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Bolton Golf Club

Address Bolton Golf Club, Lostock Park, Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL6 4AJ
Telephone Secretary 01204 843067
Pro/Teetimes 01204 843073
Holes 18-hole course - a mix of heathland and parkland - with panoramic views over the South Lancashire and Cheshire plains
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Yardage 6174
Par 70
Visitors Visitors are welcome throughout the week
Offers available at this course Open Fairways Golf Discount Scheme
Offer not available Tue, Sat and Sun. Handicap certificate preferred. Please contact club in advance to make a booking, all tee times are subject to availability.
Societies Contact in advance, golf packages that can be tailor made to your own personal requirements
Green Fees
E per round
Twilight Golf
Course Designer Originally founded in 1890, the club moved to its present location at Lostock Park in 1911
Location 3m W of Bolton, on A673. M61 J6, 2 miles

• Corporate Hospitality days available
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• Practice facilities, Indoor Putting studio
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Played BGC in late June (Senior Open) clearly this course has history and a reputation that is well protected by the members. So in that regard you can assume that the Bolton GC is very traditional. The track itself is out and in the 9th and 10th are furthest away from the club house. The walk is undulating but not severe so buggies are not essential, however they should not be ruled out for senior group visits.
Playing the course as a 10 handicapper I did not find the course that demanding, although there are a number of holes that are extremely difficult if you stray from the fairway. The day I played followed a pro-am competition and I suspect that the greens had not been cut for 24 hours, this made the Greens very slow, however this may not be the norm. Overall the course is fine, not to my taste but nevertheless a good track.
If you get the opportunity to play BGC then don't be afraid to give it a try.
OFF COURSE - Pro shop friendly and adequate. Club House - Friendly and Open for food which is competitively priced. (Dress Code after 7:00 pm)
BGC is not an "open course" so you will need to make a firm booking for a tee time.
Mark: 6
Value For Money: Fair
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