Sample Golf Vacation Package - Play England’s Finest in the North-west
This tour is subject to availability and based on 4 or 8 golfers travelling in Summer 2024.
The North West of England is truly blessed with an array of top Championship courses. it is hard to find an area anywhere in the world with a greater concentration of exceptional traditional links. For the itinerary below, we recommend flying in and out of Manchester Airport which is less than an hour’s drive from your base for these 6 nights.
Golf Course Selection
Formby - A fine Championship golf links which was formed in 1884. It has hosted the Amateur Championship on 4 separate occasions. Formby is a formidable challenge with dunes and pine trees prominent and memorable features of the course.
Royal Birkdale - A fantastic Open Championship venue which last welcomed the event back in 2017 and saw the remarkable triumph of Jordan Spieth. The perfect example of a links course, each hole runs through a landscape of high dunes, the fairways are flat and fair and from the tee there is generally a clear view of the task ahead. Each hole is memorable, from The Open Championship tee on the 13th, which measures 498 yards and is one of the longest par 4s in championship golf, to the 16th hole, where a plaque commemorates Arnold Palmer's great shot in appalling weather conditions, on the way to his Open win 1961! Next set to host the Open in 2026.
Royal Liverpool - Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake has staged major tournaments throughout its long history including eleven Open Championships and many amateur events. The 2014 Open Championship returned here and Rory McIlroy took the home the Claret Jug. 2023 had an unexpected but no less deserved champion in Brian Harman.
Royal Lytham - Host to ten Open Championships, two Ryder Cups and numerous other major tournaments including the Women's and Seniors Open Championships. It was also the venue for the Walker Cup 2015. Northern hospitality has always been famous and Royal Lytham leads the way.
Hillside - Hillside is widely regarded as the finest British golf course not to have staged an Open Championship and there are those who believe that it presents a tougher challenge than many of the courses on the current rota.
Hope Street, Liverpool - Hope Street Hotel sits handsomely in the heart of Liverpool’s Georgian neighbourhood with some, artistic and clever neighbours - Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Everyman Theatre and a plethora of university departments, independent restaurants and infamous public houses. Two magnificent cathedrals bookend Hope Street and all are within a short stroll from the hotel’s front door.Hope Street Hotel's look is city chic with original features of pink Cheshire brick, iron pillars and pitch pine beams. The cherry and walnut bespoke furniture and solid oak and birch floors complement its favourite colour - white: crisp white, chalky white and plump snowy white are the essence of this city hotel in Liverpool.
DAY 1 Arrive into Manchester Airport where you will be warmly welcomed by your Driver who will transfer you approximately 50 minutes to Liverpool. Check into Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool for 6 nights.
DAY 2 Travel approximately 35 minutes north to Formby Golf Club for a round on this fine Championship golf links which was formed in 1884. It has hosted the Amateur Championship on 4 separate occasions. Formby is a formidable challenge with dunes and pine trees prominent and memorable features of the course.
DAY 3 Travel 40 minutes north to play Royal Birkdale today. Situated on the golden links of the North West coast in Southport, Royal Birkdale is possibly the finest of all courses in England. Royal Birkdale has held more Championship and International events since World War 2 than any other course in the world. Royal Birkdale Golf Club has been voted the number one golf club in England, one of the top five clubs in the UK and amongst the top 35 in the world. Visitors are assured of a warm welcome on and off the course delivering a golfing experience second to none.
DAY 4 Travel approximately 25 minutes through the Mersey Tunnel to the Wirral and play a round at Royal Liverpool Golf Club. The Hoylake links can be, by turns, beautiful, uplifting, awe inspiring and, on occasion, soul-destroying. They were created to be a demanding test of golf and remain so and lie at the very heart of the history and development of golf in Great Britain. Built in 1869, on what was then the racecourse of the Liverpool Hunt Club, Hoylake is the oldest of all the English seaside courses, except Westward Ho! in Devon, which was established just a few years earlier. In 1930 the club was privileged to host Bobby Jones winning the Open Championship, a victory that would become the second leg of his remarkable Grand Slam - the winning in the same year of the Amateur and Open Championships of both Great Britain and the United States. Shortly afterwards, a mere twenty-eight years old, Bobby Jones found himself with no golfing peaks left to conquer and he retired from the game.
DAY 5 Head approximately 1 hour 25 minutes north to play at Royal Lytham & St Annes. Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club was founded in 1886 and the present Course constructed in 1897. The Clubhouse celebrated its Centenary in 1998. It is one of the premier links courses in the world, host to eleven Open Championships and two Ryder Cups. Northern hospitality has always been famous and Royal Lytham leads the way. You will be made very welcome.
DAY 6 Head approximately 50 minutes north to Hillside. Situated in Southport, it has hosted many amateur and professional tournaments in its illustrious history.
DAY 7 Check out of your accommodation. You will be transferred back to Manchester Airport for your departure flight (drive time is approximately 50 minutes. Farewell to England!
Includes the following
ACCOMMODATION 6 nights' accommodation, sharing twin rooms with full English breakfast.
GOLF 5 rounds of Championship Golf.
TRANSPORT We have based your quotation on a Chauffeur-driven executive mini van/ coach. Our drivers are extremely conscientious and professional. They not only ensure that you get to your destination on time, but they act as a guide throughout the tour and are happy to assist in all your day to day arrangements, including sightseeing excursions.The quote is based on 1 vehicle transfer on day of arrival. If there are multiple flights for 1 group, and the vehicle cannot accommodate all airport transfers, additional transfers will cost extra.
DRUMGOLF TOUR MANAGEMENT SERVICE Comprehensive Tour Management Service
Based on 8 golfers travelling:
Cost per Golfer
£3200 (*$4000 USD aprox)
Based on 4 golfers travelling:
Cost per Golfer
£3738 (*$4673 USD aprox)
*based on £1 = $1.25
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