Visitors will find a warm welcome at WBGC.
In the North East, there are few more challenging courses…
Founded in 1890 on the sea front links it moved to its current location in 1906 and still lies within half a mile of the coast.
The town of Whitley Bay, whilst close, never intrudes into the scenic course which is populated with a variety of wildlife. Measuring 6579 yards from the white tees the par 72 sss72 course presents generous fairways, bordered by undulating rough and gorse and large trees.
A key feature is the Briardene which runs through the course and must be carried from the 5th,15th and 16th tees and comes into play on the 12th.
Our course is one of the finest tests of golf in the North East. At 6579 yards (par 72, SSS 72) it has hosted many National and County events over many years including a European Tour event in 1977. Significant improvements to the lay out including a bunker…