Scarborough Golf Week has been established since 1921 and has been attracting golfers to the picturesque North Yorkshire coast year after year, held annually on the first full week in September.
The courses holding various competition golf events are Filey GC, North Cliff GC, South Cliff GC and Whitby GC. All courses are on Yorkshires Scarborough coast with fantastic views of the area as you play. Tee times are from 8.00am until 2.30pm daily, with an event charge currently at £17.50 per competition and no green fee. All players must be a member of a golf club and hold an active handicap to participate.
Various competitions are played over the week, for both ladies and gentlemen, starting with an AM/AM on the Sunday and Better Balls and Individual Medals the rest of the week. Handicaps are limited to Ladies 36 and Gents 24. With prizes awarded every day, along with a further prize for the best Individual.
Ladies Medal play held on the Wednesday for the “Heslerton Cup” and “Rose Bowl”, split over two divisions.
Gentleman can play in the Individual Medal a 72-hole competition for the “Mayors Trophy” and the “Scarborough Challenge Bowl” held over four days, where both nett and gross totals are calculated for all four days, toward being awarded these prestigious trophies for the best returns, along with prizes for the best daily returns.
The better balls are held Monday to Friday and once again prizes are for the best returns on the day, for both Ladies and Gentlemen (except for Wednesday, where the individual Ladies Medal is held). In total, there are seventeen tournaments held over the six days, where a competition is played on each course every day.
On Thursday evening, there is a prize presentation night held at one of the three Scarborough Clubs, this year being held at South Cliff GC, where live entertainment is put on and the prizes awarded for the first five days’ competitions.
For more information and to book a tee time for this year visit www.scarboroughgolfweek.co.uk where you can see availability, along with being able to book your place via following the links.