Chorley kids' chance to dip into learning top tee skills

4:21pm Wednesday 21st August 2013

Youngsters who are keen to follow in the footsteps of golfers such as Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy or even Chorley’s very own former Ladies European Tour player Lora Fairclough can make a head start at Chilli Dip Golf Academy.

Chorley teenager launches golf career

Chorley Citizen: Tom Ryder

5:02pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

A teenage golfer is on course for a career in the sport after excelling on his course at Myerscough College.

Memorial game is a hit on the fairways

Chorley Citizen: Shaw Hill president David Heywood, Jennifer Culshaw, competition winner Ken Page with his trophy, and club captain Kevin O’Brien

2:53pm Wednesday 10th October 2012

More than 100 players from across the North West gathered at Shaw Hill Golf Club to compete in the inaugural Paul Culshaw Memorial Trophy.

Chorley's Nick Dougherty 'sad' at absence of Tiger Woods

11:45am Tuesday 15th December 2009

Chorley’s Nick Dougherty says he is sad that Tiger Woods has taken an indefinite break from golf.

Dougherty points way to beating the cut

Chorley Citizen: LOOKING DAPPER: Shaw Hill’s Nick Dougherty lines up his putt at the final hole of his opening round at Turnberry

4:14pm Friday 17th July 2009

CHORLEY golfer Nick Dougherty has given himself a good chance of making the cut at the Open Championship after recovering from a poor start in yesterday’s first round at Turnberry.

Dougherty looks to end his Open jinx at Turnberry

Chorley Citizen: IN GOOD NICK: Dougherty practices with Justin Rose yesterday

4:24pm Wednesday 15th July 2009

CHORLEY’s Nick Dougherty has revealed he is annoyed with himself for not taking a short break away from golf ahead of tomorrow’s Open Championship.

Chorley golfer Dougherty’s able to laugh again

Chorley Citizen: WINNER: Nick Dougherty

3:35pm Tuesday 30th June 2009

Nick Dougherty could not stop himself from laughing after the inevitable question came up following his victory in the BMW International Open in Germany.

Dougherty back on form

12:15pm Monday 18th May 2009

CHORLEY golfer Nick Dougherty recorded his highest finish on the European Tour for nine months in the Irish Open yesterday.

Dougherty hit by China crisis

4:48pm Friday 17th April 2009

CHORLEY golf star Nick Dougherty was hit by a back-nine blowout during his second round at the Volvo China Open.

Nick’s ray of light

9:37am Friday 17th April 2009

Nick Dougherty described his opening 68 at the Volvo China Open as a ‘ray of sunshine’ as the Chorley ace looks forward to the future with renewed optimism following the darkest period of his young life.

Dougherty: I’m desperate to find form of old

Chorley Citizen: UPBEAT: Shaw Hill ace Nick Dougherty aims to rediscover his form

2:20pm Wednesday 15th April 2009

CHORLEY professional Nick Dougherty insists he’s ready to put the lows of last year behind him and recapture the form that saw him lift the Dunhill Links Championship in 2007.

Dougherty: All I need is confidence

10:02am Friday 20th March 2009

CHORLEY’S Nick Dougherty believes confidence is the key to regaining the form that shot him towards golfing stardom.

Dougherty leads the Brit pack in Malaysia

Chorley Citizen: Dougherty leads the Brit pack in Malaysia

2:14pm Thursday 12th February 2009

CHORLEY'S Nick Dougherty leads the British challenge at the Maybank Malaysian Open after a first round 66.

Dougherty in fine Nick

9:57am Thursday 12th February 2009

Nick Dougherty feels his game is coming together as he attempts to regain his position as one of the world’s leading golfers after a difficult 2008 campaign.

Dougherty hopeful of return to form

9:39pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

CHORLEY golfer Nick Dougherty believes he is close to a return to form after having to deal with the death of his mother in 2008.

Faldo world junior finals for Adlington golfer

Chorley Citizen: FINALIST: Golf student Andy Palmer, 19, after reaching the Faldo Junior Series World Final

3:05pm Wednesday 3rd September 2008

An Adlington golf student will be heading out to Brazil next month to rub shoulders with Ryder Cup Captain Nick Faldo after reaching the Faldo Junior Series World Final.

Chorley golfer misses Ryder Cup slot

9:07pm Sunday 31st August 2008

NICK Dougherty missed out on a Ryder Cup spot today after he could only finish seventh at the Johnnie Walker Championship.

