Tenby Golf Club

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Tenby Golf Club is one of the founding members of the Welsh Golf Union and the birthplace of Welsh golf.

The club's most famous son was Ryder Cup Captain and Welsh International, Dai Rees.

Tenby Golf Club Videos

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Golf Course Review

Tenby Golf Club lies on the shores of the Tenby South Beach between St Catherine's Island and Giltar Point. Opposite the beach is St Margaret's Island and Caldey Island, with the Bristol Channel beyond.

The golf club itself dates to 1888 with golf being played as early 1875. Originally a 9 hole course, it was extended to 18 in 1907. Tenby was then a Victorian seaside spa town and noted health resort where sea-bathing was renowned. Golf appears to have been added to attract those who wanted to visit but stay dry.

The course measures a healthy 6500 yards but has only two par 5's, encountered on the opening hole and then on the 16th. The layout has just three Par 3's meaning string of Par 4's are played in succession. For example, four are played in a row from holes 2 through 5. From holes 7 through 11, five more are played without reprieve. The final 6 holes add the needed variety with no two holes of the same sort being played back to back.

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