Gatton Manor Golf Club near Dorking in Surrey is gearing up for its 40th birthday celebrations with its own Pro-Am on July 8, 2009, which promises to be a fantastic event with a number of Top 25 PGA South Region golf professionals on show.

For £300 you can book your team of four, which will include a golf professional, as well as coffee and a bacon roll, a buffet lunch, a silent auction, and nearest the pin and longest drive competitions with some great prizes on offer.

The mature 18-hole woodland course was established in the late 1960s. Designed by renowned Canadian golf architect Commander John D Harris, and at 6,600 yards off the blue tees, the course will provide a stern test, with water coming into play on ten of the holes. The tree-lined fairway, streams and lakes will make for a great challenge with golfers required to use all their shot-shaping abilities to really score well.

The Gatton Manor 40th Birthday Pro-Am will also provide various sponsorship opportunities with a number of packages available. Entry forms are available online at or for further details you can contact golf professional Ben Lovell on 01306 627555 (Option 1). Alternatively, you can email

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