International Series golf set to prove Jubilee Weekend success

North East sports fans have a golfing event to savor in Northumberland this week with the Asian Tour bringing its International Series to Slaley Hall Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort.

The highly anticipated US$2 million tournament has attracted global stars and runs from Thursday June 2 through Sunday June 5.

This is the Asian Tour’s first event in the UK and admission is free every day.

With first-class action on the fairways and activities off, the tournament offers a great value family day out.

It is one of ten premier events announced by LIV Golf Investments and the Asian Tour that make up the all-new International Series as part of an unprecedented $300 million investment in the game. .

Scheduled to take place in Asia, the Middle East and Europe each year for the next decade, each event is designed to grow the game of golf around the world and provide new avenues for emerging talent around the world to make advance their career.

The Slaley Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort is the perfect destination for anyone wanting to enjoy superb sport in a stunning location on what is set to be a special extended weekend celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Below are FIVE good reasons why you should head to Slaley Hall in the coming days for this free event…

Top players from all over the world in one place

With a field of 144 including some of the best players in the world, this is elite golf.

Former US Open champion Graeme McDowell heads a star-studded list that includes Sihwan Kim, teenage ace Ratchanon “TK” Chantananuwat, Joohyung Kim, Jazz Janewattananond, Gavin Green and Scott Hend.

Other big names are Michael Campbell, Wu Ashun, Jeev Milkha Singh and Peter Uihlein.

Asian Tour winner Steve Lewton said: “The standard almost speaks for itself. Everyone should come and have a look and I think it will open some people’s eyes.

Free tickets for all

Free entry to the International Series England (June 2-5) is open to all fans by simply registering at

10-time Asian Tour winner Scott Hend said: “I’ve heard nothing but good stories about the Slaley Hall course and how challenging it can be.

“But what excites me the most are the people I know in Newcastle – who are quite loud!

“They don’t hesitate to take to the course, rain, hail or shine, and they’re always there to have a good time, so it will be nice to have that support. ”

Enjoy the full experience

A wide range of restaurants will be found on the course and in the official tournament village.

There will be something for everyone while watching the action up close!

Hend said, “Bring your cash, drink some beers, sit on the grass, watch some golf!”

Admire the incredible views

Known as the “Augusta of the North”, the Slaley Hall Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort is considered one of the top golf destinations in the country.

Set in 1,000 acres of Northumberland moorland and woodland, the site features a magnificent four-star hotel and resort, with two challenging championship golf courses.

Fun for all!

The four-day tournament will be perfect for amateur golfers looking to hone – or maybe even show off – their skills.

An interactive area with long putting and chipping challenges as well as practice bays will be ready for all to try their hand at over the four days at Slaley Hall.

Fifteen-year-old Thai teenager Ratchanon ‘TK’ Chantananuwat, playing for the first time in Europe, said: “It’s a big event this week. This is the first ever Asian Tour event in the UK, so it’s going to be a really, really cool week.

Free entry to the International Series England (June 2-5) is open to all fans by simply registering at

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