Ramside Golf Club has three golf teaching professionals and provides golf coaching to players of all abilities.

Our driving range is currently closed; however, tuition will still be available. Our instructors will be conducting lessons on the course and practice zones.

Phil Redpath - Resident PGA Professional

Phil is our PGA Class AA Professional. After turning Professional at 18, he juggled playing tournaments with a career in Coaching- the latter saw him work at golf clubs in countries such as Qatar and the UAE, adding to his knowledge and shaped his approach to coaching.


Originally from Newcastle upon Tyne, Phil has over 14 years of experience coaching at various clubs around the world. Having moved closer to home in 2018 he is now based here at Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa in County Durham.

Offering private one on one coaching sessions, bespoke corporate clinics covering different skills each time, a thriving Junior Academy and many more services.

To book a lesson or to purchase coaching vouchers, click the link below.


Robert Lister - Golf Coach

Robert Lister has more than 30 years’ experience coaching golf at every level of the sport. Robert served as a PGA Professional at clubs in Barnsley, Huddersfield, Darlington and Austria before becoming Ramside Golf Club’s inaugural Head PGA Golf Professional in 1996. Robert’s skills as a coach have seen him work with elite amateurs, including the Durham County Golf Union Men’s Squad, and as an area leader for the Golf Foundation.

Robert Scully - Golf Coach

Robert Scully has been in the golf industry for 10 years. Since becoming a PGA Professional, Rob has had experience working in private golf clubs such at Effingham, Hindhead and most recently Royal Ascot. Now at Ramside Hall, Rob will be providing his bespoke approach to coaching using video analysis, training aids and lesson evaluations. Coaching sessions available on Friday's and Saturday's, with any further request being made via email to

Golf Tee Bookings

Our two 18-hole championship golf courses, the Prince Bishops' and the Cathedral, provide drama, enjoyment and excitement from the first tee to the final green.
Please contact Golf Reception to Book Tees on 0191 3869514

Spa Use

Guest's staying with us have access to our brand new Spa facilities, which includes use of our 25m Swimming Pool and state of the art gym, Check-in - Check-out.

Upgrade your stay to include full use of the Spa facilities, including the thermal experience rooms and hydrotherapy pool, purchase a Spa Pass for £30 per person or £50 per couple Per Day.

Children's Pool Times
7am - 9am / 4pm - 6pm Monday - Saturday
7am - 10:30am Sunday

For guests to use the Spa Check-in Friday or Saturday a Spa Pass will be required.

Course Etiquette

Golf Course Dress Code:
Dress must be in keeping with golf course tradition.
Men – Golfing Trousers, tailored shorts, shirts with sleeves and collars. No denim jeans. No board or athletic shorts. No sweatpants.
Women – Sport shirts, tailored shorts, skirts, trousers,  skorts. Shirts must have a collar. No denim jeans. No sweatpants.
Soft spike golf shoes must be worn.

Clubhouse Lounge Dress Code:
Smart clothing including jeans.
No muddied or wet clothing
No football shirts
No vests
Clean golf shoes only

Corporate Golf Services

  • Tournament Reception Desk
  • Large professional Tournament Leaderboard
  • Professional starter with microphone
  • Photography and Videography services
  • Halfway House catering and mobile refreshments buggy
  • Fleet of electric golf buggies
  • On course rangers
  • Club, trolley and shoe hire
  • Ability to organise putting competitions, private golf tuition, long drive contests and use of all practice facilities (16-bay driving range, short game and putting areas)
  • Full catering service – from bacon rolls to gala dinners
  • Fully stocked clubhouse bar
  • Private rooms available
  • Scorecard collection and results administration
  • Assistance with prize presentation organisation
  • Safe secure holding area for prizes and trophies
  • Option of private hire for entire clubhouse as an evening party venue
  • Our Pro Shop has an excellent selection of prizes or mementos which can be personalised to suit your golf day

Additional fees apply for our golf services.

Driving Range Opening Hours & Rates

Non-members are welcome to use the Top Tracer driving range but the chipping, putting and short game facilities are only available to Ramside Golf Club members and golf course visitors.

Driving range balls are priced as follows: 

25 balls £5.00

50 Balls £7.50

75 Balls £8.50

100 balls £10.00

Driving Range Opening Hours:

8am until 9pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

10am until 9pm Wednesday

8am until 8pm Saturday and Sunday


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We also have a range of discounted offers and packages which you will not find on any other booking site.

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Ramside Hall is one of the North East's foremost business and event venues. With function suites and meeting and conference rooms that cater for 60 - 600 people.

Father's Day Gifts

Treat Dad to one of our Spa & Hotel Gifts!

Available for purchase as vouchers or to book now.