Nefyn and District Golf Club

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Nefyn and District Golf Club, Gwynedd is a 26 hole course with the 18 hole, par 71 Old Course and 8 hole, par 71, New Course. A private, links golf course.

Contact Information

Morfa Nefyn, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 6DA United Kingdom

Tel: 01758 720966 | Fax: 01758 720476

Website: http://www.nefyn-golf-club.co.uk/en/

Golf Pro: John Froom | Tel: 01758 720102

Contact/Secretary: Mr Simon Dennis

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££££
  • Midweek Guide: £46.00 per round; £60.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £54.00 per round; £65.00 per day *
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Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: Other holes | Par Old Course 71; New Course 71 | Old Course 6520; New Course 6309 yards | Private | Links

Facilities: Driving range, Golf clubs for hire, Golf buggies for hire, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Available for functions, golf course.

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • 7 Day Membership Available
  • 5 Day Membership Available

Location: http://www.nefyn-golf-club.co.uk/en/contact/location/

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
Front+NewWhite71726520
Front+NewYellow71716307
Front+NewRed74745850
Front+OldWhite68685672
Front+OldYellow68675411
Front+OldRed71695013
New+OldWhite69695864
New+OldYellow69685622
New+OldRed71705185
Old 9White33332508
Old 9Yellow33332363
Old 9Red34342174

Nefyn and District Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  4.72

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 88
Breakdown Averages

4.48 ... Overall Rating
4.61 ... The Course
4.25 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.19 ... VFM
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Recent Reviews

88 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 75 out of 1932.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: Visitors to Nefyn Golf Club, with its unique 26 hole layout, have the choice of playing The Old or The New Courses.

The Old Course consists of Holes 1-10 (Old) followed by Holes 11-18 (Old) on the world famous 'Point'. It opens with a series of 4 holes running parallel with and, a times, very close to the rugged coastline, before moving inland with some testing par 4s and a challenging par 3. It then moves to The 'Point'- eight holes on a narrow peninsula with fairways and tees perched above secluded coves and tiny inlets on one side and sandy beaches on the other.

The New Course consists of Holes 1-10 (Old) followed by Holes 11-18 (New). These eight holes follow the natural contours of the headland and coastal inlet, confronting the golfer with some testing par 4s, particularly the 15th, a long, sweeping right to left dog-leg with strategically placed bunkers. All the holes enjoy the spectacular backdrop of the Snowdonia range. On the way home, the 18th hole offers golfers a stunning panoramic view of the entire golf course.



Most Helpful Review

Special location worth visiting to play

Lucky enough to play all 3 9s so had the full Nefyn experience playing the front and old 9 twice over 2 days. The course is in an amazing location on the North coastline of the Lleyn penisular with some fantastic views due to the location of Nefyn and with the old course extending out into the almost another mini penisular which it is famous for. So firstly this is a course that should be on everyone's list to experience the location, setting and views !

The club is super friendly with an excellent hospitality from the staff within the clubhouse and the pro shop. Practice facilities were also very good with a putting area, 3 bay range and some outdoor bays. Clubhouse a little dated but ok and you are visting for the course anyway. When we played in Aug 2017 we found the course in pretty decent condition although the greens on the old weren't quite as good as those on the front and new but good nonetheless.

The new - decent layout with lots of hole variations but my least favourite of the 3 9s. This 9 is slightly more inland but you still get exposed to the elements and the wind comes into play.

The front - this is the links part with holes 2 - 5 hugging the coast line and providing a great test of golf. This was probably my favorite of the 9s (handicap 18) due to the layout, test on offer and my ability to play the course. Nice variation of holes and in excellent condition with some great views through out the round.

The old - you just have to play this to experience this but be warned it is tough on 2 fronts. Firstly this is the famous 9 that goes out on the mini penisular towards the lighthouse and then back again so the views are pretty awesome and the conditions can be tough if the wind gets blowing. The tougher of the 2 challenges is actually avoiding the walkers on the main path to the beach, beach bar and RNLI facilities. The first 1st and 9th play either side of the start of the main path, the 3rd and 8th come back with the path on the side and the 6th plays up towards the path - so you really need to be on your game, walkers tend to ignore shouts of fore ! That said, this is a course that you just have to play at least once and I was fortunte enough to play twice. It is also quite a short 9 so you don't need your driver that often but useful if you take the tiger line on the 4th across the cliff top. Pretty quirky set of 9 holes but this is due to the setting and where the holes are located which actually makes this pretty special and a must play bucket list course.

All in all an excellent course well worth a visit but watch out for the walkers on the old, they pop up everwhere ! you do also get the odd walker on the front but these tend to stick to the coastal path and no where the same in number as the old.

