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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
96.7%
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39 out of 40 reviews
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4.7
15 Reviews (15)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
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15 out of 15 reviews
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4.4
18 Reviews (18)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.1
94.4%
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17 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Parkland
Par 68
Length 5643 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Helen’s Bay Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1896

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.4
40 Reviews (40)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Great views

Nice wee course lovely views and very friendly staff and members … we’ll be back

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

Helens Bay

Greens were sanded a bit too much. No staff present at 0800 tee off time.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

No staff in sight besides grounds staff.

The grounds staff do an amazing job with this tight interesting beach side course.

Very enjoyable for all levels of golfer, beautiful scenery.

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

Happy

Nice course, well layed out for a 9 hole course not to tricky for a bigginer but still challanging for regular players. Need to be accuate enough but can get away with the odd wayward one ecxept for the 6th, if you slice it or fade it to much your out of bounds and on the beach that runs the full leanth of the hole on the right. Fairways and greens immaculate greens not to fast or slow just run at a good pace. Locals and members very friendly / helpfull, will def be back to play again and would recomend playing this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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 Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Perfect Day At Helens Bay

We had a great golf day at Helens Bay. We teed off at 8am -the sun was shining and the course was pristine and what followed was 4 hours of a really enjoyable game of golf!
Just more from a constructive point of view: The pro shop wasn't open during the time we were there and luckily enough we had golf balls etc but feel it should be open especially for early starters. The bar / restaurant also wasn't open throughout the time we were there and once again we would have liked to have had some lunch and a drink after our golf. Hopefully these 2 issues can be resolved as I feel it would greatly enhance the experience of any other visitors playing on the course.

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golfing with Scenic views

The course is situated by the sea, at 1st tee off you will have the view of the Lough. We played at 7:30am and the weather promised to be a good sunny day.
Easy course to play on, the quality of the course is well kept especially the greens.
Very friendly staff working there.
I will return time and time again because the pace of play is quick.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Everything was closed

We arrived for our round 30 minutes early, but everything was closed. We could not get into the building or find a member of staff. So had to just start our round without score cards.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fine 9 Hole Course

Well maintained 9 hole course on the shores of Belfast Lough, the course is short with no power five holes. As ground slopes down to the sea and therefore it's not as flat as some, but the hills are gentle. It is a very open course and whilst it's sparse trees can come into play, your ball rarely ends up in an unplayable position. Add some sunshine, this pleasant course with it's views over the Lough definitely has feel good factor. The outside perimeter holes are played in an anticlockwise loop, so make sure you control your slice, particularly at hole 6, as the out off bounds is a public beach.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course for beginners plenty of open fairways, very hard to lose a ball.

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