Nominations for the 2019 England Golf Awards, which will take place in London in March, open later this week. Full details of this year’s award categories will be announced on Thursday, November 1, when nominations will open. Tickets for the black tie event will also go on sale that day.
BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker has been confirmed as the award’s host, which will once again celebrate the people, clubs and counties who are the true heroes of the game.
Walker presented the 2018 England Golf Awards in front of 500 guests at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London earlier this year, and will be doing the honours again on March 21 next year when the awards return to the same venue. Walker, who is a keen golfer, commented: “I loved hosting the England Golf Awards last year, so it’s an absolute pleasure to be invited back again. I look forward to another wonderful night of celebration.”
At the 2018 awards, European Tour Race to Dubai winner Tommy Fleetwood was hailed for the Performance of the Year; teenager Lily May Humphreys won the Rising Star award, while Leeds Golf Centre in Yorkshire won Club of the Year.
The other winners were: Volunteer – Jean Hooper, Bramley Golf Club, Surrey; Young Ambassador – Liam Ridgill, Drax Golf Club, Yorks; Lifetime Service – Anders Mankert, Cosby Golf Club, Leics; Coach – Matthew Turnock of Mottram Hall Golf Club, Cheshire; Club – Leeds Golf Centre, Yorks; Most Welcoming Club – Golf at Goodwood, Sussex; Championship Venue – Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club, Suffolk; County – Middlesex.
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