Malone Golf Club

Quality Assured Golf
Malone Golf Club is one of Ireland's best parkland courses - it was founded in 1895 and has been part of the sporting and social landscape in Belfast since its inception. From its first location at Stranmillis to the current site at Ballydrain, the club has welcomed many golfers from all levels including those that simply want to enjoy the surroundings and bar facilities or, as it's called in Ulster, the 'craic'.

It is located 5 miles south of Belfast, in the lower Lagan Valley at Ballydrain. The course gently rolls through 330 acres of immaculately maintained parkland along the River Lagan and was designed by CK Cotton and Associates.

From the moment you drive up the tree lined entrance you know you are in a special place and what lies beyond the gates will definitely not disappoint.

The facilities include 27 holes of golf, three practice areas, a short game area, putting green and a lawn bowling green.

The main course comprises the Drumbridge and Ballydrain nines - named after the local area. Measuring almost 6,700 yards, Malone is a solid test of Golf. Accuracy from the tee is demanded due to the many mature trees that await a wayward tee shot.

After finding the fairway, golfers must negotiate the championship greens which, in conjunction with the grounds are maintained to the highest standards.

Malone rightly deserves its place alongside the elite courses in Northern Ireland and any golfing vacation to this area would not be complete without its inclusion.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.


9 holes 72; 18 holes 71.

Green fees:

18 holes: Weekdays £65 or £15 with a member. Weekends/public holidays £75 or £17 with a member.
9 holes: Weekdays £20 or £7 with a member. Weekends/public holidays £25 or £9 with a member.

Best days to play:

Monday, Wednesday am, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

Length in yards:

9 holes 3,160; 18 holes 6,689.

Par of course:

9 holes 72; 18 holes 70/71.

Course designer:

J Harris (C.K.Cotton Associates)

Golf Club:

Type of Course: Parkland

Course professional: Yes

Handicap/certificate requirements:

None required.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Lisburn Visitor Information

Location / Directions

5 miles south of Belfast city centre. Follow the Malone Road out of the city centre, the course is on the left hand side opposite the Lady Dixon Park.
  • Golf buggies
  • Pro shop
  • Trollies available
  • 9 holes
  • 18 holes
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Putting Green
  • Dress code
  • Tuition Available
  • Club Hire
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
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Contact Details

240 Upper Malone Road
County Antrim
BT17 9LB

Tel: (028) 9061 2758
Alt: (028) 9060 6754
Fax: (028) 9043 1394