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Tate making golf for all

Fame Tate article

PGA Professional Fame Tate is opening opportunities for more people to get into golf after acquiring Stanedge Golf Club and making it open to the public.

The former Ladies European and Asian Tour player has taken ownership of the nine-hole moorland course situated between Matlock and Chesterfield in Derbyshire.

“We aim to make golf fun and accessible at Stanedge to both visitors and members alike,” said Tate, who represented Great Britain and Ireland in The Curtis Cup in 2002 and 2004.

“We will develop a very inclusive and open policy, allowing people to feel welcome, comfortable and relaxed whilst enjoying their experience either on the course, in the clubhouse or learning to play the game with the help of our PGA professional staff.

“We want to make Stanedge Golf Club a place where people feel welcome and relaxed so they may enjoy their time with us.

“Since we acquired the club 4 weeks ago we have had a great response to our various offers with 50 new members signing up to join the club and various groups getting involved in our coaching and learn to play offers.”

Initiatives in 2019 include a ‘Free to Learn Golf in a Day’ programme and an ‘Open Day’ this Easter, while a range of introductory membership offers are also on offer.