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Ely City’s Ella Mason forges clear down the stretch at Stoke Rochford

MIDLANDS: Friday, July 1st

There was a great two-way battle in the Midlands Girls U-21s at Stoke Rochford where Cambridgeshire’s Ella Mason nudged clear on the back nine to win by three shots yesterday.


Yorkshire back on top after dominant effort at Kendal

ENGLAND GOLF: Friday, July 1st

Yorkshire’s four-year run without a win in the Northern Counties Boys Championship was ended in emphatic style at Kendal Golf Club this week.


Perfect day for Cheshire as Lucy Jamieson-inspired squad end 20-year wait to reach national finals

ENGLAND GOLF: Thursday, June 30th

The stars certainly aligned for the Cheshire Women’s team this week as they qualified for the national finals for the first time in 20 years.


Matty Dodd-Berry stays patient to claim second 25-pointer at Bromborough

NOM: Friday, July 1st

Royal Liverpool’s Matty Dodd-Berry made it two wins out of two in this year’s golfnews24 Northern Order of Merit thanks to a two-shot victory in the Bromborough Bowl.


Ellena Slater holds her nerve to guide Kent to county finals for first time since 2013

ENGLAND GOLF: Thursday, June 30th

There will be new county champions after Kent just about held off the challenge of Surrey to win the Southern qualifier at Burhill Golf Club yesterday.


Essex hold their nerve to get over line after seven-year wait for crack at national finals

ENGLAND GOLF: Wednesday, June 29th

After narrowly missing out last year, it was Essex’s turn to enjoy the sweet taste of a nail-biting victory in the East Region Women’s County qualifier at Harpenden today.


Inspired South Yorkshire duo book their spots at St Andrews

THE OPEN: Wednesday June 29th

The golfing community in South Yorkshire is once again bursting with pride after two of its leading amateurs qualified for the 150th Open last night.


Yorkshire’s Jake Sowden continues to run hot at Gog Magog

ESGA: Tuesday June 28th

Jake Sowden is certainly enjoying himself now he has finished his A-Level exams with the Yorkshireman maintaining his great run of form in the English Schools Championship at Gog Magog yesterday.


Strong finish from Chloe Tarbard secures breakthrough victory at Gog Magog

ESGA: Tuesday June 28th

Fourteen-year-old Chloe Tarbard added her name to an illustrious list of champions as the Norfolk junior edged out Yorkshire’s Charlotte Colley to win the English Schools Championship at Gog Magog.


Heroics at Halesworth as Felixstowe Ferry’s Jimmy Price enjoys his day in the sun

SUFFOLK: Monday June 27th

A weekend just playing at one of his favourite golf courses turned into some highly unexpected for Felixstowe Ferry’s Jimmy Price, who remarkably triumphed in the Suffolk County Championship at Halesworth last night.


Tyler Weaver takes full advantage of Sam Easterbrook’s late stumble

ENGLAND GOLF: Monday June 27th

Suffolk ace Tyler Weaver maintained his impressive run of form as he birdied the final two holes to snatch victory in the England U-18s Championship at Woodhall Spa last night.


Spur-of-the-moment putter change works wonders for Chris Chilton at Accrington

NOM: Monday June 27th

A change of putter worked wonders for Cheshire county player Chris Chilton as he finished seven shots clear of the field in the 11th golfnews24 Northern Order of Merit event of the season at Accrington yesterday.


A special anniversary championship got the special performance it deserved from Furness ace Rob Spence

Furness Golf Club is 150 years old this year and one of its best-ever players fittingly produced some of the best stuff it has ever played host to on his way to victory in the Cumbria Stroke Play Championship at the weekend.


Dreams do come true for jubilant Jess Baker as she sees off Louise Rydqvist at Hunstanton

R&A: Saturday June 25h

In one of the great fairytale wins of modern times, Northumberland’s Jess Baker was once again irrepressible in claiming the 119th Women’s Amateur Championship at Hunstanton today.


20-handicappers pull off 20,000,000-1 golfing feat

HOLES IN ONE: Sunday June 26h

There were some pretty merry golfers at Sheffield club Abbeydale on Saturday night after two of its members holed in one at the tenth… playing in the same group.


Dream run carries on for Jess Baker as stunning putting display against Hannah Darling secures her a spot in final

R&A: Friday June 24th

Northumberland’s Jess Baker once again today defied the odds to reach the final of the Women’s British Amateur at Hunstanton.


