Northern Region Golf Day 2017



Arrival & registration 10am

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Houghwood Golf Club, Billinge Hill, Crank Road, St Helens, WA11 8RL


To be Held at: Houghwood Golf Club, Billinge Hill, Crank Road, St Helens, WA11 8RL

The event is open to all golfers and non-golfers of any ILP region who wish to play this fabulous course or to enjoy an evening networking and a meal.

Arrival & registration from 10am

Bacon barm included before you go out to play golf

18 holes golf (Tee start on the 1st from 11.50am)

Two course evening meal after the golf in the clubhouse   (with magnificent views over the Cheshire plains)

Single Stableford rules apply

Cost per player for 18 holes (inc. evening meal) is         £42.00

Electric Buggy (2 Persons)                                                     £20.00

Food only  (per person)                                                           £10.00

  • Day's event

  1. Bacon barms on arrival

  2. Collect score card

  3. Sit down meal for approx 6.30pm

  4. Presentation at 7.30pm

    Anyone who wants overnight accommodation the nearest hotels are:

    Premier Inn, Garswood Old Road, East Lancs Road, St Helens, Merseyside WA11 7LX  (4 miles 10mins)
    Ramada Encore Haydock, Galway Crescent Piele Road, Haydock, WA11 0GR  (6 miles 15mins)

    You will be sent details of tee times along with confirmation of any payment or deposit made to Northern Region ILP so please ensure that your contact details are enclosed

    Closing date for entry and payment is 30th June  2017 to allow arrangement of final numbers for Dinner along with tee times.


    The region's new chair, David Lewis, cordially invites any non-golfers to come and join himself and others to the evening meal which will start at 6pm prompt. It’s your opportunity to come and find out what the region has to offer this year and have a drink with David, what have you got to lose?

    There will be a nominal charge of £10.00 for the two course evening meal.

    Take a look at the course and features for yourself and see what a treat you’re in for!


Houghwood is situated in a rural location midway between St Helens and Wigan on Billinge Hill just outside the village of Crank.

Convenient for M6, M62 and M57 and M58 motorways, half an hour from Liverpool city centre and only 45 minutes from Manchester

From the South

Leave M6 at Junction 23 -

Follow signs for A580 Liverpool At 3rd set of lights turn right onto A571 to Wigan (Waterside Inn on your right) Follow this road to Billinge till you reach a mini roundabout.

Turn left into Rainford Road Proceed for approx 1 mile till you approach a right fork on a left hand bend.(Gores Lane) Take this fork to a T junction.

Turn right into Crank Road, go over a hump back bridge and start to climb the hill.

The golf course is now on your right hand side

The entrance is located on the right between a stone barn and a bungalow.

From the North

Travelling South on M6 leave at the M58 exit (Junction 26)

Follow signs from motorway islands for Wigan. Once away from the motorway islands you will arrive at a T Junction Right for Wigan - left for Orrell. Turn left.

After approximately 400 yards you will reach a set of traffic lights - Orrell Post, turn left.

Proceed along that road for approximately 2 miles - until you reach the former Billinge Hospital site on your left hand side (Now a new housing estate)

Opposite this, turn right into Crank Road. Follow this road over the top of the hill and you will see Houghwood Golf right in front of you.

Proceed down the hill and the entrance is located on the left between a stone barn and bungalow

Closing date for entry and payment is 30th June  2017 to allow final arrangements to be confirmed

Please complete the entry form which can be found on the Northern Region page as soon as possible and return to