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Member Benefits

Rated one of the top three best courses in Cambridgeshire, Ely City Golf Course has 110 acres of mature woodland, manicured fairways and challenging greens only minutes from the magnificent Cathedral and the growing city of Ely.

One of the main benefits of being a Full Playing Member of Ely City Golf Club is the fantastic value for money that it provides. Various payment options are available.

Our New Members Offer includes:

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Welcome Benefits

New Members
  • All new members are invited to a meeting with our resident golf coordinator, who explains how to maximise the benefits of membership at ECGC
  • A golf swing and putting analysis with one of our PGA professionals
  • An invitation by one of our resident PGA professionals to provide an individual 9 hole playing lesson.
  • VP or County Card, which provides discounted green fees at participating clubs in Cambridgeshire and a further 28 counties in England (see CAGU website for more detail)
  • Free reciprocal golf at six regional golf courses, Middleton Hall, Diss, Haverhill, St Neots, Stowmarket and Peterborough Milton.
  • Members Card providing 15% discount on drinks in the 19th Hole club bar.
  • Members Guests benefit from a 50% discount on daily green fees
  • A personal invitation to a new member’s evening with our club captains and committee, including an opportunity to play a few holes with them and other new members.
  • For a small fee, all members join the Cambridgeshire Area Golf Union (CAGU fees £20pa) or Cambs and Hunts Ladies County Golf Association(CHLCGA fees £22pa)


  • A mature 18 hole golf course, with glimpses of the Cathedral.
  • 1st and 10th tees located less than 100 yards from the Clubhouse, (and parking) allowing busy members the ability to play just 9 holes before or after work.
  • An easy walking front nine holes and an interesting elevated back nine, with extensive views towards Cambridge.
  • Play to the main greens practically all year round with no use of fairway mats during the winter.
  • Practice putting green. Large practice field with bunkers and chipping area.
  • Air conditioned dining room
  • Changing room with lockers available to rent.
  • Bar and Restaurant with a fine selection of hand pulled ales and specially selected wines.


  • Weekly email newsletter, keeping members up to date with competitions, events and offers.
  • Website, Facebook, Twitter.
  • Club Fixture List.
  • Club Diary.

PGA Qualified Professionals

PGA Qualified Professionals
  • Coaching Services.
  • Taster Sessions, beginner and refresher courses available.
  • Pull/Electric Trolley & Buggy Hire.
  • Shop with equipment, shoes and clothing.

Family & Social Opportunities

Family & Social Opportunities
  • Bring family & friends to the Clubhouse.
  • Relaxed dress code in the Clubhouse.
  • Varied social events held throughout the year.
  • Discounted membership rate for your children and grandchildren.

Access to CONGU handicap, which allows you to:

Access to CONGU handicap
  • Play in qualifying competitions
  • Play in Open competitions at other clubs
  • Play in National competitions run through magazines and websites
  • Access to an England Golf members benefit card (free), which allows you to view your handicap online, free weekly prize draws, discounted products and has your CDH (Central Database of Handicaps) number on it so no need for handicap certificates. To register go to englandgolf.org/members

Competition & Social Golf

Competition & Social Golf
  • A comprehensive list of matches for Ladies, Gents, Juniors, Seniors and Mixed,
  • Monthly Medals, Stableford, Fourball, Foursomes and Texas Scrambles are held on a regular basis. both in a friendly and league format are held against other Clubs throughout the season.
  • Knock out competitions for individuals, pairs and mixed.
  • Winter competition programme.
  • Social Competitions are held throughout the year.

Offers & Schemes

  • Sign in a non-member for a discounted green fee.
  • Play from the non-competition tees or the competition tees (Tuesdays and Thursdays) throughout the season, your choice.

Ely City Golf Club delivers value to a member, not only in a social sense but a financial one, too. A 15% discount is provided to members in the bar. The restaurant and bar provides good value and as member you will also have access to special social events throughout the year.

A friendly place and the atmosphere in your own clubhouse can provide a real sense of belonging. Life doesn’t afford many opportunities for meeting new people in an easier environment then your own personal club. Being welcomed by name when you enter the pro shop or the club house is priceless.

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If you would like to apply for membership or need more information, please choose on of the options below.

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Welcome event

As a new member you will be invited to a new members’ evening where you’ll meet your Captains, the Club Pro and Committee, before playing 9 holes with other new members. Then returning to the club house for a complimentary snack, together with a glass of wine - all part of being a new member at Ely City Golf Club.

Member’s discounts

ECGC members also benefit from special rates and discounts from several local businesses, this list is constantly being increased and will be disclosed with new members at registration.