Durham County Golf Union

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2019 Fixtures

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Rules of Golf 2019

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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 standard scratch rating duties on their behalf across the 45 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 affiliated club members with benefits such as the privilege of playing in County Salver competitions and discounted green fees.


Through its involvement with the County Golf Development Group, 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.




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Durham County Golf Union Diary

Captain & Vice Captains Competition 29th April


The County President and his Executive would like to invite all Club Captains and Vice Captains to take part in this annual competition which is held at the previous seasons winners home club. 

The Competition will follow a short meeting where the County Secretary and other officials will give brief updates on any topics relevant to clubs and their Captains.

A two course meal will follow the competition for those who would like it.

Entries to be made via the entry form forwarded to each club secretary at the County AGM.

Format: Better ball par

Max Handicap: None

Handicap allowance: 9/10

For any questions/queries, please contact the county secretary on 0191 3740788 or






J.K.Ward - County Secretary.

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