Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lancashire is an 18 hole, par 71 (7118 yard), private, links golf course designed by George Lowe in 1886.

Contact Information

Links Gate, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 3LQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01253 724206

Golf Pro: Ben Squires | Tel: 01253 720094

Website: http://www.royallytham.org
 

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: 210.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £265.00 per round *

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 71 | 7118 yards | Private | Links

Driving rangeGolf club hireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire AccommodationHandicap required

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Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Reviews & Information


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  4.88

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 43
Average Ratings
4.65 ... Overall Rating
4.73 ... The Course
4.85 ... Course Cond.
4.68 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.10 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.31 ... Pace of play
4.69 ... Hospitality.
4.46 ... Prac. Facil.
4.46 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

43 ratings & 32 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 55 out of 2162.

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What the club says: The Royal Lytham & St Annes' layout has remained faithful to the original created by the clubs first professional, George Lowe, over a century ago. It is not a conventionally beautiful golf course, surrounded as it is by suburban housing and flanked by a railway line, but it has a charm all of its own. However it is a Links course that is a long way from the sea yet close enough for the sea breeze to have an effect on one's game


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Reviewed Jul 10 2020 by Richard M - rated 5 out of 5

Fabulous

Lived up to expectations, people very friendly and helpful with clear signage to assist with the Covid-19 restrictions

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 100 Handicap: 13.3)
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Reviewed Jan 25 2020 by Ron C - rated 5 out of 5

Accessible Open coarse

Played 16 January 2020 - first round of the new year! Coarse was in good order considering the time of the year. The greens were well prepared and ran true to the line - if the could find it - there were subtle variations as you would expect on Championship greens. All in all, a wonderful day?s experience - my score of 7 over par on handicap was irrelevant
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Reviewed Dec 24 2019 by Steven K - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic experience

Had the pleasure of playing on a dry but blustery December morning. Warm welcome in the pro shop and friendly service in the clubhouse for breakfast. Yes it?s expensive but worth it. Course was in great condition, some bunkers GUR (bonus!) : great challenge - thought 7, 8 & 9 were the stand out holes. Make sure you wander round the clubhouse too.
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Reviewed Aug 29 2019 by Ron S - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic course with Greta history

For me Royal Lytham & St Anne?s was a bucket list course to play and it did not disappoint.. An excellent experience from arrival to leaving.
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Reviewed Aug 27 2019 by Steve B - rated 4 out of 5

Superb but not Exceptional

It is a fantastic course and everything about the place oozes quality, but there was just a little spark missing, ITS FLAT !! All of my truly favourite courses have elevation changes, and this is like Hoylake, flat, and it just makes, for me a little disappointing, well worth playing but many better courses out there that don't/won't get the praise they deserve, because maybe they are owned by a controversial figure ( or so the media say ) or they are not on the Open rota, or maybe they are tucked away somewhere, I try and play the top 100 courses, and still to this day I do wonder how they rank them, surely it should just purely about the golf course, and if so this wouldn't be number 13, but still good !!
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Reviewed Aug 22 2019 by Peter E - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 18 2019 by John P - rated 5 out of 5

Great course, warm welcome

August - windy day. Wind with most of the front 9. Into the breeze most of the inward 9. Course was immaculate. Greens a little slower than expected. Well worth a visit.

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 92 Handicap: 18.1)
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Reviewed Jul 23 2018 by Derrick L - rated 5 out of 5

Charity Day

Played a very dry course with not a lot of wind for a coastal course...won the individual competition and our team came second by 1 point

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 81 Handicap: 11)
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Reviewed Jul 12 2018 by Sean K - rated 5 out of 5

Amazing history and course

Driving into the car park you get a feeling of stepping back in time , and its a good feeling, The place is full of history. Like Hoylake (Royal Liverpool) the course looks smaller then it does on TV but doesn`t really play like it. Stay out of the 200+ bunkers , they are killers. The first lot of rough can be played out of but like most links golf you go into the long grass you either lose the ball or have to knock it out with a 9 iron.. Greens were true and flat. Fairways very dry and little wind when we played. Loved the experience. All the staff were fantastic and thank them for a wonderful day
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Reviewed May 20 2018 by Andrew B - rated 5 out of 5

Awesome course

Best course I have played tough test of golf but awesome to walk the fairways that legends have .

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 89 Handicap: 16.9)
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Reviewed Aug 2 2017 by Kevin B - rated 5 out of 5

Great Course with hospitality to match.

Had a weekend stay in Dormy house with golf. This was excellent value for overnight stay, meal and golf. The hospitality was great, nothing was a problem for the staff.
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Reviewed Jul 19 2017 by William B - rated 5 out of 5

Tough course and fantastically well kept.

I highly recommend this course for all levels of golfers
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Reviewed Jun 26 2017 by Duncan S - rated 5 out of 5
Great course and you must find the fairways no stay out of the bunkers.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 84 Handicap: )
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Reviewed May 6 2017 by I Holmes / Leeds - rated 4 out of 5
Don't get me wrong, it's a great course. For the money? no. If you can't hit it straight it will destroy you, as most of my society found out. The course is littered with bunkers and higher handicap golfers struggle getting out of them. The wind was in our faces on the way out and it was as tough as it gets. Personally, it's not a patch on Carnoustie.
H/C 7 shot 79 (35 points)
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Reviewed Mar 23 2017 by Brian B - rated 5 out of 5
LOvely round, stayed in Dormy house and dinned in clubhouse. all very well looked after.

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 104 Handicap: 20.3)
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Reviewed Jul 3 2016 by Ryan B - rated 4 out of 5

what a fabulous way to end the year!!! absolutely brilliant, loved it all.

(Round played: Dec 2015 - Score: 91 Handicap: 15.4)
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Reviewed May 30 2016 by Derek H - rated 5 out of 5
The course was in great condition. the course proved a bit too much for me and at one stage I seemed to go from bunker to bunker and, the wind was a bit on the strong side depending which way we faced. I would not have had it any other way it was a privilege to play this magnificent course. If I'm ever lucky enough to get the chance to play here again I would not hesitate.

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 118 Handicap: 18.3)
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Reviewed May 5 2016 by Duncan S - rated 5 out of 5

A top class course and a very tough test. Hard to,find any faults at all although the bunkers are extremely severe and probably unfair on many locations. Overnight in the Dormy House is a special treat.
(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 85 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Apr 30 2016 by Roy T - rated 5 out of 5
everything I expected, course kept in excellent condition, very difficult bunkers, need to think a lot enjoyed the day,

(Round played: Apr 2016 - Score: 102 Handicap: 27.2)
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Reviewed Mar 24 2016 by Phil H - rated 5 out of 5
Great to play one of the iconic courses. Took advantage of a special rate being offered to 4 ball groups during March and totally enjoyed the experience. Look forward to going back some time in the future

(Round played: Mar 2016 - Score: 89 Handicap: 12.2)
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