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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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Nick hoping it will be his Day again as The Leicestershire hosts Logan Mid Am Trophy

GLOUCESTERSHIRE’S Nick Day will defend his England Mid-Amateur title when the Logan Trophy is played next week at The Leicestershire Golf Club. The Over 35s Mid-Am has attracted a full field of players and promises plenty of great golf when is played in the East Midlands, from July 5-7. Last year Day, from Henbury, produced […]

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In-form Fuller and Toy ready to tackle Europe at Royal St George’s in Vagliano Trophy

ROEHAMPTON’S Annabel Fuller, Scotland’s Hazel MacGarvie and Carlyon Bay’s Emily Toy were the late additions to the Great Britain and Ireland team to play the Continent of Europe in the Vagliano Trophy, which starts at Royal St George’s tomorrow (Friday). The trio completed the team of five golfers – including Berkhamsted’s Alice Hewson, Essex’s Lily […]

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Penge breaks course record at Dudsbury to lead EuroPro Golfcatcher Championship

MARCO Penge set a new course record at Dudsbury Golf Club in his opening round of The GolfCatcher Championship thanks to a nine-under 62. The Golf at Goodwood Golfer is having some week after finishing top of his regional qualifying for The Open having shot a six-under 66 at West Lancashire on Monday. Penge, who […]

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Burnage is surprise omission from England’s European Amateur Team in Sweden

THE England selectors have announced the men’s team that will bid to win the European Amateur Team Championship for a record 13th time when they tee it up at Sweden’s Ljunghusen GC, next month. The six-man squad is packed with champions to challenge for the Continent’s top team honours next month – which have been […]

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Burnage breaks out from Minchinhampton to grab Open Qualifying chance

ANDREW GRIFFIN reports on Monday’s Regional Open Qualifiers which were held across the UK, including five in the South of England ENGLAND’S top two in-from amateurs came through the Regional Open Qualifying after 13 clubs hosted the first steps on the road to The 148th Open for many club professionals and leading amateurs. St Andrews […]

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Broadhurst junior is a chip off the old block leading at Northamptonshire County

ANDREW GRIFFIN reports on Monday’s Regional Open Qualifiers which were held across the UK, including four in the North of England PAUL Broadhurst has played in the Open 16 times and the 2016 Seniors Open winner was undoubtedly proud of 22-year-old-son Sam, after the Atherston GC member topped the qualifiers at Northamptonshire County, which he […]

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Remesy’s first win on English soil claims Trevose’s first European Legends Links

JEAN-François Remésy claimed his first win on English soil at the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship after a scintillating final round at Cornwall’s Trevose Golf & Country Club. The Frenchman, who won three-times on the European Tour, fired a closing round of 67 to take a one-shot victory ahead of Berkshire’s Barry Lane. The […]

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Sandelin takes route 66 at sun-kissed Trevose in first Farmfoods Legends Links

SWEDEN’S Jarmo Sandelin fired an opening round of 66 to take a one stroke lead after the first round of the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship hosted by Ian Woosnam. The former Ryder Cup player, who is still searching for his maiden title on the Staysure Tour, carded an eagle and three birdies in […]

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Come on Aileen… no slips this time in English Senior’s Strokeplay at St Enodoc

A BIRDIE, birdie finish sealed a five-shot victory for Aileen Greenfield in the English Senior Women’s Strokeplay Championship at St Enodoc, in Cornwall. Greenfield, from Pyecombe, in Sussex, came from a shot behind to beat Hertfordshire’s Jackie Foster, from Bishop’s Stortford, ahead of a three-way tie for third place. The new champion who finished on […]

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Back-to-back bid by Baker at Trevose would be first on Staysure Tour since 2015

PETER Baker is looking to become the first player since 2015 to claim back-to-back Staysure Tour titles during the same season at North Cornwall’s testing Trevose track this weekend. Baker is one of the favourites for the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship, hosted by Ian Woosnam, which gets under way at Trevose Golf & […]

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