Koepka creates USPGA record at Bethpage as 65 opens up seven-shot lead

BROOKS Koepka made history at the US PGA Championship as the American recorded the lowest 36-hole score in Major Championship history, obliterating the rest of the field at Bethpage to move seven shots clear after a second round 65 moved him to 12 under par. The 29-year-old former European Tour winner and Challenge Tour graduate […]

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Berry beats cream of English internationals to claim second Senior Women’s title

CHESHIRE’S Caroline Berry was queen of the greens as she claimed her second win in the English Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Staffordshire’s Enville Golf Club. Berry said after holing a 25-footer for birdie on the 15th to beat Sussex’s Paula Carver 4&3 in the final: “To say I am thrilled is the understatement of […]

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Gloucestershire And Somerset Regain Haines Cup

Gloucestershire And Somerset Regain Haines Cup Comfortable win over Devon Paul Gravell captained his Gloucester and Somerset PGA team to victory over Devon PGA  at the Players Club’s over his home courses in the annual match at his home club. After suffering heavy defeats in the last two matches the home team regained the Haines […]

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Thompson uses driver well to shoot 66 at Sotogrande

ENGLAND’S Charlotte Thompson said she was absolutely buzzing after shooting a six-under-par 66 – her career best score on the Ladies European Tour – to lead after the first round of the inaugural La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational. The 26-year-old from Chelmsford, Essex, said: “What a start! What a great course, what a great day […]

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USPGA champion Koepka lets class shine through at New York’s Bethpage Black

BROOKS Koepka’s USPGA Championship title defence got off to a perfect start at Bethpage Black  as an almost effortless seven-under 63 moved the American one clear of Danny Lee, while Tommy Fleetwood was three shots further back in outright third. Koepka is aiming to make it four victories in eight Major appearances this week and […]

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Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew calling time on her LPGA career

SCOTLAND’s Catriona Matthew – Europe’s Solheim Cup captain – has confirmed she will be stepping away from the LPGA this year and will be playing more on the Ladies European Tour in the future. The Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, from July 17-20, will be her last LPGA event on US soil and she will […]

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Molinari ready to face Masters champion Tiger Woods at Bethpage Black

FRANCESCO Molinari is hoping to continue his impressive Major form at this week’s USPGA Championship, as The Open Champion prepares to once again tee it up alongside recently-crowned Masters winner Tiger Woods at Bethpage. The Italian played side-by-side with Woods at Augusta National as the American famously claimed his 15th Major title, and Molinari is […]

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Rory McIlroy: Length will be key in bid for third USPGA title at Bethpage Black

RORY McIlroy feels the famous length and difficulty of Bethpage’s Black Course could play into his hands this week as the Northern Irishman targets a fifth Major Championship at the USPGA Championship. The 30-year-old has been on superb form in 2019, with a win in the Players Championship on the US PGA Tour supplemented by […]

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Phipps qualifies for The Brabazon at Hindhead – all the way via The Belfry

MORE than 60 players came through regional qualifiers to clinch their places in the field for the prestigious Brabazon Trophy, when Leeds’ Alwoodley Golf hosts the English Amateur Strokeplay Championship at the end of the month. Warwickshire’s Liam Phipps and Essex’s George Leversuch, led the way at the southern event, both scoring four-under par 66s […]

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BIG MAX Has Your 2019 Travel Covered For

BIG MAX Has Your 2019 Travel Covered For BIG MAX is getting ready for the holiday season with the launch of two new travel covers. The BIG MAX Aqua TCS and the BIG MAX Traveller each boast innovative features that make life easier for the travelling golfer and are perfect for a golfing trip whether […]

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Successive Wins For In-Form Hunt

Successive Wins For In-Form Hunt Six birdie start in Charity Day at Filton Talented young WelshmanToby Hunt (St Mellons) achieved back-to-back victories in the latest West Region PGA outings. He started by winning at Cumberwell Park in the Sprint Series for young players followed by further success in the PGA West’s Captain’s Charity event at […]

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What’s On This weekend? British Golf Show 17-18 May

What’s On This weekend? British Golf Show 17-18 May The UK’s only free public golf show in summer 2019 takes place in High Wycombe this weekend – so pre-register for your tickets to beat the queues on the day! With over 150 exhibitors and a host of interactive experiences, the combined British Golf Show and […]

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Challenge Tour announces ISPS HANDA World Invitational at Galgorm

THE European Challenge Tour  has announced it will host the first ISPS HANDA World Invitational for men and women to be held in Northern Ireland, in August. The European Tour’s drive for inclusivity in golf  – starting with April’s Jordan Mixed Open and the announcement last week of the first disabled tournaments to be run […]

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St George’s Hill member Clive Edgington to be next captain of the R&A

THE Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that 67-year-old Clive Edginton, a member at Surrey’s St George’s Hill, will serve as Captain in 2019/20.  Mr Edginton has been nominated by the Past Captains of the Club and will begin his year in office with the traditional driving-in ceremony on the first […]

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Westwood to resume host role at Newcastle’s Close House for British Masters

THE Betfred British Masters will return to Close House, in Newcastle upon Tyne, in 2020 with former World Number One Lee Westwood becoming the first player to host the European Tour tournament twice. Following the success of this year’s event at Hillside Golf Club in Southport, where Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood took on the […]

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Last-gasp birdie by Kinhult denies Pepperell British Masters defence dream

MARCUS Kinhult held off challenges from defending champion Eddie Pepperell, four-time winner Matt Wallace and Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre to win his first European Tour title at the Betfred British Masters. The Swede birdied the final two holes at Hillside Golf Club after dropping two strokes on the previous two holes, to finish one ahead of […]

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Bland begins climb back to top with share of lead at Prague Golf Challenge

HAMPSHIRE’S Richard Bland was one of five players tied for the first round lead at the Prague Golf Challenge after carding seven-under par rounds of 65 at Prague City Golf. Bland reeled off four birdies in a row starting at the 10th, in the Czech Republic, and after dropping a shot at the 18th, bounced […]

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