I loved this course. The staff were most helpful in describing course factors. There is a nice halfway house after 10, and the course itself is beautifully designed. The 19th hole was fantastic and the members were welcoming.
Reasons to Visit Royal Liverpool Golf Club
Hosted The Open 12 times, The Women's British Open, Walker Cup & Curtis Cup
Less than 30 minutes from Liverpool
Top 100 Golf Course in UK & Ireland
Royal Liverpool Golf Club, or simply Hoylake as it is known to many, is one of the top-rated golf courses in England. As a regular feature on The Open Championship rota, Royal Liverpool, has seen many of the world's greatest golfers crowned the winner on this Lancashire links golf course.
As the 2nd oldest seaside golf course in England, Royal North Devon (Westwood Ho!) has that honour, Royal Liverpool has enjoyed a rich history since the original layout was conceived by Robert Chambers and George Morris. The course was extended to 18 holes in 1871, the same year that it was awarded its Royal statusby Queen Victoria. In the early days, the links land doubled as the racecourse of the Liverpool Hunt Club, but these days the golf course takes centre stage.
With a history that dates back to what would become the Amateur Championship as well as famed golfers John Ball, Harold Hilton and Bobby Jones, it's great to see the course still at the very epicentre of golf with the likes of Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods amongst its most recent Open Champions.