Championship Course, Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa

Chester, England

Championship Course overview

Style: Parkland

Set in an area of stunning parkland, the Portal Championship Course offers some unique and challenging holes. Dotted around the course are plenty of water features and hazards that can land golfers in a spot of bother, not to mention the distance. At over 7000 yards, guests will need to be both accurate and long off the tee if they are looking to produce a respectable scorecard at the end of the round.

Signature Holes

The signature hole at on the Championship Course is up for debate, with several strong holes contending. The third hole is a 602-yard par-five that plays from an elevated tee and temps the longer hitters into hitting it in two. However, many of those who try will fail, only to find their ball in the lake guarding the front of the green.

The other two contenders for the signature hole are the par-three 14th, commonly named "The Horn", which plays at 131 yards and is surrounded by water or the par-four 17th, "Waterloo" which is also guarded by water.

Accommodation near Championship Course

Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa

Boasting two high-quality golf courses, alongside great hotel facilities, Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa is one of the best golf resorts in Cheshire.

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