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Graeme Storm Launches Rockliffe Hall’s Search For North’s Top Amateur Golfer

Rockliffe Hall is giving amateur golfers all over the North East and North Yorkshire the chance to be crowned the best in the region.

Rockliffe Hall’s Tour Professional, Graeme Storm, officially launched the Northern Golf Masters Tournament at Rockliffe Hall Golf Club) on Tuesday 3rd April 2012 giving the best club golfers across Teesside, County Durham, North Yorkshire, Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Cumbria the chance represent their club and be named the number one amateur golfer in the North of England.

 

The tournament itself will take place on Sunday 19th August 2012 at Rockliffe Hall, home to the UK’s longest golf course. The scratch competition for category one golfers will adopt the format of a professional tour event with first tee announcements, ball spotters and up-to-the-minute live scoring. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place and the event has already attracted key sponsors.

 

Over 100 people are expected to enter the Northern Golf Masters and places are limited so anyone interested is advised to confirm their place now by completing the online application form at here. The tournament is free to enter and concessionary rates for practice rounds are available for anyone confirmed as participating.

 

Speaking about the launch of the Northern Golf Masters, Graeme Storm said:

“Rockliffe Hall offers a really challenging course for golfers of any level. The state-of-the-art facilities make it an ideal location for the inaugural Northern Masters as it is certainly one the best courses I’ve ever played. This tournament is a great opportunity for club golfers to put their name on the map as it’s one of the most exciting amateur golf tournaments to have been launched in a long time.”

 

Director of Golf at Rockliffe Hall, Ian Knight, added: “We offer the highest standards of facilities which have been recognised by some of the UK’s leading names, including our touring pro Graeme Storm. As a Championship golf course, many tournaments are held here every year but we wanted to hold an event for the hundreds of high quality club golfers from across the North. There’s a real appetite for this sort of competition and it promises to be a great day with activities for the family to enjoy as well.”

 

Practice rounds are available for entrants at the members’ guest rate of £30 per person

 

To find out more about golf at Rockliffe Hall, please call 01325 729999 or email golf@rockliffehall.com.