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Royal Portrush Golf Club

Listed under Golf in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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The Royal Portrush Golf Club's best known course is the Dunluce Links, which is considered to be a very testing but very pretty course, which is why it's the only course outside of England to have hosted the ancient Open Championship. It's a good course for people who can stay on course, but can be a devil if you're prone to straying. The most famous hole is the 14th, which also has the nickname Calamity Corner: a par 3 covering 200 yards including a risky dash across an imposing ravine.

The club sits across a triangle of sand hills on the coast and has views of the Donegal hills to the west, the Giant's Causeway to the east and the Isle of Islay and Southern Hebrides to the north making it quite a spectacular outing on the green. The Dunluce Links benefit from this view and more, they're overlooked by the ruins of 13th Century Castle Dunluce as well.

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