Events, News & Events


We are experiencing a very wet autumn and as a result we will be closed during or after heavy rain. Please ring us on 01942 214777 to check whether we are open.


Matchplay Quarter-Final Draw

Congratulations to the first round winners. The draw for the quarter-finals is as follows:

Rick Ishmael v Phil Jackson

John Bennett v Paul Sinker

Mark Liptrot v Eddie Willis

Keith Fawcett v Martin Ishmael

Matches to be played before 9th August. Good luck.


Summer league starts May 31st

Porters Wood Golf Course is offering you the chance to join it’s Summer golf league! If you want to play some competitive golf in the Wigan area, without the need to join an expensive club then this is your chance! 

The league will be starting from Monday 31st May and will be run on an informal basis. Competitors’ do not have to be members at Porters Wood Golf Course to take part. 

The league will run for 11 weeks, with players completing 1 round of golf each week at a time of their choosing. Each players top 8 scores will count towards their end of season points tally. New players must hand in 3 scorecards before the competition starts so that a handicap can be drawn up. Each player must pay £2 each week (on top of green fees), with all the money going towards the weekly prizes for the top 2 finishers and the end of league awards and trophies for the top 5 finishers.

Please note that the league is open to players of all ages and abilities. With our own concise handicap system, every player will start from a level playing field. 

If you are interested in joining please don’t hesitate to call in and ask for Martin, to provide you with further information on the league format.


Winter League Champion

Congratulations to Mark Liptrot, the winner of the first Porters Wood Golf Course winter league. With the winter weather in wigan causing disruption to the playing schedule, the league was finally completed in early march! Mark won with a winning score of 175 for his best 6 rounds over the 9-hole course.

1st Mr. M. Liptrot 175

2nd Mr. M. Ishmael 177

3rd Mr. P. Jackson 178

Porters Wood would like to thank everyone who competed in the winter league, and wish everyone good luck in the spring league.

Porters Wood Golf Course

Situated on the outskirts of Wigan, Lancashire, Porters Wood 9-hole golf course is set in natural, undulating parkland between the villages of Shevington and Orrell. The course operates on a ‘pay and play’ basis.