Portstewart Golf Club, Portstewart

Categories: Golf Courses, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
3.9/5 based on 140 reviews on the web
Portstewart Golf Club consists of three 18-hole courses situated in the town of Portstewart, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Golf was first played there as far back as 1889.The three courses are: the Strand Course (par 72), a championship course, the Riverside Course (par 68) and the Old Course (par 64), which is where the club was founded in 1894. The late 1980s saw major development of the Strand course with the layout updated and seven new holes added. In 1992 the new Strand course, designed by Des Giffin, opened for play. The club opened a new clubhouse facility in May 2009. The Golf Club holds what is often suggested as the finest opening hole in Ireland.TournamentsThe club played host to the Irish Amateur Championship in 1992, held a qualifying round of the Open Championship in 1951 and has hosted other events such as the Irish Professional and Irish Amateur.Most recently it has hosted the British Ladies Amateur Championship in 2015, won by Céline Boutier of France and The Amateur Championship in 2014, won by Bradley Neil of Scotland. The British Girls Championship was also hosted in 2006, won by Belen Mozo of Spain. In 2010 the club hosted the Lancome Irish Women's Close Championship. It also co-hosts the Tullamore Dew amateur competition.
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  • Walking the Portstewart Strand course was like visiting a national park or protected dune area. The views of the beach from the first tee and coastal inlet from the early holes on the back nine were d...  read more »
  • Made two trips up to Portstewart this summer and loved it both times. While the front nine deservedly gets rave reviews, I love the back half of the course as well. In fact, if it wasn't for the great...  read more »
  • My husband played this course and I walked along with the group. Caddies were amazing, very fun and helpful, and the course is fantastic. We played a few (again I walked) other courses including Bally...  read more »
  • Great golf course - friendly staff and great food - can't ask for anymore!
  • Nice food, not worth the poor treatment by staff.
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