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Address: Ainsdale, Southport, England

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Fun time, very difficult!

Group of friends, couple of single figures and couple around 10, had a fourball late afternoon. Greeted by a starter, told a brief layout of some of the blind holes and off we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 6, 2016
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Group of friends, couple of single figures and couple around 10, had a fourball late afternoon. Greeted by a starter, told a brief layout of some of the blind holes and off we went! The course is really really good, but tough if you're having a bad day. Some holes were a devil into the wind, and the greens are... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

What a great club. Course is one of the most prestigious in the country, and the food and hospitality to match. Nothing to fault.

Thank DavidTPtank
Telford, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This club has a great reputation so I was interested to form my own opinion. The course is exceptional. Intimidating drives to narrow fairways indicate what a tough challenge you face. If you can avoid the bunkers the greens still present a test. You will find out what level of golfer you really are! Relief can be found in the... More 

Thank DodgetheViper
Southport. Uk
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121 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times as a guest of a member. The selection of food is pretty varied. There is a good selection of real ales as well as the usual drinks at the bar. Nice pot of coffee is served. Will definitely be going again. They serve a good all day breakfast.

Thank Charlie111111
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237 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

S&A as it's known has a long and distinguished history as testified by the photos in the clubhouse. A pretty course, playing over prime links land, relatively level, with plenty of gorse & heather and wildlife (saw pheasants, a fox & several birds of prey) A tough interesting course, the routing is a little unusual but the quality is in... More 

Thank ReallyBadHat
Berkeley, California
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234 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

Could be overlooked with Open Championship Courses as well as others so close. The opening par 3 may not be for everyone but, absent significant wind, provides relatively easy access to the rest of the course. This is a very attractive course which varies between shorter shot challenges to holes requiring significant length. The Clubhouse is quite welcoming both by... More 

Thank Clubsecretary
Newport Beach, California
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321 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

S & A is a wonderful course with a wide variety of holes, memorable landmarks and topography. It is tough but fair and less penal than many in the area. The course is well conditioned. The clubhouse is very nice with a great view of the course from the bar. this is a must play course in the area

Thank beentheretooo
Hobe Sound, Florida
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87 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

Lovely course; well maintained; former Ryder Cup venue with many historic photos; the staff was very welcoming and the bar was a great place to stop after the round!

Thank Rcdown78
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015

Played Southport & Ainsdale with two friends on Monday 27th July 2015. Excellent Links course which requires you to be on top of your game. Great layout with some very interesting holes. Well manicured, only negative on the day was that there were lots of worm casts on the greens which spoilt putting. Greens had either not been cut that... More 

Thank JangoSwansea
Churchtown uk
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54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2014

A difficult golf course, but a little non user friendly for a visiter. average catering, won't rush back as not cheap

Thank Churchtownlad

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