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Summer Edition 2012

How to find... Your guide to the regions golf courses, including directions for locating each one

Featured Course Fulford Golf Club, regarded as one of the finest tests of inland golf

Plus Features, Latest news, Costa del Sol...

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Y o r k s h i r e Reg i o n C o m pe t i t i o n s

30th March 2012

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Moortown GC

Lindrick GC

Moor Allerton

£80 per pair

£90 per pair

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21st June 2012

26th July 2012

27th July 2012

19th September 2012

Fulford GC

Ilkley GC

Brough GC

Bradford GC

£75 per pair

£70 per pair

£50 per pair

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10th February 2012

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Cleveland GC

Brancepeth Castle

Bishop Auckland

£45 per pair

£50 per pair

£45 per pair

6th July 2012

24th August 2012

28th September 2012

Close House

Stocksfield GC

Middlesbrough

£60 per pair (Filly Course)

£40 per pair

£50 per pair

Hotel Tamisa Golf


Get involved! Join us on The Golf Guide Tour for the chance to win a golf trip to the Costa del Sol! Format is Pairs better ball stableford, and the winners from each event are invited to the final on the Costa del Sol in November 2012 & February 2013, including a 3 night stay at the 4 star Tamisa Hotel Mijas incl Breakfast, return flights, all transfers and 3 competitive rounds of golf at Mijas, El Chaparral, and the grand final at Santana. To enter call: Dennis Chadwick-Rayner 07795 182 359 or Robin Snook 07789 484 367. Email us at: competitions@golfguidepublications.com You can also send an entry by post using the application form you will find in this magazine.

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Welcome Issue 7. Summer Edition 2012

008 News & Features 046 North Yorkshire 066 West Yorkshire 090 East Yorks & Humberside 098 South Yorkshire 106 North East 136 Costa del Sol 142 Open Competitions Welcome to our bumper 2012 Summer edition of the Yorkshire and North East Golf Guide. We are delighted to be showcasing 66 of the region’s best golf courses in this Guide, they want you to know how good they are. So how does the Guide work? At the bottom of each golf course page is the club’s summer offer or website details - some of these offers are exclusive to Golf Guide readers. Some clubs just want the profile of the Guide and are happy to be associated with this high-end publication and we are happy to have them – if you have been inspired by the Guide to book a visit let them know, helping us to help them! Run a society? Get registered today to receive your free copy and a society golf day prize, see page 58. We have now started to work with some of the biggest names in Golf; Callaway are now sponsoring the Golf Guide Tour and providing prizes, we are working with The Open’s official hospitality to provide you with the chance to win Open tickets with top Sky Sports Tipster Dave Tindall - he is thinking it is Martin Kaymer’s year. Details of how to enter are on the opposite page. Wilson continue to support the Guide and GolfBreaks.com are seeing the value of the Guides on a national level. Sweetspot golf bars are the new noise in Golf Nutrition, look out for them in your nearest pro shop. The Golf Guide Tour, with of course a first prize of a trip to Spain for the winning pair, will kick off in the North East for the first time at the stunning Brancepeth Castle on the 30th of May, see page 33 for booking details.

The Yorkshire & North East Golf Guide has been brought to you by Golf Guide Publications Limited, who publish Guides in the UK and the Costa del Sol. This formula has worked for many years in Spain and is proving to be a similar success story in the North West & Cumbria, Ireland and now Yorkshire & North East. This quarterly Guide contains reviews of Golf Clubs, local and international golf news and special golf promotions. Each issue has in-depth Golf Club editorials describing the courses, the facilities on offer, signature holes and detailed directions. These editorials are a chance for clubs to highlight themselves and detail any offers and promotions they are running during that period. We are delighted to have Fulford in this edition. The Guide is split into five areas; North, West, East and South Yorkshire and the North East. These areas are colour coded, containing a map highlighting where each course can be found. A full golf course listing is featured in the Guide containing the phone number and website of every golf course in Yorkshire and the North East. The Golf Guide is aimed at golfers at every level; societies, club golfers, beginners and professionals. We hope you find this free publication an enjoyable read. Be sure to pass it on to your golfing buddies and society secretary - come and meet the team at a Golf Guide Tour Event soon. All that remains is to thank you for your continued support and see you on the Golf Guide Tour soon. Have a great summer and check out the open day calendar on page 142 to get those competitive juices going. Until the next time enjoy your Golf – “FORE!” Regards, Dennis Chadwick-Rayner AKA DCR 07795 182 359. dcr@golfguidepublications.com

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BEWARE THE BUNKERS Dave Tindall It’s 11 years since Royal Lytham & St Annes last staged The Open so the first thing that newcomers to the famous Lancashire links will notice are the bunkers. There are 206 of them and they can be incredible penal. I was lucky enough to play the course in mid-April and not only did I keep finding sand, I was also often left with impossible lies. Time and time again my ball finished right up against a sheer face and I had no choice but to play out backwards. The best advice to the pros this summer therefore is not to go in them in the first place! The last three Open winners at Royal Lytham – Seve Ballesteros, David Duval and Tom Lehman – would appear to be vastly contrasting characters with very different golf games. However, all three could be described as deep thinkers and all have achieved the rare distinction of climbing to number one in the world rankings. In other words, the cream rises to the top at Lytham, something you notice when looking at the other winners there Gary Player, Tony Jacklin, Bob Charles, Peter Thomson, Bobby Locke and Bobby Jones. So my pick for 2012 is someone who ticks both boxes – a former world number one who has the smarts to plot his way to victory. Step forward Martin Kaymer. The German is already a major winner having landed the 2010 USPGA while his last two Open starts have resulted in a 7th at St Andrews and a 12th at Royal St. George’s.

Win a pair of tickets for The Open Championship 2012 at Royal Lytham and St Annes Dave Tindall, skysports.com Golf Editor is tipping Martin Kaymer for The Open, and you have a chance to be there!

At the time of writing he’s 22/1 with Sky Bet and that looks a good price. One other bet…. back Miguel Angel Jimenez to be the first round leader. He was fifth after day one here in 2001 and his end-of-round positions after Thursday’s play in the last six Opens read: 3rd, 74th, 1st, 15th, 8th, 2nd.

Golf Guide publications have got together with Open Hospitality to offer a Golf Guide reader and a friend a chance to see the best golfers in the world take on this famous links course on the 15th – 22nd of July. Simply email or write to Golf Guide Publications competitions@golfguidepublications.com 6 keats Lane, Wincham, Cheshire, CW9 6PP with your Name, Address and Contract details and the answer to the following question: How many bunker are there on Royal Lytham & St Annes? Closing date 30th June 2012 – good luck!


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Featured Course

Fulford has never been a course to stand still and in recent years has seen significant investment on the golf course and in the club house. Again, during the ‘off season’ Fulford has been busy preparing the course to meet the needs of the modern day golfer.

New bunkers have been added, improved and some moved into more strategic locations in an effort to spruce the course up ready for the 2012 season and beyond. This long term investment strategy is aimed at improving the facilities at the club for members, and ensuring that Fulford remains a preferred venue for our loyal guests who visit each year.

has been carried out on fairways and green surrounds to ensure that the playing surfaces can be presented to the normal standard. The majority of this work has been carried out by our own very capable greens staff led by Mark Mennell. New turf has been laid, fairways have been over seeded and the whole course prepared ready for the start of the season.

Following the dry weather experienced throughout the 2011 season, additional work

Martin Ebbert has recently been retained as the course architect and comes with a great

pedigree, advising on golf course design for the R&A Championship venues and some of the best courses in the world. He has secured a series of aerial photographs of the course from 1945 through to recent satellite photography, which identifies how a course changes over a period of time; some bunkers built in 1945 were filled in by 1952, then re-established again in the 1970’s only to be removed again later. The aerial photography also shows the course to be more heathland with an


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abundance of heather rather than a developed woodland setting. Another feature that Fulford intend to re-introduce is widening the aprons around the greens to provide larger ‘run off’ areas. This is a feature of many of the the Mackenzie brothers designs, and it is hoped will provide a range of options for players when chipping, as well as a more interesting challenge for approach shots to the green. General Manager, Gary Pearce, commented about the recent changes as follows:’’The trend in golf course design seems to be to return classic championship courses back to their original design brief. Here at Fulford we have been following a long term course development plan for several years. Major Charles Mackenzie, the original course architect, designed some superb bunker shapes

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at Fulford, and there is no doubt that they would look great if reinstated today. When reviewing the course and historical data we have recognised that we already have a very good golf course, and there is no need for any drastic changes; the processes we are currently reviewing will strike a balance between being sympathetic to the original designs, refurbishment of bunkers, and strategic changes to meet the needs of the modern day golfer.’’ In 2012 Fulford has secured the 3 PGA events, the Yorkshire Team Championships, and is once again looking forward to hosting the annual Mackenzie Scratch Salver Amateur tournament. In 2013 the European Ladies Team Championships will be held at Fulford. This event rotates throughout the 16 European competing nations and it is

therefore a real honour that Fulford, and Yorkshire, have been asked to host this event for Golf England. Fulford remains hopeful that the European Seniors Tour will visit in the future and are currently seeking major corporate sponsorship to achieve this goal. The Golf Guide Tour Yorkshire and North East Golf Guide readers will also have an opportunity to play Fulford this year. The Golf Guide Tour is staging no fewer than 13 events across the region in 2012, and we are delighted to be staging one of these on Thursday 21st June. The format is stableford pairs better ball and the winning team will win an all expenses three day trip to Spain. For further information please contact Dennis Chadwick Rayner on 07795 182359 or at dcr@golfguidepublications.com.

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Golfing Matters

Golfing Matters with Mark James

The 2012 golfing calendar is well and truly underway, and the new phenomenon that is Bubba Watson, the likeable Floridian, dressed all in white with his pink driver, and now a glorious Green Jacket, is not just a colourful character but also the first major winner of 2012. A timely boost for American golf, but who will be victorious at this years Open Championship? The Open returns to Royal Lytham St Annes Golf Club for the first time since 2001, the year when David Duval won his only major. Who better than former Ryder Cup Captain, Mark James, who finished 4th in the 1979 Open at Lytham behind Seve Ballesteros, Jack Nicklaus and Ben Crenshaw, to give his views on the course as well as give our readers a few clues as to who might become the 141st Open Champion this July (19th-22nd).

Mark recalls one amusing experience from the closing stages of the 1979 Open. Playing in the penultimate pairing with Jack Nicklaus, ahead of the eventual winner, Seve Ballesteros, and the 3rd round leader Hale Irwin. He hooked his approach shot to the par four 18th hole, leaving a tricky chip which he duly shanked, almost hitting Nicklaus on the knees, to then leave a 40 footer, which, like a true professional, he holed for a “regulation� par, outright 4th

Mark james is a former winner of the Benson and Hedges in 1986 held at Fulford Golf Club. Photo courtesy of Fulford Golf Club.


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Royal Lytham & St Annes. Photo by Alan C. Birch

“It is perhaps appropriate in a Ryder Cup year to ask the former Ryder Cup Captain and veteran of no fewer than 7 appearances and 24 matches who will win this years contest.”

Photo by Phil Inglis

place and a cheque for £9,250 (the winner received a cheque for £25,000, and the same winner in 1988 received a cheque for £80,000; this years winner will receive £900,000). Mark also remembers how magnificently the course was set up in 2001… ”a perfect combination of width of fairways, length of rough and pace and quality of greens… a course where the longer hitters do not have a big advantage as there are relatively few holes where you can carry the trouble”. Tiger could not tame it in 2001, and if the wind blows scoring on the lengthened 7,118 yard par 70 course with trouble and bunkers a plenty, will be very difficult. “You have to look at the top players to pick a winner on a course as demanding as Lytham. They are currently some way better than the chasing pack, and happily many are Europeans. Home advantage is always

a help as it proved last year for Darren Clarke at Royal St Georges. Luke Donald has a sublime short game and should the wind blow, these skills will be particularly helpful. Rory McIlroy’s great ball flight and accuracy could prove telling in more benign conditions, but Lee Westwood’s game is so strong at the moment, and surely this is his time.” Mark is still very active on the golf course, and is often seen on the practice ground at Ilkley Golf Club. Having completed a seven year stint on the US Champions Tour, he is planning to play a full season on the European Senior Tour for the first time. He sites his Major victory on the US Champions Tour at the Senior Players Championship in 2004, when he became the first European winner of a Senior Major title, as his greatest golfing achievement to date and already has his sights set on this years British Seniors Open title at Turnberry, his favourite course, where he also finished 4th behind Nick Price in the 1994 Open. Mark would also like to see more Senior events in the UK, and has acted in an ambassadorial role with ProGolfYorkshire, the EST and Fulford Golf Club to help bring back professional golf to Yorkshire after a break of nearly twenty years. A former winner himself of the Benson

and Hedges in 1986, he has no doubt that should the necessary funding be found, Fulford Golf Club would be a very popular venue for both players and spectators alike. Golf Design has also become a growing interest for Mark. In partnership with Andrew Mair, the pair have undertaken a number of projects in recent years involving redesigns of exisiting holes, driving ranges, Mark James Academies and course design at a number of clubs in the North including Matfen Hall, Burgham Park and High Legh Park. It is perhaps appropriate in a Ryder Cup year to ask the former Ryder Cup Captain and veteran of no fewer than 7 appearances and 24 matches who will win this years contest which will be played on American soil, in Illinois for the first time, at Medinah Golf and Country Club (28th30th September). “Whilst it will be difficult in front of a partisan crowd, I expect the European team to be one of the strongest ever assembled and therefore more than capable of retaining the trophy, albeit in a closely fought contest” Robin Snook Twitter: @snookysays www.snookysays.wordpress.com linkedin.com/in/robinsnook

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THE OPEN

Official Hospitality Programme is open for business at Royal Lytham & St Annes The Open Championship Official Hospitality Programme is open for business at Royal Lytham & St Annes and businesses large and small are set to use the event as an important opportunity to entertain customers and reward key staff. Few sports events match the Major golf experience where the top players in the world are on show and you have a whole day of inclusive hospitality to enjoy that helps build lasting business and workplace relationships.

by 30% year-on-year. The top two on course restaurants are located in a new fairway edge, double-deck, pavilion on the 15th hole at Lytham, sharing this prime viewing position with a complex of corporate chalets. Also new for 2012 a bistro style restaurant in the busy tented village that is proving popular with smaller businesses and golf fans treating themselves to a packaged day out at golf’s original major.

While for the wider business economy of the North West the event will deliver a £90 million economic boost, a fact that is not lost on Lancashire County Council Chief Executive, Phil Halsall,

The £2m investment is made up of the new double-deck pavilion, enhanced event TV and leaderboard information, a commitment to sourcing local produce and higher hospitality staff levels. The Open Championship Official Hospitality programme is the only provider of on course facilities and makes a significant financial contribution to grassroots golf development programmes in the North West.

“The Open this year will be the Championship’s third visit to the North West in just seven years. In hard times the cash injection that comes with hosting the event can make a real difference to the economic outlook of the region”. For those thinking of buying a hospitality package time is running short. The facilities on course have benefited from a £2m investment and combined package sales for this year’s Championship (18-22 July 2012) have surged

Commenting on the marked increase in package sales Open Championship Official Hospitality Programme Director, Brett Tonkyn said: “We have had a great response from businesses to our new offer at The Open with people reacting positively to the enhanced facilities

and recognising the fact that golf gives more quality time with customers and colleagues than any other sport.” “A further rush of sales is anticipated in the post Easter period and already private chalets for 30 and 50 people and the bistro style Open Champions Restaurant are sold out for Open Championship Friday,” added Tonkyn. Packages at The Open range from £250 to £599 per person and include priority parking, fast track lanes at paygates and catering options that range from bistro bar to fine dining. All restaurants and chalets feature Open Championship TV with rolling leaderboard information, are air-conditioned and have private washroom facilities. The Open Championship Official Hospitality Programme sales team can be contacted by telephone on +44 (0) 844 371 0883, by email at hospitality@TheOpen.com or for detailed information visit TheOpen.com/hospitality.


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PLAYER Diary

Charlotte Wild Golf Guide Diary

Golf Guide Publications will be following one of the North West’s brightest golfing talents this year as we begin a series of diary features and go “On Tour” with Mere’s Charlotte Wild. Charlotte took the game up as a twelve year old when her father took her down to the driving range and it wasn’t long before she was hooked on golf. Success quickly followed when Charlotte became Northern Girls Champion in 2006, and Cheshire Girls Champion in 2007 and 2008, and she rates her English Ladies Stroke Play victory in 2009 at Enmore Park in Somerset as her finest individual result to date. Charlotte was also a member of the winning England team in the Home Internationals played at wonderful Hillside Golf Club last year. A commendable 6th place final ranking in the 2011 EWGA Order of Merit was evidence of Charlotte’s improving consistency on the big stage which helped her decide to take on Tour School at La Manga in January 2012 with the aim of winning her tour card for the

professional tour. Lying in 18th place after two rounds, Charlotte was laid low by a virus and was forced to withdraw from the competition. Now back to full health, Charlotte will once again play on the Amateur Tour, setting her sights on another tilt at Q School in January 2013, but in the meantime playing in as many tournaments as possible with the aim of finishing the 2012 Order of Merit in the top 3, and with a bit of luck winning one of the four “majors”. 2011 was a very successful year for Charlotte reaching the quarter finals of the British Amateur, the semi finals of the English Amateur and finishing runner up to Charlie Hull at Alwoodley in the English Stroke Play, her opponent only pulling clear on the last eight holes with a run of five birdies, with the rest of the field trailing in their wake. The British Amateur will be played at Carnoustie this year, the British Stroke Play at Shannon Park and the English Stroke Play

at Little Aston. The first of the “majors” to be decided in 2012 will be the English Amateur (May 15th-17th) which will be played at Charlotte’s favourite course, Royal Birkdale. A previous winner of the Birkdale Scratch Cup in 2009 and 2011, there are nothing but good memories here for our Cheshire girl. A nine under par tally for 36 holes was good enough for victory last year, and her closing “hot putter” seven under par 68 second round was one of the best rounds of her life. This season has started well enough with a respectable 11th equal finish in the recent Formby Leveret 36 hole scratch competition, but Charlotte was quick to admit that though swinging well, not all parts of her game were quite coming together just yet. The Roehampton Gold Cup on April 21st is the next significant event and either side of this, you can bet on Charlotte putting in lots of hard hours of practise on the range at Mere and all of us at Golf Guide Publications wish her every success.


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EQUIPMENT NEWS

Callaway Golf Global Launch of RAZR Fit

Building on 29 years of clubmaking excellence, Callaway’s much-anticipated RAZR Fit line of woods represents the Company’s most advanced products to date. By combining the performance benefits gained from several proprietary technologies with an easy-tounderstand, adjustable hosel - plus moveable weights to promote draw or neutral ball flight - Callaway is empowering players around the world to dial in their game with RAZR Fit. Marking a new standard in performance customization, RAZR Fit’s straightforward adjustability delivers optimum performance and real results for every golf swing. “We are particularly proud of the RAZR Fit products because of the performance gains we have achieved for golfers while adding the benefits of adjustability,” said Dr. Alan Hocknell, Sr. Vice President of Research & Development, Callaway Golf. “Callaway is not just entering the adjustability race with the introduction of RAZR Fit, we are taking the pole

position. The adjustable features and other proprietary technologies allow golfers to play a more meaningful role than ever before in their journey to optimized performance.” The RAZR Fit Driver and RAZR Fit Fairway Woods both feature Callaway’s renowned OptiFit® adjustability system—designed for easy use and noticeable changes in trajectory for each of the settings. The system allows golfers to adjust the club’s face angle to three address positions: Open, Square and Closed. This adjustment is controlled within the “cog”, a rotatable element of the hosel that changes the angle of the shaft axis relative to the head. Rotating the cog enables golfers to choose a preferred look at address while also minimizing a slice or hook generated by the club’s delivery to the ball. The RRP of the Callaway RAZR Fit Driver is £329. For more information visit: www.callawaygolf.com

Phil Mickelson likes the versatility of his new 9.5-degree Callaway RAZR Fit driver - including his ability to use it off the fairway. In the first round of the Northern Trust Open, for example, Mickelson used the driver off the fairway for his second shot on the par-5 11th hole and here is what he said: “I didn’t think it was going to necessarily be reachable into that wind, but I was able to hit a low drive off the tee that scooted along the ground, and I felt like if I could hit one more of those with a driver I could get right up by the green,” he said. “Some drivers you just cannot do it. Some drivers it’s not versatile enough, but this one is.”


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REGIONAL News

5 Reasons to Visit James Whitaker Golf

www.jwgolf.co.uk based at Moor Allerton

4. GET EXPERT ADVICE – & IT’S INDEPENDENT J WHITAKER GOLF’s team of professionals are among the most knowledgeable and experienced you will find. Led by PGA professional James Whitaker – formerly of The Belfry – they are trained fitters and teachers who specialise in easy-to-understand and effective methods. They can custom fit customers for whatever equipment they like. So you can try, say, drivers from Titleist and TaylorMade and compare the results.

1. IT’S FREE J WHITAKER GOLF’s highly trained staff offer free custom fittings. Situated at Moor Allerton Golf Club in north Leeds - a 27-hole complex designed by Robert Trent Jones Snr - they offer appointments seven days from 0900-2100. Call 01132 665 209, visit www.jwgolf.co.uk or email james@jwgolf.co.uk. 2. WEATHER DOESN’T MATTER DON’T let bad weather put you off coming to J Whitaker Golf for a lesson or a fitting. Thanks to their impressive new indoor suite everything can be done inside. Here you’ll find the TrackMan system, which, when combined with the large projector can be used as a driving range. Video recording equipment allows the pro to show you what is going on in your swing and how the changes they make affect it. There’s also an indoor putting green that can be used for lessons, fittings and trying out the latest models. When the

weather is good, there is an outdoor driving range with good quality balls and plenty of bays so you can see how the ball flies. 3. AMAZING TECHNOLOGY NOT many people know it, but a custom fitting is one of the most technologically advanced practices in golf. It’s not a case of relying on what a professional thinks after seeing you hit each club – your shots are all measured using stateof- the-art launch monitors that allow you to analyse everything from carry distance to spin and launch angle. J Whitaker Golf is home to the most expensive, accurate and trusted launch monitor in the game – TrackMan. Couple this with highquality cameras from various angles - as well as the GASP video analysis system - and you have one of the best fitting facilities around. This system is also ideal for tuition and the team here are highly skilled in this area, too.

Your fitter will be able to tell you which one is working best for you and then you can make the final decision. The team was recently bolstered by the arrival of Ryan Rastall – an experienced custom fitter who has joined from De Vere Oulton Hall. 5. CHOOSE FROM TOP BRANDS MANY of the top custom- fitting facilities across the land tend to focus on one or two brands and let you pick from their offerings. It’s a little different at J Whitaker Golf they stock all the latest gear from several major manufacturers and custom fit it. Whether you like TaylorMade, Ping, Nike, Callway, Titleist, Bridgestone, Mizuno or Wilson Staff, they have all the newest kit and their staff are trained in each brand’s fitting system. So if you’re loyal to one brand, or want to find the best equipment for you regardless of name, you will be hard-pressed to find a better facility. They fit for everything from drivers to putters, too, so are the one-stop shop for all your needs.


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PRO TIP

Don’t catch it fat by Steve Harrison TGI pro at Stocksfield Golf Club. www.tgigolf.com

The most common cause of the fat shot is a lack of weight transference in the downswing. Many amateur golfers hang back in their right side (right-handed golfers) in order to help the ball into the air, instead of letting the natural loft of the clubhead do the work. As a consequence of this, the clubhead bottoms out early, passes the hands andmakes contact with the ground first. To address the problem make sure that, as you initiate the downswing, you begin to shift the weight onto the left-hand side, with themajority of your weight concentrated on your left leg as you complete the follow-through. Here are 3 top tips to avoid catching it fat:

A common fault experienced by amateur golfers is the ‘fat’ shot. This is when the clubhead makes contact with the ground first and not the golf ball. Ideally, contact with the golf ball should be made first. The result of a fat shot is a significant reduction in power and distance generated.

DON’T BOTTOM OUT When the weight stays in the right-hand side on the downswing it causes the club to bottom out early and overtake the hands. Above, you can see that the centre of the chest is behind the ball at impact. This is the most common cause of a fat shot.

WEIGHT TRANSFER During the downswing, it is important that you get your weight transferred onto your left side (for a righthanded golfer). Leaving your weight on your right side can cause the club to bottom out early, resulting in a possible fat shot! ROLE OF THE HANDS Keeping the hands ahead of the clubhead through impact will give you the best chance of flushing your irons more regularly. Fat shots can happen when the clubhead overtakes the hands, causing you to flick at the ball through the impact area.

Fat shots can also happen when we take the clubhead away in a closed position. As this has the effect of de-lofting the club, many amateurs will then attempt to regain loft on their shots by retaining their weight on the right side. As we already know, this is the main cause of catching the turf before we make contact with the ball.

To avoid this issue, make sure you take the club away with the shaft parallel to your target line and the toe pointing to the sky. This will ensure that you don’t have to manipulate the face as you reach impact to add any loft to your shots and that you can concentrate on transferring your weight from right to left effectively.

CHEST TO BALL A good feeling to have on the downswing is to turn the chest onto the golf ball, ensuring that the right shoulder drives towards the target during the follow-through. Gaining a good understanding of this feeling will help you transfer your weight correctly.


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The Fixby Challenge Are you up for the challenge at the home of Yorkshire golf?

A winner takes all individual strokeplay competition where the player returning the lowest nett score wins a trip to Spain. Huddersfield Golf Club is rightly known as ‘the home of Yorkshire golf’ for it was back in the early summer of 1894 when one of the Club’s earliest Captains, Dr. F L Mackenzie, called a meeting to form the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs. Mackenzie became the first President of the newly founded Union and to this day all of the County honours boards are displayed inside the magnificent Grade II listed clubhouse building hanging on the walls of the Centenary Hall. Fixby, as it is fondly referred to, remains one of the oldest and finest championship courses in the North of England and is a regular venue for leading amateur and professional tournaments. In recent times it has staged regional qualifying for one of England Golf’s flagship events, The Brabazon Trophy, is chosen regularly to host the Yorkshire Amateur Championship and was the venue for The British Ladies Amateur Strokeplay Championship in 1999. The course was also home to The Lawrence Batley PGA European Seniors Tour tournament for many years.

The popular West Yorkshire course does not hold an annual individual open competition, however, this summer amateur golfers will have a unique chance to compete in an 18 hole strokeplay event over the springy, fast running fairways of Fixby – fairways once described by Gary Player as ones that he would like to take around the world with him. The Fixby Challenge takes place on Friday 27th July and has an entry-fee of £30 per person, which includes a soup & sandwich lunch. Golfers can also book in a group of four for just £100.

The player who records the lowest nett score on the day – level par won last year - will win an expenses paid, four-night trip to the stunning Arcos Gardens Golf Resort on the Costa de la Luz in Spain. The prize forms part of the grand final for the Golfdelaluz.com Northern Matchplay Golf Championship and includes flights with villa accommodation on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis and gala presentation meal. Those interested in playing can find more information and enter online at www.northernmatchplay.com

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War Hero plays on the Golf Guide Tour

Calling all budding photographers

8-15 League Launch New Website

RAF corporal Dave Hayden who charged through a hail of enemy bullets to rescue a wounded comrade in Iraq became the first airman to be awarded the Military Cross.

Win a 4-Ball on The Golf Guide Tour by providing us with a picture of your home course or even someone else’s within the Yorkshire or North East Region.

North Leeds 8 to 15 League, who the Yorkshire & North East Golf Guide are proud to sponsor, have launched a website to view results, interact and who knows maybe even send the odd bit of banter over the airwaves.

David Hayden of 1 Squadron RAF Regiment showed ‘the most outstanding courage’ during a fierce firefight outside Basra last August.

This can be quirky, you and your pals having fun or the sun setting over the 18th green when you happen to be there camera at the ready.

He dashed across open ground under heavy fire from an estimated 50 gunmen to try and save a friend, opening fire and taking down at least one of the enemy as he ran.

Our designer Nick Senior from Qreative Graphics will choose the best and not only will you win a 4-Ball on The Golf Guide Tour - we will publish the photo in all it’s glory in the next Guide.

After receiving his medal from the Queen at Buckingham Palace, Corporal Hayden 29, from Spalding in Lincolnshire, insisted he was “No hero”, and dedicated the award to other members of his unit. The Military Cross was created in 1914 for junior Army officers. In 1931, it was extended to members of the RAF for actions on the ground, and in 1993 it was made available to other ranks. Dave Hayden could not replicate his heroics at the first Golf Guide Tour event at Cleveland, but him and his partner Mark Bell did score a respectable 43 points in a strong field at the Redcar Links.

Please send as high resolution picture as you can to dcr@golfguidepublications.com or a link to be able to view online with your contact details - happy snapping from all at The Golf Guide.

The site (www.northleeds8to15league.co.uk) not only gives results but also profiles the 9 premier clubs that have signed up for the 2012 season, plus details of invitation days - with Lindrick’s 8 to 15 Team venturing to Leeds Golf Club for the first of this year’s 8 to 15 invitational events in April, with Horsforth taking the spoils. Ian Williamson chairman of the League commented, “The common goal will always remain fun, banter and good golf and the website aims to portray this message, but also ultimately creating another revenue stream for clubs. I also know that is what the Yorkshire & North East Golf Guide are wanting to achieve.” John Walsh also commented “The site has already received over 3,000 hits and the league hasn’t even started yet. If you are interested in promoting your business via the website please contact me at john.walsh61@yahoo.co.uk” For further details about the league please contact Ian Williamson 07855 845 554 – willys.art@hotmail.com or Dennis Chadwick-Rayner 07795 182 359 - dcr@golfguidepublications.com.


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Biggest opportunities for Golf Clubs at the moment: Becoming more than just a place for golfers; increasing the number of non-golfers using the facilities. Opening the restaurant to the public, hosting outside events and functions, relaxing dress code indoors. This in turn will encourage more people to get into golf and increase profit from each different revenue stream. Name: Alan Key Title: Director Club: Burstwick Country Golf Handicap: 5

Name: John Glendinning Title: General Manger Club: Close House Hotel & Golf Handicap: 5

Best thing about Burstwick Country Golf: The design and construction. Jonathan Gaunt (Gaunt Golf Design) designed the course with USGA greens and tees, 5 very well placed water hazards and 73 bunkers making sure the each hole is different from the last. The constructors (MJ Abbott Ltd) have work on

Biggest opportunities for Golf Clubs at the moment: Ensuring that the club listens to its members and takes their comments on board when looking at the long term future of the club. Trying to make the club unique and different to other clubs so members can see value in what they are getting for their membership, and this will encourage members to be proud of their club and encourage new members. Best thing about Close House: The membership, as other clubs are decreasing in members numbers we are increasing and we are adding many extra benefits which our members love, for example our corporate boxes at Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Racecourse we use for entertaining our members as we believe it’s not all about the golf, we are constantly adding new social events to our calendar for our members and their guests to enjoy. The Peter Allis day is lining up to be one of the highlights this summer.

Biggest opportunities for Golf Clubs at the moment: Improving the facilities for golfers and non golfers alike. Best thing about Burgham Park: Has to be the course, superbly presented with excellent greens, and playable all year round.

Name: William Kiely Title: Proprietor Club: Burgham Park Golf & Leisure Club Handicap: 11

Best thing about the North East: The people, the humour, and the beautiful countryside and coast. Who will win The Open: Padraig Harrington. If you could choose a professional to play with on the Golf Guide Tour who would it be: Miguel Ángel Jiménez.

their portfolio at the Belfry, St. Andrews and Celtic Manor, and us. You can be assured of playing the best quality surfaces here. Best thing about Yorkshire: It has some of the best courses in the UK and the people in Yorkshire are very down-to-earth and friendly. If you could choose a professional to play with on the Golf Guide Tour who would it be: Ian Poulter, I bet he would be great to drink with at the bar afterwards! Who will win The Open: Tiger Woods, if he stays injury free then 2012 will be a very successful year for him.

Best thing about Newcastle, Northumberland and the North East: Newcastle and Northumberland have kept their traditions as areas, but have also kept up with modern needs so we can offer something for everyone. The North East has to be the most friendly region in the country, this was proved to me by our acceptance at the Scottish Golf Show!! If you could choose a professional to play with on the Golf Guide Tour who would it be: I have been fortunate to play with some of the worlds best players like Graeme McDowell and Sandy Lyle, but someone I would love to play with would be Jack Nicklaus, his reputation on and off the course is impeccable and I love golf course design and he is one of the world’s best designers, so I would love to talk to him about what would be the perfect golf course design in his opinion. Who will win the Masters: Lee Westwood of course, I can’t look past our own Professional!!


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Macmillan Cancer Support Fundraising at Dewsbury

New Lady President and Men’s Captain for Horsforth

Macmillan Cancer Support was the chosen charity of the year for the Immediate Past Captains, Rod Burgin and Vicky Ramsden.

It is all change at Horsforth with a new Lady President. Mrs Christine Greenhalgh (pictured above left) has been sworn in for the first time in the club’s history in March.

