Former world No 1 Lee Westwood hails Seaton Carew Golf Club after enjoying round

Lee Westwood.Lee Westwood.
Lee Westwood.
Seaton Carew Golf Club was graced by the swing of former world No 1 Lee Westwood - and his feedback was just perfect as was his game.

Westwood, playing with his son and two ex-European Tour players Simon Hurd and Stuart Cage, powered round in a brilliant -8 64.

He was eight under at the turn and Seaton’s club pro Cliff Jackson said: “They were delighted with the course condition, commenting on the greens being like carpets and very grateful of the hospitality they received.

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“After the round they all popped in the golf shop for a hot chocolate and a coffee, Simon Hurd signed Lee Westwood’s card which showed his score.

“It was quite impressive considering it’s his first ever visit to Seaton Carew Golf Club.”

The group is planning a return.

Jackson was contacted last week because he knows Hurd and Cage from earlier days playing Amateur events such as English Boys and the Carris Trophy.