Many golfers have portrayed Royal Portrush Golf Club Dunluce Links as one of the most challenging in the world. The club was founded in 1888 and was re-designed by H.S. Colt in 1947, hosting many championships, such as the first Open Championship ever held in Ireland in 1951.
In 2019 The 148th Open took place at Royal Portrush Golf Club for the second time in history. Irish golfer Shane Lowry was crowned champion in an exciting ending to an electric championship.