TAGGS 2024 Season
Our 40th Season celebrations were announced at the AGM along with the courses we will visit during this historic year.
Our season starts at Porthmadog with a Sunday day out. Next up is Prestbury which was high on the all-time favourite list.
April see a first visit to Sandbach GC. May is our Anniversary meeting, played over the Bank Holiday weekend at Hawkstone Park.
June, we visit Blackpool North Shore, a favourite of one of our own. July will see our MNDA Charity day at Warrington GC, where we intend to raise cash for a very worthwhile charity.
August and we revisit where it all began 40 years ago with a day out at Walton Hall. We finish with another key course in our favourites list, St Annes Old Links in October.
This years WEA will visit East Yorkshire and visit Bridlington playing three courses.
25th February - Portmadog Golf Club
TAGGS kicks of the 40th year at Porthmadog GC. The course was established in 1905, and offers a front nine of heathland holes and a links back nine. The back nine has magnificent views of the Cardigan Bay Coastline and Snowdonia Mountain range. We also mix this up by starting on a Sunday
Captain For the day - Andrew Courtney-Smith
21st March - Prestbury Golf Club
Situated in the beautiful Cheshire countryside on the outskirts of Macclesfield, Prestbury is ranked in the Top 100 courses in the UK. Plus it is ranked in our very own favourite courses. Making the most of its undulating terrain and sandy soil, the course is a must visit.
Captain for the day - Darren Smith
26th April - Sandbach Golf Club
Sandbach Golf Club, established in 1895, is recognised as one of the premier 9-hole courses in Cheshire. Situated just off J17 of the M6 this gently undulating course offers a tricky round for all members. Some of the holes benefit from two tees offering different views and tests.
Captain for the day - Graham Rose
26/27th May - Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf Club
We celebrate our 40th Anniversary in style, with a 2-day meet at Hawkstone Park Hotel & Golf Club. Playing the two courses we will stay overnight and have our Anniversary Dinner.
We will be playing a team competition plus individual trophies. Please contact Tim Jordan if you want to join us.
Organiser - Tim Jordan
19th June - Blackpool North Shore Golf Club
Blackpool North Shore is one of the most historic links courses on the North West Coastline. The course provides many challenges from unexpected sand traps and rolling terrain. Has been visited by the society as both a normal day out and as part of the COVID Foreign Tour.
Captain for the day - Andy Mason
24th July - Warrington Golf Club
As part of our 40th Anniversary celebrations we are running an MNDA Charity day at Warrington GC. Involving 22 4-ball teams we aim to create a day to remember and a sizable donation to a wonderful cause. We are pleased to have found a Sponsor in Stuart Middleton Charity Foundation.
Organiser - Tim Jordan
30th August - Walton Hall Golf Club
In August we go back to the future...... When the original Little Manor Golf Society was started in 1984, Walton Hall was a regular on the calendar. After we have completed the round we will go back to The Little Manor to enjoy a meal together and a few beers to help discuss the past 40 years.
Captain for the day - John Davies
4th October - St Annes Old Links
What better way to finish off a memorable year than at one of the finest links in the North West and even UK. St Annes formed in 1901 has hosted final qualifying for the Open on many occasions and is a regular in the Top 100 courses in England.
Captain for the day - Steve Pickford