Elizabeth Hurley shows off her HUGE engagement ring after accepting Shane Warne's proposal

By Sarah Bull, John Geoghegan and Inderdeep Bains

The happy couple: Newly-engaged Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne posed for photos alongside her nine-year-old son Damien at the Alfred Dunhill Links championship this afternoon

It was reported last night that Shane Warne had asked Elizabeth Hurley to marry him.

And today the glamorous mother-of-one showed off her new engagement ring after accepting the Australian cricketer's proposal.

Posing together with Hurley's son Damien at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this afternoon, the pair looked happier than ever as Hurley proudly flashed her sapphire and diamond ring.

The stunning ring, which features a huge square sapphire and two diamonds on either side, looked right at home on Hurley's left hand.

The Estée Lauder model, 45, went for a casual look in a pair of navy jogging bottoms, jumper and scarf as she took to the golf course with Warne, who opted for a baby blue jumper and beige trousers.

Damien, nine, clutched on to his mother's arm as he posed up for a photo with Hurley and Warne, who will soon be his stepfather.

Warne is believed to have proposed in a restaurant at the exclusive Old Course Hotel in St Andrews following a romantic meal.

Warne, 42, made the declaration in front of stunned VIP guests in the hotel’s fine dining Road Hole Restaurant, sources said.

The source said: ‘Shane proposed over dinner and it was fairly public, not a private affair.

'It was a VIP crowd in there this evening. It was residents only, including Dunhill past players.

‘He didn’t get down on one knee, but when it was announced the other guests in the restaurant stood up and applauded.

‘Everyone there was absolutely delighted.’
A spokesman for the Scottish hotel said they were unable to comment on the news.

Romantic: The pair kissed as they were photographed on the windy golf course today

Happier than ever: While the pair have only been dating for ten months, they seem to be very much in love

Speculation has been rife Warne was planning to propose to the 45-year-old model and mother-of-one. They have been dating for only ten months.

Warne was divorced in 2006 after ten years of marriage to wife Simone. Hurley divorced textiles heir Arun Nayar in June.

Talk of the proposal swept St Andrews last night.

Giggles: The trio appeared in very good spirits as they stepped out, with Hurley grinning broadly

On the course: Hurley and son Damien then took a back seat as Warne took to the golf course

The Old Course Hotel has 144 lavish bedrooms and suites, many of them designed by top French designer Jacques Garcia.

Popular with celebrities who visit St Andrews, the hotel boasts on its website that its rooms have ‘picture postcard views’ of the course.

Both avid Twitter users, Mr Warne’s last tweet to Miss Hurley before asking for her hand read: ‘Let’s play the Dunhill together next year - you up for it?

The marriage proposal is believed to have been made in the fine dining restaurant of the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews

‘You swing great & have nice rhythm – with a super short game! X’
A spokesman for the couple was unavailable today.

Warne has undergone a radical physical transformation in recent months though he has has denied going under the knife He says his youthful look is down to love and his smoother skin is thanks to the help of Hurley.

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