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BLACKPOOL NORTH SHORE GOLF CLUB OFFICIAL BROCHURE 2013


CONTENT Welcome............................................. 4

Juniors.............................................. 38

History................................................. 6

Visitors.............................................. 39

The Course........................................ 11

Societies............................................ 40

The Professional Shop....................... 21 Tuition................................................ 22 Practice Facilities............................... 25 Becoming a Member......................... 29

Open Competitions........................... 43 The Clubhouse.................................. 44 Weddings & Functions....................... 46

Benefits of Membership..................... 31

Corporate Opportunities.................... 48

Affiliate Membership.......................... 35

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

Members’ Golf................................... 37

Contact & Find Us............................. 50

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WELCOME

A warm welcome awaits any visitor who wishes to come to a course with over 100 years of history, situated at the highest point in Blackpool with stunning views (on clear days!) of the Lake District Hills, the Bowland Fells, sunset over the Isle of Man and across to the hills of North Wales. Relax in the clubhouse after an enjoyable game and reflect on your round – it is possible to see every fairway, and no less than 17 of the 18 greens from the clubhouse windows - such was the brilliance of the course designer, one H S Colt.

We maintain and uphold the traditions of a club with such a chequered history, whilst moving into the modern era. The club offers 5, 6 or 7 day memberships whilst acknowledging the years of loyalty of our Seniors Section. Involved in the running of the club are a Club Managing Secretary, a Course Manager and the services of an in-house caterer and Professional. Our course is of such high quality as to have been used as an Open Qualifier, and has hosted the Lancashire Open for over 13 successive years. We have been chosen on numerous occasions

to hold major Charity Days, and welcome many regular returning . visiting societies. The Clubhouse is used for a wide variety of club functions, including the Summer, Winter and New Year’s Eve Balls, for the monthly entertainment nights, for kalooki, snooker and quiz evenings, and for members’ private celebration parties. We also invite outside visitors to use our facilities for presentations, for weddings, funerals and birthdays.

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HISTORY

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club . was formed in 1904 following a . meeting called by Mr R H Mabbott, . a local hotelier. Mr Mabbott, together with a group . of like-minded individuals, identified . an area of 62 acres around The Knowle and found it to be suitable for a 9-hole golf course. Progress was fast, and at the first AGM one year later it was reported that the course was open, playing magnificently, had already been extended to 18 holes and had a membership of 250 gentlemen and 33 ladies. Arthur F. Reid,

a former Swiss Open champion, was named the club’s first professional. A thatched cottage in Cornwall Avenue was used as the first clubhouse, though a more permanent arrangement ensued with the building of the clubhouse at 62 Cornwall Avenue until a move to its present home in 1928. The old clubhouse is still in existence and used as a Deaf Institute, with its north-facing elevation originally opening up on to the 18th green. The club remained as a tenant to several landowners, the main one being John Stirling Ainsworth of Cleator, with

some parcels of land being sub-let to local farmers for grazing sheep and cattle. However, continued pressure to release more land for building as Blackpool grew in the early 1920s resulted in the epoch-making decision to construct a new course and clubhouse centred on the highest point in Blackpool on Knowle Hill. HS (Harry Shapland) Colt was chosen as the architect in preference to James Braid, at a fee of a mere £200, with construction budgeted to be £3,500, and a further £10,000 earmarked for the erection of our present day www.bnsgc.com


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clubhouse. The new course opened . in 1927 and the clubhouse in July . of 1928. Colt was one of the leading designers of his day and there are many courses around the world that are lasting reminders of his genius, among them the New Course at Sunningdale, . Rye and the East and West Courses . at Wentworth. In his book “Some Essays on Golf Club Architecture,” he declared: “My course will endure a lasting record of my craft and my love of my work.” No-one at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club would

contradict those sentiments. During the Second World War most of the “back nine” was taken over for military purposes or for the growing of crops and sheep grazing. Blackpool Borough became the new landlords in 1926 to coincide with the construction of Devonshire Road, and the annual rent was set at £750. With various reviews and lease extensions this arrangement continued until the mid-1990s. The club then made the major decision to purchase the clubhouse and the surrounding land and to take on the course on a .

120-year lease at the price of £1 million, thereby securing the future of golf . at BNSGC. In 2004, we celebrated by becoming the 429th golf club in England to reach our centenary. Improvements have been made to the clubhouse since then as well into its second century North Shore strives to provide the best facilities both on the course and off for its members.

