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James Freeman - PGA Fellow

James has today been announced as the latest appointee to the rank of Fellow Coach at the Professional Golfer's Association.

He has been assessed for this under the PGA "Excel" scheme and is believed to be only the 4th person to achieve this mark, nationally.  It recognises the quality of his coaching work at Retford with individuals, groups and with County Squads along with his commitment to Junior development.

The PGA announcement can be found here

A full press release can be found here

Spring Newsletter

The Spring 2024 newsletter for members is now available at

Paper copies will be available in the clubhouse.

Shop Recruitment

We are now seeking to recruit a PGA Trainee to work alongside Ian in the Shop from April 2024.  The following advertisement is being placed.


An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated golfer aspiring to complete the PGA Foundation Degree to become qualified as a PGA Professional.

Working within our shop team the successful candidate will provide customer service to Members and visitors across all aspects of the Club business including club fitting, merchandising, retail, tee bookings and other services. 

Opportunities to gain experience in being a Club Pro will be available working with Craig Morris, who has been at Retford for over 20 years.  Our other PGA Pro, James Freeman, who has a growing reputation for coaching, as well as a successful playing career, will support candidates to develop their own coaching practice.

Retford is one of the top courses in the East Midlands, recently rated 4th behind Hollinwell, Sherwood Forest and Woodhall Spa.  It is a progressive Members Club which attracts a considerable number of visitors to its varied parkland and woodland course.

Applications are welcome from people already enrolled as a PGA Trainee or with a proven playing ability who plan to apply for that course.  If you want to be part of exciting new developments at Retford, please apply by covering letter and CV to

Closing date 14/2/24


Full details are available here


AGM 2023

Following the AGM, the Management Committee is made up as follows

Chair - Fraser Britton

President - Stuart Moore

Treasurer - Mike Mahony

Elected members - Charles Cooke, Steve Hyatt, Paul Burgin, Paul Bradley, Ray Wood

2023 Captains - David Halford, Anna Avery

2024 Captains - John Flavell, Ros Waterhouse

Vice Captains - Mark Allan, Lynda Moore

Ladies Secretary - Karen Hutchinson

Professional - Craig Morris

There is still a co-option to be made to fill the vacancy in elected members.


November Newsletter

The latest newsletter for members is out now for download from the website here or paper copies are available in the clubhouse

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