Top Rated: Liverpool Courses
We’re not going to beat around the bush here, when it comes to major cities in the UK, Liverpool really is one of the big hitters. What do you look for in a city? Music? Yea, Liverpool is a city with a pretty decent reputation on that front #beatlemania. Shopping? Whatever your look or preference, LiverpoolOne will keep you on trend. What about sport? Liverpool is famous around the world as a passionate football city and unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, or you prefer the colour blue, football in Liverpool is thriving! But it’s not all about the goings on along Anfield Road. Tee it up in Merseyside with our mini guide to Liverpool golf courses.
Wirral Golf Club
Short on time? Wirral Golf Club presents an ideal challenge for those with a busy lifestyle. Depending on the tees, the course measures up approx. 5000yards and the club inform us that completing your round in 3 hours is possible. A club steeped in history, this Liverpool golf course was originally laid out in 1894 as a 9-hole track by local-lad Harry Hilton. Recognise the name? Two-time winner of the Open, Hilton went on to become a world golfer Hall of Famer. By 1907, Wirral golf club was extended to 18 holes (and again following WWII) but many of the original characteristics of Hilton’s handywork remain. Holes to look out for? Card a par on 12 and you’ll have an extra spring in the step when walking around the wonderful Wirral.
Leasowe Golf Club
Stretching along the shoreline of the north coast of the Wirral peninsula, you’ll find a GOLFNOW favourite in Leasowe Golf Club. Easily accessible from all parts of the region, this links test offers superb panoramic views of the Welsh mountains and across Liverpool Bay. Tee it up on #1 and you’ll instantly have a decision to make. Long hitters will want to avoid the four bunkers on the left.
Lee Park Golf Club
So you’re a golfer and a fanatical Beatles fan!? It’s probably fair to say there aren’t many activities where you can combine your two passions. At Lee Park you can! Yes, the history section of the Lee Park website makes for some rather remarkable reading. Cutting a long story short, you can trace the mega-group back to the Lee Park clubhouse where they performed one of their very first gigs together in July of 1957. Not a fan? Not a bother! A super parkland test awaits. The par 4 4th, plays as the most difficult hole on the course. You’ll need an accurate drive to keep that scorecard in good shape!
Eastham Lodge Golf Club
Our golfers love a trip to the Wirral to take in this mature parkland overlooking the river Mersey. How’s your iron play? The greens around Eastham are particularly well defended and so accuracy proves key and shot selection will require more thought than the norm! The 5 par 3s highlight this. With bunkers short, left & right, find the dancefloor on 10 or hope your luck is in Go long? That’s OB.
Heswall Golf Club
A little further out than other courses that have made our Liverpool golf course guide, Heswall lies approx. 10 miles West of the city on the West Wirral peninsula. The club is home to what is, quite simply, an outstanding Championship course. Just ask Patrick Reed. Wait, what? Yes, Heswall Golf Club has played host to some of the finest names in our sport. Back in 2006, the club held the Junior Open where the 2018 Masters champion, Patrick Reed claimed the title. Tips? Giving the course’s challenging layout, our top tip would be to remember and apply the club motto to your game…in fact, take this one to every round you play! ‘Aequitate Ac Diligentia’ – With Calmness and Carefulness.
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