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Popular Lincolnshire Golf Resort Rebrands As DoubleTree By Hilton

Popular Lincolnshire Golf Resort Rebrands As DoubleTree By Hilton One of the country’s most popular golf-break destinations has a new look after being rebranded as DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort. DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort – formerly Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort – reopened last week to […]

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Northern Junior Golf Tour 2018

Northern Junior Golf Tour 2018 The North’s mini tour for junior golfers goes from strength to strength with Team Northumberland winning the Junior Golf Tour Cup for the second time. The competition is now in its ninth year and features a string of qualifying events in Durham, Cumbria and Northumberland before the leading players from […]

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Last year’s winner of the English Disability Open Kevin Harmison 
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Harmison To Defend English Disability Title

Harmison To Defend English Disability Title THE third English Disability Open will return to The Warwickshire Golf Club this weekend, when Northumberland’s Kevin Harmison will defend his title. The championship is open to golfers with a range of impairments and creates one umbrella event for disabled golf in England. It is co-sanctioned by England Golf and […]

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Play Like The Pros With Slaley Hall’s New Course Layout

Play Like The Pros With Slaley Hall’s New Course Layout LUXURY Northumberland hotel and golf club Slaley Hall started the 2018 golfing tournament season with a fresh challenge for its members and visitors, which has seen the front and back nine holes on one of its championship courses be reversed. Following in the footsteps of the professionals […]

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Golf – Bringing Families Closer Together On Father’s Day

Golf – Bringing Families Closer Together On Father’s Day With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’re catching up with three sets of fathers and their children, with the help of our friends at American Golf, to take a look at golf’s unique ability to bring families closer together and give parents a bond with […]

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Ramside Hall

Ramside Hall Ramside Hall – The Only Gold Awarded AA Rated & 4 Star Spa Hotel in Durham Offering the perfect blend of traditional features, luxury accommodation and first-class service, Ramside Hall is the ideal setting for a break in County Durham. Situated on the outskirts of Durham City, the hotel boasts 127 luxurious bedrooms and suites, […]

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Waren Caravan Park

Waren Caravan Park – An idyllic location Waren Mill is nestled within acres of woodland on the headland above Budle Bay Nature Reserve, with stunning coastal views of Holy Island and Bamburgh. Our family owned park is set within an exceptional natural environment and has superb facilities which means that you have everything that you […]

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Birtley Golf Club Charity Day 3rd August 2018

Birtley Golf Club Charity Day 3rd August 2018 On 3rd August 2018 Birtley Golf Club will be holding their annual charity day raising funds for two local charities, North East Children’s Cancer Research and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation which has been chosen by this year’s club captain Mr Craig Barras. In recent years the […]

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The Northumberland Golf Club

The Northumberland Golf Club The Northumberland Golf Club is set in the serenity of Gosforth Park in Newcastle upon Tyne, only 2 minutes from the A1. This Colt & Braid designed heathland course was established in 1898 to provide a challenging test of golf. Renowned for its firm, fast greens and strategic bunkering, the NGC […]

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From left: European Tour Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer Nathan Homer, Close House Owner Graham Wylie, Lee Westwood, and 2017 winner Henry Joynson

Lookers Junior Masters to return at Close House

Lookers Junior Masters to return at Close House Close House and attached tour professional Lee Westwood, in partnership with Lookers Motor Group and PING, have announced that the second annual Junior Masters will be played at Close House on 29th October 2018. Following on from the success of the 2017 tournament, when the event was […]

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Belton Woods Completes Significant Refurbishment

Belton Woods Completes Significant Refurbishment Belton Woods will complete a six-figure refurbishment programme on its golf courses ahead of the 2018 season. It has refurbished and re-turfed 19 of its tee boxes, while the five-year bunker renovation programme on the Lakes course will also be completed in time for the start of the season. It […]

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The magnificent Close House 13th Hole - Lee Westwood's affiliated course and host to the 2017 British Masters.

Close House Releases a Special Rate for a Special Date

Close House Releases a Special Rate for a Special Date Close House, a championship venue located 10 minutes from Newcastle City Centre and home to the 2017 British Masters, is offering golfers a special, limited group green fee rate this winter. This exclusive offer of £201.70 per fourball comes after it was announced last month […]

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Rough justice for the average golfer . . .  Alan Ainscough working on South Moor’s 18th hole
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Never mind Hazeltine, Europe are Ryder Cup winners in County Durham

Never mind Hazeltine, Europe are Ryder Cup winners in County Durham Europe’s golf team may have been second best at Hazeltine. But in County Durham the South Moor club were winners in every sense at their Ryder Cup Showcase Tournament. Held on the same weekend as the big show in America, members represented Europe and […]

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Ramside Golf Club’s record breaking golf team – L to R
BACK ROW: John Kirkpatrick, Paul Atkinson, Matthew Moore, Chris Hewitt, Steven Dance, Stephen Foster, Michael Finley
FRONT ROW: Jake Heron, Joe Hellens, Captain David Heckles, Neil Heilbron – FIAT Chrysler (Sponsor), Vice Captain Trevor Bowman, Gordon Dance, Matthew Stephenson, Graeme Willis.

Ramside crowned North East’s best golf team after record trophy haul

Ramside crowned North East’s best golf team after record trophy haul Durham golf club marks 20th anniversary by winning four major team trophies in 2016 (RAMSIDE HALL, DURHAM – September 12, 2016) Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, Durham, is celebrating a historic haul of trophies after winning an 18-hole shoot-out to decide the best […]

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QHOTELS FREEZE GOLF BREAK PRICES FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING

QHOTELS FREEZE GOLF BREAK PRICES FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING QHotels is giving golf groups and societies the perfect reason to get ahead of the game and book their next golf break early after freezing prices for 2017 on stay-and-play packages for the third year in a row. The UK’s largest golf resort operator is offering […]

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