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BLETCHINGLEY GOLF CLUB Official Corporate Brochure 2012-2013

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Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 05

Playing Categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

The Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 07

Visitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Take the Course Tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08

Golf Societies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

The Pro Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

The Clubhouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Tuition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17


Practice Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Function Rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Becoming a Member . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Corporate Golf Days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Academy Membership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Social Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Junior Membership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

How to Find and Contact Us . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

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letchingley is a family-owned golf club that first opened for play in September 1993. The course is surrounded by beautiful undulating countryside, with many mature trees and panoramic views overlooking the North Downs and Weald. It is built on sand, which means we remain open when many other golf courses are closed due to wet weather. At 6,513 yards the course offers a varied and challenging par of 72. We have a pleasant and friendly Clubhouse providing excellent facilities for our members and guests. Our restaurant serves splendid food, and our large function room can seat up to 120 covers. The Professional Shop is always well stocked with equipment and clothing at competitive prices, and we provide an excellent teaching service, including a state of the art video/computer digital facility, for all abilities. There are thriving Men’s, Ladies’, Business Ladies’, Seniors’ and Juniors’ Sections, with many organised golfing competitions and social events. Visitors and golf societies are also invited to avail themselves of our famous Bletchingley hospitality and play our excellent course. We look forward to welcoming you here in the very near future.

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e boast a beautiful and mature golf course offering a fine challenge to golfers at all levels. Panoramic views, overlooking the North Downs and Weald, create a perfect backdrop for a layout which has made best use of the interesting and undulating topography. A variety of mixed and mature trees, including many fine oaks, provide essential course definition and a mature stream creates several interesting water features ensuring that every hole provides a very different challenge. Constructed on rich sandy loam, the course is playable all year round. Our Course Manager, Paul Howard, and his staff work tirelessly to present a first-class golf course throughout the year. The owner, Granville Wise, continues to invest large amounts of money on the course and we have been undertaking a major bunker programme that will take in 25 bunkers per year in order to improve the look and the playability of our golf course for all to enjoy. The course has a par of 72 and measures 6,513 yards from the white medal tees. The front nine, with three par-5s, is by far the longer of the two, extending to 3,447 yards. There are three par-3s on the inward nine, which offers its own challenges, not least of which are several water features which must be carefully negotiated.

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Take the Course Tour


f you have never played Bletchingley before you are in for a treat. Make the most of your trip by learning about some of the pitfalls that lie in wait and how to avoid them as you follow our course tour courtesy of Steven Cookson, our Golf Manager and Head Professional.

Hole 1, 429 yards, par 4 A generous fairway welcomes your first shot of the day, keep your drive up on the right side of the fairway and let it feed down into the centre. Your second shot, although with a mid iron, is a visually deceptive one, it appears shorter than it actually plays. It takes a brave player to land the ball on the back shelf of the green. Even when you are on the green it is not a guaranteed two putt. Hole 2, 173 yards, par 3 An excellent par 3 easing you into your round nicely requiring a tee shot to a green surrounded by bunkers although the green is a generous width. Favour the short side of the green as trouble lurks long.

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Hole 3, 472 yards, par 5 This short par 5 hole provides you with an opportunity to get one back on the course. However, accuracy is at a premium with a fairway bunker to the right. Out of bounds runs up the left side of the hole and trees will catch you out on the right. Once on the fairway you will be able to lay up to your perfect wedge distance or for the longer hitters an opportunity to go for the green in two. / 9

Hole 4, 377 yards, par 4 A long straight drive up the right side of the fairway will leave you in perfect position to attack this small green. Be aware, though, that anything short will be eaten up by the greenside bunker and par from there would be a good score.

Hole 5, 427 yards, par 4 Hopefully you are now prepared to tackle the tricky 5th tee shot! A classic risk/reward shot, and one, which if taken on, must be committed to. The longer hitter, if they so choose, can aim across the trees leaving a short pitch into the green, but for the player who has to take the longer route a carefully placed tee shot is required to avoid the trees on the left and the out of bounds on the right. This leaves a second shot of around 200 yards, which has to be threaded between the trees.

