Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs Ltd

President Elect for Lancashire


The Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs Ltd

Patron: The Rt. Hon. THE EARL OF DERBY DL


Press release for immediate publication


The President and Board of the Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs are pleased to announce that their nomination as President for 2017/2018 will be:-


Dr. Steven Reid


Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club 


Dr Steven Reid, a retired General Medical Practitioner has accepted the nomination to be President of the Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs for 2017/18. Dr Reid has been a member of Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club since 1965, and served as Captain in 1996, an Open Championship year. 

Steven was Chief Medical Officer to the R&A, retiring from that position after the Walker Cup in 2015. As a historian he has written several books including 'Bobby's Open', which won the 2013 Times Sports Book of the Yearan account of the Open Championship in 1926 when Bobby Jones hit that famous shot from the bunker at the 17th hole to help him win the championship, and where a plaque to commemorate the shot can be seen in the bunker concerned. 

He will take office on the first Tuesday March 2017.










For further information please contact Phil Harvey at

The Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs is the governing body of men’s amateur golf in the county, representing the interests of 140 affiliated golf clubs and over 40,000 players. The Union delivers a wide range of Championships and talent development programmes as well as work to increase participation in the sport. Together with England Golf, the Union works towards the shared goals of more players, more members and stronger clubs.

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Registered Office: County Office, Ashton & Lea Golf Club, Tudor Avenue, Lea, Preston PR4 0XA  Tel: 01772 731330

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