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Northumbria Junior Golf League

2019 League Champions The Northumberland Golf Club

The Northumbria Junior Golf League Finals Day was held at Whitley Bay Golf Club on Sunday 4th August 2019.

Ponteland, Parklands, Northumberland and Stocksfield competed in the finals day. In the morning semi-finals Northumberland beat Ponteland with Parklands beating Stocksfield.

In a thrilling and competative final resulted in the match finishing Northumberland 6 Parklands 6.

The golden point rule went on the first match score. Jess Baker beat Fin Bell to give The Northumberland Golf Club the league title. This is the first time The Northumberland GC have won the Junior League title.

Ponteland beat Stocksfield to win the 3rd and 4th place match 7-5 League Chairman Marcus Chisholm commented on the sportsmanship of all four teams saying, they are a credit to their clubs, and to the game of golf.

Pictured below is The Northumberland captain Camryn Bulman receiving the league winners trophy from Marcus Chisholm.

General Information

The Northumbria Junior Golf League AGM will be held on Tuesday 5th March 2019. Venue will be at Gosforth Golf Club at 7.30pm.

General Information

A reminder that the League Meeting is on Monday 1 October 2018. Venue City of Newcastle Golf Club 7.15 pm.

Can I ask all clubs to attend and also bring their raffle prize for the Presentation Night.

There is a change of date for the Presentation Night at Whitley Bay Golf Club. New date Sunday 18 November 2018 7.30 pm.

Congratulations to Hexham, Matfen and Parklands who have qualified for the Semi Finals of the Junior Team Golf England Finals. They all won their Regional Finals at Brampton, Eaglescliffe and Moor Allerton. Three teams in a semi final from one league is the first time this has ever been achieved. This shows that The Northumbria Junior Golf League is one of the most successful junior golf leagues.

Matfen. and Parklands will play at Abbeydale Golf Club Sheffield on Sunday 7 October 2018.

Hexham will play at Davy Hulme Golf Club. Manchester on Sunday 14 October 2018.

We wish them well.

Texas Scramble Results

Held at City of Newcastle Club on Monday 28th May.


Westerhope, Net 58.2


Stocksfield, Net 58.9


Well done to Alex Thorburn who on 6th May playing at home against Close House, had a hole-in-one on the 3rd hole. Distance 165yrds and the club used was a 9 iron.

Morpeth Junior Open

There is a Junior Open on the 15th October - cost is £5 for 18 holes, and £3 for 9 holes. For more details please contact Morpeth Golf Club on 01670 504942 /

Tynemouth Junior Open

There is a Junior Open on the 11th August - cost is £5, handicap limit is 36 for boys and girls and stableford format. Please contact the John McKenna for more information

2017 League Champions

Well done to Matfen Hall GC who defeated Stocksfield GC in the semi-finals, and Whitley Bay GC in the final. Special thanks to Blyth GC for being great hosts...

Junior Opens 2017 - Matfen

Matfen has a number of Junior Opens this year - please visit their website for further information

Junior Texas Scramble - Matfen

Matfen is holding an inter club Texas Scramble team event on Sunday April 30 th at 2-3.30 pm for mainly non congu players or congu if they would Like to attend - the event will be in a four ball format and the more kids the merrier. We will have a small charge on the day but hopefully it will be a lot of fun with idea of the event repeating itself once a month throughout the summer to encourage competition and young boys and girls to experience team golf.For more information contact Paul Naughton (

Sinton’s Golf Academy 2017- Morpeth Golf Club

Once again Sintons Junior Golf Academy goes from strength to strength with approximately 40 juniors re-joining for the new season, with a waiting list of 12 juniors which we hope to reduce by creating an extra group from 7-8pm. The Academy runs each Thursday evening from May – October where there are 2 sessions, 6-7pm and 7-8pm. We also continue the coaching throughout the winter, meeting once a month at N1 Gubeon or at Morpeth Golf Club for tri-golf sessions. This ensures that we keep in contact with the juniors and their parents. The coaching consists of 5 groups from 6-7pm, covering all aspects of the game:- putting, chipping, long game, academy holes (Par 3’s) and on the course (for course management an rules). From 7-8pm we have the older and more experienced players. They cover all aspects of the game and spend time on the course learning about competitive golf with one of the Club’s Professionals. We are very lucky to have so many volunteers to help with the Academy – including 7 PGA Level 1 coaches! For more information contact Morpeth Golf Club: - Telephone – 01670 504942 - E-mail –

Texas Scramble Results

Held at Ponteland Golf Club on Sunday 9th April.


Bedlingshire, Gross 62 Net 58.7


Stocksfield, Gross 63 Net 60.0

Junior Development Programme

Bedlingtonshire Golf Club have the interests of young Golfers at heart. The club have built a platform for Golfers as young as 4, to come along and learn how to enjoy the game. Bedlingtonshire set up their Junior Development Club in June 2015, which is free of charge, to create a safe environment where children can learn how to play Golf, but more importantly provide support to ensure a long lasting love for the game. To back this up Bedlingtonshire have included free coaching sessions within their reduced Junior Membership fees and built a team of support staff dedicated to the Junior Section. The goal really is to make sure the youngsters have fun playing the sport in a first class environment. To find out more about Junior Golf at Bedlingtonshire, please contact the club on 01670 822457 or

Texas Scramble

To be held at Ponteland on 9th April - Teetimes posted in Results > Texas Scramble


To be held at City of Newcastle Golf Club on Monday 6th March at 7.30pm

Committee Outing

The Committee Outing will be held at Whitley Bay Golf Club on Monday 29th August 2016 at 2pm.

Regional Qualifiers

Whitley Bay playing at Morpeth Golf Club
Hexham Are playing at Carlisle Golf Club.
Ponteland are playing at Cookridge Hall Golf Club in Leeds.

Home Nations Inter-Club Championship

England Regional Finals Held at Morpeth Golf Club Saturday 17 September 2016

Morpeth Golf Club were chosen to host the England Regional Finals for Junior Team Golf. The competition organisers on the day were Robert Ross (Director Junior Team Golf Scotland) and Marcus Chisholm (Chairman Northumbria Junior Golf League) Three teams Whitley Bay, Kendal and Rothbury all reached the finals. Whitley Bay Golf Club won the regional final by 4 shots from Kendal Golf Club with Rothbury Golf Club in third place.

Winners: Whitley Bay Golf Club 2016 Rosie Belsham. Charlotte Pickering. Tom Swinney. Jack Suttie. James Burstom. Brandon Jones. Whitley Bay from the Northumbria Junior Golf League will now play in the Regional Semi Finals at Hallamshire Golf Club in Sheffield on 9th October 2016. Good luck to Whitley Bay in the Semi Finals!

Runners up: Kendal Golf Club

Caitlin Whitehead. Will Coxen. Dominic Barron-Holden. Fraser Barclay Elliot Cleasby. Ryan Whitehead.

Third Place : Rothbury Golf Club

Burty Hinson. Richard Forsyth. Ruben Laws. Thomas Ewan. Thomas Fox. Nolan Laws.

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