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Conwy Golf Club

Beacons Way

Morfa

Conwy

Conwy

LL32 8ER

01492 592 423

Green fee:

Average rating

7.8

Course

7.7

Greens

7.5

Facilities

7.7

Value

7.6

Hospitality

8.4

    The must play golf course on the North Wales coast playable all year round. Over the past six years Conwy has hosted the prestigious European Amateur Team Championship in 2009, the S4C Wales Ladies Championship of Europe in 2010 and hosted its third European Senior tour event in August 2012.

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    Special Offers

    To qualify as a society/group with a reserved tee time, a minimum of 16 golfers is essential. This gives a green fee discount with a further discount for parties of 24 or more. A further discount is available where a catering package is included.

    See our full list of members benefits and find out more

    Membership

    Full Membership £615

    Full age 23-29 £500

    Full age 30-34 £550

    Country Member £440

    Entry Fees; Visitors £22 per player, Members £6 per player.
    Prizes - (Vouchers per pair) 1st. £100, 2nd. £60. 3rd £40

    Open Competitions

    Open to full members of recognised golf clubs (with competitive congu handicaps)
    Handicap allowance: 3/4 of full handicap.
    Handicap certificates must be produced prior to play

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    Course

    10

    Greens

    10

    Facilities

    9

    Value

    10

    Hospitality

    10

    Average

    9.8

    12/08/2015

    We arrived at the golf club in bright sunshine and met with a fairly strong wind, classic links weather. We were looking forward to playing this classic links course. Our visit to the pro shop was the first note of quality, an excellent pro shop with a great range of golf equipment and clothing. The Pro Andrew was also a breathe of fresh air, very welcoming, informative and made you feel like he was happy to have you visit.

    The course opens with a great par 4, followed by a tricky little par 3 where if the green is missed you will have a tricky up and down to save par. The prevailing winds make holes 5 and 8, both par 4's and extremely tough, a struggle for even the big hitters to reach in regulation. I n contrast the downwind par 5's are reachable with two good shots and offer good birdie chances. There are two stunning par 3's on the back nine and the finish is a well known card wrecker! Holes 16,17 and 18 are all tight off the tee and require accurate approach shots for any chance of making par. Overall the course offers a great variety of holes, tricky greens and well placed bunkers throughout. The ground was unbelievably dry especially when you consider the course had been immersed in some heavy floods not long ago!

    The greens were superb and had great pace and a true roll. It would be very difficult to pick fault with this impressive links course. The clubhouse is excellent and has great views from the upstairs spike bar and the main room, sitting perched above the 18th green looking out to the Great Orme in the distance across the Irish Sea. The food was excellent and good value, much like everything else at this venue, FIRST CLASS!

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    Work needed to live up to previous Curtis Cup venues

    Average rating

    4.4

    26th August, 2017, by Angus_co

    Decided it was time to play Conwy as it is a Curtis cup venue in 2020. I have played every UK Curtis cup venue and two in the US since my niece proudly represented in the match in 2000 at Ganton. A headline would read that if the course were to host the event in the next year then it would not look good. It may not have the stunning scenery of Nairn and the entrance, setting and practice facilities of Dun Laoghaire but I expected so much more. To be fair it is a decent layout with some challenging holes at the end of the back nine and when we played I played it in a warm breeze which itself was a challenge. I was however surprised at how poor many areas of the course were maintained. Over half the greens I saw have areas of either weed or a small leafed growth, which to be blunt I wouldn't expect on a local municipal course never mind a course in line to hold the Curtis Cup. Most holes have no rough on them to speak of so lack both definition and character. Most of the front nine is littered with holes from burrowing animals which I have not seen on any course for years. In the faces and base of many bunkers you will find weeds growing. The paths on areas of the back nine are very untidy. I see it has hosted prestigious events in the past but I can’t see where it would accommodate the number of spectators that tend to watch the Curtis Cup. I could go on but in my view I have played tens of courses in the UK in the last two years who generally maintain their course to a far higher standard than Conwy even when they do not expect to host a major event. A real disappointment and I hope that serious work is undertaken over the next couple of years to present the course in prime condition as it will have the focus of much more discerning sets of eyes than mine in 2020.

