This is the official website of the Northamptonshire Golf Union, an affiliation of the 26 golf clubs in the county of Northamptonshire, England. It covers golf clubs from Cherwell Edge GC on the western border of the county to Peterborough Milton GC in the northeast of the County. The full range of golf clubs is covered from private members clubs to proprietory and resort golf clubs. In total there are around 8,000 golfers who are members of the Union through membership of their golf club.
The objectives of the Northamptonshire Golf Union are designed to further the interests of amateur golf in the county of Northamptonshire by
- Arranging on its own account or in conjunction with other golfing bodies golf competitions and leagues for individuals and affiliated clubs
- Assisting in the administration of the CONGU Unified Handicapping System
- Acting as the central authority on all questions concerning golf within the county and
- Acting as a liaison between affiliated clubs and the governing bodies of golf in England.
The union co-operates with the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the English Golf Union and the Midlands Golf Union in the management of amateur golf in the county, region and nationally.
The Northamptonshire Golf Union is part of the Northamptonshire Golf Partnership (NGP) together with the Northamptonshire Ladies County Golf Association (NLCGA) and the Northamptonshire Professional Golfers Association (NPGA). It also has a close association with the Society of Northamptonshire Golf Captains (SNGC). The websites of these organisations can be accessed from clicking on the logo's shown below.