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Joost Luiten during practice at the 2019 KLM Open

Luiten looking for hat-trick in KLM Dutch Open to mark centenary at International

HOME favourite Joost Luiten is keen to make up for lost time when he tees it up at the 100th edition of the KLM Open in Amsterdam. The 33-year-old was forced to miss last year’s event at The Dutch due to a wrist injury which sidelined the six-time European Tour winner for five months. However […]

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Backroom staff will play key role if Europe are to win the Solheim Cup says Matthew

EUROPEAN captain Catriona Matthew believes her all-star backroom team could make a big difference at The Solheim Cup. The skipper of the Continental European team as Surrey’s Dame Laura Davies, Kathryn Imrie and Mel Reid by her side at Gleneagles, meaning there is no shortage of experience as the hosts seek to regain the trophy […]

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Americans claw ahead in Ping Junior Solheim Cup as fourball goes Heck’s way

THE Ping Junior Solheim Cup is poised for a nail-biting final singles session after the USA edged ahead 7½-4½ on Tuesday, thanks to a dominant afternoon fourball session. The match was tied at 3-3 after the morning foursomes after three convincing wins for the Europeans. But Team USA took control after lunch, winning four-and-a-half points […]

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Golf Foundation celebrates growing the game for girls during Solheim Cup week

THE Golf Foundation is celebrating girls’ golf in style during this week’s Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, while supporting the iconic match between Europe and the USA, which starts on Friday. For the whole week, the Golf Foundation team will be highlighting the positive steps taken by its supporters to grow the game for girls. It […]

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Scotland’s Hannah Darling during practice fo the 2019 Ping Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

Can Europe win Ping Junior Solheim Cup for first time? Well, Heck yes! says Darling

SCOTLAND’S Hannah Darling sees no reason why Team Europe cannot beat the USA for the first time in 12 years in this week’s PING Junior Solheim Cup. The Americans have won four of the last five editions – 2011 resulted in a 12-12 tie – but the 16-year-old Edinburgh golfer believes home advantage and strong […]

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2019 English Disability Open champion George Groves from Surrey’s Horne Park Golf Club

Groves grabs Disability Open title and looks set for DP World Tour Championship

WORLD No.1 George Groves claimed his first title on home soil when he beat a strong international field in blustery but dry conditions in the 2019 English Disability Open staged over Stoke by Nayland’s Gainsborough course. Groves, from Surrey’s Horne Park Golf Club, carded rounds of 77 and 74 to claim a five-shot victory over […]

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England Seniors do double with European titles as men score first win since 2010

ENGLAND’S senior golfers completed a golden double when they won both the European Senior Men’s Team Championship, in Denmark, and the European Senior Ladies’ Championship, in Bulgaria. The men started their tournament slowly, finishing in fourth place behind Scotland, Ireland and hosts Denmark after the 36-hole stroke play qualifier at Rungsted. However, they went on […]

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The 2019 Walker Cup winning USA team

Straight down the middle for Crosby’s boy as his USA team win Walker Cup at Hoylake

THE USA Team rebounded from a 7-5 overnight deficit, winning 10½ out of a possible 14 points to capture the 47th Walker Cup Match over Great Britain & Ireland at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, on Sunday. It was the first USA victory on GB&I soil since 2007 at Royal County Down when a team containing […]

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2019 Porsche European Open winner Paul Casey

Casey dedicates victory to Gordon Brand Junior after Porsche European Open win

SURREY’S Paul Casey dedicated an emotional 14th European Tour title to the late Gordon Brand Junior after securing his first victory in Europe in five years at the Porsche European Open. The 42-year-old, who last won on European soil at the KLM Open in 2014, carded a flawless six under par final round of 66. […]

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Stoke Park’s Conor Gough

Gough gives GB&I ‘crucial’ two-point lead against USA in Walker Cup at Hoylake

GREAT Britain and Ireland hold a two-point advantage over the United States of America at 7-5 going into the second and final day of the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. Craig Watson’s side need six points from Sunday’s foursomes and singles matches to win back the Walker Cup after losing to the USA two […]

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Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre is looking for his first European Tour win