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THE COURSE

The course at Blackpool North Shore . is among the best in the region and has in the past staged Open Championship qualifying when the tournament . proper has been held at Royal Lytham. It has also hosted the James Brearley Lancashire Open for more than . a decade. North Shore is a classic HS Colt design, using the natural contours and lie of the land to create a challenging but invigorating test for every standard . of golfer. When designing one of his masterpieces, Colt always held dear ten principles

from which he rarely deviated and our course is no different. These are:

5 Include a “blind� approach shot at least once in the round.

1 There ought to be two starting points, both near to the Clubhouse.

6 The most interesting courses are of distances between 5,800 and 6,300 yards in length.

2 There must be one, and preferably two, putting greens adjacent to . the Clubhouse. 3 The first hole ought to be long, and fairly easy, in order to get players away from the first tee quickly and not hold up play. 4 There ought to be a strong finishing hole.

7 There ought to be four par-three holes. 8 It is preferable that each par 3 faces a different point of the compass. 9 There ought to be a good range of teeing grounds to vary hole lengths. 10 Par-4 holes ought always to be beyond the reach of a perfectlystruck long drive, so as to need a second shot to the green. www.bnsgc.com


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Colt considered long grass to be a better hazard than cops, hedgerows and gorse and what we see today in the view from the Clubhouse as a “big field” is due to his particular desire to create a fair contest out on the course. The course measures 6,444 yards off the white medals tees and 6,318 from the visitors’ yellow tees, both to a par of 71, and 5,657 yards from the Ladies’ red tees (par 73). The Standard Scratch Score is identical to par no matter where you tee from, an indication of a very good all-round test of golf.

There is continual investment and total commitment here at North Shore . to provide the best golfing . experience possible. One such example has been the installation of a full greens tees and approaches irrigation system supplied through John Deere. This replaced the club’s previous ageing, and very basic, greens watering system and now extends to full tee irrigation as well as fairway approaches. This provides our Course Manager with the tools to further maintain and

improve the playing surfaces at . North Shore to his very high standards. So how best to enjoy your round and compile a scorecard to be proud of? Accuracy and a good short game is the key to scoring well, according to Andrew Richardson, the Club’s Professional. “I suppose the short game is key anywhere,” Andrew says. “But because we don’t have any trees or not too much water the rough is always quite long, and obviously it is challenging when it’s windy, as we are very exposed to the open bay”. www.bnsgc.com


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“The greens are highly rated by the Pros who play here in the James Brearley Lancashire Open, they always comment on how good they are and how they are the best they have played on all year. They are always very quick and because they are undulating on certain holes and obviously with the wind factor as well they do become very tricky.” Everyone has their own favourite holes, for Andrew the par-3 7th and the . testing closing hole are among those . he most enjoys. Of the 7th, he says: “The actual direction of the hole heads towards the sea so

it’s always playing into the prevailing wind. It’s a par three that measures off the back tees 175 yards. Although it’s a downhill shot, the green is slightly raised like the old postage stamp at Troon. So you either hit the green or miss it into a bunker or down the bank and you’ve got a tough short game shot. It’s a very narrow green, very long, well protected by five deep bunkers. Playing from the 7th tee, the difference one day to the next may be as much as 5 clubs. It’s really challenging, depending on the . day you play it.”

As for the 18th: “It is a long par 4, all the way uphill and has two pits in front of the green (as the members fondly call them) and therefore if you don’t hit a good second shot you are in one of the pits and then can’t see the green or the top of the flag. Particularly if you have a good scorecard going it’s a tough finishing hole to make sure you finish that scorecard off. Many people playing that hole have had three or four shots in hand and then blown it. Even when you come over those pits you’ve got five bunkers protecting the green, for me it’s one of the hardest par fours in the area.” www.bnsgc.com


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THE PROFESSIONAL SHOP

The Head Professional at Blackpool North Shore is Andrew Richardson, who joined the club in 2007 having previously been at St Annes Old Links. Andrew and his team operate a fully stocked Pro Shop with all the latest equipment on the market. They offer an in-depth stock of all leading brands in clothing and accessories for men, ladies and juniors. The shop carries one of the largest selections of demonstration clubs and custom fit clubs in the North. Specialists in club fitting, they will fit to your budget without compromising

on quality and are main stockists for TaylorMade, PING, Cleveland, Titleist and Yes! Golf. They offer a comprehensive and personal service that ensures customers get the right equipment at the right price. With their experience and knowledge, combined with a massive choice you can be assured . of professional advice that will . ensure you receive the best value . for money available. As a member of Foremost, the United Kingdom’s biggest golf buying group, Andrew has an extensive network from

which to source stock. If you are in search of a specific piece of equipment you do not see in the shop, there is a good chance it can be ordered. Backed by the Foremost price promise and Andrew’s excellent service you really can’t go wrong. Their service which will help you with your golf game is one of the finest . you will find. For a meeting or discussion about . your needs call the shop on . 01253 354640 or e-mail: . andrew.richardson@foremostgolf.com www.bnsgc.com


