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North Wales is filled with dramatic landscapes, and the Nefyn & District Golf Club in Pwllheli takes full advantage of this situation. You will find the Nefyn & District Golf Club sitting on the clifftops of the Porthdinllaen headlands, which jut out of the Llyn Peninsula into the Irish Sea. It really does feel like you’re golfing at the edge of the world, which adds a great deal of drama and adrenaline to your game.

Rather unusually, there are not 27 holes at this course, but 26. After an expansion in 1933 brought a full set of 27, one hole has since fallen into disuse. This means that there are technically two separate courses at Nefyn & District Golf Club - the New course comprises of ten outward holes, and is the one usually used for competitions, but it’s the Old course that newcomers will likely want to visit, as the two separate lots of 8 holes are where you’ll find those incredible clifftop holes. 

Thanks to its great location, each and every hole you play at Nefyn will reward you with great views over the sea, and you will also face the challenge of playing into the frequently rough sea winds. Once you’ve had your fill, head down to the Ty Coch for a coastal pint.


Image Source: CC-by-SA 2.0 by Stephen McKay.

Image Source: CC-by-SA 2.0 by Jeremy Bolwell.


Nefyn Golf Club is found on the edge of Morfa Nefyn near to Portha Dinllaen beach. Why not visit both at one time?

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