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Rita’s magical meeting with Arnold Palmer

Golf lovers the world over will always cherish memories of the late, great Arnold Palmer – and one Fylde coast fan has a magical memento to help her remember ‘The King’, who died on Sunday, two weeks after his 87th birthday.

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Ian Crowther - England duty

Golfer Ian looking on the bright side at last

Royal Lytham and St Annes golfer Ian Crowther knows what it’s like to be plunged into the depths of dismay after being cut down by a crippling ankle condition – but now the transformation in his golfing fortunes, and his health, could hardly be more complete.

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Justin Hatcher, Steven Richardson, Simon Burnett and Brad Sarjantsson with sponsors Phil Barker and Ian Wharmby in the centre

Meet our Portugal-bound finalists in the 2016 Gazette Matchplay

Three first-time finalists will soon be packing their clubs for Portugal to contest the grand finale of this year’s Gazette Matchplay ... but standing between them and the coveted trophy is our ace of the Algarve.

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North Shore - scene of Lancashire Open

Parry wins county open in a play-off

Steve Parry ended a long wait to win the James Brearley Lancashire Open Championship, prevailing after a play-off at Blackpool North Shore.

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North Shore - scene of Lancashire Open

Kelly’s eye on Lancashire golf title

St Annes golfer Phil Kelly shared the lead at four under par after day one of the James Brearley Lancashire Open tournament at the Blackpool North Shore course.

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Matthew - delighted

Royal Lytham to stage women’s Open in 2018

The Ricoh Women’s British Open will take place at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in 2018, it was announced today.

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D-day for Clarke

Clarke makes Ryder Cup picks

European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke has selected Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters as his three wild cards for next month’s defence of the trophy at Hazeltine.

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Taylor's golf tips

Alastair Taylor's golf tips

The Herons Reach professional gives some timely advice
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Alastair Taylor advises

Alastair Taylor's golf tips

The Herons Reach professional looks at lessons from The Open

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The winning Baines School trio (Leaderboard Photography)

Baines School trio the best in England

A trio of young Fylde golfers are the toast of their school.

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Hambleton pupils enjoy Tri-Golf in Thornton

Children giving golf a Tri

Wyre and Fylde schools have launched their drive to compete in next month’s SPAR Lancashire School Games ... a golfing drive, that is.

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Taylor's tips

Alastair Taylor golf tips

Many golfers that I see have a driver that suits them and hit their irons pretty well from six-iron iron down.
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Plant - runaway winner

Lytham Trophy all about Alfie

Alfie Plant defied the tough, testing weather conditions to emerge the runaway winner of the Lytham Trophy, prevailing by seven shots.

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Golf tips

Alastair Taylor golf tips

How to draw and fade the golf ball
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Lytham Trophy under way

Hard going for top amateurs

Golfers found the going tough on the opening day of the Lytham Trophy.

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Masters champion Danny Willett gives a thumbs up in Augusta

Willett’s glory daze

There was a point when Danny Willett was not even sure if he would be taking part in the Masters this year.

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The Gazette Matchplay Golf Tournament 2016

The Gazette Matchplay Golf Tournament 2016

The Fylde Coast’s top golf tournament is back!

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Old Links - Open choice

St Annes Old Links in Open honour

St Annes Old Links Golf Club has been chosen as an important stepping-stone to the 2018 Open Championship.
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Sam Torrance, in the glasses and Paul McGinley (right) among the mourners

Farewell to golf hero O'Connor

Irish golfer Christy O'Connor Junior has been remembered as one in a million at his funeral
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Christy O'Connor Jnr passed away

Christy dies on holiday

One of the biggest stars of Irish golf, Christy O’Connor Jnr, has died while on a holiday abroad.

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