The Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club

The Hendre,

Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 5HG

  • Office

    +44 (0)1600 715 353
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1600 715 353
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1600 713 115
  • Golf pro

    Simon Aston (PGA Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Urbis Planning

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6733
6283
5730
Par
72
72
75
SSS or slope
73
71
75

Location

Latitude:

51.823696

Longitude:

-2.785861

How to get there:

26 miles NE of Newport

Leave A40 o.5 mile S.of Monmouth, taking B4293 (B4233) direction Monmouth / Rockfield. Stay on B4233 for 4 miles (via Rockfield) until Hendre. Golf Club is on your L.

Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1982

Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club is home to a golf course laid out in the former estate of the Rolls family. Charles Rolls, who teamed-up with a certain Henry Royce to build luxury cars, was their most famous son.

The fabulous Rolls mansion, visible from many points on the course, has clearly seen better days, but the beauty of the surrounding countryside, the rolling terrain and picturesque views onto the Black Hills are clearly in keeping with the sublime beauty of Charles’s automotive lineage.

The golf course itself is located in relatively open parkland with some lovely mature trees dotted around. The par 3’s are all good golf holes, but others, particularly on the back-nine, could benefit from better definition.

If the driving lines on some holes are not overly clear from the tee, then don't think things will get any easier to read on the greens; here you will need to master some treacherous slopes, surely inspired by the luxurious curves of a Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.

List of courses: Wales - South

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £40; weekends £45.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire (if pre-booked).

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Hendre House, the stately mansion around which the Rolls of Monmouth golf course is laid out, was originally a hunting lodge (or ‘box’ as it was called), parts of it dating back over three hundred years. It was in the ownership of the Rolls family from 1767 until 1987. The Rolls family enlarged the old house in several stages over many decades. The house is now used for weddings and other non-residential functions.

Published ranking

Wales: 24th best course in Wales (Golf World, 2019).

Where2Stay

  • The Celtic Manor Resort5-star

    Coldra Woods, Newport, Gwent NP18 1HQ

    +44 (0)1633 413 000

    Visit website

    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.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Celtic Manor

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Newport; St Pierre; Rolls of Monmouth

  • Marriott St Pierre Hotel & Country Club4-star

    St Pierre Park, Chepstow, Monmouthshire NP16 6YA

    +44 (0)1291 625 261

    Visit website

    With breathtaking views, 400 acres of picturesque parkland and a stunning 14th century manor, the Marriott St. Pierre Hotel & Country Club is an idyllic retreat that creates the perfect blend of ancient architecture and modern amenities.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      St Pierre

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Celtic Manor; Rolls of Monmouth

Find a course

Or

Where2Golf Spotlight

Tournaments:
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).

Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.

Who's Who:
Patrick Cantlay: moved into the world top 5, after winning the final two FedEx Cup playoff events and scooping the $15 million first prize.

Trish Johnson: kept the Senior LPGA Championship trophy in European hands, with her second win in this event in its four-year history.

Latest Golf Course Updates

The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.

New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club "makes its tournament debut with the hosting of the Italian Open on the European Tour" by Richard Humphreys

Gamble Sands opens short course:
David McLay Kidd’s 14-hole QuickSands short course has opened for play at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

Travel

Discover the world's finest heathland courses located in Surrey / Berkshire

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

The Dutch Open 2021 at Bernardus

Bump Your Hips to Start the Downswing