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The UK's Instant Golf Course and Lesson Finder

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Search for golf courses across the UK and view a map of all the golf clubs in your area. Use your location or enter a location to find a golf course.

Each golf course has information about the type of golf course, its location and a short overview of what to expect.
We aim to help people become more active, through golf. There is always a new golf course to play, so take a look at some local golf courses near you.

The UK's Largest Golf Course Map

Find information about facilities that golf clubs have across the UK. This includes whether or not they have a golf driving range, whether they are a parkland or a links type golf course and whether they accept visitors at their golf clubs.

From parkland to links golf courses, and easy-going par 3 courses to some of the best championship golf course in the country, we'll help you find it.

Social Golf Lesson Finder

Our mission is to make people aware that Golf is for everyone. We are excited to now connect people with local Golf lessons, all abilities welcome.

Instructors mostly teach on driving ranges, par three golf courses or for a more advanced golfer who wants a championship golf course to test themselves on.

Book a lesson with our golf instructors below - friendly and sociable group golf lessons.

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Local Golf Courses, Driving Ranges & Golf Lessons.​

Golf Course Near Me provides a simple way to find your local golf course, driving range & golf lessons across the UK. Through an interactive map, you can find the location of golf courses, and use the map functionality to get directions to a golf course nearby. 

Golf Course Near Me of Active Near Me CIC – a Registered Social Enterpriseand Community Interest Company in the UK aimed at helping people learn and play sports locally. Registered UK Companynumber: 14530928.

Updated 17th March 2024

Golf Courses across the UK are still quite floodedwith higher than normal rainfall recently. Many golf courses are currently closed or undergoing maintenance, please call ahead before visiting.

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Helping people find UK Golf Courses & Golf Clubs

Golf Course Near Me is part of Active Near Me CIC – a registered UK social enterprise.

Our mission is to encourage more people to engage in activity and sport across the UK.

We carry out our mission by providing free interactive maps and tools to help people find local golf courses and lessons.

Golf Course Near Me helps people find a local golf course through a free, interactive map.

We have over 1000 golf clubs and courses available to find, and we have provided key information such as price, par, length of the golf course and user reviews.

The Golf courses are also split in to county, and we have also listed golf courses in specific towns and cities.

For example, we have listed golf courses in London, Golf Courses in Liverpool and Golf clubs in Manchester.

Our golf clubs are listed in 10 mile locations, so for example a Golf Course Near London would include golf courses out in Stratford or Richmond.

Discover some of the most popular golf clubs and golf courses here! 


A golf handicap is an official number that indicates how many shots over or under par a golfer typically goes round an 18 hole golf course in.

One method includes counting the top 8 scores from 20 rounds of golf and using this as a basis. A golf handicap can only be given out by an official golf course, so you must be a member to receive your handicap.

As of 2024, the World Handicap System (WHS) was initiated. This is a scoring system designed to standardize the way golf handicaps work, so that other countries have similar handicap scoring methods.

Royal Golf Courses are those that have been granted “Royal” status by the current Reigning Monarch.

Often a member of the Royal Family will be invited to play at the golf course in question, or in some circumstances they may even become a member or patron of the golf club.

Over the past 250 years, 61 golf courses have been named “Royal” and here you can find the full list. 


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We’re passionate about Golf, and our excellent team have put together a few top tips for those looking to get in to golf this year.

For many, golf courses simply exist and are never used. They are parkland areas that are created and designed carefully, operated a businesses.

However, golf courses across the UK are becoming ore affordable, and open to new members or pay and play.

This means starting out as a new golfer has never been easier. Try heading to the driving range and get your swing going, and then try a 9 hole golf course.

From here, you can work up to the stunning parkland golf courses that litter the UK.

Whether you are completely novice golfer or a more experienced player looking to become a successful tournament player, we have useful golf tips and strategies to help you learn how to play golf, shoot lower scores and reduce your golf handicap and become as good as you choose to be. 

Start with some simple golf swing tips in our article below.bLearning how to swing a golf club and how to play golf well can be one the most challenging things anyone can learn. 