Hole 6, 467 yards, par 5 Requires an accurate tee shot up the left side which will bounce round to the right. The bigger hitters must be aware of the fairway bunker in the middle of the fairway, and if found will prevent you from hitting this reachable par 5 in two. The second shot must be aimed up the left side as anything right will leave you in heavy rough. The green is guarded by numerous bunkers. Hole 7, 239 yards, par 3 This picturesque par 3 looks out over the Surrey hills but don’t let that take your mind away from your game, as this is a very long and difficult hole that requires a solidly-struck long iron or wood where accuracy is vital if you are to find the putting surface. Too long, however, is where the trouble lies, with out of bounds lurking!

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Hole 8, 372 yards, par 4 A straightforward hole and a chance to relax. Good straight hitting and a well-judged pitch should leave you with a good birdie chance. Just remember to land the pitch a little short of the hole as the green runs from front to back! Hole 9, 491 yards, par 5 This is a good par 5 up the hill with out of bounds all up the left of this hole. Bunkers guard the right side and a bail-out tee shot can punish the weak. The line for the second shot is just to the left of the right-hand fairway bunker on the hill. This will leave you a simple pitch to a relatively flat green.

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Hole 10, 366 yards, par 4 The 10th hole will look pretty simple on the tee but be aware of the fairway trap and heavy rough on the left side as this gathers up many golf balls, The second shot is slightly downhill so be careful with your club selection. This green has many undulations and a two putt will be a job well done! Hole 11, 533 yards, par 5 A good par 5 and for the long hitters the line is over the trees on the right side, this will give you an opportunity to reach in two but be aware of the water that lurks to the right of the green, a sloppy second shot can so easily find a watery grave!

Hole 12, 155 yards, par 3 Set in a quiet part of the course, but not as tranquil as it appears. The pond is there to collect the errant tee shot and not only for beauty, though an over-safe shot played too far to the right from the tee will be caught by one of the bunkers. Now you have a really frightening shot out with the green running away from you and water waiting to gather your ball. Par is a good score on this hole! / 11

Hole 13, 300 yards, par 4 Although the 13th hole is very short it has the most severe slopes of any green on the course so after the positional tee shot, you must find the same level as the flag on your second shot or a dreaded three putt is all too easy.

Hole 14, 193 yards, par 3 Another fantastic-looking golf hole, this par 3 is straight downhill and club selection is vital as too long a tee shot will leave a real tricky pitch back.

Hole 15, 504 yards, par 5 This requires a good straight tee shot that will automatically bounce to the left, the bunker is also well placed and may stop the longer hitter in his tracks. The second shot is slightly round to the right and very much uphill. For the average golfer this is a three-shot par 5 onto a green that is heavily guarded with bunkers waiting to eat up those loose third shots!

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Hole 16, 438 yards, par 4 The 16th can be played in two ways, the long and brave take the tee shot over the crest of the hill and leave themselves a tricky downhill lie for their second shot. But the majority will leave a blind second shot, hitting over the hill and down towards the green so a well picked-out line is needed to ensure that your ball does not run into any trouble.

Hole 17, 156 yards, par 3 Another par 3, the 17th hole is one of the best holes on the course. Tall trees flank the hole, which creates a natural theatre, but it makes club selection difficult because of the swirling wind.

Hole 18, 389 yards, par 4 A testing par 4 hitting up towards the church tower. A good solid tee shot just left of the bunkers will leave you a mid to short iron into a green that is well protected. A lack of concentration with the second shot can also end up wet if you lose the ball to the right of the green.

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The Pro Shop


he Head Professional and Golf Manager at Bletchingley is Steven Cookson, who joined the club in 2008.

Steve and his team are on hand in the Pro Shop to give you the advice and information you require to make sound buying decisions. We are stockists of all leading manufacturers of drivers, fairway woods, utility woods, irons, wedges and putters, including Titleist, TaylorMade and Ping.

