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Morpeth and District Chamber of Trade Golf Day

Morpeth Chamber Golf Day is held annually on the first Friday in July at Morpeth Golf Club. In 2018, it is on Friday 6th July. It is renowned as one of the best organised golf events of the year.

Run for the last 28 years by Geoff Proudlock, it raises the profile of Morpeth Golf Club as well as raising over £3000 every year, which once again is ploughed back into Morpeth.

The competion is an 'AM AM' stroke play competition in teams of 4 with a maximum handicap of 20 for gentlemen and 30 for ladies with a 7/8th allowance. There are numerous Team and Individual prizes, Watch this space for prizes for the 2018 event, but prizes in 2017 included:

Team 1st Prize -

Morpeth Herald Chalice/4 x Engraved Tankards

4 x Individual prizes to the value of £150

4 x Bottles of Champagne

Team 2nd Prize -

4 x Individual prizes to the value of £100

4 x Bottles of Champagne

Team 3rd Prize -

4 x Individual prizes to the value of £75

4 x Bottles of Champagne

Best Ladies Team - 

The Marjory Watson Vase

Prizes also available for the Best Team Score and Best Dressed Team.

Individual Prizes -

Nearest the Hole 17th - value of £50

2's Club at the 4th -12 balls for any 2.

Longest Drives (2 categories) - value £50 each

Hole in One Competition - voucher prize of £500!

           As well as being a superbly organised competition and an excellent days golf on a first class course, the day is an opportunity to mix business and pleasure, with abundant hospitality throughout the day and frequent pauses for refreshment. The cost for a team of 4 for the 2018 event has been held at  £250, which includes your entry fee, a free bar with food on the course and teams enjoy a hot and cold buffet with wine at close of play in the Clubhouse, before presentations. Entries must be recieved by the 31st May and can be completed online here.

As with Morpeth Fair Day, sponsorship for Golf Day is usually given from local businesses and all profits from the tournament are used for the promotion of tourism in Morpeth. Valued sponsors include North East Press, Primal Healthcare, Tegrel Ltd, The Morpeth Practice and many others.

If you would like more information about Golf Day or would like to become a sponsor, please get in touch.