Ilkley Golf Club

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Ilkley Golf Club Est. 1890

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Ilkley Golf Club: If you are visiting the famous Yorkshire Dales or the renowned heathland golf courses just north of Leeds (e.g. Alwoodley, Sand Moor, Moortown and Moor Allerton), it's well worth making a detour to enjoy Ilkley's natural riverside setting and pleasantly testing layout. This excellent parkland golf course, where the young Colin Montgomerie honed his game, is located directly alongside the River Wharfe, within sight of Ilkley Moor.

Laid out on generally flat terrain, water most definitely poses a threat early in your round. The first seven holes, comprising three par-3s, two wonderful par-5s and two challenging par-4s, follow one after the other along the north bank of the river. On these opening holes anything played too far left may come to a watery end. Is this why Monty is a consummate fader rather than drawer of the golf ball?

Plenty of tree planting many years ago has produced holes with excellent definition, where straight hitting from the tee is needed to ensure you set up clear approach shots into the greens. The only real exception to the layout's flat terrain comes at the nicely elevated 16th tee.

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Making Contact

Ilkley Golf Club
Nesfield Rd, Myddleton,
Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 0BE
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Office   +44 (0)1943 600 214
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1943 607 463

  +44 (0)1943 816 130

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Golf Pro
John Hammond / Andrew Driver.
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
Surroundings: Riverside (River Wharfe) and rural countryside.
Designer: Harry Colt with significant modifications by Dr Alister MacKenzie.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6262 5953 5690
Par 69 69 73
SSS or Slope 70 69 73
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How2Get There?

18 miles NW of Leeds
In Ilkley town centre, turn off the A65 at All Saints Church/Daleway Hotel traffic lights, and head south on New Brook St, direction Middleton. After o.3 mi turn left into Denton Rd. After o.5 mi turn left into Nesfield Rd. Golf is o.3 mi on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £55; weekends £65. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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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. Permission to use single-seat golf carts (available from the Pro Shop) must be sought in advance from the Secretary.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Colin Montgomerie spent some of his formative golf years at Ilkley and is now an honorary life member, as is 1999 Ryder Cup captain Mark James. | The original Harry Ramsden's fish & chips restaurant is located just 7 miles from Ilkley in the village of Guiseley.

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Latitude: (53.932974)
Longitude: (-1.838955)
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Rombalds Hotel 3-star
11 West View, Wells Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 9JG
+44 (0)1943 603 201

The Best Western Rombalds Hotel has had its doors open to travellers and explorers of the 'Moor' since 1835 when the hotel began its life as a West Yorkshire rooming house. Rombalds has been extensively refurbished and restored to its former glory as a classic Yorkshire Country House.

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