Even better, why not get your club or set of clubs made to fit your individual swing by taking advantage of our popular custom fitting service? Many recreational golfers play with clubs which are ill-suited to their swing, but with a few simple measurements you could have your own purpose-built equipment. This service costs less than you think and can bring about a dramatic improvement in ball striking. If you are attached to your current set of clubs, they can be given a new lease of life with new grips or shafts.

The professional team are committed to allowing you to get the most from your game and you can look the part too thanks to our wide selection of clothing. The Pro Shop is also the place to go to hire pull trolleys. Buggies can be hired too, although booking in advance is advisable. We also stock gift vouchers, the perfect present for the golfer in your life. To make a tee booking or for more information, please call the Pro Shop on 01883 744848.

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f you have the commitment and desire to lower your handicap then Head Professional Steven Cookson will be delighted to help you achieve your goals, whatever they may be. All areas of your game can be examined, whether it is a quick fix to something that has just gone wrong to remodelling the golf swing of an experienced player who is in search of sustainable long-term improvement.

Golfers can book a free 15-minute consultation before they invest in any lessons. They can speak to Steve, he can then assess and tell them what he thinks they need to change and they can decide from there the best way to progress. A plan is discussed and agreed upon so that students are given a focus in their quest to become better, more consistent players. Steve believes in the basic fundamentals, keeping it simple and producing a swing that can repeat, working with the physical abilities of the individual golfer. Video analysis is available if required.

Sometimes the technique is fine, but not the thought process behind the selection of shot, and that is where an on-course playing lesson can be a huge benefit. Discounts are offered for a package of lessons booked at the same time and these make the ideal Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift. To book your free consultation or a golf lesson, call Steve Cookson on 01883 744848.

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Practice Facilities


xcellent instruction is nothing without the facilities to put those newly-learnt skills into action, working on them until they become second nature. Here, again, Bletchingley scores highly for the conscientious golfer looking to maximise their potential and lower their handicap to become the best they can possibly be.

To the right of the 18th fairway and green there is a practice ground where Head Professional Steven Cookson holds most of his lessons. Around 250 yards in length, flags and yardage markers help add focus for those striving to get better. Open to members of the public as well as members, sleeves of balls can be hired from the Pro Shop.

There is an excellent chipping area on the practice ground, together with a practice bunker to work on another important area of the short game. Two very nice putting greens mirroring the fine surfaces to be found out on the course can be found just outside the Pro Shop. A practice net close to the first tee enables those with time at a premium the chance to get loose before embarking on their round.

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Becoming a Member


letchingley Golf Club represents fantastic value for money through a variety of membership categories that suit all ages and standards. Flexible Corporate Membership is also available and pricing for the 18-30s age group has been discounted.

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We offer equal opportunities to men, women and children whilst at the same time maintaining our traditional thriving Men’s, Ladies’, Business Ladies’, Seniors’ and Juniors’ Sections, with their many organised golfing competitions and social events. Men, women and juniors (subject to handicap) can compete in all the Stableford, major trophy and team competitions throughout the year.

Seven-day members are encouraged to meet new people by playing in the regular swindles on Saturday and Sunday mornings. During the week we have very active Seniors and Ladies Sections but if you do not fit into either of these categories we also have an over-50’s group who play on Wednesday mornings. Midweek medals and Stablefords are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month. / 21

A Golfmark Junior Golf Development Programme has been put in place and we are keen to attract young juniors of any age to become part of the Club and enjoy our safe surroundings. For more information please contact the Golf Manager.

• Reciprocal playing agreements with Woodlands Manor, Cherry Lodge and Park Wood Golf Clubs.

The Club holds many social events throughout the year which are always well supported.

• Surrey County Card Scheme - play numerous golf courses throughout England at preferential rates. For more information visit the Surrey Golf Union website.

Members benefits include:

• Reduced Annual Membership and a ‘Pay as You Go’ scheme at Nutfield Priory, our local health club, which is five minutes from Bletchingley Golf Club.

