Ballyclare golf club Antrim

Ballyclare golf course Antrim

Ballyclare Golf Course

Ballyclare Club Crest

Founded in 1923 Ballyclare Golf Club is a mature 18-hole parkland locatedone-and-a-half miles north of the town. It features mature tree lined fairwaysand the river that traverses the course and lakes come into play on five of theholes.

Ballyclare Golf Club has an illustrious tradition in producing top Amateursuch as Gareth Maybin and Johnny Foster featuring in the top echelon of IrishGolfers at present. The Club won the Irish Mixed Foursomes at Bangor in 1998 and are always a force in the Barton Shield and Irish Senior Cup.

The clubhouse offers the visitor everything he or she could desire and awarm hand of Ulster is extended to Societies and Green Fees.

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Green Fees Midweek: £30
Green Fees Weekends & B.H. £40
Green Fees with a Member: £18/24
Green Fees for Opens:  £10/15
Practice Area:  Yes
Club Hire: No
Buggy Hire: Yes
Soft Spikes: No
Open For Membership: Ye
Flexible Membership: £350
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 18
Members 674
Designer Tom McAuley
Founded 1923
Address

25 Springvale Road,
Ballyclare,
Co. Antrim
BT39 9JW

Telephone 028-93-322696
Email info@ballyclaregolfclub.com
Website Ballyclare golf club website
Golf/Manager Meg Mallon
Captain: Bob Turner
Lady Captain: Heather McConnell
Presidents:  Terry Dunlop & Jenny Brady
Vice-Captains': Neale McClintock & Laura Boyd  
Hon. Secretary: Gary Richardson & Valerie Bryans
Club Pro: Meg Mallon 028-93-324541
Hon. Treasurer: Alan Lilley & Sherley Fleming
Comp. Secretary: Gary Rutherford & Clare Rawson
Ballyclare Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:55.118832
Long:-6.080589
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: am to pm
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities Days to Avoid: Saturdays' am
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other times Pre-booking for open Tournaments:28 Days in advance

Ballyclare Golf Club Fixtures 2017 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2017 (Confirmed)

       
Event Start Finish Type Duration
Captain's Prize Friday 16 June Saturday 17 June
Closed 2
Captain's Prize Saturday 17 June   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Saturday 5 August   Closed 1
Professional's Prize Saturday 12 August   Closed 1
President's Prize Tuesday 25 August   Closed 1
Lady President's Prize Thursday 7 September   Closed 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 17 March   Open 1
Singles Stableford Wednesday 29 March   Open 1
Singles Stableford Wednesday 5 April   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 7 April   Open 1
Singles Stableford Wednesday 12 April   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 14 Apri   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Monday 17 April   Open 1
Singles Stableford Wednesday 19 April   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 21 April   Open 1
L.& G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 26 April   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Monday 1 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 3 May
  Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 5 May   Open 1
Ladies 3-Person Team Event Monday 8 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 10 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 17 May   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 19 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 24 May   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 26 May   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Monday 29 May   Open
1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 31 May
  Open 1
Start of Open Week Monday 5 June Sunday 11 June Open 6
L. & G. Singles Stableford Monday 5 June   Open 1
Greensomes Stableford Tuesday 6 June   Open 1
Seniors Singles Stableford Wednesday 7 June   Open 1
Fourball Betterball Thursday 8 June   Open 1
Seniors Singles Stableford Friday 9 June   Open 1
Singles Strokes Saturday 10 June   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Sunday 11 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 14 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 21 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 28 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 5 July   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 7 July   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Wednesday 12 July   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 14 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 19 July
Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 21 July   Open 1
Ladies 3-Person Team Event
Monday 24 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 26 July   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 28 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 2 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 9 August   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 11 August   Open 1
Ladies Fourball Betterball
Monday 14 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 16 August   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Friday 18 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 23 August   Open 1
Mixed Greensomes Stableford Monday 28 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 30 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 6 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 13 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 20 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 27 September   Open 1

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 71 SSS 71 6,373 yd's
Red Par 72 SSS 72 5,348 yd's
Green Par 71 SSS 69 6,076 yd's

