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Home players continue to deliver as British finalist guaranteed in Girls event

R&A: Friday, August 12th

There is guaranteed British finalist in the Girls Amateur after home players again rose the occasion at Carnoustie today.


Royal Lytham and Wales ace Emily James takes out the highest-ranked qualifier

R&A: Wednesday, August 10th

Wales’ Emily James defeated the highest-ranked player in the field to progress to the last 32 of the Girls’ Amateur Championship at Carnoustie today.


Impressive ‘recovery’ from Pleasington’s Calum Metcalfe

NOM: Wednesday, August 10th

A birdie-laden second round at Nelson saw Pleasington’s Calum Metcalfe come through the field to win yet another Northern Order of Merit competition on Sunday.


S&A’s George Holland toughs it out and gets his reward at Grange Park

NOM: Tuesday, August 9th

Southport & Ainsdale’s George Holland recovered from a slow start to claim his first Northern Order of Merit victory at Grange Park on Sunday.


It all comes together at Lindrick for Joe Sullivan after Summer of missed cuts

ENGLAND GOLF: Monday, August 1st

Sussex’s Joe Sullivan rediscovered his top form just at the right time to claim the English Amateur Championship at Lindrick last night.


More Aussie joy as Abbie Teasdale comes through against Davina Xanh

ENGLAND GOLF: Monday, August 1st

There was second successive Australian winner of the English Women’s Amateur Championship as Abbie Teasdale overcame Davina Xanh after a great tussle yesterday.


Back nine rearguard action secures Oliver Mukherkee the spoils at Gailes Links

SCOTTISH GOLF: Sunday, July 31st

Oliver Mukherjee battled back from being three down with eight holes to play to claim the Scottish Men’s Amateur title at Gailes Links last night.


New Devon Boys champion Joel Warne shoots 62 having previously never broken par

DEVON: Saturday, July 30th

The Devon Boys Championship turned into one of the most extraordinary competitions of the year after overall winner Joel Warne broke the course record at Bigbury yesterday.


Third national title in a year for Rosie Bee Kim

ENGLAND GOLF: Friday, July 29th

Buckinghamshire’s Rosie Bee Kim claimed her third national age group title in 12 months thanks to a dominant display in the England U-16s.


Charlotte Naughton proving to be another North East star in the making

ENGLAND GOLF: Friday, July 29th

The Northumberland Ladies Golf Association has had a lot to celebrate in recent times and again its members were toasting one of their own last night as Charlotte Naughton picked up the England U-14s crown.


Sensational burst of scoring sees Max Hopkins come back from five down

ENGLAND GOLF: Thursday, July 28th

There was a thrilling comeback success for Hertfordshire champion Max Hopkins as the knockout stages in the English Amateur Championship began at Lindrick today.


Stunning turn-around victory for Katie Stephens over England ace Lottie Woad

ENGLAND GOLF: Thursday, July 28th

There was a huge upset in the first round of the English Women’s Amateur Championship today where Yorkshire’s Katie Stephens took out No 2 seed Lottie Woad.


U-18s champion Dylan Shaw-Radford turning into winning machine

It is hoped that Dylan Shaw-Radford has a big mantelpiece at his family home after the 17-year-old from Yorkshire won another major honour last night at Silloth-on-Solway GC


Victorious GB&I hold off Continentals’ late push in Slovakia

R&A: Friday, July 22nd

GB&I regained the St Andrews Trophy despite a strong rearguard action from Continental Europe in today’s closing session.


Sophia Fullbrook conjures up stuff-of-dreams final round to light up The Wilmslow

ENGLAND GOLF: Friday, July 22nd

In week of record-breaking temperatures, Sophia Fullbrook left scorch marks on the fairways and greens of the The Wilmslow in winning the England Girls Championship in the most astonishing fashion last night.


Pair of aces leaves Cormac Sharpe feeling flush

2022 NEWS: Friday, July 22nd

It is often said that good things come in pairs and Blairgowrie’s Cormac Sharpe won’t argue with that after he holed in one on successive days in the English Boys Championship (Carris) at Silloth-on-Solway.


Emotions running high for inspired James Claridge

OPENS: Friday, July 22nd

In what turned into a highly emotional experience for James Claridge, the Staffordshire teenager put in a near flawless performance on the final day to carry off the Walton Heath Trophy.


Golden summer for Hallowes just keeps getting better

YORKSHIRE: Thursday, July 21st

Hallowes members were again celebrating last night as the Sheffield club won the Yorkshire Team Championship at Hallamshire for the first time since 2008.


The good life for Brians as Monday Stableford turns into ace fest

HAMPSHIRE: Tuesday, July 19th

There was a good time to be had at North Hants Golf Club last night after three of its members got a hole in one yesterday – two of them coming on the eighth hole from members playing in the same group.


