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Cheshire’s Paul Waring is in the featured group at this weekend’s BMW Indoor Invitational which will be played online over Royal Portrush’s Dunluce Links

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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The Scottish Golf Union has reminded golfers and golf clubs to sitck to the ban on the sport despite a relaxation of rules in England. Picture by ANDY HISEMAN / MAGIC HOUR

Scottish Golf urges golfers and golf clubs to stick to ban on sport during lockdown

SCOTTISH Golf has reminded golfers north of the border to continue to observe the lockdown affecting its golf clubs after the UK Government signalled a relaxation in the COVID-19 rules. After Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attacked Prime Minister for changing the advice to “Stay Home, Stay Safe” to “Stay Alert,” on Sunday night, Scottish […]

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Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood and Bernd Wiesberger have entered the BMW Indoor Invitational

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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England players Felicity Johnson, Hannah Burke, Meghan MacLaren and Charlotte Heath on the practice ground at the 2020 Vic Open

MacLaren races to support England Golf for combining men’s and women’s amtaeur

THE LET’s Meghan MacLaren has backed ground-breaking plans to stage the English Men’s and Women’s Amateur Championships simultaneously at Woodhall Spa in July. The 25-year-old, who came through the England ranks as an amateur, has called for greater equality in prize money in the pro ranks. She believes England Golf’s plan is another innovative step […]

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The 2018 Continental Europe team that won the St Andrews Trophy beating Great Britain and Ireland at Linna Golf, in Finland

R&A push on with plans for big six championships – IF amateur golf gets green light

THE R&A has published a rearranged schedule for its 2020 amateur championships – but all of its international matches between Europe and Great Britain and Ireland, and the Home Internationals have been cancelled. The R&A’s two biggest junior events – the Boys’ and Girls’ Amateur Championships – will go ahead as planned in August, while […]

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Marlborough Golf Club’s former Wiltshire county captain Jeremy Tomlinson playing in the 2002 Wiltshire Amateur Championship at Hamptworth Golf & Country Club

England chief executive says: We will all get to play in our county and club events again

ENGLAND Golf chief executive Jeremy Tomlinson has penned a second letter to golf club members across the country about the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak affecting thousands of members. APRIL is the month when traditionally many golfers and their clubs come out of hibernation. The clocks have changed, the weather improves and The Masters whets […]

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