Scrabo Golf Club
Nestled in the picturesque town of Newtownards, Scrabo Golf Club is a beloved course among Northern Ireland golfers. The course has its own unique personality and offers magnificent views over Strangford Lough and the Mourne Mountains. The famous Scrabo Tower stands as a striking backdrop to the course, adding to the natural beauty of the surroundings.
The course is renowned for its narrow, gorse-bordered fairways that demand accuracy and precision from golfers of all skill levels. Accurate driving is essential, no more so than at the 424m par 4 1st hole, which Christy O'Connor Senior once described as one of the best opening holes in Ireland. With a blend of links and parkland elements, Scrabo offers a challenging round of golf that is sure to delight players.
Scrabo Golf Club is a professional course that welcomes golfers of all levels, with no handicap or certificate requirements necessary. With an SSS of 71 and a par of 71, the course measures 6,227 yards in length, offering a challenging and enjoyable round of golf for all.
Visitors can enjoy playing the course on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with restrictions on Saturday and Sunday mornings and on Wednesday. With its stunning views, challenging layout, and unique personality, Scrabo Golf Club is a must-visit for any golfer looking for a memorable round of golf in Northern Ireland.