Moor Allerton Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Moor Allerton Golf Club Est. 1923

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Moor Allerton Golf Club: Offering three nine-hole loops of championship golf, Moor Allerton reinforces the excellent quality of golf to be found just north of the city of Leeds. More parkland in character than its renowned moorland neighbours (Alwoodley, Moortown and Sand Moor), this always challenging and absorbing layout takes its cue from the picturesque countryside that surrounds the course. Several ridges and valleys are contained within the pleasantly undulating terrain, giving rise to attractive elevation changes throughout the 27 holes.

Moor Allerton was the first of only a few layouts in Britain designed by Robert Trent Jones Snr - arguably the greatest golf course designer of the post-WW2 era. True to many a Trent Jones design, the usually excellent and large greens mirror the rolling nature of the surrounding countryside.

Moor Allerton's three equally good and challenging nine-hole loops are used interchangeably on any given day. Often tree-lined and always well-bunkered, several holes bring water into play, usually in the form of small streams running in front of the greens. One such hole is the par-3 17th, an exquisite little gem with trouble written all over it! Most challenging of the "water" holes is the par-5 14th. A water ditch runs from tee-to-green along the leftside, with the ditch twice expanding into the fairway, most dangerously as you approach the green.

Moor Allerton's Lakes course (holes 1 thru' 18) exudes the most mature and integrated feel of the 27. Holes 1-9, when played in combination with the newer and slightly more open 19-27 loop, is known as the High course. The Blackmoor course comprises holes 10-27.

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Making Contact

Moor Allerton Golf Club
Coal Rd, Wike,
nr Leeds, West Yorkshire LS17 9NH
England
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Office   +44 (0)113 266 1154
Pro Shop   +44 (0)113 266 5209
Fax

  +44 (0)113 268 0589

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

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
 
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Sr. His first design in Britain, which opened for play in 1971.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6470 5940 5429
Par 71 71 73
SSS or Slope 72 69 74
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for holes 1 - 18 (known as the Lakes course). Holes 19 - 27 are longer than the other two nines at 3522 yards from the back tees.
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How2Get There?

7 miles NE of Leeds
From the ring road (A6120) in the north-west of Leeds, (at roundabout) take the A58 direction Wetherby. After 1 mile turn left into Coal Road, direction Shadwell / Wike. After o.9 miles, follow the road round into Brandon Lane. After 1.1 miles golf entrance is on your right. Alternatively, from the centre of Leeds, you can take the A61 Harrogate Road. Cross over the ring road (A6120). After 1 mile turn right at traffic lights into Wigton Lane. At the end turn left, then first right at crossroads, into Tarn Lane, then next left. After 200 yards golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £65; weekends £85. [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 (after 1 pm).  Must book in advance. Handicap required
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire (if booked in advance).
Caddies available (if requested in advance).
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Moor Allerton's original course was designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie. In the 1960s, with membership bursting at the seams, the club courageously decided to move from their original site and establish the current Trent Jones layout on the edge of the village of Wike. The illustrious names of Peter Alliss and Howard Clark can be counted amongst the distinguished list of Moor Allerton's golf professionals. The club has hosted many top level amateur and professional events.

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Location

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Latitude: (53.869958)
Longitude: (-1.481427)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Ramada Leeds North 3-star
Millgreen View, Ring Road, Leeds LS14 5QF
+44 (0)844 815 9108
www.ramadajarvis.co.uk

Conveniently located on the north-west section of the Leeds ring road, this modern and comfortable hotel is a short drive from many excellent championship golf courses.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Alwoodley; Moor Allerton; Sand Moor; Moortown.
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Golf within 20 miles Harrogate; Pannal.
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Haley's Hotel  4-star
Shire Oak Road, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorks LS6 2DE
+44 (0)113 278 4446
www.haleys.co.uk

Located just 2 miles north from Leeds City Centre, yet set in a quiet leafy lane in the Headingley conservation area, Haley's is an excellent venue from which to discover the golf courses around Leeds and further afield in Yorkshire.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Alwoodley; Moortown; Sand Moor; Moor Allerton.
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Golf within 20 miles Ilkley; Keighley; Bingley St Ives; Pannal; Harrogate.
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