The North BerwickGolf Club
As we are a true championship course the test you will face reflects this. As a
Please bring a copy of your handicap certificate with you for presentation
The Club does reserve the right to refuse a booking based on ability. We reserve the right to ask golfers on the course to leave if their lack of ability is holding up the pace of play on the course and a full refund of the green fees will be given.
All golfers visiting the course wish to enjoy their experience. Slow play affects the enjoyment of all golfers on the course. The R&A has issued the following advice regarding the pace of play:-
A 4-ball playing the West Links should not take more than 3 hours and 59 minutes to play the course.
Booking Fee (Deposit)
All bookings are required to be confirmed within 14 days of initial reservation with a £50 per person booking fee. Failure to pay the booking fee will result in the booking being cancelled. Thereafter, you have 30 days prior to the date of play to pay the balance in full.
For bookings where play is within 30 days, full payment is required at time of booking.
Payment can be made by credit/debit card (Mastercard or Visa only), or via the online payment facility.
Bookings cancelled out with 30 days of play - FULL REFUND
Bookings cancelled 14 to 29 days of play – 50% REFUND
Bookings cancelled less than 14 days of play – NO REFUND
The booking fee for 2020 is £50.00 per person.
Please note, for groups of 24 players or more full payment is required 30 days prior to the date of booking.
We recommend the final balance be paid online using the link in your confirmation. If paying on the day, please arrive in plenty of time to pay your balance to the Starter before play. We accept Visa (debit and credit) Cards and MasterCard. Please note we do not accept American Express or Diners Club Cards.
Cheques (from UK banks) will only be accepted for the payment of the deposit in advance, but not for on the day balance payments.
Courtesy of the course should be requested at the time of booking and is granted to the following when bringing 2 or more full green fee paying guests.
PGA Professionals (upon production of a valid PGA Photo Membership Card)
Golf Club Secretaries who are Members of the Golf Club Managers Association or similar body (upon production of their membership card)
All will be required to present a valid membership card before play. Failure to make a request in advance of the day of play or to produce a valid membership card will result in the full green fee being charged.
The terrain of the links is such that buggies are not permitted.
Push trolleys are available for hire from the Professionals Shop. There are also a limited number of electric trolleys available for hire. Please contact email@example.com to book an electric trolley.
Caddie requests should be made at the time of booking or no later than 14 days prior to the day of play. Any requests or amendments to bookings within 14 days will be subject to availability. At all times we will try to honour caddy requests but this is not always practically possible.
The caddie rate for the 2019 season is £50.00 plus gratuity and is paid directly to the caddies at the completion of the round. Our caddies will carry one bag only. Please note any caddies cancelled on the day will incur a £20 cancellation fee.
Please note that we do not offer a
All golfers will be offered the opportunity to play from one of the following tees dependent on their ability:-
Yellow Tees – 4,639 yards Par 69
Red Tees – 5755 yards Par 74
Blue Tees – 6168 yards Par 71
White Tees - 6509 yards Par 71
Visitors with a handicap of 12 or less are welcome to play from our White Tees on the premise that suitable proof is shown.
There are putting and chipping
Formal golfing attire should be worn along with golf shoes. Jeans,
We have a relaxed dress policy in the Clubhouse. Smart jeans and training shoes are welcome as much as jacket and tie. Ripped or dirty jeans,
These should not be answered in the public areas apart from locker rooms or outside.
There are several public footpaths across the course on the 1st/18th, 2nd/17th and 3rd/16th holes, and access for local residents through gates by the 5th green/ 6th tee and the burn (stream) in front of the 7th
The beach is also in play on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 12th, 13th and 14th holes. Additional care should be taken when playing these holes.
Our catering facilities are available to golfers and their
The partners of those playing golf are welcome to accompany their partners on the course and to use our clubhouse facilities on the day of play. Clubhouse dress
Please note that we do not allow golfers to take dogs on the course. Partners accompanying golfers on the course may not take dogs with them.
The Club does not have a formal car park, so all golfers are required to park on the streets surrounding the course. Please allow sufficient time to find a parking space and arrive
All golfers should report to the clubhouse in the first instance.
If you believe you will be arriving late, please contact the Starters Office on 01620 892666 as soon as possible. We will do all we can to accommodate you although this may not always be possible.