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
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
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
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
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
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
Address: Oughterard Golf Club, Gortreevagh, Oughterard
Telephone 00353 (0) 91 552131 / Ext 201 Pro
Fax 00353 (0) 91 552733
Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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