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Royal County Down

Royal County Down is located in one of the world’s most naturally beautiful links settings, in the Murlough Nature Reserve.

Against the magnificent backdrop of the Mountains of Mourne, the links stretches along the shores of Dundrum Bay, zig zagging back and forth to provide a different vista from virtually every hole.

The narrowest ribbons of fairways thread their way through as impressive a set of sand dunes as could be imagined. The ‘bearded’ bunkers are world famous and feature overhanging lips of marram, red fescue and heather, while the greens are fast and many are domed, rejecting any shot lacking conviction. This is a true test of any player’s command of the traditional bump and run, the preferred way to play any links.

The 486-yard, par 4 ninth hole is one of the most photographed holes in the golfing world. It is played from one side of a large mound leading down to a fairway 60 feet below and 260 yards from the tee.

In short, Royal County Down offers golfers of all standards the opportunity of playing a truly great course with dramatic panorama of the surrounding mountains and coastline.


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