Galgorm Castle Golf Course
Galgorm Castle Golf Course is one of the finest parkland golf courses in Ireland, and it has hosted several prestigious events over the years. In 2020, it hosted the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, which was won by John Catlin from the USA. From 2013-2018, Galgorm Castle was also the home of the European Tour Group's Northern Ireland Open, and in 2019, the course hosted the ISPS Handa World Invitational, the first event of its kind in Europe where men and women compete on the same course, at the same time, and for the same prize money.
Located not far from Ballymena and in the heart of the historic 220-acre Galgorm Castle Estate, the course is a par-72 parkland design by Simon Gidman. Opened in 1997, it was recognized with the IGTOA's Irish Parkland of the Year award previously. The mature setting of the estate provides an easy, relaxing rhythm that makes playing golf so pleasurable.
Golfers of all abilities will find an exciting and enjoyable challenge at Galgorm Castle Golf Course, with a variety of teeing areas to choose from. The central location of the course means that it is a must-visit for any golfers planning a trip to Northern Ireland.
Galgorm Castle Golf Club welcomes visitors any day of the week, and no handicap certificate requirements are necessary to play on this course. With an SSS of 72, the course measures 6,930 yards in length, with a par of 72. In conclusion, Galgorm Castle is a must-play for golfers seeking a challenging yet relaxing round of golf in a beautiful parkland setting. With its history of hosting prestigious events and its central location, Galgorm Castle is a destination that golfers will remember for years to come.