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England

Fully Escorted Golf Tour

3 – 16 July 2020

14 days | 6 rounds of golf

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How would you like to play the “Crown Jewels” of English golf? Basking in the prestige of golf’s most illustrious tournament, The Open venues you’ll tee off on tour read like a who’s who of England’s best links courses. The British line-up features the “Royal” clubs of Liverpool (Hoylake), Birkdale, and Lytham and St Annes. Add to this England’s most prestigious and revered inland golfing venue, Sunningdale Golf Club, and you have a tour that will make any golfer go weak at the knees.

On this fully escorted golf tour, we follow the “Old Blithy” golfing hotspots and make our way from Southport, England’s Golf Coast, to Liverpool, home of the Beatles, through to Oxford, a medieval university town with modern charm, to end in London – where the tower of London, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben await.

British delights abound: Sip a pint of ale in a centuries-old pub, hum along the Beatles’ hit “All you need is love”, cruise down the river in Oxford in a punt and flirt with the Royals at Madam Tussaud’s. Non-golfers are well-looked after with a schedule of activities while the golfers indulge in their passion.

 

DAY 1 |  Friday 3 July | SOUTHPORT

On arrival you will be met at Manchester Airport and transferred to The Vincent Hotel, situated only ten minutes from two of the three courses you’ll play in Southport.

Hotel: The Vincent Hotel, Southport

DAY 2 | Saturday 4 July | SOUTHPORT

After a hearty English breakfast, we’ll spend the day sightseeing in Manchester. We’re going from golf balls to footballs as we jump into the city’s most beloved sport. Tour Old Trafford Stadium before exploring the immersive National Football Museum. We’ll also wander through the ornate Manchester Town Hall.

Tonight, come together for a welcome dinner and drinks in your hotel.

(B, D with drinks) Hotel: The Vincent Hotel, Southport

DAY 3 | Sunday 5 July | SOUTHPORT

This morning you’ll wake with anticipation as we prepare for our first taste of golf in England at Hillside Golf Club.

Residing along what many call the best stretch of links in the British Isles, Hillside promises a top-notch round. The front nine are highly regarded, however, it’s the back nine that give you that special feeling many compare to playing Ballybunion with its rippling fairways and deep bunkers.

Non-golfers embark on a tour of Hoghton Tower, a centuries-old fortified manor house.

Evening at leisure.

(B) Hotel: The Vincent Hotel, Southport

DAY 4 | Monday 6 July | SOUTHPORT

Today, golfers are in for a real treat with England’s #5 course.

Host to 11 Open Championships and the Ryder Cup – Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club is a distinguished tournament venue. It is where Ernie Els won his second Champion Golfer of the Year after Adam Scott imploded making bogey on the final four holes to miss out on his first major title. Beware: Avoiding the 200 bunkers is the name of the game at Lytham!

Non-golfers explore Blackpool’s attractions including Blackpool Tower and Penny Farm before an evening at leisure.

(B) Hotel: The Vincent Hotel, Southport

DAY 5 | Tuesday 7 July | SOUTHPORT

After breakfast, we’ll cruise along the serene Lake Windermere. Hop off at Lakeside Pier and check out the fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum. Then it’s all aboard a nostalgic steam train at Haverthwaite Railway for a scenic round trip.

Evening is at leisure.

(B) Hotel: The Vincent Hotel, Southport

DAY 6 | Wednesday 8 July | LIVERPOOL

Your third round awaits at England’s #3, where you can find the famous plaque in a blackberry bush commemorating Arnold Palmer’s iconic winning shot at the 1961 Open.

Royal Birkdale has a pedigree to rival any course in the UK, having played host to two Ryder Cups, the Walker and Curtis Cup, the Women’s British Open, and the Open Championship 10 times. Ranked 15th in Golf Digest’s “World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2018”, this course is arguably the crown jewel of English golf.

Non-golfers visit the beautiful Southport Marine Lake and Model Railway Village.

After golf, we make our way to Liverpool and check into The Malmaison Hotel, a short drive from Penny Lane, made famous by The Beatles. Drive a little further and you’ll find the McCartney’s childhood home.

Evening at leisure.
(B) Hotel: The Malmaison Hotel, Liverpool

DAY 7 | Thursday 9 July | LIVERPOOL

Today the landmarks of “the pool” await. The adventure begins with The Beatles Story, an immersive journey through the history of the Fab Four. Walk through recreations of key locations and iconic monuments such as the yellow submarine and Abbey Road Studios, and discover a vast collection of authentic memorabillia. We’ll then jump aboard a famous Mersey Ferry for a River Explorer Cruise along the iconic Liverpool waterfront.

Evening at leisure.

(B) Hotel: The Malmaison Hotel, Liverpool

DAY 8 | Friday 10 July | LIVERPOOL

After breakfast, golfers will tee off the first round.

Known as the “place where Tiger Woods cried” aka Royal Liverpool Golf Club. In 2006, Tiger won the Open just two months after his father passed away. He accomplished the feat by only using his driver once all week. It has been host to 12 Opens and to the first contest between Great Britain and the U.S. in 1921, an event that became known as the Walker Cup the following year.

