VENUE INFO

Galgorm Castle
Ballymena
County Antrim 
BT42 1HL
Northern Ireland
Tel: + 44 (0)28 2564 6161
Email: golf@galgormcastle.com 


Location: 40 mins North of Belfast
Nearest Airport: Belfast International approx. 30 mins, Belfast City approx. 40 mins
Website: www.galgormcastle.com

COURSE INFO

Greens
Type of grass - Colonial, Fescue and Bent Grass
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading - 10’6”
Any specific comments - Greens are firm, fast and true


Fairways
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent and Poa Annua
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - Average width
Any specific comments - Good tight lies


Tees / Collars
Type of grass - Fescue, Bent and Poa Annua

Rough
Type of grass - Rye Grass, Bent, Fescue and Poa Annua
Height of cut

 - semi - 35mm
 - intermediate - 64mm
 - rough - 100mm
Any specific comments - Rough is very dense and penal 


Weather
Weather in advance - A lot of rain in the previous 3-4 weeks
Forecast for tournament - Mixed


Course
Opened   - 1997
Course designer - Simon Gidman
Special features - A beautiful river runs through the course
General playability - Accuracy from tee will be rewarded
Undulating / flat - Flat
Tree lined / exposed - Tree lined
Many / few water hazards - A lot of water hazards
Changes to the course - 2 new bunkers on Hole 2 
- Extended tee boxes on Holes 2 & 8 


Other Features
Food festival at Galgorm  Wednesday - Sunday.
Par 3, 6 Hole Fun Course opening ceremony at 11am,  Wednesday.  Open to all.

 

Card Of Course

Galgorm Castle


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14469429 105575526
24336307 114485443
34479438 123190174
44323295 134446408
53208190 143177162
64473433 154384351
73159145 164443405
84433396 174457418
95513469 185555507
Out3533933102 In3637123394
7171056496


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1FOX, RyanNZL18-19
T2FOOS, DominicGER18-15
T2ORRIN, MaxENG18-15
T2RITTHAMMER, BerndGER18-15
T2FRITTELLI, DylanRSA18-15
T6SORDET, ClémentFRA18-14

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