    Course

    4

    Greens

    3

    Facilities

    5

    Value

    4

    Hospitality

    6

    Average links course with some good holes

    Average rating

    5.6

    16th August, 2017, by DavidT

    Played with a small group on a warm but blustery day which I guess is normal in this part of Wales. Course starts with a straight forward par 4 followed by short par 3 and 4 holes. It gets more challenging from 4 to 8 especially when you factor in the wind. On the back 9 holes 17 and 18 are the standout holes.
    The greens were somewhat slow for a good links course and a little untidy in their appearance. Most fairways are quite wide and not partcularly well maintained with very little rough of any note it has somewhat of a bland feel to it. I would guess that with the length of some of the holes the wind is the deciding factor as to whether they can be reached in regulation.
    The course has a practice ground, chipping and putting areas which are fine and there is a nice looking clubhouse which unfortunately we did not use.
    David T

    Course

    5

    Greens

    4

    Facilities

    6

    Value

    6

    Hospitality

    7

    A traditional championship course

    Average rating

    7.4

    1st August, 2017, by TJM

    Conwy is located in quite a picturesque landscape, but don't let the surrounding mountains distract you too much as a powerful wind and unforgiving rough will ensure you do not make par.

    Although some reviews on this site have mentioned poor greens and poorly maintained tee boxes. I would say I experiences good greens that were perhaps slightly easier and slower than expected, but the greens were consistent throughout the round.

    The tee boxes, apart from one that was covered in a clover type plant, were well maintained and well placed to test the average golfer.

    The weather is a huge a factor on this course, a driving rain and huge winds can make short 400 yard holes feel like the longest par 5 golf has to offer. This is something recognised by the stroke index and carefully placed tees.

    The course has some memorable holes, but I would say this course offers more of a lesson in tough golf and links style shots rather than standout holes aided by stunning vistas of the Welsh landscape.

    The club pro was friendly and welcoming and the facilities were impressive, including a great clubhouse that sheltered us from the early rain. There is a range, chipping and putting areas. Although this course is rather pricey, I would argue if you want to test your game, then this is a good choice.

    Course

    8

    Greens

    7

    Facilities

    8

    Value

    7

    Hospitality

    7

    Course in need of attention

    Average rating

    5.2

    27th July, 2017, by Paul1

    Played in a couple of the Conwy open events this week. I last played 3 years ago and the course has deteriorated significantly over this time. Greens okay but some of them have some other growth in them that is not grass. Fairways littered with weeds and something like clover and most of the front nine are covered in unsightly holes? Paths, tees and tee boxes themselves look untidy. Some areas of gorse have been cleared and left to weed over and there is an unsightly mound of gorse behind the second green. Not really in anything like championship condition. A real disappointment!

    Course

    4

    Greens

    4

    Facilities

    6

    Value

    5

    Hospitality

    7

    Not really championship condition

    Average rating

    4.8

    10th July, 2017, by Stanmee

    Played first week in July. My review looks to be similar to others. It could be a good course but it is in worse than average condition. A number of greens have wide leafed weeds in them and patches of smaller leafed weed. The fairways are a mixture of closely mown grass, weeds and lots of unrepaired divots. Several bunkers have weeds in their faces. Paths in poor condition throughout the course. On the positive side, nice clubhouse and the professional and bar staff were very good.
    S. Mee

    Course

    4

    Greens

    4

    Facilities

    4

    Value

    5

    Hospitality

    7

    Untidy links course with some challenging holes

    Average rating

    4.8

    26th June, 2017, by jthomas

    I was left somewhat disappointed with the condition of the course given its reputation. Paths are poor, bunkers untidy, areas of the course left to seed and some of the fairways were littered with holes. The greens were okay but not great and in the main are quite flat with a couple of noticeable exceptions. Run of holes 5-8 are good and 17 is a good hole. There is a driving range but the dispenser was empty so we couldn't use it. There is a putting, chipping green and a hole with some sand in it to resemble a bunker. Club house was nice and we had a light meal in there afterwards which was good but as my friend said 'you don't play a course for the restaurant food'.

