GOLF: WENTWORTH TEE TIMES FOR WEST TRIO

Exeter professional Chris Gill, image courtesy & copyright Matthew Lewis at Getty ImagesFormer PGA Championship winner Scott Drummond, Bristol ace Chris Wood and Exeter’s Chris Gill tee off the 2012 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth tomorrow.

South Devon-based Drummond – who won the prestigious European Tour tournament in 2004 – tees off at 0950 tomorrow morning and 1415 on Friday.

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SMART MOVES TOP OF ENGLISH LEADERBOARD

Gloucestershire county champion Shelby Smart continued early season form by sharing the 2012 English Women’s Close Amateur Championship first day lead at Royal Birkdale.

Smart (Knowle) scored three over 78 at Royal Birkdale along with Melissa Nicol (Moor Hall) and Helen Searle (Huddersfield).

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STROLL IN THE PARK FOR TOP QUALIFIER HENDRIKSEN

Paul Hendriksen Dinnaton Golf Club managerDevon golf professional Paul Hendriksen fired a fantastic eight-under-par 63 at Ferndown to clinch his second successive victory in a West Region qualifier for the Glenmuir PGA Professional Championship in association with Peugeot.

Hendriksen won at Celtic Manor a year ago but missed the cut at The Belfry final.

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THREE-WAY TIE FOR 2012 WEST OF ENGLAND OPEN

matthew daley of hainsworth park, image courtesy & copyright tom ward sportApril showers – and high winds - caused the prestigious 2012 West of England Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Royal North Devon to be reduced to from 72 to 54 holes.

Surrey’s Joshua White (Chipstead) Gloucestershire’s Charlie McLean (Brickhampton Court) and Yorkshire's Matthew Daley (Hainsworth Park) shared a three-way tie after three rounds at the top of the leader board on 223.

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TOP AMATEUR GOLFERS HEAD WESTWARD HO!

2011 Devon amateur golf champion Leon Fricker, image courtesy & copyright Tom Ward at www.tomwardsport.com The 2012 West of England Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship tees off at Royal North Devon Golf Club tomorrow.

The prestigious three-day annual competition – which alternates between Saunton and RND – has attracted 140 of the country’s top men’s amateur players to Westward Ho!

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SWGOLF AT-A-GLANCE

somerset golf ace jamie clare (Burnham & Berrow) image courtesy & copyright tomwardsport.com South West Sports News will be updating our golf results pages throughout summer with the latest leaderboard scores.

We have teed off already and today you can source the results from the Cornwall Ladies County Golf Association Championship at West Cornwall here.

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