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Boote steps up to Welsh title

Boote steps up to Welsh title   Wales international David Boote claimed his first Welsh Amateur Championship title, winning a tight contest against Borth and Ynyslas 16-year-old Elis Lewis. Walton Heath’s Boote went into the final as the firm favourite, given his greater international experience as well as studying at Tiger Woods’ old university Stanford, […]

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MacIntyre the Master of Muirfield

MacIntyre the Master of Muirfield On the same green where Phil Mickelson lifted his first Claret Jug at Muirfield two years ago, another ‘leftie’ had his moment at the renowned venue yesterday (1 August). After producing a quite stunning comeback, Robert MacIntyre claimed the Fairstone Scottish Amateur Championship, becoming the first left-hander in living memory […]

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TURNBERRY, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 02:  Inbee Park of South Korea poses with the trophy following her victory during the Final Round of the Ricoh Women's British Open at Turnberry Golf Club on August 2, 2015 in Turnberry, Scotland.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Park Joins the Elite in Style

Park Joins the Elite in Style Korea’s Inbee Park has become just the seventh woman golfer to achieve the traditional career Grand Slam. The World No. 1 carded a superb seven under par 65 to win the Ricoh Women’s British Open at the Trump Turnberry Resort and in the process join the elite group comprising […]

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Ko Bids to Win on First Major Start

Ko Bids to Win on First Major Start

Jin-Young Ko leads the RICOH Women’s British Open at Trump Turnberry Resort going into today’s final round. Ko Bids to Win on First Major Start Jin-Young Ko will start out tomorrow bidding to follow in the footsteps of her Korean compatriot Hyo Joo Kim. Kim won last year’s Evian Championship in her first appearance in […]

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Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, Peebles

Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, Peebles Cardrona Peebles near Edinburgh EH45 8NE  Tel: 0844 879 9024 International: +44 1896 831144 A Luxury Hotel in Peebles Situated in beautiful Scottish Borders countryside, our four star hotel is the perfect venue for your next leisure stay, golf outing, conference or event. Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa in Peebles, offers luxurious contemporary accommodation […]

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Macdonald Linden Hall Golf & Country Club, Northumberland

Macdonald Linden Hall Golf & Country Club, Northumberland  Longhorsley, Morpeth Northumberland NE65 8XF  Tel: 0844 879 9084 International:+44 1670 500000 Our hotel in Northumberland The impressive Macdonald Linden Hall Golf and Country Club was built by merchant and banker Charles William Bigge in 1812. Today, it nestles in 450 acres of private grounds: the perfect country house hotel. Boasting […]

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English Men's Amateur Championship 2015
The Alwoodley Golf Club
Robert Burlison
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Tight matches test players in English amateur

Tight matches test players in English amateur Nerves were thoroughly tested in the English amateur championship today as players battled for places in the quarter-finals at The Alwoodley Golf Club, Leeds. There was much drama as two matches this afternoon went into extra time and two others were decided on the 18th. Rob Burlison (Enville) […]

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Leeds Cup win boosts Houston’s tour hopes

Leeds Cup win boosts Houston’s tour hopes GARRY Houston believes he can resurrect his European Tour career after his second Leeds Cup victory in four years. “I was ill at the start of the season and I did not want to travel too far but I still wanted to keep my game sharp,” said the […]

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Kim Tops a Packed Leaderboard

Kim Tops a Packed Leaderboard Korea’s Hyo Joo Kim carded a superb seven under par 65 to storm into a one shot lead after the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at the Trump Turnberry Resort in Ayrshire. 20-year old Kim goes into the second round with New Zealand’s Lydia Ko and America’s […]

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CARDIFF, WALES - JULY 9:  Garry Houston punches the air with delight after winning The Welsh National PGA Championship at Radyr Golf Club Club on July 9, 2015 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

Three share lead in Leeds Cup

Three share lead in Leeds Cup A TRIO of players are deadlocked one three-under-par 68 at the end of the first round of the Leeds Cup at Moortown. And 2012 winner, Chester-based Welshman Garry Houston, with two victories under his belt this season, is ominously only one shot of the pace. But defending champion Ben […]

