Royal County Down Golf Club Info 2024

Royal County Down Golf Club (RCD)

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The Mourne Mountains on the 16th Hole at RCD

Royal County Down Golf Club or otherwise known as RCD has been ranked by various authors as the number one golf course to play on the Island of Ireland. Indeed, the setting and location of the golf course are both beautiful and unique. The course borders Dundrum bay along with the backdrop of the Mourne Mountains. The most iconic setting is certainly walking from the ninth tee box over to the fairway. Also, from the back of the 4th tee box and the 15th tee. In fact, the course is full of beautiful vistas from just about every hole. Did you know that in 1939 Cork Golf Club’s Jimmy Bruen set the course record posting a score of 66. Jimmy Bruen was Ireland’s first golfing superstar.

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Royal County Down Golf Club

Walking to the 9th fairway

Golf Course Length:

You can see from the scorecard that the Blue & White course is quite long to play. Indeed, depending on your handicap you could enjoy the course playing from the green and yellow tees.

Prices for Golf at Royal County Down Golf Club for 2024:

From May 2023 to October 2023

Weekday Mornings £325.00 pounds per player
Weekday £325.00 pounds per player
36 holes in one day £425.00 pounds per player
Sunday Afternoons £325.00 pounds per player
Nov 1st 2023 to 28th Feb 2024 £150.00 pounds per player
Days of the Week Open for Play
Mon, Tue & Fri Morning & Afternoon
Thursday Morning only
Sunday Afternoon only

How to Book Golf Tee Times at RCD:

RCD operates a waitlist system and there are times available should anyone cancel their tee times.

We can start the booking process for Royal County Down as part of a golf tour for 2024 by contacting us at [email protected] or contact The Royal County Down directly to be placed on their waitlist for tee times in 2024.

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Hotels in Newcastle, Co. Down:

Slieve Donard Resort is right next door to Royal County Down Golf Club and I like the hotel for a number of reasons. Firstly, the 4-star hotel is within walking distance of the first tee at RCD. Secondly, the SPA is great! Also, the food and beverage services areas you would expect at a good four-star hotel. Also, there is the Burrendale 3-star hotel and the Burrendale is located no more than a mile from the front gates of RCD.

Things to Do:

Other Golf Courses to play; Kilkee Golf Club, Warrenpoint Golf Club, Ardglass Golf Club or Malone Golf Club. Or hill walking along the Mourne Mountain trails. Consider, spending the day in Belfast touring around the city centre, Stormont Castle and the Titanic Experience. Certainly, there is the option to spend the day in the SPA at Slieve Donard Resort.

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