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Yorkshire Am Am Series provides exciting addition to calendar at Alwoodley, Fulford and Moortown

TWO Leeds clubs, Alwoodley and Moortown, have teamed up with former European Tour venue Fulford, in York, to create a new 54-hole event designed to put players’ skills to a stern test over three days of competitive golf.

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Alexander Levy of France celebrates with the winners trophy after the final round of the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco

Morocco triumph enhances Levy’s Ryder Cup chances

France’s Alexander Levy boosted his chances of qualifying for a Ryder Cup debut on home soil by claiming his fifth European Tour title at the Hassan Trophy in Morocco.

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Malton & Norton's David Hague with, l-r, Todd Clements in his winner's jacket, Gian-Marco Petrozzi and Matthew Jordan.

Yorkshire’s David Hague enjoys European success with England

MALTON & Norton’s David Hague helped England sweep to victory in the European Team Championship at Sotogrande, Spain, their margin a hugely impressive 20 shots.

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The story of the Yorkshire doctor who designed the Masters golf course at Augusta

The story of the Yorkshire doctor who designed the Masters golf course at Augusta

It's one of the world's most famous golf courses - and Augusta National was designed by a Yorkshireman.
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Sergio Garcia and Patrick Reed

Reed targets number one ranking after Masters triumph

Patrick Reed has set his sights on becoming world number one after securing his first major title with a gritty victory in the Masters.

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Winner: Former Masters champion Sergio Garcia, left, shakes hands with Patrick Reed after his victory at the Masters.

US Masters: Patrick Reed’s first major triumph as Rory McIlroy fades

RORY MCILROY suffered more Masters misery as Patrick Reed held off the challenge of Ryder Cup team-mates Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth to claim his first major title in Augusta.

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Get in: Rory McIlroy reacts after his eagle on the eighth hole during the third round. Picture: AP Photo/David J Phillip

Overnight at the US Masters: Showdown ahead between Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed

RORY MCILROY insists the pressure is all on Patrick Reed as he attempts to overhaul his Ryder Cup rival to win the Masters and complete a career grand slam.

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Leading the way: Jordan Spieth reacts to the cheering gallery as he makes a birdie on the 16th hole.

Overnight at the US Masters: Ankle injury fails to keep Tony Finau out of the running behind Jordan Spieth

A DAY after dislocating his ankle, Tony Finau amazingly found himself in contention on his Masters debut as Jordan Spieth assumed his customary position on top of the leaderboard.

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Patrick Reed reacts after missing a par putt on the 10th hole during the second round at the Masters. Picture: AP/David J. Phillip

The Masters: Patrick Reed the man to catch at halfway stage at Augusta

PATRICK REED reproduced his Ryder Cup form in stunning fashion to claim the halfway lead as the eagerly anticipated 82nd Masters more than lived up to the hype.

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Rory McIlroy reacts after a birdie on the 14th hole at Augusta. Picture: AP/Charlie Riedel

The Masters: McIlroy in the mix as he sets the early pace at Augusta

Rory McIlroy took advantage of the struggles of overnight leader Jordan Spieth to set the early clubhouse target on a turbulent second day of the 82nd Masters.

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Phil Mickelson hits out of the woods off of the first fairway during the second round at Augusta National. Picture: Curtis Compton/AP

The Masters: Poulter comfortable with being ‘clocked’ during second day

Ian Poulter refused to blame being timed for slow play for a second round of 75 in the Masters.

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Justin Rose

An unlucky 13 at the fifteenth leaves defending champion Garcia’s Masters hopes in ruins

Sergio Garcia’s title defence effectively came to an embarrassing early end as he took an amazing 13 shots to play the 15th hole in the opening round of the Masters.

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Tiger Woods looks over a putt on the first hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Masters: Tiger Woods adds fuel to the Augusta fire

Describing the 82nd Masters as the most eagerly anticipated in tournament history overlooks the events of 17 years ago when golfing history would be made at Augusta National.

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Tiger Woods, left, and Phil Mickelson share a laugh  while playing a practice round for the Masters.

The Masters: Old rivals show they still have the class at Augusta

It will not banish the memories of their ill-fated Ryder Cup partnership, but Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were finally able to enjoy a victory together on Tuesday.

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Danny Willett

The Masters: English hope Tommy Fleetwood in Tiger Woods’s group

Tommy Fleetwood’s second Masters appearance promises to be a memorable one after he was paired with 14-time major winner Tiger Woods for the opening two rounds of the US Masters.

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Ian Poulter reacts after his par putt to win the Houston Open golf tournament in a one-hole playoff on the 18th hole over Beau Hossler, Sunday, April 1 (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Poulter rolls back the years to surge into Masters field

Ian Poulter believes his best is yet to come after playing his way into the Masters.

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Rebecca O'Grady.

Howley Hall’s O’Grady on a drive to encourage more women into golf

LONG-DRIVE specialist Becki O’Grady, of Howley Hall, is going to great lengths to encourage women to take up golf.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, celebrates after making a birdie on the 18th green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

McIlroy saves ‘perfect round’ to honour Palmer and make a Masters statement

Rory McIlroy said he played a “perfect round of golf” after scooping his first victory in 18 months at the Arnold Palmer Invitational – and admitted he had missed the feeling of chasing a win.

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Rory McIlroy.

McIlroy ends 18-month wait with victory at Bay Hill

Rory McIlroy recorded his first win in 18 months at the Arnold Palmer Invitational as he returned to peak form ahead of next month’s Masters.

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Tiger Woods: Went close.

Paul Casey holds off Tiger Woods

Paul Casey won his first PGA Tour event since 2009 in the Valspar Championship as Tiger Woods came up just short in his own remarkable bid for an overdue victory.

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