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Monthly news: January

What’s been happening on the golf course?

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After yet another dreadful month of wet and cold weather, further course maintenance work has continued, here’s a summary of what’s been happening…

  • Greens have been pencil tined (spiked) and slit to help with drainage and compaction.
  • Tees have also been slit and spiked.
  • Drainage and surrounding ditches on the 6th and 7th holes have been cleared out and pathways re-surfaced.
  • Trees have been trimmed to a presentable and manageable height. Branches were then chipped to be re-used on pathways.
  • Tee signs are ready to be installed; we are waiting on a dry spell of weather to install them.
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Major investment into the golf course…

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New owners, Bill and Barbara are currently in the process of investing over £150,000 into brand new machinery and equipment. Plans are also being drawn up for new green keeping sheds. This investment will no doubt prove to be a major factor to help the golf course reach its full potential and provide you long term with a well presented and superb conditioned golf course all year round.

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New Golf Reception…

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We’ve moved! Our brand new golf reception and membership office is now located at the front of the building. The new reception has been completely revamped and is now a much more welcoming place to check in for your round of golf, top up your driving range card or to simply a have a chat about your membership with our friendly team.

There’s still some finishing touches left to do outside the golf reception which will include new signage and an easy access door.

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Mother’s Day Carvery at Clay Golf…

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Show her she’s your shining star this Mother’s Day, by treating her to a fabulous carvery lunch with all your family….

Tables are now available to book with our new chef Hayley Jones – Hayl’z Catering from 12pm – 4pm, Sunday 11th March 2018.

1 Course £8.50 | 2 Courses £11.00 | 3 Courses £13.50

To book a table please call 01978 661406 ext 5. Or simply email

PGA Professional, Steven Wilson joins the coaching team…

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Working alongside fellow PGA Professional – Gareth James, our new Professional Steve will play a huge part in developing the all new Clays Golf Coaching Academy.

Behind the scenes Steve is working hard to organise Ladies, Seniors and Junior classes which will be published shortly on our website and on the notice boards around the clubhouse and driving range.

To find out more about Steve, please click here.

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2018 Honours Board Knockout Competitions…

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The 2018 Honours board competition entry forms are now available from the scoring computer upstairs in the Bar & Restaurant. Entries need to be submitted by March 31st 2018.

The Clays Golf knockout competitions are a mixture of individual and pairs formats. Players enter into the competitions by filling out an entry form (by March 31st 2018) and are then drawn into a knockout format, which is played over the summer months leading up to the finals weekend on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September 2018. The knockout draws will be posted on the notice board in the foyer.

Here’s a summary of the Clays Golf Knockout Competitions.

We’re in the news!

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Look out for our featured article this month in the North West golf paper – Golfers Local. Pick up a newspaper from the foyer or visit the Golfers local website – to read more…

Thanks for reading…

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We will be back next month with more news and updates to share with you.