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Cormac Sharvin in practice for the 2019 Stone Irish Challenge at Headfort Golf Club

Sharvin seeks breakthrough win at Stone Irish Challenge after securing 2020 tour card

THREE months on from finishing as the low-Irishman in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, Cormac Sharvin will be eyeing his first win on the European Challenge Tour when he tees it up in the Stone Irish Challenge at Headfort Golf Club starting today (Thursday). The Dublin-based pro, who has been enjoying a fine-campaign on […]

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First glimpse of 2022 Ryder Cup course at Marco Simone unveiled at Italian Open

THE 2022 Ryder Cup will take place at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club, in Italy, from September 30-October 2, 2022. It will be the first time the Ryder Cup has been played in Italy, with the country following England, Scotland, Spain, Ireland, Wales and France as European nations to host the biennial contest between […]

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2019 Farmfoods European Seniors Masters winner Thomas Levet

Levet’s harvest in Forest of Arden with first Staysure win at Farmfoods Masters

THOMAS Levet won his first Staysure Tour title by carding the lowest round of the final day at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters, at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The Frenchman, who made his over-50s debut in this event last year, posted a closing four-under par round of 68 to reach 10-under for […]

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PAUL BROADHUST IN THE SECOND ROUND OF THE 2019 FARMFOODS EUROPEAN SENIOR MASTERS

Broadhurst fights ‘jet-lag’ in bid to win Farmfoods Senior Masters at Forest of Arden

TWO-time Senior Major Champion Paul Broadhurst heads a star-studded leaderboard at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters on seven-under par after posting a second round of 68, at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The Englishman carded five birdies, an eagle and three bogeys in his four -under par 68. The 2016 Senior Open winner […]

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Draw with Scots can’t put a dampener on 2019 season for English Schools as kids rule

THE curtain has come down on the English Schools’ Golf Association’s season, which has been hailed a “roaring success” after two 14-year-olds were crowned as U19 national champions. Dorset’s Louise Burke and Yorkshire’s Josh Berry captained their country in the international matches against Scotland and Wales after their victory in the 42nd English Schools Championship […]

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Portmarnock’s Robin Dawson playing in the first round of the Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour

Dawson finally finds form in Morocco to lead Lalla Aïcha Challenge after first round

IRELAND’S Robin Dawson raced to the top of the leaderboard at the Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour in what could be a pivotal week for the European Challenge Tour rookie. The 23-year-old posted eight birdies and 10 pars in a flawless eight-under par opening round of 64 on the Blue Course, at Royal Golf Dar Es […]

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Rhys Davies practising for the 2019 Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tourhe in Morocco

Rhys raring to go as Davies goes from house husband to Challenge Tour golfer again

RHYS Davies is set to make his European Challenge Tour return at this week’s Lalla Aïcha Challenge Tour almost a year after stepping away from the game to spend more time with his young family. The Welshman will return to action at the scene of his 2010 European Tour triumph, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam […]

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Jon Rahm during practice for the 2019 Spanish Open

Rahm ready to defend his Spanish Open title and aims for Seve’s five-wins record

JON Rahm feels calm ahead of his Mutuactivos Open de España title defence, believing the burden of pressure is no longer there after winning his national Open at the first attempt last year. The 24-year-old arrives at Club de Campo Villa de Madrid in strong form, having recorded seven top-ten finishes in his last 10 […]

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Sergio Garcia practicising at the 2019 Spanish Open

Garcia aiming for back to back wins at Spanish Open which returns to Madrid

SERGIO Garcia hopes to bring his title-winning form from the KLM Open to this week’s Mutuactivos Open de España as he prepares to tee it up in his national Open for the first time since 2016. The 39-year-old is also making his first appearance since returning to the winner’s circle last month at Holland’s KLM […]

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Sweden’s disabled golfer Joakim Bjorkman

EDGA Dubai Finale line-up confirmed with invites for Bjorkman and Pfeifer

SWEDE Joakim Bjorkman and American Chad Pfeifer are the final two EDGA golfers confirmed for the EDGA Dubai Finale, the new 36-hole tournament for Golfers with Disability. It will run alongside the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai at Jumeirah Golf Estates, in November. The EDGA Dubai Finale will be staged on November 22 and […]

