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Royal Portrush Golf Club

Course Information

Royal Portrush Golf Club, County Antrim is a 27 hole club with the 18 hole Dunluce Course and 9 hole Valley Course. A private, links golf course est. in 1888 and redesigned by Harry Colt in 1947.

27 holes | Par Dunluce 72: Valley 70 | Dunluce 6867; Valley 6304 yards | Private | Links

Golf shop Clubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: Dunluce:£140.00 per round; Valley £37.50 per round *

Weekend Guide: Dunluce:£160.00 per round; Valley £45.00 per round *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.


Visitor Information

All visitors are expected to be members of a recognised Golf Club and to hold a bona fide current Playing Handicap. A Certificate of Handicap with a maximum of 18 for males (24 for females) on the Dunluce Links, must be presented along with a Letter of introduction from Home Club and are conditional prior to play.

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 20


Contact Information

Address: Bushmills Road, Portrush, County Antrim, BT56 8JQ United Kingdom

Tel: 028 7082 3335

Website: http://www.royalportrushgolfclub.com

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Royal Portrush Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.96

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 41
Average Ratings
4.61 ... Overall Rating
4.61 ... The Course
4.71 ... Course Cond.
4.48 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.17 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.29 ... Pace of play
4.43 ... Hospitality.
4.14 ... Prac. Facil.
4.14 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

41 ratings & 31 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 34 out of 2183.

HIGHLY RATED - 96% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Jan 16 2011 by Eddie H - rated 5 out of 5
The Valley course at Royal Portrush is a truly awesome course and by far the best course i ever played.
a true links and very reasonable priced compared to the Dunluce course at Royal Portrush.
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Reviewed Oct 17 2020 by Sean K - rated 5 out of 5

Tough , fair and brilliant

Great course , made all the better as you play the holes played in the Open just a year ago. Everyone at the club from the shop pro , starter , bar staff were extra friendly and nice.
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Reviewed Sep 23 2019 by John D - rated 5 out of 5

Superb track!!

First time playing any of the Royal Portrush courses and they are superb. Played the Valley course and tricky enough. Beautiful fairways and excellent greens. Even the bunkers had proper sand in them to play out of!!. I will definately come back and play here again. A must when in Northern Ireland.
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Reviewed Jul 30 2019 by James H - rated 5 out of 5

Amazing experience

The most amazing golfing experience of my life! enjoyed every aspect of the course.

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 83 Handicap: 5.3)
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Reviewed Jun 12 2018 by Ian H - rated 5 out of 5

perfect links course

as a warm up to its big brother this is a great course, no need to smash drivers, play smart, hit irons, let them run and score low. Real friendly people

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 74 Handicap: 4.4)
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Reviewed Aug 17 2017 by Mike A - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 24 2017 by Robert B - rated 5 out of 5

Worth playing

Royal Portrush Dunce links are the famous ones. This course is right by the side of it so in many ways presents similar challenges. Maintained to the same high standards but accessible to the high handicapper. You can use the practice facilities at the main clubhouse with complimentary range balls.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 103 Handicap: 24.8)
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Reviewed May 25 2017 by David E - rated 5 out of 5
Roasting weeather. Very helpful staff and course in good nick although rough was penal. MFM

(Round played: May 2017 - Score: 102 Handicap: 26.4)
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Reviewed Apr 26 2017 by Scott B - rated 3 out of 5

They have altered this Valley course slightly, as they have lost two holes to the Dunluce Links for the 2019 (British ) Open and the present 16th is a par 5 and a better hole, in my opinion, than the old 17th which it replaces. On the downside they have lost the old 18th, par 3, but maybe after 2019, they will restore it!
(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 93 Handicap: 16.2)
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Reviewed Oct 10 2016 by Bob C - rated 4 out of 5

excellent links course which is well maintained. Greens in good good condition and challenging rough
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Reviewed Sep 26 2016 by Roy B - rated 5 out of 5
Three substitute holes added after giving 3 to Dunluce Links. Great holes lost but the new ones are just as good.

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 90 Handicap: 15.9)
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Reviewed Sep 2 2016 by James G - rated 4 out of 5
Relatively benign conditions but very thick rough - almost impossible to play from in a lot of instances!

Greens perfect, a lovely course

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 92 Handicap: 13.8)
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Reviewed Aug 29 2016 by Richard M - rated 5 out of 5


(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 78 Handicap: 3.7)
Club Championship - member - Best course in the world
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Reviewed Aug 24 2016 by Daniel M - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 21 2016 by Scott B - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 4 2016 by Ian W - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed May 23 2016 by Rodeny M - rated 5 out of 5
Having missed out on playing this course several times I managed to get to play it today with a member, therefore the value for money was excellent. The new pro shop is looking excellent and the course itself was immaculate. The course has the most stunning scenery and every hole brings it own new challenge. I got to play it on a day with a smallish breeze which made the course challenging but fair. The greens ran very true the bunkers had gloriously soft sand, they were enjoyable to be in. The last hole was a little bland but from what I can see of the two new holes this course is only going to get better. The par three 14th "Calamity" is a daunting hole and I think that the stroke index may be wrong as it is S.I.16!!! Lovely challenging shot. The fifth hole which is the furthest from the club is the most stunning hole, wish I could play it every day of the week. Can't wait to play it again, especially when the new holes are in play. A course everyone must play.
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Reviewed May 9 2016 by Ian H - rated 5 out of 5
Superb course tricky day wind and rain fabulous hospitality want to go again really enjoyed it

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 87 Handicap: 13)
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Reviewed Mar 20 2016 by Philip H - rated 5 out of 5
First 4 holes a bit messy due to work being done on the big course but don't let it put you off, perfect place to play golf.
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Reviewed Jul 23 2015 by Christian R - rated 5 out of 5
Simply stunning. Very tough. Friendly clubhouse.

(Round played: Jul 2015 - Score: 93 Handicap: 16.2)
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