FAQ's

About Membership

Membership year is 1 March to 28 February.You can join part way through the year and your subscription will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

We do not have a waiting list.

We do not have a joining fee.

You do not need a golf handicap to join.

Payment of subscription fee can be either the total amount or monthly by direct debit - at no extra cost.  The direct debit payments are completed in December, your monthly payment will be calculated accordingly.

Gift Aid forms part of the subscription.  We can claim tax relief on £75 of your subscription. This only requires you to fill in the back of the membership form. Applications for membership are processed as quickly as possible.

To join the easiest method is to call into the club office, complete a membership form and organise payment. Forms can be obtained from the office, in the foyer, from the Pro and printed from the website About Us  >  Membership Subscriptions.

About the Clubhouse

Opening times vary between summer and winter. Currently the clubhouse is opened at 7am. Bar and Catering are open for service at 9am Mon - Fri and 8am Sat - Sun (alcohol cannot be served until 11am). The bar closes at 11pm Tue - Sat and 9pm Sun - Mon. Catering closes 7.30pm Tue - Fri and 6pm Sat - Mon unless a prior booking has been made. 

Dress code is generally smart casual, see the About Us section.

Loyalty cards for members get you 10% off the price of food and drink at the bar. You can add money to your card at the bar.

Sky Sports is available in both the lounge and the snooker room. The TV's can show the same channel or different ones.

Functions can be catered for, you can get further information in the About Us section or contact bar and catering directly. The only stipulation for non members booking is that they have a member to stand as guarantor.

Office opening is 9am - 1pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 1pm Sat - Sun.

About Golf

Tee booking is electronic and can be accessed on this website and by the BRS Golf App on mobile phones. Help sheets are available in Members. >  Computer Help.
Booking for competitions is done on HowDidIDo.

CDH numbers identify individual golfers with the English Golf Union and are frequently required for entry into County and Open events.  The number appears on your handicap certificate.

Handicap certificates can be requested from the Secretary's office.  You can also see them on HowDidIDo.

Passports are required to play at Bedale, Teesside and Saltburn under our reciprocal arrangements.  They can be obtained from the Office on production of a digital photo.

Reciprocal golf is available at: Arcot Hall, Bedale, Boldon, Catterick, Consett, Easingwold, Saltburn, South Moor, Stocksfield and Teesside. Further information in Membership.

County Members can find information on the County website - see About Us  >  Weblinks in the County Schemes section.  This should be the place to look if you want to join and download an application form.  It costs £4 per year.

County Seniors Cards (over 55) are available from the Secretary's Office from 1 April at a cost of £15. This will allow you to play at participating clubs for £10. See About Us  >  Weblinks, in the County Schemes section, Seniors Card to see the participating clubs.

English County Card at a cost of £8 from the Secretary's Office from 1 April will allow you to play at participating clubs in participating counties at a reduced green fee to be decided by the club.  See about Us  >  Weblinks, in the County Schemes section, County Card to see participating counties and clubs.

County Seniors (Durham County Veterans Golf Association) - over 55 - arrange competitions and team matches.  Membership £6, see About Us  >  Weblinks, in the County Seniors section select membership form.

Visitors

Visitors are welcome and can book tee times after 10am 7 days in advance.

Societies are welcome and should contact the Secretary on 01388 661618 Op2  with their requirements.

Get Into Golf is a scheme we participate in to give new starters to golf the opportunity to taste what golf is about. Put this link into your browser for more information:  https://www.getintogolf.org/club/bishop-auckland-golf-club

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