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Country’s finest to descend on Alwoodley to chase top title

ALWOODLEY will provide the stage as England Golf brings down the curtain on its 2017 men’s Order of Merit.

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Yorkshire pose with the trophy after victory in the English Women's County Finals at Felixstowe Ferry (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire display nerve and skill to claim English Women’s County Championship title

YORKSHIRE are celebrating winning the English Women’s County Championship after beating Gloucestershire 5-4 on the final day at Felixstowe Ferry in which the outcome was not decided until the final putt on the final green.

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Leeds Union captain Nigel McKee (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Leeds will look to go for jugular in final YIDU match

LEEDS captain Nigel McKee will send out what he regards as his strongest line-up of the season when his team close their Yorkshire Inter-District Union League campaign with a trip to face Harrogate at Ilkley on Sunday.

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American Golf Junior Championship Over-8 winner Sam McIntyre of Oulton Hall (

Picture: Mark Newcombe/visionsingolf.com).

Oulton Hall’s Sam McIntyre plays it again to win American Golf junior crown

OULTON HALL’S Sam McIntyre had to step up an age category after being crowned the American Golf Junior Championships’ Ping Star of the Future Under-8 section in 2016.

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Wakefield GC's Dan Bradbury seen in his role as Yorkshire Boys' captain.

Yorkshire Boys’ captain Bradbury earns USA golf scholarship in Harrogate – Tennessee

WAKEFIELD’S Dan Bradbury will not being making the commute to university in Harrogate on a daily basis – because it is more than 4,000 miles away.

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Leeds Union captain Nigel McKee (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Leeds certain of runner-up spot as they progress under captain McKee

LEEDS have assured themselves of finishing second in this year’s Yorkshire Inter-District Union League with a round of matches still to be played.

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Masham's Dan Brown in action for England on Friday at Moortown
 (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire trio Brown, Whiteoak and Hague unable to nudge England over line at Moortown

MASHAM’S Dan Brown and Shipley’s Will Whiteoak both won their singles matches on the final day of the men’s Home Internationals at Moortown, but a 7.5-7.5 draw for England with champions Ireland saw the hosts fall agonisingly short of lifting the title.

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Malton & Norton's David Hague in action for England at Moortown (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Hague extends perfect record at Moortown as England prepare for showdown

MALTON & Norton’s David Hague made it four wins from four matches with an overwhelming singles victory against Wales to help England set up a last-day showdown with defending champions Ireland in the men’s Home Internationals at Moortown.

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England's squad for the Home Internationals at Moortown, including, back row second left, Dan Brown (Masham), back row fourth left, David Hague (Malton & Norton), and front row, second left, Will Whiteoak (Shipley) (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire trio hope to aid England’s push for Home Internationals glory at Moortown

THE TOP male amateur golfers from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales have descended on Moortown for three days of golf that will decide which nation claims the Home Internationals crown.

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Finalists in the open age and junior categories of the Up to Scratch Challenge.

Yaseen and Gracie rise to the Up to Scratch Challenge

YASEEN MOHAMMED and Gracie Thompson are this year’s winners in Leeds Golf Centre’s Up to Scratch Challenge.

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Wakefield's winning team of Max Adams, Max Heath and Harry Saville with Leeds Union president Bob Thorp.

Wakefield show stunning form to lift Leeds Union junior net championship

WAKEFIELD recorded an impressive six-shot victory in the Leeds Union’s junior net team championship at Scarcroft.

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Cookridge Halls Adel Watt, winner of the Girls Open Quaich, drives against one of golfs most famous backdrops, the R&A clubhouse beside the 18th green on the Old Course at St Andrews.

Adel’s battling qualities see her triumph at famous Old Course

THOUSANDS of people each year visit Scotland to walk in the footsteps of golfing greats by playing the Old Course at St Andrews, the Home of Golf.

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Leeds Union captain Nigel McKee (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Leeds edge Bradford in thriller to stay on Sheffield’s heels

LEEDS kept alive their hopes of a possible title triumph in the Yorkshire Inter-District Union League with a dramatic 19-17 victory over neighbours Bradford at Bracken Ghyll.

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Howley Hall's Becki O'Grady pictured at the American Golf 
Long Drive Championship at 
Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire (Picturet: Mark Newcombe/visionsingolf.com).

Howley Hall’s O’Grady breaks 300-yard barrier

HOWLEY HALL’S Becki O’Grady smashed a personal best to take third place at the American Golf UK Long Drive Championship at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire.

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Tom Broxup (Cookridge Hall) will make his first Yorkshire Inter-District Union appearance of the season for Leeds against Bradford on Sunday at Bracken Ghyll (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Broxup is back in business for Leeds Union

COOKRIDGE hALL’S Tom Broxup will regain his amateur status on Saturday – and goes straight back into Yorkshire Inter-District Union action for second-placed Leeds the following day against neighbours Bradford at Bracken Ghyll.

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Masham's Dan brown with the English men's amateur trophy after last year's win at Ganton (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Champion Dan Brown heads strong Yorkshire challenge in English men’s amateur at The Berkshire

YORKSHIRE will have 23 players this week attempt to keep the English men’s amateur title in White Rose hands for the fourth year in succession, including defending champion Dan Brown (Masham).

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Moortown's Nick McCarthy tees off during the second round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire).

Moortown’s Nick McCarthy enjoyed sitting brutal examination at Royal Birkdale

MOORTOWN’S Nick McCarthy is taking a week off from the EuroPro Tour, giving himself time to reflect on his Open debut at Royal Birkdale last week.

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Yorkshire CCCs Steve Patterson, right, receives the Headingley Challenge trophy from Steve Cavanagh, of competition sponsors, The Copier Company (UK), alongside Ryan Hall, left, captain of the beaten Leeds Rhinos team.

Yorkshire CCC get better of Leeds Rhinos in inaugural Headingley Challenge

THE worlds of rugby league and cricket collided at Headingley Golf Club this week in what could become an annual event after it raised around £9,500 for Leeds Rhinos’ Ryan Hall and Yorkshire CCC fast bowler Steve Patterson.

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Up for the cup: L-r, Gary Hetherington, Steve Patterson, Steve Cavanagh and Ryan Hall.

Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire CCC heading for Headingley GC for new challenge

HEADINGLEY is a word synonymous with rugby league and cricket. And golf, too, of course, with Headingley GC currently celebrating their 125th anniversary.

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Wike Ridges Sam Morrison had to take off his right shoe and sock to play a shot after foursomes partner Ben Firth (Moortown) had found water in the YIDU match against York. Morrison found the green with his shot and the pair closed out the match.

Leeds move second after giving captain McKee a scare

LEEDS moved up to second place in the Yorkshire Inter-District Union League after beating 2014 champions York in a match that captain Nigel McKee described as “absolutely crazy”.

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