Dromoland Castle Golf Course
Play one of Ireland’s finest parkland courses
Newmarket on Fergus, South Clare
Every golfer dreams of playing at Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club. Designed by Ron Kirby and JB Carr, the impressive 18-hole 6,824 yards par 72 championship course is set on the magnificent 450-acre estate of Dromoland Castle. Combining gentle hills, ancient trees and unexpected water hazards, the immaculately maintained course presents challenges and thrills for golfers of all abilities. One of the finest parkland courses in Ireland, it’s matched by superb practice facilities and a welcoming clubhouse experience.
Lahinch Golf Club – Old Course
Challenge one of the world’s best links courses
Lahinch, North Clare
Established in 1892, the Lahinch Old Course has been described as ‘The St Andrews of Ireland’. The course looks out on the ever-changing Atlantic Ocean and is subject to all her mood swings. It has an abundance of exceptional golf holes, where awesome links land has been utilised to create a succession of golf holes of the highest quality. It is regarded as one of the best and most enjoyable challenges anywhere in the golfing world. The legendary Old Tom Morris set the highest standards for the course. He was followed by celebrated architects Charles ‘Mo’ Gibson, Dr Alister MacKenzie and more recently, Dr Martin Hawtree.
Lahinch Golf Club – Castle Course
Take on a top links with its own brand of toughness
Lahinch, North Clare
Situated opposite the Old Course, the Lahinch Castle Course, although a less formidable challenge, presents its own brand of toughness. It has cleverly positioned bunkers and water hazards to trap the unsuspecting golfer. It is a wonderful spot in which to enjoy 18-holes of golf and has added greatly to the enjoyment of visitors to Lahinch.
Trump International Golf Links
Wow – a spectacular links overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
Doonbeg, West Clare
Trump Doonbeg is regarded as one of the top golf resorts anywhere in the world! The course is on over 400 acres of Ireland’s most spectacular links overlooking the majestic Atlantic Ocean. This already spectacular championship golf links course was redesigned and reopened in 2016 by Dr Martin Hawtree and is a stunning site to behold. Eighteen majestic holes, many with ocean views, soft underfoot grass pathways lead to large tee boxes facing beautiful rolling fairways that approach gently contoured greens, which should not be underestimated.
Kilkee Golf Club
Go on – take on this coastal and cliff-top challenge
Kilkee, West Clare
Play a spectacular cliff-top course at Kilkee Golf Club is an 18-hole golf course on the east side of Kilkee Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way. The views are spectacular, with the first and second tees looking out on to the Atlantic Ocean and the third tee overlooking Chimney Bay from a clifftop view. The course presents a great challenge, particularly when the west wind blows. A six-hole practice area – open from 2023. You are assured of a very warm welcome in Kilkee, which is a popular seaside resort.
Spanish Point Golf Club
Play one of the oldest golf links In Ireland – overlooking the Atlantic
Spanish Point, West Clare
Opened in 1896 and one of Ireland’s oldest golf courses, Spanish Point Golf Links is a mature and beautiful classic 9-hole links course on the Wild Atlantic Way. The course covers 5,162 yards (4,720 meters) for 18 holes. It has natural drainage and rarely closes, even in more inclement weather. The course overlooks the beautiful beach at Spanish Point. West Coast of Ireland Atlantic golfing conditions, which are changeable, add to the challenge for all golfers. Visitors, societies and groups are always welcome, but prior booking is recommended.
Kilrush Golf Club
Enjoy one of the friendliest golf clubs in Ireland – and an excellent parkland course
Kilrush, West Clare
Kilrush Golf Club is an 18-hole parkland golf course situated just outside the maritime town of Kilrush on the Wild Atlantic Way. Founded in 1934, it was redesigned in 1994 by Dr Arthur Spring. The clever use of natural terrain combined with water, trees and sand bunkers has resulted in a scenic course that is a pleasure to play. The 9th hole is its’ signature hole. Played from a plateau, this par three measures 154 meters (168 yards) to the green. It is guarded on three sides by water and on the fourth side by sand. It is often referred to as one of the friendliest clubs in Ireland.
Ennis Golf Club
Expect an immaculately manicured 18-hole parkland course with tight greens!
Ennis, County Clare
Ennis Golf Club is an immaculately manicured 18-hole, par 70 parkland course situated on the outskirts of Ennis Town. Its tree-lined fairways and tight greens present a considerable challenge, while its relatively even terrain of 5,724m makes it an ideal course for the holiday and society golfer. The club is noted for its hospitality, and the members and staff extend a warm welcome to visitors and societies. Ennis Golf Club offers competitive golf packages and deals and has excellent bar and catering facilities.
Woodstock Golf Club
Play a parkland course with a river and natural lake
Ennis, County Clare
Woodstock Golf and Country Club nestles amidst the beautiful rolling countryside of Ennis, County Clare. The river, natural lake and contours have been used to great effect to produce a test of skill and shot-making for players of all handicaps. The 7th and 8th holes are particularly memorable, with the lake providing drama and difficulty for players taking these holes on.
Shannon Golf Club
Dare to take on a shot over the Shannon Estuary at this premier parkland course
Shannon, South Clare
Shannon Golf Club’s 6,763-yard course, designed by John D Harris, is one of Ireland’s premier parkland courses. Fairways feature natural meadow grass planted on either side with spruce, evergreens and deciduous trees. The course presents a mixture of sand-based and traditional greens, maintained to the highest standard and protected by numerous sand bunkers to offer the final challenge to each hole. Water hazards feature on several holes. The par three 17th, the course’s signature hole, requires a dedicated golf shot over the Shannon Estuary.
East Clare Golf Club
Experience a wonderful parkland course with wide fairways
Bodyke, East Clare
Designed by Dr Arthur Spring, the East Clare Golf course is set in 150 acres of unspoilt, rolling, quiet countryside. The breath-taking panoramic views, particularly from the 6th and 12th greens, together with the natural beauty of numerous on-course water features, combine to make this one of the most talked about courses in Clare. Each hole has a different challenge with strategically placed hazards, bunkers, lake and streams. Fairways are wide, and greens are proportionately placed. Visitors are always welcome, and a ‘céad míle fáilte’ awaits.