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Seniors' Opens May 2020



Axe Cliff - May 1st

Axe Cliff GC, Devon, Friday May 1st,  Senior Men's Open 4BBB Stableford (teams of two), full handicap, yellow tees. £15 pp (Members £8); 1st to 3rd visitors' prizes including the Perpetual Salver, n-t-p, optional 2s. Catering all day. Tel 01297 21754 - email -


Silverdale - May 4th

Silverdale GC, Lancs, Monday May 4th, Seniors' Spring Open, 4BBB Stableford, £15 pp. Tel - 01524 701300, ext 1, or email -


Eaglescliffe - May 6th

Eaglescliffe GC, Stockton-on-Tees, Wednesday May 6th. Seniors' four-man team, Stableford, best two scores to count, yellow tees, 90% allowance, max 24. Age 55 and over, entry £60 per team. Entries from website -


Filey – May 6th

Filey GC, North Yorkshire – Wednesday May 6th - Gents Seniors (over 55) Open Am-Am Stableford. Yellow tees, 75% handicap (max 24), separate prizes for members and visitors. Entry £10 members, £15 visitors. Enter via website www.fileygolfclub/competitions


Teignmouth - May 7th

Teignmouth GC, Devon, Thursday May 7th, Seniors' Open and Teignmouth Salver. Open to male members of affiliated GCs with active handicap. 4BBB one score to count on each hole, stroke allowance 90%. Two Pairs from each Club will represent their Club for the Teignmouth Salver, held jointly with main competition. £55 per pair (TGC Members £30) to include coffee on arrival, carvery and prizes - optional 2s sweep. Website - - or email -


Whitley Bay - May 7th

Whitley Bay GC, Tyne & Wear, Thursday May 7th, Senior Men's 4BBB, £30 per pair. Booking via club website -


Oundle - May 7th

Oundle GC, Northants. Thursday May 7th. Pairs Better Ball Stableford. Entry fee £30 per pair. 
Max handicap 28. Players 55 yrs and over. Closing date 23rd April. Bar and catering available all day. Tee from 7.30 am. Booking online - -  call 01832 273267 or email 


Penwortham - May 7th

Penwortham GC, nr Preston, Thursday May 7th, Gents' Over 55 Team of four. £60 per team, Stableford, 90% allowance, complimentary refreshments at halfway house. Call for details - 01772 744630 or website -


Hawkstone Park - May 8th

Hawkstone Park GC, nr Shrewsbury. Friday May 8th, Centenary Opens 2020, Veterans' Open (60+), Hawkstone course, BB Stableford, £60 per pair to include n-t-p, two-course meal and prizes. Tel 01939 200365 or email -


Burstwick - May 8th

Burstwick Country Golf, Hull, Friday May 8th, over 55s Pairs Open. Betterball Stableford, best score from two on each hole, allowance 90%, max 24, three age categories - 55-60; 61-69; 70+ Tee times from 8 am to 12.30 pm, CDH required. Book on-line - - call 01964 670112, or email -


Fulford Heath - May 11th

Fulford Heath GC, Birmingham, Monday May 11th. Men's Seniors  three-ball team Open, best two Stableford scores to count on each hole, age 55 and over, yellow markers, max handicap 28, must be active. Tee from 8 am; prizes 1st to 4th, best front nine, best back nine. £27.50 pp (£17.50 Members). Email - - or call - 01564 824758.


Sand Moor - May 11th

Sand Moor GC, Co Durham, Monday May 11th Senior 4-man Team Open, yellow tees, full allowance, max 28, £40 per team. Website -


Isle of Wedmore - May 11th

Isle of Wedmore GC, Somerset, Monday May 11th. Seniors Open (qualifying), Individual Stableford, full handicap, four divisions. St Austell Trophy for overall winner; Geoff Lunt Cup for best visitor; other prizes. £18 pp (£8 Member), includes 2s and n-t-p. Entries to - - or on website -


Ponteland - May 12th

Ponteland GC, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tuesday May 12th, Seniors Gents' Open, age 60 and over, 4BBB Stableford. Entry £30 per pair. Prizes from £120 voucher for 1st, to £40 voucher for 6th. Hole-in-one - bottle of malt whisky. Entries to - - or contact Nigel Mills on 01661 822689 (option 3) - payment by card. Handicaps/CDH required, dress code. No presentation on the day. Catering available from 7.30 am.


