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Sharpley Golf Course

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If you are looking for a fantastic round of golf, with the best all year round USGA greens, that is accessible, friendly and open to visitors on all days of the week, then Sharpley Golf is for you. The leading North East golf course is situated between Durham, Sunderland and Newcastle, just three minutes from the A19. Whether you are an individual golf player or a large society, call us today and one of our team will gladly help.

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Club House

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The clubhouse is a log cabin style lodge, with a glass-fronted seating with balconies overlooking the 9th & 18th greens and sea. With a well-stocked and affordable bar, tea, coffee and light snacks available. We offer a delicious full breakfast menu – with our much loved bacon and sausage butties. Our lunch menu has locally sourced produce and all “home cooked” with specialities each day. Soft spikes are allowed in the clubhouse and we have 1 small shower room. We are currently building full changing rooms due to be ready in summer 2020.

We are available for private events such as weddings, christenings, birthdays and funerals, up to 80 people seating, 100 standing. Room only or catered - enquire at info@sharpleygolf.co.uk for prices.

The clubhouse is open 7am until 6pm winter and 6.30am until 8pm in summer. 

Course Layout

We have beautiful contours, elevated tees revealing majestic fairways that flow through the natural valleys, intermingled with water features that lead onto testing much talked about Mackenzie greens. The links-like contouring provides the best definition, with risk and reward routes to challenge you without an over burden of trees to hassle you, allowing you to enjoy those great views out to sea. 

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Academy

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Sharpley Golf is proud to be the home of two exceptional PGA Pro's, Head Pro Kevin Jackson has over 20 years experience coaching, joined the team in 2019 ad brought with him his junior well established junior academy. He provides both group and individual coaching for juniors and individual coaching for adults. Our Semi retired Pro David Howdon, who has over 50 years golfing expertise,  is retained to assist coaching more senior players.

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Societies and Memberships

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Sharpley Golf welcomes all societies to the course and can provide additional catering for group breakfasts and lunches if required. Please do contact the team who would be happy to discuss.

We also offer a variety of memberships here at Sharpely to suit all individual needs, from beginners and juniors up to those who are more advanced.

 

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History of the Course

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The melting of the last ice age created four small valleys and mounding known as drumlins. The Roman road Arbeia (South Shields) to Harte was under the first fairway. The 18th, ”St.Cuthbert’s Way”, note the symbolic cross, is where the  monks carried the coffin and soon became stuck in 995, vision took them to Durham. The fertile dairy and arable land was converted and constructed to a golf course and lakes by the Weightmans. Simon Weightman designed all the greens and more.

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