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Golf Courses Among The Top 10 in Ireland

Hone your skills on some of the world's finest courses

Northern Ireland offers over 90 diverse courses so whether you are seeking championship A, links or parkland, we have it all. Our two ‘jewels in the crown’ are Royal Portrush and Royal County Down, both regularly ranked in the world’s top 20 courses and hosts to international events such as the British Seniors Open, British Open and the Irish Open.  With the return of the Irish Open to Portstewart this year and the British Open to Royal Portrush in 2019, we are the perfect base for the golf enthusiast.

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Royal Portrush Golf Club

Royal Portrush Golf Club

2 Courses

Founded in 1888, the legendary Royal Portrush Golf Club has two Championship Courses – the renowned Dunluce Course and the smaller but equally enjoyable Valley Course. Both command impressive views across the North Atlantic with breathtaking views of Scotland and Donegal but the golf is even more spectacular. The only club in Ireland to have hosted The Open Championship, Royal Portrush welcomes visitors all year round to face the challenges of its courses and to brave the testing conditions. 

www.royalportrushgolfclub.com

Portstewart Golf Club

Portstewart Golf Club

3 Courses

Portstewart Golf Club is proud to offer 54 holes of golf. The Strand Course is indisputably the jewel in Portstewart’s crown for both quality of game and scenery. The course is set in classic links country amid towering sand dunes with views at every turn of the Donegal hills, the Atlantic and the River Bann. The Riverside Course stretches from the clubhouse down to the River Bann and if you like a little heritage in your game, the original Old Course situated at the eastern end of Portstewart along the rocky shore, has tested players since 1889. 

www.portstewartgc.co.uk

Castlerock Golf Club

Castlerock Golf Club

2 Courses

Castlerock Golf Club is a classic links course set amid the towering dunes on the North Coast of Ireland. Situated on the Causeway Coast it not only boasts some stunning views down the coastline but proves a great test of traditional links golf. The club formed in 1901 boasts two golf courses onsite, firstly The Mussenden Course which is an 18 hole championship course and rated in the top five courses in Ireland. The course designed by legendary club maker Ben Sayers and Harry Colt is a great test of golf to golfers of any level. The Bann Course is situated on the banks of the river Bann and is a testing 9 hole course. 

www.castlerockgc.co.uk

Royal County Down Golf Club

Royal County Down Golf Club

1 Course

Royal County Down is a links course with a world-wide reputation, consistently ranked by independent assessors as one of the ten best courses in the world. It is located in one of the world’s most naturally beautiful links settings in the Murlough Nature Reserve. Against the magnificent backdrop of the Mountains of Mourne, the links stretches along the shores of Dundrum Bay, zigzagging back and forth to provide a different vista from virtually every hole.

www.royalcountydown.org

Ballyliffin Golf Club

Ballyliffin Golf Club

2 Courses

Ballyliffin Golf Club is widely regarded as the finest 36 hole links complex in Ireland. The Old Links and Glashedy Links are set in almost 400 acres of dramatic dune land and present two stunning and contrasting links challenges. Ballyliffin is famous for its world class presentation standards all year round and this spectacular setting is matched by the famous Donegal hospitality and warm welcome for visitors. After your round, relax in the fabulous clubhouse overlooking the Wild Atlantic Way and panoramic views of the links.

www.ballyliffingolfclub.com