Golf news from the Daily Echo

McIlroy hangs on to win Open

Daily Echo:

7:21pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Rory McIlroy held off a spirited challenge from Ryder Cup teammate Sergio Garcia to claim his third major title on a thrilling final day of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Chips aren't down for Rose at Open Championships

Daily Echo: Justin Rose.

3:17pm Friday 18th July 2014

Hampshire's Justin Rose produced two outstanding chips to shoot a 70 in round two at Hoylake in Liverpool, taking him to two under and potential progress as conditions become increasing difficult this afternoon.

Hampshire star targeting Open success

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action

4:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

In his own mind, Justin Rose has won the Open Championship thousands of times – but this week he hopes to finally do it for real.

Rose targets world number one spot

Daily Echo: Justin Rose celebrates making a birdie at the final hole by replicating the late Payne Stewart's famous victory pose

4:25pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Hampshire's Justin Rose has the added incentive of being able to become world number one by winning his second major title in the Open Championship at Hoylake.

Hutsby's title fight delight

Daily Echo: Sam Hutsby

9:10am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Liphook’s Sam Hutsby has spoken of his delight at returning to contention in the professional ranks.

Finals hurt leaves Hampshire with score to settle

Daily Echo:

9:07am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Extra spice has been added to Hampshire’s league decider next month, after rivals Surrey edged them out for a place in the English County Finals.

Rose drawn with fellow major champs in Open

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action at the Memorial Tournament

11:43am Monday 14th July 2014

Hampshire’s Justin Rose has been drawn with fellow major winners Adam Scott and Jason Dufner for the first two rounds of the Open Championship.

Hampshire star cruises to Open success

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action

7:01pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Justin Rose cruised to victory in the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open on Sunday to claim back-to-back wins for the first time in his career.

Bland keeps Open hopes alive

Daily Echo: Richard Bland

8:45am Friday 11th July 2014

Richard Bland’s hopes of a first European Tour win and a place in next week’s Open Championship are well and truly alive after a superb first round at the Scottish Open.

Last chance to have your say on golf course plan

Daily Echo:

9:30am Friday 11th July 2014

RESIDENTS have their final chance to comment on what should be done with a former Hampshire golf site today.

Alresford's Bryden wins Hampshire Open

Daily Echo:

9:37am Thursday 10th July 2014

Alresford professional Philip Bryden won a three-way play-off at Hockley to claim the 2014 Hampshire Open title.

Young targets British Open success

Daily Echo: Liz Bennett

5:32pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Liz Young is hoping to make a splash in the Women’s British Open for the second year running, after qualifying for the 2014 edition of the major championship.

Hampshire pro qualifies for Open

Daily Echo: Liz Bennett

10:39pm Monday 7th July 2014

Brokenhurst Manor’s Liz Young was one of 15 players who came through qualifying and earned places in the Ricoh Women’s British Open which starts at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

Hampshire hopefuls miss out on Open Championship

Daily Echo: Scott Gregory

11:38am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Justin Rose will be Hampshire’s sole representative in the Open Championship, after a number of the county’s stars missed out at final qualifying.

Glory for Rose at Congressional

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action

8:08am Monday 30th June 2014

Justin Rose claimed his first title of the year after edging out Shawn Stefani in a play-off to be crowned the Quicken Loans National champion.

States-bound teenager Alex Marsh wins Bramshaw men's title

Daily Echo: Alex Marsh

4:15pm Friday 27th June 2014

USA-bound Alex Marsh has been crowned Men’s Champion at Bramshaw Golf Club.

Hampshire golfers move step closer to realising Open dream

Daily Echo: James Ablett

8:42am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A host of Hampshire golfers have moved a step closer to achieving their dream of qualifying for this year’s Open.

Hampshire stars move closer to the Open

Daily Echo: Scott Gregory

9:41am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A host of Hampshire golfers have moved a step closer to achieving their dream of qualifying for this year's Open Championship.

Young's best yet

Daily Echo: Liz Young

6:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Brokenhurst Manor’s Liz Young enjoyed her best result of the Ladies European Tour season with a top-five finish in the Slovak Open.

Hampshire ace focused on US Open defence

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action at the Memorial Tournament

8:08pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

Viewing figures for England's World Cup match against Italy on Saturday will be at least one lower than might be expected if Hampshire's Justin Rose is on course to defend his US Open title this week.

Ryan's crown on the line

Daily Echo: Ryan Henley

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Ryan Henley will attempt to defend his Hampshire County Championship crown this week, but he faces some fierce competition for the crown, including from former English Amateur title-holder Harry Ellis.

Rose has his work cut out

Daily Echo: Justin Rose at Wentworth yesterday

6:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

Justin Rose admits he has a lot of work to do this weekend if he is to claw himself into contention for the BMW PGA Championship.

Bland's Wentworth struggle continues

Daily Echo: RICHARD BLAND

12:25pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Richard Bland is set to miss the cut in the BMW PGA Championship, after another disappointing day at Wentworth.

Rose keeps tabs on leaders

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action

8:52pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Justin Rose will attempt to chase down runaway leader Thomas Bjorn after getting himself off to a steady start in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Tough start for Bland

Daily Echo: RICHARD BLAND

8:41pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Richard Bland faces a battle to make the cut at Wentworth tomorrow after an opening round of three-over, but he remains confident he can turn things around.

PGA tournament on Rose's 'bucket list'

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action

6:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Justin Rose admits the BMW PGA Championship is one of the tournaments he would love to tick off his career “bucket list”.

Rose ready for US Open defence

Daily Echo: Justin Rose.

4:26pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

Justin Rose might have to clean the US Open trophy before he returns it next week, but the first Englishman to lift it since 1970 already has his sights set on getting it back.

Rose desperate for Wentworth win

Daily Echo: Justin Rose in action

11:34am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Justin Rose admits the BMW PGA Championship is one of the tournaments he would love to tick off his career ''bucket list.''

Brilliant Bland's costly slip

Daily Echo: RICHARD BLAND

6:43pm Sunday 18th May 2014

RICHARD BLAND produced another top European Tour performance as he tied 12th in yesterday’s Spanish Open.

Hants captain has decisions to make

Daily Echo: Latecomer Ben Lobacz

6:00am Saturday 3rd May 2014

Hampshire’s new captain Steve Williams will take one last look at the players pushing to break into the county team when the top amateurs tackle the club professionals in the annual friendly at Liphook tomorrow.

Bad start to Concession Cup campaign for Hampshire ace Martin Young

Daily Echo: Martin Young

10:22am Friday 2nd May 2014

Brockenhurst amateur golfer Martin Young got his Concession Cup off to a bad start as he and partner Richard Partridge lost the opening game of the Ryder Cup based tournament.

Hampshire's successful Island hop

Daily Echo: Golf

10:08am Wednesday 30th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S golfers recorded a narrow victory over the Channel Islands in their annual match at Royal Jersey Golf Club at the weekend.

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.



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