English Challenge

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English Challenge
Tournament information
Location Stoke by Nayland, England
Established 1993
Course(s) Stoke by Nayland Hotel Golf, & Spa
Par 72
Length 7,103 yards (6,495 metres)
Tour(s) Challenge Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund 160,000
Final year 2012
Tournament record score
Aggregate 271 Daniel Gaunt (2010)
To par −17 Daniel Gaunt (2010)
Final champion
England Chris Paisley

The English Challenge was a golf tournament on the Challenge Tour, played in England. It was held for the first time in 1993 and after the following edition there was a nine-year break before it made a one-off return in 2004.

The English Challenge returned to the schedule again in July 2010 at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa in Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk. Australia's Daniel Gaunt won the tournament by one stroke from English amateur Tommy Fleetwood and Scotland's Craig Lee.[1] The event was discontinued again after the 2012 tournament.


Year Venue Winner Country Score
English Challenge
2012 Stoke by Nayland Chris Paisley  England 272 (−16)
2011 Stoke by Nayland Benjamin Hebert  France 276 (−12)
2010 Stoke by Nayland Daniel Gaunt  Australia 271 (−17)
2005–2009 No tournament
Donnington Grove Computacenter English Challenge Open
2004 Donnington Grove Matthew King  Australia 272 (−16)
1995–2003 No tournament
Stockley Park Challenge
1994 Stockley Park Ricky Willison  England 280
Collingtree Park Challenge
1993 Collingtree Park Kevin Morris  England 280


  1. ^ "Australian Gaunt wins English Challenge in Suffolk". BBC Sport. 26 July 2010. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 

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