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 25, 2017
Willow Valley Championship Course
Pine Valley Course
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One of our most popular events of the year took place on Saturday 6th May. The members turned out in large numbers for the annual Captains Drive In and the shotgun start Stableford that goes along with it. Captain Michael Cassidy was cheered on by the members for his opening tee shot and a good day was had by all. The competition itself was won by Darren Bakes with a score of 39 points. Martin Winter was the runner up on 38 points, narrowly missing out by a single point. Neil Emery took third place with a credible 36 points.
The following day seen Medal 3 take place. The strokeplay format normally makes scoring more difficult and considering the wind, it was expected that the scores wouldn’t be great. However, Jeremy Bakes decided otherwise by winning Division 1, returning an excellent nett 70. With brother Darren winning the Captains Drive In the day before, it really was a great weekend of golf for the Bakes brothers. Runner up to Jeremy in the first division was Steve King. Division 2 brought the score of the day with long time member David Hartley returning an excellent nett 66 to comfortably win by 4 shots. Runner up to David was Mark Astin.
Well done to everyone who participated over the weekend and hopefully we will get a good turnout next week for The Williams Trophy, our second major of the year.
Following on from last week, the members have had another good weekend of competitive golf. Michael Tyas convincingly won the first division of the Saturday Stableford with an excellent return of 40 points. Runner up by a distant 5 points on 35 was Richard Thornton. The second division was a much closer affair with Pete Donaldson scoring 39 points, narrowly edging Darren Bakes into second place by a single point.
Our second Medal of the season was the event for Sunday. Conditions were tough but the members turned out in large numbers regardless. Damon Sandison managed to get round the course in 84 (12) for a nett 72 which was good enough to win division one. Runner up to Damon was the form player of the winter season, Paul Blakeley with an 85 (11) for a nett 74. The real excitement turned out to be in division 2 this week! A Five way tie for first place on nett 69s meant scorecard playoffs were necessary to separate them. Jamie Gill came out on top of the pile with the best inward half for first place. As with the previous day, Darren Bakes narrowly missed out on the win, finishing runner up.
Next weekend brings a more fun format for many players, with our first Texas Scramble of the season.