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    • August 2017

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      • 1 night Bed & Breakfast 2 rounds of golf

        1 night's bed & breakfast at the Slieve Donard Hotel and 2 rounds of golf (Championship Links - Royal County Down, Ardglass Golf Course)

        • Aug 2017 £405pp
        • Sep 2017 £405pp
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      • 3 nights Bed & Breakfast 3 rounds of golf

        3 nights' bed & breakfast at Bushmills Inn and 3 rounds of golf (Dunluce Course - Royal Portrush, Championship Links - Royal County Down, Strand Course - Portstewart)

        • Aug 2017 £825pp
        • Sep 2017 £825pp
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      • 3 nights Bed & Breakfast 3 rounds of golf

        3 nights' bed & breakfast at the Slieve Donard Hotel and 3 rounds of golf (Ardglass Golf Course, Championship Links - Royal County Down, Holywood Golf Course)

        • Aug 2017 £685pp
        • Sep 2017 £685pp
        • Oct 2017 £675pp
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    Prices are based on twin occupancy of rooms, unless otherwise stated. The 'Group Size' drop down will not change the price advertised.

    Championship Links at Royal County Down Details

    Championship Links at Royal County Down introduction

    Of the two courses at Royal County Down, it's the Championship course that receives the most plaudits, often being voted the best course in the UK. The shorter Annesley Course is no less enjoyable and is well worth playing on a golf break.

    Championship Links at Royal County Down information

    18 holes, 72 par, 6968 yards. Links.

    With a picturesque setting in the Irish hills, the Championship Links Golf Course is one of the finest in the country. Desgned in 1889, by golf course designer Tom Morris, it has earned a great reputation for its challenging holes which will find even the top players struggling to make birdies. The well kept fairways are a joy to play, and the strategically placed bunkers and quick greens make this a tough, but most enjoyable round of golf.

    Show Scorecard
    Hole White Yellow Par SI Ladies Par SI
    1 520 502 5 13 482 5 13
    2 385 371 4 9 344 4 3
    3 474 454 4 3 435 5 9
    4 212 172 3 15 144 3 15
    5 416 406 4 7 394 4 7
    6 369 356 4 11 338 4 1
    7 135 125 3 17 116 3 17
    8 425 415 4 1 403 5 5
    9 425 425 4 5 424 5 11
    OUT 3361 3226 35 3080 38
    10 189 182 3 14 173 3 16
    11 425 425 4 8 384 4 2
    12 479 470 5 10 456 5 8
    13 421 421 4 2 406 5 12
    14 203 203 3 12 195 3 14
    15 450 450 4 4 407 5 4
    16 265 256 4 18 241 4 18
    17 400 375 4 16 369 4 6
    18 547 528 5 6 479 5 10
    IN 3379 3310 36 3110 38
    TOTAL 6740 6536 71 6190 76

    Championship Links at Royal County Down Location

    Royal County Down Golf Club is located in Newcastle, just a 50 minute drive from Belfast Airport.

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    Championship Links at Royal County Down FAQs


    Do I need a handicap certificate?

    Yes

    Will I get paired up if the course is busy?

    Yes, although the course will always try to avoid this if at all possible

    Can I hire clubs onsite?

    Yes, £25

    How much does a buggy cost? (The use of buggies will be weather permitting)

    No buggies available

    Can I hire an electric trolley?

    Yes, £15

    Can I hire a pull trolley?

    Yes, £4

    Royal County Down, 36 Golf Links Road, Newcastle, Down, Northern Ireland, BT33 0AN

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