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English Men's Amateur Championship 2015
The Alwoodley Golf Club
Robert Burlison
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Tight matches test players in English amateur

Tight matches test players in English amateur Nerves were thoroughly tested in the English amateur championship today as players battled for places in the quarter-finals at The Alwoodley Golf Club, Leeds. There was much drama as two matches this afternoon went into extra time and two others were decided on the 18th. Rob Burlison (Enville) […]

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Leeds Cup win boosts Houston’s tour hopes

Leeds Cup win boosts Houston’s tour hopes GARRY Houston believes he can resurrect his European Tour career after his second Leeds Cup victory in four years. “I was ill at the start of the season and I did not want to travel too far but I still wanted to keep my game sharp,” said the […]

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Kim Tops a Packed Leaderboard

Kim Tops a Packed Leaderboard Korea’s Hyo Joo Kim carded a superb seven under par 65 to storm into a one shot lead after the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at the Trump Turnberry Resort in Ayrshire. 20-year old Kim goes into the second round with New Zealand’s Lydia Ko and America’s […]

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CARDIFF, WALES - JULY 9:  Garry Houston punches the air with delight after winning The Welsh National PGA Championship at Radyr Golf Club Club on July 9, 2015 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

Three share lead in Leeds Cup

Three share lead in Leeds Cup A TRIO of players are deadlocked one three-under-par 68 at the end of the first round of the Leeds Cup at Moortown. And 2012 winner, Chester-based Welshman Garry Houston, with two victories under his belt this season, is ominously only one shot of the pace. But defending champion Ben […]

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RICOH CONFIRM PARTNERSHIP WITH WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN TO 2018

RICOH CONFIRM PARTNERSHIP WITH WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN TO 2018 Turnberry, July, 29, 2015 Global technology leader, Ricoh, signed an agreement with the Ladies Golf Union and IMG today to continue as title sponsor of the Ricoh Women’s British Open through 2018. Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document […]

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QHOTELS STEPS UP GOLF MEMBERSHIP DRIVE WITH SIX-WEEK PACKAGES FROM £45

QHOTELS STEPS UP GOLF MEMBERSHIP DRIVE WITH SIX-WEEK PACKAGES FROM £45 QHotels, the UK’s largest golf resort operator, has taken its commitment to raising golf membership numbers across England and Scotland to new heights after unveiling the best-value full membership deals in the country – offering six-week packages from just £45. Following the successful launch […]

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SkyCaddie offers free Samsung and LG tablets in Virgin Media deal

SkyCaddie offers free Samsung and LG tablets in Virgin Media deal HADDENHAM, BUCKS, UK – Golfers will get a free Samsung or LG tablet if they take advantage of SkyCaddie’s new limited-time deal with Virgin Media Affinity. Golfers who have one of SkyCaddie’s membership plans – which give instant access to golf’s most frequently-updated course […]

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Seven new players selected for Home International defence

Seven new players selected for Home International defence Seven new players will help to defend England’s title when the Boys’ Home Internationals are played next week at Conwy Golf Club, Wales, from August 4-6. They are Toby Briggs of Norfolk (Image © Leaderboard Photography), Will Enefer of Shropshire, Max Martin of Warwickshire, Rhys Nevin-Wharton of […]

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SkyPro adds ‘game-changing’ Attack Angle Upgrade

SkyPro adds ‘game-changing’ Attack Angle Upgrade HADDENHAM, BUCKS, UK – SkyCaddie’s award-winning SkyPro golf swing training device has added a new Attack Angle feature in a July 2015 upgrade. Attack Angle measures whether the clubhead is moving up or down on the ball at impact. The upgrade is automatically added when golfers update the free […]

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Women’s British Open: Charley Hull & Lydia Ko ready for links test

Teenage stars Charley Hull and Lydia Ko secured a significant boost ahead of this week’s Women’s British Open at Turnberry. Inspired scheduling by the Ladies European Tour (LET) provided a perfect tune-up for the next women’s major with last week’s Scottish Ladies Open at Dundonald. Hull, 19, and 18-year-old Ko were among several top players […]

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Something borrowed

The excited couple Lucia Baratta and John Sessions flew to Orkney to get married. Unfortunately all of their luggage was lost en route. A nightmare situation for both bride and groom. Any holiday goer will agree that losing luggage is a horrible experience but for a bride to lose her wedding dress is a disaster. […]

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Carnoustie Championship To Host World Hickory Open

