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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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Hero Handshake winner Ellie Webster from Wrag Barn Golf Club

Hero’s Handshake winner Ellie Webster only sees the positives from social media

HERO’S Handshake winner Ellie Webster has built up quite a following with her regular posts about golf on social media. However, it’s at her Wiltshire club where the 12-year-old is really gathering the most ‘likes’. Twelve-year-old Ellie is the latest recipient of England Golf’s Hero’s Handshake award. She received it in front of family and […]

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Dutch golfer Wil Besseling hopes for a strong finish on the Road to Mallorca to earn his European Tour card for 2020

Besseling hoping to reverse 2018 and move into top 15 at final Road to Mallorca event

WIL Besseling goes into the Challenge Tour Grand Final with a real chance of earning a European Tour card at the end of the week. Such an outcome would complete a drastic change in fortunes for the player ranked No. 18 on the Road to Mallorca going into the season’s climax on the Spanish island. […]

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Ben Stow playing in the first round of the 2019 Foshan Open

Ben Stow is fully back up to speed at Foshan Open after six-week injury lay-off in July

WILTSHIRE’S Ben Stow celebrated his birthday in style by setting a new course record of 64 at Foshan Golf Club to lead the Foshan Open by one stroke after the opening day. The 28-year-old sits one shot ahead of Germany’s Alexander Knappe, who would have joined Stow as holder of the course record of eight-under […]

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China’s Bai Zheng-kai the 2019 Foshan Open winner

Chinese hero Bai Zheng-kai waves Good Bai to Challenge Tour season with Foshan win

HISTORY was made at the Foshan Open as Bai Zheng-kai became the first Chinese player to win on the European Challenge Tour shooting six-under on the back nine to secure victory at Foshan Golf Club. Bai signed for a seven-under par 65 to post 23-under for the tournament – four strokes clear of Dou Zecheng, […]

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The Wiltshire Hotel

The Wiltshire Hotel

The Wiltshire Hotel The Wiltshire Hotel The Wiltshire Hotel – A true test of golfing ability Situated in the glorious Wiltshire countryside on the outskirts of Royal Wootton Basset with the Cotswolds, Bath, Bristol and historic village of Avebury on our door step 18-hole Lakes Course, measures 6,628 yards. As the name suggests, the course […]

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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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Porsche European Open’s joint first round leader Paul Casey

Casey puts his foot down by taking route 66 to share lead at Porsche European Open

PAUL Casey defied testing conditions at Green Eagle Golf Courses to card a stunning six-under par 66, to take a one-stroke lead into the second round of the Porsche European Open. Surrey’s four-time Ryder Cup player carded five birdies on the back nine, adding to gains made on the first and seventh holes, to sit […]

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Cumberwell Park Golf Club European Challenge Tour player Laurie Canter

Laurie looking to Canter to victory as tribute to his mentor Gordon Brand Junior

SOMERSET’S Laurie Canter credits a new perspective for helping propel him into a three-way share of the lead heading into the final round of the KPMG Trophy. The Englishman, who shares the position at the top of the leaderboard along with fellow countrymen Ross McGowan and Richard Mansell, carded a bogey-free round of eight under […]

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Stow looking to go low in time to convert Rolex Trophy form into his second victory

WILTSHIRE’S Ben Stow, Adrian Meronk, Martin Simonsen recorded six-under par 66S to share the lead at the Rolex Trophy, in Switzerland. The trio, who all carded bogey-free front nine scores, started quickly on Wednesday morning, and ended the day with a share of the one-stroke lead at the top of the leaderboard at Switzerland’s Golf […]

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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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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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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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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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Pavan pips Fitzpatrick as he motors to second win in BMW International Open

ANDREA Pavan won his second European Tour title at the BMW International Open, defeating Matt Fitzpatrick in a play-off at Golfclub München Eichenried. The Italian, who led after the first round in Munich on Thursday, started the final day four strokes behind 54-hole leader Jordan Smith but carded a bogey-free 66 to reach 15-under par, […]

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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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