Visitor Information

From the moment you call to enquire about your visit our professional staff will deal with all of your requirements to ensure everything goes smoothly. If you arrive by car there is ample car parking space at the Club. You can relax and enjoy your day safe in the knowledge that everything has been taken care of.

Clubhouse Opening 4th July

CLUBHOUSE OPENING 4TH JULY

Following the government’s announcement that bars and restaurants can open, the Committee are very happy to announce that the clubhouse lounge and restaurant will re-open on the 4th July. Clearly, everyone MUST follow the rules set down on social distancing etc. and therefore you will see a number of changes to allow the club to keep staff, members and visitors safe.

• The new procedures are attached for the consumption of both drinks and meals and will be posted around the clubhouse.
• Sanitiser containers will be distributed around the clubhouse and toilet areas and on each table.
• All doors will be kept open to limit the need for contact and all non-essential items will be removed for the same reason.
• The coffee machines will be in use but will bear a notice that you must sanitise the parts that you touch, sanitisers will be left nearby.
• A one-way system for entry and exit to the lounge will be set out, for the men entry will be via the men’s locker room and for the ladies via their locker room.
• Once drinks are served you must exit the queuing area and find a table, tables will be marked with the maximum occupancy.
• Once all tables inside are taken, drinks should be consumed outside and ONLY at the tables provided.
• A bin will be set aside outside to dispose of plastic containers, but actual glasses may be used in which case they will be collected by the bar staff.
• The Club respectfully request that patrons do not overstay their welcome to be fair to other members and visitors as they finish their round as space is limited.
• Please note the area immediately in front of the Clubhouse and Pro shop MUST be kept clear.
• Should any member or visitor later find that they show the symptoms of Covid-19 they should inform the NHS AND Gosforth Golf Club.

Please act responsibly in and around the clubhouse, observe social distancing and the Club’s rules for your own safety and that of others.

However, the Committee ask that you follow the rules but more so ENJOY yourself.

SAFE OPERATING PROCEDURES

The Safety Health and wellbeing for those that use the golf club is paramount. It is essential that all golfers read and abide by the following measures to protect themselves and others from being put at risk of contracting Covid-19.

GOLFER AND VISITOR PROCEDURES

• Those entering the clubhouse may wear their own mask if they wish to do so
• Entry and Exit points to Locker Room, Toilets, the lounge and restaurant will be clearly marked and a one way system will be in operation
• The small bar area and games room will be off-limits
• Please use the sanitisers provided before ordering and being seated
• You will be asked to sign a ‘Track & Trace’ book
• Orders for drinks/food will be taken at the bar, the queuing area will be delineated
• Payment will be by contactless only
• Whilst seated people must sit at least 1m apart, each table will be clearly marked with the maximum capacity
• If food has been ordered please return all crockery/utensils to the designated table which will be clearly marked
• When all tables inside are in use, drinks must be consumed outside
• If plastic containers are being used in the outside areas these should be disposed of in the bin provided
• If social distancing is being ignored please understand that staff may ask for you to maintain the necessary distance, please be understanding it’s for your own and others safety
• Failure to observe the procedure may be reported and individuals asked to leave
• In fairness to other golfers/visitors we respectfully ask that you do not overstay as space is limited

BAR STAFF PROCEDURES

• There will be two bar staff on duty at all times
• Bar staff will take orders and serve from behind a Perspex screen
• Bar staff will collect all glasses from the lounge and outside areas
• Bar staff will sanitise the tables and chairs etc. on a regular basis

LOCKER ROOMS AND TOILETS

Social distancing MUST be observed at all times

Location

Gosforth GC, affectionately referred to as the Bridlepath, is situated in a secluded area in the leafy suburb of Gosforth about 3 miles north of Newcastle and less than 6 miles from Newcastle Airport.

A visit to Newcastle provides a great opportunity to visit the many attractions and renowned nightlife in the city centre and to take time to explore the glorious coastline of Northumberland.

If you would like recommendations for accommodation nearby please do not hesitate to contact us.

Booking

You can book your visit in either of the following ways.

Telephone: 0191 285 3495 and speak to the Professional Grahame Garland.

Book a tee time on line

We look forward to welcoming you to the club.

Summer Green Fees

1st April until 30th September18-Hole RateDay Rate
Visitor without member£22£30
Visitor with member£16£24
Golf Partnership Reciprocal Rate£16

Winter Green Fees

1st October to 31st March18-Hole Rate
Visitor without member£16
Visitor with member£12
VISITOR SPECIAL OFFER: Wednesdays and Fridays including tea/coffee/ bacon roll or a pint. (Conditions apply) £13
Golf Partnership Reciprocal Rate £12

Equipment Hire

EquipmentVisitorMember
Trolley£2£2
Electric Trolley£8£8
Buggy - 18 holes£25£12
Buggy - 36 holes£30£15

Standard of Play

Visitors are expected to have some golfing ability, maintain a reasonable pace of play, comply with golf etiquette and the Rules of Golf. In the interest of the majority, anyone not playing to an acceptable standard or level of behaviour may be asked to leave the course.

Winter rules

AstroTurf mats and Preferred Lies

Through January and February we introduce our fairway protection policy. Players playing from the fairway must use an AstroTurf mat or alternatively may place their ball in the rough.

Preferred Lies apply throughout the rough.

Mobile Phones

When on the course, golfers are requested to switch their mobile phone to silent and not to use the phone to make or receive calls unless in an emergency.

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