Overall a course which appears to benefit from its remote Welsh location. On arrival at Harlech there is a vista of duneland, unfortunately it only comes into play for the final few holes. It is a difficult, well-maintained course, however if situated on, say, the Lancashire coast, it would not be in the top 100. How can Royal St David's be ranked ahead of Formby, Burnham and Berrow, Hunstanton, West Lancashire, Portstewart, Castlerock, Wallasey and Seacroft, to name a few courses with which it may be fairly compared. Do the surrounding views somehow enhance the playing qualities of the golf course.
Date: November 04, 2009