12th November 2003
Leading North West businessmen Patrick Cryne and Steve Graham have announced their purchase of Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club and its function facilities from Crown Golf. Patrick Cryne and Steve Graham are respectively Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Manchester based FTSE250 Company iSOFT Group plc.
Vale Royal Abbey adds to their joint portfolio of investments that include other property and fine art interests.
Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club is situated in Whitegate, Cheshire and is based around a 16th Century Grade II* listed manor house, which has been restored to create a unique clubhouse and function rooms. The 18-hole course runs through the South Cheshire countryside, formerly part of the historic Delamere estate.
Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club will revert to being a private members golf club with immediate effect.