They held various events throughout their years in office and with Janet Egginton enticing money out of people relentlessly they were sure to be on a winner. Some of the fundraising came from the “Captains Bunkers”, 50p if you landed in the two front bunkers on the par 3 18th hole, The captains challenge matches, which incidentally was won by the Captain and his partner Bob Oldroyd and they immediately donated their winnings to the charity, Fun Golf competitions, Easter raffles and all sorts of fundraising have taken place with the eventual total coming to a magnificent £1705.49. The Past Captains would like to thank everyone who participated in anyway and a special thank you to Janet for her tireless efforts as well. The photograph shows the cheque being handed over along with a collection bucket we have all come acustomed to seeing over the past year. From Left to right Rod Burgin, Janet Egginton Maria Amori, regional Fundraising organiser for Macmillan Support, and Vicky Ramsden.

The ladies section have also moved their year of office to coincide with this date so Lady Captain Mrs Kate Kershaw will stay in office till March 2013. Men’s Captain Mr Steve Cottle (pictured above right) completes the trio and we wish them all well from everyone at Golf Guide Publications.

Ken Bass 90 Years Young and Still Playing Leeds Golf Clubs longest serving member – Ken Bass is 90 Years young and still playing 18 holes twice a week! (And still carrying his clubs!) In a year when Queen Elizabeth was crowned, Mount Everest was conquered, the first James Bond novel Casino Royal was published and Winston Churchill was Prime Minister, Ken Bass joined Leeds Golf Club. That year was 1953 and Ken has been a continuous member ever since and long may it continue. In recognition of such an achievement he has been awarded life membership at this year’s Annual General Meeting, a rare occurrence at Leeds Golf Club as there has only been two others awarded in the last 25 years, the last one being in 1994. Back in 1953 Ken paid 10 guineas joining fee and 10 guineas annual subscription (a guinea is the equivalent of £1.05 in today’s money). “The best £10 I’ve spent”, he says. Paul Mawman – the Secretary added; We searched our archives and found the minute book recording details of his application to join the club. He was proposed by a Mr H Caldwell and seconded by Mr M Robson and Mr A Richardson. We also found a record of his first 3 cards submitted for his handicap 86-88-91 which gave him his first handicap of 16. The first record of Ken winning any money was 3/9d in a Monthly Medal in 1954. He claims its still in the pro shop earning him interest! Now with a handicap of 22 Ken continues to play 18 holes twice a week and is an inspiration to us all, only last year he went round the course in fewer strokes than his age, and how many golfers can say that!!!


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Mid Yorkshire’s new owner adds to facility Mid Yorkshire has undergone a recent refurbishment both on and off the course with the new owner investing heavily.

Middlesbrough

Flight scope, custom fitting and a GCA Master Clubmaker are now on site. A new junior teaching academy every Saturday at 2.30pm for all ages and abilities is also now available.

Golf Club The North of England Open Golf Championship was established by a group of members of Middlesbrough Golf Club in 1975 and has been an important event in the national amateur golfing calendar since then. In 2008, its importance was given official weight by accreditation from the R&A, and it now counts as a qualifying event for the R&A world amateur golf rankings. The main objective when the Championship was set up was to give good young golfers the opportunity to test themselves and experience the presence encountered in a highly competitive event over four rounds of stroke play. This objective remains the main focus of the committee today, and has obviously been achieved as it continues to attract the best young amateurs from across the country and abroad. Playing in the Championship has featured as an important stepping stone in the careers of many golfers on their way to the highest level of European and world golf. Past participants who have gone on to achieve fame include Sandy Lyle, Colin Montgomerie, Ian Woosnam, Roger Chapman, Richard

Boxall, Mark Roe and more recently Richard Finch, Simon Dyson and Graham Storm. The Championship itself is run over 3 days and is limited to 132 players under the age of 23, whose handicap must be 3 or less. After two rounds the field is cut to the 40 (and ties) lowest scores. In 2011 there were 180 entries, and after balloting out the higher handicapped entrants, the final field had an average handicap of 1.5, such was the quality of the entrants. Also running within the Championship is a competition for players under the age of 18 who complete all four rounds and have achieved the qualifying handicap limit. Spectators are, of course, most welcome and are kept up to date by a full hole by hole scoreboard, scores being radioed in from around the course. The 2012 Championship is to be held on the 7th, 8th, 9th of August, with the closing date for entries being Monday 30th July 2012. Entry forms may be obtained from the secretary at Middlesbrough Golf Club or can be made on-line.

“Spectators are most welcome and are kept up to date by a full hole by hole scoreboard.”

Thundi makes a dogs dinner of the Guide Moortown member Dave Barnfield, after picking up the Spring edition of the Yorkshire & North East Golf Guide from his home club to read at his leisure, never realised his own dog would enjoy it as much as he does. We never profess to say ‘The Guide is for life and not just for Christmas’ but it would appear Thundi made short work of it – maybe it was all the pictures of open green spaces of the courses we preview, and like us she can’t wait for those long summer walks with or without golf clubs. The good news is we printed enough off for David to secure another one from his home club Moortown – can you just put it a little higher than the bottom of the stairs this time please!


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Stocksfield Golf Club Pro-Am Friday 15th June

Stocksfield Golf Club Offers for Society Golfers!

Shaping the future of Moor Allerton

Stocksfield Golf Club will be hosting its first official Pro-Am event in nearly thirty years on Friday 15th June 2012. The event is being kindly sponsored by “The Hadrian Group” enabling the Club to provide an excellent prize fund including a first prize of £1,000 to the leading Professional and a range of prizes for amateurs. The cost is only £225 per four man team, including a Professional from the North East PGA, bacon butty before play and a meal afterwards. This is fantastic value especially if you wanted to entertain clients or guests from a company perspective and play one of the most attractive courses in Northumberland. Bookings are going well and as the field is limited to avoid disappointment please book early. To enter a team please contact Richie Armstrong on 07891 539195 Steve Harrison PGA Professional on 01661 843041

With magnificent views over the beautiful Tyne Valley Stocksfield Golf Club is a golfing jewel offering the casual visitor and all sizes of Society an unbeatable blend of golfing challenge, personal service and a warm hospitable welcome.

Golf matches are not the only activity that Henry Dalton will be involved in as the 2012 Junior Captain.

Or download an entry form at www.stocksfieldgolfclub.co.uk

The course offers a fair challenge to all standards of golfer with a tight tee lined front nine set amongst traditional woodland giving way to a back nine set in open parkland with superb views to the Cheviot’s and beyond. Our welcoming Clubhouse has a superb veranda looking out over the course which is the perfect place to gather and go over the hard luck stories! Inside there is a well-stocked bar and a dining area that can be booked and set out exclusively for Society use with a wide choice of freshly cooked dishes. Before you book your Society anywhere else in the Tyne Valley contact Norma on 01661 843041 or visit www.stocksfieldgolfclub.co.uk

As well as providing leadership to the Junior section he will also contribute in shaping the future of the Golf Club. He joins the Junior Section Committee as a full member and will now become regularly involved in a range of activities. Top of the ‘Junior’ agenda will be helping other members of the group undertake the selfassessment processes that are connected with Golf Mark accreditation. This is a particularly important agenda item as Moor Allerton develop and roll-out ambitious plans to recruit additional members to the Junior Section. The club now has a Past Lady Captain on the team of Junior Organisers and they hope this will provide the necessary impetus to recruit girl members. The club can boast of some very significant training facilities, including a Golf Academy and a “state of the art” indoor Swing Studio to help all new golfers get off to a flying start. For more details please contact Lynn Haynes, Lynn Haynes Marketing, 07770 561100 or lynn@lynnhaynesmarketing.co.uk


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Female Golf Professional at Rudding Park

‘School’s Definitely In for the Summer’

It’s all child’s play for Brough’s new system

Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf is pleased to welcome Vicki Power to the team. Vicki will be the only female golf professional in the Harrogate Union.

Award winning Rudding Park has launched its new Residential Golf School for golfers to improve their game with tuition from the team of PGA Professionals at the most comprehensive golfing facility in the North of England.

Brough will be one of the first golf clubs in the country to adapt its course for all-inclusive family golf by adopting a system called U.S. Kids Golf.

The cutting edge practice facilities, 18 bay driving range and team of resident PGA Professionals make Rudding Park Golf Academy the ultimate venue. Vicki’s expertise will enhance this with her experience of playing and teaching golf throughout the UK and having received a scholarship to train in the USA at the age of 18. Vicki is very excited about this opportunity: “Being a female in a male dominated industry allows me to see golf from a slightly different perspective. When you can’t rely on being able to hit a drive 300 yards, course management and the short game are extremely important. I obviously have an advantage when teaching lady golfers and many gentlemen find it useful to concentrate on their short game in order to lower their handicaps.” James King, Golf Manager at Rudding Park says “We are delighted to welcome Vicki to the team. She is a great teacher and it will be wonderful to see ladies try golf who may perhaps have been a little intimidated before.”

The school provides intensive programmes covering all aspects of the game with over 14 hours of tuition. Each course will take up to four golfers to ensure every golfer receives one to one tuition whilst enjoying the luxury of Rudding Park Hotel. The residential two day programmes include structured tuition by PGA Professionals for beginners, intermediate (Handicap in the 20’s) and advanced golfers (19 Handicap and below). Golfers will also enjoy an overnight stay with dinner and Yorkshire breakfast at Rudding Park Hotel and lunch provided at the Clubhouse. Geoff Harris, PGA Golf Professional at Rudding Park explains. “The launch of the new Residential Golf School adds to Rudding Park’s flexible golf offering. With such state of the art facilities and our luxurious four star hotel on the estate the programmes are already proving popular.” To book call 01423 873400 or for more information visit www.ruddingpark.co.uk

Kids Golf endeavours to provide a challenge for all the family playing together, whatever the skill level. So at Brough, in addition to the current men’s tees that measure between 5,895 and 6,064 yards and the ladies tees (5,473 yards), there will be two additional measured courses at approximately 3,000 and 4,000 yards. These courses will be marked with numbered blue and golf plaques placed on the side of fairways. With both being measured courses it will give juniors and beginners an opportunity to gain handicaps from these forward tees before hopefully encouraging them to step up to the longer men’s and ladies’ tees. Brough’s professional Joe Townhill (pictured above) is hugely enthusiastic about the opportunities that the U.S. Kids Golf presents. He said: “The system provides challenges for all levels of golf, whether as a family or a group, with varying levels of skill and gives them the opportunity to play the course at the same time, choosing the tees that are commensurate with their level of ability. “The introduction of the blue and gold courses will not be disruptive to actual play as the plaques will be placed on the side of fairways which are already closely mown so maintenance work involved in their introduction will be minimal.”


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Cookridge Hall Golf Club prize giving ceremony, sports memorabilia auction and evening entertainment. Cookridge Hall provided a first class venue and uncompromised organisation and with all proceeds going Ward 48a The High Dependency Children’s Surgical Ward at Leeds General Infirmary, the Corporate Classic seems to have cemented itself on the golfing calendar.

6th Cookridge Hall Charity Corporate Classic Monday 25th June 2012

Entries are taken strictly on a first come first served basis, please call Cookridge on 01132 300641 ext 1 for more details.

This year’s event follows the same format, with teams consisting of four players which can be made up of company representatives or clients. The Entry fee will include coffee & bacon sandwiches on arrival, 18 holes of golf, magnificent buffet, fantastic prize table, official

Ward 41 at the Leeds General Infirmary were the benefactors with over £4000 being raised for the Children’s High Dependency Surgical ward. Competitors witnessed a great day’s golf and evening entertainment thanks to Gary Skyner an unforgettable comedy act. The honour’s went to the team from Beaumonts Leeds led magnificently by Cookridge Hall member Gary Proctor returning a magnificent 12 under par in extremely difficult conditions. Andrew Turner of Knaresborough Golf Club returned he fantastic score of 68, 4 under par to take the individual Professional title and a cheque for £1000.

Having raised in excess of £40,000 for local charities over the past three years, The 5th Cookridge Hall Corporate Classic proved yet again to be an overwhelming success. Twenty Eight teams contested last year’s event to try stake their claim on the magnificent cut glass trophy and title of Corporate Classic Champions. Businesses from across the county descended upon Cookridge Hall Golf Club and were treated to a glorious day of golf and evening entertainment.

entertained by footballers Peter Beagrie, Dean Windass & Andy Ritchie, and fresh from their Challenge Cup Semi Final win against Castleford Tigers, Leeds Rhino’s Lee Smith, Danny Buderus & Danny Maguire.

Entries for the 2012 event are taken strictly on a first come first served basis, team places are much sought after so to secure your place please call 01132 300641 ext 1 for more details. 8th Cookridge Hall Charity Pro Am Monday 6th August 2012 Stars from the sporting world once again descended upon Cookridge Hall last August for the 7th Annual Cookridge Hall Charity Pro Am. Alongside 28 of the regions top golf professionals Spectators were

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The support for the development of our practice/academy facilities is testament to the work started four years ago at the club to involve new people into the sport. We have had excellent support from our County Development Officer at the County Golf Partnership and the improvement in our practice facilities will ensure we can encourage greater numbers of people to play and improve their game. Golf is a unique sport that can be played competitively for 70 plus years. Golf can span generations and grandparents can compete against their grandchildren. We have members from 5 to 85. Golf is no longer an elite sport played by a minority affluent people. Golf is in my opinion an unrivalled sport for involvement of all ages and sex.

Inspired Golfers! Morpeth Golf Club Morpeth Golf Club, a traditional members club in the heart of beautiful Northumberland was founded in 1906. Six years ago the members celebrated its centenary, 3 years ago they fulfilled a long term ambition to buy the property and 3 years later in 2012 the c900 members are celebrating again. The Club this week announced they have been awarded a £50,000 grant by Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Programme. The grant will support the development of new Practice and Academy facilities at the club and some refurbishment of the ladies and girls changing facilities. Keith Davidson, Club Chairman said “After the purchase of the freehold in 2009, this and the award of ‘Golf Mark’ status in 2011 provide clear recognition of the club’s drive, determination and ambition. We believe we are building a lasting legacy for future generations of golfers in the town. The club is one of the best in the county and this award helps to build on the momentum we have created – we hope our members and the community will be inspired to use and be proud of the new facilities. To be the only golf club awarded a grant in the first round of

funding is a fabulously satisfying achievement and a fantastic endorsement of our club and its passion to develop the sport. There are too many people to thank on this page, but they know who they are and I hope they feel as proud as I do of what they have helped to achieve. The clubs ambition and professional approach are being recognised. We are proud to be part of the Olympic legacy in 2012. The schedule of work is currently being finalised and we are aiming to open the facilities for use before the Olympic Torch visits the town on 15 June 2012.” Sport England chose the club as the only golf club in the country to be receive an award in the first round of funding released in December. Terry Minett, General Manager of the club and a member of the Golf Club Managers Association national executive committee said” I always thought Morpeth was a special golf club, but the award of this funding has proven that it is unique…. The only golf club in the country to be awarded funding in the first tranche of £10 million of the “places people play legacy programme” delivered by Sport England.

The award by Sport England is recognition of the changes made in golf over the last twenty years”. The clubs mantra to provide a facility where ‘Golfers Matter and Tradition Counts’ that is supported by a clear focus on development of the sport, at all levels, for all ages and across the local community. Wider participation and the nurturing of talent are core aims of the Club, these facilities will help the club drive that agenda. The sport has undertaken reform in recent years driven by changes in legislation and at its governing body. The drive for inclusion and equality is a core aim of this change and the facilities at Morpeth demonstrate how that can be put into practice. The project will provide year round practice facilities including a covered Dry Range, artificial playing surface, 5 short par 3 practice/academy holes, a new putting green and chipping green, all within the existing boundary of the course. Terry Minett, General Manager at the club is clearly delighted as he concluded “I believe that the new facilities will be among, if not the best, practice facilities at any traditional members club in the county. Our members are excited about the developments at the club there is a vibrant atmosphere and I hope the new members who have joined us over the past 12 months will be joined by many more in the weeks to come. What will our members be celebrating in 2015 – time will tell but the omens are good!”


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Life Changing Trip for Parnell Former PGA captain Parnell Reilly relived his life-changing trip to Afghanistan during a fundraising event at Huddersfield Golf Club. Reilly, who visited British troops with Colin Montgomerie and current PGA captain Eddie Bullock last November, delivered the spellbinding account of his visit during club captain Steve Tempest’s fundraising day for his nominated charity - the Anaphylaxis Campaign which raises awareness of life threatening allergies. Guests at the day-long pro-am and evening dinner also had an added surprise when PGA chief executive Sandy Jones brought the Ryder Cup and gave a talk on its history. But it was Reilly’s slideshow presentation of the whirlwind visit to troops in Afghanistan that gripped the audience and it was given added poignancy by news of the attack on the British Embassy in Kabul where the trio had stayed during their visit in November. “The presentation on Afghanistan was well received and there were some powerful images that brought home what our troops face out there,” said Reilly. “This was highlighted even more by events at the weekend when the Embassy came under attack.”

The captain’s day proved a big success, with generous support from FootJoy, TaylorMade and Galvin Green for prizes and an auction all helping raise around £3,300 on the day. The following day the captain’s grandson, who suffers with an Anaphylactic condition, presented a cheque for £6,000 to the CEO of the Anaphylaxis Campaign. “Steve asked me if I would get involved and help him out so we had the idea for a pro-am and presentation to help boost funds for his chosen charity,” said Reilly. “I thought it would be nice if Sandy could bring the Ryder Cup and to my surprise and delight he came and played in the pro-am, stayed for the evening presentation and said a few words too. “Steve is a good friend of mine, and a regular golf partner so I was more than happy to help him out.” Reilly, who is an PGA Advanced Fellow Professional and manages Bradley Park Golf Club in Huddersfield, is an honorary member of the Fixby club where he began his golfing career as a 14 year old caddie.

New Extension for Sandburn Hall Golf Club Sandburn Hall Golf Club near York has invested over £500,000 to provide more wedding and conference facilities to add to its top class golf facility. “The new two-storey extension, designed by architects Native and Richard Parkin, and built by Woodhouse Barry of Sheriff Hutton, will grow the Flaxton-based hotel and golf club’s business substantially,” commented company director James Hogg. The ground floor of the extension includes the new Settle Bar to provide an area for arrival drinks for weddings, or ‘breakout’ sessions from corporate events. Upstairs is the new Sanderson Room, a function room for up to 60 guests, modelled on its Grand Function Hall, which has a capacity of 150. Mr Hogg said the business, which employs 60 people, would be recruiting more staff including another full-time chef, strengthening the management team on the catering side and recruiting more front-of-house catering personnel.


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North Yorkshire Introduction

Rudding Park Finalist in Visit England Awards for Excellence

Harrogate’s Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf has been named as a finalist in the ‘Hotel of the Year’ category of the nationwide VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2012. These prestigious awards take place on 22 May 2012 and Rudding Park will be guaranteed to receive a Gold, Silver, Bronze or Highly Commended Award. James Berresford, VisitEngland’s Chief Executive said “I would like to congratulate Rudding Park. This is no small achievement in a year when we have received a record number of submissions. The quality of submissions this year has been outstanding and Rudding Park can justifiably take credit and pride in earning a top five place in their category in England.” Peter Banks, Managing Director of Rudding Park, said: “Being named as a finalist for such a prestigious award is a testament to every member of our team. We strive to

provide the utmost in value to our guests through the highest standards of service and constant development of our facilities including the recent additions of 48 new bedrooms, The Spa and the 14 seat cinema.” Over the years, numerous special guests have stayed at Rudding Park including Bill Clinton, George Bush Snr, Mikhail Gorbachev, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and John Cleese. Rudding Park sits in 300 acres of stunning parkland 3 miles south of the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. The Grade 1 listed Regency house incorporates 21st-century comforts by fusing contemporary design with traditional elegance and offers a range of experiences to suit all tastes. The stylish 90 bedroom hotel also features The Spa and private cinema and has achieved numerous accolades, including being voted Britain’s Best Hotel in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2011 and 2010.


Yorkshire & North East Golf Guide

North Yorkshire Introduction

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01. Aldwark Manor 02. Bentham 03. Cleveland 04. Fulford 05. Ganton 06. Kirkbymoorside 07. Malton and Norton 08. Middlesbrough

09. Oakdale 10. Ripon City 11. Romanby Golf & Country 12. Rudding Park 13. Sandburn Hall 14. Scarthingwell 15. The Oaks

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Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel Aldwark, Alne, Nr York North Yorkshire, YO61 1UF Telephone: 01347 838146 aldwarkmanorgolf@qhotels.co.uk www.qhotels.co.uk

Aldwark Manor

01. How to Find Within 30 minutes drive of York and Leeds. From A1(M) Exit Jct 47, follow signs for Green Hammerton (A59). Travel 3 miles then turn left, signposted for Aldwark Manor (Boroughbridge B6256). A further three miles into the village of Little Ouseburn, turn right signposted Aldwark Manor. At the next T Junction turn right, cross toll bridge (40p) and then turn left, entrance 800 yards ahead. Facilities

Aldwark Manor was commissioned in 1865 by Lord Walsingham as a wedding present for his eldest daughter. The original Manor forms the basis of what is now the Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel which sits in the picturesque Vale of York surrounded by the Aldwark Manor Golf Course. Set in 120 acres of parkland around a 19th century manor, our par 72, easy walking 6187 yard course is set in the beautiful Vale of York. The River Ure meanders through the course and comes into play on several holes. This coupled with other water hazards makes Aldwark Manor a challenge to golfers

of all abilities. Although not a long course, a premium is put on accuracy and the course offers plenty of risk and reward shots. Signature Holes: Hole 10 471 yards Par 5 After a well struck shot from the tee the second demands a long iron over a water hazard to a guarded green. Play it safe or go for an eagle? Hole 18 159 yards Par 3 Negotiate your way round to the 18th hole and finish with a par 3 over water to a target green. A great hole to finish an interesting and challenging golf course, be sure to get your clubbing correct!

One for the Handicap. One of a kind. Membership from £39.00 per month Play at any other QHotel Golf Course during the week for Free 20% Discount on all shop clothing 20% Discount in Hotel Bars 6 Sponsored Member Events within the Year

54 luxurious bedrooms divided between the Manor House and Contemporary Wing. The Brasserie Restaurant, The Terrace Bar, Leisure Facilities including Pool, Steam room, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Gym, Spa. Free Parking for 200 cars. 6 Conference and Meeting rooms. Trolley and Buggy hire. Practice Ground. Putting Green, Lessons Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6187 • 5999 • 5539 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

3

170

10

5

471

2

4

287

11

4

354

3

4

282

12

4

360

4

4

298

13

4

378

5

3

186

14

5

489

6

4

363

15

3

198

7

4

461

16

4

292

8

5

551

17

5

515

9

4

373

18

3

159


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Bentham Golf Club Robin Lane, High Bentham Lancaster, LA2 7AG Telephone: 01524 262455 golf@benthamgolfclub.co.uk www.benthamgolfclub.co.uk

02. How to Find

BeNtham

Bentham Golf Club is remarkably accessible, only 20 minutes from J 34 or J 36 on the M6, or if travelling from the Yorkshire Dales, only 5 minutes from the A65 to the centre of Bentham where the golf course is well sign posted.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant (serving food daily), Function Room seating up to 120, Accommodation, Pro Shop, Lessons, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Outdoor Practice Area, Putting Green. Coming Soon Swing Room, Covered Practice area/ Driving Range, Practice Chipping Green, Electric Trolley Hire

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6033 • 5682 • 5484 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

387

10

4

394

2

5

512

11

4

296

3

4

267

12

5

509

4

4

361

13

4

326

5

5

488

14

3

169

6

3

148

15

4

350

7

4

398

16

4

343

8

3

141

17

3

147

9

4

381

18

4

416

First established in 1922, Bentham Golf Club became an 18 hole course in 2002. Described as the Augusta of the Dales, Bentham provides a challenge to golfers of all abilities. A picturesque course on the North Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire border, the views of Ingleborough, Pen-y-Ghent and Whernside are a sight to behold on a clear day, with a breathtaking background of the Lake District Fells. The course has been under new ownership of the Marshall Family since 2009 and has a bright future ahead of it. 2011 saw the rebuilding and expansion of the clubhouse and the start of the course redesign. The improvements

Unique OFFER FOR ‘Golf Guide’ readers Present this voucher: £20 per player for 18 holes, bacon buttie and tea/coffee. Quote GOLFGUIDE when booking your tee. Bookings must be made in advance. For more offers visit: www.benthamgolfclub.co.uk

just keep coming; with the Swing Room currently in construction and the plans for a covered practice area been drawn up as you read this, 2012 will see more development for this spectacular course. Visitors are very welcome every day of the week, whether as a society, corporate or smaller group. Signature Hole: 8th, 138 yards, Par 3 From the elevated tee you can see exactly what is required and you need to be precise because the green is only a tantalizingly short distance away but there is a pond between you and the flag. Subtle contours on the green and two adjacent bunkers complete the challenge.


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Cleveland Golf Club Majuba Road Redcar, TS10 5BJ Telephone: 01642 471798 majuba@btconnect.com www.clevelandgolfclub.co.uk

03. How to Find

Cleveland

From A1(M). Keep straight onto A1(M) / Aberford By Pass. Exit Dishforth Interchange, take ramp left for A168 toward Teesside / Thirsk. Road name changes to A192. At roundabout, take 3rd exit onto A1747. At roundabout, take 2nd exit onto A1053 / Greystone Road. At roundabout, take 3rd exit onto A1085 / Trunk Road. Pass through 2 roundabouts, remaining on A1085. Turn left onto Kirkleatham Lane. Turn left, and then immediately turn left onto Bridge Road. Road name changes to Majuba Road, Golf Club on road.

This Championship links course, is situated by the shores of the North Sea and measures 6750 yards from the white tees with a par 72. The Ladies play from red tees all the year round and their course measures 5545 yards with a par 73. The course itself is flat and easy to walk. It is protected by strategically placed bunkers both on the fairways and around the greens. In addition, and in common with many Championship links courses, it is a true test of golf when the wind blows. The club have hosted many County and Professional events and is the home to the

Amateur scratch competitions the Cleveland Salver and the Mid Amateur International. Signature Hole Hole 11, ‘Ridges’, Par 4, 429 yards (White Tee) Par 4 with a ridge to negotiate from the tee shot, fairly straight hole with a well guarded green. A water hazard is on the right side of the rough however it has to be a very wayward shot to catch it. Professionals Tip: Keep to the right side of the fairway off the tee, this will open the green up, for your second shot the middle of the green is always a good option, get to greedy and you may pay the consequences.

Facilities Bar, Lounge, Practice Ground, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6921 • 6704 • 6506 • 5545 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

3

168

10

4

381

2

5

499

11

4

432

3

4

416

12

4

419

4

5

549

13

4

389

5

4

427

14

4

387

6

3

168

15

3

179

7

4

346

16

4

347

8

5

510

17

4

393

9

3

184

18

5

510

2012 Cleveland Golf Club are celebrating its 125th Year Summer offers – Round of Golf £24 Deals are available for Visiting Parties (Contact Secretary for details and availability) 2012 Open Competitions and Booking Forms are now on available on the web site.


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Fulford (York) Golf Club Heslington Lane, York, YO10 5DY Telephone: 01904 413579 info@fulfordgolfclub.co.uk www.fulfordgolfclub.co.uk

04. How to Find

Fulford

From the A64: Take the A19 junction towards York City centre. Travel through Fulford and turn right at the traffic lights signposted University / Fulford Golf Club. Take the right exit from the mini roundabout signposted Fulford Golf Club. The Golf Club is 200m on the right side of Heslington Lane.

The course was planned and constructed by Major Charles MacKenzie, the brother and business partner of the now legendary Dr Alistair MacKenzie who designed Augusta National and Cypress Point.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Pro Shop, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6900 • 6743 • 6363 • 5920 (74) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

398

10

3

147

2

4

410

11

5

483

3

3

181

12

4

303

4

4

429

13

4

446

5

3

151

14

3

149

6

5

531

15

4

400

7

4

389

16

4

335

8

4

350

17

4

339

9

5

446

18

5

476

Regarded as one of the finest tests of inland golf, the course is frequently graded in the Top 100 and is built on predominantly sandy heathland, which drains exceptionally well and provides an excellent surface for all year round golf. The greens, which were voted ‘’best on the European Tour’’, remain consistent throughout the year, and the course drains well during the winter.

The course is flat and tree lined, with heather and well placed bunkers providing the hazards. The course is a good challenge for all golfers. Signature Hole: 17th, Par 4. ‘Langer’ The line from the tee is down the left hand side of the fairway, possibly using a long iron to avoid running into the small trees. This allows an easy pitch over Germany Beck into the welcoming green. The approach from the right is blocked by a large oak requiring a high shot if you are to make the green. Watch out for the ash tree by the left side of the green made famous by Bernhard Langers ‘tree’ shot in 1981

Summer Golf at Fulford Greens fees and packages now available 01904 413579 ext5 See website www.fulfordgolfclub.co.uk for ONLINE bookings and last minute deals FULFORD (YORK) GOLF CLUB – 01904 413579, HESLINGTON LANE, YORK YO10 5DY, info@fulfordgolfclub.co.uk


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The Ganton Golf Club Station Road, Ganton Scarborough, YO12 4PB Telephone: 01944 710329 secretary@gantongolfclub.com www.gantongolfclub.com

05. How to Find

GANTON

Ganton is situated close to the A64, the main road between York and Scarborough. For SatNav users, the postcode is YO12 4PA. If you are travelling by car, the course is about 35 minutes drive on the A64 from York. If travelling by train, there is a regular service from York to nearby Malton, Seamer and Scarborough stations. York is on the East Coast mainline (London-Edinburgh) and offers regular direct services straight into Manchester International Airport.

The Scarborough Club, as it was originally called, opened for play in 1891, and was laid out by St Andrew’s Tom Chisholm. The great Harry Vardon became club professional in 1896, in the year of his first Open Title. Ganton is situated 9 miles from the sea in the Vale of Pickering, but was once a North Sea inlet, which is why many describe the course as an “inland links”. With a unique blend of links and heathland features, visitors need to be on their game to combat this sandy, gently undulating but testing championship course. Ganton has staged many prestigious amateur and professional golf events over the years.

It is one of only three courses in Britain to have staged the Ryder Cup (1949), the Curtis Cup (2000) and the Walker Cup (2003) and the quality of the course is reflected in the quality of some of the names on the Honours Board which include Joyce Wethered, Max Faulkner, Michael Bonallack, Bernard Gallacher, Peter McEvoy, Nick Faldo, Jose Maria Olazabal and Gary Wolstenholme. Whilst the last 4 holes may appear very pleasing on the eye, they are in combination one of the toughest finishing challenges in the country. In particular the very narrow par four 16th demands 2 very accurate shots to the green.

Facilities Bar, 4 Lounges, Dining Room, Putting Green, Large Practise Ground, Short Game Practice area, Buggy and Trolley Hire, Caddiemaster, Caddies and Professional Shop. Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6935 • 6724 (73) • 6445 • 6014 (76) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

359

10

3

165

2

4

395

11

4

398

3

4

288

12

4

357

4

4

365

13

5

497

5

3

148

14

4

278

6

5

438

15

4

427

7

4

414

16

4

427

8

4

368

17

4

235

9

5

499

18

4

387

Summer Green Fees Midweek £73.00/round or £88.00 per day Twilight (After 4.00pm) £45.00/round Weekends & Bank Holidays £78.00/round or £93.00 per day


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Kirkbymoorside Golf Club Manor Vale Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6EG Telephone: 01751 431525 enqs@kirkbymoorsidegolf.co.uk www.kirkbymoorsidegolf.co.uk

06. How to Find

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Practice Ground, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Trolleys, Pro Shop, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 69. SS 70 • 6207 • 5954 • 5422 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

3

123

10

4

315

2

4

412

11

4

441

3

3

187

12

4

261

4

4

362

13

4

409

5

4

385

14

5

510

6

3

148

15

3

175

7

4

417

16

4

378

8

4

267

17

4

411

9

4

439

18

4

314

Kirkbymoorside

Approaching Kirkbymoorside from Thirsk on the A170, turn left at the roundabout into the town (if approaching from Pickering turn right). Follow the main street until you reach a mini roundabout at the top of the town. Turn left, and then take the first turning right (brown sign to golf course) about 150 yards down the road. Follow the road (Manor Vale) through the wood until you reach the Golf Club car park.

Kirkbymoorside Golf Club offers a challenging golf course set in a beautiful, quiet, rural surrounding on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.

to test your golf on a gem of a course in the peace and tranquillity of superb countryside then you can do no better than enjoy the hospitality offered at Kirkbymoorside Golf Club.

Whatever the time of year, you will be impressed with the spectacular scenery and the peace and quiet which will surround you during the whole of your round. The view over the moors from the 13th tee is unsurpassed in the whole of the North of England. Looking away from the moors, the course offers distant views of the Yorkshire Wolds and The Hambleton Hill – both areas of outstanding natural beauty. If you want

Signature Holes Like all courses, Kirkbymoorside has its signature holes. Whatever your handicap the ‘right to left’ drive from the 7th tee will provide a true test to those seeking par and the 10th is not named the ‘widow maker’ for nothing. It’s a tough drive on the par four 13th, but the view from the tee out to the moors past the village of Gillamoor, makes even the poorest tee shot (almost) forgettable.

