The Open

Dunluce Links – Championship tees

Hole Name Yards Par Hole Name Yards Par
1 Hughie’s 421 4 10 Himalayas 447 4
2 Giant’s Grave 574 5 11 P.G. Stevenson’s 474 4
3 Islay 177 3 12 Dhu Varren 532 5
4 Fred Daly‘s 482 4 13 Feather Bed 194 3
5 White Rocks 374 4 14 Causeway 473 4
6 Harry Colt‘s 194 3 15 Skerries 426 4
7 Curran Point 592 5 16 Calamity Corner 236 3
8 Dunluce 434 4 17 Purgatory 408 4
9 Tavern 432 4 18 Babington’s 474 4
Out 3,680 36 In 3,664 35
Source:[2] Total 7,344 71

 

Here’s a look at every hole at Royal Portrush:

No. 1, par-4 421 yards:

Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

No. 2, par-5 574 yards:

General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David Cannon/R&AA view from the fairway at Royal Portrush’s second hole.
Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
(Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)An aerial layout of Royal Portrush’s par-5 second hole.

No. 3, par-3 177 yards:

General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
(Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)The third green, with the 15th hole ‘Skerries’ behind in the distance.

No. 4, par-4 482 yards:

Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)An aerial view from behind the fourth green.
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(Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)The approach to the fourth green.

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No. 5, par-4 374 yards:

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(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)The tee at the beautiful par-4 fifth.
General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)The approach at No. 5.
Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)An aerial behind the fifth green, looking down the sixth fairway.

No. 6, par-3 194 yards:

Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David CannonLooking from behind the green at the par-3 sixth hole.
General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David Cannon/R&AAn up-close look at the sixth green, one of many impressive H.S. Colt greensites.

No. 7, par-5 592 yards:

Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)Stretching along seaside real estate, the new par-5 seventh—built using land from the Valley course’s fifth and sixth holes—is a stunner.
General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
(Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)Looking up the fairway to the green at No. 7.

No. 8, par-4 434 yards:

Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David CannonThe new par-4 eighth hole—also rebuilt by the Mackenzie and Ebert team—runs parallel to the coastline.
General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David CannonA closer look at the approach into the eighth hole.

No. 9, par-4 432 yards:

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David Cannon/R&AThe ninth green, captured with a rainbow in the background.

Inward nine:

No. 10: par-4 447 yards:

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David Cannon/R&AThe undulating green complex at the 10th hole.

No. 11, par-4 474 yards:

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David Cannon/R&AThe sun rises at the par-4 11th hole on the Dunluce Links.

No. 12, par-5 532 yards:

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David Cannon/R&AA view from the tee at the par-5 12th hole.
General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David Cannon/R&AA view of the approach, and the menacing bunkers guarding the way, at the 12th hole.

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No. 13, par-3 194 yards:

General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David Cannon/R&AThe tee shot at the 13th.

No. 14, par-4 473 yards:

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David Cannon/R&AA close-up look at the 14th green.

No. 15, par-4 426 yards:

General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David CannonA view from the tee at the 15th hole.
Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David CannonAn aerial view of No. 15.
General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David Cannon/R&AThe 15th green.

No. 16, par-3 236 yards:

Aerial Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David CannonAn aerial behind the famous 16th green at Royal Portrush.
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David Cannon/R&AA view from the par-3 16th hole.
General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David CannonThe undulating green at the 236-yard par 3.

No. 17, par-4 408 yards:

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David Cannon/R&AThe approach to the par-4 17th hole.

No. 18, par-4 474 yards:

General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club
David CannonRoyal Portrush’s home hole.
General Views of Royal Portrush Golf Club


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