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Glover fits the bill to become Hallamshire’s first general manager

JAMES GLOVER has returned to Yorkshire to become Hallamshire GC’s first general manager.

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Polite noticed: Rickie Fowler has been acknowledged as No 1 among the worlds 10 best-mannered people (Picture: Chris OMeara/AP).

State of the Nation – Golf: Let’s hope Rickie Fowler can dance to major tune

COME September 28, it is unlikely that any Europeans will be dismayed if Rickie Fowler’s golf stinks out Paris worse than a cheap perfume.

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Flashback: West Ham United's David Unsworth, left, and Emley's Deiniol Graham fight for the ball. Picture: Sean Dempsey/PA

FA Cup flashback: When Emley grabbed the glory in defeat to the Hammers

Chris Stratford, then an Emley resident, recalls the day 20 years ago today when the West Yorkshire village went for a day out in London.

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Golf travel: Quinta do Lago (the Farm of the Lake) offers rich crop of possibilities

WHEN former world No 1 Rory McIlroy visited Quinta do Lago a few days after my departure from the renowned Algarve resort, it is unlikely that he strayed far enough off the fairways to find any of the golf balls I had scattered into its trees.
Sport

Golf travel: You can aim for peak performances at Golf Eichenheim, in Kitzbühel

MENTION that you have just been to Kitzbühel and almost inevitably it will be assumed you went there to ski.
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Golf travel: Lisbon always offers a warm welcome - no matter the weather

BASED on previous golfing experiences in Lisbon, the heavy rain and leaden grey skies came as a great surprise; the warm and helpful welcome from its people did not.
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Mottram Hall has a par-72 championship course.

Golf travel: Try Mottram Hall's Championship course if you're looking for a change

MOST golfers, no matter how much they enjoy playing their home course, will occasionally look for different playing experiences, sometimes just for the day or perhaps during a short break away.

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Wath's Nick Poppleton (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Wath’s Nick Poppleton and Lindrick’s Bailey Gill will don England’s colours in pursuit of Costa Bellena glory

WATH’S Nick Poppleton and Lindrick’s Bailey Gill have been selected to represent England in the 2017 Costa Bellena Tournament in Spain next month.

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David Hague lines up a putt at the men's Home Internationals held at 
Moortown in August (Picture:
 
Adrian Judd/Leaderboard Photography).

Malton & Norton’s David Hague will head for Australia with California on his mind

MALTON & Norton’s David Hague has risen to a place inside the world’s top 100 amateurs with a highly successful season that was topped off with victory in the North of England Open championship at Alwoodley.

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Leeds Golf Centre and Garforth GC in line for England Golf awards

Leeds Golf Centre and Garforth GC in line for England Golf awards

CHRIS STRATFORD

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Vardon Grip Trophy winner David Hague with Harrogate GC official John Robinson after his win last year.

David Hague, Bailey Gill and Nick Poppleton boosted ahead of 2018 by elevation into England squads

MALTON & Norton’s David Hague has been rewarded for his superb season with a place in the newly-announced England’s men’s squad.

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Howley Hall's James Appleyard, left, and Miles Foster - Yorkshire Challenge 2017 Supreme champions.

Yorkshire Challenge entries open on Wednesday with priority booking

PAST competitors in the hugely popular Yorkshire Challenge – a three-day event played over the county’s trio of Ryder Cup venues – will get a headstart when it comes to booking places in the 2018 renewal.

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Sandburn Hall's Steve Robinson, England Golf's Coach of the Year for 2017, as he was last year (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire's Steve Robinson is England Golf Coach of the Year - again

YORKSHIRE'S Steve Robinson has been named England Golf's Coach of the Year for the second year in a row.
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Rotherham's Jonathan Thomson drives to victory in the Glenfarclas Open at Mar Hall.

Rotherham’s Jonathan Thomson wins European Tour card 14 months after turning professional

FORMER Yorkshire county player Jonathan Thomson birdied the last two holes at Qualifying School Final Stage in Tarragona, Spain, to win his playing card for the European Tour for 2018.

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Former Yorkshire champion Roger Mitchell answered a late call to action at Keighley and recorded a hole in one at the eighth.

Former Yorkshire champion Roger Mitchell takes short route to another ace at Keighley

FORMER Yorkshire captain Roger Mitchell did not know he would be taking a step back in time when he accepted a late invitation to play in a Texas Scramble event at his home club Keighley.

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Yorkshire pose with the trophy after winning the England Golf Senior Men's County Finals for the first time (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire men claim their first England seniors crown at Goswick

YORKSHIRE became the English Senior Men’s County Champions for the first time on Thursday after a roller-coaster ride against Warwickshire in the last of three matches at Goswick, in Northumberland.

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Fulford's Jonathan Plaxton watches a shot on his way to a 9&7 singles win (Picture Leaderboard Photography).

Yorkshire overcome bad weather to move within sight of first English Senior Men’s County Championship

YORKSHIRE made themselves favourites to capture the English Senior Men’s County Championship for the first time with a second successive win at Goswick, in Northumberland.
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Garforth's 
Andy King in action for Yorkshire seniors' team on day one of the English Senior Men's County Championship at Goswick (Picture: Leaderboard Photography),

Yorkshire edge Sussex on day one of English Senior Men’s County Championship

YORKSHIRE battled their way to victory on the first day of the English Senior Men’s County Championship at Goswick, Northumberland.

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After a par-5 to start the back nine, North of England Open competitors will face the 179-yard par-3 11th at Alwoodley (Picture: David Cannon/Getty Images).

Country’s finest to descend on Alwoodley to chase top title

ALWOODLEY will provide the stage as England Golf brings down the curtain on its 2017 men’s Order of Merit.

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Hallamshire's Alex Fitzpatrick (Picture: Chris Stratford).

Fitzpatrick completes Yorkshire treble around home course at Hallamshire

HALLAMSHIRE’S Alex Fitzpatrick completed a highly impressive county hat-trick by winning the Yorkshire amateur match play championship held on his home track.

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