• HUMPHREYS WINS ENGLISH WOMEN’S AMATEUR

    Essex teenager Lily May Humphreys has become one of the youngest winners of the English women’s amateur championship.
    The fifteen year old from Stoke by Nayland secured a one-shot win over Hampshire’s Emma Allen and Lincolnshire’s India Cleburne at Lindrick, Yorkshire – after a gutsy fightback over the closing holes.
    Humphrey led the championship until midway through the final round. She had set out on the last 18 with a two-shot lead, but after dropping four sh
  • Turba pips English pair to McGregor title

    Estonia’s Joonas Turba captured the English U16 Boys’ Championship for the McGregor Trophy after beating the English pair of Max Hopkins (Bishops Stortford) and Robin Williams (Peterborough Milton) by a stroke at Burnham & Berrow in Somerset.
    Turba, who won the Finland U16 championship earlier in the season, dominated the 72-hole tournament from the start, sharing the lead after the first round, falling one shot behind after the second, then resuming top spot in the third round.
  • LPGA only receives attention when controversy involved?

    The U.S. Women's Open had the lowest over-night final-round rating since at least 1996. What was President Donald Trump's role in that?
  • R&A puts stop to players taking short cut on No. 9

    Players figured out how to shorten No. 9 by playing to the 10th fairway at Royal Birkdale. But then the R&A put a stop to that.
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  • Evian purse increase ($3.65 mil) makes it LPGA's 2nd largest

    The Evian Championship announced Tuesday that it is increasing its total prize money to $3.65 million, making it the second largest purse in women’s golf.
  • FREE UNDER ARMOUR POLO ON OFFER FOR HOLIDAY BOOKERS WITH YOUR GOLF TRAVEL

    Your Golf Travel has partnered with Under Armour to offer golfers booking their next golf holiday a free Under Armour Performance Polo as an added value to their trip of choice.
    With over 250,000 golfers travelling annually and with an 9.1/10 rating on Trust Pilot already in place, Your Golf Travel continues to work with key partners to enhance customer experience pre, during and post travel, striving to provide as many added values on top of the basic holiday experience as possible.
    Throughout
  • LANGER LETS MAJOR RECORD SLIP AS MCCARRON CLAIMS SENIOR PLAYERS’ TITLE

    America’s Scott McCarron won the third senior major title of the year, the Senior Players Championship, after Bernhard Langer dropped two shots over the final two holes at Caves Valley Golf Club in Maryland.
    Langer was trying to become the first player in the history of the senior tour to win the same major four years in a row. The run began in 2014 at the Fox Chapel Golf Club in Pittsburgh, continued in 2015 at the Belmont Country Club in Massachusetts and stayed alive last year at the Ph
  • HEARTBREAK FOR SHINKWIN AS CABRERA BELLO CAPTURES SCOTTISH OPEN CROWN AFTER PLAY-OFF

    Spain’s Rafael Cabrera Bello claimed his first victory since 2012 by beating Hertfordshire’s Callum Shinkwin in a play-off for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
    Shinkwin came to the last at Dundonald Links needing a par five to win the tournament, which is part of the European Tour’s new Rolex Series, but threw away his chance after injudiciously deciding to go for the tricky green in two.
    After splitting the fairway with his drive on the 580-yard hole, the 24-year-o
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  • ROOKIE PARK TRUMPS US WOMEN’S OPEN RIVALS

    South Korea’s Park Sung-hyun won the US Women’s Open by two shots to claim her first LPGA title.
    Watched by US President Donald Trump, the 23 year old carded a final round 67 to finish on 11 under at Trump National in New Jersey.
    South Korean golfers have won the US Women’s Open seven times in the past 10 years, and there were eight in the top 10 this year. South Korean amateur Choi Hye-jin’s hopes of lifting the title ended when she found the water on the 16th hole, whil
  • BAG YOUR CHANCE TO WIN THE FANTASY OPEN!

