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Junior Golf Tour going to Branston Golf & Country Club
July 20, 2011

Branston Golf & Country Club are delighted to have been selected to host the British Junior Golf Tour this Summer!

Branston Golf & Country Club, located on the south side of Burton upon Trent, boasts a fantastic 18- hole championship, parkland course, which runs alongside the picturesque River Trent. With additional water features on the majority of holes, the 18 th is the signature and is overlooked by the recently refurbished clubhouse.

Branston welcomes the youngsters of the British Junior Golf Tour (BJGT) on the 22nd & 23rd August 2011 to both their 18-hole course as well as their 9-hole Peter Alliss course and driving range.

The BJGT aims to provide a quality, professionally run, equal opportunities tour in a safe, friendly and fun environment that allows junior golfers to gain competition experience.

Every year the tour, now in its sixth year, sponsors and supports a 'Player of the Year', with the ultimate desire of helping every child and their families to be introduced and to enjoy the sport of golf.

There are two tour finals this Summer, one is the championship for the older, lower handicap players with a limit of four individuals and the BJGT grand final, which is to be held at Branston Golf & Country Club, for players with handicaps over four and aged from 5-17 years.

Richard Odell, Golf Director at Branston said of the event:

"I am absolutely delighted we have been selected to host this prestigious event, ahead of a number of high profile clubs. The decision is particularly rewarding for all our ground staff who have worked hard to bring the presentation and standard of the golf course to its highest level for many years.

I believe securing the Championship is not only good for ourselves and our members, but contributes to developing the profile of the area."

The event is open to all junior golfers, to enter simply enter online at:

Branston Golf Tuition provides all levels of golfer with the opportunity to learn or improve their golf in a friendly and relaxed environment with a Branston PGA Professional. The venue's philosophy is that golf should be enjoyed and be accessible to all. Each of Branston's coaches are PGA qualified, CRB certified and NSPCC approved, ensuring high quality tuition at all times. The venue's coaching programme caters for all needs and includes beginner's courses, established golfer lessons, video analysis and lessons on the course.

Whether a beginner, a junior or an established golfer, Branston Golf & Country Club is fully open to the public and tuition is available 7 days a week.

For further details of the BJGT grand final venue, Branston Golf & Country Club, please see:

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