Bridgnorth - May 12th

Bridgnorth GC, Shropshire. Tuesday May 12th, Seniors Individual - Duke Trophy. Visitors £20 pp (Members £13 pp). No meals included in price but available on the day. Booking online via our web site


Pryors Hayes - May 12th

Pryors Hayes GC, Chester, Senior Spring Open, Tuesday May 12th. 4BBB off 90% handicap, over 55s. Entry is £30 per pair  (includes 2’s and n-t-p's). Tee times 8.00 – 15.30, maximum handicap 28. Contact Mike Atkinson, Seniors Opens Organiser -


Kirkby Lonsdale - May 12th

Kirkby Lonsdale GC, Cumbria, Tuesday May 12th, Senior Team Open, £64 per team of four, two scores count. Details on website -


Seaton Carew - May 12th

Seaton Carew GC, Teesside, Seaton Senior Salver, Tuesday May 12th. Tee times from 8am to 2pm. Entry £20 pp. Enter on-line - - Open Competitions. Singles Medal. Max handicap 18. Full allowance. Yellow Tees. 55 years or over on the day. Prizes: Salver Winner (Gross) plus Category prizes (Nett). Categories: 0-5 h'cap; 6-12 h'cap & 13-18 h'cap. All prizes will be redeemable through the Seaton Carew Professional's shop. CDH required.


Royal British Legion at Shirehampton Park - Special VE Day Anniversary Invitation Day - May 13th


Royal British Legion Open Invitation at Shirehampton Park, (Bristol) Wednesday May 13th in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day. 18-hole team event (four ball) Bowmaker, two scores to count, full handicap, max 36, Ladies 40. Entry £25 pp (£100 team of four). Pairs are welcome and will be matched - no age limit, open to everyone; includes coffee & bacon roll on arrival, food available all day; tee-times to suit from 8.30am. Team 1st prize £200 (M&S vouchers), 2nd - £100, longest drive, n-t-p and one special event on one hole. CDH or handicap cert required for winners. No presentation, winners will be notified. Special auction and putting competition. All proceeds
to the Royal British Legion. 

Shirehampton Park have generously given the course to RBL for the entire day free of charge.

 To enter and for payment details, email -



Downes Crediton - May 13th

Downes Crediton, Devon, Wednesday May 13th, Seniors' Open. 4BBB Stableford, yellow tees, 90% allowance. Entry £16 pp includes tea & coffee on arrival. Early-bird special - four for the price of three until January 31st. All enquiries to Andrew Gilg -


Wells - May 13th

Wells GC, Somerset, Wednesday May 13th, Senior Two-ball Texas scramble, age 55+, max handicap 28 (active, only); allowance one-quarter of combined, min seven drives pp; entry £21.50 to include bacon roll and coffee on arrival. Prizes include low and high handicap + home and away. Book online at - (Opens section).


Cirencester - May 13th

Cirencester GC, Gloucs, Wednesday May 13th, Senior individual Open Stableford, qualifying comp. £17 pp, max handicap 28, comp certificate required; age 55+, prize for best over-75; tea/coffee on arrival, halfway house refreshments included.  Book online via -


West Houghton - May 13th

West Houghton GC, Bolton. Wednesday May 13th, Senior Open. 4BBB Stableford, max handicap 28, 90% allowance, £30 per pair. Includes bacon barm on arrival. Book by phone - 01942 811085 opt 1, or email to


Widnes - May 13th

Widnes GC, Cheshire. Wednesday May 13th. Senior Men's Open 4BBB Stableford, age 55+; official handicaps only, max 28. Entry £14 pp (Members £8), Visitors' prizes 1st to 3rd, Members ditto,
n-t-p on 18th. Full catering and bar facilities available. Email -


Ripon City - May 14th

Ripon City GC, N Yorks. Thursday May 14th. Seniors' Spring Open, 4BBB Stableford, £35 per pair. Max handicap 28. Enter online at - - or call -1756 603640 ext 2.


Melton Mowbray - May 14th

Melton Mowbray GC, Thursday May 14th, Senior Men’s Spring Open – Thursday 14th May 2020. Betterball Pairs Stableford – Age 55+ Handicap Limit 28. Entry fee £12 per player. Further details and booking on website -


Tynemouth - May 14th

Tynemouth GC, N Shields, Thursday May 14th,, Gents' Senior Pairs Open. 4BBB Stableford, handicap limit 54, age 55+. Entry £20 per pair. Website -


Brancepeth Castle - May 14th

Brancepeth Castle GC, Durham, Thursday May 14th, Seniors Open - 4BBB Stableford, Max Handicap 20  90% allowance,  Age 55 and over £32 per pair. Bookings on 0191 3780075 - or -


Radcliffe-on-Trent - May 15th

Radcliffe-on-Trent GC, Notts. Friday May 15th. Seniors Open, Betterball Pairs Stableford. £500 Prize Fund. Entry £30 per pair; Member + guest £26 per pair; Members £22 per pair. Full handicap, max 28. Handicap certificate required. Catering available all day. Call 0115 933 3000; Booking forms online - - or email   


