Best golf courses: Blackpool

Blackpool: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Blackpool
Braid & Steer

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Nearest city

Blackpool

Designer

James Braid and James A. 'Jim' Steer laid out the original course at this location in 1922/23. Later improvements were made by Steer in 1931 and Dave Thomas in 1977.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Blackpool
Alliss & Clark

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Blackpool

Designer

Peter Alliss & Clive Clark

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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Blackpool
Steer, Jim

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Blackpool

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Original design by Dr Alister MacKenzie and laid out by Sandy Herd. Significant changes made by James A. (Jim) Steer (1940s).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Blackpool
Lowe, George

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Blackpool

Designer

Original layout by George Lowe (1897). Modifications made by Harry Colt (1919).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Not Saturdays
Blackpool
Lowe & Herd

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Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Blackpool

Designer

George Lowe designed the front-nine; course was completed by Sandy Herd.

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Tournaments

Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).

Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

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Who's Who

Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.

Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

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