Golff ar y Llŷn / Golf on the Llŷn
Mae’r Penrhyn Llŷn yn gartref i dri gwrs golff wych, i gyd mewn lleoliadau trawiadol.
The Llŷn Peninsula is home to three fine golf courses, all in spectacular locations.
Clwb Golff Pwllheli
Beautiful Golf Course in a Stunning Location
Clwb Golff Pwllheli is located on the spectacular south facing coastline of Cardigan Bay and is considered one of the finest golf courses in North Wales. The initial 9 holes were designed in 1900 by Tom Morris with the additional 9 holes designed by 5 times British Open Champion James Braid in 1909.
Pwllheli’s course is a 6,100 yards, 18 hole, par 69 course that is surrounded by the rustic beauty of mature greens and extended panoramic views of countryside with clear waters all around.
The golf course is a blend of tree-lined parkland and links golf that makes the game challenging and enjoyable for golfers of all levels. Natural hazards like the wind and the human genius of one of the finest course designers, James Braid makes this golf course a challenging and testing game that you will want to play and enjoy again and again.
The club is open for both members and visitors throughout the year and is popular golfing destination as it attracts golfers from around the world.
The clubhouse at Pwllheli has one of the most spectacular views you will ever see and the strategically placed balconies will ensure that you will have unspoilt views over the heritage coastline to Cardigan Bay, the stunning landscape of the Llŷn Peninsula and mountain ranges of Snowdonia. The clubhouse offers full catering facilities with a restaurant and bar.
If you are looking for a traditional century old golf course equipped with modern facilities then Pwllhelli Golf Club has all your golfing needs covered.
Clwb Golff Abersoch
A Hidden Golfing Gem
Originally designed by Harry Vardon, Abersoch Golf Club was founded on Boxing Day 1907 with the course opening in 1908. A mixture of traditional links and parkland, the course has evolved into a challenging and scenic 18 hole, par 69.
If you can score well on holes 2,3,7,11 and 17 then you should have a great card, although the other holes can offer up a real challenge too. Whatever your score, just take a moment to reflect on the views from the 3,5,7,14 and 16th tees, they will enhance your golf round.
Finally a short iron to the green on the final hole a drink in the friendly clubhouse and your day will be complete.
Described by some visitors as “The Friendliest Golf Course in Wales” “A Jewel on the Welsh Riviera” and “Fantastic Golf Course, Stunning Views” the golf club at Abersoch is one to put on your North Wales golfing list. Offering a challenging mix of 18 holes on traditional links and parkland, the course is a must for golfers of all abilities.
Take for example the signature 246 yard par 3, 3rd hole with elevated tee and panoramic views requiring an accurate drive downhill over both gorse and a water hazard to a sloping green with a bunker waiting at the back. Follow that with links holes hugging the coastline and contoured over a century ago through huge, natural sand dunes, accuracy is key here as wayward drives can be punished.
After your golf, settle into the welcoming clubhouse and have a couple of drinks on the patio area, along with a bite to eat. The renowned Abersoch nightlife then awaits with bars and restaurants to suit tastes.
Clwb Golff Nefyn a'r Cylch
Where Par is Excellence
The club is open for both visitors and members and offers numerous packages to accommodate the needs of different golfers. There is also an impressive clubhouse that boasts a well-stocked bar with a wide selection of lagers, beers and ales along with a fine rage of high quality wines. The golf clubs has its own restaurant called the ‘Three Herrings’ which provides panoramic views of the coastline and delicious meals.
Apart from offering breathtaking and spectacular views, the course offers a challenging game for golfers of all abilities. The course has been designed especially for the thinking golfer due to its strategic placement of holes.
The course opened in 1907 with 9 holes and was extended to 18 holes in 1912. James Braid and J.H Taylor were then commissioned in 1933 to revise the course and add a further 9 holes.
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 the 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.