Royal Portrush Golf Club is home to one of the best and most challenging links golf courses in the world, theDunluce 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
Dunluce Links - Championship Course
The Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush Golf Club ranks amongst the world’s greatest courses. Voted Number 12 in the world by Golf Magazine, it is a masterpiece of golf course architecture. Unimaginable rough and testing greens, combined with the unpredictable weather of the roaring North Atlantic make this course an admirable test for even the most seasoned golf aficionado.
The Valley lies between the East Strand and the Dunluce golf course in Portrush. As its name suggests, the course is situated between the huge sand hills immediately along the Atlantic shore and the higher ground on which the Championship course is laid out. That is not to say the holes of the course are routed over anything like plain, level lying land, far from it, as the Valley has more than its fair share of the humps, hollows and undulations to be found on any links worthy of the name.
- Fantastic course, one not to be missed
- Coastal views
Castlerock Golf Club, is a classic links course set amid towering dunes. Situated on the Causeway coast and only a 20 minute drive from both Royal Portrush Golf Club and Portstewart Golf Club, Castlerock is a more than worthy neighbour to both of these great Irish links.
A round at Castlerock will test every department of your game. The 200 yard par three signature 4th hole, called "Leg o' Mutton", requires a tee shot struck over a burn, with a railway track lurking to the right. Great courses offer great closing holes and the short par four 18th at Castlerock is no different. Even with a good drive on this slight dogleg, due to the contours of the fairway, you are often left with a relatively blind approach to a tricky plateau green.
- 20 minute drive from Portrush
- Links course
Founded in 1894 and redesigned by Willie Park jnr in the 1920’s this championship links course received its greatest makeover with the purchase of land known as “Thistly Hollow” in 1981. This enabled the club to build a stunning new seven holes through towering dunes and fabulous and natural links land. Designed by local school teacher Des Giffin the Strand Course is the jewel in the Portstewart portfolio.
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.
The Strand – par 72
A true championship links course,The jewel in Portstewart’s crown
The Riverside – par 68
Includes 9 new holes running down to the river – a perfect day out for the society golfer
The Old Course – par 64
Along the rocky shore east of Portstewart where the Club was founded in 1894
- 54 Holes
- Links course
- Breathtaking views
Royal Portrush Golf Club
Castlerock Golf Club
Portstewart Golf Club
The Royal Court Hotel is situated overlooking the harbour town of Portrush and its world famous Royal Portrush Golf Club with panoramic views of County Donegal. It occupies one of the best positions on Northern Ireland's most famous coastline.
The Royal Court is a popular location for Weddings due to the stunning scenery, and can cater up to 350 guests in its luxurious Atlantic Suite. The Hotel is the perfect getaway for businesses with the excellent conference facilities on site. Restaurant facilities are available offering lunch, high tea and a la carte menus daily.
The Royal Court Hotel is in close proximity to the Giant's Causeway, Old Bushmills Distillery and other major tourist attractions and offers an excellent base for golfers and watersports enthusiasts.
The Royal Court offers the perfect base not only for golfing, fishing and water sports but also for those who wish to explore the world famous Causeway Coast.
At The Royal Court, our 14 Guest bedrooms and 4 suites are all finished to a high standard.
We offer a selection of elegant rooms to suit all tastes and budgets from Standard Rooms up to our Executive Suites offering unparalleled stunning sea views of the North Antrim Coastline. Also available is our luxurious Bushmills Suite with four poster bed, separate dining area & lounge with stunning panoramic sea views. Each of our rooms is furnished individually and equipped with everything todays modern traveller demands.
All rooms are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, trouser press and remote control television sets with satellite channels.
- Fully licensed Grill Bar & Restaurant serving hot food daily
All dishes cooked to order, using only the freshest local produce
The renowned Carvery is our speciality, served seven days a week
Extensive selection of fine wine and beverages available
We also cater for weddings, formals and similar events
Snacks available all day
- Close to golf courses
- Beach views
- Good food and service