Pembrokeshire & West Wales - Golf Courses & Clubs
Borth and Ynyslas Golf Club
Arguably the oldest in Wales, this traditional championship links course offers a great test of golf for all standards of player. Add to this superb clubhouse with bar and restaurant, a well stocked Pro's shop and practice facilities, Borth and Ynyslas provides a great venue for serious competitors and holiday golfers alike.
Running alongside Cardigan Bay and bordered by nature reserves, the Dyfi Estuary and Snowdonia beyond, the superb setting may distract your mind from the odd errant shot, but the easy walking will enable the least agile of us to enjoy a round or two, and the opportunity to master this grand old lady of Welsh golf.
Aberystwyth Golf Club
Situated above the coastal town, Aberystwyth Golf Course is blessed with stunning views over Cardigan Bay. From Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula to the Preseli Mountains in Pembrokeshire, there is hardly a comparable view from any golf course anywhere. The Club extends a very warm welcome to visitors throughout the week and the18-hole course is a great test for golfers of all abilities with its mix of par threes, fours and fives extending over 6,100 yards. The fairways and greens are always in excellent condition and due to its unique terrain, the course is playable nearly all the year round.
Penlanlas Golf Club
This undulating course is a few miles south-east of Aberystwyth and has numerous water features and established tree plantations made up of natural indigenous species. Together with the peace and tranquillity of the surroundings, it offers an ideal habitat for natural wildlife, including the Red Kite. With optional tees, this 9-hole, 4119 yards, par 62 course provides challenging golf for all abilities. Green fees offer excellent value for money and all players are welcome.
Penrhos Golf Club
Penrhos Golf Club is described as a unique country club and golf complex in the midst of a beautiful setting. Located nine miles south of Aberystwyth, near Llanrhystud, Penrhos is a parkland and meadowland course with lakes and panoramic views of the Welsh countryside and Cardigan Bay. It has an 18-hole championship length course which is widely considered as ‘high quality and challenging’ by most players, a 9-hole course and a floodlit driving range.
Cilgwyn Golf Club
This nine-hole course was founded in 1905 and is situated in Llangybi, a village five miles north-east of Lampeter off the A485. The course sits in a secluded valley and is very picturesque; it has a flat parkland layout but the trees, ponds and streams give you plenty to think about as you try and plot your way around the course. All in all, it provides an extremely enjoyable test of golf. And there's no excuse for being unprepared when you step on to the first tee. There's a large practice area at Cilgwyn and a putting green too.
Saron Golf Course
Situated south-west of Lampeter and south-east of Newcastle Emlyn, this is a family-owned pay-and-play course set in 50 acres of lush parkland. It opened in 1992 and is a nine-holer which has 18 tees, making that second round a little more enjoyable. Whether you play during the week or at the weekend, you'll certainly enjoy excellent value for money here and, as you'd expect from a family-run facility, you'll be made to feel welcome from the second you arrive until you say your goodbyes.
Cwmrhydneuadd Golf Club
Situated near Llangrannog, its setting grants a challenging round that's full of character and one that is to be remembered regardless of how you play. This picturesque 9 hole golf course is set in a beautiful secluded valley surrounded by a clear water stream. Wild life including red kite, buzzards, grey squirrels, rabbits and most native small birds are in abundance. The licensed club house overlooks one of three small lakes. The club house has a bar, eating and changing facilities. The course itself is very challenging even for the experienced golfer but can be very rewarding for those beginners lucky enough to hit a really good shot.
Cardigan Golf Club
Situated high above the shores of Cardigan Bay and the Teifi Estuary, the Club is a special place to play golf. Surrounded by stunning sea views, the distant Preseli Hills, Bardsey Island and the Lleyn Peninsula, the visitor can enjoy a memorable, interesting and testing round of golf. The often breezy conditions call for varied shot-making, each round proving unique and offering a challenge for golfers of all abilities. The undulating greens and surrounding bunkers require concentration on approach and finesse with the putter.
Newport Golf Club
Newport Links is situated in Pembrokeshire’s National Park. Sitting proudly on the coast, it is a 2 minute drive from the town of Newport, nestled under Carningli (Mountain of the Angels) on the Nevern Estuary. The course was upgraded in 2008 to par 71 eighteen holes with a yardage of 6064 to bring it up to a comparable standard with the best links courses in the UK.
Priskilly Forest Golf Club
This immaculate course is in an idyllic hideaway south-west of Fishguard to the west of Letterston. Founded in 1992, Priskilly is renowned for its warm welcome and challenging 9 hole golf course set in picturesque parkland and centrally situated to explore Pembrokeshire or play at other local courses. The club is approached through a scenic drive, and is set in mature parkland surrounded by rhododendrons, oaks and sycamore - a natural habitat where wild flowers and birds prevail. Greens and fairways are kept immaculate and boast panoramic views stretching from the Strumble Head coastline across to the Preseli Hills, proving a challenge to the experienced golfer and beginner alike.
