Donaldson savours 'incredible' week

South Wales Argus: Europe's Jamie Donaldson celebrates after winning the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles Golf Course, Perthshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday September 28, 2014. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject

2:52pm Monday 29th September 2014

Wales' Jamie Donaldson reflected on his "remarkable journey" after securing the winning point on his Ryder Cup debut at Gleneagles.

Welshman Jamie Donaldson hits winning shot in 2014 Ryder Cup

South Wales Argus:

5:32pm Sunday 28th September 2014

WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson hit the winning shot as Europe won the 40th Ryder Cup after being given an early scare at Gleneagles.

Golf takes back seat for Jamie Donaldson

South Wales Argus: England's Lee Westwood (left) and Wales' Jamie Donaldson walk past a swan around the 5th green, during day one of the 2014 ISPS Handa Welsh Open at Celtic Manor, Newport. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 18, 2014. See PA s

4:31pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RYDER Cup debutant Jamie Donaldson is more concerned about his table tennis form against fellow team-mates than he is about tackling the Gleneagles course.

Luiten holds nerve to deny Donaldson

South Wales Argus: Holland's Joost Luiten during day two of the 2014 ISPS Handa Welsh Open at Celtic Manor, Newport. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 19, 2014. See PA story GOLF Welsh. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Us

5:33pm Sunday 21st September 2014

JAMIE Donaldson gave it every effort to become the first home winner of the ISPS Handa Wales Open but fell just short as Joost Luiten won out in the last European Tour event scheduled to be staged the Celtic Manor.

Pearlman's notes from the Manor: The future for Celtic Manor golf

2:47pm Sunday 21st September 2014

YOU can usually get a pretty good idea about the size and success of an event based on the press presence.

LIVE: Wales Open - Day 4

South Wales Argus:

8:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

FOLLOW live coverage of the Wales Open at the Celtic Manor with our reporter Michael Pearlman.

LIVE: Wales Open - Day 3

South Wales Argus:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FOLLOW live coverage of the Wales Open at the Celtic Manor with our reporter Michael Pearlman.

LIVE: Wales Open - Day 2

South Wales Argus:

9:42am Friday 19th September 2014

FOLLOW live coverage of the Wales Open at the Celtic Manor with our reporter Michael Pearlman.

Pearlman's notes from the Manor: day two

South Wales Argus: Pancake competition. Newport County represented by Lenny Pidgley, Jamie Stevens and assistant manager Jimmy Dack. (4397988)

8:15pm Friday 19th September 2014

YOUR ARGUS scribe would like to begin by thanking the Newport County fan who amused me no-end on Thursday.

Dredge admits he thought career might be over

South Wales Argus: Wales' Bradley Dredge on the 5th fairway during day two of the 2014 ISPS Handa Welsh Open at Celtic Manor, Newport. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 19, 2014. See PA story GOLF Welsh. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire

7:47pm Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKWOOD’S Bradley Dredge has admitted injury and illness have threatened and still threaten his playing career.

Phil Price and Jamie Donaldson in contention at Wales Open

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6:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

WELSH duo Phillip Price and Jamie Donaldson are in contention to become the first home winners in the last ISPS Handa Wales Open.

LIVE: Wales Open - Day 1

South Wales Argus: SECOND PLACE: Gwent's Bradley Dredge in the inaugural Made in Denmark European Tour event

10:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

FOLLOW live coverage of the Wales Open at the Celtic Manor with our reporter Michael Pearlman.

PEARLMAN’S NOTES FROM THE MANOR

7:29pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IT was a lovely trip down memory lane on Wednesday when it also felt like being back in the thick of the Ryder Cup action.

Dredge and Price both looking forward to a positive future

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6:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

GWENT duo Phillip Price and Bradley Dredge believe they are heading towards the silver lining to some pretty huge clouds that have given them a fraught couple of years, writes Michael Pearlman.

Former Ryder Cup star Colsaerts upstages quartet

South Wales Argus: ISPS HandaWalesOpen at the Celtic Manor ResortALL EYES ON HIM Jamie Donaldson who will challenging in the Ryder Cup next week, focuses on the Welsh Open at the Celtic Manor Resort  (10505950)

6:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Quartet of Ryder Cup stars strutting their stuff at the ISPS Handa Celtic Manor Wales Open endured a mixed opening round as a former Team Europe member stole the show.

Colsaerts' regret at missing Ryder Cup

South Wales Argus: SWA NICK MORRISH 19-09-06THE CELTIC MANOR NEWPORT (9858748)

3:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NICOLAS Colsaerts outshone the Ryder Cup players competing in the ISPS Handa Wales Open, but admitted to pangs of jealousy at missing out on a second appearance in the event at Gleneagles.

