Coming to Belfast for The Open on 14-21 July 2019? Find top places to stay, eat and drink as well as practical information on getting to the tournament in Portrush.

Or hit the fairways for yourself with golf courses in Belfast and Northern Ireland featuring parkland and links, driving ranges, club hire and golf lessons with PGA pros.

The Open 2019

The Open makes a historic return to Northern Ireland from 14-21 July 2019. Golf’s oldest and most international Championship returns after 68 years with the world's greatest players competing for the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush.

Golf Clubs

  • Castlereagh Hills Golf Course
    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course

    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course

    gps_fixed 6.14KM

    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course overlooks idyllic views of Strangford Lough and County Down.

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  • Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf and Country Club
    Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf and Country Club

    Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf and Country Club

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    The Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf and Country Club, located in the private Castle Upton Estate, features golf and leisure facilities.

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  • Belvoir Park Golf Club
    Belvoir Park Golf Club

    Belvoir Park Golf Club

    gps_fixed 4.05KM

    Situated just two miles from Belfast city centre, this Harry Colt course is one of Ireland's best kept golfing secrets.

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  • Balmoral Golf Club
    Balmoral Golf Club

    Balmoral Golf Club

    gps_fixed 4.23KM

    Located just 2 miles south of Belfast city centre, Balmoral Golf Club is an 18 hole tree-lined parkland course.

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  • Royal Portrush Golf Club
    Royal Portrush Golf Club

    Royal Portrush Golf Club

    gps_fixed 80.75KM

    Royal Portrush Golf Club is home to one of the best and most challenging links golf courses in the world.

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  • Royal Belfast Golf Club
    Royal Belfast Golf Club

    Royal Belfast Golf Club

    gps_fixed 11.12KM

    Founded in 1881, Royal Belfast lays claim to the title of the oldest golf course in Ireland. The present course dates back to 1925.

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  • Malone Golf Club
    Malone Golf Club

    Malone Golf Club

    gps_fixed 6.98KM

    Malone Golf Club is one of the best Parkland Courses in Northern Ireland, less than five miles from the centre of Belfast.

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Getting to The Open

The Open is taking place in Royal Portrush, just an hour and a half from Belfast. There are regular public transport links running to and from the competition, as well as special bus and rail services.

Food & Drink

Return to Belfast in the evening and tuck into our irresistible food and drink scene.

Lunch at Muddlers Club

Foodie Guide to Belfast

With restaurants, bars, food markets and artisan producers tucked away in every corner of the city, Belfast is nothing short of a foodie haven.

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Crown Liquor Saloon

Traditional Pubs in Belfast

Find the best traditional pubs with warm, lively atmospheres in Belfast complete with snugs, traditional music sessions and the perfect pint of Guinness.

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Holohan's Pantry

Irish Cuisine in Belfast

Ever eaten a boxty? Or sipped on an Irish coffee after a tasty, traditional meal? Find out where to discover authentic Irish cuisine in Belfast this St Patrick’s Day.

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Book a City Break in Belfast

From luxurious five-star hotels to budget-friendly options, find your ideal accommodation in Belfast.

Plan Your Visit

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Travelling to Belfast

Getting to Belfast couldn't be easier. Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland.

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Getting Around

Belfast is compact so getting around the city is easy on foot, by bike or by taxi. However, if you want to wander a little further afield then we've got a network of transport options which will get you to your desired destination.

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Rhino Car Hire
Rhino Car Hire

Car Parking

Secure car parking is available across Belfast. Have a look at our guide to car parking in the city below, or leave the car at home and take advantage of Translink's public transport options.

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