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In 2003, Northop Golf & Country Club was the first club in all of Wales to play host to a European Challenge Tour event. This fact alone should stand as a testament to the quality of the course, but if you need a little more convincing, let us tell you a bit more about the club.

It is one of the rarer varieties of courses in North Wales: an inland course. The majority of the North Welsh golf clubs are on the coast, which gives Northop its uniqueness. You won’t find any tricks or gimmicks here; it is simply pure, classic parkland golf. Everything is clearly laid out, with no hidden surprises. 

The holes are set out in two loops of nine, giving you the chance to stop by the red brick clubhouse for a bite to eat or a quick half pint in the middle of your game. If you are looking for the course’s signature, look no further than hole 16, aka ‘The Quigley’. This hole is a dog-legged par four measuring close to 400 yards in length. You’ll have to avoid a water hazard on your right, the trees on your left, and a stream in front of the putting green – great fun and games!

 

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Location

Northop Golf Club is found just off the A55 at junction 33A. Found cloose to Northop village itself, the course is signposted.

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