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Skipton Golf Club

Skipton Golf Club Skipton Golf Club, one of the most scenic courses in the North of England, was founded in 1893 on the outskirts of the famous Yorkshire Dales market town. 2018, the club’s landmark 125th anniversary, saw some of the biggest changes to the course in its entire history, with a revised layout and […]

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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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Andrew Sullivan (left) the 2011 Hampshire Salver winner. Picture by ANDREW GRIFFIN / AMG Pictures

Bairstow only second Yorkshireman to win Hampshire Salver

HALLOWES GC’s Sam Bairstow prevented Jake Bolton from becoming the second Wiltshire winner of the Hampshire Savler in six years at North Hants Golf Club. The Yorkshire amateur took the prize on countback after finishing third in the Hampshire Hog on Sunday, courtesy of an excellent 65. His four-under round after lunch was only bettered […]

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Skipton Golf Club Ladies section B team members are pictured in their new Hesper Farm Skyr-sponsored team tops. Lady captain Carolyn Murphy is third from left and vice-captain Janet Emmett second from right.

Skipton Golf Club Ladies Unveil New Hesper Farm Skyr Kit

Skipton Golf Club Ladies Unveil New Hesper Farm Skyr Kit The Ladies section at Skipton Golf Club is sporting a brand-new kit, courtesy of sponsor Sam Moorhouse, of Hesper Farm Skyr in Bell Busk. The Ladies section runs A, B and weekend league teams, playing within the Yorkshire League, with friendly matches organised for later […]

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Tiger Woods holds the Masters Trophy after claiming his fifth Green Jacket at Augusta National. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Lucky 13 for Tiger as he grabs fifth Green Jacket

TIGER Woods completed one of the most incredible comebacks in sporting history to win an emotional 15th Major Championship by one shot at the Masters Tournament. The American’s last Major title came at the U.S. Open 11 years ago and since then he has undergone numerous back surgeries, falling to 1,199th in the Official World […]

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Hoylake LET pro Emma Goddard with legal firm Gateley’s John Burns after the Royal Liverpool pro received one of the LET’s Gateley grants to support her education.

Goddard gets Gateley grant from LET to aid learning

ROYAL Liverpool’s Ladies European Tour player Emma Goddard has become the first recipient of the LET’s first Gateley education grant awards. The new grant-aid scheme was launched at the beginning of December last year as part of the ‘LET’s Learn’ element of the tour’s development strategy. It exists to encourage LET members to give thought […]

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Bryson DeChambeau matched the fireworks of last year’s US Open and PGA Champion Brooks Koepka by firing a superb 66 to lead the Masters at Augusta after the first round . Picture by GETTY IMAGES.

The ‘Mad Scientist’ Bryson DeChambeau leads Masters

BRYSON DeChambeau produced an incredible finish, posting four closing birdies to share the lead with Brooks Koepka at six-under par the end of day one at the Masters. A remarkable run of scoring in the late groups stretched the field at Augusta National Golf Club, with DeChambeau amongst a host of European Tour players in […]

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Wellingboro Golf Club’s Meghan Maclaren in the third round of Jordan Mixed Open, at Ayla Golf Club. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

MacLaren disappointed to be overtaken in Jordan thriller

MEGHAN MacLaren could not produce her second win in a month – and more importantly this time against a field of men – as she lost out to Holland’s Daan Huizing in the ground-breaking Jordan Mixed Open, on Saturday. Having been an outspoken critic of the disparities in prize money between men and women’s golf […]

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Challenge Tour winner Daan Huizing who held off Ladies European Tour star Meghan MacLaren to claim the first-ever Jordan Mixed Open. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Huizing back in the winner’s circle in Jordan

DAAN Huizing made golfing history by becoming the first player to win a full-field mixed professional tournament with his triumph at the Jordan Mixed Open. The Dutchman began the final round at Ayla Golf Club two shots behind overnight leader Meghan MacLaren, who opened the world-first tournament with consecutive rounds of 65 to get to […]

