Northumbria University Golf club have developed a national reputation for playing in the highest division within the BUCS leagues. The golf club compete and train out of Close House Golf Club, home to the 2020 British Masters. The club have access to world-class facilities at the golf club and are coached by Head PGA Teaching Professions Matthew Naylor who is also based out of Close House.

The team compete in weekly BUCS fixtures up and down the country as well as competing on the BUCS Individual Golf Tour circuit playing on some of the best courses in the UK.

The golf club are very grateful for the support and active involvement they have from the R&A.


Getting involved

Golf is one of our ‘BUCS WEEKLY’ clubs.

Once you have been selected into one of our teams you will need to pay to join the club.

Golf also offer a 'JUST JOIN' section to their club with a capacity of 10 in each area. The "Golf Development" membership gives you access to ten group coaching sessions out of Close House.

To find out more information regarding the above 'JUST JOIN' options, please contact our head coach using the links below. 


Club Costs

Golf (BUCS): £400 

Golf (Development): £50 per semester (Golf Development will include a minimum of 5 sessions per semester. Semester 2's dates are as follows -  26th January, 02nd, 09th, 16th & 23rd February, 02nd, 09th, 16th, 23rd & 30th March 2022. Sessions will take place at Close House Golf Club between 4-5pm. 

Those who purchase a golf development membership will be entitled to a free round of Golf on the Filly Course. 

Purchase your Golf development membership via the following link - https://store.northumbria.ac.uk/short-courses/northumbria-sport/golf

For those wanting to compete in competitions you should attend a trial session, should you be successful you will be given a BUCS card. You should take this to reception to purchase your Golf (BUCS) membership. 


Training Times & Venues

Golf (Development): Sessions will take place between 4-5pm on the above mentioned dates. 

Golf (BUCS): 

Tuesday: 6-8 

Thursday: 6-8 

Saturday: 11-1

All sessions will take place at Close House Golf Course. 


Key Contacts

Head Coach: Tim Cockill / Sally Hinton

Club President: Max Smith

Club Captain: TBC