Manchester City Council

Sports, leisure & the Arts Golf

Heaton Park Golf Course is a picturesque 18 hole Championship standard golf course, situated in the scenic grounds of Heaton Park with beautiful views.  

Designed by five times Open Champion J. H. Taylor it was opened to the public in 1911 and has been the host venue for many prestigious events, both professional and amateur including 1983 PGA club Prof championship, 1984 ladies PGA tour event, Junior Nick Faldo Tournaments with visits from legendary golfers such as Jack Nicklaus.

The main course at the Golf Centre is a parkland course, boasting spectacular views over the Pennines and surrounding countryside and offers several imposing tee shots. Three lakes in the park, play a prominent part in every round, especially on the 193 yard 11th hole. Being a long par-3 and signature hole to the course, J. H. Taylor designed a challenge for all golfers across a deep water filled ravine, to a raised plateau green. Indeed, former Open Champion, Henry Cotton once described this hole as "the toughest par-3 in England". Peter Allis described the 15th hole as one of the most scenic holes he'd ever seen!

With such a pedigree why not book yourself a round!

Open seven days a week and managed on behalf of the Council by Mack Golf.


  • Fully stocked pro-shop, with equipment available for hire. 
  • Fully licensed bar and catering facilities with function room for hire.
  • Professional tuition available.
  • Golf packages available with accommodation. 

For more information call Mack Golf on 0161 654 9899. Equipment is available for hire. Charges apply.

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