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Dunscar Golf Club

Address Dunscar Golf Club, Longworth Lane, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9QY
Telephone 01204 303321
Website www.dunscargolfclub.co.uk
Email dunscargolfclub@uk2.net
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Holes 18 hole course, a mix of parkland and moorland holes and a challenge to golfers of all levels
Yardage 5982
SSS 69
Visitors Private members club however visitors are made most welcome both on the course and in the clubhouse. Welcome weekdays excluding Tuesdays.
Offers available at this course Greenfree 2 for 1 Golf Voucher Scheme
Societies Must contact in advance, packages can be tailored to your own requirements.
Green Fees
D per round / E weekends and bank holidays
Course Designer Founded in 1908
Location Situated in the valley of Galebrook between Turton Heights and Winter Hill.
2m N off A666
The GolfMark Award This club holds the GolfMark Award, meaning that it is a safe and fun environment for junior golfers to discover, learn and play golf.
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Course Reviews Played only once in a Charity Day as a guest. First impression suggested that Dunscar was a real hidden gem of a set up. Fine Club Houses, excellent facilities and above all very warm and friendly members. However the playing layout is an acquired taste. The first three holes are well laid out, from then on the course opens out into what I can only describe as a large undulating park, consisting of a series of narrow fairways the "up and down" design makes the course very tight in parts, which on the day I played meant that you really had to have your wits about you as stray balls seemed to be crossing fairways far too often to be comfortable. I don't think I have heard the word "fore" shouted so many times. But to be fair a charity day is not a great representation of golfing prowess.
No one should doubt that Dunscar is a well maintained track, and playing to your handicap is no "gimme". Tight fairways in close proximity may not be to everyone's taste but it certainly makes you concentrate on your game. This is a Golfers venue, not a Leisure Trip Hack.
TIP : You will need to be invited to play, so ring ahead and check if you are not the guest of a member.
Mark: 6
Value For Money: Good
Terry Sullivan February 18, 2013

A very hard course with narrow fairways and a lot of out of bounds, in the middle of the country side with not a road in sight, with a cinematic view of the west penine moors and snowdonia in Wales. A real beauty.
Sam (Pre 2010)






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