Yorkshire and BBO - who both won yesterday - grabbed the advantage in this morning's foursomes at the Senior Men's County Championship at Robin Hood Golf Club, Solihull.
Leading England amateurs will join the professionals tomorrow when the WPGA International Challenge starts at Stoke by Nayland, just outside Colchester.
Yorkshire were on sparkling form today, despite downpours on the first day of the Senior Men's County Championship, as they pulled off a 9-0 clean sweep against Worcestershire.
England squad player Adam Chapman retained his North of England amateur championship crown with a polished performance at Pannal Golf Club, Yorkshire.
There will be a new name on the trophy after next week's Senior Men's County Championship at Robin Hood Golf Club, Solihull.
England won a tight match against Ireland 5-3 to successfully retain the Senior Women's Home Internationals - and complete a second successive national clean sweep.
Scottish Golf, the new unified governing body for the sport in Scotland, has teed off its first day by securing a major sponsorship deal with Aberdeen Asset Management as the organisation unveiled its new look.
The South West pairing of Amanda Mayne and Jo Shorrocks made up a two-shot deficit to score a narrow win in the Brenda King Foursomes at Coxmoor Golf Club, Nottinghamshire.
No sex please, we're golfers! Golf is going gender-free as a growing number of clubs abandon ladies' and men's tees.
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