Membership Options at Flempton Golf Club

Why Join Flempton Golf Club?

Flempton Golf Club is a small family orientated golf club in Bury St Edmunds with a strong future, adopting a forward-looking approach while maintaining links to its traditions as one of the oldest courses in the area.

Membership of Flempton Golf Club gives you the opportunity to make new friends and strengthen existing friendships, to share the joy of making that birdie and return to improve on that pulled putt.

The club’s membership has a wide range of skill levels and handicaps, meeting for competitions or more informally so there are many opportunities to join in a game or debate the merits of a technique in the clubhouse.

Flempton Golf Club offers a mature, challenging 9-hole heathland course in the heart of Suffolk that is open 364 days of the year.

Find the right category for you

We have developed a range of membership packages so that you can find the one that works for you best. A comparison of the categories can be found below.

If all these reasons are appealing then please complete the online Application form or if you prefer a printable application form click here.

Full Membership

Full Membership, with a reduced rate for 22-27 years; 28-35 years. Full Membership offers unlimited golf 7 days a week with access to all facilities. Reduced guest fees for up to 3 at a time.

Couples Membership
Couples Membership is open to all who live as a couple and reside in the same household.  

Couples Membership offers all the playing, social, and governance rights of full membership.
Country Membership

Country Membership for those living over 60 or 30 miles away (measured in a straight line). Terms and conditions apply.
Country Membership offers all the playing and social rights of full membership. Governance restrictions apply. There are no reciprocal rights.

Junior Membership

Juniors for those aged 21 and under.

Juniors Membership offer the same playing and social rights as Full Membership however guest, reciprocal and governance restrictions apply.

PGA Membership

Contact Club Manager


England Golf Union provides personal liability insurance for all affiliated members. However the scope of this insurance is limited, please see the EGU website. Members wishing for full cover should take out their own insurance for any damage they might do to their own or another’s property or person, or for any incident they may be involved in whilst on Club premises.

“It is an absolute delight to be able to turn up at Flempton and get on the course virtually any time without waiting – what a bonus for any prospective members!” 

Flempton Member

“This club is situated on a beautiful piece of land, and is fortunate to have passionate, loyal and generous members.”

Flempton Member

Membership Subscriptions 2021

All subscriptions exclude affiliation fees which will be charged where appropriate. Affiliation Fees 2020: Ladies £17 Gentlemen £17.75

Please see the Membership Category Comparison for full details of membership rights.

  • £500 Joining fee
  • Reduced joining fee for some memberships, please enquire. 




Couples – per pair


Full (28 – 35 age group)


Country 30+ £500

Full (22 – 27 age group)


Country 60+

Junior (21 and below)









Easy to Access

Flempton has a three-tee start system giving easy access on to the course from the 1st, 4th or 7th.

Perfect for Winter Golf

Temporary greens are rare due to our fast draining soil allowing for the opportunity to play all year round.

Excellent Evening Golf

Flempton’s cloverleaf design makes playing 3, 6, 9, or 12 holes after work very convenient.

Membership Benefits

Flempton members have access to the golf course and club facilities for 7 days a week, 364 days of the year. Full membership benefits include use of the club training facilities and membership of the 1895 club.

  • Unlimited golf 7 days a week
  • An Official Congu Handicap
  • Full access to all Club Events and facilities
  • Subscription fees may be paid by instalment
  • Reduced guest fees for up to 3 at a time; 6 times a year
  • Use of the club’s bar and catering facilities for private events
  • Use of Culford School’s Golf Academy training facilities under the guidance of the PGA Golf Professional Lawrence Dodd.
  • Golf tuition from the club PGA Professional.
  • Reciprocal golf at 47 other 1895 golf clubs map here
  • Membership of an EGU affiliated club

If all these reasons are appealing then please complete the online Application form or if you prefer a printable application form click here

Tours for Prospective Members

Before you join Flempton GC we want to make sure we are your perfect club so we encourage prospective members to take a tour of the course and facilities. For more information or to arrange a preliminary visit, please contact the Club Manager:



01284 728291

The Clubhouse,
Flempton Golf Club,
Flempton, Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk, IP28 6EQ

Registered in England & Wales, Reg. No. 00526865