Ernie Els Backs The UK’s Biggest Amateur Golf Tournament

Matchplay king Ernie Els is backing the UK’s largest amateur golf tournament, The Matchplay Championship, as entries for the 2010-11 tournament draw to a close at the end of June. The 41-year-old, who has won 60 tournaments since turning professional in 1989, including two US Opens, an Open Championship and a record seven World Matchplay […]

Salford Golfers To Tee Off In Egypt For The Grand Final Of The Uk’s Largest Amateur Golf Tournament

Two Salford golfers, who were ranked fourth in the Southern Finals of the UK’s largest amateur golf tournament , the Matchplay Championship this week, will now be heading to Egypt for a once in a lifetime Grand Final. Nick Warring and Ian Watson took fourth place at the Matchplay Championship in the Men’s Pairs tournament […]

Matchplay Championship Northern Final Above Par — Keen amateur golfers braved the March chill to take part in the seventh Northern Final of the Matchplay Championship to win a place in the Egyptian Grand Final in May. In all, 36 teams teed-up at the Marriott Hollins Hall in the stunning Yorkshire Dales for what was to be a nail-biting finale. […]

Matchplay Championship Announces Dubai Venue For 2010-11 Grand Final

Britain’s largest amateur golf tournament, the Matchplay Championship, announced this week it will be hosting its 2010-11 grand final at The Els Club, Dubai. The venue is a major coup for the prestigious tournament which was launched in 2003 giving all golfers the chance to win a trip of a lifetime and have their progress […]