Notes for Visitors

Allvisitors are expected to be competent golfers who hold a current Club or Society handicap. As the Links provide a difficult test of golf, maximum handicaps allowed for visitors are: Men - 21, Ladies - 32. Proof of playing ability is required prior to play.

Starting Times

All tee times are allocated in advance. The Club's official Starter controls access to the tee. The Club reserves the right to adjust starting times as required.

Playing Restrictions

All play starts from the first tee. Members have exclusive rights to the tee at set times. Monday mornings are reserved for course maintenance. Thursday is Ladies' Day and visitors can only be accommodated after 2.30 pm. Play at weekends is not normally allowed. The Club may insist on 2-ball or 3-ball play.

Branding / Advertising 

Display of branding/advertising material on the course and in the Clubhouse for corporate groups/events is permitted by prior arrangement and subject to a minimum charge of £250.


Gentlemen have the option depending on their ability to play from the Green tees (6900 yards) or from the Yellow tees (6500 yards). Ladies play from the Red LGU tees (5900 yards). Winter tees will be in use from 1st January (Composite Course).

Practice Range

A practice range facility is available.


Visitors are requested to conform to established golfing etiquette, be aware of other players and call other players through if necessary. Visitors should play briskly and always maintain their position on the course. Marshalls patrol the Links to ensure an appropriate pace of play.

Professional Shop Facilities

The Professional acts as Caddy Master. The following are available by prior booking:-

  • Caddies  -  £40.00
  • Electric Trolleys  -  £15.00
  • Pull Trolleys  -  £5.00 (available on the day of play)
  • Buggy Cart  -  £30.00 (Limited to medical certificate holders only)
  • Hire of Clubs  -  £35.00


Bar snacks are available from 09.30am to 5.30pm. 
The Club offers Lunch in the Dining Room from 12.30pm - 2.30pm. 
Evening catering is available for parties of 20 or more at a minimum charge of £600. Menus are available on request.

Mobile Telephones

Since the Club is a place of relaxation and leisure, other than for Doctors on-call, mobile telephones must be switched off when on the course or in the Club House. Essential calls can be made in the Main Reception only.


Closed circuit television is installed but the Club regrets that it accepts no liability for the loss or theft of visitors' property on the course, in the car park or in the Club House.


Visitors are requested not to change into/out of golfing attire in the Car Park; adequate facilities are available within the Clubhouse.


Are not permitted in the Club House or on the Links.


We hope you will have an enjoyable visit to this historic Golf Links and Clubhouse.

The Secretary would be pleased to receive any suggestions or comments arising from your visit.

Tiger Woods