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NORTH MIDDLESEX GOLF CLUB Official Golf Club Brochure 2013

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Contents 05

Welcome

31

Juniors

06

Club History

32

Golf Academy

09

The Course

37

Visitors

10

Tour the Course

39

Golf Societies

15

Pro Shop

41

Clubhouse and Dining Room

17

Tuition

42

Weddings and Functions

19

Becoming a Member

45

Corporate Clients

20

Benefits of Membership

47

Social Activities

23

Members’ Golf

49

How to Find Us

29

Andrew Johnston

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Contact Us

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Welcome North Middlesex Golf Club, situated just five miles from the City of London,

to develop and for adults to learn the game, and our work with beginners

is home to a beautiful parkland course that offers a very fair test to golfers

has earned the Club the highly prestigious GolfMark from England Golf.

of all abilities. Designed by Willie Park Jr. in 1905, our course promises an invigorating round of golf which concludes with one of the most

The clubhouse is an elegant 19th century house that has maintained its

picturesque finishing holes anywhere in the United Kingdom.

sense of history while being tastefully refurbished to meet the needs of today. Our facilities are also available to hire for special occasions such as

We welcome any golfer who loves the game, including visitors for

weddings and birthday parties, and our central location make us perfect

green fees, societies and those looking for a flexible range of golf club

for conferences.

membership packages. Whether you are looking for membership, a one-off golf outing or a venue For those hoping to lower their scores and improve their game, coaching is

to host your function, North Middlesex has something to offer, and we will

available seven days a week from our talented teaching professionals.

be delighted to welcome you.

With its Golfing Academy, North Middlesex is the perfect place for juniors

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Club History More than 100 years ago - in 1905 to be precise - the present course

It was clear that professional help would be needed to establish a great

was a beautiful park, well wooded and almost surrounded by a spinney.

course and in 1907 one of the giants of the game, and twice winner of

The Wilderness (our original name) was a most appropriate name for

the Open Championship, Willie Park Jr., designed the layout that we

a club formed by five friends and the original five holes they played on,

enjoy today. By 1913 the North Middlesex Golf Club had 612 members

meandering between farming obstacles. There was no green-keeper but

and an 18-hole course to enjoy.

a gardener was employed once a week. And the flagsticks were held in flower pots!

Harry Vardon, who was to win the Open Championship a record six times, was a regular visitor to the Club in its early years and in 1912

The 1st tee was near to the present 8th tee at Britannia Road and the

took part in a foursome at North Middlesex with two other leading

1st green was a depression in the middle of what is now the 7th fairway.

professionals, Ted Ray and Ralph Smith, and the club’s own professional

With the purchase of more land and then the Manor House in 1906

of the time, P.G. Wyatt.

the present club began to take shape, with the change from farmland hastened by the hiring of three greens staff.

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Vardon was made an honorary member of North Middlesex, and the

Over the years the course has been altered only slightly with the overall

second professional to be bestowed this honour was Jimmy Ockenden,

length being much the same as it was in the early days. Naturally, the

the Club’s own golf pro for 20 years up to 1948 and an individual of

Manor House has been altered and extended to meet modern demands

whom the membership were particularly proud.

and that work continues today with the Club always looking to upgrade and improve the North Middlesex Golf Club experience, both on the

Many famous names have been members of North Middlesex, including

course and off it.

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The Course The course is 5,675 yards long with a par of 69. It has several attractive

difficulty. There are some holes on which members NEVER give a putt!

water features and has many, many mature and elegant trees. The 18th hole, which is a demanding par 3, is one of the most The picturesque setting is a delight to walk with club in hand or not, but

attractive on any golf course. The last constitutes one of five par-

its parkland nature means that, should you be wayward off the tee, being

3s, so there are no shortage of candidates for nearest the pin

able to advance your ball towards the green with your next shot is not

competitions. There are two par-5s, both of which can be found on

always guaranteed.

the slightly longer outward nine.