    Course

    5

    Greens

    5

    Facilities

    3

    Value

    5

    Hospitality

    6

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. The greens were a little slow one week due to a burst irrigation pipe during an extremely dry spell which did not allow us to cut to the preferred height. This has now been repaired and normal service has been resumed. Apologies for the lack of balls in the ball dispenser. This should not have happened and our ball collection process has now been reviewed. The other practice facilities were open and the practice bunkers are used regularly by members and visitors without any issue. I am really pleased you enjoyed the meal in the Clubhouse. Kind regards Chris Secretary

    Good course in below average condition

    Average rating

    6

    25th June, 2017, by Standon

    Our group of five golfers (all cat 1 & 2) played Conwy for the first time in the middle of June and had very good conditions. We all came away feeling a little disappointed given that the course has held significant championships in the past and will be a curtis cup venue in 2020. The greens were okay but a little slow for summer, the fairways and rough are not really maintained well and some of the bunkers are poorly designed and maintained but I see previous reviewers have made similar comments. We were also disappointed with the visitors changing rooms which took me back to my school pe days! In summary I would say it was not really a championship experience and somewhere we would not rush back to play.

    Course

    7

    Greens

    6

    Facilities

    4

    Value

    5

    Hospitality

    8

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. The greens were a little slow one week due to a burst irrigation pipe during an extremely dry spell which did not allow us to cut to the preferred height. This has now been repaired and normal service has been resumed. The bunkers are unchanged in design and have not previously received criticism. With regard to our visitor changing area this will be part of a full upgrade of all our changing facilities which will take place during Winter 18/19. Kind regards Chris Secretary

    Good course in below average condition

    Average rating

    6

    25th June, 2017, by Standon

    Our group of five golfers (all cat 1 & 2) played Conwy for the first time in the middle of June and had very good conditions. We all came away feeling a little disappointed given that the course has held significant championships in the past and will be a curtis cup venue in 2020. The greens were okay but a little slow for summer, the fairways and rough are not really maintained well and some of the bunkers are poorly designed and maintained but I see previous reviewers have made similar comments. We were also disappointed with the visitors changing rooms which took me back to my school pe days! In summary I would say it was not really a championship experience and somewhere we would not rush back to play.

    Course

    7

    Greens

    6

    Facilities

    4

    Value

    5

    Hospitality

    8

    Absolutley stunning

    Average rating

    9.2

    7th May, 2017, by Kmurphy87

    Played here for the first time at the end of March as part of the Bunkers/Grimshaw Wales trip.
    This is a must play for anybody who enjoys links golf, its simply a stunning golf course, the views over the bay and the hills are amazing! The course was in spectacular condition for the time of year, not one person came off with a touch of mud on them! Shows the class act of a job the greenkeepers are doing to have the course that good at that time of the year. Could literally go on and on about how good the course is, just go play it for yourself. The only criticism i have unless this would have scored nearly full marks was that the practice ground was closed, couldnt understand why It was as the course was bone dry,the rest of practice facilities were top notch.

    Course

    10

    Greens

    10

    Facilities

    6

    Value

    10

    Hospitality

    10

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Kev, Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit apart from the closed practice area. Whilst the rest of the course was dry our practice ground does not drain well and was still damp. We are researching some solutions to this. I see you also had a very successful visit yesterday and a personal victory at Bromborough. Well done! kind regards Chris Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    Not much improvement from the end of January!

