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Brancepeth Castle Golf Club

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club A Harry Colt classic, Brancepeth Castle is known for its rolling fairways, firm greens, and spectacular views. Established in 1924 Brancepeth Castle Golf Club has long been a benchmark of quality championship golf in the Durham parkland, most recently hosting an England Golf Championship in 2015. The 9th at Brancepeth is […]

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English Schools U16 Champions Rachel Gourley, from Northumberland, and Nottinghamshire’s Finn Nelson

Draw with Scots can’t put a dampener on 2019 season for English Schools as kids rule

THE curtain has come down on the English Schools’ Golf Association’s season, which has been hailed a “roaring success” after two 14-year-olds were crowned as U19 national champions. Dorset’s Louise Burke and Yorkshire’s Josh Berry captained their country in the international matches against Scotland and Wales after their victory in the 42nd English Schools Championship […]

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Lee Westwood and Close House owner Graham Wylie announce the Betfred British Masters will return to the Newcastle course in 2020. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Westwood to resume British Masters host role at Close House

THE Betfred British Masters will return to Close House, in Newcastle upon Tyne, in 2020 with former World Number One Lee Westwood becoming the first player to host the European Tour tournament twice. Following the success of this year’s event at Hillside Golf Club in Southport, where Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood took on the […]

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PGA Professional Philip Redpath at Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club

Ramside Hall Appoints PGA Professional Phil Redpath To Golf Academy

Ramside Hall Appoints PGA Professional Phil Redpath To Golf Academy Class AA PGA Professional Phil Redpath joins Ramside after Arabian Adventure in Dubai and Qatar Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, County Durham’s leading 36 hole golf resort, has appointed PGA Professional Phil Redpath to its academy coaching team. Redpath, from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, joins Ramside after […]

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Stoke Park Conor Gough is the youngest member of the GB&I Walker Cup squad named this week. Picture courtesy The R&A

Gough is youngest named in Walker Cup squad at 16

STOKE Park’s reigning British Amateur champion Conor Gough heads a strong contingent of 12 players from England included in the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup squad, named today. The R&A has announced an initial squad of 26 players who are in contention for selection for the GB&I team to play against the United States […]

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Hexham’s Matty Lamb broke the course record with a six-unde par 63 including eight birdies at North Hants in the Hampshire Hog. Picture by ANDREW GRIFFIN / AMG Pictures

Lamb puts Hampshire Hog to slaughter

NORTHUMBERLAND’S Matty Lamb travelled further than any of the 72 competitors vying to put their name alongside Justin Rose’s on the Hampshire Hog honours board at North Hants GC. And the plus-five handicapper, who is currently not a member of the England squad – gave the biggest hint possible that he should be on the […]

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