Golf Clubs in Leeds
Leeds, in county of Yorkshire is filled with history and opportunities for an outstanding golf experience. Leeds is home to a number of great places to golf including Leeds Golf Club, South Leeds Golf Club and the award-winning Leeds Golf Centre.
The city is also surrounded by a wealth of high quality courses. The high, well-drained uplands of the moors and dales that sit to the north of Yorkshire’s most dynamic city offer a perfect landscape for golf. Within a half hour’s drive of the city centre there is an abundance of courses to suit every golfing taste.
On the south bank of the River Aire, the Royal Armouries houses the national collection of arms and artillery. Across the river, the redeveloped industrial area around Call Lane is famed for its bars under converted railway arches and live music venues.
Packed with golf clubs and head to a selection of fine courses including Forest of Galtres, Cookridge Hall and Forest Pines. Cookridge Hall is a par-72 championship course with a good blend of holes. Several doglegs, some tough par 5s and a couple of lakes that come into play on both the front and back nine.
Leeds Golf Club, founded in 1896, is just four miles from the city centre and therefore very convenient for those who live centrally. Set in 100 acres or so, this parkland course is a fairly testing par 70, although it's not the longest at just 5,844 yards off the yellow tees.
Perfectly positioned between Leeds and Bradford and 5 miles from both, Fulneck Golf Club is ideally accessible to both locals and visitors alike. It is a friendly and welcoming club with a well appointed clubhouse including a spacious modern function room, if you are wanting a testing game of golf in beautiful surroundings look no further than Fulneck Golf Club.
Founded in 1909, Moortown was designed by the World famous golf course architect Dr Alister MacKenzie. Well-known around the World as the host of the first Ryder Cup match on British soil, in 1929, Moortown is regarded by many as one of the Country’s finest inland golf courses. Over the past Century the Club has hosted many professional and amateur tournaments. Today Moortown Golf Club prides itself on the warm welcome afforded to local, national and international Visitors alike.
Founded in 1892 Headingley is the oldest golf club in Leeds, set on the edge of the beautiful suburb of Adel 5 miles from the centre of Leeds. The course was laid out and shaped in the early 20th Century by a number of eminent architects including Dr Alister MacKenzie and Harry S. Colt. In a completely rural setting the course enjoys many wonderful views and boasts many memorable holes which make full use of the varied and dramatic terrain
Alwoodley is recognised as one of Britain’s finest inland courses. Alwoodley is a natural heathland course, with springy fairways cutting through a profusion of heather, whins and shrubs. It features eye-catching and naturalistic-looking bunkers, strategic choices, and large, often undulating, greens.