Northwest: Englands Colf Coast

This tour explores some of the gems along the west Lancashire coast.map_main.png

Day 1

Depart the USA for Manchester, England.

Day 2

Arrive in Manchester where you will be met by your SGH Driver Guide or pick up a self drive vehicle.  Transfer from the airport to your hotel in Southport where you will be based for the next six nights.

Optional golf can be arranged this afternoon.

Overnight: hotel in Southport.

Day 3

Today golf will be arranged today at Royal Birkdale, considered the crown jewel of the Lancashire coast.  Royal Birkdale has been voted the best golf course in Britain and is considered #38 in the world.  The British Open will return here in 2017.

Overnight: hotel in Southport.

Day 4

Today golf will be arranged at Hillside Golf Club.  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.

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

t 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

Since the ’60s, Hillside has hosted several major amateur events, including The Amateur Championship and the Ladies’ British Amateu

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t 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

Since the ’60s, Hillside has hosted several major amateur events, including The Amateur Championship and the Ladies’ British Amateu

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t 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

Since the ’60s, Hillside has hosted several major amateur events, including The Amateur Championship and the Ladies’ British Amateu

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Overnight: hotel in Southport.


Day 5

Today you will travel a little north of Souhtport to Royal Lytham & St. Annes.  Royal Lythan & St. Annes is one of the premier links courses in the world, host to ten Open Championships, two Ryder Cups and numerous other major tournaments including the Women's and Seniors Open Championships.

Overnight: hotel in Southport.

Day 6

Today golf will be arranged at Formby Golf Club.  This classic Links course has hosted the British Amateur Tournament 4 times, last time being 2009.  Running through mature sand dunes and pinewoods, the combination of well protected greens, undulating fairways and challenging tee shots signifies a course of magnificent contrasts.

Overnight: hotel in Southport.

Day 7

Today golf will be arranged at Royal Liverpool Golf Club (Hoylake). The golf course was built in 1869 and, with the exception of Westward Ho! in Devon, is the oldest seaside course in England. It is also one of the great links courses.  Hoylake is a place of firsts: the first Amateur Championship in 1885; the first international match between England and Scotland in 1902; the first international between Great Britain and the United States in 1921, now known as the Walker Cup.  It has hosted the Open Championship 12 times, the last one being in 2014 when Rory McIlroy joined the hallowed ranks of historic Open champions.

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Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake

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Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake has staged major tournaments throughout its long history including eleven Open Championships and many amateur events. The Club is proud that The Open Championship made a successful return to Hoylake in 2006 when Tiger Woods achieved his third victory

Overnight: hotel in Southport.

Day 8

Today you will depart Manchester Airport for home or go on to one of our short stay extension trip.