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Malton & Norton Golf Club Welham Park Malton, YO17 9QE Telephone: 01653 697912 secretary@mngc.co.uk www.maltonandnortongolfclub.co.uk

Malton & Norton

Managing Secretary: Nick Redman Assistant Secretary: Emily Newman

07. How to Find From A1(M), exit A1 at junction 44 on to A64 York. Follow A64 for approx’ 20 miles, exit A64 at Malton sign on to York road to traffic lights in centre of Malton. Turn right in to Castlegate, over railway line, right on to Welham road, travel approx’ one mile turn right in to Golf Club.

Welcome to Malton and Norton Golf Club, a twenty seven hole course of three contrasting loops providing challenge and enjoyment for members and visitors alike and ideally situated between York and Scarborough with marvellous views of the North Yorkshire Moors. Some would commend the forgiving nature of the layout, Malton and Norton nevertheless asks all the right questions to test even the most demanding golfer. Maintained to the highest possible standards, the course will not disappoint. Witness to the quality of the golf at Malton & Norton can be found in the fact that the club is the “home club” of European

Tour Pro Simon Dyson and leading British lady amateur Emma Brown nee Duggleby. You will find everything you need at the club. Challenging and rewarding golf on a choice of superb and easy walking courses; a genuine and warm welcome; first class beer, wine and spirits together with excellent food, friendly and efficient staff and an ambience increasingly demanded in the modem world of golf. Signature Hole: 4th, Par 3, 196 yards (white tee) With a beautiful view from the tee over Malton and Norton and the Moors, a long iron shot is needed to find the heart of the green.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, 12 Bay Driving Range, Chipping Area with Practise Bunkers, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Pro Shop, Custom Fitting, Lessons

Course Information Welham: 18 holes, Par 72 Holes 1-9 & 10-18 • 6423 • 6102 • 5447 Park: 18 holes, Par 72 Holes 10-18 & 19-27 • 6164 • 5909 • 5410 Derwent: 18 holes, Par 72 Holes 19-27 & 1-9 • 6257 • 6039 • 5437

FLEXI MEMBERSHIP From only £300 For further information please visit our website

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Middlesbrough Golf Club Brass Castle Lane, Marton Middlesbrough, TS8 9EE Telephone: 01642 311515 secretary@middlesbroughgolfclub.co.uk www.middlesbroughgolfclub.co.uk

08. How to Find

Middlesbrough

From A1(M) Take exit 49 toward THIRSK / A19 / TEESSIDE Continue on A19 At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A174 Take the ramp onto A172 toward MIDDLESBROUGH / STOKESLEY / WHITBY Keep right at the fork, and merge onto Stokesley Rd (A172) Turn right at Stokesley Rd (A172) Turn right at Brass Castle Lane Turn left at Brass Castle Lane

Founded in 1908, Middlesbrough golf course was based at Saltersgill Farm until 1938, when it moved to its present location which was designed by James Braid (five times Open Champion), a renowned golf course architect who fully exploited the natural ravines and undulating land. The course was officially opened in April 1939 and in 1990, new holes were laid through acquired woodland to give it the layout as it is today.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Pro Shop, Custom Fitting, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6328 • 6035 • 5674 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

305

10

4

256

2

5

497

11

5

522

3

4

398

12

4

397

4

3

170

13

3

156

5

4

384

14

4

401

6

4

398

15

4

430

7

3

158

16

3

133

8

4

356

17

4

380

9

4

353

18

4

341

Situated in countryside five miles south of Middlesbrough the course has stunning views of the Cleveland Hills and is a joy to play as many have found, not least many of the

country’s top young players who arrive every year to play in the North of England Youths Open – a tournament started and run by the club themselves which has grown to attract national and international backing from the major golf bodies. A 16-year-old Sandy Lyle and Richard Boxall are among the winners of what is rated a very prestigious tournament. There are many attractive and challenging holes, the tree-lined short 4th (197 yards), the dog-leg 11th around or over Oakwood (522 yards), the 8th which has been described by many visitors as one of the most attractive holes they have played.

Weekdays 18 Holes Summer £40.00. Winter £35.00 Weekends/Bank Holidays 18 Holes Summer £45.00. Winter £38.00 Visiting Party Packages from £42.00 (coffee/bacon roll, 18 holes, 2 course meal) USGA specification greens.

Middlesbrough GOLF CLUB


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Oakdale Golf Club Oakdale Glen Harrogate, HG1 2LN Telephone: 01423 567162 manager@oakdalegolfclub.co.uk www.oakdalegolfclub.co.uk

09. How to Find

Oakdale

From A1(M): Take the A659 exit toward Wetherby/A168/Otley. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Wattle Syke/A58/A659 heading to Wetherby/A168/Collingham/Otley. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Boston Rd/A661. Turn left at Market Pl/A661, Turn right at Harrogate Rd/ A661. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Knaresborough Rd/ A6040. Continue onto York Pl/A61. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto W Park St/A61. Turn left at Kent Rd, Take the 2nd right onto Oakdale. Take the 1st right onto Oakdale Glen. Renowned for its famous Spa Baths and visitor attractions, there are many reasons to visit Harrogate, but none are more valid than the opportunity to try out the sensational course at Oakdale Golf Club, bizarrely, within a ten minute walk of the town. Established in 1914 and designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie, Oakdale’s unique mix of moor and parkland has earned it a reputation to rival even the very best venues in Northern England. Moreover, few facilities offer such a close tie with accommodation in the adjacent town centre, providing the

ideal stay and play situation. At just under 6,500 yards, the course offers a true test to golfers of varying abilities, generous fairways and beautiful scenery abounds. Set in 130 acres of naturally undulating terrain, you can expect to come across a diverse range of wildlife, with foxes and roe deer a common sight. With no two holes the same, it’s a well know fact that scoring at Oakdale depends on how well you negotiate the par 3s with both the 9th and 12th protected by water.

New Lifestyle Golf Package Come and join a friendly, welcoming members club & enjoy our full facilities 7 days a week. Pay an annual fee of £180 and then purchase golf credits that will enable you to play whenever suits you. Ideal for those ‘budding’ and keen golfers with a busy modern lifestyle who want to enjoy all the benefits of a premier Yorkshire golf club. Contact our Secretary Manager Mike Cross for further details, or visit our website.

Telephone: 01423 567162. www.oakdalegolfclub.co.uk

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Electric Trolleys, Pro Shop, Mizuno Club Fitting, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6484 • 6061 • 5513 (72) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

323

10

4

381

2

5

476

11

5

477

3

3

180

12

3

157

4

4

397

13

4

331

5

5

548

14

4

431

6

3

171

15

4

374

7

4

376

16

3

139

8

4

373

17

5

483

9

3

138

18

4

306


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Ripon City Golf Club
 Palace Road, Ripon North Yorkshire, HG4 3HH Telephone: 01765 603640 secretary@riponcitygolfclub.com www.riponcitygolfclub.com

10. How to Find

Located just outside of the ancient City of Ripon, the course offers a great day out in peaceful, rural surroundings and is a delightful challenge for golfers of all abilities. The geology gives great topographic relief to the course and has allowed the presentation of some wonderfully exciting greens. Players can enjoy commanding views over the famous Cathedral and also the North Yorkshire Moors to the east.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Private function facilities, Covered Floodlit Range, Putting Green, Pitching & Chipping Areas, Buggy & Trolley Hire, Pro Shop, Tuition Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6084 • 5780 (71) • 5557 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

3

149

10

4

393

2

4

378

11

4

462

3

5

504

12

4

363

4

4

358

13

5

545

5

3

167

14

3

162

6

4

287

15

4

357

7

3

192

16

4

370

8

4

302

17

4

360

9

4

291

18

4

444

OPEN COMPETITIONS FOR 2012

Ripon City

From the A1(M) Turn off at A61 junction off the A1 towards Ripon. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Sharow Ln/A6108 At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto North Rd/A6108 Turn right at Palace Rd/A6108 Turn right at Park Lane to Club

17 May SENIORS OPEN

Course presentation continues to win accolades from members and visitors alike, whilst the greens in particular receive special praise. There have been many recent improvements to the course and Spring

4BBB Stableford

£24 per pair

18 May LADIES TEAM Teams of 3

£30 per team

19 May

MENS OPEN

£25 per pair

20 May

MIXED AM AM Stableford

£40 per team (1 man and 1 lady to count)

2 July

MENS AM AM

4BBB Stableford 4 Man team

£60 per team (inc 2’s club)

Aug 2 SENIORS OPEN

4BBB Stableford

£24 per pair

Aug 3 LADIES TEXAS SCRAMBLE

(team of 4)

£40 per team

Aug 4

MENS OPEN

4BBB Stableford

£25 per pair

Aug 5

MIXED AM AM Stableford

Aug 19

RABBITS

4BBB Stableford

Sep 14 LADIES AM AM Team of 4

£40 per team (1 man and 1 lady to count) £25 per pair £40 per team

2012 will see the re-designed 2nd and 15th holes come into full play. And after a thoroughly enjoyable game of golf players can relax in the comfort of a bar that offers a panoramic view of no less than 4 greens. Visitors always receive a warm and friendly welcome - many return year after year to take advantage of the excellent golf and accompanying facilities. Ever popular with Visiting Parties, packages again offer great value. Full details are available on the website or from the Secretary. Ripon City Golf Club is well worth a visit to play and is certainly a great club to join.

FANTASTIC VALUE PLAY AND STAY Sunday Driver - £70 18 holes on Sunday afternoon & Monday morning. B&B at the new Wetherspoons Hotel in Ripon. Immediate access to pubs, bars, and dining. Midweek Driver - £75 Day 1 golf, bed & breakfast, day 2 golf. Available all other days except Saturday. (All reservations subject to Tee time and Hotel accommodation availability at the time of booking)

Superb range of Society & Corporate packages · Great deals for new members · Please Contact the Secretary for details: secretary@riponcitygolfclub.com


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Romanby Golf & Country Club Yafforth Road, Northallerton North Yorkshire, DL7 0PE Telephone: 01609 778855 richard.boucher@romanby.com www.romanby.com

11. How to Find

Facilities Bar, Lounge, Brasserie Restaurant, Conference Rooms, 6 Hole Par 3 Academy Course, 12 Bay Floodlit Driving Range & Practice Facility, Putting Green, Buggies, Trolleys, Pro Shop, Lessons Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6663 • 6405 • 5635 (74) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

327

10

4

354

2

4

374

11

3

156

3

4

415

12

5

554

4

3

177

13

4

396

5

5

505

14

4

358

6

4

366

15

3

168

7

4

251

16

5

541

8

3

158

17

4

426

9

5

538

18

4

341

Romanby

From the A1 Northbound take the A684 turn off to Northallerton. Stay on the A684 and travel through the villages of Leeming Bar, Morton on Swale and Ainderby Steeple. Continue out of Ainderby Steeple for about 1 mile and turn left to Yafforth (from this point the Golf Course is signed with brown tourist signs) Follow the road round to the right in Yafforth and turn right at the Church onto the B6217. Continue approximately 200 meters then turn right into the Romanby Golf Course Driveway.

A true gem for all visitors. Romanby nestles in North Yorkshire’s lush rolling landscape. It offers an uniquely challenging championship standard golf course - and everything that goes with it. The course is a joy to play and several lakes, as well as the River Wiske, provide not just extra features but also homes for many a variety of waterfowl. Designed by Will Adamson, the greens are constructed to USPGA specification & includes large teeing areas around 400 square metres. Each hole has a character of its own and as the various trees and shrubs rapidly mature, the course gains more and more definition.

The highlight of any round at Romanby, must be negotiating their own Amen Corner without dropping a stroke - the par 3 11th over a lake, hole 12, one of the longest par 5’s you’ll ever come across, and the par four 13th, ranked stroke index one. The Clubhouse offers a clean, roomy environment and guarantees everyone a warm welcome. It provides an ideal venue for all types of golfers but also to celebrations and parties and the picturesque setting is perfect for weddings too. Romanby also plays host to product launches, conferences and exhibitions, as well as simple business meetings.


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Hawtree Course Rudding Park offers the most comprehensive golf facility in the north of England, providing a range of golfing experiences for members, visitors, societies and corporate groups.

From a full corporate or society day with a formal awards dinner in the hotel to a short team building event followed by coffee and a bacon sandwich, every package is uniquely created.

Designed by the renowned golf course architect Martin Hawtree, the championship 18 hole, par 72 Hawtree course runs through the beautiful 19th century parkland. The championship course proves a challenge for even the most seasoned golfer.

Signature Hole- Hawtree Course – 14th Aptly named Rhododendron Glade due to the flourish of colour surrounding the green during summer. The 163 yard par 3 is well guarded by three bunkers at the front, with another hidden from view to the right. The hole, which plays uphill and into the prevailing wind is a challenge for golfers of all abilities, with the undulating green making par no easy score.

A variety of golf membership schemes are available to suit all budgets & time constraints.

Hawtree Course 18 holes, Par 72 • 6883 • 6546 • 5823 H ole

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Par

4 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 5

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

393 384 463 442 176 533 456 202 525

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

5 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 4

499 211 393 341 176 398 488 389 414

FOUR FRIENDS, FOUR BALL FROM £100 Upgrade to include a round on the Repton Short Course from just an extra £5 per person.

May to September Monday to Friday - £100 Saturday and Sunday - £120

To book call:

01423 871350 or email reservations@ruddingpark.com

A range of gift experience vouchers are now available to purchase online at www.ruddingpark.co.uk/gifts


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Rudding Park Follifoot, Harrogate North Yorkshire, HG3 1JH Telephone: 01423 872100 golf@ruddingpark.com www.ruddingpark.co.uk

12. How to Find

From A1(M):
Exit at A59 (J47) York/Harrogate road and follow the signs to Harrogate. At the first roundabout, take the A658 to Bradford. Two roundabouts later follow the brown tourist signs to Rudding Park (2.3 miles).

Facilities 4* Hotel, Spa and Gym Facilities. 5* Luxury Lodges, Holiday Park - Camping & Caravanning, Self Catering Chalet Lodges and Cottages, Deer House Family Pub. Conference & Banqueting Facilities, 14 seat Cinema.

Rudding Park

From Leeds:
From the M1 or M62 (M621) in Leeds; follow the A61 Harrogate signs. At the roundabout with the A658 (Bradford / York road) take the exit for York, and follow the brown tourist signs to Rudding Park (3 miles).

Repton Course and Golf Academy The Repton Short Course consists of 6 par 3 holes set to USGA specifications. The development comprises one parkland hole, two woodland and two water holes. Offering golf in an hour, the course is equally popular with busy professionals and scratch golfers as retired couples and novices. Rudding Park Golf Academy also includes a 110 yard Academy hole, bunker, chipping and putting greens, professional swing studio and the 18 bay driving range. This enables golfers to practice all elements of the game. Staffed by a team of four PGA Professionals,

18 x par 72 Hawtree Course, 6 x par 3 Repton Short Course, PGA Academy, Putting Green, Chipping Green, 18 Bay Covered Driving Range, Practice Hole, 2 Indoor Swing Studios, Putting Lab, Buggy/ Cart Hire, Club Fitting, Pro Shop, Lessons, Onsite PGA Professional

Sleep, Golf and Dine for £199 Book our excellent dinner, bed and breakfast offer on selected nights throughout 2012 and each guest can play up to four rounds of golf.

Call: 01423 871350 Corporate and Society Golf Days are available from £26 per golfer.

the Academy is an ideal facility for practice, advice and lessons. The Professionals are able to provide tuition for all levels of ability. Signature Hole: Repton Course – 5th Provides a true-to-life replica of the worldfamous 17th at Sawgrass, playing the same yardage as the renowned Florida hole (137 yards). The daunting tee shot to an undulating green puts emphasis on club selection. The green is swiveled around to provide a longer & deeper putting surface which seems to be an easy target, however when the prevailing wind is a factor avoiding the water is no easy feat.


Contact Details

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Sandburn Hall Scotchman Lane Flaxton, York, YO60 7RB Telephone: 01904 469929 info@sandburnhall.co.uk www.sandburnhall.co.uk

13. How to Find

Sandburn Hall

Situated just off the A64 between York & Malton. Travelling from York, take the left turn to Flaxton, Sandburn Hall is first turn on the left.

Facilities

The Par 72, 6700 yard course set in beautiful Vale of York countryside is designed to test golfers of all abilities. Each of the 18 holes has unique challenges with woodlands, streams and lakes providing their own hazards. The golf course was opened in 2005 and has already been recognised as one of the best courses in the area and hosts major amateur and professional county events. It is maintained to the highest standards by our dedicated greenkeeping staff and has had many additional features added since opening. Recent drainage work has resulted in a significantly improved year round golf experience, with very few days being lost due to weather conditions. Sandburn

Hall has proved an increasingly popular course with many societies and groups visiting the club to make the most of the fantastic course condition Sandburn has to offer. This has been recognised by the club being chosen as the host club for the Yorkshire PGA Sandburn Hall Masters and Pro Am event since 2009. Visitors are warmly welcomed to Sandburn Hall as part of a casual four ball, society group or corporate day. Our first class personal service & clubhouse facilities, combined with the stunning setting, are sure to impress. Sandburn Hall boasts a large outdoor practice teeing area, where you can hit from grass or range bays fitted with Power Tee technology.

Bar, Restaurant, Meeting Rooms, Grand Function Hall, Academy Practice Holes, 18 Bay Driving Range, Putting Green, Short Game Area, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Pro Shop, Lessons - Steve Robinson Golf Academy Host club for the Yorkshire PGA Sandburn Masters & Pro Am event.

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6723 • 6443 • 5821 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

521

10

4

360

2

4

362

11

4

382

3

4

411

12

5

491

4

4

378

13

3

178

5

4

336

14

4

424

6

3

161

15

4

381

7

4

423

16

4

326

8

3

188

17

5

479

9

5

479

18

3

163

Society packages Half Day Coffee & bacon roll 18 holes Two course meal £41.00 p.p Visit our website for the latest offers www.sandburnhall.co.uk

Full Day 27/36 holes Coffee & bacon roll, Soup & sandwiches Two course meal £50.00 p.p

*Quote TGGSP when booking and receive a complimentary 2ball voucher towards your prize presentation. Applicable to societies of 12 or more.


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Scarthingwell Golf Course Scarthingwell Lane Tadcaster, LS24 9PF Telephone: 01937 557878 ben.burlingham@scarthingwellgolfcourse.co.uk www.scarthingwellgolfcourse.co.uk

14. How to Find

Scarthingwell

Within easy driving distance of both Leeds and York, we are situated just outside of the village of Towton on the A162 which runs between Tadcaster and Sherburn-in-Elmet. For those traveling from further afield, Scarthingwell is located within 10 minutes drive of the A1M and M1 motorways.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Snooker Table, Putting Green, Pro Shop, Lessons, Club Repairs

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6631 • 6253 • 5544 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

420

10

4

408

2

4

385

11

4

368

3

4

365

12

3

138

4

3

146

13

4

378

5

5

468

14

5

514

6

5

526

15

4

320

7

4

268

16

5

505

8

4

379

17

4

354

9

3

122

18

3

189

An easy-walking 18-hole course, Scarthingwell is set in tranquil rural surroundings and has become well established since its opening in 1990, providing a fair test for golfers of all abilities, as well as gaining a reputation for its friendly and informal atmosphere. The Course is owned and managed by members of the Pick family who developed the site from jointly-owned land in the early 1990s and still live near by, having farmed in the area since 1925. Each of the partners plays an active role in the day-to-day operation of the Golf Course and at least one partner is usually on-site at most times of the day.

The Head Greenkeeper at Scarthingwell is John Waite, who has held the position since 1995. Together with his three assistants, John works closely with the owners in maintaining the excellent standard of the course. Signature Holes You can enjoy stunning, panoramic views of the Yorkshire countryside on this course but remember to pay as much attention to the 9th and 10th holes. The 9th is a tricky par-3 with an approach to a severely guarded green, whilst the 10th includes a dog leg and an approach over water.

Special Summer 4 ball offers

Scarthingwell Golf Course

Mon - Fri: Whole tee time from £40.00 (4 persons) Sat & Sun: Whole tee time from £50.00 (4 persons)


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The Oaks Golf Club Aughton Common, Aughton York, YO42 4PW Telephone: 01757 288577 Email enquiries via website www.theoaksgolfclub.co.uk

15. How to Find

THE OAKS

One mile North of Bubwith on B1228. Sat Nav key in “Birk Lane Aughton York.” Route from M62 & M18 (Hull or Sheffield) Leave M62 at Junction 37, take 2nd exit at roundabout, over next one and take first exit off third back towards Howden. Join B1228 opposite Station Pub, signposted with brown sign for The Oaks, Howden Station & Bubwith. Go straight over crossroads with Rix Garage on your right for approx half a mile and you will see the curved brick entrance to The Oaks on your right.

From the moment you approach the outstanding entrance you are transported into an oasis where friendliness, quality and professionalism (and fast USGA greens!) are the key words to the success of ‘The Oaks’. The course is built in harmony with the natural woodland setting close to the picturesque Derwent Ings. The wide green fairways blend and bend with the gentle contours of the countryside with seven lakes coming into play. Greens are all built to USGA specifications with substantial mounding. Superb practice facilities include driving bays, a ball dispenser,

putting green, practice bunkers and short game practice areas. Half-way refreshments are available at a log cabin where you can sit and feed the almost tame rainbow trout, who will perform in anticipation of a treat. You may also be fortunate enough to be paid a visit by the family of swans. An old fashioned red telephone box waits to greet you on the 18th tee where you can order your hard earned refreshments from the clubhouse. A wide range of treats await your return to the clubhouse; our chefs’ freshly prepared treats, and maybe a dip in the pool followed by a steam or sauna to ease away aches and pains.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Golf Academy, Driving Range, Practice Areas, Golf Lessons, Shop, Health Spa, Club Hire, Buggy Hire & Trolley Hire

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6849 • 6381 • 5609 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

541

10

4

448

2

4

458

11

3

203

3

4

384

12

5

518

4

3

129

13

4

336

5

4

406

14

4

479

6

4

366

15

3

192

7

3

188

16

4

345

8

4

389

17

4

429

9

5

505

18

5

533


Yorkshire & North East Golf Guide

North Yorkshire Directory

Aldwark Manor Telephone: 01347 838353 www.qhotels.co.uk

Hunley Hall Telephone: 01287 676216 www.hunleyhall.co.uk

Scalm Park Telephone: 01757 210846 www.scalmpark.co.uk

Ampleforth College Telephone: 01439 788243 www.ampleforthgolf.co.uk

Kirkbymoorside Telephone: 01751 431525 www.kirkbymoorsidegolf.co.uk

Scarborough North Cliff Telephone: 01723 355397 www.ncgc.co.uk

Bedale Telephone: 01677 422443 www.bedalegolfclub.com

Knaresborough Telephone: 01423 862690 www.knaresboroughgolfclub.co.uk

Scarborough South Cliff Telephone: 01723 374737 www.scarboroughgolfclub.co.uk

Bentham Telephone: 015242 62455 www.benthamgolfclub.co.uk

Malton & Norton Telephone: 01653 697912 www.maltonandnortongolfclub.co.uk

Scarthingwell Telephone: 01937 557878 www.scarthingwellgolfcourse.co.uk

Catterick Telephone: 01748 833671 www.catterickgolfclub.co.uk

Masham Telephone: 01765 688 054 www.mashamgolfclub.co.uk

Selby Telephone: 01757 228622 www.selbygolfclub.co.uk

Cleveland Telephone: 01642 483462 www.clevelandgolfclub.co.uk

Middlesbrough Telephone: 01642 311515 www.middlesbroughgolfclub.co.uk

Settle Telephone: 01729 825288 www.settlegolfcourse.org

Crimple Valley Telephone: 01423 883485 Website n/a

Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Centre Telephone: 01642 315533 www. middlesbrough.gov.uk

Skelton Park Golf Club Telephone: 01904 470 549 www.skeltonparkgolfcourse.co.uk

Drax Telephone: 01757 617228 www.draxgolfclub.co.uk

Oakdale Telephone: 01423 567162 www.oakdalegolfclub.co.uk

Skipton Telephone: 01756 793922 www.skiptongolfclub.co.uk

Easingwold Telephone: 01347 822474 www.easingwoldgolfclub.co.uk

Pannal Telephone: 01423 872628 www.pannalgc.co.uk

Spofforth Telephone: 01423 872543 www.spofforthgolf.co.uk

Filey Telephone: 01723 513134 www.fileygolfclub.com

Pike Hills Telephone: 01904 700797 www.pikehillsgolfclub.co.uk

Swallow Hall Telephone: 01904 448889 www.swallowhall.co.uk

Flaxby Park & Country Telephone: 01423 863444 www.flaxbyparkgolf.com

Raven Hall Country House Hotel Telephone: 01723 870353 www.ravenhall.co.uk

The Oaks Telephone: 01757 288577 www.theoaksgolfclub.co.uk

Forest of Galtres Telephone: 01904 766198 www.forestofgaltres.co.uk

Richmond Telephone: 01748 823231 www.richmondyorksgolfclub.co.uk

Thirsk & Northallerton Telephone: 01845 525115 www.tngc.co.uk

Forest Park Telephone: 01904 400425 www.forestparkgolfclub.co.uk

Ripon City Telephone: 01765 603640 www.riponcitygolfclub.com

Whitby Telephone: 01947 602719 www.whitbygolfclub.co.uk

Fulford Telephone: 01904 413579 www.fulfordgolfclub.co.uk

Romanby Telephone: 01609 778855 www.romanby.com

Wilton Telephone: 01642 465265 www.wiltongolfclub.co.uk

Ganton Telephone: 01944 710329 www.gantongolfclub.com

Rudding Park Telephone: 01423 871350 www.ruddingpark.co.uk

York Telephone: 01904 491840 www.yorkgolfclub.co.uk

Harrogate Telephone: 01423 862999 www.harrogate-gc.co.uk

Saltburn Telephone: 01287 622812 www.saltburngolf.co.uk

York Golf Range Telephone: 01904 499275 www.yorkgolfrange.co.uk

Heworth Telephone: 01904 426156 www.heworthgolfclub.co.uk

Sandburn Hall Telephone: 01904 469922 www.sandburnhall.co.uk

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Yorkshire & North East Golf Guide

West Yorkshire Introduction

West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire has a great deal to offer visitors to the county with its heritage attractions, grand stately homes, green open spaces, canals, towns and cities. Composed of the districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield, a network of paths and cycle-ways both in towns and the countryside allow for easy access to the many sites of interest. Leeds – once the hub of the North based on its manufacturing and textile industries, is now a leading vibrant legal, finance and retail centre by day and lively cosmopolitan city by night. Award winning restaurants, wine bars, music venues, theatres and art galleries offer

a vast array of entertainment to satisfy any appetite. Vanguard architectural sites such as Bridgewater Place, 1 City Square and the Waterfront properties sit comfortably with the historic structures of the Corn Exchange and Leeds Kirkgate Market. An exciting retail experience is on offer with the likes of Harvey Nichols nestling next to the renowned Victoria Quarter, boasting an abundance of boutiques as well as well-known high street names. Leeds is also the sporting home of Yorkshire County Cricket Club, the most decorated Club in County Cricket History, and of course the celebrated Leeds United Football Club.

Proud of its long and important history, Bradford is home to a number of important historical buildings and sites; including one of only two World Heritage Sites in Yorkshire, and the most visited museum outside of London. The city has a lively multicultural vibe with a variety of diversions including the esteemed Bradford Alhambra Theatre. From a golfing perspective, West Yorkshire is home to some of the best inland courses in Britain. Included in this list are Alwoodley, Moortown and Moor Allerton who all sit proudly in the list of the top 100 courses in England.


Yorkshire & North East Golf Guide

West Yorkshire Introduction

01

A1(M) 09 17

Keighley

16

06

02

10 07 19

Bradford

14

03

13

Tadcaster

15

11

05

Leeds M1 M621

A629 Halifax 18

M62 Dewsbury

Brighouse

Pontefract

04

M62

Wakefield

12

08 Huddersfield

M1

A629 A1(M)

01. Bracken Ghyll 02. Bradford 03. Cookridge Hall 04. Dewsbury 05. Garforth Driving Range 06. Hollins Hall 07. Horsforth 08. Huddersfield 09. Ilkley 10. Leeds Golf Centre

11. Leeds Golf Club 12. Mid Yorkshire 13. Moor Allerton 14. Moortown 15. Scarcroft 16. Shipley 17. Wetherby 18. Willow Valley 19. Woodhall Hills

“Leeds is also the sporting home of Yorkshire County Cricket Club, the most decorated Club in County Cricket History.”

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Contact Details

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Bracken Ghyll Golf Club Skipton Road, Addingham, LS29 0SL Telephone: 01943 831207 office@brackenghyll.co.uk www.brackenghyll.co.uk

01. How to Find

Bracken Ghyll

From Ilkley follow the A65 signposted Skipton, at the roundabout at the top of the hill on the Addingham bypass turn right towards Addingham village, then at the next T-junction turn left and the entrance to the golf club will be approx 300 yards on the right hand side.

Bracken Ghyll Golf Club was founded in 1993 as a 9 hole course but has developed rapidly into one of the most enjoyable and challenging 18 hole courses in the North of England. It is a vibrant progressive club with increasing membership set in the spectacular landscape of the Yorkshire Dales. The “National Club Golfer” magazine describes the course as “With two distinct halves, the 5,600 yards layout is an intriguing mix of the old and the new, with a common theme of undulating parkland which is surprisingly mature for its age. A warm welcome and immaculate fairways and greens

are reasons why so many visiting parties choose Bracken Ghyll on a regular basis”. The course is complemented by outdoor and indoor practice areas, a well appointed bar with catering, a function room that can accommodate up to 120 guests, extensive car parking and a warm Yorkshire welcome. Signature Hole: The short 17th “Quarry Hole” is Bracken Ghyll’s signature hole. A par three 148 yards off the white tees demanding an accurate tee shot to a raised green flanked down the right by a stream that gathers many balls. It can be a card breaker at the end of your round.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Function Room, Short Iron Practice Area, Indoor Practice Area, Putting Green, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 68 • 5624 • 5433 (69) • 5169 (70) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

321

10

3

144

2

4

358

11

4

384

3

4

396

12

4

425

4

4

316

13

3

143

5

3

195

14

4

472

6

4

297

15

4

342

7

4

347

16

5

558

8

4

327

17

3

148

9

3

177

18

4

274

Bracken Ghyll Open Events 2012 4 Ladies’ Team Stableford Open, Friday 15th June: £42 per team Mixed Open Pairs Stableford, Friday 6th July: £25/pair Seniors Open Pairs Stableford, Monday 9th July: £25/pair Men’s Open Pairs Stableford, Saturday 25th August: £25/pair Seniors Open Pairs Stableford, Thursday 20th September: £25/pair Excellent prizes and quality catering!

For more information visit www.brackenghyll.co.uk. Or email office@brackenghyll.co.uk or call 01943 831207 (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)


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Bradford Golf Club
 Club House, Hawksworth Lane, Guiseley, LS20 8NP Telephone: 01943 875570 Email enquiries via website www.bradfordgolfclub.co.uk

02. How to Find

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Card Room, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Pro Shop, Lessons, Video Analysis

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6303 • 6066 • 5478 (72) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

325

10

4

396

2

4

417

11

4

307

3

3

155

12

3

142

4

4

280

13

4

367

5

4

461

14

3

167

6

4

360

15

4

416

7

4

444

16

4

420

8

4

346

17

5

487

9

5

491

18

4

322

Bradford

From Leeds: Take the A65 (Leeds/ Ilkley) to Guiseley (Harry Ramsden’s) then, at the roundabout, take the Bradford road for approx 1 mile. Turn right into Hawksworth Lane for 1 mile From Bradford: Take the A6038 through Shipley for 3 miles then turn left into Hawksworth Lane for 1 mile. From Skipton, Ilkley and the M6 (North): Take the A65 (Skipton/Leeds) to Guiseley (Harry Ramsden’s) then, at the roundabout, take the Bradford road for approx 1 mile. Turn right into Hawksworth Lane for 1 mile.

Laid out in 1899, our Par 71 Championship Course can justly claim to be one of the oldest in Yorkshire and provides a real challenge for golfers of all handicaps. Set out in 6,300 yards, it is a moorland links which commands stunning views over Baildon and Rombald Moors. Two special features, Greenhouse Hill and Birkin Hill, have irregular contours and accommodate the testing Par 4 10th and Par 3 14th, both of which require accurate shots to well protected greens. The course runs in two loops with the 10th hole and 18th hole each finishing outside the

The Bradford Golf Club

Clubhouse. Many holes are played along welldefined, tree-lined fairways to spacious, but fast and testing greens with subtle borrows. Always in immaculate condition, the course has recently undergone an impressive £1 million improvement programme to ensure that it remains pristine and playable throughout the seasons in all but the most adverse weather conditions. The course continues to be used for many prestigious Yorkshire Championships and is the home of The Hawksworth Trophy, a 36hole strokeplay competition for the leading amateur golfers in Northern England.

