Discover Dunfanaghy Golf Club, a hidden gem situated on the western shores of Sheephaven Bay, where the lush green fairways meet the breathtaking scenery of the North West Coast. This historic members club, founded in 1906, boasts an 18-hole links course designed by none other than the legendary Mr Harry Vardon, a six-time winner of the British Open. With a par of 69 and stretching over 5307 meters from the white tees, the course offers an enjoyable challenge for golfers of all skill levels.
Dunfanaghy Golf Club holds a special place in the heart of the renowned Ryder Cup Captain, Paul McGinley, who learned to play golf on these very fairways as a young boy. Today, Paul remains a staunch supporter of the club and frequents the area, adding a touch of golfing greatness to this picturesque location.
As a true links course, Dunfanaghy offers year-round golfing opportunities amidst the stunning landscape. The course's strategic layout offers players spectacular views of Killahoey beach, the sparkling waters of Sheephaven Bay, and the charming harbour of Portnablagh.
After an exhilarating round on the course, golfers can retreat to the inviting Vardon lounge, where they can unwind with a well-deserved drink and relive their memorable moments on the course. And for those in need of professional guidance or top-notch equipment, the Pro Shop, expertly managed by Seamus McMonagle, offers a range of services to enhance your golfing experience.
Whether you're a seasoned golfer seeking a new challenge or a novice looking to experience the sport in a stunning setting, Dunfanaghy Golf Club is sure to leave a lasting impression on any golfer lucky enough to grace its fairways. Don't miss the chance to be a part of the rich golfing heritage that resides in the shadows of the majestic Muckish Mountain.