Accuracy, therefore, is one of the necessary qualities to score well

Despite its comparative shortness compared to some of today’s

around North Middlesex, as is good putting.

monsters, the tightness of the course means that it has stood the test of time incredibly well and should continue to do so, whatever advances

The layout is extremely challenging and the greens are renowned in

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Tour the Course We hope you enjoy your time with us at North Middlesex Golf Club. Here

Hole 3, 159 yards, par 3

are a few handy tips and course notes from our PGA Professional Freddy

Take an extra club to avoid the well-guarded front part of this green.

George which should help you make the most of your round if you have never visited us before.

Hole 4, 319 yards, par 4 A short par 4 but the approach shot must be precise to avoid running off

Hole 1, 317 yards, par 4

this raised green.

A good drive will only leave a short iron to the green. Don’t be big with your approach shot, though.

Hole 5, 210 yards, par 3 A long par 3 that always plays longer than you think.

Hole 2, 348 yards, par 4 Favour the right-hand side off the tee. Again, the approach shot must not

Hole 6, 514 yards, par 5

be too long.

A good par 5 that offers a chance of a birdie. Beware of the out-of-bounds just behind the green.

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Hole 7, 515 yards, par 5

Hole 10, 323 yards, par 4

A long straight par 5 which requires good course management to avoid

A straight drive is needed to miss a well-positioned fairway bunker. The

the three big fairway bunkers.

second shot must be long enough to carry the hedge in front of the green.

Hole 8, 362 yards, par 4

Hole 11, 369 yards, par 4

The tee shot will come down from the left half of the fairway. There is

Hitting the fairway is a must here. Only then will you get a clear shot to

then a decision to be made: hit the green or run in from the front.

the green.

Hole 9, 153 yards, par 3

Hole 12, 402 yards, par 4

Good par 3 that requires a well-struck shot uphill, so take enough clubs.

It’s got to be straight off the tee! The downhill approach to the green gives the player the option to run in from the front right.

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Tour the Course Hole 13, 284 yards, par 4

Hole 16, 139 yards, par 3

Keep the tee shot to the left half of the fairway. A short approach shot

The shortest par 3 on the course but also the smallest green. Club

can often yield a birdie.

selection is crucial.

Hole 14, 406 yards, par 4

Hole 17, 311 yards, par 4

The toughest par 4 on the course. Only a straight long drive will do. The

Keep left off the tee. The shot to the green must be accurate to avoid the

second shot is uphill, so take an extra club.

large greenside bunker.

Hole 15, 320 yards, par 4

Hole 18, 224 yards, par 3

A good tee shot will leave only a short iron into the green. Keep the

A picturesque finishing hole. The green slopes from back to front so

approach shot right of the pin to avoid a fast downhill putt.

always keep your ball below the hole.

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Pro Shop Our AAT PGA Professional, Freddy George, and his team are here to help

The Pro Shop offers a fast and efficient club repair service or, if you are

you with all your golfing requirements.

in the market for some new clubs, why not take advantage of our popular custom fitting service? We are delighted to offer a new service of Ping,

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Titleist or Tour Edge custom fit clubs - clubs designed to help you play

buying group, the Pro Shop is fully stocked with quality products. Low

your best golf. Many recreational golfers play with clubs which are ill-suited

prices are guaranteed and you can always be assured of expert advice

to their swing, but with a few simple measurements you could have your

from our professional staff. Brands stocked include Titleist, Footjoy, Tour

own purpose-built equipment. This service costs less than you think and

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can bring about a dramatic improvement in ball striking.

If you are in search of a specific piece of equipment you do not see in

We also offer a fast and efficient re-gripping and club repair service.

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Tuition If you have the commitment and desire to lower your handicap then

Freddy believes in the basic fundamentals, keeping it simple and

our professional team will be delighted to help you achieve your goals,

producing a swing that can repeat, working with the physical abilities of

whatever they may be.

the individual golfer. He is happy to utilise traditional hands-on teaching methods or can you offer you the latest in 21st century video technology

All areas of your game can be examined, whether it is a quick fix to

on the Ipad.

something that has just gone wrong to remodelling the golf swing of an experienced player who is in search of sustainable long-term improvement.

