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Yorkshire golf: Moortown’s Ben Firth is leading the way in the hunt for English amateur match play places

MOORTOWN’S Ben Firth sits at the top of the pile in stroke play qualifying for the English men’s amateur championship after shooting a five-under-par 67 at Scarborough South Cliff.

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Lindrick's Joe Dean with the English men's amateur championship trophy at Alwoodley last August (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire golf: White Rose chase third English win on the spin

YORKSHIRE will look to lay claim to the English men’s amateur championship for the third year in a row without the pair of players who have triumphed in the past two years.

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Vardon Grip Trophy winner David Hague with Harrogate GC official John Robinson.

Yorkshire golf: Double Order of Merit winner David Hague steps in to replace absent Alex Fitzpatrick

YORKSHIRE have lost Hallamshire’s Alex Fitzpatrick from their scheduled line-up for the Northern Counties Championship at Delamere Forest next month to England Boys’ home internationals duty.

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Yorkshire golf: Josh Berry is one to watch as he heads to Pinehurst

IT is a problem to which top players can relate: after a week playing in California, Josh Berry is enjoying a week at home with the family before heading back to the USA for another event, this time in North Carolina.

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Hallamshire's Alex Fitzpatrick placed third in the Carris Trophy (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire golf: Alex Fitzpatrick goes low for third-place finish in Carris Trophy

HALLAMSHIRE’s Alex Fitzpatrick made a bold attempt to lift the Carris Trophy by firing a final round 67 at Hunstanton.

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Richmond's Karen Jobling (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire golf: Richmond's Karen Jobling heading for Poland with England seniors side

RICHMOND'S Karen Jobling has won a place in England's six-strong side for the European senior ladies’ team championship at Siarra Golf Club, Poland, from August 30 to September 3.

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Alex Fitzpatrick, pictured after his recent Sheffield Plate win, is fifth in the Carris Trophy with a round to play (Picture: Driving Golf PR & Media).

Yorkshire golf: Alex Fitzpatrick heads White Rose trio in top 20 at Carris Trophy

HALLAMSHIRE’S Alex Fitzpatrick lies fifth going into the final round of the Carris Trophy at Hunstanton.

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Wakefields winning trio with YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton, left, and Sand Moor captain Ian McMeeking.

Yorkshire golf: Neil Kinghorn’s bold call leads to Wakefield title victory

ONE of the arts of good captaincy is knowing who to select for your team and who to leave out.

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Wetherby will stage the Wharfe Trophy on Sunday, August 14.

Yorkshire golf: Wharfe Trophy all set for its fifth staging

ENTRIES are invited for the Wharfe Trophy at Wetherby, a Yorkshire Order of Merit event that saw Moortown enjoy a one-two last year.

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Hallamshire's Alex Fitzpatrick had three birdies in a row to close his outward nine at Hunstanton (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire golf: White Rose players on trail of Carris Trophy leaders

THREE Yorkshire players lie four shots off the first-round lead in the Carris Trophy at Hunstanton in Norfolk.

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Sweden's Henrik Stenson celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning the Open Championship at Royal Troon (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire).

The Open: Rotherham coach Pete Cowen’s graft pays off with Henrik Stenson’s Troon triumph

Fifteen years ago, Rotherham golf coach Pete Cowen was asked by a friend to run his eye over a sinewy Swede with ambitions of breaking into the big time.

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Lindrick's Joe Dean with the English amateur championship trophy at Alwoodley last August (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire golf: Jamie Bower will lead bid for hat-trick of White Rose English triumphs

Brabazon Trophy holder Jamie Bower will spearhead Yorkshire’s attempt to keep the English Men’s Amateur Championship in the county.

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Otley's Julie Ettenfield, winner of the Challenge Bowl.

Yorkshire golf: Julie Ettenfield wins all-Otley final to lift YLCGA Challenge Bowl

OTLEY’S Julie Ettenfield denied her club-mate, Sadie Wilyman, a hat-trick of Challenge Bowl victories with a one-hole triumph in this year’s finaL.

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Sweden's Henrik Stenson celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning the Open Championship at Royal Troon (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire).

The Open: Pete Cowen’s graft pays off with Henrik Stenson’s triumph at Troon

FIFTEEN years ago, Rotherham golf coach Pete Cowen was asked by a friend to run his eye over a sinewy Swede with ambitions of breaking into the big time.

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Henrik Stenson celebrates after his birdie putt at the last fell into the cup making him the 2016 Open champion (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire).

The Open: Henrik Stenson is proud to have heeded Jesper Parnevik’s call to get job done

Open champion Henrik Stenson fulfilled a boyhood dream in lifting the Claret Jug at Royal Troon.

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Sweden's Henrik Stenson with the Claret Jug after winning the Open Championship at Royal Troon (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire).

The Open: Henrik Stenson’s stunning display holds Phil Mickelson at bay

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson produced a record-breaking performance to claim his first major golf title after coming out on top in a stunning shootout with American Phil Mickelson to win the 145th Open Championship.

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Henrik Stenson, left, and Phil Mickelson congratulate one another on the final green after Saturday'sd third round of The Open (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire).

The Open: Henrik Stenson hoping to exact revenge on Phil Mickelson to claim first major

THREE years after finishing runner-up to Phil Mickelson in the Open Championship, Henrik Stenson has the chance to turn the tables and claim a first major title at Royal Troon.

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Yorkshire golf: Tight at the top in the Lawrence Batley Seniors League's elite division

CROSLAND Heath and Marsden head the Lawrence Batley Seniors League Section A with Woodsome Hall just a point behind.

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Jordan Spieth reacts after finishing his round on day two of the Open Championship at Royal Troon (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire).

The Open: PGA already on Jordan Spieth’s mind as he grinds his way through

American Jordan Spieth admits he does not currently have the game to compete in majors, but that will not stop him trying to get something out of the final two days of the Open.

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Phil Mickelson pictured on day two of the Open Championship at Royal Troon (Picture: David Davies/PA Wire).

The Open: Phil Mickelson makes history after all at Royal Troon

LESS than 24 hours after being cruelly denied a place in the record books, former champion Phil Mickelson did make history to set the clubhouse target in the Open Championship.

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