First Faldo course in Ireland
Set on a 600-acre peninsula between Lower Lough Erne and Castle Hume Lough, Lough Erne is an upscale resort that has hosted the G8 meetings. In 2017 it will host the Irish Open Championship.
One of Rory's favorites
A recent question was put to Rory McIlroy about his favourite golf course in Northern Ireland – he chose Ardglass.
#1 in the world
Royal County Down is currently rated the best course outside the United States.
We headed to Northern Ireland to figure out how such a small country has been able to produce so many world class golfers – the latest crop being Graeme McDowell, Darren Clarke and of course the hottest player on the planet right now, Rory McIlroy. We think we found the answer, and while we went looking we got the 'royal treatment.'