Golf Courses of Ireland
Counties: E - L

County Galway

BALLINASLOE
Ballinasloe Golf Club, Co. Galway
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 0905 42126 or Fax: 42538
Rolling Parkland course with tricky doglegs to add to the challenge. Newly built tees and maturing trees.

CLIFDEN

Connemara Golf Club, Co. Galway
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7174
Par: 72
Telephone: 095 23502 or Fax: 23662
An Atlantic Links course with daunting finishing holes. Greens set high on the hillside on the 14th and 15th holes can be unnerving.

CONNEMARA
Golfmara, Co. na Gaillimhe
Holes: 9
Telephone: 091 572498/572348 or Fax: 581146
Lovely island links joined to the mainland by a causeway. Ireland's only thatched clubhouse complete with open turf fireplace.

Connemara Isles Golf Club, Co. Galway
Holes: 9
Par: 70
Telephone: 091 72498 or Fax: 81146
A distractingly beautiful layout where ocean inlets and rocky outcrops pprovide hatural hazards. Three excellent par 3s.

GALWAY
Glenlo Abbey Hotel Course
Holes: 18 and 9
Par: 72
Telephone: 091 526666 or Fax: 527800
A unique layout for Ireland! Double 9 hole course allows 9 and 18 hole play. The only pay and play course in this area.

Galway Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 091 522033 or Fax: 522033
Offering fantastic views of Galway Bay, The Burren, and the Aran Islands. It is a tight and tree-lined course with some tired greens.

ORANMORE
Athenry Golf Club, Co. Galway
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 091 94466 or Fax: 94466
An enjoyable mix ot parkland and heath. It is bordered by stone walls and forest. Great panoramic view of the course from the clubhouse balcony.

Galway Bay Golf & Country Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 091 790500 or Fax: 790510
A Cristy O'Conner Jr. design built of a peninsula just 10 minutes from historic Galway City.

County Kerry

ARDFERT
Ardfert Golf Club, Co. Kerry
Holes: 9
Par: 68
Telephone: 066 34744 or Fax: 347444
An enjoyable Parkland course in the scenic countryside.

BALLYBUNION

Ballybunion Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71/72
Golf Links
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6542
Par: 71
SSS: 72
Old Course
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6638
Par: 71
SSS: 73
Links course designed by Tom Watson. Founded in 1893.

New Course
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6500 approx.
Telephone: 353 + 68 27146, Fax: 353 + 68 27387
E Mail: bbgolfc@iol.ie
Web Site: www.ballybuniongolfclub.ie/index.html

BALLYFERRITER
Golf Chumann Ceann Sibeal
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 066 56255 or Fax: 56409
A natural links course that is surrounded by mountains and sea. Fantastic scenery and the most westerly course in Europe.

BEAUFORT

Beaufort Golf Club, Co. Kerry
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 064 44440 or Fax: 44752
The ruins of Castle Core stands guard at the 13th green. It is set on Churchtown Estate which contains a Georgian Manor, century old trees and a lake.

GLENBEIGH
Dooks Golf Club, co. Kerry
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 066 68205 or Fax: 68476
Located on the shore of Dingle Bay. A challenging traditional links course offering wonderful scenery.

KENMARE
Kenmare Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 064 41291 or Fax: 42061
Unique golfing environment and a good test of your skills.

KILLARNEY
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club
Holes: 36
Par: 72
Telephone: 064 31034 or Fax: 33065
Two superb parkland courses with fantastic scenery around the Killarney Lakes and McGillicuddy Reeks.

Ross Golf Club
Holes: 9
Par: 36
Telephone: 064 31125 or Fax: 31860
Championship, parkland course with picturesque backdrop of Ross Castle and The Kerry Mountains. It is a Roger Jones design with contoured greens and nice variety of holes.

KILLORGLIN
Killorglin Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 066 61979 or Fax: 61437
This course overlooks Dingle Bay with the McGillicuddy Reeks to one side and the Slieve Mish range to the other.

RING OF KERRY
Waterville House Golf Links
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 066 74102 or Fax: 74482
Seaside course that is rated amongthe top 5 courses in Ireland.

TRALEE
Tralee Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 066 36379 or Fax: 36008
This is Arnold Palmer's first course in Europe. A traditional links challenge that offers views of the sea at almost every hole.

County Kildare

CARBURY
Highfield Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 0405 31021 or Fax: 31021
Newer parkland course within an hours drive of Dublin City.

CASTLEDERMOT

Kilkea Castle Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 0503 45156 or Fax: 45187
Sports a 12th century castle in its midst where the River Greese meanders through and affects play on 8 holes.

KILL
Killleen Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 045 866003 or Fax: 875881
A good test of golf, on this parkland course, for the average golfer.

NAAS
Naas Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 045 874644
A parkland course where each hole is different.

