Basildon's Daniel Brooks moves in to top 110 of Dubai list

Echo: Basildon's Daniel Brooks moves in to top 110 of Dubai list

2:22pm Thursday 20th February 2014

DANIEL Brooks moved into the all important top 110 of the Race to Dubai rankings with another solid display in South Africa.

Jane Pacey goes from golfing novice to club captain at Thorpe Hall

Echo: Striking out – new Thorpe Hall ladies captain Jane Pacey

12:56pm Thursday 16th January 2014

THE next lady captain at Thorpe Hall Golf Club is a shining example of the club’s desire to make itself more open to new members who may never have picked up a club before.

Richard McEvoy's hunger to reclaim Tour card

Echo: Into the swing — Richard McEvoy practices yesterday ahead of the start of The Open Championship today

4:00pm Thursday 9th January 2014

RICHARD McEvoy says he is hungry to get back onto the golf course and win back his European Tour card.

Daniel Brooks buzzing after great start to European Tour

Echo: Daneil Brooks - teeing off during the Qualifying School final

4:30pm Thursday 19th December 2013

DANIEL Brooks says he is delighted with his start to the season after claiming his biggest European Tour purse at the high-profile Nelson Mandela Championship in South Africa.

Kevin South gets better of Dave Tyrell by two points at Rayleigh Golf Club

7:00pm Thursday 5th December 2013

GOLFERS played their monthly medal competitions in sodden conditions at the Rayleigh Golf Club.

Perfect putt earns Daniel Brooks new tour card

Echo: Daneil Brooks - teeing off during the Qualifying School final

3:00pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

DANIEL Brooks admits it was a huge relief to sink a monster 85-foot putt for an eagle which has earned him a place among golf’s elite.

Rochford Hundred's lads log impressive victory

4:00pm Thursday 14th November 2013

ROCHFORD Hundred’s boys team have triumphed at the English Team Championships at Essendon Golf Club in Hatfield.

Richard McEvoy ponders golfing future

Echo: Into the swing — Richard McEvoy practices yesterday ahead of the start of The Open Championship today

11:06am Thursday 14th November 2013

RICHARD McEvoy has been left considering his future in golf after a dreadful piece of bad luck forced him to give up his bid to retain his place among the sport’s elite.

Daniel Brooks OK with flying local flag

Echo: Daniel Brooks

8:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

DANIEL Brooks says the prospect of him being the only south Essex golfer on next year’s European Tour does not faze him at all.

Langdon Hills on a high with first county victory

6:00pm Thursday 24th October 2013

MEMBERS at Langdon Hills Golf Club are celebrating after winning their first ever silverware.

Golfer Ray Hallett's got eye for pro game

6:00pm Thursday 17th October 2013

RAY Hallett says it was a successful eye operation that helped him decide to turn pro.

Jimmy Dale is the man in form at Rochford Hundred

3:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013

IT'S been a good couple of weeks for Jimmy Dale at Rochford Hundred Golf Club.

Open is highlight of Rayleigh's week

Echo: Winning ways — Crue Elliott (left) and Mark Hooper (right)

7:00pm Thursday 3rd October 2013

THE Rayleigh Club had a busy week as it played host to the East Anglian Open.

Leigh golfer Richie McEvoy shares lead at Alfred Dunhill Links Championships

Echo: Richard McEvoy – needs a big weekend

7:14pm Thursday 26th September 2013

LEIGH golfer Richard McEvoy shot a stunning eight under par 64 to take a share of the lead after the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championships in Scotland.

Richard McEvoy steps up Tour card survival bid

Echo: Richard McEvoy – needs a big weekend

12:57pm Thursday 26th September 2013

LEIGH golfer Richard McEvoy tees off at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championships at St Andrews today hoping for a strong showing which can help him keep his European Tour card for next season.

Andrew Frye takes medal honours at Rochford Hundred Golf Club

3:00pm Thursday 19th September 2013

THE men’s section at Rochford Hundred Golf Club held their September Saturday medal where the weather played its part as scoring conditions proved difficult.

Basildon Golf Club celebrate fine double

7:00pm Thursday 12th September 2013

BASILDON Golf Club is celebrating a fantastic double triumph after winning the NAPGC’S Siemens Bowl and the men’s championship of England.

