Carnalea golf club Down

Carnalea golf course Down

Carnalea Golf Course

Carnalea Club Crest

Carnalea was the first municipal golf Course in Ireland and the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland drove the first ball. It was located at the home of the Royal Belfast Club from 1891 to 1926. On the 1st April, 1964, the club took over the management of the club. Golf has been played at Carnalea for over 100 years with the Club growing in popularity in North Down and beyond with every given year.
It is not just golf at Carnalea, we have always been proud of our full and varied social calendar.
Browse our site which give details on every aspect of Carnalea, View the gallery which provides pictures of our splendid 18 hole Par 69 course, the stunning panoramic sea views from our Ailsa Craig Suite or simply come and visit us at Carnalea Golf Club.
A warm welcome awaits you.

Green Fees Midweek: £18
Green Fees Weekends & B. H.: £22.50
Green Fees with a Member: £13.50/16
Green Fees for Opens: £10
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: No
Buggy Hire: No
Soft Spikes: No
Full Membership Available: Yes
Full Membership Fee: £580
Entrance Fee: Yes
Course Type Links
No Holes 18
Members 833
Designer Nature
Founded 1927
Address

Station Road
Bangor
County Down
BT19 1EZ

Telephone 028-91-270368
Email frances@carnaleagolfclub.com
Website Carnalea golf club website
Office Manager: Frances Kennedy
Captain:

Bernie Duffy

Lady Captain: Michelle Holland
President: W. Steveson & Jenny Cummins
Vice-Captains': A. Coyle & Isobel Colhoun
Hon. Secretary: Roy Gabbey & Liz Burnside
Club Pro: Thomas Loughran 91-270122
Comp. Secretary: Reg Matchett & Hilda Andrews
Comp. Secretary: Roy Gabbey & Isobel Colhoun
Carnalea Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:54.664646
Long:-5.695467
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 11.30am to 11.30pm
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities Days to Avoid: Sundays & Bank Holidays
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other days Pre-booking for open Tournaments:14 Days in advance

Carnalea Golf Club Fixtures 2017 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2017 (Confirmed)        
Event Start Finish Type Duration
Captains' Drive-In Friday 17 March    Closed 1
Captain’s Prize Saturday 3 June    Closed 1
Lady Captain’s Prize Friday 21 July    Closed 1
President’s Prize Saturday 5 August   Closed 1
Lady President’s Prize Saturday 5 August   Closed 1
Ulster Adult and Girls' Foursomes Thursday 13 April   ILGU 1
Seniors Singles Stableford 50+ Wednesday 26 April   Open 1
Pierce Purcell Shield (Q) Sunday 14 May   GUI 1
Seniors Singles Stableford 50+ Wednesday 24 May   Open 1
Seniors Singles Stableford 50+ Wednesday 28 June   Open 1
Seniors Singles Stableford 50+ Wednesday 26 July   Open 1
3-Lady Team Event Tuesday 30 August
  Open 1
Start of Open Week Tuesday 5 September Sunday 10 September Open 6
Ladies Singles Stableford Tuesday 5 September   Open 1
Seniors Singles Stableford 50+ Wednesday 6 September   Open 1
Fourball Betterball Thursday 7 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 8 September   Open 1
Singles Stableford Saturday 9 September   Open 1
Mixed Foursomes Sunday 10 September   Open 1
Seniors Singles Stableford 50+ Wednesday 27 September   Open 1
Seniors Singles Stableford 50+ Wednesday 18 October   Open 1

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 69 SSS 68 5,725 yd's
Red Par 70 SSS 71 5,192 yd's
Green Par 69 SSS 67 5,411 yd's

Card

Name Hole No. White Green Par Index Red Par Index
Railway 1 265 245 4 11 255 4 17
Balckthorn 2 356 336 4 5 333 4 5
Bryansglen 3 200 190 3 13 183 3 15
Clubhouse 4 517 501 5 7 489 5 1
Copelands 5 406 286 4 1 382 4 3
Smelt Mill Bay 6 344 334 4 17 313 4 11
St John's Point 7 293 283 4 15 241 4 7
Swinley Point 8 426 403 4 3 399 5 9
Plateau 9 151 131 3 9 127 3 13
  Out 2,958 2,809 35   2,722 36  
Kers Wood 10 296 292 4 12 280 4 4
Carsons 11 167 147 3 8 143 3 12
The Well 12 328 318 4 6 297 4 8
Rowleys 13 176 148 3 18 163 3 18
Summit 14 305 266 4 2 260 4 10
Hawthorne 15 182 180 3 16 161 3 16
Springhill 16 513 503 5 4 467 5 2
Plantation 17 366 324 4 14 311 4 14
Pat's Way Home 18 434 424 4 10 388 4 6
  In 2,767 2,602 34   2,470 34  
  Total 5,725 5,411 69   5,192 70  
  SSS 68 67     71    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record Am: 63 A. Robinson 1991

Ladies Course Record:

Members Achievements

Our congratulations, to Carnalea Golf Club on winning, the Ulster AIB-GUI-ILGU award in the Clubhouse-Course Presentation Category in 2003.

