Royal Birkdale Golf Club is a beautiful and challenging golf course on the coast of Southport that offers one of the most complete golf experiences in the world. Without an ounce of hyperbole, Royal Birkdale Golf Club is truly a championship-level course.

    When you step onto the links at Royal Birkdale Golf Club, you're following in the footsteps of history, as more championships and international events have been played at Royal Birkdale over the past 70 years than any course in the world. When you play at Royal Birkdale, you’re playing at the No. 1-voted golf club in England.

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    Royal Birkdale Golf Club highlights

    The rich history of Royal Birkdale Golf Club makes every moment on the course special, and, unlike other major venues, amateurs are allowed access to Royal Birkdale’s course. You have the opportunity to experience the challenging yet blissfully fun rolling hills across each hole and the unforgiving grasses in the rough.

    The views here are also unforgettable, as you can peer across the Irish Sea and try to avoid sand traps that are as natural as the nearby coastal dunes. The flora and fauna of this dynamic course have a dedicated page on the website, and conservation is a massive priority here.

    Good to know when visiting Royal Birkdale Golf Club

    You’ll find immaculate facilities in the Royal Birkdale Golf Club's well-appointed Art Deco-style clubhouse. The clubhouse bar and lounges open daily at 8 am, and no outside food or drink is permitted in the clubhouse or on the course. In the evening, the bistro opens up to enjoy an evening meal.

    You can book a tee time online or over the phone. The Pro Shop can meet all your golfing needs, and the dress code is smart casual in the clubhouse and smart golf clothing on the course. Located towards the southern part of Southport, Royal Birkdale is easy to access from the A565.

    Royal Birkdale Golf Club

    Location: Waterloo Rd, Southport PR8 2LX, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 552020

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