Formby Golf Club

  Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Formby Golf Club, Merseyside is an 18 hole, par 72 (7045 yard), private, links golf course established in 1910.

Contact Information

Golf Road, Formby, Merseyside, L37 1LQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01704 872164 | Fax: 01704 833028

Website: http://www.formbygolfclub.co.uk

Golf Pro: Andrew Witherup | Tel: 01704 873 090

Contact/Secretary: Stuart Leech (Sec Mgr)

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££££
  • Midweek Guide: £140.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £150.00 per day *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 18 holes | Par 72 | 7045 yards | Private | Links

Facilities: Driving range, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Accommodation available, golf course.

  • Societies Accepted to Play

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 28

Location: Formby, Lancs (on the A565 between Liverpool and Southport).

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
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formbyWhite72746725
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Formby Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  4.79

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 49
Breakdown Averages

4.71 ... Overall Rating
4.85 ... The Course
4.74 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.21 ... VFM
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Recent Reviews

49 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 42 out of 1928.

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What the club says: The course is located within the sandhills and pine woods of Formby, the natural terrain providing a memorable challenge to the golfer. Members play the course at 6505 yards but the championship length has recently been increased to 7028 yards. Accuracy is always required since the indigenous heather protects much of the rough and great caution is required whether this be off the tee, in approach shots, or on the green.


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Richard M rated 5 out of 5 - Nov 9 2017

Formby fantastic second year running
Just live this course. If it is good enough for Bubba Watson's practice before the Open.... say no more. The course is superb. The tree lined first nine are magnificent ( we all struggled to score well) and the back nine links is so enjoyable ( and a bit easier) I find myself standing looking around sucking in all the views not forgetting the sea view from the 10th and the waves were so loud. One golfer drove 6 hours from south coast to be here it is that good. Staying in the Dormy house to play the slightly shorter 'ladies' course tomorrow. Massive shout out to the lady who organises everything Julie Stong in the office. She is so friendly and can't do enough to help make your stay perfect she even say with us to have morning coffee.....she just sums up the place....so friendly! The £240 4 ball with soup and sandwiches is so good value. Only downside was the course was busy before we went out so round took 4 hours 45. So only just finished on the 18th by the lights of the clubhouse

(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 93 Handicap: 15.1)
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Matthew C rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 12 2017

Brilliant links. Fantastic conditions including quick greens and lush fairways.

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Phil C rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 5 2017

Fantastic as Ever
My favourite coast on the coast. Love being able to play here when i get the chance. Everything about the course and its condition is simply superb - shame about my golf on the day!

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 89 Handicap: 11.4)
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David W rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 3 2017

Wonderful
A fabulous course which is beautiful and challenging. Would highly recommend to anyone.

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 97 Handicap: 12.3)
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Andrew W rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 26 2017

Stunning links golf course
Despite the rain I loved every hole on this gorgeous links course. Set with the backdrop of pine trees, each hole is interesting and challenging in its own right. The greens are some of the best I have ever played on. Club has top class practice facilities, good size changing rooms with showers and food in the bar was good value. The pro shop and starter offered a warm welcome especially being the week of The Open. Can't wait to go back one day!

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Symon H rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 13 2017

Thank you for a wonderful introduction to Links golf.. A warm welcome, a beautiful course and lovely people

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Derrick E rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 5 2017

Excellent Links Course
Excellent course in great condition. Plenty of dangers await from deep bunkers, heather, obscured fairways etc. Large challenging greens with undulations, but true roll of the ball. Would certainly help if different coloured flags for pin positions were used. Tough course but very interesting.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 94 Handicap: 18.2)
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Bruce V rated 5 out of 5 - Nov 14 2016

WOW!
What a club, what a welcome, what staff..... from Julie on reception, to Tony at the bar to the extremely helpful waitresses and staff including the exceptionally courteous green staff.
This course was great fun and my first proper links course it was as hard as you may think..... deadly if you dont stay on fairways and the greens were a combination of difficult and fun in judt the right quantity

Highly recommend the dormy accommodation, breakfast and bar food!

This is what golf is supposed to be like everywhere
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Richard M rated 5 out of 5 - Nov 8 2016

Incredible -can't wait to go back. it is just a fabulous course. I could not stop getting my ipad out to capture the scenery. wish I took my A game - if you miss the fairway on the first few you are hacking multiple tikmes out of heather. be warned. Standouts are the evelvated tees on 9th and 14th =- just love the 8th par 5. what a tee shot.
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Kevin B rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 10 2016

One the best courses you'll ever play. Didn't play great but still enjoyed it. Greens were so good even though it was October but they look like they would be great all year round.

(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 91 Handicap: 10.6)
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