Whickham Golf Club expansion is on par with their course developments - sponsored feature

Whickham Golf Club expansion is on par with their course developments after a major expansion plan -sponsored feature

Graham Wylie, owner of Close House, with the course's Attached Tour Professional, Lee Westwood

Golf investment drives Newcastle Close House into top 100 UK courses

Close House is the only North East golf course to make it into the prestigious list of top 100 UK golf courses

Graham Wylie

Millionaire businessman Graham Wylie reveals investment in Close House Golf Club

With two weeks to go until Close House Hotel closes, owner Graham Wylie talks of his plans for his growing golf business

Captain Tony Jacklin collecting the cup after his European side had defeated America in the 1985 Ryder Cup

Ryder Cup: A look back at some of the great moments

From the 'War on the Shore' to the 'miracle of Medinha', some of the clashes which made the Ryder Cup

Adrian Dye, Ron Wood, Rob Mullen, Fiona Lutz, Chris Holmes and Michael Smith

New North business Break90 aims to revolutionise golf market

Rob Mullen has already employed four people at Break90, formed following financial backing from two former colleagues

Steve Cram Charity golf day in aid of Coco at Slaley Hall

Jarrow Arrow joins sporting stars to raise cash for children with charity golf day

Steve Cram tee'd off with some of the region's biggest sports celebrities at a Northumberland golf course to raise money for a children's charity

Morpeth GC head PGA professional David Clark

Morpeth Golf Club pro David Clark dedicates victory to predecessor

Morpeth Golf Club pro David Clark ends barren run at Whickham, then dedicates win to predecessor Martin Jackson

Philip Waugh in action

Philip Waugh secures Order of Merit tournament place

Hexham assistant Philip Waugh successful in second qualifying school in Yorkshire

One of the photographs that features in Daniel Rogers' exhibition

Photography student features Hadrian's Wall walking event in debut exhibition

A photography student will enjoy his first exhibition this weekend featuring a walking event on Hadrian's Wall. Robin James Kerrison reports

Chris Paisley

Chris Paisley gets in shape for a new Tour bid in 2014

Exercising helps get golfer Chris Paisley in good shape for New Year challenge

Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson

Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson bags scholarship by R and A

Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson has been awarded a scholarship by the R and A

Former Journal Champion of Champions winner Phil Ridden

PGA rules put paid to Phil Ridden's pro hopes - for now

City of Newcastle golfer Phil Ridden is back working full-time after being forced to shelve plans to turn professional

Leading disabled golfer Kevin Harmison

Leading disabled golfer Kevin Harmison feels let down by sponsors

Top disabled golfer Kevin Harmison feels he's being denied support by his sponsors Sweetspot

Ryton golf club's ladies team with their caddies

Ryton golf club ladies enlist help of men in national bid

Ryton golf club's ladies team all had male caddies as they came close to winning the Mail on Sunday Classic in Spain

Golfer Chris Paisley watches as dad Eddie, Stocksfield captain, plays a shot

Chris Paisley reveals pain of failing to reclaim tour card

Chris Paisley was among the members of Stocksfield celebrating their centenary with a dinner dance in Hexham on Saturday night and although the best player in that 100 years of club history was not sulking, neither was he among the leading revellers

Newcastle-born golfer Jeff Mathews

Jeff Mathews wins third event at the PGA North Winter Series

The Newcastle-born professional, who moved to the Red Rose county more than two decades ago, signed for a five-under-par 67 over the Blundellsands links

Golfer Jimmy Hayes has died at the age of 85

People's champion Jimmy Hayes dies aged 85

Seven-time Northumberland champion Jimmy Hayes has died at the age of 85

Gary Lockerbie

Gary Lockerbie is the class act at European Tour Q School

Gary Lockerbie soared 67 places up the European Tour Q School field in Spain yesterday

Golfer Garrick Porteous in action

Q-School agony for three of the region's golfers

Alex Wrigley showed some promise, but it's tough going at the Q-School for three North golfers who fell by the wayside

North East Golf MasterKey Partnership gets the basics right

The new North East Golf MasterKey Partnership comprising of six North Durham clubs, has been praised by a former FA Cup-winning footballer


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