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Watson celebrating major success

Daily Echo: BILLY WATSON

9:38pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

While Bubba Watson was toasting a Masters win last week, another Watson was celebrating victory in the Hampshire Junior Championships.

Hampshire star makes cut at US Masters

Daily Echo: JUSTIN ROSE

10:38am Saturday 12th April 2014

Justin Rose battled back from an opening 76 to comfortably make the cut at the US Masters.

Hampshire star struggles at US Masters

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action at Doral.

9:07am Friday 11th April 2014

Hampshire’s Justin Rose has left himself a mountain to climb in his bid for a first US Masters title.

Rose relishing Augusta battle

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action at Doral.

11:34am Thursday 10th April 2014

A ''hungry'' Justin Rose is relishing sneaking into Augusta National under the radar as he looks to claim a second major title in the US Masters.

Bland tips Rose for Masters glory

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action at Doral.

6:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Southampton’s European Tour star Richard Bland has no doubt that fellow Hampshire ace Justin Rose can win the Masters if he gets into contention on Sunday.

Rose grouped with Mickelson and Els at Masters

Daily Echo: Justin Rose on his way to defeat at the hands of Ernie Els.

5:28pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Hampshire's Justin Rose has been grouped with Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els for the first two rounds of the Masters.

Boost for Hampshire star's US Masters hopes

Daily Echo: Justin Rose on his way to defeat at the hands of Ernie Els.

7:52pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Justin Rose’s hopes of winning a first Masters title may have been boosted, after Tiger Woods announced he would not compete in the year’s opening major.

Hampshire juniors targeting a big year

10:44am Thursday 27th March 2014

Hampshire’s junior squad enter their 2014 season with one big ambition – reaching the English Boys’ Finals for the third year running.

Young gets GB call

Daily Echo: MARTIN YOUNG

6:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

Brokenhurst Manor’s Martin Young has been selected to represent Great Britain & Ireland against the United States in the inaugural Concession Cup.

Old heads win out

Daily Echo: Richard Elmes

4:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

Experience won the day at Hampshire Golf Union’s Past, Present & Future Match at Hayling Golf Club.

Rose beaten by Els in Match Play

Daily Echo: Justin Rose.

9:13am Friday 21st February 2014

Reigning US Open champion Justin Rose was beaten at the 20th hole by veteran Ernie Els in the second round of the WGC Match Play Championship.

Rose to face Els in Match Play

Daily Echo: Justin Rose.

9:29am Thursday 20th February 2014

Justin Rose will face Ernie Els in the second round of the WGC Match Play Championship, after beating Scott Piercy in his opening game.

Justin ready to take the desert by storm

Daily Echo: Justin Rose.

8:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Justin Rose will continue his comeback from injury when he tees it up in the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship today.

Bland left to rue ‘one that got away’

Daily Echo: RICHARD BLAND

7:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

Richard Bland was left to reflect on the “one that got away” after falling just short of a first ever European Tour win, in the Africa Open.

Bland just misses play-off for African Open title

Daily Echo: Richard Bland

4:27pm Sunday 16th February 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S Richard Bland sank a 15 foot birdie putt on the final hole of the African Open to finish in a tie for fifth – just two strokes behind the winner, Thomas Aiken.

Bland storms to top of leaderboard

Daily Echo: Richard Bland

12:57pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Stoneham’s Richard Bland produced a flawless first round in the Africa Open to jump to the top of the leaderboard.

Rose back in the swing

Daily Echo: Justin Rose faces tough competition in the battle to be crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

7:00am Thursday 13th February 2014

CURRENT US Open champion Justin Rose has Georgia on his mind as he makes his comeback from a two-month injury lay-off in this week’s Northern Trust Open.

Bland to get a taste of Africa

Daily Echo: Richard Bland

6:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

Richard Bland this week heads to South Africa to continue his European Tour season, after completing the Middle East leg of the campaign.

