Golf pro Garrick links up with Matfen Hall

Luxury hotel and golf estate, Matfen Hall is delighted to announce that touring professional golfer, Garrick Porteous will be affiliated with them as he competes in the DP World Tour and challenge tour events.

By Keith Hamblin
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 11:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 11:37 am
Garrick Porteous.
Garrick Porteous.

The North East born golfer heralds from Benton and currently plays in the DP World Tour. He has strong connections with both the Bamburgh and Morpeth Golf Clubs.

Garrick has a strong affiliation with Matfen Hall ever since playing golf on the 27-hole course from the age of nine.

“Matfen Hall has always had a special place in my heart, they have helped me learn the game from such a young age, while making some life long friends. Therefore to represent the club on the highest stage of golf is a privilege. I am looking forward to growing the relationship in the years ahead,” explains Garrick.

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“I am up at Matfen Hall every week when I am not away competing, either playing on the golf course or using the practice facilities.”

Nicola Hawes, Golf Manager at Matfen Hall said: “We absolutely love having Garrick around at the club, it’s a delight to have him on board representing Matfen Hall and we can’t wait to see how he does on the tour.”

Established in 1972, the DP World Tour has seen players from 36 different countries winning tournaments. With live broadcast of the tour, it has reached more than 490 million homes in more than 150 countries each week. As it quickly established itself as a premier golfing tournament, global sponsors like Rolex, BMW and Callaway propelled it into a lucrative tour.