    There is no better way to bet on golf than the Fitzdares Fantasy Golf competition, which is being run for The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, which starts on Thursday (July 20). The competition is now in its fifth year, and each time the prize pot has grown significantly.
    To play, you simply pick five players and one reserve to form your Fantasy Open teams. Each team’s cumulative prize money will be its score, and you can follow your team’s progress, as the putts drop, on the li
  • JOHNSON WINS INAUGURAL SENIOR LPGA CHAMPIONSHIP

    Trish Johnson won the inaugural US Senior LPGA Championship after finishing three shots clear of the field at the French Lick Resort in Indiana.
    The 51-year-old former Solheim Cup star, who lives in Wiltshire, shot a final-round 73 on the Pete Dye Course, to go with earlier rounds of 67 and 72, to finish on four under par for the 54-hole event.
    Johnson finished three shots clear of America’s Michele Redman, while Laura Davies shot a final round 68 to finish in a tie for third with Helen Al
  • SWEETWOODS PARK GOLF CLUB HOSTS GOLF EXPERIENCE DAYS THIS SUMMER

    Sweetwoods Park Golf Club hosts golf experience days this summerNever visited Sweetwoods Park before and wondering what all the fuss is about? Well Sweetwoods Park has just launched their brand new Experience Days; giving golfers the chance to play this stunning parkland course, listed as number 48 out of the top 100 UK courses (based on Golfshake reviews).
    The Experience Days are also completely tailored to individuals, so whether you’re visiting Sweetwoods Park as a general golfer, a cor
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  • WIN A MILLION DOLLARS WITH AMERICAN GOLF

    American Golf is inviting golfers across the UK & Ireland to enter its biggest ever competition and be in with a chance of scooping $1million.American Golf has teamed up with Million Dollar Hole In One, the company that runs the popular hole-in-one-challenge around Europe, to give golfers the chance to win a place at American Golf’s Championship finals at the Belfry in September, where ten players will be given one shot to score a hole-in-one and win the $1million prize.
    Qualifying for
  • Kwara to establish golf, table tennis academies – Ahmed

    The Kwara State Government is set to establish Golf and Table Tennis Academies to train youth to become top players and champions in national and international competitions.
  • ping unveils new g400 series

    Ping’s fastest and most forgiving driver, and an iron that delivers tour-level distance and ball flight, are the headline acts in the company’s new G400 Series, which hits pro shops this month.
    Breaking tradition with the G Series’ traditionally small number increases – the series has progressed from 2 to 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 over the last 14 years – Ping’s new G400 range of clubs marks yet another dramatic shift forward for the brand that has successfully
  • RAHM RULES AT IRISH OPEN

    Jon Rahm captured his first European Tour title in swashbuckling style at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, as the Spaniard put on a masterful display at Portstewart Golf Club to close out a six-shot victory.
    The 22 year old was confidence personified in front of a supportive Northern Irish crowd, and his round took off in spectacular fashion at the fourth, where he holed out for an eagle three to move two shots clear of the pack.
    Six more birdies, as well as another eagle at the 14th, w
  • Creamer, A. Jutanugarn headline new Green Bay event

    Plenty of pro football's greatest memories have been made in Green Bay, Wis. This week, the LPGA hopes to forge a little history of its own.
  • Mickelson set for first round since Bones split

    Phil Mickelson is set for his opening round of The Greenbrier Classic, his first competitive appearance since splitting with his longtime caddie.
  • Power Rankings: 2017 Greenbrier Classic

    See which players you can expect to contend as the PGA Tour returns to The Greenbrier and The Old White TPC one year after historic flooding cancelled the tournament.
  • Set of irons used by Trump up for auction

    A set of irons used by Donald Trump before he became president is being auctioned off.
  • OPEN CHAMPION SET FOR $1.8m prize payout

    In a break with tradition, this year’s Open Championship winner will be paid in US dollars rather than sterling.
    A fall in the value of the pound caused the Royal and Ancient Golf Club to consider the change.
    R&A Chief executive Martin Slumbers said the move was because the US dollar is the ‘most widely adopted currency for prize money in golf’.
    The 2017 event, which which takes place at Royal Birkdale from July 20-23, will see the winner will pick up $1.85m (£1.
  • NGF to provide standard golf course in 6 zones – scribe

    The newly elected board of the Nigeria Golf Federation with ex-Osun Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola, as president will provide golf driving range in the six geo-political zones of the country to popularise the sport, an official has said.
  • POULTER BOOKS BIRKDALE RETURN AT OPEN FINAL QUALIFYING

