Kealys Coaches

Golf in
the North

Sample Itinerary

Northern Ireland is the perfect mix of links and parkland golf courses.

This is a fully bespoke tour and caters for your groups requirements and preferences.
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Royal county Down golf Club, located in Newcastle was opened in 1889 making it one of the oldest clubs on the island. With the dramatic backdrop of the Mourne mountains, this championship course provides a stern test of golfing abilities.

Courtesy Royal County Down

Courtesy of Tourism Northern Ireland


Next we travel north to Ballymena and Galgorm Castle, venue of the 2020 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. This parkland course is nestled in the heart of Galgorm Estate. Consistently rated as one of the best championship courses in the leading industry golf publication rankings such as the Irish Golfer Magazine, Galgorm Castle is also a former Parkland Course of the Year winner at the annual IGTOA awards.


Today we travel to the Causeway coast and Royal Portrush Golf Club. Overlooked by the famous Dunluce Castle, enjoy the Dunluce links, one of the most challenging golf courses in the world. Royal Portrush is due to host the 153rd Open Championship in 2025.

Courtesy of Tourism Northern Ireland


A stone’s throw from Royal Portrush lies Portstewart, host of the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. John Rahm, the winner that year marvelled at the course, “the golf course is amazing. It’s probably one of the most beautiful golf courses I have ever seen, if not the most”. 


When speaking of Ballyliffin, Rory McElroy said, “Anyone planning a golf trip to the north of Ireland, the two courses at Ballyliffin are must play championship links”. Two championship courses greet you at this County Donegal venue – The Old Links and Glashedy Links.

© Chris Hill, Ireland’s Content Pool

Courtesy Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort


Still in Donegal, today we take on Rosapenna, a links course ranked #4 in the Top 100 Golf Resorts UK & Ireland – Golf World Magazine. Located on the edge of the picturesque Sheephaven Bay, you have the choice of the Old Tom Morris Links or the newly (2021) opened St. Patrick’s Links.


For our final course we travel south to County Fermanagh and the Lough Erne Golf Resort. Again, this resoprt has two championship copurse to tempt you – the Faldo Course, a par 72 designed by 6 time Major winner Sir Nick Faldo and the Castle Hume Course, a parkland course which has hosted 10 Ulster PGA Championships.

Courtesy of Tourism Northern Ireland


After breakfast your driver will bring you to the airport of your choice for your departure flight, at the end of a golfing tour you will never forget.