St. Mary's Golf Club - Championship Course in Pencoed, Bridgend, Wales | GolfPass
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Conditions
2.6
Value
3.0
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.4
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Parkland
Par 68
Length 5335 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Course Details

Year Built 1990

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.0
46 Reviews (46)
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Chernobyl golf club

This is the worst golf course in South Wales. When we walked up to the first green and it was brown with craters, the warning signs were there. Putting in the grand canyon isn't fun. The course is incredibly challenging, I never realised it was a Links course but it's great to see nature claim back some land. I would assume whoever maintains this course is on furlough. The moon rock bunkers are an interesting feature. £22 is daylight robbery, you'd be better taking your dog for a walk here, don't ignore the negative reviews like we did, they are accurate.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Zero Course-maintenance

Greens long and spongy, but also bald. First cut was ankle deep and far too easy to lose ball. Actual rough was knee high, unkers were like cement. Appalling lack of maintenance on the course. Shame because actual layout and design is good.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
5.0
Previously Played

Shut now

St Mary's golf club has shut its doors for the present

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A beautiful 9 hole golf course for a new player.learning the game.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

not a bad course but rough needs cutting as difficult to
find your ball even just off the fairway which can lead to slow play and there was too many daisies on the fairway.
Its an easy walking course as its pretty

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Gone drastically downhill

Played this golf course on bank holiday Monday greens spongey fairways poor no ground person to be seen sand bunkers might have been playing off the road unfortunately this course has gone downhill drastically definitely not worth £18 a round better courses near by and surrounding areas this course has potential to be back to its finest only if owners are prepared to spend time and money on it

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging but fair

This is a very good day out value for money. The fairways are quite forgiving, the greens are pretty well looked after the bunkers need a lot of work and were there states there are water traps theres nothing but dried patches of mud overall though will definitely be booking again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Well worth a try!

Not a bad course and all staff were friendly not in bad condition just need to cot the daisy that make it all most impossible to find a ball on the fairway

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Below average

Decent layout and some interesting holes. Greens poorly maintained and slow. Tee boxes also in poor condition considering the long break. A shame to see a good course slowly going to ruin.

For a casual round at £14 it was ok. Not worth >£20 or if you’re looking for a well maintained course

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
5.0
Previously Played

Shut now

St Mary's is now been closed down and that's why no recommendation for others to play .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Previously Played

Poor

Not even a toilet here, place looks closed.

Course in very poor condition. Greens have not been watered and were dead and burnt. Could not play on the greens as the dead grass just made the ball slip across with zero grip.

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

Shockingly bad

Wish I could get my money back!!!!!! Absolutely waste of money!! Hitting balls down middle of fairways and losing them! The tees are awful…….the greens are a joke!! How can I get my money back?? Terrible terrible terrible. this used to be such a lovely course! They got rid of all members here and just using it as pay and play……..soo sad!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good course

It was a good course but there’s loads of room for improvement with the fairways maybe use a lighter mower the one they use have cut it up in places , sort the weeds out and sort the greens out

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor condition, weeds everywhere,they had allowed a 6 ball to go off in front of us . Obviously had no idea of etiquette or rules, bombed us over pine trees which were ob. Not happy.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Doesn’t play well in the winter

This course does not hold up in winter, like many others but it cost the same amount as it did in August/ September. Reduced winter fees would go a long way. Interesting layout though, with some very short par 4’s but a few monsters too. Tee boxes should’ve been moved to winter mats as some were truly awful.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Has potential as a club

The course and club has so much potential to be a brilliant club and course but it’s so poor at the moment
Greens are poor
Pace of play was terrible
Leaves Are Everywhere
Nothing’s getting looked after well enough
The cups to the holes are as bad as crazy golf
Very wet for early October
I worry for this club and it would be a shame if it went through because it’s got massive potential

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