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Wigan Golf Club

Price Guide: £££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Wigan Golf Club, Lancashire, established in 1898, is an 18 hole, par 70 (5763 yard), private, parkland golf course - the extension from 9 to 18 holes designed by Gaunt & Marnock in 1998

Contact Information

Arley Hall, Haigh, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2UH United Kingdom

Tel: 01257 421360

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

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  • Midweek Guide: £30.00 per round *

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 70 | 5763 yards | Private | Parkland

Buggy Hire Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required

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Visitors: Society days Thursday, Friday and Sunday

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

Wigan Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.41

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 56
Average Ratings
4.32 ... Overall Rating
4.30 ... The Course
3.93 ... Course Cond.
3.92 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.12 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.32 ... Pace of play
4.39 ... Hospitality.
3.52 ... Prac. Facil.
3.92 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

56 ratings & 39 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 457 out of 2170.

HIGHLY RATED - 95% would play again or recommend

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Highly Recommended 2019

What the club says: This 18 hole park land course threads its way through magnificent mature trees and provides a challenge that is mastered by few. Its unique Manor Clubhouse is surrounded by a 12th Century moat, occupied by two deceptively serene white swans.

The extended course was designed by Gaunt & Marnock and incorporates modern specification greens which provide excellent playing surfaces throughout the year.

Whilst not extremely long by modern standards the 6008 yards have stood the test of time.


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Reviewed Aug 24 2020 by Peter D - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 10 2020 by David E - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 13 2020 by Neil L - rated 4 out of 5
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(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 102 Handicap: 25.7)
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Reviewed Jul 11 2020 by Nathan S - rated 5 out of 5
Unbelievable course, facilities, layout and conditions. Despite the rain it was still a quality day and probably my most enjoyable round I’ve ever played.

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 126 Handicap: 28.1)
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Reviewed May 29 2020 by Andy W - rated 4 out of 5

Very good

A very nice course which is deceptively challenging (as you can see from my score!). Seriously it's a cracking course, in great condition & the greens in particular were superb.
It's quite tight in places & tree lined, so it doesn't take much to be off line & in a bit of trouble. There's also the odd blind drive which I know some don't like. However don't let that put you off.
I'd heard you could clearly see the difference between the old & new 9's but I disagree, I thought they were both very good.
It's a superb layout, it's a great test of golf & its in superb condition.

(Round played: May 2020 - Score: 93 Handicap: 11.1)
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Reviewed Sep 7 2019 by Andy R - rated 4 out of 5

WIGAN YOUTH ZONE CHARITY DAY

WIGAN YOUTH ZONE CHARITY DAY WAS VERY WET ON THE COURSE BUT STILL MANAGED TO HAVE A GOOD DAY, ALWAYS A JOY TO PLAY THIS COURSE, ONLY THING THAT LETS IT DOWN IS THERE IS NO PRO SHOP!

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 84 Handicap: 12.5)
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Reviewed Aug 5 2019 by Neil L - rated 5 out of 5
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(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 94 Handicap: 25)
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Reviewed Aug 1 2019 by Alan U - rated 5 out of 5

A hidden gem

2nd time playing this course and even better this time around. Beautiful setting and really well kept course. Some of the fringe rough is more like actual rough but that is really nit-picking. Fairways and greens lovely. Will play again!

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 92 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed Jul 22 2019 by Bernard F - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 21 2019 by Rob O - rated 5 out of 5

early start at Wigan

Absolutely love this course, personally find the 1st 9 very challenging (don't know why). In superb condition, greens a little slow today with the rain but thoroughly enjoyed the round, great company (banter).

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 97 Handicap: 26)
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Reviewed Jun 10 2019 by Chris A - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic course

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Reviewed May 13 2019 by Chris B - rated 5 out of 5

Nice course, worth playing

Played Wigan GC for first time in one of their open events. Well organised, friendly welcome in clubhouse. No pro shop on site. Good practice facilities. Course in excellent condition, greens true but not too quick. A few blind holes from tee, a couple of tricky par 3s, especially the 1st hole. A bit of walking between some greens and the next tee. Food and drink also good, nice outside sitting area overlooking the "moat" that runs around the elegant clubhouse. Well worth a visit for sure

(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 74 Handicap: 5.5)
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Reviewed May 2 2019 by Ian S - rated 4 out of 5
Nice course, could of done with a slight cut on the greens, only short but very tricky! Ball has to be in the right place! Lots of run offs on the fairways and greens!

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 89 Handicap: 15.2)
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Reviewed Apr 29 2019 by Darren F - rated 4 out of 5

Great course

lovely course to play very friendly staff will test all aspects of your game with a few risk and reward hole along the way

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 86 Handicap: 11.2)
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Reviewed Apr 16 2019 by Craig S - rated 4 out of 5

Nice course

Challenging layout and tight in places. Shot selection is important. Was a little disappointed with some greens though, clearly pitch marks not been repaired which is a let down for a private course
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Reviewed Apr 15 2019 by David W - rated 4 out of 5
First impressions on visiting the course, hard to know where to go as a visitor as there is no pro shop and both door are keypad locked with no one around to ask or let us in, other than that the course itself is fantastic hard to follow in places as holes kriss kross just lacking a few signs but not to take anything away from the course lovely trek with testing holes certainly play harden in the summer months.
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Reviewed Apr 11 2019 by James N - rated 4 out of 5
First time i'd played here. course in very good condition. work was being done to some fairways but didn't hinder play. greens running true although perhaps a little slow on some. Overall great value and nice little course. will definitely be back.

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 83 Handicap: 12.4)
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Reviewed Apr 7 2019 by Andrew K - rated 5 out of 5

Golf Society opening venue

Played with a Society and although not the cheapest around the course was great and considering the recent weather the greens especially were in fantastic condition.
I would definitely recommend Hesketh GC.
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Reviewed Mar 31 2019 by Neil L - rated 4 out of 5
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(Round played: Mar 2019 - Score: 105 Handicap: 24.2)
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Reviewed Feb 18 2019 by Stuart S - rated 3 out of 5

Lovely course in great condition.

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