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European Challenge Tour winner Calum Hill

Hill can make it a hat-trick at Rolex Trophy and clock up promotion to European Tour

CALUM Hill will attempt to join a select number of players to seal their European Tour card at the Rolex Trophy when the action gets under way on Wednesday. The Scotsman has won twice during the 2019 European Challenge Tour season at the Euram Bank Open and the Made in Denmark Challenge. The Gleneagles pro […]

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Stoke Park’s Conor Gough

Gough gets Walker Cup nod after English Am win but in-form quartet miss out

FIVE English players have been included in the Great Britain & Ireland team to face America in this year’s Walker Cup, at Royal Liverpool, on September 7-8. Stoke Park’s recently-crowned teenage English Amateur Champion Conor Gough is joined by three other players from the South, and Yorkshire’s Alex Fitzpatrick, the younger brother of Ryder Cup […]

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Jack Senior (left) and Stephanie Meadow

Senior wins third play-off as Meadow leads field in ISPS Handa World Invitational

LOCAL hero Stephanie Meadow held off Charley Hull to win the women’s tournament while Jack Senior defeated compatriot and good friend Matthew Baldwin in a sudden death play-off at the inaugural ISPS Handa World Invitational, in Northern Ireland. Galgorm Castle Golf Club witnessed high drama until the final putt was holed as Meadow showed real […]

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2019 D+D REAL Czech Masters winner Thomas Pieters

Pieters pips Arnaus who has to settle for third runners-up spot in the Czech Masters

THOMAS Pieters claimed his first European Tour victory in three years and a second triumph in the D+D Real Czech Masters. The Belgian held off a brave late charge from his playing partner Adri Arnaus to win by a single shot at Albatross Golf Resort. The 27-year-old’s distance from the tee was pivotal all week […]

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Australian Peter Fowler playing in the Scottish Seniors Open

Fowler moves up board at Scottish Seniors Open at Craigielaw stalked by Lawrie

AUSSIE Peter Fowler will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Scottish Senior Open after an impressive five-under par round of 66, at Craigielaw Golf Club. The Australian, who won the Willow Senior Golf Classic 12 months ago at Hertfordshire’s Hanbury Manor, battled blustery conditions at the East Lothian links to card […]

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Meadow closing in on glory as first women’s ISPS Handa World Invitational winner

STEPHANIE Meadow is in pole position to secure an emotional victory on home soil as she takes a four-stroke lead into the final day of the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women, at Galgorm Castle Golf Club. Northern Ireland’s US-based Symetra Tour winner posted a sublime six-under par round of 67 to reach a […]

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Hallamshire’s Barclay Brown

Joseph Pagdin taken down by England team-mate Brown in Boys’ Amateur at Saunton

LAKE Nona’s Joseph Pagdin – the highest-ranked player in the field – was one of the big name to tumble out of the The R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship at Saunton. The Florida-based England junior international went head- to-head in a tight tussle on the North Devon links with good friend and England team-mate Barclay Brown. […]

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Northern Ireland’s Symetra Tour winner Stephanie Meadow at Galgorm Castle

Former English Amateur champion Clements hits front on Challenge Tour

ESSEX’S Todd Clements holds a one-shot lead after the weather-delayed second round of the Challenge Tour’s innovative ISPS Handa World Invitational with a separate men and women’s tournament being staged side by side for the first time in Europe. Northern Ireland’s Stephanie Meadow (pictured) and Manon De Roey are leading the way in the women’s […]

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France’s Tom Gueant

McKinney breezes into last 32 but Welsh Champ Davies and Florida’s Pagdin lurk

LEADING qualifier Connor McKinney made it through to Friday’s second round of matchplay at the 93rd Boys’ Amateur Championship, at Saunton. McKinney, the Australian-based Scot, defeated Worthing Golf Club’s Billy Groom 6&4, on the North Devon links. It was a convincing victory for McKinney, who said it was important to limit mistakes in windy conditions, […]

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Ladies European Tour player Eleanor Givens

Ross and Givens lead the way at ground-breaking Tour event at Galgorm Castle

SIX-under par was the score of the day at the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women, as Scotland’s Craig Ross and Darlington’s Eleanor Givens wrote their names into the record books as first-round leaders. Ross, who won on the EuroPro Tour last year, carded a 64 at Massereene Golf Club, while England’s Givens signed […]

