Durham County Golf Union

  • Congratulations to Tony Garrity (Chester le Street GC) on becoming the DCGU President for 2019/20.     -     The 2019 Fixture list is now available HERE. Online entry for individual competitions will be available soon! 

2019 Fixtures

To view the 2019 fixture list, please go to the FIXTURE PAGE


Rules of Golf 2019

England Golf Rules Presentation - DOWNLOAD HERE

CONGU handicapping Advice for New Rules of Golf - DOWNLOAD HERE


World Handicap System

England Golf WHS Presentation - DOWNLOAD HERE


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.




 For News, Results and Pictures please go to our Facebook Page


Durham County Golf Union Diary

< 2019 >

Wednesday 27th 18:00 - 20:30 Growing Junior Golf Conference Castle Eden
Saturday 30th Inter County Foursomes Preliminary Round TBC
Saturday 6th Inter County Foursomes Rounds 1&2 Whitburn
Sunday 7th Inter County Foursomes Rounds 3&4 Hartlepool
Sunday 5th Captain & Vice Captains Competition Oakleaf
Saturday 18th Matchplay Championship Knockout Begins Chester-le-Street
Sunday 19th Matchplay Championship Rds 3&4 Chester-le-Street
Saturday 25th Matchplay Championship Finals Chester-le-Dtreet
Sunday 26th Club Mixed Teams Competition George Washington
Saturday 22nd Boys Championship Boldon
Boys U16 Championship Boldon
Boys U14 Championship Boldon
Friday 12th Strokeplay Championship R1 Bishop Auckland
Saturday 13th Strokeplay Championship R2 Bishop Auckland
Sunday 14th Strokeplay Championship R4 & 3 Bishop Auckland
Wednesday 17th Seniors Championship R1 Seaton Carew (Old Course)
Thursday 18th Seniors Championship R2 (leading 12 players only) Seaton Carew (Old Course)
Saturday 20th 3rd Division Competition South Moor
Sunday 11th Clark Cup Semi Finals TBC
Saturday 17th 2nd Division Championship Ravensworth
Saturday 24th 4th Division Competition Hobson
Sunday 1st Clark Cup Final TBC
Wednesday 13th County Seniors AGM & Luncheon Durham City
Friday 22nd County Captains AGM & Dinner Shotton Hall

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