NORTH OF ENGLAND OPEN, Southport - 3 nights + 4 rounds
23 May 2023 SOUTHPORT & AINSDALE Entries
24 May 2023 ROYAL BIRKDALE Entries
25 May 2023 HILLSIDE Entries
26 May 2023 FORMBY Entries
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COMPETITOR INFORMATION

 

Package includes:

Three nights accommodation based on twin / double share

Four rounds of competitive golf on four world renowned links courses

Hot & cold breakfast each morning

Prizes for each day’s competition – total prizes value in excess of £1200

All four rounds count towards 2023 Order of Merit

Flights and golf course transfers are not included & package price is based on twin / double share

 

Package prices:

Full package price sharing a twin / double (3 nights)

Single supplement (3 nights)

Non golfer (3 nights)

Bliss Hotel Southport additional night in twin / dble room

Bliss Hotel Southport additional night in single room

Golf only

£1320

£145

£260

£70

£115

£1070

 

Golf Courses:

Tue 23        SOUTHPORT & AINSDALE

Wed 24        ROYAL BIRKDALE   

Thu 25        HILLSIDE

Fri 26        FORMBY

first tee time 13:16

first tee time TBC

first tee time 10:00

first tee time  09:36

 

Golf club Addresses:

Southport & Ainsdale, Bradshaw's Lane, Southport, PR8 3LG      Tel:  01704 578000

Royal Birkdale, Waterloo Road, Southport, PR8 2LX      Tel:  01704 552020

Hillside, Hastings Road, Southport, PR8 2LU      Tel:  01704 567169

Formby, Golf Road Formby, Liverpool, L37 1LQ      Tel:  01704 872164

 

Accommodation:

Bliss Hotel Southport, Waterfront, Promenade, Southport PR9 0DZ

check in Tuesday 23rd May for three nights

 

Daily Draw:  The draw for the first round will be on the website by 5.00pm on Friday 19 May. The draws for the last two rounds will be made in score order.  On Thursday, the leaders will go out first and on Friday the leaders will go out last. If you have any requests for early/late tee times, please make your request via the Message facility in your locker.

 

Format: The scoring format each day will be individual Stableford with Playing Handicap 95% of Course Handicap.  All four rounds will count towards the 2022 Order of Merit.

 

Handicap:  All four rounds will be run under the WHS system and scores will automatically be forwarded to England Golf.  If you are a member of a club outside England you MUST return your daily scores to your golf club and the easiest way to do this is to forward the email from Golf Genius, which you will receive after each round and which provides details of your scores.

 

GAGT Overseas Handicap System (OHA):  Where appropriate handicaps will be adjusted after each round in line with the GAGT OHA system, details of which we can provide.  Any adjustments will not affect your club Handicap Index.

The GAGT OHA system will take precedence over any adjustments made by a player’s home club so that everyone is operating on the same system as some clubs are slow to update overseas scores.  

 

GAGT Overseas Handicap System (OHA):  Where appropriate handicaps will be adjusted after each round in line with the GAGT OHA system, details of which we can provide.  Any adjustments will not affect your club Handicap Index.

 

Buggies & electric trolleys:  We have reserved a number of buggies and electric trolleys at each course and these will be allocated to those competitors who have made a request.  Buggies and trolleys must be paid for by each individual directly to the club.

  

Prizes:  To avoid any excess baggage charges prizes will be in the form of vouchers for the 2023 / 24 Tour as follows:

Daily vouchers: 1st - £100, 2nd - £70, 3rd - £50       Overall vouchers:  1st - £175, 2nd £150, 3rd - £125.

  

Dress:  No formal dress i.e jacket & tie required.

 

Shorts:  Ankle length socks are acceptable at each course, shorts must be tailored

 

Nearest the Pin:  There will be two Nearest the Pins for each round.  The prize will be a £25 GAGT voucher.

 

Sweep:  There will be an optional sweep of £40, £10 per round and this will be collected in cash when you check in before the first round.  The sweep will be paid out daily for the leading three scores and anyone who scores a two.

 

GPS & Range finding equipment: The use of GPS range finding devices is permitted on the Tour.

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