Royal St Davids Golf Club

Royal St Davids Golf Club, Gwynedd is an 18 hole, par 69 (6629 yard), private, links golf course designed by Harold Finch-Hatton in 1903.

Contact Information

, Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2UB United Kingdom

Tel: 01766 780361

Golf Pro: Gareth Lewis | Tel: 01766 780857

Website: http://www.royalstdavids.co.uk
 

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £55.00 per round, £70.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £65.00 per round, £80.00 per day *

Book online: with Teeofftimes.co.uk

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 69 | 6629 (Championship tees) yards | Private | Links

Driving rangeBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire AccommodationHandicap required

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Visitors: Advance booking is essential to avoid disappointment. Normally visitors are expected to be members of Clubs holding official handicaps. Exceptions may be made with the authority of the Secretary.

Junior, Winter and Evening concession s

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction


Royal St Davids Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.52

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 57
Average Ratings
4.45 ... Overall Rating
4.70 ... The Course
4.12 ... Course Cond.
4.12 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.02 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.35 ... Pace of play
4.53 ... Hospitality.
3.88 ... Prac. Facil.
3.87 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

57 ratings & 45 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 279 out of 2122.

HIGHLY RATED - 94% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Jul 21 2019 by Luke M - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed May 27 2019 by Marc W - rated 5 out of 5
Really challenging but a joy to play on a proper links course.
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Reviewed Nov 22 2018 by Jim R - rated 5 out of 5

Lives up to it's reputation!

What a course. The front nine, just eases you in with some nice challenges, but plenty of opportunities in calm weather to score well. The back nine is just spectacular and deserves all the accolades it receives. The final 5 holes are genuinely some of the best you will play in the UK. If you haven't played this course, get there are do it. We played it twice in 2018 and the second time in driving wind and rain - what a different course in those conditions. That's the true challenge of this links course. Will be coming back again in 2019 for another crack. Feels like unfinished business!

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 96 Handicap: 27.2)
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Reviewed Aug 29 2018 by Jonathan D - rated 5 out of 5

Loved it

Staying in Harlech on holiday, brought the clubs hoping for a round. Booked after 3pm for £45. Played alone and round in just over three hours, time spent ball hunting in thick clumpy rough, only found one in four balls that went in rough. You have to keep it straight. Fairways still a little burnt but mainly good lies, bunkers and greens exceptional. Loved it.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 87 Handicap: 15.4)
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Reviewed Jul 18 2018 by Richard M - rated 5 out of 5

Incredible course

What a course, what views and such nice people.
Just got back from a 3.5 hour journey back to the midlands and already planning our next trip.
Although the course - like every other in UK - was very brown and dry - the fairways here were beautifully soft....like carpet. And the Greens were all in great condition. Not overly fast. Just right. We all took so many photos of the surrounds - the Harlech castle is an amazing backdrop on so many holes.

The back nine was most exciting. Tee shot on 12 was fabulous. a shot not dissimilar to some at Royal Liverpool you saw at the Open. Strewn below are fairway pot bunkers so you need to be deadly accurate. Then the fun begins. The blind par 3 14th - now you really are in the midst of a typical links. The blind approach after another demanding tee shot on 15. But the tee shot on 16th is amazing. The fairway looks great but the views of the mountains to the left and the sea behind you (courtesy of the step ladder provided) is just the best spot on the course.
Will try the onsite dormy rooms next time to make the trip easier.
Although I hit virtually every bunker on 17/18 for a deflating finish I still had to go to the Pro shop grab a shirt to remember my visit. Awesome!
Nice lunch to finish and set us up for the trip home

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 98 Handicap: 13.6)
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Reviewed Jul 5 2018 by Peter T - rated 5 out of 5
Excellent Links course, a must to visit
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Reviewed May 14 2018 by Graham S - rated 5 out of 5

Brilliant

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Reviewed Mar 9 2018 by Mark B - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic course worth visiting

Set beside the dunes and with spectacular views of Snowdon and the hills and the bulk of Harlech Castle looking down on you this course was a joy to play, Back nine is the toughest but all holes are a joy Late in the round the 15th. is memorable , tight drive and blind second shot through a narrow gap in the sand hills , then loved the 16th.drive over an intimidating bunker to a narrow fairway.