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RICOH CONFIRM PARTNERSHIP WITH WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN TO 2018

RICOH CONFIRM PARTNERSHIP WITH WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN TO 2018 Turnberry, July, 29, 2015 Global technology leader, Ricoh, signed an agreement with the Ladies Golf Union and IMG today to continue as title sponsor of the Ricoh Women’s British Open through 2018. Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document […]

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QHOTELS STEPS UP GOLF MEMBERSHIP DRIVE WITH SIX-WEEK PACKAGES FROM £45

QHOTELS STEPS UP GOLF MEMBERSHIP DRIVE WITH SIX-WEEK PACKAGES FROM £45 QHotels, the UK’s largest golf resort operator, has taken its commitment to raising golf membership numbers across England and Scotland to new heights after unveiling the best-value full membership deals in the country – offering six-week packages from just £45. Following the successful launch […]

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SkyCaddie offers free Samsung and LG tablets in Virgin Media deal

SkyCaddie offers free Samsung and LG tablets in Virgin Media deal HADDENHAM, BUCKS, UK – Golfers will get a free Samsung or LG tablet if they take advantage of SkyCaddie’s new limited-time deal with Virgin Media Affinity. Golfers who have one of SkyCaddie’s membership plans – which give instant access to golf’s most frequently-updated course […]

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Seven new players selected for Home International defence

Seven new players selected for Home International defence Seven new players will help to defend England’s title when the Boys’ Home Internationals are played next week at Conwy Golf Club, Wales, from August 4-6. They are Toby Briggs of Norfolk (Image © Leaderboard Photography), Will Enefer of Shropshire, Max Martin of Warwickshire, Rhys Nevin-Wharton of […]

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SkyPro adds ‘game-changing’ Attack Angle Upgrade

SkyPro adds ‘game-changing’ Attack Angle Upgrade HADDENHAM, BUCKS, UK – SkyCaddie’s award-winning SkyPro golf swing training device has added a new Attack Angle feature in a July 2015 upgrade. Attack Angle measures whether the clubhead is moving up or down on the ball at impact. The upgrade is automatically added when golfers update the free […]

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Carnoustie Championship To Host World Hickory Open

Carnoustie Championship To Host World Hickory Open Hickory golfers all over the world are currently preparing for the tenth anniversary of The World Hickory Open, which will take place at Carnoustie Country’s famous Open venue, Carnoustie Championship, from 19-23 October. “As part of our tenth anniversary celebrations, the World Hickory Open 2015 is to be […]

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English Men's Amateur Championship 2015
The Alwoodley Golf Club
David Wicks
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New course record as qualifying is completed

New course record as qualifying is completed Sussex golfer David Wicks set a new course record in the rain as qualifying for the match play stage of the English amateur championship was finally completed today at The Alwoodley and Pannal Golf Clubs in Yorkshire. Play was suspended yesterday when torrential rain flooded both courses and […]

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David Ross, winner of MasterCard’s Keep score and be a scorer at The Open competition at the Home of Golf, St Andrews, Scotland

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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Gleneagles Launches The Gleneagles Foundation for Junior Golfers

Gleneagles Launches The Gleneagles Foundation for Junior Golfers The Gleneagles Hotel, Host Venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup, has announced the launch of The Gleneagles Foundation, a 12-month scholarship programme for aspiring junior golfers. Up to 15 lucky recipients will be selected by Gleneagles’ Golf Professionals to enter the Gleneagles Foundation programme. Beneficiaries will receive […]

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L-r, Woodsome Hall GC captain Andrew Green, Mark Squire  Scarcroft GC), Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs president Peter AA Finnegan and Kevin Fretwell (Garforth GC).

Squire and Fretwell victorious at Woodsome Hall

Squire and Fretwell victorious at Woodsome Hall SCARCROFT’S Mark Squire and Kevin Fretwell (Garforth) teamed up to win the second summer meeting of the Yorkshire County Members’ Association at Woodsome Hall GC. The pair – Squire off nine and Fretwell off 11 – amassed 42 points to win by one in the three-quarters handicap stableford […]

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