Golf Ireland Golf Courses of Ireland
Counties: C - D

County Carlow Golf Courses County Cavan Golf Courses County Clare Golf Courses

County Carlow Golf Courses

Carlow Golf Club
Address: DeerPark, Carlow, Leinster, Ireland
Holes: 18
Metres: 5974/5722/5303
Par: 70/70/75
Telephone: 0503 31695 or Fax: 40065
Situated in a wild deer park this course offers elevated tees, excellent dog-legs and slick greens. Lots of water hazards, and large greens. Golf year-round!

Mount Wolseley Golf Club
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7214
Par: 72
Telephone: 0503 51674 or Fax: 51674
A Christy O'Conner Jr. design that was named for Frederick Wolseley, of the Wolseley Cars. Site was home to Mr. Wolseley. This champioship course has water in play on 11 holes.

County Cavan Golf Courses

Slieve Russell Hotel Golf and Country Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 049 26444 or Fax: 26474
Parkland course set in the Countryside. It is a Paddy Marrigan championship design that winds its way through the natural drumlins. Uses a number of lakes to full advantage.

County Clare

East Clare Golf Club
Holes: 9
Par: 35
Parkland course with 3 holes that are water carries and 2 par 5 back to back. Well designed for challenge and fun.

Ennis Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Telephone: 065 24074 or Fax: 41848
Enjoyable and challenging golf course to all players. A Parkland setting with well-maintained greens.


Kilkee Golf Club
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6450
Par: 72
Telephone: 065 56048 or Fax: 065 56041
A pictiresque coastal course on the east side of Kilkee Bay. Cliff-top tees and greens. Founded in 1896. Quite a challenge.

Kilrush Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 065 51138 or Fax: 51315
This course overlooks the Shannon Estuary. An Arthur Spring design that has made clever use of water and trees to challenge.


Lahinch Golf Club, County Clare
Castle Course
Yardage: 5620
Par: 70
The easier of the two courses but with stratigically placed bunkers and water hazards.

Old Course
Yardage: 6697
Par: 72
First established in 1892 this course is often referred to as the "St. Andrews of Ireland". It offers ocean vistas with a layout that uses the natural terrain optimally. Host to South Ireland Amateur Golf Championship annually.
Telephone: 065 81003 or Fax: 065 81592

Dromoland Golf Club, Co. Clare
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 061 368144 or Fax: 363355
Set on an estate with woodland and parkland. It is surrounded by a natural lake and features views of the restored castle.

Spanish Point Golf Club, Co. Clare
Holes: 9
Telephone: 065 84198
A challenging course on Co. Clare's coastline.

County Cork

Bantry Park Golf Club, Co. Cork
Holes: 9
Par: 72
Telephone: 027 50579
Additional 9 holes to be completed by April 1997. A design by Christy O'Conner Jr. overlooking Bantry Bay. It will consist of many water hazards.

Brandon Golf Club, Co. Cork
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 023 41111 or Fax: 41690
Parkland course on the Castlebernard Estate.

Muskerry Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 021 385297 or Fax: 385297
This is the course where Jimmy Bruen learned golf. It is said to have the toughest finish in Ireland as the Sharnadh River winds through the last three holes 3 times.

Fota Isalnd Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 021 883700 or Fax: 883713
Listed in "The Outstanding Landscapes of Ireland" this traditional course features clusters of dot bunkers, a double green and undualting putting surfaces. Past host to the 1995 and 96 Irish Amateur Open.

Charleville Golf Club, Co. Cork
Holes: 27
Par: 71/71
Telephone: 063 81257 or Fax: 81274
Heavily planted parkland setting. Large practice areas.

Cork City Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 021 891086 or Fax: 895297
Scenic parkland course with breathtaking vistas.

Fermoy Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70/72
Telephone: 025 31472 or Fax: 33072
Scenic course with renovated clubhouse.

Fernhill Golf & Country Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 021 372226 or Fax: 371011
Located 10 mins from Cork City, 2 kilometres from Ferry and 4 Kilometres from the Airport.

Kanturk Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 022 47238
Picturesque parkland course offering a good test of golf.

Old Head of Kinsale
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6650
Par: 72
Telephone: (021) 778444, Fax: 778022; USA toll free: 888-980-4653
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A Ron Kirby/Joe Carr/Paddy Merrigan design.

Cork Golf Club, Co. Cork
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 021 353451 or Fax: 353410
An Alister Mackenzie Design that has been host to many amateur and professional championships. One of the best courses in Ireland.

Mallow Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 022 21145 or Fax: 21145
Challenging tree-lined parkland course. A championship course offering magnificent views of Balckwater Valley and the Galtee Mountains.

East Cork Golf Club, Co. Cork
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Telephone: 021 631687 or Fax: 613553
Parkland layout amid beautiful surroundings. The 1st holes has the reputation of being the "toughest in Munster".

