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(From Friday 2nd July)

Course is all prepared for Captains day tomorrow.

We hope our captain Ally has a great day! Greens are continuing to run well and received a liquid feed this week to aid nutrition. Greens were also micro tined to allow air to access the root system.

Lots of in house machinery maintenance to ensure machinery is performing at its best, this week saw our surrounds mower (John Deere 8000A) have new cylinders installed and our sprayer was in need of a new exhaust.

Small jobs such as the 9th stairs have been strimmed and gorse cut for a cleaner look.

Next week will see the team carry out a heavy verti cut operation on the surrounds, this will take all of Monday and possibly run into Tuesday, we ask everyone playing for their patience and understanding during this time.

Our new information board made from recycled plastic is looking great, thanks to TM Amenities Ltd 🔥 We hope everyone has a great weekend.

Thanks,The Greens Team

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Lindsay Reid

Lindsay Reid, one of our members, is planning to do a very special challenge on 8th July. Lindsay is attempting to play 4 rounds of golf in one day in support of Prostate Cancer.

“Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. More than 47,500 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year – that’s 129 men every day. Every 45 minutes one man dies from prostate cancer – that’s more than 11,500 men every year. 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Around 400,000 men are living with and after prostate cancer.”

He will be starting at 04.30am and hopefully finishing by 9.00pm and all whilst wearing a kilt.. To raise funds, he is planning to run a competition, which will entail guessing how many shots it takes him to complete the 4 rounds -gross score.

Multiple prizes will be on offer, i.e. 4 ball at Roxburghe, 4 ball at Brampton, 4 ball at Stocksfield and the Chair’s car parking space for use on a Sunday until the end of the year. Entries will be £5 (cash if possible) and there will be a container and envelopes in the bar area plus a donation tin to purchase the Prostate Cancer’s Man of Men badges.

Please support Lindsay and Prostate Cancer if you can.

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Free Golf Accessories

To help keep our course in tip top condition we are delighted to offer members some free golf accessories.

Magnus McGillivray from McGillivrays Commercial Property Consultants has generously provided some high quality pitch mark repair tools, tees and ball markers.

We have more than enough for all of our members. Look out for them being handed out at various competitions, or pop into the office to collect one.

Many thanks to Magnus and McGillivrays for their continued sponsorship of the Golf Club. 

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Meet our new Hospitality Supervisor


Whitley Bay Golf Club is delighted to announce the recruitment of our new Hospitality Supervisor, Dan Hildreth.

Dan joins us from Twelve Twenty Five Bar in North Shields and has over 4 years experience in the hospitality industry.

Dan brings with him a wealth of skills in customer service and staff management to further enhance our hospitality team. He is also a keen golfer and looks forward to welcoming Members and Visitors to our Clubhouse.

Dan will oversee all parts of clubhouse team and will play a key role in promoting Whitley Bay Golf Club to deliver future success. 

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New Website

We are thrilled to announce that Whitley Bay Golf Club has launched a brand-new website at www.whitleybaygolfclub.co.uk and only one week since soft launch it seems pretty popular with over 6,000 page views by 1200 unique users from 22 countries. 

Our new website is a ground up redevelopment and some of the great new features include:

  • A modern intuitive and easy to use design that works equally as well on PC’s, tablet’s and mobile devices.
  • Easy access to all of the key information that you would expect to find about the golf club, the golf course, clubhouse & restaurant, and the golf studio & services offered by our PGA professional.
  • An interactive tour of the golf course with hole by hole flyby’s and dynamic links with all of our course sponsors businesses.
  • A short history of Whitley Bay GC which since its foundation in 1890 has been a host of the European Tour and has been graced by some golfing legends such as Harry Vardon, Ted Ray, James Braid, Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Lee Trevino and Greg Norman.
  • A simple tee booking process for both members and visitors, and information for corporates and societies on how they can enjoy the full experience that Whitley Bay GC has to offer.
  • An interactive area where members can access and share feedback on internal club news, book tee times, access the members Club V1 hub, the club’s media archives, and access a range of members only benefits. 
  • A section on how seriously we consider the environment, how important sustainable golf is to our club, and how proud we are to have gained the GEO Certified® excellence award, the symbol of great golf environments worldwide. 
  • The ability to make online enquiries for restaurant reservations and find information on how to book the restaurant for private dining and clubhouse for parties and special occasions. 
  • Access in real time the club’s online ‘diary’ of events, and integrated links to our social media channels, BRS, Club V1 and HowDidiDo systems
  • Details of how to find us and how to get in touch with us by phone, email or directly through the website. 

Please take a few minutes to check out the site and enjoy the experience; we’d be delighted to hear your feedback.

Thank you

About Whitley Bay Golf Club:

Internationally recognised as one of only 50 clubs in the UK to have achieved the GEO Certified® award for environmental excellence. Whitley Bay Golf Club as one of the premier golf clubs in the North East of England provides a great test of golf and a high quality experience to players of all abilities.

GEO Certified® is the symbol of great golf environments worldwide – designating that a golf facility has met a credible standard in the areas of Nature, Resources, Community, and is committed to continual improvement. GEO Certified® is widely trusted and endorsed by a growing number of organizations and people, both inside and outside golf.

Whitley Bay Golf Club: https://www.whitleybaygolfclub.co.uk

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Captains Drive In 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 Club Captains Ally Hall and Gill Mason who were finally able to Drive In after a 15 month wait due to pandemic restrictions!

Pictured with Club Chairman Stuart Lynn, the sun also put in an appearance with two fantastic shots to officially open the golfing season.

Thank you to all our Members who joined us for today’s competition and showed your support for the event.

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County Championship Winner

After a 36 hole stroke play qualifier last Saturday, 3 head to head KO rounds on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 36 holes of match play today, the champion was decided by a sudden death playoff … congratulations from Whitley Bay GC to Andrew Minniken from The City of Newcastle Golf Club on an amazing win 👏👏👏

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Girls Golf Rocks

Whitley Bay GC is proud to support Girls Golf Rocks … please click here for more information

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