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.


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.


WOMENS GOLF Devon ace leads English Amateur

Chloe Howard image courtesy & copyright LEADERBOARD PHOTOGRAPHY via England GolfDevon’s Chloe Howard fired a five-under first round 67 to lead the English Women’s Amateur Championship at The Wilmslow Golf Club, Cheshire. 
She was a stroke ahead of Lancashire pair Sophie Lamb and Hollie Muse going in to today's second round as good scoring conditions created plenty of other sub-par rounds.  


WOMENS GOLF 2018 South West Week at St Enodoc

ENGLAND GOLF logoRegional amateur county women's golf champions Gloucestershire began their successful title defence with a narrow 5-4 win over Dorset at St Enodoc GC, Rock.
On Tuesday the defending champions drew with hosts Cornwall, who teed off with a big 7-2 win over Wiltshire.


AMATEUR GOLF South West Week update

South Western Counties Golf Association shieldDefending South West men's amateur golf team champions Somerset opened their week-long title defence against Ian Veale's Cornwall at Cumberwell Park Golf Club, Bradford-on-Avon with an 8 ¼-¾ win. 
Justin Lane's Somerset side swept all before them at Weston-super-Mare last summer to win both matchplay and strokeplay team titles, in doing so qualifying for the England County Finals as the South West champions.


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