Golf Clubs in Galway
The West of Ireland has a wonderful mixture of both parkland golf courses and links golf courses. The outstanding surroundings, high quality amenity areas, unpolluted environment, and splendid golf makes golfing in County Galway a delight. So why not test your golfing skills in some of the classic golf courses the West of Ireland has to offer.
Athenry Golf Club in Galway has exceptional clubhouse facilities consist of bar and restaurant and views of the ‘Fields of Athenry. Galway Bay Golf Course was designed by Ryder Cup & PGA tour professional Christy O’ Connor Jnr. Built on a peninsula on the west coast of Ireland, the club is only 10 minutes from the historic Galway City. Oughterard Golf Club is located on the N59, beside the 15th-century Aughnanure Castle and just 15 miles west of Galway. It’s a pleasing 18-hole course, outstandingly maintained for the discerning golfer.
The Connemara Isles Golf Club is located in the heart of the West of Ireland. This unique island 9 hole golf course has some of the finest golfing facilities in the country and offers a thrilling game of golf to the golf enthusiast. This is an 18 hole championship golf course and you’re sure to enjoy a day out at Tuam Golf Club where you can tee off, dine in the restaurant and get the latest golfing accessories.
Founded in 1929 and located just 1 mile from the town of Mountbellew, Mountbellew Golf Club is a delightful 9 hole golf course in a beautiful woodland setting. It’s a difficult, natural parkland course with some tricky fairways and par-3′s that will test your golfing skills to the limit. One of the gems of Irish golf, Portumna Golf Course is a gorgeous parkland course, which is surrounded by woodlands on the banks of Lough. It’s a true championship course and many people who visit here find themselves returning time and time again.
Located just 3km from the town of Ballinasloe, Ballinasloe Golf Course is one of Ireland’s oldest (over 80 years) and most loved golf clubs. A very well established and testing parkland course of 6,416 yards and 18 holes, it can be played all year round. Galway Golf Club is a 9 hole executive golf course, which caters for both seniors and in-experienced golfers. With three par-4′s, six par-3′s and 1838 yards of fairway it’s definitely one to visit. Designed by 1989 Ryder Cup hero Christy O’Connor and overlooking the Burren and the Clare Hills, Gort Golf Course is a superb golf course.
Designed by Christy O’Connor Jnr. the beautifully landscaped golf course at the Galway Bay Golf Resort is a quiet oasis just 9 miles from the City of Galway. Its tranquility belies a challenging par 72 golf course, with particularly strong opening and closing holes. Excellent fairways and true, fast greens guarantee an enjoyable and interesting golf course for golfers of all abilities. The golf club has recently made an extensive investment...
Located in the famous seaside resort of Salthill Galway Golf Club offers the discerning visitor a Championship Standard 18 hole Parkland Course with spectacular views over Galway Bay, the Burren and Aran Islands. This fine of test of golf is 5,974 metres long and plays to a par of 70 with a standard scratch of 72 off the back tees. Access to the first four holes which run alongside Galway Bay is via an underground pedestrian tunnel.
Glenlo Abbey golf course is lake side golf course, although fair to the beginner, can be a great test to the low handicapper. From the golfing novice to the aficionado, Glenlo Abbey Golf Course offers a unique and challenging experience. With the many lakes, trees, large greens, and the wind whipping up from Lough Corrib, it plays differently every day.