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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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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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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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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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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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Seve Ballesteros has been amongst some illustrious names to have played at Slaley Hall

What could happen if Carlsberg did golf days?

What could happen if Carlsberg did golf days? TIM TAYLOR finds out Slaley Hall has always enjoyed an enviable reputation and around the turn of the century the fashionable golf resort hosted seven straight years of European Tour events. After welcoming big names such as Seve Ballesteros and Colin Montgomerie to Northumberland, Slaley was short listed […]

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GOLFERS INVITED TO TAKE THE QHOTELS ROAD TO SPANISH SUCCESS

GOLFERS INVITED TO TAKE THE QHOTELS ROAD TO SPANISH SUCCESS QHotels, the UK’s largest golf resort operator, has joined forces with renowned international property company Resort Worldwide Properties and the world-famous La Manga Club resort to offer its members the opportunity to win a luxury golf holiday to Spain for up to eight people. Four […]

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Close House Welcomes Arrival of New Head Professional

Close House Welcomes Arrival of New Head Professional Close House, the premier golfing destination in the North East, is delighted to welcome new Head Professional, Matthew Naylor, who will lead the on-site PGA Golf Academy. Matthew gained his PGA status in 2004 whilst working at Championship venue Turnberry in Scotland, before moving to Dubai to […]

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QHOTELS OFFERS A VARIETY OF EVENTS FOR NATIONAL GOLF MONTH

QHOTELS OFFERS A VARIETY OF EVENTS FOR NATIONAL GOLF MONTH QHotels is embracing National Golf Month, which launched on April 27, with events taking place at across its golf venues in England and Scotland. National Golf Month is an initiative driven by the British Golf Industry Association (BGIA), with the full support of the whole […]

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Red Tee Tour 2016

Red Tee Tour 2016 Women only golf tournament Following the success of last years Red Tee Tour, Red Tee Breaks will once again be hosting five regional competitions across the UK.  Designed to encourage ladies to participate and have fun at one of our regional events, whilst being given the opportunity to win some amazing […]

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Close House

Close House Lee Westwood Colt Course ‘Few perhaps realise how difficult it is to arrange for the natural features to provide to the fullest possible extent the necessary excitement for the course, and to supplement these features without destroying the natural beauty of the site.’ H. S. Colt, 1920 The design of  The Lee Westwood […]

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NEW GENERAL MANAGER TAKES CHARGE AT SLALEY HALL

NEW GENERAL MANAGER TAKES CHARGE AT SLALEY HALL Christopher Wayne-Wills is looking forward to writing a new chapter in Slaley Hall’s growing success story after being named as new general manager at the award-winning golf resort. Wayne-Wills will bring 21 years’ experience in the hospitality industry to his new role at the top Northumberland venue, […]

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The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit

The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit is a season long pairs Stableford Betterball competition offering an exciting and professional experience for all golfers. Played throughout all 4 Yorkshire regions the eleven regular events will deliver an order of merit format with the top twelve pairings at the end of […]

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PGA Pro Captains Challenge 2016

PGA Pro Captains Challenge 2016 Traditionally the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge has always been one of the most popular dates on the calendar and a close inspection of its history reveals why. In the early years, back in the 90’s, the event enjoyed close ties with Wentworth when finalists would arrive to see the last day […]

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