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  1. Fairhaven Golf Club

    Fairhaven Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Lytham

    Listed by Golf World in “The Best 10 Championship Qualifying Courses” and “Great Britain & Irelands Best 10 Opening Holes”. Described by Peter...

  2. Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club

    Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Southport

    Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club is a true championship links course, with first class facilities to match. The course is set amongst the dunes on the...

  3. Royal Lytham Clubhouse

    Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Lytham St Annes

    Nestling between two busy seaside resorts, the Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Course is one of the most unique courses in the rotation of the...

  4. Royal Liverpool 12th Green

    Royal Liverpool Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Hoylake

    Author: Visit Wirral

    Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake has staged major tournaments throughout its long history including eleven Open...

  5. Wallasey Golf Club

    Wallasey Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Wallasey

    Wallasey Golf Club was founded in 1891 and, with its undulating fairways and sand dunes it is a traditional links of 6,607 yards. It is situated on...

  6. Caldy Golf Club

    Caldy Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Caldy

    The Caldy Golf Club course provides a unique blend of seaside and parkland golf. Situated on the estuary of the River Dee, the course straddles the...

  7. Hesketh Golf Club 16th Hole

    Hesketh Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Southport

    Hesketh is the oldest golf club in Southport, established in 1885.

    Part links and part parkland, it is set among the Victorian villas of a...

  8. Hillside Golf Club

    Hillside Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Southport

    Hillside is widely regarded as the finest British golf course not to have staged an Open Championship and there are those who believe that it...

  9. West Lancashire Golf Club

    West Lancashire Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Blundellsands

    The West Lancashire Golf Club was founded in 1873 and is among the ten oldest golf clubs in England. It boasts one of the most natural and testing...

  10. Formby Golf Club Course

    Formby Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Formby

    Formby Golf Club is one of the classic courses of the Lancashire coastline. Although somewhat protected from the elements by pine trees that line...

  11. Royal Birkdale Clubhouse

    Royal Birkdale Golf Club

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location:

    Southport

    Among the many great courses along the Northwest coast, Royal Birkdale stands out as a perfect example of links golf. It is currently the number one...

Home to 11 of the Finest Coastal Courses in the World

Come and Experience the True Test of Links Golf

England’s Golf Coast has a rich history of hosting the world’s most prestigious golfing events, including The Open Championship, The Ryder Cup and The Walker Cup. In 2015, when Royal Lytham & St Annes hosts the Walker Cup, it will join Royal Birkdale in being one of only three clubs to have hosted all three events (the other is Muirfield).

You too can take on these true tests of championship golf and walk in the footsteps of such great champions as Tom Watson, Seve Ballesteros and Tiger Woods, all Open Champions at one of our three Open Championship venues. With an average age of 114 years, our member clubs have plenty of history to enjoy and explore.

Although the three Open venues are the ‘jewel in the crown’ of England’s Golf Coast, all of our other courses are not to be overlooked. Hillside, Formby, Southport & Ainsdale and West Lancashire are all included in the ‘Top 100 Courses of the UK & Ireland’ and have all hosted The British Amateur Championships and final qualifying for the Open Championship. In 1937, Southport & Ainsdale became the first club to host The Ryder Cup twice. 

All of our other member courses also have a rich history of hosting major events. Fairhaven and Wallasey are both ranked in the Top 100 in England and both have  been used as Open Championship final qualifying venues.  Golfweek, in America, ranks Wallasey 32nd in their 2013 rankings of Great Britain & Ireland’s classic courses. Hesketh, the oldest club in Southport, has also hosted Open Championship final qualifying as well as acting as co-host for the 2011 British Amateur Championship.

Caldy has hosted numerous Ladies European Tour Events as well as co-hosting the Senior British Open Championship in 1981. Most recently the club acted as the final qualifying venue for the 2012 Ricoh Women’s British Open, held at nearby Royal Liverpool.

With so many quality golf courses in such close proximity to each other, England’s Golf Coast is the perfect choice for your next golf break.   

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Fairhaven Golf Club

Fairhaven Golf Club

Fairhaven is not only a beautiful place to play golf but fully lives up to its designation as a “Championship” course...

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