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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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Rotherham's Jonathan Thomson

Atwal eases off as Thomson responds before bowing out

India’s Arjun Atwal remains the man to catch at the halfway stage of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, but saw his commanding lead trimmed to a single shot at Heritage Golf Club.

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Tiger Woods tees off on the first hole at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Woods impresses on his comeback from injury

Tiger Woods declared himself highly satisfied after making an encouraging start to his latest eagerly-anticipated injury comeback in the Hero World Challenge.

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BAD DAY: Sheffield's Matt Fitzpatrick

Matt Fitzpatrick takes tumble in Hong Kong as Chawrisia profits

SSP Chawrasia will take a two-shot lead into the weekend at the UBS Hong Kong Open after Sheffield’s Matt Fitzpatrick tumbled down the leaderboard on the second day.

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Sheffield's Matt Fitzpatrick gets the lowdown on a putt (Picture: Richard Sellers/PA).

Matt Fitzpatrick believes he is right on track to erase his Dubai disappointment after an opening 66 in the UBS Hong Kong Open.

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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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Tommy Fleetwood poses with the Race to Dubai trophy after the final round of the DP World Tour Championship (Picture: Kamran Jebreili/AP).

Fleetwood crowned European No 1 as Rose suffers late collapse

Spain’s Jon Rahm won the DP World Tour Championship as Justin Rose’s dramatic late collapse saw Tommy Fleetwood crowned European No 1 for the first time.

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Man hit with golf club after confronting dog walker on the fairway

Man hit with golf club after confronting dog walker on the fairway

A man was hit with a golf club after asking a suspected trespasser to leave a course in Yorkshire.

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Matthew Fitzpatrick from England plays a shot on the 2nd hole during the second round of the DP World Tour Championship. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Dubai World Championship: Fitzpatrick sneaking under radar as Rose falters late on

Defending champion Matt Fitzpatrick claimed the halfway lead at the DP World Tour Championship after Tommy Fleetwood ensured the Race to Dubai battle would go down to the wire.

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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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Matt Fitzpatrick: Determined to win place in Ryder Cup.

Sheffield’s Matt Fitzpatrick determined to retain Ryder Cup place

Matt Fitzpatrick is targeting a second Ryder Cup appearance in Paris next year and already has clear ideas of how to ensure the result will be entirely different.

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EXPANSION: Leeds Golf Centre planning huge expansion plans.

Leeds Golf centre to create 30 roles

LEEDS Golf Centre has launched its bid to extend its facility into a multi-million-pound complex, with work set to start within a year, subject to approval.

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Sheffield's Matthew Fitzpatrick tees off on the 11th hole on the final day of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City. Picture: AP/Themba Hadebe

Nedbank Challenge: Grace dream comes true with home win

Branden Grace holed a stunning 40-foot putt on the 16th green to claim a home win at the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player.

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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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Nicolas Colsaerts

Colsaerts in race to title as Pepperell prospers

Nicolas Colsaerts is in pole position to end a five-year victory drought after claiming a four-shot lead at the halfway stage of the £5.3m Turkish Airlines Open.

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Contrary to some thinking most men would rather be at home with their kids rather than playing golf.

Homes plan for disused Yorkshire golf course is ready

Multi-million-pound plans to transform a disused golf course will be submitted next week by a developer aiming to build thousands of new homes in one of Yorkshire’s property hotspots.

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Paul Casey

Casey targets Ryder Cup return after renewing European Tour membership

Paul Casey believes he can make a “massive contribution” to Europe’s attempt to regain the Ryder Cup next year after opting to rejoin the European Tour.

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Britain's Matthew Fitzpatrick tees off during the 2017 WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Johnson in the groove quickly in bid for WGC hat-trick

A new putter helped world No 1 Dustin Johnson produce a stunning burst of scoring to claim the halfway lead in the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

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USA captain Jim Furyk with the Ryder Cup in Paris.

United States captain Furyk pinning his hopes on youth to end 25 years of hurt – but leaves door open for Woods

Captain Jim Furyk believes the United States have “25 years of scars” to overcome to retain the Ryder Cup in Paris next year.

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