Golf on the Fylde

The Fylde area is a haven for golf. Whether you want challenging links courses or prestigious golf clubs, there’s something for all levels of ability and experience, whether this be 18 holes at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, or a quick round of mini links at the coast. There’s plenty of establishments that welcome golfers and many fantastic locations for the 19th hole!

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Stunning Golf Courses

There are some absolutely stunning golf courses in the area, so how about these to whet your appetite?

  • Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club
  • Lytham Green Drive Golf Club
  • Fairhaven Golf Club
  • St Anne’s Old Links Golf Club
  • Staining Golf Course
  • St Annes Mini Links
  • Ribby Hall Golf Course

Each venue will have their own dress code, rules and varying membership status, so we recommend you contact the course in advance of wishing to play to enquire about bookings, dress codes, buggy hire etc

Photo by Jan Kruger/WME IMG/WME IMG via Getty Images

Famous for Golf Tournaments!

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club was founded in 1886. In 2018 the venue played host to the Ricoh Women’s British Open tournament, attracting players spectators from all over the world which was won by England’s Georgia Hall. In 2019, the British Senior’s Open will return to Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club too (July 25th to 28th).

The area is no stranger to hosting top world class golf tournaments and Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club has hosted eleven men’s open tournaments and four women’s tournaments. Most recently the Mens Open Golf in 2012 was won by Ernie Els and the Women’s Open was won by Scotland’s Catriona Matthew in 2009. In recent years David Duval won the Open at the club in 2001 and who can forget Seve Ballesteros winning his first Open here on the Fylde coast in 1979 and his third Open win back at here in 1988?

The William Rainford Golf Tournament, sponsored by Thomas Armstrong Holdings Ltd is an amateur doubles tournament and your opportunity to play four of Fylde’s best courses over a five day period and the event attracts competitors from all over the UK and Europe. In 2019, the event will take place 5th to 9th August. To find out more email touristinformation@fylde.gov.uk

Georgia Hall image – Photo by Jan Kruger/WME IMG/WME IMG via Getty Images

Mini Links

Golf right on the coast

Lytham St Annes Mini Links Complex consists of a challenging 18 hole par 3 Mini Links golf course, a fabulous 18 hole Putting Green and an entertaining 9 hole Crazy Golf.

It is situated on South Promenade opposite The Grand Hotel only 800 metres west of the world famous Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Course. The rolling fairways of the Mini Links course overlook the Irish Sea with views across the Ribble Estuary.

An 18 hole golf course with no restrictions on clothing, age or ability; whether you are popping down to tweak your short game or you are ready to hit your first ever golf shot, we look forward to welcoming you to the Mini Links.

For more information please click here

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Lytham Golf Academy

With a team of PGA Professionals on hand to help your golf game from complete beginner through to an established player, lessons are priced at £50 per hour, which includes a private coaching studio, full video analysis & launch monitor technology ensuring you get the best lesson experience.

Also at LGA they have a 210 metre square golf superstore which is fully stocked with all the very latest golf equipment including seasonal clothing fashions for both men, ladies and juniors from the latest golf, active and leisure wear clothing brands. They don’t just do Golf!

Enjoy an exciting new format merging football & golf at Lytham Golf Academy…….FOOT GOLF!   There’s a 6 hole course that you can play 3 times to make up 18 holes. A great way to have fun with the family and you don’t need any golf experience. If you can kick a football then you can play Foot Golf!

Winter Opening: Mon-Fri 10am – 8pm and Sat/Sun 10am – 6pm