Trio back to battle for 2014 tour cards

Echo: Into the swing — Richard McEvoy practices yesterday ahead of the start of The Open Championship today

2:00pm Thursday 29th August 2013

SOUTH Essex’s top three golfers resume European Tour duty today at the Wales Open.

Mark Hooper has place at PGA play-off

3:00pm Thursday 15th August 2013

RAYLEIGH Golf Range’s Mark Hooper has confirmed his place in the Titleist PGA Play-Offs in Turkey this November.

Richard McEvoy: Tiger Woods is in form but can he handle Oak Hill pressure?

Echo: Tiger Woods during Hoylake's Open Golf championship in 2006

6:00pm Thursday 8th August 2013

LEIGH'S European Tour professional Richard McEvoy talks to Echo sport’s James Colasanti about this week’s final golf major of the year, the US PGA Championship at Oak Hill, and explains how he thinks it will play out.

Wells lower his handicap on way to medal victory at Rochford Hundred

7:00pm Thursday 1st August 2013

IT has been another busy week for the men’s section at Rochford as they held both the monthly Saturday & Sunday medals.

Richard McEvoy: Muirfield was the toughest course I've ever played

Echo: Open experience – Richard McEvoy lines up a putt at Muirfield during what he described the toughest competition of his career

12:09pm Thursday 25th July 2013

RICHARD McEvoy says that Muirfield is the toughest course he’s ever played on, but that he loved every minute of taking part in The Open.

Daisy Dyer gets first win as a pro at Scottish Open

5:00pm Thursday 18th July 2013

BASILDON’S Daisy Dyer has chalked up her first professional tournament win after finishing joint first with former Curtis Cup player Sally Watson in the Paul Lawrie Scottish Ladies Open Tour 18 hole competition at Alyth Golf Club, near Blairgowrie.

Stewart Cink draw perfect for Leigh golfer Richard McEvoy at Open Championship

Echo: Into the swing — Richard McEvoy practices yesterday ahead of the start of The Open Championship today

12:19pm Thursday 18th July 2013

RICHARD McEvoy says it was the cherry on the cake to find out he would be playing with former champion Stewart Cink at the 142nd Open Championship in Scotland today.

Marc Holland takes spoils at Rayleigh Golf Club

7:00pm Thursday 4th July 2013

MARC Holland made the most of the sunny weather to win the mid-week medal.

Richard McEvoy looks to boost Euro Tour card hopes

Echo: Iron will – but it’s Richard McEvoy’s short game which he is hoping to improve for Celtic Manor

7:00pm Thursday 27th June 2013

RICHARD McEvoy will look to round off his spectacular week by taking a big step towards saving his European Tour card when he tees off at the star-studded Irish Open for the first time in seven years today.

Open chances suits Richard McEvoy to a tee

Echo: Richard McEvoy – needs a big weekend

12:19pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

RICHARD McEvoy says he cannot wait to take his place at a major again after winning a spot at the 2013 Open.

Nick Cox wins Centenary Cup as Rochford Hundred host their annual 36-hole handicap open

5:00pm Thursday 20th June 2013

NICK Cox won the Centenary Cup as Rochfiord Hundred hosted their annual 36-hole handicap open competition.

Williams takes the win with fine round

2:00pm Thursday 6th June 2013

ROCHFORD Hundred’s midweek Scott Spencer event saw a return to much improved scoring as 15 players played to their handicap – and four golfers gained a handicap cut because of their scores.

My £45 set of clubs got me to fourth spot in Dubai

Echo: In Dubai — Darren Vickery (right) and pal Damian Euston

6:00pm Thursday 30th May 2013

A CANVEY-based golfer has finished fourth in one of Europe’s largest amateur golf competitions.

Countback decides Rochford Hundred stableford

2:00pm Thursday 23rd May 2013

ROCHFORD Hundred’s midweek Scott Spencer saw three players pull well clear of the rest of the field as they battled for victory.

