Northern Ireland has the perfect mix of links and Parkland golf courses, with one to suit every golfer within an hours short scenic drive from the City of Derry, and many accredited with a Golf Quality and Assurance award, including Royal Portrush (The 148th Open Championship 2019) and Ballyliffen Golf Course (Irish Open hosts 2018.)
City Hotel is the ideal base to explore some of the most breathtaking golf courses in Northern Ireland, whilst enjoying a buzzing cultural experience in our beautiful walled city, from vibrant restaurant and bar scenes, to fantastic shopping quarters, Derry is the city with the shortest drive to The Opens.
Ballyliffen Golf Course: 43min Drive from City Hotel.
Ballyliffin Golf Club, consists of two outstanding, contrasting links courses and 36 wonderful holes make up one of the finest golf resorts to be found anywhere in the world. The expansive panoramic views of countryside, coastline and ocean savoured by these magnificent links course will not easily be forgotten.
The home to two championship links courses and one of the warmest welcomes in golf – this is a must when putting together an Ireland golf package with your friends.
Greencastle Golf Course: 35min drive from City Hotel.
Greencastle Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole links course which nestles in the idyllic surrounds of the Inishowen Peninsula. It is a members owned course on the banks of Lough Foyle. It is based in the north of the Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal. The club was founded in 1892 as a nine hole course and during it’s centenary year opened a further nine, very challenging holes.
City of Derry Golf Course: 8 min drive from City Hotel.
City of Derry has picture perfect views over the River Foyle and the Donegal hills. The golf course is situated on the banks of the River Foyle close to the Historic Walled City of Derry ~ Londonderry. Inaugural UK City of Culture 2013.
Castlerock Golf Course: 45min drive from City Hotel.
Offering a classic feel among the dunes, Castlerock Golf Club challenges golf players at every level of their game. The Club is home to practice areas, the 18-hole Mussenden Course and the 9-hole Bann Course.
Royal Portrush Golf Course: 58min drive from City Hotel.
Home to the best and most challenging links golf courses in the world- the Dunluce Links and the hidden gem the Valley Links. Voted number 12 in the world by Golf Magazine, a masterpiece of golf course architecture.