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Hampshire fall at final Challenge hurdle

HAMPSHIRE were denied a first South East double since 1994 as Essex snatched the Challenge League trophy out of their hands in a see-saw final at Mill Hill GC, on Sunday. For the second time in five years Sam Parsons was leading by one with two holes to play in a...

Daily Telegraph Salver win ‘for Keith’

LAWRENCE Cherry became the youngest county captain to pick up the Daily Telegraph Salver in 60 years, with a comprehensive victory over Berks, Bucks and Oxfordshire in the South East League Final, on Sunday. After Cherry’s side had wrapped up a crushing 81/2-31/2...

Stuart Archibald aims for 10th SEL title

TEST Valley’s Stuart Archibald is confident Hampshire can mark the 60th anniversary of the first South East League Final by landing the Daily Telegraph Salver for the first time in 11 years when they face Berks, Bucks and Oxfordshire, on Sunday. The three-time EuroPro...

Parsons recalled in time for second final

BLACKMOOR’S Sam Parsons is determined to make up for lost time having regained his place in the Hampshire team in time for this Sunday’s South East League Final against Berks, Bucks and Oxfordshire (B.B.&O.). Five years ago, he was the last player out on the...

Cherry picks final team without US stars

HAMPSHIRE captain Lawrence Cherry will lead his team in search of a first South East League Final victory in 11 years when they tackle Berks, Bucks and Oxfordshire, on Sunday. The golfer, who is assistant manager at Fleet’s North Hants GC, will have to field a team...

North Hants members cheer on Justin Rose

MEMBERS at Fleet’s North Hants Golf Club are cheering a European Ryder Cup victory to the rafters in support of clubmate Justin Rose this weekend. Dozens of the 560-strong membership watched with baited breath before European captain Luke Donald paired Rose with...

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ANDREW GRIFFIN has been a journalist for 35 years editing a number of weekly and monthly newspapers in southern England, including the Oxford Courier, This Week in East Hertfordshire and West Essex, the Portsmouth Journal and the Hayling Islander.

For the last 20 years he has also written about amateur and professional golf with strong links to a number of county golf unions after editing Fairway to Green for six years, expanding the covering from Berks, Bucks and Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Hertfordshire, to cover Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex, Essex and his native Hampshire.

In 2008 he became Hampshire Golf’s media man and has overseen a massive increase in golf coverage both in print and online, and can be heard regularly on BBC Radio Solent’s Summer Sports Show broadasting live from the county’s top amateur events.

Over the past decade he has reported on Hampshire’s Scott Gregory and Harry Ellis becoming the first two successive British Amateur Champions from the same county, and their appearances at The Open, the US Open, and the Masters.

For the past two years, he has been contributing regularly to Golf South and Golf North and in December took on the tole of contributing editor. He has been taking pictures at top amateur events since 2001 and has a unique photographic collection – digital images can be purchased here

Andrew has also worked with Brecon Town Council and the Isle of Man Tourism department on increasing visiting golfer numbers and helps promote the Hampshire Hog at North Hants.


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