In golf, unlike most sports, you don't have to be big, strong, fast or part of a team to be successful. Anyone - men, women, young or old, amateur or professional can enjoy golf. There are an estimated 1.7 million regular golfers in Great Britain! Many celebrities enjoy golf in their leisure time and can often be seen playing in pro celebrity tournaments.
The game is steeped in tradition. The rules are uniform the world over and the unique handicapping system allows people of different abilities to play with and against each other. The game is a stimulating challenge combined with getting out in the fresh air in pleasant surroundings. Golf is not only enjoyable, it is an excellent way of exercising, as an average 18 holes usually involves walking between six and seven kilometres!
The Partnership will see an exciting approach to the development of the game in Cumbria's local knowledge; experience and resources are combined and shared by local golfing organisations working together as a team.
The Partnership consists of a steering committee with two representatives from each of the two main golfing organisations in Cumbria, The Cumbria Union of Golf Clubs (CUGC) and The Cumbria Ladies' County Golf Association (CLCGA). The committee will also have representatives from the North East/North West County Professional Golfer's Association (PGA), The English Golf Union/English Women's Golf Association (EGU/EWGA), The Golf Foundation and Cumbria Sport Partnership.
There are 24 opportunities listed on the Physical Activity Directory. To view local opportunities please select your local area.
County Development Officer,
Cumbria Golf Partnership
M: 07985 181 070
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Dates for your Diary - The Masters - 11th April
The Wales Open - 6th June
US Open Championship - 13th June
The Scottish Open - 11th July
The Open - 18th July
Womens British Open - 1st August
PGA Championship - 8th August
LPGA Solheim Cup - 21st August