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Golf captaincy honour for trio of Merchant Taylors’ schoolboys

This year, by coincidence, there are three boys at Merchant Taylors’ School who are current or former junior golfing captains, proving that golf is one of the top sports at the school. Josh Curtin (left) from Formby, Charlie Hadden (centre) from Birkdale and Matthew Wilcox from Woolton were elected to represent the junior members of their golf clubs. Josh is the current Formby captain, Charlie captained for Birkdale and Matthew for West Lancashire. A junior captain’s duties last for one year and include tasks such as organising matches and making speeches at dinners. The boys are all in Upper Sixth and are currently revising for their A-levelsRead

Marine FC’s annual golf day to be staged at West Lancashire Golf Club for second successive year

MARINE has announced the staging of its annual golf day at West Lancashire Golf Club in Blundellsands for the second year in succession.Read

Ladies welcome to try golf at West Lancashire Golf Club

THERE is a national campaign to attract more ladies to golf and West Lancashire Golf Club in Blundellsands is heavily involved in this initiative.Read

Boys from Crosby High School get in the swing at Open qualifying

PUPILS from Crosby High School attended the final qualifying round of the Open Golf Championship held at the West Lancashire Golf Club last week.Read

Rooney wins top golf title

JAMES Rooney won the Lancashire Boys' Championship for the Harold Ryden Challenge Trophy at Fishwick Hall by two shots.Read

Excellent golf played in Lancashire County Veteran Ladies’ Golf Association Championship at Formby Ladies Golf Club

FORMBY Cricket Club first XI opened their league campaign with a comfortable home win over Alder.Read

Golfer Paul Wesselingh completes superb hat-trick of titles

LANCASHIRE golfer Paul Wesselingh completed a hat-trick of titles as the first 1836tour.com campaign reached a dramatic climax at West Lancashire Golf Club in Crosby.Read

Charity golf day at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in aid of the Brunswick Youth Club is a great success

THE Michael Marshall Memorial Golf Day in aid of The Brunswick Youth Club in Bootle enjoyed its 10th successful visit to the Royal Liverpool Golf Club.Read

The search is on to find golf’s Steward of the Year

THE search is on to find the golf club 2011 Steward of the Year, the national competition won last year by Andy Shaw of Southport Old Links.Read

PGA Euro Tour returns to Formby Hall

SEFTON’S growing worldwide reputation as England’s Golfing Capital has been given another boost with the news that Formby Hall has secured the PGA EuroPro Tour for a third successive year.Read

Salmon catches Municipal title with a superb display

BILL SALMON is the new Merseyside Municipal champion, earned with a brilliant round of 69 gross and based on a surge of confidence and a round of putting so exceptional a fellow competitor asked him: “Are you sure that putter is legal?”Read

Youngsters get swing of golf

YOUNGSTERS got into the swing of things and ‘putt’ in plenty of effort when they took part in a special sporting event at Aintree Golf Centre.Read

Dougherty misses out in push for Open role

THE contrasting fortunes of two of Merseyside’s top golfers were clearly highlighted during the storm-hit Barclays Scottish Open.Read

The British Amateur Champions arrive on Merseyside later this month

ONE OF the world’s top golf tournaments is returning to its Merseyside roots this month.Read

A new matchplay competition is being organised for amateurs next season

A NEW matchplay competition, the Northern Matchplay Championship, is being organised for amateur golfers in the north west next season.Read

Two of the area’s top golfing events have been given international status

TWO of Merseyside’s top amateur golf events will celebrate a world first next summer.Read

Rising Merseyside teenage golf sensation Liam Connolly embarks on his professional career in Australia

TEENAGER Liam Connolly has left his Merseyside home for Australia after his most successful season to hit his first ball in his professional career.Read

Formby rising golf star Fleetwood turns professional

TOMMY FLEETWOOD, who began his golf career as a youngster playing on the municipal course on Southport Promenade and is now the English Amateur champion, has turned professional.Read



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