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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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Leeds can place third in Nigel McKee’s first year as captain

Leeds can place third in Nigel McKee’s first year as captain

Leeds captain Nigel McKee leads his men into their final game of the Yorkshire Inter-District Union League season with third place in sight.

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Howley Hall beat Rochdale 3-2 at home, l-r, are Alison Mowat, Gill Hood, Kerry Naylor, Joy Naylor, Abby Edson, Sam Maguire, Jean Jenkinson, Di Lessing, Becki O'Grady and Janet Roberts.

Yorkshire golf: Howley Hall eyeing trip to Spain for national finals

HOWLEY HALL continue to fly the flag for Yorkshire in a national competition won last year by Malton & Norton, and stand just one match away from the finals, which will be held in Spain in November.

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Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters join Yorkshire duo in Europe’s Ryder Cup team

EUROPEAN Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke has selected Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters as his three wild cards for next month’s defence of the trophy at Hazeltine.

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Yorkshire golf: Leeds prove an unstoppable foursomes force at Howley Hall

Yorkshire golf: Leeds prove an unstoppable foursomes force at Howley Hall

LEEDS Union team captain Nigel McKee was enthusiastic about his line-up ahead of the Yorkshire Inter-District Union League home match with Harrogate.

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Headingley member Terry Hills aced the par-3 17th at his home club.

Yorkshire golf: Terry Hills thrills as he finally sees hole-in-one all way into cup

TERRY HILLS had the third hole-in-one of his career in Headingley’s mixed charity event in aid of Dementia Forward and Yorkshire Air Ambulance – and the first he has seen go into the cup.

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O’Grady’s looking to hit right notes on route to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA is more than 4,500 miles distant, but for Howley Hall’s Becki O’Grady it could prove less than a 300-yard drive away.

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New Yorkshire champion Ben Hutchinson receives the trophy from Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs' president Jonathan Plaxton.

Yorkshire golf: Howley Hall’s Ben Hutchinson is new White Rose champion

HOWLEY Hall’s Ben Hutchinson went lower with each round to come from three shots back and win the Yorkshire amateur championship at Moortown.

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Leeds battle but just come up short in fierce fight at Filey

Leeds battle but just come up short in fierce fight at Filey

LEEDS came within a last-hole, final match chip of gaining a hard-fought draw from their latest Yorkshire Inter-District Union League match, going down 19-17 to East Riding at Filey.

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Hanging Heaton's Scot Minto.

Yorkshire golf: Hanging Heaton’s Scot Minto merits full marks with Cobble Hall victory

TEACHER Scot Minto set himself the target of sharpening his golf game this year so that he could enter and “do well” in a few Yorkshire Order of Merit events.

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