views of lush countryside, coastline and ocean dominate a round of golf at
Ballyliffin Golf Club in the County of Donegal on the Inishowen Peninsula.
is a quintessential Irish golf experience with two championship golf courses,
superb playing conditions and a friendly staff.
against towering natural dunes, the Glashedy is noted for its enormous bunkers
expansive greens with roller coaster undulations and it's collection of
challenging par four holes. Opened in 1995, it was designed by Pat Ruddy (owner
of the European Club) and Tom Craddock. It gets its name from the Glashedy
Rock, which is sort of Ballyliffin's answer to Turnberry's Ailsa Craig.
by Nick Faldo in 2006, this classic links layout originally debuted soon after
World War II. It skirts the shoreline overlooking the golden sands of the
Polian Strand. The rolling fairways rarely give you a flat stance and the
smaller bunkers are difficult to see off the tee, but it has some thoroughly fun-to-play
holes. One of the more memorable is the par three 5th, which
requires a 190-yard shot to an elevated green framed by dunes.
have a few moments after your round, take a stroll through the clubhouse, which
has a tribute to the Ryder Cup with a display and photos. On the second floor of the 25,000
square-foot clubhouse is the Links Restaurant and Bar offering fantastic golf
and ocean views.
enjoy a practice round at Ballyliffin if you join Premier Golf for
Annual International Pro-Am in 2016 from May 8th to May 14th. In addition
to playing Ballyliffin, participants will also tee up at Royal County Down,
Royal Portrush, Portstewart, Ardglass. You'll stay at the Slieve Donard Resort
& Spa and Bushmills Inn. Amenities include dinner parties, breakfasts and
tournament gifts to name a few. For more information, click HERE.
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