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.
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.
A TOUR player normally follows a complicated and time-consuming process to decide his or her strategy for tackling a course in an important event when the choice of club to be taken off each tee is of paramount importance.
YORKSHIRE county player Toni-Louise Naylor won the Waterton Park ladies’ club championship for the fifth time in a row at the weekend – but left the course feeling initial disappointment rather than delight.
LEEDS UNION captain Nigel McKee is urging members from clubs throughout the district to turn out at Cookridge Hall on Sunday to back his team as they attempt to topple champions Sheffield in the latest round of Yorkshire Inter-District Union League matches.