In the lush expanse of Antrim's landscape lies Allen Park Golf Centre, a sanctuary for golfers who crave the perfect blend of challenge and elegance. Founded in 1996, the municipal parkland course has steadily climbed the ranks as a go-to destination for avid golfers and novices alike. The 18-hole, Par 72 layout spans approximately 143 acres and stretches over 6604 yards, effortlessly weaving through three man-made lakes. Each hole has its unique quirks and challenges, demanding precision and strategic play that would intrigue even the most seasoned golfers.
But it's not just the course that elevates Allen Park Golf Centre into a league of its own. Their driving range is an equally compelling feature, offering a 13-bay fully floodlit facility. Ideal for those who want to perfect their swing, the range comes equipped with targets placed at 50-yard intervals. The facility allows for convenient purchases of both large and small baskets of balls directly from an automated dispenser, payable via credit or debit cards. Should you be in need, clubs are readily available for hire as well.
When it comes to practice, Allen Park doesn't skimp on the details. Their specialized golf practice areas include bunkers and chipping zones, as well as a synthetic section designed for practice shots onto a green. To maximize the quality of practice, this area is limited to four people at a time and can be booked in half-hour slots. If you're still unsure about braving the elements, the centre offers indoor facilities with two golf simulators, making it the complete package for golf enthusiasts.
So, whether you're fine-tuning your short game, testing your long drives, or stepping up to the first tee for the very first time, Allen Park Golf Centre is committed to providing a comprehensive golfing experience. With its blend of a challenging course, top-notch practice facilities, and indoor simulators, the centre proudly serves as the home course for Antrim Golf Club and a refuge for golfers in search of the ideal locale to practice, play, and enjoy the game they love.