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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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  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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The American Golf Cup tournament was held in Traverse City, Michigan back in September or in the Fall as Americans would say, I was delighted to be taking part in such a prestigious event. My friend Ann and I were booked into the fabulous ALoft boutique hotel at the historic The David Witney Building right in the heart of Downtown Detroit. Chris from Visit Detroit who was also playing in the tournament met us in the lobby the next ...

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The European Tour confirmed the postponement of Trophée Hassan II and the cancellation of the Scandinavian Mixed hosted by Henrik and Annika, due to the continuing threat posed by the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Lalla Meryem Cup on the Ladies European Tour, which was scheduled to take place concurrently with Trophée Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco from June 4-7, 2020, has also been postponed. The decision to postpone both events in ...

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – March 14, 2020: Alice Hewson’s professional career couldn’t have started any better. The 22-year-old from Hemel Hempstead in England won the Investec South African Women’s Open on her first start as a rookie member of the Ladies European Tour at Westlake Golf Club on Saturday, coming from three strokes behind the overnight leader, Olivia Cowan, to win by a shot. “I couldn’t have hoped for a better start. It feels absolutely incredible ...

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  Rory McIlroy will make a much-anticipated return to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open when the World Number One tees it up at the second Rolex Series event of the 2020 Race to Dubai, taking place at Mount Juliet Estate from May 28-31. The four-time Major winner will join his fellow Northern Irishman, close friend and tournament host Graeme McDowell, in a star-studded field which also includes defending champion Jon Rahm and the reigning Open Champion ...

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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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