H o m e o f t h e Hawksw o r t h t r o p h y

Vi s i t o u r w e b s i t e a t w w w. b r a d f o r d g o l f c l u b . c o . u k f o r t h e l a t e s t o f f e r s


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Cookridge Hall Golf Club Ltd Cookridge Lane Leeds, LS16 7NL Telephone: 0113 230 0641 info@cookridgehall.co.uk www.cookridgehall.co.uk

Cookridge Hall

03. How to Find From M1: Continue onto M621. At junction 2, take the A643 exit. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A643. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Wellington Rd/A58 (M). Take the A660 exit toward A65/ Skipton. Turn left onto Blackman Ln. Turn right onto Woodhouse Ln/ A660. Slight left onto Otley Old Road, signposted Cookridge. Continue for approximately 1½ miles golf club entrance will be on right.

American in design, Golf Course Architect Karl Litten and his team, also responsible for building the Emirates Club in Dubai, incorporated many of the natural features of this north Leeds countryside when creating Cookridge Hall. Since then continued reinvestment and design work has been key to the progression of the golf course recognised by all our members and visitors.

inaccurate putting will be punished especially on the fast running and undulating greens. The back nine could be classed as more forgiving with two par 5’s and two impressive par 3’s, after negotiating those successfully golfers are faced with a do or die decision on the 18th. Be it a social game or in the heat of a match the 18th hole is a spectacle in itself and provides the perfect finish to a most enjoyable round.

The front nine holes are littered with daunting water hazards and strategic bunkering, culminating in one of many memorable holes the short par 3, 6th. Good golf will be rewarded but beware any loose shots or

Floodlit Driving Range: Open to the public 7 days a week, the purpose built floodlit driving range boasts 22 individual bays each housing the latest air compressed mats and quality two piece golf balls.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, 22 Bay Floodlit Driving Range, Buggy Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6788 • 6497 • 5978 • 5113 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

387

10

5

503

2

4

433

11

5

529

3

5

542

12

4

395

4

3

169

13

4

408

5

4

356

14

3

157

6

3

150

15

3

152

7

5

519

16

4

399

8

4

320

17

4

354

9

4

410

18

4

314

WELCOME TO COOKRIDGE HALL GOLF CLUB ‘An idyllic venue with hospitality second to none’ Entertain your clients this year and enjoy a great day out with celebrities & first class golf Professionals Monday 25th June - 6th Cookridge Hall Corporate Classic Breakfast - Golf – Buffet – Comedian - Prizes £200.00 per team of 4

Telephone: 0113 230 0641 www.cookridgehall.co.uk

Monday 6th August - 8th Cookridge Hall Pro Am Breakfast - Golf – Buffet – Comedian - Prizes £250.00 per team of 3

Cookridge Hall proud to support Ward 41 High Dependency Children’s Ward, Leeds General Infirmary


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Dewsbury District Golf Club The Pinnacle, Sands Lane Mirfield, WF14 8HJ

Dewsbury District

Professional: 01924 496030 Clubhouse: 01924 492399 info@dewsburygolf.co.uk www.dewsburygolf.co.uk

04. How to Find From the M62: 4 miles from Junction 25. Exit onto Slip Road (M62 J25). At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Wakefield Road (A644) for 1.2 miles. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Leeds Road (A644) for 0.2 miles. Bear right onto Huddersfield Road (A644) for 2.4 miles. Turn right onto Steanard Lane (opposite the Ship Inn) for 0.2 miles. Turn left onto Sands Lane after the Ship Inn after 0.2 miles turn right into Dewsbury District Golf Club.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Practice Field, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Club Hire, Pro Shop, Lessons, Changing Facilities and Showers

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6360 • 6064 • 5717 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

351

10

5

500

2

4

348

11

5

509

3

4

440

12

4

373

4

4

367

13

4

398

5

5

531

14

4

423

6

3

166

15

4

307

7

4

403

16

3

195

8

4

386

17

4

402

9

3

132

18

3

129

Formed on 22nd October 1891. The course is built on land known locally as the “Pinnacle” Originally designed by Old Tom Morris himself, custodian of the Old course, St Andrews and Open Champion in 1861, 62, 64 and 1867.

The 18 hole course measuring 6,360 yards and with a par and SSS of 71, offers a true and fair test of your golfing ability, testing your length, accuracy, touch as well as your stamina over the part parkland and part moor land course.

It was later made into an 18 hole layout by Ted Ray from Ganton in 1906 and further alterations were made by Dr Alister Mackenzie in 1913 and again by Peter Alliss and Dave Thomas in 1972. Some great course designers have left their mark on our course. It is set on the hillside above Mirfield in West Yorkshire. It offers magnificent panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

After playing why not visit our Clubhouse, which was re built in 2001. Here you can experience some of our warm northern hospitality. We can provide food and beverage to satisfy your needs after your round or just call in to sample our hospitality. It’s delightful setting, overlooking the course; with pleasant views from its elevated position help complete what we hope will be a memorable day.


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Garforth Driving Range

Garforth Golf Range Long Lane, Garforth Leeds, LS25 2DN Telephone: 01132 87 11 11 golfcrazy@googlemail.com www.garforthgolfrange.co.uk

05. How to Find From M1 (Towards York): Slight left onto the ramp to M1/ A64(M)/York. Merge onto A58(M). Continue onto A64(M).Continue onto York Rd/A64. Continue to follow A64. Go through 1 roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Barwick Rd. Continue onto Leeds Rd. Turn right onto Long Ln

Facilities

Fantastic golf facility where you can learn, improve, perfect, practice or just have fun! We are all-weather and floodlit open 9am6pm weekends and 9am - 9pm weekdays. Everyone welcome, free use of golf clubs and free tips and help to new golfers. Custom Fitting. Experience, Knowledge and Choice... We are very proud to have been chosen by every one of the game’s ‘Top Ten Manufacturers’ to offer custom fit on all their range of golf equipment, including Callaway, Ping, Titleist, TaylorMade, Nike, Mizuno, Wilson Staff, MD, Cleveland and Cobra. This enables us to give our customers

real choice - we are not dedicated to one or two brands. All our Golf Professional staff have many years of fitting experience and are fully trained to the highest possible standards. Here at Golf Crazy we have thousands of options within our numerous fitting carts. Using these along with state-of-the-art FlightScope launch monitors, we are best equipped to provide all our customers with the correct specification and best performing equipment on the market. Call today for your 100% free club check. The FlightScope experience starts at just £25. Ring 01132 871 111 to book your fitting.

Licensed Coffee Bar, 20 acre Floodlit Driving Range, Elevated Bays, Power Tees in all Bays, Free Club Use, Demonstration Days, Custom Fitting, Lessons, Pro Shop

Features » Everyone welcome » Free use of golf clubs » Free tips and help to new golfers » Powertees in all bays » Non intimidating environment » No silly gimmicks or over priced balls » A massive 20 acre range » Over 400 yards long » Stunning countryside location » Elevated bays & 30 grass tees » Without the ugly fences. » Proper 100% distance golf balls Opening Times We are all weather & floodlit Weekdays: 9 am - 9 pm Weekends: 9 am - 6 pm

Established in 1993 Golf Crazy is one of the UK’s leading golf equipment suppliers, stocking all the latest models from the very best brands in golf. We are committed to providing golf enthusiasts with unsurpassed service, consistently low and more affordable prices, and a comprehensive selection of the newest cutting-edge golf equipment from: Adidas, Bridgestone, Bushnell, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, FootJoy, Mizuno, Motocaddy, Nike, Odyssey, Ping, Puma, Srixon, TaylorMade, Titleist, Wilson Staff, and many more.

www.golfcrazy.co.uk 01132 871 111

Golf crazy is run by professional staff who do not switch sell, and are not paid commission, but are dedicated to making sure you find the best golf clubs and golf accessories to suit your swing style and playing level. With staff-tested golf equipment from the biggest names in the industry you’ll find the equipment you need to hit more greens, hole more putts and, sign better scorecards than ever before.


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Hollins Hall A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Hollins Hill, Baildon Shipley, Bradford, BD17 7QW Telephone: 01274 534212 mhrs.ibags.golfsales@marriotthotels.com www.marriottgolf.com 06. How to Find

Facilities Hotel, Spa, Bar, Restaurant, Driving Range, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Pro Shop, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6671 • 6354 • 6051 • 5433 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

299

10

5

483

2

4

372

11

4

433

3

5

531

12

4

344

4

3

181

13

3

180

5

4

415

14

4

355

6

4

407

15

3

137

7

5

507

16

4

380

8

3

166

17

4

328

9

4

467

18

4

369

Hollins Hall

From M62: Take J62 off M62 and join M606 to the end. Follow A6177 Ring Road East. At 3rd roundabout take the 1st exit onto A650 towards Bradford. Follow this road through to Shipley, turn right at the traffic lights onto the A6038. Continue on the A6038 for 3 miles travelling towards Baildon, at the traffic lights with the Junction Public House, do not turn left into Baildon, continue straight on and the hotel is located on the left hand side of Hollins Hall.

Hollins Hall, a Marriott Hotel and Country Club is located on 200 acres of rolling hills in the middle of the Yorkshire Dales, with stunning views over the Aire Valley. The 18-hole course is classically designed with a majestic feel and challenging play for every golfer. The par 71 championship course at Hollins Hall Country Club is designed to make the most of the natural features found in the Yorkshire Dales. It offers a variety of water hazards and ancient trees that line the long, undulating fairways. Each hole offers multiple tee areas to challenge any level of golfer, and all the tees and greens are built to USGA standards.

Societies & Corporate Golf Days Welcome. Packages from £19.50. Includes - 18 holes on our championship golf course, nearest the pin and longest drive competitions and a strokesaver per person. For further information & bookings please call 01274 534 212.

Hollins Hall Country Club has been the host venue for the PGA Europro Championship Tour. Tune up your swing before or after a round with the practice facilities at Hollins Hall Country Club, including a large putting green, short game area, and driving range with covered bays. Signature Hole: 14th, Par 4, ‘Viaduct’, 355 yards (white tee). The railway viaduct provides a stunning backdrop on the 14th hole, a testing drive down into the valley. Golfers must negotiate a stream, bunkers and a water hazard if they are to reach this green in regulation.


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Horsforth Golf Club Layton Rise, Horsforth Leeds, LS18 5EX Telephone: 0113 258 6819 secretary@horsforthgolfclub.co.uk www.horsforthgolfclub.co.uk

07. How to Find

Horsforth

From all directions the club is best approached via the Leeds outer ring road (A6120) and the A65 which runs from Leeds centre northwest towards Ilkley and Skipton. The A6120 crosses the A65 in both directions at Horsforth. From this junction take the A65 signposted Ilkley, Airport, Skipton. After approx 0.75 mile turn right onto Layton Lane. At the top of the hill turn right onto Layton Road. After 400 yds turn left onto Layton Rise. The golf club is at the end of this short cul-de-sac.

If you would like to enjoy golf on a traditional Yorkshire Golf Course you won’t find anywhere better than Horsforth. Founded in 1906, Horsforth Golf Club, is situated approx. 6 miles northwest of Leeds city centre and lies close to Leeds Bradford International Airport.

 The McKenzie influenced 18 hole parkland course with mature woodland, natural contours and strategically placed bunkers provides a test for golfers of all abilities.

We have extensive golf practice facilities including an 18 hole putting green and our two Professional Golfers are only too happy to provide golf lessons for any ability of golfer..



Although a private members club, visitors and new members alike can expect a warm and enthusiastic welcome in our spacious, modern clubhouse featuring a large lounge area, with a well stocked bar including guest beers, comfortably capable of seating 100+, a 60 seat dining room and several smaller meeting rooms. We provide competitive packages for corporate and society days and also for events such as birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, business meetings/seminars. Our whole team look forward to welcoming you and your fellow golfers and friends.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Snooker Room, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Pro Shop, Custom Fitting, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6258 • 5976 • 5521 (72) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

331

10

4

353

2

4

345

11

3

170

3

3

165

12

4

375

4

4

382

13

4

324

5

4

282

14

4

419

6

5

530

15

3

197

7

4

436

16

5

484

8

4

395

17

4

366

9

3

146

18

5

558

Diamond Jubilee 4Ball at £60 for the month of June Offer times must be pre-booked

Telephone: 0113 258 6819 - www.horsforthgolfclub.co.uk


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Huddersfield Golf Club Ltd. Fixby Hall, Lightridge Road, Fixby, Huddersfield, HD2 2EP Telephone: 01484 426203 secretary@huddersfield-golf.co.uk www.huddersfield-golf.co.uk

08. How to Find

Facilities Bar, Restaurant , Function Rooms, Ping Fitting Service, Pro Shop, Buggies, Trolleys, Putting Green, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6505 • 6074 (70) • 5440 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

438

10

4

275

2

4

320

11

3

161

3

5

494

12

4

401

4

3

165

13

3

198

5

5

509

14

4

448

6

4

350

15

4

367

7

4

360

16

4

428

8

3

133

17

3

177

9

4

440

18

5

475

Huddersfield

From M62: Leave the M62 at Junction 24 (A629 to Huddersfield & Halifax). Follow dual carriageway to Ainley Top Roundabout. Leave roundabout at third exit (A643 to Brighouse). Go under M62 to a set of traffic lights, turn right into Clough Lane. Pass the Roundhill pub, under the M62 again, and past the Clough House Inn (both pubs on left). Turn 1st right into Lightridge Road, in approximately 300yards immediately after Gernhill Avenue turn right into Huddersfield Golf Club. Approximately 5 minutes from Motorway.

Huddersfield Golf Club is one of the oldest and finest championship golf courses in the North of England. The home of the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs, Huddersfield offers all a warm welcome, a fair test of golf, followed by good fellowship & excellent cuisine served within the elegant but comfortable rooms of Fixby Hall. The club is situated within 1 mile of junction 24 of the M62, equidistant from Leeds and Manchester. The Grade II listed 18th Century Clubhouse and the location makes Huddersfield the ideal venue for corporate and society golf days, business meetings and product launches. Laid out in two loops of nine holes, both

Huddersfield Golf Club

starting within 80 yards of the Clubhouse, the course offers a wonderful variety of golf played on springy moorland turf. The greens, recently upgraded to USGA standards offer the best chance of play throughout the year. There are some wonderful panoramic views and on a clear day it is possible to see more than 40 miles from the marker post on the 18th fairway. Signature Hole: 11th, ‘Pheasantry’. This is a fantastic looking par 3! The tee shot has to carry all the way onto the green as there is a steep slope at the front. Any tee shot missing the green right can kick down to the out of bounds. Missing left, the ball will run into the trees.

The Home of Yorkshire Golf

For the latest offers, and further information please visit our website: www.huddersfield-golf.co.uk


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Ilkley Golf Club, Nesfield Road, Myddleton, Ilkley, LS29 0BE Telephone: 01943 600214 Clubhouse: 01943 607277 Pro Shop: 01943 607463 honsec@ilkleygolfclub.co.uk www.ilkleygolfclub.co.uk

09. How to Find

Ilkley

Travelling from Leeds direction on A65, follow into Ilkley town centre until you reach the main crossroads in the centre of the town. Turn right onto Lower Brook Street, follow over the river and take the first left onto Denton Road, continue until reach 2nd left, Nesfield Road, take this turning and the golf club is ½ mile on the right hand side. All photos by kind permission of Rachel J.Hartley - Photography, Ilkley

Ilkley is one of the finest golf clubs in Yorkshire, both in terms of beauty and for an unforgettable round of golf. It boasts two former Ryder Cup captains as honorary life members, Colin Montgomerie, who learnt his golf at the club, and Mark James, who lives locally. The club is extremely popular with societies, corporates & casual visitors. Much of this is down to its picturesque setting next to the River Wharfe with Ilkley Moor as a backdrop. With a number of holes designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie, the course is a real test whatever your handicap. For the first seven holes the river is ever present, with the second,

third and fourth holes being played onto and off an island. Moving inland the tree-lined fairways ensure the need for accurate drives and approaches. With the greens close to the tees and no deep rough you can complete the round relatively quickly enabling you to comfortably enjoy a couple of rounds in a day. John Hammond has been at the club for over 30 years and is one of the friendliest and most knowledgeable professionals in the county. His well-stocked shop always provides a few bargains too. The steward and stewardess, Michael and Meg Jarvis, can also provide a range of menus to cater for your party throughout the day.

Facilities Bar, Dining Room, Putting Green, Practice Ground, Trolleys, Pro Shop, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 69 • 6276 • 6021 • 5728 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

408

10

4

315

2

3

164

11

4

441

3

3

204

12

4

399

4

5

504

13

3

153

5

3

198

14

4

430

6

5

496

15

3

145

7

4

421

16

4

426

8

4

349

17

4

413

9

4

392

18

4

418

SUMMER RATES. From 1st April 2012 to 31st October 2012 Discounts may be arranged for parties over 20 players. Mondays to Fridays 18 holes - £43. 36 holes - £50

FOR A G r e at Da y ’ s golfing in Yorkshire

FULL DAY PACKAGE - £65

Sat, Sun & Bank Holiday 18 holes - £49. 36 holes - £55

Golf (27 or 36 holes) and Catering. All Inclusive Menu. Bacon Roll including Tea/Coffee. Homemade Soup and Sandwiches. Three Course Evening Meal with Coffee & Mints

Two Late Afternoon Tee Times, 3.50 pm and 4.00 pm, may be prebooked at a reduced rate of £120 per Fourball

HALF DAY PACKAGE - £55

Twilight Golf. After 5.00 pm - £25.

Golf (18 holes) and Catering. All Inclusive Menu. Bacon Roll including Tea/Coffee OR Soup & Sandwiches on arrival. Two Course Evening Meal

(tee times may not be prebooked)


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Leeds Golf Centre (Wike Ridge Golf Club) Wike Ridge Lane, Shadwell Leeds, LS17 9JW

Leeds Golf Centre

Telephone: 0113 288 6000 info@leedsgolfcentre.com www.leedsgolfcentre.com

10. How to Find From A1M North or A1M South (M62 & M1): Exit A1M at J45, take the A659 signposted Collingham and follow signs for Harewood House taking care to stay on the A659. Turn left at the T-junction directly opposite entrance to Harewood House, travel for a further 2km and take the first left (Wike Lane). Drive through village of Wike and turn right onto School Lane – Leeds Golf Centre is at end of private roadway.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, 18 Hole Course, 12 Hole Par 3 Course, Floodlit Driving Range, Teaching Academy, Putting Green, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop.

Course Information Wike Ridge 18 Holes, Par 70/71 • 6332 • 5850 • 5503 The Oaks 12 Holes, Par 36 • 1610 • 1450 • 1165

2011 was a sensational year at Leeds Golf Centre – investment from new owners totaling almost £1.5million has been the catalyst for claims that the facility is now one of The North’s finest all-round golf venues. Numerous improvements have been made to the overall standard and range of facilities on offer. Aside from superficial works to the car park and outdoor landscaping, money has been spent on totally refurbishing and re-stocking the Pro Shop, new changing room facilities, the installation of two hightech indoor swing studios, a brand-new bar & restaurant and a stunning re-design of the Wike Ridge championship course.

The result is a facility of significantly higher profile and appeal than its predecessor – one which continually receives glowing endorsements from club members, returning customers and first-time visitors alike. In addition to the Wike Ridge championship layout, Leeds Golf Centre boasts a unique 12-hole par-3 course prepared to the same exacting standard as the main course - both courses feature USGA-spec greens and tees. The facility is also extremely proud of its market-leading Academy where six full-time PGA-qualified professionals provide tuition to players of all standards from absolute beginners to European Tour stars.


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Leeds Golf Club
 Elmete Lane,
Leeds West Yorkshire,
LS8 2LJ Telephone: 0113 265 9203
 Email enquiries via website www.leedsgolfclub.co.uk

Leeds GOLF CLUB

11. How to Find

Our 18-hole parkland course is situated on the north side of Leeds and is one of the best golf clubs in Yorkshire. Founded in 1896 it is the original home of the Leeds Cup, the oldest trophy in professional golf. Set in approximately 80 acres, our stunning course challenges golfers of all ages and abilities. Only four miles from the city centre and close to the Leeds Ring Road, the course has a distinctly tranquil feel with many of the holes commanding spectacular views of Roundhay. Leeds Golf Club offers something for everyone - men, women, seniors and juniors, from experienced players to those who have

never picked up a golf club before. We also welcome corporate members and golf societies who wish to visit our wonderful course. We have a relatively low number of full members compared to other courses which enables you to play at your time of choice on most days. Signature Hole: Hole 7, Par 4, 385 yards (White Tee) One of the most dramatic holes on the course. Aim your tee shot between the fairway bunkers. From there, an accurate second shot should reach the two tier green.

From M6/ M62: At junction 21a on M6, exit onto M62 toward Leeds/Bolton/M’cr (N). At junction 12, exit onto M60 toward M61/M66/Leeds/M62. Continue onto M62 (signs for Leeds/Huddersfield/ Rochdale). At junction 27, take the M621/A62 exit to Leeds/Batley/Morley/ A650. Merge onto M621. At junction 2, take the A643 exit to Wetherby/ A58/Harrogate/A61/York/A64. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A643 heading to Wetherby/A58/Harrogate/ A61/York/A64/Leeds. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Wellington Rd/ A58. Exit onto Claypit Ln/A58 toward Wetherby/Harrogate/A61/Meanwood. Continue to follow A58. Turn left onto Asket Hill. Continue onto Elmete Lane. Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Snooker Room, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop,

Course Information 18 holes, Par 69 • 6115 • 5844 • 5543 (72) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

341

10

4

455

2

4

391

11

5

520

3

4

398

12

4

386

4

4

410

13

3

161

5

4

384

14

5

500

6

3

126

15

3

172

7

4

385

16

4

396

8

4

406

17

4

326

9

3

186

18

3

172

2012 Opens 01/07 Wilkinson Sword Junior Open - £10 per person 02/07 Senior Pairs Open - £34 per pair 19/07 Ladies Team Open - £60 per team 25/07 Cobble Hall Scratch Open - £25 per person 01/08 Leeds Amateur Cup - £35 per person 03/09 Senior Pairs Open - £34 per pair Full Membership £920.00


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Mid Yorkshire Golf Club Havercroft Lane, Darrington Pontefract, WF8 3BP Telephone: 01977 704522 admin@midyorkshiregolfclub.com www.midyorkshiregolfclub.com

12. How to Find

Mid Yorkshire

We are situated ½ mile south of M62 junctions 33 and 32A at Ferrybridge and just off the A1 which make us easily accessible from the North, South, East and West. Pontefract is only 10 minutes away, Wakefield is a 20 minute drive and Leeds and Doncaster are within 20 minutes of the Club. Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Conferencing, Weddings, 23 Bay Floodlit Range, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Pro Shop, Custom Fitting, Video Swing Analysis, Lessons Mid Yorkshire has undergone a recent refurbishment both on and off the course. Flight scope, custom fitting and a GCA Master Clubmaker are now on site. A new junior teaching academy every Saturday at 2.30pm for all ages and abilities is also now available. Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6308 • 5877 (71) • 5065 (72) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

445

10

4

390

2

3

150

11

3

125

3

5

476

12

4

359

4

4

401

13

4

334

5

4

428

14

3

154

6

4

468

15

4

436

7

4

394

16

3

209

8

3

137

17

4

392

9

4

347

18

5

496

Ideally located in the heart of Yorkshire, where from the moment you drive into the stunning parkland setting you will be inspired by the warm friendly atmosphere and attention to detail of this hidden gem. Established in 1993 around existing mature woodland the course at Mid Yorkshire Golf Club, at just over 6300 yards, provides an excellent and enjoyable test of golf whether you are an experienced golfer or a relative newcomer to the sport. The Clubs extensive facilities provide the perfect venue for weddings, banqueting,

parties, corporate events, conferencing and are complemented by a range of mouth-watering menus created by our Chef and his team. Our golf facilities include a Championship Standard 18 Hole Golf Course, 23 Bay Floodlit Driving Range, Well Stocked Pro-Shop with Custom fitting and tuition by PGA Qualified staff. Signature Hole: 14th, Par 4 The drive on here is about position rather than length. The approach tests your nerve, short finds the lake, long leaves a near impossible chip. Even if you get the club right, the two tier green makes it difficult to stop the ball on the putting surface.

Par package: 18 holes of golf followed by a 1 course meal Only £23.50 weekdays / £28.50 weekends. Birdie package: Coffee and Bacon roll, 18 holes of golf followed by a 1 course meal. Only £27.00 weekdays / £32.00 weekend Eagle Package: Coffee and Bacon roll, 18 holes of golf followed by a 2 course meal. Only £29.50 weekdays / £34.50 weekend

Summer society packages

Albatross Package: Weekdays only. Coffee & Bacon Roll, warm up range balls, 9 holes of golf, Light Lunch, 18 holes then a 2 course meal. Only £39.00


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Moor Allerton Golf Club Coal Road, Wike Leeds, LS17 9NH Telephone: 0113 2665209 info@magc.co.uk www.magc.co.uk

13. How to Find

Moor Allerton

From Leeds: (5 miles) Take the A61 Harrogate Road. About 1 mile past the intersection with the A6120 ringroad, turn right at the traffic lights into Wigton Lane. At the end turn left, then take the first right (Tarn Lane) to the cross roads, turn left. After 200 yards, the Clubhouse is on the right.

Moor Allerton is the first golf course designed in the UK by the famous American architect Robert Trent Jones and as such is typical of his work. (His other courses include Spyglass Hill, Hazeltine and Sotogrande). The Trent Jones trade marks of shallow bunkers, huge teeing grounds, lakes and large contoured greens are all evident with three loops of nine holes, that all start and finish at the Clubhouse. Set in a mighty 220 acres of undulating Yorkshire Countryside with streams and lakes to add a little spice, Moor Allerton is a picturebook golf course. Every hole presents its own particular challenge to all levels of golfer.

A number of major national and international events have been played at the Club with many world class players having competed including Seve Ballesteros, Tom Weiskopf, Tony Jacklin, Gary Player and Greg Norman.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, 27 magnificent golf holes, 2 putting greens, 7 bay covered driving range, Practice Ground, Caddie/Buggy/Cart Hire, Club Hire, Pro Shop, Lessons

Hole 14, Par 5: Tough driving hole with three lakes down the left and gorse to the right. Drive as close to the right as you dare. Second to landing area in front of third lake. Pitch to L-shaped green with water in front and two bunkers behind. Hole 17, Par 3: A stunning hole over water to a two-tiered green. Aim your tee shot left of the flag, but avoiding the bunker. A par here is always a great score.

Course Information Lakes: 18 holes, Par 71 (Holes 1-9 & 10-18) • 6470 • 6221 • 5940 • 5429 (73) Blackmoor: 18 holes, Par 71 (Holes 10-18 & 19-27) • 6673 • 6450 • 6102 • 5550 (73) High: 18 holes, Par 72 (Holes 1-9 & 19-27) • 6841 • 6609 • 6300 • 5759 (74)

Moor Allerton GOLF CLUB Coal Road, Wike, Leeds, LS17 9NH, West Yorkshire

PROBABLY The best 27 Holes in the North of England

£99 for a fourball Society packages from £25 pp Flexible membership options available See our website for full details: www.magc.co.uk

0113 266 5209


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Moortown Golf Club Harrogate Road, Alwoodley Leeds, LS17 7DB Telephone: 0113 2686521 secretary@moortown-gc.co.uk www.moortown-golf-club.co.uk

14. How to Find

Moortown

Entrance to the club is immediately after the Shell Petrol Station on A61 (Leeds to Harrogate) about ½ mile north of A6120 between Primley Park View & Sandmoor Lane. Travelling south on A61 make U-turn immediately past Petrol Station located on right hand side of dual carriageway about ½ mile south of Leeds Grammar School. On entry & exit please call the office to open the security barrier.

Facilities Bars, Lounge, Snooker Room, Card Room, TV Room, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Electric Trolleys, Trolleys, Pro Shop, Video Tuition, Lessons

Regional Qualifying Course 2012-2016 Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 7001 • 6767 • 6475 • 5927 (75) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

488

10

3

172

2

4

440

11

4

367

3

4

436

12

5

556

4

3

168

13

4

429

5

4

340

14

4

383

6

4

446

15

4

376

7

5

517

16

4

419

8

3

192

17

3

155

9

4

454

18

4

429

The founders were fortunate that in 1908 Dr MacKenzie was in the district having nearly completed the layout at Alwoodley, which was already very popular. He joined the deliberations at Moortown, and was soon to realise that here was golfing country par excellence. Features of the original course at Moortown which received much comment were the bunkers, being perfect examples of artificial hazards imitating natural seaside contours. Secondly was the change in green design, where Dr. MacKenzie adopted the larger, undulating seaside greens.

The one event which, has contributed so much to Moortown’s reputation as a championship course was the staging of the Ryder Cup in 1929. The first ever Ryder Cup on European soil. The par 3, 10th hole is MacKenzie’s renowned short hole “Gibraltar”, Moortown’s signature hole. The vista from the tee is stunning, with a combination of heavy bunkering and heather to the right and a cavernous bunker to the short left all protecting the green. The green itself is of typical MacKenzie design, various tiers make three putts a common occurrence on this undulating masterpiece.

GROUP BOOKINGS. LIMITED AVAILABILITY FOR JULY, AUGUST & SEPTEMBER Check our late availability tee times online: www.moortown-gc.co.uk


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Scarcroft Golf Club Syke Lane, Scarcroft Leeds, LS14 3BQ Telephone: 0113 2892311 Email enquiries via website www.scarcroftgolfclub.co.uk

15. How to Find

Scarcroft

Leave Leeds on A58 Wetherby Road, then turn left at the Bracken Fox Pub, Scarcroft Golf Club is ½ mile along Syke Lane from the Bracken Fox.

Established in 1937, and designed by Charles Mackenzie, this gloriously undulating course with its rich variety of mature trees and spacious fairways is set in spectacular wooded parkland in the idyllic countryside north of Leeds. It was chosen as this year’s venue for the English Golf Union Champion Club Final. A challenging test for both the professional and enthusiastic amateur alike, the magnificent 6,456 yard par 71 course regularly plays host to a number of prestigious golfing events including county matches of the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs, as well as English Ladies Golf Association tournaments. The names of

many of the holes reflect the natural beauty of the rural setting starting with the formidable opener, the Jubilee Oak, and continuing with Badger’s Wood, Hawthorns, Poplars and Forest Hill to name just a few. But don’t be fooled by their rustic charm and the undeniable beauty of the peaceful surroundings. Because, whilst there are few more delightful courses in the whole of Yorkshire, it can still spring a surprise for the seasoned pro as the aptly named Witches Green suggests. Signature Hole: 14th ‘Dogleg’, Par 5, 484 yards A good long tee shot is required to the dogleg if you want to reach the green in two.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Practice Range, Pro Shop, Lessons. The club is happy to host meetings and events.

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6456 • 6072 • 5522 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

406

10

4

432

2

4

387

11

4

366

3

4

337

12

4

385

4

5

481

13

3

142

5

3

129

14

5

484

6

4

396

15

3

166

7

3

175

16

4

261

8

4

349

17

4

326

9

4

373

18

5

477

Twilight Golf at £80 for a 4 ball or £25 each

Ring the office for details of Society packages. 0113 2892311. www.scarcroftgolfclub.co.uk


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The Shipley Golf Club Beckfoot Lane Bingley, BD16 1LX Telephone: 01274 568652
 office@shipleygolfclub.co.uk www.shipleygolfclub.com

16. How to Find

SHIPLEY

Travelling from Bradford: Exit the M62 at the M606 junction. Follow the M606 until the end. Take the A650 towards Shipley, Keighley and Skipton. Go through Shipley and Saltaire still heading towards Bingley, Keighley and Skipton.
Keep straight on following signs to Wilsden/Cottingley (B6265). At the traffic lights after the roundabout keep in the right hand lane following signs to Bingley.
After about ¼ mile, pass Kiddicreche Nursery on the left. Just after this turn left on to Beckfoot Lane. The Golf Club entrance is 200 yards on the left. Set amidst a wonderful wooded valley on the outskirts of Bingley, the course is the creation of the renowned architect Dr Alister Mackenzie of Augusta fame. Stretching across the rolling valley floor of Beckfoot this traditional parkland, visually stunning course provides golfers of any standard with a test of their skill and accuracy.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Conference and Function Facilities, Practice Ground, Putting Green, Buggy Hire, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Club Repair, Custom Fitting, Pro Shop Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6220 • 5930 • 5540 (72) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

479

10

4

440

2

4

376

11

3

168

3

3

196

12

4

392

4

5

513

13

3

147

5

5

495

14

4

383

6

4

414

15

5

523

7

3

190

16

4

337

8

3

176

17

3

160

9

5

481

18

4

350

The Shipley Golf Club is proud of the standard of its facilities and whatever the time of year you can be sure to find firm fairways, true greens and an idyllic environment. Much of Dr MacKenzie’s original design is evident with subtly sloping, cleverly guarded greens with narrow approaches - a hallmark of his work used to

SHIPLEY GOLF CLUB “A Mackenzie Classic”

SUMMER SpecialS Sunday Fourball £100

Twilight Golf £17.50 per person (4.30pm May onwards)

Prior booking essential with the professional Nathan Stead on 01274 568652, quoting YGG12

reward the golfer for skilful and accurate play. At a little over 6200 yards do not be fooled into thinking you are in for an easy time here. Unusually for a course of this standard there are six Par 3 holes, one of which, the 7th, is the Course’s signature hole. This is a testing downhill hole with the babbling Harden Beck both to the left and rear of the small green ready to engulf the errant shot. Seven tough Par 4’s and 5 medium Par 5’s make up the rest of the challenge with mature Birch and Oak trees lining the fairways, and several ditches and ponds to test the shot makers skill.


