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Golf

Big test – for Daniel Brooks at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championships where he will come up against Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy

Brooks wants to make cut again at lucrative Abu Dhabi Champs

Matthew Southgate

Emotional Matt gets European Tour card after cancer battle...and pal Rich keeps his playing rights too

Winner – Taylor Carter with his award

Young golfer Carter is sportsman of the year

Last chance – Richard McEvoy believes he can retain his European Tour card

It's make-or-break for McEvoy in Euro card bid

Richard McEvoy

Richard McEvoy will have to retain his European Tour card at Qualifying School

Richard McEvoy

Richard McEvoy gives himself a chance of retaining his European Tour card

Richard McEvoy

Richard McEvoy makes a good start at make or break Hong Kong Open

Daniel Brooks - elieves he has done enough to secure his playing rights on the European Tour for another season

Golf: Dan Brooks' 90 per cent sure he has kept European Tour card

Reward – Sophie Wheeler holds aloft the Abraham Trophy for the most improved player in England

Fast-improving golfer Sophie Wheeler doesn’t want to slow up

Daniel Brooks - hoping his clubs arrive before he tees off in Switzerland on Thursday

Daniel Brooks' race to get his golf clubs back

Memorable - Daniel Brooks at the Open at St Andrews

Basildon’s Daniel Brooks hits a magical hole-in-one at the Open

Annie Last - looking to defend her mountain bike cross-country title on a course where she finished eighth at the London 2012 Games

Hadleigh's Olympic mountain bike course to host British Championships on Sunday

Daniel Brooks - first ever round at an Open Championship proved to be a tough one

Daniel Brooks endures tough opening round at the Open

Perfection – the 18th hole at St Andrews which Ian Nichols has been helping to keep in perfect condition for this year’s Open

Rayleigh man tasked with getting Open course in perfect condition

Daniel Brooks - in action at the Open today

Daniel Brooks ready for his first ever Open and he believes St Andrews suits him

Tee off with The Open with our webmag

Tee off with The Open with our webmag

Back to his best – Daniel Brooks on course at the Scottish Open

Daniel Brooks: I wasn’t even thinking about the Open

Daniel Brooks

Daniel Brooks can't hold on to Scottish Open lead but does book his spot at The Open

Daniel Brooks - overcame a shaky start to hold a one shot lead going into the final round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Daniel Brooks leads by one shot heading into final round of Scottish Open

Leading the way - Basildon's Daniel Brooks

Basildon's Daniel Brooks leads Scottish Open at halfway point

Daniel Brooks - produced his best performance of 2015 to finish tied 20th at the venue which will be the next European host of the Ryder Cup

Daniel Brooks rediscovers his touch in Paris

Richard McEvoy - hoping for a good showing

Southend's Richard McEvoy begins Joburg Open quest

Driving in – new Rochford Hundred women’s captain Angie Dale

Rochford Hundred Golf Club's new lady captain drives in

Michael Vandenberg in the swing studio at Rochford Hundred

Rochford Hundred gets state of the art swing studio thanks to new head pro Michael Vandenberg

Daniel Brooks admits pleasure at being back out on the golf course after starting the season impressively

Daniel Brooks admits pleasure at being back out on the golf course after starting the season impressively

Daniel Brooks – hoping for another strong start

Daniel Brooks and Richard McEvoy begin new European Tour seasons in South Africa

Charity boost – Seniors captain David South and Seniors Section members at The Rayleigh presented a cheque for £1,261 to pupils and teachers from Wickford’s Castledon School

Rayleigh Golf Club drive in with style

Daniel Brooks on the rowing machine at Club Kingswood as fitness instructor Louise Basham passes on some tips

Daniel Brooks hitting the gym in a bid to keep closing in on the golfing elite

Bob Turner and Steve Adkins are heading to Morocco

Billericay golfers aiming for glory when they head to Morocco in the new year

Daniel Brooks

Basildon golfer Daniel Brooks makes cut at Portugal Open

Double golf success for Andy Frye and Rochford meeting

Double golf success for Andy Frye at Rochford meeting

Father and son triumph in Thorpe Hall family foursomes

Father and son triumph in Thorpe Hall family foursomes

Daniel Brooks – looking to impress in Portugal

Daniel Brooks aiming for return to form in Portugal

Jonathan Thornley tops pile in Larkin Cup win

Jonathan Thornley tops pile in Larkin Cup win

Aldersley and Beale taste success at Rochford Hundred finals day

Aldersley and Beale taste success at Rochford Hundred finals day

Happy clan

Laughs aplenty as Bobby Davro holds celebrity golf classic

Young golf star Taylor Carter hits record total

Young golf star Taylor Carter hits record total

Essex heroes – Mitchell Sarling in the middle flanked by Taylor Carter & Bradley Bawden all helped Essex win the English Boys title

Rochford Hundred boys win Essex under-18s county crown

Graham Palmer wins Fraser Festival Cup

Graham Palmer wins Fraser Festival Cup

Delighted to play his part - Mark Stokes helped Essex to a great display in regional qualifier

Mark Stokes is the key for Essex's golf team

Rochford Hundred Golf Club's teen stars battle for top honours

Rochford Hundred Golf Club's teen stars battle for top honours

Robert Styles wins division one of August Stableford

Robert Styles wins division one of August Stableford

Parker grabs hole in one in Harris Bowl competition

Parker grabs hole in one in Harris Bowl competition

Matthew Southgate - consistent performer

PGA pair McEvoy and Southgate perform at Norwegian Challenge

Richard McEvoy - good swing

Hats off for Capps at Thorpe Hall Championships

Matthew Southgate

Matthew Southgate's Open Championship ends with a four-over round at Hoylake

Good start – but the wheels fell off Matt Southgate’s round on the in nine

Matt Southgate has it all to do to make the cut at The Open after his opening round falls apart

Winner’s prize – Sheila Mayfield is presented with the Pat Skeels trophy by captain Sue Clark

Sheila Mayfield's captain's day win at Boyce Hill

Matt Southgate - ready for the Open Championship

Matt Southgate all set to tee off at his first Open

Matt Southgate - ready for the Open Championship

A dream come true for Matt Southgate as he tees off for first Open Championship

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