Welcome to Colin Park, the most unique sports complex in Northern Ireland. Many will know the site as the Colin Valley Golf Course but now we have added half a million pounds worth of additionalfacilities and given the complex a new name and identity. We still run the fantastic 9 hole golf course and have made a number of improvements but the main additions are a 16 bay, floodlit Driving Range, with automated tees, left-handed bays and a teaching swing room.
On the 6th March 1914, a group of men, led by Dr. G. Lyttle, met in the Lecture Hall of Malone Presbyterian Church on the corner of Balmoral Avenue and established Balmoral Golf Club. As Europe wentinto the turmoil of the Great War, a board of trustees acquired 75 acres on lease from Hannah and Teresa Hamill at an initial rental of £150 per annum. Subscriptions were struck at a guinea for gentlemen, half-a-guinea for ladies and ten guineas for life membership.
Cliftonville Golf Club was founded in 1911 and is one of Belfast City's oldest clubs. It is a nine hole course which presents a serious test of Golf. The Course measures over 6200 yds and features astarting hole nominated twice in BBC NI's Toughest Par 3″. This is followed by the superb par four 2nd at over 450 yds. This old lady has other joys awaiting you when you attempt to hit over the river in front of the 5th and 7th greens.
Fortwilliam Golf Club is located off the Antrim Road at Downview Avenue in the suburbs of North Belfast. It is situated in an area of natural beauty offering stunning views of a tranquil Cavehill tothe north-west and the busy Belfast Lough to the east. Although not a long course, it provides a good test of golf as most holes have narrow tree-lined fairways and difficult-to-read greens. It measures over 6000 yards, Par 70.
The nine hole course with an eighteen hole par of 68 has proved over the years to have been a test to the best golfers in the country. The course provides a challenge for both the low and highhandicap golfer with good shots being rewarded and those that stray off line receiving due punishment.
Belvoir Park Golf Club was established in South Belfast during 1927, set in some 136 acres of delightful parkland and was designed by the famed course architect Harry S Colt. Ever since it has soughtto provide a warm and friendly club environment for men's, ladies', senior and junior golf over the past 86 years.
Castlereagh Hills Golf Course is located on Upper Braniel Road in the heart of the magnificent Castlereagh countryside. The facility is located only 5 miles from Belfast City Centre and has a wealthof free car parking spaces. Overlooking idyllic views of Strangford Lough and County Down, the course has acquired a well deserved reputation as the hidden gem of municipal golf courses in Northern Ireland.