County Armagh Golf Club

County Armagh Golf Club LogoCo. Armagh is one of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland, founded in 1883. It was a 9-hole course until 1975 when it extended to 18-holes retaining only six of the original holes. In 1976 Christy O’Connor “Himself” played an exhibition match against the recently appointed professional Billy Todd who shot a 68 to beat the great man.

Co. Armagh was the victim of a terrorist firebomb attack on March 25th 1980, which destroyed the old clubhouse. The members showed great resilience and came up with some novel ideas to raise the necessary funds to build a new clubhouse. The most noteworthy, being an invitation to Victor Korchnoi a Russian chess grandmaster to take on three members in the wonderful game of chess. They were so successful that the new clubhouse was completed by Christmas 1981 and formally opened by the then President of the GUI, Fred Perry in May 1982.

The course is dominated by, the Obelisk, situated between the 10th and 13th greens. Built in 1782 by the protestant Archbishop of Armagh, to commemorate his friendship with his patron, the Duke of Northumberland, standing 114 feet and built with the same stone as used for the Episcopal Palace in 1770.

Co. Armagh Golf Club is a short but tough test of golf, measuring 6,210 yards Par 70 with a standard scratch of 69 off the white tees. The most difficult holes are the 403 yards 5th requiring accuracy off the tee and a steady nerve down an alley of mature trees. The 446 yard 16th is a tough hole with the green guarded by two lakes.

The visitors are extended a warm welcome and a memorable game of golf at this club with a wonderful tradition.

County Armagh Golf Club PictureAddress:
Newry Road,
Co. Armagh
BT60 1EN
Telephone:  028-37-525861

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County Armagh Golf Club Scorecard


County Armagh Golf Club Course Map


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