Pryors Hayes Golf Club hits the Mark with National Golf Award

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Pryors Hayes golf club in Cheshire, which is backing the drive to grow the game, has
become the first club in Cheshire and one of only a small few in the UK to achieve a
national award from England Golf.

Pryors Hayes Golf Club

Pryors Hayes Golf Club is a multi-award winning venue, receiving, "club of the year" for
three consecutive years as well as Golf Society "Club of The Year" and "Best Golf Club,
North of England".



Pryors Hayes, is an 18 hole par 69, 5952 yard, parkland course with practise area,
short game and bunker practise facilities, putting green, clubhouse bar and restaurant,
function suite and Golf instruction video studio has just received the GolfMark award.


GolfMark is an official seal of approval for clubs which successfully work to develop the
game in four ways:

  • By attracting new members and encouraging existing members to play more
  • Using practical business planning to develop the club
  • Offering coaching and playing opportunities for all golfers
  • Ensuring safeguarding policies in place

    The club has provided taster sessions for ladies, beginner sessions for adults and FREE
    coaching to groups such as the Chester Deaf Association, as well as keeping a continual
    junior academy. Pryors Hayes has also forged great links with partners enabling them to
    set up satellite venues with partner organisations, schools, colleges and other business
    The management have also structured their membership packages to ensure they cater
    for people of all ages and ensure the options are affordable to all, which gives them the
    best possible platform to attract and retain their rapidly growing membership.
    Director of Golf, Alan Beattie, who led the club's push to GolfMark, said: "Pryors Hayes is
    a great club, it's very friendly, welcoming and forward-thinking. This award helps us to
    spread that message and to tell people that children are safe and secure here and that
    we understand about beginner golfers."
    The award was presented to Pryors Hayes by Craig Thomas, the County Development
    Officer for the Cheshire Golf Partnership, which works to grow the game. "I'm delighted
    that Pryors Hayes has achieved GolfMark and that its efforts to grow the game can be
    nationally recognised."
    The GolfMark award was developed by England Golf and also integrates Sport England's
    Clubmark award — a national standard for quality sports clubs recognised across the
    GolfMark brings a number of benefits to clubs including raising awareness, access to
    funding, business and marketing support and training opportunities for staff and
    Almost 40 per cent of GolfMark clubs have increased membership since receiving the
    award. To find out more about Golf Mark click

    Ed: "Congratulations for a fine achievement"