Pennard Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Pennard Golf Club Est. 1896

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Pennard Golf Club is home to a wonderfully open and inspiring links golf course. Set well above the sea, the layout is a bit hilly, but not too difficult to walk, and is full of tight humps, bumps and hollows. Only the greens provide some flattish relief, several of them nestling down in slightly more sheltered folds in the terrain. Wind-protecting vegetation is very limited, just a few lonely gorse bushes scattered around.

Not uniquely in the UK, you may occasionally come across some of the local livestock (horses and/or cattle), who have grazing rights on this land, their presence simply adding to the timeless authenticity and natural beauty of this marvellous course. A few marker posts are needed to help guide your way - although at the blind-drive par-5 17th, you'll also benefit from a good helping of local knowledge as this very "technical" hole snakes its way to the elevated green.

Throw in a 12th century ruined castle, stunning coastal views onto Oxwich Bay and the Gower Peninsula, and a generally rugged, beautiful and dramatic environment, and you've all the ingredients for a highly enjoyable and memorable round of golf.

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Making Contact

Pennard Golf Club
2 Southgate Rd, Southgate,
Swansea, West Glamorgan  SA3 2BT
Wales
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Office   +44 (0)1792 233 131
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1792 233 451
Fax

  +44 (0)1792 234 797

Email   sec@pennardgolfclub.com
Website   www.pennardgolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Mike Bennett (Head PGA Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Coastal duneland and rural countryside.
 
Designer: James Braid
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6329 6017 5375
Par 71 71 73
SSS or Slope 72 70 73
 
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How2Get There?

9 miles SW of Swansea
Take A4067 coast road south-west from Swansea, direction Gower. After approx 3 miles turn right onto Mayals Rd (B4436) direction South Gower and Bishopston. After approx 5 miles, following signs to Bishopston, then Pennard, then Southgate, golf is on your right just before Southgate.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £50; weekends £60. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Proof of handicap may be requested.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire (if booked in advance).

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

The fairway of the short par-4 7th hole runs alongside an impressive ruin, a Norman castle dating back to the 12th century. The wall between the 7th and 8th holes, is part of a church that ceased to function in the 16th century and is now an integral part of the course.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: 98th best course in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (51.573009)
Longitude: (-4.094210)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Swansea Marriott Hotel 4-star
Maritime Quarter, Swansea, Wales SA1 3SS
+44 (0)1792 642 020
www.marriott.com

This modern 4-star hotel is located next to the Maritime Quarter (marina) and boasts wonderful views over the Marina and Swansea Bay. It is a short stroll to the city centre, with its lively market and many attractions.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Langland Bay
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Golf within 20 miles Pennard; Ashburnham
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Norton House Hotel 3-star
Norton Road, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 5TQ
+44 (0)1792 404 891
www.nortonhousehotel.co.uk

This elegant listed Georgian Manor House is set in peaceful well kept grounds, just a few hundred yards from the seashore of Swansea Bay and the village of Mumbles.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Langland Bay
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Golf within 20 miles Pennard; Machynys Peninsula.
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