Strong finish sees Aide Firman overhaul David Westwood at The Glamorganshire

WALES: Saturday June 25h

Luffenham Heath’s Aide Firman came home in 31 on his way to a dramatic play-off victory in the Welsh Men’s Open Seniors at The Glamorganshire Club last night.


Fifteen-year-old Grace Crawford steps up again to reach last 32

R&A: Wednesday, June 22nd

Fifteen-year-old Grace Crawford once again proved her class as she overcame the highly-experienced Swede Kajsa Arwefjall to reach the last 32 of the British Women’s Amateur today.


R&A provide extra qualification spot at Fairmont St Andrews, Hollinwell, Prince’s and St Annes Old Links

R&A: Wednesday, June 22nd

The R&A today announced an extra four Open spots are up for grabs at Final Qualifying on Tuesday.


Slam-dunk eagle from Japan’s Ami Yamashita sets up surge to No 1 seeding at Hunstanton

R&A: Tuesday, June 21st

Unheralded Japanese teenager Ami Yamashita will be the No 1 seed when the matchplay stage of the Women’s British Amateur gets under way at Hunstanton tomorrow morning. 


Mere and Cheshire stalwart Jon Beesley gets second chance to play in The Open after 22-year wait

THE OPEN: Tuesday, June 21st

Twenty-two years after he made it though Open Regional Qualifying for the first and only time, Cheshire county captain Jon Beesley did it again thanks to a bogey-free 67 at Caldy yesterday.


Junior Order of Merit leaders Lottie Woad and Dylan Shaw-Radford extend their lead at Nizels

OPENS: Tuesday, June 21st

The Henry Cooper Junior Masters returned after a three-year break and the two leading juniors players in the country showed their class to win at Nizels in Kent on Sunday.


Nottinghamshire’s Esme Hamilton flies into one-shot lead at Hunstanton

R&A: Monday, June 20th

Nottinghamshire’s Esme Hamilton hit the heights at Hunstanton today as the World No 780 led the way in the first round of the stroke play qualifier at the British Women’s Amateur.


A day of brilliance from South African marvel Aldrich Potgieter carries 17-year-old to glory at Royal Lytham

R&A: Saturday, June 18th

South African junior Aldrich Potgieter withstood a stirring comeback from England international Sam Bairstow to claim a dream win in The 127th Amateur Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes today.


Alex James of Royal Lytham overcomes nightmare start and charges to glory down the stretch

OPENS: Monday, June 20th

Alex James overcame a dreadful start to win a highly-eventful Berkshire Trophy, eventually overturning a four-shot deficit on the back nine to capture the biggest title of his career last night.


A memorable ‘day out’ at Oswestry for surprise champion Sam Roberts

SHROPS & HERE: Monday, June 20th

No-one was more shocked than Llanymynech’s Sam Roberts that he carried off the Shropshire & Herefordshire County Championship on familiar territory at the weekend.


Poignant first county championship success for Moor Hall’s Dan Bardsley

WARWICKS: Wednesday, June 22nd

It was a victory with extra meaning for Moor Hall’s Dan Bardsley as the 34-year-old beat his little brother Rob to win the Warwickshire Matchplay Championship at Kenilworth on Sunday.


Intrepid quartet ready for 72 holes in a day at Horsforth Golf Club

GOLFNEWS24: Sunday, June 19th

After weeks of hard training and plenty of begging friends and family for money, golfnews24’s four-man team tackle Macmillan Cancer Support’s Longest Day Golf Challenge next week.


England ace Sam Bairstow faces World No 2 Ludvig Åberg for a place in last four

R&A: Thursday, June 16th

England’s highest-ranked player Sam Bairstow must beat World No 2 Ludvig Åberg to progress into the semi-finals of the British Amateur tomorrow.


Eight in a row for unstoppable Buckinghamshire

ENGLAND GOLF: Thursday, June 16th

It was business as usual for Buckinghamshire Ladies as they won the Midlands South qualifier for the eighth time in a row yesterday.


Rejuvenated Sandy Scott tackles matchplay master John Gough for place in last 16

R&A: Wednesday, June 15th

The first England v Scotland encounter in the matchplay stages of this year’s Amateur Championship will tomorrow pitch Lytham Trophy winner John Gough against former World No 5 Sandy Scott.


