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Royal County Down Golf Club

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Address: Newcastle BT33 0AN, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44 0 28 43723314
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Activities: Golfing
Description: One of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland with traditions dating back 100...
One of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland with traditions dating back 100 years, this 18-hole Championship Course is rated among the best in the world.
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This is one not to miss knowing the golf course will always win

Stunning location under the Mourne mountains Fills your soul with total joy pack plenty of balls and if not with a local get a caddy for the craic and the local knowledge as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Rotorua
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Royal County Downs golf club is a very difficult links course that is not for the average golfer. Several holes require carry off the tee of around 200 yards to hit the fairway. The carry must also be on 'line' or the ball will be in a very challenging rough. Course is not for the faint at heart when it... More 

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Rotorua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stunning location under the Mourne mountains Fills your soul with total joy pack plenty of balls and if not with a local get a caddy for the craic and the local knowledge as there are alot of things to know about what this course has hidden for the unsuspecting golfer. Dont worry about your score just breath the air take... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Got to play here a week after the Irish Open with my daughter. Course was phenomenal! Rewards good shots and penalizes the bad ones. Several blind shots so I would recommend a caddy. We had two that were great! I have to say this is my favorite course of all time and I've played a lot of the good ones.... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Fortunate to play the course the week after the Irish Open, but in much better weather. It is a beautiful looking course and while it is a stiff challenge it's a fair one. I have been fortunate to play many championship courses in my time but this is up there with the best, if not the best. Wonderful

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Being a professional caddy on tour and having traveled the world caddying top courses, this one,Royal County Down has blown me away. The course design, greens, well placed bunkers, topography, views, difficulty, friendly staff, club house just make it a 10/10 package., Consistently in the worlds top 10 courses, I see why!

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Even in the middle of the Irish Open, we managed to find the beach to ourselves for a stroll and few jars in the local clubhouse!

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County Cavan, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Attended the Irish Open Golf here last week. What a fabulous place Pity about the weather but otherwise beautiful place.

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This course is breathtaking, a true links course. I played it just before the Irish Open and the course was in pristine condition. This course is not for the average golfer, it is very difficult. For the experienced golfer it is a fun and challenging. I played this with a golf buddy and 2 members and had a great time.... More 

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Co Mayo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is not for the faint hearted or average club golfer (unless it's just to tick off bucket list). The bad - elitist snobby club, rip off green fees (because they can), tough course. The good - beautiful scenery, tough course. If you play well you will love it. If the wind and rain is up, you lose balls and... More 

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Dromore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I have the grand kids all week so a trip to the golf club has become a weekly treat. Great course excellent facilities

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Address: Address: Newcastle BT33 0AN, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44 0 28 43723314
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle

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