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Wentworth’s Dimmock sets sights on Solheim Cup place after breakthrough LET win

SURREY’S Annabel Dimmock has set her sights on making Europe’s Solheim Cup team after breaking into the winner’s circle at the Jabra Ladies Open last month. Dimmock, a member at Wentworth, came through a final-round tussle with Pauline Roussin Bouchard to complete her maiden victory at the Evian Resort Golf Club and moved up to […]

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Sandelin takes route 66 at sun-kissed Trevose in first Farmfoods Legends Links

SWEDEN’S Jarmo Sandelin fired an opening round of 66 to take a one stroke lead after the first round of the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship hosted by Ian Woosnam. The former Ryder Cup player, who is still searching for his maiden title on the Staysure Tour, carded an eagle and three birdies in […]

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Scotland’s Euan Walker will have to take on the large crowds cheering on Ireland’s James Sugrue in the Amateur Championshiop final at Portmarnock. Picture by THE R&A

Sugrue has support of home crowd in Amateur final with Walker at Portmarnock

JAMES Sugrue will bid for a home victory when he faces Scotland’s Euan Walker in tomorrow’s final of The 124th Amateur Championship at Portmarnock. Twenty-two-year-old Sugrue delighted the large Irish crowds watching the semi-final over the renowned links near Dublin by knocking out the top-ranked player in the field, David Micheluzzi from Australia, to seal […]

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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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Back-to-back bid by Baker at Trevose would be first on Staysure Tour since 2015

PETER Baker is looking to become the first player since 2015 to claim back-to-back Staysure Tour titles during the same season at North Cornwall’s testing Trevose track this weekend. Baker is one of the favourites for the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship, hosted by Ian Woosnam, which gets under way at Trevose Golf & […]

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James Sugrue faces Koen Kouwenaar from the Netherlands for a place in the semi-finals. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Irish hopes rest on Sugrue and Mullarney who reach quarter-finals in Amateur

RONAN Mullarney and James Sugrue maintained hopes of home success in the 124th Amateur Championship after sealing places in Friday’s quarter-finals at Portmarnock, in Ireland. Spurred on by large numbers of spectators on the renowned links near Dublin, Mullarney and Sugrue claimed two victories apiece on the fourth day of the championship as they seek […]

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Top-ranked Micheluzzi on course at Portmarnock in Amateur Championship bid

DAVID Micheluzzi stayed on course for success at The 124th Amateur Championship by winning his all-Australian contest to advance to the last 32 at Portmarnock in Ireland. The top-ranked player in the field, sitting at seventh on the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), came through a tight tie with compatriot and good friend Kyle Michel. […]

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Burford Golf Club

The Burford experience starts when you drive through the gates. The stunning Cotswold property welcomes you with lush green fairways weaving their way through mature trees. Once you step inside the clubhouse the atmosphere is intimate and familiar, while you are overlooking the stunning 18th green, this is a haven for post-golf activity or meeting […]

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Syme seeking strokeplay success at Valle Romano to make matchplay knockout

CONNOR Syme is hoping to draw on previous matchplay experience as he aims for his second victory of the season at the Andalucía Costa del Sol Match Play 9, which starts today (Thursday) at Valle Romano Golf. The Scot triumphed at the season-opening Turkish Airlines Challenge and six events into his European Challenge Tour campaign, […]

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Garcia hoping a return to European soil will spark an upturn in form for BMW

SERGIO Garcia hopes that a return to Europe will help rekindle his early-season form as he prepares to tee it up at the BMW International Open, at Golfclub München Eichenried. The Spaniard made an encouraging start to the 2019 European Tour season, with four top six finishes, including a tied third result at the Omega […]

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Nine qualified for first Scottish Open for disabled with one invite to come

NINE players from eight countries have qualified for the EDGA Scottish Open, the new 36-hole tournament for Golfers with Disability. The ground-breaking event will run alongside the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club in North Berwick, next month. Nine players from the World Rankings for Golfers with Disability (WR4GD) have qualified from […]

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Tom’s in Plumb position topping leaderboard at 124th Amateur Championship

SOMERSET’S Thomas Plumb and Denmark’s John Axelsen shared top spot in stroke play qualifying at the 124th Amateur Championship, in Ireland. Over the renowned links of Portmarnock and The Island near Dublin, Plumb and Axelsen finished joint-top of the 64 players and ties who progressed to Wednesday’s matchplay stage, with Plumb the leading qualifier on […]

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North Hants Golf Club

North Hants Golf Club North Hants Golf Club is a renowned member’s golf club that offers a warm welcome to players of all levels. As the home of two leading amateur events, the Hampshire Hog and the Hampshire Rose, North Hants provides a superb golfing test on a picturesque heathland course. Justin Rose learned his game […]

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Toy’s Women’s Amateur victory at Royal County Down denies Kiwi Garvey

CORNWALL’S Emily Toy produced the best performance of her career to win the 116th Women’s Amateur Championship at Royal County Down, on Saturday. The 21-year-old from Carlyon Bay defeated Amelia Garvey by one hole in the 18-hole Final over the renowned links on the east coast of Northern Ireland. Toy, who was ranked 450th in […]

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Screen storms to the top seed spot in British Women’s Amateur Championship

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Hannah Screen finished as the leading qualifier for the matchplay stage of the 116th Women’s Amateur Championship at Royal County Down. Following the second round of strokeplay qualifying, the joint overnight leader added a three-under-par round of 70 for a seven-under-par total of 139, on an overcast and breezy day in Northern Ireland. From […]

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Nothing Bland about older golfers says Hoey heading into Pas de Calais Open

WITH three of the top five players on the European Challenge Tour rankings aged 35 or older, Michael Hoey says he has been inspired as he prepares to tee it up in the Hauts de France – Pas de Calais Golf Open. The 40-year-old, a decorated professional who has won five times on the European […]

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Burnage ramps up Walker Cup bid with victory in St Andrews Links Trophy

ENGLAND international Jake Burnage claimed the biggest win of his career so far with an enthralling one-shot victory in the St Andrews Links Trophy. The North Devon ace came out on top after a hard-fought final round, coming from three shots back to win the championship on 20-under par. He pipped long-time leader Matty Lamb […]

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Lucky 13 Baker in exclusive club of European, Challenge and Staysure Tour winners

NEARLY a decade after his last victory, former Ryder Cup player Peter Baker secured his first Staysure Tour title at the Senior Open Hauts de France – hosted by Jean van de Velde – after a final round 67, signing for a 13-under par total. The Englishman, who joined the Staysure Tour in 2017 after […]

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Attoe becomes fourth player to win English Seniors back-to-back in 39 years

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe pulled off an impressive wire-to-wire victory when he won the English Senior Men’s Open by eight shots at Holme Hall Golf Club, Lincolnshire. He was nine-under par for the 54 holes and his win gave him his third championship title since 2015. The runner-up was Yorkshireman Richard Norton while third place […]

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Thongchai is just ace for Thailand to knockout Irish in GolfSixes at Oitavos Dunes

THONGJAI Jaidee sank a hole-in-one in front of a swimming pool to close out Team Thailand’s closing victory over defending champions Team Ireland and progress to the knockout stages of GolfSixes Cascais, as the innovative event teed off with a bang in Portugal. It was an engrossing start to the six-hole tournament at Oitavos Dunes, […]

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