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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SW GOLF Burnham & Berrow first for PGA Championship

Somerset golf ace David Dixon (Enmore Park GC)The PGA Professional Championship is being staged over the links at Burnham & Berrow Golf Club beside the sea at Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset for the first time this summer.

PGA pros will have nine regional venues to choose from in a bid to reach the £78,000 final which takes place in Somerset from June 2-5.

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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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