AMATEUR GOLF Leigh joins England Boys elite squad

England Golf logo Cornwall's George Leigh is one of four teenagers celebrating an outstanding 2018 season by winning a place in the England Golf national boys’ squad.

The 16-year-old Trevose Golf Club ace joins eight established members of the under 18 squad, including Carris Trophy winner Barclay Brown and Boys’ Amateur Champion Conor Gough.

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WOMENS GOLF Gloucestershire rally for victory at RND

england golf logoTeenagers Grace Connelly and Caley McGinty kept Gloucestershire top of the English Women’s County Finals leaderboard at Royal North Devon Golf Club.

Following their big day one win over defending champions Yorkshire, the eight times South West amateur county champions rallied to beat Surrey 4-1 at windswept Westward Ho! 

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WOMENS GOLF Gloucestershire off to storming start

England Golf logoSouth West champions Gloucestershire made a storming start to the week-long England Golf women’s county finals by beating 2017 champions Yorkshire 7½-1½ at Royal North Devon Golf Club yesterday.

Today Gloucestershire – who have won the regional England Golf championship eight times in a row – face fellow big opening day winners Surrey, who beat Buckinghamshire 6½- 2½ after Staffordshire edged past Norfolk 5-4.

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SW GOLF five help England reclaim international title

Joe Long image courtesy & copyright Leaderboard/EnglandGolf England - including five amateur aces from the South West - have won the 2018 Men’s Home Internationals championships in Wales.
England ended Ireland's four year reign by beating them 8.5-6.5 in the title decider at Conwy Golf Club.

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Playing The Bay with Andy Welch

It was a breezy morning when SWSN editor Ross Reid joined Andy Welch at The Bay.

SW GOLF Gloucestershire ace in English Amateur final

2018 English amateur finalist Joe Long (Lansdown Golf Club) image courtesy & copyright Leaderboard PhotographyGloucestershire golf ace Joe Long competes against Tom Thurloway, of Sussex, in today’s English men’s amateur championship final at Formby.
Long, from Bath club Lansdown, ended the championship hopes of Brabazon Trophy winner Nick Poppleton in the quarter-finals, signing off with a 14th hole birdie to win 5&4.

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