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Fred W. Hawtree – The Great Courses

Frederick William Hawtree was born in 1916. He was the son of F.G. Hawtree who founded in 1912 the golf architectural practice and construction company, originally called Hawtree and J.H. Taylor – the name was subsequently changed to Hawtree and Son in the 1950s.   Fred was noted for his phenomenal energy and industry and apart from […]

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Rees claims English Seniors at Frilford and her handicap isn’t a scratch on what it was

MINCHINHAMPTON’S Jane Rees celebrated a double success at the English Senior Women’s Strokeplay Championship. On top of her victory the Gloucestershire golfer got her handicap down to scratch for the first time in her career. Three rounds of 71, 69 and 68 allowed Rees to post a 54-hole total of two-under par on Frilford Heath’s […]

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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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Golf is Open for Kids in week game celebrates Open says charity backed by Henman

IN the week that should have been the 149th Open Championship, the Golf Foundation is channeling the spirit of “golf’s greatest tournament” to grow the game for juniors in golf clubs, schools and at home. The Golf is Open for Kids digital campaign aims to inspire more boys, girls and families brand new to golf […]

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Woodhall Spa to host both English Men’s and Women’s Amateur Championships

ENGLAND Golf will attempt to break new ground this summer by holding its men’s and women’s national championships at the same time at one venue – at its Lincolnshire headquarters at Woodhall Spa. The national governing body had revealed its plan to try to salvage some events from the season wrecked by the COVID-19 crisis. […]

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Eddie Pepperell backs run of European Tour events in UK to help life after lockdown

FRILFORD Heath’s Eddie Pepperell believes August’s USPGA Championship is the most likely date for any meaningful return to golf. With all four of the 2020 Majors rearranged – or in the case of The Open at Royal St George’s, which has been cancelled until 2021 – the PGA Tour is reportedly about to announce a […]

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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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England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus England Golf  – in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers. We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the […]

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Lamb and Penge look to join club who have won twice at Sunngingdale Foursomes

PAST winners Sophie Lamb and Marco Penge are through to the fourth round of the Sunningdale Foursomes. The 2016 champions moved into the last 16 with a one-hole victory in Wednesday’s third round over Hertfordshire pro’s James Ruebotham, from Welwyn Garden City, and Porters Park’s Robert Watson, on Sunningdale’s famous Old Course. Only six pairings […]

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Justin Harding the defending champion at the 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha’s Education City Golf Club

Justin Harding hopes Qatar Masters switch awon’t hurt chances to defend his title

JUSTIN Harding hopes memories of his victory in Doha last year can fuel his challenge for more success at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters – which moves to a new venue this week. The South African lifted his maiden European Tour title in dramatic fashion at last year’s event after some last day heroics saw […]

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Wiltshire’s Jake Bolton faces Olly Huggins in last eight of South African Amateur

ENGLAND are guaranteed at least one player in the semi-finals of the South African Amateur Championship with B.B.&O. county player Olly Huggins meeting Jake Bolton in Thursday’s quarter-final. Frilford Heath’s Huggins – who lost a play-off for the African Amateur Championship two weeks ago – will be up against Wiltshire’s Bolton at Royal Johannesburg & […]

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Proudfoot Trophy winner Simpson shows Joe Long way to go at Royal Johannesburg

SAMUEL Simpson claimed the Proudfoot Trophy for topping the 36-hole strokeplay qualifier for the matchplay stage of the Aon South African Amateur Championship. After hitting possibly the best two-iron of his life, it set up what turned out to be a decisive eagle for Simpson. After making three birdies in the opening seven holes to […]

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The MENA Tour’s 2020 NewGiza Open will be played at the new NewGiza Golf Club with Egypt’s famous Pyramids as its backdrop

MENA Tour off to Egypt for NewGiza Open: Langley faces Tour stars Finch and Wattel

CASTLE Royle’s David Langley will bid to win back-to-back when the MENA Tour visits its 12th host country when it visits Egypt for the first time for the NewGiza Open. The second tournament of the 2020 season in the Middle East is being played at the NewGiza Golf Club with the spectacular setting of the […]

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Revolutionising The Range – JD Golf Academy!

Revolutionising The Range – JD Golf Academy! Drayton Park Golf Course, Steventon Rd., Drayton, Oxon, OX14 4LA We are a leading golf teaching, equipment fitting and accessories centre with a 18-Bay Toptracer Driving Range and indoor GC Quad/ Gears / K-Vest / Force Plates equipped tuition and analysis room. Open 7-days a week, 364 […]

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EDDIE PEPPERELL led the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic after two rounds

Pepperell gets in the swing with claw-like putting grip to climb leaderboard in Dubai

OXFORDSHIRE’S EDDIE Pepperell was happy putting his faith in feeling his way around Emirates Golf Club. The two-time Euorpean Tour winner carded a round of 67 to take a one-shot lead at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic after 36 holes. Lighter winds made for better scoring in round two and the Frilford Heath member took […]

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THOMAS PIETERS in the first round of the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Thomas Pieters fires eight birdies despite tougher set up at Dubai Desert Classic

THOMAS Pieters fired eight birdies in an impressive round of 67 to open up a one-shot lead in the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Much thicker rough than normal and a testing wind made Emirates Golf Club a sterner challenge than in recent years. But the Belgian made a strong start as […]

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Faldo’s Major Champions Invitational will feature 72 of the world’s best juniors

SEVENTY-TWO junior golfers from around the world will compete at in next week’s third edition of the Major Champions Invitational, at Arizona’s Lookout Mountain Golf Club. The players will be split into teams of four – each captained and mentored by one of 18 Major champions. England’s North East stars Jess Baker (Gosford Park Ladies) […]

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Eddie Pepperell likes sound of signing for Ping, following Bubba Watson and Finau

EQUIPMENT giant Ping has announced the signing of European Tour player Eddie Pepperell on a multi-year agreement. As part of the deal, the 28-year-old from Frilford Heath GC will compete wearing a Ping hat and carry a staff bag bearing its logo, joining the likes of Tony Finau, Louis Oosthuizen, Bubba Watson and big-hitting Cameron […]

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LEE WESTWOOD who returns to the Algarve for the 2019 Portugal Master

Westwood will join Sullivan and Pepperell at Dom Pedro Victoria for Portugal Masters

FORMER World No. 1 Lee Westwood and fellow past champion Andy Sullivan will tee it up alongside compatriot Eddie Pepperell at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course when the Portugal Masters returns to Vilamoura this week. Westwood, who hails from Worksop, will be making his first appearance at the event since winning what was his 30th […]

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