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Top 30 confirmed for AIG Women’s British Open for Solheim Cup race climax

THE 2019 AIG Women’s British Open is set to welcome a star-studded field to Woburn next month, with every player from the current top 30 in the Rolex Women’s World Rankings confirmed. The AIG Women’s British Open was founded by the LGU in 1976 and this year will held on Woburn’s magnificent Marquess’ course from […]

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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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Harris claims Logan Trophy at third attempt with English MidAm win at Leicestershire

IT was a case of third time lucky for Lancashire’s Geoff Harris when he won the English Mid-Amateur Championship, at The Leicestershire Golf Club. The 37-year-old, from Formby GC, finished third at Beau Desert in 2017 and second to Nick Day last year at Long Ashton. But this time the left-hander, who ended Gary Wolstenholme’s […]

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Why Zander really loves the Lombard-a way of playing links golf to lead at Lahinch

ZANDER Lombard continued his love affair with links golf at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open as the South African carded a second round 67 to take the halfway lead at Lahinch Golf Club. Lombard’s nine-under total left the losing finalist in the 2014 Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush, one stroke clear of Oxfordshire’s Eddie […]

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Stanford University graduate Brandon Wu adds Open spot at Portrush to Pebble Beach

TWENTY-two-year-old American amateur Brandon Wu maintained his fairytale spell by producing a polished performance to claim top spot at Fairmont St Andrews to earn a spot at The 148th Open Championship. The Stanford University student followed a brilliant 64 in the morning with a 67 to finish three shots clear of the field on nine-under […]

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Burford Golf Club

The Burford experience starts when you drive through the gates. The stunning Cotswold property welcomes you with lush green fairways weaving their way through mature trees. Once you step inside the clubhouse the atmosphere is intimate and familiar, while you are overlooking the stunning 18th green, this is a haven for post-golf activity or meeting […]

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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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Frilford Heath and Stoke by Nayland to host European Tour Qualifying School again

The 2019 European Tour Qualifying School schedule will comprise of 13 venues – including a debut for Spain’s Club de Golf Bonmont – as players go in search of a life-changing European Tour card. The European Tour Qualifying School runs from September to November and gives players – professional and amateur – the opportunity to […]

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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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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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Mew gets to claim Irish Seniors title five years after finishing runner-up

HAMPSHIRE’S Alan Mew became the second consecutive English winner of the Irish Seniors’ Open when he completed a wire-to-wire success at Belvoir Park. The 66-year-old from Southampton’s Stoneham Golf Club was three-under for the 54-hole event to take the crown claimed by Lancashire’s Trevor Foster – a member at Accrington Golf Club – 12 months […]

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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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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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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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Phipps qualifies for The Brabazon at Hindhead – all the way via The Belfry

MORE than 60 players came through regional qualifiers to clinch their places in the field for the prestigious Brabazon Trophy, when Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf hosts the English Amateur Strokeplay Championship at the end of the month. Warwickshire’s Liam Phipps and Essex’s George Leversuch, led the way at the southern event, both scoring four-under par 66s […]

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St George’s Hill member Clive Edgington to be next captain of the R&A

THE Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that 67-year-old Clive Edginton, a member at Surrey’s St George’s Hill, will serve as Captain in 2019/20.  Mr Edginton has been nominated by the Past Captains of the Club and will begin his year in office with the traditional driving-in ceremony on the first […]

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Last-gasp birdie by Kinhult denies Pepperell British Masters defence dream

MARCUS Kinhult held off challenges from defending champion Eddie Pepperell, four-time winner Matt Wallace and Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre to win his first European Tour title at the Betfred British Masters. The Swede birdied the final two holes at Hillside Golf Club after dropping two strokes on the previous two holes, to finish one ahead of […]

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Pepperell confident ahead of British Masters defence

EDDIE Pepperell will defend a European Tour title for the first time in his career as he tees it up at the Betfred British Masters at Hillside Golf Club tomorrow (Thursday). The Englishman won last year’s British Masters at Walton Heath, his second title of the 2018 season, and has arrived at Hillside in a […]

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MacLaren races home for a big Golf Foundation date

THE Golf Foundation has welcomed Meghan MacLaren as an ambassador for the national golf charity that encourages young people from all backgrounds to benefit from the sport. Meghan’s first assignment was performed with skill and style at Golf At Goodwood on Sunday, as she struck the first official shot to launch the foundation’s national GolfSixes […]

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Fleetwood’s few ‘flutters of nerves’ hosting Betfred British Masters at Hillside

BETFRED British Masters host Tommy Fleetwood is relishing the prospect of teeing it up in the town he grew up in as the European Tour returns to Hillside for the first time in 37 years. The Englishman is acting as the fifth host of the British Masters since its return to the European Tour’s International […]

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