    Average rating

    6.2

    2nd May, 2017, by DaveP

    Played at the end of April having originally reviewed the course in January 2017. Back then I noted that the greens had weed growth in them - they have improved but there are still patches in some greens which is disappointing. There is still weed growth in some of the bunkers. The paths which the club in there response said would be tidied up by the end of March are still as poor! The challenge now is to get a lie on the fairways between the rabbit holes, daisies and divot! Getting a stance in many of the new bunkers which are poorly designed with almost vertical faces is down to luck. The mountain of gorse mentioned by other reviewers at the end of last year is still there over four months on! I guess the best way to put is that there is a distinct lack of attention to detail in managing the condition of the course as it looks fine from afar. A lot of things to improve to hold a major event in 2020.
    D Parsons

    Course

    5

    Greens

    5

    Facilities

    7

    Value

    6

    Hospitality

    8

    Curtis Cup venue - really!

    Average rating

    6.6

    12th April, 2017, by SteTom

    Saw that this was a future Curtis Cup venue so was really looking forward to playing the course. Played at the beginning of April, a group of four and it was a warm day with a good breeze. Arrived early, checked in with the friendly professional and had opportunity for a light lunch which was very good with the bar and restaurant staff very friendly.
    I was expecting a starter on the first tee as it was quite busy but perhaps this is only available in high season. We played off the yellow tees and the course opens with three relatively easy holes with the stand out holes being 4,5 and 8 on the front nine. Disappointingly most of the front nine is one wide open space (difficult to lose a ball though, except down one of the many holes!!) I think a lot of the gorse has been removed and piled up in places with the cleared area now being left to weeds so it does look scruffy. Some of the bunkers are of poor design as our group found six of them and not one of us had a stance which left us all frustrated. The worst example I think was on hole 6. The back nine starts quite wide open but tightens up on 16-18 which is sort of what I was expecting from most of the course. Overall the greens are quite flat with a few exceptions and ran quite good for the time of year. However, most greens contain a few weeds which again is disappointing for a course with such high aspirations. Most fairways (and the rough) are littered with holes from animal damage and the paths on almost every hole are very untidy. In all it lacks a tidy finish with the tee box markers and white plastic rakes adding to its lack of quality. As we all played well we enjoyed the day out and would have stayed for a bite to eat but the round took much longer than we would have liked. I am sure the club are thrilled to be a Curtis Cup venue and whilst appreciating it is not until 2020 the whole course needs some serious tlc, which is a shame as it has the potential to be a really good course. In its current state it would be something of an embarrassment and more suited to high handicap societies than the cream of Ladies Amateur golf.

    S. Tomkins

    Course

    5

    Greens

    5

    Facilities

    8

    Value

    6

    Hospitality

    9

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Stetom, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. Conwy is honoured to have been chosen as the 2020 Curtis Cup venue. This is based on a rigid selection process and our track record of delivering prestigious tournaments over many years. In recent years we have hosted Ladies & Girls Home Internationals, Boys' Home Internationals, European Seniors Tour events and a Ladies European Tour event. We have received excellent course feedback from the players and organisers for all these events. We have cleared some areas of gorse and these areas have had weed killer applied and have just been re-seeded. So the bare areas will recover over the next 4-6 weeks. The old gorse will be burnt when wind direction allows. The greens do not contain any weeds and have recently received praise from the Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI) following their objective inspection on 11th March 2017: "Smoothness (vertical deflection) are very acceptable on this occasion considering the earliness of season. All greens apart from the softer 15th are within the SUMMER target range! Trueness (lateral deflection) values are largely within the summer target as well apart from 15th. This is a superb performance considering the greens were not even mowed on the morning of testing. All greens are very consistent of speed." This is also reflected in feedback given by other recent visitors on teeuplo. Clearly feedback is subjective and everyone has an opinion however we believe the course offers a fair and testing links challenge in excellent surroundings on first class greens. Thanks for visiting and we hope you will return during the Summer. Kind regards Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    Jewel in North Wales Crown

    Average rating

    9.6

    3rd April, 2017, by phil196

    Played Conwy for the first time on the last Friday in March.
    What a superb job the greenkeepers have done in presenting this course so well so early in the year.
    The fairways were on their way to being carpet, the greens were out of this world for the time of year given the weather and the course is interesting throughout. Some work is going on with the gorse in places but that does not detract from the rugged beauty of the place. The views are tremendous and to top it all we had sunshine. A great day and I look forward to my return.

