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Course Protection – Winter Mats

On the advice of our Head Greenkeeper, Gary Anderson, optional use of the winter multimat will be in place from Saturday 25th November and until further notice. The multimat can be purchased outright for £5 from the Pro Shop, alternatively they can be hired with a deposit of £10, returnable after the winter period. Should […]

Published Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 Read More »

Junior Open Championship – 30th May

A big thank you to all competitors in ensuring we had an entry of 20 players to make our 2017 Junior Open an LDUGC Junior Order of Merit qualifying event. Congratulations to the prize winners, best gross score was  Nathan Ali, of Cookridge Hall with a 73 and wins the Method Putter and Trophy, Nathan […]

Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 Read More »

Captain’s Drive In – Double Shotgun AM-AM – Sunday 2nd April

Please book your 4 person team  in the Pro Shop now – Shotgun Start 0800 and 1300hrs – Course closed all day to non competitors. Reception from 11am for those not golfing or playing in the morning AM-AM, please note ticket sales, priced £5, for the lunchtime buffet available now from the bar staff. Drive […]

Published Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Read More »

Club Championship Winners 2016

Congratulations to Simon Coumbe our 2016 Club Champion with scores of 76 & 69 (145) beating Tony Cole 75 & 72 (147) and Tom Hough 75 & 75 (150). Well played everyone in testing conditions, especially in round 1. Ladies Club Champion 2016 , Chantelle Shaw. Junior Champion 2016, Will Wright. Tigers Champion – Simon […]

Published Sunday, July 10th, 2016 Read More »

LDUGC Junior Team vs. Halifax & Huddersfield

The LDUGC junior team beat a Halifax and Huddersfield team on Sunday, the match played at Bradley Hall, Halifax. The team won 22-14 with George Hough representing Pontefract for the district. Well done George.

Published Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 Read More »

Junior Coaching Opportunities

Steve Clancy, our Assistant Professional will be offering fantastic value junior coaching lessons as below, please contact Steve on 01977 – 706806 to book into any of the dates. Thursday 14th July 4.30-5.30pm – HSBC Free Golf Hour – an opportunity for all children aged under 16 to play golf free for 1 hour to […]

Published Friday, July 1st, 2016 Read More »

Course News

Members will have noticed the placement on the course of ‘ Blue Tees’ on the fairways. These will be used in conjunction with Steve Clancy’s coaching of  the juniors and developing their game onto the golf course. Local rule 24-1 and 18-2 ‘movable obstruction’ will apply if necessary. Blue Junior Tees

Published Monday, June 20th, 2016 Read More »

Junior Open Championship – Boy’s 27th May

Nett Summary     Gross Summary      Two’s      Junior Open Championship Boy’s Result

Published Sunday, May 29th, 2016 Read More »

Junior Open Championship – Girls Result

Two’s       Junior Open Girl’s Result

Published Sunday, May 29th, 2016 Read More »

Harratts Pontefract – Hole in One Sponsorship

Harratts, Nissan car dealership in Pontefract,  have generously agreed to sponsor our Captain’s Day Hole in One Prizes on Sunday 12th June. The 7th hole will once again have a brand new Nissan Motor Car as the prize for an ‘ace’, with other excellent prizes on all Par 3’s. Whilst a tough Par 3, Hole […]

Published Saturday, May 14th, 2016 Read More »

Junior Update – 12th May

The juniors are showing great character this season with narrow defeats in the knockout and league. In the knockout we had a late call off which meant we only went to Wike Ridge with two players. George Hough played exceptionally well to win his match but, needing to win both to progress, Will Wright was eventually […]

Published Thursday, May 12th, 2016 Read More »

New Members 2016

On behalf of fellow members, we welcome the following new members who have recently joined the Club: – Joseph Atha, Ed Balls, Simon Barker, Tony Bell, Chris Bennett, Jacob Blackett, Steven Bloor,Martin Brotherton,Jenny Conlon, Danny Cording, David Cusworth, Simon Davis,Kevin Dixon, Michael Dixon, Lewis Downs, Rob Earl, Craig Emmerson, Freddy Farrar, Ben Fieldhouse,Susan Garrett,Bryn Hames, […]

Published Friday, April 29th, 2016 Read More »

Juniors vs. Barnsley

The juniors started the year with a 6-0 home defeat to an excellent Barnsley team, who had their only three junior members available.The team is very much in transition this year and is about building for the future. We do have a fair number of junior members, but in the main they are novices, yet […]

Published Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 Read More »

Junior Fund Raising

Are you happy to support the junior section? If so, a ‘football card’ is now available behind the bar throughout the season. Just choose a team for £1 and win £20 if your selected team is behind the hidden panel. The panel will be revealed after all 40 teams have been purchased per card, with […]

Published Thursday, February 18th, 2016 Read More »

