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4.6
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4.4
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4.9
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4.7
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4.4
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About

Holes 18
Type
Style Links
Par 70
Length 5913 yards
Slope 126
Rating 69.3

Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club offers an undulating links-type layout, which is a challenge to all levels of golfers, especially when the fierce wind blows from across the Irish Sea. It is a mixture of rolling moorland and seaside heath.

The 11th hole, 138 yards from the forward tee, can be especially challenging, depending on wind direction, requiring anything from a 9-iron to a driver.

The 285-yard 13th hole, justly remembered as the signature hole, is known for its breathtaking view across the sea to Ireland. From the tee, which overlooks the North Channel, one can see the Irish coast, Mull of Kintyre and, to the south, the Isle of Man. It is all-downhill, and the backdrop is Sandeel Bay and the rocky coastline.

One of Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club's well-kept secrets is the excellent nine-hole, Par-3 Dinvin Course, which takes about an hour to play. It is ideal for the golfer looking for a quick round or the beginner who isn't quite ready for 18 holes.

The Club opened in 1903. The par-3 course was added in 1912.

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Course Details

Year Built 1903

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Casual Dress, worn both on the Course and in the Clubhouse, must be of smart and acceptable appearance. Jeans, Denim Trousers, Track Suits, Shell Suits, Football Strips and Shorts, Collarless and Sleeveless Shirts are not acceptable.

Food & Beverage

Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.5
22 Reviews (22)
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Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very enjoyable indeed

Very quiet when we played so whizzed around. The greens were in lovely condition. A tricky course with lots of side slopes and blind shots which made it tougher for the first time you played. Thoroughly enjoyed it despite playing rubbish. Had a rich harvest of lost balls in the rough too!! Chris the pro was a lovely bloke, incredibly helpful and friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great wee course

A warm welcome awaits you at Dunskey. Wide fairways, few blind tee shots off the tee but markers well placed. Greens are beautiful and run true. Great views, especially on back 9 which is quite undulating. Long par 5 third hole is a tough test. A great golf course, thoroughly recommend giving it a go.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great location for views

Loved playing this course. Beware the rough - it’ will punish a stray ball (but that’s what golf is about anyway!). Views are great and the course is well presented

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Magnificent Course

Not much rain so very hard and fast but greens in great condition. Great views and a challenging layout. Many slopes and hills so you have to plan your shots.
Really great course. Well worth the visit.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Portpatrick

Fabulous seaside links golf course with spectacular views & in great condition, a bit of trek from Glasgow but all in all worth the journey making for a great away day ...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day out

Great welcome,course in excellent condition,weather was good,just a really enjoyable course to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

portpatrick

was greeted by friendly staff.course was in great condition and views were unreal.there were a few blind holes and on a couple i did great drive over top of marker pole and ball was never found yet.but dont get me wrong i cant wait to return again.a must play course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Keep it straight

Excellent golf course. Not for the faint hearted though. Rough is a lost ball. Greens run true. Most definitely would play again and again. Very rewarding.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

A day in the sun

Very friendly welcome, not over booked and playing PM Sunday was millionaires golf. The course was in good condition throughout and with breathtaking views over the Irish Sea on a very warm sunny day, it was perfect.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

What an experience.

It’s been many years since I played here and it did not disappoint. Views over the Irish Sea were stunning. Even the strong winds didn’t spoil the experience.

Course in great condition, staff and members very friendly. Clubhouse homely.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great condition

After very heavy rain Friday played Saturday late morning and course was dry! Greens in excellent condition for this time of year. Some members we met very welcoming.
Great experience

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Supper little course.

Lovely little course with a few short par 4s. Greens a little hard to read but very fast.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

ENJOYABLE ROUND OF GOLF

PLAYED THE DUNSKEY COURSE AND ENJOYED THE LAY OUT AND CONDITION OF THE COURSE. SOME INTERESTING HOLES. ALSO RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME FROM THE STAFF AND THE MEMBERS THAT WE SPOKE TO.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Interesting course

I enjoyed my round despite course being very wet in places Some difficult holes and a picturesque par
4 on back nine with the sea and rocks on the left. Rough I found punishing though it's not long. Pro shop very friendly and were happy to give me a deal on items bought. I will be back

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Stephen Kelly

Very windy, pretty slow however enjoyed the course and the views.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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