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Durham County Golf Union

"Serving the clubs, golfers and talent of Durham County"

The Durham County Golf Union (DCGU), as the men’s amateur golf governing body in County Durham, focuses on administering county championships, team competitions, and coaching programs. Affiliated with England Golf, the DCGU manages course measurements and slope ratings for its 43 member clubs and serves as the local authority on the R&A Rules of Golf and Handicapping.

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Latest News

A New County President

At the 116th DCGU Annual General Meeting, Gerry Johnson of Bishop Auckland GC became the 36th President of Durham County Golf Union. Seen here receiving his badge of office from out-going President, David Proud, Gerry expressed his gratitude at being given the immense honour and privilege of serving the clubs

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New Trophy Cabinet

DCGU and the DCGU Seniors Section now have a trophy cabinet to hold and display some of our County Trophies.

The current winner’s names will be displayed beside each relevant trophy.

Immense thanks go to Durham City Golf Club for kindly allowing us space in their clubhouse for the siting of the cabinet.

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Players Wanted

The County Seniors Team is looking to add to its squad of players available to represent Durham in next season’s Northern Counties League and Regional Qualifying Championship.

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Member Clubs


DCGU are grateful to the following businesses for their generous sponsorship in support of our 
Junior Teams and Golf Development Programme.