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4.3
24 Reviews (24)
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
96.7%
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23 out of 24 reviews
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4.8
4 Reviews (4)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 4 reviews
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4.7
9 Reviews (9)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.9
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.9
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
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9 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6388 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Withington Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 71 6388 yards
Yellow 71 6072 yards
Red (W) 73 5692 yards
Scorecard for Withington 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: 69.7/119 155 402 405 170 494 292 348 181 477 2924 174 319 347 368 452 359 566 437 442 3464 6388
White M: 69.0/117 130 387 396 162 492 290 333 176 460 2826 147 316 314 343 446 302 550 411 417 3246 6072
Red W: 71.2/121 126 352 373 149 421 280 307 173 446 2627 137 312 301 332 425 285 480 430 345 3047 5674
Handicap 14 4 8 16 2 12 18 6 10 11 17 5 9 1 15 7 3 13
Par 3 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 5 35 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 36 71
Handicap (W) 14 8 2 18 4 16 12 10 6 15 5 11 3 7 17 1 13 9

Course Details

Year Built 1892
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro, Switch, Solo, Jcb
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.3
24 Reviews (24)
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather

Beware of the sting in the tail!

An excellent easy walking parkland course, with the best greens in the area, well presented all year round and the toughest finish in South Manchester.

The course puts a premium on driving accuracy with many tree lined fairways Whilst not excessively long the course is hard to score well on especially on the back nine.

There is gentle start with a par three of 155 yds but its all carry with a stream and bunkers protecting the front of the green.

When you get to the fifth par five, there is danger on every shot with out of bounds left off the tee, and a decision to be made on the second shot for the bigger hitters to carry the picturesque pond or lay up.

The eighth is a 180 yd par 3 with a severely sloping green, correct club choice is key here .

The 13th and 14th have the river Mersey bank on the right waiting to collect wayward drives

We now approach what Withington call "The Stretch" the most testing finish to any course in the area. A 575 yd par 5 16th followed by two 440 yd par fours with tight tree lined fairways. Its very easy to finish with three bogeys or worse.

The pro staff manged by Steve Marr are friendly and welcoming, and the the ground staff do a great job maintaining this course in good condition year round.

The members are renowned for the welcome and friendliness to visitors and this is continued by the bar and catering staff in the clubhouse. A warm welcome is always guaranteed here, even if a bogey free card isn't!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic Course

Withington must be right up there with the best greens in England, great course , really enjoyed it and will be back soon

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Withington golf clubs

Cracking course with a good layout
Something for everyone regardless of ability
For November the course is in good condition but beware with it being a parkland course there are plenty of leaves lying around.
The last 3 holes are as tough a finishing stretch that you will find on any golf course
Well worth a visit we were made welcome and amenities were great and at £15 for a Sunday afternoon great value for money

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

Very Good Roundat Withington

Good round all told - winter tees full greens in great nick - course in above average condition - good reception in pro shop -

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
Previously Played

Enjoyable round

Didn't enjoy a number of the tees being replaced with mats, but apart from that the greens were in excellent condition and given the time of year the overall course was good.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather

withington

course was in excellent condition a credit to the green staff for their hard work everything about the course was first class a pleasure to play will be returning

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

Cracking golf course

Challenging course for me but really enjoyed our day out. Will definitely be coming back soon enough and would recommend to any of my mates. Cheers.

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

Great course

Excellent course, tree lined holes,all different. Great greens.

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

Good layout, and very flat but challenging.

Played on a lovely sunny day. The course had dried out and was in good condition. Greens were a little bumpy but put this down too it being a Sunday and they hadn't been cut. Overall very enjoyable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bland course

Played Sunday afternoon 4ball after 4ball would not let this single golfer through very slow hackers in front of me course a mud bath absolutely awful a waste of money even at £13

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather

Great day at Withington

The club was recommended to us by a gentleman who lives in the area, and it proved to be a great start to our golfing trip in the north west. Entertaining layout with a good mix of short and tricky holes requiring precision, with long and wide ones for the long hitters. Tees, fairways and greens are in pristine conditions; greenkeepers discreetly at work hand-grooming bunkers which were also a joy to play.
Very helpful proshop and restaurant staff made us feel very welcome.
The course was extremely busy with members from local and a visiting club, but we never had to wait, infact we learned a thing or two about pace of play.
Higly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather

Classic Parkland Golf Course

This was a last minute decision after playing links seaside courses all week. Close to the Manchester airport was what brought it to our attention. This is a classic parkland style golf course with fairways well defined by trees, a few well placed bunkers, and limited water in play. What you see is what you get and that is not a bad thing. Course conditions were good and pace OK even though there was not heavy play that day what play there was slightly on the slow side for my liking.

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

Golf cancelled

Due to adverse weather conditions heavy rain and gails sadly we were unable to play given we were unable to play we should be refunded or at the very given the opportunity to play again

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Flat course well kept

Bit flat and perhaps a bit too plain for some people but greens and fairways in superb condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Excellently kept parkland course

We played around 9am, just before a competition the same day. The course was in brilliant condition, with the greens on the back nine rolling even better than the front.

The course is not too long nor is it too tricky. There are trees lining the fairways but for someone who hits it 250+ off the tee, there is little to punish you going onto another adjacent fairway. If your short game is good around here, you can go low!

It's a really fun course to play and the staff we great with us too. Will definitely play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course extremely wet due to heavy overnight rainfall, winter tees in most places but all greens were open which was a bonus.
Course was free in front and we maintained distance from the 3 ball behind despite the rain.
Had a welcome coffee and bacon butty afterwards in the clubhouse

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