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4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
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4.6
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4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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4.6
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4.6
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Pace
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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

4.6
20 Reviews (20)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely course

Very good value when booked with golfnow app. Course was immaculate and local players very friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Helen's bay golf course

Absolutely fantastic course. Super greens and fairways s pleaser to hit and putt on. Tee boxs in excellent condition, and with only being s nine holes the tees were varied. Lovely views over the Lough and Helen's bay. No par 5s, club house vary dated and needs refurbished. Layout was good. Never got lost. Not a difficult course but with small fast greens you got to make sure your short game is on song. Very few on course amenities just a putting green, would need a driving net, etc. All in all an excellent experience and I will certainly be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Excellent course

Third of fourth time round this course, always enjoy it! Still a beginner and 9 times out of ten ul find your ball. Course has some great holes and greens protected by bunkers. Get you clubs and get booked in this course will do any players game a bit of good. Would consider joining only the course is only 9holes but dont let that put you off booking

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Lovely little course

Helen's Bay is a lovely little course, I thoroughly enjoyed playing it - it's not long by any means and nicely forgiving but if you want to get out for a quick 9 or 18 holes, I recommend it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful and friendly.

Fantastic little coastline course with great views and well manicured. Staff are helpful and friendly and very welcoming! A little gem and great value. A must play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

fantastic day the course was in great condition the surroundings and scenery were beautiful will be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Beautiful coastal setting

We played this course during a very hot spell, when there was a country wide hose pipe ban, and whilst the fairways in places were quite hard & brown in colour (not surprisingly), the greens were in fantastic condition. Having just taken golf up in the last few years, I thoroughly enjoyed playing Helen's Bay - fairways are reasonably wide (which suited me!!), and the views are brilliant.Hope to play the course again, soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lovely little course

Compact but well laid out course in great condition. No par 5s but don't let that put you off. Some brilliant tee shots. Very nice course and well worth a visit.

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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Helen's Bay

Played on a Sunday and the course was relatively quiet. Tight 9 hole course with great views over Belfast Lough.

The course itself was in great condition. Not too difficult off the tee but plenty of green side bunkers that make things interesting, I should know, I found most of them on my way round.

Definitely recommend playing here

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Stunning little course

Great 9 holes of golf. Course is in immaculate condition. Nice touch that the tee positions change completely on the back 9. Not massively long but long enough to be a good test. Well protected greens. If you've not played it before go and play it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

An unknown gem

Course in great condition,it's November ,and greens were excellent,staff were more than friendly and helpful ,,,,a hidden gem

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Helens bay

9 hole course looking on to belfast Locke..a wee pleasure to play and not to taxing on the legs ..holes 2 and 3 a five is good ...the other holes should b par to a half decent player ...signature hole is the 15th from the high tee box overlooking
Helensbay beach which is probably the best view on the course.. staff are friendly in the 19th and the Guinness is well worth waiting on when sorting the cards out at the end...pleasure and easy day out.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good for medium and high handicappers

A 9 hole course with 3 holes a bit of a stretch but otherwise relatively short and straightforward with a reasonable amount of hazards but hard to lose a ball. A couple of hills and a good view right at the sea makes it pleasant and it's well kept and reasonably priced .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great weekend course

This course is well kept ..greens are lovely but can catch you out depending on pin positions..the 1st 3 holes are demanding enough a 5 on the 2nd and 3rd is good and the tee shot from the 15th is beautiful with Helens bay beach down below which can also catch you out on windy days..overall the course is in great condition and a pleasure to walk round...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Herlens Bay :-)

Great day at Helens Bay with the staff being very friendly and helpful...First time any of our 4ball had played the course and we were all in agreement that we will certainly go back...fairways and greens were in excellent condition considering we played in the middle of January!
Looking forward to another round soon .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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