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Stanton on the Wolds member pick up their award from England Golf  performance director Nigel Edwards (right)

Stanton-on-the-Wolds: A true championship venue

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE’S Stanton-on-the-Wolds Golf Club has won England Golf’s Championship Venue of the Year Award – and the congratulations of European Tour star Tyrrell Hatton. He sent a special message to the club as their achievement was applauded at the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by adidas Golf – after they beat off strong competition from […]

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Lansberry (left) received his England Golf Coach of the Year Award from Richard Maxfield, chief executive of The PGA

Make golf fun says top coach Lansberry

BIRMINGHAM’S Aaron Lansberry puts the fun into golf for hundreds of youngsters – and it’s won him the England Golf Coach of the Year Award, sponsored by The PGA. Lansberry, from Hatchford Brook Golf Centre, was recognised last night at the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by adidas Golf. More than 400 guests at London’s […]

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Ian Bonser receiving his Lifetime Achievement Award from Adam Sills, Head of Sport at The Telegraph.

Ah Bonser… the man who gave golf ‘40,000 members’

IAN Bonser, who has helped countless people to follow their golfing dreams, was honoured last night with England Golf’s Lifetime Service Award. Bonser, the owner of the 3 Hammers golf complex in Staffordshire and a committed volunteer in the game, was recognised at the England Golf Awards, sponsored by adidas Golf at London’s Royal Lancaster […]

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LEFT TO RIGHT: England Golf Awards host Dan Walker, Young Ambassador of the Year Lou McLoughlin, England Golf’s Emma Anderson and Brendon Pyle from the Golf Foundation

Louise named England Golf’s Young Ambassador of Year

CHESHIRE teenager Louise McLoughlin loves helping people enjoy golf – and her bubbly enthusiasm has won her the title of England Golf’s Young Ambassador of the Year. The 18-year-old received the accolade, presented in association with the Golf Foundation, at last night’s England Golf Awards. The audience of more than 400 guests at London’s Royal […]

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England Golf’s Volunteer fo the Year Mark Feeney with Sport England’s  Jenny Betteridge

Feeney transforms West Derby junior section

LANCASHIRE’S Mark Feeney has won England Golf’s Volunteer of the Year Award for the way he has transformed junior golf at his club. “I’m stunned,” said Feeney, from West Derby Golf Club, in Liverpool, after his win was revealed at England Golf’s 2019 Awards. Feeney was applauded by more than 400 guests at London’s Royal […]

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    Padraig Harrington is back in Malaysia for the Maybank Championship as he continues to recover from a wrist injury. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Harrington hopes Malaysia return will kick-off season well again

PADRAIG Harrington is teeing off his 2019 season in buoyant mood at the Maybank Championship as his recovery from a wrist injury exceeds expectations. The next European Ryder Cup captain is making his first appearance in the Kuala Lumpur event. But the two-time Open winner has previously enjoyed success in Malaysia, recording five top eight finishes […]

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Shubhankar Sharma is aiming to follow Justin Harding into the World’s top 50 when he defends his title this week. Picture courtesy of Maybank Championship

Sharma sets sights on World Top 50 at Maybank

SHUBHANKAR Sharma is feeling relaxed about his Maybank Championship title defence, as the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year aims to build on a stellar debut season on the European Tour. The 22 year old burst on to the scene with two early victories on the 2018 Race to Dubai, following up his maiden […]

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Carden Park Cheshire 18th

Carden Park Nominated For Prestigious World Golf Awards

Carden Park Nominated For Prestigious World Golf Awards Carden Park has been nominated for two awards at the renowned World Golf Awards, demonstrating that international experts continue to see it as providing one of England’s very best golfing experiences. The luxurious golf destination has been nominated in two highly competitive categories, England’s Best Golf Course […]

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he majestic Sunningdale clubhouse where the 2020 Senior Open will be hosted the Staysure European Tour has announced. Picture by KEVIN DISS

Sunningdale Old to host Senior Open in 2020

SUNNINGDALE Golf Club will host The Senior Open for the third time when Europe’s only Senior Major Championship returns in 2020. The Old Course at Sunningdale first hosted The Senior Open in 2009, when America’s Loren Roberts defeated compatriot Fred Funk and Ireland’s Mark McNulty in a play-off. Another American, Marco Dawson, was triumphant when […]

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Frilford Heath’s Eddie Pepperell tweeted after his sensational third place at The Players Championship, at Sawgrass.

