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Yorkshire Am Am is exciting newcomer on calendar

TWO Leeds clubs, Alwoodley and Moortown, have teamed up with former European Tour venue Fulford, in York, to create a new 54-hole event designed to put players’ skills to a stern test over three days of competitive golf.

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Leeds & District Union's team captain Nigel McKee.

Leeds look in excellent shape ahead of new league season

LEEDS will go into the new Yorkshire Inter District Union league season buoyed by both their runner-up finish last year and a growing enthusiasm for the battle among the elite players from their 30 clubs.

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Winner: Former Masters champion Sergio Garcia, left, shakes hands with Patrick Reed after his victory at the Masters.

US Masters: Patrick Reed’s first major triumph as Rory McIlroy fades

RORY MCILROY suffered more Masters misery as Patrick Reed held off the challenge of Ryder Cup team-mates Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth to claim his first major title in Augusta.

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Get in: Rory McIlroy reacts after his eagle on the eighth hole during the third round. Picture: AP Photo/David J Phillip

Overnight at the US Masters: Showdown ahead between Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed

RORY MCILROY insists the pressure is all on Patrick Reed as he attempts to overhaul his Ryder Cup rival to win the Masters and complete a career grand slam.

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Patrick Reed reacts after missing a par putt on the 10th hole during the second round at the Masters. Picture: AP/David J. Phillip

The Masters: Patrick Reed the man to catch at halfway stage at Augusta

PATRICK REED reproduced his Ryder Cup form in stunning fashion to claim the halfway lead as the eagerly anticipated 82nd Masters more than lived up to the hype.

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Phil Mickelson hits out of the woods off of the first fairway during the second round at Augusta National. Picture: Curtis Compton/AP

The Masters: Poulter comfortable with being ‘clocked’ during second day

Ian Poulter refused to blame being timed for slow play for a second round of 75 in the Masters.

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Justin Rose

An unlucky 13 at the fifteenth leaves defending champion Garcia’s Masters hopes in ruins

Sergio Garcia’s title defence effectively came to an embarrassing early end as he took an amazing 13 shots to play the 15th hole in the opening round of the Masters.

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Rebecca O'Grady.

Howley Hall’s O’Grady on a drive to encourage more women into golf

LONG-DRIVE specialist Becki O’Grady, of Howley Hall, is going to great lengths to encourage women to take up golf.

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Drax's Liam Ridgill, top left, and Leeds Golf Centre's Nigel Sweet, front second right, take their places among the Englanf Golf award winners.

Yorkshire twice among the winners at Engl;and Golf Awards night

Leeds Golf Centre and Drax’s captain Liam Ridgill are celebrating after winning prestigious England Golf awards.

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Ben Hutchinson receives the Yorkshire amateur championship trophy for 2016 from then YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton after his victory at Moortown.

Past president Jonathan Plaxton to take over from Keith Dowswell as YUGC secretary

THE Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs have announced that one of their former presidents, Jonathan Plaxton, will succeed Keith Dowswell as secretary.

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Aldwark Manor are opening a free taster day for golf on February 10.

Aldwark Manor offering chance to try your hand at golf for free

Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel, in Alne, near York, are throwing open their doors to tempt people to return to golf – or, maybe, try it for the first time.

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Polite noticed: Rickie Fowler has been acknowledged as No 1 among the world's '10 best-mannered people' (Picture: Chris O'Meara/AP).

State of the Nation – Golf: Let’s hope Rickie Fowler can dance to major tune

COME September 28, it is unlikely that any Europeans will be dismayed if Rickie Fowler’s golf stinks out Paris worse than a cheap perfume.

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Sports Quiz of the Year: Test your sporting knowledge of 2017 (answers now available)

ALL BEING well, you’ll have opened your presents, stacked up all the smellies that will last through several more Christmas’s, all before filling yourself up with food and drink from your festive dinner.

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Leeds Golf Centre and Garforth GC in line for England Golf awards

Leeds Golf Centre and Garforth GC in line for England Golf awards

CHRIS STRATFORD

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Vardon Grip Trophy winner David Hague with Harrogate GC official John Robinson after his win last year.

David Hague, Bailey Gill and Nick Poppleton boosted ahead of 2018 by elevation into England squads

MALTON & Norton’s David Hague has been rewarded for his superb season with a place in the newly-announced England’s men’s squad.

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Howley Hall's James Appleyard, left, and Miles Foster - Yorkshire Challenge 2017 Supreme champions.

Yorkshire Challenge entries open on Wednesday with priority booking

PAST competitors in the hugely popular Yorkshire Challenge – a three-day event played over the county’s trio of Ryder Cup venues – will get a headstart when it comes to booking places in the 2018 renewal.

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Reality TV star plays golf at Leeds club

Reality TV star plays golf at Leeds club

A local golf course had a celebrity visitor when a reality TV star turned up to play a round.

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EXPANSION: Leeds Golf Centre planning huge expansion plans.

Leeds Golf centre to create 30 roles

LEEDS Golf Centre has launched its bid to extend its facility into a multi-million-pound complex, with work set to start within a year, subject to approval.

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FEATURE: One of the stone markers at Moor Allerton.

‘Voice of golf’ makes his mark in Leeds

Two eye-catching stone features dedicated to the ‘voice of golf’ Peter Allis are making their mark with golfers at Moor Allerton Golf Club in Leeds.

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Contrary to some thinking most men would rather be at home with their kids rather than playing golf.

Homes plan for disused Yorkshire golf course is ready

Multi-million-pound plans to transform a disused golf course will be submitted next week by a developer aiming to build thousands of new homes in one of Yorkshire’s property hotspots.

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