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R&A moves next three Open venues back by a year after Royal St George’s move to ’21

ROYAL Troon will miss out on plans to host the 151st Open Championship 100 years after the famous Ayrshire club first staged the world’s oldest Major championship. The R&A announced in February that Royal Troon was to host the 152nd Open to mark the historic centenary – but the subsequent cancellation of the 149th Open […]

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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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Golf is Open for Kids in week game celebrates Open says charity backed by Henman

IN the week that should have been the 149th Open Championship, the Golf Foundation is channeling the spirit of “golf’s greatest tournament” to grow the game for juniors in golf clubs, schools and at home. The Golf is Open for Kids digital campaign aims to inspire more boys, girls and families brand new to golf […]

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Emily left to Toy with pro dream as Dryburgh grabs second Rose Ladies win

AMATEUR Champion Emily Toy said competing toe-to-toe against the best professionals in the land in the Rose Ladies Series has whetted her appetite for the remainder of the season. The Carlayon Bay GC member had to play second fiddle as Scotland’s Ladies European Tour ace Gemma Dryburgh claimed back-to-back victories on the English tour featuring […]

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Chart Hills Announces Commencement Of Major Renovation Project

Chart Hills Announces Commencement Of Major Renovation Project Biddenden, Kent, UK – 23rd June 2020 – Ramac Holdings Ltd, the new owners of Chart Hills Golf Club, today announced the commencement of major redevelopment works across the picturesque Kent facility. Since the company acquired Chart Hills in December 2019, the in-house team, led by James […]

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2019 Women’s Amateur Champion Emily Toy from Cornwall’s St Carloyan Bay Golf Club

Links-lover Williamson swops Florida for Sandwich and Rose Ladies Series start

NORFOLK’S Amelia Williamson loves links golf… and her first taste of playing against the country’s top LET players will come t one of the best seaside tracks in the UK. The England international has been given a spot in the latest Rose Ladies Series tournament – at Royal St George’s, the venue for the 2021 […]

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The Masters now moves to November as US Open and USPGA get new dates

THE Masters will be rescheduled to November it was announced this afternoon – just minutes after it was confirmed the 149th Open Championship at Royal St George’s will now take place at Sandwich in 2021. And the US Open is moving to September six weeks after the PGA of America hopes to stage the USPGA […]

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The first tee at Royal St George’s – the 2020 Open is now off because of the COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 crisis forces R&A to move Open at Royal St George’s back to 2021

THE R&A has cancelled The 149th Open at Royal St George’s in 2020 because of the current COVID-19 crisis – the championship will now be played at Sandwich in 2021, instead. The Open was due to be staged in Kent from July 12-19, but following guidance – from the UK Government, the health authorities, public […]

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R&A keeps options open on 149th Open Championship and Women’s British Open

THE R&A are working on contingency plans in case the Open at Royal St George’s – and the Women’s British Open at Royal Troon – are unable to be played on their planned dates. R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers ruled out the need to cancel the 149th Open Championship at Sandwich this early – even […]

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South Africa’s Freddie Tait Cup winner Jayden Schaper is Shape of Things to Come

SOUTH African Amateur Jayden Schaper chipped in at the last to end a remarkable week at the South African Open. The 18-year-old’s 13-under total left him in a share of sixth place, alongside fellow South Africans George Coetzee, Hennie du Plessis, JC Ritchie and Martin Rohwer, and the 2015 champion Andy Sullivan. But more importantly […]

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Open qualifier Jaco Ahlers

Armitage won’t be relying on Shanks’ pony after pocketing a place in Open at Sandwich

MARCUS Armitage thanked his partner Lucy after sealing his place at this summer’s 148th Open Championship Royal St George’s Golf Club. The Yorkshire pro birdied the last at the South African Open to seal solo third at Randpark Golf Club – and punch his ticket for the oldest Major Championship after walking off the green […]

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Iron Golfer Luke Willett

‘Iron Golfer’ Luke Willett completes his Great British Open Challenge at Sandwich

“IRON Golfer” Luke Willett completed successfully completed his Great British Open Challenge, holing out after playing 252 holes at 14 of the best known courses in UK – and after cycling some 830 miles in just 10 days. What started as a daydream became a reality after Luke cycled to all 14 historic courses that […]

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Iron Golfer Luke Willett who is undertaking the Great British Open Challenge to play every course that his hosted The Open, cycling from course to course

Willett begins Great British Open Challenge by pocketing £5k cheque from Carnoustie

IRON Golfer Luke Willett got to grips with his latest challenge – to cycle to and play every course on The Open Championship rota, by playing Carnoustie, one of the toughest tests faced by winners of the Claret Jug. The London-based PGA professional embarked on his unique 10-day golfing challenge at the first of the […]

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Record attendance set at Royal Portrush and 2020 Open tickets selling fast

A RECORD-breaking crowd of 237,750 is attending The 148th Open at Royal Portrush, setting an attendance record for a championship staged outside St Andrews. This year’s attendance surpasses the crowd of 235,000 that attended Royal Birkdale in 2017 and the 237,000 mark set at St Andrews in 2015 making it the second largest championship ever. […]

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Ratcliffe’s Vagliano team can’t overcome European supremacy at Sandwich

THE Continent of Europe showed their strength to claim a 141/2-91/2 win over Great Britain and Ireland to lift the Vagliano Trophy at Royal St George’s. In securing a seventh straight victory over the sun-drenched links in Kent, the Continent of Europe maintained their dominance in the biennial contest to the delight of captain Anna […]

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