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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
5.0
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
97.6%
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11 out of 12 reviews
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4.5
2 Reviews (2)
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Conditions
5.0
Value
3.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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2 out of 2 reviews
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4.7
3 Reviews (3)
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5.0
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4.0
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4.0
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5.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6420 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Pennard Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1896
Architect James Braid (1908) Donald Steel (1991) Charles Kenneth Cotton (1965)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Maestro, Mastercard, Switch, Solo
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.3
12 Reviews (12)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

4 seasons in 1 round!

A spectacular golf course which we played through a real mixed bag of weather from driving rain strong winds hail and then calm warm sunshine. Superb views and excellent greens I loved the challenge but for my playing partner there was just too many blind shots and driving in hope but to be fair we nearly always located our ball. For me it’s a little expensive in comparison to other golf available on the gower but you have to have at least one go on this unique course.

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

Chris Hamilton

Great welcome by the staff in shop , we were the first visitors to sign in using the new system for entering your card after your round which was a success & a lot better than the old school card hand in , superb conditions after all the rain we have had , green were A1 also , challenging course but fun , confused on the 8th I believe to where we had to go , as a lot of T shots seem your hitting into the Wilderness but it’s not as bad as it looks when you go to look for your ball , only lost one ball and that was because it was a shocking shot by myself , missed fairway a number of times and hasd no trouble locating ball , one of best 18 holes I’ve played & enjoyed even with the windy conditions, will be visiting again .

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

Lovely course with great views

We played four local courses and this was our favourite. Some really good holes with great views from most. The greens were being treated when we played but still performed really well.

There are a couple of blind tee shots and we felt some fairway markers for driving line would have helped on these. Also a couple of greens are close to next tee boxes which was a bit worrying at times.

Staff were helpful and friendly and clubhouse has a fabulous balcony with stunning view of the course.

Overall loved it and definitely would go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 100
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Denver Advisor
First Time Playing

Wales’ Sky Links indeed

Pennard is Wales’ version of Scotland’s quirky original links (Brora, North Berwick, etc). A links with elevation changes, wavy fairways, firm/Fast conditions, contoured green sites and wonderful routing. The views are also quite stunning (as is Wales for that matter)
There aren’t any animals running wild here anymore (for that go to Westward Ho) nor any of the conditioning problems which could arise from that. You just get an original links course with great golf. Some blindness if not in the correct position; however, you can get a day ticket. What course of any quality reveals all it’s secrets on one play?
They have all you want off the course; putting green, range, restaurants. And the members are quite welcoming. If you venture to Wales, this and Porthcawl are the must plays. Which you like more will demonstrate the type of golf you love unless you actually enjoy both types.
If I go back to Wales, this will be the first tee time made.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 324
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
Hot weather
Walked

Crazytown

I've played this links twice, most recently during the 2010 Ryder Cup, and it's been a surreal experience both times. I'm not sure it's my favorite course ever but it's just a sensory overload, from the bouncy, rugged turf to the sky-top views to the livestock roaming the fairways. You'll get some unfair bounces. I certainly wouldn't play stroke play here, go match play. It's the antithesis of the medal links Porthcawl down the road. If you want memorable, I can't recommend this course enough.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Don't bother.

I cannot think that any serious golfer will be happy with the poor condition of the course, the cows - and mess - roaming around, the fenced-in greens, the tiresome accumulation of blind shots. All very well throwing around terms like "unique" and "natural" - there are limits. The greens were good, once you found them.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Friendly welcome

A very friendly welcome from the pro shop attendant, took time to explain everything about the course and its amenities to us. The course itself was in good condition however a few tees are very close to or tee over the greens resulting in a bit of waiting around which i imagine could cause a bit of congestion in busier times. Overall a good experience with great views and very friendly and welcoming staff. Would definitely recommend a visit if in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Excellent day

Found all aspects of Pennard to be excellent. Weather for February was great - calm, sunny with course in great condition, particularly after coming from soggy parkland courses. Great variety of holes with a good deal of challenge even off yellows with greens surprisingly smooth for time of year. Views spectacular throughout. All staff - pro-shop and bar staff couldn't have been more helpful. Love these links courses and the variety of golf you need to play.
Thank you

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Walked

Superb

Turned up as a 2 ball (from Wales)and were paired up with another 2 ball (from USA). We all enjoyed this fantastic course. Views to die for throughout the course. Course condition was fantastic. A challenging round of golf on a wonderful links course. It might be 200 ft above sea level (there's a lot of sand up there), but this is links golf at it's best. A busy course (it was Sunday afternoon) but on the positive side, this allowed us time to soak up the views as well as to try to plan the best strategy for the hole.

This course is a must play for any golfer who enjoys a challenge, likes links golf and appreciated georgeous views.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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