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Kilmarnock Barassie 12th Hole. Pic Kenny Smith, Kenny Smith Photography Tel 07809 450119

Course Changes At Barassie Links Benefit Members And Visitors

Course Changes At Barassie Links Benefit Members And Visitors One of the finest championship links courses in Scotland has undergone a new look to help boost enjoyment and playability. Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club, a former Open Final Qualifying and Amateur Championship venue, now boasts an impressive new short 12th hole and other subtle course changes […]

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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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Jordan Smith who came through Wiltshire’s junior ranks, lead the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco after a seven-under par 66 on Thursday. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Jordan Smith shoots 66 to lead Trophee Hassan II

WILTSHIRE’S Jordan Smith carded a blemish-free round of 66 at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam to lead the Trophée Hassan II by one stroke after 18 holes. The Englishman, who started from the par-four 10th, parred his first four holes in Morocco but birdies on the 14th, 15th and 17th holes saw him make 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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Pia Babnik

Day 3 Report: 2019 Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open

Day 3 Report: 2019 Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Slovenia’s Pia Babnik led from start to finish at the 2019 Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Championship as a bogey-free round of 66 helped the youngster claim a seven-shot victory over France’s Charlotte Bunel. With a three-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round, Babnik continued to […]

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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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Hannah Darling (Broomieknowe GC) leads after 2nd round of the Scottish Girls Open Championship 2019

Scottish Boys’ & Girls’ Opens – Day 2 Report

Scottish Boys’ & Girls’ Opens – Day 2 Report Hannah Darling continued to lead the way at this year’s Scottish Girls’ Open. An even par round of 71 gave the Scots teenager a 3-shot lead going into tomorrow’s final round on the Eden Course at St Andrews. Looking ahead to tomorrow’s final round, Darling said: […]

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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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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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Seve’s Scottish Course Is Now A Hilton Brand

Seve’s Scottish Course Is Now A Hilton Brand The home of Scotland’s only Seve Ballesteros-designed golf course has joined one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands and will be known as DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort. At its relaunch, Tom Castles, North Lanarkshire’s Depute Provost, cut the ribbon to declare the hotel […]

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