LIGHTCLIFFE'S Hannah Holden is among 16 Yorkshire players taking part in the English Women's Amateur Championship, which starts today at Lindrick Golf Club, near Sheffield, and finishes on Thursday.

Among the favourites for the title are Curtis Cup player Rochelle Morris (Woodsome Hall) and fellow international Olivia Winning (Rotherham).

All competitors will play 18 holes on the first two days before the field is cut to the leading 40 and ties for the final day, in which 36 holes will be played.