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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WOMENS GOLF Five in a row for Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire completed a remarkable fifth consecutive women’s England Golf South West County Match Week title success on home fairways at Minchinhampton New golf course yesterday.

The host county can boast a tremendous run in the inter-counties regional week - staged at Yeovil last summer - having topped the leaderboard on the last four occasions to qualify as South West representatives at the annual women’s England Golf County Finals.

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SW GOLF Double success for unbeaten Somerset

South Western Counties Golf Association shieldUnbeatable Somerset clinched the matchplay shield at England Golf South West Week following four wins in a row at Bristol & Clifton.

English County Finals-bound Somerset followed up Tuesday's stroke play success and match play wins over Wiltshire, Dorset and Cornwall by ending host Gloucestershire's unbeaten start to claim the coveted shield ahead of a final day win over Devon.

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SW GOLF Dorset's Robson new South West champion

Dorset’s Tom Robson is the new South Western Counties amateur golf champion.

Robson, 23 from Weymouth Golf Club, finished two shots ahead of Clevedon teenager Ali Balcombe following a four holes medal play-off after they completed 36 holes one under at Bristol & Clifton.

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