Carnfunnock Golf Course
Nestled in the stunning town of Larne, Co. Antrim, Carnfunnock Golf Course is a must-visit for golf enthusiasts. This public Par 3, 9-hole parkland golf course offers breathtaking views of the Antrim coast and across the sea to Scotland. Golfers of all ages and skill levels are welcome, from beginners to experienced players. No membership or prior booking is required, making it an excellent option for a spur-of-the-moment game of golf.
Adjacent to the course is the Matt Stewart Driving Range, which offers a fantastic driving range facility. Additionally, there is an 18-hole mini-golf course available at the Family Fun Zone and a putting green at the Activity Centre, all of which are seasonal and weather-dependent. Golfers pay a set daily rate for unlimited rounds of golf in one day, making it a great value for money option.
Green fees are payable through the Activity Centre Kiosk or at the Visitor Centre. Club hire is available from the Activity Centre or Visitor Centre for a £15 deposit, which is refundable, subject to the safe return of equipment. A golf season pass can also be purchased, allowing for unlimited play from the course re-opens in March/April until it closes in the autumn/winter, alongside use of the Activity Centre putting green. These passes offer great value and can be purchased at the Visitor Centre, provided that two passport photographs are provided. The adult season pass price also includes a parking season pass, making it a convenient option for regular visitors.
Although the course has no clubhouse, the Coffee Shop or Snack Stop offers a full range of meals, snacks, and refreshments. Groups can also be catered for by prior arrangement.
This parkland course has a Standard Scratch Score (SSS) of 27, measures 1,145 yards, and has a par of 3, providing a challenging and exciting golfing experience for players. The course is suitable for playing any day, making it an excellent option for those who want to play golf at their convenience.
Overall, Carnfunnock Golf Course is a must-visit for anyone looking for a challenging and picturesque golfing experience in Larne. With excellent facilities, stunning views, and convenient pricing, it's an ideal destination for golfers of all skill levels. So, grab your clubs and head over to Carnfunnock Golf Course for an unforgettable round of golf.