Newport Golf Courses and Clubs

(Newport, Gwent, South Wales, UK)

Picture showing golfersThe golfing scene in Newport has never been stronger, as the city prepares to host the prestigious 2010 Ryder Cup, which will be based at the Celtic Manor Resort in the city's Coldra Woods area. In total there are more than 30 different golf clubs in the Newport area, each of which has something different to offer prospective players looking for a game.

In recent years, the golf courses around Newport have gained considerable notoriety and this region of Wales is considered to be amongst the top golfing resorts in the whole of Europe. Various tournaments and local championships take place all through the year at number of the leading golf clubs, with some offering special golfing holidays and accommodation either on-site or nearby. Here are Newport's main golf clubs and local courses.

Caerleon Golf Club

Address: The Broadway, Caerleon, NP18 1AY, South Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1633 420 342
The Caerleon Golf Club was established in the mid-1970s and is a relatively short course, perfect for those looking for a quick game and suiting beginners. Various practice facilities are available here, together with a popular driving range, putting greens, equipment and trolley rental, and also golf instructors, who can help you improve your game with lessons and helpful tips.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Llanwern Golf Club

Address: Tennyson Avenue, Newport, NP6 2DY, South Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1633 412 029
Founded in the late 1920s and known throughout the region for its natural challenges and hazards, the Llanwern Golf Club offers mature landscaping, well-maintained greens and golfing lessons. Suiting all levels of ability, the course also features a professional golfing shop and practice green.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Newport Golf Club

Address: Great Oak, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9FX, South Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1633 892 643
Home to one of the city's most historic courses, Newport Golf Club dates back to 1903 and features a fairly flat terrain and many heavily wooded pockets around the fairways and greens. The course's elevated position means that the views here are quite breathtaking, whilst the facilities are equally impressive.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Parc Golf Club

Address: Parc Golf Club, Coedkernew, Newport, NP1 9TU, South Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1633 680 933
Much more than simply a good 18-hole golf course, the Parc Golf Club boasts an exceptional floodlit driving range with more than 30 different bays. Other highlights include a pro shop, golfing lessons, trolley and equipment hire, and a clubhouse complemented by a good restaurant and bar.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Peterstone Lakes Golf Club

Address: Peterstone, Wentloog, Newport, CF3 8TN, South Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1633 680 009
A relatively recent addition to the golfing scene in Newport, the Peterstone Lakes Golf Club was founded in 1990 and boasts superb views across the Gwent levels. With 18 holes, a well-equipped golfing shop, practice putting greens and sandy bunkers, buggy hire and a spacious clubhouse, the Peterstone Lakes Golf Club is especially appealing to the more experienced players, although all levels are welcome.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

St. Mellons Golf Club

Address: St. Mellons, Cardiff, CF3 2XS, South Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1633 680 408
A superb parkland golf course with 18 holes and good facilities, the St. Mellons Golf Club is known for its overall cloverleaf shape and is highly regarded throughout this part of Wales. Several notable international competitions are hosted here during the year, and a large clubhouse and restaurant complete the main attractions.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

The Celtic Manor Resort

Address: The Celtic Manor, Coldra Woods, Newport, NP18 1HQ, South Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1633 413 000
With three individual championship courses and stunning views, the Celtic Manor Resort hosts many of the most important golfing championships and tournaments in the country, such as the Wales Open and also the legendary Ryder Cup. Experienced instructors are on-hand to offer lessons if required, while buggy, trolley and general equipment hire, and even accommodation, is all available at the resort.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Tredegar Park Golf Club

Address: Parc-y-Brain Road, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9TG, South Wales, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1633 894 433
An 18-hole course enjoying a traditional parkland setting, the Tredegar Park Golf Club features a number of difficult holes and a fairly undulating terrain. Dating back to 1921, this historic club features a professional shop, equipment hire, practice facilities and a clubhouse serving hot refreshments.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk