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The 2019 European Solheim Cup team at Gleneagles

Matthew hands Solheim Cup spot to vice-captain Suzann Pettersen and rewards Law

EUROPEAN Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew named France’s Celine Boutier, English stars Jodi Ewart-Shadoff and Bronte Law and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen as her four picks. The quartet were named at a press conference at Gleneagles this afternoon, which was broadcast live on Sky Sports News and the Golf Channel. The eight players who automatically qualified […]

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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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Scotland’s Euan Walker will have to take on the large crowds cheering on Ireland’s James Sugrue in the Amateur Championshiop final at Portmarnock. Picture by THE R&A

Walker faces weight of Sugrue’s home crowd in Amateur final at Portmarnock

JAMES Sugrue will bid for a home victory when he faces Scotland’s Euan Walker in tomorrow’s final of The 124th Amateur Championship at Portmarnock. Twenty-two-year-old Sugrue delighted the large Irish crowds watching the semi-final over the renowned links near Dublin by knocking out the top-ranked player in the field, David Micheluzzi from Australia, to seal […]

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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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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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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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