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Video: Trainer Rachael Tibbs is long on ideas for improved distance in golf

CLUB professionals do not have to be mind-readers to know the answer they can expect when they ask a prospective customer: “What are you looking for from new clubs?”

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Rachael Tibbs directs European Tour professional Chris Hanson through a fitness session at Oulton Hall, Leeds.

Yorkshire golf: Profile of golf fitness trainer Rachael Tibbs

RACHAEL TIBBS went to great lengths in pursuit of her ambition to specialise in golf fitness training – to Germany and Spain, in fact.

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Sheffield's six-man team

State of the Nation – Golf: Sheffield continue to boss the other unions

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WHO WILL PREVAIL?

SPOTY 2016: How will Yorkshire's five contenders fare?

The annual debate over which sporting personality has the greatest achievement over the last 12 months is upon us and the winner of the BBC vote will be announced on Sunday evening.

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Billy Jenkins grills Rory McIlroy with a style that gave a nod towards Jeremy Paxman.

Golf: When Rory McIlroy met nine-year-old Prince Charles

Was Rory McIlroy being interviewed by a nine-year-old - a video that went viral - a cute watch?

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Tragic tale of Leeds golfing brothers who died at the Front

Tragic tale of Leeds golfing brothers who died at the Front

The tragic story of three golfing brothers from Guiseley who died in World War One has been uncovered by a researcher from the Professional Golfers’ Association.

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Yorkshireman Marcus Armitage with the Foshan Open trophy in Nanhai (Picture: Richard Castka/Sportpixgolf.com).

Yorkshire golf: Howley Hall’s Marcus Armitage aiming high after Challenge Tour win in China

HOWLEY Hall’s Marcus Armitage claimed his first European Challenge Tour title in style with a five under par round of 67 to win the Foshan Open.

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Graeme Storm on the 13th green during round 2 of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday October 7, 2016. See PA story GOLF Dunhill. Photo credit should read: Jane Barlow/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only, No commercial use without prior permission, please contact PA Images for further information: Tel: +44 (0) 115 8447447.

Best hole is the goal for Yorkshire golf clubs

Yorkshire golfers are being asked to nominate their favourite hole in he county as part of a search to find the best courses for amateurs.

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Europe's Rory McIlroy plays a shot from the bunker on the 14th.

Ryder Cup: How the Ryder Cup was lost to the USA...

How the final day unfolded at Hazeltine...

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Sheffield's Danny Willett on the 15th tee during the Fourball's on day one of the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine..

Ryder Cup: Europe claw back pride at Hazeltine to trail 5-3 after Day 1

Europe will have to create history to retain the Ryder Cup after being whitewashed in the opening session, but a brilliant fightback kept their hopes firmly alive at Hazeltine.

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Arnold Palmer, pictured in 1962, enchanted TV audiences with his swashbuckling play and effortless charisma. (AP Photo/Ted Powers)

How Arnold Palmer changed golf forever

Arnold Palmer, who has died at the age of 87, was a pioneer who transformed the game. Grant Woodward looks back at his life and career.

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Golf: Tributes pour in for ‘The King’ Arnold Palmer following death at age of 87

Tributes have poured in to Arnold Palmer after the seven-time major winner, and one of the most beloved figures in the game, died on Sunday.

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Yorkshire celebrate their County Championship success Picture: Leaderboard Photography.

Yorkshire end wait to register 21st County Championship victory

Yorkshire won the English Men’s County Championship for the 21st time – beating Hampshire 5.5-3.5 in a final day showdown at Staffordshire’s Sandwell Park.

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Rptherham's Jonathan Thomson (Picture: HotelPlanner.com EuroPro Tour).

Yorkshire golf: Jonathan Thomson remains on track for quickfire double on EuroPro Tour at Moor Allerton

ROTHERHAM’S Jonathan Thomson stands just three shots off the lead heading into the final round of the Clipper Logistics Championship as he chases a second EuroPro Tour victory in a row.

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Highlights of the Clipper Logistics Championship being held at Moor Allerton will be shown on Sky Sports next month.

Yorkshire golf: Cookridge Hall’s Tom Broxup to gauge himself against EuroPro’s finest

COOKRIDGE HALL’S Tom Broxup, one of the county’s leading amateur players, will test himself in professional company this week as he takes part in the Clipper Logistics Championship, starting at Moor Allerton today.

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Findagolfbreak's Simon Jackson.

Former Pontefract champion Simon Jackson finally following a golfing career path

as a teenager, Simon Jackson became the first player in Pontefract & District’s history to win both the junior and senior championships in the same year.

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HALL MARK: Tom Broxup, seen putting at the 17th, posted Leeds lowest round in the six-man team championship at Halifax Bradley Hall, a 71.

Leeds go close in six-man event to buoy captain McKee’s hopes

LEEDS Union’s captain Nigel McKee found his frustration ultimately subsided into satisfaction after his team finished just four shots away from tieing for first place in the Yorkshire Inter-District Union’s six-man team championship at Halifax Bradley Hall.

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Yorkshire golf: Leeds finish YIDU league action in style ahead of six-man event

Yorkshire golf: Leeds finish YIDU league action in style ahead of six-man event

leeds’ captain Nigel McKee is hopeful his side can use their fine end to the Yorkshire Inter-District Union League season as a springboard to success in this Sunday’s six-man championship at Halifax Bradley Hall.

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Defending Yorkshire Challenge champions Brian Hill and Martin Barber, of Howley Hall.

Yorkshire Challenge: Amateurs get their own three-day taste of Ryder Cup action

RYDER CUP battle begins today – not in Hazeltine, Minnesota, but here in the White Rose county as more than 350 players take up the Yorkshire Challenge.

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PUTT TO THE TEST: Ilkley Golf Club. PIC: Tony Johnson

Golf holiday drive is hole in one for Leeds

There’s never been a better time to tee off in Leeds – as Golf Tourism England holed the city a share in some funding to enhance the sport’s rich legacy in the region.

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