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BLACKMOOR GOLF CLUB Official Brochure 2014

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Contents 05 07 09 11 13 23 29 31 33

Welcome A Harry Colt Course Selborne Salver The Course Tour the Course Professional and Pro Shop Tuition Practice Facilities Membership

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Benefits of Membership Social Membership Clubhouse and Catering Social Activities Societies Visitors Directions Contact us

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Welcome Lying between the North and South Downs in the heart of the

and the Home Counties via the A3. Its free-draining sand base

picturesque Hampshire countryside, Blackmoor Golf Club is a

means the course remains playable all year round.

gem of a heathland course designed by the celebrated Harry Colt in 1913.

Acting as a regional qualifier for the Open Championship between 1998 and 2003, the club is home to the Selborne

Laid out in two loops, the 18 holes comprise of five par 3s,

Salver, one of Britain’s most prestigious amateur events and is

which all bear the stamp of Colt, with elevated greens, well-

regularly voted one of the top 100 courses in England.

guarded by bunkers, and two par 5s making up a par 69. The club though is still known as one of the county’s most The surroundings alone are worth a visit with the course lined

friendly and welcoming. Golfers of all ages and abilities are

by heather, gorse, silver birch, oak and fir trees. Tranquillity is

most welcome at this club and the management and members

also guaranteed with no road, rail or aircraft noise acting as a

all look forward to your visit.

distraction; however the club is within easy reach of London

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A Harry Colt Course Designed by golf course architect Harry Colt – the inspiration

club in a bag should be used during a round will apply to most

behind Sunningdale and the redesigns of Muirfield and Royal

golfers that set foot on the course.

Liverpool – in 1913, Blackmoor still retains some distinctive trademark touches of its celebrated designer nearly a century

Blackmoor is also home to a number of amateur and

later. Certainly the course lived up to Colt’s own maxim – “The

professional competitions, including the Selborne Salver

real test of a course: is it going to live?” – with golf still played

which attracts both international and Walker Cup players. The

over sixteen of the holes designed by him today (the full 18

professional TP tour is a regular event. It is also a course often

holes were completed in 1924).

used by Hampshire Golf Union for their County Championships. From 1998 until 2003, Blackmoor was a regional qualifying

His principle that the course should adapt and follow, rather

course for the Open Championship where golfers from the UK,

than be imposed upon, the natural aesthetic of the land still

Europe, America and Africa began their quest for The Claret

rings true. The lack of respite between one tricky hole and

Jug.

another bears Colt’s fingerprints while his goal that every

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Selborne Salver Blackmoor Golf Club is proud to call itself home to the

Some wonderful golf has been played over those two decades

Selborne Salver – one of the most prestigious amateur golf

and old Salver hands still talk about McEvoy’s dramatic victory

competitions in the country.

in 1979, when he won a titanic head-to-head against John Davies, his fellow Walker Cupper, thanks to a blistering final

During its history, the Selborne Salver has attracted many

nine of 29 strokes.

notable Walker Cup and international players such as Justin Rose while past winners include Peter McEvoy, Gary

In recent times, Andy Sullivan set the tournament’s best ever

Wolstenholme and Ross Fisher.

score of 60 in 2011 while his two-round total of 129 was the lowest aggregate score ever in the Salver. Matthew Fitzpatrick,

The competition was inaugurated in its present form in 1976

of Hallamshire, won the 2012 tournament.

and since 1978 the Salver has been linked with the Hampshire Hog, staged the next day at North Hants. The player with the

One of the many benefits from being a Blackmoor member is

lowest total over 72 holes over the weekend receives the

being able to participate in the Wolmer Cup, the major Club

Hampshire Salver, presented by the Hants, IoW and CI Golf

competition playing the exactly the same pin positions the

Union.

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The Course A wonderful 18 holes of golf await you at Blackmoor where

Stands of birch and fir abound while fine sandy soil, firm

the emphasis from the first tee shot is on correct positioning

natural turf and heath effectively guarantee the quality of the

rather than distance.

golf played throughout the year. The course measures 6,164 yards, par 69 for the men off the championship tees, 5,943

The course is far more challenging than its 6,164 yards length

yards off the visitors’ yellow tees and 5,658 yards, a par 72,

would suggest with its incorporation of tricky bunkering,

for the ladies.

occasional use of water ditches and testing approaches to well-guarded greens.

While perhaps not the longest course, Blackmoor retains Harry Colt’s fingerprints making it both aesthetically pleasing in the

The greens are noted for their firmness and speed but remain

heart of the Hampshire countryside while asking questions

true and maintain their quality all year round. However just

of your golfing skill from the tricky par 4 first through to the

accessing the greens can presents its own challenge with tree-

delightful eighteenth.

