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Home rules for Pleasington pairing

4:40pm Friday 4th April 2014

HOME duo Salim Ladha and Frank Wrigley claimed the glory as the sun shone on Pleasington for the Spring Open Fourball.

Boott wins at Bash

3:40pm Friday 4th April 2014

A BLUSTERY weekend at Baxenden didn’t detract from good golf being played with Ste Boott’s 37 points claiming the First Division of the Thwaites Medal.

Young bidding for a hat-trick

11:40am Friday 4th April 2014

LONGRIDGE'S Mark Young will bid to defend his Cleveland Srixon Northern Order of Merit title when the first event of the new season takes place on Sunday.

Captain’s day success

10:43am Friday 4th April 2014

WHALLEY Golf Club season started on Saturday with the club’s captain’s drive-in.

Cricketers come to the fore

10:42am Friday 4th April 2014

FORMER Rishton Cricket Club captain Jimmy Bibby proved he is just as capable with a golf club as he was with a bat as he teamed up with a former Blackburn Road team-mate.

Golfers ready for Turkey at Baxenden

7:50am Friday 6th December 2013

Golfers can stay in the swing this weekend as Baxenden stages a nine-hole Turkey Shoot.

The Big Interview: Damian is guru to many of golf’s greats

Lancashire Telegraph: Damian Taylor and Rory McIlroy

9:00am Sunday 1st December 2013

THE men whose job it is to unravel the mysteries of hitting a golf ball in the direction you desire are the gurus of the sport.

Lancashire Union mourns Eddie Monaghan

Lancashire Telegraph: Eddie Monaghan

11:30am Friday 29th November 2013

EDDIE Monaghan, who served as Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs president in 2001-02, has died at the age of 80 following a year-long battle with illness.

Snooker stars to play golf at Accrington

11:00am Friday 22nd November 2013

A HOST of the world’s leading snooker players will be swapping the baize for the greens when they line up at Accrington Golf Club for a charity event next year.

Snooker stars cue up - and tee-off in Accrington

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Williams will tee-off at Accrington Golf Club

8:22am Thursday 21st November 2013

A host of top snooker players including Mark Williams, John Higgins and Steve Davies will be swapping the baize for the greens when they take part in a charity tournament in Accrington next year.

Nick fades away

7:15am Monday 28th October 2013

Chorley’s Nick Dougherty faded to tied 57th in the final two rounds of the National Bank of Oman Golf Classic.

On song Ashworth books place in Harold Ryden knockouts

7:05am Monday 22nd July 2013

REIGNING champion Mark Ashworth booked his place in the knockout stages of the Harold Ryden Trophy on Saturday – and now has eyes on a third straight title.

Local stars tee off to the Open

11:50am Friday 21st June 2013

NINE East Lancashire golfers will be hoping to move a step closer to the Open Championship on Monday when regional qualifying takes place at Clitheroe.

Chance to tee off with Flitty

3:10pm Friday 14th June 2013

GARRY Flitcroft and Matt Jansen have confirmed they will play in the Chorley FC annual golf day at Shaw Hill on August 8.

Lancashire continue fine start to season

12:10pm Friday 31st May 2013

LANCASHIRE continued their blistering start to the season as they demolished neighbours Cheshire 14-4 in a Daily Telegraph Northern Counties League match at Bromborough.

It’s Northern delight for Hunt and Lamb

11:50am Friday 24th May 2013

ENGLAND boy cap Robert Burlison from Staffordshire and Norfolk’s Jack Yule led the 132-strong field in the Brabazon Trophy Northern Qualifier at Pleasington.

Red Rose blooming

2:10pm Friday 17th May 2013

LANCASHIRE began their defence of the Daily Telegraph Northern Counties League title when they breezed to an emphatic 15-3 victory over Cumbria at Royal Birkdale.

Taylor hits the top 10

8:10am Tuesday 23rd April 2013

CHORLEY golfer Emily Taylor secured the second top 10 finish of her pro career as she took ninth in a rain-affected South Africa Women’s Open.

Ryder Cup part of Jeff’s big year

12:30pm Friday 12th April 2013

JEFF Mathews embarks on his second campaign as secretary of the PGA in Lancashire with a busy schedule which tees off at Fishwick Hall today.

Taylor ready for Morocco challenge

8:08am Tuesday 26th March 2013

EMILY Taylor is back in action on the Ladies European Tour this week when she takes part in the Lalla Meryem Cup in Morocco.

Golfer Taylor misses cut in China

9:50am Saturday 9th March 2013

A POOR second round cost East Lancashire golfer Emily Taylor a place in the final day of the World Ladies Golf Championships in China.

Terrific Taylor’s top 10 finish

11:00am Tuesday 12th February 2013

RISING golf star Emily Taylor completed a sensational second ever professional tournament as she celebrated a top 10 finish in the New Zealand Women’s Open.

Taylor takes heart from debut

7:49am Monday 4th February 2013

EMILY Taylor can take plenty of encouragement from her debut professional tournament after returning a level par 72 in the second round of the Volvik RACV Ladies Masters in Australia.

Taylor ready to mix it with the big guns on pro tour

10:50pm Saturday 26th January 2013

SOME 18-year-olds might take a gap year before university.

