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Record attendance set at Royal Portrush and 2020 Open tickets selling fast

A RECORD-breaking crowd of 237,750 is attending The 148th Open at Royal Portrush, setting an attendance record for a championship staged outside St Andrews. This year’s attendance surpasses the crowd of 235,000 that attended Royal Birkdale in 2017 and the 237,000 mark set at St Andrews in 2015 making it the second largest championship ever. […]

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Home advantage counts for Royal Portrush members in R&A 9 Hole Challenge Final

FORTY-TWO club golfers enjoyed a memorable experience of playing Royal Portrush on the eve of The 148th Open when they competed in the final of The R&A 9 Hole Challenge over the weekend. The final was contested over the first two and last seven holes of the famous Dunluce links before this week’s Open begins. […]

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Tiley takes top spot right to the wire to claim maiden win at Le Vaudreuil Challenge

KENT’S Steve Tiley claimed his first win on the European Challenge Tour with a wire-to-wire victory at Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge. The Englishman, playing his 11th season on the Challenge Tour, finished runner-up to last year’s wire-to-wire champion Richard McEvoy. But 12 months later the former Georgia State University golfer went one better – recording […]

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James Braid – The Great Courses

James Braid – The Great Courses Golf North and Golf South websites are delighted to be promoting the finest selection of James Braid designed golf courses from around the world. James Braid (6 February 1870 – 27 November 1950) was a Scottish professional golfer and a member of the Great Triumvirate of the sport alongside Harry Vardonand John Henry Taylor. He won The Open Championship five times. He also was a renowned golf […]

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Wiesberger Beefs up his career earnings with first Rolex win at Scottish Open

BERND Wiesberger secured his first Rolex Series title after defeating France’s Benjamin Hebert in a thrilling play-off at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open. The Austrian, who was runner-up at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open just seven days ago, was not to be denied for a second consecutive week as he triumphed over Hebert […]

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Tiley’s three-shot lead at Le Vaudreuil as he goes in search of maiden victory

KENT’S Steven Tiley will take a three-shot lead into the final round of Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge as he goes in search of his first European Challenge Tour title. The Englishman, who is playing in his 11th season on the Challenge Tour, leads after 54-holes for the first time. The Royal Cinque Ports player is […]

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Wiesberger gets 10-out-of-10 for sharing Scottish Open lead with Slattery after a 61

BERND Wiesberger carded the lowest round of his European Tour career to share the halfway lead of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club. The Austrian, whose previous low round was 63, made 11 birdies – including five in a row to end his round – to sign for a 10-under par […]

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Mansell dedicates maiden EuroPro Tour victory to seriously ill friend Charlie

RICHARD Mansell has won the Cobra Puma NXT LVL Championship by three shots with a final round 69 at MacDonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa. The Beau Desert golfer started the day one shot behind overnight leader Marco Penge, but the Staffordshire ace assumed the lead with a birdie at the opening hole as Penge, […]

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Levet looking for his first Staysure victory at scene of finest win at PGA Catalunya

THOMAS Levet returns to the scene of his 2009 Open de España victory when the European Tour Destinations Senior Classic gets under way on the Staysure Tour at PGA Catalunya Resort today (Friday). The Frenchman captured the fifth of his six European Tour titles at the acclaimed Spanish venue, holding off Paraguay’s Fabrizio Zanotti to […]

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Sky secures TV rights deal to show The Open until 2024

THE R&A and Sky Sports have extended the agreement for the award-winning live coverage of The Open through to 2024. The Open, golf’s original championship and the only men’s major championship played outside of the United States, will be part of a comprehensive schedule of live golf shown by Sky Sports. It will include more […]

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Enoch wouldn’t be overtaken as Geary took route 66 to finally end the heartache

RHYS Enoch ended his long wait for a European Challenge Tour title at the D+D REAL Slovakia Challenge after posting a four-under par 68 on the final day at Penati Golf Resort. The Welshman carded four consecutive sub-70 rounds to post an 18-under total and secure a one-shot victory over New Zealand’s Josh Geary, who […]

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Kuchar all set to defend Hero Challenge title as North Berwick hosts Scottish Open

MATT Kuchar is back to defend his Hero Challenge title after confirming he will tee it up for the second time in the fast and fun night golf contest in Scotland tomorrow (Tuesday). The Hero Challenge is the curtain raiser for the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at North Berwick’s Renaissance Club, which borders the […]

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Rahm: Time for a third Rolex win as superb 62 lights up Lahinch to take Irish Open

JON Rahm carded a sizzling 62 in the final round of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open to become the first player to win three Rolex Series titles in front of sell-out crowds at the famed Lahinch Golf Club. The Spaniard entered the final day five strokes behind leader Robert Rock but stormed to the […]

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Wilson has double dream with maiden EuroPro Tour win and start in The Open

DARLINGTON’S Andrew Wilson claimed The Motocaddy Masters days after clinching a place at The 146th Open later this month. Wilson, who is attached to Rockliffe Hall, knew a good round would put him in the mix and posted his second 67 of the week to go five-under for the day to win by one shot. […]

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Clark Dennis

John Jacobs Trophy winner Dennis hopes to have it in the bag again at Bad Ragaz

CLARK Dennis carded three birdies in his final four holes to post a six-under par 64 and race to the top of the Swiss Seniors Open leaderboard at Golf Club Bad Ragaz. The 2017 John Jacobs Trophy winner started and finished strongly in the Swiss mountains to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend ahead […]

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Why Zander really loves the Lombard-a way of playing links golf to lead at Lahinch

ZANDER Lombard continued his love affair with links golf at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open as the South African carded a second round 67 to take the halfway lead at Lahinch Golf Club. Lombard’s nine-under total left the losing finalist in the 2014 Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush, one stroke clear of Oxfordshire’s Eddie […]

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Just a couple of attractions for first mixed tournament featuring LET and Alps stars

TWO couples and a pair of sisters are competing against each other as part of the same field in this week’s Saint-Malo Golf Mixed Open – with female and male players compete for the same trophy and prize fund. The 72-hole tournament at Saint-Malo Golf Resort in Brittany, France, starts today (Thursday) and is the […]

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Rahm ready to milk the home fans as he goes for second Irish Open victory

SPANIARD Jon Rahm will be hoping to convert his impressive recent form into a third Rolex Series title and a second victory at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. The Spaniard tees it up at Lahinch Golf Club for his third successive appearance at the historic national open tomorrow (Thursday). The World No. 11 has […]

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Thomas is Major attraction for The Hero Challenge in Scottish Open Renaissance

JUSTIN Thomas, Graeme McDowell and Tyrrell Hatton are the first three players to confirm their participation in next week’s Hero Challenge in Scotland. The European Tour’s innovative, fast and fun night golf contest – which returns to Scotland on Tuesday next week when The Hero Challenge – will be played in the stunning surroundings of […]

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Lowry and Knox will never forget their first victories as Irish Open heads to Lahinch

SHANE Lowry will make his much-anticipated homecoming this week at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, at Lahinch Golf Club – 10 years on from his famous victory as an amateur which kick-started his professional career. The popular Offaly player won his national open at Baltray in 2009 when he sank the winning putt on […]

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