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Boulden back in Europe as she storms to three-shot win in LET Q-School at La Manga

AMY Boulden will return to the Ladies European Tour in 2020 after winning the LET Q-School at La Manga Club. The Welshwoman finished three strokes ahead of Argentina’s Magdalena Simmermacher and Scotland’s overnight co-leader Alison Muirhead. Boulden, the 2014 LET Rookie of the Year, closed with a five-under par round of 68 on the South […]

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West Surrey’s Charlotte Thomas in the fourth round of the 2020 LET Qualifying School at La Manga

Alison Muirhead and Amy Boulden lead LET Qualifying School with a round to go

AMY Boulden and Alison Muirhead share the lead heading into the final round of the Ladies European Tour’s Qualifying School at Spain’s La Manga Club. The leaders are tied on five-under par after four rounds, including two rounds on the North and South Courses respectively. They are one stroke ahead of Surrey’s Curtis Cup player […]

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BIGGA 2020 Outstanding Contribution of the Year award Michael Davie from Hazel Grove Golf Club

Hazel Grove’s Michael Davie gets BIGGA’s Outstanding Contribution Award for 2020

GREENKEEPER Michael Davie – who set up a mental health support group to help his fellow professionals in the turf industry – has picked up the top award at the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s annual convention. Davie, the course manager at Hazel Grove Golf Club, in Stockport, has tirelessly supported many BIGGA members […]

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Faldo’s Major Champions Invitational will feature 72 of the world’s best juniors

SEVENTY-TWO junior golfers from around the world will compete at in next week’s third edition of the Major Champions Invitational, at Arizona’s Lookout Mountain Golf Club. The players will be split into teams of four – each captained and mentored by one of 18 Major champions. England’s North East stars Jess Baker (Gosford Park Ladies) […]

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Charlotte Heath the fifth Brit to win Australian Women’s Amateur Championship

CHARLOTTE Heath became just the fifth British player to ever win the third oldest women’s amateur championship in the world at the weekend. The 18-year-old England international swept away the challenge of Indonesia’s Mela Putri to claim a stunning victory in the Australian Women’s Amateur Championship. The Yorkshire schoolgirl was too strong for her 22-year-old […]

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BIGGA Awards shortlist for 2020 includes Gleneagles, Purdis Heath and Parkstone

FROM England’s south coast to the Perthshire hills, the finalists of the BIGGA Awards 2020 have once again shown what talented and passionate greenkeeping teams can achieve, when supported by the clubs where they work. The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition will be taking place once again at the Harrogate Convention Centre later this month. More […]

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Sean Gay

Belfast Based Chaka Travel Expands English Presence

Belfast Based Chaka Travel Expands English Presence Sean Gay For more than two decades, Chaka Travel have been exporting the expert Irish golf knowledge to the world. From their Belfast based office, the small Chaka team have organised thousands of long-haul golf holidays around the world to destinations such as South Africa & The Middle […]

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European eTour allows you to take on best courses with online game leader Topgolf

THE European Tour has launched golf’s first esports series, the European eTour – which will see players taking on Topgolf’s World Golf Tour, which is played by some 20 million people online worldwide. And the best esport players in the world will get the chance to qualify for the live onsite events via an online […]

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2019 Journey to Jordan runner-up Danie Gaunt, of Burhill Golf Club, in Surrey

Leading MENA Tour players will also get Alps card on top of Dubai Desert Classic starts

MENA Tour players will be able to earn invites to play on the Alps Tour in 2020 as well as having the opportunity to earn starts on the European and Asian Tours plus the Challenge Tour. In addition to the invites to the European Tour’s 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic in January, which are handed […]

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The 2018 European Junior Ryder Cup team at Disneyland Paris Golf

EGA and R&A publish list of qualifying events for Junior Ryder Cup at Blue Mound

THE selection process for The 2020 European Junior Ryder Cup team has been confirmed by Ryder Cup Europe and the European Golf Association (EGA). Six boys and six girls captained by European Junior Ryder Cup captain Paul Lawrie will take on the USA at Milwaukee’s Blue Mound Golf & Country Club, in Wisconsin, in September. […]

