Experience The Oaks
The Oaks is a Yorkshire based championship parkland golf course. It sits in perfect harmony with the natural woodland setting close to the Lower Derwent Ings. The lush fairways blend and bend to the gentle rolling landscape and the eight lakes that come into play. The Greens are all built to USGA specification with substantial mounding surrounding them. Opening in 1996, The Oaks has matured into one of the best golf courses in the area, playing host to many county and national golf tournaments. In 2021 The Oaks has been selected by England Golf to host the Northern qualifying for the prestigious Brabazon trophy, where you will see the best amateur golfers in the country competing.
The course can offer the perfect blend of golf for all abilities. Measuring 6947 yards long with a par 72 course rating of 74.0 from the blue championship tees, 6792 from the white tees, with a course rating of 73.1, 6423 from the yellow tees, with a course rating of 71.9, and from the ladies red tees 5740 with a par of 73 and course rating of 74.4. The yellow and red tees offer a good but fair test of golf, perfect for casual members golf, as well as society, corporate and visitor golf. The white tees at the Oaks offer a demanding course that can be set up to test the scratch golfers.
The clubhouse at the Oaks is renowned for its welcoming and friendly atmosphere. The bar offers a large range of food and drinks for all to enjoy, with two large screen TV’s showing SKY sports, in a very laid back atmosphere. The large patio is the perfect place to enjoy a cold drink after golf on a warm Summers night, whilst watching the sun set over the golf course. For more formal or private parties , there is the dining room which will seat up to 50 people and offers stunning views overlooking the 10th lake. When playing a round of golf, half way house refreshments are available in the log cabin situated next to the 10th tee where you can sit and soak up the tranquillity of the lake.
The practice area and driving range at The Oaks are first class, fully equipped with a driving range, practice ground, putting green, practice bunker and an excellent short game area. The floodlit driving range has 10 bays and includes the famous Walker’s Golf Academy, where three top professionals are based including head England professional Graham Walker.
The Shop at The Oaks is the hub of the first tee where you are greeted by a friendly face at check in. It stocks a large selection of golf equipment, from easily forgotten essentials, golfing attire, gifts and branded equipment such as Ping, Callaway, Motocaddy and many more. There are ten golf buggies, electric and pull trolleys for hire. The golf shop also specializes in golf club fitting, with state of the art ball flight tracing technology allowing one of our PGA professionals to set you up with the perfect custom fit golf clubs.
The Oaks also has a luxury health spa and fitness suite, as well as offering lakeside wedding ceremonies and parties. More information can be found on these by clicking on the tabs at the top of this page which will redirect you to the relevant websites.
All in all, the course, clubhouse and facilities at The Oaks make it a great golf club to be a member of. As well as it being an excellent venue to bring a visiting golf party.
May we wish you all an enjoyable first class golfing experience and hope you play well!