The 1895 Club

 

TGC is part of the 1895 Club. You can enjoy FREE golf through the UK and abroad.

Whilst you can enjoy free golf at these clubs you must take note of local rules and etiquette to book and play. Please consider:

 ~ The 1895 club you visit must be 75 miles or more from TGC unless by prior arrangement ~

~ Make arrangements with the club prior to playing via the secretary. Please do not just turn up expecting to be able to play ~

~ Have evidence of your TGC membership and your handicap i.e. your England Golf app or certificate ~

~ Please see notes at the bottom of the page for specific club requirements and considerations ~

For those members of other 1895 clubs, you are very welcome to play at TGC.

Please contact secretary@todmordengolfclub.co.uk or call 01706 812986 for more information.

Ulverston, Cumbria

Ulverston Golf Club

Originally designed by Open champion Alex Herd, the course was remodelled by renowned golf course architect H S Colt in the 1920’s. The challenging par 71 layout provides spectacular views over Morecambe Bay and the Lake District fells.

18 holes, par 71

Course Rating (White):   71.1
Slope Rating (White):   133
Course Rating (Yellow):   69.7
Slope Rating (Yellow):   129

18 holes (Ladies), Par 73

Course Rating (Red):   73.7
Slope Rating (Red):   132

Link to Directions:

South Cumbria, LA12 9QJ

80 miles, 1 hrs 45mins

Website: ulverstongolf.co.uk

Contact: 01229 582 824

Email: enquiries@ulverstongolf.co.uk

Notes: See NB 3

Edzell, Scotland

Edzell Golf Club

The original course was laid out in 1895 by Bob Simpson, top golf course architect of his day. In 1933/34 the course was re-designed on recommendations made by the famous James Braid and was sympathetically upgraded by Martin Ebert of Mackenzie & Ebert in 2015.

18 holes, par 71

Course Rating (White):   71.5
Slope Rating (White):   126
Course Rating (Yellow):   69.7
Slope Rating (Yellow):   123

18 holes (Ladies), Par 74

Course Rating (Red):   72
Slope Rating (Red):   125

Link to Directions:

East Scotland, DD9 7TF

313 miles, 5 hrs 30mins

Website: edzellgolfclub.com

Contact: 01356 647283

Email: secretary@edzellgolfclub.com

Notes

Arcachon, France

Arcachon Golf Club

The Arcachon golf course is one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world thanks to its sandy soil and its natural obstacles.

18 holes, par 72

Course Rating (White):   71
Slope Rating (White):   129
Course Rating (Yellow):   70.8
Slope Rating (Yellow):   125

18 holes (Ladies), Par 72

Course Rating (Red):   71.5
Slope Rating (Red):   124

Link to Directions:

Bay of Biscay, 33260 LA TESTE

896 miles, 15 hrs 30mins

Website: golfarcachon.org/fr/

Contact: (33) (0) 5 56 54 44 00

Email: saccueil@golfarcachon.org

Notes

Cardross, Scotland

Cardross Golf Club

Cardross has played host to the Scottish Professional Championships in 1992, which was won by the then future Open Champion Paul Lawrie. Generous undulating fairways and large deciduous trees are features of the golf course which tends to play much longer…

18 holes, par 71

Course Rating (White):   71.4
Slope Rating (White):   123
Course Rating (Yellow):   69.9
Slope Rating (Yellow):   120

18 holes (Ladies), Par 74

Course Rating (Red):   74
Slope Rating (Red):   129

Link to Directions:

Nr Glasgow, G82 5LB

234 miles, 4 hrs

Website: cardrossgolfclub.co.uk

Contact: 01389 841 754

Email: secretary@cardrossgolfclub.co.uk

Notes

Masham, Yorkshire

Masham Golf Club

A well known favourite course of singer Bing Crosby, and also frequented by some golfing greats such as Peter Alliss, Masham golf course is not only a stunning place to play, but a club steeped in a rich history.

2 x 9 holes, par 70

Course Rating (White):   70.8
Slope Rating (White):   128
Course Rating (Yellow):   68.8
Slope Rating (Yellow):   124

2 x 9 holes (Ladies), Par 72

Course Rating (Red):   71.6
Slope Rating (Red):   124

Link to Directions:

Ripon, HG4 4NS

54 miles, 2 hrs

Website: mashamgolfclub.co.uk

Contact: 01765 688054

Email: info@mashamgolfclub.co.uk

Notes: 4 visitors in a party

Handsworth, Warwick

Ulverston Golf Club

Widely acknowledged as a hidden gem and located just three miles from Birmingham city centre on the border of Warwickshire and Staffordshire, Handsworth is one of the Midlands premier clubs.

18 holes, par 70

Course Rating (White):   71.4
Slope Rating (White):   1230
Course Rating (Yellow):   70.3
Slope Rating (Yellow):   126

18 holes (Ladies), Par 73

Course Rating (Red):   73.9
Slope Rating (Red):   126

Link to Directions:

Nr Birmingham, B20 1NP

110 miles, 2 hrs 15 mins

Website: handsworthgc.co.uk

Contact: 01229 582 824

Email: gm@handsworthgolfclub.net

Notes

Here are a list of more clubs in the 1895 group.

