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Bland climbs BMW Masters leaderboard

Daily Echo:

11:40am Friday 31st October 2014

Richard Bland shot four-under-par in the second round of the BMW Masters to move into the top 25 of the tournament.

Rose chasing ranking personal best

Daily Echo:

1:44pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Hampshire’s Justin Rose is chasing a personal best world ranking as he enters the final stages of the season.

Bland targets China success

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Richard Bland has bagged a coveted place in this week’s BMW Masters – keeping alive his hopes of reaching the DP World Tour Championship.

Bland's Final push

Daily Echo:

2:54pm Sunday 26th October 2014

RICHARD Bland is hoping to play a part in the European Tour’s Final Series after clocking up the air miles and the euros with impressive performances in the last two tournaments of the regular season.

Final heartache for Stoneham

Daily Echo:

9:08pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Stoneham suffered more Fullers County Sevens heartache, as they lost a dramatic final to Old Thorns.

Bland enjoys another fine Tour finish

Daily Echo:

3:36pm Sunday 19th October 2014

RICHARD Bland further enhanced his chances nailing down a place in the European Tour’s Final Series with a top-20 finish in the Hong Kong Open.

Bland’s Final push

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Richard Bland has jetted off to the other side of the world as he looks to nail down a place in the European Tour’s Final Series.

Hampshire claim Colts title

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Hampshire’s Colts team produced a stirring singles display to claim a come-from-behind victory over Essex in their league final.

VIDEO: Footgolf - the new sport teeing off near you

Daily Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Fancy trying a new hobby? The Daily Echo's Liam Garrahan has been along to investigate the growing world of footgolf.

Romsey ladies end 61-year trophy wait

Daily Echo:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Romsey Golf Club’s ladies’ team were crowned Stoneham Cup champions in the event’s centenary year.

Romsey GC ladies end 61-year wait for trophy

Daily Echo:

9:37am Friday 10th October 2014

Romsey Golf Club’s ladies’ team were crowned Stoneham Cup champions in the event’s centenary year.

Final heartbreak for Hampshire

Daily Echo:

8:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Hampshire suffered a heartbreaking defeat in their league final showdown with Essex.

Birdie barrage lifts Bland

Daily Echo:

8:21pm Sunday 5th October 2014

Richard Bland’s birdie barrage on the final day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship kept alive his hopes of making the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.

Williams aims to emulate Ryder Cup skipper

Daily Echo: Europe's captain Paul McGinley poses with the Ryder Cup on day three of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles Golf Course, Perthshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday September 28, 2014. Photo credit should read: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire. RESTRI

7:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

Hampshire captain Steve Williams will be taking a leaf out of winning Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley’s extensive preparations book by warning his players against complacency in Sunday’s league final.

Hutsby puts dark days behind him

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

“It’s one of those games where one week can change your life,” says Sam Hutsby.

Jacobs hails McGinley captaincy

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Europe’s first ever Ryder Cup captain, John Jacobs, hailed the wonderful job done by Paul McGinley in skippering the continent to their latest win over the United States.

Comeback king Rose inspired by Kaymer talk

Daily Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Hampshire’s Justin Rose finished the 2014 Ryder Cup as the event’s leading points scorer, but was quick to credit others for their role in his success.

"Incredible" Rose comeback sets up Ryder Cup victory

Daily Echo:

6:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

TEAM talisman Ian Poulter hailed the “incredible” comebacks of Justin Rose and Graeme McDowell as Europe retained the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles this afternoon.

Ryder Cup player ratings

Daily Echo:

6:42pm Sunday 28th September 2014


McGinley gets it right with Europe

Daily Echo:

8:07pm Sunday 28th September 2014

The momentum was all with the European side heading into the final day and they duly delivered.

Rose stars to leave USA needing thier own version of the 'Miracle at Medinah'

Daily Echo:

6:32pm Saturday 27th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose again starred as Europe left the United States needing their own version of the 'Miracle at Medinah' at Gleneagles after another brilliant foursomes performance gave Europe a 10-6 lead heading into the final day of the 40th Ryder Cup.

Rose on course for record

Daily Echo: Ready to go: Europe's Justin Rose during a practice session at Gleneagles

1:47pm Saturday 27th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose has helped Europe to a leading position after today’s fourballs – and could be on course for a record.

Hants ace gives Europe first blood in Ryder Cup

Daily Echo:

12:08pm Friday 26th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose led from the front to give Europe first blood in the Ryder Cup this morning.

