Royal Liverpool Golf Club
Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Merseyside is an 18 hole, par 72 (7350 yard), private, links golf course established in 1869
Meols Drive, Hoylake, Merseyside, L47 4AL United KingdomTel: 0151 632 3101 | Fax: 0151 632 6737
Golf Pro: John Heggarty | Tel: 0151 632 5868
Contact/Secretary: David Cromie
Tee Time InformationPrice Guide: £££££
- Midweek Guide: £100 per round Mon; £150 Tues - Fri *
- Weekend Guide: £180.00 per round *
* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.
Facilities & Visitor Information
Course Information: 18 holes | Par 72 | 7350 yards | Private | Links
Facilities: Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Available for functions, golf course.
Visitors: he Links are not suitable for high handicap players or novices. Maximum handicaps are: Men - 21; Ladies - 32. Handicap certificates are required.
Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 20
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Royal Liverpool Golf Club Reviews & Information
4.78 ... Overall Rating
4.83 ... The Course
4.78 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.10 ... VFM
40 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 30 out of 1932.
HIGHLY RATED - 96% would play again or recommend
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What the club says: Built in 1869 on the edge of the Dee shores and against the backdrop of the distant Welsh hills, Royal Liverpool is a fine place to sense the history and traditions of the game and walk in the fairways of famous men. Home of the 2006 Open Championship, the course may at first appear to look flat and benign, but don't let this be deceiving as in recent years golf architect Donald Steel has been commissioned, with great success, to restore and elevate the course to modern championship standards.
Most Helpful Review
I was delighted to get to play Hoylake again, now for the 3rd time, but with a year or so since the last time. I have to say that I can see what people mean when they say it grows on you. Playing the course with some prior knowledge of where you need to be on the fairways to get the best shot at the green and how to avoid the killer bunkers really makes a difference. Talking of the bunkers, I managed to go in less this time, but when I was, I have to say the condition of them is second to none. There are no complaints or excuses when it’s a struggle to get out. Another thing I had in mind was that the 11th is a lot more challenging once you know more about it. It looks idyllic perched on the edge of the Dee Estuary with fantastic views 360 degrees around. Don’t be fooled, this is a tough Par 3 and a real highlight of the round. The other stand-out hole for me was the all new green on the 17th. I say green, but actually the new angle of attack makes it feel like a completely new hole... and a great one at that. It’s a tough landing area, with some intelligently placed bunkers and roll-off areas that offer a premium for accurate long iron play. Overall, I love playing at Hoylake and I can’t wait to get fit again after my knee operation and get back out ahead of the Women’s Open next year. - Nov 25 2011
Golfshake Team Review
When talking about Royal Liverpool, it is easy to run out of superlatives as the place is just that good. As you walk the tightly mowed fairways you really do get a feel of the history of the place and its past Open Championships. The greens were spot on and the pot bunkers were everything I imagined before arriving here. Every single member of staff was extremely helpful and I would not hesitate to go back. - Jul 26 2016
Golf Course Reviews for Royal Liverpool Golf Club
A fantastic day at a course with lots of history. Everyone we met at the club was extremely friendly and ready to help. The course was fantastic, great condition and a challenge. Very memorable day and another open venue ticked off the list.
(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 105 Handicap: 18.9)
The course was in superb nick and the weather was benign so I don't think I'll ever play it as easy as that again
(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 96 Handicap: 16.9)
(Round played: May 2017 - Score: 78 Handicap: 5.2)
Course was in excellent condition. Friendliest club I've ever visited.
(Round played: Dec 2016 - Score: 88 Handicap: 14.6)
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