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Tour the Course Make the most of your trip to Blackmoor by learning more

Hole 3, 391 yards, par 4

about some of the pitfalls that lie in wait and how to avoid

This is the first dogleg right which requires an accurate tee

them courtesy of Steve Clay, our head professional.

shot to miss both fairway bunker on the left and heather on the right. A fade gives an ideal position for the second shot to

Hole 1, 332 yards, par 4

a well-bunkered kidney shaped green.

A gentle par 4 to start: either lay up short of the ditch which crosses the fairway at 230 yards or go for the carry. Either

Hole 4, 415 yards, par 4

way you will be left with an uphill second shot to a subtle

A tough par 4 generally played into the prevailing left to right

undulating green.

wind. The heather lined fairway demands an accurate tee shot, beware the out of bounds on the left. The second shot

Hole 2, 348 yards, par 4

will be a mid to long iron to a narrow green well-guarded by

The only dogleg left on the course, the semi blind tee shot

water on the right and sand on the left.

requires accuracy to the right side of the fairway to leave a clear view of the green.

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Tour the Course

Continued

Hole 5, 404 yards, par 4

Hole 7, 421 yards, par 4

A sharp dogleg right across a ditch. A tee shot down the right

A tough par 4 with a bunker to the left side of the fairway

side of the fairway hugging the tree line will leave a shorter

catching the golfer’s eye. Placing your drive to the right of this

second shot to the green but beware the out of bounds and

bunker will give a good line into the two tiered green which is

a strategically placed tree. Rough and heather protect the

well bunkered. A top right pin position is difficult to get close

sloping green. A par here is always satisfying.

to and on this green two putting will always be a challenge.

Hole 6, 198 yards, par 3

Hole 8, 479 yards, par 5

A difficult par 3 played into the prevailing wind to an elevated

This hole is short by modern standards and is the first of

green requiring a long iron or lofted wood. Miss the green and

Blackmoor’s two par 5s. However, a long tee shot to the left

a dropped shot is on the cards.

half of the fairway will give the opportunity to go for the green in two, but beware the out of bounds to the right and deep rough and a bunker on the left.

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Tour the Course

Continued

Hole 9, 150 yards, par 3

Hole 11, 403 yards, par 4

A neat par 3 with a small well-bunkered elevated green. Even

Another dogleg to the right. Play to the left side of the fairway

if you hit the target the difficult subtle slopes can still catch

to avoid the area of deep rough and a heather bank to the

you out.

right. This will leave a mid-iron to a deceptively sloping green.

Hole 10, 448 yards, par 4

Hole 12, 129 yards, par 3

Probably the toughest driving hole on the course with an out

Played over heather banks to an elevated green which runs off

of bounds to the right, it demands a long straight drive if you

on all sides. Bunkers left and right will catch the errant shot on

are to reach the green in two. Cross bunkers some 40 yards

this the shortest of Blackmoor’s par 3s.

from the elevated green with greenside traps both left and right make for a difficult second shot. Be sure your approach shot is long enough.

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Tour the Course

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Hole 15, 198 yards, par 3

The longest hole on the course at 512 yards, the drive needs

One of the most difficult par 3s in Hampshire. This well

to be accurate to miss the strategically placed bunkers left and

bunkered, elevated, upturned-saucer green provides a stern

right. The slight dogleg means the second shot needs to be

test.

precise to leave the third shot a comfortable distance to the two-tier green guarded by bunkers on both sides.

Hole 16, 392 yards, par 4

Yet another par 4 with a tight drive. Hitting the fairway is the

Hole 14, 380 yards, par 4

first target as there is treacherous thick heather both left and

From the tee this hole looks as though it should yield a birdie.

right. The second shot requires accuracy to miss the front

However, a misguided tee shot to the right is likely to find the

right bunker and heather to the left.

water hazard which is some 230 yards from the tee. Correct

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Tour the Course

Continued

Hole 17, 164 yards, par 3

Hole 18, 400 yards, par 4

Last of the par 3s played to an elevated green over thick

Blackmoor’s signature hole and one of the best finishing holes

heather. Oblique bunkers left and right call for an accurate tee

in Hampshire. A long accurate tee shot will still leave a difficult

shot. The heavily contoured green presents a difficult putting

uphill second shot with out of bounds to the left and a deep pit

challenge.

to the right. Hitting the green in regulation will not guarantee a par as the green is severely sloping and difficult to read.