    Ian Poulter, playing in front of a large gallery at his home course of Woburn, was one of 15 players to make it through Final Qualifying for the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale. 
    The 45-year-old Ryder Cup star thought he had missed out on a place at his favourite Open venue after three-putting for a par five at the seventh, his 34th. hole of the 36-hole qualifer. He then had to get up and down from a bunker on his last for par to return rounds of 70 and 68 and set up a return scene of his best
  • Tiger Woods completes program to deal with medications

    Tiger Woods, who was a no-show last week at the PGA tournament that benefits his foundation, said on social media on Monday that he had completed a program to help him manage medications he used to deal with back pain.
  • PARS AND BIRDIES GALORE AT CAVERSHAM WEEKEND STABLEFORD

    PARS AND BIRDIES GALORE AT CAVERSHAM WEEKEND STABLEFORDThere were pars and birdies galore in Division 1 of the Weekend Stableford at Caversham Heath on Sunday (July 2).
    Mike Capaldi (10hcp) recorded 11 pars and one birdie and halves of 20 and 21 points as he totalled 41 points.  Runner-up Archie Smith (4hcp) recorded even more pars, 12, plus three birdies, but could only muster 40 points.  Third was Matt Robertson (3hcp) on countback from Callum Peart (6hcp), both with 39 points. 
  • PERRY WINS US SENIOR OPEN

    America’s Kenny Perry claimed his second US Senior Open after beating Kirk Triplett by two shots at Salem Country Club.
    The 56-year-old closed with a two-under-par 68 for a record score of 264 (-16). Perry also won the event in 2013, and it was his fourth major victory on the senior tour.
    Perry started the final round a stroke behind Triplett, but five ahead of the next-closest contender, Brandt Jobe. Triplett, who tied the tournament record with a 62 in the opening round, had five bogeys
  • CONTINENT OF EUROPE HITS GB&I FOR SIX AT VAGLIANO TROPHY

    The Continent of Europe won the Vagliano Trophy match with a 15-9 victory against Great Britain and Ireland at Circolo Golf Bogogno in Italy.
    It was the sixth consecutive victory for European side and capped a very strong second day performance in the foursomes and singles.
    Starting the day level at 6-6, the home side won all four of the morning foursomes matches to establish a commanding 10-6 lead going into this afternoon’s singles.
    Facing an uphill challenge, GB&I needed to get off
  • HIGH-FLYING FLEETWOOD CAPTURES FRENCH OPEN

    Tommy Fleetwood won the French Open by one shot and moved top of the Race for Dubai standings after a stunning five-under-par final round in Paris.
    The Englishman had a flawless final day at Paris National to secure his third European Tour victory.
    American Peter Uihlein was chasing Fleetwood down on his final hole, but needed to chip in from the bunker to take it to a play-off. But his shot went wide of the hole and Fleetwood, in the clubhouse watching on TV, hugged his family as he prepar
  • PLANT WINS EUROPEAN AMATEUR AND SEALS OPEN SPOT

    Kent’s Alfie Plant won a dramatic three-way playoff with a birdie on the fifth extra hole to become the European Amateur champion at Walton Heath Golf Club – and book his place in The Open.
    “It’s going to take a few days to sink in, but this couldn’t have happened at a better place. It’s brilliant,” said Plant, who saw off the challenge of defending champion Luca Cianchetti and Lorenzo Scalise, both from Italy.
    Plant was loudly cheered off the green by a
  • Brooks Koepka: From Challenge Tour to Major Champion

    Brooks Koepka won the biggest prize of his career earlier this month when he landed the US Open at Erin Hills, his first Major Championship.The American did so in style on the back nine in the final round of the tournament, where he broke away from his opponents at the top end of the leaderboard with three birdies on the last five holes.
    Koepka put on a dominant display of driving to win the US Open at Erin HillsErin Hills was meant to provide the world’s best players with a tough test in
  • LYNX UNVEILS ALL-NEW PARALLAX RANGE

    With two Majors to their name, Lynx’s Parallax irons are steeped in professional golfing history – but for 2017 the marque is reborn with a new emphasis on game improvement for the amateur player.
    Now a British company, Lynx has repositioned the Parallax family of clubs within its main portfolio. While renowned strokemakers Freddie Couples and Ernie Els wielded Parallax irons to Masters and US Open wins, this year’s collection boasts features and technology purposely designed f
  • NBC Sports Group Airtimes (Open Qualifying Series Events & The 146TH Open)

    Upcoming airtimes for remaining Open Qualifying Series events and The 146TH Open
  • REGIONAL OPEN QUALIFYING ROUND-UP