    Course

    9

    Greens

    10

    Facilities

    9

    Value

    10

    Hospitality

    10

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Phil, Many thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed your day and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Chris Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    Superb Course play It!!

    Average rating

    8.2

    27th March, 2017, by Brad67

    Course

    8

    Greens

    8

    Facilities

    8

    Value

    8

    Hospitality

    9

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Brad67, Thanks for taking the time to leave your comment and your scores on the doors. Glad you you had a good time and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind regards Chris Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    Top draw links golf venue

    Average rating

    9

    27th March, 2017, by Roper1592

    Conwy Golf Club is without doubt the finest links course on the North Wales coast.

    I visited as part of Bunkers Golf Society for our annual invitational event against The Grimshaw Golf Society in late March.
    Considering the horrendous weather we have had in the build up to the trip [and most other courses struggling to stay open due to the rain] it was fabulous to not only be able to enjoy Conwy GC but also to walk off with clean pants/shoes and having played on greens that rolled like it was mid summer.

    Its fair to say that Conwy will test all golfing abilities and regardless of the weather, there is always a breeze. For our particular visit it was sunny and still [we actually got sunburn!] and even so, the wind played a part in at least half of the holes. It really is true links golf at its finest.

    The course was in superb condition and i was stunned to see some negative reviews below. Maybe people expect lush green PGA tour style courses having watched the golf on TV, but this is perfect links appearance and is superbly kept.

    The club was warm and welcoming and the secretary of the club came to personally welcome us for our visit - which was a superb touch.

    The price for the day was brilliant for what we received and I would encourage any golfer to visit Conwy GC - you will not regret it.

    Course

    9

    Greens

    10

    Facilities

    7

    Value

    9

    Hospitality

    10

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Roper1592, Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are all really pleased you enjoyed your day along with some great weather. Bring some sun cream next time !! I will pass on your comments to all our team and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind regards Chris

    Tremendous experience!

    Average rating

    9

    27th March, 2017, by d1ashley

    I played this wonderful course on a glorious Spring morning with a group of friends from Bunkers Golf Society and The Grimshaw Golf Society. Having played the course before I knew that
    the layout would provide an authentic links experience but was a little surprised to find it in such magnificent condition - given that it was so early in the year. The greens were smooth and fast and the whole experience was superb! Don't turn down any opportunity you have to play this wonderful course!

    Course

    9

    Greens

    9

    Facilities

    9

    Value

    9

    Hospitality

    9

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi d1ashley, Many thanks for taking the time to send your feedback. I am really pleased you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing again soon. Kind regards Chris Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    Premier course in North Wales

    Average rating

    9

    26th March, 2017, by averagegolfer

    This course is by far the best in North Wales, a true links course in excellent condition and we had just had some horrendous rainfall in the days prior to our play!

    Lots of definition on fairways, fringes and greens were plenty quick enough for the time of year. I noticed a lot of work had been done on the bunkers which looked superb.

    Clubhouse is excellent and always a warm welcome, I struggle to find fault, my only issue was that the range was closed and the practice nets were only being erected on the day we played so difficult to warm up.

    Overall top class venue, good value on a proper links track.

    Course

    9

    Greens

    9

    Facilities

    8

    Value

    9

    Hospitality

    10

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Average Golfer, Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am really pleased you enjoyed your day and had some great weather for March. Apologies for the nets and range being out of action. We take the nets down in winter due to the high winds and the range has suffered from recent wet weather so it is difficult to collect the balls when the ground is soft. They are both areas we need to improve for winter golf so your feedback supports taking further action. Thanks again for your feedback and I hope we will see you again soon. Kind regards Chris Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    A Fantastic Golf Course.

