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Golf in Yorkshire

Yorkshire, formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom. The emblem of Yorkshire is the White Rose of the English royal House of York. From its lively cities to pretty villages, rolling countryside and grand coastline, Yorkshire has so much to offer.

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Golf in Yorkshire
North Yorkshire is quite popular among tourist, mainly supported by the presence of two national parks: Yorkshire Dales National Park and North York Moors National Park. The Three Peaks area in the Yorkshire Dales is probably the most popular amongst tourists. When visiting Yorkshire, the following highlights shouldn't be missed: Castle Howard, the city of York, the Cleveland Way Trail, Wentworth Castle, Whitby Abbey, Leeds and the national parks which we already mentioned. If you are planning to play golf in Yorkshire, then the following Yorkshire golf clubs shouldn't be missed: Ganton Golf Club, The Alwoodley Golf Club, Moortown, Lindrick and Fulford Golf Club. But, Yorkshire has many other interesting golf clubs to offer, the best and the highest density of clubs can be found around Leeds and Sheffield and along the Yorkshire coast. Getting to Yorkshire by public transport couldn't be easier and regular services link many of the area's most popular destinations. High speed trains from London or Edinburgh get you to the heart of Yorkshire in less than two hours. Mainland Europe (the Netherlands & Belgium) can be reached from Hull via regular ferry services. Yorkshire also several airports, of which Leeds Bradford Airport is the largest.

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GuillemMataró
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Played on: 27 June 2023 Review date: 27 June 2023Handicap: 9.5
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Ganton Golf Club
Campo entre los 100 mejores del mundo (actual 69) y eso se nota. Ha albergado competiciones de altísimo nivel como Ryder Cup (1949), Curtis Cup (2000) y Walker Cup (2003). Sucesión de hoyos que cuando llegas al tee te quedas con la boca abierta. Tiene los bunkers mas impresionantes que he visto. Profundos, enormes y con escalera para acceder a casi todos ellos. Auténtic…
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8.2
gizmoisone72
Silver
Played on: 5 September 2023 Review date: 15 September 2023Handicap: 8.4
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Moortown Golf Club
Moortown Golf Club, offers a memorable golfing experience, ensure you visit the club house and view it's historical ties to the 1929 Ryder Cup. I appreciated the courtesy range balls and excellent practice facilities. The course itself was well setup and challenging, especially due to the fast greens that made scoring tough. Some of the blind tee shots were tricky for new…
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gizmoisone72
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Played on: 7 September 2023 Review date: 15 September 2023Handicap: 8.4
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Ilkley Golf Club
Ilkley Golf Club is a true gem. The first seven holes gracefully weave alongside the beautiful River Wharfe, offering a serene backdrop to your game. Holes 2 and 3 (par 3's), flanked both sides by the river, provide a thrilling challenge. As you move away from the water, the course transforms into lovely parkland terrain, offering variety and a well-maintained playing exp…
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stephenv1nce
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Played on: 10 September 2020 Review date: 18 July 2023Handicap: 10
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Ganton Golf Club
Utterly fabulous golf course, in immaculate condition when we played. The size, depth & sheer quantity of the bunkering is breathtaking & surely unique. There is much penal gorse to be negotiated to reach many fairways & the greens are both slick & treacherous. Wonderfully designed ‚Äúlinks-land‚ÄĚ golf, despite being a fair distance from the coast without a weak hole that I ‚Ķ
FAQ's about golf in Yorkshire
Have questions? These are the most popular questions with data-driven answers.
What is the best golf course in Yorkshire?
The Alwoodley Golf Club is the best golf course in Yorkshire. Out of 193 golf courses in Yorkshire, the rating 9.3 of The Alwoodley Golf Club is the highest. Click here to view the 10 best golf courses in Yorkshire
Is Yorkshire good for golf?
A 9.1 rating indicates Yorkshire is outstanding as a golf destination. This rating is based on several elements, like the average rating of golf clubs within this destination and the density of above-average golf clubs.
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