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July 2008

LACK-LUSTRE UZZELL JUST EASES THROUGH
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Steven Uzzell (picture below © Tom Ward) admitted he struggled through his first round tie in the English Amateur Championship at Woodhall Spa, his 16th successive day on the golf course.......
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A Roundup of EWGA current Tournaments
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Devon’s Jessica Bradley leads English girls’ championship..... Cheshire’s Bronte Law sets pace in English girls’ U13 championship.....Lauren Taylor and Hayley Davis lead English U15 girl’ championship....... County Durham’s Charlotte Hindmoor wins Abraham Trophy......Rugby’s Lauren Taylor wins English U18 strokeplay title.... Full Story

BARNES HEADS QUALIFIERS AFTER SECOND SUB-PAR RETURN
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Jason Barnes, (picture © Tom Ward) was not surprised to find himself as leading qualifier for the English Amateur Championship at Woodhall Spa after becoming the only player to beat par for a second successive day....... Full Story

DOWNING, HEASMAN AND PETERS FLY THE FLAG IN GERMANY
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Billy Downing, Jack Heasman and Eddie Peters, all members of the England under 16 squad, will represent the EGU in the 54-hole Harder German Junior Masters at Heddesheim Gut Neuzenhof Golf Club in Heidelberg on 5th - 7th August.......
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COOL HAND LUKE ONE BEHIND LEADING TRIO
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Luke Goddard holed-in-one in the opening qualifying round for the English Amateur Championship at Woodhall Spa, yet it still left him a stroke behind joint leaders Sam Hutsby, Jason Barnes and James Robinson......
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Fore Goodness Space!
Sunday, July 27, 2008
Danielle South is 16 years old (17 next Tuesday)and has only been playing golf for three and a half years. She is clearly addicted to this game, and her writing really appealed to us (Editor) Full Story

HOBBLING HODGSON WINS CARRIS AT FIFTH EXTRA HOLE
Saturday, July 26, 2008
Stiggy Hodgson (pictured below- photo courtesy of Tom Ward) did a Tiger Woods by hobbling to a marathon five hole playoff victory to win the English Boys Under 18 Stroke Play Championship for the Carris Trophy at Wallasey........
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Play-off win for Jodi Ewart in English strokeplay championship
Friday, July 25, 2008
Yorkshire’s Jodi Ewart won a four-hole sudden death play-off to successfully defend her title in the English women’s strokeplay championship at The Berkshire.........
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England Golf reveals its three year 'impact' on the game
Thursday, July 24, 2008
A three year report outlining how more than £8.5 million external funding has been invested in the development of the sport and the progress made by England in its ambition to become the leading golf nation by 2020, has been released by England Golf....... Full Story

KING RULES BY ONE AT WALLASEY
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Tommy King shot a level par 72 at a breezy Wallasey which proved good enough to give him the lead at the halfway stage of the English Boys Under 18 Stroke Play Championship for the Carris Trophy........ Full Story

Florentyna Parker leads by two in English strokeplay championship
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Lancashire’s Florentyna Parker is seven-under par and the halfway leader of the English women’s strokeplay championship at The Berkshire........ Full Story

Holly Aitchison and Florentyna Parker lead English strokeplay championship
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Bedfordshire’s Holly Aitchison (below) defied injury to score a three-under par 69 and share the first round lead in the English women’s strokeplay championship at The Berkshire......

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WOOD LEADS THE CHARGE FOR THE ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIP
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Fresh from his joint fifth place in the Open Championship, Chris Wood along with several other key contenders for the title will make early starts when the English Amateur Championship returns to Woodhall Spa on 28th July - 2nd August...... Full Story

TALENTED TRIO HOPE TO CZECH OUT AT AUSTERLITZ
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Chris Paisley, home from college in America, teenager James Robinson, and Adam Wainwright from Lincolnshire, will represent the English Golf Union in the Czech Amateur Championship at the Golf Club Austerlitz near Brno on 8th - 11th August.......
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OPEN HAS A SILVER LINING FOR WOOD
Monday, July 21, 2008
England international Chris Wood produced the performance of his life to secure the silver medal as the leading amateur in the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale....... Full Story

News from the English Women's Golf Association
Monday, July 21, 2008
England’s top girl golfers head to Durham for national championships.......Janet Collingham wins Midland seniors tournament.......

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EWGA team challenges TV’s Eggheads
Monday, July 21, 2008
A team from the English Women’s Golf Association has challenged the Eggheads in the BBC Two quiz programme.......

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CROOKALL-NIXON SEEKS TITLE DOUBLE AT CARRIS TROPHY
Monday, July 21, 2008
Having already secured the Under 16 title, Sebastian Crookall-Nixon will seek a notable double when he competes in the English Boys Under 18 Open Stroke Play Championship for the Carris Trophy at Wallasey Golf Club on 22nd - 24th July........
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WILLIAM PARKER COLLEGE WINS SCHOOLS TITLE AT LAST
Monday, July 21, 2008
William Parker Sports College from Sussex have, at last, won the English Schools Team Championship after knocking on the door for the past three years....... Full Story

Non-Stop Golf for Charity
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
The George Hardwick Foundation held a golf tournament “From Dawn till Dusk” on Monday 30th June........ Full Story

The Fightmaster Cup – (“Alternative Ryder Cup”)
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Now in its 75th year The Society of One-Armed Golfers (SOAG) has accepted a challenge thrown down by the North American One-Armed Golf Association (NAOAGA) to compete in a Ryder-Cup-style event for the Fightmaster Cup........
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Approved Golf Properties provide revenue opportunity for English Clubs
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
As part of their sponsorship agreement with the English Golf Union (EGU), Approved Golf Properties are launching a new revenue opportunity that will be available to all EGU affiliated clubs........ Full Story

England teams in European championships
Monday, July 7, 2008
England’s top players swing into action tomorrow at the start of two major European team championships...... Full Story

Irish pip England in Euro Men's final
Monday, July 7, 2008
England came tantalisingly close to regaining the European Men’s Team Championship only to lose to defending champions Ireland 4.5 - 2.5 in the final at Royal Park Golf Club in Turin........
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New Champion Palmer off to Chiberta Grand Prix
Sunday, July 6, 2008
Jason Palmer, newly-crowned Midland Open Amateur Champion, is one of three players selected to represent the EGU in the annual Chiberta Grand Prix in Biarritz, France, on 10th - 13th July........ Full Story

Top Sheffield golf club on course for peak season
Sunday, July 6, 2008
A year after the floods ruined the golf season across the region, Beauchief Golf Course, one of Sheffield’s leading courses, has teed-off the new peak period of the golf season with a refurbishment of its clubhouse....... Full Story

Jamie-Leigh, 14, wins English Schools Championship
Sunday, July 6, 2008
Leicestershire 14-year-old Jamie-Leigh Voss won the English Schools Championship at the Kendleshire, Bristol, – helped by a new course record of five-under par 67...... Full Story

Crookall-Nixon powers to McGregor victory
Sunday, July 6, 2008
Seb Crookall-Nixon produced some exhilarating final day golf to win the English Boys Under 16 Stroke Play Championship for the McGregor Trophy at High Post in Wiltshire........

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