Europe lead in Ryder Cup

Daily Echo: Ready to go: Europe's Justin Rose during a practice session at Gleneagles

7:43pm Friday 26th September 2014

Europe claimed a 5-3 lead after the first two sessions of the 40th Ryder Cup, despite their star trio of Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter contributing just half a point.

Rose relishing a home Ryder Cup

Daily Echo:

11:02am Thursday 25th September 2014

Hampshire's Justin Rose is excited by the thought of firing up a home Ryder Cup crowd for the first time.

Hutsby: Rose is my inspiration

Daily Echo: Sam Hutsby

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Sam Hutsby says Europe Ryder Cup star Justin Rose is an inspiration to him.

Bland: Rose is the ace up Europe's sleeve

Daily Echo: Justin Rose.

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Richard Bland believes Europe are in great shape with “rock-solid” Justin Rose in their Ryder Cup team.

Hampshire golf legend backs Europe for Ryder Cup glory

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Golf legend John Jacobs has no doubt that Paul McGinley will make a wonderful captain for Europe in this year’s Ryder Cup.

Victorious ladies club together

Daily Echo:

8:15pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Hampshire ladies’ captain Mags Clark hailed her “wonderful team” after they were crowned champions of England.

Raymond passes school test

Daily Echo:

8:19pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Corhampton’s Neil Raymond has advanced through the first round of European Tour qualifying school.

Hutsby wins on Challenge Tour

Daily Echo: Sam Hutsby

12:20pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Hampshire's Sam Hutsby will return to the European Tour next season after winning his first ever Challenge Tour event.

Hampshire crowned English champions

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Hampshire have been crowned English champions for the first time since 1995, after triumphing in the Women's County Finals.

Hutsby chasing first Challenge Tour victory

Daily Echo: Sam Hutsby

10:57am Friday 19th September 2014

Hampshire golf star Sam Hutsby is chasing a first ever Challenge Tour win, after a stunning second round saw him storm to the top of the leaderboard in the Kazakhstan Open.

Hampshire close in on English title

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:24am Friday 19th September 2014

Hampshire are hoping to seal victory today in the Women's County Finals after continuing their dominance of the event at Belton Park Golf Club.

Hampshire close to being crowned English champs

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

Hampshire's dominance at this week's Women's County Finals continued yesterday, as they beat Hertfordshire to maintain their perfect record.

No let up for Bland

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Richard Bland might have already secured his place on the European Tour for next season, but he has no intention of relaxing.

Quinn fights back to take gold medal

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Chris Quinn launched a sensational fightback in the final of the European Senior Ladies’ Team Championship to end a long wait for an elusive gold medal in the tournament.

Eur the man, Justin

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Europe’s most successful Ryder Cup captain has backed Justin Rose to help lead the continent to glory in the latest edition of the famous event.

England star Warren cheques in at Audi ...

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

England player Warren Clark was on hand to receive a £150 donation from Southampton Audi to the Disabled Golf Association.

Mew stars on England duty

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Stoneham’s Alan Mew produced a performance to be proud of, as he helped England win bronze in the European Senior Men’s Team Championship.

Hampshire golfers bid for England rule

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Three Hampshire stars are heading to Woodhall Spa this weekend for the County Champion of Champions showdown.

Bland’s Euro boost

Daily Echo:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A strong finish at the Omega European Masters has further strengthened Richard Bland’s European Tour status for next season.

Ryder Cup trio in action at Alresford

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Three former Ryder Cup players will be in action this Thursday at the Alresford Golf Club Pro-Am.

Martin's awesome foursome is well above par

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Martin Young has celebrated a unique grand slam of Hampshire golf titles after winning the Courage and Mid-Amateur trophies.

Mew wins first-ever call-up

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Stoneham’s Alan Mew has been rewarded for another fine season with a first-ever call-up to the England seniors team.

Luke aims to wrap up title

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Southampton Golf Club’s Luke Russell is hoping to wrap up the inaugural Hampshire order of merit title this week.

Hampshire pro edges nearer to Tour card

Daily Echo:

5:46pm Sunday 24th August 2014

DESPITE finishing with two rounds of 74 (+2), Stoneham pro Richard Bland edged a little closer to securing his European Tour card for next season at the Czech Masters.

Bland recovers to comfortably make cut in Czech Masters

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Stoneham pro Richard Bland is safely into the weekend at the Czech Masters, as he closes in on securing another European Tour card.

Wall named Solent Salver star

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Hayling’s Ben Wall has emerged as this year’s Solent Salver champion, following a titanic battle with fellow Hampshire ace Scott Gregory.

Stoneham take Green Jackets honours

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Stoneham Golf Club took the honours in this year’s Green Jackets competition.

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