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The ISPS Handa British Blind Golf Open 2019 Information and Entry

Carden Park Hotel Golf Resort, Nr Chester, England

July 21 - 25 2019

England and Wales Blind Golf will host the 2019 British Blind Golf Open. We will provide dinner, bed and breakfast for each player and aide/guide from dinner on Sunday 21 July to breakfast on Thursday 25 July. You will be responsible for any additional costs.

The Event

This will be a 36 hole Strokeplay event played over two days on the Cheshire Course at Carden Park. This is open to all players with an IBGA handicap and will follow the 2019 RandA revised rules of golf and related modifications.

Players with an exact handicap higher than the maximum allowed for each sight category can choose to play in a 2 day Stableford competition. Players will not be allowed to change from one competition to the other during the event.

Prizes

In accordance with IBGA requirements.

Initial Itinerary

Sunday 21st

•  Arrival and registration for event. Rooms will be available from 3pm.

•  6pm 2019 BBO meeting for all participants.

•  7.30pm Supper.

Monday 22nd

•  Breakfast 7am-10am

•  Practice round on Cheshire Course in 3 balls, times to be advised

•  7.30pm: Supper

Tuesday 23rd

•  Breakfast 7am-10am

•  1st round in 2 balls with 2 tee start

•  7.30pm: Supper

Wednesday 24th

•  Breakfast 7am-10am

•  2nd round in 2 balls with 2 tee start

•  7.00pm for 7.30pm Prize-giving

•  8.00pm: Gala Dinner

Thursday 25th

•  Breakfast 7am-10am

•  Departure

Other information

•  Eyesight testing to be arranged.

•  Practice range: cost 4 pounds for 50 balls.

•  Buggy hire 30 pounds per round.

Travel Information

BY ROAD

•  When using a sat nav enter postcode SY14 7HZ.

•  Sat Nav Coordinates: Latitude -53.0828 Longitude -2.8188

•  Carden Park is easy to find from the M6.

•  From the South, join the M54 at junction 10a, then take the A41 towards Chester.

•  From the North, leave the M6 at junction 20a and follow the M56 and M53 to the A41 for Whitchurch.

•  At the Broxton roundabout turn towards Wrexham on the A534. The hotel is 1.5 miles on the left.

BY RAIL

•  Carden Park is 14 miles from Chester Station

•  Crewe Station is 30 minutes away by taxi

BY AIR

•  Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 60 minutes away

•  Manchester International Airport is 50 minutes away

BY FERRY

•  Good links to Ireland by ferry from Liverpool or Holyhead.

CARDEN PARK GDS CODES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

•  Sabre : DV37562

•  Gallileo/Apollo : DV96070

•  Worldspan : DVMAN57

•  AMADEUS : DVCEGCPG

IN NEED OF TRANSPORT?

Bryan's Travel specialises in a meet and greet transport service. They will collect you from your chosen destination and deliver you to Carden Park Hotel with the highest of service. If you want information on the local area they will also give you an insight into the popular attractions and activities to do here at Carden Park during your stay.

To make a booking visit their website www.bryanstravel.co.uk or contact 0800 1182737 and Bryan will happily discuss your requirements.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Carden Park. If you wish to add to you visit, please call the Carden Park team on 01829 731007 to make golf or dining arrangements or book a spa treatment. Additional accommodation can be arranged at a preferential rate.

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