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Yorkshire golf: Becki O’Grady is blazing a new trail with Howley Hall as director

ANYONE who has been men’s or women’s captain at their club can testify that with the honour and prestige comes an exhausting year in office.

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FUNDRAISER: Richard Maltby, left, has raised more than �114,000 organising a golf tournament with a difference.

Leeds cancer survivor tees off again to raise vital funds for charity

A golf lover has raised more than £114,000 after challenging his surgeons to a golf tournament.

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

Yorkshire golf: McKee is eager for Leeds to get underway in YIDU League

Leeds have home advantage in their first two 2017 Yorkshire Inter District Union League fixtures and captain Nigel McKee is looking for them to win both to give themselves a platform for a title bid this summer.

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Yorkshire beat Cheshire at Ganton on Saturday.

Yorkshire golf: Champions up and running with victory at Ganton

THREE players recorded wins in both foursomes and singles as Yorkshire began the defence of their Northern Counties League title with a 10.5-7.5 win over Cheshire at Ganton.

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Abigail Taylor held her first handicap at the age of seven.

Yorkshire golf: Abigail Taylor’s handicap dips lower as she sets her sights high

Talented Headingley member Abigail Taylor has come a long way since becoming the club’s youngest player to hold an official handicap.

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Yorkshire golf: Low Laithes pair off to The Belfry

Yorkshire golf: Low Laithes pair off to The Belfry

low laithes’ Ian Towell and Malcolm Crowson have qualified for the national final of the American Golf Senior Championship, which will be staged at Ryder Cup venue, The Belfry.

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Selby's Megan Garland with the trophy after winning back-to-back Yorkshire amateur titles.

Yorkshire golf: Selby’s Megan Garland retains her title with battling finish

Selby’s Megan Garland beat Emma Brown (Malton & Norton) in a sudden-death play-off at Fulford to maintain her grip on the Yorkshire women’s amateur title.

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Selby's Megan Garland (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire golf: White Rose champion Megan Garland leads qualifiers at Fulford

SELBY’S Megan Garland used the 36-hole stroke play qualifying stage to underscore her determination to retain the Yorkshire women’s amateur title.

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Selby's Megan Garland receives the Yorkshire amateur trophy from then YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton after her victory at Huddersfield last May.

Yorkshire golf: Megan Garland looking to defend county title at Fulford

SELBY’S Megan Garland will start her attempt to retain her Yorkshire women’s title at Fulford on Friday alongside the player she beat in last year’s final at Huddersfield – Malton & Norton’s Emma Brown.

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Moortowns Nick McCarthy (Picture: Frank Coppi/Matchroom Sport).

McCarthy shines and fades into foreground

MOORTOWN’S Nick McCarthy has been working hard on turning back the clock and returning to his former shot shape.

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Legendary golfer Gary Player, pictured at the age of 20.

Yorkshire golf: How Gary Player delivered knockout blow at Huddersfield

THE Leeds Cup, which returns to its spiritual home of Cobble Hall this month, would have numbered nine-time major winner Gary Player among its past winners – but for a two-shot penalty imposed after he hit himself with his own golf ball.

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Fulneck celebrating 125 years of playing

Fulneck Golf club got their 125th anniversary celebrations underway with a Texas Scramble event that was open to all members – men, women and juniors.

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Leeds Union president Bob Thorp with Steven Cavanagh, of the Copier Company Ltd, who sponsor the Leeds Junior Order of Merit.

Order of Merit will provide test for young talent in Leeds

The Leeds & District Union of Golf Clubs’ Junior Order of Merit begins its fourth season next month with an event at Pontefract & District.

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Leeds Golf Clubs pro shop has doubled in size since Adrian Newboult took over as professional two years ago (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire golf: Leeds are leading light again in the city

THE Leeds Cup, professional golf’s oldest trophy, will return to its spiritual home, Cobble Hall, next month.

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Gordon J Brand, left, with Leeds Golf Centre's operations manager Nigel Sweet.

Yorkshire golf: Leeds Golf Centre to stage inaugural Leeds Senior Masters

LEEDS Golf Centre will host the Leeds Senior Masters, a three-day event for professionals over the age of 48.

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Defending champion Danny Willett

US Masters: Here are the tee-off times for your favourites in Augusta

MASTERS champion Danny Willett will tee off his defence of the title with a 9.06am start at Augusta National tomorrow. But fellow Sheffield Matthew Fitzpatrick does not tee off until 1.41pm.

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Former Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs' president Jonathan Plaxton.

Yorkshire golf: Former YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton to help clubs fight possible fraud

THE Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs hope advice from last year's president Jonathan Plaxton can help clubs protect themselves against becoming victims of fraud.

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Headingley's lady captain Pauline Cavanagh.

Yorkshire golf: Headingley lady captain Pauline Cavanagh sponsors new event for club's 125th anniversary

HEADINGLEY'S lady captain Pauline Cavanagh has sponsored a new competition to help the club celebrate their 125th anniversary this year.

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Leeds Golf Centre is in line for a prestigious England Golf award.

Welcoming Leeds Golf Centre hoping to embrace top England Golf award

LEEDS Golf Centre will find out on Thursday if they have won a prestigious 2017 England Golf award.

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Geordie Shore star tees off in Leeds

Geordie Shore star tees off in Leeds

A reality TV star has asked Leeds golfers to recommend a local course.

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