The aim of Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club is to provide its members with an environment where they can enjoy a competitive or social round of golf in a friendly atmosphere on a course that is challenging and well presented. Men’s Club competitions are held on the first Sunday in every month of which many are prestigious.
The Bawdsey Gold Medal- was presented to the club by the Members of the Wimbledon & Blackheath Golf Club when the Club was founded in 1880 and is still played for on the first Sunday in August every year.
The Tomline Cup – presented by Colonel G Tomline in 1881 and the Winchilsea Gold Medal presented to the club by Earl Winchilsea in 1900.
The above are just two others in a list of many trophies that are played for at various times of the year and are all part of the history of the Club. Knockout competitions within the Club take place particularly throughout the summer.
The Throgmorton Vase – was presented to the Club in 1890 and is the singles knockout.
The Peppes Vases – presented in 1930 by Captain CGH Peppe for a pair’s foursomes knockout competition.
The Rabbits Cup – is a singles knockout competition for those with a handicap of 20 or greater.
The Stud Bar Challenge – is held in mid- summer and attracts around 150 golfers. Burgers, hot dogs and liquid refreshment is available all day with hog roast and jazz band in the evening – all finished off with a firework display – always a great social day.
Social golf is extremely important to the Club and many Charity and Fun Days are held through the year. Chris Pearson also holds a similar Charity Day towards the end of the summer;
There is also a monthly stableford competition held on a Wednesday.
Club Invitation Day
This is a chance to invite a friend to enjoy the delights of our Course. This year’s competition will be combined with the Seniors’ Invitation Day and will be open to all mens players within the club. It will be held on Tuesday 12th September 2017.
The Coronation Cup
This is a Mens medal 36 hole Open competition and is one of the Suffolk Golf Union Order of Merit events. The winner is the player with the lowest net score. Players from many clubs in Suffolk and way beyond enter. We have had entries from as far away as Cheshire and even from abroad.