Royal County Down Golf Club
Northern Ireland, Ireland
The Royal County Down Golf Club is perhaps one of the most famous in the world, made up of two fantastic courses. Founded in 1989, the club boasts tremendous history and has played host to numerous prestigious professional and amateur competitions over the years. The Championship Links and Annesley Links are located within some of the most beautiful natural links surroundings in the world of golf.
Set within the Murlough Nature Reserve, the Mountains of Mourne produce a spectacular backdrop to both courses. The links lie along the shores of Dundrum Bay, the holes weave around the bay providing a unique view from almost every hole. The Championship Links has received honors throughout its history, consistently ranked among the top five courses in the world.
Golf courses at Royal County Down Golf Club
The Championship Links at Royal County Down is one of the finest in the country. Designed in 1889, by golf course designer Tom Morris, Royal County Down played host to the 2019 Open Championship and has a well-earned reputation for being one of the best courses in the world. 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.
Not far from Newcastle in Belfast, Annesley Links offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Annesley Links difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round. Annesley Links is a terrific choice for your regular round of golf or a new destination for you and friends when visiting Belfast.
Accommodation near Royal County Down Golf Club
Slieve Donard Resort & Spa
The 4-Star Slieve Donard Resort & Spa is situated in six beautiful acres of private-ground, it boasts 178 luxury bedrooms which have been expertly finished to make your golf trip even more special.