Royal Portrush Dunluce

Portrush, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Dunluce Course designed by the famous architect Harry S. Colt is consistently rated among the worlds top courses. The course has a wonderful history, being the only venue in Ireland to have hosted The Open Championship in 1951 when Max Faulkner won the famous ‘claret jug’ and will host The Open again in 2019. It also has the distinguishment of being home club to two Open Champions, Fred Daly and Graeme McDowell. The 14th hole, Calamity, the most famous on the Dunluce links, is a 205 yard par three requiring accuracy to the green to avoid a deep valley to the right of the green. Other notable holes include White Rock’s a Par 4 with its green hanging over the sea and views of white cliffs along the coast and the ruins of Dunluce Castle in the background.

Course Information and Facilities

Address:
Portrush, County Antrim, Northern Ireland 

Carts:
No

Region:
North 

Caddies:
By request

Founded:
1881 

Pull Trollies:
Yes

Course Architect:
Harry S. Colt 

Catering:
Bar and Restaurant 

Course Type:
Links 

Major Events:
Irish Open 1930, 1937,1947, and 2012. The Open Championship 1951. The Amateur Championship 1993. The Seniors British Open 1995, 1999, and 2004. 

Par:
72 

Practice Facilities:
Practice Range, short game area, and putting green 

Length:
6,641 

Guest Locker Rooms:
Yes

Pro Shop:
Yes

Location