From Pwllheli to Porthmadog and Machynys to Maesdu, the greatest Welsh golf courses may not always trip off the tongue – except to the locals – but they offer stunning variety and distinctiveness
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Narrow wood-lined fairways and well-protected greens mean that accuracy is crucial at The Glamorganshire, especially if you wish to avoid this wonderful parkland's heavy bunkering.
Cardiff, GB & Ireland and Wales
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In direct contrast to Swansea's great linkland clubs, Neath sits majestically atop a high hill at Cadoxton, just two miles from the bustling old town that is its namesake.
GB & Ireland, Swansea and Wales
With the magnificent backdrop of Gwrych Castle and stunning coastal views, it is easy to be transported back in time at the stunning Abergele.
GB & Ireland, North Wales and Wales
Mold offers breathtaking views of the stunning Welsh countryside, lying in the shadow of Moel Famau in the Clwydian Range – “the gateway to rural Wales”.
Although in close proximity to the sea, Caernarfon is a parkland course, with true running greens and lush fairways. A delightful Welsh hidden gem.
GB & Ireland, Wales and West Coast of Wales
Situated in the south of Cardiff in the direction of Barry, Wenvoe Castle is yet another superb James Braid-designed parkland course.
Cardiff, GB & Ireland, Swansea and Wales