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Lytham Green Drive Golf Club

Ballam Road,

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 4LE

  • Office

    +44 (0)1253 737 390
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1253 737 390
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1253 731 350
  • Golf pro

    Simon Williamson

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy 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).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6305
6195
5750
Par
70
70
74
SSS or slope
70
69
74

Location

Latitude:

53.746046

Longitude:

-2.959769

How to get 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.

Lytham Green Drive Golf Club

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1913

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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Visitors

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.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): £45.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

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.

Where2Stay

  • Clifton Arms Hotel4-star

    West Beach, Lytham, Lancashire FY8 5QJ

    +44 (0)1253 739 898

    Visit website

    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

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Royal Lytham & St Annes; Fairhaven; Lytham Green Drive; St Annes Old Links.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Heron's Reach

  • Glendower Hotel3-star

    North Promenade, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 5QJ

    +44 (0)1253 723 241

    Visit website

    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

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Royal Lytham & St Annes; Fairhaven; Lytham Green Drive; St Annes Old Links.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Heron's Reach

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