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Fylde coast golf round-up: New Lancashire Senior champion crowned at Blackpool North Shore

Tony Flanagan capped his return from major surgery by being crowned Lancashire Seniors county golf champion for the first time at Blackpool North Shore.

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Former semi-finalist Glen Elvidge will be the next opponent for Ian Ogden in the Gazette Matchplay

Fylde coast golf review: Ian's prize scalp in Gazette Matchplay

He might have taken the scalp of one former champion in the Gazette Matchplay Golf Tournament, but Fleetwood Golf Club’s Ian Ogden is keeping his feet on the ground ahead of a match-up with Glen Elvidge, another to have played in Portugal as one of our final four.

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Leading role for Lytham Green Drive golfer Tony as captain of captains

Leading role for Lytham Green Drive golfer Tony as captain of captains

Tony Calverley of Lytham Green Drive has been elected captain of the Society of Fylde Golf Captains.

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Catriona Matthew

Fylde coast golf round-up: Kim and Matthew confirmed for Royal Lytham and St Annes showpiece

Defending champion IK Kim and 2009 winner Catriona Matthew have confirmed  they will contest the 42nd Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club from August 2-5.

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Knott End President Anne Hughes presents winners Alex Gardner and Eddie Carswell with the Carlsberg Trophy

Fylde coast golf round-up: Royal Lytham's Louis so close in Lancashire Boys' Championship

Louis Talarcyzk of Royal Lytham and St Annes was runner-up in the Lancashire County Boys Championship, won for the second successive year by 17-year-old Greg Holmes of Royal Birkdale.

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Fairhaven's Jenna Cooke,  Doreen Tomlinson (lady vice-captain), Helen Miller (lady captain) and Lynn Griffiths

Fylde coast golf review: Fairhaven warms up for summer with captains' celebrations and junior spectacular

The sun beamed down on Fairhaven Golf Club as its new captain Colin Jakeman and lady captain Helen Miller presided over their inaugural drive-ins.
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T&K Gallagher Team One, winners of the Gusto Trophy at Herons Reach

International aces head to Fylde coast for great golf weekend

Young golfers bidding to be the next Georgia Hall or Rory McIlroy can make a name for themselves this weekend as Europe’s elite juniors flock to Fairhaven.

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The Mayor and Mayoress of Preesall join junior members at Knott End Golf Club's open day

Knott End club's outstanding open day

A busy week for Knott End Golf Club included a very successful open day on Sunday.

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Patrick Reed holds the championship trophy

Reed’s Masters dream comes true

Patrick Reed admitted it was a dream come true to win the Masters, despite his Augusta connections not being enough to make him a crowd favourite.

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Last year's Gazette Matchplay winner Elliot Lavin (right) with Ian Wharmby of tournament sponsors Blacktax

You could win a dream golfing trip to Portugal in this year's Gazette Matchplay Golf

What can £10 buy you in 2018?
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Royal Lytham and St Annes

Royal Lytham and St Annes to stage Senior Open golf in 2019

The Senior Open will return to Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club in 2019 for the first time in 25 years.

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Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Club.

Next step for nearly 100 homes at Garstang golf club is underway after developers clear first hurdle

Extensive plans to bring nearly 100 homes to Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Club have been tabled by developers behind the project.

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Old Links - busy year of Open action

Old Links clinches notable Open double

St Annes Old Links Golf Club has been confirmed as the final qualifying venue for the 2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open.

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Champion Elliot Lavin with sponsors Phil Barker (MD of the The Airport Transfer Group, left) and Ian Wharmby (MD of Blacktax, right)

The Gazette Matchplay Golf Finals 2017 - full report from Portugal

Cheeky chappy Elliot Lavin smiled his way to glory in the Gazette Matchplay Championship in Portugal.

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Elliot Lavin

Lavin wins prestigious golf competition

Comeback kid Elliot Lavin is the 2017 Gazette Matchplay champion after he overcame two-time former winner Chris Boyes in a gripping final.
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Ian Wharmby of Blacktax (far left) and Phil Barker of the Airport Transfer Group (far right) with Matchplay finalists (from left) Anthony Berry, Elliot Lavin, Chris Boyes and Glen Elvidge

Lavin and Boyes book place in Gazette Matchplay final

Elliot Lavin and Chris Boyes will fight it out for the title of Gazette Matchplay champion 2017.

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Ian Wharmby of Blacktax (far left) and Phil Barker of the Airport Transfer Group (far right) with Matchplay finalists (from left) Anthony Berry, Elliot Lavin, Chris Boyes and Glen Elvidge at Lancaster

Meet the four finalists packing their golf bags for Portugal in the Gazette Matchplay

Three first time finalists stand between Chris Boyes and a hat-trick of Gazette Matchplay titles in Portugal at the end of the month.

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England celebrate with the trophy

Old Links course praised as England retain crown

England were crowned the 2017 Boys Home Internationals champions with a 100% record after winning all three matches against Ireland, Scotland and Wales at St Annes Old Links Golf Club.

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England triumphant at Old Links

England retain title at St Annes Old Links

England have won the boys' home international championship at St Annes Old Links Golf Club

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Old Links - scene of home internationals

England youngsters bid to clinch title at Old Links

England are hoping to close out victory in the boys' home international championships at St Annes Old Links on Thursday.

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