Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures - The links at Royal County Down is a spectacular setting combined with a real test of golf and a feast for the eyes

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Review Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures
The 4th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures - The links at Royal County Down is a spectacular setting combined with a real test of golf and a feast for the eyes

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Review

The only major event not to have been played at Royal County Down is the Open Championship, with the venue having hosted The Amateur Championship, The Seniors Open Championship and Walker Cup matches.

2017/18 UK&I Top 100 Courses

It is described by the ranking panel as a 'stunning location that lives long in the memory'.

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down
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Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The par-3 10th hole with the clubhouse behind

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The 4th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The 4th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The 4th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The 4th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The 10th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The 10th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Looking back down the 13th

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Looking back down the 13th

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The 4th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The 4th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down
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Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The par-4, 9th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down
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Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The par-4 8th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down
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Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The par-3 4th hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down
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Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

The par-4 2nd hole

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down - Championship

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course Pictures

Royal County Down Golf Club Championship Course

Nick Bonfield
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Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, commissioning and feature writing. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email nick.bonfield@futurenet.com with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x