Newport Golf Club

Great Oak, Rogerstone,

Newport, South Wales NP10 9FX

  • Office

    +44 (0)1633 892 643
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1633 893 271
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1633 896 676
  • Golf pro

    Paul Harris (Club PGA Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Layout at the club's original Ladyhill location designed by Harry Vardon (1903). Design of current course at the Rogerstone location by Willie Fernie (1912).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6500
6273
5814
Par
72
72
74
SSS or slope
72
71
73

Location

Latitude:

51.597867

Longitude:

-3.058174

How to get there:

3 miles W of Newport

Leave M4 at exit 27. Follow the B4591 direction High Cross (then Risca). After 1.2 miles at roundabout turn right into Great Oaks Park. After 100 yards turn right direction Golf Course. Golf is 100 yards in front of you (over narrow bridge).

Newport Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1903

Newport Golf Club is home to one of the pleasantest of the inland parkland golf courses in South Wales, and surely one of the best layouts. The course sits 300 ft above sea level on an inland plateau, providing beautiful views onto the surrounding hills of North Gwent.

Set amongst the birch, beech and oak trees of the Llwyni Wood, which surrounds much of the course, the terrain's gentle slopes and undulations provide a varied and thoroughly interesting layout for the course. A more open front-nine, is complemented by some excellent holes on the more wooded back-nine.

The use of steep-faced grass bunkers, rather than fairway sand-traps, reinforces the natural feel of the course. Upkeep is generally very good, not least on the excellent greens.

List of courses: Wales - South

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £50; weekends £55.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Newport Golf Club, founded in 1903, moved to its current site at Great Oak in 1912. One of the greatest oaks, located on what was later to become the site of the golf course, was the massive Golynos Oak. When this massive tree was felled in 1810, it yielded 2,426 cubic feet of timber (worth £400 at that time) and six tons of bark (worth £200).

Published ranking

Wales: 34th best course in Wales (Golf World, 2019).

Where2Stay

  • The Celtic Manor Resort5-star

    Coldra Woods, Newport, Gwent NP18 1HQ

    +44 (0)1633 413 000

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    The Celtic Manor Resort is a world-class destination with exceptional golf, leisure and business facilities, offering informal luxury and seamless service. It is set in 1400 acres of panoramic parkland in the beautiful Usk Valley, and offers a 5-star 360 room hotel, 4-star 19th century Manor House with 70 guest rooms, conference and exhibition facilities, 5 restaurants, 3 championship golf courses, golf academy, 2 clubhouses and 2 luxury spas.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Celtic Manor (2010, Roman Road and Montgomerie courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Newport; St Pierre; Rolls of Monmouth

  • Newport Lodge3-star

    Bryn Bevan, Brynglas Rd, Newport NP20 5QN

    +44 (0)1633 821 818

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Celtic Manor; Newport

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      St Pierre

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