New face to lead Get into golf drive in Durham

15 Jan 15

Phil Graham is swapping the classroom for the clubhouse as he starts a new job to help grow the game of golf in County Durham.

Phil Graham

Another Durham Club is awarded a Sport England Inspired Facilities Grant

6 Nov 14

Darlington Golf Club have been awarded a Sport England Inspired Facilities Grant of £57,000 to invest in an all weather practice and coaching area.

Darlington coaching area PR photo

Golfers and Clubs are asked to complete handicap survey

6 Nov 14

England Golf and the other Home Unions are asking Golfers and Clubs for their thoughts on the CONGU handicap system. If you would like to participate in the research please follow the links below and complete the survey.


Durham teenagers selected for England Golf Regional U16 squads

23 Oct 14

10 talented teenagers from across the county have been selected by England Golf for regional U16 squads for training over the winter months of 2014/15.

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England Golf launches new ‘Golf Week’ festival

23 Oct 14

England Golf will stage a week-long festival of golf next year to create a national grand finale for a host of handicap and team championships.


CDO moves on to new role!

21 Oct 14

The man who has helped spearhead the drive to encourage more people to take up golf in Durham is moving to another key role on the county golf scene.

Jonathan Ward

DCGP Development Awards to be held at Durham County Cricket Club on 27th November

12 Oct 14

This years Durham County Golf Partnership AGM and Development Awards presentation evening is to be held in the Cathedral Suite at Durham County Cricket Club, Chester-Le-Street on Thursday 27th November.

Award Winners 2013

New drive to inspire women and girl golfers

9 Oct 14

England Golf has launched a drive to attract more women and girls to play the game and join golf clubs.

Lauren Spray

Race 2 Rockliffe Final 2014

22 Sep 14

DURHAM’S successful junior golf order of merit – the Mizuno Race 2 Rockliffe – produced an exciting final showdown. The battle for the overall championship went down to a dramatic play-off between the two leading players. Jessica Hall (Bishop Auckland GC) and Lily Downs (Eaglescliffe GC) finished level at the top of the leaderboard after 18 holes – and could not be separated after two play-off holes.

Shaking Hands R2R

Junior Golf Tour 2014

22 Sep 14

A TEAM of promising young golfers from Durham have claimed northern bragging rights. The players – who have all been competing on the Durham County Golf Partnership’s Junior Tour – came out on top against teams from Cumbria and Northumberland.

JGT Final Team Photo

Northampton makes history with Merger

16 Feb 15

The golfers of Northamptonshire have become the first in the country to vote to merge their ladies and mens county organisations. At two separate, simultaneous meetings, the men of the Northamptonshire Golf Union and the women of the Northamptonshire Ladies County Golf Association both unanimous

Northants Merger

Counties encourage thousands to Get into golf

18 Dec 14

The number of people taking up ‘Get into golf’ opportunities grew rapidly over the summer months, according to a new report on grass roots activity across England.

Impact Report Picture

Golf clubs offered advice to survive and thrive

5 Dec 14

England Golf is offering a series of recommendations to help golf clubs increase their membership and survive and thrive in a challenging climate.

Results Booklet 2014

BBC staff inspired to give golf a go

17 Oct 14

BBC staff have been channelling their energies into a new sporting pursuit and enjoying free golf taster sessions.

BBC staff inspired to give golf a go

England Golf appoints Head of Training and Education

16 Oct 14

England Golf has appointed Laura Rushby to the new post of Head of Training and Education. She will take up her role on Monday, October 20.

Laura Rushby CGP news

New drive to inspire women and girl golfers

9 Oct 14

England Golf has launched a drive to attract more women and girls to play the game and join golf clubs.

Lauren Spray CGP News Picture

Breaking down golfing barriers

24 Sep 14

England Golf is working with cultural groups to find ways to broaden the appeal of the game among black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.

Breaking Down Golfing Barriers

Get into golf teams up with BBC Sport’s Get Inspired initiative

16 Sep 14

Get into golf has joined forces with BBC Sport’s Get Inspired scheme which encourages people to get active and discover new activities in their local area.

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Talented youngsters win Skills Challenge National Final

6 Sep 14

Eight talented youngsters have been crowned 2014 champions of England Golf’s National Skills Challenge, supported by FootJoy, the #1 Shoe and Glove in Golf.

Skills Final Winners

Yorkshire forms County Golf Partnership

4 Sep 14

Yorkshire golf is set to benefit from an exciting new partnership that will help drive the efforts to grow the sport across the county.

Yorkshire CGP formed

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