Non-golfers will jump on a Hop On Hop Off bus and explore the treasures of Liverpool.

Evening at leisure.

(B) Hotel: The Malmaison Hotel, Liverpool

DAY 9 | Saturday 11 July | SURREY

After breakfast, we start our journey to Surrey via Oxford. On the way we’ll to stop to enjoy Oxford punting, a long-time favourite pastime for residents and a must-do for those visiting the city.

In Surrey, we check in to the 5 star Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa, your luxurious home for the next three nights and only 10 minutes away from your final two rounds of golf.

(B) Hotel: Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa, Surrey

DAY 10 | Sunday 12 July | SURREY

There is nothing better than a day’s golf amongst the forest, heather and springy turf of Berkshire’s Red course. Its six short holes, known for their quaity and intimidation, have been described as the best collection in the country. Whilst the par 4 6th was selected in the book “The 500 World’s Greatest Golf Holes”.

Non-golfers have a day at leisure to relax at the hotel. Evening at leisure.

(B) Hotel: Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa, Surrey

DAY 11 | Wednesday 13 July | SURREY

We’ve kept the best for last as the #2 course in England, Sunningdale Old Course is waiting for you to grace its fairways this morning.

Ranked 12th in Golf Digest’s “World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2018”, it is the quintessential English healthland club and is close to Augusta National as any course in the British Isles. Lined with soaring pine, birch and oak trees, there is nowhere quite so charming. Bobby Jones famously scored a perfecty symmetrical 66 – 33 shots going out, 33 coming back, 33 were “full shots” and 33 were putts.

Non-golfers will explore the Runnymede District before indulging in a few glasses at Denbies Wine Estate.

(B) Hotel: Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa, Surrey

DAY 12 | Tuesday 14 July | LONDON

This morning it’s time to hit the frog and toad and make our way to England’s vibrant capital, London City! We’ll wander through Hyde Park before brushing shoulders with Her Royal Majesty at Madame Tussauds. We’ll then have lunch and tour Lord’s Cricket Ground.

Enjoy an evening at leisure after checking in to Ampersand Hotel, a charmingly traditional building with a contemporary twist. Your London home is a short drive from the iconic Abbey Road.

(B,L) Hotel: Ampersand Hotel, London

DAY 13 | Wednesday 15 July | LONDON

Get your bucket lists out because we’ll be ticking off Big Ben, and the London Eye this morning. From up in the Eye you’ll be able to see many London landmarks including Buckingham Palace.

Tonight we indulge in an elegant 3-course farewell dinner with wine at the invitation-only Royal Automobile Club Pall Mall.

(B,D with wine) Hotel: Ampersand Hotel, London

DAY 14 | Thursday 16 July | LONDON

After a full English breakfast, it’s time to farewell our fellow travellers and transfer to the airport. (B)

 

 

Inclusions

Accommodation, including breakfast:

  • 5 nights at The Vincent Hotel, Southport
  • 3 nights at Malmaison Hotel, Liverpool
  • 3 nights at Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa, Bagshot
  • 2 nights at Ampersand Hotel, London

6 rounds of golf, walking courses, trolleys incl.:

  1. Hillside Golf Club, Manchester*
  2. Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Manchester*
  3. Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Manchester*
  4. Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Liverpool*
  5. The Berkshire Golf Club, Red Course, Surrey*
  6. Sunningdale Old Golf Club, Surrey*

*Caddies available: Additional cost applies.

2 dinners, inc:

  • Welcome dinner with beverages
  • Farewell dinner with beverages

Sightseeing / Experiences:

  • Manchester sightseeing – Old Trafford Stadium Tour, National Football Museum
  • Lake Windermere Cruise
  • The Beatles Story visit
  • Mersey Ferries River Explorer Cruise
  • Oxford Punting experience
  • London City sightseeing – Big Ben, London Eye ride with fast track pass
  • Madame Tussauds visit

Non-golfer inclusions:

  • Houghton Tower visit
  • Blackpool sightseeing
  • Southport Marine Lake and Model Railway Village
  • Liverpool sightseeing with Hop On Hop Off Bus
  • Runnymede District and Denbies Wine Estate visit

Other inclusions:

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers
  • Individual and team competitions with prizes
  • Fully escorted: Go Golfing’s experienced host & local guides
2020 England Golf Tour Prices

Early Bird Reward: Save EUR 400pp when you book before 25 November 2019

Early Bird Price

Golfer Twin Share – EUR 6,488 pp

Non-Golfer Twin Share – EUR 4,764 pp

Golfer Single – EUR 8,988 pp

Full Retail Price

Golfer Twin Share – EUR 6,888 pp

Non-Golfer Twin Share – EUR 5,164 pp

Golfer Single – EUR 9,388 pp

Deposits and Final Payments
  • Initial deposit of AUD $2000 per person must accompany booking
  • Second deposit of AUD $3000 is due on or before 4 December 2019
  • Tour package to be converted from GBP to AUD on 24 March 2020
  • Final payment due 2 April 2020.
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