Jamie Bower struck yet another blow for Yorkshire by winning the Brabazon Trophy by a stroke in a thrilling final round at London Golf Club. The Meltham golfer shot two-under par 70 to finish on 12-under, pipping long-time leader Cameron Davis, whose title challenge fizzled out with an untimely three putt on the final hole. Bower with the trophy The final round of the English men’s open stroke play championship had everything: brilliant shots, missed opportunities, upsets, na
MY KNOWLEDGE of golf course architecture is probably not too unlike my golf game itself – occasionally-fair to generally-ropey. I know a good golf shot when I see one (generally from someone I’m playing against) and I know a good or great golf hole when I see one. I know very little about the great course designer James Braid other than what I’ve read about one of the game’s greats. However I think I can say with some certainty, that when he settled on the final layout for No
Tucked away on the outskirts of Wakefield, Low Laithes is a thriving members '92 club with lots to be proud of. Danny Lockwood reports.
Low Laithes Golf Club is hardly the county's best kept secret, but for a course that rubs shoulders with the nearby M1 motorway – without the golfer ever being aware of it – it's one that strangers might need a satnav to find.
Tucked into a sheltered valley between Wakefield and Ossett, literally just a minute from junction 40 of the M1, t
THEY’RE celebrating a special anniversary at the Forest of Galtres Golf Club, a few miles north of York. So, a happy 21st birthday to major factotum Sue Procter, her husband Philip and his brother James, the club proprietors and sons of the course founder, the late Geoffrey Procter. It’s a fitting coming of age for this friendly, family run parkland club and course, crafted literally out of the ancient royal Forest of Galtres, established by the Norman kings nearly 1,000 year