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Once you’ve had your fill of the markets and boutiques of Pwllheli in Gwynedd, it’s time to head about a mile to the south west of the town, onto Golf Road. Here, you will find - to no surprise, we’re sure - the Pwllheli Golf Club, often ranked in the top ten golf clubs of North Wales.

Originally established with just nine holes back in the year 1900, Pwllheli Golf Club was expanded into the fully fledged 18 holes that you’ll find today in 1909, with the layout being designed by James Braid and Tom Morris.

The first nine are your typical parkland affair, but the back nine are a little more special, running along the large sand dunes and giving more of a links game, with heather, revetted bunkers, and - of course - fast fairways.

The course will put your handicap to the test - par score is 69, but the standard scratch measures it at 70. This is partly due to the complete absence of par fives, which adds a layer of challenge.

You have great views no matter which way you look, with Cardigan Bay on one side and the mountains of Snowdonia on the other, making for an unforgettable backdrop to your day’s golfing. 

 

Image Source: CC-by-SA 2.0 by Eric Jones.

Image Source: CC-by-SA 2.0 by Alan Fryer.

Location

Pwllheli Golf Club can be found just outside of the town off the A499. 

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