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:

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July 2022 Diary of Events
Friday 1st   
Saturday 2nd   
Sunday 3rd
Junior GolfNines
Monday 4th   
Tuesday 5th11:30 - 11:40
Shrewsbury Golf Club
Wednesday 6th09:45 - 12:30
Junior Tri Golf FestivalDriving Range
Trevithick Cup KO Final
Thursday 7th
Dorset Practice Round for SW Seniors
12:20 - 12:50
Mr Bardsley & Guests: Golf Tee Time Service
13:10 - 13:50
Friday 8th16:30 - 17:30
Junior Coaching: 5-8 years (members only)
Saturday 9th   
Sunday 10th   
Monday 11th   
Tuesday 12th   
Wednesday 13th   
Thursday 14th09:40
Lansdown Place - Golf Day & Meeting
10:00 - 10:10
Anthony Eve Memorial Trophy
Friday 15th19:00
Bristol Bears - History & Q&A
Saturday 16th   
Sunday 17th15:00 - 15:20
Junior GolfNines
15:30 - 17:10
Junior GolfSixes Inter Club League Matches
Monday 18th   
Tuesday 19th13:00 - 13:20
Dorset Practice Rounds for SW Seniors
BIGGA SW Summer Tournament
16:00 - 17:30
Board meeting in Clubhouse
Wednesday 20th
SWCGA Seniors Championship Day 1 of 2
Thursday 21st   
Friday 22nd   
Saturday 23rd16:30 - 18:30
The B&C Golf Access Round: Juniors
Sunday 24th15:00 - 15:20
Junior GolfNines
15:30 - 17:00
Junior GolfSixes
Monday 25th   
Tuesday 26th   
Wednesday 27th   
Thursday 28th   
Friday 29th   
Saturday 30th   
Sunday 31st
Gerry Sweeney Cup
11:15 - 11:20
Foursomes match: Alison Bracey
11:40 - 12:20
Bristol & Clifton v Lilley Brook
2022 Next

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