The club is welcoming and friendly to golfers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. The only criteria for admission is a passion for the sport we all love. The Links GC is a private members club with approx 700 playing members and over 100 social members. We pride ourselves on the eclecticism of our membership which is representative of a full cross section of the local population.
"Since taking up golf I have been a member of four clubs and I have to say that this is the friendliest, most enjoyable club of which I have been a member." - David Walsh, The Sunday Times Chief Sports Writer
Benefits of Membership at The Links GC
- We have some of the best practice facilities in the region with 2 practice ranges, 2 short game areas, 2 other putting greens, 4 practice nets and a state of the art indoor Swing Studio.
- We have a great 18-hole golf course which drains very well leaving it playable all year round in all but the most extreme weather conditions. The use of temporary greens is something of a rarity.
- You will meet many like-minded people and make many new friends.
- We are a forward thinking club with a 10-year Strategic Plan for continuous improvement.
- We have reciprocal arrangements for free golf at nine other clubs across England and Scotland.
- The club organises an extensive programme of social events catering to a wide range of tastes including Quiz Nights, Summer Ball, theme lunches and dinners, Christmas events, and a legendary New Year's Eve party.
- We have a team of club professionals who are dedicated to helping you to improve your game.
- Annual subscriptions can be paid monthly or annually. We provide concessions for juniors and young adults.
- You can obtain a valid handicap that will allow you to play anywhere in the world.
- As a club member you will find that you are more likely to be welcomed at other clubs.
- If other members of your family play, they can join you. Golf is a game all the family can enjoy together. We have a thriving Junior Academy, and great value Junior memberships.
- As a member, you can invite friends to play, they will get a preferential visitors' rate.
- You can play social golf with other members, or enter club strokeplay competitions which are laid on almost every week of the year in a variety of formats. Annually, the club runs individual and pairs knockout competitions, and there is an opportunity to put your name forward to represent the club in team competitions.
- You will receive discount on food and drinks in the clubhouse.
- Our excellent bar staff will quickly get to know you and might start pouring your drink when you walk into the clubhouse.
- If you enjoy volunteering and contributing, there are opportunities to get involved with the members Management Committee.
- We have excellent changing facilities, locker room and bathroom facilities.
- We have ample parking capacity, even on the busiest days.