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LATEST BLOG POSTMen’s European Nations Cup – 2018 Preview, Reports & Results (21/04/18)


1. European Nations Cup
The England Team, consisting of Todd Clements, David Hague, Matthew Jordan and Gian-Marco Petrozzi, won the Team competition by an impressive 20 shots with a 853 -11 total. Ireland finished second on 873 +9 and Wales 11th on 910 +46 – Team Results (21/04/18)

Todd Clements secured the Individual title on -5 with Ireland’s Alex Gleeson and Gian-Marco Petrozzi (Ev) amongst a group of three players who tied for second place. Matthew Jordan (+3) finished tied 5th, David Hague (+6) 11th, Ireland’s Caolan Rafferty (+8) tied 12th and compatriot Jonathan Yates (+10) tied 20th – Individual Results (21/04/18).


Todd Clement (Photo: Periódico Sotogrande)

2. Hampshire Salver
Callum Farr won the 36 hole Selborne Salver at Blackmoor G.C. on Day 1 of the Hampshire Salver competition. He shot rounds of 69 and 65 for a 134 (-4) total. Peter Handcock, Paul Waring and David Langley were all one shot further back – Results (14/04/18)

Mitch Waite shot two rounds of 65 at North Hants G.C. to win the 62nd Hampshire Hog with a -8 total. Thomas Plumb and Joe Long (-7) made him work hard for the win – Results (15/04/18)


Mitch Waite (Photo: Mitch Waite)

The combined 72 hole scores from the Selborne Salver and Hampshire Hog determine the winner of the Hampshire Salver. Helped by his great scoring today Mitch Waite (272) pipped David Langley and yesterday’s winner Callum Farr (273) to this aggregate weekend prize – Results (15/04/18)

3. The Peter McEvoy Trophy
Harrison Arnold from Castle Royle G. & C.C. shot a best of the day final round of 67 (-4) to win the rain shortened McEvoy Trophy at Copt Heath G.C. His -3 total helped him finish one shot ahead of Josh Turnock (Prestbury G.C.), who finished strongly with a 70, and overnight leader Aaron Marshall (Lisburn G.C.) – Results (12/04/18)


Harrison Arnold (Photo: GolfBible)

4. The Duncan Putter
Viktor Hagborg Asp (SWE) shot two 67’s on the final day to win the Duncan Putter at Southerndown G.C. with a 209 (-1) total. Due to heavy rain in South Wales yesterday the event was reduced to 54-holes with the cut having to be made with just Friday’s 18-hole scores on the board. Oliver Brown (WAL) finished tied 2nd with Gustav Andersson (SWE) on 211 (+1) – Results (08/04/18)

5. The Berkhamsted Trophy
Mid-amateur Matt Wilcox (ENG) won the Berkhamsted Trophy. Final day rounds of 69 and 68 helped the man from North Hants GC to a -5 total and 4 shot victory. Thomas Spreadborough (ENG), Aaron Edwards-Hill (ENG) and Ben Pierleoni (ENG), playing at his home club, all tied for 2nd on -1 – Results (07/04/18)


Matt Wilcox (Photo: Berkhamsted Golf Club)

6. Scottish Boys U18 Open Stroke Play Championship
Patrick Schmuecking (GER) won the Scottish Boys at Montrose after rounds of 71, 72 and 76 (+6). Greg Dalziel (SCO) +7 finished 2nd on count back from Aaron Hall (SCO) 3rd. Archie Davies (WAL) +8 T4 and Calum Scott (SCO) +9 6th also enjoyed good weeks – Results (06/04/18)

7. West of Ireland Amateur Open Championship
Rob Brazill (IRE) won the West of Ireland beating Alex Gleeson (IRE) 1up in the 18 hole final at County Sligo GC – Results (03/04/18)

Kyle McCarron (IRE) had earlier won the 36 hole stroke play qualifier on count back. Kyle and Jonathan Yates (IRE) both recorded 137 (-5) totals – Results (31/03/18)


Rob Brazill (Photo: @2018woig / County Sligo GC)

8. The R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament
Ireland’s Ronan Mullarney and Chloe Ryan won the Men’s and Women’s R&A Foundation Scholars tournaments respectively. Their wins guarantee both players a spot on Europe’s Arnold Palmer Cup team – Men’s Results (03/04/18) / Women’s Results (03/04/18)

9. French International U18 Boys Championship
Andrea Romano (ITA), who won the Italian International Amateur two weeks ago, today won the Trophée Michel Carlhian at Saint-Germain GC. Romano, the reigning Carris Trophy champion, must now be considered Europe’s No. 1 junior. English pair Enrique Dimayuga and Barclay Brown, who both qualified well in tied 7th (-2), both reached the Quarter Finals of the match play stage – Results (02/04/18)

10. Azalea Invitational
16 year old Orlando-based Joe Pagdin (ENG) lost a play off with Cole Hammer (USA) and Hugo Bernard (CAN) at the Azalea Invitational played at the Country Club of Charleston. Hammer birdied the first extra hole after a superb approach to 2 feet. Impressively Pagdin shot the low round on both Saturday (67) and Sunday (66), his 11 birdies and 2 bogeys helping him to a -11 total. David Wicks (ENG) also had a good tournament finishing tied 7th on -2 – Results (25/03/18)



A separate Golf Bible Walker Cup website covers the biennial men’s amateur team match between Great Britain & Ireland and the United States of America.



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