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News of the World Masters Golf Championship 1997

Over 500 clubs entered this event which is based on a Texas Scramble format, it is aimed entirely at golf club members, both male and female who participate in their clubs 'News of the World Masters Golf Championship' registered competition.

The winning team score from each club is entered into their corresponding region and the top 18 club scores qualify to play in a regional final (venues and dates below).

Each winners from the regional finals will qualify to play in the National Final which is to be staged at a top European venue, Celtic Manor, in May 1997 and to be filmed for a highlight broadcast.

The winning club, will receive the winners trophy, individual prizes and the coveted title The News of the World Masters Golf Champions.

The winning team will also be invited to attend the Loch Lomond World Invitational event on 10th July 1997. They will receive full VIP hospitality and also be invited to meet and watch top Taylor Made players (who include Tom Lehman and Ernie Els) on the practise ground.

Regional Finals | National Finals | Regional Results | National Winners



Regional Finals

1.

Mon 7th April

Forest Pines Golf Club

9.00 am

Shotgun

1.

Wed 9th April

Slaley Hall Hotel & GC

8.30 am

Shotgun

1.

Fri 11th April

The Warwickshire GC

8.30 am

Shotgun

1.

Mon 14th April

Botley Park Hotel & CC

9.00 am

Shotgun

1.

Wed 16th April

Bowood Golf & CC

8.30 am

Shotgun

1.

Thurs 17th April

Cardiff Golf Club

9.30 am

Shotgun

1.

Fri 18th April

Stockley Park Golf Club

9.30 am

Shotgun

1.

Mon 21st April

Hawick Golf Club

9.00 am

Shotgun

1.

Wed 23rd April

Westerwood Hotel Golf Club

9.00 am

Shotgun

1.

Mon 28th April

St Margaret's Golf Club

9.00 am

Shotgun

 

National Final

25th/26th May

The Celtic Manor Hotel, Golf and Country Club

Newport, Gwent NP6 2YA

25th May

1200 onwards - players arrive

1930 Dinner at the clubhouse followed by event draw

26th May

0900 Shotgun start 18 holes

1330 onwards - buffet lunch followed by prize giving

1600 onwards - players depart

 

Regional Results

Venue First Second Third

Forest Pines 7th April 1997

Par 73

Scarborough South Cliff - Gross 65(Nett 60.4) - 12.6 under

Lincoln Golf Club - Gross 68 (Nett 62.6) - 10.4 under

Ashby Decoy - Gross 67 (Nett 63.4) - 9.6 under

Slaley Hall 9th April 1997

Par 72

Formby Golf Club - Gross 66 (Nett 61.3) - 10.7 under B9 28.65

Middlesborough Golf Club - Gross 64 (Nett 61.3) - 10.7 under B9 29.65

Magdalene Fields - Gross 65 ( Nett 61.3) - 10.7 under B9 30.15

The Warwickshire 11th April 1997

Par 72

Belmont Golf Club - Gross 60 (Nett 56.5) - 15.5 under

Warrington Golf Club - Gross 62 (Nett 58.5) - 13.5 under

Aspley Guise - Gross 64 (Nett 60.5) - 11.5 under

Botley Park 14th April 1997

Par 70

Worldham Park - Gross 59 (Nett 55.2) - 14.8 under

Alresford - Gross 59 (Nett 55.9) - 14.1 under

Bournemouth & Meyrick Park - Gross 60 (Nett 57.2) - 12.8 under

Bowood 16th April 1997

Par 72

Queens Park - Gross 66 (Nett 61.6) - 10.4 under

Bridport and West Dorset - Gross 67 (Nett 62.1) - 9.9 under

Chedington Court - Gross 66 (Nett 63.1) - 8.9 under

Cardiff 17th April 1997

Par 70

Pontypridd Golf Club - Gross 59 (Nett 55.6) - 14.4 under

Fairwood Park - Gross 59 (Nett 55.8) - 14.2 under

Southerndown - Gross 61 (Nett 55.9) - 14.1 under

Stockley Park 18th April 1997

Par 72

Beckenham Place Park - Gross 57 (Nett 53.8) - 18.2 under

Gillingham Golf Club - Gross 61 (Nett 58.3) - 13.7 under

Harwich & Dovercourt - Gross (Nett 59.9) - 12.1 under

Hawick 21st April 1997

Par 68

West Linton Golf Club - Gross 56 (Nett 54.6) - 13.4 under

Dalmahoy - Gross 61 (Nett 56.4) - 11.6 under

Irvine Ravens Park - Gross 61 (Nett 57.6) - 10.4 under

Westerwood 23rd April 1997

Par 72

Polmont Golf Club - Gross 60 (Nett 56.6) - 15.4 under

Cathkin Braes - Gross 61 (Nett 59.7) - 12.3 under

St Michaels - Gross 66 (Nett 60.2) - 11.8 under

St Margarets 28th April 1997

Par 73

Moate Golf Club - Gross 65 (Nett 62) - 11 under

Ballinascorney Golf Club - Gross (Nett 62.3) - 10.7 under

Carrickfergus Golf Club - Gross (Nett 64.6) 8.4 under

 

National Winners

Celtic Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Club - Par 70

Position

Team

Score

1

Beckenham Place Park

55.7 (14.3-under)

2

Worldam Park

56.6 (13.4-under)

3

Belmont Golf Club

58.5 (11.5-under)

4

Scarborough South Cliff

60.4 (9.6-under)

5

Polmont Golf Club

60.5 (9.5-under)