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2020 African Amateur Strokeplay Champion Martin Vorster

African Amateur Strokeplay: Martin Vorster edges play-off with Frilford’s Olly Huggins

SOUTH Africa’s Martin Vorster boxed a 30-footer for eagle in the final hole before beating Frilford Heath’s Olly Huggins at the fourth play-off hole to win the African Amateur Strokeplay Championship. The 18-year-old Southern Cape golfer edged out Huggins at Leopard Creek Country Club – home of the Alfred Dunhill Championship. The home favourite made […]

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THOMAS PIETERS in the first round of the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Thomas Pieters fires eight birdies despite tougher set up at Dubai Desert Classic

THOMAS Pieters fired eight birdies in an impressive round of 67 to open up a one-shot lead in the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Much thicker rough than normal and a testing wind made Emirates Golf Club a sterner challenge than in recent years. But the Belgian made a strong start as […]

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Eddie Pepperell likes sound of signing for Ping, following Bubba Watson and Finau

EQUIPMENT giant Ping has announced the signing of European Tour player Eddie Pepperell on a multi-year agreement. As part of the deal, the 28-year-old from Frilford Heath GC will compete wearing a Ping hat and carry a staff bag bearing its logo, joining the likes of Tony Finau, Louis Oosthuizen, Bubba Watson and big-hitting Cameron […]

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LEE WESTWOOD who returns to the Algarve for the 2019 Portugal Master

Westwood will join Sullivan and Pepperell at Dom Pedro Victoria for Portugal Masters

FORMER World No. 1 Lee Westwood and fellow past champion Andy Sullivan will tee it up alongside compatriot Eddie Pepperell at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course when the Portugal Masters returns to Vilamoura this week. Westwood, who hails from Worksop, will be making his first appearance at the event since winning what was his 30th […]

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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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Moore’s Blue Moon rising as he sees off Brabazon winner Poppleton at Frilford Heath

DERBYSHIRE’ Bradley Moore has won The HotelPlanner.com Championship at Frilford Heath by two shots for his first-ever professional win, on the Blue Course. The Kedleston Park Golf Club ace posted rounds of 65, 69 and 67 to see off strong competition from playing partner Nick Poppleton – who won the Brabazon Trophy at Frilford a […]

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Adams looks to become first player to win Reid Trophy back-to-back in 25 years

HUGH Adams will be attempting to become the first player to win the Reid Trophy two years in a row when he tees up in the English Boys’ Under 14 Open Amateur Championship, at Staffordshire’s Trentham Golf Club, on Tuesday. The 14-year-old, from Worcestershire’s Hagley Wood Golf Club, defeated Spain’s Angel Ayora with a par […]

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Molinari has hole lot of love at WGC-Dell World Match Play

FRANCESCO Molinari’s love affair with match play golf continued at Austin Country Club as the Italian cruised to a second successive victory in the group stages of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, beating his fellow 2018 Ryder Cup team-mate Thorbjørn Olesen 4&3, on Thursday. The reigning Race to Dubai Champion has won more holes than […]

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Eddie puts prep and Pep-perell into Players

FRILFORD Heath’s Eddie Pepperell produced the performance of his life to shoot up the Players leaderboard even though he was eventually eclipsed by Rory McIlroy’s triumph at Sawgrass, finishing tied for third on Sunday. While Irish eyes were smiling as McIlroy sparked a huge St Patrick’s Day celebration with his first win in golf’s unofficial […]

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