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Scottish Golf Benefits From New Women And Girls Fund

Scottish Golf Benefits From New Women And Girls Fund As part of the Scottish Government’s new Women and Girls Fund, Scottish Golf is one of fifteen organisations to benefit from £300,000 investment. Aimed at getting more women and girls in Scotland taking part in sport, the fund will target women and girls who have previously […]

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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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Discover The Hidden Gems Of Golf In Moray Speyside

Discover The Hidden Gems Of Golf In Moray Speyside Looking for a golf trip in Scotland, then look no further. Nestling between the Scottish Highlands, the Cairngorms National Park and Aberdeenshire, Moray Speyside is home to miles of rugged coastline to the north and the undulating mountains of the Cairngorms to the South, it’s no […]

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UK viewers will be able to watch highlights of the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles on all three days, in September.

BBC will show Solheim Cup highlights every day

THE BBC has agreed a deal with the Ladies European Tour to cover The Solheim Cup when European captain Catriona Matthew and her vice-captain Dame Laura Davies will try to rest the trophy back from the Americans at Gleneagles, in September. A one-hour highlights programme from Gleneagles, in Scotland, will be shown on either BBC […]

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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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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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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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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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Aboyne Golf Club

Aboyne Golf Club Aboyne – the understated jewel in the Aberdeenshire golfing crown Aboyne Golf Club, an Archie Simpson and Martin Hawtree inspired course, is the oldest on Royal Deeside and is renowned as one of the most beautiful golfing venues in North East Scotland. This immaculately maintained course has won many plaudits as one […]

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ISPS Handa Vic Open winners David Law and Celine Boutier. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Ormsby fought the Law and the Law won

SCOTLAND’S David Law produced an incredible finish to overhaul Wade Ormsby and win his first European Tour title at the ISPS Handa Vic Open. Law had called a penalty on himself to surrender a bogey on the ninth after accidentally making his ball move, which left him five shots back at the turn. He was […]

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