Wigan Golf Club

Wigan Golf Club, Lancashire is an 18 hole, par 70 (5763 yard), private, parkland golf course designed by Gaunt & Marnock in 1898

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 *

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

Buggy Hire Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Handicap required

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Visitors: Society days Wednesday, 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

  4.67

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 32
Average Ratings
4.29 ... Overall Rating
4.25 ... The Course
3.55 ... Course Cond.
3.88 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.94 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.82 ... Pace of play
4.18 ... Hospitality.
3.10 ... Prac. Facil.
3.45 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

32 ratings & 23 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 54 out of 1971.

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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 Nov 4 2018 by Bob - rated 2 out of 5

Very average

Played after reading good reviews online, the condition was not bad for November but 2 winter greens for no apparent reason. The other greens bobbly.
Just a very average layout with no real signature holes. The new 9 are much better than the old 9 but that isn't saying much. Overall fairly short and easy.
Worth about 15 quid on teeofftimes but no more than that sadly.
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Reviewed Sep 14 2018 by John H - rated 5 out of 5
Great club, plenty of interest throughout the course, excellent greens.
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Reviewed Sep 9 2018 by Phil V - rated 2 out of 5
Ok for price to play, strange caf? closed 3.00 in afternoon .
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Reviewed Aug 9 2018 by Dave B - rated 4 out of 5
Realy enjoyed the days golf. Course was in fine condition, greens played well even though recently hollatined. May get a little crowded on a busy day.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 85 Handicap: 14.1)
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Reviewed Jul 2 2018 by Wayne H - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 27 2018 by Keith Durham - rated 2 out of 5

Keep it Hidden

I didnt think much of this golf course during my travels up north, ok for a bit of fun but nothing special in the slightest hence a fair rating
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Reviewed Apr 9 2018 by Jeff D - rated 5 out of 5

Friendly

Our golf society played this course for the first time and we will probably return again.
We had a friendly welcome.
It had been raining heavily the day before but still played on the summer greens.
There was 22 of us and we all had a great days Golf which was finished off with pie & chips & sweet all washed down with a pint or two.
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Reviewed Apr 9 2018 by Chris A - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jan 6 2018 by Brian H / Lancs - rated 5 out of 5

Deceptively challenging

You don't get an easy introduction here with a 200 yd par three, narrow long green guarded by a bunker atop a steep slope on the lower side and a canal to the higher side, this is indicative of the course, you can't just bang it and chip on most holes, course management is key.
The clubhouse is surrounded by an 11th century moat and is frequented by welcoming members and staff who are rightly proud of this interesting club.
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Reviewed Oct 5 2017 by Alan U - rated 4 out of 5

Good course

This course is hidden away and pretty hard to find. Its obvious it is a really nice course. Unfortunately we played it after some high winds and bad weather which made it extremely boggy underfoot. I know this is true of many parkland courses but this was more than you would usually expect. One of our group had played it before in spring and said it was superb in nice confitions, which was easy to see how it would be. Would recommend but preferably in good weather

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 90 Handicap: 22.1)
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Reviewed Aug 7 2017 by Frank M - rated 5 out of 5

A TRUE HIDDEN GEM

DATE PLAYED 14/6/17
Played as part of society what a course absolutely amazing greens fairways second to none looked after superb visit this place it's a must won't be disappointed
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Reviewed Jul 30 2017 by Neil L - rated 5 out of 5
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(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 100 Handicap: 25.5)
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Reviewed Jul 19 2017 by David E - rated 4 out of 5
Played Wigan Golf club for the first time today and thought it was a lovely course, great fairways and greens with really friendly members and staff. Highly recommended and worth a visit

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 74 Handicap: 5.5)
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Reviewed Jan 23 2017 by Jack M - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 23 2016 by Anthony W - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 28 2016 by Simon S - rated 5 out of 5
Lovely tree lined course. Definitely picturesque yet challenging.

(Round played: Jul 2016 - Score: 94 Handicap: 24.6)
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Reviewed Jul 11 2016 by John G - rated 4 out of 5
Signing for the course towards the clubhouse was a little confusing and the club lacks a golf shop for those who forget anything. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent. We were struck by the Hall, moat and surroundings.
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Reviewed Jun 22 2016 by Mark H - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed May 27 2016 by Derrick E - rated 5 out of 5
Lovely parkland course in excellent condition. Not the longest course but with many I nteresting and challenging holes. Friendly and helpful staff and members. Would definitely play again.

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 85 Handicap: 17.9)
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Reviewed May 9 2016 by Scott S - rated 4 out of 5
Really nice course. Well maintained with plenty challenges

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 88 Handicap: 19.5)
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