off at Brocket Hall

BALLYMENA’S Dermot McElroy lead The IFX Payments Championship after shooting a seven-under par round of 66 at in thee PGA EuroPro Tour’s season opener at Brocket Hall, on Wednesdady. McElroy, a member of the Great Britain and Ireland winning Walker Cup team at Royal Aberdeen, in 2011, was consistent throughout his first round chalking up […]

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Monty heads from Seniors Open to London Club for Staysure PGA Championship

COLIN Montgomerie, who set the course record with a stunning nine-under par 63 at the 2018 Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, will tee it up at Kent’s London Golf Club when the Championship returns from August 1-4. The victorious 2010 Ryder Cup Captain made his debut at the Championship last year and set the International Course […]

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Koepka creates USPGA record at Bethpage as 65 opens up seven-shot lead

BROOKS Koepka made history at the US PGA Championship as the American recorded the lowest 36-hole score in Major Championship history, obliterating the rest of the field at Bethpage to move seven shots clear after a second round 65 moved him to 12 under par. The 29-year-old former European Tour winner and Challenge Tour graduate […]

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Berry beats cream of English internationals to claim second Senior Women’s title

CHESHIRE’S Caroline Berry was queen of the greens as she claimed her second win in the English Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Staffordshire’s Enville Golf Club. Berry said after holing a 25-footer for birdie on the 15th to beat Sussex’s Paula Carver 4&3 in the final: “To say I am thrilled is the understatement of […]

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Thompson uses driver well to shoot 66 at Sotogrande

ENGLAND’S Charlotte Thompson said she was absolutely buzzing after shooting a six-under-par 66 – her career best score on the Ladies European Tour – to lead after the first round of the inaugural La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational. The 26-year-old from Chelmsford, Essex, said: “What a start! What a great course, what a great day […]

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