History in making for Matt Southgate and Daniel Brooks

Echo: Matt Southgate — won his biggest prize on the European Tour

12:41pm Thursday 23rd May 2013

MATT Southgate and Daniel Brooks will tee off together for the first time in top level competition as the south Essex duo fly the flag for Essex in Europe.

Greensome victory

6:00pm Thursday 2nd May 2013

BASILDON’S Clapham C team had a superb win over Hainault when they met in the NAPGC’s greensomes competition.

Irish eyes smiling as Dulcie triumphs

5:00pm Thursday 25th April 2013

GARON Park golfer Dulcie Sverdloff has won the Irish under-18 stroke play championship team compe-tition.

Solid win keeps Thorpe Hall in hunt for first Leslie Wood glory

4:50pm Thursday 25th April 2013

THORPE Hall were delighted to record a solid victory against old rivals Boyce Hill in the first round of the Leslie Wood.

Dan steps up after his first tour cut

5:00pm Thursday 4th April 2013

DANIEL Brooks took another big step in his career by making his first European Tour cut of the season in Morocco.

National prize marks Garon transformation

5:00pm Thursday 14th February 2013

GARON Park has won the GolfMark Club of the year award for 2013 just three years after it was brought out of administration.

Richard McEvoy’s raring to go at Joburg Open

1:18pm Thursday 7th February 2013

RICHARD McEvoy admits he is “chomping at the bit” to get his year underway on the European Tour after taking his longest-ever break from the game.

Matt Southgate: I’ve had a big reality check

Echo: In it together - Thorpe Hall pro Matt Southgate

2:12pm Thursday 20th December 2012

MATT Southgate said saving his European Tour playing card at the last-chance saloon gave him a “big reality check” which means he’ll now appreciate the value of every ball he strikes this season.

Jones takes Bowl victory after a superb back nine

6:00pm Thursday 25th October 2012

ROCHFORD Hundred men’s section held both weekend medals and their Hillier Bowl & Drinkwater Trophy.

Jones takes Bowl victory after a superb back nine

6:00pm Thursday 25th October 2012

ROCHFORD Hundred men’s section held both weekend medals and their Hillier Bowl & Drinkwater Trophy.

Daniel Brooks makes last push to win place on European Tour

1:26pm Thursday 18th October 2012

DANIEL Brooks tees off in Denmark today knowing he’s nearing his last chance to earn a spot on next season’s European Tour.

South Essex duo eye Euro Tour card prize

6:00pm Thursday 11th October 2012

TWO south Essex golfers are battling it out with dozens of others from around Europe in a bid to compete against the sport’s big names next year.

McEvoy inspired by Ryder Cup as he chases big result

Echo: Richard McEvoy – needs a big weekend

1:34pm Thursday 4th October 2012

RICHARD McEvoy says he’s been inspired by Europe’s Ryder Cup heroics ahead of his tee off at St Andrews today.

Southend's Euro Tour pro golfer Richard McEvoy: Americans playing mind games with Rory

5:00pm Thursday 27th September 2012

I THINK it’s a little bit harsh for the American team to say they will be targeting Rory McIlroy in the Ryder Cup.

Daniel Brooks hopes for change of luck in Tour card bid

1:00pm Thursday 27th September 2012

DANIEL Brooks will be hoping for a bit more luck this weekend as he bids to land the big purse which could seal his place on next season’s European Tour.

Winners are going for gold

4:00pm Thursday 20th September 2012

THORPE Hall’s men who have won a Medal or Stableford Monthly competition this year, are competing this weekend for the gold medal over 18 holes.

Richard McEvoy knocked down by Italian bogeys

11:43am Wednesday 19th September 2012

RICHARD McEvoy went close to picking up the big result he needs in Italy, but bogies in his final two rounds saw him fall down the leader board.

Richard McEvoy is sure change of coach will pay off

Echo: Richard McEvoy – needs a big weekend

6:44pm Thursday 6th September 2012

RICHARD McEvoy says a change of coach has improved his game and he’s ready to launch his customary strong finish to the season – starting with a good showing at this week’s KLM Open in Holland.

Drake lights up Lords with his hole-in-one

5:00pm Thursday 30th August 2012

RON Drake’s spectacular hole-in-one on the eighth hole was one of the highlights of Captain’s Week at Lords.






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