22 Nov 2019

Despite a further 5mm rain last night (taking November’s rainfall total to 112mm), following an extensive course inspection today the course will reopen to MEMBERS ONLY tomorrow.

Please can those who venture out over the coming days take care as there are still some areas of the course which are satu...

The 2019 golfing season has now finished and the white competition tees are now in and winter tees in play. We are now beginning the winter work as advised last month.

We will work on the drainage where possible, following the extensive rain in October, we have identified key areas which will become...

Please can all players be aware that Preferred Lies will become effective as of Thursday 3rd October 2019.

For the avoidance of doubt, please see the below ruling provided by England Golf:

When a player's ball lies in a part of the general area cut to fairway height or less, the player may take free r...

17 Sep 2019

After a hectic June, competitions were reduced in July at Drax with just the regular monthly gongs up for grabs. The outstanding performance was in the Monthly Medal Division One with Phil Skilbeck and Liam Waite both scoring nett 63. Phil took the medal with a better back 9! Mark Pearson appeared o...

As the redevelopment of the 9th / 15th hole continues, we are happy to confirm that the landscaping of the new greenside pond is now complete and we are happy to confirm the orange safety fence and drop zone have now been removed.

Due to ongoing further development work taking place on the hole, plea...

In addition to the current ruling we have implemented a Drop Zone should players go into the Abnormal Course Conditions (GUR) around the pond area.

This decision has been made to avoid any ambiguity as to where a player should take relief. The Drop Zone will be the Relief Area should your ball come t...

Update on work completed through July and plans for August  

We continue to cut Fairways and Greens, which is now the norm during the season and becomes the main focus of our workload.

We got great feedback for the condition of the course for Captains Day.   We aim to make it just as good for Invitati...

Please can all members be reminded that the course will be closed on Saturday 20th July as we host a visiting society of 40 players who will be teeing off as a shotgun start.

The first tee will reopen at 13:00 for members and other visitors; this has also been updated on the BRS Booking System.

If you...

9 Jul 2019

Andy Ritchings stormed to a double medal win in May and Matt Graves kept in touch with a medal win and a superb 7 under par round to win the prestigious Elvin Dickinson Memorial trophy. Elvin would have been amused to note one of his successors Mark Sneap was pipped by 1 shot in a high quality compe...

1 Jul 2019

In 2017, the course at Drax was re-routed following significant problems with pace of play and pinch points on the course.

Since then, we believe we have managed to alleviate some of these pinch points, but have inadvertently created an issue on the 6th / 12th hole and subsequently Hole 13, an issue...

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