    There were six regional Open Championship qualifying tournaments held in the South East on June 26, with seven others being held at other venues throughout the UK.Those who qualified will now progress to final qualifying on July 4, which takes place at Gailes, Hollinwell, Hillside, Woburn and Royal Cinque Ports.
    Oxfordshire amateur Oliver Huggins was among the seven qualifiers through to final qualifying after shooting a one-under-par 71 at his home course, Frilford Heath. Also scoring
  • Watch: Woman wades into water, gets shafted

    This lady really, really wanted this putter at the HNA French Open. She rolled up her pants and carefully waded into murky waters. But there's a surprise ending.
  • Former Tour player makes ace, swims to get ball

    Former PGA and European tour pro John Morgan made a hole-in-one and jumped in a pond on his way to retrieve the ball.
  • King Robert the Bruce course opens at Trump Turnberry

    The new King Robert the Bruce course at Trump Turnberry officially opened on Wednesday in Scotland.
  • Best Bets for the 2017 Open Championship

    The Open Championship is back at Royal Birkdale Golf Club this year, as the Southport course is set to host the oldest of the four Major Championships for the first time since 2008 – the year when Padraig Harrington won the Claret Jug for the second time running.
    Royal Birkdale is a par-70 course, which plays 7,173 yards off the back tees. There are just the two par-five holes, both of which appear on the back nine and look very reachable for the world’s best players today.
    The full
  • Players praise Tiger for getting help, await return

    Tiger Woods won’t be hosting this week’s PGA National tournament as he continues treatment to manage medications following an impaired driving arrest, and players on Wednesday praised his commitment to getting better.
  • Fowler the big draw at Quicken with Woods gone

    Rickie Fowler is the only player from the world's top 10 in the Quicken Loans field. Tiger Woods, the tournament host, will also miss the event.
  • 250 golfers storm Ilorin for 6-day tourney

    No fewer than 250 golfers are to converge in Ilorin for a 6-day tournament.
  • SPIETH HOLES OUT FROM THE SAND TO SECURE 10TH PGA TOUR TITLE

    Jordan Spieth captured his tenth PGA Tour title at the Travelers Championship after holing a 60-foot bunker shot in a play-off.
    Spieth survived the play-off showdown with fellow American Daniel Berger to record victory at TPC River Highlands in Connecticut.
    The former world No.1 had led the field all weekend and was a stroke ahead going into the final day. However his final-day 70, and a three-under 67 from Berger allowed the Florida-based golfer to match Spieth on 12 under.
    Berger found th
  • ROMERO RETURNS FROM WILDERNESS TO WIN IN GERMANY

    They came to watch Masters champion Sergio Garcia confirm his position as pre-tournament favourite, but spectators at the BMW International Masters in Germany came away having witnessed the world’s 837th’s best player, Argentina’s Andres Romero, take the spoils in Munich.
    The 36 year old had fallen on such lean times that he had to rely on a sponsor’s invitation to make the field, but the man whose only previous European Tour win came in the Deutsche Bank Players’ C
  • ELLIS WINS AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

    Hampshire’s Harry Ellis battled back from four holes down with five to play to win the 36-hole final of the 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s.
    The 21 year old from Meon Valley followed in the footsteps of his former Hampshire teammate Scott Gregory to lift the famous trophy, after defeating Australia’s Dylan Perry in a dramatic match that went to the 38th hole.
    Ellis, who became the youngest player to win the Amateur Championship aged just 16 in 2012, se
  • South Korea's S.H. Park races to LPGA lead

    Sung Hyun Park nearly matched the course record with an 8-under 63 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship.
  • Host Stricker 3 back at Wisconsin Champions event

    Tournament host Steve Stricker shot 6-under 66 and trails Paul Broadhurst by three strokes at the American Family Insurance Open.
  • ELLIS HAS AMATEUR TITLE IN HIS SIGHTS

    Hampshire’s Harry Ellis will attempt to make history by becoming the youngest-ever player to win the English and British Amateur titles when he faces Australia’s Dylan Perry in the final at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent.
    The 21 year old from Meon Valley, who is in the third year of his golf scholarship at Florida State University, blew away Italy’s reigning European Amateur champion Luca Cianchetti in the semi-final, after making a great up and down from the 16th.
    I