City slickers

The team from City of Newcastle Golf Club is aiming to make it back to the European Men’s Club Trophy in France after retaining the Northumberland First Division Teams Championship at Arcot Hall.

Last year Alex Dixon, Mark Wharton and Phil Ridden (pictured) won the bronze medal at the European event having won the England Champion Club tournament at Huddersfield. The Division Two title went to Slaley Hall, promoted along with Arcot, Matfen Hall and Stocksfield.