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Scottish junior international Connor McKinney

McKinney leads way in Boys’ Championship at Saunton but champ Davies is ‘danger’

SCOTLAND’S Connor McKinney lead the qualifiers into the matchplay stage of the 93rd R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship, at North Devon’s Saunton Golf Club. Playing in challenging conditions, McKinney posted an even-par round of 71 on the West Course to finish on five-under par after two rounds. McKinney was a shot clear of Frenchman Martin Couvra […]

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Alessia Nobilio

Fuller on the heels of Italy’s teenage sensation Nobilio who leads Girls’ centenary

ROEHAMPTON’S Annabell Fuller was the leading qualifier from the Home Nations during as the first phase of the centenary R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship, came to a close after 36 holes at Panmure. The Surrey member of the Great Britain and Ireland Vagliano Trophy team, racked up five consecutive birdies from the sixth in her bid […]

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Symetra Tour winner Leona Maguire

Golf is only going in One Direction as Nial Horan tees up first joint tournament

THE eyes of the world will be on Northern Ireland this week as the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women gets under way in Northern Ireland, on Thursday. The event – presented by One Direction star Nial Horan’s Modest! Golf Management group – takes place at Galgorm Castle Golf Club and Massereene Golf Club, […]

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Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington

Harrington looking for first win in three years while Lee Westwood likes it in Prague

PADRAIG Harrington returns to this week’s D+D Real Czech Masters hoping to go one better than his debut appearance in Prague 12 months ago. The Irishman finished runner-up to Andrea Pavan after a thrilling final day battle. The 2020 Ryder Cup Captain shared a three-stroke lead with the Italian going into Sunday last year at […]

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European Tour announces first events of the 2020 Race to Dubai with similar pattern

THE European Tour has announced the initial sector of its 2020 schedule featuring 16 Race to Dubai events in 12 different countries, including the start of the fourth edition of the Rolex Series. The Hong Kong Open, at Hong Kong Golf Club, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship, at Leopard Creek, in South Africa, will launch […]

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The 2019 European Solheim Cup team at Gleneagles

Matthew hands Solheim Cup spot to vice-captain Suzann Pettersen and rewards Law

EUROPEAN Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew named France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart-Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen as her four picks. The quartet were named at a press conference at Gleneagles this afternoon, which was broadcast live on Sky Sports News and the Golf Channel. The eight players who automatically qualified […]

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2019 LADIES SCOTTISH OPEN WINNER Mi Jung Hur

Caddy credited with getting Mi Jung Hur to change mind and become links golf lover

MI JUNG Hur fired a five-under par 66 – the joint lowest round of the day – to earn a four-stroke victory in the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open, at The Renaissance Club. The 29-year-old South Korean, who led by two at the halfway stage of the tournament after a nine-under par 62, came […]

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2019 Made in Denmark Challenge winner Calum Hill

Hill dreams of automatic promotion to European Tour definitely Made in Denmark

CALUM Hill picked up the second win in his last three starts by sealing a one-shot victory at the Made in Denmark Challenge. The Scot began the final day in a five-way tie for the lead, but birdied his first two holes – and then continued to push further under par, playing the sort of […]

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The England Girls and Women’s teams at the 2019 Home Internationals

England’s treble in Home Internationals after Girls complete hat-trick of titles

ENGLAND have won both the R&A Women’s and Girls’ Home Internationals after the rain-affected final day of the round-robin competitions at Dundee’s Downfield GC. England and Ireland came into the final day having beaten both Scotland and Wales over the first two days of competition – resulting in a title shoot-out between the two countries […]

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Dutch golfer Anne Van Dam playing in the Scottish Ladies Open at The Renaissance Club

Van Dam fighting hard for a Solheim Cup place as Hyang Lee aims to master winds

PAST champion Mi Hyang Lee, Anne Van Dam and Jane Park all shot eight-under-par 63s at The Renaissance Club to share the lead after the opening round of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open. Van Dam, who started the week in the third and final Ladies European Tour qualification spot for Europe’s Solheim Cup […]

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