Spotlight on… Tyne and Wear


Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, in Tyne and Wear, is a vibrant city in Northeast England. Once a major shipbuilding and manufacturing hub during the Industrial Revolution, Newcastle is now a centre of business, arts and sciences.

 

A city with a strong sporting tradition, Newcastle has been home to United Football Club, based at St James Park, since they were founded in 1892. And Geordie golfers have plenty of terrific tracks to choose from, with many courses in the area.

 

Here are some top places to play…

 

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Longhirst Hall Golf Club

 

One of Northumberland’s best kept secrets is the breathtaking beauty of Longhirst Hall Golf Course. Panoramic views of the scenic countryside give these expansive Florida-style courses an elegant English touch—a unique concept!

 

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Stocksfield Golf Club

 

Founded in 1903, this beautiful and interesting course offers mature tree-lined fairways and parkland play. And after your round, the Clubhouse provides superb views over the course from its veranda.

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Ravensworth Golf Club

 

Formed in 1906, this fantastic 18-hole course has tight fairways and fast-running greens that provide a good test for players of all abilities. Enjoy fabulous views of the Tyne Valley and the Angel of the North from the clubhouse.

 

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Beamish Park Golf Club

 

Set in the grounds of a former deer park, this mature woodland course will offer a real test for each club in your bag. Enjoy picturesque views in this great location.

 

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Morpeth Golf Club

 

Situated just 15 miles north of Newcastle, this 18-hole parkland course is set in 130 acres of undulating Northumberland countryside. The course was designed by six-time Open champion Harry Vardon and offers a golfing experience that is as picturesque as it is challenging.

 

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