The trip went very well and we were even lucky with the weather. We enjoyed all three courses and thought Birkdale was definitely worth the money. Hotel was excellent and in a good location. Many thanks for your help with the arrangements.
I am not sure if I have ever stayed on a golf course before when the wind and rain were as bad as it was at Lytham G C late on in our round!!! It took us all a couple of hours with the hotel hair dryers to dry out shoes, gloves etc etc!!
The course was superb and the service and welcome was also excellent and very friendly, definitely one to visit again on a sunnier day I think. The inclusion of a soup and main course lunch was also very good.
Hesketh G C was very friendly and the service very good, although of the now 6 courses that we have played on the coast I would say that this was the lowest on a scale of 1 to 6. It was certainly a course of two halves as it says in the course planner. Probably, under normal circumstances it would rate highly, but it sits within some exalted company of the courses that we have played in the area, one we would probably not visit again.
West Lancs G C was excellent, as with Lytham, the service, golf course and staff were all of the highest standard, again one that we would certainly visit again. It was pretty windy yesterday, but I guess that adds to the links experience!!
The Ramada was very good, service, cleanliness and food were all of the high standard as our visit last year.
We spoke to the Head Professional at Royal Birkdale G C and it seems that they do quite a bit of “visitor green fee” golf, but best on short notice, so maybe next time we could stay an extra day and play there as well.
All in all a great weekend, albeit a bit damp at times to say the least and as a bonus the traffic was not too bad on the way home.
Once again many thanks for organising.
Very nice trip
Enjoyed it all
Really think S&A might have been best
Went looked at Fornby and probably want on list as a first day start
Hotel was good
Next time might stay in little local town like Birkdale or Ainesdale and enjoy the local things
We didn’t have any real time for Southport other than couple meals and i drove different roads in and out to see.
Best would be 10 -11 Tee Times to enjoy evening more ,but understand . Was quite busy with golfers
I wish to thank you for the EXCELLENT itinerary you planned for us!!!! Everything went as planned!!! Hotel great and did not charge for the upgrade. Courses selected were in proper sequence. A job well done. I will recommend you to my friends.
PS. Be sure to include Southport & Ainsdale for others. It was superb.
Just a quick note of thanks for all your help organising our recent trip to Southport.
The golf courses were excellent, we were given tremendous welcomes at the three courses we played and the hotel was excellent.
Everything was fantastic and went to plan and we were really well looked after by all the golf clubs as well as Picollino in Liverpool. Thank you very much for everything and to be honest I think everyone enjoyed it so much they want to go back next year rather than Kingsbarns as we originally planned so I may well be in touch sooner rather than later! Liverpool was also a top night out and I’m still feeling the effects of it!
Everything sorted out and we have had a great time. Just leaving for Formby Ladies.
Hotel excellent and all the courses very welcoming. They also speak highly of you!
Thanks for all your help.
Your organisation was spot on. All aspects of the tour ran smoothly.
We had a thoroughly enjoyable time in Southport and Birkdale. The hotel was comfortable and the breakfast we great. The golf courses were in good condition and the hospitality at the courses was superb. It was very windy at Royal Liverpool so it was tough going as us southerners are not accustomed to playing in gusts over 10mph!
Once again thank you for organising a thoroughly enjoyable trip. We will definitely use Southport Tours for any future trips to the North West.
Ease of doing business with you was top notch! I know I emailed you a bunch of times on different things over the past few months and you were always very responsive and took care of all of the details. The trip ran seamlessly and the guys were all thanking me for organizing. I kept telling them about your company. I can’t thank you enough.
The Hard Days Night was a good spot for us. The only negative was they were having some sort of hot water issue. We had to take cold showers three mornings during the trip. I think they need a larger hot water heater. I do need to recognize one employee there though. Debbie in the restaurant was wonderful. She looked out for our guys and made sure we were taken care of. Her sense of humor combined with her customer service was perfect for our group.
The golf courses were great. I had guys on the trip who have been on tours of Scotland and Ireland. The agreed that the Liverpool area is the best for a golf trip! The caddies were all very good. I had Ian Rodwell for a couple of days and he was superb to work with. I had to cancel a caddy on Saturday at Ormskirk because one of our guys got a call to fly home immediately due to his mother’s health. Ian worked with us on that one.
What can I say about Jason? He is the best. Our guys all loved him and he took care of us on the transports perfectly. We changed a few times and he was so easy to deal with. He really became part of our group during the week and we’ll be requesting him when we come back!
In closing I want to thank you again. I believe one of my guys may bring his sons over next year and I’ve already been talking to him about using your company. Our big group will be back in 2020 and I will definitely be working with you for that one.
Great few days, very nice Golf courses and friendly. Hillside I think was the standout, especially the back 9.
Thanks for your help.