An Alister MacKenzie course that was designed in 1912, Reddish Vale Golf Club is a very pleasant moorland track laid out on the banks of the River Tame...
The golf course at Wychwood Park opened for play in 2002 and it measures a huge 7,191 yards from the tips. Expect a serious challenge.
Formed on the Wirral in 1902, Heswall Golf Club overlooks the Dee Estuary and the Welsh hills. Jack Morris (nephew of Old Tom) laid out the course and a number of designers – including Harry Vardon, Frank Pennink, Donald Steel and Mackenzie & Ebert – have altered the layout down the years.
Situated in Hale Barns, close to Manchester airport, Harry Colt extended the undulating parkland course at Ringway Golf Club from a twelve to an 18-hole layout in 1912. James Braid suggested further changes and his son, a club member, implemented these before the end of 1960.
Designed by Simon Gidman, the contemporary parkland course at Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club was constructed with USGA specification greens as standard and it first opened for play in 1998.
The historic 17th century Carden Park Estate occupies some 750 acres of prime Cheshire countryside and has become a golfing Mecca in the northwest of England with the Nicklaus course the jewel in the crown.
Many golfers prefer the Alan Higgins-designed Cheshire course to the Nicklaus layout at the impressive Carden Park Hotel & Golf Resort as it offers greater variety and technical challenge than its higher ranked sibling.
There's plenty of golf to be played at the leafy Portal Golf and Country Club in the North West of England, 45 holes to be precise, but the best is certainly the Championship layout.
Alister MacKenzie was responsible for laying out the course at Bramhall Park Golf Club and these 18 holes opened for play in 1922. Apart from when a couple of holes were reconfigured in 1967, the course largely remains true to its original design.
Stretching out beyond 7,000 yards from the tips, the Dave Thomas-designed course at Mottram Hall is a serious test for golfers of all abilities.