BT Golf Society

Part of the Bradford Telephone Area Sports & Social Club

 

The BT Golf Society welcome new players each year. If youíre interested in playing at any of the venues shown below with the Society, please contact the Secretary.

 

You donít need to have an official Golf Handicap or be a member at a golf club, a Society Golf Handicap will be provided

 

2024 Venues

 

Event 1-Thursday 14th March††††††††††† Styrrup Hall, Doncaster †††††† †††10:30††††††††††† £40.00†††

Styrrup Hall Golf and Country Club is set in 150 acres of beautifully landscapedgrounds is close to the boundary of South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. The course is challenging and well-presented having matured substantially since its opening in 2000. The excellent drainage guarantees play all year round giving the course a good reputation both locally and further afield. 6,745 yards, par 73 Styrrup Golf Club, Main Street, Styrrup DN11 8NB (office@styrrupgolf.co.uk)††† Winter warmer. Bacon sandwich & coffee, 18 holes, two course dinner

 

Event 2-Friday 12th April††††††††††† Scalm Park, Selby††††††††† ††9:32 & 13:00††† ††††††††† £45.00†††

An 18 hole well-kept flat course suitable for all ages and abilities set in beautiful mature parkland with some testing holes. A great little course hidden away on a farm/caravan park with some challenging holes, especially the par 4 dogleg with out of bounds down the right. 5,786. par 70 Scalm Park Golf Club, Bishop Wood, Wistow Common, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 3RD (http://scalmparkleisure.co.uk/golf)

 

Event 3 -Friday 10th May†††††††††† Tadcaster†††††††††††††††††††††††† 9:36 & 13:28†††† ††††††††† £55.00†††† †††††††

Tadcaster Golf Club offers an enjoyable easy-walking 18-hole course set in tranquil rural surroundings that has become well established since its opening in 1990. Itís a well maintained course having a good layout with plenty of well placed hazards 6,631 yards, par 72†††† Tadcaster Golf Course, Scarthingwell, Tadcaster LS24 9PF(golf@tadcastergolf.co.uk)

 

Event 4 -Monday 3rd June††††††† Bentham†††††††††† ††††† 9:20 & 13:12†††††††††††††† £60.00††††††††††† †††

Bentham is a picturesque, family-run 18 hole Golf course situated in the Three Peaks area of North Yorkshire and offers a challenge to golfers of all abilities. Situated in the foothills of The Three Peaks, the views of Ingleborough, Pen-y-Ghent and Whernside are stunning on a clear day, with a beautiful backdrop of the Lake District Fells. Liam from Golfmates YouTube channel described it as a Hidden Gem!. 6,070 Yards, Par 71 ††Bentham Golf Course, Robin Lane, High Bentham, Lancaster, LA2 7AG(www.benthamgolfclub.co.uk)

 

Event 5 -Sun 30th June & Mon 1st July†††††† Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club††††††† 13:40 & 11:10††† £179.00††

Overnight trip to Ramside Hall. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast + 2 rounds. Based on 2 sharing a room.

Ramside Hall is North East Englandís most exciting risk and reward golf resort and home to two championship layouts; The Prince Bishops Course offers a very adventurous round of golf with 16 water hazards, reachable par-5ís, drivable par-4ís, and longer par-4ís that require 2 good straight hits to give you any chance of making par. The Cathedral Course offers a tough test, playing 7,176 yards off the back tees. The rolling countryside is a big part of the course, with awkward stances easy to find if you are not focused on the task at hand. The views across the course are extensive, reaching as far as the Angel of the North. The Cathedral course is ranked among the best golf courses in Durham.

Sun 30th June 2024, 13:40 on Prince Bishops Course, Mon 1st Jul 2018, 11:10 on Cathedral Course†† Ramside Hall, Carrville, Durham, DH1 1TD(www.ramsidehallhotel.co.uk/golf/)

19 places have been reserved at present, so please pay your deposit to secure a place. Singe rooms are available. Additional places will be added once > 19 deposits are received.

 

 

Event 6 -Tuesday 23rd June†††††††††††† Marsden Park, Nelson††††††††† 9:30 & 13:00††† †††††††††† £37.00††††

Marsden Park Golf Course was first opened in 1968 and was then redeveloped in 1976. It is now offers eighteen unique with fantastic panoramic views of the extensive surrounding countryside deep in the foothills of Pendle. This course is a tale of two halves, the front nine has numerous strategically placed streams and ditches; while the back nine is more undulating and requires you to hit straight. 5,989 Yards, Par 70 ††Marsden Park Golf Course, Townhouse Road, Nelson, BB9 8DG(www.marsdenparkgc.com)

 

Event 7-Wednesday 14th August†††††††† Crow Nest Park, Brighouse †††††††††† 9:30 & 13:00††† £55.00†††

Established in 1995 the course was created on 70 acres of grounds once owned by the industrialist Sir Titus Salt. The nine hole course set in beautiful parkland has been recognised by a number of bodies, with the "Golf World" magazine labeling Crow Nest in 2010 as one of the worlds top nine hole golf courses. Most holes have two alternative tees which offer a very different second half. 6,053yards, Par 70†† Crow Nest Golf Course, Coach Road, Hove Edge, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 2LN (www.crownestgolf.co.uk)

 

Event 8 -Wednesday 11th September†††† Shipley Beckfoot††††††††††† 9:30 & 13:00††† £69.00†††

Shipley Golf Club was founded in 1896 and relocated to its current location with a Course designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie in 1921. An attractive easy walking course tucked away in a beautiful quiet and mature wooded valley at Beckfoot just outside Bingley has long been known as one of the best in the area and is a regular venue for both Bradford Union and Yorkshire Union County fixtures. 6,620 Yards, Par 71 Shipley Golf Club, Beckfoot Lane, Bingley, BD16 1LX (www.shipleygolf.co.uk)

 

Event 9 -Friday 4th October†††††††††††††† Branshaw, Keighley ††††††††††††† 10:28 ††††††††† £45.00††††

Branshaw is a unique design by James Braid and Dr Alister Mackenzie, famous for designing Gleneagles and Augusta National. The courseset out over moorland is comparatively easy walking, offering superb views over the surrounding countryside. Although not over-difficult, the course demands great accuracy from the tee, and the ability to play a variety of approach shots to greens. 5,888 yards, Par 70Branshaw Golf Club, Branshaw Moor, Sykes Head, Keighley, BD22 7ES https://branshawgolfclub.co.uk/)

Autumn close down. Bacon sandwich & coffee, 18 holes then two course dinner

 

 

All the above are full packages (unless stated) - coffee & bacon sandwich, 9 holes, lunch, 18 holes then two course evening meal. Smart casual wear is acceptable at all events unless otherwise notified. £35 Deposit is required for the overnight trip, and notification of intent to attend for all the others. Deposits can be paid by Electronic transfer to sort code 09-01-29 account 07993318 (Santander, account name BTLRC Leeds Golf Society), please ensure you include your name in the reference field.

 

Please note, most events will be subsidised from the price shown for members of the Golf Society. Annual Membership of the Society is £15. No subsidy is available for Guests. Guests can join the Society after their first visit.

 

At each event there will be an additional charge of £1 towards a 2ís pot. This will be shared between any players who score a 2 in the 18 hole competition event. If there is no 2 scored, the pot will roll over to the next event.

 

 

Secretary: Richard Benton, 31 Wensleydale Rise, Baildon, Shipley, BD17 6TA†††† Home: (01274) 583841; Mob: 0795 1735031;†† e-mail: richbenton31@gmail.com