Scotland & The Islands

Aberfeldy GC, Perthshire. Taybridge Road, Aberfeldy, PH15 2BH.

(01887) 820535. aberfeldygolfclub@btconnect.com.

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Bridge of Allan GC, Stirlingshire. Bridge of Allan, Stirling, FK9 4LY.

(01786) 832332. secretary@bofagc.com.

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Cardross GC, Dumbartonshire. Main Road, Cardross, Dumbarton, G82 5LB.

(01389) 841350. rmfgolf66@icloud.com.

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Cathcart Castle GC, Glasgow. Mearns Road, Giffnock, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 7YL.

(0141) 638 9449. secretary@cathcartcastle.com.

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Craigmillar Park GC, Edinburgh. Observatory Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3HG.

(0131) 667 2850. admin@craigmillarpark.co.uk

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Duddingston GC, Edinburgh. 135 Duddingston Road W, Duddingston, Edinburgh, EH15 3QE.

(0131) 661 4301. secretary@duddingstongolf.co.uk.

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Edzell GC, Angus. High Street, Edzell, Brechin, DD9 7TF.

(01356) 648462.  secretary@edzellgolfclub.com

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Milngavie GC, Glasgow. Laighpark, Milngavie, Glasgow, G62 8EP.

(0141) 956 1619. secretary@milngaviegolfclub.co.uk.

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Paisley GC, Glasgow. Braehead Road, Paisley PA2 8TZ.

(0141) 804 3903. paisleygolfclub@btconnect.com.

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Pumpherston GC, West Lothian. Drumshoreland Road, Pumpherston, Livingston, EH53 0LQ.

(01506) 433337. manager@pumpherstongolfclub.co.uk.

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Torwoodlee GC, Scottish Borders. Edinburgh Road, Galashiels, TD1 2NE.

(01896)752260. torwoodleegolfclub@torwoodleegolfclub.com.

Uphall GC, West Lothian. Uphall, Broxburn, EH52 6JT.

(01506) 856404. uphallgolfclub@btconnect.com.

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Whiting Bay GC, Isle of Arran. Golf Course Road, Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, KA27 8QT.

(01770) 700487. info@whitingbaygolf.com.    

The Midlands & East England

Broadway GC, Worcestershire. Willersey Hill, Willersey, Broadway, WR12 7LG.

(01386) 853683. secretary@broadwaygolfclub.co.uk. (see NB 4)

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Cosby GC, Leicestershire. Chapel Lane, Cosby, Leicester, LE9 1RG.

(0116) 286 4759. secretary@cosbygolfclub.co.uk

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Flempton GC, Suffolk. Bury Road, Flempton, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6EQ.

(01287) 4728291. secretary@flemptongolfclub.co.uk. (see NB 5).

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Goring and Streatley GC, Berkshire. Rectory Road, Streatley on Thames, RG8 9QA.

(01491) 873229. keith@goringgolf.co.uk. (see NB 6).

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Handsworth GC, Birmingham. 11 Sunningdale Close, Birmingham, B20 1NP.

(0121) 554 3387. info@handsworthgolfclub.net. (See NB 7)

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Ipswich GC, Suffolk. Purdis Heath, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UQ.

(01473) 728941. office@ipswichgolfclub.com (see NB 8).

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Sandwell Park GC, West Midlands. Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, B71 4JJ.

(0121) 525 4637. secretary@sandwellparkgolfclub.co.uk. (see NB 9)

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Seacroft GC, Lincolnshire. Drummond Road, Skegness, PE25 3AU.

(01754) 763020. enquiries@seacroft-golfclub.co.uk.

South West, Wales & Isle of Man

South West

 

Exeter Golf and Country Club, Devon. Topsham Road, Exeter, EX2 7AE.

(01392) 875029. proshop@exetergc.co.uk. (see NB12)

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Great Torrington GC, Devon. Weare Trees, Torrington, EX38 7EZ.

(01805) 622229. torringtongolfclub@btconnect.com

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Mullion GC, Cornwall. Cury, Helston TR12 7BP.

(01326) 241176. secretary@mulliongolfclub.co.uk. (see NB 13).

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Wrangaton GC, Devon.

(01364) 73229. Golf Links Road, Wrangaton, South Brent, TQ10 9HJ.

 

Wales

Cardigan GC, Cardiganshire. Golf Club Road, Gwybert, Cardigan, SA43 1PR.

(01239) 621775 cgc@btconnect.com. (see NB 14).

 

Isle of Man

Peel GC, Peel. Rheast Lane, Peel, IM5 1BG.

(+44 1624) 843456. peelgc@manx.net. (see NB 15)

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Rowany GC, Port Erin. Rowany Drive, Port Erin IM9 6LN.

(+44 1624) 834108. mail@rowanygolfclub.com.  (see NB 16)

Ireland

Abbeyleix GC, Co Laois. Ballyroan Road, Rathmoyle, Abbeyleix, 32 V583.

