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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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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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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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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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Golf South/Golf North Society Guide 2016

Golf South/Golf North Society Guide 2016 Golf South Society Guide 2015 Golf South/Golf North Society Guide 2016 We are now working once again on the Golf South/Golf North Society Guide 2016. You can view the 2015 edition of this ever popular reference guide to golf society days in the UK by clicking here. The Golf South/Golf […]

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Golf North Magazine UK

Golf North Magazine UK Golf North Magazine is a local golf news and lifestyle magazine for golfers in Scotland, North England and North Wales which launched in April 2015. Read the latest issue of the Golf North Magazine here.  

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Home countries unite to drive women’s golf

Home countries unite to drive women’s golf A nationwide drive – coinciding with the build-up to the Solheim Cup – is underway to get more women and girls playing golf in Great Britain and Ireland. As the top women professionals of Europe and the USA prepare to do battle this weekend, golf’s governing bodies in […]

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Golf club “adopts” Pop Robson’s grandson

Golf club “adopts” Pop Robson’s grandson Football legend Pop Robson is back in the public eye at the age of 69 now his grandson Joe Robson has been “adopted” by a golf club. The former Sunderland, Newcastle and West Ham centre-forward is caddying for Joe in the North of England Under-14 Open at the South […]

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County Durham club hits the mark with national golf award

County Durham club hits the mark with national golf award Houghton-le-Spring Golf Club in Durham, which is backing the drive to grow the game, has won a national award from England Golf. The club, which was founded in 1908 and can be found at Copt Hill, Houghton-le-Spring in Tyne and Wear, has just received the […]

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