Galgorm Castle Golf Club
at Galgorm Resort
Northern Ireland, Ireland
Galgorm Castle Golf Course overview
Galgorm’s Castle championship course is one of Ireland’s finest parklands and most recognised tournament venues. It remains the only parkland course in Northern Ireland to have hosted the Irish Open on the DP World Tour and is the home the ISPS Handa World Invitational - a tri-sanctioned DP World Tour, LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour event, having previously hosted eight NI Opens on the European Challenge Tour.
The par-72 layout was designed by Simon Gidman and opened in 1997. The course is nestled in the heart of the 220-acre historic Galgorm Castle Estate, providing a mature setting that promotes an easy, relaxing rhythm that makes playing golf so pleasurable. The 17th century castle is visible from the 10th green and is one of finest examples of Jacobean architecture on the island.
The course is bordered by the rivers Maine and Braid which come into play on numerous holes with the Braid joining the Maine behind the 14th tee box, flowing onwards to Lough Neagh. There are also five lakes throughout the parkland and the magnificent oxbow of the Braid adjacent to the 4th green and 15th teeing areas - home to the resident Otter.
A variety of teeing areas provide an exciting and enjoyable challenge for golfers of all abilities and not just tournament professionals, although the course stretches to almost 7,300 yards and plays as a par-70 from the championship tees.
After your round, enjoy the surroundings of the Castle Kitchen + Bar and its adjoining Walled Garden and Castle Barn; one of Ireland’s most vibrant and modern clubhouses.
Accommodation near Galgorm Castle Golf Club
Set in 163 acres of lush parkland and with the spectacular River Maine flowing through the estate, Galgorm is the perfect setting to truly relax after a round of golf.
Hasting Europa is a 4-star hotel that is ideally positioned to take in the best of Belfast’s local attractions. With spacious and comfortable rooms alongside two excellent restaurants, you can find everything you could want at Hastings Europa.