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4.0
27 Reviews (27)
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
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4.2
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4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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4.2
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5 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6644 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.0
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Birkdale Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship (Burgundy Tees) 71 6644 yards 72.0 133
Black Tees 71 6223 yards 70.2 127
Blue Tees 71 5779 yards 67.8 122
Blue Tees (W) 71 5779 yards 73.6 128
Combo Tees 71 5399 yards 66.0 116
Combo Tees (W) 71 5399 yards 71.4 121
White Tees 71 5109 yards 65.0 115
White Tees (W) 71 5109 yards 69.6 118
Green Tees 71 4465 yards 62.3 107
Green Tees (W) 71 4465 yards 66.0 110
Scorecard for Birkdale Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 70.2/127 363 345 377 182 574 404 429 184 577 3435 397 375 213 473 191 389 214 379 584 3215 6650
Blue M: 67.8/122 W: 73.6/128 358 320 347 159 524 372 396 167 542 3185 372 335 185 470 159 360 196 353 573 3003 6188
White M: 65.0/115 W: 69.6/118 325 296 311 135 505 337 355 134 503 2901 342 299 146 443 123 335 157 306 547 2698 5599
Green M: 62.3/107 W: 66.0/110 293 251 259 101 484 293 307 109 454 2551 303 265 112 402 99 285 135 253 448 2302 4853
Handicap 15 17 7 13 1 9 3 11 5 6 16 8 10 14 12 4 18 2
Par 4 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 5 36 4 4 3 5 3 4 3 4 5 35 71
Handicap (W) 11 13 9 17 1 7 5 15 3 12 6 16 4 18 14 10 8 2

Course Details

Year Built 1990
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dan Maples (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Acumen Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.0
27 Reviews (27)
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Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Rainy Wet Day

Course is in great shape compared to past years. Although, with todays rain, it was very wet and soggy - cart path only. Pace was decent. Glad we stuck with it, after 6 holes rain stopped.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Not played in a while

Best I have seen the course in 10 years. Rates reduced after 10am and best value in the area. Greens were perfect. Good job Birkdale.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great locals golf

The course just gets better and better. The club overseeded, fixed the fairway bunkers and greens and great, so much better than 3 years ago. We will all be back again soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Friendly Course

Birkdale is a player friendly course for mid handicappers, but the back tees present a challenge to better golfers.
I definitely recommend this course for players of all skill levels.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good public course

Good public course in the area. Took about 4 hours to complete round on a Saturday morning ... first time and didn’t like that they didn’t have a map of the course so I was hitting blind shots without distances off the tee. Value was decent and is even cheaper in the afternoon

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course renewed...finally

I used to play Birkdale 2004-2006 but it was always water-logged due to the clay soil. The problem has finally been remediated and this was definitely the most enjoyable experience I've had on this course. The greens were in excellent shape and the green fees were very reasonable. I'll be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Lauout

The course was in good shape and the greens were running also in good condition. The pace of play was slow for the day I played because there were a group of 5 players in front of me and some were hitting two balls at certain times slowing up the pace. There should be a Marshall in the course to monitor things like that and pace of play. Overall it’s a good course and I plan to play here more.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course played well was in pretty good shape had some areas being reseeded but didn’t affect the play

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Birkdale Golf experience

For the GolfNow discount, Birkdale was a bargain. solid course, conditions were fine.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Coming back to life

Birkdale is finally starting to look good again. I used to play here all of the time many years ago and then stopped when it fell into disrepair. Under new management, this course is thankfully coming back to life. The fairways and tee boxes were recently overseeded and are looking great. Greens are in much better shape. Staff was great and they had a bevy cart making rounds. I will definitely be back many more times if they keep up this maintenance.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Will give it ONE more chance

The day I went, the course was aerated on the front side. I didn’t know that until getting there so I played the back 9 twice.
Course was in decent shape and very crowded.
The practice green was closed.
The staff was very friendly and went over everything that was going on.
I’ll come back once more to see if it gets better but being a “new course” on GolfNow, you would think the “Aeration Advisory” should’ve been on the course info.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

DRIER AND BETTER THAN EXPECTED

Considering the 2-3 inches of rain in the past 3 days, the course was in great condition. There were wet areas on some fairways, but they were few and far between. We did not see any traps with standing water and the grass over most of the tees, fairways and rough had even been cut recently. The greens are in good-to-great shape. Had expected much wetter or “sloppy” conditions and was pleasantly surprised !!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Quality Course without breaking the bank

This course has really improved over the past few years! Nice fairways and greens though people still aren’t consistently fixing their divots on the green. Nice, good price, highly recommend and thinking about being a member!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Much improved conditions

I’ve played Birkdale hundreds of times through the years and must admit the course conditions are the best I’ve ever seen! Dan Maples would be happy to see one of his gems being brought back to glory...keep up the good work...will be back for more!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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