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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 worlds 10 best-mannered people (Picture: Chris OMeara/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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Fleetwood smokes course record at Carnoustie

Tommy Fleetwood shot a Carnoustie course-record 63 to claim a share of the halfway lead with defending champion Tyrrell Hatton at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

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After a par-5 to start the back nine, North of England Open competitors will face the 179-yard par-3 11th at Alwoodley (Picture: David Cannon/Getty Images).

Country’s finest to descend on Alwoodley to chase top title

ALWOODLEY will provide the stage as England Golf brings down the curtain on its 2017 men’s Order of Merit.

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Yorkshire pose with the trophy after victory in the English Women's County Finals at Felixstowe Ferry (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire display nerve and skill to claim English Women’s County Championship title

YORKSHIRE are celebrating winning the English Women’s County Championship after beating Gloucestershire 5-4 on the final day at Felixstowe Ferry in which the outcome was not decided until the final putt on the final green.

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Temple Newsam's, l-r, Patrick Cassidy, Sheridan Linley and Harry Briggs after winning Leeds Union's Inter Club Junior Knockout competition.

Temple Newsam defy odds to win Leeds Union's junior knockout competition

TEMPLE Newsam's junior section boasts only three members – enough, though, to give the club plenty about which to boast.

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

Leeds chasing six-man title 'bonus' after McKee's men place second in YIDU league

LEEDS will go into Sunday's Yorkshire Inter-District Union six-man championship at Cleveland having finished just a point behind league title winners Sheffield.

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

Leeds will look to go for jugular in final YIDU match

LEEDS captain Nigel McKee will send out what he regards as his strongest line-up of the season when his team close their Yorkshire Inter-District Union League campaign with a trip to face Harrogate at Ilkley on Sunday.

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American Golf Junior Championship Over-8 winner Sam McIntyre of Oulton Hall (

Picture: Mark Newcombe/visionsingolf.com).

Oulton Hall’s Sam McIntyre plays it again to win American Golf junior crown

OULTON HALL’S Sam McIntyre had to step up an age category after being crowned the American Golf Junior Championships’ Ping Star of the Future Under-8 section in 2016.

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Wakefield GC's Dan Bradbury seen in his role as Yorkshire Boys' captain.

Yorkshire Boys’ captain Bradbury earns USA golf scholarship in Harrogate – Tennessee

WAKEFIELD’S Dan Bradbury will not being making the commute to university in Harrogate on a daily basis – because it is more than 4,000 miles away.

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

Leeds certain of runner-up spot as they progress under captain McKee

LEEDS have assured themselves of finishing second in this year’s Yorkshire Inter-District Union League with a round of matches still to be played.

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