If you are thinking of a trip to play golf in Wales get this one on your list.
- Aug 22 2017


Golfshake Team Review

Stunning

Played all 3 'loops'
The Old and Front are the better 2 as they both run along the cliffs and around the peninsular so offer some stunning views and golf.
The course itself is quirky and have a good layout but beware of the walkers (they personally didn't bother me)
A must play if your in the area. - Aug 23 2017


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Alexander rated 2 out of 5 - Nov 23 2017

Dissapointing
The club advertises the course to visitors with pictures of the peninsula ('point') part of the course. There are nice views but, believe me, it is not worth the pain of the time it takes to play that part of the course. It took ages to play and spoilt our round.
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Matt H rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 23 2017

Stunning
Played all 3 'loops'
The Old and Front are the better 2 as they both run along the cliffs and around the peninsular so offer some stunning views and golf.
The course itself is quirky and have a good layout but beware of the walkers (they personally didn't bother me)
A must play if your in the area.
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Darren R rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 22 2017

Special location worth visiting to play
Lucky enough to play all 3 9s so had the full Nefyn experience playing the front and old 9 twice over 2 days. The course is in an amazing location on the North coastline of the Lleyn penisular with some fantastic views due to the location of Nefyn and with the old course extending out into the almost another mini penisular which it is famous for. So firstly this is a course that should be on everyone's list to experience the location, setting and views !

The club is super friendly with an excellent hospitality from the staff within the clubhouse and the pro shop. Practice facilities were also very good with a putting area, 3 bay range and some outdoor bays. Clubhouse a little dated but ok and you are visting for the course anyway. When we played in Aug 2017 we found the course in pretty decent condition although the greens on the old weren't quite as good as those on the front and new but good nonetheless.

The new - decent layout with lots of hole variations but my least favourite of the 3 9s. This 9 is slightly more inland but you still get exposed to the elements and the wind comes into play.

The front - this is the links part with holes 2 - 5 hugging the coast line and providing a great test of golf. This was probably my favorite of the 9s (handicap 18) due to the layout, test on offer and my ability to play the course. Nice variation of holes and in excellent condition with some great views through out the round.

The old - you just have to play this to experience this but be warned it is tough on 2 fronts. Firstly this is the famous 9 that goes out on the mini penisular towards the lighthouse and then back again so the views are pretty awesome and the conditions can be tough if the wind gets blowing. The tougher of the 2 challenges is actually avoiding the walkers on the main path to the beach, beach bar and RNLI facilities. The first 1st and 9th play either side of the start of the main path, the 3rd and 8th come back with the path on the side and the 6th plays up towards the path - so you really need to be on your game, walkers tend to ignore shouts of fore ! That said, this is a course that you just have to play at least once and I was fortunte enough to play twice. It is also quite a short 9 so you don't need your driver that often but useful if you take the tiger line on the 4th across the cliff top. Pretty quirky set of 9 holes but this is due to the setting and where the holes are located which actually makes this pretty special and a must play bucket list course.

All in all an excellent course well worth a visit but watch out for the walkers on the old, they pop up everwhere ! you do also get the odd walker on the front but these tend to stick to the coastal path and no where the same in number as the old.

If you are thinking of a trip to play golf in Wales get this one on your list.
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Gary Rice rated 2 out of 5 - Aug 13 2017

The "Peninsula Course". Nefyn again.
Right ok. Where do I begin. The front 9 (yellow) is quite simply some of the best 9 holes of golf that I've played. Second only to the back 9 of the Old Course. Absolutely stunning. Immaculate golf course with amazing scenery. 10/10.

Now to the "Old Nine". The peninsula course (Blue). The one that everybody looks at on the website. Probably the reason you're reading this review now.

DONT PLAY IT. It is not a Golf course. It is a track for walkers, beach goers, dog walkers and the general public with a few blue flags dotted around. Golf is near impossible. There should be more emphasis by the club to inform golfers of this fact especially when you're paying a minimum of £48.00 to play and in our case driving 2 and a half hours to get there. I realise that the golf club have no power over the general public on public land even if it does go right through the golf course but if I had been told to what extent the public encroach on your game I would have chosen not to play that course. This is exactly why the club have built another 9 holes, presumably to appease their members.

It spoilt my round and my day. I left the course very annoyed and vowing never to return.

I don't want kids running across my fairway as I'm about to hit an approach shot.
I don't want dogs off leads running across my green as I'm about to putt.
I don't want people shouting in my back swing.
I don't want sarcastic comments by topless men when I'm standing in a bunker.
I don't want to be teeing off worrying about how many people I'm going to put in the A&E that afternoon.

It honestly got that ridiculous after 4 holes (13 overall) we decided to scrap our competition and just play to get the round over as quick as we could.

My advice would be to play the old nine and the new nine and give the peninsula nine a miss. There comes a point where the scenery and views become irrelevant when you're that frustrated over the state of affairs on the golf course. Besides the other courses have more than enough scenery to blow you away. The peninsula course should be offered as a freebie when you pay for the other 18 in my opinion or closed as a golf course and left as a public path to the beach which is pretty much what it is anyway.

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Andy P rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 6 2017

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