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James Sugrue faces Koen Kouwenaar from the Netherlands for a place in the semi-finals. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Irish hopes rest on Mullarney and Sugrue who reach Amateur Championship quarter-finals

RONAN Mullarney and James Sugrue maintained hopes of home success in the 124th Amateur Championship after sealing places in Friday’s quarter-finals at Portmarnock, in Ireland. Spurred on by large numbers of spectators on the renowned links near Dublin, Mullarney and Sugrue claimed two victories apiece on the fourth day of the championship as they seek […]

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Matfen Hall Golf Club Launches Trial Membership Offer

Matfen Hall Golf Club Launches Trial Membership Offer Golfers who would like to give Matfen Hall Golf Club a try will be thrilled to hear that the Northumberland club – part of the award-winning Matfen Hall Hotel – has introduced a trial membership. The three-month membership offers a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in becoming […]

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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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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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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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The British Junior Golf Tour

The British Junior Golf Tour The UK’s leading Junior Golf Tour The British Junior Golf Tour, a not-for-profit organisation, is the leading Junior Golf Tour in the UK. We provide junior golfers with outstanding opportunities to experience great competitions, on wonderful courses, at top class venues. Our events are fun, competitive, affordable and open to […]

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