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Epsom Golf Club’s Ben Patridge winner of the 2019 English Boys’ County Champion of Champions title

Partridge flying high after win in Boys’ Champion of Champions at Frilford Heath

SURREY’S Ben Partridge withstood a late charge from Devon’s Matt Millar to win the English Boys’ County Champion of Champions played over the Red course at Oxfordshire’s Frilford Heath. Partridge, a member at Epsom GC, held a two-shot lead after an opening three-under par 69. But the teenager was in danger of being caught by […]

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Prestbury’s Bel Wardle the 2019 English County Champion of Champions

Wardle grins like a Cheshire cat that’s got the cream after Champion of Champions win

BEL Wardle consolidated her reputation as one of England’s finest emerging talents as the Cheshire player was left smiling after dominating the English Women’s County Champion of Champions, at Woodhall Spa. The 2017 English Women’s Open Strokeplay champion, from Prestbury GC, carded rounds of 72 and 71, which was enough to give her an eight-shot […]

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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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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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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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The Continent of Europe team winners of the 2019 Jacques Leglise Trophy

Wilson’s wonders are put to sword at Aldeburgh as Europe wins Jacques Léglise

THE Continent of Europe won the 2019 Jacques Léglise Trophy after defeating Great Britain and Ireland 15½-9½ at Aldeburgh Golf Club. Leading 6½-5½ at the start of play on the second day, the Europeans consolidated their lead by winning three of the four morning foursomes matches leaving them 9½-6½ up going into this afternoon’s singles […]

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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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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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England winners of the 2019 Boys’ Home Internationals

England make it four Boys’ Home International titles out of four with win over Ireland

ENGLAND have won the R&A Boys’ Home Internationals for the fourth year running after defeating Ireland 8-7 in a nail-biting title decider at Ashburnham Golf Club. For the second straight year, England triumphed at the expense of its Irish counterparts in a tense contest at the South Wales links course. The match was almost a […]

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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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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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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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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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Attoe leads to begin defence of English Seniors crown at Lincolnshire’s Holme Hall

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe launched his defence of the English Senior Men’s Open with a superb six-under 65 at Lincolnshire’s Holme Hall Golf Club. He leads by two from Essex’s Mark Stones, from Boyce Hill, with another six players also beating par on the opening day of the championship. “It was a perfect round of […]

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Hume writes Hertfordshire history with first English Women’s win in a decade

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Ellen Hume is the new English Women’s Amateur Champion, winning a superb final against Essex’s Lily May Humphreys on the 19th hole at wet and windy Saunton Golf Club. Despite the most testing conditions on the North Devons links, the players produced great golf, with the momentum swinging to and fro over the closing […]

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Ellen Hume knocks out defending champ Blackman at English Women’s Amateur

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Ellen Hume caused the upset of the day when she knocked out defending champion Georgina Blackman at the English Women’s Amateur at Saunton, Devon. The 19-year-old from Mill Green, who won by two holes, admitted that she felt some nerves as she prepared to face the England international from Chelmsford in the first matchplay […]

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Curtis Cup star Lily May Humphreys claims No. 1 seed at English Women’s Amateur

ENGLAND international Lily May Humphreys underlined her sparkling form when she led the qualifiers for the match play at the English Women’s Amateur Championship at Saunton. The 17-year-old – who has already won the Welsh and Irish stroke play titles this month – was two-under par after 36 holes on the West course, in North […]

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Gainer’s blooming after Hampshire Rose victory

ENGLAND Squad member Cara Gainer held off a great field in tough conditions to win the 47th Hampshire Rose. The 23-year-old, from Castle Royle Golf Club, near Maidenhead, shot an impressive 36-hole total of four-under after carding rounds of 72 and 68. That was enough to hold off Hampshire veteran Kerry Smith, from Waterlooville GC, […]

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Ufford Park Celebrates Appointment Of New Hotel Manager

Ufford Park Celebrates Appointment Of New Hotel Manager The owner of a Woodbridge hotel is pleased to announce it has appointed a new manager. Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf and Spa has promoted head of operations Max Moussa to the position of hotel manager. Max joined the team at Ufford Park in July 2017, and […]

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Why MacLaren won’t be overtaken easily in Morocco

MEGHAN MacLaren is looking to build on her recent strong performances in Australia and Jordan as she sets her sights firmly on the Lalla Meryem Cup this week. A victory in the Moroccan capital of Rabat would see her take the lead in the race to be crowned European No. 1 and leapfrog Charley Hull […]

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