Top 10 Golf Courses – Cheshire

This top 10 was chosen by County champion: James Newton (Prestbury GC). Handicap: +4 


Undulating layout in immaculate condition which makes good use of a relatively small area of land. Many elevation changes make this short course a good test.
Green fees: £65 a day (midweek only). Tel: 01625 828241.

Royal Liverpool

Prestigious club worthy of hosting the Open Championship 12 times. It's a very at open links which leaves you exposed to the strong winds at all times.
Green fees: £185 midweek, £215 weekends. Tel: 0151 632 3101. 


Delamere Forest

A tight, bouncy, undulating course which is very scoreable. However, position off the tee is absolutely critical to avoid the deep rough.
Green fees: £65 midweek, £80 weekends. Tel: 01606 883800.



Fairly undulating course, always in excellent condition. Has plenty of character and will test all parts of your game.
Green fees: £55 midweek, £60 weekends. Tel: 0161 427 8369.


Tight, undulating course where precision is key as it plays fast and bouncy. It is also very pleasing on the eye.
Green fees: From £60 midweek, £70 weekends. Tel: 01606 883247.


Testing historic links with plenty of undulations and often played in a strong wind. It's known far and wide as the home of the Stableford competition format.
Green fees: £90 midweek, £100 weekends. Tel: 0151 691 1024.



Plays very fast and bouncy in the summer which makes it quite tricky so a lot of thought is required to avoid trouble.
Green fees: £60 Mon-Thur, £65 Fri-Sun. Tel: 01565 872148.

The Mere

The Mere

A great layout with a wide variety of holes, and the ability to shape the ball both ways will hold you in good stead for a low score. It's accompanied by a luxurious on-site hotel and spa. Green fees: £35-£75. Tel: 01565 830155.

Wychwood Park

Very long and demanding course with generous fairways and plenty of holes with bags of character. It has played host to the European Tour Qualifying School.
Green fees: £40 midweek, £50 weekends. Tel: 0844 980 2323.

Dunham Forest

Tight, tree-lined course which demands accuracy off the tee so good course management is all-important. Another extremely visually appealing layout.
Green fees: From £55 midweek, £65 weekends. Tel: 0161 928 2605.

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