MGA OPEN

MGA Open 2023

August 4th& 5th

Two day strokeplay tournament at the stunning Forest Pines Golf Hotel, Lincolnshire.

Welcome to The MGA Open

You are invited to take part in one of the most anticipated amateur golf tournaments the UK has ever seen. We are delighted to confirm that the inaugural MGA Open 2023 will this year be held at the fabulous Forest Pines Golf Resort. Forest Pines is one of the country’s premier golf venues. This superb championship course has hosted the Junior Golf Championships, the PGA Super 60s and the Euro Pro Qualifier events for the future names in golf, as well as being favourably compared to the likes of Woburn and Wentworth. We now invite you to create your own history.

A truly premium golf experience

Forest Pines Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort has gone from strength to strength and quickly established itself as a genuine tournament venue. The course itself is now ranked inside the UK and Ireland's top 100, a position it deserves due to both its impeccable condition and stunning layout

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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

Accomodation

Forest Pines Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort has 188 spacious and comfortable bedrooms, many with lovely views over the 190-acres of woodland that surround the venue.

Spa & leisure

On top of the great golf, the Forest Pines Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort offers a wealth of leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and luxurious spa.

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.

Golf

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

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 11am
  • Practice begins
  • 1:15pm – Jumma Prayer
  • 2:00pm – Shotgun start
  • 8:00pm – Three Course private dinner
  • 5:00am – Fajr  prayer
  • 7:00am – Breakfast
  • 8:00am – Two tee start
  • 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.
  • 9:30am – Final groups go out
  • 2:00pm – Trophy presentation
  • Your package will include the following:
  • Breakfast rolls / Tea / Coffee upon arrival.
  • Free range balls on both days.
  • Exclusive MGA Shotgun start on Friday / Leaderboard start on Saturday.
  • Jummah Prayer
  • Three-course private dinner on Friday
  • Overnight stay with breakfast in Q Hotel ((onsite).
  • Live Scoring throughout event.
  • Lunch after round on Saturday.
  • 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 100% 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

Forest & Pines

Championship Course
Par 73 6,859 yards Yards Slope 141

Hint of Wenthorth & Woburn...

Forest Pines is one of the country’s premier golf venues. This superb championship course has hosted the Junior Golf Championships, the PGA Super 60s and the Euro Pro Qualifier events for the future names in golf, which comes as no great surprise given the quality of the course. The three fabulous loops of 9 at Forest Pines gives golfers the option of mixing and matching the courses to effectively custom pick the holes they want to play. All three 9s are of an extremely high standard and the variations available means that customers often return to play Forest Pines again. Favourably compared to the likes of Woburn and Wentworth, Forest Pines might only be 20 years old but thanks to its glorious setting in mature woodland you'd never know. The Forest and Pines combination is probably the most challenging, with the shorter Beeches nine better suited to higher-handicap golfers. All 27 hole are always in immaculate condition and a golf break at Forest Pines Golf Club will certainly not disappoint.

Forest/pines

The Forest and Pines layout are considered to be the most demanding of golfers. The perfect setting for the innaugral MGA Open 2023

Best golf course

Designed by John Morgan and constructed to exceptionally high standards, it was voted the best new course in England by Golf World magazine and Today's Golfer named rewarded the resort with the title of 'Best Golf Course in the East of England in 2018'

TREES DOMINATE

Altogether, it’s ten thousand yards of stunning, highly challenging golf. Forest Pines is the home of a magical modern venue with three quality loops of nine holes – Forest, Pines and Beeches – and that tells you all you need to know: trees dominate and cover all routes and tend to attract balls like metal to magnets!

Water Hazards

But Forest Pines isn’t all about the timber: there are some interesting water features too with the pond protecting the par-3 7th (Pines) providing plenty of danger – 6,000 balls were fished out of it one year.

A holistic golfing MGA experience
Forest Pines is arguably the premier golf hotel in Lincolnshire, its challenging fairways and greens seamlessly rolling through a natural canvas of ancient woods and wild heathland. Forest Pines was designed by PGA Senior Tour player John Morgan.
Todays Golfer

The Hotel

Nestled in 190 acres of woodland, the perfect venue for The MGA Open.

The excellent golf course is well supported by Forest Pines’ luxurious hotel, which is set amidst some stunning Lincolnshire countryside. The 188 en-suite guest rooms are extremely spacious, and ensure all visitors a comfortable and leisurely stay.

Deluxe Rooms

Contemporary styling

The well-furnished standard bedrooms have all the necessary amenities that you may require throughout your stay, including Wi-Fi, coffee-making facilities and a 24-hour room service menu.

Deluxe Twin

With two super-comfy double beds, an in-room safe and large tv, our deluxe twin rooms are great for friends sharing. The perfect room for golfers wanting to relax and recharge.

Complimentary use of our health club

On top of the great golf, the Forest Pines Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort offers a wealth of leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and the luxurious spa

MGA Pricing

TWIN ROOM
2 people sharing a room

Includes: Breakfast roll on arrival, entrance fee into tournament, shot gun start, three-course dinner, overnight stay, breakfast, two-tee start, lunch + trophys.

£245 per person
SINGLE ROOM
1 person in room

Includes: Breakfast roll on arrival, entrance fee into tournament, shot gun start, three-course dinner, overnight stay, breakfast, two-tee start, lunch + trophys.

£299 per person

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Forest Pines Golf Resort & Spa
Ermine St,
Broughton,
Brigg
DN20 0AQ
 
For the purpose of SatNav use postcode DN20 0AQ
 
Tel: 0330 107 1599.