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TUITION

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BLACKPOOL NORTH SHORE GOLF CLUB : 23 Golfers are increasingly aware of the value of instruction and the Teaching Academy at Blackpool North Shore has everything you need to improve your golf game and lower your handicap. The academy includes important focus for developing a player’s short game in addition to improving play from the tee. Head Professional Andrew Richardson and his team of staff, including Teaching Professional Steve McLaughlin, improve the performance of enthusiastic beginners and advanced players alike through lessons and instruction. They use the latest A-Star and Vector Launch Monitors and Quintic Putting Software to analyse and perfect every area of your game – starting with your grip, posture, the rhythm of your swing and the consistency of your contact with . the ball.

The academy, opened in 2009, includes an indoor putting green with video analysis and is an accredited ‘Yes Putter Custom Fit Centre’. There is also a sheltered chipping area plus the latest indoor video analysis with three-way camera technology. With these state-of-the-art facilities Blackpool North Shore Teaching Academy is the only place to learn. You can: • Reduce your handicap • Perfect your all round game • Improve your swing • Advance your putting skills • Find your perfect putter

Equipment is a key component to developing a repeatable technique. The best players in the world rely on renowned custom fitting specialists to ensure their equipment matches their unique launch conditions. Custom fitting is equally beneficial to the casual golfer and our Teaching Academy is also a Custom Fit Centre, bringing together a range of the latest golf clubs from the world’s leading brands including academy sponsors Srixon, Cleveland and TaylorMade. For further information or to make a booking please call or email us;. 01253 354640. andrew.richardson@foremostgolf.com or visit the website; . www.andrewrichardsonpro.co.uk

• Be fitted for the right set of clubs

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PRACTICE FACILITIES

Golfers looking to be the best players they can possibly be, need certain things. Talent never hurts, of course, but anyone with a grasp of the fundamentals can have realistic expectations of lowering their handicap. Tuition from a qualified instructor is essential to work on facets of the game that are proving problematical, but those words of wisdom can easily be forgotten if they are not ingrained so that they become second nature. Having been taught the theory, it is then down to the individual having the dedication to practise and access to

the facilities to be able to so. If you can supply the former, the latter is available in abundance to members of the club. There is a vast practice area in the middle of the course alongside the . 15th hole for working on the long game with the opportunity to hit from turf all year round. Short game practice is equally well catered for, with a chipping green about 30 yards from the clubhouse, just across the car park. Here it is possible to work on one’s game even in inclement weather, with an area of artificial turf protected by the roof of the

club’s academy providing some . cover from the elements. Bunker . shots can also be practised on to . the chipping green. There is an excellent putting green by the first tee and practice nets just to the right of the chipping green, perfect for those short of time looking to get warmed up before starting their round.

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BECOMING A MEMBER

Blackpool North Shore welcomes applications from those wishing to become a part of our friendly club. . We offer a variety of membership options which we hope cater for most golfers’ most needs. The most popular choice is our . seven-day membership which allows unlimited access to the course and our excellent clubhouse facilities. Keen golfers can maintain an official CONGU handicap recognised worldwide and hopefully lower it with the excellent tuition and practice facilities available on site. And for those with a taste for competition,

there is the opportunity to play in a host of events run annually at the club as well as representing Blackpool North Shore against our neighbours in league and knockout competitions.

Prospective members are required to fill in a membership form, which is available from the Secretary’s office, or can be downloaded from our website, www.bnsgc.com

But if you have regular commitments at weekends which limit your opportunity to play, there are six-day and five-day membership options.

Applicants will then be invited to meet the Captain which will also give them the opportunity to have a look round the club.

Attractive rates are offered to young golfers and students and there is a House Membership for those non-golfers who wish to make use of the clubhouse and enjoy the many social activities run by the club. www.bnsgc.com


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BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

There are many compelling reasons for becoming part of Blackpool North Shore Golf Club. Some of the benefits enjoyed by members joining Blackpool’s only private members’ golf club are: • A golf course owned and operated by the members on a not-for-profit basis. • The course is open all year. • A well-maintained, challenging golf course, home of the Lancashire Open and a former Open qualifying venue. • Ongoing investment in the course.

