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Captains fantastic are a driving force

A mercy mission air charity is on cloud nine after receiving an “exceptional” donation.

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Vince Slater, Lynne Whittaker, Paramedic Pup, Sue Hodgson, Steve Fisher

Leyland golfers help charity fly high

A North West charity is flying high thanks to the combined driving forces of two local golfers.

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Woods - forced out with a back injury

Wounded Tiger out of Dubai Classic

Former world number one Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic before the start of his second round due to a back injury.

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Tommy Fleetwood

Fleetwood eager for Augusta appearance after Abu Dhabi win

The victory by Tommy Fleetwood in this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship earned a special cheer in Lancashire golf circles.

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The winning Lancashire team (Picture courtesy Leaderboard Photography)

Lancashire seniors are national champions

Lancashire are the new English Senior Men’s County Champions – regaining their crown in a thrilling finale at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club in Gloucestershire.

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Andrew Westwell (picture courtesy Leaderboard Photography)

Lancashire golf battle does down to wire

The battle of the champions will unfold today as Lancashire and BB&O (Berks, Bucks & Oxon) and go head-to-head in the title-deciding match at the English Senior Men’s County Finals.

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Crowther - in fine form for Lancashire

Red Rose golfers off to flying start

Lancashire golfers marked their return to the English Senior Men’s County Finals with a hefty 8.5-0.5 win over Worcestershire at Chpping Sodbury on Tuesday,

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Lancashire bucks the national trend

Lancashire bucks the national trend

The decline in numbers playing golf across the Red Rose county has been in decline for a dozen years.

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North Shore - scene of Lancashire Open

Parry wins county open in a play-off

Steve Parry ended a long wait to win the James Brearley Lancashire Open Championship, prevailing after a play-off at Blackpool North Shore.

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North Shore - scene of Lancashire Open

Kelly’s eye on Lancashire golf title

St Annes golfer Phil Kelly shared the lead at four under par after day one of the James Brearley Lancashire Open tournament at the Blackpool North Shore course.

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Matthew - delighted

Royal Lytham to stage women’s Open in 2018

The Ricoh Women’s British Open will take place at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in 2018, it was announced today.

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Ingol Golf club

Golfers set to launch fight against Preston North End plans

Golfers are launching a campaign against plans for a Preston North End training ground on green space in part of the city.

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Peter Finch (left) with Rick Shiels

Golf coach Peter is a YouTube star

WHAT began as a fun way of introducing himself to prospective new clients has grown into a huge internet phenomenon for Preston golf coach Peter Finch.

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D-day for Clarke

Clarke makes Ryder Cup picks

European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke has selected Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters as his three wild cards for next month’s defence of the trophy at Hazeltine.

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Chorley captain Peter Kay (left) presents the trophy to Bill Bromilow

Eight up for Bill

Bill Bromilow has won the Chorley Golf Club championship for a record eighth time.

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Coach Lora Fairclough (extreme right) with the latest beginners

Success for ladies golf at Chorley

Chorley Golf Club, who launched a ladies Academy last year, are on course for more success this season with nine new members signing up for group lessons with four­time women’s European Tour professional and Solheim Cup player Lora Fairclough.

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Masters champion Danny Willett gives a thumbs up in Augusta

Willett’s glory daze

There was a point when Danny Willett was not even sure if he would be taking part in the Masters this year.

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John Wilding

Young golfer John has a bright future after European success

A young golfer has been tipped for the top after starring at a major competition which once helped propel top players such as Luke Donald and Justin Rose on their respective roads to stardom.

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Christy O'Connor Jnr passed away

Christy dies on holiday

One of the biggest stars of Irish golf, Christy O’Connor Jnr, has died while on a holiday abroad.

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Great Britain and Ireland celebrate winning the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Walker Cup was highlight of golfing year

There was one stand-out golfing event in Lancashire in 2016 – the Walker Cup in September.

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