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With a final round 65, Leona Maguire found herself in a playoff at the Windsor Golf Classic on the Symetra Tour.    Leona Maguire stepped into the winner’s circle at the Windsor Golf Classic for the first win in her professional career. A birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff against Anannarukarn sealed the title. “I’ve been so close for the past few weeks and started off really well today, tried to keep my foot down,” said Maguire, ...

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England’s Meghan MacLaren secured a fourth successive top-10 finish on the Ladies European Tour as Daan Huizing won the inaugural Jordan Mixed Open presented by Ayla. MacLaren, 23, started her final round with three birdies in her first five holes and moved five shots ahead of Huizing in the first full field golf tournament to see men and women go head-to-head over the same course for a single prize purse. She bogeyed the sixth and birdied the ...

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The LET Access Series (LETAS) will field the strongest schedule in its history as it celebrates its 10th year in 2019. The series will feature 20 tournaments in nine countries across Europe, an increase from 13 last year. Total prize money also sees a significant increase to over €1 million, up from €590,000 in 2018. An exciting development for the 2019 LETAS season will see the top 55 players updated after each event throughout the series ...

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The Irish Girls Open Stroke Play takes place at Roganstown Hotel and Country Club from April 5th to 7th A discussion on the use of breathing techniques and mindfulness in golf at a recent ILGU Warm Weather Training week in Desert Springs, Spain, is what Aine Donegan (Woodstock) has attributed to her improved mental game and a boost in form since the beginning of 2019. “Donal [Scott] did a talk that week on breathing and mindfulness, which ...

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After landmark votes at separate meetings the I.L.G.U and the G.U.I. have formally approved the establishment of Golf Ireland.   The Irish Ladies Golf Union approved a special resolution at their AGM, while simultaneously the Golfing Union of Ireland passed a motion at a Special General Meeting.  In the case of the GUI, for the first time in its history postal voting was permitted, and 292 of the Union’s 395 clubs availed of this facility.  A further 34 ...

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12/01/2019. Ladies European Tour 2019. Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE. 10-12 January 2019. Charley Hull of England with her trophy. Credit: Tristan Jones   12 January 2019; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: England’s Charley Hull made the best possible start to 2019 when she claimed a wire-to-wire victory in the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open to earn her second Ladies European Tour trophy. Hull fired rounds of 67, 72 and 69 ...

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The three-time Major Champion has a storied Ryder Cup career, having represented Europe six times as a player – including being part of four triumphs – while latterly he has brought his extensive experience to the role of Vice-Captain in the past three editions of the biennial contest. The 47 year old joins Paul McGinley (2014) and Darren Clarke (2016), as professionals from the island of Ireland to lead Europe and will be hoping to emulate ...

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08/01/2019. Ladies European Tour 2019. Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE. 10-12 January 2019. A view of the 16th hole. Credit: Tristan Jones Abu Dhabi’s first ever women’s professional golf tournament returns to the award-winning Saadiyat Beach Golf Club from 10 – 12 January 2017 champion, Aditi Ashok, to defend her title as British star Charley Hull makes her Abu Dhabi debut New format event to kick-off fortnight of golf in the capital, ...

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   Ladies European Tour 2018. Final Qualifying School, Amelkis Golf Club, Marrakech, Morocco. Tour school winner, Bronte Law of England. Credit: Tristan Jones   England’s Bronte Law posted a course record-equalling 10-under-par 62 in the third round of Lalla Aicha Tour School at Amelkis Golf Club on Tuesday, which included nine birdies in a row: an all-time record on the Ladies European Tour. With a 54-hole total of 13-under-par 203 in the 90-hole marathon qualifier, Law ended the day ...

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The Scandinavian, arguably Denmark’s most prestigious 36 hole property just outside of Copenhagen, has confirmed its continued partnership with the EGTMA. [European Golf & Travel Media Assoc.] Under the expert guidance of David Shepherd, CEO and his experienced team, The Scandinavian has gone from strength to strength with many golf course improvements, improved membership offerings and increased service levels resulting in huge growth of the membership. Situated in 200 hectares of forest, trees and ponds, both ...

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