Bristol & Clifton Golf Club

Junior Golf at Bristol & Clifton

We have a growing and active junior section with over 70 boys and 20 girls currently members. Our juniors range from age 6 to 17 and our golf activities are organised based on age and ability.

Those learning the game begin in our Junior Academy. Coaching normally takes place on a Sunday afternoons and is open to both member and non-member juniors.

We welcome new faces and invite those interested to contact Scott Bridgeman, one of our Golf Professionals, who will be pleased to provide more information (Phone 01275 393474 or email

Junior Beginners

  • Discounted group coaching sessions
  • Regular get-togethers to learn skills and golf rules
  • Reserved times to play on the main (shortened) course from April to October
  • Social events
  • Use of our practice facilities
  • Entry to the Golf Access programme:
  • Entry into the MyPathway2Golf scheme
  • The opportunity to play in the GolfSixes League:                                    
  • A CONGU handicap on completion of 54 holes on the main course

Juniors with Golf Handicaps

Discounted group coaching sessions 
A variety of competitions across the main season
Matches arranged with local golf clubs in the Bristol & District Junior Golf League:
Access to Club competitions
Use of the practice facilities and full access to the course
Social events

Junior Membership

We offer Complimentary Junior Memberships to junior who has a Full Member parent, guardian or grandparent at the club. 

Juniors without a parent, guardian or grandparent at the club are, of course, also very welcome to join. We split our Junior memberships into three age categories, Under 13s, Under 16s and Under 18s.

We also have two levels of start-up Junior membership: Junior Introductory allows access to our Junior Tuesday night sessions including Golf Access on the course, supervised putting on putting green and supervised access on the Driving range. Use of loan clubs from the Professional Shop is included too. In addition to that provided for Junior Introductory members, Junior Associate membership includes access to MyPathway2Golf, access to all practice facilities including our 6 hole par 3 course, chipping area, driving range and putting green.

For more details of our Junior memberships, please use the Contact Form on the bottom of the Membership Page of this website:

Alternatively, email

Here are the people who help pull our junior offering together:

John Tugman – Junior Organiser

John is responsible for the development of the Junior Section.  Please drop him a line if you have any questions about our Junior Section - he can be contacted via the club using

Marcus Allen – Junior Match Manager

Mark is responsible for the management of Junior Team games.  If you would like more information, or to be considered for participation, please contact him through the club using

Paul Mitchell – Fellow of the PGA and Class AAT PGA Head Professional

Paul has over 20 years teaching experience and is the founder of The Paul Mitchell Golf Academy. Paul is the County Under 18s Coach for the Gloucestershire Golf Union and has been European Tour Coach for some years. Paul takes an avid interest in the development of the Junior Section, providing assistance and support wherever possible.

Scott Bridgeman – PGA Assistant Golf Professional

Scott joined the Pro Shop team in July 2020 and is actively involved with the Junior Section.  Scott has devised a coaching structure which focusses on Junior player development.

Paul and Scott can be contacted via the email address or by calling 01275 393474.

Georgina Brown - Club Welfare Officer 

Georgina is the Club's Assistant Manager and was appointed as the Club’s Welfare Officer in 2020.  If parents, young people, staff, members or volunteers have any concerns about child welfare or safeguarding issues, they should contact Georgina in the first instance: 01275 393474.

Junior Diary

Take a look at our Junior events diary below:

2021 Next
May 2021 Diary of Events
Saturday 1st   
Sunday 2nd
GolfSixes Winter League: ticket booking
15:00 - 17:00
Juniors Winter Golf Sixes Competition
Monday 3rd   
Tuesday 4th   
Wednesday 5th   
Thursday 6th09:00 - 09:30
Robert Slack Golf Society (36 holes)
12:30 - 13:10
Ryan Surry society
Friday 7th   
Saturday 8th   
Sunday 9th   
Monday 10th   
Tuesday 11th   
Wednesday 12th   
Thursday 13th09:30 - 14:30
ABF The Soldiers' Charity (two tee start)
Friday 14th17:30 - 19:30
Friday evening 6 Hole Par 3 Competition for JuniorsPar 3 course & practice area
Saturday 15th   
Sunday 16th
GolfSixes Winter League: ticket booking
14:00 - 14:40
County Girls Training Day
15:00 - 17:00
Juniors Winter Golf Sixes Competition
Monday 17th   
Tuesday 18th   
Wednesday 19th   
Thursday 20th08:30 - 08:40
Kingsdown Golfers (36 holes)
08:50 - 10:40
Bristol Breakfast Rotary (two tee start)
Friday 21st18:00 - 19:30
Juniors' Fridays - themed Junior coaching: 'on the green'Short game practice area
19:30 - 21:00
Themed supper evening 'curry night': open to all members
Saturday 22nd   
Sunday 23rd
GolfSixes Winter League: ticket booking
15:00 - 17:00
Juniors Winter Golf Sixes Competition
Monday 24th   
Tuesday 25th11:50 - 12:40
Dawn Patrol Golf Society
13:30 - 14:30
SWGS Golf Society
Wednesday 26th   
Thursday 27th
Gloucestershire Seniors v Somerset Seniors
Friday 28th   
Saturday 29th   
Sunday 30th
Mills Wilkie - Cancelled for 2021
Monday 31st14:00 - 14:40
GLCGA practice rounds
2021 Next

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