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

Driving accuracy is an important skill to possess, wherever you are playing

huge benefit.

in the world, but particularly at North Middlesex. Club Professional Freddy George and assistant Joe Farley can get you on the straight and narrow in

Discounts are offered for a package of lessons booked at the same time

no time. Equally, they can sharpen up your short game and save you shots

and these make the ideal Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift. To book

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Becoming a Member North Middlesex is renowned as a friendly club with a wide and varied

There is a membership category suitable for everyone, from those who

membership. There are many established groups ready to welcome you

wish to play unlimited golf as seven-day members, to those who wish to

who play on a regular basis throughout the week and weekends so you

use the outstanding clubhouse facilities as social members.

will never be short of having someone to play with. Intermediate membership helps the transition from child member to full We pride ourselves on having an active membership with a full schedule

membership and we offer attractive rates to those aged between 18 and

of competitions for men, ladies, seniors and juniors aimed at players of all

30, with additional recognition to those continuing in full-time education.

standards. There is also a busy and varied social calendar with events for all the family.

As a GolfMark-accredited club, we take our commitment to growing the game very seriously and offer greatly discounted rates to younger golfers,

Membership is open to all upon application – you do not need to know

or our cadets, as we call them. Details of current membership rates can be

anyone already at the Club. In fact many new members find themselves

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Benefits of Membership Still wavering? Pop into our clubhouse on any day of the week and talk

representing North Middlesex in matches against other clubs.

to our members about what makes North Middlesex special. And if you still need convincing, here are just some of the compelling reasons to join

Historic Course – little has changed in the past century since the course

our Club:

was designed by the well-known golfer and course architect, Willie Park Jr., meaning that our layout is both mature, historic, full of character and

Unlimited Access – being a member gives you the opportunity to play

a pleasure to play.

when you like and generally as often as you like. Preferential Tee-times – longer advanced booking times for members Play Competitive Golf – by being a member you can play regular official

ahead of visitors, enabling the opportunity to make use of the course

Club competitions, both at weekends and midweek during the golfing

when you choose.

season. Invite Your Friends – our members can bring guests to experience the Play in Matches Against Other Clubs – you may have the opportunity of

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enjoyment of playing at one of London’s finest golf courses.


Use of the Practice Facilities & Access to Club Pro – you’ll get to improve

Gain an Official CONGU Handicap – only by being a member of an

your game on a regular basis, with free use of the Club’s practice

England Golf-affiliated golf club can you attain an official CONGU

facilities and access to lessons from resident PGA Professional, Freddy

handicap, giving you the opportunity to play competitions here and at

George.

other courses.

County Golf Card – as a member of North Middlesex, you can buy the

Get Your Handicap Down – playing competitions regularly gives you the

Middlesex County Card for only £15, which gives you a discount on

chance to get your handicap down to your targeted level – something

standard green fees at scores of other courses across the county and

that most golfers are striving for throughout their life!

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part of the local community and network with other people from the area.

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Meet New People – a chance to meet like-minded people, forming life-

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Members’ Golf North Middlesex represents an excellent choice of club for players

The men field a scratch team in a Middlesex county competition called the

searching for competitive golf in all its forms, with league and friendly

Rowse Trophy. Our better players, known as the Tigers, also play in the

Club fixtures, a host of silverware to battle for each year in the Club’s own

Middlesex Tigers Golf League comprising inter-club eight-a-side scratch

prestigious and longstanding competitions and much social and light-

matchplay matches over 18 holes. Clubs are drawn into four groups and

hearted play on offer.

the group winners progress to a knockout stage.

Men

The Foxes play in the North London League against our neighbours at

Whatever your ability, there is the opportunity to represent the Club in

Hendon, Hampstead, Highgate, Finchley and Muswell Hill. During the

team competition. While all members of the men’s section play together in

season, matches are normally played on evenings during the week on a

most of the Club’s own events, when playing externally there are various

home and away basis. Each league game consists of eight players a side

groups to ensure a good match against an opponent of similar ability. The

playing singles matchplay.

