SW GOLF South West side to face Midlands

Cornwall's Tom Fox putts out at Royal North Devon image courtesy & copyright Chris PountneyThree of the successful Cornwall side who have just won the English County Championship will represent South West amateur golf against their Midlands counterparts in Birmingham today.

South West amateur champion Tom Fox is set to make his fourth appearance in the regional representative side alongside fellow county championship winners Rob MacGregor, from Camborne club Tehidy Park, and rising England Under 18 star Harry Hall from Lelant club West Cornwall.

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SW GOLF South West Week tees off at RND

Matt Wells of Saunton Golf Club Royal North Devon Golf Club on the Northam Burrows at Westward Ho! is the seaside setting for this year's annual South Western Counties Golf Association Championship.

Founded in 1864 and the oldest golf course in England, RND – as it is affectionately referenced – is celebrating its 150th anniversary.

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WESTWARD HO! Mullen is home course favourite

England golf international Jimmy Mullen will be among the favourites to win this weekend’s 72 hole West of England Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship over his home course at Royal North Devon Golf Club.

The three-day annual event alternates between Saunton and RND and historically attracts a top class amateur field to North Devon.

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SW GOLF Cornwall's Boyd leads England's Euro bid

Truro's English amateur champion Sarah Jane-Boyd courtesy EnglandGolfCornwall amateur ace Sarah-Jane Boyd will lead England Golf’s bid for women’s glory at the European Nations Championship starting in Spain next Wednesday. 

English amateur champion Boyd, from Truro, Hertfordshire’s Gabriella Cowley, runner-up in the recent Portugese International Ladies Championship, and Surrey’s Annabel Dimmock, winner of the Jones-Doherty Cup in the USA, represent England Women at Sotogrande from March 5-8.

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WOMEN'S GOLF Gloucestershire to the fore... again

Gloucestershire will again represent the region in the women's England Golf County Finals following yesterday's 5-4 win over hosts Devon at Woodbury Park.

Gloucestershire's win – their fourth of the week – meant they have built up an unassailable position at the South West Inter Counties Match Week summit as Devon, who beat Cornwall and Wiltshire on the opening two days, suffered a surprise 5-4 defeat to Dorset on Wednesday.

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WOMEN'S GOLF Boyd is English amateur champion

2013 English Women's amateur champion Sarah-Jane Boyd, image copyright and courtesy leaderboard photography.com Cornwall's Sarah-Jane Boyd has won the English Women's Amateur Championship at Kings Norton, Worcestershire.

Boyd finished two strokes ahead of fellow England golf international Alex Peters with a total of two over par 290 after four rounds.

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