Aberdovey Golf Club

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Aberdovey Golf Club, Gwynedd is an 18 hole, par 71 (6535 yard), private, championship links golf course designed by James Braid, Fowler & Colt. Founded in 1892.

Contact Information

Station Road, Aberdovey, Gwynedd, LL35 ORT United Kingdom

Tel: 01654 767493

Golf Pro: Andy Humphreys | Tel: 01654 767493

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £58 before 2:00pm, £43 after 2:00pm. Day ticket £70. Winter £37/round *
  • Weekend Guide: £58 before 2:00pm, £43 after 2:00pm. Day ticket £70. Winter £37/round *

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 71 | 6535 yards | Private | Links

Golf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire AccommodationHandicap required

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Visitors: * Visitors are warmly welcomed.
* Book online for discounted rates - see website.
* Clubhouse has 6 excellent twin-bedded ensuite rooms on site.

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 36


Aberdovey Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.7

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 35
Average Ratings
4.50 ... Overall Rating
4.61 ... The Course
4.11 ... Course Cond.
4.53 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.14 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.11 ... Pace of play
4.56 ... Hospitality.
4.13 ... Prac. Facil.
4.25 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

35 ratings & 29 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 113 out of 2122.

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Reviewed Sep 2 2012 by Andy P - rated 5 out of 5
Now we are talking!!a classic Welsh seaside links with nine out and nine in.the signature hole is a par 3 with a raised green set in the sand dunes where depending on the weather conditions you can use any club in your bag to get there.A must play if you are in North Wales
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Reviewed Jun 4 2015 by Ian H - rated 5 out of 5

This is an excellent links course, up there with the best of them in my view. The course was in really good condition and I was lucky to get a relatively wind free day, I can imagine this to be brutal when the wind gets up. Classic links, but definitely in the premier division

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 77 Handicap: 6.2)
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Reviewed May 17 2015 by Sam M - rated 5 out of 5

In my opinion best course in Wales. Everything from clubhouse,pro shop to the course is grade A!!
(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 85 Handicap: 5.1)
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Reviewed Sep 1 2009 by Kevin H - rated 5 out of 5
Played here on 30 August 2009 and what a rustic links course this is, the greens were superb and the natural bunkers added to the experience. Holes 1 and 2 present a very tough opening pair of holes requiring guile off the tee if you are to hit the green in regulation. All of the par-3s are testing and different, with a blind tee-shot on the 3rd, the 200-yard 5th againsta cross-wind, the 150-yard 9th with a green 41 yards deep, the quirky, and finally the difficult 150-yard 12th where the green is virtually on the beech.
Also the off-course side was excellent, a nice club house very friendly staff who can't do enough for you, and the Dormie Bungalow by the 18th green was quite superb. I would recommend this course to anyone who fancies playing a toughish pure links course, will definitely be playing this course again.
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Reviewed Oct 30 2019 by Mr W - rated 5 out of 5
Justifiably in everybody top 5 best courses in Wales
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Reviewed Sep 24 2019 by Danny P - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 19 2019 by Kuni P - rated 4 out of 5

Links Golf at its best

We played the course late August, it was still recovering from last years drought. They sensibly allowed placement on the fairways. The rough was brutal as you would expect in links golf. Some fantastic holes like the blind par 3 hopefully with a bit of rain the course will return to its best as some greens were not in great shape. The course on the whole is excellent and a real challenge for all ranges of golfers.
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Reviewed Jan 5 2019 by Richard M - rated 5 out of 5

Great in and out links

Loved staying in the dormy right on the 18th green. Really put me in the mood!

Some exceptional holes on outward 9. The par 3 3rd is blind and great fun!
The day we played in October was rare as the wind blew in the opposite direction to normal. Hence we made mince meat of the outbound but struggled so much on back! So beware which way it blows when you play!
Some really unique holes like the par 3 twelth with wonderful views of the bay from the green. The dog leg left 17th by the railway line is a lovely hole ( beware the train drivers toot their horns no doubt to warm you! ( my playing partner put 3 tee shots onto the line! So can see why!!)

The club house is beautiful too. The barman was incredible. He knows every Newcastle United FC result including scorers going back over the last 20 years. Test him. He will even wager free drinks if he gets it wrong!!
Great fun

Excellent dormy rooms. Very modern. Full en-suite. And breakfast is top notch

Recommend doing what some do. Play aberdovey on day 1. Then take train to Harlech to play Roysl st Davids. Then return to aberdovey dormy before playing again on day 3 before returning home

But I wouldn?t recommend what some members do who play front nine then skip the first half of the back nine! Which seems crazy to me. I don?t think there is a weak hole on this course!!
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Reviewed Dec 11 2018 by Stephen C - rated 4 out of 5

Top Course

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Reviewed Sep 19 2018 by Tony M - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 28 2018 by David L - rated 4 out of 5
A very pleasant COURSE AN GOOD CONDITION CONSIDERING THE DRY WEATHER FOR THE LAT 2 MONTHS.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 86 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed Jun 8 2018 by Stephen M - rated 5 out of 5
Stunning course , a good slog in the wind and you soon learn to keep the ball down.

(Round played: Mar 2018 - Score: 92 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed May 14 2018 by D. Walton - rated 5 out of 5

Great set up

Visited for the first time in March. What a great set up. Accommodation on site. Practice facilities right outside my room along with the course. Beach is around 100 yards from the 1st tee. Amazing views and beach as far as the eye can see when the tide is out. Course was in really good condition but told that the rough was short and it was easy to find any wayward balls. When it grows it's treacherous! Everyone was extremely friendly and breakfasts great. Pro shop fab too. Planning my next trip.
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Reviewed Apr 25 2017 by Derek H - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 17 2017 by D M - rated 5 out of 5
played the day after storm Doris in February - course was in superb condition, dry & greens were receptive. managed to squeeze in 36 holes with the aid of a buggy in the afternoon. we stayed overnight in the dorm (which are all brand new and of better standard than some hotels I've stayed in!!) and had a few drinks in the clubhouse - everyone was very friendly and we felt looked after. Would happily play here again, the views are great and it's a very enjoyable way to spend a few hours (when the wind isn't howling!)
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Reviewed Feb 6 2017 by Ryan B - rated 5 out of 5

absolutely great. difficult wind on back 9.

(Round played: Feb 2017 - Score: 85 Handicap: 12.5)
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Reviewed Nov 3 2016 by Guy/London - rated 5 out of 5
Excellent all round experience. Stayed in dormy bungalow night before round - were late arriving but staff on hand to help check us in. Room was great. Breakfast the next morning was very good - freshly cooked. Pro was very helpful and moved our tee time earlier with no problem. Golf course was in great condition - challenging and no hole the same - fast and smooth greens. Can't recommend the course and club highly enough!
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Reviewed Oct 5 2016 by Stephen M - rated 5 out of 5
Very very windy , a great test of golf on rapid greens.

(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 95 Handicap: 18)
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Reviewed Sep 2 2016 by Adrian D - rated 5 out of 5

Tough into the wind, then a relief to play down wind on the back nine!
Very welcoming and helpful staff in the pro-shop, useful practice facilities to warm up before the round.

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 90 Handicap: 15.7)
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Reviewed Aug 12 2016 by Phil L - rated 5 out of 5
Traditional Links course in fantastic condition, wide inviting fairways draw you in then catch you out with brutal rough and fantastic bunkering, devilish bunkers, I love the way they are set up grasses and all. Quick greens and two fantastic par 3s make for a quintessential seaside links course. Both Pro shop and clubhouse staff were welcoming and made for a great trip up from the south central coast.
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