It took a back-9 countback to establish Waterfront Golf’s Dave Sanby as the new Yorkshire Seniors Champion.
Over a gripping 36 holes at an immaculate Selby track, the recently retired Army man was matched over the two days by Hallowes’ Stefan Priest with matching rounds of 72, 71 for +1 totals.
A double bogey on only Sanby’s 3rd hole on Monday June 13 was the only real blip over the two days as he bagged three birdies against two bogeys in round one and went even par on the
IN THE end it was a fairytale ending that just demanded to be written, reports DANNY LOCKWOOD. After four hours of nerve-shattering golfing drama, Matt Fitzpatrick stood on the 18th tee at Brookline’s Country Club course with history awaiting. A one shot lead over his playing partner Will Zalatoris, and a record of getting it done on this course – reference to him winning the 2013 US Amateur here. Except on that occasion he’d wrapped up the title well before the 18th.
There was plenty to toast in the clubhouse at Malton & Norton as bottles of traditional ‘hole-in-one’ booze started lining up on the bar. At least one of the donors could be forgiven for having a ‘double’ – because he’d notched just his first ever ace, but his second too, in the same round. In fact he was the only one not making a song and dance about it. “It was just luck, that’s all, it’s 99% luck,” he said. “I’ve never had one before. Must have saved them up and had two on
MOORTOWN'S Isaac Smith took the 2022 Yorkshire Boys Amateur Championship with two solid rounds of 71 and 70 earning a one-shot win over clubmate Josh Stephens. Consolation for Stephens came in lifting the Neil Hardman Trophy for under 16s, at Woodsome Hall on the last day of May. A morning downpour almost disrupted things with greens have to be squeegeed, but a half hour break paid off as conditions improved through the day. Leader after the morning round was Ben Brown with a
HALLAMSHIRE honorary life member Mary Everard, one of Britain’s most successful amateur lady golfers, has died after a long illness, aged 79.
A former England amateur stroke play champion, Everard was Yorkshire Ladies County Golfers' Association captain in 1971 and five times the county champion.
She was an England international and made four Curtis Cup appearances, as well as playing for Great Britain & Ireland against Europe in the Vagliano Trophy.
Everard, who was also an