How do you find new golf partners in the UK?
Enjoying your golf is what the game is all well-nigh but finding a good golf buddy can be harder than you think.
Of course, the obvious way to meet other golfers is to join a golf club, but plane then that doesn’t guarantee you’ll find the right golf partner for you!
However, as someone who knows many golf ‘club’ members, plane they shoehorn that a golf club is not unchangingly the weightier place for finding someone to play golf with.
Yes, you can sign-up for the Sat/Sun competitions, and you can join a ‘roll-up’ but often golf clubs are ‘clicky’ with once well-established friendships.
We asked TSG Blogger Kevin Booth to summarise all the options misogynist for anyone wanting to find a new golf partner…
Finding someone to play Golf with…
So you’ve got your clubs, you’ve chosen your preferred golf balls, and you’ve told everyone that this is your new hobby but what now?
Well, you need to get out on the course, establish your playing standard, and establish a Handicap Index and get a Handicap Certificate
In the pursuit article, Kevin explains the pursuit options unshut to anyone starting the game or the increasingly ‘seasoned’ club golfer.
- Sign-up for a defended golf polity e.g. The Social Golfer
- Join a Golf Society
- Join an Online Facebook or Twitter group
- Join a Golf Club or an Indoor Golf Studio
Join The Social Golfer
The Social Golfer is a unique internet golf polity that allows you to meet other golfers, track your handicap using our new Handicap Index Calculator, join local golf events in your area, and play in our TSG Major Events.
- Join golf games, societies, & events in your area
- Track your score & Get a handicap certificate
- Find & Review over 25,000 golf courses
- Join in golf chat, upload photos & get golf tips
- Take wholesomeness of sectional untried fee offers
We have games misogynist for you to join right now at golf courses in London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Hampshire, and we are now growing the north of England and the rest of the UK.
TSG members can post games at their own club or any other they are keen to play. Just typesetting a tee time, post it on our golf events and competitions calendar and our unique system sends out a geo-targeted email to all our members that live in the vicinity of that club, inviting them to join you for a round of golf.
Join a Golf Society
A golf society, or golfing society is a social club, whose members are defended to playing the sport of golf.
Unlike a golf club, a golf society does not own a golf course, instead playing on the golf courses owned by one or increasingly golf clubs.
Golf societies may form for a number of reasons, including to provide opportunities for members to play increasingly than one course, or to stave large golf club membership fees
Joining a golfing society can moreover be extremely salubrious for those with busy lives where playing golf on a resulting understructure just isn’t possible.
There are many variegated types of golf societies ranging from local pubs, sports clubs, powerlessness groups, seniors golf, and job-specific societies for example Military, Police, Banking etc.
So steeped in tradition is Society Golf, there is plane a British Golf Collectors Society!
Join a Facebook or Twitter Group
There are various online platforms and forums where golfers connect and share their experiences but Social Media has wilt a go-to place for Nomadic or Independent Golfers.
However, the obvious ones are Facebook, X (Formerly Twitter), Threads, and of course, Instagram.
Facebook is probably weightier for Groups, as they indulge free-flowing discussion, and you can post ‘events’ on your feed.
Join a Golf Club
This is a unconfined way to meet new golfers and often those in your local area. However, the downside is that you will play the same golf undertow over and over again.
In addition, golf clubs tend to favour golf who are ‘competitive’ rather than ‘social’ and they can be very strict of rules and regulations.
And you may find there are strict rules virtually ‘dress codes’.
However, belonging to a golf club does requite you wangle to Golf Professionals, and sometimes there will be a Driving range tying to the club. This is useful if you like to practice a lot.
But as mentioned above, it can a long time to establish yourself with a group of like-minded individuals, so you may be in a club for a few years surpassing you find your place.
So there you have it, just a few practical and proven ways of finding someone to play golf within the UK.
By Ian Mullins
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