Durham County Golf Union

Online entries now open for 2016 Championships!


County Stroke Play Championship 2016 Results


Welcome to the Durham County Golf Union

As the men's Governing Body of amateur golf in County Durham, the Durham County Golf Union devotes its resources primarily to the administration of county championships and team competitions as well as county teams and coaching programmes.


The DCGU is affiliated to England Golf, the country's National Governing Body (NGB) of amateur golf and carries out course measurement and rating duties on their behalf across the 44 affiliated clubs in County Durham. 


The County Secretary acts as registrar for the County Membership Scheme and also administers the Senior County Card and English County Card scheme's which provide benefits such as the privilege of playing in County Salver competitions and discounted green fees.


Through its involvement with the County Golf Partnership, the DCGU supports the county's 44 affiliated clubs in the recruitment and retention of new golfers of all ages into the regular participation and membership.


This website also includes information on the History and Executive of the Durham County Golf Union as well as Competitions, Results, News and the various County Members and Cards Schemes on offer.






Enter Championships online in 2016

19th January 2016

Online entries will be available for all individual Championships in 2016

Additional County Members competition for 2016

18th January 2016

Winter pairs event added to calander of County Salvers.

Brancepeth Win mixed Foursomes

21st September 2015

Brancepeth Castle pair Marianne Moore and James Glenn win this years County Mixed Foursomes at Hartlepool.

Chris Handy wins at Woodhall Spa

13th September 2015

Durham Boy's Champion Chris Handy wins the England Golf Champion of Champions Tournament at Woodhall Spa.

Heworth beat Seaton Carew in Clark Cup Final

6th September 2015

In a tight final at The Wynyard Club, Heworth came out on top by 3-2 to win this years Clark Cup.

Durham County Golf Union Diary

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Thursday 2nd County Boys Under 14 Championship Darlington
Saturday 11th 08:30 - 12:30 County 3rd Division Competition Whitburn
Saturday 18th County Boys Championship 1st Round & 2nd Round Darlington
County Boys Under 16 Championship Darlington
Saturday 25th County Teams Handicap Championship (Team) Ryton
County Teams Handicap Championship (Individual) Ryton
Wednesday 29th 08:00 - 15:03 County Members Summer Pairs (Castle Eden)) Castle Eden
Saturday 2nd County Club Championship Qualifier (Team) Garesfield
County Club Championship Qualifier (Individual) Whickham (Crombie)
Wednesday 20th 09:00 - 13:50 County Seniors Championship Wynyard
Saturday 23rd Match Play Championship Knockout Begins Seaton Carew (Old Course)
Wednesday 27th 08:00 - 15:03 County Members Autumn Pairs (Houghton le Spring) Houghton le Spring
Saturday 13th County Clubs Championship (Team) & Round 2 (Individual) Dinsdale Spa
County Clubs Championship Round 1 (Individual) South Moor
Saturday 20th 08:00 - 13:33 County 2nd Division Championship Bishop Aukland
Wednesday 24th 08:30 - 14:57 County Members Autumn Salver (Ravensworth) Ravensworth
Saturday 27th 09:00 - 12:54 County 4th Division competition Woodham
Wednesday 14th 08:00 - 15:00 County Members Winter Pairs (South Shields) South Shields







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