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Yorkshire golf: Woolley Park's Gaynor Simpson proves ace at Moortown

WOOLLEY Park's Gaynor Simpson holed in one to help her team - which included her son and husband - to victory in the West Yorkshire Alliance at Moortown.
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Tiger Woods watches his tee shot at the third hole during the final round of the Hero World Challenge (Picture: Lynne Sladky/AP).

Tiger Woods fades in final round as Hideki Matsuyama wins in Bahamas

TIGER WOODS admitted there had been “some pretty dire times” during his 15-month injury absence after a closing 76 saw him finish 15th at the Hero World Challenge, 14 shots behind winner Hideki Matsuyama.

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Two bogeys in his last three holes cost Chris Hanson a top-10 finish at Leopard Creek in South Africa (Picture: David Davies/PA Wire).

Year-on-year rise as Yorkshireman Chris Hanson makes fine start to season

WOODSOME HALL’S Chris Hanson fell back into a tie for 11th place in the Alfred Dunhill Championship with a final-round 76 after holding a share of second place going into both the third and fourth rounds.

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Yorkshireman Chris Hanson lies in a share for second with a round to go in the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Second-placed Yorkshireman Chris Hanson remains in hunt for title at Leopard Creek

WOODSOME Hall's Chris Hanson birdied his final two holes in round three of the Alfred Dunhill Championship and goes into the final round at Leopard Creek in second place.

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Woodsome Hall's Chris Hanson (Picture:  Fredrik Persson/PA).

Woodsome Hall’s Chris Hanson knocks spots off par at leopard Creek

WOODSOME HALL’S Chris Hanson fired an eight-birdie 65 to put himself in the hunt at Leopard Creek in the chase for the Alfred Dunhill Championship, the first title of the 2016-17 wrap-around season.

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Masham's Dan Brown (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire golf: Three White Rose players receive England call

MASHAM’S Dan Brown and The Oaks’ James Walker have been named in England men’s squad for 2016-17.

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The YP Advent Calendar

YP Advent Calendar: Which Yorkshire sports star is behind the door on December 1

It has been a another magical year for Yorkshire sport and we are toasting the year's fine achievements with festive feature on the run-up to Christmas.

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Player of the year Amanda Hill with Huddersfield lady captain Liz Roberts (Pictures: Alison Tracey).

Yorkshire golf: Amanda Hill climbs quickly to win player of year award at Huddersfield

AMANDA HILL has been named Huddersfield ladies' player of the year - lifting the Pat Wrightson Trophy just four years after taking up golf.
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Chris Wood studies the line of his putt as he and England team-mate Andy Sullivan stayed in contention in Melbourne. (Picture: AP)

Kjeldsen arrives like a train to boost Danes

Denmark opened up a three-shot lead at the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf after Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen fired a brilliant 60 in the fourballs on day two.

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Barclay Brown with the Sheffield Plate following his 2015 success (Picture: drivinggolf.co.uk)

Yorkshire golf: Hallamshire's Barclay Brown earns spot in England boy's squad

BARCLAY BROWN, of Hallamshire, is one of eight newcomers to break into the England boys' squad.

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Rotherham's Olivia Winning with the Helen Holm Scottish stroke play trophy.

Yorkshire golf: Rotherham's Olivia Winning to start new year under Florida skies

ROTHERHAM'S Olivia Winning will head to the USA in January as the England women’s squad get their 2017 campaign underway.

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Billy Jenkins grills Rory McIlroy with a style that gave a nod towards Jeremy Paxman.

Golf: When Rory McIlroy met nine-year-old Prince Charles

Was Rory McIlroy being interviewed by a nine-year-old - a video that went viral - a cute watch?

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Knaresborough golfer John Parry

Panic-free John Parry stays patient to safely negotiate Q School and regain Tour card

John Parry admitted his relief after saving his European Tour career for a third time at Qualifying School – and has vowed never to return.

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York golf club named in UK’s top 10 holes

A York golf course has been named one of the top 10 in Britain by amateur players.

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DP World Tour Championship winner Matt Fitzpatrick is looking at moving to the United States. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Rory McIlroy to help champion Matt Fitzpatrick with a spot of house-hunting Stateside

SHEFFIELD’S Matt Fitzpatrick will take property advice from Rory McIlroy as he contemplates the next step in a fledgling career that produced a memorable new high in the DP World Tour Championship.

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Matthew Fitzpatrick of England celebrates after he won the final round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament at the Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Matt Fitzpatrick proves faster than Nick Faldo in winning third Euro title

sheffield’S Matt Fitzpatrick brought down the curtain on a remarkable year for Yorkshire golfers by overhauling Nick Faldo to become the youngest Englishman to win three European Tour titles.

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Matthew Fitzpatrick of England holds the trophy after he won the final round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament at the Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Matt Fitzpatrick clinches Dubai title as Danny Willett finishes season as runner-up

Two years to the day after gaining his European Tour card, Matt Fitzpatrick won the DP World Tour Championship in dramatic fashion as Open champion Henrik Stenson clinched the Race to Dubai title.

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Paul Bettridge and Alan Kelledy, winners of the Ripon City alliance.

Yorkshire golf: Alan Kelledy assists Paul Bettridge to third successive alliance win

RIPON City’s Paul Bettridge won the Harrogate Union alliance around his home course – his third alliance win on the spin.

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Rory McIlroy: The World No 2 fired an opening round 75 to lie in 55th place at Jumeirah.

Race to Dubai: Lee Westwood turns back clock as Rory McIlroy slumps

Lee Westwood produced the perfect response to his World Cup disappointment as defending champion Rory McIlroy carded his worst round in the DP World Tour Championship.

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Sheffield's Danny Willett.

Stenson determined to hold off Willett’s challenge as he eyes European No 1 prize

Open champion Henrik Stenson believes it will be one of the best achievements of his career if he can finish a memorable season as European No 1 for the second time.

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