Oakdale Golf Club is situated in the historic Spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Established in 1914, Oakdale was designed by the legendary golf course architect Dr Alister MacKenzie and was opened on 1st August 1914. Following earlier successes at Alwoodley, Moortown and other local courses he then went on to design such jewels as Royal Melbourne in Australia, Cypress Point and Augusta National in The United States of America. MacKenzie courses are revered by golfers all over the world. Oakdale offers an opportunity to savour a unique mix of moorland and parkland golf and is acknowledged as one of the premier golf clubs in the Northern England.
Oakdale, known locally for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere, has a par of 71 and is 6484 yards for gentlemen and 5513 yards for ladies with a par of 72. Its main feature is the local Oak Beck which meanders alongside the tenth fairway and in front of the ninth and eighteenth greens thus ensuring a high level of concentration when playing approaches and tee shots. Harrogate has a well known and thriving Conference and Exhibition Centre. It is also the home of the famous Taylor’s Tea, Betty’s Coffee Shop, and Farrah’s Toffee. It is known as one of the gateways to the Yorkshire Dales and is a wonderful and popular base from which to explore local places of interest such as Ilkley Moor, Pateley Bridge, The Vale of York and other historic towns and cities. The town has an abundance of first class hotels and guest houses, many of which are close to the golf course and include the famous Old Swan Hotel where Agatha Christie sampled the hospitality. Also close at hand is a great mixture of wonderful shopping, from high street names to the smaller independents.
You are assured of a warm welcome, so why not come along and experience the delights that this 'Yorkshire Order of Merit' course and the town of Harrogate has to offer.