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Launch of London Powerplay Golf Championships

12.10am 3rd May 2007 - Travel

Ground-breaking Middlesex golf venue Playgolf Northwick Park has announced the entry details and requirements for the inaugural London PowerPlay Golf Championships. Five events will take place over the summer at the popular Harrow complex, beginning on 26th May and culminating in a grand final in September.

Described as golf’s answer to Twenty20 Cricket, PowerPlay Golf is a shortened version of the normal game, played over nine holes but with each green containing two flags: one black, one white.

Players are required to aim for the much-harder black flag on three of the nine holes. Stableford points are doubled for birdies and net birdies on the black flags, meaning a bad round can turn into a good round in an instant.

At the London PowerPlay Golf Championships, golfers will play twice round the highly-rated six-hole Majors course at Playgolf Northwick Park – three holes to warm up, followed by nine holes of serious PowerPlay Golf competition.

Entry to the PowerPlay Golf Championships is open to men up to a handicap limit of 28 and women with a maximum handicap of 36. And there’s good news for players without an official handicap who wish to acquire one to take part in the Championships – as Playgolf Northwick Park can help golfers to do so beforehand with their official handicapping scheme.

The cost to enter the London PowerPlay Golf Championships is £25 for non-members of Playgolf Northwick Park, to include 12 holes on the Majors course, a bucket of 50 balls on the state-of-the-art driving range, plus use of the National Short Game Centre. The cost for members is £20.

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