Golf has long been popular in Port Erin
Rowany Golf Course
Less than a mile away on foot, or 5 minutes by car, Rowany Golf Club is situated on the hill overlooking Port Erin on the south western corner of the Isle of Man and has stunning coastal views. Established in 1895, first a 9 hole course laid out by George Lowe, the course was extended to 18 holes and redesigned by W.J. Leaver during 1905 to 1910. The course offers both relaxed and challenging pars with exceptional views of the countryside and coastline of Port Erin.
Port St Mary Golf Club
Port St Mary golf course is the Island's only 9 hole course, and it is located in the south of the island, less than 2 miles away from Port Erin. Originally formed in 1903 as a private company, the golf club has occupied its present location since 1936. The current course was designed by Open Champion George Duncan and it offers truly spectacular panoramic views of the two bays and harbour of Port St. Mary. It is widely considered by golf enthusiasts to have one of the best golf course views in the United Kingdom when standing at the sixth tee.
Castletown Golf Links
Castletown Golf Links is a unique championship golf course situated on the Langness Peninsula just outside Castletown in the south of the island and is surrounded by the sea on all three sides. The original Castletown Club was formed in 1892 and holes were laid out on the present site in the early 1900s by Old Tom Morris of St Andrews. Castletown Golf Links was ranked amongst the top 261 courses in the world within The Rolex Top 1,000 Golf Courses in the World.