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Fulneck celebrating 125 years of playing

Fulneck Golf club got their 125th anniversary celebrations underway with a Texas Scramble event that was open to all members – men, women and juniors.

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Leeds Union president Bob Thorp with Steven Cavanagh, of the Copier Company Ltd, who sponsor the Leeds Junior Order of Merit.

Order of Merit will provide test for young talent in Leeds

The Leeds & District Union of Golf Clubs’ Junior Order of Merit begins its fourth season next month with an event at Pontefract & District.

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David Hague pictured with Harrogate GC official John Robinson after his win in last year's Vardon Grip Trophy.

Yorkshire golf: David Hague lauds winner after placing second at Saunton

A TWO-UNDER-PAR second round of 69 helped Malton & Norton’s David Hague to take runner-up spot in the West of England stroke play championship at Saunton.

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Winners Crow Nest, from left, Louie Walsh, Harry Mowl and James Edwards with Peter Thomson, HHDU vice president, who presented all the trophies. With them are Elland president Peter Gul and Roy Lofts, HHDU competition secretary.

Yorkshire golf: Crow Nest’s bright display wins Halifax Huddersfield team title

CROW NEST made the most of glorious conditions at Elland to lift the Halifax Huddersfield Union’s junior team championship.

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Golf commentator Peter Alliss.

YP Letters: Taking offence at Peter Alliss in over-sensitive world

From: Richard Barrand, Shepley.

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Fulford's Charlie Thornton with his replica of the Berkhamsted Trophy.

Yorkshire golf: Fulford’s Charlie Thornton at home in elite company

AFTER dominating at boys’ level last year, Fulford’s Charlie Thornton has made short work of impressing in the men’s game by winning at only the second attempt in this elevated tier.

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Leeds Golf Clubs pro shop has doubled in size since Adrian Newboult took over as professional two years ago (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Yorkshire golf: Leeds are leading light again in the city

THE Leeds Cup, professional golf’s oldest trophy, will return to its spiritual home, Cobble Hall, next month.

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Italy's Edoardo Molinari pictured after his victory in the Trophee Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Rabat, Morocco (Picture: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images).

Molinari ends seven-year wait for win as Hanson impresses again

Italy’s Edoardo Molinari claimed his first European Tour title since 2010 by beating Ireland’s Paul Dunne in a play-off for the Trophee Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Morocco.

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Yorkshire Under-16s with Phil Woodcock, chairman of Yorkshire Boys.

Yorkshire golf: White Rose Under-16s off to winning start with defeat of North Federation Boys

YORKSHIRE Under-16s got their new season underway with an emphatic and impressive 12.5-5.5 win over North Federation Boys at Hartlepool.

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Peter McEvoy Trophy winner Charlie Strickland (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire golf: Hallamshire’s Barclay Brown and Wakefield’s Dan Bradbury shine in McEvoy Trophy

HALLAMSHIRE’S Barclay Brown equalled the best round of the tournament as he fired a closing six-under-par 65 to place eighth in the McEvoy Trophy at Copt Heath.

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Delight: Sergio Garcia points to the skies after winning a thrilling Masters showdown, watched by 2016 champion Danny Willett, left. (Picture: AP)

Masters: Emotional Sergio Garcia in exalted company at long last

Sergio Garcia believes he can win more of golf’s biggest prizes after finally claiming his first major title at the 74th attempt in an unforgettable Masters.

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Sergio Garcia reacts after making his birdie putt on the 18th green to win the Masters in Augusta. Picture: AP Photo/David J. Phillip

The Masters -Sergio Garcia proves himself wrong to savour Augusta triumph

Five years after claiming he was not good enough to win a major, Sergio Garcia proved himself wrong in thrilling fashion by beating Justin Rose in a play-off for the Masters.

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Danny Willett of England, watches his drive on the fourth hole during the second round of the Masters. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Willett’s fortunes in lap of the Gods as McIlroy battles

Defending champion Danny Willett was left praying for some help from the “golfing gods” after suffering more misery on the opening hole at Augusta National in the 81st Masters.

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Jack Nicklaus, right, and Gary Player wipe away tears as a chair on the first tee is draped with a green jacket to honour the late Arnold Palmer before the start of the first round of the Masters, at Augusta. The trio were golfs Big Three of the Sixties (Picture: David J Phillip/AP).

Masters: Matt Fitzpatrick dips below par as holder Danny Willett battles back at Augusta

Matt Fitzpatrick trained his sights on becoming Sheffield’s second consecutive Masters champion after outscoring playing partner Jordan Spieth on a highly eventful opening day of the 81st Masters.

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Rory McIlroy hits a drive on the 15th hole during Wednesday's practice round for the Masters (Picture: Matt Slocum/AP).

Augusta countdown: Jack Nicklaus warns Rory McIlroy on dangers of aggressive approach

They say the Masters does not start until the back nine on Sunday, an adage borne out by Jordan Spieth’s dramatic collapse and Danny Willett’s subsequent triumph last year.

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Gordon J Brand, left, with Leeds Golf Centre's operations manager Nigel Sweet.

Yorkshire golf: Leeds Golf Centre to stage inaugural Leeds Senior Masters

LEEDS Golf Centre will host the Leeds Senior Masters, a three-day event for professionals over the age of 48.

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The Girls Golf Rocks project is underway.

Yorkshire golf: Girls Golf Rocks looking to drive interest in the game

A SCHEME to help introduce girls to golf got underway at Ghyll Beck Driving Range.
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Defending champion Danny Willett

US Masters: Here are the tee-off times for your favourites in Augusta

MASTERS champion Danny Willett will tee off his defence of the title with a 9.06am start at Augusta National tomorrow. But fellow Sheffield Matthew Fitzpatrick does not tee off until 1.41pm.

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Australia's Jason Day

Day feels ‘lot lighter’ after mother’s succesful op

Former world No 1 Jason Day is prepared for an emotional overload if he can win a second major title in the Masters.

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Sheffied's Danny Willett smiles on the driving range.

Danny Willett out to conquer Everest once more at Augusta

Danny Willett admits even a return to the scene of his Masters triumph may not inspire an instant change in fortunes as he tries to scale Everest for a second time.

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