Club History
TIMELINE
 
Course opens
1975 Warley Park was constructed as an 18 hole course in 1973 and officially opened in 1975.
Extra 9 holes added
1977
Two years later a further 9 holes were added making it the largest private club in Essex at that time. The resultant 27 holes can be played as three courses 1 and 2; 1 and 3; or as 2 and 3.
Bobby Locke, the great South African champion, visits the club
1979
Bobby put 4 balls into the trees on the 24th hole, now known as ‘Locke’s Spinney’
Essex County Amateur Golf Union ‘L.F. Wood’ Trophy
1984
Winners
Tony Jacklin pays us a ‘flying visit’. He played our 27th hole, being the last in a series of 18 holes played in one day by flying over 700 miles to 18 different courses throughout the British Isles.
1985
Tony finished 4 over par on the most unique card in the history of golf. He ended his round on our 27th hole at 6.20 in the evening with a four iron off the competition tee achieving his par 3.
Essex Ladies Golf Union Bronze Shield
1985
Our Ladies win
Essex County Amateur Golf Union ‘L.F. Wood’ Trophy
1990
Runners up
Arthur Harrison elected to serve as Captain of Essex Captains
1990
 
Essex Ladies Golf Union Bronze Shield
1991
Our Ladies win
Essex Ladies Golf Union Bronze Shield
1992
Our Ladies win again
Hosts to the Essex County Championships
1996
 
Eddie Sadler, the retiring County Secretary, becomes our club president
1996
 
Vic Vize elected to serve as Captain of Essex Captains
1997
 
The Essex County Foursomes
1997
Mick Cox & Nathan Smith are the winners
The Final of the Captain/Pro Volvo Challenge
1997
Dave Dowse & Jason Groat are runners up
Essex County Herbert Bishop Vase
1999
Terry Wallis & Keith Regan are the winners
Essex County Amateur Golf Union Thornton Cup
2000
Runners up
Essex Ladies Golf Union Bronze Shield
2001
Runners up
Essex Ladies Golf Union Silver Trophy
2003
Runners up
Arthur Harrison President of the Essex Golf Union
2003/4
 
Kim Sparks becomes Captain of the Essex Ladies County Golf Association
2004/5
 
Ladies Hunter Foursomes
2006
Sonia Blyth and Lucy Cutler are the winners
Vic Vize becomes President of the Society of Essex Golf Club Captains
2007
 
Cliffords Leisure Ltd become the Clubs New Owners
2007
 
Essex Golf Union Thornton Cup Plate
2009
Runners Up
Vic Vize becomes club President
2010
 
Tom Fenton, Ryan Lovelock and Tom Perry 
2012
Winners of Essex Golf Union Colts Faldo Wedge