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Hesketh Golf Club
Hesketh Golf Club is the oldest golf club in Southport, established in 1885. The course is pre-dominantly links in nature and Championship golf has been played at Hesketh from the early days.
In addition to being a previous qualifying venue when The Open was played at nearby Royal Birkdale, Hesketh has hosted many other professional and amateur championships. Most recently, it hosted the Junior Open in 2008 and co-hosted the Amateur Championship with near-by Hillside in 2011.
The Club offers visiting golfers a series of open competitions including a weeklong golfing festival every August and a competitive range of golfing packages are available to visitors and societies alike.
Hesketh is also home to the ‘Golf Prize of Nations Trophy’, an important piece of Hesketh’s history that celebrates the exploits of Hesketh’s Arnold Bentley and Bridlington’s Tommy Thirsk who won the Baden Baden golf event played in association with the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
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How to Find
Hesketh Golf Club can by found to the north of Southport within an area of outstanding natural beauty on the shores of the Irish sea in the North West of England. The golf course is within easy reach of the UK motorway network and is close to Liverpool and about a 1 hour drive from Manchester which are both served by international airports and national rail links.
2017 Open Events
Festival Week – Sunday 6th August until Saturday 12th August.
Courses at Hesketh Golf Club
The LinksHesketh is the oldest golf club in Southport, established in 1885. Part links and part on mature sand dunes, it is set among the Victorian villas of a residential area at the northern end of South West Lancashire’s sand dune system. Course designers have included George Lowe, the designer of ...