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Catriona Matthew ‘natural choice’ as 2019 Solheim skipper

Catriona Matthew’s appointment as Europe’s Solheim Cup captain for the 2019 match at Gleneagles has been warmly welcomed by former world No. 1 Annika Sorenstam.

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Catriona Matthew is announced as the European Team Captain for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles. Picture: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Catriona Matthew named 2019 Solheim Cup captain

Catriona Matthew insisted the honour was on par with winning the Ricoh Women’s British Open after being appointed as Europe’s Solheim Cup captain for the 2019 contest at Gleneagles - its third staging in the home of golf.

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Lucy Morrison, Alessio Margiotta, Mark Brooks, Sam Hall, Danny Hendry and Cameron Ledingham

Craigmillar Park claim junior crown

Sam Hall was the hero as Craigmillar Park won the Edinburgh Junior League for the first time in more than 30 years.

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Euan McIntosh

Scotland ‘not backing young golfers’

Amateur ace Euan McIntosh reckons Scotland is “miles away” from giving the sport a much-needed boost by producing a Rory McIlroy.

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Gareth Wright proudly displays the P&H Championship Trophy after his one hole pla-yoff win over Greig Hutcheon. Pic: Kenny Smith

Gareth Wright wins P&H Championship via a play-off

Gareth Wright extended his remarkable play-off record in East Lothian by winning the £50,000 P&H Championship at The Renaissance Club.

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Hannah Darling

Lothians round-up: Hannah Darling wins again

Hannah Darling has added the Midlothian Junior Championship to her long list of notable feats this year.

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Gareth Wright takes share of lead at P&H Championship

Gareth Wright catapulted himself into a share of the lead in the £50,000 P&H Championship with a best-of-the week 65 – and he felt confident that more of the same would be good enough to secure victory at The Renaissance Club.

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Mortonhall captain Graeme Stark holds the trophy after the final was won at Turnhouse

Mortonhall cap 125th anniversary with debut Summer League win

Mortonhall have added to their 125th anniversary celebrations by winning the Edinburgh Summer League for the first time.

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Greig Hutcheon

Cameron Marr matches start of PGA Cup hero Hutcheon

Musselburgh’s Cameron Marr was thrilled after matching the start of PGA Cup hero Greig Hutcheon, one of his playing partners, in the P&H Championship in East Lothian.

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Title agony for Midlothian

Midlothian agonisingly missed out on title glory at the end of a thrilling Scottish Women’s County Finals at Glenbervie.

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Willem Kerr won the Dispatch Trophy earlier this year and is gunning for Summer League silverware too. Pic: TSPL

Mortonhall and Baberton all set for Summer League final

Mortonhall, bidding to land the title for a first time, are slight favourites in tomorrow’s Edinburgh Summer League final, according to their opponents.

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Keuth Reilly praises Lothians in Scottish Area Team event

Keuth Reilly praises Lothians in Scottish Area Team event

Captain Keith Reilly hailed a “great effort” by Lothians in the Scottish Area Team Championship at Newmachar despite the record 13-time winners falling at the final hurdle for the second year running.

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Grace Crawford, back row right, and Aidan Lawson, front row second right, with the other winners

Gullane kids Aidan Lawson and Grace Crawford are Wee Wonders

Gullane duo Aidan Lawson and Grace Crawford both produced record-breaking performances in becoming “Wee Wonders” at St Andrews.

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Grant Forrest had to take a break

Grant Forrest all fired up for return after back injury

Lothians star Grant Forrest is aiming to make up for lost time as he makes his first appearance for more than a month due to a back injury.

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Lothians round-up: Kay on song | Fraser is champ of champs

Dunbar man Danny Kay has chalked up one of his best finishes in the pro ranks.

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Turnhouse retained the Edinburgh Inter Club title. Pictured, left to right, are Paul Pentland, Oliver McCrone, Mark Napier, Steven Armstrong and Lee McCathie

Turnhouse retain Inter Club crown

Turnhouse retained the Edinburgh Inter Club title on home turf after not having to wait long to gain revenge on Mortonhall.

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Hannah Darling

Darling date

Rising star Hannah Darling will be trying to help Midlothian become Scottish champions later this month. The youngest-ever Scottish Girls’ champion from Broomieknowe when winning in July aged 13, has been picked for the County Finals at Glenbervie on September 15-17.

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Lothians look to quartet to inspire Scottish Team title triumph

Captain Keith Reilly is looking to an on-form quartet to lead Lothians to a first Scottish Area Team title triumph in a decade this weekend.

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�10 million will be spent over the next seven years at Musselburgh Old Links

Chinese investor backs Musselburgh Old Course project

Confidence in the ambitious plan to breathe new life into Musselburgh Old Links has attracted backing from the country which has the biggest growth on golf in the world.

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Benn McLeod

Greenkeeper Benn McLeod uses local nous at Musselburgh

Benn McLeod, a 30-year-old greenkeeper, used all his local knowledge to win the South-East District Open amateur golf championship over his home Musselburgh Golf Club course.

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