YG Publisher Danny Lockwood watches Marcus Armitage break his duck in glorious style... It’s a wonder Marcus Armitage couldn’t hear the roars of approval echoing from Yorkshire’s Broad Acres across northern Europe, as realisation dawned that he was finally rubbing shoulders with the continent’s champion golfers. The man they call Bullet had finally hit the bullseye, his target The Porsche European Open in Hamburg, Germany. In fact his sniper’s aim didn’t just take out the tro
Tom Pyman of The Oaks made it double delight in the York Union Championships, lifting both the Junior and the Amateur titles in the space of a week. Competing at Scarthingwell in some atrocious weather, Tom’s rounds of 71, 72 for a -1 total of 143 was enough for a comfortable 10-stroke victory over second placed Matt Dolling and Sam Norman on 154 in third. Six days later at Heworth, Fulford’s Matt Roberts led after the first round with a solid -1 of 68 but with a chasing pack
HUDDERSFIELD'S Dylan Shaw-Radford completed a hat-trick of junior county titles when he won both the Yorkshire Boys' Under-18s and Under-16s events with victory at The Bradford.
Shaw-Radford, who only recently turned 16, shot 69 70 for a three-shot triumph overall, his success coming two years after he was crowned the White Rose's Under-14s' championship winner.
There was also the welcome surprise for the Fixby player that his name will be engraved underneath that of 2016 Mas