Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

  Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club, Mid Glamorgan is an 18 hole, par 72 (7065 yard), private, links golf course.

Contact Information

Rest Bay, Porthcawl, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF36 3UW United Kingdom

Tel: 01656 782251 | Fax: 01656 771687

Website: http://www.royalporthcawl.com

Golf Pro: Peter Evans | Tel: 01656 773702

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££££
  • Midweek Guide: £120.00 per round Mon - Thurs; £130.00 per round Friday *
  • Weekend Guide: £135.00 per round *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 18 holes | Par 72 | 7065 yards | Private | Links

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

Visitors: There is a Dormy house capable of sleeping up to 12 people per night.

2014 rates - All Weekday & Friday rates include a complimentary full cooked breakfast or 2 course lunch, which must be taken between 8am and 3pm. Weekend rates are for golf only.

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 20

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Royal Porthcawl Golf ClubBlack72767068
Royal Porthcawl Golf ClubBlue72756870
Royal Porthcawl Golf ClubWhite72736578
Royal Porthcawl Golf ClubYellow72726303
Royal Porthcawl Golf ClubRed 75765840

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  4.5

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 19
Breakdown Averages

4.50 ... Overall Rating
4.74 ... The Course
4.47 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.84 ... VFM
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19 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked out of 1971.

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What the club says: Royal Porthcawl was described as being one of the twelve finest courses in the world by the late Tom Scott, a leading writer on golf and former editor of Golf Illustrated. The status of the course is sustained by the many prestigious professional and amateur events held at the club over the years.



Most Helpful Review

Unbelievable course! 5*

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 88 Handicap: 12.5)
- Jun 6 2015


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John P rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 30 2018

Wow
This is an exceptional course. Each hole offers something unique from the last. It?s scoreable from the fairway but long rough puts a premium on driving accuracy. We played it following a long dry spell. The fairways were yellow but playable and the greens were well maintained. One of my favourite golf courses with a nice warm welcome and amazing views
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Tom N rated 5 out of 5 - May 24 2018

Firm & Fast
Proper golf course. True test of ability. Super warm welcome from all staff and members.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 78 Handicap: 6.3)

    

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Paul W rated 5 out of 5 - May 16 2018

Stunning, even in the mist
Is a review necessary? It's an iconic course with some amazing holes. Go play it and stay out of the bunkers.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 96 Handicap: 16.2)
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Paul T rated 5 out of 5 - Apr 28 2018

True links course
Love the course. Greens in excellent condition and bunkers well maintained. Course much better now they?ve cut back the gorse. Never miss a chance to play here.
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Audrey R rated 5 out of 5 - May 31 2017

Great course, avoid bunkers!
Played in a league match here. Windy day but dry. Course was running beautifully, greens were fast despite rain the previous day. Pins were in challenging positions (residue from previous day's Men's Medal!)

(Round played: May 2017 - Score: 84 Handicap: 6
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Alvan B rated 5 out of 5 - May 20 2017

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Peter H rated 1 out of 5 - Dec 8 2016

Royal Porthcawl is a true links experience and is easily worth its various Top-100 ratings and always provides an enjoyabe round. The clubhouse staff are welcoming and provide great service, However unlike my previous visits, this time the greens had been hollotined, sanded and the bunkers were a disgrace, either being repaired or unplayable. All golfers understand that this work needs to be done, but the level of works
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Tom B rated 5 out of 5 - Jun 6 2015

Unbelievable course! 5*

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 88 Handicap: 12.5)
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Shane D rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 1 2015


What an afternoon of golf. Classic links weather with wind dictating the day. The course is extremely enjoyable with large greens and great bunkering. Plot your way round and you'll score well. A very well designed layout with holes facing various directions and views of the sea from every hole. Staff in the pro shop and clubhouse were very welcoming and the changing facilities were superb.

(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 83 Handicap: 5.3)
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Gary M rated 5 out of 5 - May 18 2015



(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 80 Handicap: 8.2)
stunning course one of best i've played. layout superb and greens fantastic. very friendly welcome which is always nice.
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Barry H rated 4 out of 5 - Apr 17 2015

Fantastic test of golf, lightning fast greens that will catch any off target shot and send it offside. Bunkers are not in great shape, not much top sand and in most cases require a sideways or reverse shot to escape

(Round played: Apr 2015 - Score: 104 Handicap: 18.3)
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Paul T rated 4 out of 5 - May 20 2014

A great links course that you have to plot your way around. Excellent greens.
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Jonny F rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 5 2013

Beautiful course. Deep, challenging bunkers, so cleverly positioned.

(Round played: Aug 2013 - Score: 106 Handicap: 25.1)
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Luke T rated 4 out of 5 - Nov 11 2008

This course holds a lot of amateur championships and you can see why!! Massive pot bunkers can catch you out, and the greens are like lightening!
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