Last Update: 24/04/2022
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THUGS are a group of normal (?) average handicap golfers who enjoy a good drink and a good laugh, as well as a regular 18 holes. Our society is based around an annual Majorca trip plus weekly get togethers.

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Planning to play in Majorca?

Between us we've played over a thousand rounds on the island. Check out the courses we play, and what we think of them.

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Discover what fun we get up to on our Mallorca trips by viewing our annual YouTube videos on the Pics & Vids page!

From 2015 members will now be able to access a live and regularly updated competition leader board. This should be of particular use to those members unable to travel who still like to keep abreast of the latest scores.  In previous years this has proved difficult to administer, however new web-authoring software should make the task far simpler and more reliable.  More HERE


April 24th 2022

Scotland 'Mini' Tour Details


Our Scotland tour will now go ahead as planned, with all details finalised.

The tour will begin on Thursday 28th April with a drive up to Castle Douglas, and include rounds at Kirkcudbright, Brighouse Bay and Colvend, returning on Sunday 1st May.

An itinerary is available  on the News page.

Mar 22nd 2022

Turkish Delights for next Social!


With birthdays to celebrate for Ken, Quent, Alan and Andy, our next social event will be on Friday 25th March at Manchester's long established Topkapi Palace Turkish restaurant.

7pm meet at Fox & Pine Oldham for beers and minibus.

Further details available from Quent.

Dec 21st 2021

Mallorca 2022 Flights Booked!


Flights for our 2022 Mallorca Tour have now been booked, with the unusually later date of 9th October agreed on by all participating members.

Details of all arrangements will be updated on the NEWS page as further developments are organised.

Dec 2nd 2021

We Wish You A Curry Christmas!


THUGS Christmas meal has now been booked, and will be a curry at Spice Lounge, Northern Quarter in Manchester on 17th December.

All attending should make arrangements to meet at The Lower Turks Head, Shudehill at 8pm for a 9pm booking. 

See Graham Wilson for further details.

Oct 30th 2021

Mallorca 2022 Date Change


In order to ensure we can include as many members as possible on the Mallorca 2022 tour we have decided to push the trip back to Sunday 9th October. This will allow long standing members who were struggling with the original date to continue to support the event with their presence.

More details will be available once flight times have been confirmed.

Oct 17th 2021

Adie Retains The Pink Jacket!

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After an enforced Covid break from Mallorca in 2020, normal service resumed as we returned to the island for our 2021 tour.

Whilst different in many ways, the tour was a great success, and our return was a welcome one.

Adie Cartwright picked up from where he left off by retaining the Pink Jacket as overall winner, with each daily competition producing a different victor.

More Here

Sept 7th, 2021

Mallorca 2021 Update


With less than twenty days to go to our Annual Mallorca trip, we can dare to anticipate the event going ahead - barring any last minute changes in Covid travel rules.

A detailed itinerary is now available on the NEWS page, and will be accompanied by the latest travel requirements closer to the departure date. All groupings and daily shirt colours are shown on the Competitions page.

July 28th, 2021

Birthday Socials are back!


Restrictions have eased, and we can now get back to enjoying our regular social nights.

The first of these after months of lockdown will be a birthday meal organised by Graham to celebrate not only his recent birthday, but also those members' birthdays that we've missed during lockdown.

August 6th sees us visit Spice Lounge in Manchester's Northern Quarter.

More details available from Graham Wilson.

July 1st, 2021

Dave Whittingham is the 2021 June Cup Champion

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Another hugely successful June Cup took place at Davenport GC, with a few impressive scores carded - the best of those belonging to Dave Whittingham who now adds the 2021 June Cup to his previous win in 2015.

All the details are available on the NEWS page.

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Monarch Comment   The collapse of Monarch Airlines unfortunately came as no surprise. A reputation for terrible customer service and regular delays proved hard to shake off, despite new investment and a recent significant improvement in punctuality.

The demise of the Airline is a huge loss to the UK, in particular for the many staff rendered jobless by the ineptitude and stubbornness of the senior management. After several delays which left our society frustrated, out of pocket, and having to re-plan our schedules at the last minute we were forced to take Monarch to court to obtain compensation for two flights on which we were subjected to eight hour delays and a huge pack of lies as an excuse. Inevitably this practice brings about customer dissatisfaction and lack of confidence, and the Airline suffers.

Monarch's routes and times proved very useful to us, and it is hoped that another Airline picks up those slots vacated by them, however it has left us and others with one less option to choose when organising our Mallorca trip.

It would appear that our flight home from the 2017 trip was the last ever flight associated with Monarch, which is a great shame when the Airline offered so much potential, but was administered by a greedy, uncaring top brass.

 (More on our delays HERE)


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*Any images, scripts or content that appears to have been ripped from any copyrighted website is purely coincidental (Honest!)

*THUGS cannot be held responsible for any injury or alcoholism caused by persons attempting to emulate or copy our members.

*Our members are not responsible for any eggy smells in bars during our stay in Majorca unless we specifically own up to them (OK, it  was Ashey that cleared the Britannia      bar, but that was an unfortunate mistake and he apologises)

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