McGinley's Gleneagles plan for Wales Open paying off

South Wales Argus:

12:15pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PAUL McGinley's decision to set up Celtic Manor like Gleneagles ahead of next week's Ryder Cup looked to be paying dividends today, but not quite how the European captain might have expected.

WALES OPEN: Four days of top-quality golf at the Celtic Manor

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10:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

READ our special Wales Open supplement including course map here.

Donaldson hoping to follow in Price footsteps

South Wales Argus: DORAL, FL - MARCH 09:  Jamie Donaldson of Wales walks across the 17th green during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral on March 9, 2014 in Doral, Florida.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) (449

6:46pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson is hoping to take a leaf out of Phillip Price’s book when it comes to producing heroic and dramatic displays in the Ryder Cup.

McGinley: Celtic Manor provides perfect preparation

South Wales Argus:

6:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

EUROPEAN Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley believes the Celtic Manor will provide the perfect preparation for next week’s Ryder Cup shootout with the USA at Gleneagles.

WALES OPEN: Ryder Cup is focus as stars gather at the Manor

South Wales Argus: Thomas Bjorn lines up a putt on the 2nd (980523)

4:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE spectre of the Ryder Cup will be impossible to avoid this week as the event past and present is a key talking point.

WALES OPEN: Donaldson is the latest great Welsh hope

South Wales Argus: SECOND PLACE: Gwent's Bradley Dredge in the inaugural Made in Denmark European Tour event

4:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

JAMIE Donaldson will be the latest man to try and end the Welsh famine at the Wales Open this week.

WALES OPEN: Glamour mixes with golf on Ladies Day

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4:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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4:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

I would like to welcome readers of the South Wales Argus to this preview supplement for the ISPS Handa Wales Open. I hope it inspires you to come along and watch some fantastic golf with us over the next few days.

Future uncertain but Wales Open could go out in style

South Wales Argus: SWA NICK MORRISH 19-09-06THE CELTIC MANOR NEWPORT (9858748)

4:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THIS year's ISPS Handa Wales Open comes with a twist, it could be the last.

Formidable five from Ryder Cup confirmed for Wales Open at Celtic Manor

South Wales Argus: Jamie Donaldson from Wales poses with the trophy after winning the golf Czech Masters European Tour Event in Vysoky Ujezd, Czech Republic, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). (9622371)

4:33pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Thomas Bjӧrn, Victor Dubuisson and Stephen Gallacher will complete a formidable quintet of Ryder Cup players teeing up at next week’s ISPS HANDA Wales Open.

Jamie Donaldson at the Manor

South Wales Argus: Jamie Donaldson from Wales poses with the trophy after winning the golf Czech Masters European Tour Event in Vysoky Ujezd, Czech Republic, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). (9622371)

4:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

JAMIE Donaldson will warm up for his first appearance in the Ryder Cup by spearheading the home challenge at the ISPS HANDA Wales Open at the Celtic Manor from September 18-21.

Dredge targets one more big finish to regain European Tour card

South Wales Argus: SECOND PLACE: Gwent's Bradley Dredge in the inaugural Made in Denmark European Tour event

3:02pm Monday 18th August 2014

BLACKWOOD’S Bradley Dredge is hopeful a strong conclusion to the summer will see him win back his spot on the European Tour.

Bradley Dredge in share of the lead in Denmark

South Wales Argus:

10:03pm Saturday 16th August 2014

BRADLEY Dredge is in a share of the lead with Marc Warren in the inaugural Made in Denmark event on Saturday.

Monty still in contention to make history but Langer in charge at Porthcawl

South Wales Argus: Colin Montgomerie gestures to the gallery following his putt on the second green during the final round of the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla., Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). (8165755)

7:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Double Senior Major Champion Colin Montgomerie's quest to become the second man after Gary Player to win all three Senior Majors in a season got off to a solid start at the Senior Open Championship at Porthcawl, but he was overshadowed by a near perfect round from Bernhard Langer.

Cwmbran's Davies enjoys superb success

South Wales Argus: BURNHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 21: xxx during the Lombard Trophy Midland Regional Qualifier at Lambourne Golf Club on July 21, 2014 in Burnham, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images) (8539523)

2:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Cwmbran amateur Tom Davies sealed a place in the Lombard Trophy Final at Gleneagles after a double late show by Celtic Manor.

Price relishing return to Wales

South Wales Argus: (7576013)

12:49pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Ryder Cup winner Phillip Price is looking to celebrate his 25th year as a professional golfer by reclaiming the prestigious Welsh National PGA Championship.

