Extreme Northern Ireland

Extreme Northern Ireland

Home to 3 of golf’s recent major champions (Rory Mc Ilroy, Darren Clarke and Graeme Mc Dowell) as well as the recently voted Golf Digest #1 course in the world at Royal County Down and 2019 Open venue Royal Portrush – Come see what all the fuss is about. A MAJOR experience awaits …

"It's a funny thing, the more I practice the luckier I get" - Arnold Palmer

Day 1

Arrive Belfast/Dublin Airport

Play Lough Erne Resort, Faldo Course

Lough Erne is a 5 Star Golf Resort making it one of the finest Golf Resorts in Northern Ireland. Lough Erne Resort – “IGTOA 2010 Golf Resort of The Year” (Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association) is home to two Championship Golf Courses – The Faldo and Castle Hume Course.

Stay at Lough Erne resort

Day 2

Play Co. Sligo at Rosses Point

The County Sligo Golf Club is widely regarded as one of the great championship links courses. Located in the seaside village of Rosses Point just 8km from Sligo, known locally as “The Point”. Originally founded as a 9 Hole course, now a 27 hole complex with spacious clubhouse.

Stay at Lough Erne resort

Day 3

Play Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh

This challenging Championship Links golf course occupies magnificent Murvagh peninsula in Donegal Bay, hence it is known locally as Murvagh. The course is isolated from the outside world by a forest of evergreens washed on one side by the great Atlantic Ocean and by Donegal Bay on the others. It has a panoramic view of the Bluestack Mountains and the beach that runs along the Atlantic border is one of the finest in Ireland.

Stay at Lough Eske Castle, Co. Donegal

Day 4

Play Narin & Portnoo Golf Club

Narin and Portnoo Golf Club is situated in a beautiful seaside resort in County Donegal in the northwest of the country. It is considered one of the finest natural and scenic 18-hole links Golf courses in Ireland, with sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay. A real hidden Gem

Stay at Lough Eske Castle, Co. Donegal

Day 5

Play Royal Portrush, Co. Antrim

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.

Stay at Roe Park Hotel, Co. Derry

 

 

 

Day 6

Play Portstewart Golf Club, 

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 1986. This enabled the club to build a stunning new seven holes through towering dunes and fabulous and natural links land. Designed by  Des Giffin the Strand Course is the jewel in the Portstewart portfolio.

Stay at Roe Park Hotel, Co. Derry

Day 7

Play Royal County Down

Royal County Down 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.

The World’s Number 1 Golf Course 2015

Stay at Slieve Donard Hotel, Co. Down

Day 8

Play Royal County Down

Take what you’ve learned from day 7 and rethink your strategy if you want to beat your first round!

The finest of all links courses, it offers a stern challenge from the championship tees. The record is 66 set by Ireland’s first golfing superstar, Jimmy Bruen, in 1939.

Stay at Slieve Donard Hotel, Co. Down

Day 9

Play Ardglass, Co. Down

Located 30 miles from Belfast on the beautiful County Down coast, Ardglass GC is links golf as it should be. With views of the rugged and beautiful coast line from every hole and the majesty of the Mourne Mountains providing the perfect back-drop, Ardglass has a true claim to be rated amongst the world’s greatest links courses. 

Stay at Slieve Donard Hotel, Co. Down

Day 10

Depart Belfast/Dublin Airport

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