Wirral Golf Classic
Wirral Golf Classic
The Wirral Golf Classic presents a fabulous opportunity to play three fine links in a fun golf competition and enjoy 2 nights’ stay in quality accommodation, at a very attractive price. From £279/person the popular Classic offers great value for money, as well as great golf.
Wallasey is a great links, with beautiful views across the River Mersey to Liverpool, has been an Open Qualifying venue for many years. It is the home of the Stableford, created by one of their past Captains.
Caldy has fine views from its cliffs across the River Dee to Wales and is a former venue of the Seniors' Championship and the 2016 British Women's Seniors Championship. It too will enjoy Open Qualifier status when the Championship next returns to the region.
A few miles down the coast, Heswall, chosen by The R&A as their venue for the Junior Open Championship in 2006, like Caldy enjoys spectacular views across the Dee to Wales.
All great courses all with wonderful views and challenging holes.
There are four excellent places to stay offered with the entry fee to create a great package. The Thornton Hall Hotel ****, recent winner in the Nation Awards of Health Club of the Year, offers comfortable accommodation, 2 restaurants as well as its fabulous spa and health club facilities.
The Holiday Inn Express is sited in the town of Hoylake so is ideal for those wanting to wander out at night and enjoy the many bars and restaurants in this seaside town. Pendragon House and Merebrook House are renowned for their warm welcome and quality accommodation and are always enjoyed by Classic competitors. All offer breakfast in the entry fee/accommodation packages and prices start at £275/person.
Competitors can also find their own accommodation, if they wish with the entry fee costing just £185.
Further information can be found on the web site www.wirralgolfclassic.co.uk, or call 0151 342 2025.
All competitors will play each of the 3 courses during the period 15 - 17 September. The main competition is an aggregate Stableford with prizes for the top 20 players over three rounds but there will also be daily competitions. Players must be 18 years and older, with a maximum handicap of 24 for men and 36 for ladies, while the maximum number of strokes given is 18 for men and 27 for ladies, per round. There are prizes for men and women.
There is also a Team competition, for the aggregate of four players score. So for those coming as a four there are more prizes to play for, but if you are only 1 or 2 players, you can join up with others when you arrive if you wish.
All golfers must be members of a recognised golf club, or affiliated to their country’s governing body, and must present a current and active handicap certificate from their club on arrival (in accordance with CONGU Handicapping System on arrival).
The Classic's organising team make every effort to make sure all golfers have a great week and we are very pleased to have scored 100% satisfaction rate in the post event survey for 3 consecutive years.
It was the most enjoyable weeks golf I've had in the UK and I've done many trips - - MM, Midlands
We would like to say what a great week we had on 4 fantastic courses. Hope to come back next year - From the 8 from Oxford.
What a great week we meet so many lovely people, people that am sure we will be meeting with for weekends I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed the week the golf courses and the great friends we meet, I look forward to meeting you all again next year - NB, Cheshire
Visit the Wirral Golf Classic website for more details and to enter online.