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Wetherby Golf Club Linton Lane Wetherby, LS22 4JF Telephone: 01937 580089 ext 1 Pro Shop: 01937 580089 ext 2 manager@wetherbygolfclub.co.uk www.wetherbygolfclub.co.uk

17. How to Find

Wetherby

From the A1(M) south Take the exit signpost Collingham and Wetherby and follow the signs into the town centre. Cross the bridge over the river Wharfe and at the mini roundabout turn left signposted Harrogate. Go through the market place, as you leave the town centre take the left hand fork signposted Sicklinghall and Linton. After half a mile turn left towards Linton. The Golf club is 300 metres on the left.

Wetherby Golf Club is a picturesque 18 hole parkland course in the village of Linton, close to the market town of Wetherby. It is set on an escarpment and bordered by the river Wharfe which provides stunning views. Founded in 1910 the course was redesigned in 1919 by the legendary course architect Dr Alister McKenzie. Renowned for its manicured fairways it offers a challenging but fair test of golf. From the tiger tees the recently improved course measures almost 6700 yards. However five tee options offer a course to suit all requirements. We also boast the added benefit of two loops of 9 holes. Having recently played host to a number

of prestigious events including the Yorkshire Union versus Durham Union fixture and the famous Leeds Open. Wetherby Golf Club are in a position to offer you the ideal golfing membership environment. Our predominantly flat and peaceful course goes hand in hand with our quite exceptional food and clubhouse facilities. If you are looking to join a friendly and forward thinking Club then look no further Signature Hole: Hole 4, Par 4, 446 yards One of the outstanding par 4s, a great driving hole. You cannot afford to go right here. A good three shot hole for most.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Driving Range, Putting Green, Chipping Area, Trolley Hire, Pro Shop, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 73 • 6719 • 6529 • 6288 • 5857 (74) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

435

10

4

348

2

4

306

11

3

177

3

3

173

12

5

471

4

4

424

13

3

147

5

4

288

14

4

363

6

4

384

15

5

492

7

5

519

16

4

386

8

3

144

17

4

312

9

5

513

18

4

406

G OLF S OC IETY PACKAGES AVAI LABLE F ROM £25 P E R P E RS ON


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Woodhall Hills Golf Club Woodhall Road, Calverley, Pudsey, LS28 5UN Telephone: 0113 255 4594 woodhallgolf@btconnect.com www.woodhallhillsgolfclub.com

Woodhall Hills

19. How to Find M62 (Jct 26), follow M606 to the end; follow A 6177 (Ring Road West, Rooley Lane), go through 2 roundabouts, turn right onto A647 (Leeds Road), at the roundabout take first left onto Woodhall Lane and the golf course is on your left.

Established in 1905 Woodhall Hills Golf Club is situated in West Yorkshire, between Leeds and Bradford, near the small village of Calverley. The course now stands in over 130 acres of land and affords wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Snooker Room, Putting Green, Covered Practice Area, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop.

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6397 • 5886 • 5237 (72) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

417

10

4

388

2

3

174

11

3

207

3

4

376

12

5

519

4

4

411

13

3

185

5

4

345

14

4

391

6

5

529

15

3

178

7

4

308

16

5

513

8

4

384

17

4

354

9

4

287

18

4

431

Over the years the undulating parkland course has undergone a number of improvements and can now be considered one of the most challenging courses in the area. You will encounter tree lined fairways, water hazards, challenging fairways and difficult par threes, all of which combine to provide an interesting challenge for any golfer.

There are some short par fours, protected by tricky ditches, bunkers or undulating greens, but these are balanced by some long par fives, three of them over 500 yards. The 12th is notoriously difficult, with a ditch 120 yards short of the green and a gully in front of the tee, which means you cannot run the ball up to the hill. The Woodhall Hills Clubhouse offers you the opportunity to relax after your visit to the course. The bar is well stocked with a variety of beers, lagers, wines and spirits. Our friendly staff are waiting to serve you with a variety of bar-snacks and main meals to suit your requirements.

Woodhall Hills

Open Events and Summer Offers Mondays - £50.00 4Ball / 18 Holes No Minimum Number Required NB: Bar and kitchen closed on Mondays

Thursdays - £18.00 18 Holes Includes a Pint and a Pork Pie No minimum numbers required

Sundays – £22.00 18 holes Includes a Pint and Hot Baguette After 1.30pm. Minimum 6 Players

For more information about our 2012 Open Events, please visit www.woodhallhillsgolfclub.com and click onto Open Events, and either complete the form online or contact the Golf Manager direct on 0113 256 2857


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Willow Valley Golf Highmoor Lane, Off Walton Lane Clifton, Brighouse, HD6 4JB Telephone: 01274 878624 Pro Shop: 01274 878624 sales@wvgc.co.uk (or via website) www.wvgc.co.uk

18. How to Find

Willow Valley

From the M62 Leave motorway at Junction 25 and take A644 to Brighouse. Take first right turn (across dual carriageway) to Clifton. At junction (by Black Horse Inn) turn left; then right at next junction (by Armitage Arms). Willow Valley Golf is approximately ½ mile on the right. Distance from motorway is approximately 2 miles.

Welcome to Willow Valley Golf, the Golf facility where you can experience golf’s future today. Our Premier Course, Willow Valley, is home of the Yorkshire P.G.A Championship and voted 9th best new course in the British Isles by Today’s Golfer. With 50 golf holes over 4 courses and a 24 bay floodlit driving range we are confident in saying that we have a course to suit all needs. Our Jewel in the Crown is the Willow Valley Course which has been designed to capture the imagination of golfers, ensuring members are never bored and visitors cannot resist the temptation to return and enjoy the fresh challenges thrown up by the course. Designed to

challenge the skill of the most experienced golfer, the Willow Valley Course is truly a masterpiece. Built to U.S.G.A standards the course is guarded by water on 11 of its 18 holes making the design unique in this fine golfing region. Water, a rock face, and a tree guard the green on the 6th hole making it difficult to get near to the pin to make par, while the island green on the 14th hole has the golfer deciding whether to lay up or go for it in regulation. Along side the water numerous bunkers and strategically placed trees make this a most interesting and picturesque course. Visitors are advised to allow between 4 to 5 hours to play the course.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, 24 Bay Floodlit Range, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Pro Shop, Ping Custom Fitting, Video Swing Analysis, Lessons We have a fleet of 40 electric EZGO buggies available for hire allowing a more relaxed approach to the challenges of the course, available on both 18 hole courses.

Course Information Willow Valley. 18 holes, Par 72 Pine Valley. 18 holes, Par 67 Fountain Ridge. 9 holes, Par 31 • 2039 • 1592 • 1528 (30) Floodlit 3 Hole Academy Course

Society & Corporate Golf Day Offer

£26.00 midweek. £37.00 weekend Coffee/Tea & Bacon Roll on arrival Driving Range Balls 18 Holes Championship Willow Valley Course Why not... add 9 holes Fountain Ridge from £7.50pp upgrade to full english breakfast £3.00pp or add a 2 course evening meal and coffee for £11.00pp

Experience Golf’s Future Today!

For FREE Organiser place quote Y&NEGG (conditions apply)


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Willow Valley

H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

319

10

5

589

2

4

409

11

4

366

3

5

507

12

4

378

4

3

190

13

4

386

5

4

346

14

4

416

6

3

157

15

4

342

7

5

499

16

3

203

8

3

181

17

5

471

9

4

419

18

4

318

Willow Valley

18 holes, Par 72 • 7030 • 6496 • 6099 • 5218 (71)

Pine Valley is a Pay and Play course that will be of interest to golfers of all abilities. This new 18 hole course, measuring 5154yards off the competition tees. With a very competitive greenfee, Pine Valley offers a modern design and great value for money. 



Pine Valley 18 holes, Par 67 • 5032 • 4616 (66) • 4448 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

420

10

4

263

2

3

536

11

3

116

3

4

186

12

4

275

4

4

504

13

3

116

5

4

182

14

4

397

6

4

450

15

3

106

7

3

409

16

5

527

8

4

351

17

4

266

9

3

391

18

4

414

The large, undulating U.S.G.A greens have been designed to allow players to run the ball onto them rather than having to fly the ball through the air. This allows the more imaginative golfers to play a wide variety of approach shots to the flag. There is much less emphasis on the golfer’s ability to get the ball airborne for long distances and is therefore less punishing for the beginner.



There are lakes and bunkers, though they are placed to catch the very wayward shot, leaving a much greater margin for error in comparison to our Willow Valley Course. Signature Holes Willow Valley Course - Hole 14 - Hitting the fairway makes the approach to this island green easier! The green is below the level of the fairway, but this hole usually plays into wind Pine Valley Course - Hole 6 - A “risk and reward” par 4 with a green which can be driven from the tee, though water lurks to catch the ball which doesn’t carry the full distance.

Summer Greenfee Offers Willow Valley Course 4 ball & buggies £99.00 ( mon-thurs) 2 ball & buggy £64.00 (mon-fri) Mad Mondays £15.00 pp Summer day pass only £36 pp. Valid all 3 courses. Pine Valley Course 4 ball & buggies £79.00 (mon-thurs) Mad Mondays £12.00pp Full details at wvgc.co.uk or call 01274 878624

Experience Golf’s Future Today!


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West Yorkshire Directory

Acanthus Golf Centres Telephone: 01132 203640 www.acanthusgolf.com

Clayton Telephone: 01274 880047 www.claytongolfclub.co.uk

Hanging Heaton Telephone: 01924 461606 www.hhgc.org

Alwoodley Telephone: 0113 268 1680 www.alwoodley.co.uk

Cleckheaton & District Telephone: 01274 851266 www.cleckheatongolfclub.co.uk

Headingley Telephone: 0113 267 9573 www.headingleygolfclub.co.uk

Bagden Hall Hotel Telephone: 01484 865330 www.classiclodges.co.uk

Cookridge Hall Telephone: 0113 230 0641 www.cookridgehall.co.uk

Headley Telephone: 01274 833481 www.headleygolfclub.co.uk

Baildon Telephone: 01274 584266 www.baildongolfclub.com

Crosland Heath Telephone: 01484 653216 www.croslandheath.co.uk

Hebden Bridge Telephone: 01422 842896 www.hebdenbridgegolfclub.co.uk

Ben Rhydding Telephone: 01943 608759 www.benrhyddinggolfclub.com

Crow Nest Park Telephone: 01484 401121 www.crownestgolf.co.uk

Hollins Hall (Marriott) Telephone: 01274 534212 www.marriotthollinshall.co.uk

Bingley St Ives Telephone: 01274 562436 www.bingleystivesgc.co.uk

Dewsbury District Telephone: 01942 492399 www.dewsburygolf.co.uk

Horsforth Telephone: 0113 258 6819 lesley@horsforthgolfclub.co.uk

Bracken Ghyll Telephone: 01943 831207 www.brackenghyll.co.uk

East Bierley Telephone: 01274 683003 www.eastbierleygolfclub.co.uk

Howley Hall Telephone: 01924 350100 www.howleyhall.co.uk

Bradford Telephone: 01943 87570 www.bradfordgolfclub.co.uk

Elland Telephone: 01422 372505 www.ellandgolfclub.plus.com

Huddersfield Telephone: 01484 420110 www.huddersfield-golf.co.uk

Bradford Moor Telephone: 01274 771716 Website n/a

Fardew Telephone: 01274 561229 www.fardewgolfclub.co.uk

Ilkley Telephone: 01943 600214 www.ilkleygolfclub.co.uk

Bradley Park Telephone: 01484 223772 www.bradleyparkgolf.co.uk

Fulneck Telephone: 0113 256 5191 www.fulneckgolfclub.co.uk

Keighley Telephone: 01535 604778 www.keighleygolfclub.com

Branshaw Telephone: 01535 643235 www.branshawgolfclub.co.uk

Garforth Telephone: 0113 2862063 www.garforthgolfclub.co.uk

Leeds Telephone: 0113 265 9203 www.leedsgolfclub.co.uk

Calverley Telephone: 0113 256 9244 www.calverleygolf.co.uk

Garforth Driving Range Telephone: 0113 287 1111 www.golfcrazy.co.uk

Leeds Golf Centre Telephone: 0113 288 6000 www.leedsgolfcentre.com

Castlefields Golf Club Telephone: 01484 402429 www.castlefieldsgolfclub.co.uk

Gotts Park Telephone: 0113 2311896 Website n/a

Lightcliffe Telephone: 01422 204081 www.lightcliffe.net

City Telephone: 0113 2633030 www.citygolfleeds.co.uk

Halifax Telephone: 01422 244171 www.halifaxgolfclub.co.uk

Lofthouse Hill Telephone: 01924 823703 info@lofthousehillgolf.co.uk

City of Wakefield Telephone: 01924 367442 Website n/a

Halifax Bradley Hall Telephone: 01422 370231 www.bradleyhallgolf.co.uk

Longley Park Telephone: 01484 426932 Website n/a


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West Yorkshire Directory

Low Laithes Telephone: 01924 274667 www.lowlaithesgolfclub.co.uk

Pontefract & District Telephone: 01977 706806 www.pdgc.co.uk

Wakefield Telephone: 01924 258778 www.wakefieldgolfclub.co.uk

The Manor Telephone: 0113 285 2644 www.themanorgolfclub.co.uk

Pontefract Park Telephone: 01977 723490 Website n/a

Waterton Park Telephone: 01924 259525 www.watertonparkgolfclub.co.uk

Marsden Telephone: 01484 844253 www.marsdengolf.co.uk

Queensbury Telephone: 01274 882155 www.queensburygc.co.uk

West Bradford Telephone: 01274 542767 www.westbradfordgolfclub.co.uk

Meltham Telephone: 01484 850227 www.meltham-golf.co.uk

Rawdon Telephone: 0113 250 6040 www.rgltc.co.uk

West End (Halifax) Telephone: 01422 341878 www.westendgc.co.uk

Middleton Park Telephone: 0113 270 0449 www.middletonparkgolfclub.co.uk

Riddlesden Telephone: 01535 602148 Website n/a

Wetherby Telephone: 01937 580089 www.wetherbygolfclub.co.uk

Mid Yorkshire Telephone: 01977 704522 www.midyorkshiregolfclub.com

Roundhay Telephone: 0113 266 2695 Website n/a

Whitwood Telephone: 01977 604215 Website n/a

Midgley Lodge Telephone: 01924 830 069 www.midgleylodgemotel.co.uk

Ryburn Telephone: 01422 831355 www.ryburngolfclub.co.uk

Willow Valley Telephone: 01274 878624 www.wvgc.co.uk

Moor Allerton Telephone: 0113 266 5209 www.magc.co.uk

Sand Moor Telephone: 0113 268 5180 www.sandmoorgolf.co.uk

Woodhall Hills Telephone: 0113 256 2857 www.woodhallhillsgc.co.uk

Moortown Telephone: 0113 268 6521 secretary@moortown-gc.co.uk

Scarcroft Telephone: 0113 2892263 www.scarcroftgolfclub.com

Woodsome Hall Telephone: 01484 602739 www.woodsome.co.uk

Normanton Telephone: 01924 200900 www.normantongolf.co.uk

Shipley Telephone: 01274 568652 www.shipleygc.co.uk

Woolley Park Telephone: 01226 380144 www.woolleyparkgolfclub.co.uk

Northcliffe Telephone: 01274 587193 www.northcliffegc.org.uk

Silsden Telephone: 01535 652998 www.silsdengolfclub.co.uk

Otley Telephone: 01943 465 329 www.otley-golfclub.co.uk

South Bradford Telephone: 01274 679195 www.southbradfordgolfclub.co.uk

Oulton Park (De Vere) Telephone: 0113 282 3152 www.devere.co.uk

South Leeds Telephone: 0113 277 1676 www.southleedsgolfclub.co.uk

Outlane Telephone: 01422 374762 www.outlanegolfclub.ltd.uk

Temple Newsam Telephone: 0113 2647362 www.tngolfclub.co.uk

Phoenix Park Telephone: 01274 667573 Website n/a

Todmorden Telephone: 01706 812986 www.todmordengolfclub.co.uk

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East Yorkshire & Humberside Introduction

East Yorkshire & Humberside “East Yorkshire’s Heritage Coast stretches from Spurn Head in the south, to Flamborough Head in the north, in the district of Withernsea.” East Yorkshire, otherwise known as the East Riding of Yorkshire, includes the northern part of what was Humberside and the city of Kingston upon Hull - Britain’s third largest port. This magnificent waterfront city boasts a relaxing atmosphere along with a vibrant mix of culture, shopping and nightlife. Hull is situated on the north bank of the River Humber, which is a natural boundary to East Yorkshire. The Humber Bridge was completed in 1981. It’s the longest single span suspension bridge in the world with a main span length of 4,624 feet. It truly is a magnificent feat of engineering. To the west are the Yorkshire Wolds, a chalk formation, and you can explore the rolling hills along the 79 mile long

Yorkshire Wolds Way. To the south-east is the flat coastal plain of Holderness which terminates at the wild Spurn Peninsular East Yorkshire’s Heritage Coast stretches from Spurn Head in the south, to Flamborough Head in the north, in the district of Withernsea. Spurn Head is a National Nature Reserve. It’s a narrow projection of sand and shingle, constantly changing with the tides and a stop over for thousands of migrating birds. Bridlington, with its beautiful beaches and brand new award winning promenades and gardens, offers a host of all weather activities. This famous seaside resort has an irresistible appeal for people of all ages and a special Bridlington welcome that is guaranteed to warm your heart.


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A165

01 Bridlington

A614 Driffield A166

A165

Catton Hutton Cranswick A614

Hornsea

A1079

A1035 A165

A63

A63

02

Cottingham

Brough

04 Hull

Goole M62

A164

01. Bridlington Links 02. Brough 03. Burstwick Country Club 04. Hull

03

Withernsea

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Bridlington Links Golf & Leisure Estate Flamborough Road, Marton, Bridlington, Y015 1DW Telephone: 01262 401584 bridlington@pureleisuregroup.com www.bridlington-links.co.uk

Bridlington Links

01. How to Find From A1(M): At junction 45, exit onto A64 toward York. Take the A1079/ A166 ramp to Bridlington/York/Hull. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Stamford Bridge Rd/A166. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A614. Go through 3 roundabouts, continue onto A165. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A1038. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Marton Rd/B1255. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Marton Gate/ B1255. Turn right onto Moor Rd, destination will be on the left.

Set in 210 acres overlooking Bridlington Bay, ‘The Links’ has something for everyone! Bridlington Links Golf & Leisure Estate is the top quality golfing venue, perched on this magical part of England’s heritage coast that still manages to exceed expectations. Links Course Bridlington Links Golf & Leisure Estate boasts a fine 6751 yard golf course with a distinctive “links feel” and breathtaking views of Bridlington Bay and the town. The par 72 course offers spectacular holes along the cliff tops and Danes Dyke and is a challenge to all levels of golfer.

Par 29 Short Course Our picturesque 9 hole short course is ideal if you’d like to try golf for the very first time, improve your game or fine tune your skills. It’s very popular with beginners and casual golfers alike whilst our practice area offers everything that a new or established golfer would need for honing skills and preparing for the challenge of the main course. Signature Hole: Hole 3, Par 5, 518 Yards This is our signature hole. In other words the one people remember the most. The trick here is to play towards the pond trying to drop just in front or ideally just beyond it.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Holiday Homes, Pure Fitness Gym, 9 Hole Short Course, Floodlit Driving Range, Putting Green, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6751 • 6304 • 5660 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

381

10

4

430

2

4

335

11

5

574

3

5

509

12

4

460

4

3

175

13

5

505

5

4

377

14

3

156

6

5

539

15

4

411

7

3

166

16

4

428

8

4

377

17

3

152

9

4

371

18

4

405

Summer packages. Until October 31st 2012 Minimum of 8 golfers per group. Please call 01262 401584 for our 2012-2013 winter fees.

Bronze package

Silver package

Gold package

Coffee & bacon butty on arrival 18 holes of golf then main course meal after play.

Coffee & bacon butty on arrival 18 holes of golf then a 2 course dinner after play,

Full breakfast on arrival. 9 or 18 holes. Light lunch then 18 holes and a 2 course dinner after play,

£25 mid-week. £30 at weekends

£30 mid-week. £35 at weekends

£35 mid-week. £40 at weekends


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Brough Golf Club Cave Road, Brough East Yorkshire, HU15 1HB Telephone: 01482 667291 gt@brough-golfclub.co.uk www.brough-golfclub.co.uk

02. How to Find

Brough

From the West via M62/A63: After Junction 38 the M62 becomes a dual carriageway, the A63, approximately 3 miles after this change exit left signed South Cave, Market Weighton and Beverley. At the T junction turn right following local signs for Brough. Carry on to a roundabout take the 3rd exit towards Brough and Elloughton continue to the next roundabout and take the 2nd exit into Cave Road, signed Brough Aircraft Factory. Brough Golf Club is a mile along this road on your left hand side.

A warm welcome awaits all visitors to Brough Golf Club, an attractive and challenging Inland Parkland Course located in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The mature nature of the course reflects its historical roots. The Club was founded in 1891 and celebrated its Centenary in 1993.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Practice Ground. PGA Professional Shop, Lessons, Club Hire, Buggy & Trolley Hire

Course Information 18 holes, Par 68 • 6064 • 5895 • 5473 (71) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

354

10

5

533

2

4

258

11

4

389

3

3

200

12

4

383

4

4

451

13

3

169

5

4

372

14

4

287

6

3

146

15

4

382

7

4

457

16

4

469

8

4

440

17

3

183

9

3

199

18

4

392

A testing par 68 for the scratch player without being too difficult for the higher handicap.” To which can be added, “An attractive course, with good golfing qualities, which makes it a pleasure to play again and again.” Brough is a thinking man’s course, where accurate positioning of the

tee ball is required for good scoring. The good golfing qualities are based on the light, well drained land, which results in a playable course in all weathers. Signature Hole: Hole 17, Par 3. “Entertaining” is probably a tongue-in-cheek description of the last of the course’s testing short holes. Here, that stream which comes into play so many times seems to be everywhere and there is a good chance that you will be scooping your ball out of water if your tee shot is at all wayward. Should you miss it with your first, the stream is almost sure to influence your second shot. One of the best if not the best hole on the course.

Brough Golf Club

Summer midweek twilight 4ball after 3pm - £80

Founded 1891

Summer Weekend Twilight 4 Ball after 3.00pm - £99.00.

1891 Cave Road, Brough

Men’s Senior Open 13th August - £49 Per Pair including meal Please see website for full details: www.brough-golfclub.co.uk


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Burstwick Country Golf Ellifoot Lane, Burstwick Hull, HU12 9EF Telephone: 01964 670112 Email enquiries via website www.burstwickcountrygolf.co.uk

03. How to Find

Burstwick

From M62 Continue onto M62 (signs for Leeds/Huddersfield/Rochdale) Continue onto A63 (signs for Hull/Beverley) At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Hedon Rd/A1033 heading to Bridlington/York/ Beverley/Withernsea/Hedon At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Hull Rd/B1362 Turn left at St Augustine’s Gate/B1362 Turn right at Magdalen Gate/B1362 Turn left to Ellifoot Lane

This beautiful golf course boasts many great attributes which make playing it an unforgettable experience. With USGA greens and tees along with fully drained fairways you can be sure that the playing surfaces are of the highest quality at all times of the year, and the friendly Clubhouse staff make sure that your post-round experience is just as good. Recent developments at the club include the new luxury Changing & Locker rooms, and the ambitions are to extend the Clubhouse further with a brand new function suite for large golfing parties, weddings and conferences. It’s all happening at Burstwick!

On the course, the 6 water hazards and 73 bunkers make for a fantastic challenge for golfers of all ability, with the layout designed to reward accuracy on every shot. Risk and reward is on the menu as numerous opportunities present themselves on many of the fantastic holes, but with that small risk of dropping a shot into the bunker, or losing a ball in the water. Signature Hole: 4th, Par 4. An elevated tee hitting down into a fairway guarded with 2 large fairway bunkers. Avoid these bunkers and you are left with a shot around 150-170 yards into a severely undulating green.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, New Luxury Changing Facilities incl Lockers and Showers, 14 Bay Driving Range, Tuition Studio including Trackman Monitor, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Pro Shop Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 5999 • 5715 • 5175 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

319

10

4

261

2

4

411

11

4

323

3

4

336

12

5

557

4

4

427

13

4

278

5

3

125

14

3

163

6

5

529

15

4

352

7

4

416

16

4

407

8

3

233

17

3

141

9

4

409

18

4

312


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Hull Golf Club (1921) Ltd The Hall, Packman Lane, Kirk Ella, Hull, HU10 7TJ Telephone: 01482 660970 secretary@hullgolfclub1921.karoo.co.uk www.hullgolf.com

04. How to Find

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Practice area, Nets, Trolley & Buggy Hire, Pro Shop, Video Tuition, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6235 • 6026 • 5499 (71) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

505

10

4

278

2

4

433

11

4

371

3

4

425

12

5

505

4

3

165

13

3

128

5

4

375

14

4

370

6

4

353

15

4

343

7

4

320

16

3

175

8

3

138

17

4

435

9

4

463

18

4

453

Hull Golf Club

From the West M62/A63: M62 becomes A63. Take exit marked Humber Bridge A15 / Beverley A164. Go straight across first roundabout and take first exit next roundabout onto A164 Beverley. Straight over next roundabout and after approx 1.5 miles turn right into Riplingham Road. Club entrance is on the right just after the sharp right hand bend.

A classic James Braid test laid out in 1921, Hull Golf Club provides a tough start and finish. You will enjoy spectacular views over the City of Hull, Humber Estuary and the magnificent Humber Bridge. The par 70 layout measures less than 6300 yards from the back tees tees, despite recent innovations in club and ball technology, John Dockar’s course record of 64 remained intact for a quarter of a century before being bettered by one shot in 2010. The tight tree-lined fairways punish any wayward shot and the classic Braid bunkering makes club selection difficult for approach shots. Even after a solid drive and precision approach, a

par is not guaranteed as the fast, subtle greens present a challenge to even the best of putters. Hull’s feature hole is the 10th which has seen anything from a one to a 15 recorded over the years. A driveable downhill par 4 with a picturesque pond eating into the right and front of the green make this the ultimate risk and reward hole. Mid-irons off the tee will usually leave only a wedge in, but those taking driver can expect an eagle putt, a watery grave or, worse still, three off the tee with out of bounds hugging the right hand side of the fairway. You could, course, simply admire the beautiful fountains donated by the Seniors Section!

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East Yorkshire & Humberside Directory

Allerthorpe Park Golf Club Telephone: 01759 306686 www.allerthorpeparkgolfclub.com

Elsham Golf Club Telephone: 01652 688382 www.elshamgolfclub.co.uk

Kingsway Golf Telephone: 01724 840945 www.northlincs.gov.uk

Ashby Decoy Golf Club Telephone: 01724 866561 www.ashbydecoy.co.uk

Flamborough Head Golf Club Telephone: 01262 850333 www.flamboroughheadgolfclub.co.uk

KP Club Telephone: 01759 303090 www.kpclub.co.uk

Beverley & East Riding Golf Club Telephone: 01482 868757 www.beverleygolfclub.co.uk

Forest Pines Golf Club Telephone: 01652 650756 www.forestpines.co.uk

Laceby Manor Golf Club Telephone: 01472 873468 www.manorgolf.com

Boothferry Golf Club Telephone: 01430 430364 www.boothferrygolfclub.co.uk

Ganstead Park Golf Club Telephone: 01482 817754 www.gansteadpark.co.uk

Lincolnshire Golf Club Telephone: 01724 711619 www.lincolnshiregolfclub.co.uk

Bridlington Golf Club Telephone: 01262 606367 www.bridlingtongolfclub.co.uk

Grange Park Golf Club Telephone: 01724 672945 www.grangepark.com

Normanby Hall Golf Club Telephone: 01724 720226 www.northlincs.gov.uk

Bridlington Links Golf & Leisure Estate
 Telephone: 01262 401584 www.bridlington-links.co.uk

Grimsby Golf Centre Telephone: 01472 250555 www.grimsbygolfcentre.co.uk

Skidby Lakes Golf Club Telephone: 01482 844270 www.skidbylakes.co.uk

Brough Golf Club Telephone: 01482 667291 www.brough-golfclub.co.uk

Grimsby Golf Club Telephone: 01472 342630 www.grimsbygolfclub.co.uk

Springhead Park Golf Club Telephone: 01482 656309 www.springheadparkgolfclub.co.uk

Burstwick Country Golf
 Telephone: 01964 670112 www.burstwickcountrygolf.co.uk

Hainsworth Park Golf Club Telephone: 01964 542362 www.hainsworthparkgolfclub.co.uk

Sutton Park Golf Course
 Telephone: 01482 374242 Website n/a

Cave Castle Golf Course Telephone: 01430 422245 www.cavecastlegolfclub.co.uk

Hessle Golf Club Telephone: 01482 306840 www.hessle-golf-club.co.uk

Tetney Golf Club Telephone: 01472 211644 Website n/a

Cherry Burton Golf Club Telephone: 01964 550924 www.cherryburtongolfclub.co.uk

Holme Hall Golf Club Telephone: 01724 862078 www.holmehallgolf.co.uk

Windmill Golf Club Telephone: 01472 824109 www.walthamwindmillgolfclub.co.uk

Cleethorpes Golf Club Telephone: 01472 816110 www.cleethorpesgolfclub.co.uk

Hornsea Golf Club Telephone: 01964 532020 www.hornseagolfclub.co.uk

Withernsea Golf Club
 Telephone: 01964 612258 www.withernseagolfclub.co.uk

Cottingham Parks
 Telephone: 01482 846030 www.cottinghamparks.co.uk

Hull Golf Club (1921) Ltd
 Telephone: 01482 658919 www.hullgolf.com

Driffield Golf Club
 Telephone: 01377 253116 www.driffieldgolfclub.co.uk

Humberston Country Club Telephone: 01472 211151 www.virginactive.co.uk/en/clubs/humberston

Eggborough Golf Club
 Telephone: 01482 817754 Website n/a

Immingham Golf Club Telephone: 01469 575298 www.immgc.com

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South Yorkshire Introduction

South Yorkshire You could be forgiven for thinking that all South Yorkshire can offer is an industrial history of mining and steel manufacturing. The main towns within this Yorkshire and Humber county did grow around those industries, themselves having huge educational and historical appeal for visitors but, thanks to multi-million pound investment via government initiatives and Heritage Lottery funding, the whole area is buzzing with regeneration and redevelopment, seeing some of its slightly dusty, historical gems being given a good polish and the chance to shine again. 



In addition to firm favourites (Doncaster Railway, Doncaster Racecourse), and those restored to their former glories (Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Weston Park Museum, Wentworth Castle), the area is brimming with new, lively, modern venues offering a variety of entertainment, culture and attractions for more cosmopolitan tourists including: art galleries & exhibitions (Millennium Galleries, Graves Art Gallery), contemporary/traditional music & theatre (Sheffield City Hall, The Leadmill, The Harley), sporting fixtures (Don Valley

Stadium, Hallam FM Arena, The Crucible), and state of the art shopping centres (Meadowhall Shopping Centre, Crystal Peaks) - all of which mean this area is now a firm favourite for those visiting ‘up North’. If you enjoy the outdoors, South Yorkshire is the gateway to the Peak District National Park, Pennine Yorkshire and the Trans Pennine Trail which cuts right across the region. So there is never a shortage of things to see and do in this abundant area of Yorkshire.


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M180

A1(M)

Barnsley

M18 Doncaster

M1 05 04

Mexborough

02 Rotheram

Sheffield

03

M1

01 Worksop

01. Lindrick 02. Rotherham 03. Sitwell Park 04. Tankersley Park 05. Wortley

“If you enjoy the outdoors, South Yorkshire is the gateway to the Peak District National Park, Pennine Yorkshire and the Trans Pennine Trail which cuts right across the region.”

