Members Meeting – Beaconsfield Golf Club – 13th April 2021
This pre-season event has previously been played at Denham and Gerrards Cross Golf Club and provides a relaxing opportunity for a get-together, some golf and a venue for the Golf Society AGM. This year, we plan to go to Beaconsfield Golf Club for our early season opener. It is a golf course with a great pedigree. Open to CILT Golf Society members and guests for golf, fellowship and networking. The day will start with the Golf Society AGM at 09:30 (coffee and bacon rolls available) and followed by an 18 hole Stableford competition starting at 10:30
Beaconsfield is a beautifully presented, classic HS “Harry” Colt designed course (Par 72 SSS 72) which measures 6575 yards and opened in 1914. The course remains basically the same as when it was originally designed and has many of his trademark features. In particular it is very well bunkered and has unusually large greens. Each of the holes has its own character and is separated from its neighbouring holes by mature mixed woodland. Apart from the 6th and 8th hole it offers very easy walking, though a few single seat buggies are available for hire directly from the professional. The practise facilities are excellent – particularly the Luke Donald short game area!. Range tokens are available from the Professional.
Notes for Players
Professional’s Shop Chris Dodds, the PGA Professional runs a well-stocked modern shop. Golf trolleys and two, single seater buggies are available for hire.
Etiquette Slow Play is not acceptable, please complete your round in 3 hours, 40 minutes. Mobile phones may only be used on the course for a medical emergency. Please take care of the course.
Security You are reminded that the Club cannot be held responsible for the loss of goods belonging to Society members and visitors. Each Society member is advised to have his or her own insurance cover for any such losses and for third party liability. A code for operating the Locker Room door will be issued – please ask Derek Messenger for the number.
Mobile Phones should be used in the car park for voice activity and in and around the clubhouse on silent mode for non voice activities, they may be taken on the course but only switched on and used in the event of a medical or security incident.
Peter Taylor (L) receiving the Chairman’s Cup from Society Captain, Gus Whyte
Beaconsfield Golf Club is situated in an attractive part of rural Buckinghamshire on the edge of the Chilterns. It is easily reached from all parts of the country and is served by an excellent network of main routes. By road, at the mini-roundabout on the A40 at the approach to Beaconsfield from Gerrards Cross, turn right onto the A355 towards Amersham. After approximately one mile turn right, signposted ‘Seer Green/Jordans’. After a further mile turn right into Farm Lane, signposted ‘Beaconsfield Golf Club’ and separate sign to ‘Station’