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Welcome to Delamere Forest Golf Club

Founded in 1910 and designed by the distinguished architect Herbert Fowler, Delamere Forest Golf Club is widely regarded as one of the finest traditional heathland golf courses in England. The club's current rating as the  best inland course in Cheshire and 56th in England by Top 100 Golf Courses is well deserved. Situated in the heart of rural Cheshire but with easy access, Delamere is often described as a ‘hidden gem’. Its rolling fairways are interspersed with heather and gorse, crowned by fast, subtle greens which are typical of Fowler’s early designs. As a result the course offers a fair but tough challenge to visitors and members alike.

The original clubhouse built over 100 years ago to the Cheshire ‘black and white’ design has been substantially improved in recent years providing excellent facilities for members and visitors. These include new locker rooms, dining room and a spectacular viewing area where golfers can enjoy the delights of the course both before and after their round. In addition the club has an excellent fully stocked Professional Shop and teaching facilities staffed by Head Professional Martin Brown and his experienced team.

Since its foundation Delamere has built strong links with the County, hosting the inaugural Cheshire County Meeting in 1921. In addition the annual Doris Chambers Ladies County Competition and the Boys’  Championship are held at the club, both of which have had their home at Delamere for many years.

In 2012 the club took the momentous decision to strengthen the course and reinstate its original heathland character. The renowned golf architects Mackenzie and Ebert who had recently completed the remodelling of Royal Lytham and St Anne's for the Open Champiosnhip were commissioned to carry out the task. The work commenced in late 2012 and has been completed in time for the 2014 season. Every bunker has being returrned to the original Fowler design and all of the greens have been increased in size to provide additional pin placement options and run-off areas. As a result The Blue Course including 8 spectacular new tees is now available for Club, County and National events. 

Delamere maintains an intentionally small membership and takes pride in its traditional values providing a warm welcome to golfers who are looking for a good test, exceptional hospitality and a memorable experience ranking with the best in the country.






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Club Diary for the next month
Date Title
  04 Sep FDR Golf day [50]
  05 Sep Mark Smith Party [52]
  06 Sep Ladies Par
  06 Sep Men's Medal
  07 Sep Men's Medal
  08 Sep Ladies Par
  08 Sep Mr Humle Party [15]
  09 Sep Doris Chambers Foursomes
  10 Sep Doris Chambers Foursomes
  11 Sep Doris Chambers Foursomes
  13 Sep Queen Elizabeth II Cup
  14 Sep Men's Invitation Day [Course closed]
  15 Sep Entries Open for November Fun Competition
  15 Sep Ladies Sloane Foursomes Knockout Competition
  16 Sep Ladies Sloane Foursomes Knockout Competition (Foursomes for those knocked out and all other players)
  16 Sep
18 Sep
Greens likely to be dressed - actual date T.B.C.
  17 Sep Men's Midweek Medal
  19 Sep Tim Tanner Party [16]
  19 Sep Friday Night Roll Up with supper
  20 Sep EG Medal (Tee of before 10.30 a.m.)
  20 Sep Circuit Judges [24]
  21 Sep Men's Match v Wilmslow (2nd Team)
  21 Sep Buchanan Cup
  22 Sep EG Medal
  23 Sep TP Tour Pro-Am Event
  24 Sep Carlton Club [10/16]
  25 Sep Captains "Away Day" Prestbury GC
  27 Sep Captain's Match v Blackwell
  29 Sep Ladies Daily Mail Foursomes
  29 Sep Entries close for Winter Singles
  29 Sep Ladies Prize Presentation