Portstewart Golf Club (Strand course)

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   Portstewart Golf Club (Strand course) Est. 1894

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Portstewart Golf Club (Strand course): Spectacularly set on Ulster’s famous Causeway Coast, Portstewart is home to three 18-hole golf courses. The top-rated layout is the highly regarded Strand course, which lays down the toughest test.

On this wonderfully natural links layout, the Strand's front-nine quickly gets into its stride, demanding you thread your ball between mountainous sand dunes. From the get-go, accuracy from the tee will serve your purpose well. On the arguably easier-going back-nine there are still plenty of golfing challenges to face, while you are also treated to many wonderful views across the River Bann.

The Strand course, the jewel in Portstewart's crown, will delight all links golf enthusiasts. But don't pass up the opportunity to also sample the par-68 Riverside course (with several riverside holes) and the original par-64 Old course. To tour the Strand course click on the video below.

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Making Contact

Portstewart Golf Club
117 Strand Rd,
Portstewart, Co. Londonderry BT55 7PG
Northern Ireland
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Office   +44 (0)28 7083 2015
Pro Shop   +44 (0)28 7083 2015

  +44 (0)28 7083 5791

Email   bill@portstewartgc.co.uk
Website   www.portstewartgc.co.uk
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Golf Pro
Neil Graham (PGA Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Coastal duneland.
Designer: Willie Park Jr (early 1920s) & Des Giffin (1986).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6895 6606 5853
Par 72 72 73
SSS or Slope 73 71 73
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Strand course. Also at Portstewart are the 18-hole Riverside course (par-68; 5,725 yds from back tees; includes several riverside holes) and the 18-hole Old course (par-64; 4,822 yds; played along the rocky shoreline, east of Portstewart where the Club was founded in 1894).
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How2Get There?

4 miles NW of Coleraine.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes on the Strand Course in high season (May thru' Sept): £175 (all days). Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays, and weekends (after 2pm on Saturdays on Strand Course).  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts (buggies) available for hire on medical grounds. Caddies available.

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Did you know?

Portstewart has hosted many top level regional and national tournaments, not least the 112th Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship played in 2015. In 2017 the club hosted the Irish Open, in which Spanish sensation Jon Rahm recorded his first European Tour win.

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Published Ranking
2018 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in Britain & Ireland.
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Latitude: (55.171914)
Longitude: (-6.724620)
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The York Hotel 4-star
2 Station Rd, Portstewart, Co. Londonderry BT55 7DA.
+44 (0)28 7083 3594

The York Hotel combines 4-star accomodation, a seafront location, excellent cuisine and a friendly public bar. Located in Portstewart, various tourist attractions are within comfortable travelling distance, including the world famous Giants Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Portstewart and Royal Portrush Golf Clubs and numerous blue flag beaches. From the hotel you might also catch a glimpse of Scotland on a clear day.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Portstewart; Royal Portrush.
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Golf within 20 miles Castlerock
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Royal Court Hotel 3-star
White Rocks, Portrush, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland BT56 8NF
+44 (0)2870 822 236

A hotel with superb views over Royal Portrush golf courses and the sea.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Royal Portrush
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Golf within 20 miles Portstewart; Castlerock
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