• On-line tee-time booking system for social and competition golf bookings. • Dedicated practice facilities for all areas of the game. • Resident PGA Professionals offering tuition through a state-of-the-art teaching academy. • Special guest rates to enable family, friends and colleagues to play with a member at preferential rates. • Stunning panoramic views of the Fylde, the Pennines & South Lakeland.

• More than 25 board competitions for members and 200 other members’ competitions throughout the year covering all categories and standards. • 10-minute tee times for Saturday competitions to ensure smooth rate of play. • Low fee reciprocal arrangement with many participating courses both locally and nationally. • Ladies section organised and administered by ladies. www.bnsgc.com


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• Active and organised junior section with free coaching and dedicated competitions.

• Room hire, with sizes to accommodate from 6 to 120 people.

• Comprehensive social calendar, subsidised bar and outstanding catering.

• Catering for all sizes and types of events including business meetings, family parties, birthdays, weddings and funerals.

• Snooker room consisting of dedicated area including 2 full-size tables. • Sky TV channels available in the clubhouse. • 5, 6 or 7-day membership categories and flexible payment schemes for the payment of fees. • Free parking.

• Audio visual equipment and free Wi-Fi.

• Competitive bar and food prices from standard to cordon bleu and banqueting. • Quiet location offering stunning views. • A great place for golf, and a great place to meet for hospitality and business. www.bnsgc.com


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AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP

Affiliate Membership is aimed at golfers who do not have an association with any particular golf club, but enjoy playing at various courses throughout the year. Many are members of golf societies, either through work or with a social club, and are finding that more and more golf clubs require handicap certificates to play their course. This category of membership enables players to have a managed handicap without the commitment of full golf . club membership.

For a low annual subscription the affiliate member gains the following benefits: • House Membership of Blackpool North Shore Golf Club with access to all the social events. • Management of their handicap and provision of an official handicap certificate. • Entry into six midweek competitions during the golfing season, providing the member with the opportunity to play in a competitive environment and maintain their handicaps for the following year.

• Preferential rates for green fees. Affiliate Members would be able to play the course at any other time, subject to availability, at the guest introduction rate. Please contact the Secretary on 01253 352054 (option 1) for further information.

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MEMBERS’ GOLF

The club currently has some 450 playing members, supplemented by juniors, affiliates and social categories, catering for those who want regular weekly competitions to experience . the thrill of winning and seeing their names on the board, to members who just want the occasional nine holes . with friends. In addition, social golf is available and in the summer, mixed greensomes, Texas scrambles and Club Days are organised which are very enjoyable and a little . less competitive.

The men tend to play their club competitions on a Saturday and the ladies on a Thursday and there are midweek competitions for all members to enter throughout the season. BNSGC teams play in the Scratch, Handicaps, Seniors and Junior Leagues against the other Fylde clubs. The Ladies compete against local clubs in the Scratch, Handicap, Bronze and Vets divisions. It is in these games that the EGU and LGU handicap system, monitored by our own computerised records by . the Handicaps Committee, makes .

for fair competition. The trophies on offer to club members, both male and female, during the season are numerous. One of the most noteworthy for men is the Scratch Medal, in effect a trophy for the Club Championship, which is played over . 36 holes. Arguably the most prestigious to the club player is the Captain’s Prize, first played for 1931, in which members spend the season trying to qualify for the final. Much of the silverware played for annually by both sections of the . club has a rich history dating back many decades. www.bnsgc.com


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JUNIORS

Blackpool North Shore is an excellent choice of club for parents looking to introduce their children to golf. The club is proud to have achieved GolfMark accreditation, which is a highly-regarded scheme run by England Golf that recognises beginner and junior-friendly golf clubs and a sure sign that your child is in good hands. A keen team of junior organisers are in place, backed up by our dedicated professionals who hold regular coaching sessions to enable the younger generation to get a firm www.bnsgc.com

grounding in the all-important basics of the game such as technique, rules and etiquette. There is a regular fixture list through the summer, principally in the holidays and competition is always keen, particular for the seven “major� events which are contested each year. Friendly matches take place against other clubs in the area and the most promising players have the chance to be selected to represent the Fylde Junior Golf Society against other regions in the North West. The Professional team also conduct

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VISITORS

Visitors are warmly welcomed at the club throughout the year, on Monday, Wednesday, Fridays and Sundays from 10am until noon, (Tuesday 10.30 until noon) and from 1.30pm until dusk. On Thursdays and Saturdays the tee will not be available on each of these days until after the club’s competitions (please phone the Professional on 01253 354640 for availability). Players must play from the tee of the day (yellow markers). Reduced winter green fee rates apply from November to March inclusive. Those golfers who cannot get too much

of a good thing should note that . we offer an excellent daily rate, permitting unlimited golf, subject to course availability.

