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Bridlington win 6th Division Championship

6th May 2017
  It was another fine, sunny, but somewhat windy day at Halifax Bradley Hall for Yorkshire’s 6th Division Team Championship,...
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Grant Funding for Clubs

24th April 2017
Application for Grant Funding for golf clubs affiliated to the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs is now available What is...
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Keighley GC win the “Plate” Bridge competition.

22nd April 2017
On home turf, Keighley Golf Club’s team of Stephen and Cheryl Brown, Sheila Lewis and Paul Davies beat Harrogate GC...
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7th Division Championship

19th April 2017
A lovely sunny day greeted the twelve teams from the previous week’s qualifier and the six from last year’s 6th...
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NOW AVAILABLE

5th March 2017
The 2017 County Cards are now available to Clubs and their members who are registered as participating in the scheme....
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Change of County Members Secretary

21st December 2016
The Yorkshire Union is very sorry to report that the County Members Secretary, Paul Yates, died just before Christmas. The...
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2016 Annual Dinner

4th November 2016
Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs 2016 Annual Dinner 4th November 2016 at the York Racecourse Over 300 golfers enjoyed another...
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Yorkshire clubs offered a free Rules Evening

11th October 2016
  The Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs offers all affiliated clubs the opportunity of hosting a rules evening where rules...
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2016 County Members’ Seniors Meeting 2 – The Hallowes Golf Club

29th September 2016
"Hello Hallowes . . . ." Having been cancelled in June due to flash flooding, it was good news to...
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Charlie Thornton wins 2016 England Boys Order of Merit

27th September 2016
Charlie Thornton of the Fulford Golf Club has won the 2016 England Boys Order of Merit, scoring over 43,000 points,...
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Yorkshire win England County finals

25th September 2016
Three days of good golf culminated in Yorkshire winning the National finals at Sandwell Park G.C. by a narrow margin....
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2016 County Members’ Invitation Meeting – The Fulford Golf Club

22nd September 2016
"A Full Field of County Members at Fulford . . . ." The day started wet  for the early starters,...
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New YUGC Trophy Cabinets inaugurated

4th September 2016
NEW HOME FOR YORKSHIRE UNION TROPHIES Representatives of the Huddersfield Golf Club and the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs assembled...
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Yorkshire beat Lancashire to win Northern Counties title

3rd September 2016
Gloomy weather did not dampen the hopes of the Yorkshire supporters, as they gathered at the Lindrick Golf Club for...
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2016 County Members’ Autumn Meeting No 2 – The Hainsworth Park Golf Club

1st September 2016
"Happy day's at Hainsworth Park . . . ." For those of you that have not visited Hainsworth Park, it...
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Rotherham are 2016 Team Champions

24th August 2016
2016 Team Championship 1st Division           The Bradford Golf Club welcomed the 18 clubs contesting the...
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2016 County Members’ Autumn Meeting No 1 – The Skipton Golf Club

18th August 2016
"The Hills are Alive to the sound of . . . ." The scenary and hills are spectacular at Skipton...
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Ben Hutchinson is 2016 Yorkshire Amateur Champion

11th August 2016
The weather for the first two days was reasonable, although the wind caused many visits to the challenging rough, but...
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Yorkshire gain narrow 10-8 league win against Durham

6th August 2016
A gloriously sunny day saw Yorkshire welcome Durham to The Oaks G.C. for another critical league fixture. The morning foursomes...
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Yorkshire win Northern Men’s Qualifying Championship

3rd August 2016
2016 E.G. NORTHERN COUNTIES TEAM QUALIFYING CHAMPIONSHIP 3rd AUGUST 2016 – DELAMERE FOREST G.C.   The team travelled to the...
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Dan Brown wins English Amateur Championship

30th July 2016
2016 ENGLISH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL 30th July 2016 - Ganton G.C. After some sparkling play in the earlier match-play rounds,...
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Aubrey – the rules expert nobody wishes to play with

30th July 2016
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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Yorkshire Boys get 9 – 9 draw away against Lancashire

29th July 2016
YORKSHIRE BOYS V LANCASHIRE BOYS North Manchester G.C. - 29th July 2016 The day started overcast and as the players...
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Hay and Schmidt win Under 16 and Under 14 Boys Championships

27th July 2016
YUGC BOYS U16 CHAMPIONSHIP Driffield G.C. – 27th July 2016 The day started with rain, but as soon as the...
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Yorkshire Under 16 boys defeat Lancashire

25th July 2016
YORKSHIRE U16/U15/U14 V LANCASHIRE U16/U15/U14 Abbeydale G.C. - 25th July 2016 The day was sunny with a light breeze blowing,...
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2016 County Members’ Summer Meeting No 2 – The Cleveland Golf Club

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

18th July 2016
Seniors match v Durham The Yorkshire team had a score to settle with Durham following the 14‑4 defeat at Chester-Le-Street...
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Wakefield come out on top at Sand Moor

14th July 2016
2nd DIVISION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 14th July - Sand Moor Golf Club Testing conditions throughout the day saw CSS increase by...
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Yorkshire beat Northumberland at Hexham

9th July 2016
MATCH v NORTHUMBERLAND 9th JULY 2016 - HEXHAM G.C. The team travelled up to the scenic course at Hexham, knowing...
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2016 County Members’ Summer Meeting No 1 – The Beverley and East Riding Golf Club

