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

South Wales Argus: ISPS HandaWalesOpen at the Celtic Manor Resort
POISE Phillip Price (10512547)

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.

Dredge and Price both looking forward to a positive future

South Wales Argus: ISPS HandaWalesOpen at the Celtic Manor ResortPOISE Phillip Price (10512545)

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

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

10:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

READ our special Wales Open supplement including course map here.

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

Ladies Day

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brilliant Bond finishes day one in top ten

8:10pm Thursday 29th August 2013

CHEPSTOW’S Liam Bond produced one of the best rounds of his entire career on the opening day of the ISPS Handa Wales Open.

Newport's Phil Price predicts dire future if Wales Open is lost

South Wales Argus: GOLF Open 16 (970620)

7:02am Thursday 29th August 2013

NEWPORT’S Phillip Price has issued a stark warning on the future of Welsh golf.

Jaidee believes Wales Open can be fantastic

6:51am Wednesday 28th August 2013

DEFENDING champion Thongchai Jaidee believes the ISPA Wales Open is one of the most difficult to predict tournaments on the entire European Tour, writes Michael Pearlman.

Ryder Cup race to start at Wales Open

11:36am Sunday 25th November 2012

THE Wales Open will kick off the race for qualification for the 2014 Ryder Cup when it switches to a new date in August.

Future looking grim for the Wales Open

6:00am Saturday 9th June 2012

THE WALES Open golf tournament at the Celtic Manor is likely to come to an end in 2014 with the resort keen to upgrade to a bigger event.

Sir Terry committed to Wales Open, but wants to change timing

South Wales Argus: MAN ON A MISSION: Sir Terry Matthews

6:40am Tuesday 5th June 2012

SIR Terry Matthews says the Wales Open remains an important part of the long-term business strategy for his Celtic Manor Resort but admits the current scheduling of the event is hampering its success.

Pearlo's Notes from the Manor

7:28pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

CELEBRITY endorsements are never something to be sniffed at by any business but, as in the case of one Newport restaurant, they can come from unexpected sources.

Crowning moment for joyful Jaidee

7:26pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

THAILAND’S Thongchai Jaidee hailed the best moment of his career after he defied the weather to win his fifth European Tour event last night.

Jaidee holds his nerve to take Wales Open title

South Wales Argus: SPECIAL MOMENT: Thongchai Jaidee with the Wales Open trophy

7:23pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

THAILAND’S Thongchai Jaidee won the ISPS Wales Open today after keeping his head when all those around him couldn’t.

Thongchai Jaidee wins Wales Open

6:16pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

Ryder Cup player Ross Fisher left Celtic Manor in angry mood after being given a one-shot penalty and a £6,000 fine for slow play when only one off the lead at the ISPS Handa Wales Open.

Jaidee moves ahead of Fisher in close Wales Open

7:48pm Saturday 2nd June 2012

Accident-prone Ross Fisher overcame another incident to keep himself in the hunt for the ISPS Handa Wales Open at Celtic Manor.

Black day for Welsh hopes

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

7:44pm Friday 1st June 2012

HISTORY was made for all the wrong reasons yesterday at the Celtic Manor as the entire Welsh contingent at the ISPS Wales Open failed to make the cut.

Welsh fortunes like the weather

10:10pm Thursday 31st May 2012

BLACKWOOD’S Bradley Dredge led the home charge at the ISPS Handa Wales Open on a day where Welsh fortunes fluctuated as much as the weather.

Star names suffer at the Manor

8:12pm Thursday 31st May 2012

ENGLISHMAN Lee Slattery was the surprise leader at the ISPS Handa Wales Open yesterday as a host of big names floundered in the wind and the cold at Newport’s Celtic Manor.

Fond memories for Noren and Jimenez

7:30am Thursday 31st May 2012

DEFENDING champion Alexander Noren qualified for the US Open on Monday, just as he did a year ago before his stunning victory performance at the ISPS Wales Open.

Olazábal delighted to be back at the Manor

South Wales Argus: RYDER CUP CAPTAIN: Jose Maria Olazábal

6:20am Thursday 31st May 2012

RYDER Cup captain Jose Maria Olazábal is delighted to be at the Celtic Manor for the Wales Open, the event that “all the Welsh players want to win more than any other”.

Rhys Davies looks to regain Wales Open form of 2010

South Wales Argus: CONFIDENT: Rhys Davies

9:50am Wednesday 30th May 2012

WELSHMAN Rhys Davies returns to the Celtic Manor this week for the ISPS Handa Wales Open looking to get back to the stellar form that saw him finish second in the 2010 tournament.

LIVE: 2012 Wales Open

South Wales Argus: LIVE: 2012 Wales Open

9:00am Wednesday 30th May 2012

FOLLOW all the action from the Celtic Manor resort with our live blog from the 2012 Wales Open.

Wales Open 2012 course map

3:00pm Thursday 24th May 2012

USE our map to find your way round the 2012 Wales Open course.

Veterans looking to be Bjorn again at Celtic Manor

6:10am Thursday 17th May 2012

Ryder Cup stars Miguel Angel Jiménez and Thomas Bjorn are among the late entries for the ISPS Handa Wales Open at Celtic Manor from May 31-June 3.

Sir Terry aims to keep Newport on the sporting map

South Wales Argus: VISIONARY: Sir Terry Matthews

6:50am Tuesday 7th June 2011

THE Ryder Cup may have come and gone but Sir Terry Matthews is as committed as ever to bringing top class sport to Newport.

Price is right back on top

11:20am Monday 6th June 2011

NEWPORT’S Phillip Price will head to Sunningdale today for The Open Championship qualifying event full of confidence after a fine finish at the Saab Wales Open.

Saab Wales Open: Noren claims the title

4:56pm Sunday 5th June 2011

ALEXANDER Noren won the Saab Wales Open by two shots at the Celtic Manor this afternoon.






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