tournament in Burnham-On-Sea delivers boost to town economy
big golf tournament taking place in Burnham-On-Sea this week is
delivering a boost to the town's economy.
players from across Europe are playing in the English Boys Under
16 Amateur Championships at Burnham and Berrow Golf Club.
the biggest event we've hosted here in Burnham for many years,"
club secretary Karen Drake told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
the players are parents and organisers with many hundreds of extra
people in the town this week."
Edwards, Chairman of Burnham-On-Sea Chamber of Trade, welcomed the
event: "It's great to have a big tournament like this taking
place in Burnham, providing a boost to local businesses. The golf
course is a superb asset to the town."
local accommodation providers - hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses
- have been full to capacity this week and the town centre's restaurants
and shops have been busier than usual which is great to see."
of the Burnham guesthouses that's been full this week is St Aubyn's
Guesthouse in Berrow Road.
Mark Leeson told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's been a very busy
week for us with golfers staying here for the five nights of the
tournament from Germany, Spain, Norway and from across the UK."
also been good to see Burnham's restaurants like La Vela, the Mitre
and the Chandni all benefiting too."
The golf tournament underway this week at the Burnham and Berrow
Club (photos Leaderboard Photography)