Hallamshire’s Barclay Brown and South African Jonathan Broomhead top qualifying

R&A: Tuesday, June 14th

GB&I Walker Cup ace Barclay Brown finished joint top of qualifying in The Amateur Championship at St Annes Old Links today.


Jamie Roberts and Jack Maxey hit the heights as Royal Lytham bares its teeth

R&A: Monday, June 13th

Muckhart Golf Club’s Jamie Roberts showed how you play Royal Lytham today, shooting a superb 66 to put himself in a great position to qualify for matchplay stages of the Amateur Championship tomorrow.


Spalding stalwart James Crampton takes well to life as a senior in Estonia

EGA: Thursday, June 16th

It was quite a seniors debut from Spalding’s James Crampton with the recently-turned 50-year-old coming out on top in the European Championship in Estonia.


Inspired Chloe Howard legs it to record-breaking 11 under at Bath Golf Club

WEST OF ENGLAND: Tuesday, June 14th

Chloe Howard had almost the perfect day on Sunday as she tore it up at Bath Golf Club to win the West of England Amateur after opening with a record-breaking 11-under-par 63.


Links junior Jake Plumb keeps his cool superbly at Saffron Walden

CAMBS: Wednesday, June 15th

On a weekend when staying patient was especially key, 17-year-old Jake Plumb impressively rose to the occasion to claim the Cambridgeshire County Championship for the first time.


Highly successful county debut for Canterbury’s Dan Cooke at North Foreland

KENT: Wednesday, June 15th

There was a landmark success for late bloomer Dan Cooke as the Canterbury golfer won the Kent County Championship at the first time of asking. 


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Matchplay master John Gough travels to Royal Lytham and St Annes old Links buoyed by stellar 12 months

R&A: Saturday, June 11th

In the first round of last year’s British Amateur at Nairn, John Gough shot 81. It put him out of the tournament, won by Laird Shepherd. Hopes of winning the biggest amateur golf tournament in Europe looked a long way off.


Gregor Tait’s birdie-laden effort suggests St Annes Old Links may succumb to some of world’s best

R&A: Saturday, June 11th

Suffolk champion Gregor Tait birdied seven of his first 11 holes on his way to topping the first ever British Amateur Championship pre-qualifier yesterday.


Nearly 600 of world’s top players applied to play at Lytham

R&A: Thursday, June 9th

Next week’s British Amateur Golf Championship attracted a record 585 entries, beating the previous best by almost a third.


Gloucestershire show their class but Wiltshire star Joe Retford breaks Minchinhampton course record after coming home in 27

ENGLAND GOLF: Tuesday, June 7th

It was business as usual for English champions Gloucestershire in the South West qualifier which turned into a birdie fest at Minchinhampton today.


Stunning ‘homecoming’ for Aussie champion Connor McKinney

OPENS: Monday, June 6th

A breathtaking burst of scoring swept Australian Amateur champion Connor McKinney to victory in the St Andrews Links Trophy last night.


Two fabulous birdies turn the tide in Cameron Neilson’s favour at Trump International

SCOTLAND: Monday, June 6th

A couple of long-range birdie hole-outs helped turn the Scottish Women’s Amateur final on its head and inspired Cameron Neilson to come from four down with seven to play to claim the winners trophy at Trump International yesterday.


The 17th at Southport & Ainsdale proves a good friend to Red Rose champion Richie Blundell

LANCS: Monday, June 6th

After a couple of near misses, Richie Blundell finally got over the line in the Lancashire Amateur Championship at Southport & Ainsdale yesterday but only after a nerve-wracking three-man play-off.


Trevor Foster displays immense bravery in wake of landmark success at Ashridge

ENGLAND GOLF: Saturday, June 4th

New English Seniors Stroke Play champion Trevor Foster opened up about his 30-year battle with depression in the wake of his one-shot victory at Ashridge last night.


Lindrick and The Buckinghamshire drafted in to host extra Open qualifiers

R&A: Friday June 3rd

The R&A has added two new venues for Regional Qualifying after receiving a significant number of entries from golfers aiming to earn a place in The 150th Open at St Andrews.  


Leicestershire & Rutland squeeze home at Wollaton Park to retain team title they won for first time last year

ENGLAND GOLF: Friday June 3rd

Leicestershire & Rutland won the EG Boys County Midlands qualifier for the first time last year and, following a dramatic conclusion, retained the title by the narrowest of margins at Wollaton Park on Wednesday.