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Jim Hardy, Steve Clay, Matt Kuchar, Chris O’Connell

Professional and Pro Shop Steve Clay swung his first ever club at Blackmoor Golf Club in

His main passion lies in teaching and since meeting top

1969 and we are delighted to say that he is now our head club

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You are guaranteed a warm welcome at our pro shop by

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Tuition Whether you have an eight-year-old looking to swing a club

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Practice Facilities There are several practice areas available: a 350 yards long

Golf Club we are proud that our practice course is grass rather

practice range, a short game practice area for pitching and

than artificial turf.

bunker practice, two putting greens and practice nets. As Steve Clay, our head professional, persuasively argues you The range is a particularly valuable asset to those who are

only can receive a true reflection of how you have hit a shot

learning the game and who cannot get to play on a golf course

from grass rather than a plastic matt.

or those who just want to loosen their limbs before heading out for 18 holes.

The short-game area allows you to measure the length of your shots with targets at 30, 50 and 70 yards while the putting

When Ben Hogan, widely regarded as the greatest ball striker

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Membership Blackmoor Golf Club is known as one of the friendliest clubs in the county and accommodates a wide spectrum of golfers. We are a members’ club with around 560 golfing members. The club is run by its General Committee elected from the membership. We pride ourselves on having an active membership with a full schedule of competitions no matter what age, gender, or standard and there is also a busy and varied social calendar. There are “roll-ups” on most days which you can join or just come along with your friend and benefit from our “no tee booking” policy. The only tee bookings made are for competitions and societies.

We have a wide range of memberships available which we hope will suit all needs. These are: full, week day, country (minimum 40 miles by route planner from Blackmoor), overseas (away for six months of the year), young adults, full-time students, juniors and beginners. For those who are busy with work and family commitments, who may find full membership too time consuming and uneconomical, our newly introduced “Lifestyle” membership offers a flexible new approach to golf club membership and for those players without a handicap but knowledge of the game we have an Academy Membership in which players can use the course at quiet times to gain their handicap. To apply for membership please call 01420 472 775 or visit www.blackmoorgolf.co.uk/membership/ and download a membership application form. www.blackmoorgolf.co.uk | 33


Benefits of Membership Here at Blackmoor we aim to make the joining process as

Reciprocal use of affiliated golf courses. Once a member, not

straightforward as possible – we want you to come and enjoy

only can you play to your heart’s content at Blackmoor but,

one of Hampshire’s finest courses that was voted in England’s

through our reciprocal scheme with other prestigious clubs in

top 100 by Golf World magazine in 2013.

Hampshire and Surrey, such as Stoneham, Hayling, Ferndown, Brokenhurst, West Byfleet and Ham Manor, you can play at

As well as enjoying unlimited use of one of Harry Colt’s mini

other courses on designated days.

masterpieces in a tranquil, beautiful setting as well as the club’s friendly social environment, you will also be entitled to

Discount on bar meals and drinks. Reduced green fee rates for

the following benefits:

guests.

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Social Membership One of the most important things when entertaining clients

social membership discount card you’ll receive even better

or lunching with colleagues is the surroundings and the

value on all food and beverage.

people around you. One thing that you can be assured of at Blackmoor, is a warm welcome into a pleasant clubhouse with

We also have a meeting room with a seating capacity of eighty,

wonderful views across the course.

which you may find useful if wishing to hold meetings away from the office environment.

During the lunchtime period we offer a comprehensive range of hot and cold food as well as daily specials, all at competitive

If you would like to view our facilities please do not hesitate

prices. Our well-stocked bar serves real ales, lagers, Guinness,

to contact our administration office on 01420 472775 who will

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Clubhouse and Catering Blackmoor’s friendly bar is the centre of social activity and

Take your pick from a wide selection of sandwiches, two

provides the perfect atmosphere for people to unwind after a

course meals or make a selection from our daily specials board

round in which they can enjoy a refreshing drink or replenish

– the Sunday morning bacon bap comes highly recommended.

the energy stocks with a bite to eat. In the middle of your round why not stop at our Halfway Hut, The bar is well stocked with a wide selection of beers –

recently refurbished during our Centenary Year. It is a haven

there are always two guest ales on tap – wines, and spirits

of warmth on a cold day, and a provider of chilled drinks and

and a choice of non-alcoholic beverages to reflect on their

homemade cakes on a summer’s day.

contrasting fortunes that the Harry Colt designed course is guaranteed to produce.

For special events there is a spacious dining room used for informal, formal and private functions. In the summer many

The club’s in-house catering team offer a varied and extensive

an hour can be passed on the clubhouse’s sunny balcony

range of snacks and meals throughout the day to suit any

overlooking the 18th green watching other golfers putting out.

appetite and taste.

