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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

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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

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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.

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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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Fancy a flutter?

Weekly betting column: US Open

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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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Fancy a flutter this weekend?

Weekly betting column: Battle to beat the drop

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

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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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North West Air Ambulance Leyland Golf Club presentation
Pic: (L to R) Vince Slater, Lynne Whittaker, Paramedic Pup, Sue Hodgson, Steve Fisher

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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