Galvin Green sponsors Northern Order of Merit

GALVIN Green, the market-leading golf apparel brand, is to become the title sponsor of the Northern Order of Merit, established in 1988, for the 2015 season.

The Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit represents the first sponsorship of its kind in the UK for the brand that pioneered multi-layer golf clothing a decade ago and has strong commercial links with courses on the tour’s fixture list such as Royal Birkdale, Southport & Ainsdale, Formby and Mere.

Commenting on the new backing for the well-established amateur North West tour, Galvin Green’s Jonathan Gallagher said: “Having played in the Northern Order of Merit myself, I appreciate the high standard of play and the status of the courses involved, especially with six world-ranking events taking place next year.

“Many leading amateur players will be familiar with the quality of Galvin Green clothing and its value when trying to maintain performance levels in all weather conditions in this part of the country. This will be a key feature of the brand’s promotion next year, so this sponsorship is a great fit for both parties,” he added.

The Swedish brand will be introducing a new App ahead of the tour starting in April that is free to download on all iPhones, iPads and android devices. It will give serious golfers details of the 2015 Spring/Summer Collection and recommend layers of garments depending on an interactive weather forecast.

For details of the current Galvin Green collection, visit www.galvingreen.com

 

FIXTURES 

                               

APRIL

12 Crosby Challenge Plate (West Lancs) 0151 9241076

16 Caldy Quart (Caldy) 01516255660

MAY

10 Henriques Trophy (Hesketh)   01704 536897

16 Southport & Ainsdale Bowl* (S&A)  01704 578000

17 Formby Hare* (Formby)   01704 872164

24 Penwortham Rose Bowl (Penwortham)   01772 744630

JUNE

7 Frank Stableford Open  (Wallasey)   0151 6911024

13 Calvert Trophy (Ashton & Lea)  01772 735282

14 The Eaton Talbot (Eaton)   01244 335826

21 Hulbert Trophy  (Manchester)   0161 6433202

24 Bromborough Bowl (Bromborough)   0151 3342155

28 Acorn Trophy (Accrington)    01254 350112

JULY

4 Wilpshire Trophy * (Wilpshire)  01254 248260

5 Pleasington Antlers* (Pleasington)  01254 202177

12 Royton Sword  (Crompton & Royton)   0161 6240986

16 Stockport Salver* (Stockport)   01614278369

17 Wilmslow Crow* (Wilmslow)   01565 872148

20 Baskerville Hound (Northenden)    0161 9984738

25 Pines Trophy* (Hillside)   01704 567169

26 Birkdale Silver Goblet* (Royal Birkdale)  01704 552020

AUGUST

2 Grange Park Rose Bowl*   (Grange Park)  01744 26318

7 Prestbury Open  (Prestbury)  01625 828241

16 Revidge Cannon (Blackburn)  01254 51122

23 Childwall Trophy* (Childwall)   0151 4870654

30 D E Ingham Trophy (Rossendale)   01706 220534

31 Mere Trophy (Mere)  01565 830219

SEPTEMBER

6 Ashton Trophy (St Annes Old Links) 01253 723597

5 Old Links Trophy (Bolton Old Links)   01204 842307

13 Trafalgar Trophy (Nelson)   01282 611834

 * World Ranking Points events

 

PAST WINNERS: 1988 Garry Boardman (Stand); 1989 Trevor Foster (Accrington); 1990 Paul Williams (Denton); 1991 Nick Uttley (Nelson); 1992 Garry Boardman (Stand); 1993 Garry Boardman (Stand); 1994 Karl Wallbank (Ashton & Lea); 1995 Karl Wallbank (Fairhaven); 1996 Stuart Andrew (Clitheroe); 1997 Garry Boardman (Castle Hawk); 1998 Steve Hamer (North Manchester); 1999 Garry Boardman (Castle Hawk); 2000 Garry Lacy (Ashton-in-Makerfield); 2001 Ken Hudson (Hart Common); 2002 Roger Smithies (Manchester); 2003 Mike Kanski (Hesketh); 2004 Michael Hunt (Pleasington); 2005 Ian Winstanley (Warrington); 2006 Michael Hunt (Pleasington); 2007 Mark Young (Longridge); 2008 Mark Young (Longridge); 2009 Mike Bedford (Prestbury); 2010 Mark Young (Longridge); 2011 Stephen McGlynn (Blackburn); 2012 Mark Young (Longridge); 2013 Mark Young (Longridge) 2014 Ciaran Doherty (Bury).

 

           Entry forms are available from participating clubs

 

Administrator: David Birtill Golf Media. Tel: 01254 831844; Fax: 087105032443; Mob: 07850539110 Email: golf@birtill.demon.co.uk; Web: northerngolflinks.com

 

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