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James Kingston close to first Staysure win at MCB Tour Championship – Seychelles

JAMES Kingston will go in search of his first Staysure Tour title as he takes a one-stroke lead into Saturday’s final round of the MCB Tour Championship – Seychelles. The South African, who carded a four-under par 66, began the second round five strokes adrift of leader Gary Orr. But Kingston, who has 11 wins […]

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Gary Orr puts back problems behind him as Scot storms into lead in the Seychelles

GARY Orr recorded a six-under par opening round of 64 to dominate the first day at the MCB Tour Championship – Seychelles. The Surrey-based Scotsman stormed to the top of the leaderboard at Constance Lemuria following a bogey-free front nine which saw him pick up six shots. The Weybridge pro then traded two more birdies […]

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Marlborough Golf Club’s Jez Tomlinson, the new England Golf chief executive from January 2020

Tomlinson will help create England Golf’s 2020 vision with Wiltshire’s winning way

FORMER Wiltshire captain Jeremy Tomlinson will join England Golf as its new chief executive officer in January 2020. Tomlinson was previously vice-president and managing director of Acushnet Europe where he was responsible for the market leading brands Titleist and FootJoy. Prior to that the Marlborough Golf Club member was a founding director of online golf […]

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Josh Hill and M G Keyser 2019 Journey to Jordan MENA Order of Merit winners

Konig shock winner of MENA Tour Journey to Jordan after admitting he almost quit golf

EXACTLY three years to the date after turning professional, Devon’s Harry Konig won his first title in dramatic fashion at the $100,000 Journey to Jordan Tour Championship, the season-ending event on the MENA Tour, on Thursday. The 24-year-old from the West Country seemed out of the reckoning. Konig was three-over through eight holes at the […]

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James Allan hoping for third Dubai Desert Classic start after near-miss at EuroPro

ESSEX’S James Allan will be looking to make up for the disappointment of missing out on the EuroPro Tour’s biggest prize by claiming the MENA Tour’s Journey to Jordan Tour Championship at Ayla Golf Course. The top 60 players on the MENA Tour’s order of merit tee it up in Jordan’s Aqaba, on Tuesday, for […]

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CHILEAN golfer Hugo Leon

Leon to light up Lumine in bid for one of 25 European Tour Qualifying School cards

HUGO Leon did not let the disappointment of being the first player to miss out on retaining his European Tour card linger for very long. And the Chilean and is eager to tee it up at European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage which gets under way at Lumine Golf Club in Spain’s Tarragona, on Friday. […]

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Justin Rose puts his money where his heart is to help his Telegraph memories live on

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose has lent his name to the competition that helped him on his way to stardom – The Telegraph Junior Championship. And record-breaker Ben Schmidt is earning similar plaudits that followed the North Hants GC junior in the mid 1990s. The Yorkshire teenager, who broke two big records earlier this summer by becoming […]

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Italy’s Francesco Laporta in the second round of the 2019 Challenge Tour Grand Final

Laporta leads after blustery day at Challenge Tour Grand Final at Mallorca’s Alcanada

FRANCESCO Laporta held on to his narrow lead at the halfway stage of the Challenge Tour Grand Final, at Mallorca’s Club de Golf Alcanada. And the Italian is in pole position to be crowned Road to Mallorca No. 1 after a two-under par second round of 69 left him in pole position with two rounds […]

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Amateur Championship to go back to Nairn where Lee James beat Gordon Sherry

THE R&A has announced the venues for its amateur championships and international matches in 2021 – which include some of the most prestigious courses in Great Britain and Ireland. Nairn, in the north of Scotland, will host The Amateur Championship for the second time 27 years after Dorset’s Lee James triumphed over Scotland’s Gordon Sherry […]

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Walton Heath become first club in Surrey to sign R&A’s Women in Golf Charter

SURREY’S Walton Heath has become the latest English club to sign up to The R&A’s Women in Golf Charter. The renowned Ryder Cup venue has committed to increasing the numbers of women and girls participating in golf with the introduction of a three-year rolling plan. The strategy will see the club actively strive to increase […]

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