MacIntyre accelerates into lead at Porsche European Open after a scorching 65

ROBERT MacIntyre stormed into the Porsche European Open lead, firing a flawless seven-under par 65 to take a four-stroke advantage into the weekend after the second round in Hamburg. The 23-year-old, who started the day two strokes behind 18-hole leader Paul Casey, carded the low round of the week so far at Green Eagle Golf […]

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Rowlands Castle’s Darren Wright

Darren’s Wright way to go about tackling Hoylake and USA in the 43rd Walker Cup

AS Royal Liverpool prepares to host the 47th Walker Cup  between Great Britain and Ireland and the USA – as part of its celebration of 150 years of golf at Hoylake – ANDREW GRIFFIN spoke to the last Hampshire player to win a major domestic honour at the Merseyside course, where Tiger Woods and Rory […]

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Dinwiddie shoots highest first round score of season to lead at windy Bretagne Open

ROBERT Dinwiddie tamed tough scoring conditions at Golf Blue Green de Pléneuf Val-André to hold a narrow advantage after the first day of the Open de Bretagne. The 36-year-old, who is attached to The Richmond Golf Club, in south-west London, carded an opening round of four-under par 66 in just his second Challenge Tour start […]

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Porsche European Open’s joint first round leader Paul Casey

Casey puts his foot down by taking route 66 to share lead at Porsche European Open

PAUL Casey defied testing conditions at Green Eagle Golf Courses to card a stunning six-under par 66, to take a one-stroke lead into the second round of the Porsche European Open. Surrey’s four-time Ryder Cup player carded five birdies on the back nine, adding to gains made on the first and seventh holes, to sit […]

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Jordan’s reminder of Walker Cup as he tries to emulate Singh-Brar win in Bretagne

MATTHEW Jordan is looking to follow in the footsteps of his 2017 Walker Cup teammate Jack Singh Brar by winning the Open de Bretagne, which gets under way at Golf Blue Green de Pléneuf Val André on Thursday morning. The Englishman is one of several players from the 2017 Great Britain and Ireland squad to […]

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San Diego’s Xander Schauffele makes his first appearance in Germany in the Porsche European Open

Homecoming for Schauffele would only be better if he gets to win the Porsche prize

AMERICAN Xander Schauffele will enjoy home support this week when he makes his first appearance in Germany at this year’s Porsche European Open. The 25-year-old, who is a quarter German on his father’s side, is teeing it up in Continental Europe for the first time this season – bidding to add a second European Tour […]

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England junior international golfer Lily May Humphreys

Humphreys, Rhodes and Fuller selected for World Junior Girls in Canada

THREE of England’s most talented young players will represent their country at the World Junior Girls’ Championship, to be played in Canada at the end of September. Annabell Fuller, Lily May Humphreys and Mimi Rhodes will make the trip across the Atlantic after representing Europe in the 2019 PING Junior Solheim Cup match at Gleneagles, […]

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Windlesham’s Charlotte Legg and Mary Dodds

Windlesham women are crowned PING Fourball Betterball Champions

TWO new golfers from Surrey’s Windlesham Golf Club have been crowned as the PING Women’s Fourball Betterball champions for 2019. Charlotte Legg and Mary Dodds have both only been playing golf for a couple of years. But that did not stop them amassing 46 points over the Thonock Park course at Lincolnshire’s Gainsborough Golf Club, […]

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SkyCaddie Is Replacing Yardage Books On Tour

SkyCaddie Is Replacing Yardage Books On Tour HADDENHAM, BUCKS – – “The yardage book is on borrowed time” says one Tour golfer, after this weekend’s Staysure Tour event saw another victory for the revolutionary SkyCaddie SX500. The quote, from Paul Streeter, came after the Newark-based golfer used his SkyCaddie to good effect while claiming third […]

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Women and Girls’ Golf Week declared another major success by England Golf

THE second staging of Women and Girls’ Golf Week proved another social media success across Great Britain and Ireland, as well as raising engagement and participation at club level, organisers have claimed. The recent awareness week, timed to coincide with the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn, generated more than 12 million Twitter impressions through […]

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