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Members’ Golf Continued The Sabres also play league fixtures home and away against five

club in one of the above groups depending on their golfing prowess.

neighbouring golf clubs in a league format: Enfield, Finchley, Hendon, Mill

There is a regular group of senior golfers who meet at 7.30am on Tuesdays

Hill and Muswell Hill. Again teams comprise eight players, but the chosen

and Thursdays for a Stableford competition. These gatherings are well

format of play is fourball betterball. There is also a popular accompanying

supported but there is always room for more and anyone looking for a

knockout competition called the Bullivant Bowl.

game is welcome to come along.

Then there are the Rabbits, a large and lively group of higher handicappers

Ladies

who take to the course at every opportunity. The Rabbits enjoy numerous

The Ladies are a friendly, competitive and active group of lady golfers of all

friendly matches throughout the season, both home and away.

ages who play regularly in competitions and matches as well as mixed events.

For those golfers of a certain age, there is the Friars, another group whose

They field a side in the Middlesex Scratch League, a very competitive five-

raison d’être is concerned more with having an enjoyable time in each other’s

player team event contested by some of the county’s leading clubs.

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The Ladies also compete in the Pearson Trophy, another team competition

As well as golf, the Ladies enjoy the opportunity to meet socially, making

played in a group format over the winter followed by a knockout phase

good use of the Club’s marvellous clubhouse, with frequent get-togethers

with the eventual winners going on to represent Middlesex against the

on Wednesdays and Sundays a good way of keeping in touch, particularly

champions from Hertfordshire, Kent and Surrey.

through the long winter months when perhaps the weather at times makes playing 18 holes less of a pleasure.

The Ladies also enter teams in prestigious national competitions such as the Mail on Sunday and Daily Mail Foursomes, with qualifiers usually being

Among the highlights of the year are the end of season celebration dinner

held to decide who goes forward to represent the Club.

and prize-giving. An event that is always well supported, the group enjoys a meal and welcomes the opportunity to applaud those ladies who have

There are many more light-hearted events too, such as the traditional

excelled over the preceding 12 months.

‘Workers v Shirkers’, an annual battle between weekend members and weekday players.

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Andrew Johnston North Middlesex is very proud of its own touring professional, Andrew

Sandwich was playing a practice round with American golfing great Tom

Johnson, who came through the junior ranks at the Club and is now

Watson before the event.

looking to make his name in the game. In 2012 Andrew played in 20 European Tour events. The highlight of his Andrew started playing golf at the age of four when his father, a single-

year was a hole-in-one during the Scottish Open at Castle Stewart, which

figure handicapper, took him out to a local field to hit balls, before

won him 168 bottles of champagne!

becoming a member at North Middlesex GC at the age of nine. In 2013 Andrew is competing on the European Challenge Tour, the He played for the Middlesex county team and represented England, before

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the cake’ being his qualification for the Open Championship at Royal St.

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Juniors North Middlesex has a healthy and growing junior section and

Junior improvement programmes can be created to suit the needs and

membership opportunities are available for younger players eager to take

aspirations of each individual and there are also beginner classes aimed

up the game.

at teaching children the basics to enable them to get out and enjoy the game as quickly as possible. Learning sound fundamentals at an early age

The Club is proud to have achieved GolfMark accreditation, which is a

means many years of frustration on the course later in life can be avoided!

highly-regarded scheme run by England Golf that recognises beginner and junior-friendly golf clubs.

The junior section have their own regular competitions and trophies to play for and hold a prize presentation towards the end of the season.

A keen team of junior organisers are in place, backed up by our dedicated professionals who hold a series of coaching sessions throughout the year.

North Middlesex also enters its junior team in the Friern Junior League.

Younger golfers at North Middlesex can learn not only the skills necessary

Matches are played between teams of six golfers and comprise home and

to be able to enjoy the game, but about course management and rules

away competitions against the other clubs in our group. Fixtures give junior

and etiquette.