Isaac Smith leads Moortown one-two at Woodsome Hall

YORKS: Thursday, June 2nd

There was a Moortown one-two in the Yorkshire Boys Championship at Woodsome Hall where Isaac Smith edged out his club-mate Joshua Stephens.


14-year-old Charlotte Naughton breaks county age record at Blyth

NORTHUMBERLAND:
Wednesday, June 1st

Charlotte Naughton became the youngest ever winner of the Northumberland Ladies County Championship at Blyth GC yesterday.


Sensational start and joyous finish for Royal Birkdale’s Claudia Hastings

LANCASHIRE: Thursday June 2nd

Claudia Hastings started the Lancashire Ladies Championship with a bang and finished it pretty well too, carrying off the winners trophy at Royal Birkdale for the first time.


Fulford’s Charlie Thornton goes bogey free to haul in John Gough on eventful final day at Cruden Bay

SCOTLAND: Monday, May 30th

The cold weather ensured it was not quite a duel in the sun but Charlie Thornton and John Gough enjoyed an epic fourth-round battle in the Scottish Open yesterday with the former triumphing on an extraordinary final day at Cruden Bay.


Emotional day for Jen Saxton after breakthrough success at St Andrews

OPENS: Monday, May 30th

Dreams certainly came true on the Old Course at St Andrews for Scotland’s Jen Saxton yesterday as the 25-year-old bounced back from the hammer blow of a quadruple bogey at the 11th to win the St Rule Trophy by three shots.


Record-breaking Matty Dodd-Berry takes a serious liking to new-look Wallasey layout

NOM: Monday, May 30th

Teenager Matty Dodd-Berry was in scintillating form as he won the ninth golfnews24 Northern Order of Merit event of 2022 at Wallasey yesterday.


Royal Lytham’s Alex James rises to ‘home’ debut challenge

WALES: Tuesday, May 31st

Last year Lancashire-based Alex James nailed his national colours to the Welsh mast and his first ‘home event’ turned into a landmark few days as he finished five clear of the field in the Welsh Open Youths (Mixed) at Porthmadog.


Addington Palace ace Charlie Crockett quickly makes his mark back in UK

SURREY: Thursday, June 2nd

Charlie Crockett wasted no time in making a big impression back home as the University of Missouri student won the Surrey County Championship at West Byfleet.


Miracle shot provides impetus for Max Hopkins to claim first county crown at Hadley Wood

HERTS: Tuesday, May 31st

A once-in-a-lifetime recovery shot from Max Hopkins arrived just when he needed it and inspired him to a remarkable victory in the final of the Hertfordshire Men’s Championship at Hadley Wood on Sunday.


18th hole brilliance from Carlisle’s Katie Sibley seals the deal at Furness

CUMBRIA: Tuesday, May 31st

Every golfer has dreamed about holing out from distance to win a ‘big one’ and Carlisle’s Katie Sibley came within milimetres of doing just that as she claimed the Cumbria Ladies Championship at Furness yesterday.


Baby Rory proves lucky omen as Kelly Cooke triumphs 20 years after first county success

HERTS: Tuesday, May 31st

Twenty years after her first county success, Kelly Cooke claimed her second Hertfordshire title, holding off a late fightback from 2021 champion Emmanuelle Hewson at Hadley Wood.


Special Feature: Christiaan Maas in profile

Last year Covid denied us the opportunity to see the world’s best players perform in Europe’s top events but, thankfully, truly international fields are back with a vengeance. The brilliant South African junior Christiaan Maas has laid down a marker with his five-shot victory at the Brabazon Trophy and the 18-year-old certainly looks like another golfing superstar in waiting. Managing editor MARK FLANAGAN reports.


Blairgowrie ace Cormac Sharpe goes low at windy Fraserburgh by keeping it low

SCOTTISH GOLF: Wednesday May 25th

A highly impressive effort in windy conditions looks set to be ideal preparation for Cormac Sharpe, who finished top in Scottish Men’s Open qualifying at Fraserburgh yesterday.


Eagle finish at Sunningdale secures hat-trick of victories for Alice Barlow

OPENS: Thursday May 26th

There was a blanket finish in the Critchley Salver at Sunningdale where in-form Alice Barlow eagled the last to snatch victory on countback.


