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All of the clubs listed offer the opportunity to take part in golf, whether you want to join a club and play in competitions or simply want to try golf for the first time.
If you have never played the sport before, then clubs offer golf tuition delivered by fully qualified golfing professionals. For further information on how to get involved contact your nearest club.

The County Durham Golf Partnership also delivers golf sessions across Gateshead. To find out more visit or email the County Development Officer on

Club Details

Beggarswood Golf Course and Driving Range
Tel: 0191 460 3633

Birtley Portobello Golf Club
Tel: 0191 410 2207

Garesfield Golf Club
Tel: 01207 561 278 or 01207 563 082 

Ravensworth Golf Club
Tel: 0191 487 6014 or 0191 491 3475

Ryton Golf Club
Tel: 0191 413 3737 (After 11am)

The Heworth Golf Club
Tel: 0191 469 9832

Tyneside Golf Club
Tel: 0191 413 2742 or 0191 413 1600

Whickham Golf Club
Tel: 0191 488 1576





Golf News

Local Heroes Recognised at Gateshead Awards

Posted on: 15 Oct 2014 - 11:45 by Steve Torre

Local people have been getting what they deserve at an awards evening at Gateshead Civic Centre this week. Twelve individuals and two local voluntary organisations have been presented with The Gateshead Award after being nominated by their friends…

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Pitch and Putt Perfect

Posted on: 02 Oct 2013 - 13:17 by Gary Stamp

Gentleman Only, Ladies Forbidden (GOLF)? Definitely not at Whickham Golf Club where 2013 saw them celebrate 100 years of women’s golf. Which tied in just nicely with a big push to increase women’s participation in golf at the club with…

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Ladies Get Into Golf!

Posted on: 29 May 2013 - 17:09 by Gary Stamp

Do you want to play golf but don’t know how to get started? Would you like to make new friends and get some exercise? Golf Taster Sessions Why not come to Tyneside Golf Club and try out two taster sessions? Thursday 20th June…

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Show Homophobia the Red Card

Posted on: 19 Feb 2013 - 11:01 by Robert Corr

Tackling homophobia in sport is a challenge we are all faced with but did you know about the ‘Show Homophobia the Red Card’ education pack and DVD? To find out more take a look at their web page. Any teacher or youth worker who…

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