Captain’s Inauguration

Past Captains’, Members and Guests were welcomed by our outgoing Club Captain Chris Peace to the inauguration ceremony of our incoming Club Captain, Dr Martin Johnson on Saturday 12th December. Our outgoing Ladies Captain, Kath Johnson then welcomed our 2016 Ladies Captain, Ruth Storey. Photos – Left to right Club Captain Dr Martin Johnson -Ladies Vice-Captain, Jill Rowett  […]

Published Sunday, December 20th, 2015 Read More »


Venue guide and our golf App available as a free download, search Pontefract Golf in the App or Android Stores or scan the QR codes to download. GPS App PDGC

Published Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photo’s

Published Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photo’s

Published Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Photo’s

Published Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation

Published Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation

Published Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Read More »

Prize Presentation Evening

The annual prize presentation took place on Saturday evening. Mr Captain along with Madam Captain commenced proceedings with cheque presentations to the Prince Of Wales Hospice and Alzheimer’s Society, raising £3,600 for each worthy cause, a tremendous effort and thanks were expressed to everyone who contributed throughout the year. Mr Captain then presented Maurice Ludwell with the […]

Published Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Golf Coaching

Steve Clancy will be conducting a ‘free junior coaching’ taster session at Pontefract Squash Club on Saturday 17th October, between 945am and 1115am. Contact Steve on 01977 706806 if you have any children, grandchildren who would like to attend.  In addition Steve is now coaching local children every Saturday here at the Club, only £5 per […]

Published Friday, September 4th, 2015 Read More »

Finals Day – Low Laithes 30th August

The two foursomes maestros ‘dancing’ Daz Walton and Andy ‘boots’ Wiltshire won the LDUGC Foursomes Championship for Pontefract at Low Laithes. Playing Scarcroft,  who had former Leeds, Manchester United and England footballer Lee Sharpe in their team, the lads started with a run of 3’s to give them a five hole lead. This lead was whittled […]

Published Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update – 21st August

The juniors ended their league campaign with an excellent 4-2 victory over Mid Yorkshire.Will Watts and Steven Motley, our apprentice greenkeepers played for the opposition with Will beating Tom Hough on the last in a top quality game with both players playing below their handicap. The ever reliable Will Wright beat Steven on the seventeenth […]

Published Friday, August 21st, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update – 14th August

It’s a busy time in the world of junior golf with the team unfortunately losing 6-0 to Roundhay away who are confirmed as champions.We always get a friendly reception off the course at Roundhay but on their own course they have mid-teen handicapped players playing to low single figures and are nearly impossible to beat. […]

Published Friday, August 14th, 2015 Read More »

Gregory Juvenile Trophy

Congratulations to George Hough on winning the Gregory Juvenile Trophy. Despite the poor entry, George had a comfortable victory by 8 shots after handicap adjustments. 150807TwosGJ ScoresGJ   ReducGJ

Published Monday, August 10th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update – 7th August

The junior team lost 4-2 at home to Moortown on Tuesday evening, putting a dent in their title aspirations. It is bread and water rations for the Hough brothers as both went down in tight matches, with Toms opponent playing particularly well. It was left to Will Wright to keep his nerve and salvage a win on […]

Published Friday, August 7th, 2015 Read More »

Junior update – 29th July

The juniors managed a fantastic 6-0 home victory against a youthful but talented Sandmoor team.Thomas Hough and Will Wright both gave seven shots away but showed their class to both win 2 & 1 with against opponents who battled on right to the end. The highlight of the evening was George Hough who battled back […]

Published Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update

The juniors stayed right in the promotion mix  with a creditable 3-3 draw away at Waterton Park. Tom Hough birdied the last to halve his match against a talented young lady who very rarely gets beat especially at home where the receiving of a courtesy shot and playing off red tees is a significant advantage. […]

Published Friday, July 24th, 2015 Read More »

Junior update

The juniors had a very successful Championship weekend with Will Wright confirming his outstanding talent with a comfortable victory.It looked like been a ding dong battle between Will and Tom but Tom struggled with his game all weekend and faded badly. In the Nett competition our junior Captain, Matty Beadle played two consistent rounds to […]

Published Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 Read More »

Championship Weekend Results

Club Champion – Ryan Armitage 73-73= 146 – 2nd Simon Coumbe 76-75= 151 – 3rd Andy Johnson 75-79=154 Ladies Championship – Chantelle Shaw – Runner up – Helen Roe Junior Championship – Will Wright 79-78= 157 – Runner up – Tom Hough 80-84 = 164 Club Championship 36 hole nett– Ian Winterburn 71-68 =139 – […]

Published Sunday, July 12th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update

The junior team went down to a disappointing home defeat against perennial tough nett opponents Roundhay. It was my aim to match their high handicaps with our own higher handicapped players, but unavailability meant selecting the regulars with Tom Hough giving away eleven and Will Wright ten. Tom did rise to the occasion to play […]

Published Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 Read More »

