Overview of golf course named Royal Portrush Golf Club - Dunluce Course

Royal Portrush Golf Club - Dunluce Course

Portrush, Northern Ireland

Details

Holes

18

Par

72

Built

1892

Type

Links Course

Architect

H. S. Colt

Golf at Royal Portrush goes back to 1888, when it emerged as the first of a number of historic clubs along the River Bann, along with Portsteward and Castelrock. The club was attracting the Irish Professional and Amateur Championships by 1900, and tournaments continue to be played on the premier site for competitions in Northern Ireland. Royal Portrush has been particularly amenable to women's golf, being the first club outside Britain to host the British Ladies Amateur Championship (an honor it has enjoyed seven more times). Among men's events, the Amateur Championship returned in 1960, when native Joe Carr won, and in 1993, when Iain Pyman won; and in 1951 Max Faulkner won the Open Championship here. The standout hole on the Dunluce Links is undoubtedly the 14th, the so-called Calamity Corner, known as one of the world's finest short holes for the accuracy required to make the carry to the diminutive target.

Community

Club member

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Reviews

4.9
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22 February
Played couple of weeks after the major, what a golf course!
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3 December
world class course, but doubting the greenfee compared to other courses in Ireland
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