Eddie puts prep and Pep-perell into Players

FRILFORD Heath’s Eddie Pepperell produced the performance of his life to shoot up the Players leaderboard even though he was eventually eclipsed by Rory McIlroy’s triumph at Sawgrass, finishing tied for third on Sunday. While Irish eyes were smiling as McIlroy sparked a huge St Patrick’s Day celebration with his first win in golf’s unofficial […]

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Maclaren is showered with champagne on the 18th green at Queanbeyan Golf Club. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

MacLaren makes mark as double NSW Open champion

ENGLAND’S Meghan MacLaren  claimed the Worrells New South Wales Women’s Open for the second successive year after an impressive final round of 69 gave her a three-stroke victory at Queanbeyan Golf Club. MacLaren was the only player in the field to shoot four rounds under par and finished on 12-under – three ahead of New […]

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England Golf’s Nigel Ewards has been named as the Team GB’s golf team leader for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Picture by LEADERBOARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Edwards to lead Toyko Olympics golf Gold defence

ENGLAND Golf performance director Nigel Edwards has been named as Team GB’s golf team leader for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The announcement of all the team leaders was made by the British Olympic Association (BOA) at a planning workshop for the Games, which are just over 500 days away. Team GB deputy chef de mission […]

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Dorset’s Women’s British Open Champion Georgia Hall has accepted an offer by The R&A to become one of its golf ambassadors. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

Georgia Hall agrees to become R&A ambassador

WOMEN’S British Open champion Georgia Hall will support The R&A’s drive to inspire more women, girls and families into playing golf by becoming its latest ambassador. The R&A is investing £80million into women’s and mixed golf over the next 10 years to boost participation in the sport and the 22-year-old will undertake a wide range […]

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Royal Liverpool will host the 151st Open Championship when the Claret Jug is contestd for a 13th time at Hoylake, in 2022. Picture by THE R&A / GETTY IMAGES.

Lucky 13 as Open heads to Hoylake in 2022

THE 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool’s Hoylake course in 2022, the R&A has announced today. It will be the 13th time that golf’s oldest championship has been played over the famous Merseyside links where many of the greatest names in the sport have lifted the iconic Claret Jug. The Open was last […]

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Dunstanburgh Castle’s head greenkeeper Stuart Imeson receives the BIGGA Greenkeeping  Greenkeeping Project of the Year from Baroness’ Adam Butler (right)

Greenkeeping award for Dunstanburgh Bunker Camp founder

BIGGA member Stuart Imeson rounded off an outstanding year that saw him become a father for the first time and then be placed in charge of the entire operations at his golf club by winning a prestigious industry award. The general manager and head greenkeeper at Dunstanburgh Castle, in Northumbria, was the winner of the […]

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Spot the star …. former Lancashire county player Tommy Fleetwood – now number 14 in the world – with members of the Lancashire boys’ training squads when the Ryder Cup star shared some of his lessons from his formative years as a golfer

Praise For Clubs As Lancashire Nominated For Top Award

Praise For Clubs As Lancashire Nominated For Top Award Lancashire clubs are hoping their support for the drive to get more people playing golf will help land a prestigious national award. The Red Rose county has been nominated in the 2019 England Golf awards, sponsored by adidasGolf. The Lancashire team are bidding to secure a double success, having […]

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    Wellingborough’s Meghan MacLaren who claimed the NSW Wales Open a year ago and hopes it will stir good memories for this week’s Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville GC. Picture by Ladies European Tour

MacLaren revved up for another New South Wales title tilt

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE’S Meghan MacLaren and fellow Ladies European Tour players skipped breakfast to explore the beautiful scenery on the Coffs Coast ahead of the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic, which tees off at Bonville Golf Resort in New South Wales, on Wednesday night (GMT). The golfers met a troop of kangaroos on the ‘Look at […]

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Race to Dubai winner Francesco Molinari wants to make improvements to his game as the Open Champion begins his defence as the European No. 1 at the WGC-Mexico Championship in Mexico City. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Molinari making mark in Mexico for R2D defence

FRANCESCO Molinari is looking forward to getting his season up and running as he prepares to launch the defence of his Race to Dubai title at this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship. The Italian enjoyed a dream 2018 campaign, winning The 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links before becoming the first European to win five points […]

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