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GOLF: PGA award for our Simon

Wiltshire Times: Simon Shanks, with PGA captain Peter Laugher

3:12pm Monday 10th March 2014

BOWOOD teaching professional Simon Shanks has been named coach of the year by the PGA of England and Wales (South West) in the annual awards ceremony at the regional headquarters Woodbury Park in Devon, writes PETER GODSIFF.

GOLF: Surry solid in South Africa

Wiltshire Times: Cumberwell Park pro Steve Surry

11:48am Thursday 13th February 2014

TROWBRIDGE professional Steve Surry made a solid start to his latest Sunshine Tour event in South Africa this morning.

GOLF: Surry in South African contention

Wiltshire Times: Cumberwell Park pro Steve Surry

9:25pm Thursday 6th February 2014

TROWBRIDGE golfer Steve Surry shot an encouraging opening round in the Joburg Open in South Africa today

GOLF: Charles joins Swifts for an Easter swing

Wiltshire Times: Charles Dunn

1:00pm Friday 3rd January 2014

WARMINSTER School pupil Charles Dunn could find himself following a path along the same fairways as some of golf’s greatest names after being selected to join a prestigious tour of the USA.

GOLF: Surry eyes Championship place

Wiltshire Times: Cumberwell Park pro Steve Surry

11:41am Monday 25th November 2013

TROWBRIDGE golfer Steve Surry is hoping to capitalise on his good end-of-year form to qualify for a second top tournament in South Africa tomorrow.

GOLF: Steady Surry makes Johannesburg cut

Wiltshire Times: Steve Surry in action at the Nedbank Affinity Cup today (Photo by Petri Oeschger/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images)

2:52pm Friday 22nd November 2013

CUMBERWELL Park pro Steve Surry was unable to replicate his first-round fireworks, but still comfortably made the cut at the South African Open in Johannesburg today.

GOLF: Surry soaring in South Africa

Wiltshire Times: Cumberwell Park pro Steve Surry

11:18am Thursday 21st November 2013

STEVE Surry's superb finish to 2013 continued this morning as he soared into early contention in the 1.1million Euros South African Open.

GOLF: Surry has Tour aim

Wiltshire Times: Cumberwell Park pro Steve Surry

9:00am Saturday 16th November 2013

STEVE Surry tees up alongside some of golf’s most famous names next week, seeking the result that could significantly change his career in 2014.

GOLF: Cup consolation for Steve

Wiltshire Times: Steve Surry

1:47pm Thursday 7th November 2013

TROWBRIDGE professional Steve Surry narrowly missed out on victory at the Nedbank Affinity Cup in South Africa today - but should have earned himself an ample consolation prize.

GOLF: Surry stays in touch as he chases tour booster

Wiltshire Times: Steve Surry in action at the Nedbank Affinity Cup today (Photo by Petri Oeschger/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images)

4:43pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

STEVE Surry has twin targets heading into the final round of the Nedbank Affinity Cup in South Africa tomorrow.

GOLF: Surry hot in South Africa

Wiltshire Times: Steve Surry

2:35pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

TROWBRIDGE professional Steve Surry shot a superb 64 to lead the Sunshine Tour's Nedbank Affinity Cup in sweltering conditions in South Africa today.

GOLF: Victory a sweet moment after Howell's years of despair

Wiltshire Times: David Howell kisses the trophy after winning the Dunhill Links Championships at St Andrews yesterday

9:00am Monday 30th September 2013

WILTSHIRE star David Howell celebrated reaching the end of a "long, long road from the depths of despair" after claiming his first European Tour title in seven years by beating American Peter Uihlein in a sudden-death play-off at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

GOLF: Seven-year itch at an end for Howell

Wiltshire Times: David Howell celebrates his victory at St Andrews today

7:31pm Sunday 29th September 2013

WILTSHIRE star David Howell ended a seven-year victory drought and a 100 per cent losing record in play-offs by capturing the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on a day of high drama at St Andrews.

GOLF: Surry denied second Jamega win

Wiltshire Times: Steve Surry

9:32am Wednesday 18th September 2013

STEVE Surry narrowly failed to make it back-to-back wins on the Jamega Tour despite a stunning second round at the latest event at Montmore-Rosebery.

