Tragic tale of Leeds golfing brothers who died at the Front

The tragic story of three golfing brothers from Guiseley who died in World War One has been uncovered by a researcher from the Professional Golfers’ Association.

Ireland's Padraig Harrington triumphed in the Portugal Masters by one shot (Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire).

Padraig Harrington delighted to have turned 2016 into ‘winning year’

Padraig Harrington produced a closing bogey-free 65 to win his first European Tour title in eight years, at the Portugal Masters.

Yorkshireman Marcus Armitage with the Foshan Open trophy in Nanhai (Picture: Richard Castka/

Yorkshire golf: Howley Hall’s Marcus Armitage aiming high after Challenge Tour win in China

HOWLEY Hall’s Marcus Armitage claimed his first European Challenge Tour title in style with a five under par round of 67 to win the Foshan Open.

IN THE FRAME: Malton's Simon Dyson is four shots off the lead after day one in Portugal. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA

Opening day at Vilamoura belongs to Scotland’s Warren

Scotland’s Marc Warren shot an eight-under par 63 to top the leaderboard following the opening day of the Portugal Masters in Vilamoura.

Sweden's Alex Noren celebrates with the trophy after his victory at the British Masters. Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Alex Noren remains ‘humble’ after British Masters triumph

Sweden’s Alex Noren moved into the world’s top 20 after holding his nerve at the British Masters to claim a remarkable third victory in his last eight events.

After a poor couple of weeks - including the Ryder Cup - Lee Westwood has shown a return to form at the British Masters at The Grove. Picture: Adam Davy/PA.

Host Donald proves generous after missing Masters cut

Tournament host Luke Donald crashed out of the British Masters as compatriot Andrew Johnston delighted the home fans by surging into contention for a second win of the season.

Lee Westwood has reiterated his desire to captain Europe's Ryder Cup team in 2020, with a stint as vice-captain in Paris in 2018 a likely stepping stone. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA.

Lee Westwood hopes to use Paris duel as warm-up for bid to be Ryder Cup captain in 2020

Lee Westwood has reiterated his desire to captain Europe’s Ryder Cup team in 2020, with a stint as vice-captain in Paris in 2018 a likely stepping stone.

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Timing of my Ryder Cup article was ‘atrocious’, admits Willett’s brother

Danny Willett’s brother has defended his controversial comments about American Ryder Cup fans, although he admits the timing of his article was “atrocious”.

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Matthew Fitzpatrick on the 9th green during day one of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links.

Fitzpatrick struggles to 77 but Noren shines at Carnoustie

Sweden’s Alex Noren is targeting a third European Tour title of the season after setting a blistering pace on day one of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

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Helen Storey (right), girlfriend of Europe's Lee Westwood, and Nicole Willett, wife of Sheffield's Danny Willett, at the Ryder Cup.

Abuse of family at Hazeltine soured the Ryder Cup debut of Sheffield star Danny Willett

Danny Willett has revealed his parents and wife were targeted by rowdy Ryder Cup fans.

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USA captain Davis Love III embraces his European counterpart Darren Clarke  during the closing ceremony of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire).

Ryder Cup: I know that Europe’s players gave their all, says Darren Clarke

Darren Clarke believes he leaves Europe’s Ryder Cup team in good shape despite the continent suffering their heaviest defeat for 35 years, at Hazeltine.

Olivia Winning, back row, second right, with the England team following victory in the Home Internationals at Conwy (Picture: LGU).

Yorkshire golf: Rotherham's Olivia Winning heading for WPGA International Challenge

ROTHERHAM'S Olivia Winning is one of 15 leading English amateurs who will tee up alongside Ladies European Tour hopefuls this week in the WPGA International Challenge at Stoke by Nayland, near Colchester.

Europe's Darren Clarke hugs his caddy after defeating USA's Zach Johnson on the final day of the Ryder Cup, at the K Club in September 2006. Picture: Rui Vieira/PA

Bygones: Emotions run deep as Darren Clarke plays through the pain in historic K Club win

Whatever the outcome at Hazeltine this weekend, Darren Clarke’s Ryder Cup legacy was sealed 10 years ago on home shores.

Europe's Rory McIlroy plays a shot from the bunker on the 14th.

Ryder Cup: How the Ryder Cup was lost to the USA...

How the final day unfolded at Hazeltine...

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USA's Patrick Reed celebrates..

Ryder Cup: Patrick Reed leads way as USA end Europe’s Ryder Cup reign

Rory McIlroy suffered his first singles defeat in the Ryder Cup as the United States won the biennial contest for the first time since 2008 in convincing fashion at Hazeltine.

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USA's Brandt Snedeker celebrates..

Ryder Cup: ‘We’ll come back better and stronger’ insists ‘hurt’ Rory McIlroy

Europe’s star man Rory McIlroy admits his first Ryder Cup loss hurts but accepts it may have been what the event needed to keep it interesting.

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Charlie Thornton receives the England Golf Boys Order of Merit trophy from Anthony Abraham, Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs' chairman of selectors.

Yorkshire golf: Fulford's Charlie Thornton finishes top of English Order of Merit

FULFORD'S Charlie Thornton will make the transition into the men's game next season as winner of England Golf's Boys' Order of Merit.

Sheffield's Danny Willett on the 15th tee during the Fourball's on day one of the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine..

Ryder Cup: Europe claw back pride at Hazeltine to trail 5-3 after Day 1

Europe will have to create history to retain the Ryder Cup after being whitewashed in the opening session, but a brilliant fightback kept their hopes firmly alive at Hazeltine.

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England seniors captain Pat Wrightson (Huddersfield), holding the trophy, with her victorious side including Richmond's Karen Jobling, second right.

Yorkshire golf: Huddersfield's Pat Wrightson and Richmond's Karen Jobling share in England success

HUDDERSFIELD'S Pat Wrightson has captained England to a hat-trick of successive wins in the Senior Women’s Home Internationals.
WPGA Lombard Trophy winners Nikki Dunn, left, and Sue Kiddle (Picture: Tony Marshall/Getty Images).

Yorkshire golf: Ex-White Rose player Nikki Dunn enjoys success in the sun in Lombard Trophy

FORMER Yorkshire county player Nikki Dunn partnered amateur Sue Kiddle to victory in the inaugural WPGA Lombard Trophy.

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