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Frilford Heath’s Eddie Pepperell says he still has not hit the heights so far this season that produced two wins in 2018. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Pepperell confident ahead of British Masters defence

EDDIE Pepperell will defend a European Tour title for the first time in his career as he tees it up at the Betfred British Masters at Hillside Golf Club tomorrow (Thursday). The Englishman won last year’s British Masters at Walton Heath, his second title of the 2018 season, and has arrived at Hillside in a […]

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Tommy Fleetwood receives the Hero Challenge from chief executive Pawan Munjal (right). Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Fleetwood crowned King of the Docks in Hero Challenge

TOMMY Fleetwood kick-started his Betfred British Masters week with victory in the first Hero Challenge of the 2019 European Tour season, defeating compatriot Matt Wallace in the final at Princes Dock in Liverpool. This year’s British Masters host topped group one and then defeated Ladies European Tour and LPGA star Charley Hull in the semi-final […]

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Stoke Park’s British Boys Champion Conor Gough will get to play against his European Tour heroes at the Betfred British Masters at Hillside, hosted by Tommy Fleetwood, starting on Thursday.

Stoke Park’s Gough gets invite to Betfred British Masters

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE’S amateur star Conor Gough will make his European Tour debut at Hillside next month after receiving an invite to participate in the 2019 Betfred British Masters next week. The 16-year-old, who won the British Boys Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush and Portstewart last year, will be taking the same first steps on the European […]

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Liverpool legends Sir Kenny Dalglish and Robbie Fowler will help create a Red v Blue rivalry at the Betfred Masters Pro-am at Hillside GC, next week. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Merseyside football rivals to do battle at Betfred Masters

THE Merseyside red and blue rivalry will be rekindled when Liverpool and Everton footballers take to Hillside Golf Club for the Celebrity Pro-Am on the eve of the Betfred British Masters. The Premier League clubs, who are separated by one mile across Stanley Park, have produced many memorable battles in English football and the latest […]

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Tommy Fleetwood is following in Lee Westwood’s footsteps by hosting the British Masters after the Nottinghamshire pro with 10 Ryder Cup appearances took on the duties at Close House, in 2017. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Westwood backing Fleetwood at British Masters

LEE Westwood will bid for his 25th European Tour victory when he joins tournament host Tommy Fleetwood at Hillside Golf Club next week for the Betfred British Masters. The Englishman, who claimed a Rolex Series title in the Nedbank Golf Challenge last November, is in pursuit of the milestone win, and his second Betfred British […]

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The winning England team after beating Spain 13-7 at Formby, on Sunday. Picture by LEADERBOARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Jones and Gill help England slay Spain at Formby

ENGLAND staged a confident performance to beat Spain 13-7 in the mixed international at Formby Golf Club and kept their firm grip on the Seve Ballesteros Trophy. They built on Saturday’s one-point lead with a 4-1 win in the morning’s foursomes before taking six of the 10 singles. Northamptonshire’s Ben Jones scored the winning point […]

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Essex express... Lily May Humphreys and Georgina Blackman teamed up to win the opening foursomes match against Spain at a windswept Formby. Picture by LEADBOARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Only Way is Essex as England lead Spain

ENGLAND lead Spain 3-2 after a storm-tossed first day of the mixed international at Formby Golf Club in Lancashire. The players were faced with extremely strong winds and icy, driving rain. The main scoreboard blew over before play began, trolleys toppled regularly, balls moved on the green and on the tee – and bogeys were […]

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Moor Park’s Matt Wallace went to the British Masters at The Grove as a spectator in 2016 – three years later he is one of the favourites. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Wallace joins English stars at Betfred British Masters

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Matt Wallace will be targeting a victory on home soil when he tees it up at the Betfred British Masters, next month. The Moor Park ace has confirmed he will join tournament host Tommy Fleetwood, defending champion Eddie Pepperell and Ryder Cup star Tyrrell Hatton in the field at Hillside Golf Club, from May […]

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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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Meghan MacLaren is hoping to improve on her record in the Lalla Meryem Cup at Moroccos Royal Golf Dar Es Salam this week. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

MacLaren won’t be overtaken easily in Morocco

MEGHAN MacLaren is looking to build on her recent strong performances in Australia and Jordan as she sets her sights firmly on the Lalla Meryem Cup this week. A victory in the Moroccan capital of Rabat would see her take the lead in the race to be crowned European No. 1 and leapfrog Charley Hull […]

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The Ladies European Tour will break new ground with the first professional event under the lights at Dubai’s Emirates Golf Club, in early May

Ladies European Tour goes under lights in Dubai

DUBAI is set to host the first professional day-night golf tournament next month – the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic  will be played on the Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club. Golf course designer Sir Nick Faldo made floodlights an integral part of the design. Excitement is already building as fans look to witness and be […]

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