You can keep in touch with what goes on at the club by following Bletchingley on Facebook and Twitter (@BletchingleyGC). Follow us via either of these social media sites and be in with a chance of winning a free round of golf.

• 10% discount on bar and catering via a swipe card. • Automatic 10% discount on room hire for private functions.

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Academy Membership


olf is a game that the whole family can learn and enjoy. Parents, grandparents and children can spend quality time together in beautiful surroundings.

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Academy Membership is designed for the novice or intermediate golfer without a handicap. Our aim at Bletchingley Golf Club is to give you an insight into all aspects of the game including the basic fundamentals that will enhance your progression, advice on the latest equipment, rules of golf and general etiquette. But most of all making sure you have fun!

You will have access to play our fantastic 18-hole golf course and competitions will be arranged so you can meet and play with people of a similar standard. The Academy Membership is available for a maximum of two years and upgrading to the main membership categories will be available once the Professional has confirmed the required playing standard has been achieved. / 23

Here is what each Academy Membership category offers: Adult Academy Membership

Adult Academy Plus Membership As Adult Academy Membership, but with ten group lessons instead of six.

Junior Academy Membership We offer a Junior Academy Membership as well, separate details of which can be found on the Juniors page of this brochure.

• Restricted tee times from 3pm during the summer and 1pm in the winter, seven days a week. • Full use of the practice facilities at any time • Six group lessons with our resident PGA Professional • Academy Competitions • Full Social Membership

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Junior Membership


he Junior Development Programme at Bletchingley Golf Club is structured to encourage and educate children of all ages on all aspects of the game, whilst having fun in a safe environment. The club is working towards earning the English Golf Union’s GolfMark accreditation. This is an independently-audited national scheme that identifies and recognises junior and beginnerfriendly golf facilities. Golf is a healthy outdoor pursuit and a sporting passion which can last a lifetime. Learning the basics of the game as a youngster is so much easier than trying to grasp the techniques and skills involved later in life.

Listed below are the privileges that are available as a Junior Member: • Extensive playing rights (subject to handicap) • Regular competitions • Group coaching throughout the holiday periods • Full use of the clubhouse facilities • Full use of practice facilities We introduced a Junior Academy Membership in 2009 with the aim of encouraging the much younger golfer and help to produce budding stars of the future.

When playing on the course, the Academy Member must be accompanied by an older junior or playing adult. Academy Members will have the option of starting each hole from the 150-yard marker, so they are not overpowered by the full length of the course, thus making the game of golf as enjoyable as possible. Group lessons will be available to all Junior Academy Members and the course will be available to play from 3pm in the summer and 1pm in the winter, seven days a week.

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Playing Categories


embers at Bletchingley enjoy a full programme of golf throughout the year. There are fixtures against other clubs, together with much competition to be enjoyed alongside fellow members, some for silverware and some of a more social nature.

Men The men are keen supporters of the competitions run by the county, entering the Surrey County Inter-Club Four-Ball Competition, better known as the Kelso Hamilton Trophy, and the Surrey Fives, an inter-club team knockout competition contested by five players per side. In addition, around a dozen friendly matches are enjoyed throughout the year at weekends, both home and away against clubs from Surrey and South East Kent. A friendly round of a golf is enjoyed before refreshment in the clubhouse and any member is able to put their name forward to represent the club in these very sociable matches.

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Within the club itself, there is a Stableford and medal every month and in addition there are a great many honours board competitions. One of the highlights, the men’s Club Championship, is played over 36 holes with the best gross score the winner. An important date in the Bletchingley calendar is the Festival of Golf weekend, where two board competitions run over consecutive days. The Bletchingley Masters is open to men and women who have handicaps of 12.4 or under. It is played in three stages, with players being eliminated at each stage. The top four players then contest the final in September. / 29

