A TOP amateur golfer and retired art teacher has died.
Clifford Hartland died, aged 76, at his Mount home on August 19 following a seven-year illness.
Mr Hartland was born in Evesham, Worcestershire, as one of three siblings.
He was educated at Prince Henry’s Grammar School, Evesham, and Birmingham College of Art, where he met his wife Mary.
The two wed in 1959, after Cliff finished his national service in Jamaica, and had three children and three grandchildren.
The family moved to Huddersfield in the early 1960s where Mr Hartland became an art teacher at Huddersfield New College.
Best known for his golfing achievements, Cliff picked up a string of prestigious titles including The British Seniors Open, Irish Seniors and Yorkshire Seniors.
Ill health from 2002 forced Mr Hartland, a member of Huddersfield Golf Club, to quit playing.
A funeral service was arranged for August 27 at Huddersfield Crematorium. The family requested flowers only from relatives but donations can be made to the British Heart Foundation.