GOLF: Wiltshire's Howell ties clubhouse lead in Holland

Wiltshire Times: Howell off to a flyer at Tshwane Open

12:48pm Thursday 12th September 2013

IN-FORM Wiltshire ace David Howell is tied for the clubhouse lead at the KLM Open in the Netherlands following a superb opening round today.

GOLF: Bloomfield flies flag for Kingsdown

Wiltshire Times: Paul Bloomfield

12:35pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

KINGSDOWN member Paul Bloomfield has again been selected to represent Wales in the Seniors Home internationals, at Royal County Down on September 24-26.

GOLF: Smith beaten again as Great Britain & Ireland surrender Walker Cup

Wiltshire Times: Jordan Smith

11:38pm Sunday 8th September 2013

WILTSHIRE amateur Jordan Smith suffered his second singles defeat in two days as the United States regained the Walker Cup on Long Island on Sunday with a ruthless performance that left Great Britain and Ireland with little chance.

GOLF: Bowood's Smith defeated as USA take commanding Walker Cup lead

Wiltshire Times: Jordan Smith will contest the US Amateur Championship in Massachusetts next week

1:19pm Sunday 8th September 2013

WILTSHIRE ace Jordan Smith lost a narrow singles match as Great Britain & Ireland conceded an 8-4 lead to the United States on day one of the Walker Cup in New York yesterday.

GOLF: Rivals can't get Carter

Wiltshire Times: Dan Carter

10:16am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

UPAVON assistant Dan Carter won his first pro-am with a career low round of eight-under-par 62 at West Wilts, helped by an adjustment to his grip.

GOLF: Bowood's Smith gets Walker Cup call

Wiltshire Times: Jordan Smith will contest the US Amateur Championship in Massachusetts next week

11:55am Monday 19th August 2013

WILTSHIRE golfer Jordan Smith has been named in the Great Britain & Ireland team to defend the Walker Cup in New York next month.

GOLF: Smith makes English Amateur exit

Wiltshire Times: Jordan Smith lifts the Brabazon Trophy at Formby (Picture by leaderboardphotography.com)

7:53pm Thursday 1st August 2013

BOWOOD'S Jordan Smith bowed out of the English Amateur Championship this afternoon after a tense battle in the last 16.

GOLF: Smith through to national last 16

Wiltshire Times: Jordan Smith lifts the Brabazon Trophy at Formby (Picture by leaderboardphotography.com)

12:54pm Thursday 1st August 2013

BOWOOD'S Jordan Smith booked his place in the last 16 of the English Amateur Championship at Frilford Heath in Oxfordshire this morning.

GOLF: Smith leads Wiltshire charge at Frilford Heath

Wiltshire Times: Jordan Smith lifts the Brabazon Trophy at Formby (Picture by leaderboardphotography.com)

9:45am Wednesday 31st July 2013

JORDAN Smith eased through to the matchplay stages of the English Amateur Championship at Frilford Heath yesterday with the second best score over two strokeplay rounds.

THE OPEN: Muirfield magic for Ben despite missed cut

Wiltshire Times: Ben Stow, pictured during today's second round at the Open at Muirfield

5:46pm Friday 19th July 2013

BEN Stow was determined to savour his experience of playing in the Open Championship despite missing the cut at Muirfield today.

THE OPEN: Stow bullish over cut prospects

Wiltshire Times: Ben Stow hits his tee shots at the third at Muirfield, which he birdied, during his first round

9:37pm Thursday 18th July 2013

BEN Stow will go into Friday's second round at the 142nd Open Championship believing he still has a fighting chance of making the cut.

THE OPEN: Opening 76 at Muirfield for Stow

Wiltshire Times: Ben Stow tees off on the third hole at Muirfield - which he birdied - this morning

11:34am Thursday 18th July 2013

WILTSHIRE amateur Ben Stow carded a 76 in his opening round at the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield this morning.

THE OPEN: Accuracy the key for Stow

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9:30am Wednesday 17th July 2013

BEN Stow admits keeping the ball away from Muirfield's fearsome rough will be the key to a good performance in the 142nd Open Championship this week.

GOLF: Early Open start for Stow

Wiltshire Times: Ben Stow

12:38pm Monday 15th July 2013

WILTSHIRE amateur Ben Stow will begin his bid at the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield at 6.43am on Thursday morning.

