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Popov breaks records as first German to win AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon

GERMANY’S Sophia Popov made history with a life-changing two-shot victory at the 2020 AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon. She closed with a magnificent final round of 68 to finish at seven-under par and claim the $675,000 first-place prize. Looking unfazed throughout, Popov, who lead by three-strokes overnight, came into the week ranked 304 on […]

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Hot putter delivers maiden win for Gabriella Cowley in 5th Rose Ladies Series event

FORMER England international Gabriella Cowley, from Essex, dug in for the victory at the JCB Golf and Country Club, in Staffordshire. Cowley’s round of 70 for a two-under par finish saw her enjoy a slender one shot winning margin over no fewer than six of her nearest rivals including LET stars Georgia Hall and Charley […]

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Shire will host penultimate Rose Ladies Series event before Grand Final series

THE Rose Ladies Series will arrive at The Shire London for its penultimate event later this month with places in the three-day Grand Final up for grabs. Created by Olympic Champion Justin Rose and his wife Kate, the Series has caught the mood of the golf game post-lockdown. It has given Ladies European Tour members […]

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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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Charley Hull

Charley Hull grabs first Rose Ladies Series title with play-off win at Brokenhurst

CHARLEY Hull won the first Rose Ladies Series Event in some style. The Woburn ace defeated Hampshire heroine Liz Young with a birdie on the first extra hole at Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club, in the New Forest. Spectators weren’t allowed inside the venue due to government social distancing guidelines. But they would have been treated […]

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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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LPGA switches restart date from June until mid-July as Women’s PGA moves to Oct.

AFTER the KPMG Women’s PGA was moved to the autumn, the LPGA has confirmed it is pushing back its planned date to restart tournaments in the USA They will now resume in the middle of July, instead of mid-June as originally planned, because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The LPGA stressed its plans to prepare […]

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Indian Open joins list of tournaments cancelled by Cornavirus outbreak

NEXT week’s Hero Indian Open has been postponed due to the ongoing threat posed by the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The decision was made following consultation between the Indian Golf Union, the tournament’s co-sanctioning partners – the European Tour and the Asian Tour – and the tournament title sponsor Hero MotoCorp. The move came […]

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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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Stacy Lewis in first return to Australia in four years – and with a mum’s perspective

TWO-time major champion Stacy Lewis last teed it up Down Under in 2014, when she tied for sixth at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open. It was the start of a season-of-a-lifetime for Lewis, who captured three victories and became the first American to take home all three season-ending awards since Betsy King in 1993. […]

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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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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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Women and Girls’ Golf Week declared another major success by England Golf

THE second staging of Women and Girls’ Golf Week proved another social media success across Great Britain and Ireland, as well as raising engagement and participation at club level, organisers have claimed. The recent awareness week, timed to coincide with the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn, generated more than 12 million Twitter impressions through […]

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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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Jack Senior (left) and Stephanie Meadow

Senior wins third play-off as Meadow leads field in ISPS Handa World Invitational

LOCAL hero Stephanie Meadow held off Charley Hull to win the women’s tournament while Jack Senior defeated compatriot and good friend Matthew Baldwin in a sudden death play-off at the inaugural ISPS Handa World Invitational, in Northern Ireland. Galgorm Castle Golf Club witnessed high drama until the final putt was holed as Meadow showed real […]

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The 2019 European Solheim Cup team at Gleneagles

Matthew hands Solheim Cup spot to vice-captain Suzann Pettersen and rewards Law

EUROPEAN Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew named France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart-Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen as her four picks. The quartet were named at a press conference at Gleneagles this afternoon, which was broadcast live on Sky Sports News and the Golf Channel. The eight players who automatically qualified […]

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