South African teenager Christiaan Maas blows away English challenge to hint at great times ahead

ENGLAND GOLF: Tuesday May 24th

Christiaan Maas dropped a big hint he could be South Africa’s next golfing superstar after he dismantled a world-class field at Saunton on Sunday.


Clean sweep for Zach Little at Moor Park and Porters Park

OPENS: Wednesday May 25th

It turned into a trophy-laden weekend for West Herts golfer Zach Little, who won all three competitions connected to the Hertfordshire Bowl.


England trio ideally placed to challenge at Saunton

ENGLAND GOLF: Friday, May 20th

Three of the England’s Men’s squad are right in the mix at the halfway stage of the English Men’s Open Stroke Play Championship (Brabazon Trophy) at Saunton.


Short-game heroics from Moseley’s Richard Sadler at Drayton Park

MIDLANDS: Saturday, May 21st

Eight years after winning it for the first time, Moseley’s Richard Sadler rolled back the years in claiming the Midland Union Mid Amateur Open Championship at Drayton Park.


Christopher Parkinson extends Order of Merit lead as putter hots up at Wirral venue

NOM: Friday, May 20th

Christopher Parkinson’s dream run in the golfnews24 Northern Order of Merit continued at Caldy yesterday where the Penwortham golfer won by three shots.


Visitors come from behind in last-day singles to maintain English strangehold

ENGLAND GOLF: Monday, May 16th

England held on to cross-channel bragging rights as the biennial challenge match with France returned after a gap of four years, the visitors running out 13-5-10.5 at St-Nom-La-Breteche GC last night.


James Holland hangs on to pick up first WAGR-ranked title

OPENS: Monday, May 16th

There was double joy for Southport & Ainsdale’s James Holland last night after he collected the Lancashire Links Trophy by just one shot.


Long wait over for Anthony Stirling as home club ace finishes three clear of Formby field

NOM: Monday, May 16th

After a handful of near misses, Anthony Stirling finally got his hands on a Northern Order of Merit trophy at his home course last night.


Home players to the fore as Holland collects Bowl for second time in five years

NOM: Monday, May 16th

James Holland collected the S&A Bowl for the second time in five years as he was the only member of 77-strong field who broke par.


Henbury ace Nick Day maintains county stranglehold as he wins by five at Lilley Brook

GLOUCS: Tuesday, May 17th

Nick Day’s remarkable domination of men’s golf in Gloucestershire shows no sign of stopping as the 41-year-old claimed his seventh county title at Lilley Brook on Sunday.


Royal Liverpool’s Matty Dodd-Berry storms to convincing county success at Astbury

CHESHIRE: Tuesday, May 17th

Matty Dodd-Berry won the first five holes in Cheshire Men’s Matchplay final on his way to an emphatic 7&6 victory at Astbury on Sunday.


University champion Eliot Baker enjoys Super Sunday at Saunton

DEVON: Tuesday, May 17th

It was a bit of a struggle for a while but in the end class told as Eliot Baker’s excellent year continued at Saunton where he collected the Devon County Championship.


No old pals act for Katy Yates as she demonstrates ruthless streak to retain title at Frinton

ESSEX: Wednesday, May 18th

There was a meeting of old friends at Frinton where Clacton’s Katy Yates retained the Essex Ladies Championship in brilliant style, winning eight holes in a row to beat Colchester’s Charley Hatley.


Royal Lytham’s Noah Cambridge seals the deal with brilliant birdie at the last

LANCASHIRE: Tuesday, May 17th

There was a blanket finish in the Lancashire Boys at Worsley where Noah Cambridge came through in fine style to claim a county title having gone so close three times previously.


Birdie-eagle-eagle run sets up thrilling final success for Pavenham Park’s Luca Thompson

BEDFORDSHIRE: Tuesday, May 17th

Pavenham Park’s Luca Thompson came alive on the back nine of the Bedfordshire Ladies Championship, winning five holes in a row to get her hands on the trophy for the first time.


May proving highly productive for Burnham & Berrow ace Philip White

SOMERSET: Tuesday, May 17th

It has been quite a month for Philip White as he added the Somerset Men’s County Championship title to his victory in the Burnham & Berrow Challenge Salver at the start of May.


