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Stanton on the Wolds member pick up their award from England Golf  performance director Nigel Edwards (right)

Stanton-on-the-Wolds: A true championship venue

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE’S Stanton-on-the-Wolds Golf Club has won England Golf’s Championship Venue of the Year Award – and the congratulations of European Tour star Tyrrell Hatton. He sent a special message to the club as their achievement was applauded at the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by adidas Golf – after they beat off strong competition from […]

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Dunstanburgh Castle’s head greenkeeper Stuart Imeson receives the BIGGA Greenkeeping  Greenkeeping Project of the Year from Baroness’ Adam Butler (right)

Greenkeeping award for Dunstanburgh Bunker Camp founder

BIGGA member Stuart Imeson rounded off an outstanding year that saw him become a father for the first time and then be placed in charge of the entire operations at his golf club by winning a prestigious industry award. The general manager and head greenkeeper at Dunstanburgh Castle, in Northumbria, was the winner of the […]

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Caption: (from left) Mike Greener, England Golf Club Support Officer for County Durham; Steve Watkin, club Manager; Alyson Chapman, Charter champion; Alan Pearson, club Captain; and Chris Pascall from the Durham Ladies' Association.

Boldon are first club to sign Women in Golf Charter

COUNTY Durham’s Boldon Golf Club is leading the way to grow the women’s game by becoming the first club in England to sign up to The R&A’s Women in Golf Charter. The club has made a series of pledges which include running events to encourage more women and girls to play golf, to have at […]

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The British Junior Golf Tour

The British Junior Golf Tour The UK’s leading Junior Golf Tour The British Junior Golf Tour, a not-for-profit organisation, is the leading Junior Golf Tour in the UK. We provide junior golfers with outstanding opportunities to experience great competitions, on wonderful courses, at top class venues. Our events are fun, competitive, affordable and open to […]

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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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