Card

Hole Name Hole No. White Green Par Index Red Par Index
Springville 1 320 308 4 11 313 4 11
Big Colin 2 504 494 5 7 431 5 7
Orpinsmills 3 431 399 4 1 353 4 3
Breckenhill 4 364 343 4 15 300 4 13
Dunamoy 5 378 362 4 5 365 4 1
Shamrock 6 157 148 3 13 103 3 15
Islekelly 7 374 358 4 3 299 4 5
Peakock 8 360 349 4 17 254 4 17
Cairn 9 191 166 3 9 153 3 9
  Out 3,079 2,927 35   2,571 35  
Castlehill 9 364 347 4 12 286 4 12
Damcausey 11 175 158 3 6 116 3 8
Gotnamona 12 509 471 5 14 410 5 2
Burning Bush 13 437 429 4 8 431 5 16
Lang Rigs 14 404 394 4 2 302 4 6
Over the Hedge 15 132 115 3 18 108 3 18
Ballyboley 16 418 406 4 4 404 5 14
Drumadarragh 17 483 470 5 16 355 4 4
Rashee 18 372 359 4 10 365 4 10
  In 3,294 3,149 36   2,777 37  
  Total 6,373 6,076 71   5,348 72  
  SSS 71 69     72    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record 66 PaulThompson (4) 20/06/1998

Ladies Course Record

Members Achievements

Ballyclare Golf Club exacted swift revenge on Sutton Golf Club whohad beaten them in the Barton Shield the previous day, when they beat them inthe All-Ireland Semi-Final of the Irish Senior Cup at Shannon Golf Club on 17th September 2004 by 3½ matches to 1½ matches.

They won the All-Ireland Irish Senior Cup at Shannon G. C. in 2004,when the team was, Johnny Foster, Bobby Forsythe, Simon McConnell, Colin Steeleand Steven Rea.

Gareth Maybin who won the North of Ireland Championship, received his firstfull cap for Ireland in the Home Internationals at Royal St. David's Golf Clubin Harlech, Wales, from September 11th-13th 2002. Gareth was named as one offour Irish players on the Walker Cup squad for 2003, in September of 2002.Gareth was selected on the Ulster team for the Interprovincial Matches playedat Portmarnock Golf Club from 11thto 13th August 2004. Gareth wasselected to play in the Home Internationals at Prestwick Golf Club from 8th to10th September 2004.

Gareth Maybin was selected on the Irish team that played Wales at Ashburnhamon the 27th April 2001. He went on to win the Thubshaw Cup by 3-shots over theAshburnham and Tenby Golf Clubs.

Johnny Foster was selected on the six-man team that played in Governor HughCarey Cup at Portmarnock Golf Club from 8th-9thof 8th-9thandthe Lytham Trophy from 6th-7th May 2001.

John Foster was selected on the Irish squad for the Eisenhower Trophy playedin Kuala Lumpur on the 24th to the 27th October 2002. Johnny, was selected onthe Ulster team for the Interprovincial Matches played at Portmarnock Golf Clubfrom 11thto 13th August 2004.

Ballyclare Golf Club, won the Ulster Final of the Irish Junior Cup in 2001.

Prior to 2001:

Ballyclare were beaten in the final of the Ulster Section of The IrishSenior Cup by Shandon Park, at the 19th, in 1999

Ballyclare won the All-Ireland Mixed Foursomes Championship at BangorG. C. in 1998, when the team was, Philip Armstrong, Alan Mairs, CherylDonaldson, Joan McNeill, Sylvia Armstrong, Colin Lyttle, Stephen Rea, DavidBritton, Peter McConnell, Grace Smyth, Hazel McCrea, Margaret Graydon and SusanMairs, they were captained by Drew McIlwaine.

