WOMENS GOLF Gloucestershire at English County Finals

england golf logoGloucestershire put South West women’s golf to the fore again at this week’s England Golf Women’s County Finals at Waterlooville Golf Club in Hampshire.

It will be the South West women's champions' sixth successive appearance at the national county finals and this week they are set to include the tournament’s youngest player in 13-year-old Ffion Tynan, the English U14 girls champion.

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AMATEUR GOLF Potter is 2016 South West champion

Gloucestershire golf ace Laurie Potter is the new 2016 South West amateur golf championGloucestershire golf ace Laurie Potter is the new 2016 South West amateur champion following two scorching rounds over the famous championship at St Enodoc.

The Cotswold Hills golfer returned a first round leader board-topping three under par 66 to set the pace.

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AMATEUR GOLF Dorset turn tables at SW championship

Dorset scored the first eye-catching result of South West Counties Championship Week at St Enodoc Golf Club.

Despite boasting regional champion – Weymouth’s Tom Robson – Dorset finished foot of the six-team inter-county match play table at Bristol & Clifton last summer.

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AMATEUR GOLF South West Week tees off today

South Western Counties Golf Association shieldThe South Western Counties Golf Association Championship tees off with three cracking derby matches over the Church Course at St Enodoc Golf Club today.

Recently crowned Cornwall champion Joe Cruise – from host club St Enodoc – and Devon ace Jake Burnage (Saunton GC) get the week-long tournament underway at 0815 when they meet in the top of the order singles match as the cross-Tamar derby rivals clash on day one.

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GOLF CLUBS play your part in our promotional drive

With our hugely popular, regular course condition updates ending for another winter South West Sports News is about to begin another daily drive to get more golfers visiting your amazing courses this summer.

Anyone who has visited one of our interactive twitter workshops will know how passionate we are about increasing golf participation and our fundamental belief you must be pro-active.

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SW GOLF Devon ace Mullen walks tall in Cup victory

JIMMY MULLEN photographed by Royal North Devon GC professional/coach Michael Wilson before 2015 Walker CupRoyal North Devon amateur ace Jimmy Mullen won all four of his Walker Cup matches as Great Britain & Ireland cruised to a 16½-9½ win over the USA at Royal Lytham.

The 21-year-old walked tall among the best international amateur golfers either side of the Atlantic, winning both his singles matches and two foursomes games with Ashley Chesters.

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