Castleford Park Junior School – Thursday 18th June

Today our Assistant Professional, Steve Clancy welcomed the teaching staff and children from Castleford Park Junior School to a 2 hour ‘get into golf’ session. 40 children aged between 8 and 11  attended the Club, in which Steve demonstrated his teaching skills. Hopefully this will lead to some of the children coming back for smaller […]

Published Thursday, June 18th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Open 29th May

On Friday the club hosted its first junior open with an excellent turn out of almost thirty entrants, including three girl entries, which was nice to see,  and from all over Yorkshire. The weather was pretty miserable before improving after the first hour of play, so it was credit to the players (and parents) for […]

Published Monday, June 1st, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update

The junior team pulled off a tremendous 4-2 victory at Sandmoor to erase the disappointing first round defeat. To give lots of shots away on a strange course means you have to bring your ‘A’ game and both Will Wright and Tom Hough did this.Will won comfortably giving away twelve but Tom lost on the […]

Published Thursday, May 21st, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update – 5th May

The juniors were beaten away at Outlane in the British Legion competition.The boys performed fantastically well but against high handicap players, playing to low single figures on there own track, it was mission impossible. Tom Hough played to two under gross as he and brother George halved their match on the last.The next pair of […]

Published Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Junior K/O Update

The juniors lost their knockout match at South Leeds as the perennial problem of giving shots away at an away venue cost the team. Tom Hough continued his good start to the season with a win despite giving away nine shots. However, giving away eleven proved too much for Will Wright against an opponent whose […]

Published Monday, April 20th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Update – 17th April

It has been a hectic start to the season for the juniors. We had our traditional get together on Good Friday with assistant pro Steve giving a coaching session to the younger members followed by a session unplugging balls on the driving range. The boys then had a bacon sandwich in the club before playing […]

Published Friday, April 17th, 2015 Read More »

LDUGC Junior Team Nett Championship –

Published Friday, April 17th, 2015 Read More »

Junior Team Championship Draw- Normanton Golf Club

I attach the Draw for starting times at the Junior Team Championship next Thursday at Normanton Golf Club. A copy is also available from the website. It would be a great help if all players and Junior Organisers could report to the Competition Desk at least 15 mins before your first players start time […]

Published Thursday, April 9th, 2015 Read More »

R&A Rules Academy

Please see the attached poster and further information below. R&A Rules Academy Advert What is the R&A Rules Academy? The R&A’s Rules Academy is a free online course that covers Etiquette and the most frequently occurring Rules of Golf.  It is aimed at teaching golfers of all abilities and ages these fundamentals.  It features videos, […]

Published Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 Read More »

Junior update

Congratulations to Tom Hough on being selected for the LDUGC  junior team vs. Sheffield at Garforth Golf Club on 9th April. Will Wright just missed out on this occasion but is very highly regarded by the District and is very much part of the squad. We wish Tom well in the match and to all our […]

Published Monday, March 2nd, 2015 Read More »

Junior Coaching 2015

Please see the pdf file below reference our junior coaching programme for 2015. These are proving extremely popular and Steve our Assistant Professional is doing a fine job with his coaching ability. Please call our Pro Shop on 01977 – 706806 for further details. Junior Coaching 2015

Published Monday, March 2nd, 2015 Read More »

Weaver K/O and Captain’s Drive In Entry

A reminder, entries can be made into the above competitions from tomorrow (Monday 2nd March) in the Pro Shop. Club Competitions Entry Dates 2015

Published Sunday, March 1st, 2015 Read More »

Junior update

Tom Hough competed last week in the junior European Open in Andalusia, Spain. Tom was disappointed with his scores as he took time to come to terms with the pace of the greens and despite a vast improvement as the week went on he could only finish half way down the field. There was no need for […]

Published Thursday, December 18th, 2014 Read More »

Junior team update

The junior team ended the season with a very creditable second place in the LDUGC Ken Romaine trophy. This was a play off between all the league, team knockout and team championship winners. The team of the day are seen here being presented with the league winners shield. Well done to all the juniors who […]

Published Thursday, October 9th, 2014 Read More »

Bob Carroll Trophy – Junior Medal 4th October

Congratulations to Billy Williscroft on winning his 2nd Major Trophy in 2014, the re-arranged Bob Carroll Trophy. Well done Billy, keep up the good work. Cards    Two’s   Scores

Published Monday, October 6th, 2014 Read More »

Major Winners – 2014 Season

Congratulations go to all ‘Major’ winners for the 2014 season. Please try and make yourselves available for the Prize Presentation on Saturday 15th November here in the Clubhouse, commencing 8pm, with free buffet from 7pm. 2014 Major Winners Gentlemen 2014 Major Winners Ladies 2014 Major Winners Juniors

Published Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 Read More »

Junior update

It has been a mixed time for the juniors this week, the excellent news that the team finished league champions came through on Tuesday ending a nervous wait as only one team is promoted. That qualifies the boys to play in the Ken Romaine trophy in a few weeks time which takes in all the […]

Published Thursday, August 14th, 2014 Read More »