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Hillsborough golfer Clive Downing is England men’s handicap golfer of year

Hills borough’s Clive Downing completed an emotional rollercoaster when he won the England Golf Gold Medal to become the men’s handicap golfer of the year.

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Matt Fitzpatrick has booked his place at the Ryder Cup

Golf: Sheffield’s Matt Fitzpatrick books his place at Ryder Cup

Matt Fitzpatrick’s rise to prominence has reached a new height after the Sheffield golfer claimed a place in Europe’s Ryder Cup team on Sunday.

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Czech Masters: Matt Fitzpatrick on course for Ryder Cup debut after solid second round in Prague

Matt Fitzpatrick kept himself well in contention to secure his spot on the European Ryder Cup team as he fired a second consecutive 69 on day two of the D+D REAL Czech Masters in Prague.

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Fans of Great Britain's Danny Willett cheer on the 3rd hole during the final round of the men's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Olympic golf: Desperate Dan Willett looking for a form boost

Danny Willett is desperately looking to recover his form as focus shifts from Rio to the Ryder Cup.

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Danny Willett breathes a sigh of frustration as he walks off a green in Rio

Rio 2016: Danny Willett has work to do to stay in contention for Olympic golf medal

Danny Willett admits he needs to buck his ideas up if he is to challenge for a historic Olympic gold medal in Rio.
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Great Britain's Danny Willett during his first round of the Golf event at the Olympic Golf Course on the sixth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Olympics: Danny Willett wilting for Team GB but Justin Rose bags the Games’ first ever hole-in-one

Justin Rose wrote his own name in the record books on a day that golf made history - but Danny Willett struggled as the sport returned to the Olympics.

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Olympics: Danny Willett’s delight at decision to play in Rio

Danny Willett admits he is delighted to have made the decision to compete in golf’s return to the Olympics.

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The winning England team at the 2016 Boys Home Internationals. (Image: The R&A)

Golf: Hallamshire's Alex Fitzpatrick helps England Boys to Home Internationals glory

Hallamshire's Alex Fitzpatrick helped England become 2016 Boys’ Home International champions after a strong final day performance to defeat the holders Scotland 9-6 in the deciding match at Ballyliffin Golf Club in Donegal.

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Matthew Fitzpatrick. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

Sheffield golf star Matthew Fitzpatrick hit by travel woes

Air travel can be stressful at the best of times, but for Sheffield born Matthew Fitzpatrick a routine flight from the US turned into a nightmare.

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Matt Fitzpatrick ‘overworked’ in bid for Ryder Cup debut

Matt Fitzpatrick says he has played too much golf in a bid to win a place on the European Ryder Cup team.

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Lee Westwood officially re-opens the golf club after refurbishments.
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Dunlop promise £2m bonus for Westwood if he wins US PGA Championship this weekend

Lee Westwood will pocket a cool £2million if he lifts one of golf’s four major titles.

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Worksop Town first team and ladies team players show off the new kits

Worksop Town celebrate new Lee Westwood sponsorship deal with 2016/17 kit launch

Worksop Town have celebrated new sponsorship deals, including the backing of Lee Westwood, with the launch of their 2016/17 kits.

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Sweden's Henrik Stenson celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning the Open Championship at Royal Troon (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire).

The Open: Rotherham coach Pete Cowen’s graft pays off with Henrik Stenson’s Troon triumph

Fifteen years ago, Rotherham golf coach Pete Cowen was asked by a friend to run his eye over a sinewy Swede with ambitions of breaking into the big time.

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Danny Willett held his nerve on the 18th at Royal Troon to make the cut at The Open

The Open: Willett sneaks through but Fitzpatrick misses cut at Royal Troon

Danny Willett rolled in a superb 15 foot putt to make the cut at The Open by a whisker after another difficult day at Royal Troon.

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Danny Willett during his first round at The Open

The Open: Tough times for Willett and Fitzpatrick at Royal Troon

Danny Willett and Matt Fitzpatrick held their nerve to avoid their rounds collapsing on a tough first day at The Open.

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Nick Matthew column: The Olympics should be the pinnacle for any athlete

The Open is one of the highlights of the British sporting summer.

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Danny Willett will represent Team GB in this summer's Olympics in Rio

Golf: Danny Willett to represent Team GB in Rio Olympics

Masters champion Danny Willett and Justin Rose have been confirmed as Team GB's representatives for this summer's Olympics.

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Danny Willett speaks to the media at Royal Troon

The Open: Danny Willett on hunt for his Masters form

Masters champion Danny Willett admits he is trying to rediscover the game which won him the Green Jacket as the knock-on effects of winning at Augusta have impacted on his form.

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Danny Willett during practice at Royal Troon

The Open: Star-studded group for Danny Willett

Masters champion Danny Willett has been drawn in a plum group as he looks to add a second Major to his collection at The Open.

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