Beautifully presented course with a lot of interesting holes, hard but fair until you get to the 18th! The wind wasn't from the prevailing direction which made clearing the lake beyond all but our single handicapper! The staff were very friendly and efficient. The fairways were lush, the greens true and the wildlife was varied with Cormorant, Heron and kingfishers all spotted on the way round. Only downside was the tees which were being tined and sanded with several of the ladies tees needing to be avoided. There were no tee marker placed anywhere so we had to find a fair spot for the ladies to tee it up.
The Machynys Peninsula boasts the first Jack Nicklaus signature design to be completed in Wales, which in its short existence has established an impressive reputation. The Golden Bear's creation may overlook Carmarthen Bay on the South Coast, but any preconceptions about a links course will be quickly confounded on first glance.