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England and Wales (North) Region

Lancashire and Cheshire clubs back golf initiative

22 Apr 14

Coaching Mindset Group

Lancashire and Cheshire clubs are backing National Golf Month in May with great value activities to support the drive to get more people playing the game.

They will offer a wide range of opportunities to attract beginners and returners to the sport and include open days, taster session, free coaching, beginner coaching courses, and some clubs courtesy of the course.

National Golf Month is a major campaign to afford beginners and 100,000 lapsed golfers opportunities to try the game.

Full details about the activities, as well as all the other opportunities in England, are available on the Get into Golf website www.getintogolf.org/map

The campaign aims to inspire more adults in England to take up the sport, with low-cost structured coaching with PGA professionals.

Craig Thomas, development officer for the Cheshire County Golf Partnership, said: “We’re very excited about National Golf Month event because Cheshire has so much to offer beginners and returners to golf.

“Our golf clubs and driving ranges are passionate about encouraging people to get into golf.

“Golf is a great game for everyone who enjoys friendship, fresh air and exercise. It can bring impressive health and wellbeing benefits and it’s the perfect sport for bringing people together. There’s never been a better time to start.”

Lancashire clubs involved are:  Ashton Golf Centre, Astley Golf Centre, Chilli Dip Academy, Fairhaven GC, Formby Ladies, Fulwood Driving Range and Golf Academy, Green Haworth GC, Golf Rossendale, Haigh Hall Golf Complex, Harwood GC, Lancaster GC, Longridge GC, Lytham Golf Academy, Mytton Fold GC, North West Golf Academy (Hart Common GC), Rossendale GC, Silverdale GC, Southport Golf Academy, Tee Time Blackpool and Trafford Golf Centre.

The Cheshire clubs involved include: High Legh Park GC, The Oaks Mollington GC, Aldersey Green GC, Antrobus GC, Disley GC, Mottram Hall GC, Vicars Cross GC, Cheadle GC, Helsby GC, Sandiway GC, Moorend Driving Range, Leasowe GC, Sutton Fields GC, Walton Hall GC, Carden Park GC, Drivetime Range, Hartford GC, Tytherington GC, Styal GC, Shrigley Hall GC, The Mere GC and Prenton Range.

For information see www.lancashirecgp.co.uk or www.cheshiregolfpartnership.com

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