2017 Yorkshire Challenge winners James Appleyard and Miles Foster, of Howley Hall.

£10,000 to be won for one shot at Yorkshire Challenge

AS COMPETITORS in the ever-more popular Yorkshire Challenge count down to the event getting underway next week they have been given the news that a £10,000 cash prize will be up for grabs on the final day of a tournament played over the county’s three Ryder Cup courses.

Pictured at the opening ceremony are MacKenzie Society Gathering participants, l-r, Don Milligan, MacKenzie Director of Alwoodley; Scott Littman, President of the MacKenzie Society; and Geoff Mortimer, MacKenzie Director of Moortown (Picture: Steve Riding).

Celebrating all things MacKenzie

GOLFERS from all over the globe have descended on Alwoodley and Moortown this week for the MacKenzie Society Gathering – a week that celebrates the life and legacy of legendary course designer Dr Alister MacKenzie.

Howley Hall's Marcus Armitage surveys the line of a putt during day two of the Open Championship when he shot two-under-par 69 (Picture: Richard Sellers/PA Wire).

Armitage defied severe handicap to play in the Open

IT WOULD seem reasonable to surmise from Marcus Armitage’s scores in his Open Championship debut – 80 69 – that the Howley Hall man was probably a bit anxious in his first round and then free-wheeled in round two when his chances of making the cut were virtually nil.

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