Best golf courses: Swansea

Swansea: 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.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Swansea
Taylor, J.H.

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Visitors welcome

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J.H. Taylor
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Swansea
Colt, Harry

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Visitors welcome

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Swansea

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English course architect Harry Colt
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Swansea
Braid, James

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Visitors welcome

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Swansea

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James Braid
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Swansea
Nicklaus Design

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Visitors welcome

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Swansea

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Nicklaus Design (project led by Gary Nicklaus)
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Swansea
Braid, James

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Swansea

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James Braid
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Not Saturdays
Swansea
Braid, James

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Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Swansea

Designer

Original 1896 design significantly modified by James Braid (1908). Later modifications by C.K. "Ken" Cotton (1964) and Donald Steel (1991).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Swansea
Colt & Ross

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Visitors welcome

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Swansea

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Much of the original layout was designed by Harry Colt (1922). Significant modifications, and the addition of holes 11 through 15, by Scottish course architect Philip Mackenzie Ross (1947).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Swansea
Hunter, Ramsay

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Visitors welcome

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Swansea

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Original 18-hole layout designed by Ramsay Hunter (1898). Later modifications by various designers, including Harry Colt (1913) and Tom Simpson (1933).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Swansea
Braid, James

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Swansea

Designer

James Braid

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