Castlerock Golf Club

A remote Harry Colt links gem in Northern Ireland recently updated by Martin Hawtree.

Castlerock Golf Club

County Londonderry, Ireland

Overview

Castlerock Golf Club Mussenden Links uses railway tracks for tee markers.

Watch out for the two pillboxes from WW2!

See Harry Colt's original green sketches for the course here.

Castlerock Golf Club Videos

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Watch the official club video can be viewed here

Watch The Average Golfers video here


Golf Course Review

The Championship Course at Castlerock Golf Club is the 18 hole Mussenden Links. The club is located on Northern Ireland's north coast in the seaside village of Castlerock opposite Port Stewart and Portrush near the Giant's Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland. Sat amongst the sand dunes with a railway bordering the course, the Par 73 golf course is not one to be missed!

Castlerock GC Mussenden Course

On May 4, 1900, the idea of establishing what would become known as the Castlerock Golf Club Mussenden Course was first made publically. It would be the following year on June 22, 1901, that the formal inauguration for the 9 hole course was held. Within a few short years, the course was extended and the original 18 hole course was opened for play in 1909. In 1929, Harry Colt was invited to advise on the course and made it the course we know today.

Castlerock GC Bann Course

The Castlerock Golf Club Bann Course is a 9 hole links named after the River Bann that runs alongside the golf course. The course is located in the seaside village opposite Port Stewart and Portrush near the Giant's Causeway Coast. The area north of Coleraine is becoming a real golf destination. Royal Portrush, Port Stewart, Bushfoot and Castlerock offer 4 venues and 6 courses worth a visit!

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Featured Architect: Harry Colt

Harry Colt felt courses should reside in the land as opposed to upon it. Courses should be a part of the natural landscape. Bunkering on Par 3's is usually odd-numbered. Artificiality and symmetrical hazards were avoided at all costs. Most greens are square or rectangular. Despite this inclination, variety...

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  • Hawtree, Martin

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Contact Details

County Londonderry, BT51 4TJ, Northern Ireland

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Featured Architect: Harry Colt

Harry Colt felt courses should reside in the land as opposed to upon it. Courses should be a part of the natural landscape. Bunkering on Par 3's is usually odd-numbered. Artificiality and symmetrical hazards were avoided at all costs. Most greens are square or rectangular. Despite this inclination, variety...

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The Putter Tailor - Made to Measure Putters and Wedges

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