Golf in Southport
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With the UK's highest concentration of championship links courses in the UK, golf in Southport is of the highest standard and the town is understandably regarded as ‘England's Golfing Capital’.
Royal Birkdale will once again host The Open Championship in 2017.
This prestigious course is the jewel in the crown of Southport’s golfing heritage and is regarded as the best links course in the UK.
But Southport's reputation for being England's Golfing Capital is not just based on Royal Birkdale, it boasts several more championship courses within 15 minutes-drive of the town centre and another only half an hour away.
Southport is also an ideal base for Royal Liverpool Golf Club - host of the 2014 British Open Championship and Royal Lytham which hosted it in 2012, you can leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind, relax and enjoy some of the best links golf in the world.
There’s lots more in Southport to keep the family entertained
With designer High Streets and independent stores and quality restaurants across the town centre you can do a spot of shopping, stop for a bite to eat at one of the many traditional pubs, cafes and farmers markets, or even pop into a spa for a little slice of heaven.
The accommodation in Southport can be tailored to suit your needs.
You can stay on site at Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa, indulge in boutique accommodation such as The Vincent, relax with trusted national hotel brands like the Ramada Plaza, or enjoy the home comforts of one of the many family run self catering properties and bed and breakfasts.
Ready to book?
We are here to help you build your ideal golfing holiday; you can browse our accommodation and build your own itinerary or why not use one of our specialist companies who have local knowledge and good relationships with golf courses to book your trip.
Golf in Southport and across England’s Golf Coast is the home of some of the finest golf in the UK so why would you need to try anywhere else?
On nine occasions the greatest championship, The Open, has been played here.
Greg Norman wrote: ' Over a hundred years old and still your course can stand the...
Hosted two early Ryder Cup matches in 1933 and 1937.
Neighboured by Royal Birkdale and set within sand hills, a challenging layout with a...