    Average rating

    9.6

    26th March, 2017, by Kevblue

    I had the pleasure of playing this exceptional golf course on day 2 of the annual Bunkers Golf Society v Grimshaw Golf Society Ryder cup style event.

    Having played this course previously in gale force winds, we were all looking forward to getting back out on the links in the benign weather that had been forecast. Wow, this course did not disappoint! A fantastic layout of a classic links course and the greens were truly excellent offering a true roll on every single putt. All credit to the greenkeepers at Conwy, they're doing a great job!

    Offering fantastic views as you make your way around the course it makes you wish you lived closer, becoming a member would be a no brainer.

    Every member i encountered couldn't have been friendlier, asking how our day was going and generally making us feel welcome.

    This is simply a must play course.

    Course

    10

    Greens

    10

    Facilities

    9

    Value

    10

    Hospitality

    9

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Kevblue, Many thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback. I am really pleased you enjoyed your day in slightly better weather conditions than your last visit!! I will pass on your comments to our greenkeepers and our members. Many thanks and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards Chris Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    Good for winter golf but very untidy

    Average rating

    5.4

    30th January, 2017, by DaveP

    Played here as part of a society at the end of January. Was looking forward to it as it had been a championship course some years ago but was sceptical having read some recent reviews and the club response. The course itself was okay but lacks real definition. As other reviewers have commented the greens need work as a number of them on the back few holes - very noticeable from 14 onwards have patches of weed growth in them. Quite a few greenside bunkers also have weed growth and the paths throughout the course are very untidy. Overall through I enjoyed the course for winter as it is quite open and forgiving with the exception of the last 2 holes and you came off the course as clean as you went on.

    Dave P

    Course

    5

    Greens

    4

    Facilities

    6

    Value

    5

    Hospitality

    7

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Dave, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback and I am pleased you enjoyed our winter course apart from a few issues on tidiness which I apologise for. We are currently in the middle of our winter maintenance programme and we are concentrating on rivetting a high number of bunker faces. Once this is completed we will move onto path maintenance and the general tidying of other bunkers which will be completed by the end of March. This work is essential to ensure the course is in prime condition for the main playing season for our visitors, members and any championships we are hosting. Last year we hosted the Welsh Ladies Open Strokeplay and the Ladies and Girls Home Internationals and we have also been selected to host the prestigious Curtis Cup in 2020. With regard to the greens from 14 onwards I have inspected these this morning with the Head Greenkeeper and apart from the small patch on the 14th, which will be treated this week, there are no weeds on any of our other greens. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future when I am sure you will find the course in tip-top shape. Kind regards Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    A once very good links course which has seen better days and now

    Average rating

    5

    10th January, 2017, by 2put

    Our break(s) just before and after Christmas had already taken in Aberdovey, Royal St. Davids and Prestatyn and as the weather had been so mild we were looking forward to the last leg at Conwy.
    I have played Conwy on numerous times and last played it during 2012 after it hosted the European Seniors event. The playing conditions in December were excellent with just a light wind and all of our party played well which was probably down to playing off the forward winter tees!. However, we all came away feeling disappointed with the condition of the course. I noticed on the 3rd fairway some damage and thought it must be down to rabbits but on most of the front nine fairways it is very pronounced and to such a degree that on some fairways you run the risk of turning your ankle if you tread in one. Also noticeable is that many of the bunkers are ground under repair which is okay for the time of the year as they have been recently reworked and look to be okay. A number of greenside bunkers are not in very good condition though with a number of the faces consisting of weeds and sadly it has lost a number of bunkers from what i remember and this has made a few holes look bland and uninteresting. There was also some work in progress which I can only think is to reduce the amount of gorse on the course. This, added to removing most of the rough has left the course looking much less attractive with the front nine looking like a flat field as there is little definition between a number of the holes.
    Whist the greens (all were still the main summer greens) played quite true for winter many of them are now a mixture of different types of grass and a closely mown moss like growth. I think the 14th was where it was most pronounced and from the large patches it must have been like this since the summer but the moss like growth was noticeable on at least a third of the greens.
    Most of the edges of the paths are showing weed growth and this adds to the overall unkempt and untidy look to the whole course.
    On the positive side it has very good practice facilities although the practice ball dispenser was out of action when we were there. The chipping area and putting green were good and there is a practice net available. There are still a couple of excellent holes such as the 17th and the 360 degree view from the 8th tee is fantastic. The clubhouse is very good and the staff were pleasant and friendly, a few of us ate in the restaurant and the food and service was very good.

