The Tournament

Tournament Courses & Dates

The Causeway Coast Golf Tournament 2021 will be played at Royal Portrush, Ballycastle, Castlerock and Ballyliffin Golf Clubs. The Tournament will be played over five days from Monday 7th to Friday 11th June. Each player will play on four of the five days with a rest day.


The event is open to gentlemen amateur players over 18 years of age with a handicap of 20 or less. Each Player must carry a handicap certificate on each day of the Tournament. A current handicap certificate must be submitted with the players registration.
All Players must be members of Golf Clubs recognised and affiliated to their country’s governing body and must have an official club handicap. In accordance with 2008-2011 CONGU Handicapping Scheme all scores in this competition must be returned to the home club by the player concerned – see Clause 8.12. The Handicap Committee of the home club will consider them in accordance with Clause23 either as part of the Annual Review or, if appropriate, for an immediate cut under Clause 23B – General Play Adjustment.
The Tournament Committee reserves the right to revise any players handicap before or during the Tournament.


The overall competition is run on Stableford format. Concurrently with the main Tournament a subsidiary competition is run each day at each course with trophies and prizes for the best scores returned.

Entrance Fees

  • Host/Partner Club Members – contact your club for details. Host Clubs are Royal Portrush, Ballycastle, Castlerock, Ballyliffin, Partner Clubs are NorthWest, Rathmore and Bushfoot.
  • GUI Members £190.00
  • Visitors Outside Ireland £275.00*
  • *Visitors Outside Ireland will be entitled to complimentary practice rounds after 4.00 pm from the Monday to Friday preceding the Tournament. Practice rounds booked outside of these times may be subject to charge, this will be at the discretion of the individual Clubs.
  • Entrance fees will not be refunded after 15th May 2021.

The Draw

The Tournament Director will endeavour, where possible, to fulfil requests for specific rest days and tee times however this cannot be guaranteed. Tee times may be subject to change at short notice.
The draw will be posted at the participating Clubs and on the Tournament website a minimum of seven days before the Tournament. Entries will close when the Tournament limit of 600 is reached.

Suspension or Cancellation of Play

Should play have to be suspended or cancelled by any event outside the control of the Tournament Committee (for example adverse weather) the Committee will make the final decision regarding revision of play or awarding of prizes.