NORTH KILDARE
Knockanally Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 045 869322 or Fax: 869322
Home of the Irish professional match play championship 1987, 88, 89 and the Irish Club Professional Championship 1994. It has a parkland paladian style clubhouse that is 140 yrs. old.

SALLINS
Bodenstown Golf Club, Co. Kildare
Holes: 2-18s
Old Course
Opened in 1973
Ladyhill Course
Opened in 1983
Par: 72
Telephone: 045 897096

STRAFFIN
Castlewarden Golf & Country Club, Co. Kildare
Holes: 18
Par: 73
Telephone: 4589254 or Fax: 4589254
The original walled garden of the house now shelters a putting green and makes a dramatic backdrop for the 18th green with its dog-leg approach.

The K Club
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7159
Par: 72
Telephone: 627 3111 or Fax: 3990
Home to the Smurfit European Open 1995/96/97. A championship course set on 220 acres with 11 lakes. the 7th holes plays to an island green.

TEMPLENOE
Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club
Address: Templenoe, Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6923/5552
Par: 72
Telephone: (353) 64 42000, Fax: (353) 64 42533
Email: ringofkerry@eircom.net
Web Site: www.ringofkerrygolf.com
Designed by Eddie Hackett.

County Kilkenny

GLENDINE
Kilkenny Golf Club
Holes: 18
Metres: 5850
Par: 71
Telephone: 353 56 65400, Fax: 22125
A mostly flat course that features 4 par 3s (137 - 192 metres). Beware the final 4 holes. This club celebrated a centenary in 1996. It has hosted several tournaments.

THOMASTOWN
Mount Juliet
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6500
Par: 72
Telephone: 353 56 24455 or Fax: 24828
A Jack Nicklaus signature design set in beautiful wooded parkland. Each hole is interesting and well maintained. It is the Irish home to the David Leadbetter Golf Academy. Championship course set on 180 acres. A good test of golf for the professional and enthusist equally.

County Laois

PORTARLINGTON
Potarlington Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 0502 23115 or Fax: 23734
Plenty of mature trees, natural lakes and a river flows through this parkland course. Many holes were cut through existing forests.

PORTLOISE
Rathdowney Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 0505 46170
Good test of golf for players of all levels of skills.

County Limerick

ADARE

Adare Golf Club, Co. Limerick
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7138/5082
Par: 72
Telephone: 061 396566 or Fax: 396124
Toll Free: USA/CAN 1-800-462-3272, Fax: 201 425-0332
A championship course set on 230 acres of lush countryside. The Maigue River comes into play on 3 holes. With the river to contend with the 18th, a par 5, could be one of Robert Trent Jones Sr.'s best. The course is set amid mature trees creating a parkland setting. Three lakes also become part of the beauty and hazard of this course which has 4 tees on every hole. Within the 840 acre estate sits the Adare Manor, an RAC 5 Star hotel.

ARDAGH
Newcastle West Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 069 76500 or Fax: 76511
160 acres gives this spacious layout a chance to make each hole unique. Set in rolling countryside with lakes, streams and trees as hazards.

BALLYCLOUGH
Limerick Golf Club
Address: Ballyclough, Limerick, Ireland
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6300/6100
Par: 72/72
Telephone: 061 415146
Email Address: gerrymadden@tinet.ie
Semi-Private.

BALLYNEETY VILLAGE
Limerick County Golf & Country Club
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6712
Par: 72
Telephone: 061 351881 or Fax: 351384
A championship parkland course with water into play on 8 holes. Good test of golf for players of all levels of skills.

CASTLEROY
Castleroy Golf Club, Co. Limerick
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Telephone: 061 335753 or Fax: 335373
An enjoyable test of golf on this parkland course set among many trees. Accuracy needed off the tee with out-of-bounds on the left of the first two holes.

County Longford

LONGFORD
County Longford Golf Club, Co. Longford
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Telephone: 043 46310
Very pretty parkland course overlooking the town. Accuracy is needed but fair to golfers of all levels of skills.

County Louth

DROGHEDA
County Louth Golf Club, Co. Louth
Holes: 18
Par: 73
Telephone: 041 22329 or Fax: 22969
Championship links course. Home of East Of Ireland Championship.

DUNDALK
Killin Park Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Telephone: 042 39303
On rolling parkland with mature trees and scenic views of Cooley Mountains. The 9th hole is similar to the 10th at "The Belfry".

TERMONFECKIN
Seapoint Golf Club
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 041 22333 or Fax: 22331
Year-round true test of golf.

County Kildare Golf Package
Dates: June 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Experience the thrill of competition at The K Club. Golfers will enjoy overnight accommodation with Full Irish Breakfast, a Four Course Evening Meal in The River Room Restaurant & one round of golf on one of our Championship Courses. The choice is yours.
Price range: $350
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