Water Rock Pay-Play Golf Course
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 021 613499
Parkland course. Feature hole is the 12th, a par 3, 240 yarder that plays over "Swan Lake" to a bunkerless green.

Mitchelstown Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 67
Telephone: 025 24072
A picturesque course offering full view of Galtee Mountains. Feature holes are difficult as they run alongside a river.

Monkstown Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 021 841376 or Fax: 841376
Well-placed bunkers and creeks meandering through make this pretty parkland course a joy to play. The use of water hazards makes the back 9 very tough.

The Lee Valley Golf & Country Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 021 331721
An outstanding parkland course designed by Cristy O'Conner Jr.. This championship courses offers all enthusiasts and fun and challenging game.

County Donegal

Ballybofey & Stranorlar Golf Club
Holes: 18
Metres: 5366/5210/4663
SSS: 68/69
Par: 68/67/70
Telephone: 074 31093
Championship course founded in 1958.


Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co. Donegal
Holes: 2-18s
Glashedy Course
Yardage: 7102
Par: 72
Telephone: 077-76119
Links course provides fair test of golfing ability amid the rolling sand dunes and scenery of the Inishowen peninsula. The 7th hole is a par 3 played from the top of a sand dune to a green well-guarded by bunkers on three sides and a lake on the 4th.

Old Course
Yardage: 6384
Par: 71
Ireland's most northerly links course. It was founded in 1947. Offers undulating fairways. Spectacular scenery and a true test of golf.
Telephone: 077 76119 or Fax: 76672


Bundoran Golf Club, Co. Donegal
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6123
Par: 69
Telephone: 072 41302
An Harry Vardon design that was 100 years old in 1994. Cristy O'Conner learned the trade here! A mixture of dunes and undulating terrain along the seashore.


St. Patrick's Magheramagoran Carrigart
Holes: 36
A set of links courses with commanding views of Sheephaven Bay. Two new Par 4s the "Googly" 4th and the "Scallop" 16th will test any golders skills.


Rosapenna Golf Club. Co. Donegal
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6857/5534
Par: 70/74
Telephone: 074 55301 or Fax: 55128
A great championship links course designed by Tom Morris in 1893. It was redesigned in 1906 by Harry Vardon. Fantastic views of Sheephaven and Mulroy Bays and the highlands of Donegal.


Dunfanaghy Golf Club
Holes: 18
Yardage: 5474
Par: 68
Telephone: 074 36335
On the shores of Sheephaven Bay, this course offers great views of the beach, sea, and Horn Head. The wind is always a factor! The beach and a number of rivers, bunkers and the rough are major hazards.


North-West Golf Club, Co.Donegal
Holes: 18
Yardage: 5968
Par: 69
Telephone: 077 61027
Located between scenic Lough Swilly and Mouldy Mountain. Concealed lumps and bumps are not always visible from the tees. Lots of variation in the holes. Beautiful greens.

Portsalon Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Telephone: 074 59459
A seaside course set on the west shore of Lough Swilly on Ballymastocker Bay. The Observer newspaper named the beach the 2nd best in the world. This club was founded in 1891.

Cruit Island Golf Club
Holes: 9
Telephone: 075 43296/43209
Wonderful location, set on the end of a peninsula. Not the easiest course to score well on.

Cumann Gailf Ghaoth Dobair
Holes: 9
Telephone: 075 31140
Set in the heart of the Irish speaking area of west Donegal. Visitors welcome on this beautiful course.

Buncrana Municipal Golf Club
Holes: 9
Telephone: 077 62279
A seaside links course that features beautiful views over Lough Swilly.


Donegal Golf Club
Address: Donegal Town, Murvagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Holes: 18
Metres: 6608, Ladies; 5323
Par: 73, L; 75
Telephone: +353 (0)73 34054, Fax: +353 (0)73 34377
Email Address:
Web Site:
Situated on the beautiful Murvagh Peninsula in Donnegal Bay. Evergreen hills in background along with Bluestack Mountains. It is one of the longest links in Britain and Ireland. Private.


Narin And Portnoo Golf Club
Holes: 18
Yardage: 5820
Par: 69
Telephone: 075 45107
Skill and proficiency needed with every club in the bag to do well on this links course. Situated on Gweebarra Bay. Golf year-round.


Portsalon Golf Club
Holes: 18
Yardage: 5878
Par: 69
Telephone: 074-59459
This course is perched on the Fanad Peninsula from which the triple golden beaches of Ballymastocker Bay extend. Holiday golf at its best.

Otway Golf Club
Holes: 9
Telephone: 074 58181
Picturesque course that is played year-round.

County Dublin

Balbriggan Golf Club, Co. Dublin
Address: Blackhall, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Holes: 18
Metres: 5922/5681/5580, Ladies; 5172
Par: 71/70/69, L; 74
Telephone: +353-1-8412173, Fax: +353-1-8412173
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Web Site:
Lovely parkland setting with good views of the east coast and Mourne and Cooley Mountains. Founded in 1945.

