Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Due to the current pandemic, a decision has been made to reduce the DCGU fixture list to only key individual Championships and Competitions as well as selected others including the Clark Cup, this season.
Those events can be viewed on the right of this home page and will commence in mid August.
Please go to the COVID-19 Downloads page for updates/communications relating to the current pandemic
World Handicap System
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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 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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