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YUGC Bridge Competition

 The Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs Bridge Competition runs from October to March.All affiliated Clubs are invited to participate by...
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15th September 2016

Yorkshire beat Lancashire to win Northern Counties title

Gloomy weather did not dampen the hopes of the Yorkshire supporters, as they gathered at the Lindrick Golf Club for...
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3rd September 2016

Rotherham are 2016 Team Champions

2016 Team Championship 1st Division          The Bradford Golf Club welcomed the 18 clubs contesting the 1st...
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24th August 2016

Ben Hutchinson is 2016 Yorkshire Amateur Champion

The weather for the first two days was reasonable, although the wind caused many visits to the challenging rough, but...
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11th August 2016

Yorkshire win Northern Men’s Qualifying Championship

2016 E.G. NORTHERN COUNTIES TEAM QUALIFYING CHAMPIONSHIP3rd AUGUST 2016 – DELAMERE FOREST G.C. The team travelled to the Cheshire venue without...
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3rd August 2016

Aubrey – the rules expert nobody wishes to play with

Find  out what happens in the latest story about Aubrey, the rules expert, when he plays in the medal with 2...
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30th July 2016

Hay and Schmidt win Under 16 and Under 14 Boys Championships

YUGC BOYS U16 CHAMPIONSHIPDriffield G.C. – 27th July 2016The day started with rain, but as soon as the first player...
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27th July 2016

2016 County Members’ Summer Meeting No 2 – The Cleveland Golf Club

"Perfect conditions as the County Members hit the Links" As well as being the oldest golf club in Yorkshire, established...
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21st July 2016

Wakefield come out on top at Sand Moor

2nd DIVISION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP14th July - Sand Moor Golf ClubTesting conditions throughout the day saw CSS increase by 3 strokes...
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14th July 2016

2016 County Members’ Summer Meeting No 1 – The Beverley and East Riding Golf Club

"Great scoring on a well presented Beverley course" It was a cloudy, breezy, but warm day that greeted the County...
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7th July 2016

Howley Hall defy the weather to win 3rd Division title

3rd DIVISION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPAlthough the day started cloudy and overcast, a prompt start was made for the 17 teams (one...
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29th June 2016

Alan Wright is 2016 Seniors Champion

2016 SENIORS AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIPThe Welham and Park courses at the Malton & Norton Golf Club were in superb condition for...
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21st June 2016

2016 County Members’ Seniors Meeting No 2 – The Hallowes Golf Club – Cancelled!

Event Cancelled! Unfortunately, due to severe heavy rainfall in the Sheffield area this afternoon and this evening, the Seniors Meeting...
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15th June 2016

Yorkshire lose close match 8-10 to Cheshire

MATCH v CHESHIRE4th JUNE 2016 - SANDIWAY G.C.After the drab weather in recent days in Yorkshire, glorious sunshine greeted the...
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4th June 2016

Moortown’s Gray wins Boys Championship

YORKSHIRE BOYS AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP72 young hopefuls tee’d off at Fulford G.C. on 1st June for the 2016 Yorkshire Boys Amateur...
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1st June 2016

5th Division won by Crosland Heath G.C.

5th DIVISION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPThe challenging but well-presented Hillsborough G.C. hosted the 5th Division on the 18th May, and good scores...
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18th May 2016

Yorkshire win league match at Cumbria

After the long trip across to the splendid course at Seascale, and in fine weather, the Yorkshire team started their...
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7th May 2016

2016 County Members’ Spring Meeting No 1 – The Garforth Golf Club

"Sunshine all the way - as Bodle and Elwis win close tussle" The first County Members' Meeting of 2016 brought...
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5th May 2016

Lindrick repeat success, winning 7th Division Team Championship

20th APRIL 2016After the wet of Scarthingwell, a gloriously sunny day greeted the 17 teams who competed at the Dewsbury...
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20th April 2016

Yorkshire winner of the Masters!

Congratulations to Danny Willett on his magnificent victory in the 2016 Masters at Augusta.  He played steady and controlled golf,...
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10th April 2016

Yorkshire Boys in comfortable win over Derbyshire

Matty Raybould (Bridlington) led his Yorkshire Boys Team to a convincing win over Derbyshire at Tankersley Park GC 15-3.The day...
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4th April 2016
The Masters

The Masters

3rd April 2016

Yorkshire lose friendly match to Lincolnshire

Hopes were high as the team traveled to the picturesque but tight Lincolnshire course of Waltham Windmill, following the success...
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2nd April 2016

2016 YUGC President

Huddersfield Golf Club hosted this years Annual Council Meeting of the Union.At the meeting Peter Finnegan handed over the reins...
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24th February 2016
2nd SA win for Jamie Bower

2nd SA win for Jamie Bower

21st February 2016

Nick Marsh – top pro

Nick Marsh, a past Yorkshire County Player and the 2014 England Amateur Champion has made a good start to his professional career.Nick finished...
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11th February 2016
Jamie Bower wins in SA

Jamie Bower wins in SA

30th January 2016

England victory for Will Whiteoak

Yorkshire County player Will Whiteoak played his part as England A won the Costa Ballena Quadrangular Tournament in Spain for...
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22nd January 2016

New Rules Quiz

Rules Quiz no 13  has been added in the Rules Corner to test your knowledge of the Rules of Golf.
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30th December 2015
Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner

6th November 2015

EG Senior County Finals

The Yorkshire squad went to the Robin Hood G.C. in Solihull full of optimism, and in their first match in...
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8th October 2015
Inter-Club Foursomes

Inter-Club Foursomes

25th September 2015

EG Northern Seniors

The Seniors squad headed to Castle Eden Golf Club for this qualifying competition, in good spirit but with only modest...
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8th September 2015
Yorkshire v Durham

Yorkshire v Durham

29th August 2015

Yorkshire Amateur Championship

A strong field of players were at the magnificent Fulford Golf Club, for this year's Amateur Championship.  An experimental format,...
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20th August 2015
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YUGC President

President 2016
Jonathan Plaxton
Fulford Golf Club

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The Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs 

The Union is the largest County Union affiliated to England Golf with over 185 golf clubs in the County.
The primary objectives of the Union are to:

  • further the interests of Amateur Golf.
  • assist in maintaining a uniform system of handicapping
  • arrange a County Amateur Championship and such other Championships, Competitions and Golf Meetings as the Executive Committee, with the sanction of the Council, may from time to time decide.
  • co-operate with the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews and England Golf in all matters relating to Amateur Golf

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