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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

Larry Page

Course is very good, organisation of the competition excellent, four impressed golfers from Tynemouth GC, well done to all involved.

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Keith Mckenzie

Seniors Open 5th May: outstanding organisation with the ladies in control of the event. Very friendly welcome, including chocolate, and idiot proof guidance. The clubhouse facilities were great and course very good, considering the time of year. (Another month will allow for grass to thrive) In summary, a perfect day out much appreciated by a…

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Russell Turnbull

Played in Seniors on 5th May 2022. Extremely well organised especially the ladies giving the cards out and the lady helping to input scores after. Will be back again next year.

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