Portsalon Golf Links was established in 1891 and is one of the nine founder members of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the oldest golfing union in the world. This gem of Irish golf holds a lasting memory for every golfer of a truly outstanding golf links. With Derry Airport and Belfast Airport close by, those wishing to relish in golf travel in Ireland, will find this finest links course easily accessible. Portsalon offers golfers an opportunity to play golf on an original golf links design. Unspoiled, uncrowded, natural links land, surrounded by the spectacular Knockalla mountains and the beautiful white sanded beaches of Portsalon on the shores of Lough Swilly. Visitors are treated to a classic links golfing experience that will flood their senses and bring them back for more and more golfing holidays to this wonderful part of Ireland. Portsalon Golf Course was originally designed in the 1880’s by Portrush Professional Charles Thompson. It was then redesigned in 2000 by the renowned Pat Ruddy. Currently this beautiful Links course is the beneficiary of advice from Irish professional Paul McGinley of Ryder Cup fame.