The Northern Order of Merit is a series of scratch open golf competitions held at courses throughout the North of England. All events are 36 hole individual golf competitions played off scratch held mostly in the Lancashire and Cheshire areas.
Throughout the year competitors are awarded points on their finishing position in each tournament with the golfer accumulating the most points throughout the season being crowned the Northern Order of Merit Champion.
You can read tournament reports, get the latest news and see results from all events on the Northern Order of Merit via the Golf Empire Blog where you can also view regular updates on the full order of merit table.
Final points standings for the 2013 season can be seen here.