Best golf courses: Cardiff

Cardiff: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Cardiff
Cotton, Ken

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Visitors welcome

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Cardiff

Designer

C.K. (Ken) Cotton

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Not Saturdays
Cardiff
Colt, Harry

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Not Saturdays

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Cardiff

Designer

English course architect Harry Colt

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Not Saturdays
Cardiff
Johns & Marjoram

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Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Cardiff

Designer

First nine holes (1915) and full 18-hole course (1923) were designed by Fred Johns (the club's first professional) and H.J. Marjoram (golf professional from Radyr GC).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Cardiff
Fernie, Willie

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cardiff

Designer

Original layout by Willie Fernie (1905). Later modifications by Herbert Fowler (1908), Willie Park Jr (1913) and Harry Colt (1920).

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Cardiff
Walker, Robert

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Visitors welcome

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Cardiff

Designer

Original layout designed by Robert Walker.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Cardiff
Johnson, Peter

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Visitors welcome

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Cardiff

Designer

Peter Johnson

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Cardiff
Johnson, Peter

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Visitors welcome

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Cardiff

Designer

Peter Johnson

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Cardiff
Sandow, Robert

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Visitors welcome

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Cardiff

Designer

Robert "Bob" Sandow
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Weekdays only
Cardiff
Unknown

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Cardiff

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Unknown

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