BLAGSS Golf is an LGBT golf society, with a range of golfers from beginners to low handicappers. Our group's aim is to be welcoming, friendly and supportive, regardless of your ability. We just want more LGBT people to play golf!
We operate a handicap system, which enables those who are not members of a Golf Club to have a Society handicap and ensures fairness for our golf days and competitions.
Forthcoming Events (please note in your diary and check out below for more information - members, please log in, non-members, please contact Lorraine email@example.com for more info):
Our events welcome both ladies and men and are held at a variety of courses around the Brighton area, and sometimes farther afield, including weekends away. We also aim to hold events that cater for those newer to golf as well as more experienced.
If you would like to come along to play, register your interest on any of the events below and/or ask to join the BLAGSS Golfers Forum Facebook page, which we'll also be using to organize other games and social events throughout the year.
Christmas Event Sun 18th Dec
Well done to the quiz team who finished on top of the pile at the Blagss Quiz night.
Now.... Lets get together for Xmas... a light lunch (jacket potato with a filling), 9 holes of friendly golf, and a beer to celebrate a great year...
Sunday 18th Dec is the date...
Meet 11.30 for lunch, then tee times from 1pm
Total cost including golf, lunch, beer and prizes is £20
Please sign up asap as I need to confirm numbers with the venue. No deposit needed this time; pay on the day.
GOLF Dates for your diary
We've got our golfing calendar mapped out, so get these dates in your diary & sign up!!!... All events include golf, competition and prizes, plus food &/or accommodation as detailed on the actual event posting - you must sign up for each event on this website and pay the appropriate deposit... See individual listings for venue & cost details.
Close to Home...
Christmas Outing Sun 18th Dec
Details Brighton & Hove Holf Club, 9 holes and at lunchtime, with a snack meal when we come in
More Newcomers Golf lessons - Late Jan, Early Feb
Watch below for details, inc cost and sign up...
And Trips away...
Mar 31st - Apr 2nd 2017 - Spring trip to Dorset Golf & Country Club. 3 days/2nights D,B & B and unlimited golf for £175, staying in 5* luxury Scandinavian lodges. 2d/1n option available too for £90
Early May... a potential trip to France, linked to the Walking and Petanque groups... Keep an eye out for more details ...
Thanks also, to all those that have attended the events that have run so far @ Benfield, Cuckfield, Burgess Hill, Hassocks, B & Hove, Slinfold, Seaford Head, Gatton Manor and the Beginners and Rusty Irons lessons at Pyecombe. 45 golfers involved so far; lets hope this menu will attract those who haven't yet played!
P.S. Remember; if you're on FaceBook; ask to join the BLAGSS Golfers Forum, where lots of short notice / informal events are posted...
Thanks to all of you that take part... LORRAINE xx
Payments for Events
For all events that require a payment; either a deposit or final payment, please follow these instructions... It is essential that all payments have a clear reference, so the Helen, our treasurer, can keep accurate records of who is paying for what!
Sign up under each event, and read the event information item for details of payment amounts; then either a) make a BACS payments to Lloyds Bank. Sort code: 30-84-41Acc No: 49902468, (BACS payment must have your surname and the event venue as reference, please e.g. EVERARD-SLINFOLD), alternatively b)send a cheque made payable to BLAGSS Golf Society to Helen Woodcock Downey, 3 Havelock Road, Brighton BN1 6GL
In both instances, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you've made a payment... Thanks :)
NEW - Spring trip
Friday 31st March - Sunday 2nd April 2017 - Dorset Golf & Country Club (near Wareham, Dorset; about 2½ hours drive away)
Another suggestion for a twist on our traditional weekend away. How about a trip a bit further afield, to the lovely rolling hills of Dorset. What a way to start the 2017 golf season off!
Come for either 3 days/2 nights for £175, or 2 days/1 night for £90
Both will include all golf (same no of rounds as the days you're coming for), Dinner (3 courses), bed & breakfast.
The price also includes all prizes (competition will take place over the Saturday and Sunday rounds, so the Friday round will be a friendly event, with separate prizes) Maybe we'll introduce a Spring Cup?!
The stay here is in gorgeous 5* Scandinavian wooden lodges, including sauna, TV, Log burner etc! Each lodge has 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms (some twin/some double), all with en-suite, and each lodge has its own kitchen plus huge living room, and balcony overlooking the woodlands.http://www.dorsetgolfresort.com/resort-village/log-homes/
We could do self catering, which works out cheaper (closer to £120 each, but I would need to confirm this as it will depend on the numbers taking this option, and we'd need to fill each lodge). This includes accommodation & golf
When you register your intent, please just e-mail me to let me know the following...
- Are you definitely going to come? or just showing an interest at this stage?
- Would you prefer to look at al inclusive or self catering?
- How many nights you wish to come for 2 nights or 1?
- What type of room you'd prefer; twin or double (inc in price), or whether you want a single room (cost tbc, but not as cheap as the Gatton Manor trip)?
- If you're a definite; who you'd prefer to share a room with?
£50 deposit needed for this event when you sign up. Full payment needed 8 weeks before the weekend (i.e. by end Jan), please.
Please register your intent here and then make a payment to BLAGSS Golf Society. See separate note on Blagss golf page re all payments for events. Prompt payments are much appreciated!
Looking for something different? Check out the full list of of BLAGSS groups on the right, or see the other sports page for links to other London and Brighton LGBT friendly sports groups.
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Helen, Lorraine and Dawn are our Golf coordinators