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Castlewarden’s Lauren Walsh has won the Sunshine State making this her second win in the U.S. in five weeks. The twenty year old from Kill playing on a scholarship at Wake Forest University, closed with a one-under 71 to win the Sunshine State Amateur by six strokes at Las Colinas Golf Course at Mission Inn Golf & Resort. “Absolutely delighted with another win,” she reported. “Nice way to round off the unique semester!“ Tied for the lead with England’s ...

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                   Globally renowned golf destination Finca Cortesin to host biennial event    Spain will host the 2023 Solheim Cup at the world-renowned championship course at Finca Cortesin, Andalucía.  Set to host the prestigious international women’s professional golf team event for the first time in the tournament’s history, Spain is no stranger to staging high-profile golf events with a rich history in both the men’s and women’s game, hosting the Ryder Cup ...

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The championship will be played as closed door events due to the COVID-19 pandemic with health and safety protocols in place Katie Poots [Knock G.C. N.I.]photo. Golfile Many of the world’s most talented amateur golfers will assemble at neighbouring venues on England’s Golf Coast this week to contest The Amateur and Women’s Amateur championships. In total, almost 100 players will gather at West Lancashire, a course in north-west England, for The Women’s Amateur Championship. The championship will be played ...

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  ​Caption: Brenda Gearty (left) at the 125th Anniversary Celebration of the ILGU in 2018 (Image by Jenny Matthews) The ILGU is saddened to hear of the passing of Honorary Life Member of the Union Brenda Gearty. Brenda served as Connacht District Chair in 1986 and on the Central Council (Board) of the ILGU for 12 years between 1977 and 1999. Brenda was a past Captain, past President and Honorary Member of Co. Longford Golf Club.  ‘Mrs. Golf as ...

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  The Evian Championship which was to be the Ladies’ PGA’s first event in 2020 has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The prestigious event will now be played in 2021. The ongoing uncertainty concerning the opening of borders, in particular with Asia and the USA, poses a major risk to the organization of a competition, which in less than 8 weeks, has to welcome 120 players from around the world and from over 30 countries. ...

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    Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia – Sunday March 1, 2020: Julia Engström saved her best for last as she made a fantastic birdie two to win her first Ladies European Tour title at the Women’s New South Wales Open at Dubbo Golf Club. The 18-year-old from Halmstad in southern Sweden began the final round five strokes behind the overnight leader, Manon De Roey, but put up a strong challenge from the outset, eventually drawing level with ...

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The Circuit, which was introduced in 2012 to increase participation in the individual club scratch cups     Caption: Aine Donegan (Lahinch), image by Pat Cashman Photography The 2020 ILGU Scratch Cup Circuit schedule has been announced. The Circuit, which was introduced in 2012 to increase participation in the individual club scratch cups, will commence at Carlow Golf Club on Saturday March 7th where Aine Donegan (Lahinch) defends her title. Donegan, an Ireland Girls’ International, admits that the Circuit ...

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  ​Golf Ireland, the new governing body for golf in Ireland, launched their brand identity which reflects the modern and inclusive approach that golf club delegates voted overwhelmingly in favour of last year. In attendance at the brand launch for Golf Ireland, the new governing body for golf in Ireland which takes over from the Golfing Union of Ireland and Irish Ladies Golf Union on 1st January 2021, are, from left to right, Mark Kennelly, CEO, Golf ...

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Alexandra Armas has been confirmed as the permanent CEO of the Ladies European Tour (LET), reporting directly to the LPGA-LET Joint Venture Board of Directors, chaired by LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan. Armas took on the role of Acting CEO in early October 2019, working closely alongside the Board to complete the 2019 season and build the 2020 schedule, which will be announced on Friday. She previously held the position of LET Executive Director from August 2008 ...

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    13th January 2020: Kristianstads GK in the south of Sweden will become the venue for the Creekhouse Ladies Open, a new Ladies European Tour (LET) event in 2020. The four day tournament will be played September 3-6 featuring a field of 126 professional women, competing for a €400,000 prize fund. The tournament will not only be the first of its kind in Sweden since 2015, bringing a full field of professional women golfers from all over ...

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