Bland in form in Qatar

Daily Echo: RICHARD BLAND

12:53pm Saturday 25th January 2014

SOUTHAMPTON golfer Richard Bland contiued his solid start to the European Tour season as the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters headed for an exciting finish this morning.

Golf star Jack switches to Dorset

Daily Echo: Jack Singh-Brar

6:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

Hampshire have lost the services of Jack Singh-Brar, after the teenage star opted to join Dorset club Remedy Oak.

Injured Rose to miss Abu Dhabi

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action in Dubai.

4:25pm Friday 10th January 2014

Hampshire golfer and US Open champion Justin Rose has been forced to withdraw from next week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with a shoulder injury.

Hampshire duo shortlisted for Sports Personality of the Year

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action in Dubai.

7:30pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

TWO Hampshire sportsmen have been nominated for the 2013 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

Hampshire pro suffers BMW PGA Championship heartbreak

Daily Echo: ROB GOWERS

6:00am Tuesday 26th November 2013

A blistering final round in the Titleist PGA Play-Offs wasn’t quite enough to secure South Winchester’s Rob Gowers a place in next year’s BMW PGA Championship.

Rose awarded European Tour life membership

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action during the final round of the Turkish Airlines Open.

1:06pm Tuesday 12th November 2013

Hampshire’s Justin Rose has been awarded honorary life membership of the European Tour in recognition of his US Open victory in June.

Injured Bland finishes in style

Daily Echo: Richard Bland

9:03pm Monday 21st October 2013

Richard Bland will go under the knife next week after finally securing his European Tour future.

Southampton pro Richard Bland retains European Tour card

Daily Echo: Richard Bland

2:13pm Sunday 20th October 2013

RICHARD Bland has won his fight for European Tour survival.

Flawless Bland a step closer to retaining European Tour card

Daily Echo: RICHARD BLAND

6:55pm Sunday 13th October 2013

Southampton’s Richard Bland took a massive step towards retaining his European Tour card after finishing in a tie for 26th place at the Portugal Masters.

Raymond vows to battle back from Q-School KO

Daily Echo: NEIL RAYMOND

6:00am Tuesday 8th October 2013

Neil Raymond’s bid to earn a first European Tour card was hit by a bout of the flu, but the Corhampton player is refusing to be downbeat at missing out on a place on golf’s elite circuit.

Hampshire golfers denied in bid for England rule

Daily Echo: RICHARD ELMES

9:50pm Sunday 29th September 2013

Lancashire were crowned English County Champions for the third time in six years as they dealt Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Channel Islands a knockout blow with a 6.5-2.5 win in today’s title decider.

Hants march on in English Championships

Daily Echo: Ryan Henley

8:00am Saturday 28th September 2013

Hampshire, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands have beaten Devon 6-3 in the English County Golf Championships. There were wins for former English Mid-Amateur Champion Martin Young (Brokenhurst Manor), Blackmoor’s Mark Burgess, county champion Ryan Henley (Stoneham GC) and Gavin O'Neill from Royal Jersey in the afternoon singles.

Tense final day awaits Hampshire

Daily Echo: Martin Young (Photo: Andy Griffin)

9:09pm Saturday 28th September 2013

Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Channel Islands will need to beat Lancashire tomorrow at Minchinhampton, knowing that victory still might not be enough to land them the English County Championship for only the second time in their history.

Flying start for Hants in English County Finals

8:44pm Friday 27th September 2013

Hampshire, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands have beaten Devon 6-3 in their first match at the English County Finals, while Lancashire fought back to beat Leicstershire 5.5-3.5 in the day's other contest.

Ablett is the Master

Daily Echo: James Ablett

10:50am Thursday 26th September 2013

James Ablett topped the field on a record-breaking day in the Meachers Global Logistics Masters to win the final major of the Hampshire PGA season.

