Club competitions

Porters Wood holds first club match!

Porters Wood Golf Course hosted it’s very first club match on Saturday 26th April when we played against a team of 12 players from Southport Golf Academy. Six matches of fourball better ball were played over a windswept 18 holes here at Porters Wood. In the end the match finished in a draw, with both teams winning 3 matches a piece! The day was declared a success by all and a re-match, to be held at Southport, is on the cards with a provisional date of Saturday June 21st.


R. Bailey & T. Mulligan (SGA) bt R. & N. Eden (PW) 2&1

G. Harrison & H. Davenport (PW) bt R. Carpenter & A. Critchley (SGA) 5&4

B. Clarke & C. Whittle (SGA) bt G. Ball & N. Thoday (PW) 3&2

B. LeDrew & G. Walton (PW) bt M. Murphy & B. Derbyshire (SGA) 4&3

M. Ishmael & D. Peet (PW) bt A. Griffiths & E. Blackburn (SGA) 2&1

M. Latham & T. Owen (SGA) bt A. Teasey & P. Sinker (PW) 3&2

Closest pin on the 7/16 was won by Darren Peet and nearest the pin in 2 on the 9/18 was Brian Derbyshire.

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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.