Ladies The Ladies’ section at Bletchingley GC is made up of around 80 ladies and represents a crosssection of ages and golfing interests. We cater for the serious golfer with monthly medals and qualifying Stablefords and inter-club county competitions for all handicap levels. We also have fun competitions and informal Monday morning roll-ups for those who are more inclined to chat than worry about their handicaps! New members are always made very welcome and quickly integrated into the section by means of our “godmother” system. Ladies at Bletchingley share equal rights on the course; Ladies’ day is Thursday and there are also dedicated tee times on some weekends. Most

weekends throughout the year there are Club competitions that full 7 day ladies can participate in. Besides the more serious competitions there are also Ladies’ and Mixed friendly matches scheduled both during the week and at weekends. The section organises two short golfing breaks a year, one in the spring, the other in the autumn. There is also an active Bridge section for friendly games throughout the year as well as a Winter League which involves matches against other golf clubs. The Ladies section is proud to support nominated charities through a mix of bridge, golf and social activities.

Seniors Bletchingley Golf Club’s Seniors’ Section has developed into one of the most active and successful of its kind in the area since its launch on 12th January 1994 when there were 24 in attendance at the inaugural meeting, nine of whom are still playing. Membership is open to all male golfers over the age of 55 in playing and non-playing categories. Non-players are able to participate in a wide variety of social and other non-golfing events in accordance with the BGC Constitution.

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The focal point of the week for the Section is Tuesday morning when the course is reserved for seniors for Stableford and medal events as well as inter-club and ‘fun’ matches. Typically around 60 take part in a structured pre-booked tee time set-up with players split into three sections, Gold, Silver and Bronze, on a handicap and competitive basis. However, the spirit of the Section is more fully reflected in the relaxed atmosphere of the clubhouse where an extensive menu, friendly bar and convivial company provide the ideal environment for reliving golfing triumphs and forgetting the mishaps.

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There is no shortage of golfing or social opportunities on and off the course but events are carefully arranged and balanced to avoid overkill. They range from an annual Invitation Day to Sample Tuesday, organised Away Days and Inter-Club Matches. In more detail they are: • Inter-Club Matches - An expanding fixture list has resulted in the Section currently playing 11 matches home and away against other leading clubs in the area. • Invitation Day - Once a year Seniors are able to invite a non-member for a round on a designated day.

• Sample Tuesday - This is another opportunity for members to invite non-members along to take part in a Tuesday morning event to familiarise themselves with the course and sample Seniors’ hospitality. • Away Days - Individual members use their initiative to organise golfing trips at home and abroad. Recent overseas trips have included visits to courses in Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia and France while the West Country is a popular location for domestic touring. • Internal - Competitive matches against the / 31

Ladies and Junior Sections and the under-60 club members are an important part of the Bletchingley calendar, providing the opportunity for the Sections to meet on and off the course. • Last but not least the Seniors make the most of the festive season with a Christmas Lunch and Christmas Dinner where partners take pride of place.

BOFS Section All men over 50 are eligible to play with the BOFs but only if you enjoy your golf and good company. If you are interested, join us at 8am on Wednesdays. There are usually about 20 to 25 of us turn up even if the weather is a bit doubtful.

Our golfing programme includes home and away matches with other clubs, a match against the Ladies Section, our own BOFs Championship, at least one Away Day and at Christmas time we have a fun competition and Christmas lunch.

As part of our regular roll-up, we take part in the monthly mid-week Stableford which helps keep our club handicaps at the correct level.

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letchingley Golf Club extends a warm welcome to all visitors. Our green fees represent fantastic value for money.

Reduced rates are available to guests of members, juniors, holders of the county card and for those able to play late in the afternoon when the course is at its quietest. Often we run special offers during the winter months, details of which can be found on our website.

We have also installed an Internet Tee Reservation System which allows members and visitors to book tee times through the club website at any time. Please take a moment to visit our website and read our rules on dress regulations. A minimum standard of smart casual dress is required in all areas of the clubhouse at all times.

We are a fairly relaxed club, but we do ask visitors to respect our rules and standard golfing etiquette to ensure their visit runs as smoothly as possible. Although handicap certificates are not mandatory, we do prefer golfers to be of a sufficient standard for them to be able to enjoy their round and for them not to inconvenience other players when out on the course.