    My lasting memory from this visit is that the course has deteriorated a lot since 2012 and although it is winter many of the things i noticed look to be as a result of a prolonged lack of maintenance. The green fees are normally on the higher side for a course in the area which was okay when the course was in good condition but I can't say I will be rushing back soon which is a shame as it was as good as any north wales course a few years ago.
    Ptripp Dec 2016

    Course

    4

    Greens

    3

    Facilities

    7

    Value

    4

    Hospitality

    7

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Many thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are in the middle of our winter maintenance programme and our main priority is to complete some major renovation of some of our bunkers. This mainly involves riveting the bunker faces and some re-shaping. Prior to this renovation which started last winter we are also reviewing whether certain bunkers are still required. This has only led to the removal of one fairway bunker and one greenside bunker. We have also cleared some large areas of gorse this winter which have grown out of control over a long period. The areas where gorse has been removed will be re-seeded in the spring and smaller individual gorse bushes will return over time. Once this major work has taken place general maintenance will take place such as weeding/repairing of non-renovated bunker faces and paths in readiness for the spring. In a recent STRI report (August 2016) the following comments were made about our greens: “The general condition and performance of green turf is excellent. Performance data are good and sward composition remains strong in most cases with bents and fescues blending well with Poa annua.” “As you will see Conwy’s greens compare very favourably with those on Open Venue Clubs in most areas.” Whilst the odd green may have some very small weed patches, which will be treated within our winter programme, I can confirm that there is no moss on any of our greens. I am sorry you did not enjoy your visit this time however it is vital we undertake winter maintenance to ensure the course delivers excellent conditions for the main playing season. Kind regards Chris Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    A good layout that has lost its way

    Average rating

    3.8

    4th January, 2017, by mstree01

    Was so looking forward to our return here having last played here three years ago. We played just after new year and the weather was outstanding. I am sorry to say but the course was not. The greens were the normal summer ones but many of them are now a mixture of various grasses and weed growth that has all been closely mown. Many of the greenside bunkers have weed growth in their faces so look awful. A number of the fairways on the front nine have holes in from some form of burrowing animal. It looks as if there has been extensive rough and gorse removal on the front nine which had taken away some of the character and it now looks like one big flat field. Could do with some mounds and long grass where the gorse once was in my view. Most of the paths on the course are untidy. Whilst the layout is still the same with a good balance of holes. Holes 5 to 9 are a difficult stretch and it has a tough last two holes to finish though overall the course is poorly maintained. However, it will remain a challenge as it us normally played in a good breeze.
    On the positive side it has good practice facilities, a good clubhouse and friendly staff in the Proshop.

