Top 5 golf courses near Manchester
Looking for great golf near Manchester? GOLFNOW has you covered. Here are our top five picks for golf courses within 10 miles of Manchester City Centre. Each of these glorious golf destinations has achieved the highest (five star) GOLF Advisor rating from golfers like you.
The beautiful and well-appointed Hazel Grove Golf Club in Stockport boasts excellent views over Manchester and the rolling Cheshire plains. The 18-hole parkland course is characterised by tree-lined fairways and several natural water hazards, which offer plenty of golfing challenges. The meticulously kept course and USPGA greens mean Hazel Grove Golf Club, which sits just 30 minutes south of Manchester, is playable year-round.
Brookdale Golf Club in Failsworth, Manchester, is one of the most spectacular-looking courses in the area with beautifully maintained fairways and greens. From the 12th tee you can see across the whole course and River Medlock, which comes into play on six of the 18 holes (avoid it if you can!). The second hole at Brookdale Golf Club requires a long drive followed by a long iron to a green, where subtle undulations are waiting to catch you off guard. Just 20 minutes from the city centre, Brookdale Golf Club is one of the best places to play golf in Manchester.
Just 30 minutes north of Manchester, close to Bolton, Breightmet Golf Club is a delightful treat all year round, particularly for societies or groups with a mix of abilities. Truly a course that offers something for everyone, Breightmet Golf Club has a nice variety of stunning par-3s, challenging par-4s, and long-hitting par-5s. The 18-hole, parkland course is a top choice for golf in the Greater Manchester area.
Situated in the hills above Bury, about 40 minutes north of Manchester, Walmersley Golf Club offers spectacular views across the city skyline, North Cheshire and Merseyside. This challenging 18-hole moorland course is set in uniquely beautiful surroundings and maintained to the highest standards. Walmersley Golf Club is extremely welcoming to visitors making it a top choice for people living in, or visiting, the Manchester area.
Davyhulme Park Golf Club sets the bar high as one the North West’s premier golf locations. The highly regarded, 18-hole, par-72 course maintains a perfect balance of risk and reward, challenging more seasoned golfer with tightly protected par-4s. However, there are also some wider, more welcoming fairways for the beginners, meaning golfers of all skill levels can enjoy a round at Davyhulme Park Golf Club. A short, 30 minute car ride west of Manchester city centre, Davyhulme Park Golf Club is a top choice for those looking to play golf near Manchester.View Tee Times