Moortown ace Josh Stephens keeps his cool in the heat of Chesterfield battle

ESGA: Tuesday, July 19th

Josh Stephens was definitely the coolest player at Chesterfield GC yesterday as the Yorkshire junior finished four clear of the rest at the English Schools Golf Association U-16s Championship.


Kemnay’s Fraser Laird makes huge step up and secures Boys Home International spot

SCOTLAND: Tuesday, July 19th

North East of Scotland Boys player Fraser Laird came good just when he needed it to carry off the Scottish U-18s title at Edzell GC.


Freya Constable thrives at Auchterarder after overcoming early swing wobble

SCOTLAND: Tuesday, July 19th

Edinburgh golfer Freya Constable made a shaky start at the Scottish Girls but quickly put that behind her and claimed her first national title in impressive fashion at Auchterarder.


Lincolnshire’s Will Hopkins ends tough run in superb fashion

OPENS: Thursday, July 21st

Will Hopkins has endured quite a bit of misfortune on and off the course in recent times but his compelling one-shot victory in the Tillman Trophy made up for a lot of that.


GCMA network to benefit from PlayMoreGolf’s expertise

NEWS: Thursday, July 21st

The Golf Club Managers Association (GCMA) has added another leading golf business to its list of Associate Partners.


THE 150th OPEN AT ST ANDREWS

FINAL ROUND REACTION: Sheffield duo complete unforgettable week at St Andrews

THE 150th OPEN: Sunday, July 17th

There was no Silver Medal for Barclay Brown or Sam Bairstow but both had a fantastic week in the 150th Open at St Andrews.


SECOND ROUND REACTION: Barclay Brown finds himself in challenging pack at St Andrews thanks to birdie-laden finish

THE 150th OPEN: Friday, July 15th

Barclay Brown guaranteed himself an afternoon tee time in tomorrow’s third round of The 150th Open after a “great finish” saw him get to six under par.


SECOND ROUND REACTION: Long wait for Sam Bairstow to see if he has qualified for weekend

THE 150th OPEN: Friday, July 15th

England international Sam Bairstow was facing an agonising wait to see if he had made the cut in the 150th Open at St Andrews.


FIRST ROUND REACTION: Road Hole heroics help Barclay Brown post 68 at St Andrews

The early bird certainly caught the worm at St Andrews today where Barclay Brown recorded one of the lowest first-round scores by an amateur at The Open.


FIRST ROUND REACTION: Sam Bairstow looking good to make cut after strong round one finish

THE 150th OPEN: Thursday, July 14th

Sam Bairstow was pleased with his first round efforts and especially the way he finished with three birdies in the last seven holes to get back to level par at the 150th Open today.


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Flurry of August events gives Jack Brooks chance to make up ground

NOM: Monday, July 18th

England international Jack Brooks has no intention of giving up on his golfnews24 Northern Order of Merit title without a fight and moved into third in the overall standings thanks to a victory in the Royton Sword yesterday.


Gog Magog’s Ed Dimambro rediscovers winning formula at Wilmslow and Stockport

OPENS: Saturday, July 16th

How quickly things changed for The Gog Magog’s Ed Dimambro, who arrived in North West on the back of a miserable run of form but returned home last night with the Cheshire Cat.


Stand-out final round ends Hannah Screen’s long wait for tournament victory

ENGLAND GOLF: Friday, July 15th

Hannah Screen certainly saved her best until last at Woburn yesterday in winning the inaugural England Women’s U-25s by seven shots.


Second successive 67 sees Connor Graham stay well clear of Thai prodigy

R&A: Wednesday, July 13th

Connor Graham thrilled home crowds at Monifieth Golf Links to win the R&A Junior Open today.


Is this the greatest ‘greatest round of my life’?

LANCASHIRE: Wednesday, July 13th

Every golfer on the planet has a ‘round of my life’ story but it is difficult to imagine anyone has one more remarkable than Lancashire’s Barry Hornsby.


Calum Scott named in GB&I team for Slovakia showdown

R&A: Wednesday, July 13th

Scottish teenager Calum Scott has been named in the nine-man GB&I team to take on the Continent of Europe side in the St Andrews Trophy in Slovakia.


Burnham & Berrow’s Harriet Lockley takes route 66 to North Berwick

WOMEN’S OPEN: Tuesday, July 12th

Welsh international Harriet Lockley equalled her best ever score as she topped Women’s Open Pre-Qualifying at The Buckinghamshire.


Back nine birdie barrage secures debut success for Sophia Fullbrook

OPENS: Thursday, July 14th

A birdie-laden back nine carried Hertfordshire’s Sophia Fullbrook to Bridget Jackson Bowl glory at Handsworth Golf Club.


Jack McPhail overcomes miserable start to see off 2021 champion at Pleasington

NOM: Monday, July 11th

There was a great battle between two Jacks at Pleasington yesterday with Southport & Ainsdale’s Jack McPhail coming out on top to earn himself his second golfnews24 Northern Order of Merit title.


