Welcome to Willow Valley Golf West Yorkshire
Welcome to Willow Valley Golf, the Golf facility where you can experience golf’s future today. Our Premier Course, Willow Valley, host of the Yorkshire P.G.A Championship between 2001 and 2013 was voted the 9th best new course in the British Isles by Today’s Golfer. With 50 golf holes over 4 courses and a 24 bay floodlit driving range we are confident in saying that we have a golf course to suit all needs.
New to golf? There is no better golf facility in Yorkshire for you to take those first steps and continue to develop. We welcome casual visitors, golf societies & golf corporate groups and have packages to suit all standards.
Looking for golf membership, then look no further. One golf membership gives you access to 4 golf courses. Willow Valley Golf is Yorkshire’s largest family golf facility, offering a challenge for golfers of all abilities, rest assured your day with us will fulfil all your expectations.
Course conditions for May 27, 2016
Willow Valley Championship Course
Pine Valley Course
This weeks Saturday Stableford was won by new member Paul Williamson with an excellent 42 points. John Kelly finished 2nd with an impressive return of 40 points. The second class section seen Michael Burnell take the honours with 34 points. The scoring was even more admirable considering the standard scratch went up to 74.
Sunday brought more of a fun format with a pairs betterball blue tee stableford. The team of Jamie Coote and Stephen Carrington-Ward took 1st place with an excellent score of 44 points. Darryl Wright and Andrew Hobson finished second on 42 points, with Kris Charman and Jon Hinchliffe snatching third place on 40 points via countback from Steve Todd and Michael Cassidy .
An excellent weekend of competitive golf was kicked off on Friday evening with our first ever nine hole competition! The competition was played on holes 1-8 and the 11th on the Championship course to give a nine hole score. George Pitt ended up taking the honours with an excellent score of 18 points considering the conditions at the time.
Saturdays competition was the fourth medal competition of the season. George Branch took first prize in the first class section with an excellent score of 74, resulting in a nett 68. The winning score in the second class section was a nett 70 from David Webster.
Sunday brought our second major of the year at the club. The Williams Trophy had a big event feel to it and resulted in a record turn out for a club competition. Laurence Balmforth returned an excellent score of 42 points to win the Williams Trophy. Runner up with 38 points was the winner from the day before, George Branch. In third place with 37 points was Paul Blakeley, with James Stephen rounding out the prizes in fourth place with a score of 36 points.
After 2 events, George Branch and Jeremy Bakes are tied at the top of the Major Order of Merit on 140 points. Thanks to everyone who played over the 3 days and lets try and keep it going for the rest of the season!
This weekend brought in the first handicap qualifying competitions of the 2016 season. It was a challenging weekend for many players, with the standard scratch up at 74 on both Saturday and Sunday.
John Rhodes won the first class section of the Saturday Stableford with 35 points. The winner in the second class section was Mark Binns with a score of 37 points.
The May Medal on Sunday seen our second biggest turnout of the season so far. Long term member Ahsan Khan took the honours in the first class section with an excellent nett 70. Michael Tyas was runner up with a nett 74. The second class section was won by Mark Budby, continuing his good form to return a nett 73. Runner up with a nett 74 was Mark Astin. In addition to winning the Medal, Ahsan Khan wins the club qualifying section of the Lombard Trophy.
Well done on a good weekends golf and thanks to everyone for participating!