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2023 Captain – David Appleyard

YUGC appoint David Appleyard as 2023 County Captain

YUGC are pleased to announce the appointment of David Appleyard as the County Captain for 2023.

David is a family man who has worked at the University of Leeds for almost 30 years and is currently working at The National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) looking after the IT systems.

He was a member of South Leeds Golf Club for 34 years before its closure in 2019 and he is now a member of Howley Hall Golf Club.

David made his debut for the Leeds Union in 1998 and made his debut for Yorkshire in an end of season friendly against Derbyshire in 2001.

David’s golfing achievements include:

• YUGC Amateur Champion – 2004
• YUGC Amateur Runner Up – 2009
• Winning YUGC Team Member, English Golf County Finals 2002 & 2006
• Northern Counties League winner – 2005
• LDUGC Strokeplay Champion, Matchplay Champion and Golfer of the Year – 2000
• YIDU League winner (Leeds) – 2005
• YIDU Team Championship Winner (Leeds) – 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005. 2006, 2010
• Yorkshire 5th Division Team Championship Winner (South Leeds) – 1997
• Nelson Grimshaw Scratch Winner (Garforth GC) – 2003
• Capped 69 times for Yorkshire
• Capped 87 times for the Leeds Union

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