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County golf title up for grabs

The best women golfers in Lancashire converge on Bolton Golf Club on Sunday for the 2017 county championship

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Barrow - Lancashire pick

Golfer Callan earns Red Rose call-up

Teenager Callan Barrow has been rewarded for his excellent display in golf's Lytham Trophy.

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Taylor's tips

Alastair Taylor's golf tips

This week Lytham Golf Academy professional Alastair Taylor looks at how to improve play with the three-wood

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Lytham Trophy leader

In-form England international leads Lytham Trophy field

Dorset's Jack Singh Brar claimed the only sub-par round of the day to set the pace after the first round of the Lytham Trophy.

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Masters champion Sergio in the spotlight

Garcia in landmark Masters triumph

Sergio Garcia admitted his long wait for a major title made his sensational Masters victory even sweeter after beating Justin Rose in a play-off.

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2016 Gazette Matchplay champion Justin Hatcher in Portugal

Your chance to win a dream golfing trip to Portugal ... just like Justin

Reigning champion Justin Hatcher can’t wait to defend his title in the 2017 Gazette Matchplay and bid for another dream golfing trip to Portugal.

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Woods - forced out with a back injury

Wounded Tiger out of Dubai Classic

Former world number one Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic before the start of his second round due to a back injury.

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Eales - in with a chance

Eales in contention for Seniors event

St Annes golfer Paul Eales was among the leading contenders in the season-ending MCB Tour Seniors Championship at Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius
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Alastair Taylor golf tips

Alastair Taylor's golf tips

Everyone wants to hit the ball further off the tee and there are certain aspects which must happen for this to be achieved.
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The winning Lancashire team (Picture courtesy Leaderboard Photography)

Lancashire seniors are national champions

Lancashire are the new English Senior Men’s County Champions – regaining their crown in a thrilling finale at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club in Gloucestershire.

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Andrew Westwell (picture courtesy Leaderboard Photography)

Lancashire golf battle does down to wire

The battle of the champions will unfold today as Lancashire and BB&O (Berks, Bucks & Oxon) and go head-to-head in the title-deciding match at the English Senior Men’s County Finals.

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Magical memories of the Gazette Matchplay 2016 in Portugal

Newly crowned Gazette Matchplay Golf champion Justin Hatcher of the Herons Reach club is back home in Blackpool with some great stories to tell about four fabulous days in Portugal, where he won our annual tournament, so generously sponsored by Blacktax and the Airport Transfer group.

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Crowther - in fine form for Lancashire

Red Rose golfers off to flying start

Lancashire golfers marked their return to the English Senior Men’s County Finals with a hefty 8.5-0.5 win over Worcestershire at Chpping Sodbury on Tuesday,

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Gazette Matchplay 2016 winner Justin Hatcher (centre) with sponsors Ian Wharmby (right, of Blacktax) and Phil Barker of the Airport Transfer Group

Hatcher wins 'Battle of Herons Reach' to take Gazette Matchplay crown in Portugal

Justin Hatcher of Herons Reach Golf Club will never forget his first-ever trip to Portugal – he will be returning home on Sunday with The Gazette Matchplay Trophy.

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Gazette Matchplay semi-finalists at Penina (from left): Justin Hatcher, Brad Sarjantson, Steve Richardson and Simon Burnett

Herons Reach duo to contest Gazette Matchplay decider in Portugal

Saturday's final of The Gazette Matchplay golf tournament will be all-Herons Reach clash in Portugal between former winner Brad Sarjantson and first-time finalist Justin Hatcher.

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Rita Fletcher with Arnold Palmer in 1993

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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