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Royal Porthcawl Golf Club Highlights

  • The Wales #1!
  • Hosted The Senior Open Championship.
  • Hosted the Ladies Open Championship.
  • It’s one hell of a course.
  • A Welsh bucket-lister.
  • Get the gang together and play your own Open!

Course Stats

  • Latest modifications by Tom Simpson.
  • Opened in 1891.
  • 7,065-yard/6,460-metre length.
  • Par-72 course.

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club Packages

Village Hotel Cardiff (2 Nights, B&B + 2 rounds)
2 nights 2 rounds
Village Hotel Cardiff (2 Nights, B&B + 2 rounds)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation
  • 3* Village Hotel Cardiff (Bed & Breakfast)
  • 1 x round @ Radyr Golf Club
  • 1 x round @ Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

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Top hint for this course

We've got a tip for the 6th. Favour the right of the fairway as this opens the green for the second shot.

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Full Course Lowdown

The best in Wales. Highly rated by Golf Digest, Golf World, Golf Monthly, and Top 100 Courses throughout several categories. Montgomerie claimed "It's right up there with the best" he'd played in the UK.

And that's without mentioning the tournaments it's hosted. Golfers flock from everywhere to test their skills and IQ on this testing links terrain, so grab all the squad and find out who handles these challenges the best.


On the opener, the wind often disrupts play. Favour the right of the fairway to avoid the sea and position an easier approach to the pin. However, this green is undulated, so slopes make putting difficult-try to avoid the dreaded three-putt.

The 7th is the shortest hole on the course. Beware, it's not easy. A narrow green, surrounded by six bunkers and slopes makes this difficult: favour accuracy.

On the 12th, a birdie opportunity waits. Use the wind to assist your drive and carry over the initial bunkers down the left and right of the fairway. Aim towards the back of the green on the approach, and that birdie could be yours.

At the end of the back nine, there's no resting. A real challenge to your IQ and club selection throughout the fairway, with an undulating green making putting that little bit more difficult.


A stunning 19th hole with views of the Bristol Channel. The Bar boasts an excellent range of snacks, beverages, and a wine list. If you're a fan of ale, it would be a waste to not try the club's very own Royal Porthcawl ale.

Guests craving a bite to eat are encouraged to use The Dining Room which offers breakfast, and fine dining, as well as casual meals. Refuel after the round like a champ-you deserve it.

Course Facilities

  • Driving Range
  • Practice Facilities
  • Club Rental
  • Proshop
  • Clubhouse

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More than a Game!

More than a game
Getting lifelong friends together
More than a game
Those hole-in-one moments!
More than a game
Charity events
More than a game
Celebratory nights
More than a game
World class golf experiences
More than a game
Celebrate the wins!
More than a game
Laugh with your friends

The Location

The club is easily accessible by car for anybody travelling from the UK. If you're looking to stay locally, Porthcawl is a great little town surrounded by accommodations, bars, and restaurants for a convenient stay with plenty of action.

For groups craving massive nightlife, Swansea is the one. At just 21.4km away, it's worth the visit just for the clubs, pubs, bars, and lounges. A bouncing atmosphere always welcomes visitors in Swansea and guarantees a world-class night out.

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