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Looking out my window on a dull dreary day my mind drifts back to playing golf on the sun drenched fairways of the Algarve. With over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, a low annual average rainfall and of course just a short flight from the UK and Ireland, the Algarve is the perfect destination for a golf holiday in any season. Earlier in the  year I travelled to the Algarve with fellow members of E.G.T.M.A. It’s always ...

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FINCA CORTESIN, Spain, August 16, 2022 – European Solheim Cup Captain Suzann Pettersen today named Anna Nordqvist, Dame Laura Davies and Caroline Martens as her three vice-captains for the 2023 Solheim Cup, which will be played at Finca Cortesín, Andalucía next September. The trio have been selected to work alongside the Norwegian and will each bring different skills, knowledge and experience to the backroom team ahead of the prestigious biennial contest where Europe will be seeking ...

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Shannon Group announced its official partnership, under its Shannon Airport brand, with the KPMG Women’s Irish Open.  The renowned tournament will take place on Dromoland Castle’s 450-acre estate from September 22nd to 25th.  Top golfers from across Europe will descend upon County Clare for the anticipated return of the Ladies European Tour (“LET”) event, for the first time in Ireland since 2012.  The premiere event will see 126 of the best professionals on the Ladies European Tour and leading Irish Amateurs take to the 18-hole Championship ...

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The 22-year-old sealed her fifth Ladies European Tour victory and her first on the LPGA TourStark extends her advantage at the top of the 2022 Race to Costa del Sol    Ladies European Tour 2022. ISPS HANDA World Invitational Presented by Aviv Clinics, Galgorm Castle. Northern Ireland. Maja Stark of Sweden with her trophy. Photo: Tristan Jones/LET       Maja Stark fired an exceptional course record of 63 (-10) on the final day of the ISPS Handa World Invitational to ...

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South Africa’s Ashleigh Buhai clinched the first Major of her career by winning the 2022 AIG Women’s Open after a four-hole playoff. After being level on 10-under-par with Korea’s In Gee Chun after 72 holes, it took four holes to separate the duo. It was a par on the fourth playoff hole, after a magnificent bunker shot, which saw Buhai secure her first LPGA Tour title and the AIG Women’s Open crown. “There is a lot of hard ...

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  Kate and Justin Rose launch the Rose Ladies Open   The LET Access Series (LETAS) is happy to announce a new event on the 2022 calendar with the Rose Ladies Open, which will take place this September. Following on from the huge success and growth of the Rose Ladies Series over the past few years, Kate and Justin Rose felt it was a natural and necessary progression to increase their support of the professional ladies game with a ...

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    In the 2022 Race to Costa del Sol, second-placed Grant edged closer to the leader Maja Stark, who missed the cut in Evian, although Stark followed her friend throughout the final round, walking the fairways from outside the ropes and the pair greeted each other with a chest-bump and a hug afterwards. With 2,397.5 and 2,201.49 points respectively, Stark leads Grant by 196 points heading into next week’s Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open, while Georgia ...

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Anna Nordqvist is the 2022 Big Green Egg Open champion after a final round score of 72 saw the Swede take a one-shot victory in The Netherlands on Sunday. The three-time Major champion warmed up for next week’s Amundi Evian Championship in the perfect way at Rosendaelsche Golf Club, with the win her first individual success on the Ladies European Tour outside of the Majors. Having gone into the final round with a slender one shot advantage, ...

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  Prague, one of the most beautiful Capital Cities in the world has long been a popular tourist destination with Europeans and it isn’t hard to see why. I recently travelled with my friend on a golf trip to Czech Republic but before heading off to the golf courses in the  Bohemian countryside we spent a couple of days sightseeing in the Romantic Medieval Capital. Our visit began with a riverboat tour on the Vltava. It was ...

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When Lady Vice Captain Norah announced she was having her golf event at Lough Erne Golf and Spa Resort members didn’t have to think twice about going!   The Lady Vice Captain’s competition was played on the fabulous Faldo Championship Course. Thankfully the weather was good and everyone enjoyed the day. After a very nice meal Norah presented her beautiful prizes to the lucky winners, the overall winner was Collette Ewings. A good nights craic was ...

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