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Back 9 is Awesome

(8) of just finished up (6) rounds of golf on Southport and we started off with Hillside. we ranked... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Thousand Oaks, California
Top course in stunning surroundings

I played in an open competition and was very impressed with the varying challenges presented by... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Bolton, United Kingdom
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All reviews pro shop royal birkdale golf trip great layout great golf course halfway house steeped in history warm welcome sand dunes clubhouse fairways challenges challenging bunker track
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

(8) of just finished up (6) rounds of golf on Southport and we started off with Hillside. we ranked the caddies 2nd behind Royal Birkdale, because they are members who caddie on the side and actually know the course, other caddies we had were there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

I played in an open competition and was very impressed with the varying challenges presented by most holes; water; doglegs, length, high sand dunes, pot hole bunkers, wind etc..... The back 9 are the nicest I have ever played and certainly live up to their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We played this course on the first day of a visit to the Southport area. Last time I’d played it was over 10 years ago in the winter so to play it again in the height of summer was a very different challenge. The course...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DodgetheViper
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Went to hillside as part of a trilogy of courses for my stag do. Fourball consisting of average 11 handicap very tough course unlike our usual tracks were you can get away with being wayward not here. Greens lovely rough punishing. Club house facilities first...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Played Hillside on Easter Sunday. The course was in excellent condition for the time of the year. A must visit for all golf fans. Greens were in excellent condition, along with pristine fairways.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Such a warm welcome from the Pro Shop, the Starter, the members and all the staff. Beautiful golf course, stunning back nine and "friendly" to the ladies, giving us a few additional Par 5's! Halfway house a very nice touch and very welcome.... would love...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

While not considered in the same class as the "Royals" in the area (Royal Birkdale, Royal Liverpool, and Royal Lytham), Hillside is a great layout and is highly recommended to anyone doing a golf trip to the area.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank hrh13
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Next door to Royal Birkdale, but not overshadowed. Excellent layout. Memorable holes, aplenty. Wonderful clubhouse and welcoming professional. Good weather was the icing on the cake, Not to missed. Golf aficionados delight.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A great course with one of the best inward 9 you can play. Had the pleasure on two occasions looking forward to going back sometime. Members were friendly as were staff in the pro shop.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank aps535
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Came this year and played in the seniors open good experience and received a great welcome from the pro and catering staff as well as members fortunate to have good weather but everything is set up for your pleasure so no wonder it's hard for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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