There are many golf swing tips that you can follow but it is important to follow simple approaches that you can apply to help you play better and to improve your golf swing. Often the simplest golf swing is also the most effective at hitting the ball farther and straighter.

The grip is the foundation of your golf swing and developing the right grip is critical to your success in hitting the ball farther and straighter. There are many different grips out there that you can use. Here are few common grip types:

– The Interlocking Grip – With this grip the index finger of the left hand and the little finger of the right hand combine and interlock. It is commonly used by those that have thick hands, or shorter hands.

– The Overlapping Grip – This grip involves having the little finger of the right hand sit on top of the index finger of the left hand. This grip is used by most male golfers because it does require strong wrists and forearms.

– The Baseball Grip – With this grip the index finger of the left hand and the little finger of the right hand do not overlap but do make contact with each other. This is usually the default grip for most beginners or golfers with weaker arm and wrist strength.


The ideal stance is to have your weight equally balanced. It is important to stay relaxed over the golf ball as any tension will affect the quality of your golf swing so make sure to follow this important golf tip. You want to bend at the hips when addressing the golf balls and have a slight flex in the knees also. In addition keeping the spine erect and not rounded is important.


The biggest key to the backswing is to be slow and deliberate. Do not rush your backswing, rather keep in mind that power is generated on your downswing so conserve your energy through your backswing. Try to keep the left arm as straight as possible and go as far back as you comfortably can.

One of the key elements in the downswing is to keep your head in the same position. Begin your downswing with the hips and keep your head behind the ball until your follow through. Do not use your right hand to try to generate more power. The power in your golf swing will come from the leverage in the angle between the club and your wrists. Try to hold the angle between the clubs and the wrists as much as possible in order to generate maximum power.

Do not rush the downswing as this will usually result in poor shots and inconsistency. You want to have a gradually increasing speed on the downswing and make sure that you have good balance and swing well within yourself. Do not try to muscle the club or swing hard, just make a smooth and controlled movement and you will find that this will help you to hit the ball solidly on a regular basis.

After impact you want the club to fully release while keeping your head behind the ball. Your head should naturally come up with your right shoulder, so your chin should be over your right shoulder and your head facing the target to complete the follow through.

Remember to have some patience when learning the golf swing, go to the range and practice your swing without hitting any golf balls to start and then as you feel more comfortable with your swing you can start hitting a few balls.

Use these golf swing tips to practice your swing on the range for a few days, maybe even a couple of weeks until you are comfortable before you go out to the golf course. Remember to relax and focus on your targets when you are on the course and try to avoid thinking about swing mechanics on the golf course, rather focus on trusting and believing in your game. Use some of these golf tips to help you play better and lower your golf handicap. 


When you play a sport such as golf and you want to improve, then you’ll know all about how vital practice is to improve your handicap. There are many different hints and tips that you could use to try to get a better golf swing.  What you should do is practice on the range and not on the golf course. By practicing golf swing drills, such as a set of exercises and movements that you can repeat easily, you’ll perfect your golf swing.

One very useful golf swing drill that can be of great benefit to golfers is the golf swing plane drill; this is performed by either purchasing a golf swing plane trainer and using this to tailor your golf swing plane to perfection. Doing this kind of golf swing drill will condition your body to automatically create the correct golf swing each time. If this does not suit you then why not try using just your right arm and swing as normal using your left hand to feel how the biceps work as you perform the swing. 

Doing this will not only strengthen the muscles in your right arm but you will be able to feel precisely how your body moves when performing a golf swing. Repetition, repetition repetition, is what you are looking for. Muscle memory and feel. If you practice something incorrectly then you will do it on the course. Practice right and play right.

Another golf swing drill that you might like to try out is to have a friend standing behind you as you slowly take a normal backswing. Your friend then can see your target line and tell you if your club is pointing at the ball or up to four feet beyond it, if it is then you are almost there to having a great golf swing. Practice these golf swing drills over and over and you will be hitting like a pro in no time.