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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WOMENS GOLF Toy English Amateur halfway leader

Cornwall amateur golfer Emily Toy image courtesy & copyright Leaderboard Photography via England GolfCornwall’s Emily Toy tops the English Women’s Amateur Championship at halfway stage on six-under par 148 heading into today's final two rounds. 

Consistent Toy returned back to back 69s at The Wilmslow in Cheshire, to edge one stroke ahead of a group of four on 139.

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