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Sir Nick Faldo in the meeting room bearing his name at the Euroepan Tour’s Wentworth HQ

European Tour chief Keith Pelley on thinking behind new branding and website

By EUROPEAN TOUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE KEITH PELLEY TODAY marks an exciting new chapter in the history and the modern evolution of the European Tour as we unveil our new brand identity along with our new website and app. More than a decade has elapsed since we last embarked on a brand refresh. It is fair […]

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2019 Alfred Dunhill Links winner Victor Perez

How Perez cut his teeth at golf’s top table with victory in Alfred Dunhill Links

VICTOR Perez claimed his maiden European Tour title as he became the first rookie to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews Old Course. Bt the Frenchman was really feeling at home – his breakthrough victory came just 15 miles from the place he currently calls home… Dundee. And Perez was greeted by […]

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Victor Perez in the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Kingsbarns

Southgate hopes to complete St Andrews double by adding the Dunhill to Links Trophy

DUNDEE-based Frenchman Victor Perez and Essex’s Matthew Southgate will enter the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in a share of the lead, with both players chasing a maiden European Tour title. The famous St Andrews Old Course will play host on the final day and with the wind set to kick up, […]

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Matthew Jordan playing the 18th on St Andrews Old Course in the second round of the Alfred Dunhill LInks,

Jordan and Rose’s Dunhill Links are sharing amateur victories at St Andrews

MATTHEW Jordan carded a stunning 64, which included a hole-out eagle two followed by five successive birdies, at St Andrews Old Course to take the halfway lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The promising Cheshire has been plying his trade primarily on the European Challenge Tour this year, where the Royal Liverpool member has […]

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Murhof Legends – Austrian Senior Open host Markus Brier

Brier hosts Austrian Senior Open but eyes are firmly set on completing rare hat-trick

MARKUS Brier is the tournament host for this week’s Murhof Legends – Austrian Senior Open, but he will have his sights set on completing a rare triple when he tees it up at Golfclub Murhof, starting on Friday. In 2002, seven years after joining the paid ranks, the Austrian collected his first professional win on […]

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South African Justin Walters playing the Old Course at St Andrews in the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links

Walters reveals dad’s spirit was present as he shot lights out at St Andrews in Dunhill

JUSTIN Walters found his form in spectacular style at St Andrews to take a one-shot lead after an emotional first day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The South African has faced plenty of adversity on the golf course during the 2019 Race to Dubai, battling a calf injury over the summer and failing to […]

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Catriona Matthew and Spain’s Carlota Ciganda with the Solheim Cup in Spain

Catriona Matthew showing off Solheim Cup in Spain as Ciganda seeks first win in ’19

FRESH from her heroics as a member of Europe’s victorious Solheim Cup team at Gleneagles a fortnight ago, Carlota Ciganda will be looking for individual glory in this week’s Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open. The World No. 12 was a runner-up in the tournament in 2017 and finished eighth in 2018. Besides earning two points […]

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Rory McIlroy in practice round at the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links

Rory McIlroy wants Dunhill victory at St Andrews as 60th birthday present for his dad

RORY McIlroy is hoping to put the icing on the cake of a perfect 60th birthday present for his father by claiming a maiden Alfred Dunhill Links Championship title. The Northern Irishman is playing alongside his dad Gerry in an event which has provided him many special memories – but not yet an elusive victory. […]

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Brampton Heath Golf Centre

Golf Foundation and HSBC offering up to £1,500 grant for community golf projects

APPLICATIONS for funding for regional golf projects under the HSBC Golf Roots Plus scheme can be made over the next two weeks. A wide range of community-based educational, social and health projects that can benefit young people through the game can receive up to £1,500 in grants administered by the Golf Foundation charity. HSBC Golf […]

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Shane Lowry at St Andrews for the 2019 Dunhill Links

Why Open Champion Shane Lowry loves Dunhill Links and has eye on Race to Dubai

SHANE Lowry will tee it up at the Home of Golf for the first time as Open Champion this week when the Irishman features in a star-studded field of golfers and celebrities at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The 32-year-old claimed his maiden Major title at Royal Portrush two months ago, and has been riding […]

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