Trophies for the Irish Open, held in Royal County Down Golf Club in June 2015.

Playing or spectating, it’s always game on for competitive golf in Northern Ireland. 

Find out about the best professional and amateur competitions coming to our shores below.

2019 golf tournaments

International King's Cup Qualifiers

Venues: Castlerock Golf Club, Malone Golf Club
Dates: 27th March 2019, 4th April 2019

The International King's Cup is a three-day 54-hole amateur match play pairs tournament structured like the Ryder Cup, contested between Team Ireland and Team USA. Castlerock Golf Club will host the Ulster Regional Qualifier on 27th March 2019, whilst those who progress will play in the National Qualifier at Malone Golf Club on 4th April 2019 for a chance to represent Team Ireland in Orlanda, Florida.


Belfast Parkland International Golf Tournament

Venues: Belvoir Park, Malone, Shandon Park Golf Clubs
Dates: 29 - 31 May 2019

Belfast's Parkland group, Belvoir Park, MaloneRoyal Belfast and Shandon Park  join together for the 3rd year to offer this unique Belfast Parkland International Golf Tournament. This time competitors will play Belvoir Park, Malone and Shandon Park golf clubs in a 3 day tournament.


Causeway Coast Amateur Golf Tournament

Venues: Ballycastle, Castlerock, North West and Ballyliffin Golf Clubs
Dates: 3 - 7 June 2019

Experience golf like no other at the Causeway Coast Amateur Golf Tournament. Running successfully from the 1960’s it attracts up to 600 golfers annually from all over the world. Taking place from 3 - 7 June 2019 the golfer will take on four links classics in Ballycastle, Ballyliffin, Castlerock and North West Golf Clubs.


The 148th Open, Royal Portrush

Venue: Royal Portrush Golf Club, County Antrim
Dates: 14 - 21 July 2019 

The 148th Open, Royal Portrush will be played 14 - 21 July 2019, (voted number 7 in the World's 100 Greatest Golf Courses by Golf Digest in 2017) marking a historic return to Northern Ireland golf’s original and most international Championship after nearly 70 years. The Open was last staged at Royal Portrush in 1951, when Max Faulkner became Champion Golfer of the Year.

There has been unprecedented demand for tickets to The 148th Open, however, you can still secure your place at The 148th Open via by checking availability of Golf Packages or purchasing a ticket for the practice days.


Festival of Golf, Fermanagh Lakelands

Venues: Castle Hume Golf Course, Enniskillen Golf Course and The Faldo Course
Dates: 20 - 22 September 2019

Take advantage of your chance to play on one of the top golf resorts in Ireland through The Fermanagh Lakelands Festival of Golf. Taking place over three days, the competition features prizes from top brands including Footjoy, Titleist and Lough Erne Resort. Entry to all three events including the "Longest Drive Competition" on the final day using Trackman Monitoring Technology and main course dinner in The Loughside Bar & Grill costs just £99. To enter email


Northern Ireland really is a land made for golf.