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Top 5 Golf Club Courses in Lancashire

Lancashire County presents some of the most exciting golf courses in the UK and provides even greater benefits when joining the clubs that represent the courses. As with all counties in the UK Lancashire provides open fields, trees and rivers adding to the excitement of playing golf.

By visiting any of the golf courses on this list golf players and fans can have a great time while witnessing the stunning beauty of the countryside. Many fundraising events can be found at these golf courses.

Royal Birkdale – Merseyside, Southport

Royal Birkdale is set on the golden links of the North West coast of Southport and is known as one of the finest courses in England. They have held many international events and championships since World War 2 and has been voted the number one golf club and course in England and no 35 in the world.

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Formby – Merseyside, Formby

Formby presents some of the best views of the top eight links courses between St Annes and Liverpool. It is set in 470 acres on a site of special scientific interest. The club was founded in 1884 as a nine-hole course and in 1912 was established as an 18-hole layout altered by James Braid in 1922. The course now lies over 7000 yards from the tips.

West Lancashire Club – Liverpool, Blundellsands

West Lancashire Golf Club is the oldest surviving golf club found in Lancashire and was founded in 1873. The course provides 412 yards of playing field with over 14 holes. The course is known for its natural links with charming stretches of prime land and is one of the preferred courses for locals and visitors to Lancashire.

Fairhaven – Lancashire, Lytham St Annes

Fairhaven was founded in 1895 and was cited on what is now Fairhaven Boating Lake. The club moved to the present destination in the early 1920s and have been providing golfers with some of the most relaxed golfing venues in Lancashire. They have hosted events such as the Open Championship.

Hillside – Merseyside, Southport

Hillside Golf Course is seen as a highly underappreciated course being in close distance to Royal Birkdale. The course was established in 1911 and acquired new land in 1960 with a complete remodel with major changes to the back nine. As the course has many strong holes the 11th is seen as the most exciting with over 500 yards.

Visit any of these courses and join a country club for a great game of golf.