Castlerock Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Castlerock Golf Club Est. 1901

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Castlerock Golf Club: Castlerock's Mussenden Links (as opposed to its smaller 9-hole Bann course) is another of those lesser known gems with all the thrills and characteristics of great links golf by the sea. In this case you are at the estuary end of the River Bann as it enters the Atlantic Ocean, and just downstream from another illustrious golf course, Portstewart, which can be seen on the opposite bank. At Castlerock the sand dunes give the course its definition, and lead you through a very natural landscape, along some narrow-ish fairways and onto the excellent greens. Characteristically for top-quality seaside links courses, there are lovely rural and ocean views, impressive holes through good-sized dunes, as well as several flatter sections, wonderful deep revetted bunkering guarding the greens and many elevated tee-boxes. At the village end of the course, the parish church looks down on all this links-land splendour from its lofty perch on a hill. Together with Royal Portrush and Portstewart, Castlerock makes up a triumvirate of excellent links courses just a stones throw from the town of Coleraine.

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Making Contact

Castlerock Golf Club
65 Circular Road,
Castlerock, Co. Londonderry BT51 4TJ
Northern Ireland
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Office   +44 (0)28 7084 8314 (bookings)
Pro Shop   +44 (0)28 7084 9424
Fax

  +44 (0)28 7084 9440

Email   info@castlerockgc.co.uk
Website   www.castlerockgc.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
Ian Blair
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Academy
 
Castlerock Indoor Academy & Digital Swing Studio
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Coastal duneland.
 
Designer: Ben Sayers
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6747 6506 5904
Par 73 73 75
SSS or Slope 72 71 73
 
At the Same Location:
9-hole par-34 Bann Course (2446 yds)
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How2Get There?

6 miles NW of Coleraine.
From Coleraine take the A2 direction Castlerock. After approx 5 miles turn right onto the B119 direction Castlerock. After o.7 miles turn right direction Castlerock GC. After 100 yards golf is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in summer season: weekdays £75; weekends £90. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire (if booked in advance).
Caddies available (if requested at least 48 hrs in advance).
Practice facilities
Good
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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (55.165663)
Longitude: (-6.784991)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Royal Court Hotel 3-star
White Rocks, Portrush, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland BT56 8NF
+44 (0)2870 822 236
www.royalcourthotel.co.uk



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Golf within 5 miles Royal Portrush
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Golf within 20 miles Portstewart; Castlerock
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Links View House B&B 
Castlerock
+44 (0)28 70 848 755
www.linksview.co.uk

B&B that accommodates six. Very close to Castlerock GC.

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Golf within 20 miles Royal Portrush; Portstewart
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