Comeback king Stephen Jensen comes out on top after final-hole fireworks at The Leicestershire

ENGLAND GOLF: Monday, May 16th

The inaugural English Senior Men’s Amateur Championship started with a bang at The Leicestershire where Surrey’s Stephen Jensen clinched the title in extraordinary fashion on Friday.


Catherine Rawthore gets better of England team-mate to claim second national seniors crown at High Post

ENGLAND GOLF: Sunday, May 15th

England Seniors international Catherine Rawthore withstood a late fightback from her national team-mate Tracey Williamson (Sheringham) to claim her second England Women’s Seniors title at High Post Golf Club in Wiltshire on Friday.


Fit-again Jack Whaley defies windy Pannal to go bogey free and finish three clear

ENGLAND GOLF: Thursday, May 12th

Rotherham junior Jack Whaley proved he has fully recovered from a freak injury as he went bogey free for the first time in leading Brabazon Trophy Northern Qualifying at Pannal on Tuesday.


Lorna McClymont finishes with three straight birdies to secure first national honour

IRELAND: Monday, May 9th

A birdie-birdie-birdie finish secured a first national title for Scotland’s Lorna McClymont as the Milngavie player won the Irish Women’s Open by four shots yesterday.


Aussie Matthew Lever recovers in time to land Henriques Trophy at Hesketh

NoM: Tuesday, May 10th

Australian Matthew Lever recovered in time from a bout of food poisoning to put in a brilliant long-game display and win the fourth Northern Order of Merit event of the season at Hesketh on Sunday.


Three-time Curtis Cup player Emma Brown proves fab at 50 as she claims fourth White Rose title at Alwoodley

YORKSHIRE: Tuesday, May 10th

Thirty years after reaching her first Yorkshire Ladies County Championship final, former Curtis Cup star Emma Brown rolled back the years to win the coveted title at Alwoodley on Sunday.


Ganton junior Amy Staveley makes dream start to set up record-breaking 67

COURSE RECORD: Wednesday, May 11th

A birdie-birdie-eagle start laid the foundations for an epic round of golf for Ganton’s Amy Staveley, who broke the Alwoodley course record in the second round of qualifying at the Yorkshire Ladies Championship.


John Gough dazzles at Royal Lytham to maintain remarkable run of success in major tournaments

OPENS: Monday May 2nd

John Gough’s astonishing run of results in major amateur events hit another new high last night as the Beaconsfield player won the 2022 Lytham Trophy.


Playing partners Ross Overton and Adam Walker both lower York GC course record

YORKS OoM: Wednesday May 4th

Ross Overton and Adam Walker have both been playing golf for quite some time but even they couldn’t quite believe it as both players broke the York Golf Club course record on Sunday… playing in the same group.


Maggie Whitehead finishes with four birdies in a row to set new mark at County Durham venue

COURSE RECORD: Tuesday May 3rd

Stand-out teenager Maggie Whitehead secured her third course record thanks to four closing birdies as she won the Northern Golfer Champion of Champions event at the George Washington resort yesterday.


Albatross at opening hole kick-starts thrilling run to first big title for Yorkshire ace Ben Brown

OPENS: Tuesday May 3rd

Winning your first big tournament is always a huge deal but the manner in which Yorkshire’s Ben Brown claimed the Fairhaven Trophy on Sunday made it that extra bit special.


Alice Barlow feels benefit of switch to full-time amateur status at Southerndown

WALES: Monday May 2nd

A winter of hard work has certainly paid quick dividends for Suffolk’s Alice Barlow as the five-time county champion won her first national title yesterday.


Lytham Trophy winner John Gough in England side as old rivals prepare to do battle

ENGLAND: Monday May 2nd

England Golf have named a strong side to take on France as the biennial challenge match between the two countries takes place for the first time in four years later this month.


Dominant effort from first-time champion Charlotte Brook

DORSET: Tuesday May 3rd

New Dorset ladies champion Charlotte Brook was never behind in any of her four knockout matches as she won the county title for the first time at Broadstone on Sunday.


72 holes in a day… enter your team and help raise £1000s for cancer charity

Thursday, April 28th

golfnews24.co.uk is entering a team in Macmillan Cancer Support’s Longest Day Golf Challenge so why don’t you?


Williamson and Price called up to make debut at Merion

CURTIS CUP: Tuesday, April 26th

English duo Emily Price and Amelia Williamson were today unveiled as the two new faces in the GB&I team that will travel to Merion in June (10-12) for the 42nd Curtis Cup.


