Embrace the magic of the wild West’s spectacular beauty, rich landscape and rugged countryside in some of the most breathtaking locations in the world The West of Ireland promises sublime scenery, stunning vistas and first-class golf, so enjoy the energetic welcome of Galway’s Golf Clubs which boast a thrilling experience that will last long after you leave the final green. Ireland is one of the top destinations in the world for golf. Fringed on all sides by the sea and with a landscape that is spectacularly varied, this small island on the edge of Europe boasts incredible championship golf courses designed by some of golf’s most revered architects and players. From lush, green parkland to wind-lashed rugged coastal dunes Ireland is unbeatable in terms of choice, quality, and awe-inspiring scenery. Clubs like the Galway Golf Club, Galway Bay Golf Resort, Glenlo Abbey Hotel Golf Club, Bearna Golf Club, Connemara Golf Club, Oughterard Golf Club, Tuam Golf Club and Athenry Golf Club all within a short distance of the Periwinkle B&B, Galway City, offer thrilling and dramatic vistas that will blow your mind.



Galway Golf Club


 Galway Golf Club is located just three miles west of Galway City Centre past the end of the promenade at Blackrock, Salthill.” Full catering facilities are available in the Clubhouse.
Caddies may be requested but cannot be guaranteed.
Buggies for hire


Address Galway Golf Club, Blackrock, Salthill, Galway, Ireland.


Telephone 353 91 522033 / 522169 Pro Fax 353 91 529783


Website http://www.galwaygolf.com/ Email galwaygolf@eircom.net


Holes 18 Yardage 5828 m SSS 70




Galway Bay Golf Resort


 Championship 18 hole golf course with mature trees, water hazards, concealed bunkers and excellent putting surfaces


 Address: Galway Bay Golf Resort, Renville, Oranmore, Galway.


Telephone: +353 91 790711/2


Fax: +353 91 7925101


Website http://www.galwaybaygolfresort.com








Glenlo Abbey Hotel Golf Club


 Golf on on the private 9-hole double green lakeside golf course, practice in the 12-bay driving range and on hand is our resident PGA professional, Bill Daly & his team to coach beginners and even the more experienced. The 138-acre waterfront estate is home to a challenging double 9-hole Parkland, par 71, golf course with a 12-Bay driving range. This uniquely laid-out Golf Course, with very large Double Greens and Quadruple Tees is, in effect, two challenging 9-Hole Courses back to back.


From the Championship Tees it measures 6,538 yards, with 3 other sets of Tees for Medal Rounds, Societies and Ladies. This takes on an 18-Hole character after playing the first 9 holes – a challenging course with an appealing difference! Our state-of-the-art 12 Bay Driving Range opened in June 1996. Designed to blend in with its surroundings, it is a log construction and because it is floodlit, golfers can practice their swing until late every night all year round. You practise with real golf balls! “


Address: Glenlo Abbey Hotel Golf Club, Bushy Park, Galway.


Telephone: +353 91 519698


Fax +353 91 519699


Email info@glenloabbey.ie


Holes 9. Yardage 5943m. par 71.


Visitors welcome if previous arrangements made with secretary.




 Bearna Golf Club


Located 5 miles west of Galway.
Address Bearna Golf Club, Corboley, Bearna


Telephone 091 592677


Fax 091 592674


Website http://www.bearnagolfclub.com


Email info@bearnagolfclub.com


Holes 18 Yardage 5746 m SSS 72


Visitors Unrestricted Societies Welcome if previous arrangements made with secretary Green Fees D





Connemara Golf Club


 Location 8m SW of Clifden Facilities


Address Connemara Golf Club, Ballyconneelly, Clifden


Telephone Club +353-(0)95 23502/23602, Pro 23502


Fax +353-(0)95 23662


Website http://www.connemaragolflinks.com


Email links@iol.ie


Holes 27 Yardage 6520 m SSS 72


Visitors Unrestricted. Handicap certificate required Societies Welcome if previous arrangements made with secretary Green Fees C-F depending on the season Course Designer Eddie Hackett




Oughterard Golf Club


 Established in 1974, this charming and challenging course is set in tranquil parkland at Oughterard, Co. Galway, just 15 miles from Galway City on the N59 – the gateway to Connemara. Generous and lush tree-lined fairways are a feature of this delightful and pristine course Renowned for its hospitality to visitors and societies, Oughterard is an ideal venue for a days golfing.


Facilities:  Magnificent new clubhouse with panoramic views of the course.
Restaurant/Changing rooms/Pro Shop/Carts & trolleys for hire
Putting green


 Address: Oughterard Golf Club, Gortreevagh, Oughterard


Telephone 00353 (0) 91 552131 / Ext 201 Pro


Fax 00353 (0) 91 552733


Website http;//oughterardgolf.com/home


Email golfough@iol.ie Holes 18
Parkland Yardage 6752 yds SSS 69 Club Membership 1000 Visitors Unrestricted. Renowned for its hospitality to visitors and societies. Societies Welcome if previous arrangements made with secretary Green Fees C Course Designer Harris/Merrigan




Tuam Golf Club


Located 20 miles north of Galway.


This parkland course is a delightful golfing experience and has a growing reputation


Address: Tuam Golf Club, Barnacurragh, Tuam.


Telephone: +353 93 28993 Pro shop 24091


Fax +353 93 26003


Website: http://www.tuamgolfclub.com


18 Holes. 5944m. SSS 71 Green fees C




 Athenry Golf Club


Athenry Golf Club is located mid-way between Oranmore and Athenry, adjacent to the Dublin / Galway N6 route


Athenry is a beautiful mixture 18 hole parkland championship course set against the backdrop of a large forest. The modern clubhouse with a friendly atmosphere gives excellent views of much of the course and adjoining famous “Fields of Athenry”.Bar & Lounge area over looking course in friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Athenry Golf Club is a mixture of parkland and heathland built on a limestone base against the backdrop of a large forest giving excellent drainage and remaining playable all year round. Has hosted recent Provincial and National championships
Golf lessons/Practice Area
Corporate hospitality days available


Address: Athenry Golf Club, Palmerstown, Oranmore


Telephone Secretary Office: +353 (0)91 794466 (10-6) Prol Shop: 790599
Fax: 353 91 794971


Website: http://www.athenrygolfclub.net