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Porthmadog Golf Club

Morfa Bychan,

Porthmadog, Gwynedd LL49 9UU

  • Office

    +44 (0)1766 514 124
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1766 512 037
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1766 514 124
  • Golf pro

    Gary Kilmister (PGA Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Links & parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Seaside.

  • Designer:

    James Braid

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6322
6011
5399
Par
71
71
72
SSS or slope
71
70
72

Location

Latitude:

52.913638

Longitude:

-4.156758

How to get there:

26 miles S of Bangor

From the centre of Porthmadog, turn off the High Street direction Morfa Bychan / Blackrock Sands. After 1.5 miles golf clubhouse will come into view on your left.

Porthmadog Golf Club

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

Est. 1905

Porthmadog Golf Club: By reputation this is another in an excellent collection of scenic links golf courses in North Wales. A fine mix of parkland holes on much of the front-nine, and a back-nine that is laid out across undulating sand dunes, and which provides full-blown links golf beside the sea.

You'll enjoy many stunning views out onto Tremadog Bay and inland to rugged hills behind the course, especially from the back-nine. Among many excellent holes is the long par-3 11th, which is rated stroke index 5 but often plays 1. This classic links par-3 plays at nearly 200 yds off the men's front tees, with plenty of gorse in front of you, out of bounds on the left and the sea behind.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £37; weekends £42.

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

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Porthmadog and Borth-y-Gest Golf Club, as it was originally called, was opened in the early 1900's, with the course in play by 1905. In the early days members were expected to pay compensation for any grazing animals killed or injured by them. Numerous changes and modifications have been carried out since then, including the removal of any grazing animals from the course - be they dead or alive ! | A magical place to stay in this area is at Portmeirion, either in the Portmeirion village, the hotel, or at the recently refurbished Castle Deudraeth, just before the village (see Where2Stay section below).

Published ranking

Wales: 15th best course in Wales (Golf World, 2019).

Where2Stay

  • Royal Sportsman Hotel3-star

    131 High Street, Porthmadog, Gwynedd LL49 9HB

    +44 (0)1766 512 490

    Visit website

    The Royal Sportsman is Porthmadog's premier hotel, the only full service quality 3-star hotel in Porthmadog. The main part of this recently refurbished Victorian Hotel was originally built in 1862, with the restaurant and garden rooms added much later.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Porthmadog

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Royal St David's; Nefyn & District (22 miles).

  • Portmeirion Village

    Portmeirion, Gwynedd LL48 6ET

    +44 (0)1766 770 000

    Visit website

    Built between 1926 and 1976, Portmeirion village is the extraordinary creation of Clough Williams-Ellis. This wonderful Italianate village of great beauty and charm is also home to the world famous pottery that bears its name. On site accommodation is provided in the seashore Portmeirion Hotel, at the Castell Deudraeth with its contemperary rooms, or in self-catering cottages dotted around the village. The Prisoner, a late-1960s TV series starring Patrick McGoohan, was famously filmed in Portmeirion village.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Porthmadog

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Nefyn & District; Royal St David's.

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