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Social Activities With its welcoming and friendly, approachable membership

Activities range from Beatles and Abba tribute nights to

and its inviting off course facilities, it will come as no surprise

quizzes and bridge evenings. There are also very popular

that Blackmoor members have equally as enjoyable a time off

fine dining evenings and a recent event saw the winner of

the course as they do on it.

Masterchef prepare a gourmet meal for club members. Key dates in the calendar such as New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s

An extensive and varied programme of events is organised

Day are always celebrated in style.

throughout the year, particularly in the autumn and winter when the nights draw in. The social functions are very much

New members to the club are made to feel like they have

at the heart of the membership, with the aim being that there

belonged to Blackmoor all their lives, such is the camaraderie

should be something to appeal to everyone, whatever their

that exists amongst the membership.

taste in entertainment. It is no surprise that existing members are just as proud of the social side of the club as they are of its magnificent course.

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Societies Societies will find themselves welcomed by an official starter

Easily accessible from both London and the Home Counties

at Blackmoor Golf Club where they are guaranteed an excellent

especially now the Hindhead tunnel is open, Blackmoor is a

round of golf over an exquisite course as well as a friendly

true delight to play with its heather-lined fairways and classic

atmosphere in the clubhouse.

shaped greens.

The club appreciate that organising a society day is not

The club offers society packages throughout the year and

always easy, finding a suitable course at a competitive price

there is a minimum requirement of twelve players to form a

can be challenging. We can help and will ensure you receive

society.

the necessary care and attention to ensure your day runs smoothly.

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Societies

Continued

There are three package options to select from:

Societies are required to provide a list of its members’

• Colt Coffee & bacon bap on arrival; 18 holes of golf; light

handicaps beforehand and adhere to our dress code – details

lunch.

of which will be sent to you upon your booking. Tee times need

• Blackmoor Coffee & bacon bap on arrival; 18 holes of golf;

to be arranged in advance with our Secretary and societies are

two-course meal.

asked to play off the yellow tees. Catering is available to suit

• Selborne Coffee & bacon bap on arrival; 36 holes of golf;

all requirements and there is a halfway hut open every day

light lunch; three-course evening meal.

except Tuesday. We would be delighted to answer any further questions you may have on 01420 472775.

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Visitors Visitors are warmly welcomed to Blackmoor from Monday to

Shop. Visitors should hold a current handicap and be ready to

Friday and on Sunday afternoons subject to course loading

show their certificate if asked on registration.

throughout the year. You can look forward to an outstanding round of golf on our beautiful heathland course while enjoying

In common with many other clubs, we do have a smart casual

access to our friendly clubhouse. Visitors frequently comment

dress code at all times. Blue denim is not permitted nor are any

on how at home they feel around our members. Catering,

football, rugby and cricket shirts or tracksuits while correct

including an excellent bacon bap, is available in the bar from

golf shoes should be worn at all times. We also ask visitors to

10am and there is a halfway hut open every day.

respect our rules and adhere to standard golfing etiquette to ensure their visit runs as smoothly as possible.

Please note that as Blackmoor is a members’ club, we do not operate actual tee-time slots so it is highly advisable to call

Hence mobile phones must be in silent ringing mode, used

ahead to find the best times to visit. We are a relaxed club;

only in an emergency and with the consent of one’s playing

however we would ask visitors to register on arrival at the Pro

partners.

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Directions From the A3 take the Farnham and Bordon exit onto the A325.

From the M3 follow signs to Farnham. Go around the ring

At the second roundabout take a left turn into Firgrove Road

road towards BIRDWORLD on A325. Stay on this road through

signed BLACKMOOR GOLF CLUB and the golf course is to be

Bordon heading towards Petersfield and turn right at the

found at the end of the road on the right hand-side.

roundabout signed BLACKMOOR GOLF CLUB into Firgrove Road. The golf course is to be found at the end of the road on the right-hand side.

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Contact us Here at Blackmoor Golf Club it is always a pleasure to meet

Email Address:

new members, visitors and guests. If we can assist you with

admin@blackmoorgolf.co.uk

any queries or quey have then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Telephone Numbers Office: 01420 472775

Address: Blackmoor Golf Club, Firgrove Road, Blackmoor, Bordon,

Pro Shop:

Hampshire GU35 9EH

01420 472345

Website:

Bar:

www.blackmoorgolf.co.uk

01420 482871

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The Aim Clinic was established in 2000 by Nick and Marguerite Ashman to provide a range of holistic therapies to clients in Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Ideally placed in the centre of Bordon and with free parking, the clinic is fully accessible for those with disabilities.

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• Back pain • Bone problems • Muscle issues • Headaches • Sports injuries Other Treatments Here at The AIM Clinic we offer a full range of other natural treatments for life’s aches and pains.

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