General Information for Members

The following is a brief summary of the sections within Cardigan Golf Club catering for golfers of all abilities and ages.

New members are encouraged to participate in any of these sections.

The various section captains are listed on the information page.


Scratch competition for Category 1 golfers.

2013 Dyfed League Champions, 2014 Runners up, 2016 Runners up, 2017 Champions!!

If you are a low handicap or scratch golfer please let the Seceretary know if you are interested in playing in the Super Six team.

Matches are held during the County Championships, the top four teams play off on a knockout basis, at a date and venue to be confirmed, to find the Super Six Champions.


Fourball league for golfers played on weekends in the summer on a home and away basis. Teams of 7 pairs.


Fourball league for golfers of 13 handicap and over played on weekends in the summer.
The Rabbits play in the Three Counties League.
For 2017 a new format is being trialled, where each club will play all other clubs in the league, similar to the home nations rugby tournament.


Friendly fourball against other clubs, for all handicaps and 55 years of age and over, played on a home and away basis in the summer. Matches are usually followed by a 2 course meal. (See further information in Section News page).


Fourball league and parallel Stableford competition played within the club over 14/18 holes on Sunday mornings from October to March.


Club competitions played on Tuesdays. Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire League played in the summer on a home and away basis on weekends. Winter competitions played within the club over 14 holes, November to February.

Ladies, including New2Golf, also play roll-up style games on a Thursday and Saturday morning.


Starting times are 8:45 a.m. Saturdays throughout the year except Bank Holidays and important Club competitions /as per the Junior Bulletin. (See further information in Section News page)


Cardigan is slightly unusual in its approach to social golf, with relatively few regular 3/4 ball groups. Most of the social golf is played in what is more commonly known as “roll-ups” but in Cardigan are known as “swindles”. These are events where there is no need to pre-book a tee time, a draw for partners/teams taking place at the designated time. So it does not matter if your plans change and you cannot make the time, or conversely unexpectedly can play. If you are running a little late, simply ring the steward and your name will be put in the draw. To take part simply turn up before the time indicated and make yourself know to the organiser.

Swindles are friendly events with a competitive edge, off yellow tees, and happen in most weathers at the following times, except when there is a formal club competition or major event:

Monday 1100 – meet on the 1st tee, 3 or 4 ball teams, cost £1 – anywhere between 4 and 20 players, the best swindle to start off playing if you are a higher handicap new member

Tuesday 0915 – Seniors, meet in the changing room, cost £2 – up to 30 players, format varies each week

Wednesday 1230 (1200 in winter) – meet in main bar, 3 or 4 ball teams, cost £2 – up to 40 players, typically 25-30 – second choice for a higher handicap new member.
Thursday 0930 – Seniors, as Tuesday – fewer numbers when there is a Seniors match
Saturday and Sunday 1230 (1200 in winter) – meet in main bar, 3 or 4 ball teams, cost £2, the most competitive of the swindles and often played off ¾ handicap – regularly 30+ players.

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