The Royal Belfast Golf Club
Royal Belfast Golf Club is one of only a handful of golf clubs that have the “Royal” prefix to their name and they are proud to be the oldest golf club in Ireland with their majestic clubhouse filled with old golfing memorabilia. The course was designed by Harry Colt who made the holes roll over parkland beautifully and although the course may be called short in this era, it is a challenging course nonetheless.
One of the best things about the course is how it is always kept beautifully with lush fairways and fair but fast greens. The course is a stern test of golf with many long par 3s, challenging opening and closing par 4s and 5s and some very testing bunkering as well as some fierce elevation changes along the course. Whilst you are navigating your way around the course, you can enjoy fantastic views across the Loch as well as the feeling of seclusion as you make your way through heavily wooded lands. This is a great round of golf on a beautiful course and one that is ideal for your next golf break to Northern Ireland as it is a fair but challenging course with an excellent clubhouse for your post-round refreshments!
18 Holes, Bar, Buggy Hire, Club Hire, Par 70, Pro Shop, Restaurant, Trolley Hire
The Royal Belfast Golf Club is very proud of its clubhouse where old meets new with its brilliant atmosphere, great food and drink as well as excellent service – a perfect way to end your round here at The Royal Belfast Golf Club is with some refreshments here.
You start the round here with some long and challenging par 4s where on the 1st hole your must navigate the sloping green before challenging the 2nd hole which is very long and uphill – a challenging beginning to your round. Many players love the 9th, 10th and 11th holes which are all played along the shoreline, with special mention of the 10th hole which is a par 4 and is a great test of golf right from the tee. You conclude your beautiful round here with three difficult par 5s before you can get to the clubhouse for a few drinks. If you are able to score to your handicap on this course it is a big achievement.
The Royal Belfast Golf Club is an excellent round of golf with a fantastic clubhouse and everything is excellent here from the service to the condition of the course to the course’s beautiful surroundings – a perfect addition to your next golf holiday in Northern Ireland.