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Commercial Bank Qatar Masters winner Justin Harding is looking for a second title in a row at the Magical Kenya Open. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Harding hoping to go back-to-back in Kenya

JUSTIN Harding is looking to win back-to-back titles on three different golf tours by claiming victory at the Magical Kenya Open this week. The South African, who won on the European Tour for the first time at last week’s Qatar Masters, has triumphed on five occasions in the last ten months, with back-to-back victories coming […]

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Lundin Golf Club

Lundin Golf Club Lundin Golf Club, near to St Andrews the ‘Home of Golf’, is well known throughout the golfing world as a course of rare quality. Founded in 1868, on a Tom Morris course it was extensively redesigned by five times Open Champion James Braid in 1909. Fine links fairways and excellent greens have […]

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Maclaren is showered with champagne on the 18th green at Queanbeyan Golf Club. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

MacLaren makes mark as double NSW Open champion

ENGLAND’S Meghan MacLaren  claimed the Worrells New South Wales Women’s Open for the second successive year after an impressive final round of 69 gave her a three-stroke victory at Queanbeyan Golf Club. MacLaren was the only player in the field to shoot four rounds under par and finished on 12-under – three ahead of New […]

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    Justin Harding’s final round 66 was enough to give the South African victory in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, at Doha Golf Club. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Harding clears head to secure victory in Qatar

JUSTIN Harding became the fifth South African to win the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters as he secured his first European Tour title by two strokes. The 33-year-old was one of 15 golfers who started the day three strokes behind 54-hole leader Oliver Wilson at Doha Golf Club. But he made a fast start to the […]

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Sweden’s Linnea Ström got to check out the kangaroos during practice for the Ladies European Tour’s Canberra Classic at Royal Canberra. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

Rookies ready for Canberra Classic challenge

THE Ladies European Tour rookies who made a great start to their 2019 seasons in the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic – Bonville are looking for more success in this week’s ActewAGL Canberra Classic. Rising European stars Linnea Ström and Esther Henseleit both secured top-10 finishes on their LET debuts at Bonville Golf Resort, […]

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    Denmark’s J B Hansen closed on the leaders in the Oman Open before the second round was suspended because of high winds, on Friday. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Hansen closes on Kitayama as winds force halt in Oman

DENMARK’S Joachim B Hansen, winner of the European Challenge Tour Rankings in 2018, drew level with first-round leader Kurt Kitayama at the Oman Open as the second round in Muscat was suspended due to high winds. The Dane completed 16 holes at Al Mouj Golf before play was suspended, due to winds gusting up to […]

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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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    Kurt Kitayama is looking to back up his win in Mauritius with another strong showing in the Oman Open after his opening round of 66. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Kitayama closes on Route 66 in Oman

KURT Kitayama carded a six-under par 66 to lead the Oman Open after the first round at Al Mouj Golf. The American, who earned his card for 2019 at Qualifying School and then won his first title in just his third European Tour start at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, at Anahita, parred the first […]

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Joost Luiten is looking forward to defending his Oman Open title at Al Mouj Golf this week. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Luiten looking forward to Oman defence

DUTCHMAN Joost Luiten hopes to carry his impressive form at the start of the 2019 Race to Dubai season into his Oman Open title defence at Al Mouj Golf. Luiten started the season with a third place finish at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship The Holland golfer then finished in a share of sixth place […]

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Dorset’s Women’s British Open Champion Georgia Hall has accepted an offer by The R&A to become one of its golf ambassadors. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

Georgia Hall agrees to become R&A ambassador

WOMEN’S British Open champion Georgia Hall will support The R&A’s drive to inspire more women, girls and families into playing golf by becoming its latest ambassador. The R&A is investing £80million into women’s and mixed golf over the next 10 years to boost participation in the sport and the 22-year-old will undertake a wide range […]

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Royal Liverpool will host the 151st Open Championship when the Claret Jug is contestd for a 13th time at Hoylake, in 2022. Picture by THE R&A / GETTY IMAGES.

