Links Golf Course Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland - Golf Capital of The World

The Lodge Hotel is ideally located for golfers to enjoy the best links courses Northern Ireland has to offer. Royal Portrush Golf Club & Portstewart Golf Club are a short 10 minute drive from the hotel and Castlerock a mere 20 minutes drive.

Playing a Northern Ireland links course is an experience like no other. That edge of the world feeling, with nothing between you and Iceland but a thousand miles of Atlantic surf, a bracing wind that can turn from ally to adversary in a second, and immense sand dunes hiding all manner of pitfalls and possibilities.

No wonder then that the North Coast's finest links courses are well regarded and held in such high esteem across the world of international golf. Royal Portrush has hosted many elite international events such as the British Seniors Open, the British Open and more recently the 2012 Irish Open.

Play any of the courses and you’ll soon discover why Northern Ireland has produced so many world class golfers including David Feherty, the late, great Fred Daly, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke.

Our hotel welcomes golfers and is accredited with the NITB Golfers Welcome Scheme offering flexible evening meal times, early breakfast option, drying room and secure storage for golf clubs and equipment. Coleraine is a great shopping town for any partners less interested in golf or for relaxation after a game we have a Treatment Room and Hair Salon on site. However you choose to spend your day the Lodge Hotel is the ideal base to stay and play on the North Coast.

Contact our reservations team for exclusive golf rates and packages. Telephone 028 7034 4848.


Royal Portrush Golf Course - Home of The Champions

As you walk in the footsteps of Arnold Palmer and Gary Player, feel the spray of sea on your face and imagine the roar of the gallery, its easy to see why so many of golf’s great players have enjoyed the magnificent Championship Links at Royal Portrush. Royal Portrush Golf Club is a ten minute drive from the Lodge Hotel.

  • 18 Hole Dunluce Links Course, 6818 yd. Par 72
  • 18 Hole Valley Links Course, 6273 yd. Par 70

Portstewart Golf Course

For the travelling Golfer it’s a must, with classic links and towering sand dunes complimented by stunning views across the bay to the Donegal Hills. A true Championship links course with fast greens in excellent condition all year round. Porstewart Golf Course is a short 10 minute drive from the Lodge Hotel.

  • 18 Hole Strand Course, 6895 yd. Par 72
  • 18 Hole Links Course, 5725 yd. Par 68
  • 18 Hole ‘Old’ Links Course, 4,733 yd. Par 64

Castlerock Golf Course

Set among rolling sand dunes, enjoying views of the River Bann flowing out to the Atlantic. On a clear day you can see as far as Scotland and the Isle of Islay, as well as eye catching views of Donegal. Castlerock Golf Course is less than 20 minutes drive away from the hotel.

  • 18 Hole Mussenden Links Course, 6747 yd. Par 73
  • 9 Hole Bann Links Course, 5876 yd. Par 70 (18 Holes)

Bushfoot Golf Course

  • 9 Hole Links Course, 6001 yd. Par 70 (18 Holes)

Gracehill Golf Course

Gracehill Golf Course is considered to be one of the top 18 hole parkland courses in Ulster, if not all Ireland. Nestling in beautiful parkland outside the village of Stranocum, a mere 20 minutes drive from the Lodge Hotel. It offers golfers the opportunity to sample American style water hazards as well as bringing many mature trees into play.


To book a Northern Ireland Golf Break telephone 028 7032 6707 or visit