Life honour for golf's Ian

9:50am Friday 11th January 2013

Pleasington’s Ian Woolley will be made a Life Member of the club at the AGM later this month. He joined Pleasington in 1947 and was captain in 1975 and president from 1998 to 2007. He was also president of the Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs.

Teenager Emily wins place on the Tour

12:10pm Friday 21st December 2012

CHORLEY golf star Emily Taylor produced a stellar performance to win a place on the European Ladies Tour at the first attempt when she tied second at the final qualifying school in Morocco.

Winter joy for Judith after singles win

11:33am Friday 14th December 2012

IT was Mytton Fold Golf Club’s ladies who came to the fore in this weekend’s Winter Singles competition.

Golfing youngsters celebrate successful year

11:31am Friday 14th December 2012

A NUMBER of awards were handed out when Accrington Golf Club played host to the East Lancashire Golf Association’s junior prize presentation night.

Townend claims PGA triumph

7:20am Saturday 20th October 2012

Simon Townend rolled back the years to win the Lancashire County PGA Championship at Knott End.

Golf Results

8:20am Friday 19th October 2012

Golf results October 19

Close contest at Baxenden

8:19am Friday 19th October 2012

BAXENDEN’S Club Fourball Turkey Shoot turned into a battle of the captains.

PGA chief praises work of captains

8:18am Friday 19th October 2012

OAK Royal Golf & Country Club captains Lee Keller and Marion Mitchell were taken by surprise at their end of season dinner when they were presented with framed letters from one of the game’s most influential figures.

Dodd ends year on high

8:17am Friday 19th October 2012

GLYNN Dodd lifted the final major trophy of the season at Great Harwood last weekend after a three-shot victory in the Ian Holt Golden Eagle Putter.

Champion Campbell savours double

8:16am Friday 19th October 2012

PHIL Campbell’s win in the Champion of Champions made it two top spots in consecutive weekends when he took Mytton Fold Golf Club’s final individual competition of the season.

Wilpshire Tyke away a Turkey trip

8:16am Friday 19th October 2012

WILPSHIRE Golf Club triumphed on Yorkshire soil to clinch a trip to Turkey for The Lombard Challenge.

Townend rolls back the years

10:22am Friday 12th October 2012

WILPSHIRE professional Simon Townend rolled back the years to win the Lancashire County PGA Championship at Knott End.

Young claims his fourth merit title

10:21am Friday 12th October 2012

HURST Green’s Mark Young wrapped up his fourth Northern Order of Merit title in six years in a tense finish to the Pines Trophy at Hillside.

Lancashire edged out in final

12:30pm Friday 5th October 2012

LANCASHIRE were defeated by the narrowest of margins by defending champions Wiltshire in the English Counties Final at Staffordshire club Beau Desert.

Europe win Ryder Cup in stunning fashion

11:43pm Sunday 30th September 2012

EUROPE have clinched the Ryder Cup after a remarkable comeback at Medinah.

Bromilow aims for County glee

8:29am Friday 28th September 2012

Lancashire captain Bill Bromilow is hoping to go out in a blaze of glory when his side seek a third English County Championship crown in the five years he’s been at the helm.

Young faces a battle for Merit

8:27am Friday 28th September 2012

SEAN Doherty produced more magic to win the Pendle Witch Trophy at Clitheroe and take over top spot in the Cleveland Srixon Northern Order of Merit from long-time leader Mark Young.

Red Rose blooms in Northern glory

2:00pm Friday 14th September 2012

LANCASHIRE won the Daily Telegraph Northern Counties League for the second time in five years after a dramatic end to the season.

Clegg family sweeps the board

8:19am Friday 7th September 2012

THE Clegg family swept the board when Mytton Fold Golf Club held its President’s Day on Sunday.

Ladies complete the clean sweep

8:18am Friday 7th September 2012

THE Pleasington Ladies Scratch team have retained the LLCGA Scratch Shield trophy completing the hat-trick ‘clean sweep’ of all the trophies available to be won for the second year in a row.

Chorley star Taylor is one step closer to Women's British Open

10:13am Friday 31st August 2012

CHORLEY’S Emily Taylor followed up her capture of the Under-18s title in the Ladies British Open Amateur Stroke-play championship at Shandon Park GC, Belfast last week by heading a field of 95 at the Ricoh Women's British Open pre-qualifying competition over 18 holes at The Berkshire Golf Club.

Fairclough praise for champ Emily

8:22am Monday 6th August 2012

FORMER Ladies European Tour golfer Lora Fairclough spoke of her delight for Chorley teenager Emily Taylor following her English U18 Girls’ Championships at Sandiway.

Accrington pair are second

8:55am Friday 3rd August 2012

Accrington pairing Lee Shaw and Martin Slack were runners-up at Wednesday’s County Handicap Foursomes competition, held at St Annes Old Links.

Bartram is starter

8:55am Friday 3rd August 2012

Rossendale Golf Club youngster Luke Bartram is part of the first group of starters at next Monday’s Lancashire U14 Boys Golf Championship.

Niall shows his class

8:47am Friday 3rd August 2012

TALENTED Nelson youngster Niall Ormerod picked up his first points in the Cleveland Srixon Northern Order of Merit in style by winning the Wilpshire Trophy.

Pownell is top youngster at Rotary

8:46am Friday 3rd August 2012

Whalley Golf Club was the venue for the Accrington Rotary Club Young Golfer Competition.

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