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More European Tour players join field at ‘Royal Portrush’ for BMW Indoor Invitational

A FIELD of 29 European Tour players will take on Royal Portrush in the second event in the European Tour’s BMW Indoor Invitational. Dutchman Joost Luiten won the inaugural virtual golf tournament – powered by Trackman – last Saturday. The five-time European Tour winner finished two shots clear of the field over St Andrews’ Old […]

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Korda sisters to go head-to- head in first of seven LPGA e-Tour Live matches

THE Ladies Professional Golf Association is launching the LPGA e-Tour Live featuring a series of head-to-head matches played onlline over nine holes, this week. The first event tonight (Wednesday, May 13) will see the Korda sisters – Jessica and Nelly – fight for family honour in the new matchplay event. The LPGA has team up […]

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2020 BMW Indoor Invitational winner Joost Luiten, who shot a six-under par 66 on the Old Course at St Andrews, on a golf simulator

Luiten lights up back nine on Old Course to claim first leg of BMW Indoor Invitational

JOOST Luiten posted a six-under par 66 on the Old Course for a two-shot victory in the inaugural edition of the BMW Indoor Invitational at St Andrews, on Saturday. The Dutchman finished top of a leaderboard featuring 18 European Tour players in the first of five events in the new series of virtual golf tournaments […]

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Clive Edgington to continue as captain of The R&A into 2020/21 season

CLIVE Edgington is to continue as captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews in 2020/21. Mr Edginton, a member at Surrey’s St George’s Hill – took office in September as captain for 2019/20. But because of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic this year, the club’s past captains have nominated […]

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BMW Indoor Invitational to see Westwood and Kaymer tackle top courses online

MARTIN Kaymer and Lee Westwood will go head-to-head from their own homes as the European Tour switches formats for the new BMW Indoor Invitational. The eSport special is a series of virtual golf tournaments using the latest simulator technology powered by TrackMan that will run over the summer featuring courses including St Andrews, Royal Portrush, […]

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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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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 at Royal Birkdale in his Great British Open Challenge

Can you spare price of a golf ball to support Iron Golfer on his GB Open Challenge?

‘IRON Golfer’ Luke Willett is asking for support to complete The Great British Open Challenge having played 10 Open Championship courses and cycling 500 miles in just over six days. As Luke holed out on the 18th at Royal Birkdale today (Thursday) he was making steady progress towards playing all 14 Open Championship venues as […]

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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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Victor Perez in the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Kingsbarns

Southgate hopes to complete St Andrews double by adding the Dunhill to Links Trophy

DUNDEE-based Frenchman Victor Perez and Essex’s Matthew Southgate will enter the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in a share of the lead, with both players chasing a maiden European Tour title. The famous St Andrews Old Course will play host on the final day and with the wind set to kick up, […]

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Matthew Jordan playing the 18th on St Andrews Old Course in the second round of the Alfred Dunhill LInks,

Jordan and Rose’s Dunhill Links are sharing amateur victories at St Andrews

MATTHEW Jordan carded a stunning 64, which included a hole-out eagle two followed by five successive birdies, at St Andrews Old Course to take the halfway lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The promising Cheshire has been plying his trade primarily on the European Challenge Tour this year, where the Royal Liverpool member has […]

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South African Justin Walters playing the Old Course at St Andrews in the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links

Walters reveals dad’s spirit was present as he shot lights out at St Andrews in Dunhill

JUSTIN Walters found his form in spectacular style at St Andrews to take a one-shot lead after an emotional first day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The South African has faced plenty of adversity on the golf course during the 2019 Race to Dubai, battling a calf injury over the summer and failing to […]

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Rory McIlroy in practice round at the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links

Rory McIlroy wants Dunhill victory at St Andrews as 60th birthday present for his dad

RORY McIlroy is hoping to put the icing on the cake of a perfect 60th birthday present for his father by claiming a maiden Alfred Dunhill Links Championship title. The Northern Irishman is playing alongside his dad Gerry in an event which has provided him many special memories – but not yet an elusive victory. […]

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Shane Lowry at St Andrews for the 2019 Dunhill Links

Why Open Champion Shane Lowry loves Dunhill Links and has eye on Race to Dubai

SHANE Lowry will tee it up at the Home of Golf for the first time as Open Champion this week when the Irishman features in a star-studded field of golfers and celebrities at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The 32-year-old claimed his maiden Major title at Royal Portrush two months ago, and has been riding […]

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Iron Golfer Luke Willett

Iron Golfer Luke Willett to play 14 Open Championship venues and cycle 800 miles

IRON Golfer Luke Willett is aiming to complete a unique 10-day golfing challenge to cycle to all 14 Open Championship venues carrying his clubs on his back and playing a full 18 holes on each course. He has carved out a reputation for taking on remarkable ironman-style golfing tests. Now Luke’s latest goal is to […]

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New Zealand’s Michael Campbell

Campbell tracing golf and family roots on his debut at Craigielaw’s Scottish Seniors

KIWI Michael Campbell has ensured this year’s Scottish Senior Open at Craigielaw Golf Club will be a star-studded affair with the biggest gathering of Major Champions in the event’s 27-year history. Campbell, who captured the 2005 US Open Championship by holding off Tiger Woods at Pinehurst No. 2, will join fellow Major winners Sandy Lyle, […]

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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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Walking the Old Course with Tiger Woods

Walking the Old Course with Tiger Woods Golfers reflect on “once-in-a-lifetime experience” scoring for major winners at The Open A lucky winner of MasterCard’s Keep score and be a scorer at The Open competition has described scoring for 14-time major winner Tiger Woods, at the Home of Golf, St Andrews, Scotland, during The 2015 Open, as a […]

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Hats off to Harvey as course record seals crown for Hartpury at St Andrews

Hats off to Harvey as course record seals crown for Hartpury at St Andrews JOE Harvey fired Hartpury College to the British Schools and Colleges Tour title with an outstanding course record five-under par at The Dukes Golf Club, at St Andrew’s. Harvey, 17, streaked away from the competition on the opening day at the […]

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ProScot Golf

ProScot Director, John Scott, knows everything there is to know about Golfing in Scotland having been an accredited PGA Professional for 30 years. During his PGA professional career, John taught at the prestigious Hartl Golf Resort in Germany, the largest of its kind in Europe. Consistent top levels of coaching, helped by his German language […]

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