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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6860 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1922
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.2
26 Reviews (26)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worth it for holes 11 to 16 alone

Played the course after a lot of rain and only holes 10 and 18 were affected. The rest of the course was in very good condition. Holes 11 to 16 through the dunes are stunning and worth playing the course for these alone

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fast and true

My 2nd visit and I don't think I truly appreciated the course the 1st time.
Tees, fairways, greens all in great condition.
Found it difficult on greens because were so quick but that was my nativity. Pick a club less hitting in or 2 if have a breeze behind you.
My only gripe is closing 3 hole are a bit dull. Especially as there are 2 holes which don't appear to be used much which are far more aesthetically pleasing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Stunning golf course

The course is beautiful from start to finish, a great challenge. Always in immaculate condition, club pro very friendly as well as all of the members. Would reccommend!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Previously Played

GOLFNOW Poor Service

This is not a review of Pyle & Kenfig GC (which I have played a number of times and always enjoyed) but instead a review of the GolfNow service.

Having booked and paid for a 'hot' tee time, and also received an email confirmation from GolfNow that my tee time had been reserved, I arrived at the club to find they had no knowledge of my booking. Unfortunately for us the course was completely full and due to current restrictions the friendly pro was unable to find us an alternative time. It was particularly frustrating to be told that the course was not currently open to any outside play and that GolfNow had only recently been informed of this by the golf club since a similar incident had taken place the week before.

I have since arrived home and looked on the GOLFNOW website to try and find a way to claim a refund. It is further frustrating to find there is no simple process for this. There appears to be no online contact email address/complaints procedure and instead I have to phone a chargeable number (which is temporarily unavailable) - hence my review here, which hopeful someone from GolfNow will see.

Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A must for winter golf

Pyle and kenfig links golf course in superb condition considering the amount of rain, a forgiving front 9 holes and a reasonably tight fairways on the back 9 makes this a great challenge ,polite and very welcoming staff,highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Super fast greens

The greens were great considering the rain we had. Not surprising the winter holes are in play on the back 9. They are no where near as good, but definitely playable. Accuracy is key.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fab course

Played this the day after Royal Porthcawl. Both are lovely courses, but P and K is much more forgiving- more fun, even though it poured down all day!

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

A great variety of holes

This course has a very different front and back nine - the front being more parkland in nature and the back nine a links style, with the back nine being more challenging than the front nine. The design is good as are the green and the pot bunkers something you really need to keep out of. Course signage could be improved and the welcome from the Pro was not what I expected - I don’t really think he wants golfnow customers and frowns if you are not a member of a club. Despite this there was a good welcome from members

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Pyle & Kenfig

Really enjoyable afternoon. Nice combination of parkland and links. Fairways were rather bare in patches due to very hot summer but that was explained before we set out. Greens were excellent. Will definitely return.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent course

Real value for money !! Really nice links style course, quality Greens, only negative there was a match in front of us and took more than hours to play

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

unwelcoming course and club

The back 9 looks stunning but is not designed to be enjoyed by the likes of me. The margin for error is too small and the penalties too severe - 5 yards from the fairway on many holes and you'll never see the ball again. This is a typical H S Colt design where you stand on too many of the tees without being able to make out where the intended landing area is. One or two holes like that on a course add variety but here it is overdone to the point where the enjoyment is removed. You need to play the course a number of times before you can have fun because you need experience of it to have any idea where you're supposed to be aiming - as if hitting the ball where you're aiming isn't hard enough when you can actually see where you are trying to hit it! I actually hit the ball quite well for most of my round, but the constant inability to make out the target area (particularly difficult where the inner loop of holes crosses the main course causing extra confusion with extra fairways and tee boxes) and a lack of marker posts to offer any visual guidance at all, detracts from the experience. Such a shame as the dunes offer a stunning setting for what could be so much more enjoyable golfing terrain, as it is at many other courses along the welsh coastline. Only the brilliant green complexes redeem the course. They are brilliantly contoured, and the mounds and hollows around the greens provide a much more enjoyable but challenging test of the short game. If only the course offered a similar balance of enjoyment and toughness for the long game. Sadly it is skewed much too far to the tough end of the spectrum to be enjoyable for a 19 handicapper. This appears to suit the club though, as I was made to feel like a second class citizen for booking online as a visitor unaffiliated to any club. Surprise was expressed by the pro and the captain when they learned I am not a member anywhere. Why shouldnt someone who chooses to play at various courses rather than the same one every week be able to conduct themselves appropriately on a golf course! I was made to feel that they thought I probably would leave divots everywhere and play slowly, because I don't belong to a club, and that they only wanted members of other clubs to play their course, and not just any keen golfers who are prepared to pay a green fee. Well I certainly won't be rushing back, there are many more enjoyable places to play than here.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/19/2019

Great course - I had a similar welcome from the Pro, I don’t think he actually wants any golfnow customers

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Test of golfing ability.

All holes have different challenges but hitting your selected target area key. Putting distance, speed and alignment a must. Holes 11,12,13,14 very challenging. Allowance for the wind a must.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

What a view

Great place , Staff and members very freindly and very helpful.Will play there again

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

Great bank holiday golf

Booked it for bank holiday Monday , the course was surprisingly quiet and we had no one in front or behind which was great ,we were very lucky with perfect golf conditions. The course is tough but fair and really puts your golfing mind to to test ! Some huge fairway bunkers and massive greens and great variety of holes ! Well worth the price for this course one of my favourites !

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

Game of 2 halves

Great front 9 and really tough back nine as hadn't played course before. Great value with tee off

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Perfect day out on a super golf course

Thoroughly enjoyed. I am in the process of obtaining my handicap certificate. Managed to stay out of the many bunkers. With perfect weather the course played kindly.
Straight to the top of the list of favourite courses.
Also very walkable, with short distnces between greens and the next tee.
Friendly welcome.
Perfect day out on a golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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