History of Carnalea

Founded 1927 affiliated 1927

Carnalea was the first municipal golf Course in Ireland and the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland drove the first ball. It was located at the home of the Royal Belfast Club from 1891 to 1926. On the 1st April, 1964, the club took over the management of the Course.

Roll of Honour

Member Year   Hon. Position
T. Meredith 1989 Men's Captain
Mrs V. Mulholland 1989 Ladies Captain
J. Kennedy 1989 President
R. R. Conroy 1990 Men's Captain
Mrs E. Moore 1990 Ladies Captain
R. H. Whitley 1990 President
S. McKeown 1991 Men's Captain
Mrs H. Bingham 1991 Ladies Captain
E. Bell 1992 Men's Captain
Mrs A. Dunn 1992 Ladies Captain
R. H. Whitley 1992 President
R. Gabbey 1993 Men's Captain
Mrs R. Watson 1993 Ladies Captain
G. A. Smythe 1993 President
W. S. McVeigh 1994 Men's Captain
Mrs H. Henry 1994 Ladies Captain
W. Stevenson 1995 Men's Captain
Mrs. A. Graham 1995 Ladies Captain
G. A. Smythe 1995 President
H. Cree 1996 Men's Captain
Mrs L. Bell 1996 Ladies Captain
J. C. Emerson 1996 President
G. Wade 1997 Men's Captain
Mrs B. Bell 1997 Ladies Captain
J. C. Emerson 1997 President
C.R. Bennett 1998 Men's Captain
Mrs R. Allen 1998 Ladies Captain
J. C. Emerson 1998 President
Edward Graham 1999 Men's Captain
Mrs. Jennifer Weir 1999 Ladies Captain
J. H. Crozier 1999 President
C. Cummins 2000 Men's Captain
Mrs Kate Stevenson 2000 Ladies Captain
J. H Crozier 2000 President
Paul Allen 2001 Men's Captain
Mrs. Karen McMillen 2001 Ladies Captain
A. Dunn 2001 President
Marshall mCkee 2002 Men's Captain
Mrs. Jenny Cummins 2002 Ladies Captain
A. Dunn 2002 President
Danny Loughran 2003 Men's Captain
Mrs. Jenny Cummins 2003 Ladies Captain
Len Jackson 2003 President
  2004 Men's Captain
  2004 Ladies Captain
Len Jackson 2004 President
  2005 Men's Captain
  2005 Ladies Captain
Len Jackson 2005 President
  2006 Men's Captain
  2006 Ladies Captain
Len Jackson 2006 President
Donna Rankin 2007 Ladies Captain
Jackie McCauley 2007 Men's Captain
Len Jackson 2007 President
Elizabeth Ogle 2008 Ladies Captain
Raymond Burton 2008 Men's Captain
Thomas Meredith 2008 President
Shelia Glover 2009 Ladies Captain
Alexis Graham 2009 Ladies President
Colin Crozier  2009 Men's Captain
John Cathcart 2009 President
Marie Murnin 2010 Ladies Captain
Lillian Bell 2010 Ladies President
Stephen Graham 2010 Men's Captain
John Cathcart 2010 President
Ann McGregor 2011 Ladies Captain
Patsy Allen 2011 Ladies President
Jim Moffett 2011 Men's Captain
Sean McKeown 2011 President
Gillian Dixon 2012 Ladies Captain
Patsy Allen 2012 Ladies President
Jonathan Adair 2012 Men's Captain
Sean McKeown 2012 President
Margaret Clarke 2013 Ladies Captain
Patsy Allen
2013 Ladies President
Jim Murphy 2013 Men's Captain
Bobby Conroy
2013 President
Margaret Bailie 2014 Ladies Captain
Beverley Bell 2014 President
Chris Tanham 2014 Men's Captain
Bobby Conroy 2014 President
Val Owens 2015 Ladies Captain
Kate Stephenson 2015 President
William Martin 2015 Men's Captain
Gladys Bond 2016 Ladies Captain
Jenny Cummins 2016 Lady Presideny
W. Steveson 2016 President
R. Beattie 2016 Men's Captain
Michelle Holland 2017 Ladies Captain
  2017 Lady Presideny
  2017 President
B. Duffy 2017 Men's Captain
  2017 Lowest Men's Handicap
  2017 Lowest Men's Handicap

Holes in One at Carnalea

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance


6th   221 yd's

If you have had a Hole-in-One on your course and would like it recorded here please contact me on go.golfing@yahoo.ie

Giving your name, the date,the hole, the club used and the distance