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Sesimbra famous for its Seafood, Pristine Beaches and Fabulous GOLF COURSES. The Algarve has always been a favourite golfing destination with golfers from around the world, especially with the Irish. In more recent years  the courses around Lisbon and Porto have become increasingly  popular and it’s not hard to see why. Last year I travelled with E.G.T.M.A to Porto to play some courses in the north of the country, I was so overwhelmed by the beautiful ...

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New Stena ferry completes trials in China ahead of Irish Sea arrival next year   LEADING ferry company Stena Line has announced that Stena Estrid, the first of its three new ferries destined for the Irish Sea, has successfully completed her sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea. Following three days of extensive testing, the new vessel performed excellently across a wide range of stringent test criteria and is now on schedule to start operating on the Dublin to ...

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 Bro Hof Slott Golf Club: Getty Images.   The European Tour and Ladies European Tour jointly announced that Major Champions Henrik Stenson and Annika Sörenstam will host an innovative mixed event in Sweden next year with men and women going head-to-head for the first time on the same course competing for one prize fund and one trophy. As part of the European Tour’s commitment to inclusivity in golf, the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed Hosted by Henrik & Annika will ...

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    A year after finishing tied for second in the Hero Women’s Indian Open, Christine Wolf enjoyed a much happier experience at DLF Golf and Country Club as she claimed her first Ladies European Tour title. The 30-year-old Austrian, who had led by three going into the 18th hole 12 months ago before a nightmare double-bogey wrecked her chances, was able to take care of unfinished business. Again, standing on the 18th tee, she held a three-stroke advantage, ...

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    The Magical Kenya Ladies Open, a new tournament on the Ladies European Tour, will take place from the 5th to the 8th December 2019 on the Baobab Course at Vipingo Ridge, Kilifi County, Kenya, in collaboration with title sponsor Magical Kenya, presenting sponsor MPesa and Promoter U.COM Event GmbH. Not only will this event mark the very first time professional lady golfers will have played competitively in the region but it will also be the final ...

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  Photo:Olivia Mahaffey An initial Great Britain and Ireland squad of ten players has been announced by The R&A ahead of next year’s Curtis Cup match at Conwy Golf Club, Wales. The 41st Curtis Cup match will be played from Friday 12 – Sunday 14 June 2020 with GB&I attempting to regain the historic trophy after the United States recorded a commanding 17-3 victory at Quaker Ridge in New York last year. Strong player pool Elaine Ratcliffe, who will captain ...

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  Europe produced one of the greatest fightbacks in golf history to snatch a dramatic 14 ½ – 13 ½ victory over America in the 16th Solheim Cup at the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles. For the last 45 minutes of a truly enthralling contest it looks as if the visitors would emerge as victors but that was before Anna Nordqvist, Bronte Law and Suzann Pettersen conspired to turn the result completely on its head. The Americans needed ...

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Jessica and Nelly Korda will create a slice of Solheim Cup history when they play together in the Friday Foursomes over the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles. Annika and Charlotta Sorenstam were the first sisters to be named together on a Solheim Cup team in 1998, but they did not play alongside each other in either the foursomes or fourballs so the American sister will be breaking new ground at 8.34 am when they set off ...

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  Europe’s finest golfing destination will welcome next generation of players across two stages this November and December  Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection has announced an exciting new partnership with the Ladies European Tour (LET) to host its Qualifying School this November and December, as the next generation of potential Major champions or Solheim Cup players begin their journey. The five-round final stage will be played on both the Pinhal and Victoria courses, the latter of which was ...

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  On the eve of the 16th edition of the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, Sports Minister Nigel Adams has signed The R&A’s Women in Golf Charter, making the UK Government the first in the world to pledge to play its part towards building a more inclusive culture within the sport.  The charter, signed by 125 national governing bodies and wider organisations to date, commits signatories to supporting efforts to increase the number of women and girls playing ...

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