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Bundoran Golf Club

Sea Road,

Bundoran, Co. Donegal

  • Office

    +353 (0)71 984 1302
  • Pro shop

    +353 (0)71 984 1302
  • Golf pro

    David T. Robinson (Head Golf Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

  • Designer:

    Original nine-hole layout by George L. Baillie (1894). Later revisions by Cuthbert Butchart and then by Harry Vardon (1927).

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How to get there:

1 km NE of Bundoran centre / 45 km NE of Sligo.

Bundoran Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1894

Bundoran Golf Club: founded in 1894 alongside the Great Northern Hotel, Bundoran is one of the oldest golf clubs on Ireland's "Wild Atlantic" northwest coast. Laid out on a rugged headland overlooking Donegal Bay, this ever-undulating and well-maintained clifftop links offers wonderful ocean views, vistas of Bundoran's beach and town, and inland to the Dartry mountains.

This relatively resort friendly layout (which can depend on what the wind is up to!), is definitely more clifftop than "duneland links" in character. The often parallel running fairways, without too much penal rough or bushes between them, and not too much in the way of rolling dunes, give a spaciously open feel to proceedings.

The layout's openness should inspire confidence from the tee. Out of bounds threatens on a few holes on the "outer" front-nine loop, which partially encircles the "inner" back-nine loop.

You'll get closest to the popular Rougey clifftop path, and the panoramically picturesque ocean, at the start of the back-nine. The par-4 10th (Reservoir) steadily climbs from tee-boxes alongside the hotel to a wonderfully scenic green. The well bunkered par-4 11th (Tullan) commands the best views of the North West Atlantic coastline, with the ocean, a huge wind-blown dunescape and Tullan beach all gloriously in view.

Stay&Play at Bundoran: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee (non-GUI members), 18-holes in high season: weekdays €60; weekends €70. Golf Ireland members: €45/€55.

Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Beyond the golf course you may see surfers enjoying the rolling Atlantic waves or locals strolling on the famous Rougey cliff walk, or even marine visitors such as dolphins and seals.


  • Great Northern Hotel4-star

    Sea Road, Drumacrin, Bundoran, Co. Donegal.

    +353 (0)71 984 1204

    Visit website

    Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Great Northern Hotel in Bundoran (originally the Great Northern Railway Hotel), is a 4-star family-run property located next to its own 18-hole golf course (at which hotel guests get discounted rates). All 102 guest rooms are equipped with a full range of amenities, including multi-channel plasma TVs. Here you can enjoy the beauty of Donegal Bay and its pristine beaches, the Ben Wisken and Ben Benbulben mountains, and the busy seaside resort town of Bundoran.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 10 km:


    • Golf within 30 km:

      Donegal (Murvagh).

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