MGA Open 2024

Sepr 8th & 9th

Two day strokeplay tournament at the stunning Belfry hotel & Spa

Welcome to The MGA Open

You are invited to participate in one of the most eagerly awaited amateur golf tournaments in the UK. We are thrilled to announce that the MGA Open 2024 will be hosted this year at the prestigious The Belfry - PGA National. With its inland links appearance, this championship golf course presents a unique challenge with fast running fairways, undulating greens, severe run-offs and its 70 strategically placed cavernous bunkers. Hosting two European Tour golf events, the PGA National is fast becoming one of the top golf courses in the United Kingdom. Recognised by the PGA as a world-class tournament course, and the only PGA golf course in England, it is a must for golfers who enjoy the creativity required for links golf.

A truly premium golf experience

The Belfry's golf courses are synonymous with golf and have hosted the Ryder Cup four times – more than any other venue in the world. Our world-class golf courses have produced some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the sport. They attract players from all over the UK and beyond looking to relive the Ryder Cup magic, improve their game, and make use of the unrivalled state-of-the-art golfing facilities.


The Purest Form

Stroke play golf identifies greatness unlike anything else: Tiger Woods built his career on stroke play because it is the format that requires unrelenting dominance. Only truly great players can play at a high enough level to achieve that

The Perfect Package


The Belfry, home to 300+ luxurious bedrooms and suites, several restaurants, events and meetings spaces, a leisure club and The Belfry Spa.

Spa & leisure

The Belfry Hotel & Resort's spa facilities offer a sanctuary of tranquility and rejuvenation, blending luxurious treatments with serene surroundings.

Halal Dining

A special Halal menu has been created for MGA Guests to enjoy when they play at The MGA Open. A superb three-course meal has been prepared with you at the heart of it.

The Prize

Marrakech, Morocco

Novermber 2023

An All Expenses Paid Experience

The two winners of the MGA Championship, Gross & Net, will be treated to an all-expenses paid, Morocco golfing experience. Come and experience a place where many of the world’s greatest golf course designers have flocked to utilise its stunning natural landscape and create truly unbelievable golf courses.


The gateway to Africa, Morocco is an increasingly popular option for a golf break in the sun, where old meets new in a colourful crescendo.

Marrakech golf is slowly but surely becoming North Africa’s best-selling golf holiday destination. Marrakech golf courses are among the best found in the whole of Africa and are known for their supreme quality, excellent design and immaculate fairways.

With more than 320 days of sunshine a year, and outstanding courses in top resorts, Morocco is a fabulous golfing holiday destination.

Topped with a rich and mesmerising ancient history, never-ending stretches of silky-soft desert and beaches, and an exotic fusion of cultures, a golf holiday in Morocco promises a touch of magic, too.


Marrakech, also spelt Marrakesh, is an intoxicating city known for its souks, spices and snake charmers, though these days it is also prized as much for its trendy art galleries, classy boutique hotels and luxurious hammams.
The Pearl of the South or the red city, is a city in Morocco at the foot of the Atlas Mountains.Located at the crossroads of the Sahara and the High Atlas, it is a home to nearly 1.5 million people,

The Tournament

Two-Day Strokeplay

  • Registration will open at 9am
  • Practice begins
  • 11:25am – 1:15pm Tee off
  • 8:00pm –  Private dinner
  • 5:00am – Fajr  prayer
  • 8:00am – 10am Breakfast
  • 11:45am – 1:35pm – Tee off
  • The final day will be sent out to leaderboard standings. Those towards the lower end will go out first and the leading packs will tee off last.
  • 6:00pm – Trophy presentation
  • Your package will include the following:
  •  Tea / Coffee upon arrival.
  • Free range balls on both days.
  • Leaderboard start on Monday.
  • Private dinner on Sunday evening
  • Overnight stay with breakfast in Hotel (onsite).
  • Live Scoring throughout event.
  • Lunch after round on Monday.
  • Trophy Presentation.
  • The chance to win a trip to Marrakech in November.
  • There is a maximum limit of handicap index of 28 for this tournament.
  • Players will play 95% of their handicap.
  • This will be an authorised Tournament where all scores will be recorded and submitted to WHS via England Golf.
  • There will be two winners – a Gross & Net Winner.

As with all MGA events Live scoring will be present proving a real time overview of the leaderboard on both days. 

The Golf Course

Belfry - PGA National

Championship Course
Par 73 6,859 yards Yards Slope 141

Elevate Your Game on England's Only PGA-Branded Course.

The golfing experience at The PGA National Belfry is an extraordinary journey through golfing history, set within a venue that has been a cornerstone of the sport's most prestigious competitions. With its challenging fairways, strategic bunkering, and meticulously maintained greens, the course offers a demanding yet rewarding game for golfers of all skill levels. The atmosphere is steeped in the legacy of legends, where every shot echoes the triumphs of past Ryder Cups, inspiring golfers to elevate their game. Surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the English countryside, the experience transcends the physical game, inviting players into a realm where golf is not just played, but truly lived. Here, at The PGA National Belfry, every moment on the course is an opportunity to be part of something greater, a chance to carve your own mark in the annals of golfing lore.

Belfry - home of the ryder cup

The PGA National's Ryder Cup legacy offers a thrilling challenge, inviting golfers to tread the same fairways as the legends of the game.

natural beauty

With its dynamic layout, The PGA National blends strategic play with stunning natural beauty, offering a visually spectacular and technically rewarding round.

fast greens

The PGA National is renowned for its impeccable greens and fairways, providing a pristine golfing canvas that demands precision and strategy.

world class practice facilities

Beyond the course, The PGA National's state-of-the-art practice facilities enable golfers to refine their game in an environment that mirrors championship conditions.

A holistic golfing MGA experience
The Brabazon was always going to be a hard act to follow but the The Belfry Golf Course (PGA National) has managed it… comfortably. In fact, dare we say it, the PGA is considered by some to be the top Belfry layout.
Todays Golfer

The Hotel

Indulge in the epitome of luxury with The MGA Open at The Belfry, recognized as the 'World’s Best Golf Hotel'.

From the moment you step into our resort, our dedicated golf team ensures you experience first-class service. Home to three award-winning courses and hosting golf tournaments for decades, including 4 Ryder Cups – more than any other venue globally – The Belfry is a must-play destination for golf enthusiasts.
With a variety of rooms and suites in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside near Birmingham, The Belfry is the perfect destination

Deluxe Rooms

Contemporary styling

Our Signature Twin rooms are the perfect stay whether you’re with family, friends, or even have a little one with you. They all feature The Belfry’s classic contemporary design of calming neutral tones mixed with bold accents. A stay here will definitely be one you remember.

Deluxe Twin

As well as twin beds this room includes: A Walk-in Shower, ESPA Toiletries, Hairdryer, tea & coffee facilities, WIFI, HD Freeview Widescreen TV, 24-hour room service & a telephone.

Complimentary use of our health club

Whether you’re pushing yourself on a treadmill, going for a big splash in our swimming pool. The gym is free for Belfry guests to use, so whatever you want from your health and fitness, you’ll find it here at our Leisure Club.

MGA Pricing

2 people sharing a room

Includes: Tea & Coffee on arrival, entrance fee into tournament, private dinner, overnight stay, breakfast, lunch + trophies.

£259 per person
1 person in room

Includes: Tea & Coffee on arrival, entrance fee into tournament, private dinner, overnight stay, breakfast, lunch + trophies.

£329 per person

The MGA Open starts in...

Belfry Hotel & Spa

Lichfield Road | Wishaw | Sutton Coldfield B76 9PR | United Kingdom

Tel: 01675 238 600