St Annes Old Links Golf Course

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What we say

We’ve all heard of Royal Lytham and Birkdale, but if you want to play them you need to spend a fortune – or qualify for The Open. Here you can experience the best of Lancashire’s links coast golf for considerably less than the king's ransomes you’ll be forking out at the neighbouring superstars.

The surroundings may have changed over the years, but the golf course has retained all its old charm and pure links character.

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Founded in 1901, St Annes Old Links Golf Course was designed by the club’s first pro George Lowe and Sandy Herd. Having been forced to move from its original home due to encroaching building work.

The golf club identified a barren, windswept stretch of Lancashire coast, comprising dunes, sand and wild grasses, providing a new and permanent home for St. Annes Old Links Golf Club, which staged its first major event in 1919… the English Ladies Amateur Championship.

  • Course Summary

  • Costs 2 out of 5
  • TG Rating 2.5 out of 5
  • Players Rating 3.4 out of 5
  • Address
    Club House, Highbury Road East, LYTHAM ST. ANNES
  • Tel 01253 723597
  • Website www.coastalgolf.co.uk

Course Information

Course 72 par
Course Style -
Green Fees £50 - £65
Course Length 6,428 yards (5,878 metres)
Holes 18
Difficulty Medium 11-20
Course Membership Private

Course Features

  • Course has: Bar
  • Course has: Buggy Hire
  • Course has: Driving Range
  • Course does not have: Practice Green
  • Course has: Pro Shop
  • Course has: Restaurant
  • Course has: Trolley Hire
  • Course does not have: Dress Code
  • Course has: Club Hire
  • Course does not have: Handicap

Your Reviews

  • 5 out of 5 Love it...

    By Gary Whiting

    Whatever the weather this is great, the white tees are much more difficult the the yellow. Can be expensive in the summer but cheap as chips through the winter, well worth the money. Cracking course, not too long, great greens and always makes you think. Do it!

  • 4 out of 5 First time links

    By kevinzitman

    Played first ever round on links course here due to other courses being closed due to water logging. Condition of course was excellant with no water on course. Had the time of my life despite it blowing a gale and pouring with rain. Really friendly members and pro. Was looking forward to playing it again the following day but course we was booked in for was open. Will certainly be playing more links golf if they are as good as this.

  • 3.5 out of 5 in the rain and wind

    By cjchapple

    Played this course when all the others around were shut by flooding. Superb fairways and excellent greens. Well maintained and in wonderful conditions with no standing water spongy ground. Exellent value for the money. Will be back when the longer days are back.

  • 3.5 out of 5 Proper course!!

    By bren2709

    well layed out course with bunkers in all the right places. Course is well looked after with SUPERB greens. If you are in the area this is a course to play. Again a true test of Golf as it should be!!

  • 1 out of 5 correct web address

    By Anonymous

    new web address www.stannesoldlinks.com

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