Lytham and St. Anne's Mini Links, United Kingdom
The Mini Links at Lytham St Annes is situated only 800m west from the world famous Royal Lytham & St Anne's Golf Club, an Open Championship venue. The course is set amongst the beautiful promenade gardens on the seafront opposite The Grand Hotel and provides the 'link' between land and the Irish Sea. atgolf.uk, in partnership (since 2011) with Fylde Council, are delighted to be able to offer Pitch and Putt to local Fylde residents and visitors ALL YEAR ROUND. The course, developed by Andy Tracey, Managing Director at atgolf.uk, provides a stepping stone between school/beginner golf at driving ranges and club golf. Following on from the excellent comments made by 8 times Major winner Tom Watson - is a perfect place to visit if you want to try the sport for the first time or if you are an avid golfer wanting to tweak your short game.
Top golfers like Tom Watson, Rickie Fowler and Martin Kaymer have visited the course. Martin in particular praised the quality of the greens, which are a credit to groundsman John Peet.
The course is situated only a short walk from St Anne's Train Station. It has two secure bike posts available at the entrance to the course but please remember to bring your bike locks.
HOW TO GET THERE
Directions by Car:
From the Promenade, head South along Clifton Drive North (A584) towards St Annes/Lytham keeping Blackpool Airport on your left. After the first set of traffic lights turn right onto North Promenade. Follow past St Anne's Pier. The road then becomes South Promenade. The course is located next to the cinema complex and Toby carvery on the right 200 metres after the pier.
From the M55 motorway:
The motorway becomes the A5230. At the first roundabout (at the car sales rooms) bear left towards another roundabout. Take the 3rd exit onto Progress Way duel carriage way - still the A5230. Continue straight on for 1.5 miles until you reach the coast at Squires Gate. Turn left onto Clifton Drive North and follow directions 'From Blackpool'
Head North along Clifton Drive and take a left onto the Inner Promenade past Fairhaven Lake. Then course is approximately 1 mile further on the left opposite the Grand Hotel.
CARD OF THE COURSE
Holes: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Metres 52 36 47 56 52 44 43 69 57 Out: 456
Holes: 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Metres 52 40 38 48 64 64 59 49 52 In: 466
Total metres: 922
The motto of the course is: CHIPPERS - Confidence, Honesty, Integrity, Politeness, Perseverance, Exercise, Respect, Sportsmanship.
Telephone no. of the course is +44(0)7964 277757. Address of the course is The Sea Front, Opposite The Grand Hotel, South Promenade, St Annes, FY8 1LS, United Kingdom.
All visitors will be afforded a warm welcome.