(Round played: Mar 2018 - Score: 90 Handicap: 18.6)
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Reviewed Nov 25 2017 by Tom W - rated 5 out of 5
Not to spark debate but I whole heartedly disagree with the previous review. I am a regular visitor to Harlech and played here last week on a glorious day, it was simply in stunning condition and without a weak hole. Every hole offers challenge and asks different things if the player, and while the. Ack one is superior the front 9 has plenty to offer. the condition of the golf Course for mid November was nothing short of extraordinary. As someone who has played most of the courses in north Wales, I can say with experience that it is the best set of 18 holes in Wales north of Cardiff without a doubt, and at £35 a green fee when the 'big' courses of southport and Liverpool are £80+, it is worth every penny and should be a must stop for any Links enthusiast visiting this part of the world.
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Reviewed Aug 13 2017 by Matt - Liverpool - rated 5 out of 5

A Must Play

An absolutely magnificent golf course. The front 9 has a nice mix of holes and is a joy to play but the back 9 is spectacular as well as tough. The rough is brutal and the wind may blow but the condition, mix of holes and quality of the place makes it a must play and considering I would rank it higher than Formby and Southport and Ainsdale it is great value for money - especially on a twiglight which is an absolute steal. Nice lunch afterwards and good practice facilities. Already planning my next visit.
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Reviewed Aug 13 2017 by Matt - rated 5 out of 5

A must play

An absolutely magnificent golf course. The front 9 has a nice mix of holes and is a joy to play but the back 9 is spectacular as well as tough. The rough is brutal and the wind may blow but the condition, mix of holes and quality of the place makes it a must play and considering I would rank it higher than Formby and Southport and Ainsdale it is great value for money - especially on a twiglight which is an absolute steal. Nice lunch afterwards and good practice facilities. Already planning my next visit.
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Reviewed Jun 18 2017 by Golfmad11 - rated 5 out of 5

Brilliant course and great value for money

Course is in brilliant condition and the bunkers are very tough but fair. The pro in the shop explained that the bunkers can fill with water in the Winter due to the water table being close to the top. Fifteenth is the jewel in the crown. The derectly hotel is an eyesore but you cannot blame RSD for that. For a championship course it is great value for money. Traditional club house with great food and service.
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Reviewed Mar 7 2017 by John W - rated 5 out of 5


(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 109 Handicap: 19.7)
A challenging course in a tranquil and beautiful location.
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Reviewed Oct 6 2016 by John W - rated 5 out of 5
another fine day with excellent partners, a pity about the golf

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 119 Handicap: 19)
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Reviewed Jul 4 2016 by Mike A - rated 5 out of 5

Beautiful but very challenging course, if the wind blow the back 9 are severely difficult

(Round played: Mar 2016 - Score: 103 Handicap: 22.7)
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Reviewed Jul 3 2016 by Ryan B - rated 5 out of 5

fantastic. top100 course. loved it. will return

(Round played: Mar 2015 - Score: 86 Handicap: 15.8)
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Reviewed Jun 7 2016 by Tony P - rated 5 out of 5

This course is playing very well. Many of the fairways are now going brown after the recent dry spell. Last winter we had a lot of rain the 11th green was a lake for 2 months! It took 2 pumps to drain it. Great service as always in the Clubhouse. It is well worth a visit!
(Round played: Jun 2016 - Score: 100 Handicap: 25.8)
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Reviewed Sep 12 2015 by Steve L - rated 5 out of 5
Outstanding course and location. Blessed with good weather but the back 9 is still brutal. Tee shots on 15
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Reviewed Jun 4 2015 by Chris T - rated 5 out of 5
Make your score on the front nine. Hang on coming back. Par 3 14th is slightly harder than SI 13 suggests!
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Reviewed May 17 2015 by Nick B - rated 5 out of 5

A fantastic test of golf, quick dry course, penal rough, room to open your shoulders, deep bunkers. Members very helpful and welcoming, looking forward to returning to play again.
(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 87 Handicap: 13.1)
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