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Tributes to former Rossendale pro and great of the game

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:34am Monday 21st July 2014

Renowned golf coach Bob Torrance, the father of Ryder Cup-winning captain Sam, has died aged 82.

Seventh heaven for Bill

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:21pm Friday 18th July 2014

BILL Bromilow rewrote the history books when he guided Lancashire to two English Championship crowns and a brace of Northern League titles during his five years as county captain.

Doherty takes top prize

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

LANCASHIRE star Ciaran Doherty claimed the first East Lancashire Scratch Challenge Trophy – but it was rising Nelson star Curtis Clarkin who impressed yet again to win his second Cleveland Srixon Northern Order of Merit title of an already memorable season.

Ivinson is the champion

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Friday 11th July 2014

WAYNE Ivinson is Mytton Fold Golf Club’s Champion after winning the two-day club championship.

McDonald’s early start pays off

Lancashire Telegraph: Daryl Symonds, Kev Smith, Nicola McGee (Stroke charity) and Nick McDonald

7:47am Friday 27th June 2014

AN exiled Darwen golfer tackled one of the toughest challenges in the sport to boost the coffers of four different charities.

Ian’s Shaw thing in trophy win

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian’s Shaw thing in trophy win

7:45am Friday 27th June 2014

IAN Shaw played a stormer when Mytton Fold Golf Club held their Frank Hargreaves Memorial Trophy in glorious conditions on Sunday.

Forrest ready for England bow

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Forrest

7:44am Friday 27th June 2014

DEAFNESS is no handicap for golfer Mark Forrest.

Open officials praise course chiefs

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Young lines up a putt at Clitheroe Picture: NEIL McGOVERN

7:42am Friday 27th June 2014

CLITHEROE Golf Club has earned praise from Open Golf chiefs following Monday’s qualifying event at the East Lancashire course.

Open qualification is now Hurst’s aim

Lancashire Telegraph: Jonathan Hurst claimed the Harold Ryden Trophy - and is now seeking Open glory

7:41am Friday 27th June 2014

NEWLY crowned Harold Ryden Trophy champion Jonathan Hurst is aiming to round off a dream week by qualifying for the Open Championship.

Hurst moves closer to an Open dream

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Young lines up a putt at Clitheroe Picture: NEIL McGOVERN

7:48am Tuesday 24th June 2014

PLEASINGTON hot shot Jonathan Hurst moved a step closer to a dream appearance at the Open when he shone during regional qualifying at a sun-drenched Clitheroe yesterday – and can look forward to a shot at final qualifying for golf’s most famous event.

Ashworth: It will take luck for glory

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Ashworth

12:29pm Friday 20th June 2014

TREBLE winner Mark Ashworth admits it would take something special and great good fortune for him to make it a fantastic four Harold Ryden Trophy wins on the spin when the famous competition tees off tomorrow – but that won’t stop him going all out to write another page in the history books.

Lancashire slip at the double

Lancashire Telegraph: Meehan takes over

11:23am Friday 6th June 2014

AN under-strength Lancashire lost their first Daily Telegraph Northern Counties League match for nearly two years when they went down 11-7 to Yorkshire at Selby.

Clitheroe defeated

3:50pm Friday 23rd May 2014

CLITHEROE Seniors hopes of improving their title chances in the Ribble Valley Seniors Golf League suffered a slight setback when they lost 7-5 at Leyland on Monday Singles wins for Swami Narayana and Keith Pedder and a victory for the pairing of Frank Potter and Roger Williams were the only successes for Clitheroe.

Taylor all set for Dutch tilt

2:40pm Friday 23rd May 2014

EMILY Taylor is among the early starters when she gets her Deloitte Open campaign underway in Holland today.

Hurst consolidates second place

1:40pm Friday 23rd May 2014

PLEASINGTON’S Jonathan Hurst remains in second place in the Cleveland Srixon Northern Order of Merit after a strong performance in the Southport & Ainsdale Bowl.

Age is no barrier to star Emily

Lancashire Telegraph: Emily James celebrates her hole in one

11:40am Friday 23rd May 2014

EMILY James has wasted no time in securing her maiden hole in one.

Hazel heading for Grand Medal Final

Lancashire Telegraph: Hazel Sellars had a great weekend

1:50pm Friday 9th May 2014

BLACKBURN golfer Hazel Sellars led 10 qualifiers for the England Golf women’s Grand Medal Final when she won her regional final by three shots.

Sophie Lamb keeps hold of her crown

Lancashire Telegraph: Sophie Lamb keeps hold of her crown

1:50pm Friday 9th May 2014

CLITHEROE’S Sophie Lamb retained her Fairhaven Trophy on a weekend when history was made as the defending champions stepped to the fore.

Clitheroe Seniors in a draw at Preston

Lancashire Telegraph: GOLF: Patriotic ladies' competition at South Cerney

1:50pm Friday 9th May 2014

Clitheroe Seniors battled for a hard-fought draw in their latest Ribble Valley Seniors League match played at Preston on Wednesday.

Stonyhurst Park charity day a huge success

Lancashire Telegraph: Golf Day 2014

1:44pm Friday 9th May 2014

THE fifth annual cancer charity golf day at Stonyhurst Park Golf Club has been declared “the best yet” by organisers.

Clitheroe on song

2:00pm Friday 2nd May 2014

Clitheroe continued their winning ways with victory over Preston Golf Club on Tuesday.

Hurst still leads the way

11:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

Paul Howard warmed up for this week’s Lytham Trophy with a two shot victory in the Pines Trophy at Hillside – but it is still Pleasington star Jonathan Hurst sitting proudly at the top of the Srixon Northern Order of Merit.

Lamb set for Nations Cup

8:51am Friday 2nd May 2014

CLITHEROE’S Sophie Lamb will tee off for England today as she takes to the greens at Fairhaven as the Nations Cup swings into life.

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.



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