Golf on the North Coast
Linksview is situated directly opposite Royal Portrush Golf Club.
Portstewart and Castlerock golf courses are only minutes away by car.
Royal Portrush Golf Club
Dunluce Road, Portrush, NI, BT56 8JQ Tel: 028 7082 2311
Royal Portrush Golf Club is home to one of the best and most challenging links golf courses in the world, the Dunluce Links, and the hidden gem, the Valley Links. The only club in Ireland to have hosted The Open Championship, Royal Portrush is a members’ club which welcomes visitors all year round to face the challenges of its courses and to brave the testing conditions.
Royal Portrush Golf Club has amongst its members Darren Clarke, Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell, all world class champions and Ryder Cup stars. Fred Daly, born and bred in Portrush and a member of the club, had been the only Irishman to win ‘The Open’ until Harrington’s magnificent achievements in 2007/08.
Dunluce course : One of Irelands most famous links courses. The course is laid out in a marvellous stretch of natural golfing country. Through a tangle of sandhills the course threads its way, with the sweeping contours of dunes lending infinite variety to the game. Situated east of Portrush occupying a triangle of giant sandhills, from the highest point of which is an amazing varied prospect. The hills of Donegal in the west, the Isle of Islay and southern Hebrides in the north with the Giants Causeway and the skerries to the east.
Valley course : The Valley lies between the East Strand and the Dunluce course. It is the home of Royal Portrush Ladies Club and the affiliated Rathmore Golf Club. Its characteristics are very much that of a links, undulating sandhills, remarkably dry and in some places below sea level.
Portstewart Golf Club
Strand Road, Portstewart, BT55 7PG Tel: 028 7083 2015
Portstewart has played host to many major Amateur and Professional Championships over the years including most recently the British Girls Championship in 2006. Portstewart Golf Club is proud to offer 54 holes of golf spectacularly set on Ulster’s famous Causeway Coast with something for every golfer.
Portstewart is one of the few Clubs in Ireland with three 18 hole golf courses and each offers something different for the Golfer.
Castlerock Golf Club
Castlerock, Coleraine, BT51 4TJ Tel : 028 7084 8314
Situated in the seaside village of Castlerock, a true links course, with two courses - eighteen holes and nine holes. The main feature is the 4th hole with a burn on the left and a railway on the right ! The club is renowned for its good greens which are kept to a high standard the whole year round. There are also superb views to Donegal and over to Scotland. Over the past 100 years the Castlerock Golf Club has frequently played host to the country’s National Championships both amateur and professional. The natural beauty and the breathtaking views make this golf course a must play on any visitors itinery.