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 15 in each area. The 'JUST JOIN' membership offer gives the student the option to enter at least 5 Close House Golf Club competitions throughout the year. 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

Teams that compete in BUCS receive coached training sessions, access to competitions and excellent facilities plus use of playing kit included in their membership fee.

  • Golf (BUCS)                                                         |   £400.00
  • Golf (Development - JUST JOIN)                         |   £70.00

Looking to purchase your membership now? Please follow the link below and complete all fields required:

Due to the current COVID restrictions, we are unable to deliver our normal Sport Club activity. In addition, BUCS Leagues and Knockout competitions have now been cancelled for the 2020/21 season. Read more

We hope to be able to offer club training and social sport activity later in the year. Join our mailing list to keep updated   

Training Times & Venues

The Golf club train and play their fixtures out of Close House Golf Club on the following days and times:

Tuesday - 18:00-20:00 Close House (BUCS)
Thursday - 18:00-20:00 Close House (BUCS)
Saturday - 11:00-13:00 Close House (BUCS)

Key Contacts

Head Coach: Matthew Naylor

Club President: Max Smith

Club Captain: James Wilson