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-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Braid & Steer

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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.
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Alliss & Clark

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Peter Alliss & Clive Clark

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

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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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Lowe, George

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

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Lowe & Herd

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

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