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Thorpe Wood youngster is a real Bobby dazzler

Tiny tot Bobby Moore may only be six years-old but he’s already a big star in junior golf.

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Michael Wood.

Milton junior Michael follows in some famous footsteps at Birkdale

Members of Peterborough Milton’s thriving junior section have been in eye-catching form of late.

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Pictured are from the left Steve Fraser (Smithers Purslow), Liz Haughton (Greetham Valley Junior Organiser), Carolyn Affleck (Smithers Purslow) and Neil Curtis (Greetham Valley Head PGA Professional).

GOLF: Sponsorship boost for Greetham juniors

Greetham Valley’s thriving junior section has received another boost in the form of a new sponsor.

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Greetham Valley captain James Ablett congratulates Emma Steele on her 25th Anniversary Trophy win.

HAPPY ANNIVESARY: A round to savour for Emma

The 25th Anniversary Trophy at Greetham Valley produced a stunning performance by Emma Steele to win the Ladies Trophy.

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Russ Holden.

GOLF: Russ is a double Winter League winner

Russ Holden won both the men’s and seniors Winter League competitions at Greetham Valley at the weekend.

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David Lord  (left) and Rob Newns on the Earth Course in Dubai.

GOLF: Gedney Hill pair do well in Dubai

Two Gedney Hill Golf Club members finished third in the final of a big national tournament in Dubai.

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Jacob Williams.

Jacob rises to the challenge on British Junior Golf Tour

Peterborough Milton youngster Jacob Williams made the perfect start to the season by claiming the gross plaudits in the Challenge Division in the British Junior Golf Tour event at Cambridge Meridian Golf Club on Sunday.

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Lincoln City celebrations after their FA Cup win over Burnley.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Lincoln’s heroes, I’ll miss the big head, sack the pundits

Lincoln City proved my belief, that the magic of the FA Cup is a myth, very wrong

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Action from last year's American Golf Long Drive Championship at High Legh Golf Club.

GOLF: The hunt is on to find our biggest hitters

The search is on to find the biggest hitter in local golf.

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Heroic Roger Federer isn't perfect.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Heroic Federer, Wenger’s let off, bad guys do win

It’s a shame he benefitted from an obnoxious, partisan Aussie crowd and that he took advantage of the lax rules regarding medical timeouts which halt momentum, but it was still a fine effort by a 35 year-old to win his 18th Grand Slam title

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Stuart Brown.

TURKEY TOURNAMENT: Brown third in European international event

Local golfer Stuart Brown was in the England three-man team that finished third in a big event in Turkey this week.

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Alex Carter and Lee Cameron were big winners in Portugal.

Lee and Alex make the perfect pair in Portugal

Two Greetham Valley players have just won a big national final in Portugal.

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Pictured from the left at the 2017 Environmental Golf Awards ceremony are STRI Senior Ecology Consultant Bob Taylor, Greetham Valleys Managing Director Robert Hinch, Business & Marketing Director Dee Hinch, Course Manager Adi Porter and STRI Ecology Consultant Sophie Vukolic.

NATIONAL AWARDS: Greetham Valley wins top environmental prize

Greetham Valley have won a national award fending off a challenge from big names such as Carnoustie Golf Links and The Carrick on Loch Lomond.

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Pictured at the Elton Furze Captains Drive-In are the clubs new captains for 2017. They are mens captain David Smith, junior captain Isabel Davies, ladies captain Marilyn Smith and seniors captain Roger Mayhew.

Curly whirly not quite sweet enough for victory

Graham ‘Curly’ Hodson hit a hole-in-one at Peterborough Milton last week.

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Jim Weston during his Baker Perkins CC days.

OBITUARY: RIP local legend Jim Weston

One of Peterborough’s best all-round cricketers passed away at the weekend.

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Burghley Park course manager Paul Mills.

BURGHLEY PARK NEWS: Mills on course to improve Stamford club

Burghley Park Golf Club’s first ever course manager is promising improvements to the 18-hole course at Stamford to reflect its superb setting within the grounds of Burghley House.

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Maria Sharapova is a villain of 2016.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: The heroes and villains of 2016

All good columnists use their last page of the year to remember the best and worst from the previous 12 months.

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is the best boss in the Premier League.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Conte is best boss, Tiger needs to quit, stop picking South Africans to play for England

The manager prepared to admit he was wrong and put things right is now leading the Premier League.

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Peterborough Milton Ladies prizewinners.

Prize time for leading ladies

Peterborough Milton Ladies, after a successful year under the leadership of captain Carol Dunn, held their annual presentation night last week.

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Andy Murray celebrates his rise to world number one after winning the Paris Masters.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Is Murray the best GB sportsman of all time?

Arise Sir Andy Murray. I assume it will happen at the next opportunity and so it should.

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