We have been around along time in fact since October 1891.
The course is built on land known locally as the “Pinnacle”, originally designed by Old Tom Morris himself, custodian of the Old course, St Andrews and Open Champion in 1861,62,64 and 1867. It was later made into an 18 hole layout by Ted Ray from Ganton in 1906 and further alterations were overseen by Peter Alliss and Dave Thomas in 1972.
The 18 hole course measuring 6,360 yards and with a par of 71
This offers a true and fair test of your golfing ability, testing your length, accuracy, touch and putting over the part parkland and part moorland course. With stunning views, quiet and peaceful setting the course offers stimulation for body and soul.
Image: Hole 15 a risk and reward hole: Stroke index 18
This hole features in the top 100 driving holes in the UK.
Its a dog leg left, so the more you take on the trees the nearer to the green.
For the really big hitters the green (340 yds as the crow flys) is in reach but you have to take on the out of bounds that runs down the left hand side, avoid the pond and the bunker on either side of the green.
Top part of the course is moorland. This hole, stroke index 2 plays into the prevailing wind. At just under 400yards it requires 2 good strikes to reach the green when the wind blows (which it usually does)
Testament to our hard work, location and expertise
Dewsbury District Golf Club is an exceptional venue to indulge your clients in great golf, fantastic food and luxurious surroundings. As a perfect venue for corporate golf days and meeting your valued clients throughout the year Dewsbury District Golf Club is the ideal location for both business and pleasure. We have a variety of corporate packages to suit your budget and event. For more information please contact Nigel Hirst our club professional.