This website is designed for all Devon golfers and visitors, of all ages and abilities, to see what is happening with golf, competitions and clubs, and what is available to you.
One of the great advantages of golf is that it allows all age groups to participate in a sport where once getting a handicap a player, young or senior, male or female, you can play with the most accomplished in the sport. Golf too, in this era that we are more health aware, provides great exercise in the fresh air, without strain, and provides friendship and challenges. So whatever your age now is the time to get started..............
There are a number of ways to start playing golf: driving ranges, municipal courses, par three courses to name a few but by far the simplest is to get advice from a golf 'Professional' who is there to help new and seasoned golfers alike. Also within many golf clubs today there are many schemes, open days and taster sessions to help newcomers get acquainted with this wonderful game that appeals to young and old alike. So what are you waiting for as you are one step away from years of fun, exercise and fresh air - find your nearest course and Professional by following the 'New to Golf?' button opposite. Happy golfing!
2nd July 2015
Devon defeated Somerset at Torquay GC in the Wessex League on Sunday 28th June
30th June 2015
Yelverton GC will be hosting the Palairet Plate on Sunday 5th July - that's a bumper entry!
|Friday||3rd||Seniors Squad Match at home to Wiltshire (Seniors Channel League)||Tiverton|
|* English Mid-Amateur (Logan) (3 days)||Northumberland|
|Sunday||5th||Palairet Trophy 3rd Round & Palairet Plate||TBA|
|Palairet Plate Team Foursomes||Yelverton|
|09:00 - 14:20||Palairet Plate||Yelverton|
|Wednesday||8th||SWCGA Boys' Championship||Teignmouth|
|Sunday||12th||08:00 - 11:00||Inter-Club Foursomes (Rd1) & 2)||East Devon|
|Tuesday||14th||* English Boys U16s MacGregor Trophy (3 days)||Wallasey|
|Thursday||16th||OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP (16-19 July)||St. Andrews|
|SWCGA Seniors Championship (16-17 July)(SOM)||Parkstone|
The County Membership (County Card) Scheme exists to provide the opportunity for golfing members of affiliated clubs in Devon to play on over 1200 courses in England at a discounted green fee - subject to certain conditions. The Devon County Card costs £15 or £5 for Juniors. Cards are available from your Golf Club.
The Devon County Golf Union was founded in 1911 and exists to promote the amateur game of Golf by various means such as the organisation of matches and Championships that serve to raise the standard and profile of the game in the County. The County has 50 affiliated clubs and details of each club can be found on this website.
The County Union is also the representative body in the County that acts in conjunction with the England Golf to administer the interests of amateur golfers throughout the Country.
The maintenance of the uniform handicapping system (UHS) and the operation the CONGU Standard Scratch Scheme on behalf of the Council of National Golf Unions is also vested in the County Union.
The Devon County Golf Union runs a County Card Scheme which allows members the opportunity to play golf at over 1200 courses in England at discounted green fees. So if you are a member or just visiting our beautiful county to play golf we hope you find the site useful and informative.