Stars align for Rachel Gourley as she makes history alongside legends of British golf

ROSE SERIES: Monday, April 25th

Amazing is happening on a pretty regular basis for Northumberland golfer Rachel Gourley this year but her exploits entered a new stratosphere this afternoon when she became the first amateur to win a Rose Ladies Series event.


Closing 65 sees Charlie Thornton surge through field at Saunton

OPENS: Monday, April 25th

A high-class closing 65 from Yorkshireman Charlie Thornton secured him another major open title as the West of England Strokeplay caught fire on the final day.


Chris Parkinson surges ahead in overall standings after becoming first home-club winner at Penwortham for 36 years

NoM: Tuesday, April 26th

Chris Parkinson secured his first ever Northern Order of Merit victory on Sunday to open up a sizeable gap in the overall standings after just three events.


Junior international Caolan Burford hold his nerve to see off Roberts and Lundgren at Ashburnham

OPENS: Monday, April 25th

Rhuddlan junior Caolan Burford showed incredible maturity to hold off the last-day charges of Royal Porthcawl’s Matt Roberts and Sweden’s David Lundgren and claim the Welsh Open Stroke Play at Ashburnham Golf Club.


Red-hot putter comes in very handy for undercooked Cameron Wallace

YORKS OoM: Tuesday, April 26th

A putting display that dreams are made of lifted Cameron Wallace to victory in the opening Yorkshire Order of Merit event of the season at Cleveland Golf Club.


Max Fullerton stunned and delighted as he arrives on the big stage

OPENS: Tuesday, April 26th

Some days are more unforgettable than others and for student Max Fullerton he certainly had one that will live with him forever as he claimed the Philip Kilgour Scratch Open at The Buckinghamshire. 


Foundation boosted by nearly £6,000 thanks charity golf day at Stonebridge Golf Club

Saturday, April 23rd

Almost £6,000 was raised for The Elexis Brown Golf Foundation as the charity held its first golf fundraiser at Stonebridge Golf Club earlier this month.


England Women’s Royal County Down triumph named ‘Performance of the Year’

ENGLAND GOLF: Thursday, April 21st

The England Women’s Team claimed Performance of the Year as England Golf honoured the great and good in amateur golf last night.

Early final-round magic from Grace Crawford lights up Royal Troon

SCOTLAND: Tuesday, April 19th

Fifteen-year-old Grace Crawford became the youngest winner of the Scottish Women’s Open for 13 years on Sunday, claiming the Helen Holm Trophy in stunning fashion at Royal Troon.


Ollie Claireaux defies high winds to claim remarkable breakthrough victory at Delamere Forest

NoM: Monday, April 18th

There were fireworks down the stretch at Delamere Forest where two host-club players enjoyed a great battle in the second Northern Order of Merit event of season yesterday.


Matthew Wilson maintains storming start to 2022 at Craighead Links

OPENS: Monday, April 18th

The 2022 season has barely started but it is already turning into quite a year for Forres Golf Club’s Matthew Wilson.


Ganne, Stone and Avery to make Curtis Cup debuts for USA at Merion

USGA: Friday, April 14th

The USGA today unveiled its 2022 USA Curtis Cup team with three changes from the side who beat GB&I in Wales last year.


Wentworth’s Leo Vorobyez plays final 23 holes in 10 under to storm through field at Hawkstone Park

MIDS UNION: Friday, April 14th

When the putter gets hot good things can happen on the golf course and that was certainly the case for Wentworth’s Leo Vorobyez yesterday in the Midland U-16s Boys Open.


England call-up Amelia Wan shows her class at Hawkstone Park

MIDS UNION: Friday, April 14th

Nottinghamshire’s Amelia Wan has been a model of consistency in amateur events over the last two years and the Sherwood Forest golfer displayed plenty of that to win the Midland U-16s Girls Open at Hawkstone Park yesterday.


Tom Bastow comes from seven back to share Southerndown spoils with fellow Welsh international Sean David

OPENS: Sunday, April 17th

There was a blanket finish at the WAGR-ranked Duncan Putter open where two of the South West’s leading teenage golfers shared the spoils after a draining final day at Southerndown Golf Club.


