Cardiff - South Wales - Wales

Cardiff Golf Club,
Sherborne Avenue,
Cardiff,
CF23 6SJ,
Wales


  • +44 (0) 29 2075 3320

  • Stephen Scott-Bowen

  • Robert Walker, C. K. Cotton

  • Adam Constable


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The course at Cardiff Golf Club was formerly a farm known as Ty-to-maen, belonging to a Mr Ewan G. Davies and when the land was first leased by the club in 1921, the holes were routed by its first professional, Robert Walker, and a small committee of members.

It would take until 1947 before the club was in a position to purchase the property outright and C.K.Cotton carried out modifications three years later, creating new 2nd and 3rd holes, lengthening the 4th hole and removing the old 15th and 16th holes.

With an overall length of just over 6,000 yards, there are six par threes on the card and two of the eight par fours are charmingly old-fashioned short holes (270 yards for the 7th and 290 yards for the 14th) but beware the other six two-shot holes as they are all in excess of 400 yards from the medal tees!

The modern day Cardiff golf course is located in the leafy suburb of Cyncoed – hemmed in on all sides by housing – but the undulating, lush, tree-lined fairways and meandering stream that crosses a number of holes combine to form a welcoming green oasis on the north side of the capital.

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Description: The modern day Cardiff is hemmed in on all sides by housing, but the undulating, lush, tree-lined fairways and meandering stream that crosses a number of holes combine to form a welcoming green oasis... Rating: 6.7 out of 10 Reviews: 3
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Kevin Henley

Very nice attractive, lush green, tree lined course with obviously hard working and conscientious greenstaff. Obviously being nice Wales it rained but that didn't spoil our day out. Couldn't fault condition of the course. The first is a great starting hole, and the other 17 are just as good.

Avoid the bunker at the front of the 15th green which I ploughed my second into almost up against a very steep face. Should have played out sideways. Should have had a Hamlet !

Back nine felt slightly hillier and tighter. Par fives 10 and 11 felt a long slog and the 13th plays a long par 4 up the slope.

Several of the par 3's very nice looking and I would say the 16th probably the trickiest of the bunch.

This was my 38th Welsh course played and number 415 worldwide.

June 18, 2019
6 / 10
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David Baxter

Enjoyed Cardiff GC. Although not long, with six par 3's, there are a number of long par 4's plus a couple of short par 4's making for a nice variety of holes. Most holes are tree-ligned placing a premium on accuracy and a number of ditches provide additional obstacles. Enjoyed the start with the clubhouse overlooking the first a downhill par 4, followed by a nice par 3 and the 3rd which I thought was arguably the best hole on the course. Thought the front nine was more interesting but back nine more average. Condition of greens was good for time of year, Food and welcome good

May 01, 2016
6 / 10
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Alex Sherratt
What a lovely golf course with a great mix of holes, we played on a Thursday and it was very quiet so we hardly saw a sole whilst we played. The course has some tough tree lined driving holes and you must find the fairway ! All of our group enjoyed this course the best of the three we played purely for the variety in length and shaping of each hole. Best holes are possibly the 6th and 7th on the front side, with the 13th and 14th standing out on the back side. We all found the 17th very tough (please drive right hand side of fairway to stand any chance of hitting the green in two shots). I would not consider playing in the winter as this course would get very, very wet.
July 03, 2012
8 / 10
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