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3.9
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.3
84.1%
Recommend this course
49 out of 54 reviews
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3.0
2 Reviews (2)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.5
Value
2.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
3.5
50.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 2 reviews
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3.5
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.3
Value
3.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 7105 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Galgorm Castle Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1618
Golf Season Year round
Architect Simon Gidman (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - £25
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Not permitted: denim jeans, tee-shirts (collarless and/or sleeveless) shorts, (tailored shorts may be worn).

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Fishing

Reviews

3.9
54 Reviews (54)
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Reviews 30
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/03/2020

We are glad you enjoyed the course and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/03/2020

We are glad you enjoyed the course and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Poor greens and pace of play

Have to say I was really looking forward to playing this course having heard so many good reports and with it having the prestige of holding the NI Open but was really disappointed.
Teeing off behind a two ball, then we were pushed and pushed by a two ball behind us whom definitely had not adhered to the 10 minute rule of play. We had to let them through against GUI guidelines for covid otherwise our game would severely have been hampered. The greens were horrendous , completely sanded which I found abnormal for a summer season. We then had another two ball pushing us and felt that the pace of play was very,very rushed. Definitely did not enjoy my experience today and if not for the discounted Golf Now green fee, I would have been completely annoyed paying full rate at £70 plus a round. The condition of the greens were not to a good standard I am afraid and being pushed by people behind was not enjoyable .

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/03/2020

Thank you for review and we are sorry your experience of Galgorm Castle was not what we hoped it would have been.

We are sorry to hear you were rushed on the golf course. It was a good decision to let the group behind through and not against GUI guidelines, but if you visit again in the future, which we hope you will then please report any poor etiquette or behaviour to the Pro Shop and it will be dealt with appropriately.

Regular light topdressing in summer is normal practice to maintain greens to a high standard. While we value your feedback and are disappointed that your experience was not what we hope for all guests, we must also share that we had a full timesheet yesterday (2nd July) and did not receive any negative feedback on the putting surfaces.

We do hope this does not deter you from visiting again in the future and hopefully you'll be able to enjoy a true 'Galgorm' experience.

Please feel free to contact us directly via golf@galgormcastle.com should you wish to discuss your experience in more detail.

We hope you have an enjoyable summer of golf.

Kind regards
The Galgorm Castle Team

Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Championship quality but enjoyable play

Played this course for the first time yesterday with the Department of finance golf society (civil service). Everyone loved the course it was a great day! The layout of the course was superb and the greens were excellent - for a championship course off the green tees there was a good mix of hole lengths as well it wasn’t all just ridiculously long par 4’s but a good mix of different tests with challenging rough/bunkers/water to contend with along the way even on the more reachable holes. Loved opportunity for a hot dog/beer/soft drink at the quirky bar after the 9th hole. The food at the restaurant after was also top quality. Will be keen to revisit this course ASAP.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Enjoyed playing Galgorm Castle. A challenging course but is rewarding if you hit to the right places. Course is always kept in good condition, greens had a bit of maintenance work carried out, as the course prepares to host the NI Open next month. Defintetly worth playing here, freindly and helpful staff, and excellent value for money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Didn't live up to its expectations

First time I have ever played this course and thought i was in for a treat. The course is beautiful but it's certainly not worth £66 per person. Maybe I set my expectations too high after playing the Royal Belfast for half the price the day before. The facilities surrounding the course are excellent just a shame it's over priced for what it actually is.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
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 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Great winter condition

Fantastic greens for this time of year (Feb). Really enjoyable round of golf. Good shower/changing facilities and the clubhouse restaurant/bar has been recently refurbished. Sunday dinner was top notch.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lovely course, greens in first class condition! Hope to play again soon!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course with plenty of challenges for all handicappers

Great course was in great condition pitty my game wasn't on the day only 1 bad point had to start on back 9 1st was looking forward playing at the front 9 1st will definitely play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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