Golf: County Match Play Championship heads to Durham City for 2018


Durham City Golf Club will host the Durham County Match Play Championship next year.

The club has staged the prestigious event three times before, in 1957, 1969 and 1987, though only the last time was on the current course at Littleburn.

The competition begins on Saturday, July 14, with Ian McEntee (South Moor) defending the title he won this summer.

The strokeplay Durham County Championship will be held at Billingham for the first time on May 18-21. Chris Handy is the defending champion.