Carnoustie Championship To Host World Hickory Open Hickory golfers all over the world are currently preparing for the tenth anniversary of The World Hickory Open, which will take place at Carnoustie Country’s famous Open venue, Carnoustie Championship, from 19-23 October. “As part of our tenth anniversary celebrations, the World Hickory Open 2015 is to be […]

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English Men's Amateur Championship 2015
The Alwoodley Golf Club
David Wicks
Credit: Leaderboard Photography

New course record as qualifying is completed

New course record as qualifying is completed Sussex golfer David Wicks set a new course record in the rain as qualifying for the match play stage of the English amateur championship was finally completed today at The Alwoodley and Pannal Golf Clubs in Yorkshire. Play was suspended yesterday when torrential rain flooded both courses and […]

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David Ross, winner of MasterCard’s Keep score and be a scorer at The Open competition at the Home of Golf, St Andrews, Scotland

Walking the Old Course with Tiger Woods

Walking the Old Course with Tiger Woods Golfers reflect on “once-in-a-lifetime experience” scoring for major winners at The Open A lucky winner of MasterCard’s Keep score and be a scorer at The Open competition has described scoring for 14-time major winner Tiger Woods, at the Home of Golf, St Andrews, Scotland, during The 2015 Open, as a […]

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Gleneagles Launches The Gleneagles Foundation for Junior Golfers

Gleneagles Launches The Gleneagles Foundation for Junior Golfers The Gleneagles Hotel, Host Venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup, has announced the launch of The Gleneagles Foundation, a 12-month scholarship programme for aspiring junior golfers. Up to 15 lucky recipients will be selected by Gleneagles’ Golf Professionals to enter the Gleneagles Foundation programme. Beneficiaries will receive […]

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L-r, Woodsome Hall GC captain Andrew Green, Mark Squire  Scarcroft GC), Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs president Peter AA Finnegan and Kevin Fretwell (Garforth GC).

Squire and Fretwell victorious at Woodsome Hall

Squire and Fretwell victorious at Woodsome Hall SCARCROFT’S Mark Squire and Kevin Fretwell (Garforth) teamed up to win the second summer meeting of the Yorkshire County Members’ Association at Woodsome Hall GC. The pair – Squire off nine and Fretwell off 11 – amassed 42 points to win by one in the three-quarters handicap stableford […]

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Short and sweet as Oliver retains title

Short and sweet as Oliver retains title OLIVER Whiteley finally got his season under way after enduring a rough patch when he retained the PGA North Assistants’ Championship of Lancashire at Bolton Golf Club. A five-under-par 65 looked impressive but the 37-year-old former European Tour player admitted he owed everything to his short game. “I’ve […]

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Junior golf sensations Jack Dirkin (5) and Tommy Morrissey (4) got to meet golf legend Gary Payer in St Andrews as they tried out new revolutionary kids golf clubs designed in Scotland.

Five-year-old Jack from Shropshire, the UKs number one Under-5 golfer, has qualified for the World Under-6 championships in Pinehurst, Carolina, at the end of July 2015. Mean while Tommy, from Florida, who is already an internet and tv star due to his golfing ability despite being born without a right hand and lower arm.

Golphin for Kids is a Scottish company whoes founder Calum McPherson invented a light weight golf club with a larger sweet spot to make it easier for kids to hit the ball well.

Picture by John Young © www.youngmedia.co.uk 2015

Legend Gary Player visits Golphinforkids event in St Andrews

Legend Gary Player visits Golphinforkids event in St Andrews Gary Player , 3 times Open Champion, appeared at the Golphinforkids festival at The Fairmont Resort to lend a helping hand to kids golf. The event, organised and sponsored by the Ayrshire based business was designed to inspire kids during the week of The Open Championship […]

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Ladies First for Get into Golf in Cumbria

Ladies First for Get into Golf in Cumbria It’s ladies first when it comes to helping more people Get into golf in Cumbria. Clubs across the county are backing a new drive to make it easier than ever for girls and ladies to take their first shots at a sport that offers many health and […]

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Improvements unveiled at Scotland’s top golf hotel

One of Scotland’s top golf hotels has unveiled a series of key on and off-course improvements ahead of hosting a senior tournament. The latest phase of projects at Scotland’s top golf hotel  Meldrum House Country Hotel in Aberdeenshire has been completed ahead of the the 54-hole strokeplay Aberdeen Masters and a planned multi-million pound expansion […]

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