Robinson follows move announcement with NE/NW PGA win

PGA professional Simon Robinson followed the announcement of his move to Close House with victory in the North East & North West PGA pro am at Tyneside Golf Club.

Former European Tour member Simon, who will be based at the Northumberland club’s PGA Academy from August 31, posted a superb six under-par 64 to lead the field at Tyneside. Simon Kerr finished two shots back in second place as Mark Ridley picked up a third place finish.

Simon, who moves from Rockliffe Hall, will join the team of PGA professionals at Close House’s PGA Academy, which includes senior professionals Sally Hinton and Tim Cockill as well as Will Robson and Craig Smith.