Great Golf Journeys: Royal Portrush

Great Golf Journeys: Royal Portrush

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Location

Bushmills, Dunluce Castle, Mussenden Temple, Portrush, Royal Portrush Golf Club, Whiterocks Beach

Year

1994

Date

1994 TXM

Length

25min 14sec

Audio

sound

Format

Betacam

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Bridge Television Productions, Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, UTV Archive

Rights Holder

Bridge Television Productions

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Description

Great Golf Journey come this time from the Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim. Founded in 1888 as 'The County Club', the club is located on the North Antrim Causeway Coast. It occupies a triangle of giant sand hills and is overlooked by the ruins of the 13th century Dunluce Castle, which gives its name to Dunluce course.


A professional golfer Ronan Rafferty gives a few useful tips and tricks for golf enthusiasts and learns about the history of the club. Aerial shots capture breathtaking views of the north coast and a top seaside resort in the province, Portrush as well as other landmarks of the region such as Mussenden Temple and Dunluce Castle.


Credits

Hosted by Ronan Rafferty

Written by Bruce Critchley and Barry Cowan

Music by Shay Healy

Produced by Laurence St John

Directed by Brendan Hughes 

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