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Golf Classic 2017

The Golf Classic celebrates 25 years of getting golfers together!
The Golf Classic is the UK construction Industry’s national golf tournament. For 25 years it has offered golfers of all abilities the opportunity to play in their region, make new friends, and forge profitable partnerships. The event is a ‘must’ for the hundreds of golfers who take part each year. To mark its anniversary, The Golf Classic is offering give-aways, prizes, more ways to reach the Grand Final, and half price entry for teams who introduce new entrants to the tournament. Read more...




Golf Classic 2016

A stunning finish to the 2016 Golf Classic
“On behalf of myself and partner Tim, I would personally like to thank you and your team for making the Grand Final such a wonderful and enjoyable experience. It was a day which we shall remember for a long time. Keep up the good work, and look forward to next year’s event.” Said Ian Marsh, Design Engineer at Thurston Group, who won the Nearest the Pin at the 2016 Golf Classic Grand Final. Read more...




The Golf Classic is stepping up the pace!
The Golf Classic 2016 is nearing the final and the excitement and anticipation is palpable. Now in its fourth round, there’s still a lot to play for. This year’s Grand Final is at Hanbury Manor’s acclaimed England championship course, which is also hosting the European Senior Tour – a star studded line up of celebrities and professional players raising funds for charity - only a few weeks before the Final of the Golf Classic! You could be following in the footsteps of some of our golfing greats! Read more...




Golf Classic tees off for another great season
During the last month, golfers from around the country have got on course for the first round of the 2016 Golf Classic. In its 24th year, the Golf Classic continues to attract golfers from as far afield as Scotland down to Cornwall. This truly national golf competition has become the must-attend event for many professionals working in the UK construction industry. Read more...




The Golf Classic 2016 with Marley Plumbing & Drainage is off to a flying start!
We’re delighted to welcome this year’s competitors to the 2016 Golf Classic tournament. Hundreds of golfers from across the country have entered in what has become for many, the must-attend sporting event for professionals working in the UK construction industry. Read more...




The Golf Classic gets set for another year of stunning golf
For 24 years, the Golf Classic tournament has provided hundreds of golfers from across the UK Construction industry with the opportunity to play enjoyable golf, meet new people and build profitable business partnerships. Read more...






Golf Classic 2015

The 2015 Grand Final is declared a success!
“The Final was excellent. Our playing partners were friendly and played very well. The whole day was an enjoyable experience and the course was amazing. Definitely competing next year.” Said Steve Mitchell, Alan Buchan Contractors, having won the closely fought Golf Classic 2015 Grand Final with his partner Ken Mathieson, Architect. Read more...




The Grand final is in sight!
The final round of the Golf Classic 2015 is coming to a close. Having played five knockout rounds already, the remaining teams are eager to win their last match to secure a place at the Grand Final. This year, the Final is held at the luxurious Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club.   Read more...




Golf Classic 2015 fourth round
The 23rd year of the Golf Classic tournament is well underway and the competition is intensifying as there are only two more rounds to play until the winning team is decided at the Grand Final, which this year is held at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club. Read more...




The Golf Classic 2015 is in full swing!
UK construction industry golf tournament makes a cracking start to 2015. Read more...






Golf Classic 2014

Grand Finale to 22nd UK Construction Industry Golf Classic!
The Golf Classic 2014 culminated in style with a closely fought Grand Final at the luxurious Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, on Friday 3rd October. The finalists and sponsors played the spectacular 10,000 acre Championship Course, followed by a gala dinner, prize presentation and overnight stay. Read more...


Golf Classic 2013

Golf Classic - on course for 22nd successful year
The Golf Classic is the national golfing tournament for the UK construction industry. The event has become a ‘must do’ part of the calendar for the many hundreds of golfers who enter each year to enjoy playing golf in their region and forge new relationships which often grow into profitable partnerships. Read more...




Three-time finalists win Golf Classic Final
The Golf Classic 2013 final took place at the prestigious East Sussex National Golf Resort, on Friday 27th September. The finalists played 18 holes on the stunning championship golf course, followed by a 3 course meal, prize presentation and overnight stay at the resort’s luxury hotel. Read more...


Closing in on the Final
As the final round of the 2013 Golf Classic gets underway, the remaining teams are all eager to secure a place at the Grand Final in September. Sponsors of this year’s event include Marley Plumbing & Drainage, Rockfon and Nexans, and the competition has once again raised vital funds for the Seve Ballesteros Foundation. Read more...


Golf Classic 2013 competition hots-up despite cold start
The unseasonal March weather did not deter the hundreds of golfers who got on course to play their first round matches of the Golf Classic 2013 competition. All over the country players of all abilities are competing for the chance to win a place at the tournament’s Grand Final in September. The Golf Classic is the UK construction industry’s golfing tournament and is sponsored by Marley Plumbing & Drainage, Rockfon and Nexans. Read more...


Golf Classic Tees Up for 2013
The Golf Classic is the UK construction industry's golfing tournament, attracting golfers of all abilities from every corner of the industry. The competition offers players the opportunity to make new friends, network and develop business relationships while enjoying a round of golf. Read more...