Celtic Manor part of charity golf marathon

South Wales Argus: TOUCHDOWN: Roger Southam lands at Celtic Manor as part of his charity golf marathon

1:05pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

AN amateur golfer endured a gruelling test of stamina and patience as he completed 18 holes in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in less than 18 hours.

Jessica Evans retains title

6:05pm Friday 25th April 2014

NEWPORT teenager Jessica Evans today retained her Monmouthshire County Ladies title over the Pontypool course, writes Chris Smart.

Clubs offer deals to get you into golf this summer

South Wales Argus: IN THE SWING: A New2Golf session at Pontnewydd Golf Club, Cwmbran

4:36pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

GOLF clubs around South Wales are gearing up to help beginners and lapsed players find golfing homes through free taster sessions and low cost, fun, group lessons in April and throughout the summer.

Wales Open moved to prime pre-Ryder Cup slot

10:28am Monday 18th November 2013

THE ISPS HANDA Wales Open is to move to a new autumn date on the European Tour international schedule in 2014, when it takes place at The Celtic Manor Resort from September 18-21.

Dredge falls short in Tour bid

6:43pm Friday 15th November 2013

BRADLEY Dredge has fallen short in his bid to return to the European Tour, writes Michael Pearlman.

Bradley Dredge struggling to regain European Tour card

South Wales Argus: PHILOSOPHICAL: Gwent’s Bradley Dredge at the Celtic Manor today before missing the cut along with all the other Welsh hopefuls

4:08pm Thursday 14th November 2013

BRADLEY Dredge’s hopes of regaining his European Tour card took a big hit as he slipped 20 places down the leaderboard in the Tour School Final Qualifying.

Dredge in the hunt but no Tour cards for Price or Bond

12:01am Thursday 14th November 2013

BLACKWOOD’S Bradley Dredge could be set to recapture his European Tour card, but the dream is dead for a pair of Gwent golfers.

Dredge the best placed Gwent golfer at last chance saloon

6:04pm Tuesday 12th November 2013

BLACKWOOD’S Bradley Dredge is still in contention to reclaim his European Tour card, writes Michael Pearlman.

Phil Price aiming for second national title

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9:02am Wednesday 9th October 2013

FORMER Ryder Cup hero and leading European Tour player Phil Price will bid to add a second Welsh National PGA Championship to his name later this month – two decades after last lifting the title.

Welsh trio putt themselves into final showdown

South Wales Argus: MADE IT: Joe Ferguson, Richard Brookman and Sion Bebb

4:11pm Tuesday 10th September 2013

WELSH dragons Sion Bebb, Richard Brookman and Joe Ferguson booked their place in the final of the SkyCaddie PGA England & Wales Inter County Championship – but only after a bruising encounter at Exeter.

Brilliant Bourdy triumphs at Wales Open

South Wales Argus: France's Gregory Bourdy celebrates with the trophy after winning the ISPS Handa Wales Open at Celtic Manor, Newport. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday September 1, 2013. See PA story GOLF Wales. Photo credit should read: Tim Ireland/PA Wir

8:02pm Sunday 1st September 2013

A SENSATIONAL final round with a spectacular climax saw Frenchman Grégory Bourdy crowned the 2013 ISPS Handa Wales Open champion.

Bourdy wins Wales Open

5:21pm Sunday 1st September 2013

FRENCHMAN Grégory Bourdy has won the ISPS Handa Wales Open at the Celtic Manor.

Michael Pearlman's Wales Open diary

2:01am Saturday 31st August 2013

WHILE I can legitimately claim to have supported the career of Liam Bond for a long time, I can’t blame the guy if I’m not his favourite reporter in the Wales Open media centre this week.

Price heads list of Ryder Cup casualties at Celtic Manor

10:01pm Friday 30th August 2013

NEWPORT’S Phillip Price was among a host of Welsh and/or Ryder Cup players to exit the ISPS Handa Wales Open at the Celtic Manor yesterday, writes Michael Pearlman.

Bond in dreamland at Wales Open

South Wales Argus: Liam Bond drives on 14 (988794)

9:12pm Friday 30th August 2013

CHEPSTOW’S Liam Bond admits he is in dreamland after his superb round of 67 put him right in contention at the ISPS Handa Wales Open, a tournament he was invited to play in only 18 hours before it started.

Brilliant Bond leading and seeing fortune turn in his favour

4:40pm Friday 30th August 2013

A complete transformation in the weather conditions have provided Chepstow's Liam Bond with yet another piece of good news.

Sensational Bond moves to second

1:13pm Friday 30th August 2013

CHEPSTOW'S Liam Bond isn't ranked in the world's top 1500, but he's motored up to second in the ISPS Handa Wales Open.

Bond on the move again

12:01pm Friday 30th August 2013

LIAM Bond was the early mover this morning at the ISPS Wales Open.






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