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Cheshire v Northumberland Seniors

Northumberland Seniors travelled to Astbury GC in Cheshire for the first of 3 consecutive away matches on the road. Considering Astbury GC had been closed 2 days previously due to flooding of the fairways and greens the course was in excellent condition. There were wet patches in places but the greens played well. Northumberland and Cheshire shared the points 3-3

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Durham v Northumberland

On Saturday 15 June we had the very short journey to Whickham Golf Club for the second Northern Counties League fixture against Durham. There were 3 changes from the Team which faced Cumbria in May, with Morgan Blythe, James Cram and Craig Penny all returning to the fold. On a day where the weather forecast looked bleak, we stayed dry

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County Seniors Championship

The second and final round of the Seniors Championship proved to be a dramatic one. The 15 players who made the halfway cut were separated by only 7 shots, with defending Champion Steve Findlay holding a 1 shot overnight lead.  The conditions were cool with a gentle breeze.  Late bogeys on 17 & 18 from Steve Findlay dropped him into

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Seniors Summer Open- 6 June- Burgham Park

The 1st of 5 NUGC Senior Opens for 2024 was held at Burgham GC today 6th June 2024.The event was played in a strong cool breeze with sunny spells. We would like to thank Burgham GC for hosting this event. David Armstrong and his team could not have been more helpful in making all players and officials feel most welcome

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Seniors v Durham

On Monday 20 May, Newbiggin GC were the excellent hosts for the above match. The course was extremely well presented and especially considering the very harsh weather conditions that all golf courses have suffered over recent months.The match was played in brilliant sunshine but with a fresh and cool light northerly breeze. Support from both Northumberland and Durham Executives was

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NUGC v Durham Seniors

The Northern Counties Senior League gets underway this Monday, 20 May where we entertain Durham at Newbiggin Golf Club. The Team is as follows: Steven Anderton (Backworth) Kevin Cademy-Taylor (Newcastle United) Martin Coup (Hexham) Steve Findlay (The Northumberland) Neil Graham (Longhirst Hall) Kevin Harmison (Newbiggin) Ken Lansbury (Newcastle United) Gary Parsons (The Northumberland) Ian Richardson (Hexham) Anthony Stevenson (City of

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Cumbria v Northumberland- 11 May

This Saturday the Northern Counties League season gets underway, with a trip to Seascale to play Cumbria. The following team has been selected to represent Northumberland. Live scoring will be available on the day. Daniel Bullen (Goswick)Michael Burrow (Newcastle United)Paul Caldicott (The Northumberland)Andrew Griffiths (Close House)Sean Heads (Hexham)Zak Laws (City of Newcastle)Nicky Maddison (City of Newcastle)Andrew Minnikin (City of Newcastle)Phil

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Inter County Foursomes- Finals

Finally the weather was on our side as we travelled to Alnmouth Village for the Inter County foursomes finals. We were greeted with a day of bright sunshine on an immaculately presented course.

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NUGC v Lothians Golf Association

This Sunday, 21 April, we play our annual match against our friends from north of the Border, the Lothians Golf Association This is a 12 per side fixture, with morning foursomes and afternoon singles. First tee is 10:18.  Goswick Links are kindly allowing us to use their course for this important fixture, prior to the start of the Northern Counties League

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Inter County Foursomes

The sun shone for long enough to allow us to complete the Second and Third rounds of the Inter County Foursomes. In the final four second round games, played at Newbiggin, there were wins for The Northumberland, Newbiggin, Newcastle United and Backworth.

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Inter County Foursomes

The first day of the Inter County Foursomes, scheduled to be played at Bamburgh on Saturday 6 April, was unfortunately cancelled, luckily Warkworth Golf Club were able to provide additional times to those already booked, meaning we could get the entire first round played. Additionally we managed to get the first four second round matches played. Going forward the final

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