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Macdonald Portal Golf Club - Championship Course Highlights

  • “Golf Course of the Year” 1995!
  • Huge layout—a hefty loop.
  • Many unique holes.
  • Plenty of water hazards.
  • A great challenge for seasoned golfers.

Course Stats

  • Designed by Donald Steel.
  • Opened in 1990.
  • 7,041-yard/6,438-metre length.
  • Par-73 course.

Macdonald Portal Golf Club - Championship Course Packages

Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (1 Night, Half Board + 2 Rounds)
1 night 2 rounds
Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (1 Night, Half Board + 2 Rounds)
  • 1 Night Accommodation
  • 4* Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (Half Board)
  • 1 x round @ Macdonald Portal Golf Club - Championship Course
  • 1 x round @ Macdonald Portal Golf Club - Premier Course
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£125
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Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (2 Nights, Half Board + 3 Rounds)
2 nights 3 rounds
Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (2 Nights, Half Board + 3 Rounds)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation
  • 4* Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (Half Board)
  • 2 x rounds @ Macdonald Portal Golf Club - Championship Course
  • 1 x round @ Macdonald Portal Golf Club - Premier Course
from
£225
/pp
Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (3 Nights, Half Board + 4 Rounds)
3 nights 4 rounds
Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (3 Nights, Half Board + 4 Rounds)
  • 3 Nights Accommodation
  • 4* Macdonald Portal Golf & Spa Resort (Half Board)
  • 2 x rounds @ Macdonald Portal Golf Club - Championship Course
  • 2 x rounds @ Macdonald Portal Golf Club - Premier Course
from
£335
/pp

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Top hint for this course

At the end of the front nine, a dogleg right with trees and bunkers stands between you and the dancefloor. Drive down the centre left of the fairway to avoid the first bunker and trees, then use the second shot to carry over the two bunkers and land on the green.

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Full Course Lowdown

The star of this golf resort. Named the "Golf Course of the Year" in 1995, and it's no surprise. A unique blend of hazards and tests has created an exciting course across a whopping 7,073 yards for golfers looking to test their skills.

Keep the mate who always hits the water at home because they'll have a nightmare here. Grab the squad and see who can overcome the distinctive challenges.

Course

The first is an easygoing start (if you have a straight drive) as avoiding the bunkers on either side of the fairway shouldn't be a problem. It's reachable in two strokes, with a large back end to the dancefloor making it easy to avoid the front bunkers.

The 5th is a length par-3 standing at 215 yards. A solid tee-off straight down the middle should see you land on the green without any issues.

The 14th is a par-3, with the dancefloor surrounded by a lake. If you've got a killer chipping game in your locker, you should hit the pin with ease. Another large green makes it rather easy to hit from the tee box.

As far as closing holes go, this one is straightforward. At 431 yards, it's reachable in two but bear in mind the bunkers surrounding the green. Favour accuracy over distance as you go further down the fairway. A par would gain some respect from the gang.

Clubhouse

The Lounge & Bar provides comfy armchairs for you to kick back and relax. Order the steak and chips to refuel and have some well-earned swing oil to wash it down.

With live sports, you can catch up on all the action, count up your scorecards with the gang and discuss all the blunders some of your mates had. Maybe hand out a forfeit to the person who hit the water the most?

Course Facilities

  • Driving Range
  • Club Rental
  • Buggy Rental
  • Proshop
  • Clubhouse

More than a Game!

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Charity events
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Celebratory nights
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Celebrate the wins!
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Laugh with your friends

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The Location

Aside from the four-star resort, the local area, Tarporley, is just a mile away. It has plenty of hotels for accommodation and restaurants or bars to keep you busy after the fairways.

The nearest city is Chester at 12.1 miles away and it doesn't disappoint. They say big things come in small packages and this small city does exactly that. Bouncing nightlife, fancy restaurants and plenty of sights make Chester an underrated city to visit.

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