For Ladies with some experience, our principal competition day is Tuesday with alternate competition days on Sundays and some Saturdays. There is a friendly roll up on a Thursday morning as well as friendly matches with local clubs. Once a month, on a Friday, the club holds a Mixed 13 hole competition followed by a lively supper.
The ladies section has a Scratch team, Handicap team and Bronze team which play in the Lancashire leagues. BGC is involved in the Bolton Town competitions, the 2018 Bolton Champion is one of our members, and a team from our club are the holders of the 2018 Golf Cot Trophy. The club is also involved in Manchester competitions.
For Ladies wanting to start playing golf, Ian Orrell our excellent professional, offers several coaching packages to fit your requirements, either individually or in a group.
When you are ready to play, one of our ladies will “buddy” up to you to help you make that transition from the practice area to the course.
Ladies who would like to become Social members rather than golf members, we hold many social events including regular ladies presentation evenings, as well as a wide variety of themed evenings. Bridge is played by both experienced and beginners with opportunities to play friendly and competitive games. During the winter months we arrange a variety of trips from the club e.g. to Manchester theatres, stately homes.
We welcome all new members and look forward to meeting you.
Throughout the season we hold a number of competitions with a meal afterwards. In the summer months we play 16 friendly matches against local clubs. Everyone is welcome to the 9 o'clockers roll ups on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning, together with a Wednesday afternoon. We also have an away day, a senior's championship, a mixed dinner, a seniors' dinner and a cakewalk.
We aim to make everyone feel at home in the senior section and encourage you to join in all golfing events whatever your handicap.
I look forward to seeing you on the first tee.
Eddie Hayhurst (senior organiser)
There is a full and varied programme of golf on Sunday afternoons and, during the school holidays, on weekdays. All standards are catered for from beginners, who can use the forward Black tees playing with a junior handicap, to more advanced players who play off the regular Ladies' or Mens' tees and have official handicaps.
Ian Orrell, our Head Professional,holds weekly group coaching sessions and is also available to give individual lessons. Our practice facilities are unrivalled in the Bolton area.
Our junior subscription rates are very competitive with an annual subscription of just £75 up to age 13 and £150 up to and including age 18 with no joining fee and exemption from paying a joining fee on moving up to intermediate and later senior membership. For more details please contact our Junior Organiser Phil Riding on 07970 187410 or Head Professional, Ian Orrell on 01204 843073.
This new and unique program has been developed to provide the perfect environment for juniors wishing to try the game, learn new skills, not just the golf swing, but also the rules and etiquette of the game as well as help in developing their social and life skills.
When signing up to the Academy, juniors will receive: