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Suzann Pecks-her-son after winning Solheim Cup and then announces she’ll quit

SOLHEIM Cup winner Suzann Pettersen announced she is to retire for competitive golf after a sparkling professional career spanning two decades. Moments after holing the birdie putt that secured Europe’s victory in the 16th Solheim Cup, the 38-year-old Norwegian, confirmed she would be hanging up her clubs with immediate effect. “That’s it, I’m done,” she […]

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Europe the 2019 Solheim Cup winners

Pettersen pours out emotion after winning putt on the last turns tide in Solheim Cup

EUROPE won the Solheim Cup for the first time since 2013 after an incredible finish to the final day singles, as Suzann Pettersen holed the winning putt on the 18th to send thousands of fans into raptures. Team USA looked set to retain the trophy needing just half a point from any of the final […]

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USA rookies help Inkster to narrow gap as Van Dam stars for Europe in Solheim Cup

EUROPE will take a narrow one point lead into the second day of the 16th Solheim Cup at the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles. The home team are 4½-3½ in front heading into the second series of foursomes and fourballs. But it is the American team who have momentum on their side after a dramatic […]

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Yorkshire’s LPGA winner Jodi Ewart-Shadoff

Solheim stars speak up for captain Catriona despite Pettersen losing her voice

SUZANN Pettersen has never been afraid to speak her mind but this week she may have to let her clubs do the talking after losing her voice in the lead up to match. “My golf game is in great shape,” Pettersen croaked while attending a press conference ahead of Thursday’s opening ceremony. “But my voice […]

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American Solheim cup teammates Jessica Korda (left), and Nelly Korda at Gleneagles

Kordas set to become first sisters to play alongside each other in the Solheim Cup

SISTERS Jessica and Nelly Korda will create a slice of Solheim Cup history when they play together in the Friday Foursomes over the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles. Annika and Charlotta Sorenstam were the first sisters to be named together on a Solheim Cup team in 1998 – but they did not play alongside each […]

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Somerset’s Amanda Mayne the 2019 English Senior Women’s County Champion of Champions

Mayne chance for Amanda who is crowned County Champion of Champions

SOMERSET champion Amanda Mayne has become the second player to be crowned as the English Senior Women’s County Champion of Champions. The Saltford GC member followed in the footsteps of inaugural champion Alison Kelly, from Gloucestershire, after carding two rounds of 79 to claim a three-shot victory on 12-over par at this year’s event at […]

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Team USA the 2019 Ping Junior Solheim Cup winners at Gleneagles

Walker proud after stellar singles – but Europe lose Junior Solheim Cup again

TEAM USA held off a spirited fightback by Europe to claim their fourth consecutive victory in the Ping Junior Solheim Cup with a 13-11 points triumph at Gleneagles. The visitors took a 7½-4½ lead into Wednesday’s singles session after drawing the foursomes 3-3 and then convincingly winning the fourballs 4½-1½, and closed out the win […]

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Prestbury’s Bel Wardle the 2019 English County Champion of Champions

Wardle grins like a Cheshire cat that’s got the cream after Champion of Champions win

BEL Wardle consolidated her reputation as one of England’s finest emerging talents as the Cheshire player was left smiling after dominating the English Women’s County Champion of Champions, at Woodhall Spa. The 2017 English Women’s Open Strokeplay champion, from Prestbury GC, carded rounds of 72 and 71, which was enough to give her an eight-shot […]

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Backroom staff will play key role if Europe are to win the Solheim Cup says Matthew

EUROPEAN captain Catriona Matthew believes her all-star backroom team could make a big difference at The Solheim Cup. The skipper of the Continental European team as Surrey’s Dame Laura Davies, Kathryn Imrie and Mel Reid by her side at Gleneagles, meaning there is no shortage of experience as the hosts seek to regain the trophy […]

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Americans claw ahead in Ping Junior Solheim Cup as fourball goes Heck’s way

THE Ping Junior Solheim Cup is poised for a nail-biting final singles session after the USA edged ahead 7½-4½ on Tuesday, thanks to a dominant afternoon fourball session. The match was tied at 3-3 after the morning foursomes after three convincing wins for the Europeans. But Team USA took control after lunch, winning four-and-a-half points […]

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Golf Foundation celebrates growing the game for girls during Solheim Cup week

THE Golf Foundation is celebrating girls’ golf in style during this week’s Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, while supporting the iconic match between Europe and the USA, which starts on Friday. For the whole week, the Golf Foundation team will be highlighting the positive steps taken by its supporters to grow the game for girls. It […]

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Scotland’s Hannah Darling during practice fo the 2019 Ping Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

Can Europe win Ping Junior Solheim Cup for first time? Well, Heck yes! says Darling

SCOTLAND’S Hannah Darling sees no reason why Team Europe cannot beat the USA for the first time in 12 years in this week’s PING Junior Solheim Cup. The Americans have won four of the last five editions – 2011 resulted in a 12-12 tie – but the 16-year-old Edinburgh golfer believes home advantage and strong […]

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2019 English Disability Open champion George Groves from Surrey’s Horne Park Golf Club

Groves grabs Disability Open title and looks set for DP World Tour Championship

WORLD No.1 George Groves claimed his first title on home soil when he beat a strong international field in blustery but dry conditions in the 2019 English Disability Open staged over Stoke by Nayland’s Gainsborough course. Groves, from Surrey’s Horne Park Golf Club, carded rounds of 77 and 74 to claim a five-shot victory over […]

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England junior international golfer Lily May Humphreys

Humphreys, Rhodes and Fuller selected for World Junior Girls in Canada

THREE of England’s most talented young players will represent their country at the World Junior Girls’ Championship, to be played in Canada at the end of September. Annabell Fuller, Lily May Humphreys and Mimi Rhodes will make the trip across the Atlantic after representing Europe in the 2019 PING Junior Solheim Cup match at Gleneagles, […]

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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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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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England trio selected by Mickey Walker for Europe’s Junior Solheim Cup team

SOMERSET’S Mimi Rhodes, Essex’s Lily May Humphreys and Surrey’s Annabell Fuller have all been included in the European team to face the United States of America in next month’s PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles. Seventeen-year-old Rhodes, from Burnham & Berrow, earned an automatic place on the team having finished in the top-six on the […]

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French European Challenge Tour golfer Daniel Perrier

Meadow closing in on glory as first women’s ISPS Handa World Invitational winner

Meadow closing in on glory as first women’s ISPS Handa World Invitational winner STEPHANIE Meadow is in pole position to secure an emotional victory on home soil as she takes a four-stroke lead into the final day of the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women, at Galgorm Castle Golf Club. Northern Ireland’s US-based Symetra […]

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Meadow closing in on glory as first women’s ISPS Handa World Invitational winner

STEPHANIE Meadow is in pole position to secure an emotional victory on home soil as she takes a four-stroke lead into the final day of the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women, at Galgorm Castle Golf Club. Northern Ireland’s US-based Symetra Tour winner posted a sublime six-under par round of 67 to reach a […]

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Northern Ireland’s Symetra Tour winner Stephanie Meadow at Galgorm Castle

Former English Amateur champion Clements hits front on Challenge Tour

ESSEX’S Todd Clements holds a one-shot lead after the weather-delayed second round of the Challenge Tour’s innovative ISPS Handa World Invitational with a separate men and women’s tournament being staged side by side for the first time in Europe. Northern Ireland’s Stephanie Meadow (pictured) and Manon De Roey are leading the way in the women’s […]

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