(+353 578) 731450. abbeyleixgolf@gmail.com.

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Knock GC, Belfast. Summerfield, Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 2QX.

(+44 28) 9048 3251. knockgolfclub@btconnect.com.

Malone GC, Belfast. Malone Road, Dunmurray, Belfast, BT17 9GE.

(+44 28)  9061 2758. manager@malonegolfclub.co.uk.

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Massereene GC, Co Antrim. Lough Road, Antrim, BT41 4DQ.

(+44 28) 9442 8096. info@massereenegc.co.uk.

Northern England

Abbeydale GC, South Yorkshire. Twentywell Lane, Beauchief, Sheffield, S17 4QA.

(0114) 236 0763. abbeygolf@btconnect.com. (see NB1)

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Halifax GC, West Yorkshire. Union Lane, Ogden, Halifax, HX2 8XR.

(01422) 244171. professional@halifaxgolfclub.co.uk.

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Masham GC, North Yorkshire. Burnholme, Swinton Road, Masham, Ripon, HG4 4NS.

(01765) 688054. info@mashamgolfclub.co.uk. (See NB 2).

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Settle and Giggleswick GC, North Yorkshire. Buckhaw Brow,Giggleswick, Settle, BD24 0DH.

(07980) 324093 or (01729) 825288. pjohnson317@btinternet.com.

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Todmorden GC, West Yorkshire. Rive Rocks, Cross Stone Road, Todmorden, OL14 8RD.

(01706) 812896. secretary@todmordengolfclub.co.uk.

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Ulverston GC, Cumbria. Bardsea Park, Ulverston, LA12 9QJ.

(01229) 582824. enquiries@ulverstongolf.co.uk. (see NB 3)

Abroad

Australia

Royal Perth GC, Western Australia. Labouchere Road, South Perth, WA 6151.

(+618) 6436 4900. info@rpgc.com.au.

 

Belgium

Royal Golf Club du Chateau d’ Ardenne. Ardennes, 5560, Houyet.

(+32) 8266 6228. secretariat@royal-ardenne.be.

 

France

Golf d’Aix les Bains GC, Riviera des Alpes. Avenue de Golf, 73100, Aix les Bains.

(+33) 479 612335. info@golf-aixlesbains.com.

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Golf d’Arcachon GC, Gironde. Boulevard d’ Arcachon, 33260, La Teste-de-Buch.

(+33) 55654400.  accueil@golfarcachon.org.

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Valescure GC, Saint Raphael. Avenue des Golfs, 83700, Saint Raphael.

(+33) 494824046. accueil@golfdevalescure.com 

 

Holland

Hilversumsche GC, Hilversum. Soestdijkerstraatweg, 1213 XJ, Hilversum.

(+31) 356857080. info@hilversumschegolfclub.nl.

 

New Zealand, North Island

Manawatu GC, Palmerston North. Centennial Drive, Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, 4410.

(+64) 6357 8793. gm@manawatugolfclub.com.

NBs!

NB.

1. Abbeydale GC. A total of up to 8 courtesies (2 four balls) per club per day and then fees are charged.

2. Masham GC. 4 visitors in a party.

3. Ulverston GC. A total of up to 8 courtesies (2 fourballs) per club per day and then fees are charged.

4. Broadway GC. A total of up to 8 courtesies (2 four balls) per club per day and then fees are charged. No weekend visits allowed.

5. Flempton GC. A total of up to 4 courtesies (1 four ball) per club per day and then fees charged at County Card rate (currently £35). A letter of introduction is required. No bank holiday visits allowed.

6. Goring and Streatley GC. A total of up to 4 courtesies (1 four ball) per club and then fees are charged. Club membership card to be produced, which will be checked with the club.

7. Handsworth GC. A total of up to 10 courtesies per club per day and then fees are charged. No weekend visits allowed.

8. Ipswich GC. A total of up to 8 courtesies (2 four balls) per club per day and then fees are charged.

9. Sandwell Park GC. A total of up to 4 courtesies (1 four ball) per club and then fees will be charged on Monday to Friday visits only.

10. Crowborough Beach GC. A total of up to 4 courtesies per club per day and then fees are charged.

11. Reigate Heath GC. A total of up to 8 courtesies (2 four balls) per club per day and then fees are charged on rounds after 11:30 AM. No weekend visits are permitted between June and October. Email confirmation of the booking from the pro shop will be required. Courtesy is only for 5 and 7 day memberships. Other categories of membership are offered County Card rates, which are not specified.

12. Exeter GC. No courtesy availability on a Wednesday or a Saturday.

13. Mullion GC. No weekend visits permitted. Only one courtesy round per person so that if a person is on holiday in the area only one round can be played).

14. Cardigan GC. 1 four ball per day and then fees are charged.

15. Peel GC. Weekend rounds have to be outside members’ competition tee times.

16. Rowany GC. Letter of introduction and handicap certificate required.

Information believed to be correct as at July 2020.