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Lindrick Golf Club Lindrick Common Worksop, S81 8BH Telephone: 01909 475820 info@lindrickgolfclub.co.uk www.lindrickgolfclub.co.uk

01. How to Find

Lindrick

M1 (From North or South) - Leave M1 by exit 31 - signposted WORKSOP A57. At roundabout take road signposted A57 WORKSOP. After 5½ miles turn right into Clubhouse drive (Opposite brick bus shelter)

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire. Lessons, Pro Shop Lindrick is considered one of Britain’s finest inland courses - but it is unusual in that it finishes with a par three, albeit a great one. Lindrick is always remembered because it was there that Great Britain and Ireland beat the USA to win the 1957 Ryder Cup after a gap of 24 years. The Cup remained firmly in the grasp of the USA after that until 1985 when Europe won at the Belfry.

(some of which are very rare) can be seen around the course. The colour continues throughout the Summer and Autumn.

Lindrick has a mixed heathland and moorland with silver birch, heather and gorse lining the fairways. In 1998 Lindrick were winners of the National Award. In the spring when the gorse is in bloom, a plethora of wild flowers

Signature Holes: The 478 par five fourth is memorable with a downhill drive and a blind approach to a hidden green, while the 210 yard 18th is featured in the 500 World’s Greatest Golf Holes book.

Thanks to its enviable year-round fantastic condition, Lindrick is a course that is always playable no matter what the weather. Lindrick will certainly provide an excellent challenge for the visiting golfer, regardless of handicap.

The Open Championship Regional Qualifying Course

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6606 • 6486 • 6270 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

402

10

4

363

2

4

364

11

3

154

3

3

165

12

4

347

4

5

478

13

4

413

5

4

431

14

5

528

6

3

140

15

4

349

7

4

439

16

5

469

8

4

316

17

4

391

9

4

436

18

3

192

Lindrick Golf Club Host to the 1957 Ryder Cup and the Curtis Cup in 1960. During the 1960s and 1970s Lindrick Golf Club hosted many professional events including the Dunlop Masters, the Martini International and, more recently, the Weetabix Ladies British Open Championship in 1988. Lindrick has hosted prestigious Amateur and county events including the British Youths’ Open Amateur championship; the Amateur match between England and Spain in 1991, its centenary year, and again in 2003. In 2001 the Club hosted the English Open Mid-Amateur Championship and in 2003 the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship respectively.

Visit our website at www.lindrickgolfclub.co.uk for the latest offers


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Rotherham Golf Club Thrybergh Park, Doncaster Road Thrybergh, Rotherham, S65 4NU Telephone: 0870 8636455 manager@rotherhamgolfclub.com www.rotherhamgolfclub.com

02. How to Find

Rotherham

Leave the M1 at junction 32 to join the M18, then join the M18 motorway (signposted Hull). Leave the M18 at junction 1, then at roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A631 (signposted Rotherham). After 1 mile at traffic signals turn right onto Church Lane (signposted Ravenfield). At mini-roundabout turn left onto Main Street - B6093 (signposted Ravenfield). Continue through Ravenfield on the B6093. Then after almost 3 miles at T-junction turn left onto the A630 (signposted Rotherham). Golf Club is 1 mile on right hand side just after entering Thrybergh. For over 100 years, Rotherham Golf Club has been the setting for outstanding beauty and a true test of golf. This parkland course features an imposing gothic clubhouse built in 1813 and is also the perfect setting for Weddings and Corporate events.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Club Hire, Electric Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6020 • 5600 • 5531 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

376

10

5

476

2

4

412

11

4

299

3

3

172

12

4

366

4

5

526

13

4

384

5

4

397

14

3

169

6

4

363

15

4

384

7

4

407

16

3

151

8

4

397

17

4

396

9

3

200

18

4

454

The Golf Club was formed in 1903 and there are few clubs in the UK that can claim such a glorious location and magnificent Club House. Surrounded by beautiful timbered parkland the course is easily accessible from the M1 or A1 in South Yorkshire. Also, being closely situated to Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster, it is accessible from far afield.

Originally a nine hole course laid out by Sandy Herd, in 1906 it was increased to eighteen holes and was subsequently modified by James Braid. Resulting from this is an exceptionally well laid out course, where golf is played over parkland of great beauty. The course record of 62 was recorded by Simon Coumbe of Pontefract GC during the second round of the inaugural Lee Westwood Trophy held in September 2005. He broke the previous record score of 65, jointly held by Lee Westwood and Ian Garbutt. The golf shop at Rotherham Golf Club prides itself on retail experience and exceptional customer service.

Rotherham Golf Club

Established 1903

Spring and Autumn offer During April & October 2012 Bacon Sandwich on arrival, 18 holes of golf followed by a two course dinner. £39.00 per person Twilight offer From 4 p.m. Until 31st October 2012 £25.00 per person


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Sitwell Park Golf Club Shrogs Wood Road Rotherham, S60 4BY Telephone: 01709 541046 secretary@sitwellgolf.co.uk www.sitwellgolf.co.uk

03. How to Find

Sitwell Park

From the M1:Leave the M1 at exit 33 (A630) towards Rotherham. At the first roundabout turn right onto the dual carriageway A631 Bawtry. At the crossroads carry straight on up the hill, then at the next roundabout, continue on the third exit along the A631. Sitwell Park Golf Club is signposted after around half a mile, with a right turn across the central reservation and onto Shrogs Wood Road. Continue along Shrogs Wood Road for a short distance and you will enter the club drive through clearly marked stone posts, and on through the automatic barrier into the car park. If you are looking for a strong, lively and forward looking golf club, Sitwell Park in Rotherham, has an enviable reputation. As one of the leading clubs in the Sheffield Union, with a course to match – designed by master architect Dr Alister Mackenzie – Sitwell Park offers excellent facilities for players, members and visitors alike.

Sitwell Park’s course, clubhouse and facilities are under constant development and improvement – the club is currently four years into a five-year development plan, to be followed by further enhancements for our centenary year in 2013. All of this is to ensure that the experience for visitors and members is second to none.

Our flourishing club arguably offers one of the best golfing and social experiences in the South Yorkshire region. We are renowned for our thriving membership, excellent course and lively clubhouse, overseen by our professional staff.

Signature Hole: Hole 15, Par 4, 447 yards Pro Tip: The start of a tough finish, with a blind tee shot favouring the left half of the fairway. The long second is to a raised green and difficult to reach and stay on – a challenging stroke index one hole.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Short Game Facilities, Club Hire, Electric Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6225 • 5958 • 5535 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

357

10

5

510

2

4

415

11

4

305

3

5

552

12

3

132

4

4

275

13

5

513

5

3

176

14

3

188

6

4

266

15

4

447

7

3

171

16

4

467

8

5

539

17

3

169

9

4

308

18

4

435

2012 OPEN COMPETITIONS Ladies AM-AM - Wednesday 6 June, 2012 - £48 per team Mens Open Am-AM - Friday 15 June, 2012 - £20 per player* Seniors Open 1 - Monday 2 July 2012 - £21 per player* Ladies Open Am-Am - Wednesay 1 August, 2012 - £48 per team Seniors Open 2 - Monday 20 August 2012 - £21 per player* Open Mixed AM-AM, 18 June 2012 - £20 per player* Open Mixed AM-AM, Monday 13 August 2012 - £20 per player* Ladies Tri-Am, Monday 8 October, 2012 - £30 per team * Includes a main course meal, tea/coffee


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Tankersley Park Golf Club Park Lane, High Green Sheffield, S35 4LG Telephone: 0114 2468247
 secretary@tpgc.freeserve.co.uk www.tankersleyparkgolfclub.org.uk

04. How to Find

Tankersley PARK

Tankersley Park Golf Club is next to the M1 motorway between junction 36 and 35A

 From the North M1 take exit 36 and follow signs for A61 to Sheffield. At the next roundabout turn left and the entrance to TPGC is half a mile on the left opposite the BRAUN factory and is signposted. If you miss junction 36, take the next exit at junction 35 and turn back northwards on the M1 to junction 35A.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6244 • 6075 • 5338 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

408

10

4

358

2

4

350

11

4

362

3

3

166

12

3

166

4

5

526

13

4

355

5

4

383

14

4

382

6

4

320

15

4

327

7

4

426

16

4

374

8

4

455

17

4

314

9

3

142

18

4

430

Tankersley Park Golf Club’s fine parkland course was designed by legendary golf course architect Martin Hawtree, the mastermind behind some of the most famous courses in the world. It opened for business in 1907 and has hardly looked back. Today, it enjoys an active membership who eagerly and amiably welcomes visitors who come to play their challenging course, found just outside Sheffield in High Green An eighteen-hole course, it stretches over 6244 yards of fabulous Yorkshire countryside for which it offers a par and standard scratch score of 70. If you are to challenge that score though,

Special Offer – Saturday and Sunday after 3:00pm, 4 x Ball for £88. Visiting Parties Welcome

there are plenty of hazards and testing holes you must overcome along the way. Enjoy! The course, is meticulously maintained and a fair but tough test for the club golfer. Signature Hole: 18th - Mark Roe described this hole as the best finishing hole in Yorkshire.


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Wortley Golf Club Hermit Hill Lane, Wortley, Sheffield South Yorkshire, S35 7DF Telephone: 0114 288 8469 wortley.golfclub@btconnect.com www.wortleygolfclub.co.uk

05. How to Find

Wortley

Leave the M1 at Junction 36 or 35A. Take the A616 or A61 or A629 to Wortley Village

Set in woodlands on the Wharncliffe Estate, Wortley Golf Club is an established parkland golf course characterised by tree lined fairways, fast undulating greens, and good all year round putting surfaces. With only one par five, five tricky par threes and a series of demanding par fours, it presents a unique challenge to golfers of all abilities and always provides enjoyable memories. Without the distractions of roads, houses and footpaths, Wortley Golf Club is an oasis of peace, yet enjoys easy access from the M1. Visitors are an essential part of golf at Wortley and are welcomed by all club and staff

members. A full catering service is provided. Bar meals can be ordered on completion of your round, but full meals should be ordered with the bar staff before you play. Societies and Visiting parties are advised to contact the Secretary or Stewardess in advance to confirm individual requirements. Signature Hole: Hole 12. Par 3, 177 yards Aim over the ravine and stone barn but beware of the out of bounds running behind and to the left side of the green. Always club up on this hole, as the entrance to a difficult undulating green is well guarded by three bunkers.

Societies welcome Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Please view our on-line booking system on our website www.wortleygolfclub.co.uk

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 68. SSS 69 • 6025 • 5865 • 5411 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

344

10

5

511

2

4

420

11

4

357

3

3

183

12

3

177

4

4

407

13

4

368

5

3

151

14

4

434

6

4

327

15

4

400

7

4

430

16

3

177

8

4

415

17

4

365

9

3

125

18

4

434


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South Yorkshire Directory

Abbeydale Telephone: 0114 236 0763 www.abbeydalegolfclub.co.uk

High Melton Telephone: 01302 553715 www.highmeltongolf.co.uk

Sheffield Transport Telephone: 0114 2373216 Website n/a

Barnsley Telephone: 01226 382856 www.barnsleygolfclub.co.uk

Hillsborough Telephone: 0114 229 4100 www.hillsboroughgolfclub.co.uk

Silkstone Telephone: 01226 790128 www.silkstone-golf-club.co.uk

Bawtry Telephone: 01302 711409 www.bawtrygolfclub.co.uk

Kingswood Telephone: 01405 741343 www.kingswoodgolfcentre.co.uk

Sitwell Park Telephone: 01709 541046 www.sitwellgolf.co.uk

Beauchief Telephone: 0114 236 7274 www.beauchiefgolfcourse.co.uk

Lees Hall Telephone: 0114 250 7868 www.leeshallgolfclub.co.uk

Stocksbridge & District Telephone: 0114 2882779 www.stocksbridgegolfclub.co.uk

Birch Hall Telephone: 01246 291979 Website n/a

Lindrick Telephone: 01909 475820 www.lindrickgolfclub.co.uk

Styrrup Hall Telephone: 01302 751112 www.styrrupgolf.co.uk

Birley Wood Telephone: 0114 264 7262 www.birleywoodgolfcourse.co.uk

Misterton Golf Telephone: 01427 891511 www.mistertongolf.co.uk

Tankersley Park Telephone: 0114 245 5583 www.tankersleyparkgolfclub.org.uk

Concord Park Telephone: 0114 257 7378 Website n/a

Owston Hall Telephone: 01302 722231 www.owstonhall.com

Thorne Telephone: 01405 812084 www.thornegolf.co.uk

Crookhill Park Telephone: 01709 862979 www.crookhillpark.co.uk

Owston Park Telephone: 01302 330821 www.owstonparkgolfcourse.co.uk

Thornhurst Park Telephone: 01302 337799 Website n/a

Doncaster Telephone: 01302 865632 www.doncastergolfclub.co.uk

Phoenix Telephone: 01709 382624 www.phoenixgolfclub.co.uk

Tinsley Park Telephone: 0114 2448974 www.tinsleyparkgolfcourse.co.uk

Doncaster Town Moor Telephone: 01302 535286 doncastertownmoorgolfclub.co.uk

Renishaw Park Telephone: 01246 435 484 www.renishawparkgolf.co.uk

Waterfront Telephone: 01709 877616 www.waterfrontgolf.co.uk

Dore & Totley Telephone: 0114 236 6844 www.doreandtotleygolf.co.uk

Rother Valley Telephone: 0114 247 3000 www.jackbarker.com

Wath Telephone: 01709 878609 www.wathgolfclub.co.uk

Grange Park Telephone: 01709 559497 Website n/a

Rotherham Telephone: 01709 859517 www.rotherhamgolfclub.com

Wheatley Telephone: 01302 831655 www.wheatleygolfclub.co.uk

Hallamshire Telephone: 0114 2305222 www.hallamshiregolfclub.co.uk

Roundwood, Telephone: 01709 826061 www.roundwoodgolfclub.co.uk

Wombwell Hillies Telephone: 01226 754433 Website n/a

Hallowes Telephone: 01246 410394 www.hallowesgolfclub.org

Sandhill Telephone: 01226 753444 www.sandhillgolfclub.co.uk

Wortley Telephone: 0114 2888469 www.wortleygolfclub.co.uk

Hickleton Telephone: 01709 896081 www.hickletongolfclub.co.uk

Serlby Park Telephone: 01777 818268 Website n/a

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North East Introduction

North East North East England is one of the nine official regions of England. Covering Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear, and Teesside. Northumberland is the Northernmost of the English counties, separated from Scotland by the Cheviot Hills and the Tweed River and borders on the North Sea. The terrain is level along the wild, rugged coastline and hilly in the interior, where high moor lands alternate with fertile valleys. Hadrian’s Wall is probably the most notable feature; built in Roman times.

in County Durham. At the heart of this county lies Durham City; small enough to enjoy on foot yet so exceptional that its castle and cathedral are designated a World Heritage Site. Much of the West of the County, including Teesdale, Weardale and the Derwent Valley, is included in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is perfect country for walking, cycling, riding, wildlife-watching and exploring the many charming villages and towns.

The area suffered severely during the border wars between England and Scotland. The legacy of the Border wars of the 14th-16th centuries have resulted in Northumberland having more castles to explore than any other English county.

Tyne & Wear is an area with bustling towns and cities; encompassing Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Gateshead, and Sunderland. The diversity of the area and rich warmth of the people make for a fusion of attractions and appeal.

From the North Pennines in the West to the North Sea Coast in the East, there are attractions and delights to suit all tastes

Newcastle can boast three large shopping centres, many fascinating museums as well as cinemas, theatres presenting a vast

range of entertainment, sport and leisure centres, art-centres and a rich variety of clubs, restaurants, bistros and coffee shops catering for all tastes, pubs and bars all selling the local brew Newcastle Brown Ale and everything else you could could wish for. Teeside is an area now more familiarly known as the Tees Valley; stretching the salmon rich reaches of the upper Tees to the coastal beauty and character laden sea ports. The maritime history and industrial heritage are very much in evidence throughout this area. Teesside offers the opportunity for a country ramble over an endless expanse of moorland, the thrill of sandy beaches and towering cliffs as well as the pleasure of a successful days shopping and fine dining at a chic urban restaurant. From quaint fishing ports, beautiful countryside and cosmopolitan city life, this area has it all.


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North East Introduction

11 A1

01

Northumberland

A1 14 07 16 02

17

13

A696

04

A68 18

15 A69

08 21

Tyne & Wear

Newcastle

12 22

05

10

Sunderland A19 20

Durham A68

06

19

A1(M)

Hartlepool

03 23 A688

County Durham A66

Darlington

09 Teesside

“This is perfect country for walking, cycling, riding, wildlife-watching and exploring the many charming villages and towns. �

01. Bamburgh Castle 02. Bellingham 03. Bishop Auckland 04. Blyth 05. Boldon 06. Brancepeth Castle 07. Burgham Park 08. Close House 09. Eaglescliffe 10. George Washington 11. Goswick 12. Hexham 13. Longhirst Hall 14. MacDonald Linden Hall 15. Matfen Hall 16. Morpeth 17 Newbiggin 18. Northumberland 19. Ramside 20. Sharpley 21. Stocksfield 22. Whickham 23. Wynyard

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Bamburgh Castle Golf Club The Wynding, Bamburgh Northumberland, NE69 7DE Telephone: 01668 214378 sec@bamburghcastlegolfclub.co.uk www.bamburghcastlegolfclub.co.uk

Bamburgh Castle

01. How to Find From the A1: Just 60 minutes drive North of Newcastle, and 4 miles from the A1, take either the B 1341 or the B 1342. The golf club can be found at the end of the Wynding, which leads off the main street in Bamburgh. The closest stops on the East Coast main railway line are both 30 minutes away at either Alnmouth or Berwick

Bamburgh Castle is one of the most beautiful and entertaining courses in Britain. It is short but tricky, fun but thought-provoking. It starts with two par 3s followed by two par 5s; there are six par 3s in all; the last three holes are a great finish to any round: a birdie is possible for any golfer at all three, but danger is never far away.

Signature Holes Hole 8: The Island. Par 3, 164 yards The short par three 8th hole is a real eye opener. Stunning panoramic views await you on this lofty tee from where you play across a grassy chasm to a small raised green, perched on top of a rocky ledge.

No matter what the weather may throw at you, no matter how well or poorly you may be playing, you will be inspired by your surroundings which include many of Northumberland’s finest landmarks... Lindisfarne, the Farne Islands, Budle Bay, the Cheviots and the iconic Bamburgh Castle.

Hole 4: Cheviot Way. Par 5, 485 yards On a clear day there is no finer sight than that of the Cheviots in the distance. To make birdie you must hit a long, accurate second to a narrowing landing area in front of a tricky green. Trouble is never far away in the form of steep drops down to the waters of beautiful Budle Bay.

Budle Package 18 holes, soup & sandwiches £42.00

Society Packages Prices based on 12 or more golfers, discounts for larger groups.

Farne Package 36 holes, soup & sandwiches £50.00

Castle Package 36 holes, soup & sandwiches, 2 course meal £60.00

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Electric Trolley Hire Buggy Hire

Course Information 18 holes, Par 68 • 5645 • 5273 • 5100 (70) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

3

180

10

3

193

2

3

213

11

4

358

3

5

532

12

4

423

4

5

487

13

4

411

5

4

342

14

3

164

6

3

223

15

4

417

7

4

300

16

4

286

8

3

162

17

4

257

9

4

359

18

4

338


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Bellingham Golf Club Boggle Hole, Bellingham Northumberland, NE482DT Telephone: 01434 220152 admin@bellinghamgolfclub.com www.bellinghamgolfclub.com

02. How to Find

From the South: After departing the A69 near Hexham onto A6079, follow the road for 3 miles then turn left onto B6318, after crossing the Tyne take 2nd exit on roundabout onto B6320 following road for another 12 miles. When driving through Bellingham follow road through village past the pubs/banks and out towards the other side of the village, the course entrance will be to your right. Facilities Buggy hire, Floodlit Driving Range, Putting Green, Lounge Bar/Restaurant Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6093 • 5902 • 5190 (71) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

367

10

4

382

2

4

270

11

5

530

3

4

334

12

4

347

4

3

120

13

4

365

5

4

338

14

3

151

6

4

359

15

4

406

7

4

403

16

4

428

8

5

574

17

3

160

9

3

185

18

4

374

BELLINGHAM

From the North: After crossing the England/Scotland border at Carter Bar, continue along A68 for approx. 13 miles following signs towards Bellingham, turn right onto B6320 for 6 miles, when coming down into Bellingham the golf club entrance is to your left.

This highly regarded golf course is situated in the picturesque North Tyne valley between Hadrians Wall and the Scottish border. The course overlooks the village with stunning views towards Kielder Water and the Border Forest Park. The variety of holes offered is enhanced by a balance of design which makes best use of the many natural features. There is therefore a pleasing mix of testing par 3’s, long par 5’s and a memorable collection of tricky par 4’s. The overriding memory of Bellingham Golf Course will be the natural surrounding beauty and the unstinting challenge which ensures

continued enthusiasm to the very last putt. “I can’t think of a holiday course which gives better value for money or more enjoyment” (Duncan Madeson, Newcastle Evening Chronicle). Visitors are assured of a very warm welcome both before and after their round and can enjoy quality catering in the lounge bar which looks out over the 18th hole. Signature Hole: 18th, Par 4, 374 yards “Boggle Hole” is a fitting finish in front of the clubhouse. Its the hole that visitors always remember because of the two ravines which have to be negotiated with the second shot, to reach the plateau green.

Stay & Play with Riverdale Hall Hotel

Visitors welcome 7 days a week Prices starting at £23 pp

Prices starting at £69 pp

Including Coffee & Bacon Sandwich on arrival and unlimited golf.

Including golf, 5 course evening meal, bed and full English breakfast.

Telephone: 01434 220152 www.bellinghamgolfclub.com

01434 220254. www.riverdalehallhotel.co.uk


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Bishop Auckland Golf Club High Plains, Durham Road Bishop Auckland, Co.Durham, DL14 8DL Telephone: 01388 661618 enquiries@bagc.co.uk www.bagc.co.uk

From the South: Travel north on the A1 / A1 (M). Leave at junction 58 (A68) and follow signs for Bishop Auckland. At first roundabout take the right fork on A6072, by-passing Shildon, crossing four roundabouts until you come to a roundabout at Romanway Industrial Estate (large pub on left just before roundabout). Turn right. At next roundabout take right turn onto Bishop Auckland by-pass (A688) towards Spennymoor/Durham. Go straight over next two roundabouts. 50 yards after this second, new roundabout take left turn (houses on left) and go to the top of the road. Turn left onto Durham Road. Entrance to the Golf Club is about 500 yards on the right. Facilities Bar, Lounge, Practice Ground, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6504 • 6257 • 5533 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

285

10

3

188

2

5

557

11

5

500

3

5

538

12

3

220

4

5

530

13

4

442

5

3

211

14

4

385

6

4

376

15

4

401

7

3

162

16

4

372

8

3

179

17

4

388

9

5

493

18

4

277

Bishop Auckland

03. How to Find

Situated in the Land of the Prince Bishops, with views of the picturesque Wear Valley, it is easy to see why Bishop Auckland Golf Club is considered one of the treasures in County Durham. Founded in 1894 on land owned by the Church Commission, the parkland course has retained much of its original character whilst being modified to keep up with the demands of modern golf. The course has some of the best fairways you could wish to play from, with the rough, tough enough to punish a wayward shot without losing your ball. The greens are fine and true, together with the 7th hole, which has figured

in many a magazine and in the best holes in the North of England. It is a beautiful parkland course sporting many challenging holes and the finest fairways in the County. Whether you have a single figure handicap or are just taking up the game you will enjoy a round here. The clubhouse was rebuilt in the 1990’s and enjoys spectacular views across the Wear Valley. It is well worth taking time to enjoy a coffee prior to playing, or a beer once you have finished. With the guarantee of a warm welcome and the superb dining facilities, with food to suit most palates, we are sure you will have an enjoyable and memorable visit.

Visiting Party Bookings now being taken Book your party now and take advantage of some fantastic offers For full details call the Secretary on 01388 661618 (option 2)


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Blyth Golf Club New Delaval, Blyth Northumberland, NE24 4DB Telephone: 01670 540110 clubmanager@blythgolf.co.uk www.blythgolf.co.uk

04. How to Find

Blyth

Get onto the A189 (Northumberland Spine Rd) at the intersection with the A19. Turn off at the Junction signposted for Blyth Beach with a brown tourist sign. Follow the brown signs for the beach until you see the brown signs for the golf course.

Play Blyth and you’ll realise that there are some things in life that are still great value for money. Pound for pound the 6,400 yard 18 hole course on the outskirts of the seaport town in Northumberland has got to be the best days sport you’ll find for your hard earned cash. Developed on land where once stood a Pit Head and its entire mining community, Blyth has matured and developed into a tree lined parkland course with a par of 72- but don’t be fooled by its gently undulating character. Its first six holes are a test for any golfer and negotiate them without dropping too many shots and you can be set up for a good score.

But beware – there are some cunning water hazards on 9, 12, 13, and 14 that demand a strong nerve and a sure stroke. They don’t call the 13th “Sinkers” for nothing! Superb greens – many say the best in the county – will make your round one of the most pleasurable you’ll play in many a day. Following your round at Blyth Golf Club, please visit our friendly clubhouse where you will be looked after by our Steward, David Curry, ex European Tour Professional, Walker Cup Player and British Amateur Champion.

Facilities Bar, restaurant, putting green, practice area, buggy hire, golf shop, golf lessons (video analysis)

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6424 • 6200 • 5486 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

393

10

4

370

2

4

338

11

4

410

3

4

434

12

5

484

4

4

394

13

3

183

5

5

539

14

4

371

6

4

374

15

4

346

7

4

266

16

3

133

8

4

362

17

4

381

9

3

155

18

5

491

VISITING PARTY SUMMER GOLF PACKAGES April-October (including weekends) A range of packages are available for visiting parties. Whether you want a straight 18 holes or all day golf with a complete catering package, our staff at Blyth will work diligently to make your day a success. Why not give us a call to discuss your requirements.

Prices start from £22 per person Ring John Hall Club Manager on 01670 540110 for further details


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Boldon Golf Club Dipe Lane, East Boldon Tyne and Wear, NE36 0PQ Telephone: 0191 5365360 info@boldongolfclub.co.uk www.boldongolfclub.co.uk

05. How to Find

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Snooker Room, Putting Green, Chipping Green, Driving Range, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Teaching Academy, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6414 • 6094 • 5581 (74) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

299

10

4

366

2

4

325

11

5

544

3

3

163

12

3

145

4

3

163

13

4

371

5

4

261

14

4

420

6

4

448

15

4

313

7

5

507

16

3

208

8

5

484

17

4

459

9

4

435

18

5

277

Boldon

From the South and West leave the A1(M) just after Washington services, at the intersection of the A194. After 3 miles, at the first roundabout turn right onto the A184 and head east for a further 2 miles going straight over roundabout on the A19. One mile more and at the first set of traffic lights turn right onto Hylton Lane, and then 1st left onto Dipe Lane.

Boldon Golf Club was founded in 1912 in the village of East Boldon, Sunderland. A long established club, we are proud to be celebrating our Centenary. To mark our achievement, the Club is staging a number of celebratory events including the Durham County Matchplay Championships. Visitors are assured of a warm welcome, especially during Centenary Year, when the course will be in excellent condition. The course, designed by six time Open Champion Harry Vardon, has panoramic views of the North East coast line, the cities of Sunderland and Newcastle and offers a test to golfers of all abilities.

Flexible membership packages for all categories at Boldon Golf Club are available on request and Visitors and Societies are welcomed throughout the year including weekends after 12 noon. For full details of all member and visitor packages, please visit our website or email the Club manager for more information. Signature Hole: 14th, Par 4, 420 yards With views across the County to the Stadium of Light, North Sea, Newcastle and the Cheviot Hills the 14th hole can be spectacular.From a raised tee, it plays to a tight fairway, then a second shot to a two-tiered green provides a golfing test every time it’s played.

Summer packages from £24 per person Societies welcome including weekend afternoons Dipe Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear, NE36 0PQ Telephone: 0191 5365360 - info@boldongolfclub.co.uk www.boldongolfclub.co.uk


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Brancepeth Castle Golf Club Limited The Club House, Brancepeth Co. Durham, DH7 8EA

Brancepeth Castle

Telephone: 0191 378 0075 enquiries@brancepeth-castle-golf.co.uk www.brancepeth-castle-golf.co.uk

06. How to Find From the A1 (M): At junction 60, take the A689 exit to Bishop Auckland/Hartlepool. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A689 heading to Bishop Auckland. At Rushyford, take the 4th exit onto A167. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit. Continue straight onto A167. Turn left at Browney Ln/ B6300. Turn left to stay on Browney Ln/B6300. Turn left at N View/A690. Turn left, Turn right, Turn left.

Designed by the world famous architect Harry Colt in 1924 and laid out on what was Brancepeth Castle Deer Park, the stables and coach house being converted into the clubhouse. Harry Colt was involved in designing or redesigning over 300 courses around the world, including Moor Park, Wentworth and Pine Valley (NJ). Brancepeth is a beautiful parkland course of 6400 yards SSS70 offering a great variation of holes. The deep ravine cutting through the course, provides some challenging tee shots. We are pleased to have been recognised as one of the top 100 courses in Britain and

Ireland and one of the finest in the North East. The club has played host to the final of the English County Championships and the English Northern Ladies Amateur Championships. Hole 9, Par 3. This is the signature hole of Brancepeth Castle Golf Course. Like the 2nd, the green at the 9th was cut out of the hillside. The tee shot of about 200 yards is played along the length of a narrow green which slopes away from the tee. Having hit what is a very difficult target the player may be faced with a downhill putt on a green which is incredibly fast. Once described by an American golf magazine as the hardest 9th hole in the world.

Special Offers Monday: £20 per round, £25 per day Good rates for larger visiting groups Some availability on Sunday afternoons at good rates

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Practice Area, Buggies, Trolley Hire, Reception and Shop, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6400 • 6234 • 6169 • 5559 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

333

10

3

190

2

3

135

11

4

437

3

4

450

12

5

509

4

4

386

13

4

406

5

3

218

14

4

325

6

5

547

15

3

157

7

4

386

16

5

484

8

4

331

17

4

385

9

3

202

18

4

353

Please note that you can now enter our open competitions on-line. Visit the website at www.brancepeth-castle-golf.co.uk and click on visitor on-line booking.


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Burgham Park Golf and Leisure Club Burgham Park, Nr Felton, Morpeth Northumberland, NE65 9QP Telephone: 01670 787 898 info@burghampark.co.uk www.burghampark.co.uk

07. How to Find

Burgham Park

6 miles north of Morpeth just off A1 on ‘C’ road linking A1 and Longhorsley Village

Host of the PGA North Region Championship 2006 to 2008. Burgham Park is a championship parkland course located in the lovely Northumberland countryside, 20 minutes from Newcastle and just a few miles north of Morpeth, just off the A1.

Facilities 2 Bars, Restaurant, Meeting Room, Putting Green, Practice Range, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Club Hire, Pro Shop, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 7065 (71) • 6804 • 6403 • 5793 (74) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

399

10

3

162

2

3

150

11

4

403

3

4

399

12

5

497

4

5

511

13

4

425

5

4

411

14

4

441

6

5

477

15

4

412

7

3

171

16

5

486

8

4

404

17

3

172

9

4

421

18

4

463

Former Ryder Cup captain Mark James was part of the design team that developed the course in 1994, which has been constantly improved over the years. Since 2001 the course has been under the ownership of Irish businessmen, John Fallon and William Kiely. Their long term commitment to the course has been evidenced by the ongoing ten year improvement plan.

It has panoramic views of Simonside hills to the West and the coast to the East. The course in beautiful rolling countryside provides a challenging round for all abilities, playing off the championship tees measuring 7065 yards, the medal tees at 6804 yards and the leisure tees at 6403 yards. The maturing parklands with water hazards, is both beautiful and tranquil and includes some of the finest greens in the region. Our signature hole is the par 4, 18th. At 463 yds off the white tees an accurate drive is essential to avoid the ditch which runs down and across the fairway. The second is a downhill shot to a two tier green well guarded by bunkers.

Golf Society Packages. Until 31st October 2012. Golf only: Midweek £25, Weekend £30. Bacon roll and coffee, 18 holes, and 2 course meal: Midweek £38, Weekend £43.


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Close House Hotel Heddon on the Wall Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 0HT Telephone: 01661 852255 events@closehouse.co.uk www.closehouse.co.uk

Facilities

Close House

Hotel, Bars, Restaurant, Meeting/ Function Rooms, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Pro Shop, Lessons The Academy facilities include: 10 indoor bays fitted with powertee, 10 outdoor bays with 4th generation astroturf, Specialist short game area, Custom fit Suite, Video Teaching Suite, Café Driving Range opening hours 8amDark (last balls dispensed at dusk)

Visit Close House Hotel and you will discover something a little different, something sophisticated, something exceptional. An elegant and beautifully restored 18th Century Mansion, set in stunning Tynedale countryside. Fine food, luxurious accommodation, elegant interiors and a very warm welcome will make your experience unforgettable. An experience that will have you coming back for more. With the purchase of an additional 170 acres of land, Close House has initiated the construction of the Championship Colt Course which is due to open in Spring 2011. The name of the course is a joint celebration of the equine

theme of Close House and the style of the intended design. Our golf course architects, Turner Macpherson Golf Design, intend the golf course to be complimentary and sympathetic to the historic setting of Close House. They have designed the course in the style of the great English golf course architect Harry Colt, responsible for Wentworth, St George’s Hill, Swinley Forest and Stoke Park Club to name but a few. The Colt Course is set to bring the same standard and quality of these golf courses to the North East. Great time and energy has been spent routing the championship Colt Course around the grounds of Close House

The Colt Course 18 holes, Par 71 • 6813 • 6308 • 5825 • 4751 H ole

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

4 4 4 3 4 4 5 4 3

375 355 327 199 341 383 466 437 185

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

5 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 4

471 373 184 423 157 353 412 504 363

Stay and Play at Close House Play two rounds of Golf at Close House on the Filly & Colt courses

from £165.00 per person


08. How to Find

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From the West: Driving East towards Newcastle leave A69 at exit marked Horsley (B6528). Go through the village of Horsley and remain on the B6528 for 3 miles until you see signs for Close House on the left. Drive down the lane on the right, following the signs for Close House.

