Ian Neal

A Rugby Hero – a Book by Ian Neal

He is at it again! Not content with just one book on Amazon, our budding author Ian Neal is pleased to announce the launch of his second book “A Rugby Hero” which is available now to purchase on Amazon. … Read More

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Barry Thacker

Barry Thacker Steals the Headlines

Our very own Barry Thacker hit a major milestone in the recent seniors Christmas shotgun competition at Great Barr Golf Club. Barry managed his 10th career hole in one on the 2nd hole. Barry’s golfing colleague Paul Marston, thought it … Read More

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Author Ian Neal

Ian Neal – Author of the Gypsy Golfer

We know amongst our membership there are many talents on the golf course, but in this blog post, we talk about some of the other talents one of our members has outside of golf.  If you have an interesting story … Read More

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Social event – Milli Munro as Tina Turner

A night with Milli Munro as Tina Turner Guests were welcomed with a free cocktail named after one of our acts most famous songs “Simply the best”.  The cocktail most definitely got people into the mood for partying and it … Read More

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Spire Little Aston

Spire Little Aston to deliver hand, wrist and elbow event at GBGC

It could be your driving, your approach shots or your putting that is stopping you getting the handicap you want – but surprisingly enough the answer to better golf could be in your own hands! If hand or wrist injuries … Read More

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Scratch Team

Great Barr Scratch Team – Winners 2019!

Firstly, can I say how proud and honoured I am to Captain Great Barr Golf Club Scratch Team.  What a season! The last few weeks have been a rollercoaster ride, needing to win our last two games.  First up, Halesowen … Read More

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Great Barr Scratch Team – On the brink of victory

t’s an exciting time for the Great Barr Scratch team as they enter the final stage of the season with an opportunity to win the whole thing! Under the sturdy leadership of Mick Cooper and his Vice-Captain Dean Mellings it … Read More

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Myrtle Beach World Amateur 2019

GBGC member wins Myrtle Beach World Amateur 2019

Great Barr Golf Club has a World Champion!  Nigel Palmer entered into the 2019 Myrtle Beach World Handicap whilst visiting his brother in the USA.  Needless to say the long journey was worth as they golfing siblings came away as … Read More

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Golf Sixes Junior League 2019

Golf Sixes Junior League 2019

2019 saw the introduction of the Staffordshire Junior Golf Sixes League which has been developed by England Golf as an initiative to get more kids into the game (watch their short video introducing the scheme here). The format is simple … Read More

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Tom Palmer

Know your Pro – An Interview with Tom Palmer

Here at Great Barr Golf Club we are lucky to have great staff supporting our members and their guests to ensure their experience is always one to remember. In this blog article we thought it would only be right to … Read More

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Dean Smith Launches GBGC new Patio

The club was thrilled to officially open the new patio with regular visitor and Aston Villa FC manager Dean Smith.  Dean was joined by the development partners of Ultraline and Doocey Group alongside Mr Captain (Kelvin Warren). Dean commented “I … Read More

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Free HUGO BOSS watch…but there’s a catch…

“A HUGO BOSS Watch you say?” Yep that’s right! As a member of Great Barr Golf Club you have access to the How Did I Do platform.  The service gives you information about club competitions you have entered and is … Read More

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Winter is Coming – Preferred Lies

Its October, winter is coming and nothing can stop it, but before winter does arrive we are hoping for plenty of glorious autumn sunshine to help us get out onto the fairways to enjoy our wonderful game on our wonderful course. … Read More

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Past Captains Salver – Ladies section

On July 24th the ladies played in our annual Past Captains Salver Trophy the Winner this year being Lorraine Barker with the Runner-up Doreen Smith, which was very well played on one of the hottest days of the year – … Read More

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New members competition presentation evening

On 22nd June Great Barr Golf Club hosted a presentation evening for the new members competition. New members were invited to take part in the competition as a way to encourage both old and new members to get to know … Read More

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