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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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Emily Toy the defending Champion in the 2020 Women’s Amateur Championship at West Lancashire

Toy takes her time in defence of Amateur Championship title at West Lancashire

CORNWALL’S Emily Toy maintained her bid to successfully defend the Women’s Amateur Championship after reaching Friday’s last-16 at West Lancashire GC. The 22-year-old, who claimed victory at Royal County Down last year, is aiming to become the first player since Sweden’s Louise Stahle to retain the championship, back in 2005. Having progressed on the cut […]

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Sophia Popov won the 2020 AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon by two shots creating history as the first German Major winner

Popov breaks records as first German to win AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon

GERMANY’S Sophia Popov made history with a life-changing two-shot victory at the 2020 AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon. She closed with a magnificent final round of 68 to finish at seven-under par and claim the $675,000 first-place prize. Looking unfazed throughout, Popov, who lead by three-strokes overnight, came into the week ranked 304 on […]

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Ardeer Golf Club

Ardeer Golf Club Ardeer Golf Course is a 9 out, 9 in, par 72 golf course. The club is filled with friendly people who will be happy to take you on a tour of the facilities and answer any questions you may have.  We welcome old and young and everyone in between to the club. […]

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Close House Colt

Close House now Lee’s home so it’s natural for Westwood to host British Masters again

LEE Westwood will become the first player to host the Betfred British Masters on two occasions when the tournament returns to Close House, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, next week. The third European Tour event since a four-month absence because of the coronavirus pandemic, also marks the start of its new six-event UK Swing. Play gets under way […]

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The Scottish Golf Union has reminded golfers and golf clubs to sitck to the ban on the sport despite a relaxation of rules in England. Picture by ANDY HISEMAN / MAGIC HOUR

Scottish Golf urges golfers and golf clubs to stick to ban on sport during lockdown

SCOTTISH Golf has reminded golfers north of the border to continue to observe the lockdown affecting its golf clubs after the UK Government signalled a relaxation in the COVID-19 rules. After Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attacked Prime Minister for changing the advice to “Stay Home, Stay Safe” to “Stay Alert,” on Sunday night, Scottish […]

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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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The Scottish Golf Union is the game’s governing body north of the border

Scottish Golf latest updates on coronavirus outbreak as events are called off

HAVING cancelled the first three championships of the 2020 season because of the coronavirus outbreak, Scottish Golf is urging clubs worried about the financial impact of the growing pandemic to seek Government help. A number of clubs north of the border have already been in touch with golf’s governing body over requests for financial assistance […]

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Fernhill Hotel

Fernhill Hotel

Fernhill Hotel Set in private gardens above Portpatrick, Fernhill Hotel commands stunning open views over the village, harbour and Irish Sea. This picture perfect panorama greets you as you check in to the hotel and is your backdrop while you dine or relax over a drink. Most of our 3 star hotel’s accommodation also benefits […]

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North West Castle Hotel

North West Castle Hotel

North West Castle Hotel North West Castle offers all of it’s visitors and guests a comfortable, luxurious and convenient three star town centre hotel accommodation experience in Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway in the South West of Scotland.   A family owned and run hotel for more than fifty years, ‘The Castle’ itself, was formerly the […]

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