West Cork is a haven for Golf enthusiasts with many spectacular courses to suit all golfers. Here are a few:
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Skibbereen Golf Club
Located 3km from Skibbereen town, Skibbereen Golf Course is an open 18-hole parkland course. It runs to 6,025 yards and has eleven par four holes three par five holes and four par three holes. Green fees are welcome all year round. There is trolley, cart and club hire available also.
Bantry Bay Golf Club
As the name suggests this course looks over the beautiful Bantry Bay. Fourteen of the holes immediiately overlook the Bay with the waters of the Atlantic lapping your shoulder. It is located about on hour drive from the Old Barracks just outside Bantry town on the road to Glengarriff. It runs to 6719 yards (6144m) in length, Bantry Bay serves up a nice challenge to the scratch and handicap golfer alike and with holes varying in length from the 126 metre par 3, to the long 487 metre par 5.
Old Head Golf Links
One of the premer Golf courses in Ireland The Old Head is located near Kinsale about 1hr drive from the Old Barracks. It is located on a headland jutting out into the Atlantic with the sea crashing into the rocks 300 feet below.
Old Head, par 72, comprises five Par 5s, five Par 3s and eight Par 4s – stretches from the ladies’ tees at 5,413 yards to over 7,100 yards from the tips, with a minimum of six tees per hole making it suitable for golfers of all handicap abilities. Nine holes play along the cliff tops with all eighteen holes providing unsurpassed ocean views. With the ever-changing sea breezes, the course provides a stern but fair test to the touring pro and the high handicapper alike.
Bandon Golf Club
Bandon Golf Club is located on the west side of the town. It is about a 20 minute drive from the Old Barracks in Rosscarbery. It is an 18 hole parkland course nestled into the grounds of Castlebernard estate. It runs to 6556 yards in total and incorporates 2 par 5 holes. It is a testing course with many of the holes protected by water. Buggys, trolleys and clubs are all available to hire.
Dunmore Golf Club
Dunmore Golf Club is a challenging 9-hole golf course on the outskirts of Clonakilty about a 10 minute drive from The Old Barracks in Rosscarbery. Dunmore is located along the Wild Atlantic Way, the stunning Irish coastal trail for locals and tourists alike. Enjoy a relaxing round while taking in breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful Inchydoney Beach.