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England – the 2019 Home Internationals champions

England retain Raymond Trophy as Schmidt makes up for Walker Cup omission

ENGLAND have won the Home Internationals after beating Scotland 9-6 at Lahinch, on Friday, to retain the Raymond Trophy. Hexham’s Matty Lamb won five out of six matches, losing just one over the three days as England followed up their 12-3 romp over Wales on Wednesday, with a 10-5 win over their Irish hosts, on […]

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Somerset’s Amanda Mayne the 2019 English Senior Women’s County Champion of Champions

Mayne chance for Amanda who is crowned County Champion of Champions

SOMERSET champion Amanda Mayne has become the second player to be crowned as the English Senior Women’s County Champion of Champions. The Saltford GC member followed in the footsteps of inaugural champion Alison Kelly, from Gloucestershire, after carding two rounds of 79 to claim a three-shot victory on 12-over par at this year’s event at […]

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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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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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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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2019 KPMG Trophy winner Dale Whitnell

Dale’s decade of struggle to fulfil amateur promise ends with play-off win over Canter

ESSEX’S Dale Whitnell overcame “10 long years” as a professional golfer and a two-hole play-off against Somerset’s Laurie Canter to emerge victorious at the KPMG Trophy, in Belgium, on Sunday. The Forrester Park Golf Club member, who played in the 2009 Walker Cup at Merion alongside Tommy Fleetwood, began the final round three back of […]

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Cumberwell Park Golf Club European Challenge Tour player Laurie Canter

Laurie looking to Canter to victory as tribute to his mentor Gordon Brand Junior

SOMERSET’S Laurie Canter credits a new perspective for helping propel him into a three-way share of the lead heading into the final round of the KPMG Trophy. The Englishman, who shares the position at the top of the leaderboard along with fellow countrymen Ross McGowan and Richard Mansell, carded a bogey-free round of eight under […]

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Saunton’s Jake Burnage

England captain Edwards picks six debutants for Home Internationals at Lahinch

ENGLAND Golf have announced a strong team for the defence of their title at the Men’s Home Internationals, to be played at Lahinch, in Ireland, from September 11-13. The 11-man team includes West Cornwall’s Harry Hall, and Somerset pair Tom Sloman and Tom Plumb, who will travel to Ireland straight from playing in the Walker […]

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Stoke-by-Nayland’s Lily May Humphreys i

England trio selected by Mickey Walker for Europe’s Junior Solheim Cup team

SOMERSET’S Mimi Rhodes, Essex’s Lily May Humphreys and Surrey’s Annabell Fuller have all been included in the European team to face the United States of America in next month’s PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles. Seventeen-year-old Rhodes, from Burnham & Berrow, earned an automatic place on the team having finished in the top-six on the […]

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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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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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Austria’s Isabella Holpher 2018 English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay champion

Purdis Heath set to host English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay

AUSTRIA’S Isabella Holpher will defend her title at the English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Ipswich Golf Club, next week. The 18-year-old completed a remarkable 11-shot wire-to-wire victory 12 months ago at Coventry GC and returns attempting to become the first back-to-back winner since Yorkshire’s future LPGA player Jodi Ewart-Shadoff, in 2007-08. The top-ranked […]

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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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Women’s Amateur Champion Emily Toy

England looking to go one better in the Ladies Home Internationals at Downfield

ENGLAND’S women’s team will be looking to go one better than last year when they finished runners-up to Scotland in the Ladies Home Internationals, at Ballybunion, in Ireland. The Home Internationals get under way when England face Wales at Downfield Golf Club, in Scotland, on Wednesday. They will then face the Auld Enemy on Thursday […]

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2019 English Amateur Champion Conor Gough, from Stoke Park Golf Club

Conor Gough takes English Amateur crown and sends out Walker Cup message

STOKE Park’s Conor Gough produced a sparkling performance to win the English Men’s Amateur Championship at Surrey’s Hankley Common, on Sunday. The 16-year-old – who claimed the British Boys title a year ago – beat 20-year-old Callum Farr, from Northamptonshire County, 3&2 in the final. The title adds to the McGregor Trophy he won last […]

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Burnham & Berrow’s Euphemie Rhodes

Rhodes makes last four of centenary Girls’ Amateur Championship at Panmure

EUPHEMIE Rhodes claimed a place in the semi-finals of the centenary R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship, at Panmure, with an excellent victory over Italy’s Alessia Nobilio. The 17-year-old Somerset teenager saw off the challenge of Nobilio, the highest-ranked player in the field at sixth in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, with a high quality performance. Seven […]

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Walker Cup hopefuls aim to impress as Tom Thurloway defends English crown

SUSSEX’S Tom Thurloway will defend his title when the English Men’s Amateur Championship gets underway at Hankley Common and North Hants today (Tuesday). Thurloway, from Chartham Park, beat Gloucestershire’s Joe Long 6&5 in last year’s final at Formby, and is now seeking to become the first player to win back-to-back championships since Paul Casey in […]

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2019 Ladies European Amateur Champion Alice Hewson, from Berkhamsted Golf Club

Hewson claims spot in AIG Women’s British Open by winning European Amateur

HERTFORDSHIRE’S England international Alice Hewson booked herself a place in this week’s AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn, after producing a last day charge to win the European Ladies’ Amateur Championship at Dorset’s Parkstone Golf Club. Hewson, from Berkhamsted, started the final day just inside the top 20 after opening rounds of 72, 70 and […]

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England miss out on Euro’s glory as Sweden condemn them to third silver in a row

ENGLAND narrowly missed out on the chance to win the European Men’s Team Championship for a record 12th time when they lost to hosts Sweden in the final of this year’s championship at Llunghusen GC. Tom Sloman, Alex Fitzpatrick and Ben Jones all claimed top-10 finishes as England finished second behind Ireland in the 36-hole […]

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England have got plenty of Patience when it comes to European Young Masters

ENGLAND have chosen the quartet of Jack Bigham, Josh Hill, Patience Rhodes and Lottie Woad to represent them in the European Young Masters later this month. The 54-hole championship takes place from July 25-27 at Kunětická Hora in the Czech Republic. The players picked, who are all aged 15, are:– Jack Bigham, from Hertfordshire’s Harpenden […]

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