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  Handicapping, one of the hottest topics in golf, is the subject of a new awareness campaign from the Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) and the Irish Ladies Golf Union (ILGU). The governing bodies for golf in Ireland have joined forces in an effort to tackle cheating and safeguard integrity in the handicapping system. “There is still a culture of tolerating handicap cheating in golf.Just because others are cheating the system does not make it okay,” says Pat ...

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French women’s golf has received a huge boost with the news that the Lacoste Ladies Open de France has been secured until at least 2021, thanks to a four-year extension agreement between the Ladies European Tour and the event promoter, the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO). The extended agreement will see one of the oldest and most prestigious tournaments on the Ladies European Tour go from strength to strength. The tournament prize fund will rise from €250,000 ...

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    North and West Coast Links is attending the Honda Classic this week to fly the flag for some of the finest courses golf clubs in the north west region of Ireland, including Ballyliffin, host venue for this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, Royal Portrush, host venue for The Open in 2019, Carne, Enniscrone, Donegal, Narin & Portnoo, Rosapenna, Castlerock, Portstewart, Ardglass, Galway Bay, Westport and Portsalon. The Irish golf marketing company also donated a prize ...

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Legendary Liverpool and Republic of Ireland footballer Ronnie Whelan (right) took to the golf course in Orlando, Florida, with John McLaughlin (left), CEO North & West Coast Links Golf Ireland, and Florida golf enthusiast Larry Mueller. Ronnie was a guest of golf marketing company North & West Coast Links which is flying the flag for some of Ireland’s finest links courses at The PGA Show in Orlando, the biggest industry golf show in the world ...

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What to the give the golfer in your life who has everything! Well don’t panic, The European Tour has just The Ticket! They have launched a limited edition Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Festive Fan Pack. Following the huge success of this year’s event at Portstewart, the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, hosted by the Rory Foundation, is again expected to be the sporting showpiece of the summer when the world’s best golfers will converge for the ...

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Ireland have beaten England 4.5 – 3.5 to claim the Senior Home Internationals title in Newport in Wales. Both sides were level on points going into the final match leaving it all to play for. A very tight morning saw both teams take 1.5 points from the foursomes but Ireland won 3 out of the 5 singles matches securing a 4.5 – 3.5 win on the day and a 1 point victory overall. Overall Points Table Ireland – 3pts England ...

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Cahir Park, Killarney, Portumna, Limerick and Malahide win on the final day at Malone. The final day of the AIG Ladies Cups and Shields began with two matches resuming on extra holes after darkness halted play on Friday night. Killarney and Cahir Park were winners in those two matchups but there were still to be three more Champions crowned. After three finals going in favour of Munster clubs, the AIG Junior Foursomes final saw Ballykisteen take on ...

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The Ladies European Tour remembers Cassandra Kirkland who died earlier this year at the age of 32, following her two-year fight against cancer. The 2012 Sanya Ladies Open champion, from France, was diagnosed with lung cancer in April 2015, despite never having smoked and having led the lifestyle of a healthy, professional athlete. She battled the disease courageously and said: “I want to be an example, share my experience with people touched by cancer, in order to ...

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The Ladies European Tour’s 2016 Order of Merit winner Beth Allen has returned to Golf de Chantaco in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Aquitaine, to defend her title at the 27th Lacoste Ladies Open de France, which starts tomorrow, at 8.45am local time. The field of 78 competitors includes Solheim Cup stars Cristie Kerr, Georgia Hall and Florentyna Parker as well as Azahara Muñoz, who won the title in 2013 and 2014 and captured the Andalucia Costa del Sol Open ...

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Local player Azahara Muñoz delighted the galleries as she retained her title at the Andalucia Costa del Sol Open de España Femenino at her home club Real Club de Golf Guadalmina in Spain on Sunday. The 29-year-old from the nearby village of San Pedro Alcantara, who had been winning tournaments at the club since the age of nine, carded rounds of 68-64-67 and 69 to finish two strokes clear of Carlota Ciganda and Lee-Anne Pace and ...

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