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Wayward golfers in blitz on historic hall

Donald Campbell’s Bluebird was built there, but now drivers of a different kind are crashing into Samlesbury Hall.

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EXPANSION: Leeds Golf Centre planning huge expansion plans.

Leeds Golf centre to create 30 roles

LEEDS Golf Centre has launched its bid to extend its facility into a multi-million-pound complex, with work set to start within a year, subject to approval.

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James and Ian Fox

Father and son from Coppull triumph in Mauritius

Coppull father and son Ian and James Fox have won the first ever American Golf Tournament of Champions.

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Leyland's James and Ian Fox with their trophies for qualifying

Leyland duo jet out for Mauritius event

Leyland Golf Club father and son Ian and James Fox will be taking their seats on the plane to Mauritius this week for the Tournament of Champions.

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Sam Cotterill is pictured with Chris Nelson

Sam tees-off to win Adam Scott Trophy

Sam Cotterill produced a fine display on the fairways and greens of Preston Golf Club to win the prestigous Adam Scott Trophy for a second time.

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Ken Wright pictured centre with his team  from left to right, Dennis Woods, Vernon Lang, Neil McLachan and Scott Jackson

Chairman Ken’s men made of the Wright stuff

Firs-team boss Matt Jansen was expected to take advantage of local knowledge when the club’s sixth annual Chorley FC Golf Day swung into action at Pleasington.

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Clitheroe club honour their rising star Sophie

Clitheroe Golf Club’s rising young star Sophie Lamb has been made an honorary member of her home club in recognition of her recent golfing achievements.

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Ian and James Fox have reached the  American Golf  Family Championship national final

Leyland father and son head to Belfry

Father and son team Ian and James Fox from Leyland have qualified for the national final of the American Golf Family Championship.

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Jordan Spieth kisses the claret jug at Royal Birkdale

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Fancy a flutter?

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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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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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