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Ben Schmidt on the trail of The Amateur crown and place in Masters and Open

YORKSHIRE’S Benjamin Schmidt comfortably advanced in his quest to win The 125th Amateur Championship. Taking on Germany’s Brandon Dietzel, Schmidt – the highest ranked player in the field at No. 35 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking – recorded a 3&2 victory across the famed Royal Birkdale links. The 18-year-old, from Rotherham GC, will meet […]

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Matt Fitzpatrick talking to England Golf squad members in the online Q&A

Fitzpatrick and Wallace put down the welcome Matt to England’s stars of tomorrow

EUROPEAN Tour stars Matt Wallace and Matt Fitzpatrick have gone back to their roots to encourage, inspire and advise the next generation of English golfers. The former England Golf graduates took part in separate online Q&A sessions with current players, coaches and staff and captivated their audiences with tales on their careers and anecdotes from […]

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England Golf update: COVID-19

England Golf update: COVID-19    In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, England Golf has today announced a number of key decisions relating to all of our championships and wider golfing activities. All championship and performance events have been postponed until 7 June. With the health and wellbeing of all golfers, staff and volunteers paramount […]

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England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus England Golf  – in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers. We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the […]

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Ben Schmidt beat Callum Farr to win the 2020 New South Wales Amateur Championship at St Michael’s Golf Club

Ben Schmidt goes Farr to win New South Wales Amateur – his fifth national title in year

BEN Schmidt made it an Aussie double for England when he won the New South Wales Amateur Championship after Charlotte Heath’s brilliant weekend victory in the Australian Women’s Amateur. The 17-year-old Rotherham GC member turned in a dominant performance against Northamptonshire’s Callum Farr in the all-England final, at St Michael’s Golf Club, near Sydney. The […]

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HUDDERSFIELD golf club’s Charlotte Heath, the 2020 Australian Women’s Amateur Champion

Charlotte Heath the fifth Brit to win Australian Women’s Amateur Championship

CHARLOTTE Heath became just the fifth British player to ever win the third oldest women’s amateur championship in the world at the weekend. The 18-year-old England international swept away the challenge of Indonesia’s Mela Putri to claim a stunning victory in the Australian Women’s Amateur Championship. The Yorkshire schoolgirl was too strong for her 22-year-old […]

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Royal St George’s will host the 149th Open at Sandwich, in July, for the first time since 2011. Picture by ANDREW GRIFFIN / AMG PICTURES

Northern Ireland economy benefited to tune of £100m from The Open says R&A

THE 148th Open at Royal Portrush generated more than £100 million of economic benefit for Northern Ireland, according to an independent study. The Open, which returned to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, brought some £45million of new money into the province’s economy. Northern Ireland also gained £37.3 million worth of marketing as […]

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Corhamton 2016 Amateur Champion Scott Gregory 2017 New South Wales Amateur Champion

England Golf’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ set for Australia’s oldest championship in 2020

SEVEN members of the England Golf’s performance squads are travelling to Australia in the New Year, to kick off their 2020 amateur golf season. Five of the men’s squad and two from the women’s team are heading down under for four top-class tournaments in January. Northamptonshire County’s Ben Jones and Callum Farr, Yorkshire’s Ben Schmidt, […]

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