Course Status

OPEN - Buggies to be Kept in the Rough

Individual membership

Membership of Ely City Golf Club entitles you to take full advantage of a great golf course with unlimited play throughout the week, the on-site practice facilities and a vibrant clubhouse with social events across the year and catering to rival any restaurant, thanks to our top chef and his team. 

The Club is renowned for its welcoming approach to golfers of all abilities and there are competitive and friendly golfing opportunities for all. Two bars, a restaurant area and raised patio area with extensive views across the course are relaxed, friendly environments - ideal for socialising with golfing friends, family and business colleagues.

The Club currently offers 7-day (full) membership, restricted membership with discounted rates for Intermediate members (aged 18-30) and Juniors (aged up to 17). We are actively reviewing all membership packages and developing a new Junior Academy program - so families local to the Club should see the potential of having a lifetime of sporting friendships on their doorstep.

A list of membership benefits currently on offer are detailed in the sections below, but please contact the Office Team on the main telephone number if you require more information. We look forward to welcoming new members to Ely City Golf Club.

What do you get?

  • Superb course rated top three in Cambridgeshire, with views of the cathedral
  • Discounts for you and your guests in the clubhouse and on the course
  • Access to CONGU handicap allowing participation in competitions
  • Competitions and social events held throughout the year
  • And so much more!
Full Playing £927
Part Week (Closed) £742
Part Week Senior (Closed) £603
Country (40 miles away) £559
Intermediate 18 - 22yrs £160
Intermediate 23yrs £306
Intermediate 24yrs £408
Intermediate 25yrs £510
Intermediate 26yrs £612
Intermediate 27yrs £714
Intermediate 28yrs £816
Intermediate 29yrs £880
Juniors - under 15yrs £36
Juniors - 15-18yrs £99
House Associate  £24
Restricted Membership (See full Terms) £649
Other Membership Associations 2021/2022 Fees
EG/CAGU £20.00
EG/CHLCGA £18.50
EG/Junior CAGU £16.50
Storage Hire Fees
Oak Locker £65.00
Shoe Locker £20.00
Twin Locker £85.00
Metal Locker £40.00
Buggy Storage £75.00



Joining Fees

Adult (30yrs and above) £350
(Can be added to 1st years subscriptions and paid monthly)
Intermediate (18 to 29yrs) £200
Junior (Up to 17yrs) No joining fee

Full list of benefits

Welcome benefits

  • 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 seven regional golf courses, Middleton Hall, Diss, Haverhill, St Neots, EatonStowmarketPeterborough Milton & Swaffham.
  • Members Card providing 20% discount on drinks in the 19th Hole Clubhouse 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 members, 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 £15pa) or Cambs and Hunts Ladies County Golf Association (CHLCGA fees £18.50pa)


  • 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 area with bunker 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

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

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:

  • 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

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.
  • Personal liability insurance, which covers you when playing at Ely and other Clubs.

Ely City Golf Club delivers value to a member, not only in a social sense but a financial one too. A 20% discount is provided to members in the bar. The restaurant and bar provides good value and as a member you will also have access to special social events throughout the year.

Our welcoming and friendly clubhouse can provide a real sense of belonging. Life doesn’t afford many opportunities for meeting new people in a relaxing environment than in your own personal club. Being welcomed by name when you enter the Pro Shop or the Clubhouse is priceless.



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