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Great Lever and Farnworth Golf Club

Great Lever and Farnworth Golf Club, Lancashire is an 18 hole, par 69 (5791 yard), private, downland golf course established in 1917.

Contact Information

Plodder Lane, Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 0LQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01204 656493

Golf Pro: Andrew Green | Tel: 01204 656650

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £25.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round *

Book online: with golfnow.co.uk

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 69 | 5791 yards | Private | Downland

Golf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire

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  • Societies Accepted to Play
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  • 5 Day Membership Available

Great Lever and Farnworth Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.37

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 91
Average Ratings
3.59 ... Overall Rating
3.57 ... The Course
3.44 ... Course Cond.
3.65 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.68 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.06 ... Pace of play
4.27 ... Hospitality.
2.87 ... Prac. Facil.
3.09 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

91 ratings & 47 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1978 out of 2170.

HIGHLY RATED - 93% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: Great Lever Golf Club & Farnworth Golf Club, both 9 hole courses at the time, amalgamated to form Great Lever and Farnworth Golf Club in 1917. The course has changed considerably in the time up to the present day, both in it's layout and Club House location. Due to it's location, there are spectacular views over the Cheshire Plain, North Lancashire and into Yorkshire.


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Reviewed Apr 22 2021 by David N - rated 4 out of 5

Top Greens

New green keeper last year and what a difference he and his team have made this is going to be a great course if the local idiots stay off it and dont vandalise the greens well done to all staff for the great work so far
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Reviewed Apr 20 2021 by John G - rated 4 out of 5

Great value and very peaceful.

The course was in good nick and a ?15 green fee was excellent value. My only gripe would be the condition of the greens which were not up to the the standard of the rest of the course.
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Reviewed Apr 13 2021 by Ian L - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 6 2021 by Mark B - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 2 2021 by Stuart S - rated 5 out of 5

Massive inprovements made

This course has always had a friendly feel to it, but was in need of some TLC to turn it into a really good course. I am pleased to say that Major changes have been made, and there are more changes to come. The introduction of a new head green keeper, Ben, he's come here with a 5 yr plan and is being backed all the way by the club. What he's done in the last 12 months is amazing. With lots more to come.
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Reviewed Oct 10 2020 by David N - rated 4 out of 5

Greens getting better

New green keeper at Great Lever and Farnworth and what a change he as made the course is looking fantastic and at £10 a round and cheap membership i think it will be full all next year

(Round played: Oct 2020 - Score: 89 Handicap: 12.4)
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Reviewed Aug 8 2020 by Stuart S - rated 3 out of 5
I have recently joined this club due to its really friendly members and the course improvements made recently.

(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 103 Handicap: 14.5)
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Reviewed Jun 25 2020 by Craig S - rated 1 out of 5
Don’t play here, I played here a few years ago and it was a lovely to play, not anymore . The fairways were decent but the greens were the worst I’ve ever played on including pitch and putt courses. There were holes, every putt bobbled and jumped and some had donut tyre marks due to yobs driving their motorbikes on the course and greens. One green was completely closed due the damage it had. I also had a child pinch my ball from the fairway on one hole.

Safe to say I will not be returning, not even if you paid me. Save your money and play somewhere else.
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Reviewed Jun 16 2020 by Jason D - rated 5 out of 5

Excellent

Brilliant from tee to green
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Reviewed Jun 12 2020 by David N - rated 2 out of 5

Windy Willy

Windy day and greens were really bobbly the course as been changed slightly for what reason I don't know really need to tend the greens and Tee boxes although at £10 good value compared to some

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 90 Handicap: 10.9)
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Reviewed Jun 9 2020 by John G - rated 3 out of 5

Great value and very peaceful.

My partner and I both enjoyed our first game this year at the Great Lever and Farnworth course. However, signage was poor especially as the new layout was new to players who had visited in the past. Our biggest gripe was however the condition of the greens. I know the hot weather has played havoc with grass but it is difficult to putt with many patches of grass missing.
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Reviewed Sep 19 2019 by Ian P - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 5 2019 by David N - rated 2 out of 5

fluffy greens

this course could be so much better with a large investment of cash and a little re jigging. The greens today were very fluffy and very slow, green keepers were out trimming the rest of the course that was in quite good nick. Tee boxes really need some attention

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 81 Handicap: 10.6)
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Reviewed May 7 2019 by Peter M - rated 4 out of 5

Worth a visit

A very nice course with some good open fairways. Various obstacles that are situated so as not to completely spoil your card. Gentle slopes with a few water features. All in all a nice course to play on
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Reviewed Nov 10 2018 by Andy W - rated 3 out of 5

OK

It's an OK course. A few nice holes, especially around the middle of the back 9
I particularly liked the dog leg 12th by the M61, but it's a hole I've seen hundreds of times & always wanted to play.
In pretty good nick for this time of year, except for the greens which were very bumpy & pock marked. I'll definitely play again, but probably late next year to see if they can sort the greens out. (Round played: Apr 2018 - Score: 84 Handicap: 16.2)
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Reviewed Apr 21 2018 by Stuart S - rated 5 out of 5

Well worth a visit, warm welcome from all.

It is only the second time I have played this course and both times I have really enjoyed it. The members and the committee give you a real warm welcome and it is no wonder that this is a thriving club with the membership soaring.


(Round played: Apr 2018 - Score: 84 Handicap: 16.2)
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Reviewed Aug 26 2017 by Paul R - rated 3 out of 5

Greens in good condition

Good greens
Market post needed found it difficult to see the correct yard ages

Also yard ages must be to front of greens

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Reviewed Aug 5 2017 by Peter M - rated 4 out of 5

Taking nephew for his first round

I took my nephew (9) for his first full round. He loved it, so much so he's going back very soon and looking to become a member..

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 84 Handicap: 23.5)
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Reviewed Apr 30 2017 by Lee G - rated 5 out of 5
Very good course with good fairways and nice greens, challenging course in places and no slow play. Good value for money
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Reviewed Apr 24 2017 by Stuart S - rated 3 out of 5
This was the first time we had played this course and we were pleasantly surprised. Yes we would go again and will be telling others how we enjoyed it.

(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 91 Handicap: 19.5)
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