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Golf Academy Want to learn to play golf or looking to improve your game but don’t fancy

There are two different options to choose from - Beginners’ Golf Academy

going it alone? Then our coaching programmes have been designed

and Intermediate Golf Academy. Each programme is designed with

specifically for you.

you in mind and aimed at providing a series of stepping stones towards becoming a full member of the Club as your skills improve and you grow in

At North Middlesex we want to encourage and support those interested

confidence.

in taking up the game of golf - either to develop a natural ability or a new sporting interest. Our adult coaching programmes recognise both

Whether you are looking to learn the game from scratch or to rediscover

individual progress and the fact that starting out on a new sporting venture

your golfing form after a break, our PGA-qualified coaches are on hand

is always more enjoyable if shared.

to help you develop your golfing skills amongst fellow new golfers. The experience also enables you to get a first-hand insight into Club life. Here are some more details about our Academy programmes:

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Beginners’ Golf Academy

Your last lesson will be a playing lesson where our Pro will take you out in

Learn with other enthusiasts who are also new to golf. Starting with

threeballs to play four holes of our beautiful course.

an introductory meeting at the Club, we’ll introduce you to your fellow beginners in the relaxing surroundings of our clubhouse overlooking one of

Learning how to conduct oneself on the golf course is as important as

the most picturesque finishing holes in the country.

learning to play the game of golf itself and you will be invited to an Etiquette Session where we will walk you through what is expected of a North

We have a unique relationship with the A1 Driving Range in Borehamwood.

Middlesex member. Good golfing manners acquired right at the start will

Here you will work on your long game over four lessons. The all-important

ensure you are never short of playing partners!

short game is not overlooked, as our Head Professional, Freddy George, will also offer four individually focused lessons covering pitching, chipping, bunker play and putting.

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Golf Academy Beginners’ Plus Golf Academy

Intermediate Golf Academy

If after graduating from our Beginners Academy you still do not feel quite

So now you’re keen to get out on the course but are not sure whether you

ready to take on the challenge of playing on the course then perhaps a few

can manage 18 holes straight away and you’re beginning to appreciate

more lessons will inject the confidence you’re missing.

that understanding the rules and etiquette of golf are more challenging than hitting the ball! Don’t worry, our Intermediate Academy membership

With this in mind our Beginners’ Academy Plus programme gives you

has been specifically designed to help you make the transition from keen

access to six more lessons for the price of five with our Pro, Freddy George.

beginner to full Club member.

These lessons are structured so that you get a skills lesson followed by a playing lesson to reinforce your learning.

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We have two categories of membership – weekday or weekend –

Weekend Intermediate Academy Membership gives you all of the above

understanding that work sometimes gets in the way of golfing aspirations!

plus access to the course on weekend afternoons, after 3pm in the

Both category of membership last for 12 months and include the following:

summer and 1pm in the winter. You can play earlier at weekends if you are invited to do so by your mentor and get a 50 per cent discount off our

• 6 lessons with our Pro, Freddy George

guests’ green fee.

• a mentor to show you the ropes both on and off the course Please call 020 8445 1604 or pop into the office and speak to our Weekday Intermediate Academy Membership gives you access to the

General Manager, Howard Till, for more information about our coaching

course on Mondays & Tuesdays plus access to a 50 per cent discount off

programmes.

our twilight rates on any other weekday.

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Visitors North Middlesex is a members’ club but we also welcome visitors all year

We are a fairly relaxed club, but we do ask visitors to respect our rules

round. Individuals and groups can play Monday to Friday and after 1pm

and standard golfing etiquette to ensure their visit runs as smoothly as

(12pm in winter) at weekends and on Bank Holidays.

possible. Please also note that traditional golfing attire must be worn on the course and a minimum standard of smart casual dress is required in all

Visitors are treated like members for the day and can enjoy the full range

areas of the clubhouse.

of facilities offered by the Club, including food and refreshment in the clubhouse, tuition from the professional and use of our new short game

Although handicap certificates are not mandatory, we do prefer golfers to

practice area.

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.

Reduced rates are available to juniors and for those able to play late in the afternoon when the course is at its quietest. Often we run special offers

For information and bookings please phone our Professional Freddy

during the winter months, details of which can be found on our website.

