View of the 5th fairway from Carnalea Golf Club
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4.1
140 Reviews (140)
5 Stars
69
4 Stars
51
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
86.4%
Recommend this course
123 out of 140 reviews
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4.5
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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4.6
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
95.7%
Recommend this course
22 out of 23 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Parkland
Par 69
Length 5725 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Carnalea Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1927

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Smart dress attire

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.1
140 Reviews (140)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Carnlea

Great condition for this time of year. Highly recommended.. credit to the green keepers etc.. greens and fairways where immaculate

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great considering the weather

Interesting and challenging. It was the only course in the area that was not closed due to weather conditions so we were very pleased to be able to play. The welcome was friendly and atmosphere very relaxed. We had a delayed start due to a queue at the first tee (wish I had taker the cheaper later tee time on Golf Now). Most of the course was dry. The greens were still fast enough. Overall a good experience and quality course with nice views.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent location

This course has some of the most scenic views over Belfast Lough, mixed with some well laid out holes. An enjoyable round of golf

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

Great experience at carnalea, good buzz about the place with a friendly greeting at the pro shop. I was out behind a women's four-ball so pace off play was slow but complemented by some beautiful views and the view off the sea was nice aswell. Well maintained golf course with variety and undulations aswell as excellent green conditions. Would highly recommend 👍🏿

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Breath taking

Don’t let the rates fool you, this course will take your breath away. 9th hole looks like something from Pebble! This is now my go to course in Northern Ireland.
It the front and back have two different layouts. Lots if blind shots which is common for these parts and the greens are firm, fast and pristine.

The staff is super friendly as are the members.

Must play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Lovely views front 9.

Lovely course front nine trickier than the back nine. The long dry spell has been broken by a big of rain which has helped the condition.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Lovely views front nine

Nice course playing short due to dry weather greens we're not cut and still struggled to keep short irons on the green on approach.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Carnalee

Excellent course in beautiful for condition! You'll struggle to get one better at that price in the country 👏

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Carnalea

First time playing the course, we had an early tee time so not busy , course is in great order front nine has some great views of Belfast lough , and some hills !! Back nine was the same without the views !! Would recommend it nice tight course, some super par 3s

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

Would recommend the course, not much of a practice area.
Course in lovely condition and that's all I am interested in.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Superb Condition

Course was in superb condition
The greens were well kept and very fast with every putt a true roll

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Carnalea solo

Good course although still using mats on fairways but course itself was in great condition. Friendly staff, good pace when I was there, great views and scenery.
All said and done, I will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0

Mats

I got a text the night before staiting that mats were to be used or drop on side. Most of the tee off were on mats I think this should be stated before bookings.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Poor

All tee shots were off mats and a small piece of Astro type turf had to be carried around for use on fairway shots.The greens were extremely heavily sanded with little or no chance of getting the pace or line.The bunkers looked as though they hadn’t been raked or tended in any way for several days if not weeks with clear signs of where heavy rain had literally washed the sand away leaving a bed of stones visible.Booked this as a hot deal through Golf Now and even at £17.99 very poor value and not wort the drive there.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great for winter

Course was in good condition considering the time of year. Playing off mats was different. Greens were sandy but playable and only 1 temp green. Enjoyable round and managed a hole in one on 13th.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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