Ballyclare Golf Club won the Ulster Final of the Jimmy Bruen Shield in 1994

Ballyclare Golf Club won the Ulster Final of the Pierce Purcell Shield in1997 and 1989

Members who played representative golf for Country or Province;

Johnny Foster represented Ireland as a Senior International from 1998 to2003 playing 19-times won 10-matches halved four and lost 5-matches accumulating 24-points. He represented Ireland at international Youths level in 1997 playing 4-matches, won 2-matches and lost 2-matches accumulating 4-points. He represented Ulster in the Senior Interprovincial’s from 1997 to 2002 playing 34-times won 15-matches halved eight and lost 11-matches accumulating 38-points. He represented Ulster as a Youth in the Interprovincial Championships in 1997 playing 6-times won 6-matches and lost 0-matches accumulating 12-points. He represented Ulster at the Boys Interprovincial Championships in 1993 playing 5-times won 2-matches halved one and lost 2-matches accumulating 5-points;

Garath Maybin represented Ireland as a Senior International from 2002 to2004 playing 18-times won 4-matches halved two and lost 12-matches accumulating 10-points. He represented Ireland at international Youths level in 2001 playing 2-matches, won 1-match and halved one match accumulating 3-points. He  represented Ireland as a Senior International in from 2002 to 2004 playing 12-times, won 2-match halved two and lost 8-matches accumulating 6-points. He represented Ulster in the Senior Interprovincial’s from 2001 to 2004 playing 21-times won 12-matches halved five and lost 6-matches accumulating 29-points. He represented Ulster as a Youth in the Interprovincial Championships in 1999 playing 6-times won 2-matches halved three and lost 1-match accumulating 7-points. He represented Ulster at the Boys Interprovincial Championships in 1997 playing 6-times won 2-matches halved one and lost 3-matches accumulating 5-points;

Jonathan Heaslip represented Ulster at the Boys Interprovincial Championships in 2001 playing 4-times won 1-match and lost 3-matches accumulating 2-points; 

History of Ballyclare

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
C. McBride 1989 Ladies Captain
J. T. Patton 1989 Men's Captain
H. Murphy 1989 President
C. M. Lapsley 1990 Ladies Captain
J. Allison 1990 Ladies President
N. D. W. Moore 1990 Men's Captain
J. Lindsay 1990 President
C. Foster 1991 Ladies Captain
J. Allison 1991 Ladies President
L. Harte 1991 Men's Captain
J. Lindsay 1991 President
R. S. Kirkpatrick 1992 Ladies Captain
J. Allison 1992 Ladies President
W. M. Shaw 1992 Men's Captain
J. Lindsay 1992 President
A. P. Elliott 1993 Ladies Captain
M. McGregor O.B.E 1993 Ladies President
D. Dodds 1993 Men's Captain
H. Jamison 1993 President
R. E. Patton 1994 Ladies Captain
M. McGregor O.B.E. 1994 Ladies President
J. Hanna 1994 Men's Captain
H. Jamison 1994 President
H. J. Connor 1995 Ladies Captain
J. McGregor O.B.E. 1995 Ladies President
K. Fleming 1995 Men's Captain
H. Jamison 1995 President
M. Beresford 1996 Ladies Captain
P. Jennings 1996 Ladies President
N. McCrea 1996 Men's Captain
R. Dornan 1996 President
K. Kane 1997 Ladies Captain
P. Jennings 1997 Ladies President
R. Park 1997 Men's Captain
R. Dornan 1997 President
E. McConnell 1998 Ladies Captain
P. Jennings 1998 Ladies President
W. Steele 1998 Men's Captain
R. Dornan 1998 President
E. Park 1999 Ladies Captain
J. Jamison 1999 Ladies President
R. Bell 1999 Men's Captain
R. Dornan 1999 President
A. McCorriston 2000 Ladies Captain
J. Jamison 2000 Ladies President
A. Latimer 2000 Men's Captain
R. Dornan 2000 President
S. Armstrong 2001 Ladies Captain
J. Jamison 2001 Ladies President
Max McConnell 2001 Men's Captain
R. Dornan 2001 President
H. McCrea 2002 Ladies Captain
Milly Crawford 2002 Ladies President
Alistair Moore 2002 Men's Captain
John Ross 2002 President
Grace Smith 2003 Ladies Captain
Milly Crawford 2002 Ladies President
S. Maxwell 2003 Men's Captain
John Ross 2003 President
L. Weir 2004 Ladies Captain
Betty Henry 2004 Ladies President
Sam Maxwell 2004 Men's Captain
John Ross 2004 President
Kate Robinson 2005 Ladies Captain
Betty Henry 2005 Ladies President
Lester Beckett 2005 Men's Captain
Norman Speers 2005 President
Rosemary Wallace 2006 Ladies Captain
Betty Henry 2006 Ladies President
Larry Heaney 2006 Men's Captain
Norman Speers 2006 President
Rosemary Wallace 2007 Ladies Captain
Marjorie McAllinden 2007 Ladies President
Bob Thompson 2007 Men's Captain
Maurice McCollam 2007 President
Cheryl Donaldson 2008 Ladies Captain
Betty Seymor 2008 Ladies President
Jim Crooks 2008 Men's Captain
Maurice McCollam 2008 President
Margaret Graydon 2009 Ladies Captain
Betty Seymor 2009 Ladies President
John McAlllister 2009 Men's Captain
Maurice McCollam 2009 President
Joy Parkinson 2010 Ladies Captain
Pat Elliott 2010 Ladies President
Jim Buchanan 2010 Men's Captain
John Luke 2010 President
Janice Clarke 2011 Ladies Captain
Pat Elliott 2011 Ladies President
David Purdy 2011 Men's Captain
John Luke 2011 President
Carolyn McWhirter 2012 Ladies Captain
Pat Elliott 2012 Ladies President
John Blayney 2012 Men's Captain
John Luke 2012 President
Carolyn McWhirter 2013 Ladies Captain
Carol Foster
2013 Ladies President
George Hall 2013 Men's Captain
John McAllister
2013 President
Dorothy Stewart 2014 Ladies Captain
Marjorie Beresford 2014 Ladies President
David Addley 2014 Men's Captain
John McAllister 2014 President
Christine Bartley 2015 Ladies Captain
Marjorie Beresford 2015 Ladies President
David Robinson 2015 Men's Captain
John McAllister 2015 President
Anne Anderson
2016 Ladies Captain
Jenny Brady
2016 Ladies President
Maurice Parkinson
2016 Men's Captain
Terry Dunlop
2016 President
Heather McConnell 2017 Ladies Captain
Jenny Brady
2017 Ladies President
Bob Turner 2017 Men's Captain
Terry Dunlop
2017 President
Megan Thompson 2017 Lowest Lady Handicap
Hannagh Henderson 2017 Lowest Lady Handicap
Judithe Allen 2017 Lowest Lady Handicap
Johnny Foster 2017 Lowest Men's Handicap
J. Drummond 2016 Lowest Men's Handicap
Simon McConnell 2016 Lowest Men's Handicap

