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McKinney breezes into last 32 but Welsh Champ Davies and Florida’s Pagdin lurk

LEADING qualifier Connor McKinney made it through to Friday’s second round of matchplay at the 93rd Boys’ Amateur Championship, at Saunton. McKinney, the Australian-based Scot, defeated Worthing Golf Club’s Billy Groom 6&4, on the North Devon links. It was a convincing victory for McKinney, who said it was important to limit mistakes in windy conditions, […]

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Essex Curtis Cup star Lily May Humphreys who won the Welsh Women’s Strokeplay Championship at Harlech’s Royal St David’s GC, by four shots. Picture by LEADERBOARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Humphreys adds Welsh Strokeplay title at Harlech

ENGLAND’S Lily May Humphreys added another top title to her collection with a four-shot victory in the Welsh Women’s Open Strokeplay championship at Royal St David’s. The 17-year-old international was 10-under for the 54-hole event at the famouse Harlech links course in North Wales, finishing four shots clear of her England team-mate, Bel Wardle from […]

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England Golf’s Nigel Ewards has been named as the Team GB’s golf team leader for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Picture by LEADERBOARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Edwards to lead Toyko Olympics golf Gold defence

ENGLAND Golf performance director Nigel Edwards has been named as Team GB’s golf team leader for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The announcement of all the team leaders was made by the British Olympic Association (BOA) at a planning workshop for the Games, which are just over 500 days away. Team GB deputy chef de mission […]

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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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William Doubles Up In Abergele

William Doubles Up In Abergele

William Doubles Up In Abergele Pyle and Kenfig golfer William Pontin made it two wins on the bounce with a fantastic 63 points in the U12s section of the Ping Welsh Junior Tour event at Abergele. Chairman of Championships for Wales Golf, Ashton Bradbury said, “That was a great score from William which capped off […]

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Record Entry For Welsh Open Seniors Championship At Pennard

Record Entry For Welsh Open Seniors Championship At Pennard More than 150 top level senior players will tee it up in the Welsh Open Seniors Championship at Pennard this month, a record for the event. Last year’s winner Ian Crowther returns to defend the title he won at Maesdu and is joined by Newport’s Andrew […]

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Golf Societies North Wales

Golf Societies North Wales Pwllheli Golf Club Set on the south facing coastline of the spectacular Cardigan Bay, Clwb Golff Pwllheli is one of the finest golf courses in North Wales. Designed as an initial 9 hole course by Tom Morris in 1900, the course was extended to an 18 hole course in 1909 in line with the designs of 5 times […]

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Pwllheli Golf Club

Pwllheli Golf Club Set on the south facing coastline of the spectacular Cardigan Bay, Clwb Golff Pwllheli is one of the finest golf courses in North Wales. Designed as an initial 9 hole course by Tom Morris in 1900, the course was extended to an 18 hole course in 1909 in line with the designs of 5 times British Open Champion James Braid. […]

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Captain Andrew Targeting Home Win

Captain Andrew Targeting Home Win

Captain Andrew Targeting Home Win Newport’s Andrew Williams is relishing the new role as captain of the Wales Seniors, targeting an historic first win at the Home Internationals. Former Welsh Seniors Open winner Williams has been confirmed in the new role by Wales Golf, along with two fellow selectors, Chris Bailey of Neath and Roger […]

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Group left to right, all from North Wales golf club and also at Wentworth, Robin Hughes, Wales Golf PGA Professional of the Year, Shauna Lyons, Wales Golf Volunteer of the Year, Tom Bowen, and Philip Beard. North Wales golf club manager.

Golf A Life-Changer For Award-Winning Tom

Golf A Life-Changer For Award-Winning Tom Tom Bowen has golf to thank for the chance to pick up the Gallacher Award in a star-studded ceremony at Wentworth – but, more importantly, he has golf to thank for getting his life back. The North Wales club assistant professional has done impressive work as a volunteer, before starting his […]

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Celtic Manor Resort

Celtic Manor Resort Follow in the Footsteps Set in 2,000 acres of glorious parkland at the gateway to Wales, the Celtic Manor Resort boasts three magnificent championship golf courses including the Twenty Ten, the stage for Europe’s dramatic Ryder Cup victory in that year. No golf fan will ever forget Graeme McDowell with his arms […]

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Lea-Anne Lifts Welsh Ladies Trophy

Lea-Anne Lifts Welsh Ladies Trophy There was a changing of the guard in the Welsh Ladies Amateur championships, with a teenage takeover of the title at Radyr golf club in Cardiff. Lea-Anne Bramwell, aged 17 from Abergele, lifted the trophy after beating 15-year-old Fffion Tynan, from Llanharry, in the final, after recent years of more […]

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Abergele Golf Club

Abergele Golf Club Regarded as one of the most picturesque courses in Wales with the magnificent backdrop of Historic Gwrych Castle, Abergele Golf Club remains a firm favourite with both members and those who choose to visit from all over the golfing world. The delightful 18 hole Parkland Course boasts many enviable features. The course […]

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Hannah Hangs On For Welsh Title

Hannah Hangs On For Welsh Title Scotland’s Hannah McCook held on for her biggest win, taking the Welsh Ladies Open Stroke Play title by beating Curtis Cup team member Sophie Lamb in a play off at Aberdovey. McCook admitted the win came a week too late, following on from last week’s Curtis Cup selection, but […]

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Porthmadog Golf Club

Porthmadog Golf Club Venue for 2012 Wales Ladies Team Championships Porthmadog Golf Club is situated only a mile or so from Clough Williams Ellis’ world-famous Italianate village at Portmeirion where TV series ‘The Prisoner’ was filmed – and Porthmadog’s intriguing mixture of heath land and linksland can be just as captivating. Created at the turn of […]

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