Great Lever & Farnworth Golf Club

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3.6
13
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
66.7%
Recommend this course
8 out of 13 reviews
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Average Rating
3.0
8
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
2.4
Value
2.9
Layout
3.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
37.5%
Recommend this course
3 out of 8 reviews
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Average Rating
3.2
10
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.2
Layout
3.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
50.0%
Recommend this course
5 out of 10 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 69
Length 5749
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Semi-Private
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Great Lever & Farnworth Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 69 5749 yards
Yellow 69 5462 yards
Red (W) 70 5203 yards
Scorecard for Great Lever & Farnworth 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
Blue M: 66.2/111 139 381 308 319 355 267 372 160 547 2848 500 336 438 182 381 230 315 405 156 2943 5791
White M: 63.1/105 133 373 286 271 297 256 372 161 472 2621 458 331 415 177 378 219 307 400 156 2841 5462
Red W: 65.1/109 100 366 277 268 291 248 330 133 423 2436 448 324 406 170 368 208 291 393 128 2736 5172
Handicap 14 2 16 12 4 18 10 8 6 17 15 1 11 3 7 9 5 13
Par 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 35 5 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 34 69
Handicap (W) 17 1 11 5 9 13 7 15 3 8 10 12 14 2 16 6 4 18

Course Details

Year Built 1917
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

3.6
13
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Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Unfortunate day for golf

First time at Great Lever and Farnworth on a cold sunny October morning. Told on arrival that greens were temps which we thought was due to the overnight frost so a bit deflated when we teed off. Course is short but some challenging holes but putting on temps was a waste of time. Later informed by greenkeeper the the temp greens were down to local scooters vandalising the greens. Staff and members friendly, just picked a bad day.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

What a shame!

Normally this is a good go to course, I’ve played here many times. Generally it’s in good condition, maybe boggy through the middle part of the round at times.

Yesterday, the tee blocks were not the best but not the worst I’ve seen either. Fairways were immaculate and so was the rough. The bad part. Greens were awful. Never had to experience anything as bad. Huge holes throughout, impossible to keep a putt online and you can see there trying to grow them out so majorly slow.

I like this course, normally good value for money but it’s going to take time to repair those greens.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible greens, poor fairways and feral kids

Course in very poor condition. Greens truly awful and lots of feral kids on the course trying to steal golf balls.

Freindly welcome in the pro shop but will not be back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sorry great lever and farnworth

I have played this course on several occasions and today was the worst condition I have ever played. The greens were awful and on three greens the ball jumped 90 degrees off line and spoilt the day.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Wet weather

Greens Not Good Enough

Played this course a few months ago in the good weather & it was great (previous review). But since the weather turned the greens are showing lots of wear, patchy & bumpy.

So we will not be playing the course again this year.

Not helped by us also being slowed down initially by senior player toddling along on his own at snail's pace.!!

There are better deals at better looked after courses.

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

Good course, really friendly members and staff. The greens were in excellent condition the only down fall for this course is it’s layout and on course directions we got lost a few times as there is no signage. The rough is a nightmare to get out of so get your driving on point. We will play here again definitely

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Disappointing

Last played this course in Spring 2017. In the intervening year the maintenance of the course has definitely deteriorated. The fairways and greens were in poor condition - fairways full of weeds and not mown for at least two weeks judging by the growth of the 'daisies'. The greens were variable - some cut short others not and the tees were badly in need of attention. Compared to other courses costing the same per round and within five miles of this one Great Lever and Farnworth leaves a lot to be desired. I probably will not paly there again.

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

Ok course. Short of signs to next tee and also on some holes missing yellow tee markers. Having not played there before we had to keep looking for the correct tee. Course in ok condition but rough a bit too high . Staff friendly.

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

Sunday golf

I had not played this course for several years, what a shame.... The course was in good condition despite the amount of rain the area had seen over the last five months. I booked the course through tee off times and started around 2.30 on my own. The course was quiet but the only downside are the few holes running near the M61 which does break the tranquility of the course, however block out the noise and enjoy the course.

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

Well kept challenging course

Great course to play with very friendly staff. The condition of the course itself was very good considering that it was only the 3rd weekend in April and just coming out of the winter months. The greens was a little long and could do with rolling as they were bumpy in places, but I can imagine that in a few weeks when we start to get into the summer months these greens will be superb. Overall great course and will be sure to revisit.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather

Good Course & Quiet

Course starts & ends with tricky par 3s, has 2 par 5s in middle but rest are reachable par4s & 3s with plenty of doglegs.

Course in very good nick especially greens - bunkers in good condition despite no rakes

Played in a 4 ball with 18 -28 handicaps & all scored well, despite playing some holes in a stiff breeze (remnants of Ophelia). Round just over 4 hrs.

Only downside was a shortage of on course distance markers, and lack of signage for some tees. Course facilities also close at 2.30pm on some days.

Will definitely play again.

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

Great value for money

Played great lever lots of times spring/summer/autumn... this course is excellent value for the money... with a warm welcome straight through from the pro shop to members to the bar...don't know what your looking for if you can't enjoy yourself here for the price....

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

interesting

great reception in the pro shop, very helpful and understanding regarding being 5 min late due to traffic, easy walking, great greens and if you hit the generous fairways you are hitting a wedge in. interesting layout and could do with a signpost to show where to go when crossing the busy road after the 6th, we got lost! friendly reception in the clubhouse and made to feel very welcome. our saturday 4 ball generally play a different course every week for the past 5 summers, over 200 in all, and this would make it into the top 20 and we all said would play again.

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