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Golf Societies


ocieties can expect an exhilarating day out at Bletchingley Golf Club. We are a popular venue all year round and see groups returning year after year. We can cater for small or large groups and offer a wide range of golf packages right up to 36 holes of golf accompanied by tasty and filling home-cooked food which is sure to satisfy even the largest appetite.

You can be assured of a warm welcome and our best attention at all times. Our aim is to provide your golf society with a day to remember and allow you to build a society day to exactly fill your needs. Further details and a society pack and booking form can be found on our website, Nearest the Pin and Longest Drive markers can be supplied free of charge and in addition the following services are available from our PGA Professional:

• Golf society coaching prior to round • Scoreboard and scorecard administration • 10% discount on all society prizes bought in the club shop Should you require any further information, please call a member of our management team on 01883 744848 or email Additionally, we would be delighted to make arrangements with you to show you our facilities.

• One-hour golf clinic • Video and post match swing analysis

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Warlingham Green Osteopathic & Sports Injury Clinic Part of: Fairlawn Commercial Interiors (FCI) is a well established contract flooring and furnishing company based in Kingswood, Surrey.

We have been operating for over 25 years and pride ourselves in our professionalism and competitiveness within the contract furnishing market, with an emphasis on personal attention with regard to each project we undertake.

The Osteopathic Clinic of Physical Medicine The Warlingham Green Osteopathic & Sports Injury Clinic is a centre of excellence in: • Osteopathy • Post Operative Rehabilitation • Pilates

• Golf, Sports and Dance Injuries • Joint Pain • Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)

Our osteopaths are trained to recognise and treat many causes of pain and are fully qualified and members of the General Osteopathic Council. We are internationally renowned and respected. Our sports medicine experience has given us the opportunity to work with dance companies, numerous national and international athletes; including members’ of the Ryder Cup Team. Shockwave Therapy is a revolutionary new treatment, recognised by National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). By fighting pain with Shockwave Therapy (ESWT), The Warlingham Green Clinic offers a modern and highly effective alternative to surgery and injections. Shockwave Therapy is non-invasive, painless, gentle and 100% safe. The Warlingham Green Clinic is proud to bring Shockwave Therapy to the local area. Paul Morrissey has successfully qualified for an ATRAD Certificate in Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy: Theory and Practice. With Shockwave Therapy, The Warlingham Green Osteopathic & Sports Injury Clinic can treat:

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The Clubhouse


pon entering the reception area you will immediately feel a sense of spaciousness. The reception desk is on hand to welcome you and provide a focal point for your function. From the reception area a serviced lobby leads to our two bars, the Sun Room and the Function Room. The Lounge Bar and Sun Room are available for a relaxed drink or meal, and our spike bar is available for more informal refreshment. Both bars are designed to create an informal and relaxed atmosphere in an open, comfortable environment. Our fully-licensed function room linked with the Lounge Bar and Sun Room provide the ideal

solution for private or corporate events. The bar is well stocked with a wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits and a choice of nonalcoholic beverages. Hot and cold food is served daily seven days a week. You can enjoy a good selection of snacks at the bar or something more substantial such as Beef and Ale Pie, Breast of Chicken with Lemon Black Pepper Crust, Salmon Fillet with Lemon Butter or the Chef’s Mixed Grill.

Outside there is a large terrace and two balconies with stunning views across the golf course to the North Downs and the Weald beyond. We can accommodate up to 180 people and offer the finest cuisine in the most comfortable of surroundings at very competitive prices. There is also a large and easily-accessible car park.

Every Sunday from 12.30-2.30pm we offer a freshly cooked traditional carvery, served with fresh vegetables and all the trimmings, which has proved very popular.