Golf Classic 2012

Classic Final is a Grand Affair
The Golf Classic 2012 has finished in style with a fabulous Grand Final held on Friday 5th October at the Marriott St Pierre Hotel and Country Club near Chepstow. The Final was the culmination of six rounds of knockout competition involving over 1000 golfers from across the country. The 16 lucky Finalists enjoyed a round of competitive golf on the beautiful Old Course, followed by a gala dinner and prize presentation with overnight accommodation. Read more...




Closing In On the Final
As the pen-ultimate round of the 2012 Golf Classic gets underway, the remaining teams are all eager to secure a place at the Grand Final, just a couple of months away in October. Sponsors of this year's event include Marley Plumbing & Drainage, Rockfon and Tarkett, and the competition has once again raised vital funds for the Seve Ballesteros Foundation. Read more...




Competition heats up at halfway stage
As the 2012 Golf Classic approaches the half way stage, the competition is getting tough with players competing for the chance to win a place at the Grand Final in October. The Golf Classic is the UK construction industry's only truly national golf competition, and is sponsored by Marley Plumbing & Drainage, Rockfon and Tarkett. Read more...




On course for a Classic competition
Over the last four weeks, hundreds of golfers have got on course for the first round of the 2012 Golf Classic. Attracting golfers from as far afield as Thurso in Scotland and Truro in Cornwall, the Golf Classic is the UK construction industry's only truly national golf competition, and is sponsored by Marley Plumbing & Drainage, Rockfon and Tarkett. All professions and trades are represented with players including architects, developers, plumbers, flooring and ceiling contractors, and project managers. Read more...




Get on Course with the Golf Classic 2012
The Golf Classic is the UK construction industry’s most successful golfing tournament and is celebrating it’s 20th birthday in 2012. Attracting golfers of all abilities from every corner of the industry, the competition provides an excellent opportunity to make friends, network and forge new business relationships while enjoying a round of golf. Read more...




A Grand Finish
The Grand Final of the 2011 Golf Classic took place amidst beautiful Sussex countryside at the East Sussex National Golf Club, on Friday 7th October. The East Course is a regional qualifying course for The Open Championship and provided a real test of golfing skill for this year’s Finalists. Read more...




Flying towards the Final
As the final round of the 2011 Golf Classic gets underway, the competition is really heating up. Having battled through 5 knockout rounds already, the remaining teams are all eager to win their last match to secure a place at the Grand Final, now just under a month away. Read more...




Golfers raise cash for Seve Ballesteros Foundation
Entrants to the 2011 Golf Classic have helped raise much needed funds for the Seve Ballesteros Foundation, which is working in partnership with Cancer Research UK to fund vital brain cancer research. £1 from every entry fee was donated to the charity, along with a contribution from the event organisers, Mainspring Marketing. The £1000 raised has been given added poignancy following Seve’s tragic death, having lost his fight against the disease on 7th May. Read more...




Tee time for the 2011 Golf Classic
The first round of the 2011 Golf Classic is now underway with golfers teeing off for their chance to win a place at the Grand Final in October. With over a thousand entrants returning again and again and hundreds of new players attracted each year the Golf Classic is the UK Construction Industry’s only truly National golf tournament. Read more...




Golf Classic tees up for 2011
The Golf Classic is the UK construction industry’s most successful golfing tournament, attracting golfers of all abilities from every corner of the industry. The six round knock-out competition provides an excellent opportunity to make friends, network and forge new business relationships while enjoying a great round of golf. Read more...




Golf Classic 2010

Another Classic Final
The Dukes Course at Woburn Golf Club is no stranger to major golfing events, having hosted the British Masters many times in the past. So it proved an interesting challenge for this year’s 24 Golf Classic Finalists, who took part in the Grand Final on Friday 8th October. Read more...


Michael Hargreaves - Nearest Pin winner

Ross Kane, Longest Drive winner with Dave Jones of Hamerville

Runners up, James McCann & Andrew Inchbold with Sean Wootten, Galician & Spanish Slate

Sponsors winners - Galician & Spanish slate

Winners, Frank & Francie Grehan with Kevin Williams of Marley Plumbing & Drainage

Golf Classic set for a Grand Final
With the Grand Final less than a month away now, the remaining teams in this year’s Golf Classic are pulling out all the stops to secure their place. Read more...

Competition heats up in the Golf Classic
With only two rounds remaining in this year’s Golf Classic, the competition is really starting to heat up. The pressure is on the remaining 44 teams to play their best golf to earn a place at the Grand Final, Read more...



Foggy frogs and a seaside rescue
As the Golf Classic 2010 approaches the half way stage, the competition is getting tough with participants playing for a chance to win a place at the Grand Final in October. Read more...



Golf Classic offers a Masterful test for golfers
The Golf Classic is the construction industry’s most successful golfing tournament and continues to attract golfers of all abilities from every corner of the industry. Read more...

2016 Golf Classic

HOW IT WORKS Each two-ball team is drawn to play home or away in each of the six knockout rounds. Green fees are shared between teams. We handle the admin and matching leaving you to play and get the chance to join other finalists who enjoy free golf, gala dinner and overnight stay at the beautiful Hanbury Manor. Winners receive £200 pro shop vouchers each and a handsome trophy. There are also prizes for the runners up, nearest the pin and longest drive!