Malone is a fine championship course situated on 330 acres of undulating wooded parkland. Its 27 holes of secluded gently undulating parkland countryside is just 5 miles from Belfast City centre. The centrepiece of the course is the beautiful natural trout lake which extends for some 20 acres. The course is a real challenge with mature trees shaping many of the holes with the lake first comes into play on the 13th. Beware the 15th where the tee shot to a tricky undulating green is over water all the way. Also the 18th is daunting where almost any ball to the right of the green is water bound.
Drumbridge is the front-nine of the Malone Golf Club and is often played together with Ballydrain. It's a 9-hole loop heading down towards the Lagan. These are a testing nine holes, with each having its own attractions. The character changes with the seasons, as the bounce of the ball is affected by the moisture in the ground. Watch out for the sev…
Named after the village across the river, this nine is testing both in skill and energy as it is the hilliest of the three nines. A couple of sharp doglegs and water and the river in play make this nine a great choice.
The back nine - also called Ballydrain - is dominated by the beautiful lake and surrounding vegetation. The par threes are a challenge and the thirteenth is the second hardest hole on the course. But watch out for the eighteenth – many cards have been ruined at this demanding last.