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Worcestershire pip Essex to PGA County title – Golf News

Worcestershire captured the PGA England and Wales Inter-County Championship after fending off the challenge of the Essex team at Sutton Coldfield Golf Club in Birmingham. Represented by Simon Gabbitas and Ian Martin, Worcestershire began the second round a shot clear of the 27-strong field, and that proved to be the margin of victory, as the pair held their collective nerve to repel challenges from some of the PGA’s most accomplished
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R&A reveal host venues for 2020 Senior Open qualifying – Golf News

Four of the South East’s most prestigious golf clubs have been chosen to host qualifying events for the 2020 Senior Open being held at Sunningdale Golf Club next summer. Hopefuls will compete for a minimum of 24 places at Burhill, The Berkshire, Camberley Heath (pictured above) and Foxhills in their bid to take part in the Senior Open, when it returns to the Old Course at Sunningdale from July 23-26,
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Brighton Council to lease golf courses for alternative uses – Golf News

Brighton’s two council-owned golf courses are up for sale following a decision to explore other uses for them. The number of people using Hollingbury and Waterhall Golf courses has dwindled in recent years and in June, councillors approved plans to advertise the 25-year leaseholds for either golf or other leisure uses such as camping, events or outdoor activities. They are also exploring in-house options, specifically re-wilding, or allowing nature to
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WIN A LUXURY GOLF BREAK TO PORTUGAL WITH REWARDS4GOLF – Golf News

How do you fancy winning a luxurious golf break in Vilamoura, Portugal courtesy of Rewards4Golf and Golfbreaks? You and your guest will spend three nights at the five-star Pestana Vila Sol hotel in April 2020, with two rounds of golf included on one of Portugal’s most picturesque courses. You’ll receive a flight allowance and your airport transfers will also be covered! For your chance to win this great prize with
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Wiesberger wins Italian Open – Golf News

Bernd Wiesberger claimed his second Rolex Series title of the year and third European Tour victory of the season with a hard-fought victory in the Italian Open. The Austrian started the final round three shots behind overnight leader Matthew Fitzpatrick, but carded a bogey-free 65 to finish one shot clear of the Englishman on 16 under par. Wiesberger posted three consecutive birdies from the fifth hole followed by a further
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Sussex seniors suffer heartache again at county final – Golf News

Sussex’s men’s senior squad suffered the heartache of losing their third consecutive County Final after a moment of magic from Yorkshire’s Andy King saw the northern side clinch the silverware for the second time in three years. After three days of top quality play at Effingham Golf Club in Surrey, the outcome of the 2019 event came down to the final two games on the course in a direct shootout between Yorkshire and Sussex.
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Carswell closes down – Golf News

Carswell Golf & Country Club in Oxfordshire shut down last week after its owners pulled the plug on the loss-making venue, which first opened in 1993. Visitors to the club at the end of September were greeted with a sign that said the private members club would ‘re-open as a pay-and-play venue’, but that is no longer an option, and the club has now closed for good. In an email
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Faldo launches ‘Live Like A Legend’ competition – Golf News

The winners of the ‘Live Like a Legend’ competition will join Sir Nick Faldo at Laguna Lăng Cô next March to watch the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final and enjoy all the facilities at the five-star resort Six-time Major winner Sir Nick Faldo has launched a competition that has the prize of a week’s holiday at Laguna Lăng Cô, a five-star Banyan Tree resort in Vietnam which features a Faldo
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Levet flies in at Forest of Arden – Golf News

Thomas Levet won his first Staysure Tour title after carding the lowest round of the final day at the Farmfoods European Senior Masters at Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club. The 51-year-old Frenchman, who made his Staysure debut in this event last year, posted a closing 68 to reach ten under for the tournament, and finish one shot ahead of Markus Brier, and two clear of Paul Lawrie, Jarmo
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Na edges Cantlay to win Shriners Open – Golf News

Kevin Na produced a record-breaking putting display on his way to a play-off victory at the PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. Na, who lives in Vegas, made a PGA Tour record of 558 feet of putts during the week at TPC Summerlin, posting a one-under 70 on the final day to join Patrick Cantlay tied on 23 under. Both players birdied the first extra play-off