Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa

Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Formby Hall Golf Club, Merseyside is a 27 hole club with the 18 hole, par 72 (7081 yard) Old Course and PGA Par 3 Course. A parkland style course with a links feel.

Contact Information

Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside, L37 0AB United Kingdom

Tel: 01704 875699

Golf Pro: Mark Williams | Tel: 01704 875699

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £55.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £70.00 per round *

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

Course Information:
27 holes | Par Old Course 72 | Old Course 7081 yards | Private | Links

Driving rangeGolf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Accommodation

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Visitors: During your visitor please make use of the excellent facilities on offer at Formby Hall including the PGA Golf Academy, driving range, Woodhey Dunes course and new restaurant and bar areas.

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • 7 Day Membership Available
  • 5 Day Membership Available

Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.56

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 207
Average Ratings
4.33 ... Overall Rating
4.28 ... The Course
4.02 ... Course Cond.
4.44 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.12 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.83 ... Pace of play
3.96 ... Hospitality.
4.04 ... Prac. Facil.
3.80 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

207 ratings & 136 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 268 out of 2162.

HIGHLY RATED - 98% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Aug 22 2020 by Craig, Bolton - rated 4 out of 5

Good challenge, greens battered by tourists

Challenging but fair test of golf... would love to play again in more 'normal' times.

Typical championship layout, reasonably long with well placed hazards and undulating greens. Can imagine this is usually a fabulous place to play golf, however, the state of the greens unfortunately ainted our experience on this occasion. At least 6 of the 18 greens were memorable for the vast amount of damage seemingly caused by unrepaired pitch marks which made finding a line for a true roll impossible. Even on the better greens we found the pace to be slower than one would expect of a course that proudly boasts its presence on various professional tours.

Our suspicion, playing in late August 2020 is that the course has been battered by more play than usual during COVID and unfortunately tourists are less likely to take ownership for repairing pitch marks than private club members.

Otherwise the facilities are very good, particularly the driving range and there is a lovely outdoor seating area next to the 18th green. Didn't try the 9 hole course but looked decent.

I will be returning to see how the course fares in normal times as I can't believe the greens are usually in this state.
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Reviewed Jul 28 2020 by Graeme P - rated 5 out of 5
fantastic golf course would recommend it .has excellent facilities and help full staff to provide a great day out

(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 112 Handicap: 31.5)
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Reviewed Jul 25 2020 by Arjun G - rated 5 out of 5
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(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 127 Handicap: 43.7)
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Reviewed Jul 25 2020 by Aryan G - rated 5 out of 5
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(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 114 Handicap: 38.7)
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Reviewed Jun 16 2020 by Alan U - rated 3 out of 5

Recovering!

The course is recovering nicely from the hot weather all through may. Greens are in nice condition and true

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 92 Handicap: 15.5)
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Reviewed Jun 8 2020 by Michael B - rated 4 out of 5

Fantastic course worth visiting

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(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 102 Handicap: 23.4)
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Reviewed Feb 3 2020 by Keith D - rated 5 out of 5

Great course,Great Value

Great condition for first week in Feb.Lots of improvements to course since playing it last spring
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Reviewed Sep 19 2019 by Bradley S - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic course

Played with a friend and we both enjoyed the round and the course was in great condition
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Reviewed Aug 26 2019 by Stephen M - rated 4 out of 5

Nice track.

Greens very good , some tricky holes good test for high handicappers.

Plenty of wildlife on the course.



(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 93 Handicap: 18.5)
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Reviewed Aug 5 2019 by Neil B - rated 5 out of 5

Very challenging course

A challenging but excellent course
This is all about course management
Hotel very good, albeit drinks are a little expensive
Food is superb but service between courses were rather slow

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 96 Handicap: 23.3)
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Reviewed Jul 19 2019 by Andrew H - rated 4 out of 5
Greens in very good condition and fast. Stuck behind 3 ball from 4th hole who didn’t let us through however ruined the round ...

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 80 Handicap: 6.8)
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Reviewed Jul 18 2019 by Alan U - rated 4 out of 5

Good

Course is in good condition and enjoyed playing there. Play was quite slow with 3 terrible golfers infront of us

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 87 Handicap: 19.1)
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Reviewed May 18 2019 by Paul W - rated 3 out of 5

Resort course that could be better

The layout is good, the greens are too hard (as in can't be held). Probably a great course to play if you can smash it miles. (Three of the Par 5's are 500 plus, one is 558. Three par 4's are well over 400. The 15th is 446 up the hill)
A lot of the holes (Especially the 5's) don't give much by way of risk / reward so the best you'll get is par.
The tee boxes could do with a lot of work being done.
The resort is set up for parties. It's big and corporate.

(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 99 Handicap: 15)
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Reviewed May 16 2019 by Michael J - rated 5 out of 5
The service in the bar and food area is abysmal. Just terrible, no staff care about it. The course is fantastic though.

(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 102 Handicap: 17.8)
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Reviewed May 16 2019 by Kevin B - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed May 9 2019 by Dave F - rated 5 out of 5
We played a lovely golf course today at Formby Hall. The weather was not too good as it rained quite a bit but that didn't spoil our enjoyment of the day. Would definitely play the course again and hopefully the weather would be better.

(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 102 Handicap: 18.6)
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Reviewed May 1 2019 by Liam R - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 29 2019 by Graeme P - rated 5 out of 5
Good course weather was great ,my first round since my knee op in December, course was in great condition

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 122 Handicap: 31.3)
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Reviewed Apr 15 2019 by Julian M - rated 5 out of 5
Great course in great condition. Lovely clubhouse and good pro shop. Will play again.

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 91 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed Mar 29 2019 by Alan U - rated 4 out of 5

Good condition

We are members at this course but this is the first round this year. Considering all the rain in march the course is looking very good indeed. Well worth an early year knock

(Round played: Mar 2019 - Score: 90 Handicap: 18.6)
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