Close House

From the South: From the A1/A69 roundabout to Close House is approximately 7 miles. Follow the A69 west for 4 miles until the junction marked Heddon on the Wall B6528. Go through Heddon on the Wall and continue on the B6528 for 2 miles until you see Close House signed on the left hand side. Follow the signs from then on.

Sat Nav Coordinates: When traveling to the hotel using SAT NAV the postcode to use is NE41 8BL

so members and visitors will get to see and engage with the great and historic features of the site including the stone walls, the ancient monuments, the woodlands and the Ice Lake. The course measures 6813 yards with a par of 71 from the back tees, but the essence and focus of the design is fun for all levels of golfers.

The Filly Course 18 holes, Par 70 • 5956 • 5685 • 5272 (72) H ole

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

4 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 5

386 347 157 405 160 361 340 156 478

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 3

424 526 437 401 387 262 278 300 151

The superb 18-hole Filly Golf Course is situated in the grounds of the Close House Estate and provides stunning views of the River Tyne and surrounding area. Rebuilt in 2006 with the addition of extra land, the undulating USGA specification greens and narrow fairways are sure to provide a real test for your putting

The North East’s most advanced driving range and custom fit centre. Facilities include a 10 indoor bays all fitted with powertees, 10 outdoor bays, a short game area, teaching suite with GASP Lab system, custom fit suite fitted with Flight scope and SAM Putt Lab.

skills and, now standing at 6,000 yards, off the tee, accuracy is paramount for good scoring. The Golf Academy and driving range at Close House is one of a kind, and is open for all golfers to enjoy. From beginners to European Tour Professionals the equipment and facilities provide state of the art training and club fitting for everyone. The café provides a relaxing facility for golfers and non-golfers to relax and enjoy some local snacks including scotch pies and homemade muffins while reading the paper or watching the latest sport on the large screen TV.


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Eaglescliffe Golf Club Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe Stockton on Tees, TS16 0DQ Telephone: 01642 780 238 secretary@eaglescliffegolfclub.co.uk www.eaglescliffegolfclub.co.uk

09. How to Find

Eaglescliffe

From M1: Continue on Aberford by Pass (A1(M)). Take exit 49 toward THIRSK / A19 / TEESSIDE. Continue on A19. Take the ramp onto A67. Keep right at the fork, and merge onto A67. Turn left at A67. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Thirsk Rd (A67). Continue on Yarm Rd (A135)

All Photographs - Brian G Ramsden LRPS LBIPP

Facilities Should you be playing golf in the North East of England, a visit to Eaglescliffe is a must. Nestled beside the River Tees with the Cleveland Hills as a backdrop, the course has been described by Golf Monthly magazine as ‘a hidden gem’ of English golf. Though picturesque, the course is demanding due to the nature of the rolling terrain and sloping greens and provides a challenge for both novice and experienced golfer alike. Eaglescliffe & District Golf Club lies one mile to the north of the historic medieval riverside town of Yarm, and is situated on rolling

terrain shelving down to the River Tees. A short drive from the towns of Stockton, Darlington, and Middlesbrough, the area is readily accessible by road, rail, and air Eaglescliffe hosts regional and county events and is popular with societies and corporate groups who visit on a regular basis from all over the north of England. The excellent course and clubhouse, top class catering and a friendly welcome ensures that a visit to Eaglescliffe & District Golf Club is a pleasant and enjoyable experience.

Eaglescliffe Golf Club Opens 16/05/2012 - Seniors Team Open @ Eaglescliffe Golf Club - £45 per team 25/05/2012 - Ladies Team Open @ Eaglescliffe Golf Club - £36 per team 05/08/2012 - Gents Pairs Open @ Eaglescliffe Golf Club - £26 per pair 15/08/2012 - Senior Pairs Open @ Eaglescliffe Golf Club - £24 per pair 02/09/2012 - Mixed Team Open @ Eaglescliffe Golf Club - £50 per team Please visit website www.eaglescliffegolfclub.co.uk for entry details.

Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Club Shop, Buggy Hire, Snooker Room, Practice Area

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6289 • 6003 • 5646 (74) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

328

10

4

347

2

4

383

11

4

318

3

4

450

12

5

477

4

3

161

13

3

179

5

4

357

14

5

531

6

3

148

15

5

478

7

4

280

16

4

467

8

4

348

17

3

174

9

5

496

18

4

367


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Mercure Newcastle George Washington Hotel Golf and Spa Stone Cellar Road, High Usworth Washington, NE37 1PH

George WashingtoN

Telephone: 0191 417 8346 reservations@georgewashington.co.uk www.georgewashington.co.uk

10. How to Find Located just 5 minutes off the A1 via the A194 and a 10 minute drive to both Newcastle and Sunderland centres. From A1 (M) (J65) onto A194 (M). Turn off on A195 sign posted Washington North. Take last exit off roundabout for Washington. Turn right at mini-roundabout. The hotel is .5 mile on the right hand side.

Facilities Hotel, Spa, Function Room, Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, 20 Bay Floodlit Driving Range, Golf Academy, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 73 • 6625 • 6276 • 5743 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

488

10

4

376

2

3

228

11

5

492

3

5

502

12

4

370

4

4

396

13

3

194

5

5

512

14

4

405

6

4

352

15

3

153

7

4

385

16

4

373

8

4

369

17

5

494

9

3

174

18

4

362

There aren’t many who can match what’s on offer at the Mercure George Washington Hotel Golf and Spa. A par 73 18 hole championship golf course measuring 6,625 yards off the back tees. With tree lined, wide fairways plus a seven hole par three academy course and 20 bay floodlit driving range. Add to that a newly built golf clubhouse with lounge bar, golf shop, locker and changing facilities, a spacious function room and, if you want to stay over, a 103 bedroom hotel which offers stay and play golf packages.

Play and Stay packages from £75 Mercure Newcastle George Washington Hotel Golf and Spa

1 in 12 players goes free. Offer includes 3 course evening meal in Lincolns restaurant, 2 rounds of golf on championship course and buffet breakfast.

Please call 0191 402 9988 or email reservations@georgewashington.co.uk

Signature Hole: Hole 6, Par 4 The start of three tricky par fours. At 352 yards, the big hitters will fancy it but there is loads of trouble with a ditch crossing the fairway at about 280 yards from the back tees so any attempt would have to be all carry and the fairway also narrows appreciably with lots of trees on the left and a stand of trees along the ditch line on the right and there are two front bunkers on what is a two-tier quite long green. Most will settle for a lay up short of the ditch, although there is also a slope to take into consideration, and a second shot of around 150-160 yards.


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Goswick Links Golf Club Beal, Berwick-Upon-Tweed Northumberland, TD15 2RW Telephone: 01289 387256 E-mail: online form www.goswicklinksgc.co.uk

11. How to Find

Goswick LINKS

Situated 5 miles south of Berwick upon Tweed on the coast approx. 3 mils from the main A1 trunk route. Signposted Goswick.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Practice Ground, Club Hire, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop Goswick Links Golf Club is undeniably a hidden gem of a golf course. An hour from Newcastle and Edinburgh, and 5 miles South of Berwick upon Tweed, this wonderful links course is now receiving the praise it deserves. Recently lengthened to a demanding 6,800 yards, Goswick has also been elevated to the Open Championship rota until 2013. The course is playable all year round and provides visitors with both excellent value for money as well as a memorable golfing experience. James Braid’s timeless course design is a stern test for the best of golfers, especially when the wind blows.

Golfers spirits will also be uplifted by the stunning Northumbrian coastal views, the course being set in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Signature Hole: The 15th: “Bide-A-Wee” Par 3, 150 yards An elevated tee allows great coastal views, and demands a well struck iron into the wind to a bowl shaped green. With bunkers to the front, left and right and a tricky grassy depression at the back, club selection is critical.

The Open Championship Regional Qualifying Course 2008 - 2012

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6803 • 6654 • 6467 • 5576 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

392

10

4

421

2

3

163

11

5

559

3

4

437

12

4

367

4

5

545

13

3

200

5

4

418

14

4

393

6

5

528

15

3

150

7

4

388

16

4

431

8

4

421

17

5

522

9

3

199

18

4

269

Goswick Golf Club

“The Championship Golf Tour”

Play great links golf at the only Open Championship Qualifying Course in the North East of England.

Play The Roxburghe, Goswick Links and Dunbar for only £120.

Goswick Golf Club, Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2RW 01289 387256 Email: adoffers@btconnect.com www.goswicklinksgc.co.uk

£100 July 4 Ball after 1.00pm, including coffee and Tea cake. Contact Paul Terras on 01289 387380 to reserve tee times.


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Hexham Golf Club Spital Park, Hexham Northumberland, NE46 3RZ Telephone: 01434 603072 info@hexhamgolf.co.uk www.hexhamgolf.co.uk

12. How to Find

Hexham

If heading north or south on the A1 take the A69 signposted Hexham and Carlisle for approx. 20 minutes. Go straight on at the main Hexham roundabout to stay on the A69 and after one mile turn left to exit the A69 via the B6531 slip road. Hexham Golf Club is approx. half a mile on the left. If heading north or south on the M6 take the A69 signposted Hexham for approx. 45 minutes. Turn right to exit the A69 via the B6531 slip road at the beginning of the dual carriageway at Hexham. Hexham Golf Club is approx. half a mile on the left. Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Function and Meeting rooms, Snooker Room, Squash Courts, Practice Ground, Putting Green, Buggy Hire, Trolley Hire, Pro Shop, Custom Fitting, Lessons Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 6294 • 6000 • 5737 (74) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

498

10

3

190

2

3

166

11

5

487

3

4

403

12

4

433

4

3

188

13

3

146

5

4

393

14

4

406

6

4

457

15

5

493

7

4

386

16

3

122

8

4

433

17

4

400

9

4

349

18

4

344

“As fine an inland course as you can find.” The words of Harry Vardon, designer of the original course, are as true today as they were in 1907 when he wrote them to the committee. The Spital course has a magnificent setting on the south bank of the Tyne, and makes full use of the rolling contours and thousands of mature trees to provide a course that is challenging enough to be a regular host of County and Regional events, both amateur and professional, and yet at 6,300 yards it is also enjoyable for the handicap golfer. The greens are regularly amongst the best in the County, and the views over the surrounding

Northumberland countryside are stunning. With its perfect setting, spectacular Georgian Grade One listed Clubhouse, and mouthwatering menus, Hexham Golf Club is undoubtedly one of the best venues in the region for corporate and society golf with many visitors returning year after year to enjoy the excellent facilities and warm welcome. Signature Hole: 18th, Par 4, 344 yards This magnificent closing hole requires a tough decision. Do you risk trying to drive the green or play safe? An accurate tee shot is needed, avoiding the out of bounds, with a large, heavily bunkered green as your final challenge.

Andy Paisley’s Golf Centre Your complete one stop shop meeting all of your golfing needs

Wide Range of Stock - Custom Fitting - Powakaddy Service & Repair Centre Hexham Golf Club, Spital Park, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3RZ Check out our new website for more information at www.andypaisley.com Pro-shop: 01434 603072 ext. 2. E-mail: andy@andypaisley.com


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Longhirst Hall Golf Course Longhirst, Morpeth Northumberland, NE61 3LL Telephone: 01670 791562 enquiries@longhirstgolf.co.uk www.longhirstgolf.co.uk

13. How to Find

Longhirst Hall

From the A1: Take the A197 exit towards Morpeth. Slight right at A197. Go through 1 roundabout. Turn right at Bridge St/A197. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Damside/ A197. Continue to follow A197. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto B1337. Turn left to Golf Club.

Longhirst golf, known for having a beautiful relaxed setting, has an alluring layout with nice country views and undulating greens that add character to the golf courses. Scenic lakes, elevated tees and well placed bunkers provide interesting features that contribute to its excitement. Course conditions are known for being some of the best in Northumberland. Longhirst Hall Golf Course was opened in June 1997. This layout now plays as The Old Course, with full spec winter greens if required. It has been skilfully modelled to provide some of the most stunning holes in the country. On the fascinating 17th, for example, you drive

downhill past two lakes before aiming for a narrow green flanked by a pond on either side. The Lakes Course is a true test of accuracy. Tight fairways and an abundance of water make it a test for even the best golfers. A thoughtful progression around the course is required. The par 3, 6th and the par 4, 17th are truly stunning holes that have to be played to be believed. The Dawson Course is a more relaxing round of golf but can still give a bite if you’re not on your game. Wider fairways and large greens are more forgiving. Lakes and water feature in abundance again.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Driving Range, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Pro Shop, Lessons

Course Information The Old Course 18 holes, Par 72 • 7160 • 6572 • 6398 • 6005 • 5712 The Lakes Course 18 holes, Par 70 • 6562 • 6101 • 5643 • 5237 • 5076 The Dawson Course 18 holes, Par 72 • 7153 • 6713 • 6446 • 6002 • 5740

Two superb layouts ideal for visiting parties, societies, corporate and charity days.

A must play is The Lakes Course as featured on the Euro Pro tour 2010 and 2011.


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Macdonald Linden Hall Golf & Country Club Longhorsley, Morpeth Northumberland, NE65 8XF

MacDonald Linden Hall

Telephone: 01670 500011 golfdir.lindenhall@macdonald-hotel.co.uk www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk

14. How to Find By Road from South: A1 North bound (Gateshead, Newcastle). Continue forward on A1. Branch left (signposted Coldstream) and merge onto A697. Continue forward onto A697, entering Longhorsley. 1 mile past Longhorsley, turn right into Linden Hall By Road from North: A1 South bound 9 miles south of Alnwick, take the road sign posted Longhorsley. Arrive at Longhorsley and turn right at the T Junction (A697). Continue forward on A697 for 1 mile and turn right into Linden Hall Facilities Hotel, Spa, Linden Tree Pub, Spikes Bar, Restaurants, Conferencing, Weddings, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Pro Shop, Golf Schools, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6675 • 6405 • 5900 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

3

163

10

4

377

2

5

536

11

4

429

3

4

416

12

4

419

4

5

557

13

4

371

5

4

424

14

4

424

6

3

168

15

3

179

7

4

346

16

4

347

8

5

509

17

4

393

9

3

183

18

5

509

Nestled in a 450-acre estate at the heart of the Northumberland countryside, the golf course at Macdonald Linden Hall, Golf & Country Club is one of the area’s finest. Set against a backdrop of the North Sea and surrounded by mature woodlands, the course boasts a unique and picturesque location. Designed by seasoned professional, Jonathan Gaunt, the Par 72 parkland course was built to complement the surrounding countryside. Wide undulating USGA greens and memorable Par 3 shots make Linden Hall a truly enjoyable challenge for golfers at every level.

Ideal for a golf break, corporate golf day or just a day out with friends, our extensive golf course provides a friendly environment to enjoy a great golfing experience, enhanced further by the luxury facilities of the Macdonald Linden Hall Hotel. Golf Tuition: The Golf Instruction here is delivered by PGA Advanced Professional Gordon Morrison. A qualified Professional since 1996 he has acted as a PGA Training Consultant since 2003. Currently studying for a Masters degree in Sports Psychology at Northumbria University he teaches Golfers from beginner level to aspiring Tour players.

Summer Golf Society Packages from £25 per person including 18 holes on a championship course • coffee/tea @ bacon roll on arrival • hot soup and crusty roll • basket of range balls book 16 or more golfers and organiser goes free Valid April to October 2012. To book your tee time call the Golf Shop or email us and quote TGGSA2012


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Matfen Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa Matfen Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE20 0RH Telephone: 01661 886400 golfshop@matfenhall.com www.matfenhall.com

15. How to Find

MATFEN Hall

If heading north or south on the A1 take the A69 signposted Hexham and Carlisle. Exit the A69 at Heddon on the Wall and pick up the B6318, just before the Three Tuns public house, heading west towards Chollerford. Continue on the B6318 for seven miles, the turning to Matfen is on the right.

Set in 300 acres of mature parkland with established burns and woodland, Matfen Hall’s 27 hole course is a rated as one of the finest in the region. The course is an enjoyable test for players of all abilities and incorporates challenging features from the dry stone ‘ha-ha’ to the fast flowing river Pont. Although the course is easily walked, buggies are available for hire during the main season. Visitors to the area are welcome to hire clubs and a trolley. Boasting a covered driving range and putting green, members and guests are

invited to brush-up on their technique before a game or simply enjoy these facilities throughout the year. Matfen’s high quality nine hole par three course is ideal for the less experienced player. Signature Holes The picturesque and fast flowing River Pont comes into play at several holes including the 14th, one of many strong par fours. The dog-legged 16th is the pick of the par fives, but Matfen’s signature hole is surely the long par three 17th with its narrow green sited teasingly just over the river.

Facilities Hotel, Spa, Conference Facilities, 27 Hole Championship Course, 9 Hole Par 3 Course, Bar, Restaurant, Covered Driving Range, Trolley Hire, Buggy Hire, Pro Shop, Custom Fitting, Lessons

Course Information Douglas 9 holes, Par 36 • 3339 • 3164 • 2749 Standing Stone 9 holes, Par 36 • 3361 • 3191 • 2820 (37) Dewlaw 9 holes, Par 36 • 3357 • 3023 • 2745 (37)

Play two rounds of golf on our championship course and relax in four star surroundings

Stay, Play and Relax

From £75 per person Subject to availability


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Morpeth Golf Club Loansdean, Morpeth, Newcastle-UponTyne, Northumberland, NE61 2BT Telephone: 01670 504942 terry@morpethgolf.co.uk www.morpethgolf.co.uk

16. How to Find

Morpeth

From the North: Travelling south on the A1 take the Morpeth slip road (A192). Continue into the town centre, across one set of lights, left at the mini roundabout and right at the second mini roundabout. Travel across the bridge and up the hill to a roundabout. Take the 3rd (right) exit. The course is approx’ half a mile on the right. From the South: Travelling north on the A1, take the Morpeth slip road ( A197). Travel approximately two miles and the course is on your left.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, 2 Function Rooms, Games Room with 2 Snooker Tables, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Buggies, Pro Shop, Custom Fitting, Lessons

Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6123 • 5872 • 5638 (73) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

252

10

5

568

2

4

433

11

4

373

3

5

521

12

4

346

4

3

181

13

4

304

5

4

450

14

3

181

6

5

498

15

4

315

7

4

353

16

4

275

8

3

146

17

3

142

9

4

393

18

4

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Morpeth Golf Club, founded in 1906, is a private members club of approximately 950 playing and social members. Situated just 15 miles north of Newcastle, our course is one of the North East’s gems. Back in 1906 when the club was formed, the gentlemen of Morpeth initially played their golf on a field at Tranwell before moving to the club’s present location on the outskirts of the town. The course was designed by six times Open champion Harry Vardon and offers you a golfing experience that is as picturesque as it is challenging. The 18 hole parkland course set in about 130 acres of undulating Northumberland

countryside is often used for national and county events. Local golf journalist Paul Corney in a recent review called the course “Magnificent Morpeth” and stated “It is quite understandable why Morpeth continues to be selected to host both national and county events- it’s just a cracking golf course”. Signature Hole: Hole 3, Par 5, ‘Gully’, 521 yards, Normally played into the wind this is a great three shot hole. A good drive onto a sloping fairway is required to set up a second shot uphill across a gully. The third shot should be a short iron to a back to front sloping green, but distance control is key.

M.G.C. Opens 2012 Seniors Open – Wed May 2nd £20/pair Open Texas Scramble – Mon June 18th £64/4 man team Mixed Open – Sun Aug 12th £20/pair Scratch Open – Sun Aug 19th £25 Mens Open – Sun Aug 26th Aug £20/pair Book early to guarantee your preferred tee time. Cheques payable to Morpeth Golf Club Ltd. (Every effort will be made to accommodate requests for starting times) No refund for Cancellations, H/Cap Certificates will be checked BAR AND CATERING FACILITIES AVAILABLE

Morpeth Golf Club www.morpethgolf.co.uk Contact: Terry@morpethgolf.co.uk


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Newbiggin Golf Club Prospect Place Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, NE64 6DW Telephone: 01670 817344 info@newbiggingolfclub.co.uk www.newbiggingolfclub.co.uk

17. How to Find

Newbiggin

Newbiggin Golf Club is situated 2 miles from the main A189 road (Spine road) and is laid out along the Northumberland coastline forming a fine Links/Moorland course. For visitors traveling from the South, head North from the Tyne Tunnel to the North Seaton Roundabout, a distance of about 12 miles, and turn right (Eastwards) towards Newbiggin village, Travel through the village until you arrive at the end of the road. The Golf Club is located adjacent to the Church Point caravan park.

Newbiggin Golf Club is laid out over moorland at the north side of the village and follows the coast line towards Lynemouth. It is a links/ moorland course with many challenging holes which require a good drive from the tee to set up par opportunities. The greens are without doubt some of the best available in the whole of the northern counties. We do not use winter greens and can boast that even in the depths of Winter, when nearby courses are closed due to inclement weather, Newbiggin is almost always open to provide exciting golf, good food and excellent company afterwards.We pride ourselves on the

friendliness of both our Staff and members. They will certainly make you feel at home during your visit. Come and visit us and I’m sure your experience will be memorable. The 6th hole is one of our most challenging holes especially from the new back tees. It requires a true long drive to carry the gully (and miss the huge bunker) to give yourself a short iron to the hidden and very undulating green. Other players play left of the gully for safety but leave themselves a longer and more difficult approach shot to the green. When the wind is against this is one of the trickiest holes on the course.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Buggy Hire, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6723 • 6516 • 6190 • 5673 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

354

10

4

427

2

5

555

11

4

423

3

4

419

12

3

174

4

4

276

13

4

333

5

4

420

14

5

490

6

4

345

15

4

313

7

4

364

16

4

353

8

4

360

17

3

162

9

4

352

18

4

396

Summer Deals. Valid until October 2012. Midweek: £15 per round inc coffee. £50 per 4 ball inc coffee. Weekend: £20 per round £70 per 4 ball Buggies £15 /round


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The Northumberland Golf Club
 High Gosforth Park Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE3 5HT Telephone: 0191 236 2498 sec@thengc.co.uk www.thengc.co.uk

NortHumberland

18. How to Find 15 mins from Newcastle City Centre and the Airport, just off the B1318 inside Gosforth Park itself. Joining the A1 (Newcastle western by-pass) and look for Gosforth Park Racecourse symbols. Enter the Racecourse drive from the B1318 and the club entrance is about 50 yards down that drive on the right hand side.

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Card Room, Sun Lounge, Putting Green, Trolley Hire, Pro Shop

The Open Championship Regional Qualifying Course from 2013-2017

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 6687 • 6325 • 5852 (75) Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

309

10

3

148

2

4

433

11

4

374

3

5

484

12

4

365

4

5

449

13

4

449

5

3

174

14

3

139

6

4

392

15

5

478

7

3

161

16

4

424

8

4

307

17

4

355

9

5

504

18

4

380

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The Northumberland Golf Club is a members’ club situated in the pleasant surroundings of Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne close to the A1. Take the opportunity to play one of the courses selected to be a Regional Qualifier for the Open Championship from 2013. It comprises a 6,683 yard challenge designed by Harry Colt and James Braid. All 18 holes are of a level, heathland nature with the firm, fast greens a particular feature, all strategically protected by bunkers. It has a much deserved reputation as a course of exceptional quality and is regarded as one of the finest in the North of England. Gosforth

Thursday 7 June 2012 Seniors’ Summer Open 4 Ball Better Ball Stableford

Thursday 13 September 2012 Pro-Am Competition Best Two Net Medal

Sunday 29 July 2012 Men’s Open 4 Ball Better Ball Stableford

Sunday 23 September 2012 Mixed Foursomes Open Stableford

Monday 3 September 2012 Seniors’ Autumn Open 4 Ball Better Ball Stableford

For further information please contact the Secretary on 0191 2362498 or sec@thengc.co.uk.

Park and its Nature Reserve surround the course. Deer are spotted regularly and other wildlife adds to its attraction. The Northumberland Golf Club is proud to have hosted many major events, both professional and amateur. These include the Dunlop Masters, the English Amateur championship, the British Youths Championship, The Commonwealth Ladies Tournament and most recently (in 2004) the English Boys Open Strokeplay Championship. The club has ambitious plans to return the course to its original Colt Design with its natural heathland grasses, and visiting golfers are warmly welcomed here throughout the year.


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Ramside Golf Club, Carrville, Durham County Durham, DH1 1TD Telephone: 0191 3869514 jonny.mould@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk www.ramsidegolfclub.co.uk 19. How to Find From the North and South at junction 62 A1/M. Take the A690 towards Sunderland, straight through the traffic lights, under the Railway bridge and you should be in the right hand lane as our entrance is on your right. There is a filter lane but take care crossing in front of the oncoming traffic.

RAMSIDE

Facilities Hotel, Guest Farmhouse, Conference Facilities, Bar, Restaurant, 3 x 9 hole courses, 16 Bay Driving Range, Practice Areas, Club Hire, Buggy Hire, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop.

The Ramside has probably the very best location in the North East. Just 3 miles from Durham, 500 yards from the A1/M, and central to Tyneside, Wearside and Teesside, it’s so easy to reach. And with 600 car parking spaces, your arrival is easy and relaxed. Ramside Golf Club offers a great venue for all levels of golf, with 27 holes of equal standard – the Princes, Bishops and Cathedral Courses. The courses surround the popular Ramside Hall Hotel, the North East’s largest privately owned Hotel with golf. Opened in 1996, The Ramside Golf Course

has quickly established itself as one of the North East’s Top Courses. We have a great venue for Corporate and Society Golf as well as Play and Stays. For that extra special Play and Stay, then the Ramside Farmhouse, situated just next to the 11th green, and sleeping up to ten people is simply fantastic!

The Ramside Courses are built to USGA specifications and utilize the natural contours that the site afforded. The end result is an excellent mix of water, mature trees, fine landscaping and superb 360 degree views, particularly at the top of the Course.

The Princes 9 holes, Par 36 • 3319 • 3235 • 3100 • 2814 H ole

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Par

• YDS

4 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 5

470 477 124 437 433 304 133 403 538


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The Bishops

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Par

• YDS

3 4 5 4 4 3 4 5 4

201 387 528 464 441 206 316 554 435

RAMSIDE

18 holes, Par 36 • 3532 • 3285 • 3120 • 2796

Signature Holes The Princes Hole 4, Par 4, 436 Yards (Blue Tee) UP A’HYGHT. Take a moment to take in the view of Durham Cathedral and the surrounding countryside. Just to the left of the tree is the perfect line as you hit into the prevailing wind and your second is all carry over the ditch onto a very receptive green

The Cathedral

The Bishops Hole 6, Par 3, 206 Yards (Blue Tee) AAD SNEAKY. Truly a card wrecker! The only hole with no bunkers but with water in front, a tight out of bounds back right

9 holes, Par 34 • 2898 • 2898 • 2828 • 2449 H ole

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Par

• YDS

3 5 4 3 4 3 4 4 4

185 494 329 185 337 216 331 451 370

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and more water back left, they’re hardly necessary! If you’re playing short, make sure you go left and hope a chip and putt will give you a pay on this very tricky green. The Cathedral Hole 8, Par 4, 451 Yards (Blue Tee) TH’S MAKKIN GAM. Considered by many to be the hardest hole on the entire course and rightly so – a daunting par four. With out of bounds to the left, then water to the right, then to the left, which you need to carry to have any hope of getting on in two, and finally to the green which is right up against the boundary fence, you’ll be delighted with a four here.


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Sharpley Golf - Country Golf Course Seaton, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 0NP Telephone: 0191 513 1100
 info@sharpleygolf.co.uk www.sharpleygolf.co.uk

Sharpley GOLF

20. How to Find From A1 (M) Take A690 towards Sunderland then B1404 to Seaham. The course is one mile east of Houghton Le Spring Golf Club. 3 minutes west of A19 Seaton/Seaham junction on B1404.

Set in beautiful rolling countryside and boasting panoramic sea views, Sharpley Golf course is an absolute pleasure to play - it is a challenging Par 71 and has many unusual water features and established greens. The course has been designed with input from three top architects and shaped using an experienced team, over a number years and therefore has an established feel with greens built to USGA standards. The Head Greenkeeper Richard Hood boasts over 25 years of experince and is committed to Sharpley. An extensive drainage network

built into the course boasts the newest technology, meaning whatever the weather, the course will be in the condition golfers expect, day to day, season to season. It really is a total escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and is proving to be a great success with golfers around the region. The course can be played on a pay and play basis. It is guaranteed that with owner Simon Weightman’s vision Sharpley Golf will grow in status and popularity and reap the benefits of his passion for the area and enthusiasm for the game.

Facilities Golf Academy with 14 Bay Driving Range, Short Game Practice Facilities, Qualified PGA Staff, Buggy Hire, Trolley Hire, Disabled Facilities, Function Room, Bar, Food Course Information 18 holes, Par 71 • 6233 • 5901 • 5527 • 4864 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

352

10

4

334

2

4

424

11

3

183

3

3

191

12

4

361

4

5

499

13

4

269

5

3

162

14

4

304

6

4

379

15

4

324

7

4

334

16

3

151

8

4

344

17

5

477

9

4

339

18

5

474

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Stocksfield Golf Club New Ridley Road, Stocksfield Northumberland, NE43 7RE Telephone: 01661 843041
 info@sgcgolf.co.uk www.stocksfieldgolfclub.co.uk

21. How to Find

Facilities Bar, Restaurant, Putting Green, Buggy Hire, Trolley Hire, Mizuno Custom Fit Centre, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 70 • 5991 • 5611 (69) • 5400 (72) H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

4

344

10

3

190

2

4

370

11

4

416

3

3

190

12

4

354

4

4

302

13

5

474

5

4

336

14

3

169

6

4

316

15

4

353

7

4

366

16

4

354

8

4

394

17

4

426

9

5

501

18

3

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Stocksfield

By road from North and South A1: Exit at A69 follow signs for Hexham 8 – 10 miles. At Brocksbushes roundabout take 1st exit onto A68 after a mile take 1st exit at Broomhaugh roundabout onto A695.Continue through Stocksfield approximately 3 miles, turn right onto New Ridley Road, Golf Club 1 ½ miles on Left Hand side.

Established in 1913, the Stocksfield golf club offers a course neatly tucked away in natural woodland with marvellous views of the Tyne Valley. This idyllic setting - only 30 minutes drive from Newcastle - makes the perfect setting for this golf course, a challenging, eighteen-hole, par 70 beauty. It combines tricky par 3s and tough par 4s to create a truly testing round. It is often said that Stocksfield is two courses in one. The first half is all played in fairways lined with native British Oaks, and Birches offering shelter from the breeze but a tough challenge requiring accurate play.

The second half is more open encouraging the golfer to open their shoulders and let loose... but there are still troubles ahead if you don’t keep it on the fairway! Signature Hole Hole 17, Par 4, 420 yards (Yellow Tee) A great par 4 with a dog-leg to the left. Your best line is at the big Oak at the end of the fairway. Taking it further left gives a shorter approach but brings the bunkers and the fir trees into play. The downhill second shot will roll up the front banking of the green in dry conditions, but don’t be too far left as bunker, slope, rough and trees await.

STOCKSFIELD GOLF CLUB - A GOLFING JEWEL IN NORTHUMBERLAND! VISITING PARTIES, SOCIETIES, CORPORATE GOLF DAYS WELCOMED Bookings now being taken for the summer with packages from £20 per person Discounts available for larger groups along with competitively priced catering packages to fit your requirements Buggy hire, Excellent Catering and Bar Facilities, plus superb sun terrace overlooking the course For full details visit our web site www.stockfsfieldgolfclub.co.uk , call Norma on 01661 843041 (quoting GGFeb) or info@sgcgolf.co.uk


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Whickham Golf Club Hollinside Park, Fellside Road Newcastle upon Tyne, NE16 5BA Telephone: 0191 488 1576
 enquiries@whickhamgolfclub.co.uk www.whickhamgolfclub.co.uk

22. How to Find

Whickham

Five miles south west of Newcastle upon Tyne turn off A1 at sign for Whickham. In Whickham take road signposted to Burnopfield (ie Fellside Road) and proceed to golf club

Five miles south west of Newcastle upon Tyne, Whickham Golf Club boasts 20 holes which can provide 2 separate course layouts. Only one layout being in play at a time. The Nordmann Course measures 6666 yards from the men’s medal tees and is par 72. The Ladies Tee yardage is 5877 yards and is a par 74. The Crombie Course is occasionally open (more frequently in the winter). However this layout will be in play at times during 2011 for the Ladies and seniors’. It will be deemed course of the day. This course measures 5969 yards from the

men’s medal tees and is par 68. The Ladies Tee yardage is 5397 yards and is a par 71. The landscaped and contoured greens will try your putting abilities to the full. The greens are complimented by beautiful undulating fairways and strategically placed sand traps, which provide a golfing challenge for players of all levels. Whatever your golfing prowess you will be enthralled by the peace, scenic tranquility, mature trees and wildlife which enhance our golf course. The trees should be avoided if you wish to score well!

