Spieth making most of Open triumph

Open champion Jordan Spieth intends to enjoy his third major more than the two he won in 2015 having learned to appreciate the value of victory.

We're in charge . . . Leyland Golf Club volunteers on the 18th at Royal Birkdale

In land of Open glory at the 18th

The world’s top golfers won’t be the only familiar faces to TV viewers in Lancashire as the Open Championship reaches its climax this weekend.

USA's Mark OMeara tees off from the 1st to start day one of The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport

Tommy is staying upbeat

Tommy Fleetwood feared he had let his supporters down after making a disappointing start in his hometown Open at Royal Birkdale.

Jon Rahm is hot property

Rahm fighting shy of comparisons to Seve

Spaniard Jon Rahm insists he can never come close to the late, great Seve Ballesteros, but takes encouragement from the comparison.

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Open golf betting special

Joe Whitaker of ValueBet Bookmakers in Preston turns the spotlight on golf’s Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, which starts on Thursday.

Pic: Comeback Queen; Sam Durnian, right, is presented with the Centenary Trophy by Chorley
GC Lady Captain Pauline Forshaw.

Sam is Chorley’s comeback queen

When Sam Durnian’s husband Denis persuaded her to return to golf after a break from the game, she took his advice.

Open spots up for grabs

Drama in the battle for precious Royal Birkdale places

Ian Poulter was the stand-out name to book his place in The Open Championship, which starts in just over a fortnight’s time.

Fairhaven - venue for Open qualifying

Birkdale is still the goal for Lancashire golf hopefuls

Three Lancashire golfers have made another step towards making it to the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in July

Fairhaven - staging Open qualifying

Cheshire golfer blitzes Fairhaven course in Open qualifier

Cheshire golfer Rhys Nevin-Wharton set a scorching early pace in regional qualifying for the Open Championship at Fairhaven Golf Club on Monday

Brooks Koepka shakes hands with Tommy Fleetwood (left)

Tommy has proved that he can be a contender

Southport golfer Tommy Fleetwood proved to himself he can contend for major titles after finishing fourth behind American Brooks Koepka in the US Open at Erin Hills.

Tommy Fleetwood

Fleetwood focused as he bids for first major

Tommy Fleetwood will try to block out thoughts of the "life-changing" effect of becoming the second English winner in five years in Sunday's final round of the US Open.

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Weekly betting column: US Open

A look at the weekend’s sports betting action once again provided by Joe Whitaker of ValueBet Bookmakers.

Action from the Trilby Tour at Preston Golf Club

Hats the way to do it at Preston Golf Club

Sharp-dressed golfers took to the fairways and greens of Preston Golf Club to compete in the prestigious Trilby Tour.

Jack Senior in action at last years Open Championship at Royal Troon.

US Open brings back fond memories for Senior

Jack Senior could be forgiven for a pang of jealousy when the tee times for the US Open were announced, with two groups in particular no doubt catching his eye.

Heysham Golf Club's Mark Walsh in action during the Lancashire County Championships at Lancaster. Picture: Tony North

Towndrow takes Lancashire title as cream of county do battle at Lancaster

The cream of the county’s golfers descended on Lancaster at the weekend for the Lancashire Championships.

Annabell Fuller in action for England against Spain at Preston Golf Club

England golfers clinch victory at Preston

England found Preston Golf Club much to their liking in their international fixture with Spain.

Ken Duncan, the former owner of Duncans Menswear on Fishergate has been fundraising for Derian House since 1993

Fundraising in full swing for 20th golf day event in aid of Derian House

An annual golf event which has raised more than £70,000 for a Chorley children’s hospice will return this June for its 20th year.
Barclay Brown is in the England team to face Spain at Preston Golf Club

International clash at Preston Golf Club

Some of Europe’s top junior golfers will competing on the fairways of Preston Golf Club this weekend.
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Weekly betting column: Battle to beat the drop

Joe Whitaker of local independent bookmakers ValueBet takes a look at this weekend’s sporting action.

Action from the Trilby Trophy tour

Trilby Tour comes to Preston Golf Club

Preston Golf Club will come under the national spotlight when it hosts a prestigious competition next month.

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