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e are delighted to offer the use of our stunning Function Room for your wedding day. Our large balconies offer amazing views over the golf course and the room is tastefully decorated with everything you need to hand. The Club’s experienced Wedding Co-ordinators will be happy to guide you through and help plan every aspect of your special event to the finest detail. You will have exclusive use of the wedding suite from 9am on the morning of your wedding until midnight and we are happy to arrange appointments with any of your wedding services contacts to ensure your day runs smoothly.

We offer the following services if required: • Assistance with decorating the tables and placing of name cards and favours • Use of our PA system for speeches and announcements • Storage of gifts or other items the day before or after the wedding

The price of the hire of the wedding suite includes all costs of white linens and napkins, silver cake stand and knife, setting up the function room in accordance with any table plans and all waiting staff who will look after you on your day. Should there be any points you wish to discuss in more detail or if you wish to view the facilities available, please do not hesitate to contact Jan Tingey by calling 01883 744666 or via email:

• Use of cake stand and cake knife • A dedicated Manager to assist in the running of the day and to make announcements

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The Bridge House Hotel has something for everyone. The hotel is fully equipped with 39 air-conditioned, en-suite rooms many with magnificent views overlooking Holmesdale Valley. This contemporary, yet established hotel and restaurant offers a warm welcome to guests old and new. Just a stone’s throw from the M25, it is within easy reach of both Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

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The restaurant has a long standing reputation in the local community marrying mouth-watering classics with outstanding service and entertainment. With four fully equipped conference rooms and a large function suite for social events, the hotel is a fantastic venue catering for large numbers and for every individual requirement, whether business or pleasure. To make a reservation or enquire about any of our services, please contact us on the details below:

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Function Rooms


hether you are organising a conference, an exhibition, a party or a wedding we offer the perfect venue. Our modern Clubhouse provides truly magnificent facilities which can accommodate up to 180 people. There is a large function room, two bars, a sun room, two balconies and a large terrace all with stunning views across the golf course to the North Downs and the Weald beyond. The internal layout of Bletchingley Golf Club is extremely flexible. It can be configured to accommodate a small private meeting, an exhibition, a conference, a wedding or a party.

Main Function Room The main function room can be separated from the Lounge Bar and Sun Room by a sliding acoustic wall. This provides for total privacy and quiet when the room is set up for either a conference or a seminar. It can seat up to 100 people and has its own cloakroom facilities. Modern furnishings and comfortable chairs are provided throughout. Audio-visual equipment can be provided on request and flipcharts are always available.

The room can be easily transformed into an open area for an exhibition or alternatively as a perfect venue for a party, a dinner or a wedding. There is a large wooden dance floor set into a pleasing and neutral carpet which is used throughout the clubhouse. Tables can be set up either as rounds or squares to suit any event and the lighting system can be adjusted to suit all moods. The Function Room can be hired for full, half days or evenings during the week, on Saturday from 11am-5pm, on Saturday evenings and even on New Year’s Eve.

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Lounge Bar and Sun Room The Lounge Bar By opening the sliding wall the function room is directly linked to the Lounge Bar where glass, leather and cherry wood are used in perfect harmony to provide a contemporary feel. There is a large open bar which serves a wide variety of beers, wines and spirits and a food servery which can be configured in several different ways for a meal service at all times.

High level windows and modern lighting provide a very pleasing open environment. There are comfortable leather chairs and sofas which together with glass-topped tables provide for a relaxing atmosphere. The lounge can seat up to 40 people.

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The Sun Room

Grand Slam Bar

Leading from the lounge bar is our Sun Room. It is glazed from floor to ceiling and overlooks the 18th green of the golf course. This very popular room is furnished with modern cane chairs and round wooden tables. It can be used for a casual drink or meal, or set up for a meeting, or as a card and games room. The area can be seat up to 40 people and be separated from the lounge bar by the use of movable screens.

The informal spike bar is generally used by golfers who can pop in to grab a drink or a snack between nines, and also provides an informal place to enjoy a well-earned post-round drink and discussion on their game. The bar is bright and airy and has a real sports feel.

The Function Room, Lounge Bar and Sun Room can be used separately for smaller functions and events or all together for up to 180 people.

