Delamere Forest Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Delamere Forest Golf Club Est. 1910

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Delamere Forest Golf Club: You’ll be disappointed if you come here expecting a forest setting and plenty of tree-lined fairways. However, what you will get is a wonderfully natural and undulating heathland course that will challenge all the facets of your game. There’s plenty of gorse and some heather on this relatively open layout, which boasts excellent fairways and greens. The folding terrain creates a number of blind drives as well as some longish carries from some tees; it also ensures the leg muscles will receive a healthy stretch, although nothing too severe. A great time to visit is late Spring, with rhododendrons adding even more colour to this delightfully natural setting. With its long pedigree of hosting top level county competitions, this is one of the best courses in Cheshire - a real heathland gem just waiting to be discovered.

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Making Contact

Delamere Forest Golf Club
Station Rd, Delamere,
nr Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2JE
England
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Office   +44 (0)1606 883 800
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1606 883 307
Fax

  +44 (0)1606 889 444

Email   info@delameregolf.co.uk
Website   www.delameregolf.co.uk
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Heathland course.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Herbert Fowler
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6348 6101 5524
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 71 70 72
 
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How2Get There?

10 miles E of Chester
Leave the M6 motorway at exit 19 and follow the A556, direction Chester. After approximately 15 miles turn right at the Abbey Arms pub, direction Delamere Forest. After 1 mile at the Marley Tiles sign, just before the railway station, golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £55; weekends £70. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Cash or UK cheque only.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

The club was founded in 1910, reputedly in a hunting field, and the early list of members reads like an extract from the Cheshire Hunt register. It was the venue for the first Cheshire County Championship in 1921, an event which has been held here on another eight subsequent occasions. In 1967 Delamere Forest was one of two qualifying courses for the Open Championship when it was held at Hoylake, the home of the Royal Liverpool Golf Club. At that time, Maurice Bembridge posted the Professional Course Record of 63 which exists to this day. In May the rhododendrons bring a big splash of extra colour to the course.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (53.226648)
Longitude: (-2.658842)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Nunsmere Hall 4-star
Tarporley Road, Sandiway, Cheshire CW8 2ES
+44 (0)1606 889 100
www.nunsmere.co.uk

Built around 1900 for Sir Aubrey Brocklebank and his wife Grace, Nunsmere Hall epitomises the splendour of gracious living.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Sandiway; Delamere Forest; Portal (Championship and Premier courses)
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Golf within 20 miles Carden Park
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The Swan 3-star
50 High Street, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0AG
+44 (0)1829 733 838
www.theswanhotel-tarporley.co.uk

Dating back to the 16th century, the Swan is located in the middle of the village of Tarporley.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Portal (Championship and Premier courses)
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Golf within 20 miles Delamere Forest, Sandiway, Carden Park (Nicklaus and Cheshire courses).
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