St David's City Golf Club
The Club is a two minute drive from Britain's smallest city and typifies the scenery of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, looking out over Ramsey Sound and the infamous 'Bitches' stretch of water just off St David’s Head - the course views have to be seen to be believed. St David’s City Golf Club is a 9 hole links course overlooking Whitesands Bay situated alongside the Coastal Path; the course is rarely unplayable and can be played pretty much all year round.
Haverfordwest Golf Club
With magnificent views of the Preseli Hills, Haverfordwest Golf Club offers a real challenge to golfers of all abilities. Easily reachable on the A40, one mile east of Haverfordwest, the course is set in majestic parkland and is a true test of golfing skill; the 18-holes are a par 70 and measure 6002 yds. The clubhouse, has excellent facilities including a lounge, golfers' bar, and a restaurant offering home cooked cuisine in a traditional atmosphere.
Mayfield Golf Club
Since the spring of 1978, Mayfield has always promoted itself as a Club where everyone is welcome, especially families. It offers three unique 9 hole courses that provide distinct golfing experiences and a variety of challenges for every level of golfer. When the wind picks up, the courses really show their teeth and require creative shot making to post a good score.
Dawn Till Dusk (Rosemarket) Golf Club
On the northern outskirts of Rosemarket, north of Neyland, the nine-hole course is set in the heart of the beautiful scenic Pembrokeshire countryside. This is a parkland course with mature trees and some tricky waterholes; it is relatively flat and an easy walk with a choice of 9 or 18 holes. Rosemarket has built a reputation on the friendly atmosphere of the club and its members, who are always happy to welcome golfers of all abilities and ages.
South Pembrokeshire Golf Club
The course was established in 1967 on the Old Barrack Hill on the outskirts of Pembroke Dock and in the past 12 years has been extended to a challenging golf course of 18 holes, with probably some of the best greens in the locality. The open nature of the 3.6 mile course can present some challenging shot-making in windy conditions, but equally in benign weather a good score can be achieved. The club is well sign-posted, and is only a 5 minute drive from the Irish Ferries ferry port; visitors can be assured of a friendly welcome!
Tenby Golf Club
This classic links course is renowned for its natural rolling terrain, superb fast, true greens and spectacular sea views. Located within walking distance of the famous old harbour town of Tenby, it is traditionally situated between the sea and the railway and offers stunning vistas of the sea and the monastic island of Caldey. The undulating fairways have been 'over 120 years in the making', with golf having been played on this land since circa 1875.
Carmarthen Golf Club
Located 3 miles from the town centre set in the stunning Carmarthenshire countryside it is regarded as one of the finest golf courses in Wales. The course is carved through the Gwili Valley and offers a parkland layout that will challenge and excite at the same time. Carmarthen offers a friendly and welcoming experience for all its visitors; the clubhouse has an upstairs gallery style view of the course and countryside, with the restaurant offering traditional Welsh cuisine. The club is always striving to improve and has recently added a floodlit driving range.
Derllys Golf Club
Set in the Carmarthenshire countryside to the west of Carmarthen, Derllys Court is an outstanding tree lined, parkland par 70 18-hole course which boasts views from the summit providing a panoramic vista of rolling hills and valleys, while the presence of water on the course makes for an interesting and challenging round.
Glyn Abbey Golf Club
The course is located to the east of Kidwelly on the southern slope of the Gwendraeth valley and set amidst a woodland area with tremendous views in all directions. An extensive tree planting program took place throughout the course which is characterised by its wide undulating fairways. The 18-hole par 70 course is 6202 yards in length and has been built to international standards. There are some tremendous holes to test even the lowest handicap golfer. Each hole has its own character and requires considerable thought.
Ashburnham Golf Club
One of the classic Welsh links courses, Ashburnham celebrated its centenary in 1994. Situated near Pembrey and Burry Port overlooking Carmarthen Bay and near to the new Ffos Las racecourse, the course has its first two and final two holes inland near the clubhouse. Holes three to eight strike out, parallel to the sea, straight into the prevailing wind and holes 9 to 15 run back with the wind directly behind. The Welsh Open PGA was hosted at the Ashburnham Golf Club in 2010, this being testament to the continued superb standard of our course. This has been the latest in a long line of important tournaments held here since 1900’s . Over the years we have built a reputation for offering our visitors a warm welcome, be they individuals or groups many of them return year after year to challenge this historic course.
Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club
Opening to a blaze of publicity in 2005, Machynys is a Nicklaus designed 7121 yard modern links golf course that has already hosted an unprecedented 8 championships, including 2 R&A Open Championships and 4 Ryder Cup Wales LET Championships of Europe. The youngest course ever to be awarded an R&A championship, Machynys is a test for the lower handicapper and yet is still enjoyable for the higher handicapper, by utilising up to five tees per hole. The Club is locates just south of Llanelli.