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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 62nd 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 Annes 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
  01 Aug Men's Medal
  02 Aug Men's Medal
  03 Aug Heaton Bowl (Stableford/Partners Drawn)
  04 Aug Delamere Forest Men's Seniors Open (Course closed until 16:00)
  05 Aug Ladies Match C Team vs Caldy
  06 Aug Ellesmere Captain's Away Day
  07 Aug Ladies Match C Team vs Eaton
  08 Aug Ladies Stableford - Alternate Day
  10 Aug Ladies Stableford
  10 Aug Entries Close - Sloane Foursomes
  13 Aug Ladies Friendly vs Knutsford
  14 Aug County Match vs Durham - Practice
  15 Aug Ladies Par - Alternate Day
  15 Aug County Match vs Durham Tee Times
  16 Aug Men's Match v Royal Liverpool 1st Team
  17 Aug Ladies 9 Hole Stableford (Qualifier)
  17 Aug Ladies Par
  18 Aug Greens to be dressed
  19 Aug Mixed Open Competition (Course closed until 16:00 p.m.)
  20 Aug Greens to be dressed (back-up date)
  21 Aug Ladies Friendly vs Sandiway
  22 Aug Ladies Medal
  23 Aug Men's Invitation Day [Course closed]
  24 Aug Ladies Medal
  24 Aug Entries Open - Daily Mail Foursomes
  27 Aug Junior Open (Course Closed from 9:30 until 13:30)

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