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Scrabo Golf Club

233 Scrabo Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4SL
Golfers in play on the green with Scrabo Tower in background close by

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Scrabo, set in the shadow of its famous tower, has its own unique personality and is a favourite amongst Northern Ireland golfers.

The course offers magnificent views over Strangford Lough and the Mourne Mountains. Renowned for its narrow, gorse-bordered fairways, accurate driving is essential, no more so than at the 424m par 4 1st hole which Christy O'Connor Senior described as one of the best opening holes in Ireland.

Golf Club:
Type of course: Links/Parkland Course professional: Yes

Best days to play:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Restrictions Saturday and Sunday AM and on Wednesday.


Length in yards:

Par of course:

Handicap/certificate requirements:
None required

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Attraction Facilities

  • 18 holes
  • Golf buggies
  • Links course
  • Pro shop
  • Putting Green
  • Trollies available


  • Restaurant on site

Establishment Features

  • Tuition Available

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Guide Prices

Green fees:
Weekdays: £20 or £15 with a member.
Weekends: £30 or £20 with a member.
Fri Deal £15
Societies - Please visit the Green Fees section under "Visitors" menu on our website ( for full listing of 2019 Society Pacakges.

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Tel+44 (0) 28 9181 2355

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Opening Times

* Sunday – Saturday: dawn to dusk

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Directions from Town:
On Scrabo Road, off the main Belfast to Newtownards carriageway. Follow the signs to Scrabo Country Park.

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