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Internationally recognised as one of only 50 clubs in the UK to have achieved the GEO Certified® excellence award, WBGC is one of the premier golf courses in the North East of England, providing a high quality experience for golfers of all abilities.

“Internationally recognised as one of only 50 clubs in the UK to have achieved the GEO Certified® excellence award, Whitley Bay GC is one of the premier golf courses in the North East of England, providing a high quality experience for golfers of all abilities.”

The Golf Club

As one of the North East’s premier golf clubs, Whitley Bay Golf Club aspires to be recognised regionally, nationally and internationally for the quality of the golf course, the all-round experience provided by our professional and friendly colleagues and enjoyed by members and visitors alike.


The Course

Founded in 1890, and just a few hundred yards from the wonderful Northumberland Coastline, Whitley Bay Golf Course is one of the finest courses in the North East of England. Its undulating terrain shares parkland and heathland characteristics, with fast, true greens, all maintained to an exceptional standard, and providing a high quality test for golfers of all abilities.


The History

Follow in the footsteps of golfing legends: play on a course designed by 1912  Open Champion Ted Ray and graced by some of the greatest golfers in history, including Harry Vardon, James Braid, Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Lee Trevino and Greg Norman..


The Environment

The club is internationally recognised as one of only 50 in the UK to have achieved the GEO Certified® excellence award, the symbol of great golf environments worldwide – designating a golf facility as having met high standard in the areas of Nature, Resources, Community, and is committed to continuing improvement. GEO Certified® is widely trusted and endorsed by a growing number of organisations and informed authorities both inside and outside golf.


Testimonials

Steve Land

“We would like to thank you all for providing a first class experience at Whitley Bay today. Superb organisation and friendly staff, catering was excellent too. The course was in superb condition, please pass on our comments to all concerned. Thanks. Steve Land”

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John Bates

“I took two friends to play Whitley Bay on Sunday and thoroughly enjoyed it! I had played WBGC before but the guys who are relatively new to golf hadn’t. The feedback from both of them was ‘when we coming back?’. Excellent condition for this time of year, great layout and really professional staff supporting the…

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GolfNow

“Despite heavy rain on the day before we played (which had closed the course) it was in excellent condition. Greens were slick and true and were the best we have played on this year. A lot of attention has been given to the fairways and aprons in front of greens and overall the course was…

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