• 2017 Masters Champion Danny Willett in action

    Ten of the best Masters memories

    March 13, 2018 at 10:51 am

    With the 2018 Masters less than a month away, SportsByte takes a look at ten of the most famous moments in history from Augusta National. 10. Danny Willet – 2016 After three rounds American Jordan Speith led at Augusta by five shots. The 22 year old started to crumble on […]

  • Ireland's Paul Dunne celebrates with the trophy during day four of the British Masters at Close House Golf Club, Newcastle.

    Close House – Home of the British Masters 2017

    December 12, 2017 at 3:57 pm

    2017 saw the British Masters come to the North East’s Close House Golf Club in Newcastle. Records were broken as crowds reached 60, 000 for the whole week, a new record for the tournament and North East professional Graeme Storm finished fourth in his local tournament. Storm told SportsByte: “To […]

  • Hartlepool's Graeme Storm

    Storm looks back on successful season

    December 11, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    Hartlepool’s Graeme Storm has witnessed an extraordinary 2017 season start to finish. From winning his second tournament on the European Tour, clinching the BMW South Africa Open back in January. Beating Rory McIlroy by one shot in a playoff. Storm exclusively told SportsByte: “This season was a hugely successful one […]

  • Sunderland look to topple lead leaders and bitter rivals Newcastle on Wednesday.

    Solid week for North East golfer Graeme Storm

    November 13, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    North East pro Graeme Storm this week managed a 10th placed finish at the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa. Storm shot a decent first round 69, with an eagle and four birdies, to put himself in contention. However a second round 75 soon put him back in the middle of […]

  • North East junior golfers battle in Portugal

    North East junior golfers battle in Portugal

    November 11, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    The junior Quinto Do Lago Golf Championship this year included Tyneside’s James Wilson and County Durham’s Jessica Hall. Wilson found himself with a share of the overnight lead, but shot a final round 74 to miss out on victory by one. Meanwhile, Jessica Hall was nicely placed after 18 holes, […]

  • Sunderland look to topple lead leaders and bitter rivals Newcastle on Wednesday.

    Simpson falls short as he misses cut in Portugal

    November 9, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Wearside professional golfer James Simpson missed the cut at the Sky Sports Tour Championship held at the Oceanico Faldo Course this week. The Algarve based tournament was the season final of the Europro season, in which Simpson finished 51st. The tournament winner, Adam Chapman, shot 9 under par over three […]

  • University Golf Captain Josh Carr “chuffed” to be nominated for award

    University Golf Captain Josh Carr “chuffed” to be nominated for award

    May 12, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    http://” Josh Carr expressed his delight at the golf team being nominated for “most improved award”, stating it is a far cry from when they had “two golfers, and two lads from the American Football team who had never hit a golf ball before.” “I’m chuffed that golf have been […]

  • The initial fixture against Liverpool was postponed.

    Season Review – University of Sunderland golfers finish second bottom

    May 10, 2017 at 8:43 am

    The University of Sunderland golfers finished their Northern 2B League campaign second bottom of the table, avoiding relegation by two points. Sunderland have only been able to muster up one win from their five games in the second half the season, with fielding a full team still being a struggle. […]

  • Josh Carr golf

    Golf president Carr disappointed as golfers fail to field a full team

    March 21, 2017 at 10:23 am

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team president Josh Carr was “disappointed” after his side were unable to field a full team in their 4-2 defeat at the hands of Durham thirds.  This was the golfers’ final game of the 2016/17 Northern 2B League season, and things ended on a sour […]

  • The initial fixture against Liverpool was postponed.

    Sunderland golfers go down fighting in final day defeat

    March 16, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team suffered an agonising 4-2 defeat in their final game of the season against Durham 3rds.  Captain Will Herron and president Josh Carr led the team out and both secured points in tightly contested matches, while David Barwise and Karl Bowman couldn’t follow suit. It […]