Rhyl Golf Club is one of the older clubs in North Wales, having been founded towards the end of the 19th century, becoming one of the founding members of the Welsh Golf Union in 1895. In 1908, the course moved down the road, expanding to include a full complement of 18 holes.
Since then, Rhyl Golf Club has had a tumultuous history. The local council forced the club to move again, and after this it was reduced back to a nine hole affair. It remains this way to this day, making it somewhat of a rarity in North Wales, though it does still have 18 tees.
As you may have gathered from its location in Rhyl, the course sits right on the edge of the Irish Sea, offering up some fantastic coastal views.
Rhyl Golf Club offers up pure links golf, with fast running greens, sizable bunkers, and generous fairways. One interesting feature is that the 9th hole changes dramatically when played as the 18th, going from a par four measuring 458 yards in length to a rather trickier par five shot, taking up 484 yards. It’s a great day of golf for anyone who enjoys the classic links experience.
Rhyl Golf Club is found on the Rhyl Coast Road, not far from the Seaquarium. If you get lost, follow the parade down from here.
Join the Conversation
Somewhere you've never been? What is Nearby?
Rhuddlan is a charming little town, found on the banks of the River Clwyd in Flintshire, North Wales. The town is mostly famous for the imposing ruins of the castle here, built by the conquering King Edward I during his 13th century conquest of Wales, but the golf club makes for an equally worthwhile reason to visit.
A par 72 course just outside of the town of Mold in Flintshire, Old Padeswood Golf Club is home to some of the most memorable holes in all of North Wales, especially the opener and the closer.
The historic market town of Denbigh is a fantastic place to visit, especially when you consider the magnificent Denbigh Castle that watches over the town, and has done since the days of Edward I’s Conquest of Wales. And what better backdrop to your game of golf than an ancient fort?
Find a cottage in the North East of Wales. Home to the Clwydian Range, Llangollen, Ruthin and Denbigh. Find a base to explore this hidden gem of North Wales.
Take a holiday in the beautiful surroundings of Llangollen on the edge of the Berwyn Mountain and next to the River Dee. Enjoy everything the town has to offer including the Llangollen Steam Railway, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Vale Crucis with Snowdonia easily reached by car.
This large area of country side streches from the Conwy Valley towards Chester. Almost entirely countryside, many of the cottages have wonderful views across green fields, hills and woodland. Find something to suit you...