Elm Green Golf Centre, Co. Dublin
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 8200797

Forrest Little Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 8401183 or Fax: 1060
A gently undulating course in a parkland setting. tree-lined fairways and a lake in front of the 7th hole which is a par 3. The 18th is a dufficult par 4.

Luttrellstown Castle Golf & Country Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 820 8210 or Fax: 5218
Parkland course. Rolling terrain, mature trees and stone bridges. Featuring the 12th hole which has nice view of historic castle with a lake in front.


Royal Dublin Golf Club
Holes: 18
Metres: 6281/6030/5769
Par: 72
SSS: 73/71/70
Telephone: 833 6346 or Fax: 6504
Traditional links featuring great vistas of Dublin Bay. Beware the 18th hole, a carry-over "out of bounds" green. Marram Grass. See scorecard.

Balcarrick Golf Club
Holes: 18
Metres: 6234/5895/5135
SSS: 73/71/67
Par: 72
Telephone: 01 8436957
Championship course founded in 1972

The Island Golf Club
Address: Corballis, Donabate, Co.Dublin, Ireland
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6700/6400/6400
Par: 71/71/71
SSS: 72/70/70
Telephone: 35318436205
This course was founded in 1890. It is a traditional/modern links design with holes running is different directions through narrow sand dunes. Private.

Beaverstown Golf Club, Co. Dublin
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 8436439 or Fax: 8436721
A parkland course set in an orchard. Water into play on 12 holes.

Corballis Public Golf Course
Holes: 18
Par: 65
Telephone: 8436583
Idyllic panoramic location. Well maintained with excellent greens.

Clontarf Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Telephone: 8331892 or Fax: 8331933
Pleasant parkland course with undulating fairways and a few beautiful mature trees. A residence dating from 1782.

Edmondstwon Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 4931082 or Fax: 4933152
The 4th and 6th holes offers a beautiful meandering water feature causing a testing shot to the green.

Dun Laoghaire Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 68
Telephone: 2803916 or Fax: 2804868
Picturesque course that is enjoyable for golfers of all skill levels.

Hollystown Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 1 820 74444 or Fax: 7447
Busy course, Book ahead! A "greens fees only" policy makes this beautiful mature parkland course very inviting. Free phone: 1 800 304600

Deer Park Hotel & Golf Courses, Co. Dublin
Holes: 36
One 12 hole par 36 course and an 18 hole 2778 yard course
Par: 71/72
Telephone: 8322624 or Fax: 8392405
Ireland's largest golf complex. Four parkland courses with fantastic coastal vistas.

Corrstown Golf Club, Co. Dublin
Holes: 27
Yardage: 18/6885
Par: 18/72
Par: 9/35
The 9 hole is set in an orchard amidst 300 trees. The 18 hole is a championship course designed by Eddie Connaughton featuring lakes and burns.

Kilternan Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 68
Telephone: 295 5559 or Fax: 5670
A truly challenging layout that offers a great variety of shots.

Malahide Golf Club
Holes: 27
Par: 72/70
Telephone: 845 1611 or Fax: 1270
Picturesque setting for this parkland course opened in 1989. Elevated greens with many water hazards. An E. Hackett design.


Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links
Holes: 18
Metres: 6195/4987
Par: 72
SSS: 73/71
Telephone: 846 2968 or Fax: 2601
Founded in 1894 this course is recognized as one of the top links courses in the world. A seaside traditional course with a 9 hole course also on the property.
See scorecard.

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 01 846 1800 or Fax: 1077
Set on 180 acres, designed by Bernhard Langer. It is a classical links course that has used the natural beauty of the landscape.

Edmonstown Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 1 493 1082 or Fax: 3152
Located in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, this parkland course offers the golfer a moderately challenging round of golf.

City West Golf Club, Co. Dublin
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 01 4588566 or Fax: 4588565
Championship parkland course in Saggart Valley nestled at the foot of the Dublin Mountains.

The Open Golf Centre
Holes: 27
Telephone: 8640324 or Fax: 8341400
A golf center designed to create a challenge for players of all levels of play. 5 professionals available.

St. Margaret's Golf & Country Club
Holes: 18
Par: 73
Telephone: 01 864 40400 or Fax: 0289
Parkland, championship course endorsed by Laura Davies. Venue for 1994 and 95 Guardian Irish Holidays Women's Open. Clubhouse.

Howth Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 832 23055 or Fax: 832 21793
Heathland course with undulating terrain and panoramic vistas of Dublin Bay and Mountains.

Ballinascorney Golf Club
Holes: 18
Yardage: 5464
Metres: Ladies, 4315
SSS: 67
Par: 71/70
Telephone: 01 451282
Founded in 1971