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The Wilmslow Golf Club

Wilmslow Golf Club

R & A Events

1993 to 1998 & 2001Regional Open Qualifying Course

England Golf Tournaments

2011English Golf Union – Northern Boy’s Championship
2013English Women’s Golf Association - County Finals
2017England Golf Captains Series
2017England Golf Seniors Series
2018England Golf Women’s Amateur Championship

Cheshire County Events

(Not Including County Matches)

2000Men’s County Championships
2018Ladies County Championships
2019Men’s County Championships


World Amateur Golf Ranking Events

2015 to present – The Cheshire Cat played over 36 holes at The Wilmslow Golf Club for The Wilmslow Crow, and 36 holes at Stockport Golf Club for The Stockport Salver.

Ryder Cup - Affiliation

The only course in Cheshire where you could once accumulate Ryder Cup points, and to have been played by 6 former Ryder Cup Captains.
Tony Jacklin leads the roll of honour, followed by Bernard Gallacher, Bernard Langer, Ian Woosnam, Sam Torrance and Nick Faldo.
 
Only two of them could claim to have completely mastered the course: Gallacher, who won the last Greater Manchester Open in 1981, and Faldo, who triumphed in the Martini two years later when he beat Jose-Maria Canizares in a sudden-death play-off at the 18th. BBC TV captured the drama on its Sunday afternoon Grandstand programme, with Peter Alliss commentating.
 
In 1985, Faldo, Canizares and seven others who had contested the Martini at Wilmslow helped Europe win the Ryder Cup for the first time in 28 years, under the inspired leadership of Tony Jacklin.
 
The Ryder Cup itself made a surprise appearance at Wilmslow Golf Club during an after-dinner speech by PGA Chief Executive Sandy Jones in 2005.
 
The fans who walked the Wilmslow fairways in those days were also privileged to see some great rounds from future Open Champions like the relatively unknown Greg Norman, who was cutting his teeth in Europe before finding fame and fortune in the USA, and the popular young Scotsman Sandy Lyle.

Other Unique Selling Points

10 minutes from Wilmslow mainline train station for Manchester and London on the Northern Line
15 minutes from the M6 and M56 for journeys North to Scotland and South via Birmingham or East to West from North Wales to Humberside
20 minutes from Manchester International Airport
30 minutes from Manchester City Centre
40 minutes from Liverpool Airport
 
1889 – Club started - making it one of the oldest, if not the oldest 18 hole course in Cheshire





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