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John Jacobs

Cumberwell Park Golf Club PGA Golf Professional

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Course news


All golfers at Cumberwell Park have the freedom to decide whether to use a carry bag, pull trolley or power trolley. The use of any type of trolley, in particular those fit with smooth wheels, during winter months leads to an increase in muddy conditions. The added footprint of the trolleys leads to a number of unpleasant muddy areas, particularly along heavy trafficked routes. The green staff install rope off areas and signage in an attempt to manage the wear but this is not practical in all situations.

It is widely accepted that a reduction in trolley usage would reduce the problem of muddy areas and improve playability. Trolley usage has risen significantly in the past few years as less people favour a carry bag. The club are suggesting those that are able to use a carry bag, do so through the winter months. The result of this would enable wear to be spread and avoid tracking around green edges that a trolley creates. For those unable to use a carry bag, it is suggested "hedgehog" style wheels are used on pull trolleys or power trolleys.

Matt James - Head GreenKeeper  

Handicap news


The handicap committee met last week and went through the annual review of all handicaps in line with CONGU, a process that is undertaken by every golf club this time of year, some handicaps will have increased and some would have had a reduction.

The Annual Review is an important element of the Unified Handicapping System (UHS). It is the process by which the Handicap Committee reviews, and adjusts as necessary, the handicaps of all Members to ensure that, as far as practicable, they reflect current playing ability.

It should be stressed that uniformity in handicapping can only be achieved by all Handicap Committees applying the same principles in a uniform and equitable manner. These principles apply just as much to the manner in which the Annual Review is conducted and General Play adjustments applied, as to the routine administration of handicapping related to returns in Qualifying Competitions.

If your handicap has changed you should have received a notification via email of your handicap change, but please do feel free to check with us your handicap before you next play. 

Club news 


Back by popular demand, the Christmas Turkey Trot is scheduled to be held on Saturday 12th December. Generously sponsored by Neil Hooper of Church Farm Meats Teams of Four will play a Bowmaker on the Red & Yellow course, all for a chance to win a fantastic Turkey each.

Priced at just £10 per team, it's a no brainer! The event will be a two tee start so we are limited to 30 teams, so please enter on the mixed notice board to guarantee your spot!! OPEN TO ALL!!!


In keeping with tradition, Ben & Paul will be hosting a Christmas Party upstairs in the golf club. The party will include loads of golf games, quizzes, food and just lots of Christmas Fun!

The party will run from 11:00am until 2:30pm and will of course include party food. Priced at just £16 per child, it's open to all juniors from our academy section and anyone that comes to our Junior roll-Up's, but do feel free to bring along your friends.

To book your child's space, give us a call on 01225 862332.


We have another one of our very popular quiz nights in the diary for Friday 22nd January. Teams of Six will take part and at just £8.00 per person including a Curry or a Lasagne, it's a great evening out!! To book your team, contact reception on 01225 862332.


We have a Christmas Party night for members and guests on Thursday 10th December at 7pm. Tickets cost £25 per person and include a glass of prosecco on arrival, 3 course Christmas Party Menu, Disco and Selfie Booth. It's sure to be a great evening and we would love to see a great support from the members. Click here for a link to the poster and to view the full menu choices. 

Competition news 

To view the full results from last weekend, please click here

Upcoming events 

Saturday, 12 December - Christmas Turkey Trot 

Social media

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Coaching news


We offer Proshop gift vouchers for any value and vouchers can be used for anything in the shop. In addition to this, for ease we can also credit money into members' accounts for them to spend as they wish. 


We offer Lesson vouchers for new and existing clients. Lesson packages can be tailored to your request and can be booked with a specific teaching professional or we can present you with a blank voucher for which the customer can book their tuition at a time that best suits. All lessons include video analysis and with our facilities we can provide lessons on all aspects of the game. To book, you can pop in to the shop or give us a call on 01225 862332. 

Shop news


With Christmas fast approaching it's time to be thinking about Christmas gift ideas. We have lots of options for this Christmas and will do our best to help you find the present. 


It's that time of year again! We have put together a Callaway Christmas draw with 3 amazing prizes.

1st prize is a new Callaway Big Bertha driver custom fitted at Cumberwell Park.
2nd prize is a Callaway Chev stand bag,
3rd place is a Callaway waterproof Jacket.

Tickets are priced at £1 each for a square or 6 for £5 ! To enter just come in to the ProShop and ask to enter the draw!

Merry Christmas! 


We have some really good deals on the TaylorMade product, with the sell of our Ex-Rental sets!

The products available are the TaylorMade AeroBurner metal wood range and the fantastic RSi 1 irons!!

We have SIX sets of irons with a FREE TAYLORMADE BAG AT JUST £399!! Come in and have a look, the irons are in great condition and all 4-SW.

The metal woods start at £79 for the hybrids, £99 for the fairways and drivers at £129 !


We currently have a terrific sale on a huge range of stand and cart bags including some waterproof ones. The bags on sale are at 20% OFF and they are located in the middle of the shop, so be quick as they are selling fast!!


In preparation for Christmas, we have some 2 dozen packs of Srixon Soft feel balls at a special of £29.95! Get them while we have them, once they're gone, they're gone!!

We also have two dozen packs from Callaway including the Callaway Supersoft Balls with two dozen balls priced at £29.99.

The new Callaway Chrome Soft balls are also on a two dozen price at £49.99 plus a free Cap!!   


The good old fashioned 'Christmas Sock' present I'm sure will be back again this year, but if your going to give socks, make sure they are FootJoy!! We have a Christmas twin pack of the brilliant ProDry sock at just £12.99. A must for any Christmas stocking!


We have a huge range of winter accessories and outwear in store, from bobble hats to snoods and waterproofs to mitts, we have it all, perfect for the time of year.

Titleist BP extention £15.99

Popular Titleist Ball Personalisation extended - Order here

Still stuck for Christmas gift ideas? We have extended the FREE ball personalisation with Titleist, so you now have until 11pm this Thursday (10th) to place your order - which you can do online by clicking below, or in the pro shop.

There are no delivery or collection charges with us and we’ll have your orders in store in time for Christmas.

Order online here

Club News

Have a great week and I hope to see you all on the course at the weekend
High quality outerwear a must for winter golf
Motocaddy £50 cashback Christmas campaign
Are your shoes fit for the winter months?
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Srixon AD333

Switching to a yellow ball in the winter is not a bad idea, it will certainly save you from losing so many balls for when you stray off line and when the light is fading. Srixon's AD333 is an excellent option; give it a go and see how you get on.

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Cumberwell Park Golf Club
Bradford on Avon
Wiltshire, BA15 2PQ

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