Wilpshire Golf Club

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Wilpshire Golf Club, Lancashire is an 18 hole, par 69 (5843 yard), private, parkland / moorland golf course originally designed by James Braid in 1890.

Contact Information

72 Whalley Road, Wilpshire, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 9LF United Kingdom

Tel: 01254 248260

Golf Pro: Walter Slaven | Tel: 01254 249558

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

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

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Wilpshire Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.54

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 34
Average Ratings
4.26 ... Overall Rating
4.26 ... The Course
4.38 ... Course Cond.
4.09 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.35 ... VFM
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4.38 ... Pace of play
4.63 ... Hospitality.
3.63 ... Prac. Facil.
4.50 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

34 ratings & 27 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 355 out of 1971.

HIGHLY RATED - 95% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: Set in the heart of the Ribble Valley Wilpshire Golf Club provides a challenge to all levels of golfer, in a tranquil and beautiful setting.

At 5,843 yards and par 69 (ladies 72), the course is not long by modern standards but it has a pair of excellent par 5's and five par 3's, none of which are that easy. The combination of parkland and moorland with the threat of challenging rough and a few water hazards can make a round interesting enough, especially for the player who is driving off-line. Our course was originally designed by James Braid, who took full advantage of the varied terrain - the first six holes use trees and greenside bunkers to catch the unwary.


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Reviewed Aug 15 2018 by Martin W - rated 4 out of 5

Enjoyable Golf Course

First visit to this Golf Course in the Ribble Valley - great views, Course in good condition, some testing Par 3’s and greens a real test. Will be visiting again.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 93 Handicap: 15.2)
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Reviewed Jul 20 2018 by Andy W - rated 4 out of 5

Very nice

Not particularly long, but very nice. Doesn't overly punish you if off line, but you still need to play well round here. The course & especially the greens was in great condition. Some great views, some interesting holes, a lot of blind shots, definitely one to re-visit.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 87 Handicap: 13.2)
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Reviewed Jun 20 2018 by Robert C - rated 5 out of 5

Great golf course

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Reviewed Jun 19 2018 by Neill F - rated 4 out of 5

Great Course

Plenty of variation on all holes and a great challenge with stunning 360 views on the front 9.

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 87 Handicap: 20.6)
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Reviewed Jun 7 2018 by Alan W - rated 5 out of 5
course is excellent value for money, & in very good condition, will be playing again very soon

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 88 Handicap: 14)
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Reviewed Apr 3 2018 by Phil C/ Preston - rated 5 out of 5

Hidden Gem

Considering the recent weather, the course was not as wet as expected. The greens had also just been ironed when we played, which made them fast but true. The welcome to the club was superb and the clubhouse is lovely.

The course plays longer than the yardage due to being on a hill and exposed to the wind. It certainly requires you to play well and the greens are known for being in good condition most years.

We were that impressed we are currently thinking of joining. The only small downside was the practice putting green is made from astro turf, but the greens are that fast it's not too far off for speed!
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Reviewed Mar 22 2018 by Michael C - rated 4 out of 5

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Reviewed Jun 19 2017 by Iain M - rated 5 out of 5
Great course , set up really well. Greens. Perfect, got to. Be the best course in the area,

Very friendly staff

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 87 Handicap: 20)
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Reviewed Dec 26 2016 by Rich/Exeter - rated 1 out of 5
What a shambles. Course waterlogged from the outset and throughout. Played on my own and got stuck behind a three ball from the seventh, to which they refused to acknowledge my presence and let me play through. Certainly will not be playing there again. Nice views but they do not make a course better
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Reviewed Nov 13 2016 by Derrick H - rated 2 out of 5


(Round played: Nov 2016 - Score: 88 Handicap: 8.2)
When I played this course it must have been close to being closed because of the weather. The fairways were water logged with small rivers running down them. All fairways were being treated as ground under repair with players having to lift the ball and move it to the short rough to play it. Having said all that some of the holes looked good with great views. Most of the pars 3s were good holes with the 17th being the pick of the bunch. Having put I would not play it again maybe I would in better condition.
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Reviewed Aug 29 2016 by Lee R - rated 5 out of 5
Really enjoyed playing this course and the scenery was outstanding - great variance on the holes and some tricky little par three - will definately play here again

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 83 Handicap: 14.1)
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Reviewed Jul 22 2016 by Michael C - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 13 2016 by William D - rated 4 out of 5
Great course got very lucky with the recent weather being so good. Very friendly welcome on arrival great car park facilities and club shop. Course played very long. Definitely a course that favours the straight hitter but still enjoyed the round. Greens were very quick but it was to be expected with the recent dry weather

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 91 Handicap: 19.6)
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Reviewed Jun 6 2016 by Matthew C - rated 4 out of 5

Course as always in very good condition. Nice pint in clubhouse after too


(Round played: Jun 2016 - Score: 84 Handicap: 15.1)
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Reviewed Jun 5 2016 by Mark D - rated 5 out of 5
Great little course well worth a visit. Greens like lightning and great views across the Ribble Valley

(Round played: Jun 2016 - Score: 91 Handicap: 19)
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Reviewed Mar 22 2016 by Chris B - rated 5 out of 5
Played in winter open event, course in generally good condition. Greens excellent for time of year.

(Round played: Mar 2016 - Score: 77 Handicap: 3.6)
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Reviewed Jan 1 2016 by Matthew W - rated 5 out of 5
Very good course, enjoyed every hole, all 5 par 3's offered something different, some very nice views over looking lancashire, will be returning here!

(Round played: Jan 2016 - Score: 85 Handicap: 13.3)
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Reviewed Sep 20 2015 by Newcastle - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 15 2015 by Dave T - rated 4 out of 5
Enjoyed playing in an Open Fourball during the club's 125th aniversary celebrations. Enjoyed the course, some challenging holes, good mix of holes with short par four to challenge the longer drivers and shortish par threes requiring accuracy. Great views over the Ribble Valley and out to the Fylde Coast. Enjoyed the hospitality of the members before and after the round and also a much needed drink from friendly staff in the halfway house available behind the ninth green!
A good day out. Try it!
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Reviewed Jun 30 2015 by Andy - rated 5 out of 5
Brilliant course, well kept with some good challenges, good variety of par 3's with amazing views along the way!
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Course Information:
18 holes | Par 69 | 5843 yards | Private | Moorland

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