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Magilligan Golf Club, County Londonderry.

Founded in 1896 the Magilligan Golf Club was one of the founder members of the Golf Union of Ireland.

The golf course was situated on lands now occupied by Magilligan Prison and army base at the mouth of Lough Foyle. 

The exact closure date is not known.

Below a report on the proposed club.

 

Magilligan Golf Club, County Londonderry. The proposed golf club and course.

From the Coleraine Chronicle Saturday 11th July 1896. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Below the opening competition.

 

Magilligan Golf Club, County Londonderry. The opening competition August 1896.

From the Coleraine Chronicle Saturday 1st August 1896. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Below recollections of the former Magilligan Golf Club and Course.

 

Magilligan Golf Club, County Londonderry. Recollection of the former Golf Club and Course.

From the Londonderry Sentinel Tuesday 14th November 1944. Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.