George on 020 8445 3060.

For those looking to enjoy North Middlesex to the full, our Day Ticket represents excellent value. www.northmiddlesexgc.co.uk | 37


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Golf Societies North Middlesex is the ideal setting for society and corporate days with

Anything from 18 holes of golf right through to a complete day featuring 36

many parties returning year after year. We can cater for small or large

holes and breakfast, lunch and an evening meal can be accommodated.

groups and have several ready-made packages available or are happy to customise a day to your exact requirements.

The golf shop provides a comprehensive range of equipment as well as being able to arrange golf lessons, clinics and competition prizes. We

Golfing groups are always assured of a warm welcome. We pride

can also organise longest drive and nearest the pin markers should you

ourselves on the care and attention we give to ensure your day runs

wish. If you have any special requests, please ask and we will do our

smoothly. Nothing is too much trouble and we would be delighted to

best to oblige.

help you build your own itinerary to create a golf day agenda unique to your group.

For more information on booking your golf day please contact the Club on 020 8445 1604.

North Middlesex can offer an interesting, scenic and well-maintained golf course that appeals to all levels of player together with good food and excellent service, all at a very reasonable price. www.northmiddlesexgc.co.uk | 39


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Clubhouse and Dining Room The Clubhouse, also known as the ‘The Manor House’ is an elegant

Hot and cold food is served daily seven days a week. You can enjoy a

building dating back to the 19th century that offers great comfort and

good selection of snacks at the bar or eat in our Dining Room serving

a welcoming atmosphere in which to socialise and relax either after a

delicious daily specials and full three-course meals.

round of golf or as members of the Club. The Entrance Hall has recently been refurbished and now gives a very There are three bars, with the Spike Bar leading in from the course. Each

warm and inviting first impression to this very friendly Club.

bar is well stocked with a wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits and a choice of soft drinks.

There is a delightful terrace and patio area looking out over the course, which is a particularly favourite place for members to congregate on a

There is a very pleasant Dining Room, while overlooking the 18th green is

long summer’s evening.

the spacious and airy Lounge, which can accommodate more than one hundred members and guests.

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Weddings and Functions Situated within easy reach of the city of London but offering a beautiful

Both our Dining Room and Lounge have access onto our terrace with

parkland setting with magnificent views of the course, North Middlesex is

a view of our signature 18th hole; arguably one of the most beautiful

the ideal venue for your wedding breakfast, party or special function.

finishing holes in Britain.

Our well-appointed clubhouse is full of character and can cater for

Whatever you choose, our catering team can create imaginative menus

smaller, more intimate groups or larger celebrations whether you choose

to suit all tastes and budgets and would be delighted to meet you to

a full sit-down meal, a buffet-style option, or both.

discuss your requirements. We have a varied and interesting wine list and are happy to make recommendations to complement the food and

Our Dining Room adjoins our Lounge (which also has a dance floor) so

to meet your budget. Our room hire and menu costs are realistic and

larger events can be catered for by opening up the connecting doors.

we take great pride and pleasure in hosting your wedding breakfast and evening reception.

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You will have one point of contact from your first enquiry right the way

North Middlesex is a sympathetic, caring and yet unobtrusive host for

through to the wedding day itself, guiding and supporting you every step

funeral receptions and can take care of all the organisation at what we

of the way ensuring that on your big day you can sit back and relax with

appreciate is a difficult time for loved ones. The Club is very experienced

your guests while we work quietly but efficiently, turning your plans and

in hosting such events and knowing you are in good hands can hopefully

dreams into reality.

ease some of the burden. As with all our function planning, our attitude is very flexible: simply come to us with your requirements and we will do

The golf course makes a beautiful backdrop for those wedding

our very best to accommodate them.

photographs the bride and groom will treasure forever. Whatever the celebration, be it a wedding, an anniversary or birthday or retirement

For further details contact the Events Co-ordinator on 020 8445 1604 or

party, our aim is your total satisfaction and to meet and hopefully

by email: office@northmiddlesexgc.co.uk.

exceed your expectations. Bring your own entertainment or let us make recommendations for you. With private parking and a genuinely childfriendly environment you really cannot go wrong.

