The Belfry

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The Belfry
Club information
Location Wishaw, Warwickshire, England
Type Private
Owned by KSL Capital Partners LLC
Total holes 54
Tournaments hosted Quinn Insurance British Masters
Brabazon Course
Designed by Dave Thomas,
Peter Alliss
Par 72
Length 7,253
Course record 63, Martin Erlandsson
PGA National Course
Designed by Dave Thomas
Par 72
Length 7,053
Derby Course
Designed by Dave Thomas,
Peter Alliss
Par 70
Length 6,099

The Belfry is a golf resort in Wishaw, Warwickshire, close to Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England. It was acquired by KSL Capital Partners LLC in August 2012.

The resort has three golf courses. The Brabazon Course is the main tournament course, and the others are the PGA National and The Derby. The headquarters of The Professional Golfers' Association are also located there, as are a hotel, tennis courts and a leisure spa.

The Belfry has hosted the Ryder Cup on four occasions and has staged numerous European Tour events.

The Belfry has also recently undergone a major renovation of all bedrooms, meeting rooms, public spaces and other amenities. As well as a general uplift on the whole grounds appearance, including a new lobby entrance.

The hotel remained open during the renovations and have been successfully completed. Further work is being undertaken to improve other areas of the resort, including the Leisure spa as well as reopening Sam's Bar.

Ryder Cup

Year Winner Score
2002 European Union Europe 15½ 12½
1993 United States United States 15 13
1989 European Union Europe
Tie; Europe retains Cup
14 14
1985 European Union Europe 16½ 11½

European Tour

Year Tournament Winner
2008 Quinn Insurance British Masters  Spain Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño 
2007 Quinn Direct British Masters  England Lee Westwood 
2006 Quinn Direct British Masters  Sweden Johan Edfors 
2003 Benson & Hedges International Open  England Paul Casey 
2002 Benson & Hedges International Open  Argentina Ángel Cabrera 
2001 Benson & Hedges International Open  Sweden Henrik Stenson 
2000 Benson & Hedges International Open  Spain José María Olazábal 
1992 Murphy's English Open  Argentina Vicente Fernández 
1991 NM English Open  England David Gilford 
1990 NM English Open  England Mark James 
1989 NM English Open  England Mark James 

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