Facilities Bar, Restaurant,Two Practice Areas, Putting Green, Golf Shop, Buggy and Trolley Hire, Club Repairs, Lessons, BRS On-line Booking System

Course Information Nordmann Course 18 holes, Par 72 • 6666 • 6457 • 5877 (74) Crombie Course 18 holes, Par 68 • 5969 • 5747 • 5397 (71)


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Wynyard Golf Club Wellington Drive Wynyard, Teesside TS22 5QJ Telephone: +44 (0) 1740 644 399
 enquiries@wynyardgolfclub.co.uk www.wynyardgolfclub.co.uk

23. How to Find

Wynyard

From A1(M) Leave A1(M) at junction 60 (signed Hartlepool A689). Join the A689 and head towards Sedgefield and Hartlepool. Continue for approximately eight miles, following signs for Wynyard. Continue over several roundabouts then turn right into Wynyard Estate. Continue along The Wynd following signs to Wynyard Golf Club.

Set in 200 acres of mature parkland, The Wellington Course is rated as one of the UK’s best golf courses. Stretching 7000 yards from the back tee, this outstanding 18 hole, par 72, championship course includes sweeping fairways, panoramic views, elevation changes and over 80 bunkers to challenge the most experienced of golfers.



Facilities Bar, Restaurant, David Leadbetter Academy, Putting Green, Short Game Facilities, Trolley Hire, Lessons, Pro Shop

Course Information 18 holes, Par 72 • 7063 • 6690 • 6273 • 5764 H ole

Par

• YDS

H ole

Par

• YDS

1

5

471

10

5

465

2

4

429

11

4

426

3

3

182

12

3

199

4

4

400

13

4

372

5

4

362

14

5

550

6

4

412

15

4

363

7

3

178

16

5

562

8

4

372

17

3

163

9

4

352

18

4

432

Greens and tees meet elite USGA performance standards and ensure all year round play. Short game facilities including bunker play, chipping and putting greens as well as an extensive driving range allows players to master their game.

The Wellington Course offers a magnificent test of golf and those who triumph follow in the footsteps of great professionals including Seve Ballesteros, Colin Montgomerie, Padraig Harrington and Justin Rose who have all played at Wynyard Golf Club Signature Hole: Hole 14, Par 5, 550 yards (White Tee) One of the finest par 5 holes. The drive must avoid bunkers down the right flank and too far left provides numerous problems. The green is protected by one of the most challenging bunkers and provides a real test of skill.

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North East Directory

Allendale Tel: 01434 683115 www.allendale-golf.co.uk

Blackwell Grange Tel: 01325 464458 www.blackwellgrangegolf.com

Elemore Tel: 0191 517 3057 www.elemore.co.uk

Alnmouth Tel: 01665 830922 www.alnmouthgolfclub.com

Blyth Telephone: 01670 540110 www.blythgolf.co.uk

Garesfield Tel: 01207 561309 www.garesfieldgolfclub.co.uk

Alnmouth Village Tel: 01665 830370 www.alnmouthvillagegolfclub.co.uk

Boldon Tel: 0191 536 5360 www.boldongolfclub.co.uk

George Washington Tel: 0191 417 8346 www.georgewashington.co.uk

Alnwick Tel: 01665 602499 www.alnwickgolfclub.co.uk

Brancepeth Castle Tel: 0191 378 0075 www.brancepeth-castle-golf.co.uk

Gosforth Tel: 0191 285 3495 www.gosforthgolfclub.co.uk

Arcot Hall Tel: 01912 362794 www.arcothall.co.uk

Burgham Park Tel: 01670 787898 www.burghampark.co.uk

Hall Garth Tel: 01325 300400 www.hallgarthdarlington.co.uk

Bamburgh Castle Tel: 01668 214321 www.bamburghcastlegolfclub.co.uk

Castle Eden Tel: 01429 836510 castleedengolfclub.co.uk

Haltwhistle Tel: 01434 320708 www.haltwhistlegolf.co.uk

Barnard Castle Tel: 01833 638355 www.barnardcastlegolfclub.org

Chester-le-Street Tel: 0191 388 3218 www.clsgolfclub.co.uk

Hartlepool Tel: 01429 274398 www.hartlepoolgolfclub.co.uk

Beamish Park Tel: 0191 370 2937 www.beamishgolf.co.uk

City of Newcastle Tel: 0191 285 1775 www.cityofnewcastlegolfclub.com

Headlam Hall Tel: 01325 730 238 www.headlamhall.co.uk

Backworth Tel: 0191 268 8815 www.backworthminers.co.uk

Close House Tel: 01661 852953 www.closehouse.co.uk

Hexham Tel: 01434 603072 www.hexhamgolf.co.uk

Bedlingtonshire Tel: 01670 822457 www.bedlingtongolfclub.com

Consett & District Tel: 01207 505060 www.consettgolf.freeuk.com

High Throston Tel: 01429 268071 Website n/a

Belford Tel: 01668 213433 www.thebelford.com

Crook Tel: 01388 762429 ldsite.co.uk/crookgolfclub.co.uk

Hobson Tel: 01207 271605 www.hobsongolfclub.co.uk

Bellingham Tel: 01434 220530 www.bellinghamgolfclub.com

De Vere Slaley Hall Tel: 01434 673350 www.devere.co.uk

Houghton-le-Spring Tel: 0191 584 0048 www.houghtongolfclub.co.uk

Berwick-upon-Tweed Tel: 01289 387256 www.goswicklinksgc.co.uk

Dinsdale Spa Tel: 01325 332297 www.dinsdalespagolfclub.co.uk

Ineos Golf Club Tel: 01325 303 525 www.ineosgolfclub.webs.com

Billingham Tel: 01642 533816 www.billinghamgolfclub

Dunstanburgh Castle Tel: 01665 576562 www.dunstanburgh.com

Ingleby Barwick Golf Academy Tel: 01642 767537 www. InglebyBarwickGolfAcademy.co.uk

Birtley Tel: 0191 410 2207 www.bietleyportobellogolfclub.co.uk

Durham City Tel: 0191 386 4434 www.durhamcitygolfclub.co.uk

Knotty Hill Tel: 01740 620320 www.knottyhill.com

Bishop Auckland Tel: 01388 661618 www.bagc.co.uk

Eaglescliffe Tel: 01642 780238 www.eaglescliffegolfclub.co.uk

Longhirst Hall Tel: 01670 791562 www.longhirstgolf.co.uk


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Macdonald Linden Hall Tel: 01670 500011 www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/lindenhall/golf

Roseberry Grange Tel: 0191 370 2047 Website n/a

Tynedale Tel: 01434 608154 www.tynedalegolfclub.co.uk

Magdalene Fields Tel: 01289 306130 www.magdalene-fields.co.uk

Rothbury Tel: 01669 621271 www.rothburygolfclub.com

Wallsend Tel: 0191 262 1973 www.centurionparkwallsend.co.uk

Matfen Hall Tel: 01661 886400 www.matfenhallgolf.co.uk

Ryton Tel: 0191 413 1642 www.rytongolfclub.co.uk

Warkworth Tel: 01665 711596 www.warkworthgolfclub.com

Morpeth Tel: 01670 504942 www.morpethgolf.co.uk

Seahouses Tel: 01665 720794 www.seahousesgolf.co.uk

Wearside Tel: 0191 534 2518 www.wearsidegolfclub.co.uk

Mount Oswald Manor Tel: 0191 286 7527 www.mountoswald.co.uk

Seaham Tel: 0191 581 1268 www.seahamgolfclub.co.uk

Westerhope Tel: 0191 286 7636 www.westerhopegolfclub.com

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Tel: 01670 817344 www.newbiggingolfclub.co.uk

Seaton Carew Tel: 01429 296496 www.seatoncarewgolfclub.co.uk

Whickham Tel: 0191 488 1576 www.whickhamgolfclub.co.uk

Newcastle United Tel: 0191 286 9998 www.newcastleunitedgolfclub.co.uk

Sharpley Golf Club Tel: 07789 220 505 www.sharpleygolf.co.uk

Whitburn Tel: 0191 529 4944 www.golf-whitburn.co.uk

Norton Tel: 01642 676385 Website n/a

South Moor Tel: 01207 232848 www.southmoorgc.co.uk

Whitley Bay Tel: 0191 252 0180 www.whitleybaygolfclub.co.uk

Oak Leaf Tel: 01325 316040 Website n/a

South Shields Tel: 0191 456 8942 www.ssgc.co.uk

Wooler Tel: 01668 281631 www.woolergolf.co.uk

Parklands Tel: 0191 236 4480 www.parklandsgolf.co.uk

Stocksfield Tel: 01661 843041 www.stocksfieldgolfclub.co.uk

The Wynyard Golf Club Tel: 01740 644399 www.wynyardgolfclub.co.uk

Percy Wood Tel: 01670 787010 www.percywood.co.uk

Stressholme Tel: 01325 461002 www.darlington.gov.uk

Woodham Tel: 01325 320574 www.woodhamgolfandcountryclub.co.uk

Ponteland Tel: 01661 822689 www.pontgolfclub.co.uk

Teesside Tel: 01642 616516 www.club-noticeboard.co.uk/teesside

Prudhoe Tel: 01661 836188 www.prudhoegolfclub.co.uk

The Darlington Tel: 01325 355324 www.darlington-gc.co.uk

Ramside Hall Tel: 0191 286 9514 www.ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

The Northumberland Tel: 0191 236 2036 www.thengc.co.uk

Ravensworth Tel: 0191 487 6014 www.ravensworthgolfclub.co.uk

Tynemouth Tel: 0191 257 4578 www.tynemouthgolfclub.com

Rockliffe Hall, Hotel - Golf - Spa Tel: 01325 729999 www.rockliffehall.com

Tyneside Tel: 0191 413 2742 www.tynesidegolfclub.co.uk

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Costa del Sol Spain

The Costa del Sol lies in the province of Andalucia in the south of Spain. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. This ‘Sun Coast’ runs for 150 km from Malaga to Estepona, with skies predominantly blue all year round and brilliant sunshine. Costa del Sol offers a series of large beaches, coves hidden amongst cliffs, famous leisure marinas such as ‘Puerto Banus’ and tranquil fishing ports.

In the provincial capital, Malaga, stands the military fortress of the Alcazaba, built by the Moors in the 11th century. At the far end of the Costa del Sol is the geographical & political oddity Gibraltar, with visits to see the Barbary Apes and abundant military history. This great diversity means that it has something to offer just about everyone, with enough entertainment and variety to please all types of visitor.

The Mediterranean sea is warm and safe and the hills and high mountains shelter the coastline, these elements allow for an all year micro climate making it the perfect location for golf. Known to many as the ‘Costa del Golf’ due to the outstanding choice of luxury golf courses set along this coastline, with over 50 to choose from you will have to keep returning to experience them all.


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Hotel Tamisa Golf Camino Viejo de Coin, km 3.3, 29649 Mijas Costa (Malaga), Spain Tel.: (+34) 952 585 988 Fax: (+34) 952 663 893 Email: reservas@hoteltamisagolf.com

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NORTH YORKSHIRE June 01/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Bentham Golf Club 02/06/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club 03/06/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Bentham Golf Club 06/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Malton & Norton Golf Club 07/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club 12/06/2012 Ladies Team Open Fulford Golf Club 16/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Bentham Golf Club 21/06/2012 The Golf Guide Tour : Pairs Open Fulford Golf Club 24/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Cleveland Golf Club 24/06/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Middlesbrough Golf Club 27/06/2012 Seniors Team Open Bentham Golf Club 27/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Rudding Park Golf Club 28/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Aldwark Manor Golf Club July 01/07/2012 Mixed Team Open Scarthingwell Golf Club 02/07/2012 Gents Team Open Ripon City Golf Club 04/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Middlesbrough Golf Club 05/07/2012 Gents Pairs Open Oakdale Golf Club 05/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open The Oaks Golf Club 07/07/2012 Gents Pairs Open Malton & Norton Golf Club 15/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Bentham Golf Club 18/07/2012 Oakdale Acorn Oakdale Golf Club 19/07/2012 Ladies Team Open The Oaks Golf Club 20/07/2012 Ladies Team Open Middlesbrough Golf Club 22/07/2012 Adult-Junior Pairs Open Scarthingwell Golf Club 23/07/2012 Junior Open Bentham Golf Club 23/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Fulford Golf Club 24/07/2012 Junior Open : Sponsored by The Golf Guide Sandburn Hall Golf Club 26/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Oakdale Golf Club 28/07/2012 Gents Team Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club August 01/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club 02/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Ripon City Golf Club 03/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Ripon City Golf Club 04/08/2012 Rabbits Pairs Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club 04/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Ripon City Golf Club 05/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Bentham Golf Club 05/08/2012 Mixed Team Open Ripon City Golf Club 06/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Fulford Golf Club 06/08/2012 Junior Pro-Am The Oaks Golf Club 08/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Bentham Golf Club 08/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Scarthingwell Golf Club 09/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club 12/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Romanby Golf & Country Club 12/08/2012 Adult-Junior Pairs Open Rudding Park Golf Club 13/08/2012 Adult-Junior Pairs Open Fulford Golf Club 14/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Romanby Golf & Country Club 14/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open The Oaks Golf Club 15/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Scarthingwell Golf Club 16/08/2012 Cleveland Classic Cleveland Golf Club 16/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Romanby Golf & Country Club 19/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Cleveland Golf Club 19/08/2012 Rabbits Pairs Open Ripon City Golf Club 21/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Malton & Norton Golf Club 23/08/2012 Junior Open Cleveland Golf Club 23/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Fulford Golf Club 24/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Cleveland Golf Club 24/08/2012 Junior Open Ganton Golf Club 25/08/2012 Gents Individual Open Cleveland Golf Club

£30 per pair £28 per couple £30 per couple £30 per pair £24 per pair £80 per team £25 per pair £75 per pair £20 per pair £25 per couple £50 per team £36 per pair £25 per pair £50 per team £60 per team £34 per pair £44 per pair £72 per couple £35 per pair £25 per couple £TBC per person £120 per team £50 per team £20 per pair £5 per person £55 per couple £5 per person £44 per pair £60 per team £44 per team £24 per pair £40 per team £25 per pair £25 per pair £30 per team £40 per team £55 per pair £45 per team £25 per pair £30 per pair £24 per pair £30 per pair £30 per pair £38 per pair £30 per pair £60 per pair £50 per team £30 per pair £60 per team £20 per pair £25 per pair £30 per pair £4 per person £55 per pair £30 per team £15 per person £8 per person


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Open Day Calendar Please contact the individual clubs for entry details or visit www.golfempire.co.uk

25/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club 26/08/2012 Mixed Team Open Cleveland Golf Club 27/08/2012 Gents Team Open Cleveland Golf Club 29/08/2012 MacKenzie Salver Fulford Golf Club 30/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Oakdale Golf Club Autumn 04/09/2012 Senior Pairs Open Sandburn Hall Golf Club 06/09/2012 Team Open Oakdale Golf Club 07-09/08/2012 North of England Youths Middlesbrough Golf Club 14/09/2012 Team Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club 14/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Ripon City Golf Club 15/09/2012 Rabbits Pairs Open Malton & Norton Golf Club 19/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Kirkbymoorside Golf Club 28/09/2012 The Golf Guide Tour : Pairs Open Middlesbrough Golf Club 04/10/2012 Team Open The Oaks Golf Club 05/10/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Rudding Park Golf Club 11/10/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Aldwark Manor Golf Club WEST YORKSHIRE June 03/06/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Bradford Golf Club 05/06/2012 Junior Open Wike Ridge Golf Club 06/06/2012 Gents Team Open Huddersfield Golf Club 07/06/2012 Seniors Mixed Pairs Open Horsforth Golf Club 09/06/2012 Gents Individual Open Dewsbury District Golf Club 11/06/2012 Ladies Team Open Moortown Golf Club 11/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Wetherby Golf Club 14/06/2012 Ladies Team Open Shipley Golf Club 15/06/2012 Ladies Team Open Bracken Ghyll Golf Club 15/06/2012 Team Open Mid Yorkshire Golf Club 16/06/2012 Hawksworth Trophy Bradford Golf Club 17/06/2012 Rabbits Pairs Open Horsforth Golf Club 18/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Scarcroft Golf Club 18/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Shipley Golf Club 20/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Huddersfield Golf Club 23/06/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Dewsbury District Golf Club 23/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Horsforth Golf Club 23/06/2011 Pro-Am Willow Valley Golf Club 24/06/2012 Mixed Team Open Horsforth Golf Club 24/06/2012 Mixed Team Open Woodhall Hills Golf Club 25/06/2012 Corporate Team Open Cookridge Hall Golf Club 25/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Moor Allerton Golf Club 29/06/2012 Gents Team Open Bradford Golf Club 29/06/2012 Gents Team Open Horsforth Golf Club July 02/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Horsforth Golf Club 02/07/2012 Mixed Team Open Ilkley Golf Club 03/07/2012 Team Open Cookridge Hall Golf Club 03/07/2012 Ladies Team Open Dewsbury District Golf Club 05/07/2012 Individual Open Hollins Hall Golf & Country Club 05/07/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Wike Ridge Golf Club 06/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Bracken Ghyll Golf Club 09/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Bracken Ghyll Golf Club 09/07/2012 Ladies Team Open Bradford Golf Club 09/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Moor Allerton Golf Club 09/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Moortown Golf Club 09/07/2012 Gents Pairs Open Scarcroft Golf Club 12/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Cookridge Hall Golf Club 12/07/2012 Seniors Mixed Pairs Open Cookridge Hall Golf Club 16/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Ilkley Golf Club 16/07/2012 Ladies Team Open Wetherby Golf Club

£28 per couple £30 per team £24 per team £35 per person £42 per couple £30 per pair £100 per team £30 per person £80 per team £40 per team £25 per pair £33 per team £50 per pair £120 per team £80 per pair £20 per pair

£40 per couple £12 per person £100 per team £35 per couple £25 per person £80 per team £34 per pair £64 per team £42 per team £100 per team £30 per person £25 per pair £45 per pair £35 per pair £50 per pair £20 per couple £35 per pair £210 per team £70 per team £60 per team £200 per team £50 per pair £80 per team £150 per team £35 per pair £80 per team £50 per team £36 per team £10 per person £30 per pair £25 per couple £25 per pair £60 per team £35 per couple £70 per pair £45 per pair £28 per pair £28 per couple £50 per pair £60 per team

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19/07/2012 Ladies Team Open Huddersfield Golf Club 22/07/2012 Mixed Team Open Huddersfield Golf Club 22/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Mid Yorkshire Golf Club 22/07/2012 Mixed Team Open Shipley Golf Club 23/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Huddersfield Golf Club 23/07/2012 Junior Open Wike Ridge Golf Club 23/07/2012 Rabbits Pairs Open Scarcroft Golf Club 26/07/2012 Golf Guide Pairs Open Ilkley Golf Club 27/07/2012 Fixby Challenge Huddersfield Golf Club 27/07/2012 Rabbits Pairs Open Wike Ridge Golf Club 27/07/2012 Amateur Classic Moor Allerton Golf Club 31/07/2012 Junior Open Hollins Hall Golf & Country Club August 01/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Moor Allerton Golf Club 01/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Shipley Golf Club 02/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Horsforth Golf Club 02/08/2012 Junior Open Huddersfield Golf Club 02/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Shipley Golf Club 02/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Woodhall Hills Golf Club 03/08/2012 Mixed Team Open Bradford Golf Club 06/08/2012 Pro-Am Cookridge Hall Golf Club 06/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Scarcroft Golf Club 08/08/2012 Junior Open Shipley Golf Club 10/08/2012 Ladies Open Bradford Golf Club 12/08/2012 Wharfe Trophy Wetherby Golf Club 13/08/2012 Junior Open Wike Ridge Golf Club 15/08/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Cookridge Hall Golf Club 15/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Dewsbury District Golf Club 16/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Woodhall Hills Golf Club 18/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Dewsbury District Golf Club 20/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Ilkley Golf Club 20/08/2012 Rabbits Pairs Open Moor Allerton Golf Club 20/08/2012 Junior Masters Open Moortown Golf Club 23/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Huddersfield Golf Club 24/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Bradford Golf Club 25/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Bracken Ghyll Golf Club 26/08/2012 Wike Ridge Classic Wike Ridge Golf Club 28/08/2012 Junior Open Cookridge Hall Golf Club 29/08/2012 Junior Open Moor Allerton Golf Club 30/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Moortown Golf Club HUMBERSIDE June 06/06/2012 Ladies Team Open Burstwick Country Golf Club 20/06/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Bridlington Links Golf Club 20/06/2012 Ladies Individual Open Brough Golf Club 28/06/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Burstwick Country Golf Club July 13/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Bridlington Links Golf Club 27/07/2012 The Golf Guide Tour : Pairs Open Brough Golf Club August 06/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Burstwick Country Golf Club 08/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Bridlington Links Golf Club 16/08/2012 Pro-Am Burstwick Country Golf Club 20/08/2012 Junior Open Burstwick Country Golf Club 24/08/2012 Mixed Team Open Bridlington Links Golf Club Autumn 05/09/2012 Senior Pairs Open Bridlington Links Golf Club 15/09/2012 Team Open Burstwick Country Golf Club 03/11/2012 Team Open Burstwick Country Golf Club 12/11/2012 Ladies Team Open Burstwick Country Golf Club

£60 per team £80 per team £40 per couple £70 per team £50 per pair £12 per person £45 per pair £70 per pair £30 per person £30 per pair £30 per person £10 per person £70 per team £64 per team £50 per team £6 per person £35 per pair £50 per team £80 per team £250 per team £45 per couple £7.50 per person £15 per person £25 per person £12 per person £28 per pair £26 per pair £22 per pair £18 per pair £40 per couple £30 per pair £20 per person £50 per pair £40 per pair £25 per pair £35 per person £10 per person £10 per person £70 per pair

£39 per team £24 per pair £10 per person £20 per couple £24 per couple £50 per pair £50 per team £48 per team £180 per team £10 per person £48 per team £24 per pair £60 per team £60 per team £50 per team


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SOUTH YORKSHIRE June 06/06/2012 Ladies Team Open Sitwell Park Golf Club 11/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Lindrick Golf Club 11/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Rotherham Golf Club 12/06/2012 Ladies Team Open Lindrick Golf Club 14/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Tankersley Park Golf Club 15/06/2012 Gents Team Open Sitwell Park Golf Club 18/06/2012 Mixed Team Open Sitwell Park Golf Club 29/06/2012 Team Open Wortley Golf Club July 02/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Sitwell Park Golf Club 08/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Rotherham Golf Club 08/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Tankersley Park Golf Club 17/07/2012 Ladies Team Open Wortley Golf Club 22/07/2012 Junior Open Tankersley Park Golf Club 24/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Rotherham Golf Club August 01/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Sitwell Park Golf Club 02/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Lindrick Golf Club 06/08/2012 Gents Team Open Rotherham Golf Club 13/08/2012 Mixed Team Open Sitwell Park Golf Club 14-16/08/2012 Lee Westwood Trophy Rotherham Golf Club 16/08/2012 Seniors Team Open Tankersley Park Golf Club 19/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Lindrick Golf Club 20/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Sitwell Park Golf Club 22/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Wortley Golf Club Autumn 03/09/2012 Team Open Lindrick Golf Club 18/09/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Lindrick Golf Club 18/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Tankersley Park Golf Club 08/10/2012 Gents Pairs Open Lindrick Golf Club 08/10/2012 Ladies Team Open Sitwell Park Golf Club NORTH EAST June 02/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 04/06/2012 Gents Team Open Stocksfield Golf Club 04/06/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 04/06/2012 Junior Open Billingham Golf Club 06/06/2012 Junior Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 06/06/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Garesfield Golf Club 07/06/2012 Individual Open Garesfield Golf Club 07/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 07/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Northumberland Golf Club 08/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Boldon Golf Club 10/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Whickham Golf Club 10/06/2012 Gents Individual Open Newbiggin Golf Club 11/06/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 12/06/2012 Individual Open Stocksfield Golf Club 15/06/2012 Pro-Am Stocksfield Golf Club 16/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Hexham Golf Club 18/06/2012 Seniors Team Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 19/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Whickham Golf Club 20/06/2012 Senior Pairs Open Billingham Golf Club 21/06/2012 Gents Team Open George Washington Golf Club 22/06/2012 The Golf Guide Tour : Pairs Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 22/06/2012 Ladies Team Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 23/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Wynyard Golf Club 23/06/2012 Gents Team Open Boldon Golf Club 23/06/2012 Gents Team Open Ramside Hall Golf Club

£48 per team £70 per pair £48 per pair £120 per team £40 per pair £80 per team £80 per team £160 per team £42 per pair £48 per couple £20 per couple £54 per team £5 per person £48 per pair £48 per team £70 per pair £136 per team £80 per team £50 per person £80 per team £70 per couple £42 per pair £38 per pair £140 per team £60 per pair £50 per team £70 per pair £30 per team

£25 per pair £30 per team £20 per couple £4 per person £10 per person £12 per pair £8 per person £16 per pair £30 per pair £16 per pair £24 per pair £25 per person £12 per pair £8 per person £225 per team £25 per pair £60 per team £18 per pair £18 per pair £40 per team £40 per pair £36 per team £35 per pair £36 per team £60 per team

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24/06/2012 Gents Pairs Open Linden Hall Golf Club 25-29/06/2012 Geordie Golf Classic Gosforth, Morpeth, Tyneside & Newcastle 27/06/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Stocksfield Golf Club July 02/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Whickham Golf Club 02/07/2012 Seniors Mixed Pairs Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 02/07/2012 Gents Individual Open Longhirst Hall Golf Club 03/07/2012 Individual Open Stocksfield Golf Club 03/07/2012 Ladies Pairs Open George Washington Golf Club 04/07/2012 Individual Open Garesfield Golf Club 06/07/2012 The Golf Guide Tour : Pairs Open Close House Golf Club 06/07/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Berwick-upon-Tweed Golf Club 07/07/2012 Sunderland Plate George Washington Golf Club 07/07/2012 Gents Pairs Open Berwick-upon-Tweed Golf Club 08/07/2012 Gents Pairs Open Burgham Park Golf Club 09/07/2012 Gents Individual Open George Washington Golf Club 09/07/2012 Seniors Team Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 11/07/2012 Gents Pairs Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 11/07/2012 Seniors Mixed Pairs Open Blyth Golf Club 12/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 14/07/2011 Gents Pairs Open Billingham Golf Club 16/07/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Longhirst Hall Golf Club 17/07/2012 Ladies Team Open Close House Golf Club 17/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Garesfield Golf Club 19/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Newbiggin Golf Club 21/07/2012 Gents Pairs Open Stocksfield Golf Club 21/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Bamburgh Castle Golf Club 22/07/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Linden Hall Golf Club 23/07/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 23/07/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Burgham Park Golf Club 25/07/2012 Senior Pairs Open Hexham Golf Club 26/07/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Billingham Golf Club 28/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 29/07/2012 Gents Pairs Open Northumberland Golf Club 29/07/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Newbiggin Golf Club August 01/08/2012 Individual Open Garesfield Golf Club 01/08/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Boldon Golf Club 02/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open George Washington Golf Club 02/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Wynyard Golf Club 03/08/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Blyth Golf Club 05/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Eaglescliffe Golf Club 05/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Hexham Golf Club 05/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Berwick-upon-Tweed Golf Club 05/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Eaglescliffe Golf Club 06/08/2012 Junior Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 06/08/2012 Junior Open Whickham Golf Club 07/08/2012 Individual Open Stocksfield Golf Club 08/08/2012 Junior Open Wynyard Golf Club 09/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 11/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 12/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Morpeth Golf Club 13/08/2012 Junior Open Boldon Golf Club 13/08/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Morpeth Golf Club 13/08/2012 PowerPlay Open George Washington Golf Club 14/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Hexham Golf Club 15/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Eaglescliffe Golf Club 15/08/2012 Ladies Pairs Open Newbiggin Golf Club 15/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Eaglescliffe Golf Club 16/08/2012 Seniors Team Open Stocksfield Golf Club 17/08/2012 Junior Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club

£25 per pair £120 per person £15 per pair £18 per pair £15 per couple £10 per person £8 per person £15 per pair £8 per person £60 per pair £12 per pair £25 per person £25 per pair £27 per pair £10 per person £60 per team £20 per pair £13 per couple £20 per couple £18 per pair £20 per pair £60 per team £14 per pair £16 per pair £20 per pair £20 per couple £25 per pair £30 per pair £15 per pair £20 per pair £16 per pair £30 per couple £30 per pair £15 per couple £8 per person £14 per pair £14 per pair £25 per pair £14 per pair £26 per pair £25 per couple £18 per couple £26 per pair £5 per person £5 per person £8 per person £9 per person £20 per pair £25 per pair £20 per couple £5 per person £16 per pair £10 per person £40 per team £24 per pair £15 per pair £24 per pair £24 per team £4 per person


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18/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 19/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Whickham Golf Club 19/08/2012 Sandy Twynholm Trophy Morpeth Golf Club 20/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 20/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Boldon Golf Club 23/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Wynyard Golf Club 23/08/2012 Seniors Team Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 24/08/2012 The Golf Guide Tour : Pairs Open Stocksfield Golf Club 24/08/2012 Junior Open Hexham Golf Club 25/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Blyth Golf Club 25/08/2012 Junior Open Longhirst Hall Golf Club 26/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Morpeth Golf Club 26/08/2012 Gents Pairs Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 27/08/2012 Gents Team Open Stocksfield Golf Club 27/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 27/08/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Boldon Golf Club 30/08/2012 Ladies Team Open Stocksfield Golf Club 30/08/2012 Senior Pairs Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 31/08/2012 Senior Ladies Team Open Berwick-upon-Tweed Golf Club Autumn 01/09/2012 Bishop Auckland Bowl Bishop Auckland Golf Club 01/09/2012 Gents Pairs Open Garesfield Golf Club 01/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Blyth Golf Club 02/09/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 02/09/2012 Mixed Team Open Eaglescliffe Golf Club 02/09/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Burgham Park Golf Club 02/09/2012 Mixed Team Open Eaglescliffe Golf Club 03/09/2012 Senior Pairs Open Northumberland Golf Club 04/09/2012 Gents Team Open Close House Golf Club 04/09/2012 Individual Open Stocksfield Golf Club 04/09/2012 Senior Pairs Open Whickham Golf Club 06/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Whickham Golf Club 06/09/2012 Senior Pairs Open Blyth Golf Club 08/09/2012 Team Open Wynyard Golf Club 08/09/2012 Gents Pairs Open Bamburgh Castle Golf Club 10/09/2012 Gents Pairs Open George Washington Golf Club 10/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Bishop Auckland Golf Club 10/09/2012 Senior Pairs Open Ramside Hall Golf Club 11/09/2012 Team Open Longhirst Hall Golf Club 13/09/2012 Pro-Am Northumberland Golf Club 14/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 14/09/2012 Team Open Linden Hall Golf Club 15/09/2012 Leonard Crawley Medal Brancepeth Castle Golf Club 16/09/2012 Junior Open Close House Golf Club 19/09/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Garesfield Golf Club 22/09/2012 Senior Pairs Open Bamburgh Castle Golf Club 23/09/2012 Mixed Pairs Open Northumberland Golf Club 23/09/2012 Gents Team Open Burgham Park Golf Club 24/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Burgham Park Golf Club 26/09/2012 Ladies Team Open Garesfield Golf Club 07/10/2012 Rabbits Individual Open Stocksfield Golf Club 10/10/2012 Seniors Individual Open Berwick-upon-Tweed Golf Club 21/10/2012 Team Open Linden Hall Golf Club

£20 per pair £16 per couple £25 per person £60 per team £16 per pair £25 per couple £60 per team £45 per pair £5 per person £16 per pair £7 per person £20 per pair £30 per pair £30 per team £16 per couple £16 per couple £24 per team £16 per pair £18 per team £20 per person £16 per pair £24 per team £20 per couple £50 per team £15 per couple £50 per team £30 per pair £80 per team £8 per person £18 per pair £24 per team £16 per pa £80 per team £20 per pair £20 per pair £36 per team £30 per pair £50 per team £250 per team £27 per team £120 per team £25 per person £10 per person £12 per couple £20 per pair £30 per couple £31 per team £21 per team £24 per team £10 per person £12 per person £60 per team

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