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Value
3.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.1
Amenities
3.8
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Celtic Manor Resort - Roman Road Course

About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Style Parkland
Par 70
Length 6406 yards
Slope 129
Rating 71.7

Course Details

Year Built 1995
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1995) Roger Rulewich (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Strict dress code

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities, Spa, Locker Rooms

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

3.2
14 Reviews (14)
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Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyable course in excellent condition

Though I concur with other reviews which note the Roman road is not packed with character and lacks truly memorable holes it’s still a high quality course. Fast greens and reasonable distance off the whites will challenge lower handicaps. However, for the most part it’s relatively open and not the most punishing course for higher handicaps.

Condition was excellent throughout and overall worth a visit for a reasonable tee time. We paid just under 40 pounds a round which felt about right.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Don’t waste your time and money

I have played this course 4/5 times, each time there is an issue. I am a scratch golfer so like to test myself at the “best” places. Either speed of play or course conditions or general animosity from staff. As the “home of welsh golf” it is an absolute disgrace, the value for money is shocking. You can find better courses for half the price in most areas of Cardiff. Played today when really it should have been closed, they are clearly rotating the courses and closing the Montgomerie to give it a days rest and then putting everyone on the Roman road, rather than closing both and not wasting peoples time and money. Awful place I will never go back again. £38 for a buggie! £48 for a round in OFF SEASON. Please whatever you do do not travel for this course you will be hugely disappointed unless you are used to playing pitch and putts week in week out. Don’t let them rip off any more people it’s really not on. Disgrace to welsh golf.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wet

With the recent rain, the course was sopping. Of course Celtic Manor can’t help that, so why moan.? They were open and cheap. No temp greens or winter tees. The round was enjoyable. Greens played well. Friendly staff. Some absolutely stunning holes with gorgeous views.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Roman Road

Course in great condition
Greens great. Overall fab round

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course good experience on Roman road

Very disappointing about poor on the green lot of holes !

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging but fair...

I’ve played many courses all over the world... Roman Road is amongst those I’ve enjoyed very much.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

winter golf

winter golf about as good as it gets fairways good greens good wet in rough do not go there

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Well balanced course.. terrible pace

Played the course for years as a member and now a vistor. Roman road is a class set up and invariably in top condition. On this occasion the greens were superb. Its biggest problem is the pace of play it generates due to its demand and the average or less than average golfer. Too many times rounds are ruined because of this. No course marshal to help speed things up. Ran out of patients after the 12th.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Celtic Manor Roman Road

You would be hard pressed to find better facilities and the course is fantastically kept , definitely worth a visit .

The friendly staff just add to the experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Summer evening golf

Played on the hottest June day since 1976 plus the longest day. The course has an excellent layout and is a fair test of golf for all standards. The greens were superb as was the overall condition of the course. Cannot wait to play the Montgomerie and possibly the Twenty-Ten courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wonderful vision and facilities to match

Booked CM when saw great midweek deal. Went with high expectations and was not disappointed. As you entered the grounds you could taste the class of the place. When you adjust your mentality to meet your environment, you know you're in the midst of somewhere special. The only shock was being advised on arrival that as a 2 ball we would be playing with 2 members. That set the nerves jingling but as it happenned they were unavailable and we had a care-free round in a beautiful but challenging setting. Next time ill come prepared and pay a visit to the driving range prior!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Lovely day

The course was as you would expect at such a location, the only downsides were two four-balls in front of us that were slow and the course was very boggy in many places. The upside was a fantastic spring day with lots of sunshine and little wind. I'm sure our experience would have been quite different in poor weather as it is very exposed to the elements.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great condition

The course was in fantastic condition for time of year. Greens were immaculate and a credit the the green keepers. Will defiantly be going back soon

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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