James Harper wins opening event of NE/NW PGA’s 2023 season

Wynyard-based professional James Harper picked up a win to kick off the North East & North West PGA’s 2023 season, topping the leaderboard in the January Pairs Pro Am at Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course.

With 18 professionals in the field on the Northumberland links, James led the way with a level par round of 36 points as Tyneside’s James Wilson finished a shot behind in second place, and Middlesbrough’s Gordon Cattrell finished third.

Meanwhile, Gordon and his partner Richard Bowden won the team event with 39 points.

The Pairs Pro Am series returns to Dunstanburgh Castle on February 8.