If you want something that is slightly different from the normal open golf event, amateur golf tours and series could be what you are looking for. Aside from the fact that you can visit different venues throughout the year, amateur golf tours allow you to normally play as a non-member and enter as few or as many events as you wish.
Below are some of the amateur golf tours and golf event series that are available to play in the UK..
European Amateur Golf Tour
European Amateur Golf Tour gives you the vibes like you are playing the professional tours – with a series of competitive golf at top caliber golf championship courses.
This tour is professionally organized to create an opportunity for amateur handicap golfers to enhance their golf skills while playing competitively on some of the world’s most renowned championship courses. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere that this tour offers will certainly deepen your passion in playing golf.
The tour was founded in 1996 by David Hughes MSc, a former Tournament Director with the PGA and ladies European Tour and an ex professional golfer. It is owned and managed by Golf Marketing and Management Ltd (GMM Ltd).
Since it was launched in 1997, European Amateur Golf Tour has securely been established as one of the most premier golf tours for passionate and competitive golf players throughout Europe.
Here are some of their schedules this 2018:
- 01-03/04/2018 @ Trump Turnberry GOlf Resort – £796 per person
- 17/04/2018 @ Frilford Heath Golf Club – £130 per person
- 08/05/2018 @ Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club – £220 per person
- 10/05/2018 @ Royal Birkdale Golf Club – £280 per person
- 05/06/2018 @ West Hill Golf Club – £180 per person
- 13/06/2018 @ Blairgowrie Golf Club – £130 per person
- 07/07/2018 @ Royal St. David’s Golf Club – £120 per person
- 12/07/2018 @ West Sussex Golf Club – £210 per person
- 01/08/2018 @ Worplesdon Golf Club – £190 per person
- 30/08/2018 @ Sunningdale Golf Club – £314 per person
- 25-28/09/2018 @ Broadstone, Isle of Purbeck, Ferndown & Remedy Oak Golf Clubs – £865 per person
- 25/11-01/12/2018 @ Palm Springs, California – £1,570 per person
Click here to view the full schedule and details of each tour.
Tees Fore Two Mixed Pair Tournaments
If you are a couple who are both passionate with golf and wants to experience the sportsmanship of the game and the luxury of golf courses, the company Tees Fore Two have you in mind when they organized these golf tournaments.
Experience the most charming and scenic golf courses and relaxed and friendly golf competitions all rolled into one. It’s not just about playing golf; it’s also about having the opportunity to meet new acquaintances and build great friendship along the way, while enjoying the little pleasures such as fantastic resorts and mouth-watering cuisines.
Be sure to sign up on any of their schedules this year:
- 18 Hole Mixed Pairs Golf Tournament @ Royal Automobile Club, Woodcote Park, Surrey (August 3rd 2018)
For only £130 per person, you get to play 18 holes on The Old Course and a three-course dinner with award ceremony. Registration will start at 9:00AM and bacon rolls and coffee will be welcoming you upon your arrival. All competition rounds will be played in the friendly format of four ball better ball Stableford and you will always play with your partner. There will be prizes for the winners and runners up, as well as for nearest the pin and nearest the pin in two, so you better give your best shot.
- 54 Hole Mixed Pairs Golf Tournament @ The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, Cheshire (8th – 10 July 2018)
For the price of £325 per person, the tour offers three rounds of golf on The Mere Championship Course and two nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast. Prizes will be given to the top three places overall and for nearest the pin and nearest the pin in two each day.
The Yonex Lady Pairs Golf Tour
Calling all lady golfers in the UK, this golf tour is specifically created for you.
This two-day golf tournament is not just about playing golf, you also get to enjoy fantastic food, glasses of Pimm’s, clothing boutiques, goody bags, ‘Beat the Pro’ challanges, PGA clinics and exciting prizes. It is also your opportunity to be qualified for the ultimate day out at YONEX TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP at The Buckinghamshire Golf Club on Monday 24th September 2018 and get the chance to be crowned Yonex LPGT Champions and grab amazing prizes that are over £5,000 worth.
What’s included in the tour?
- Coffee, tea, bacon roll/pastry upon arrival
- Two rounds of tournament golf
- LPGT goodies for all players
- Two course afternoon buffet on the second day
- Pimm’s and snacks at the 10th tee on both days of the event
- Swing Out Sister Clothing Boutique and Yonex Golf Custom Fitting Sessions
- £1,000 worth of fantastic prizes
- Tournament hosting by PGA Professionals
- A chance to qualify for YONEX TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP at The Buckinghamshire
- Online gallery of images to download
- Live scoring and leaderboards
- The chance to win a brand new set of Yonex golf clubs worth over £1,000 by making a hole-in-one.
- 18-19/06/2018 Yonex Lady Pairs Golf Tour – Kent & Sussex Masters @ Nevill & Crowborough Beacon Golf Clubs
- 10-11/07/2018 Yonex Lady Pairs Golf Tour – Monmouth Challenge @ Rolls of Monmouth & Monmouthshire Golf Clubs
- 25-26/07/2018 Yonex Lady Pairs Golf Tour – Henley Classic @ Sonning & Badgemore Park Golf Clubs
- 01-02/08/2018 Yonex Lady Pairs Golf Tour – Midlands Festival @ Walmley & Robin Hood Golf Clubs
- 03-04/09/2018 Yonex Lady Pairs Golf Tour – Hertfordshire Crown @ Letchworth & Knebworth Golf Clubs
- 10-11/09/2018 Yonex Lady Pairs Golf Tour – Northern Jewel @ Huddersfield & Manchester Golf Clubs
- 28/09/2018 Yonex Lady Pairs Golf Tour – Tour Championship @ The Buckinghamshire Golf Club
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