Please note that visiting golfers should hold a valid handicap certificate and this may be requested when you check in before your round in the Pro Shop.

We are a fairly relaxed club, but we hold traditional values and do ask visitors to respect our rules and standard golfing etiquette to ensure their visit runs as smoothly as possible.

Mobile phones must be switched off or in “silent” mode while in the clubhouse or on the course. Visitors wishing to make an outgoing call must leave the public areas of the clubhouse to do so.

In common with other clubs we do ask that visitors abide by our dress code both on the course and in the clubhouse, specific details of which . can be found on our website, . www.bnsgc.com www.bnsgc.com


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GOLF SOCIETIES

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BLACKPOOL NORTH SHORE GOLF CLUB : 41 Visiting groups of golfers are ensured of a thrilling and memorable day out at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club and we welcome all parties. The chance to play on an historic course that has been used for Open qualifying events at very reasonable rates together with fine food and our famous Lancashire hospitality in the clubhouse has proved to be a winning combination and many groups come back to visit us year after year. We offer a number of attractive packages throughout the year, depending on the season, and the latest details and price information can be found on our website. To give you some idea of what we are able to offer, one of our popular packages would consist of:

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Coffee & bacon barm on arrival 27 holes of golf Soup and sandwich lunch A three-course meal of your choice

We have a flexible attitude to golfing groups and want you to enjoy your day, so please speak to us if you find one of our alternatives does not meet your exact requirements and we will do our utmost to accommodate. If you are looking for something extra special, our PGA golf professional Andrew Richardson and his team are able to offer the following additional services to visiting parties: • Meet and greet. • Scorecard distribution and adjudication (Andrew is a qualified PGA rules referee).

• 1st tee control - starting and video swing analysis service (playback after the game). • A full gift and prize table service. • Voucher facility - with such a well-stocked shop your customer will be excited at the prospect of winning and choosing a prize. • We can provide a service tailored to suit every budget, from a small gift bag to a full day’s organisation from start to finish! For further details regarding your golf day, and to make a booking, please contact the Secretary’s office by calling 01253 352054 (ext.1).

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OPEN COMPETITIONS

Blackpool North Shore is an historic golf club with a rich heritage dating back to the founding of our club in 1904. We know we have something special here and nothing gives us greater pleasure than to share the enjoyment of our magnificent course with people who may not have experienced it before. One of the ways in which we can do this is by staging a number of open competitions throughout the year . aimed at golfers from all walks of life and all abilities. Among the highlights of the golf season at Blackpool North Shore is our Open

Week, which takes place in the last week of July. This starts on the Saturday with the De Frece Trophy, a 36-hole strokeplay event for golfers with a handicap of 6 or less. Our most prestigious trophy in the club, it was first presented in 1931.

You will find details of upcoming events on our website, together with information about how you can reserve your place. www.bnsgc.com

A more recent addition to our Open Week events is the North Shore Trophy, which is for golfers with slightly higher handicaps. There are also ladies’, gentlemen’s, fourball and mixed competitions during Open Week, together with several other events run at other times during the golfing season. www.bnsgc.com


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THE CLUBHOUSE

You don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy our facilities, but you can always be sure of a warm and friendly welcome in our spacious well-appointed clubhouse. We have a wide selection of beers, wines and spirits as well as a good choice of soft drinks. Food is served throughout the day with anything from a light snack to a filling meal available from the extensive menu. Relax in comfortable surroundings and chat with friends, or take a seat in front of one of the large feature windows and take in the panoramic views or watch golfers completing their rounds.

