Tag: Golf

Golfing star from Middleton, Jen Conlon trains for the world!

The shutters roll upwards at the PGA Academy at Oulton Hall on the evening of Wednesday 18 March 2015. Suddenly, an expanse of green land dotted with small white golf balls opens up before me. I am here to meet 14 year old Middleton golfer and Cockburn High School pupil,

Last round at Middleton Park golf course

There was sadness and a dose of gallows humour as members turned out at Middleton Park golf course today (31 October 2014) on the day the course closed. Back in 1933 former Lord Mayor and Freeman of the City of Leeds, Alderman Sir William Hemingway opened the municipal golf course

Public consultation on closure of Middleton Park golf course

  Leeds City Council has resurrected its plans to close Middleton Park golf course. A public consultation is underway and closes on Friday 4 July 2014. The proposal to close the golf course comes against the background of continued cuts to the council’s funding. Grants from central government have reduced

Golf Club becomes most recent Friend of South Leeds Life

  Middleton Park Municipal Golfers Club has become a Friend of South Leeds Life. The Club was formed in 1933. The course was originally a 9 hole layout and the club house was the old Middleton Lodge. The second nine holes were added in 1979 and there is a distinct

No closure yet for Middleton Park golf course

  In September South Leeds Life reported: There will be a report to the Council’s Executive Board in October, followed by public consultation on the “options”  because that its what we were told at the Council’s Inner South Area Committee. However, there was no report to the Executive Board at