Learn to play golf at Royal North Devon with 18 months membership and a tailored coaching programme, all for £250

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What is included in the programme:

Why give golf a go?

You’re never too old or too young to start,

We have female golfers who started as toddlers and female golfers who are in their late 80s! Once the golfing bug has bitten, you’ll love it for life.

Golf for friendship

Golf is a social sport. Appealing to the multi-tasking ladies out there, golf enables you to exercise and catch up with friends at the same time! Whether you play one of our short courses for an hour, or play the full 18 holes over four hours, you can chat between holes, and then relax with a coffee or glass of wine in the bar afterwards.

Golf’s unique handicap scoring system means that players of all levels can play together either socially or competitively – it’s an even playing field.

Golf for fitness

According to ‘Get Into Golf’, “Golf can help keep you active, burn calories, stay in shape, lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease and research shows it may even help you live longer. You can walk around 4-5 miles in the average game of golf, burn at least 900 calories and will take more than 10,000 steps, you will easily achieve the recommended 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week recommended by the NHS to keep healthy.”

Golf for getting outdoors

Top up your vitamin D with an hour or two in the sunlight. Exercising outdoors is a scientifically-proven way to help improve your mood, stress levels and self-esteem.

Golf for all the family

Have friends or family members who already play? Why not join and learn to play alongside friends, children or partners? Golf is a great game for all ages and abilities, and we have memberships to suit everyone here at RND

Women’s Academy membership is to allow new golfers and those returning to the game to experience a structured, low cost, social way to become fully fledged golfers capable of playing and competing on the main golf course and to attain a CONGU handicap.

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What’s Included - click here for full printable pdf

Tailored coaching to help you learn the game

8 x 1 hour group sessions * (2 of which will be friendly & informative short course/putting competitions)
3 x 30min individual coaching sessions 1 to 1 with a professional **
2 x 1 hour on course group sessions
1 x 30 min short course lesson
*Group sessions will take place on either a Tuesday/Thursday evening or a Saturday afternoon (organized to suit the group)
**(Individual lessons will be arranged as and when, to suit the professionals & members timetable.)

All equipment provided

Special deals will be made available by the professional when you decide to invest in your own equipment and will be custom fitted to your own needs for free.
Use of both short courses and all practice facilities
Full use of the clubhouse and a Members discount card

This gives discount on drinks and food in the club house, and can be also used in the golf shop.
£5 discount on subsequent 1 to 1 lessons

Other Information:

Academy membership runs for 18 months from 1st August 2018 to Dec 31st 2019. Members can pay monthly by direct debit. Those joining after 1st August will still get all the benefits, but the membership will still only run until 31st December 2019.

Academy membership can only be taken up once

Academy membership cost is £250

Fees can be paid monthly by direct debit. 

The professional will have sole discretion regarding your suitability, based upon your ability, to be allowed to play on the main golf course

Once the professional is happy with your level of ability your academy membership will allow you to use the main golf course as and when you wish

Notes will be provided by the professional on all group sessions for your reference and will be available at all times for advice and any questions you may have regarding golf.

The academy membership does not include:

Entry into club competitions (you can only play in club competitions once you have an official handicap)
Play on the main golf course before 2pm on Saturdays
Membership voting rights at the club AGM or any such EGM meetings
You are not permitted to “sign in” visitors for a reduced rate green fee
Each academy member must agree to abide by the rules of the golf club
The speed of your progression and success of your golf is highly dependent upon the additional time you yourself dedicate to your golf outside tuition from the professionals. The more you practice and play the faster you will achieve your goals.

What other female golfers said:

 “Fun sport which suits any age and ability”

“Great game, played it for nearly 50 years…very badly!”

“I’m a new member and everyone has been friendly and welcoming.”

“Go ahead. It’s a good way to socialise with friends, and make new ones!”

“Take the leap of faith and join!”

“Have professional lessons, use the practice facilities more than playing on the course to begin with, learn with a friend or partner.”

“Do it as it’s the best thing you’ll ever do.”

“Have a go. It’s a great way of getting exercise with friends and although frustrating, when you get it right, it’s fantastic!”


What do you enjoy about playing golf?

97% said it was being outside in the fresh air, with a whopping 91% saying it was spending time with friends.
Exercise came in 3rd with 88% and the potential to travel the world to play, 4th with 63%.


For a membership form or for more information please contact:

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01237 473817

Or, visit the office or pro shop at the golf club where we'd be more than happy to take you on a tour of the club and answer any questions you may have. 


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