Current world number three and former world number one golfer Lee Westwood is visiting Derbyshire golf complex, Morley Hayes next week to give budding young golfers the chance to learn what it takes to get to the top.
For the fourth consecutive year, Morley Hayes on Main Road in Morley has been chosen as the only venue in Derbyshire and one of just ten venues across the UK to be selected to host the three-day Lee Westwood Golf Academy.
The Lee Westwood Golf Academy is taking place from 25th – 27th July and gives local children aged between 7 and 16 the improve their golfing skills.
And Lee, who held the coveted world number one spot last year, will be at Morley Hayes from 2.00pm to 3.00pm on Wednesday July 25th.
Lee took up golfing when he was 13, after being given a half set of golf clubs. Since then, he has won 22 events on the European Tour, as well as tournaments in America, Africa, Asia and Australia, establishing himself in the top World golf rankings. Lee previously held the world’s number one spot and is currently world number three.
The coaching programme covers every aspect of the sport and helps young golfers of any age or ability to improve their game whilst having a lot of fun.
Commenting on the golf academy, Dan Delaney, golf manager at Morley Hayes, said:
“We are delighted that the Lee Westwood Golf Academy is returning to Morley Hayes for the fourth consecutive year.
“It is a huge honour to be the only Derbyshire venue to host this exclusive event. The Lee Westwood Golf Academy has become one of our most eagerly awaited events of the year and we look forward to welcoming Lee and our local youngsters during the three day event.
“And if Lee wins this weekend’s Open Championship at Lytham St Anne’s, we really will have something to celebrate!” added Dan.
Morley Hayes has two golf courses and a pavilion, a choice of three restaurants and a four star hotel with 32 bedrooms and a choice of luxurious suites making it the ultimate venue for anyone looking for a delicious meal, a relaxing drink, a great round of golf or somewhere special to stay.