7th July 2016
"Great scoring on a well presented Beverley course" It was a cloudy, breezy, but warm day that greeted the County...
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Yorkshire Boys qualify for English Junior Team finals

6th July 2016
NORTHERN COUNTIES BOYS QUALIFYING Lindrick G.C. - 6th July 2016 A tremendous win for the Yorkshire Boys team as they...
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Howley Hall defy the weather to win 3rd Division title

29th June 2016
3rd DIVISION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP Although the day started cloudy and overcast, a prompt start was made for the 17 teams...
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2016 Under 15’s Order of Merit winners

27th June 2016
  2016 County Coaches U.15’s Order of Merit Competition Once again our County coaches, Steve Robinson, John King and Gary...
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Alan Wright is 2016 Seniors Champion

21st June 2016
2016 SENIORS AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP The Welham and Park courses at the Malton & Norton Golf Club were in superb condition...
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Boys U13 Golf Day – 8th August

20th June 2016
Applications are now being accepted for the YUGC Boys U13 Golf Day to be held at Sandburn Golf Club on...
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2016 County Members’ Seniors Meeting No 2 – The Hallowes Golf Club – Cancelled!

15th June 2016
Event Cancelled! Unfortunately, due to severe heavy rainfall in the Sheffield area this afternoon and this evening, the Seniors Meeting...
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Hallamshire win 4th Division Team Championship

8th June 2016
4th DIVISION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP Teesside G.C. was the venue, and the day started cloudy and cold for the 4th Division...
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Yorkshire lose close match 8-10 to Cheshire

4th June 2016
MATCH v CHESHIRE 4th JUNE 2016 - SANDIWAY G.C. After the drab weather in recent days in Yorkshire, glorious sunshine...
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2016 County Members’ Seniors Meeting No 1 – The Horsforth Golf Club

2nd June 2016
"County Members Seniors set a hot pace on a chilly day at Horsforth" Despite a chilly and breezy day, the...
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Moortown’s Gray wins Boys Championship

1st June 2016
YORKSHIRE BOYS AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP 72 young hopefuls tee’d off at Fulford G.C. on 1st June for the 2016 Yorkshire Boys...
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2016 County Members’ Spring Meeting No 2 – The Harrogate Golf Club

19th May 2016
"Walking in the footsteps of Harry Vardon" Harry Vardon won six Open Championships and one US Open Championship, and was...
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5th Division won by Crosland Heath G.C.

18th May 2016
5th DIVISION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP The challenging but well-presented Hillsborough G.C. hosted the 5th Division on the 18th May, and good...
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Seniors start 2016 league with win over Cheshire

16th May 2016
The day started badly when the non-playing Captain, John Grimbleby, had to take the place of Ian Clarke in the...
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Yorkshire win league match at Cumbria

7th May 2016
After the long trip across to the splendid course at Seascale, and in fine weather, the Yorkshire team started their...
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Yorkshire Seniors beat Lincolnshire in pre-season friendly

6th May 2016
Following a well-attended pre-season gathering of potential team players at Scarcroft in April, including five new players, the season started...
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2016 County Members’ Spring Meeting No 1 – The Garforth Golf Club

5th May 2016
"Sunshine all the way - as Bodle and Elwis win close tussle" The first County Members' Meeting of 2016 brought...
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Knaresborough win 6th Division Team Championship

4th May 2016
The Normanton course was well presented, although plugged balls were possible in a number of areas due to the recent...
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Lindrick repeat success, winning 7th Division Team Championship

20th April 2016
20th APRIL 2016 After the wet of Scarthingwell, a gloriously sunny day greeted the 17 teams who competed at the...
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Lindrick win Team Championship 7th Division Preliminary Round

12th April 2016
12th APRIL 2016 After one of the wettest winters on record, if not the wettest, our hosts at Scarthingwell Golf...
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Yorkshire winner of the Masters!

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

8th April 2016
Yorkshire Boys U16, U15, U14 Team beat the Northern Federation team at Catterick G.C. 13 – 5. The teams are...
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Yorkshire Boys in comfortable win over Derbyshire

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

3rd April 2016
With the Masters tournament starting later this week the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs President Jonathan Plaxton has a chat...
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Yorkshire lose friendly match to Lincolnshire

2nd April 2016
Hopes were high as the team traveled to the picturesque but tight Lincolnshire course of Waltham Windmill, following the success...
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Encouraging victory in pre-season match versus Derbyshire

28th March 2016
A Yorkshire team blending youth with experience welcomed Derbyshire to Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club on a cold and windy...
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2016 YUGC President

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

21st February 2016
Yorkshire County player Jamie Bower has secured his second victory in South Africa with a 3 shot win in the Southern...
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Nick Marsh – top pro

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

30th January 2016
Jamie Bower the 2015 Yorkshire Amateur Champion from Meltham Golf Club wins his first event on a six week trip...
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England victory for Will Whiteoak

22nd January 2016
Yorkshire County player Will Whiteoak played his part as England A won the Costa Ballena Quadrangular Tournament in Spain for...
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Jonathan Thomson 2nd in Melbourne

9th January 2016
Yorkshire County Player Jonathan Thomson finished a credible 2nd in the Australian Master of the Amateurs Championship down under on...
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