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Bolton Golf Club

Lostock Park, Chorley New Rd,

Bolton, Greater Manchester BL6 4AJ

  • Office

    +44 (0)1204 843 067
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1204 843 073
  • Golf pro

    Matthew Galley (PGA, Head Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined and open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, open countryside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Original course at Lostock Park was designed by architect R. Hermon Crook (1912), modified by Harry Colt (1920s).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6174
5972
5496
Par
70
70
73
SSS or slope
70
69
71

Location

Latitude:

53.581572

Longitude:

-2.511730

How to get there:

3 mi W of Bolton / 17 mi NW of Manchester centre.

Bolton Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1891

Bolton Golf Club is home to a generally well-regarded golf course, which includes several attractive holes and features. This tree-lined and open parkland layout will test most facets of your game, ensuring a round with plenty of enjoyable golfing challenges. Worth visiting if you are in the area. [Located just 2 mi NE of Bolton Golf Club is the also renowned Bolton Old Links course].

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends, but more restricted at weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28, women 36.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): Mon-Thur £40; Fri-Sun £50.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire (book in advance).

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Founded in 1891 and known as Bolton Golf Club, the club's original facilities comprised a nine-hole layout located in Green Lane, Bolton. Five years later the club transferred to a new location close to Smithills on the edge of the West Pennine Moors. In 1912 a number of members left the nine-hole Smithills-based golf club, in favour of a new eighteen-hole golf course that was being laid out at Lostock Park, two miles away. They took the club name with them, while the members who remained at Smithills adopted the name Bolton Old Links.

Where2Stay

  • Bolton Whites Hotel4-star

    De Havilland Way, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL6 6SF

    +44 (0)1204 673 610

    Visit website

    Whites is an ultra modern hotel with a difference. Not many hotels can claim to offer the perfect mix of comfort, style and football. This 4-star hotel is fully integrated into the Reebok Stadium, home of Bolton Wanderers Football Club. From the M61 motorway take exit 6 and follow the A6027, direction Bolton. After 500 yards hotel is on your left in the Reebok Stadium.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within :

      Bolton Old Links; Bolton GC.

    • Golf within :

      Manchester

  • Holiday Inn Bolton Centre4-star

    1 Higher Bridge Street, Bolton BL1 2EW

    +44 (0)870 442 0901

    Visit website

    Newly refurbished and located in the town centre, Holiday Inn Bolton Centre is within easy reach of the M6, M61, M62 and M60 motorway networks making it ideally situated for both business and leisure. A deceptively large hotel boasting 132 guest rooms and seven executive rooms all with air-conditioning.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within :

      Bolton Old Links; Bolton GC.

    • Golf within :

      Manchester

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