Southerndown Golf Club
A view northwards from Southerndown golf course
Southerndown Golf Club is a downland/links golf club in the Vale of Glamorgan, in south-east Wales, near the coast and Ogmore-by-Sea and Southerndown, in close proximity to Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes. The course lies in an open, elevated position above the Ogmore River valley and in 2001 was 6,417 yards. The course was established in 1905 and designed by Willie Fernie. Players such as Peter McEvoy, Gary Wolstenholme, Stephen Dodd, Bradley Dredge, Kitty Crake, and Gene Sarazen have all played at Southerndown. The club has held the Piccadilly Medal in 1970-71 and the Martini International and also hosts the Welsh Amateur Golf event. The website www.top100golfcourses.co.uk ranks Southerndown as the 13th best golf course in Wales.
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