Lytham Green Drive Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Lytham Green Drive Golf Club Est. 1913

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Lytham Green Drive Golf Club: Originally known as the Green Drive Golf Club, this course certainly represents a departure from the typical links layouts predominantly found in Lytham St Annes. Here is a parkland course, where avenues of trees line many of the fairways, while smaller than average greens put a premium on accurate approach play.

The relatively flat terrain is home to good-width fairways and modest bunkering, suggesting the possibility of carding a good score; just be aware that water ditches and OB do intrude on about half the holes. Arguably the best hole is the 18th, one of only two par-5s on this par-70 layout, and a hole which contains some of the best bunkering. The signature hole is the long par-4 14th (Devil's Elbow), which dog-legs from left to right and requires water ditches to be crossed twice before reaching the postage-stamp green. A pleasant golf course that nicely complements the sterner challenges to be found in Lytham St Annes.

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Making Contact

Lytham Green Drive Golf Club
Ballam Road,
Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 4LE
England
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Office   +44 (0)1253 737 390
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1253 737 390
Fax

  +44 (0)1253 731 350

Email   secretary@lythamgreendrive.co.uk
Website   www.lythamgreendrive.co.uk
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and rural countryside.
 
Designer: Original design by Dr Alister MacKenzie and laid out by Sandy Herd. Significant changes made by James A. (Jim) Steer (1940s).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6305 6195 5750
Par 70 70 74
SSS or Slope 70 69 74
 
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How2Get There?

6 miles SE of Blackpool
From Preston follow the A583 direction Blackpool. After approximately 3 miles turn left onto the A584 direction Lytham St Annes. After 7 miles, having entered Lytham and with the Lytham windmill on your left, turn right into Station Road. After o.6 miles turn right and immediately right again into Lytham Green Drive golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): £45. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and Sundays; no visitors on Saturdays.  Must book in advance. Proof of handicap may be requested.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Lytham Green Drive has in the past been used for qualifying events when the Open Championship is staged at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. The club emblem comprises the red rose of Lancashire with the Lytham windmill, which is where you turn away from the west beach and head half a mile inland to the golf club.

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Location

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Latitude: (53.746046)
Longitude: (-2.959769)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Clifton Arms Hotel 4-star
West Beach, Lytham, Lancashire FY8 5QJ
+44 (0)1253 739 898
www.cliftonarmslytham.com

The Clifton Arms Hotel (a Grade II listed property) has been privately owned by the Webb family since 1993. The 4-star luxury hotel has an enviable location in the heart of Lytham, whilst enjoying spectacular views of the sea front.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Royal Lytham & St Annes; Fairhaven; Lytham Green Drive; St Annes Old Links.
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Golf within 20 miles Heron's Reach
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Glendower Hotel 3-star
North Promenade, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 5QJ
+44 (0)1253 723 241
www.glendowerhotel.co.uk

The Glendower Hotel is a perfect get-away for business or leisure, positioned on the Promenade in Lytham St Annes. The hotel boasts excellent views of the Irish Sea and is just a short walk from the local attractions and many shops situated in St Annes.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Royal Lytham & St Annes; Fairhaven; Lytham Green Drive; St Annes Old Links.
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Golf within 20 miles Heron's Reach
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