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European Tour joins forces with PGA Tour to fight off breakaway PGL Tour plans

PLANS for a breakaway “super tour” appear to have heralded a major move to create a strategic alliance between the European Tour and the PGA Tour. In a bid to fend off moves by the The Raine Group – reported to be backed by Saudi Arabian money – the European Tour and PGA have signed […]

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Ross McGowan relieved to rejoin winner’s circle after unlikely win in Italian Open

SURREY’S Ross McGowan sealed an emotional victory at the Italian Open with his first win in 11 years. The Banstead Downs pro holed a 20-foot putt at the last to overcome playing partner Laurie Canter in a thrilling final day battle at Chervò Golf Club. McGowan, who helped Surrey win both the English Boys and […]

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From a Wee Wonder to king of Wentworth, Hatton sees BMW PGA dream come true

FORMER Wee Wonder Tyrell Hatton realised a childhood dream by claiming his third Rolex Series title at the BMW PGA Championship. Hatton, who first started watching the BMW PGA at Wentworth as a five-year-old, held off the formidable challenge of Frenchman Victor Perez to earn a dream victory at his home event. Back in 1996, […]

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Hatton happy to be home at Wentworth having visited BMW PGA since he was five

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE’S Tyrrell Hatton enjoyed a happy homecoming in his first round on British soil in 2020 at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. The former Wee Wonders champion shot an opening round of 66 on the West Course to share the lead with Spain’s Adri Arnaus and South African Justin Harding. The 28-year-old carded an […]

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Tommy Fleetwood aiming for a third Rolex title at BMW PGA Championship

TOMMY Fleetwood is hoping to convert his strong run of form on the European Tour into a third Rolex Series title with a victory on home soil in this week’s BMW PGA Championship, at Wentworth. The Southport golfer finished tied third in the Portugal Masters prior to last month’s US Open. He then lost to […]

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Boys and girls to compete sideby side in English mixed-gender championship in 2021

ENGLAND Golf will stage its first ever mixed-gender championship during the 2021 season. The landmark tournament – the English Under 18 Championship – will see boys and girls tee it up alongside each other and compete for the one trophy at Surrey’s Farnham Golf Club, between 25-27 June. The field of 132 players (66 boys […]

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Toy takes her time in defence of Amateur Championship title at West Lancashire

CORNWALL’S Emily Toy maintained her bid to successfully defend the Women’s Amateur Championship after reaching Friday’s last-16 at West Lancashire GC. The 22-year-old, who claimed victory at Royal County Down last year, is aiming to become the first player since Sweden’s Louise Stahle to retain the championship, back in 2005. Having progressed on the cut […]

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Golfers Flock To Tandridge As Memberships Soar

Golfers Flock To Tandridge As Memberships Soar The long-term future looks bright for Tandridge Golf Club with the historic Surrey venue reporting a huge rise in demand for memberships since golf resumed after the Covid-19 lockdown. The prestigious club, in Oxted, has joined the growing list of UK golf venues who have seen memberships soar […]

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Tandridge Golf Club

Tandridge Golf Club Tandridge Golf Course from Skyvantage on Vimeo. Celebrated golf architect Harry Colt created this delightful course at Tandridge in 1924. There are spectacular views of the Surrey North Downs and the High Weald, with the front nine running along relatively gentle land and the back nine sited in more rolling and dramatic […]

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Fuller fulfilled by English Women’s Amateur Strokeplay victory

SURREY’S Annabell Fuller feels privileged to have been crowned English Women’s Amateur Strokeplay champion. Rounds of 71, 68, 73 and 70 left the 18-year-old six-under par for the week at Burnham and Berrow Golf Club. Roehampton’s Fuller finished three shots clear of nearest challenger Emma Allen, from Hampshire’s Stoneham Golf Club. Allen shot four-over in […]

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Bargain three-iron sends Dimayuga into lead with round to go at Brabazon

ENRIQUE Dimayuga hopes a “bargain buy” three-iron can help him enjoy some long-awaited success in Friday’s final round of the Brabazon Trophy. Surrey’s Dimayuga shot to the top of the leaderboard on day three of the English Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Sherwood Forest Golf Club – thanks to a brilliant five-under par round of 66. […]

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St Andrews, Carnoustie and Muirfield will stage Women’s British Open before 2025

FIVE of golf’s most famous UK venues – including St Andrews, the Home of Golf – will host the AIG Women’s Open over the next five years, the R&A has announced. The R&A has underlined its commitment to enhancing the AIG Women’s Open’s status as a leading major sporting event by taking the blue riband […]

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Planning A Safe Golf Staycation?

Planning a safe golf staycation? If you’re now spending your summer in the UK, remember that sun protection should still be a part of your daily routine, and especially on the golf course, which contains highly UV reflective surfaces. If you’ve been touched by skin cancer, you’ll understand, however many golfers still underestimate the risks, […]

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English 4BBB Team Championship at The Shire London

English 4BBB Team Championship at The Shire London Competitive Golf is back. The Elite Amateur Golf Group Ltd would like you to be a part of this exclusive 1 day event at The Shire London. Designed by the iconic golfing legend Seve Ballesteros.  You and your partner have the opportunity to compete over 18 holes against […]

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The Save Par Club

The Save Par Club Set up in May 2020 by Rob French and Craig Kennedy Who are we? We are a golf membership club aimed at golfers who are undecided on where to buy a membership or for golfers who don’t play enough to warrant a membership but wish to receive a discounted green fee […]

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Sullivan glad to be back in winner’s circle at Hanbury Manor after five-year wait

ANDY Sullivan cruised to a commanding victory at the English Championship at Hanbury Manor. The former Ryder Cup player claimed his fourth European Tour title and his first in nearly five years in the process after his win at the Portugal Masters in 2015. The Walker Cup winner held the lead in the UK Swing’s […]

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Kellock marshalled game well as ex-Army officer denies Attoe a hat-trick

SURREY’S Rupert Kellock held his nerve and holed the crucial putts to march to victory in the English Senior Amateur Championship. As befitted a former Army officer, Kellock played with military precision on the back nine to earn a deserved three-shot victory. He denied defending champion Ian Attoe the chance to complete a hat-trick in […]

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Ryder Cup hero Bjørn will walk from Wentworth to Wales in Celtic Manor week

THOMAS Bjørn is set for one of the biggest challenges of his career when he embarks on a four-day 130-mile charity walk from Wentworth to Wales. The walk will raise funds for Unicef UK’s Save Generation COVID appeal and the Golf Foundation as part of the European Tour’s Golf for Good initiative. Inspired by the […]

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Attoe: Seniors game’s never been so strong as Woodhall’s Wharton is dangerman again

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe believes the quality and strength in depth will be on show at this week’s English Seniors Championship. Last week Attoe took his hat off to fellow “golden oldie” Paul Wharton who – at the age of 59 – made the quarter-finals of the English Amateur Championships at his home club Woodhall […]

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Lottie Woad ready for debut playing against LET stars in first Rose Ladies Series event

SURREY Ladies Amateur Champion Lottie Woad says it will be a thrill to kick-start her 2020 season competing alongside many of her golf idols in the first event of the Rose Ladies Series. The England Girls’ squad player is one of three amateurs taking part in Thursday’s 18-hole professional event at the New Forest’s Brokenhurst […]

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