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 2019, it is on Friday 5th July. It is renowned as one of the best organised golf events of the year.
Run for the last 29 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 2019 event.
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.