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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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    It will be the first time the County Antrim venue has hosted the island of Ireland’s national Open with the event moving into the date vacated by the rescheduling of The 2020 Ryder Cup to 2021. The 2020 Ryder Cup would have been a celebration of Irish golf with three-time Major Champion Padraig Harrington captaining Europe in the contest at Whistling Straits – the third European Captain from the island of Ireland in the past four ...

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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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 Sophia Popov of Germany lAIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon on August 23, 2020 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by R&A – Handout/R&A via Getty Images) Germany’s Sophia Popov made history with a life-changing two-shot victory at the 2020 AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon, closing with a magnificent final round of 68 (-3) to finish at seven-under-par and claim the $675,000 first place prize. Looking unfazed throughout, Popov, who lead by three-strokes overnight, came into the week ranked ...

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    There is always something special about a Major week and none more so than the AIG Women’s Open, where 144 of the world’s best look to etch their name in the history books, following in the footsteps of former champions including Laura Davies, Annika Sörenstam, Catriona Matthew, Georgia Hall and most recently, Hinako Shibuno. Royal Troon offers that special chance and, as the first women’s major to ever be played at the prestigious venue, this week ...

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The first Major golf week since the return of the LPGA and LET Tours is upon us and three players from the island of Ireland will tee it up at Royal Troon from August 20 – 23. Leona Maguire, Stephanie Meadow and Olivia Mehaffey (AM) join the strong field for the AIG Women’s Open where Hinako Shibuno of Japan is defending champion. Meadow enters the event on the back of two consistent finishes at the LPGA Drive ...

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The Ladies European Tour (LET) has launched a fresh logo, new website and tag line, #RaiseOurGame, capturing the ambition of the new LPGA-LET joint venture partnership and a shared desire to keep moving women’s golf forward. The brand refresh includes a short film created in-house, capturing the passion and potential of the LET players, celebrating their hard work, dedication and perseverance. Narrated by Solheim Cup star Suzann Pettersen and with a script written by multiple LET champion ...

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  By: Meghan MacLaren We’ve always been proud of what our tour stands for. But since the new partnership between the LPGA and LET became a reality late last year, there has been a shift in energy among my fellow LET players – the pride has turned into excitement. Excitement for ourselves, and for our collective future. The outlook for European women’s golf is nothing but positive. It’s no secret that golf on the whole hasn’t had the ...

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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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  Emily Pedersen earned a well-deserved victory at the Bravo Tours Open by Enjoy Resorts, while playing in a male-dominated field on the ecco tour in Denmark. Pedersen fired rounds of 66 and 67 to finish on 11-under-par and win by one stroke over Oliver Suhr at Smørum Golf Club. Fellow LET tournament winner, Nanna Koerstz Madsen, tied for third with Rasmus Højgaard, Christopher Sahlström and Niklas Nørgaard Møller. While Højgaard led after five holes in a thrilling final ...

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