GOLF: Ben mixes with the greats at Muirfield

Wiltshire Times: Ben Stow with his dad Kevin, who will be supporting him at Muirfield next week

9:00am Saturday 13th July 2013

BEN Stow has enlisted the help of some of the biggest names in golf as he prepares for his assault on the Open Championship next week.

GOLF: Beal claims Hills crown again

Wiltshire Times: Andy Beal with the Hills trophy

4:50pm Friday 5th July 2013

ANDY Beal (Salisbury and South Wilts) ended on three over par to win the 33rd Hills Wiltshire Professionals Golf Championship for the fourth time in the last 22 years at Marlborough GC yesterday.

GOLF: Major achievement

Wiltshire Times: East Knoyle’s Ben Stow will play at The Open later this month

1:00pm Friday 5th July 2013

BEN Stow will have to get used to his fan base growing far beyond his family after clinching a dream place at the 142nd Open Championship later this month.

GOLF: Mill thrill as Swales lands first pro title

Wiltshire Times: Matt Swales

10:30am Friday 5th July 2013

WILTSHIRE golfer Matt Swales is hoping his first-ever professional tour win will be the first of many.

GOLF: Stow qualifies for the Open

Wiltshire Times: Ben Stow

9:57pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

WILTSHIRE amateur Ben Stow has earned a sensational spot in this year's Open Championship.

GOLF: County players progress in Open quest

10:36am Tuesday 25th June 2013

WILTSHIRE players still have a chance of a dream place at the Open Championship at Muirfield next month after regional qualifying yesterday.

GOLF: Stow flies Wiltshire flag at British Amateur

10:43pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

BEN Stow was the sole Wiltshire representative to reach the matchplay stages of the British Amateur Championship in Kent today.

GOLF: Wiltshire title bid ended by second defeat

6:30pm Friday 14th June 2013

WILTSHIRE'S hopes of regaining the inter-county matchplay title at South West Week were ended by a second successive defeat today.

GOLF: Wiltshire's title hopes suffer blow

9:01am Friday 14th June 2013

WILTSHIRE'S bid to regain the inter-county matchplay title at South West Week took a savage blow as they slipped to a heavy defeat to hosts Dorset yesterday.

GOLF: Wiltshire stay on course for matchplay title

Wiltshire Times: Jack Charman

8:24am Thursday 13th June 2013

WILTSHIRE bounced back from the disappointment of failing to qualifying to defend their national county final by continuing to set the pace at the inter-county team matchplay championship at South West Week yesterday.

GOLF: Wiltshire's hopes of national hat-trick ended

Wiltshire Times: Jordan Smith celebrates (Picture by Andrew Griffin)

11:14am Wednesday 12th June 2013

WILTSHIRE'S hopes of a hat-trick of English county titles later this year ended in dramatic fashion at the South West qualifying event in Dorset yesterday.

GOLF: Wiltshire lead standings after Somerset stormer

Wiltshire Times: New captain Dave Bauer

9:57am Tuesday 11th June 2013

WILTSHIRE roared to the top of the standings after day two of the Inter-County Team Championship at South West Week in Dorset.

GOLF: Opening South West Week draw for Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times: Garry Slade

10:32am Monday 10th June 2013

NOTHING could separate Wiltshire and Devon in their opening Inter-Counties Team Championship clash at South West Week at Dudsbury Golf Club near Bournemouth yesterday.

GOLF: County start defence

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire captain Dave Bauer

1:00pm Thursday 6th June 2013

WILTSHIRE captain Dave Bauer hopes the pressure to perform from within his own squad can drive the county towards a third successive national title this summer.

GOLF: Ben keeps title in the family

Wiltshire Times: Ben Amor receives the trophy from county president Barrie Reardon Smith

12:00pm Friday 31st May 2013

MARLBOROUGH’s Ben Amor was delighted to regain bragging rights over his younger brother Jamie after winning the Wiltshire County Boys Championships on Tuesday.

GOLF: Wiltshire's Howell qualifies for US Open

Wiltshire Times: BIRDIES: David Howell

8:48am Tuesday 28th May 2013

WILTSHIRE'S David Howell was left with ‘a lovely feeling’ after qualifying for the US Open in thrilling style yesterday.




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