    Course

    2

    Greens

    2

    Facilities

    6

    Value

    3

    Hospitality

    6

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Many thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are in the middle of our winter maintenance programme and our main priority is to complete some major renovation of some of our bunkers. This mainly involves riveting the bunker faces and some re-shaping. Prior to this renovation which started last winter we are also reviewing whether certain bunkers are still required. This has only led to the removal of one fairway bunker and one greenside bunker. We have also cleared some large areas of gorse this winter which have grown out of control over a long period. The areas where gorse has been removed will be re-seeded in the spring and smaller individual gorse bushes will return over time. Once this major work has taken place general maintenance will take place such as weeding/repairing of non-renovated bunker faces and paths in readiness for the spring. In a recent STRI report (August 2016) the following comments were made about our greens: “The general condition and performance of green turf is excellent. Performance data are good and sward composition remains strong in most cases with bents and fescues blending well with Poa annua.” “As you will see Conwy’s greens compare very favourably with those on Open Venue Clubs in most areas.” Whilst the odd green may have some very small weed patches, which will be treated within our winter programme, I can confirm that there is no moss on any of our greens. I am sorry you did not enjoy your visit this time however it is vital we undertake winter maintenance to ensure the course delivers excellent conditions for the main playing season. Kind regards Chris Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    Great links course

    Average rating

    8.4

    20th May, 2016, by Nelldec

    Well worth playing this good links course. Plenty of interesting holes and some good views on the way round.

    Hospitality was good, but beginning to get a bit pricey.

    Course

    9

    Greens

    8

    Facilities

    9

    Value

    7

    Hospitality

    9

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi Nelldec, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. This is much appreciated. I am really pleased you enjoyed the course, views and hospitality. You say it was a little pricey- do you mean the golf or the food/bar? Thanks again for the review. kind regards Chris Chance Secretary/Manager secretary@conwygolfclub.com

    Hidden gem!

    Average rating

    10

    14th March, 2016, by golfers4justice

    Played this course today (14/3/16) and couldn't have been happier with what we got. The course was fantastic! The tee's, the fairways, the greens were spot on and a credit to the green keeping staff!...no plugged balls and soggy feet at the end of the day made a nice change too. Some of the stroke indexing of the holes were slightly questionable but that just made it more interesting...all in all, great day, great value and we will definitely be returning.

    Course

    10

    Greens

    10

    Facilities

    10

    Value

    10

    Hospitality

    10

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi, Many thanks for giving us some valued feedback. I am really pleased you enjoyed your day and I will pass on your comments re the Course to our greens team. With regard to the stroke indexes, this may have been due to a different wind direction. Our prevailing wind is south-westerly however at this time of the year we can get more northerly winds. This can have the effect of make the lower stroke indexes easier and the higher stroke indexes harder. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    awesome

    Average rating

    9.6

    14th March, 2016, by leetomo

    Travelled from Liverpool to play conwy golf club 14th March.
    Well worth the trip.
    Was greeted with a warm welcome in the pro shop and bar.
    The course was in great condition, its nice to see your ball rolling down the fairway this time of year.
    you could bounce the ball upto the hole ( instead of just plugging like many courses). Playing on full tees and greens makes a huge difference. The greens were in excellent nic.
    Great day out.

    Course

    9

    Greens

    9

    Facilities

    10

    Value

    10

    Hospitality

    10

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Hi leetomo, Thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback. I am really pleased you enjoyed your visit and had a warm welcome from the team. Hopefully we will see you again in the near future. Kind regards Chris Chance Secretary/Manager

    brilliant but brutal

    Average rating

    8.8

    14th October, 2015, by Dave123

    excellent condition
    superb golfing lynx experience. enjoyable but a test of golf. made more difficult with the coastal weather. views amazing, difficult to pick specific holes as they were all very good. value was very good and hospitality and club house excellent. clearly evident why this course is an open qualifier. will defo rtn.

    Course

    9

    Greens

    9

    Facilities

    8

    Value

    10

    Hospitality

    8

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback and we are really pleased you enjoyed the course and the clubhouse. We look forward to your return.

    Top Class

    Average rating

    9

    14th October, 2015, by Monty

    If you like links golf you will love Conwy, it is a proper test of your golf skills and if the wind blows you need to be on our game.

    The course is always in top condition, club house is fantastic as are the practice facilities.

    Warm and friendly people and great food, what more can I say??

    Course

    9

    Greens

    9

    Facilities

    9

    Value

    9

    Hospitality

    9

    A response from Conwy Golf Club

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback and thank you for your positive comments. Really pleased you enjoyed your visit and hopefully we will see you again soon.