If you wish to discuss your requirements in further detail or wish to check dates of availability, please contact Jan Tingey by calling 01883 744666 or via email:

When not being used by our golfers the bar can be used as a private area for a variety of events. It can be hired for a half-day, full-day or evening function and on Saturdays from 12-5pm.

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Corporate Golf Days


very corporate golf day or event is different. At Bletchingley Golf Club we are prepared to ‘go the extra mile’ to provide our corporate clients and their guests with all they need for a day to remember. We can work with you to organize your day or take everything off your hands and arrange the day on your behalf. Either way we will tailor the day to your specific requirements.

Arranging for your clients to play an enjoyable round of golf is just the start. Add a golf clinic, customised golf balls or equipment, fun competitions, evening entertainment, excellent facilities and splendid food...and the day starts to take shape. We can accommodate numbers from 10 to 180 and give them all a great day. Please give one of our management team a call to discuss your requirements. You can be assured of a warm welcome and a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

To make your corporate event truly special we can provide a full range of personalised products including logo golf balls, shirts, sweaters, umbrellas and glassware. Tailor-made product packs are available upon request to include tees, pencils, ball markers, pitch mark repairers etc. Nearest the pin and longest drive markers are always available. To proceed with a booking please telephone Steven Cookson, Golf Manager, on 01883 744848.

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Social Activities


ith excellent facilities and a sociable, friendly group of members, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the offcourse benefits of being a member at Bletchingley Golf Club. An extensive and varied programme of social events is organised throughout the year, with the aim being that there should be something to appeal to everyone, whatever their taste in entertainment.

Listed below are some of the popular events we have run in recent years: • Quiz Nights • Themed Nights • Casino Nights • Night Golf • Race Nights • Murder Mystery Night • Cross-Country Golf

The catering at Bletchingley is exceptionally good and if there is an opportunity to celebrate an event alongside sampling the excellent fare produced by our chef, then we jump at the chance, with Christmas and New Year’s Eve just two notable examples.

The main social function of the year for members is the summer ball, an event that is always eagerly anticipated and very well attended.

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How to Find & Contact Us


letchingley Golf Club is located in Church Lane, just off the A25 which runs through Bletchingley Village between Redhill and Godstone in Surrey. The Club is five minutes by car from junction 6 of the M25, conveniently connected with London, Gatwick and the South Coast. For satellite navigation purposes our postcode is RH1 4LP.

Public transport The nearest station is South Nutfield, which is 2.3 miles away. However, Redhill, which is just over three miles away, is far better served, with frequent services north to London Victoria and London Bridge and south to Gatwick and Brighton. We look forward to welcoming you to Bletchingley Golf Club. If you have any questions or would like further information then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Directions From the M25 Leave the motorway at Junction 6 and take the second exit (clockwise) or fourth exit (anti-clockwise) on to Godstone Hill/B2235. Take the third exit on to Godstone High Street (A25) and bearing right to follow the A25 out of the village. After just over a mile, turn right on to Church Lane. The entrance to the club is up on the right. From the West (Redhill) Take the A25 eastbound towards Godstone. After about three miles, upon reaching Bletchingley, turn left on to Church Lane. The entrance to the club is up on the right.

Bletchingley Golf Club Church Lane Bletchingley Surrey RH1 4LP Telephone: Function Enquiries & Office: 01883 744 666 Golf bookings & Enquiries/Professional Shop: 01883 744 848 Restaurant/Bar: 01883 742 943 Fax: 01883 744 284 Email:

From the South Take the M23 to join the M25, or the A23 to Redhill before following the directions above. Alternatively, take the A22 northbound to Godstone.

Office/Events Manager: Professional/Golf Manager: stevec1412@yahoo. Food and Beverage:

From the North Take the A22 to Godstone before following the directions above.


From the West Take the A25 to Godstone before following the directions above.

Keep in touch with the latest goings-on at the club by following Bletchingley on Facebook and Twitter (@BletchingleyGC).

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