September 10, 2018

Hallamshire's Matthew Fitzpatrick won a play-off against Lucas Bjerregaard to retain his OMega European Masters title – the first man in 40 years to successfully defend, following in the shoes of Seve Ballesteros.

Fitz began the final round four shots ahead of Bjerregaa...

September 10, 2018

THE final day of the Yorkshire amateur at his beloved Ganton marked the retirement of Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs secretary Keith Dowswell after 27 years in the role.

He has witnessed a lot of change during his tenure including affiliating 50 new clubs. He has also se...

September 10, 2018

TEENAGER Ben Schmidt entered Yorkshire golfing folklore when he snatched victory in the Lee Westwood Trophy at the second sudden-death extra hole.

Aged just 16, he became the youngest player to win the 72-hole tournament when his 10ft birdie putt dropped in front of a r...

September 10, 2018

YORKSHIRE golfers Jane Butler and Carole Morris scored a runaway win in the national final of the Australian Spoons at Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire.

The pair from Doncaster Golf Club defied torrential rain to score 36 points in the foursomes competition, whic...

September 10, 2018

WATH’S Nick Poppleton is relishing the opportunity to test his game against some of the most promising young players in Europe when he tees it up in the Bridgestone Challenge. He is one of four amateur golfers to receive an invitation from England Golf to the European...

September 10, 2018

EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Tom Hartshorne outshone more than 100 competitors to win the Grassholme Goblet at Rockliffe Hall. Tom, who plays off 20, first picked up a golf club just weeks after he started walking.

He now regularly plays in competitions and with his dad, Ally, who pl...

September 10, 2018

HALLAMSHIRE’S Barclay Brown and Sheffield-born Joe Pagdin proved to be a sharp combination as England won the Boys’ Home Internationals for the third consecutive year. The Sheffield steelers were undefeated from three games in the foursomes as England achieved a 100% r...

September 10, 2018

ALEX FITZPATRICK’S fairytale run  in the US Amateur finally came to end in the quarter-finals at the hands of a man called Hammer. The Hallamshire golfer was trying to complete a historic family double by lifting the trophy just five years after brother Matt had become...

September 10, 2018

IN-FORM Sam Rook won the Yorkshire Amateur Championship at Ganton, closing with a superb 68 in the most testing of conditions.

Rook’s last round was a master class in the art of holing out, and he needed all his powers of recovery to fend of Sam Bairstow from Hallowes a...

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