Dougherty still on course for Ryder Cup

Chorley Citizen: GOOD MASTER: Nick Dougherty

1:54pm Tuesday 15th April 2008

CHORLEY'S Nick Dougherty remains in contention for a Ryder Cup place following his encouraging US Masters debut.

Dougherty takes pride in Masters debut

10:17am Monday 14th April 2008

CHORLEY'S Nick Dougherty admits he did himself proud following an up-and-down Masters debut.

Dougherty has mixed day in Masters

Chorley Citizen: CHIP: Dougherty today

9:18pm Thursday 10th April 2008

CHORLEY golfer Nick Dougherty made a storming start in the US Masters ... but saw his challenge fall away with a series of bogeys.

Time to sand and deliver for Nick Dougherty

Chorley Citizen: TEED UP: Nick Dougherty chips out of the bunker during practice yesterday in Augusta

4:10pm Thursday 10th April 2008

IT'S the moment of truth for Chorley golfer Nick Dougherty.

Dougherty gets early start in Augusta

10:50am Wednesday 9th April 2008

Chorley golfer Nick Dougherty has been paired with Swede Robert Karlsson and American Steve Lowey for the first two rounds of the US Masters in Augusta.

Chorley's Dougherty out to master Augusta

Chorley Citizen: Nick Dougherty

5:17pm Tuesday 8th April 2008

NICK Dougherty is hoping to follow his old mentor Nick Faldo into US Masters folklore and enjoy a long love affair with the Augusta National.

Dougherty sets out to conquer America

Chorley Citizen: STATESIDE ASSAULT: Nick Dougherty is gunning for glory in America this year

10:28am Tuesday 19th February 2008

NICK Dougherty is hoping to take America by storm as he sets about building on a phenomenal 2007 season.

Dougherty back in the swing of things

5:15pm Friday 25th January 2008

NICK Dougherty stormed towards the top of the Qatar Masters leaderboard today - but insists winning is not a priority as he perfects his swing.

Dougherty goes for Doha glory

Chorley Citizen: QATAR GOAL: Nick Dougherty

10:35am Thursday 24th January 2008

CHORLEY'S Nick Dougherty returns to one of his more happier hunting grounds today as he competes for golf's Commercialbank Qater Masters in Doha.

Nick's plan for golfing break

10:35pm Monday 12th November 2007

CHORLEY'S Nick Dougherty revealed he is going to take a nine-week break after completing his final tournament of 2007.

Dougherty in touch with leaders

5:26pm Friday 9th November 2007

Chorley's Nick Dougherty fired a one-under-par 71 in the first round of the HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.

Dougherty misses out on top 10

4:43pm Monday 5th November 2007

CHORLEY golfer Nick Dougherty has agonisingly missed out on a top ten place in the European Order of Merit.

Poor start for ace Dougherty

1:35pm Friday 2nd November 2007

CHORLEY'S Nick Dougherty made a disappointing start to the Volvo Masters.

Dougherty looks to extend lead at top

8:33pm Wednesday 17th October 2007

CHORLEY'S Nick Dougherty will tomorrow hope to cement his place at the top of the European Ryder Cup points table as begins his first round at the Portugal Masters.

Shaw Hill’s pride for Dougherty

Chorley Citizen: PRIZE GUY: Nick Dougherty celebrates winning the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

1:27pm Monday 15th October 2007

Nick Dougherty's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship win was celebrated in style at Shaw Hill Golf Club, where the 25-year-old perfected his game as a talented junior. Here, we report on the club's joy at Dougherty's success on the world stage.

Shaw Hill's delight for Nick

7:24am Tuesday 9th October 2007

SHAW Hill secretary Lawrence Bateson has tipped home-grown star Nick Dougherty to become a Major winner before long.

Dougherty eyes up Ryder Cup spot

6:45am Tuesday 9th October 2007

NICK Dougherty's next prize in sight is a coveted Ryder Cup spot after capturing only his second European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Dougherty lands Dunhill Links title

11:44pm Sunday 7th October 2007

CHORLEY golfer Nick Dougherty overcame an attack of the nerves to capture his second European Tour title in the £2.5million Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews.

Dougherty ousted

4:22pm Tuesday 18th September 2007

Nick Dougherty has been pipped to a place in this month's Seve Trophy by Phil Archer - who finished runner-up in the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Cologne.

New course on cloud nine

Chorley Citizen: ACE! A golfer tries out the new course at Withnell

3:19pm Friday 17th August 2007

THE Ryder Cup will be the star attraction when East Lancashire's newest golf complex is officially opened next week.




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