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From challenging links to championship courses, all with stunning cliff top, moorland and parkland settings, the North York Moors and Yorkshire Coast has courses for golfers whatever your handicap. Please ring in advance to book your tee time.

Ampleforth College Golf Club

9 holes in the grounds of Gilling Castle. Visitors welcome. Adults £15/day, children £7.50/day. Pay at honesty box at course. Membership available.
T: 01439 788274.

Brigham Park, Malton Road, Pickering YO18 7JP

9 hole par 3 golf course, open all year, weather permitting, daily from dawn to dusk. Clubs provided; £6 for 18 holes.
T: 01751 477188

Easingwold Golf Club, Stillington Road YO61 3ET (12 miles north of York)

18 holes. Booking advisable. Visitors welcome, members of a golf club only. Catering facilities. Professional instruction available.
T: 01347 821880

Ganton Golf Club

Est 1891, 18 hole championship course, including the venue for the Ryder Cup in 1949, the 2000 Curtis Cup and the 2003 Walker Cup. Combining undulating heathland with rugged features on the natural sandy subsoil of an ancient North Sea inlet, this course is challenging. Visitors welcome by prior application. Players are required to have a current handicap certificate. Terrace, changing rooms, formal dining room, professional shop, large practice range, practice chipping and putting greens. On A64, 9 miles west of Scarborough.
T: 01944 710329 (secretary); 01944 710260 (professional/shop)

Hunley Hotel, Brotton, Saltburn

29 holes of golf which can be setup as four different championship course layouts (Morgans, Imperial, Jubilee & Millennium), all with a 'cliff top' feel and beautiful views onto the North Sea. Driving range. Golf breaks available. Visitors welcome, open all year.
T: 01287 676216

Kirkbymoorside Golf Club, Manor Vale YO62 6EG

18 hole, par 69, 'unique' holes, breathtaking views over the National Park, and a state-of-the-art clubhouse. Professional instruction available. Onsite catering facilities for 150 people make it a perfect venue for parties, sports club dinners and weddings too. Visitors welcome - handicap certificate not needed; advisable to book in advance.
T: 01751 431525

Malton and Norton Golf Club, Welham Park, Malton YO17 9QE

Off A64 Scarborough/York road; 27 holes comprise three contrasting loops that all lead back to the clubhouse. Catering. Driving range. Visitors welcome - handicap certificate not needed.
T: 01653 697912

Raven Hall, Ravenscar YO13 0ET

9-hole dramatic cliffside links course, 600ft above sea level, complimentary for residents. The holes vary from 174 yards to 350 yards.
T: 01723 870353

Rosedale Abbey, Red House, Thorgill Lane YO18 8SE

Opposite White Horse Farm Hotel, 9 hole pitch and putt with stunning views over Rosedale. Any age, any standard. Children welcome. No dress code. Open Easter - October.
T: 01751 417270

Saltburn Golf Club

9 hole, mainly parkland. Undulating course with magnificent views out to the North Sea and the National Park, including Roseberry Topping. Visitors welcome except on Saturdays (competition day). Handicap certificates required.
T: 01287 622812

Sawdon Pines Golf Club, Sawdon, nr Scarborough, YO13 9DU

9 hole, par 31. Open from dawn until dusk all year round. Stunning views of North York Moors. Free club hire. Family friendly. Casual dress code. £5 per round, £10 per day, £20 per week.
T: 01723 859240

Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club, North Cliff Avenue, YO12 6PP

18 holes, breathtaking views or Scarborough Castle and North Bay. Catering facilities. Booking essential via Secretary. Professional instruction available.
T: 01723 355397

Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club, Deepdale Avenue YO11 2UE

18 holes, open views to the sea
T: 01723 360522

Snainton Golf Centre, Snainton, YO13 9PN 

Driving range and 9 hole course; open daily year round, 8.30am – 9pm. Coaching by resident professional. Golf shop and Bay 19 - Eatery and Bar servicing locally sourced produce throughout the day (non-golfers welcome).
T: 01723 850014

Thirsk and Northallerton Golf Club, Thornton-le-Street YO7 4AB

18 hole parkland course with views of the Hambleton Hills; pro shop. Visitors welcome.
T: 01845 525115

Whitby Golf Club, Low Straggleton, Sandsend Road YO21 3SR

18 hole stunning cliff-top location with coastal views and a rolling panorama of the North York Moors. An ideal holiday course, not too long or difficult for the moderate player provided a reasonable degree of accuracy is achieved.
T: 01947 600660