Royal Dublin


Course Status

Links is open for play today, Buggies are permitted and the range is open. Updated: 18th Apr 2024

The Royal Dublin Golf Club

Testing great golfers since 1885

Founded in 1885 by Mr. John Lumsden, The Royal Dublin Golf Club is steeped in golfing history and presents a stern golfing examination on a truly magnificent links course and is widely accepted as one of the greatest links courses in the world. The links was originally designed by H.S.Colt, the world famous golf architect from Sunningdale.


The Royal Dublin Golf Club has hosted many Irish championships, starting with the Irish Amateur Open back in 1894. The Royal Dublin Golf Club hosted The Carrolls Irish Open from 1983-1985 with Seve Ballesteros winning in 1983 and 1985 and Bernhard Langer winning in 1984. The Club has also regularly hosted the Irish Amateur Close and the Irish PGA.

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Club Bars & Restaurant

  • Flower of the Month Cuckooflower

    Thursday 9th May 2024


  • Flower of the Month - Marsh Helleborine

    Thursday 31st August 2023


  • From the Archives - Royal Dublin's Greatest Loss

    Wednesday 2nd August 2023


  • Royal Dublin Becomes Bee Conservation Area

    Sunday 23rd July 2023


Christy O’Connor

History and Tradition

“Wristy Christy”, “The Great Man”, or just “Himself”; however you refer to Christy O’Connor Senior here at the Royal Dublin Golf Club, you will see a smile break out at the mention of his name and hear a story told. The multiple-time Ryder Cup and World Cup player was our professional for an incredible 57 years.

History and Tradition

The Royal Dublin Golf Club

North Bull Island Nature Reserve , Dollymount, Dublin 3 , Ireland

Phone: +353 1 833 6346 | Fax: +353 1 833 6504


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