Monday 4th March Links open for play today. Buggies are permitted and the practice ground will remain closed Updated: 4th Mar 2024
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.
“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