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Club News

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

Assistant Professional Rob Horton

Congratulations to Formby Golf Club Assistant Professional Robert Horton on passing his degree in Professional Golf Studies from Birmingham University.

Final coaching exam on its way in July to become a full PGA Professional. Rob is a fabulous member of our team and we wish him the best of luck.

Junior Team Summer League

Formby’s junior team kicked off their summer league matches this weekend with a well fought victory against West Lancashire Golf Club.

At home and in glorious conditions, Formby landed a 3.5-1.5 Matchplay win.

Well played boys! #1884

Bill Renison Trophy

Congratulations to Hesketh Golf Club on their victory today in the Bill Renison Trophy with some fantastically consistent golf across the team.

Special mention must be made to a course record equalling 66 from Ormskirk Golf Club’s James Nash.

Fabulous day, great golf! #1884

Formby Hare Winner

Congratulations to Formby Hare winner Greg Holmes from Royal Birkdale.

Greg, a previous Hare winner, shot two amazing rounds of 69 and 70! Very well played and a worthy victor #1884

Pictured below is Greg with 2023 Formby Golf Club Captain David Hopkins.

New Course Record

Many congratulations to +3 handicapper and Lancashire player Tom Hughes on his gross 66 in Saturday’s Spring Meeting Day 2!

With the changes to the course recently this is a new course record! Huge potential for the future and we will watch his development with eager anticipation.

Tom, with a bogey free round, has put at least some of his success down to the competition he faced from playing partner Anthony Stirling who himself shot an amazing 68.

The quality of young golfer at the club is now higher than ever before, it is certainly a future to look forward to!

Formby Hare Tee Times

Formby Golf Club Mixed Junior Open

Formby Golf Club’s Mixed Junior Open will be played this year on Monday 7th August, please see the below link for further information and registration details.

Welcome To Our 2023/24 Captain

Following this weekend’s AGM we would like to extend a very warm welcome to Mr David Hopkins for his year as Captain of Formby Golf Club.
A popular appointment, David has been involved for many years at committee and Council level and we wish him the very best for the year ahead.

Mr Hopkins said of his appointment,

“I am delighted to confirm my appointment as Captain of Formby Golf Club for 2023 /24. It is truly a great honour.
The course is taking shape perfectly as we prepare to offer a warm welcome and the famous ‘Formby Experience’ to our members their guests and visitors alike from April onwards.
The course developments are completed so whether you have never been, or remember Formby of old, you will enjoy a great day on an improved and top class layout.
We look forward to seeing you; come and say hello!”

Formby Juniors And Colts Vs Lancashire Ladies

Yesterday saw the annual Formby Juniors & Colts match vs Lancashire Ladies. Formby took a 2-0 lead before losing the last 3 matches to lose 3-2. Played in a great atmosphere and with the course in superb condition. Congratulations to Lancashire Ladies!

Annual Formby Golf Club snooker finals evening

This week saw the Annual Formby Golf Club snooker finals evening.

A packed snooker room saw Chris Allmark win the King’s Trophy and also secure the highest break of the tournament with a magnificent 46 in the quarter final.

The Harold Withers Cup was won by ex Captains Alasdair Bowman and James Harrocks, well played gentlemen!

Great night, lots of wine and enjoyed by all!