Photo of Fulford Golf Club

Fulford Golf Club

Heslington Lane,

York, North Yorkshire YO10 5DY

  • Office

    +44 (0)1904 413 579
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1904 412 882
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1904 416 918
  • Golf pro

    Guy Wills (Head Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Major Charles Atkinson MacKenzie (younger brother of Dr Alister MacKenzie).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6775
6331
5925
Par
72
72
74
SSS or slope
72
70
74

Location

Latitude:

53.942087

Longitude:

-1.054979

How to get there:

25 miles NE of Leeds

From the southern section of the York ring road take the A19 exit York (Centre) / Selby and follow direction York (Centre). After o.8 mls, at the traffic lights, turn R. into Heslington Lane. After 0.7 mls at mini-roundabout turn R. After o.2 mls golf is on your R.

Fulford Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1906

Fulford Golf Club: Although not as renowned as some of the moorland courses located 20 miles away just north of Leeds, Fulford nonetheless provides a very satisfying golf outing in pleasant rural surroundings.

Laid out over flattish terrain, there are more than a few occasions when the course takes on the character of the Alister MacKenzie designed heathland courses around Leeds. In contrast, there are also several holes giving a more wooded parkland feel, especially with a fine array of birch, pine and oak lining some fairways.

The first five and last five holes on this out-and-back layout are located on the northside of the A64 (York ring road), the middle eight on the south side. Apart from a footbridge that gets you over the road, the course is in all respects a seamless continuation of excellent quality holes. The road itself will not disturb or interefere with your round one jot. A special mention must be made of Fulford's top quality greens, as good as you'll find among the many great courses in the north of England.

List of courses: England - North
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club
  • Photo of Fulford Golf Club

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; no outside visitors on weekends (although exceptionally on Sunday afternoons).

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): Mon-Thur £59.

Cash or UK cheque only. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Women's British Open venue: 1976 (winner: Jennifer Lee-Smith). In the 1970s and 80s Fulford regularly hosted the European Tour's Benson & Hedges International Open Championship. In the 1981 B&H International, Bernhard Langer was required to climbed up into the big oak tree to the left of the 17th green to play his third shot. The "Langer Tree" now bears a plaque to mark Bernhard's endeavours.

Published ranking

England: 89th best course in England (Golf World, 2021).

Where2Stay

  • Marriott York Hotel4-star

    Tadcaster Road, Dringhouses, York YO24 1QQ

    +44 (0)1904 701 000

    Visit website

    Overlooking York Racecourse the York Marriott Hotel is located close to National Railway Museum, York Minster, Jorvik Centre, Betty's Tea Room and York University.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Fulford

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

Find a course

Or

Where2Golf Spotlight

Tournaments:
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).

Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.

Who's Who:
Patrick Cantlay: moved into the world top 5, after winning the final two FedEx Cup playoff events and scooping the $15 million first prize.

Trish Johnson: kept the Senior LPGA Championship trophy in European hands, with her second win in this event in its four-year history.

Latest Golf Course Updates

Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).

New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club "makes its tournament debut with the hosting of the Italian Open on the European Tour" by Richard Humphreys

Gamble Sands opens short course:
David McLay Kidd’s 14-hole QuickSands short course has opened for play at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

Travel

Discover the world's finest heathland courses located in Surrey / Berkshire

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

What is the Golf World Top 100?

Woking Golf club