Holes in One at Ballyclare

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Clifford Gilmore 22 June 2000 15th   128 yd's
Isabel Kidd 17 July 2000 15th   101 yd's
Jill Mairs 10 May 2001 15th   101 yd's
George Magee 2 June 2001 15th   128 yd's
Roy Dornan 29 July 2001 9th   165 yd's
Richard McKeown 17 August 2002 9th   163 yd's
Kyle Gillanders 18 August 2002 11th   175 yd's
James French 4 January 2003 15th   115 yd's
Richard Robinson 26 June 2003 9th   166 yd's
Robina Kirkpatrick 4 September 2003 6th   103 yd's
Maureen Glover 9 November 2003 6th 7-iron
103 yd's
Leslie White 28 June 2003 11th   175 yd's
Brian Beggs 9 June 2004 6th   148 yd's
William McMullen 9 June 2004 15th   112 yd's
Robina Kirkpatrick 16 July 2004 15th   90 yd's
Dorothy Greer 9 September 2004 15th   96 yd's
Robert Downey 12 September 2004 6th   157 yd's
Allister Moore 19 June 2005 9th   166 yd's
George Armstrog 17 July 2005 9th   166 yd's
Stafford Stevenson 10 August 2005 15th   112 yd's
William Smith 3 September 2005 6th   157 yd's
Sylvia Armstrong 20 July 2009 4th Driver 108 7d's
Andrew Greer 6 March 2010 15th   112 yd's
Margaret Smythe 12 August 2010 11th Wedge 116 yd's
Siobhan Blair 21 April 2011 6th 8-iron 103 yd's
Laura Todd 22 August 2013 15th 9-iron 108 yd's