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Corporate Clients Here at North Middlesex we are delighted to offer businesses the

welcome to bring your own.

opportunity to make use of our Club and its facilities for corporate golf days or as the memorable spot for a meeting. You will find us willing,

To make the right impression for that product launch or to introduce your

welcoming and accommodating hosts.

firm, why not speak to us about hosting a corporate golf day here? We will take care of the organisation so you can concentrate on your guests.

If you are looking for a change of pace for your staff and a different venue for your seminar or breakfast meeting, there is no better spot. There are

One of our professional team would be delighted to put on a group golfing

lovely views looking out over the course and the comfortable clubhouse

clinic and if you invest in a few prizes from the well-stocked Pro Shop to

offers the perfect environment away from the office in which to conduct

use for a few fun competitions you can be guaranteed a day that remains

business. It is hard to imagine we are just five miles from the City of

long in your delegates’ minds.

London, yet our location also means we have excellent transport links. Like what you see? Then ask about our corporate membership. For more Internet access and flipcharts can be provided and we can either supply

details, contact the General Manager on 020 8445 1604.

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Social Activities Here at North Middlesex we like to consider ourselves a very friendly Club

Mother’s Day lunches and events leading up to Christmas are also a

and we really feel there is nowhere better to enjoy not only your golf, but

traditional part of Club life, as is seeing in the New Year with friends and

everything else that a well-rounded golf club has to offer.

family in the clubhouse.

An extensive and varied programme of social events is organised

With celebrations of Burn’s Night, a St George’s Day Sunday Luncheon and

throughout the year, with the aim being that there should be something to

a black tie Club Ball, those who like their entertainment of a more formal

appeal to everyone, whatever their taste in entertainment.

nature are also well catered for.

The Club tries to put on at least one social occasion a month, enabling

Much of the social calendar revolves around golf, as you might expect,

members to get together and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and excellent

such as the fun competition hosted each St Patrick’s Day between teams

facilities inside our charming clubhouse.

representing Ireland and the Rest of the World. Then there is the Family Fun Day which sees a shotgun start followed by an informal barbecue and prize-

Events hosted have included such diverse offerings as Abba tribute nights,

giving and fun and games to keep the non-golfing children entertained.

bar quizzes, darts and Wii nights and race nights. www.northmiddlesexgc.co.uk | 47


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How to Find Us North Middlesex Golf Club is situated five miles south of the M25 (junction

Hatch Lane (B550). Go through two roundabouts and after about a mile

23) between Barnet and Finchley and is just five miles from the City of

and a half you will come to the entrance to the Club on your left.

London and the West End. Public transport We are easily reached from junctions 1 and 2 of the M1, from the A1 and

The nearest Tube station is Totteridge and Whetstone, the penultimate

A1M and Junctions 23 and 24 of the M25.

stop on the High Barnet branch of the Northern line. The station is less than a mile’s walk from the Club.

For those with SatNav, our postcode is N20 0NL. The nearest railway stations are at New Southgate and Oakleigh Park, Directions

both roughly a mile and a half from the Club. The typical off-peak service

We are just five minutes north of the North Circular Road (A406). From the

is three trains an hour to Moorgate and three trains an hour to Welwyn

west, follow the North Circular, taking the B550 exit toward Muswell Hill/

Garden City.

Friern Barnet. Merge on to Pinkham Way and then turn left on to Colney

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Contact Us Here at North Middlesex Golf Club it is always a pleasure to meet new members, visitors and guests. If we can assist you with any queries or questions that you may have then please do not hesitate to get in touch. Tel: 020 8445 1604

North Middlesex Golf Club

Pro Shop Tel: 020 8445 3060

The Manor House

Head Professional: Freddy George

Friern Barnet Lane

E-mail: manager@northmiddlesexgc.co.uk

London

Website: http://www.northmiddlesexgc.co.uk

N20 0NL

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