Golf in Galway
Near the g Hotel & Spa
Galway Golf Club – Salthill
Challenging 18 Hole Championship course located in Salthill, with ultra modern facilities. A tight tree lined course. Some tiered greens make it very important to accurately place your drives and a good short game is necessary to score well. The course has excellent views of Galway Bay, the Burren and the Aran Islands. Par 70 : Length 5,816 Metres
Connemara - Ballyconneely
Connemara Championship Links is perched on the edge of Europe. Take time to marvel at the splendid scenic backdrop of the Twelve Bens, etched against the skyline, or Ballyconneely Bay, dusted with pure, white sand. Connemara is one of the finest golf courses you will find and has played host to many famous visitors including Tom Watson, one of the greatest players of the modern era with many Major victories, including The Open, US Open and US Masters.
Galway Bay Golf Resort - Renville
Set on 300 acres and designed by former Ryder cup and World cup legend Christy O’Connor Junior, this beautiful links championship course of Par 72 stretches to 7308 yds. off the championship Tee’s. Superbly blending the stunning backdrop of Galway Bay and the rugged curves of the Atlantic Coastline making this course a true challenge for all handicap golfers.
Oughterard Golf Club
18 Hole Parkland course, situated in one Connemara's most delightful villages, it has a nice variety of holes to suit the better player and novice alike.
Bearna Golf Club
Situated only five miles from Galway city with commanding views of Galway Bay, the Burren and the Aran Islands. Built on Connemara moorland it is a high scenic area with features, colours, plant and animal life that you won't find elsewhere. Wonderful characteristics of gorse bushes, ditches, humps and bumps, twists and turns, all surrounded by authentic Irish peat bog, make for a thrilling round of golf.
Ballinrobe Golf Club
The Championship Parkland Golf Course at Ballinrobe Golf Club is considered by some, including Padraig Harrington, to be one of the finest in Ireland. Cloonacastle Estate, which dates back to 1238, became the new home for Ballinrobe Golf Club during its centenary year in 1995. A mature 300 acre estate provides the setting for an ever evolving, continuously maturing, magnificent championship parkland golf course. In the words of Padraig Harrington - "This must be the finest championship course in the West of Ireland, The par threes, in particular, are a delight …The tenth hole is a hole which the professionals will love, with its island green needing a very precise choice of club."
Athenry Golf Club
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. The course is located just 5 minutes off the new M6 Dublin to Galway Motorway. Venue for The Irish Seniors Ladies Amateur Close Championship 2014.