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This Week in Golf: Nov 20 – 26 2016
Vote for the UK’s Greatest Amateur Golf Hole
10 of Britain’s most picturesque and challenging golf holes have been shortlisted to be crowned the UK’s best. The winning club will earn the title of The UK’s Greatest Amateur Hole.
The 10 finalists: Brickendon Grange Golf Club, Hertford (17th), Easingwold Golf Club, York (18th), Murrayfield Golf Club, Edinburgh (10th), The Bruntsfield Links, Edinburgh (16th), Robin Hood Golf Club, Solihull (16th), Toft Country House Hotel and Golf Club, Toft in Lincolnshire (18th), Langley Park Golf Club,London (10th), Rusper Golf Course, Dorking in Surrey (14th), Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club, Edinburgh (13th), Epping Golf Course, Epping in Essex (12th)
Vote here. Voting closes at 12pm on 1st December.
Tyrrell Hatton Signs With Ping
Ping has announced the signing of 2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Champion and world number 24 Tyrrell Hatton on a multi-year deal.
The 25-year-old has had his best season to date, where he’s finished T5th at The Open, a tie for 10th at the USPGA and a runner-up finish at the DP World Tour Championship.
Foxhills Longcross to Host 2017 PGA Cup
GB&I’s captain Albert MacKenzie has elected to contest next year’s 28th playing of the PGA Cup match against the United States over Foxhills Club & Resort’s Longcross course.
MacKenzie had the choice of either the Longcross or the Bernhard Hunt courses but after playing both, he and vice captains Cameron Clarke and Martyn Thompson plumped for the former.
Jordan Spieth Wins Second Australian Open
Jordan Spieth won the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney by beating Cameron Smith and Ashley Hall in a playoff after the trio were tied at 12-under-par.
Spieth, who won the event in 2014, picked up his first victory since May, when he won the Dean & Deluca, by birdieing the first playoff hole. The 23-year-old now has 11 wins worldwide.
Charley Hull Wins First LPGA Tour Event
England’s Charley Hull won the LPGA Tour’s season-ending CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida.
The 20-year-old beat Korea’s Ryu So-yeon by two shots and won $500,000. The victory adds to her LET title in 2014 and caps a special year where she finished T7th, two shots off a medal.