Raymond makes European Tour bow

Daily Echo: Neil Raymond

10:49am Thursday 26th September 2013

Corhampton’s Neil Raymond will make his European Tour debut today, at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Justin Rose turns down chance to compete for GB in Seve Trophy

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action during his first round at The Open (Photo: Peter Byrne/PA)

1:00pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

HAMPSHIRE ace Justin Rose is among the star names to turn down the chance of competing in next week's Seve Trophy.

Hampshire pro stars for Great Britain & Ireland in PGA Cup match with America

Daily Echo: JON BARNES

6:00am Tuesday 24th September 2013

GOLF: Ampfield’s Jon Barnes was a star performer for Great Britain & Ireland as they mounted a stunning fightback to tie their PGA Cup match with America.

Hants aim for English crown

Daily Echo: Ryan Henley

6:00am Monday 23rd September 2013

HAMPSHIRE will head into golf’s English County Finals boasting the strongest squad possible, according to their captain, Richard Elmes.

Hampshire pro out to spank the Yanks in Ryder Cup-style event

Daily Echo: JON BARNES

6:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013

Ampfield’s Jon Barnes is preparing to experience the highlight of his career, as he bids to help Great Britain & Ireland win back the PGA Cup from America.

Raymond suffers Walker Cup defeat

Daily Echo: Neil Raymond

11:10pm Sunday 8th September 2013

Hampshire's Neil Raymond and his Great Britain & Ireland teammates suffered a 17-9 defeat to the United States in the Walker Cup.

Martin makes it a Trophy treble

9:00am Wednesday 4th September 2013

Martin Young became just the third player to win the Courage Trophy three times when he pipped his county teammate Ryan Henley by a shot at Stoneham to successfully defend the title he won at Hayling last year.

Raymond ready to take on USA

Daily Echo: Neil Raymond

8:00am Saturday 31st August 2013

Neil Raymond is preparing to write the final chapter of a glittering amateur career by competing in the Walker Cup next week.

Hampshire juniors in bid for England rule

Daily Echo: Harry Ellis

6:00am Monday 26th August 2013

Hampshire’s Under-18 team launch their bid for glory in the English County Finals this week.

Jack wins boys' title

Daily Echo: Jack Singh-Brar

8:00am Saturday 24th August 2013

Hampshire ace Jack Singh-Brar has continued his wonderful year by claiming the South of England Boys Championship.

Hampshire star's delight at Walker Cup selection

Daily Echo: Neil Raymond

12:08pm Tuesday 20th August 2013

Corhampton’s Neil Raymond has realised his dream of making it into the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team.

Raymond named in Walker Cup squad

Daily Echo: Neil Raymond

10:15am Monday 19th August 2013

Corhampton's Neil Raymond has been named in the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup squad.

American dream is over for Raymond

Daily Echo: Neil Raymond

8:44pm Friday 16th August 2013

Neil Raymond’s US Amateur adventure has come to an end, after suffering defeat in the quarter-finals of the competition.

Hants pair knocked out of Boys Amateur

Daily Echo: Jack Singh-Brar

1:08pm Friday 16th August 2013

Hampshire's Jack Singh-Brar and Harry Ellis both saw their Boys Amateur Championship bid come to an end in the last 32 of the competition today.

Raymond reaches quarter-finals in USA

Daily Echo: Neil Raymond

10:52pm Thursday 15th August 2013

Hampshire's Neil Raymond is into the last eight of the US Amateur Championship, after a tense victory over Australia's Nathan Holman.

Ellis tees up Foos rematch

Daily Echo: Harry Ellis

5:08pm Thursday 15th August 2013

Harry Ellis will hope for revenge against Germany's Dominic Foos when he faces him in the last 32 of the Boys Amateur Championship tomorrow.

Raymond on the march at US Amateur

Daily Echo: Neil Raymond (© Tom Ward)

4:59pm Thursday 15th August 2013

Hampshire's Neil Raymond has continued his progress at the US Amateur Championship, reaching the last-16 of the prestigious event.



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