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Yorkshire golf: Bailey Gill returning to Lindrick with Bernard Darwin Salver victory

LINDRICK'S Bailey Gill has won the Bernard Darwin Salver at Rye, in Sussex, by a commanding nine shots.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts after making a bogey on the 18th green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WBC Match Play: Rory McIlroy out to show his selfish side in match play format

Rory McIlroy is relishing the prospect of displaying a ruthless streak as he seeks a second WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play title this week.

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Lindrick's Bailey Gill.

Yorkshire golf: Lindrick’s Bailey Gill takes command over Bernard Darwin Salver field

LINDRICK’S Bailey Gill takes an imposing 10-shot lead into the second and final day of the Bernard Darwin Salver at Rye, in Sussex.

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Competitors gather after York were presented with the Reprotech Trophy at Malton & Norton.

Yorkshire golf: York edge Sheffield to claim Reprotech Trophy at Malton & Norton

YORK claimed the Reprotech Trophy at Malton & Norton GC in the second staging of the Yorkshire Inter District Union mixed match.

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Seven-times world snooker champion Stephen Hendry with team partners Scott Goodall, right, and Yorkshire Post golf writer Chris Stratford at Forest Pines.

Snooker legend Stephen Hendry behind camera for Happy Gilmore remake

SNOOKER legend Stephen Hendry, seven times world champion, is also hugely impressive when wielding a golf club.

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Matt Fitzpatrick acknowledges the crowd after making a putt during the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando (Picture: Phelan M Ebenhack/AP).

Matt Fitzpatrick remains among Bay Hill leaders at halfway stage

SHEFFIELD’S Matt Fitzpatrick remained firmly in contention to add a first PGA Tour title to his impressive CV on day two of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Captains Angus Gray (Harrogate Union) and Lucy Walker (York Union) with the Reprotech Trophy after last year's 3-3 draw at Bedale GC.

Yorkshire golf: Four new unions join hunt for Reprotech Studios Trophy at Malton & Norton

THE second staging of the Yorkshire Inter District Union mixed match at Malton & Norton on Sunday will see six teams compete for the Reprotech Studios Trophy.

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Matt Fitzpatrick

Sheffield golf ace Matt Fitzpatrick moves into lead at Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill

Sheffield golfer Matt Fitzpatrick claimed a share of the lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational as pre-tournament favourites Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson struggled to make an impression.

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Bondhay's Jenny Davies receives her award from England Golf chairman Graham Yates (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire golf: Bondhay's Jenny Davies honoured by England Golf with top award

YORKSHIRE'S Jenny Davies, who devotes countless hours to junior golf, has been honoured with England Golf’s Volunteer of the Year Award.

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Charley Hull

Hull shines light on Tokyo after Muirfield’s about-face

Charley Hull would have no hesitation in playing at Muirfield, which she believes could host the British Women’s Open after overturning its ban on female membership.

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The victorious Balby team who will defend their national Intercollegiate Tour after a convincing success in the regional stage.

Yorkshire golf: Balby Academy excel as they seek back-to-back Intercollegiate titles

BALBY Academy of Sport will defend their Intercollegiate Tour title after securing a place in the national finals.

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Former Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs' president Jonathan Plaxton.

Yorkshire golf: Former YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton to help clubs fight possible fraud

THE Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs hope advice from last year's president Jonathan Plaxton can help clubs protect themselves against becoming victims of fraud.

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Headingley's lady captain Pauline Cavanagh.

Yorkshire golf: Headingley lady captain Pauline Cavanagh sponsors new event for club's 125th anniversary

HEADINGLEY'S lady captain Pauline Cavanagh has sponsored a new competition to help the club celebrate their 125th anniversary this year.

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Leeds Golf Centre is in line for a prestigious England Golf award.

Welcoming Leeds Golf Centre hoping to embrace top England Golf award

LEEDS Golf Centre will find out on Thursday if they have won a prestigious 2017 England Golf award.

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Tiger Woods admits he has "no timetable" for his return to golf after announcing he will not play in next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational. (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

Another setback for Woods on long road to recovery

Tiger Woods admits he has “no timetable” for his return to golf after announcing he will not play in next week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Danny Willett, 2016 Masters champion

Danny Willett is looking ahead way beyond his Masters defence

MASTERS champion Danny Willett has decided that he must accept occasional short-term dips in form in order to secure a long-term future as a leading player on the world stage.

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Yorkshire golfer Chris Hanson.

Aiken ‘gave it a try’ but 59 on Tour eludes him

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Simon Dyson added a second-round 69 to his opening 71 in the Joburg Open.

Simon Dyson improves as Paul Waring takes Joburg lead

ENGLISHMAN Paul Waring held a one-shot lead when fading light stopped play on the second day of the Joburg Open.

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David Hague receives his watch from Evolve Pro Tour's Wayne Hachey.

Yorkshire golf: David Hague stays calm at La Serena to win in style

Malton & Norton’s David Hague beat a field that included almost 30 professionals to lift a title on the Evolve Pro Tour in Spain this week – but he is now sweating over making it into next week’s Spanish amateur championship.

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Woodsome Hall's Chris Hanson (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Chris Hanson leading Yorkshire challenge in Johannesburg

English duo Aaron Rai and Paul Waring carded matching rounds of 65 before bad weather forced play to be suspended in the first round of the Joburg Open.

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