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Roussin-Bouchard’s Evian knowledge equals fast start by Meghan MacLaren

NORTHAMPTIONSHIRE’S Meghan MacLaren and French amateur Pauline Roussin-Bouchard hold a one-shot lead after the first round of the Jabra Ladies Open, played in beautiful, warm and sunny conditions at Evian Resort Golf Club. The pair fired matching three-under par 68s in the dual ranking event between the Ladies European Tour and its developmental tour, the […]

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Evian qualifier sharpens Solheim Cup focus for Carly Booth at Jabra Open

THE Solheim Cup dream is still alive for many of the European players in the field at this week’s Jabra Ladies Open at Evian Resort Golf Club, where Scotland’s Carly Booth will be making a push for Team Europe qualification. The top three players on the European points list in line for automatic qualification following […]

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Triumphant British Golf Show Smashes Expectations – And Announces 2020 Date

Triumphant British Golf Show Smashes Expectations – And Announces 2020 Date Golf’s newest public exhibition has secured its place firmly on the calendar, after this weekend’s British Golf Show attracted large crowds to Wycombe Air Park. And next year’s show will be even bigger and better, promise the show’s organisers, emphatically confirming that the British […]

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Berry beats cream of English internationals to claim second Senior Women’s title

CHESHIRE’S Caroline Berry was queen of the greens as she claimed her second win in the English Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Staffordshire’s Enville Golf Club. Berry said after holing a 25-footer for birdie on the 15th to beat Sussex’s Paula Carver 4&3 in the final: “To say I am thrilled is the understatement of […]

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Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew calling time on her LPGA career

SCOTLAND’s Catriona Matthew – Europe’s Solheim Cup captain – has confirmed she will be stepping away from the LPGA this year and will be playing more on the Ladies European Tour in the future. The Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, from July 17-20, will be her last LPGA event on US soil and she will […]

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What’s On This weekend? British Golf Show 17-18 May

What’s On This weekend? British Golf Show 17-18 May The UK’s only free public golf show in summer 2019 takes place in High Wycombe this weekend – so pre-register for your tickets to beat the queues on the day! With over 150 exhibitors and a host of interactive experiences, the combined British Golf Show and […]

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Challenge Tour announces ISPS HANDA World Invitational at Galgorm

THE European Challenge Tour  has announced it will host the first ISPS HANDA World Invitational for men and women to be held in Northern Ireland, in August. The European Tour’s drive for inclusivity in golf  – starting with April’s Jordan Mixed Open and the announcement last week of the first disabled tournaments to be run […]

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MacLaren races home for a big Golf Foundation date

THE Golf Foundation has welcomed Meghan MacLaren as an ambassador for the national golf charity that encourages young people from all backgrounds to benefit from the sport. Meghan’s first assignment was performed with skill and style at Golf At Goodwood on Sunday, as she struck the first official shot to launch the foundation’s national GolfSixes […]

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Fleetwood crowned King of the Docks in Hero Challenge

TOMMY Fleetwood kick-started his Betfred British Masters week with victory in the first Hero Challenge of the 2019 European Tour season, defeating compatriot Matt Wallace in the final at Princes Dock in Liverpool. This year’s British Masters host topped group one and then defeated Ladies European Tour and LPGA star Charley Hull in the semi-final […]

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Humphreys adds Welsh Strokeplay title at Harlech

ENGLAND’S Lily May Humphreys added another top title to her collection with a four-shot victory in the Welsh Women’s Open Strokeplay championship at Royal St David’s. The 17-year-old international was 10-under for the 54-hole event at the famouse Harlech links course in North Wales, finishing four shots clear of her England team-mate, Bel Wardle from […]

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Rookie Henseleit lights up Dubai Moonlight Cassic

GERMAN rookie Esther Henseleit lit up the Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club with a sizzling six-under par 66 to share the lead with Spain’s Nuria Iturrios on nine-under after the second round of the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic. The pair lead by one over Germany’s Olivia Cowan heading into the final round of the […]

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14 Days To Lift Off: British Golf Show 17-18 May

14 Days To Lift Off: British Golf Show 17-18 May HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKS, UK – – There’s just two weeks to go until the UK’s only free public golf show in summer 2019 – so pre-register for your tickets to beat the queues on the day! With over 150 exhibitors and a host of interactive […]

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BBC will show Solheim Cup highlights every day

THE BBC has agreed a deal with the Ladies European Tour to cover The Solheim Cup when European captain Catriona Matthew and her vice-captain Dame Laura Davies will try to rest the trophy back from the Americans at Gleneagles, in September. A one-hour highlights programme from Gleneagles, in Scotland, will be shown on either BBC […]

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But while there’s Moonlight and putting – and flags…

LIGHTS, camera… action! The Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic gets under way tomorrow over the Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club, which will host the world’s first professional day-night golf tournament. The field of 56 professionals had the chance to practise under the lights on Monday and are ready to make history in the 54-hole tournament. […]

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Jones and Gill help England slay Spain at Formby

ENGLAND staged a confident performance to beat Spain 13-7 in the mixed international at Formby Golf Club and kept their firm grip on the Seve Ballesteros Trophy. They built on Saturday’s one-point lead with a 4-1 win in the morning’s foursomes before taking six of the 10 singles. Northamptonshire’s Ben Jones scored the winning point […]

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Only Way is Essex as England lead Spain at Formby

ENGLAND lead Spain 3-2 after a storm-tossed first day of the mixed international at Formby Golf Club in Lancashire. The players were faced with extremely strong winds and icy, driving rain. The main scoreboard blew over before play began, trolleys toppled regularly, balls moved on the green and on the tee – and bogeys were […]

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Rose and Spain’s Ryder Cup stars’ message for England internationals

THE 2019 England v Spain international gets underway at Formby Golf Club today with the teams spurred on by good luck messages from Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia and Jose Maria Olazabal. Videos from the three Ryder Cup heroes were played at the opening ceremony, urging the teams to play their best and to make lasting […]

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Jenny Clink takes up post as England Golf president

GLOUCESTERSHIRE’S Jenny Clink has taken up her post as the new president of England Golf with Burnham and Berrow’s Graham Yates serving as her vice-president for 2019. Jenny, a member at Lilley Brook Golf Club, took up her new role at England Golf’s annual meeting, at Woodhall Spa, in April. Clink succeeds Northumberland’s Desmond Duffy. […]

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Ufford Park Celebrates Appointment Of New Hotel Manager

Ufford Park Celebrates Appointment Of New Hotel Manager The owner of a Woodbridge hotel is pleased to announce it has appointed a new manager. Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf and Spa has promoted head of operations Max Moussa to the position of hotel manager. Max joined the team at Ufford Park in July 2017, and […]

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Why MacLaren won’t be overtaken easily in Morocco

MEGHAN MacLaren is looking to build on her recent strong performances in Australia and Jordan as she sets her sights firmly on the Lalla Meryem Cup this week. A victory in the Moroccan capital of Rabat would see her take the lead in the race to be crowned European No. 1 and leapfrog Charley Hull […]

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