Lucky 13 as Open heads to Hoylake in 2022

THE 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool’s Hoylake course in 2022, the R&A has announced today. It will be the 13th time that golf’s oldest championship has been played over the famous Merseyside links where many of the greatest names in the sport have lifted the iconic Claret Jug. The Open was last […]

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Dunstanburgh Castle’s head greenkeeper Stuart Imeson receives the BIGGA Greenkeeping  Greenkeeping Project of the Year from Baroness’ Adam Butler (right)

Greenkeeping award for Dunstanburgh Bunker Camp founder

BIGGA member Stuart Imeson rounded off an outstanding year that saw him become a father for the first time and then be placed in charge of the entire operations at his golf club by winning a prestigious industry award. The general manager and head greenkeeper at Dunstanburgh Castle, in Northumbria, was the winner of the […]

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Australian Ladies Classic winner Norwegian Marianne Skarpnord at Bonville Golf Resort. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

Skarpnord ends six-year drought at Pacific Bay

MARIANNE Skarpnord ended a six-year drought to claim her fourth title on the Ladies European Tour after a closely fought battle for the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic. Skarpnord fired a final round of 69 to earn a two-stroke victory on eight-under par ahead of Australian Hannah Green and Spain’s Nuria Iturrios, after four […]

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Dustin Johnson claimed the WGC-Mexico Championship for the second time in three years with a five-shot victory. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Dustin Johnson in Mexican stroll to sixth WGC title

DUSTIN Johnson won his second European Tour title of the season as he cruised to a stunning five-shot victory at the WGC-Mexico Championship. The American is the only player to have won all four World Golf Championships events. And the 2016 US Open winner took his tally to six WGC titles at Chapultepec Golf Club […]

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Nuria Iturrios has changed her swing over the winter for a lower ball flight which worked well in the second round of the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic, at Bonville Golf Resort. Picture by TRISTAN JONES

Lower ball flight works well at Bonville for Iturrios

SPAIN’S Nuria Iturrios holds a four-shot lead midway through the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic after a superb second round of 67, played in strong winds and rain at Bonville. Just nine players are in red figures for the tournament with Iturrios leading on eight-under-par. Overnight leader Doey Choi dropped to four-under and outright […]

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Rory McIlroy’s eight-under par in the first round of the WGC-Mexico Championship equalled his lowest ever opening score on the European Tour. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

McIlroy making merry in Mexico

RORY McIlroy equalled the lowest opening round of his European Tour career to lead the way after day one of the WGC-Mexico Championship. The Northern Irishman fired an eagle and seven birdies at Chapultepec Golf Club en route to his fifth first round of 63 and his lowest starting round on the European Tour since […]

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Spanish Ryder Cup star Jon Rahm is hoping some home comforts will inspire him in Mexico City for this week’s World Golf Championship. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Rahm ready for a Mexican fiesta

The Spaniard held the lead at Chapultepec Golf Club with three holes to play back in 2017 as he made his WGC debut, eventually losing out to Dustin Johnson just weeks after winning his first professional title. Since then, the 24-year-old has claimed three European Tour wins and been a member of a victorious Ryder […]

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Hertfordshire’s Matt Wallace could not resist grabbing a shot with Tiger Woods in the locker room at Mexico City’s Chapultepec Golf Club, host of the WGC-Mexico World Golf Championship

Tiger on the prowl in Mexico City

TIGER Woods will break new ground this week when makes his debut appearance at Chapultepec Golf Club, as the 14-time Major Champion prepares for his first event played in Mexico. The 43-year-old has triumphed at this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship seven times in its previous guises and is looking forward to putting on a show and […]

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    Wellingborough’s Meghan MacLaren who claimed the NSW Wales Open a year ago and hopes it will stir good memories for this week’s Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville GC. Picture by Ladies European Tour

MacLaren revved up for another New South Wales title tilt

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE’S Meghan MacLaren and fellow Ladies European Tour players skipped breakfast to explore the beautiful scenery on the Coffs Coast ahead of the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic, which tees off at Bonville Golf Resort in New South Wales, on Wednesday night (GMT). The golfers met a troop of kangaroos on the ‘Look at […]

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