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Club News

Here you will find information on competitions, latest news stories, course conditions and more.

We would like to wish all of the visitors to our club and golfers from all over the World a very Merry Christmas and a fabulous 2024!

Captain Elect Announcement

Josh Rimmer and his Ryder Cup experience

Formby Golf Club Assistant Operations Manager Josh Rimmer was chosen to be part of the Ryder Cup 2023 Hospitality Operations Team in Italy.

Formby Golf Club saw this as a fantastic opportunity for Josh to work with some off the leading professionals within his industry.

Reflecting on his time in Italy, Josh commented ‘Being a Golfer myself and working as an Operations Manager at one of the finest Links Courses in the UK, being part of the Ryder Cup was a fantastic experience for me. It was an absolute pleasure to work on such an unbelievable global event and tournament, and being given the opportunity to work with some of the elite people in the industry allowed me to gain so much experience and new skills I will take with me into my career going forward.’

We are very proud that Josh was involved and shows the quality of work, service and positive interaction with members and visitors that we all experience on a day to day basis at the club.

SDGA Handicap Team Victory

Congratulations to Formby Golf Club‘s Handicap team on their victory in the end of season SDGA event at Ormskirk Golf Club. Pictured with Ormskirk Captain John Beesley and Alan Whittle of the SDGA.
Well played Gents! #1884

Recruitment – Assistant Secretary Role

Formby Golf Club, founded in 1884 and one of the most well-respected private members’ golf clubs in the UK is actively recruiting for the position of Assistant Secretary.

To view the full advert please click on the link below:

Assistant Secretary – Job Ad – 2023 (4)


To apply, candidates should send a letter highlighting their motivation for the role and relevant experience, an up-to-date CV, details of their current remuneration and ability to relocate if necessary.

Please contact Charles Grimley – [email protected]

Application deadline: 5pm on Monday 16th October 2023.

Today’s Golfer Top 100 Links Course in UK & Ireland

Formby Golf Club Junior Open

The 2023 Junior Open, held at Formby Golf Club on Monday 8th August, saw 60 players compete for  a number of trophies.

The golf was fabulous with every young player enjoying their experience.

All at Formby were incredibly impressed with each golfer in the way they conducted themselves both in and around the clubhouse and course, it was a privilege to host this tournament and we very much look forward to next year.

To view the fill list of results please follow the link below.

Junior Open – 7 August 2023 – Full Nett Results

Tom Hughes wins Grange Park Rose Bowl

Congratulations to member Tom Hughes on his victory on Sunday in the Grange Park Rose Bowl.
A 6 under par 2 round total gave him a 2 shot win over a fine field in very testing conditions. Well played Tom!

We have recently released a number of Winter tee times for November through to February 2024.
Please be aware that these times are extremely limited so please do visit our website below or contact our team on 01704 872164 to book your golf.

Smoking ban lifted

We are pleased to announce that given the recent change in weather the smoking ban on the estate has now been lifted.

We very much appreciate all members and visitors following our request over the previous weeks. #1884