Cloughey has 2 golf courses - an excellent 18 hole course in the centre of the village at Kirkistown Castle Golf Club rated among the top 12 courses in Northern Ireland. For more info on Kirkistown Castle Golf Club visit the club's website.
The other course is at Ardminnan Golf Club on the Ardminnan Road just south of Cloughey close to Silver Bay Caravan Park. It is a privately owned 9 hole course open to the public. The White House Inn is beside the golf course and serves snacks and meals up to approx 4pm.