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Lindrick’s Bailey Gill recovers from illness to go close to title glory in Portugal

LINDRICK’S Bailey Gill overcame the after-effects of a severe bout of food poisoning to share second place in the Portuguese Amateur Championship, held at the Montado Health & Golf Resort.

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Ben Hutchinson receives the Yorkshire amateur championship trophy for 2016 from then YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton after his victory at Moortown.

Past president Jonathan Plaxton to take over from Keith Dowswell as YUGC secretary

THE Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs have announced that one of their former presidents, Jonathan Plaxton, will succeed Keith Dowswell as secretary.

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England's Danny Willett

Danny Willett hoping to pull the plug on rankings dive

Fresh from trying his hand at skydiving, former Masters champion Danny Willett will look to get his career moving back in the right direction in the ISPS Handa World Super 6.

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Sweden's Henrik Stenson is level par in Malaysia

Paisley sets sights on Augusta

Chris Paisley has a Masters debut in his sights after continuing his stunning start to the season by setting the clubhouse target on day one of the Maybank Championship.

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Malton & Norton's 'David Hague' pictured during last summer's Home Internationals at Moortown (Picture: Leaderboard Photography).

Malton & Norton’s David Hague qualifies for NSW match play in fourth place

Malton & Norton’s David Hague qualified with ease for the match play stage of the New South Wales Amateur Championship,

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Aldwark Manor are opening a free taster day for golf on February 10.

Aldwark Manor offering chance to try your hand at golf for free

Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel, in Alne, near York, are throwing open their doors to tempt people to return to golf – or, maybe, try it for the first time.

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China's Li Haotong holds the trophy after he won the Dubai Desert Classic (Picture: Kamran Jebreili/AP).

Li cashes in on McIlroy’s lapses while Hanson profits from closing 65

Rory McIlroy made no attempt to hide his frustration after squandering a two-shot lead with eight holes to play as China’s Li Haotong claimed the biggest win of his career in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

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My best golf is getting better, says Fleetwood after Abu Dhabi success

Tommy Fleetwood admitted he had been determined to retain his hunger after successfully defending the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Rory McIlroy

McIlroy is happy with display in comeback round

Patience paid dividends for Rory McIlroy as he enjoyed a highly promising competitive comeback in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, where defending champion Tommy Fleetwood shared the lead after day one.

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Hallamshire GC's new general manager James Glover.

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 world's '10 best-mannered people' (Picture: Chris O'Meara/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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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.
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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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Sports Quiz of the Year: Test your sporting knowledge of 2017 (answers now available)

ALL BEING well, you’ll have opened your presents, stacked up all the smellies that will last through several more Christmas’s, all before filling yourself up with food and drink from your festive dinner.

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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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