The balcony provides a seating area to enjoy the sun, on what we hope are many long balmy summer evenings. Watch all the major sporting action on Sky Sports on our big television screen in the lounge, or enjoy a relaxing game of snooker on one of the club’s two full-sized tables. There is also free Wi-Fi if you want to check for that important e-mail or check the day’s goings-on while you have been out on the course. Remember, too, that these excellent facilities are available to hire for . special occasions. www.bnsgc.com


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WEDDINGS & FUNCTIONS

Blackpool North Shore’s excellent clubhouse facilities and superb location make us the perfect choice to host your special event. The club is proud to be chosen as the venue for weddings, birthday, anniversary and retirement parties. In fact, if you have a special occasion to celebrate why not celebrate it in style? Please note, though, that we do not accept 18th and 21st birthday parties. The setting, of course, forms only part of what makes any occasion memorable, but you will find the catering and the service equally to your liking. In short, we

tick all the boxes and guarantee you will have a day or an evening to remember. Our caterers have built an outstanding reputation for the excellence of their cuisine and you only have to talk to our members to find out what they think of the fare on offer. Skilled, imaginative and versatile, menu options can be discussed to ensure you get exactly what you want. Our Secretary will be delighted to discuss your requirements and to arrange for a tour of the clubhouse. Contact her by calling 01253 352054 . or e-mailing office@bnsgc.com www.bnsgc.com


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CORPORATE OPPORTUNITIES

Blackpool North Shore is delighted to offer businesses the opportunity to make use of our club for corporate golf days or as the memorable spot for a meeting. You will find us willing, welcoming and accommodating hosts. If you are looking for a change of pace for your staff and a different venue for your meeting, there is no better spot. The course and the clubhouse are in a delightful setting, offer invigorating views and create the perfect environment away from the hustle and bustle of daily office life in which to conduct business. www.bnsgc.com

Our lounge is comfortable and will instantly put your fellow employees or corporate contacts at their ease. Our conscientious staff are on hand to assist in any way with your event and regular refreshments can be provided to keep delegates alert and refreshed. Sandwiches, snack meals or sit-down dinners can be booked and breakfast meetings accommodated. If you really want to make the most of your time with us, why not get the day’s business taken care of in the morning and consider rewarding your staff with a round of golf in the afternoon? It is ideal

for team-building purposes. To make the right impression for that product launch or to introduce your firm, speak to us about hosting a corporate golf day here. We will take care of the organisation so you can concentrate on your guests. For more details, please call the Secretary on 01253 352054 (Ext 1).


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SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

With excellent facilities and a sociable, friendly group of members, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the . off-course benefits of being a member at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club.

The club’s annual presentation evening is one of the high points of the year, where members gather to pay tribute to the golfing excellence of their peers over the preceding 12 months.

The club has an active social calendar with a variety of events on offer so that hopefully there is something to appeal to all tastes.

There is musical entertainment on a regular basis, with tribute bands proving a particular favourite.

These social occasions range from . the more formal, such as the club’s. annual summer and winter balls, . to the more novel and light-hearted, with fun evenings such as a Murder Mystery Night.

Christmas is a special time for everyone and we celebrate with a party for the children on one day, which is followed the next by members gathering at the club for the singing of Christmas Carols. Snooker and kalooki are particularly

enjoyed by our members and are perfect for passing the time on those long winter evenings.

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CONTACT & FIND US CONTACT US

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Here at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club it is always a pleasure to meet new members, visitors and guests

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club is on the North West coast, one mile north of the popular seaside resort of Blackpool.

Call Christine or Dawn today, . to enquire about the latest . membership offers available.

For those with SatNav, our postcode is FY2 0RD.

The nearest railway station is Layton, which is just under a mile away. More frequent services, however, run from Blackpool North, which is only half a mile further away to the south.

ADDRESS

For those coming from further afield, the easiest route into Blackpool . from the east and south is via the . M55 motorway.

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club, Devonshire Rd, Blackpool, . Lancashire, FY2 ORD

TELEPHONE 01253 352054

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Course Conditions Extension 5

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DIRECTIONS

Those coming from the north should take the A6 before turning right on to the A586.

FROM BLACKPOOL Make your way on to the Promenade and head north. Go past the Tower and North Pier - two miles down there is a roundabout (the only one on the promenade) - continue along the Queens Promenade heading north and take the 7th right into Shaftesbury Avenue (Castle Casino on the corner). Go to the top of this road (about ½ mile) crossing all junctions, and turn left at the T-junction into Devonshire Road. BNSGC is the first on the left before you go down the hill.


BLACKPOOL NORTH SHORE GOLF CLUB OFFICIAL BROCHURE 2013

01253 352054 www.bnsgc.com

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club, Devonshire Rd, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 ORD

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Blackpool North Shore Golf Club