POLICE have carried out an investigation after a man was found dead on a golf course in Ponteland.

Northumbria Police said they were called to Ponteland Golf Club on Main Street at 9am on Monday morning, after the body of a man had been found.

Emergency services attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said an investigation had been carried out and there was not believed to be any third party involvement.

A report has now been prepared for the coroner.