Ellena Slater retains Frilford Heath title with superb front-fronting display

OPENS: Thursday, April 14th

Ellena Slater led from the front, in more ways than one, as the Kent junior retained the Frilford Scratch Salver in brilliant style.


Play-off delight for Jake Ball after dramatic finale at Prince’s GC

BUCS: Wednesday, April 13th

The Prince’s Club in Kent has hosted some great events over the years but, for drama, there can be few to better yesterday’s conclusion of the British Universities and College Sport Tour Finals.


2023 Walker Cup hopeful Jack Brooks charges to victory at North Hamps

OPENS: Monday, April 11th

A storming back nine from England Men’s stalwart Jack Brooks saw him overturn a four-shot lead with 18 holes to go and win the Hampshire Salver last night.


Dylan Shaw-Radford shows his strength of character to defy Murcar Links ‘hooley’ and elite junior field

SCOTLAND: Sunday, April 10th

It was worth all the pain of playing 36 holes in some of the worst spring weather imaginable for Yorkshire’s Dylan Shaw-Radford as he won the Scottish Boys Open (U-18s) at Murcar Links on Friday.


Quick-fire hat-trick of stand-out victories for Rachel Gourley

SCOTLAND: Sunday, April 10th

Winning has certainly become a habit for Arcot Hall’s Rachel Gourley with the England Girls player claiming her third big title of the year at Irvine Golf Club on Friday.


Greg Hurley keeps his head to tame wild student finale at The Home of Golf

R&A: Friday, April 8th

It was survival of the fittest at the R&A Student Series Final in Scotland this week where Hertfordshire’s Greg Hurley defied the elements and an international field to win the illustrious title by one shot.


Rye and St Andrew Links star to play alongside MacIntyre and Schwartzel at Augusta

THE MASTERS: Wednesday, April 6th

British Amateur champion Laird Shepherd will begin his Masters challenge tomorrow in the company of another Scottish-based player Robert MacIntyre.


Rarest of rare birds spotted at Headingley Golf Club

ALBATROSS: Tuesday, April 5th

In his short life Josh Berry has already packed in plenty of golfing achievement but yesterday, at Headingley Golf Club, pulled off something that 99% of golfers can only dream about.


Pavenham Park ace Luca Thompson secures ‘biggest win’ with thrilling finish at North Hants

OPENS: Monday, April 4th

Luca Thompson’s remarkable rise through the amateur golf ranks shows no sign of stopping after the Pavenham Park player won the Hampshire Rose at North Hants GC last night.


2021 champion Jack Brooks holds it together superbly as West Lancashire bares its teeth

NoM: Monday, April 4th

It was business as usual for Jack Brooks as the Northern Order of Merit champion won the opening event in the golfnews24.co.uk-sponsored 2022 series at West Lancashire GC last night.


Bogey-free brilliance from Seb Cave secures Belfry star ‘biggest win yet’

OPENS: Sunday, April 3rd

England Boys ace Seb Cave laid down a England boys international Seb Cave laid down a marker for 2022 with a hugely-composed victory in the first major domestic scratch open of the season for men – the Berkhamsted Trophy.


Birdie-birdie finish secures another big title for Northumberland ace Rachel Gourley

OPENS: Sunday, April 3rd

England Girls international Rachel Gourley maintained her superb start to the season as she won the Formby Leveret by one shot last night.


Hosts Spain dominate but Sam Bairstow and James Ashfield star for home nations

EUROPE: Sunday, April 3rd

England lost hold of their European Nations Championship crown as hosts Spain dominated the illustrious team competition at Sotogrande.


Experience wins the day at intriguing Walton Heath finale

SURREY: Wednesday, April 6th

Experience triumphed over precocious youth in the final of the Surrey Ladies Championship at always-challenging Walton Heath on Sunday.


History-making South Hunsley pip Ermysteds and Wath to place in Woodhall Spa showpiece final

ESGA: Thursday, April 7th

South Hunsley will be represented in the English Schools Team Championship for the first time thanks to a knife-edge victory in the Yorkshire qualifier at Low Laithes.


Tiverton ace Eliot Baker claims third series success in grand style

BUCS: Friday, April 1st

Devon star Eliot Baker maintained his stranglehold on the British Universities and Colleges Sport Golf series with a dominant display at Sherwood Forest this week.


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OPENS: Thursday, March 31st

The country’s leading amateur golf news website has agreed to sponsor the Northern Order of Merit for the 2022 season.

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