England regain Euro crown with six-wins-out-of-six Lottie Woad delivering knockout blow

EGA: Saturday, July 9th

England’s formidable Women’s team secured their second successive European Team Championship crown after seeing off Italy in today’s final at Conwy.


Masterful Matty Dodd-Berry tames windy Heswall

CHESHIRE: Monday, July 11th

Matty Dodd-Berry’s golden run continued at Heswall on Saturday when he picked up the Cheshire Stroke Play Championship on the back of a superb front-running display.


Derbyshire end 23-year wait to reach national showdown

ENGLAND GOLF: Tuesday, July 12th

Derbyshire will play in the men’s county final for the first time this century after a team of five Kedleston Park players, plus one from Matlock, did the business in the Midlands qualifier at Overstone Park.


Ben Partridge goes bogey free as Surrey reach first national final for eight years

ENGLAND GOLF: Monday, July 11th

Surrey’s men’s team have endured a couple of near misses in recent South East qualifiers but it went their way at Bury St Edmunds on Saturday. 


Royal Dornoch proves punishing but highly satisfying test for Mike McCoy and Terrill Samuel

R&A: Saturday, July 9th

There was a North American double in the R&A Senior Amateur Championships at Royal Dornoch last night.


Walton Heath’s Monty Holcombe rides rollercoaster of emotions before claiming ‘incredible’ victory via play-off

OPENS: Sunday, July 10th

The inaugural Peter Alliss Memorial Trophy got the kind of finish the legendary commentator would have enjoyed describing as Walton Heath’s Monty Holcombe reigned supreme at Hindhead.


All square in the four-way showdown between England and Sweden

EGA: Friday, July 8th

It finished England 2, Sweden 2 as the finalists in the European Team Championships were decided today.


Amateur champion Jess Baker to play with Collin Morikawa and Anna Nordqvist at St Andrews

150th OPEN: Friday, July 8th

British Women’s Amateur champion Jess Baker will have Open champion Collin Morikawa as a team-mate in a special Celebration of Champions event which is being held on Monday as part of The 150th Open celebrations.


Finlay Galloway ‘came here with the goal of just making the cut’ but walks away with main prize after play-off joy

SCOTLAND: Friday, July 8th

There was a sensational home success in Scottish Boys U-16s Open last night where Finlay Galloway saw off the challenge of some of the best U-16s players on the planet to take home the winners trophy at Bishopbriggs GC.


Buckinghamshire husband and wife duo are last pair standing from original field of 91,000

R&A: Friday, July 8th

Husband and wife duo Robert and Elizabeth Culley emerged victorious in The R&A 9-Hole Challenge Final today as golfers enjoyed the dream opportunity to play the Old Course on the eve of The 150th Open at St Andrews.


Glouestershire Boys complete the regional set with Joshua Millington leading the way at East Devon

ENGLAND GOLF: Friday, July 8th

Gloucestershire is a county that has had plenty to celebrate in recent years but this week it won the final two South West titles to complete what is believed to be an unprecedented regional clean sweep.


Host Wales take on champions England for place in last four

EGA: Wednesday, July 6th

Reigning champions England Women will tackle hosts Wales tomorrow for a place in the quarter-finals of the European Team Championship at Conwy.


Frazer Jones makes home advantage pay to maintain run of excellent performances

MIDLANDS: Thursday, July 7th

Frazer Jones has been knocking on the door of a significant win in recent weeks and it finally came at his home course on Tuesday in the Midland Boys.


Somerset do it again after stunning final-day victory over Wiltshire

ENGLAND GOLF: Thursday, July 7th

Twelve months after they won it for the first time in nearly 70 years, Somerset retained the South West Inter Counties title at Clevedon GC… but only just.


Photo finish at Liphook where injury-hit Stuart Archibald digs deep to claim Logan Trophy

ENGLAND GOLF: Monday, July 4th

The ’beware the injured golfer’ adage once again proved prophetic as Hampshire’s Stuart Archibald triumphed in the English Men’s Mid-Amateur Open Stroke Play Championship at Liphook last night.


Special national first for Thornhill’s Taylor Kerr

OPENS: Tuesday, July 5th

There was a breakthrough victory for Dumfries golfer Taylor Kerr as he saw off Andrew Davidson in a play-off to claim the Cameron Corbett Vase at Haggs Castle on Sunday.


Driving clicks for Adam Le Vey to set up three-shot success at Stoke Rochford

MIDLANDS: Monday, July 4th

Hertfordshire’s Adam Le Vey put recent driving struggles behind him to win the Midland Youths Open Championship at Stoke Rochford on Friday.


Welsh international Connor Jones comes through late at Whitchurch

OPENS: Monday, July 4th

Aberdovey’s Connor Jones came from four back in the final round to claim the illustrious Tucker Trophy Open at Whitchurch and Newport Golf Clubs.


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.  

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