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Southport's Tommy Fleetwood just misses out on US Open glory

Runner-up Tommy Fleetwood paid tribute to Brooks Koepka after the American produced a nerveless display to become the first player to successfully defend the US Open in 29 years.

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Mayor Stuart Carefoot and President Roger Cain cut the ribbon at the official opening of new male and female changing rooms and conference room at Longridge Golf Club. Photos by David Hurst.

Longridge Golf Club celebrates state-of-the-art commerce hub

Expansion plans at Longridge Golf Club have finally been completed – putting it in a premium position to bring further commercial and business opportunities to the town.

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Longridge Golf Club Womens Captain Linda Hacking driving off

Thousands raised by Longridge golf captain Linda after swimming 22 miles for diabetes research

The Lady Captain at Longridge Golf Club has swapped her five irons for a dip in the  pool – swimming a length equal to the English Channel to raise vital awareness and cash for diabetes research.

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Patrick Reed holds the championship trophy

Reed’s Masters dream comes true

Patrick Reed admitted it was a dream come true to win the Masters, despite his Augusta connections not being enough to make him a crowd favourite.

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Fancy a flutter?

Betting column: US Masters – FIVE to watch

Valuebet’s Joe Whitaker looks ahead to the US Masters which starts on Thursday

The year for sports betting officially starts on the first day of the US Masters I believe.

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John Gorton

Sporting pro John Gorton takes over as capain of Chorley Golf Club

A professional sportsman who swapped tries for tees has been named as this year’s captain of Chorley Golf Club.

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All set: The new officers at Chorley Golf Club line up. From left: John Gorton, Janet Cartledge, Hilary Jackson, Steph Patterson and Darren Edwards.

Chorley Golf Club name second lady president

Chorley Golf Club have named only their second lady President, as Hilary Jackson takes on the post.

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Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Club.

Next step for nearly 100 homes at Garstang golf club is underway after developers clear first hurdle

Extensive plans to bring nearly 100 homes to Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Club have been tabled by developers behind the project.

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Tommy Fleetwood holds the trophy

Tommy retains his Abu Dhabi Championship title

Southport’s Tommy Fleetwood admitted he had been determined to retain his hunger after successfully defending the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Golf: great exercise and cheaper than the gym

Golf: great exercise and cheaper than the gym

Young people have the wrong idea about golf and it’s time to change their minds, say Chorley Golf Club.

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Sharon Jones at Samlesbury Hall

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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