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Hannah emerges from NHS Screen to track and trace her progress after spell in States

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Hannah Screen is ready to make a return to competitive golf after a rewarding summer working for the NHS in the fight against the coronavirus. The 20-year-old member of England women’s overseas squad flew back from Oklahoma University in March. She found work as part of team involved in the NHS ‘track and trace’ […]

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Meghan MacLaren is the spark behind new branding for Ladies European Tour

MEGHAN MacLaren and Suzann Pettersen have teamed up to help give the Ladies European Tour a fresh logo, updated website and tag line. The Raise Our Game tagline aims to capture the ambition of the new LPGA-LET joint venture partnership – and a shared desire to keep moving women’s golf forward. The brand refresh includes […]

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Hayley Davis can’t wait to get under way in Rose Ladies Series at her ‘old home Brok’

DORSET’S Hayley Davis could not wait for the Rose Ladies Series to get under way today at Brokenhurst Manor. Davis described the one-day tournaments for women professionals in the UK as “everything” as she prepared to make her return to competitive golf at the New Forest club. Hayley is poised to tee it up in […]

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Why Hewson wants to use Rose Ladies Series to LET career blossom further

THE next adventure for Hertfordshire’s Alice Hewson in her blossoming professional career will come – appropriately enough – via the newly-announced Rose Series. However, Hewson will always make time to talk about her amateur golfing roots at Berkhamsted Golf Club and as a member of various England squads. The 22-year-old is one of England Golf’s […]

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Mel Reid at a press conference at the 2019 Scottish Ladies Open

Mel Reid tells England stars: ‘Play naturally – don’t get obsessed with golf gadgets’

MEL Reid brought her inspirational golfing story to life in a fascinating web chat with the current England squads and coaches. The 32-year-old LPGA rookie became the latest professional to offer insight and advice through an online Q&A. Reid came through the England Golf ranks and won back-to-back English Girls Championships in 2004-5. The two-time […]

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Georgia Hall enters Women’s Open at Brokenhurst Manor organised by LET’s Liz Young

WOMEN’S British Open winner Georgia Hall will make a short trip from her Dorset home to Brokenhurst Manor, when the New Forest club hosts its Women’s Open, later this month. The new event – which has also attracted entries from LET winners Meghan MacLaren and Wentworth’s Annabel Dimmock – is the brain child of Brokenhurst […]

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R&A sets up £7m COVID-19 Support Fund to combat coronavirus pandemic

THE £7million R&A COVID-19 Support Fund has been launched by the game’s governing body to help golf deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The fund will be largely aimed at national associations and other affiliated bodies in Great Britain and Ireland. With the global pandemic leading to widespread temporary course closures and drastic […]

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South African Women’s Open – Alice Hewson savours her maiden LET victory

ALICE Hewson kicked off her professional career with the best possible start by winning the Investec South African Women’s Open on her first start. The 22-year-old rookie member of the Ladies European Tour came from three shots behind overnight leader Olivia Cowan to win by a shot, at Cape Town’s Westlake Golf Club. Hewson, a […]

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Gemma Dryburgh within one of leader Lauren Stephenson in Australian Ladies Classic

AMERICAN Lauren Stephenson carded a six-under 66 to lead after the first round of the Geoff King Motors Australian Ladies Classic, at Bonville Golf Resort – a shot better than Scotland’s Gemma Dryburgh. The latter was joined by Finland’s Noora Komulainen, Australian Breanna Gill and Korean trio Min A Woon, Ayean Cho and Hye Ji […]

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Hannah Burke will play on the Ladies European Tour for the first time in eight months in the Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville Golf Resort

Herts’ Hannah Burke back at Australian Ladies Classic after achilles injury hell

LADIES European Tour winner Hannah Burke finished 25th on the 2019 Order of Merit despite playing only half a season because of a serious injury. The 2015 Tipsport Czech Golf Masters champion was forced to miss the second half of the year as she recovered from her achilles problem after a freak injury back in […]

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LET season kicks off with Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville Golf Resort

A NEW Ladies European Tour season starts on Wednesday night UK time – with the Geoff King Motors Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville Golf Resort, in New South Wales. The first event on the 2020 Race to Costa del Sol – which is the official LET ranking from this season – offers a €250,000 bonus […]

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It’s Back to the Future as Kristianstads hosts first LET Swedish event in five years

KRISTIANSTADS GK will see the return of the Ladies European Tour in 2020 after 34 years as the south of Sweden golf club become the venue for the new Creekhouse Ladies Open. The four-day tournament will be played from September 3-6 – featuring a field of 126 professional women, competing for a €400,000 prize fund. […]

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Sweden’s Julia Engström goes low in Kenya as Liz Young defies giant spider in shower

HAMPSHIRE’S Liz Young overcame a major scare before her tee time to emerge as the closest challenger to Swedish teenager Julia Engström, who made a strong start to the season-ending Magical Kenya Ladies Open. Engström set the pace with a five-under par 67 at Vipingo Ridge, on Thursday, in the event that brings down the […]

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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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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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The PGA Baobab Course at Kenya’s Vipingon Ridge will welcome the Ladies European Tour in December 2019

Magical Kenya Ladies Open will bring curtain down on 2019 Ladies European Tour

THE Ladies European Tour has announced it will stage the Magical Kenya Ladies Open for the first time in December. The Baobab Course at Kenya’s Vipingo Ridge, Kilifi County, will welcome the stars of the LET in the last event of 2019. The East African country welcomed the European Tour for the first time in […]

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Catriona Matthew and Spain’s Carlota Ciganda with the Solheim Cup in Spain

Catriona Matthew showing off Solheim Cup in Spain as Ciganda seeks first win in ’19

FRESH from her heroics as a member of Europe’s victorious Solheim Cup team at Gleneagles a fortnight ago, Carlota Ciganda will be looking for individual glory in this week’s Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open. The World No. 12 was a runner-up in the tournament in 2017 and finished eighth in 2018. Besides earning two points […]

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Renaissance Club ready to stage both men’s and ladies’ Scottish Opens again in 2020

THE Renaissance Club will again host the European Tour’s Scottish Open and the Ladies Scottish Open in 2020, with both events returning to the picturesque East Lothian venue for a second successive season. Both events will again be sponsored by Aberdeen Standard Investments – the 2020 edition of Scotland’s national men’s open will be played […]

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Scotland’s Carly Booth winner of the 2019 Tipsport Czech Ladies Open

It’s seventh heaven for Carly Booth after her rollercoaster victory in Czech Ladies Open

SCOTLAND’S Carly Booth ended a seven-year wait for her third Ladies European Tour title with victory in the Tipsport Czech Ladies Open. Booth carded rounds of 68, 69 and 70 for a 54-hole total of 207, nine-under-par, to win by one at Golf Resort Karlštejn. Booth won both of her previous titles in 2012, at […]

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