Hansen closes on Kitayama as winds force halt in Oman

DENMARK’S Joachim B Hansen, winner of the European Challenge Tour Rankings in 2018, drew level with first-round leader Kurt Kitayama at the Oman Open as the second round in Muscat was suspended due to high winds. The Dane completed 16 holes at Al Mouj Golf before play was suspended, due to winds gusting up to […]

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Edwards to lead Toyko Olympics golf Gold defence

ENGLAND Golf performance director Nigel Edwards has been named as Team GB’s golf team leader for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The announcement of all the team leaders was made by the British Olympic Association (BOA) at a planning workshop for the Games, which are just over 500 days away. Team GB deputy chef de mission […]

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Kitayama closes on Route 66 in Oman

KURT Kitayama carded a six-under par 66 to lead the Oman Open after the first round at Al Mouj Golf. The American, who earned his card for 2019 at Qualifying School and then won his first title in just his third European Tour start at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, at Anahita, parred the first […]

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British Junior Golf Tour 2019 Swings Into Action At The Bedford GC

British Junior Golf Tour 2019 Swings Into Action At The Bedford GC What a start – glorious, warm ‘winter’ sun, coupled with a course in superb condition, with lightning quick greens, made for a wonderful start to the season! As usual, The Bedford GC played host to the opening event of the BJGT season and […]

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Luiten looking forward to Oman defence

DUTCHMAN Joost Luiten hopes to carry his impressive form at the start of the 2019 Race to Dubai season into his Oman Open title defence at Al Mouj Golf. Luiten started the season with a third place finish at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship The Holland golfer then finished in a share of sixth place […]

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Free Gift For British Golf Show Visitors From UK Golf Federation

Free Gift For British Golf Show Visitors From UK Golf Federation HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKS, UK – – All visitors to this year’s inaugural British Golf Show will receive a free gift which can be redeemed at almost 100 golf clubs. The gift is being provided by the UK Golf Federation, whose visitor-friendly clubs promote open […]

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Georgia Hall agrees to become R&A ambassador

WOMEN’S British Open champion Georgia Hall will support The R&A’s drive to inspire more women, girls and families into playing golf by becoming its latest ambassador. The R&A is investing £80million into women’s and mixed golf over the next 10 years to boost participation in the sport and the 22-year-old will undertake a wide range […]

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Lucky 13 as Open heads to Hoylake in 2022

THE 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool’s Hoylake course in 2022, the R&A has announced today. It will be the 13th time that golf’s oldest championship has been played over the famous Merseyside links where many of the greatest names in the sport have lifted the iconic Claret Jug. The Open was last […]

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BIGGA and better Harleyford bouncing back from bankruptcy

THE greenkeeping team at Harleyford Golf Club has been recognised for its incredible performance in preparing the course for The Matchroom Sport Championship at a major industry awards ceremony. The greenkeeping team at the Buckinghamshire club won the BIGGA Awards 2019 Championship Performance of the Year – just five years after the club was declared […]

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Greenkeeper Jack’s award for helping homeless

A GREENKEEPER at Chipstead Golf Club received a standing ovation in recognition of his selfless efforts in helping the homeless at the annual BIGGA Awards. Surrey greenkeeper Jack Percival was awarded the Outstanding Contribution of the Year – sponsored by Jacobsen. Chipstead deputy course manager Jack hosted an event in Croydon that provided food and […]

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Skarpnord ends six-year drought at Pacific Bay

MARIANNE Skarpnord ended a six-year drought to claim her fourth title on the Ladies European Tour after a closely fought battle for the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic. Skarpnord fired a final round of 69 to earn a two-stroke victory on eight-under par ahead of Australian Hannah Green and Spain’s Nuria Iturrios, after four […]

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Dustin Johnson in Mexican stroll to sixth WGC title

DUSTIN Johnson won his second European Tour title of the season as he cruised to a stunning five-shot victory at the WGC-Mexico Championship. The American is the only player to have won all four World Golf Championships events. And the 2016 US Open winner took his tally to six WGC titles at Chapultepec Golf Club […]

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Lower ball flight works well at Bonville for Iturrios

SPAIN’S Nuria Iturrios holds a four-shot lead midway through the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic after a superb second round of 67, played in strong winds and rain at Bonville. Just nine players are in red figures for the tournament with Iturrios leading on eight-under-par. Overnight leader Doey Choi dropped to four-under and outright […]

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Henbury’s Hunt Wins First Medal At Naunton Downs

Henbury’s Hunt Wins First Medal At Naunton Downs Henbury assistant Michael Hunt won his first Gloucester and Somerset PGA medal with the only sub-par round of the day at Naunton Downs. His 69 earned a two-stroke win over his fellow Henbury assistant Luke Derrick and Enmore Park amateur Matt Kippen in difficult conditions in the […]

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McIlroy making merry in Mexico

RORY McIlroy equalled the lowest opening round of his European Tour career to lead the way after day one of the WGC-Mexico Championship. The Northern Irishman fired an eagle and seven birdies at Chapultepec Golf Club en route to his fifth first round of 63 and his lowest starting round on the European Tour since […]

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Rahm ready for a Mexican fiesta

JON Rahm is enjoying some “home” comforts as he looks for a first World Golf Championships title in Mexico City. The Spaniard held the lead at Chapultepec Golf Club with three holes to play back in 2017 as he made his WGC debut, eventually losing out to Dustin Johnson just weeks after winning his first […]

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Betchworth Park Golf Club

Betchworth Park Golf Club Betchworth Park Golf Club nestles under the North Downs overlooked by the legendary Box Hill beauty spot. Founded in 1911 and laid out by the distinguished golf course architect Harry S.Colt, this parkland course offers 18 holes of delightful but challenging golf to its members and visitors alike. Betchworth Park is […]

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