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Spain’s Noemi Jimenez Martin  who led the 2018 LET Access Series Order of Merit. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

LET Access Series introduces Road to La Largue

THE LET Access Series (LETAS) will field the strongest schedule in its history as it celebrates its 10th year in 2019 – including a new Road to Largue with a new tour championship at the season’s conclusion. The series will feature 20 tournaments in nine countries across Europe, an increase from 13 last year including […]

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Meghan MacLaren leads the first Jordan Mixed Open after shooting a second successive 65 at the Ayla Golf Club. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

MacLaren accelerating towards Jordan finish line

MEGHAN MacLaren picked up where she left off by carding a second consecutive 65 and will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Jordan Mixed Open, on Saturday. The Northamptonshire-based pro, who is a champion for the strength of the women’s professional game, has carded 15 birdies and only one bogey through […]

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Dutchman Daan Huzing tees off at the par five ninth in the first round of the Jordan Mixed Open, at Ayla Golf Club. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

MacLaren makes fast start in Jordan Mixed Open

DAAN Huizing will forever hold a small place in history as the first overnight leader of the Jordan Mixed Open on eight-under par – but it was the LET’s Meghan MacLaren who did the most to make the unique format an instant success. The Dutchman birdied half of the holes at Ayla Golf Club against […]

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Graeme McDowell is looking forward to teeing it up in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch Golf Club, in County Clare

McDowell to star at McGinley’s Irish Open

MAJOR champion Graeme McDowell will be targeting a second win of the 2019 season when he returns to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this July, after the Northern Irishman claimed his first international title in four years last week. The 2010 US Open Champion is a popular figure on Irish soil and is sure […]

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Scott and Kylie Henry will become the first husband and wife to compete in the same professional tournament at this week’s Jordan Mixed Open. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Trouble and strife for Henry at Jordan Mixed Open

MORE than a trophy is on the line for Scott Henry and his wife Kylie this week with the married couple also playing for bragging rights in the inaugural staging of the Jordan Mixed Open. The Scottish couple will become the first husband and wife to compete against one another in a professional golf tournament […]

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    Betfred British Masters host Tommy Fleetwood will welcome defending champion Eddie Pepperell (right) to Hillside Golf Club, in his hometown of Southport, in May. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Pepperell and Fleetwood’s Masters double act

FRILFORD Heath’s Eddie Pepperell is targeting a successful defence of his title in the Betfred British Masters after confirming he will join his friend, tournament host Tommy Fleetwood, in the field at Hillside Golf Club, from May 9-12. Pepperell is just three days younger than Fleetwood and the pair grew up playing junior and amateur […]

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European No. 1 Francesco Molinari in action in the third and fourth place play-off match at Austin Country Club. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Kisner kills off Kuchar to earn WGC-Dell Match Play title

KEVIN Kisner claimed a maiden World Golf Championships title after triumphing over Matt Kuchar in the final of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. In the consolation match European No. 1 Francesco Molinari overcame Lucas Bjerregaard in an all-European battle to finish third. Kisner, who finished runner-up to Bubba Watson in this event last year, went […]

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New Yorker Julian Suri who produced a superb chip on the par five 18th to tie Stephen Gallacher at five-under in the Hero Indian Open. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Gallacher tied at top with Suri in Hero Indian Open

SCOTLAND’S Stephen Gallacher and Julian Suri fired opening rounds of 67 to take a share of the first round lead at the Hero Indian Open. Gallacher has often flourished on tough courses throughout his career, and showed he had the measure of DLF Golf and Country Club last season as he recorded a top ten […]

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Sergio Garcia shakes hands with Shane Lowry after his 4&2 win in the first round of the WGC-Dell Technologies World Match Play Championship at Texas’ Austin Country Club. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Lewis and Wallace flex muscles in WGC Dell World Match Play

IT was a hugely successful opening day for the stars of the European Tour at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Texas’ Austin Country Club. Francesco Molinari, Sergio Garcia, Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey were among the 18 members to register victories, while Tom Lewis halved his match with World No. 3 Brooks Koepka. There […]

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