Preston - May 18th

Preston GC, Monday May 18th, Men’s Senior Open, age 55 and over. 4BBB Stableford, max handicap 28. £50 per pair, to include 2s. CDH required. Book online -


King's Lynn - May 18th

King's Lynn GC, Norfolk. Monday May 18th, 18-hole individual Stableford in two divisions. £40 pp includes coffee on arrival, meal after play and prizes. Entry forms on website -


Chartham Park - May 19th

Chartham Park, E Grinstead, W Sussex, Tuesday May 19th, Seniors' Open, teams of three. Age 55 and over, best two scores on each hole, Stableford. Handicap certificates required. £108 per team, includes tee-coffee on arrival, golf, two-course lunch and prizes. Call Catherine O'Connell on 01342 870340, or email -


Dunnerholme - May 19th

Dunnerholme GC, Barrow-in-Furness, Tuesday May 19th. The Helm Cup, 4BBB, handicap limit 36, £20 per pair. Entries on website -


Bellingham - May 19th

Bellingham GC, Northumberland, Tuesday May 19th, Senior Men's Texas scramble, age limit 50; entry £40 per team of four. Food available all day to purchase. Telephone: 01434 220 530; Email:


Grange-over-Sands - May 20th

Grange-over-Sands GC, Cumbria. Wednesday May 20th, Senior Open, 4BBB Stableford, white tees, 90% allowance, max 24. Minimum £200 1st place team prize. £15 pp (Members £10). To book call our PGA Professional, Nick Lowe, on 01539 535937, or online at -


Whitefield - May 20th

Whitefield GC, Manchester, Wednesday May 20th, Senior Pairs Open, £40 perpair, includes sandwich and tea/coffee. Contact Susan for entry on - 0161 351 2702 or email -


Ferndown - May 20th

Ferndown GC, Dorset, Wednesday May 20th, Seniors' Individual Stableford, £68.50 to include two-course meal; early booking strongly advised - website -


Church Stretton - May 20th

Church Stretton GC, Shropshire, Wednesday May 20th, Senior Captain's Charity Day, in aid of prostate cancer. 4BBB Stableford, age 55 (no age limit for Ladies), full handicap allowance, max 30 (Ladies 38), Pairs may be male, female or mixed, tee-times from 9.30 am to 1 pm, prize-giving about 5 pm. Prizes for top three teams and additional prizes n-t-p and best Ladies' score. £50 per pair includes coffee on arrival, light two-course meal after golf and donation to the charity. Call 01694 722281 for entry form.


Aberdovey - May 21st

Aberdovey GC, Thursday May 21st. Seniors’ Betterball Open £27.50 - 18 hole Betterball Stableford, yellow tee. Handicap limit 28. For players 55 years and above at date of competition. Entries to -


Bath - May 21st

Bath GC, Thursday May 21st. Senior Men's Pairs 4BBB Stableford, visitors £26, Membes £13. Yellow tees, competition handicaps only, 2s comp, 55 and over. Booking & payment on-line -


Ashley Wood - May 21st

Ashley Wood GC, Dorset. Thursday May 21st, Seniors Team Open, teams of three players, 60 and over. Stableford, best two scores on each hole to count, full allowance, max 28. Handicap certificates required. Individual 2s cop, n-t-p on 4th and 12th. Coffee and biscuits on arrival and all-day breakfast. Mid-round refreshments, food in clubhouse from 8 am. £78 per team (3). Limited to 40 teams. Enquiries to Grahame Webb at page1image1768672 01258 451177 or email -


Bowood Park - May 21st

Bowood Park GC, Cornwall. Thursday May 21st. Seniors' Open Betterball. £55 per pair, 90% allowance, meal on completion of golf. Entry forms on -


Hawkstone Park - May 27th

Hawkstone Park GC, nr Shrewsbury. Wednesday May 27th, Centenary Opens 2020, Seniors' Open (55+), Hawkstone course, BB Stableford, £60 per pair to include n-t-p, two-course meal and prizes. Tel 01939 200365 or email -


Knott End - May 27th

Knott End GC, Morecambe Bay, Wednesday May 27th. Senior Gents' Open, age 55+ 4BBB Stableford, £15 pp, max handicap 28. Book online -


Grange Park - May 28th

Grange Park GC, St Helen's, Merseyside. Thursday May 28th, Seniors' Open, 4BBB competition played off 90% unlimited handicaps and open to gentlemen over the age of 55 years. £40 per pair includes tea or coffee on arrival. Bookings via club website -


Heaton Moor - May 28th

Heaton Moor GC, Stockport. Thursday May 28th, 4BBB - entry £25 per pair, tee-times from 9am to 3.30pm. Please book via Club website -


Cardigan - May 29th

Cardigan GC, Wales, Friday May 29th, Senior Open, Stableford, max handicap 28, entry £15 pp. Book online