2019 Andalucia Costa Del Sol Open de España winner Anne Van Dam

Van Dam doubles up at Costa del Sol Spanish Open as Madsen counts costs of sixes

ANNE Van Dam from the Netherlands won the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España for the second straight year, collecting her fifth Ladies European Tour title at Aloha Golf Club, in Marbella, on Sunday. Van Dam was three strokes behind Nanna Koerstz Madsen after the third round and the Dane was still one ahead […]

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GARY EVANS in the first round of the 2019 MCB Tour Championship at Madagascar’s International Golf Club Du Rova

Evans hits front in MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar as local Ramarozatovo fires

SUSSEX’S Gary Evans carded an opening round of 68 at the MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar to lead by one shot as the Staysure Tour held a tournament on the Indian Ocean island for the first time in its 27-year history. Evans rose to the top after his three-under par round saw him finish the […]

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Philip Price who leads the Staysure Tour Championship before the 2019 MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar

Price hoping the MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar is right in Staysure No. 1 race

MADAGASCAR will host its first European Tour-sanctioned tournament when the MCB Tour Championship – Madagascar takes place from November 29-December 1. It will be the first Staysure Tour event to take place on the world’s fourth largest island, and the 46th country the over-50s tour will have visited since its inception in 1992. Phillip Price, […]

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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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ENGLAND junior international Josh Hill, who is based in Dubai, playing in the 2019 MENA Tour Championship

Josh Hill on brink of claiming MENA Tour Championship while a 15-year-old amateur

DUBAI-born amateur Josh Hill is in sight of a second MENA Tour title after taking a one-shot lead into the final round of the $100,000 Journey To Jordan Tour Championship. At the Greg Norman-designed Ayla Golf Club, in Aqaba, Hill carded a second-round 69. His three-under par score took his tally to nine-under – one […]

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LPGA commissioner Mike Wha and LET chairwoman Marta Figueras Dotti

LPGA and LET working on venture partnership to grow women’s professional game

THE world’s two biggest women’s professional golf tours are to unite after an agreement was reached between the LPGA and LET. The Ladies Professional Golf Association and the Ladies European Tour are forming a venture partnership to push women’s golf to new heights in Europe and around the world. The combination of the LET’s European […]

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Race to Costa Del Sol plan for LET and bigger prize fund at Ladies Spanish Open in 2020

NEXT year’s Ladies European Tour Order of Merit will be branded the Race to Costa Del Sol while the season-ending Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España Femenino, will see its prize fund increase from €300,000 to €600,000, it was announced today (Tuesday). AFTER much speculation about the Ladies European Tour’s future since the Solheim […]

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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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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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2019 SIR Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year winner Robert MacIntyre

Robert MacIntyre Cottons on to the list of great Scots to have won Rookie of the Year

SCOTLAND’S Robert MacIntyre capped a superb debut season on the European Tour by finishing tied 14th in the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai to seal two prestigious awards. The 23-year-old was named the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award. The Walker Cup player also picked up the Challenge Tour Graduate of the Year […]

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Jon Rahm playing in the 2019 DP World Tour Championship

Jon Rahm cleans up in Dubai with $5m prize and first Race to Dubai title to match Seve

JON Rahm was left overwhelmed after he claimed his first Race to Dubai, earning $5m in the process. But it was not the life-changing sum in prize money – including the biggest single sum for winning a golf tournament anywhere in the world that stunned the Spaniard. It was the fact that in all the […]

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2019 EDGA champion George Groves

George Groves adds Dubai crown to English Disability Open win at EDGA finale

WORLD No. 1 George Groves held off the challenge of America’s Chad Pfeifer to win the inaugural European Disabled Golf Association finale in Dubai. The 36-hole event featured some of the world’s best Golfers with Disability and was taking place alongside the European Tour’s season ending DP World Tour Championship. The Surrey golfer has Erb’s […]

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2012 Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Channel Islands Seniors Champion Alan Mew

Alan Mew takes over from Roy Smethurst as England Seniors captain for 2020

HAMPSHIRE’S Alan Mew has revealed his pride at being named the new England Senior Men’s team captain. The 66-year-old from Hampshire takes over the reins from Cheshire’s Roy Smethurst following his retirement at the end of a successful five-year tenure. Mew – himself an England senior international of some repute – will skipper England’s defence […]

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Michael Lornenzo-Vera led the 2019 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai

Lorenzo-Vera defies being under the weather to lead DP World Tour Championship

FRANCE’S Mike Lorenzo-Vera finished with four consecutive birdies in an opening round of 63 to take a one-shot lead over Rory McIlroy in the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. Despite feeling “under the weather,” Lorenzo-Vera equalled his lowest round of the season to set the early pace on nine-under par in the […]

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Bernd Wiesberger at the 2019 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai

Wiesberger stands on verge of history if he is crowned European No. 1 in Dubai

BERND Wiesberger is determined to hold off the challenge of three Ryder Cup players and The Open Champion as he aims to become Austria’s first Race to Dubai Champion at the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. The 34-year-old, who missed most of the 2018 season through injury, has enjoyed an impressive 2019 […]

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Hong Kong Open called off by European Tour as unrest at universities continues

NEXT week’s Hong Kong Open has been cancelled as the civil unrest in the former British colony increased with violence across university campuses, after months of turmoil by protestors unhappy with Chinese rule. More than 150 golfers from Europe and Asia were set to head to Hong Kong for one of Asia’s oldest golf tournaments, […]

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The 2019 Hero Challenge Dubai participants

Hero Challenge continues for three more years as British Masters readies for Toon trip

THE Hero Challenge – featuring Major champions and Ryder Cup stars tackling tough short-hole targets in spectacular locations – is to expand over the next three years, the European Tour has announced. The innovative format tournament, which has been played against stunning backdrops – including the Dubai skyline, the Liverpool docks, London’s Canary Wharf and […]

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