Porthcawl Golf

Another popular pastime for visitors to Porthcawl is playing golf and the three courses situated to the north of town are testament to this fact. Whatever your skill level and experience you can find somewhere to play a round of golf. The Royal Porthcawl Golf Club has played host to a number of tournaments and a number of world famous golfers have set foot on these fairways. The most recent tournament held here was the University Golf Match, in which Oxford University beat Cambridge University 9-6. The course has also hosted the Amateur Championship six times and was awarded royal status back in 1909.