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4.4
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
87.9%
Recommend this course
42 out of 49 reviews
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4.1
30 Reviews (30)
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12
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
80.0%
Recommend this course
24 out of 30 reviews
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4.0
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
78.8%
Recommend this course
26 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Parkland
Par 70
Length 6063 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Gathurst Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1913

Rentals/Services

Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Billiards

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Great Britain & Ireland (2019 #24)

Reviews

4.4
49 Reviews (49)
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Shame

Second visit here second early departure for slow play. Visitors slow play this time, last time lady members taking 5 hours a round and chatting on greens they’d finished on. Nice course but walked off after 2.5 hours on tenth. Just about unplayable due to recent rain. Playing off mats but tee boxes looked fine.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Thoroughly enjoyed it , Only downside was winter mats but can be expected after the weather we’ve had

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

gathers golf club

what a great little golf course a mixture of holes and for the time of year and the recent weather very good will definitely return

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Great layout, awful greens

Played this on a hot deal at 3pm. Loved the layout but unfortunately the greens had just been hollatined and so they were absolutely terrible. The practise green filled us with confidence but unfortunately the course greens were a different story. It’s been a cracking week of sun and in some places the course was still extremely soft, imagine this is a shocker to play in winter in a lot of areas. Overall good price and still enjoyed it but wouldn’t go back certainly any time soon / over winter.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Heavy conditions

Played today after a lot of rain. Unfortunately the fairways were really wet and the rough has not been able to be cut due to the rain. Fully understand the conditions being heavy but didn’t make the playing an easy experience. It’s still a really lovely challenging course and will play again in the future

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointing

Have played Gathurst many times before in Opens that is why I chose to bring my Partner, my daughter & her partner but I was disappointed ! The course was very wet & boggy and I know we have had a couple of days of rain ! Greens were very bobbly . Pro shop very helpful and covid measures adhered to .

Conditions Average
Layout Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely conditioned course

Due to the recent amount of rainfall in the area, the course was slightly waterlogged in area but soon dried out quick enough.
Lovely parkland course with decent enough greens, only downside is quite a few holes have internal out of bounds.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Friendly club

Pro very good on arrival. The course is ok but the greens were very slow and the rough needed cutting.
The constant noise from the adjacent M6 on every hole was the main reason i would not recommend it

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

very good course

I think we played it on the wrong day , blazing hot , the course is quite tight but it's lots of up and downs - quite steep in parts , but i'd deffo play here again. the 19th hole was very nice , cold water , a beer and a nice baguette .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

I don't think they like visitors.....

The pro shop employee was very welcoming and introduced me to the course.

It was a very hot day and by hole 5 I was asked to tuck my shirt into my shorts.....by one of the groundkeepers.

I felt it was a very traditional course for members and did not overtly welcome visitors playing on there own.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Lovely place to play

Gathurst is a lovely looking course with some wonderful view across the Douglas valley area, (a beautiful part of Lancashire) With some Panoramic views playing into the green at the foot of the course. Green are in superb true condition and the ice cool beer afterwards topped it all off!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden Gem

Past this place on many a journey on M6 northbound is visible from carriage way in valley alongside cannal looks beautiful well kept 18 holes with challenging greens staff super friendly club house benefits from bi folding door opening up on to patio overlooking 18 green highly recommend this venue to anyone

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, made to feel very welcome.

fantastic condition , hats off to the green keepers.
Testing course that will have you using all your clubs, can be punishing if you dont make fairway, all in all a course that will improve your overall golf, i may have to join

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Guy in pro shop was very helpful, course was in amazing condition. There was a comp on, but a fourball in front lost balls on two occasions and took way to long searching. I was sat on the tee box for way over 5 mins. Watching 4 men walking in circles.

Apart from that the course was in immaculate condition, well worth a visit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Busy

Lovely course but busy and congested - took quite a while to get round!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Previously Played

Disappointed

Course has a great layout on front 9 but holes feel squashed together on back. Tee ground uneven and rough given how little golf recently. It was a competition day so challenging flag positions but greens at bottom of course messy, wet and slow. Standing water on at least 4 greens and water coming up under feet even at high point of course. Should be pristine condition but sadly not and still charging £27 for a twilight round. Expected better!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

First time I've played this course,, but won't be the last, I've already booked another round.
Testing your ability to play all the clubs in your bag, a nice size course, great green conditions, could have had a few more arrows for the next tee box area, but overall a great course, with friendly staff and members.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Gathurst golf

Great course fantastic greens looking forward to playing here again soon .

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