Kildare’s World Famous Golf Courses

From Parkland courses such as Kilkea Castle Golf Course, The O’Meara at Carton House and The Palmer Ryder Cup Course at The K Club to Inland Links such as The Montgomerie at Carton and The Palmer Smurfit Course at The K Club there is a course to suit all styles of golfing. See just some of Kildare’s splendid courses below, book a Tee Time and get out there to practice your short game!

Kildare is famous for its championship golf courses scattered across the county. They have been designed by some of the golfing greats including Arnold Palmer, Colin Montgomerie and Mark O’Meara. Each course has unique traits such as water hazards, bunkers, vast tree lined fairways and deceptive beauty to challenge the most avid of golfers. From Parkland courses such as Kilkea Castle Golf Course, The O’Meara at Carton House and The Palmer Ryder Cup Course at The K Club, to Inland Links such as The Montgomerie at Carton and The Palmer Smurfit Course at The K Club, there is a course to suit all styles of golfing. See just some of Kildare’s splendid courses below, book a Tee Time and get out there to practice your short game!

Carton House Golf Club

 

OMeara Golf Course Carton

Nestled in the heart of 1,100-acres of private parkland in Maynooth County Kildare, Carton House Golf is a respite from the outside world and yet is just 25 mins from both Dublin Airport and city centre. Home to two championship courses, Carton House Golf offers exquisite views, impeccably maintained fairways, a convenient location and an exceptional golfing experience. Choose from the classic parkland O’Meara which meanders through ancient woodlands and the banks of the river Rye or play on the soil many legend has with the challenge of the inland links Montgomerie.

Carton House Golf Course is proud host venue for 2005, 2006 and 2013 Irish Opens, as well as the 2018 World Amateur Team Championships and the home of the Golfing Union of Ireland. Steeped in centuries of history, the 36-hole Carton House golfing experience is an experience like no other.  Enjoy world class golf in a warm and welcoming environment against a breath-taking backdrop. Follow in the footsteps of golfing greats with a round on the Montgomerie or O’Meara, warm up on a driving range used by the professionals, ensure you’re fully kitted out with the Carton House Golf Shop and enjoy a hearty lunch pre- or post-play in the social hub of activity that is the The Carriage House. Conveniently located with centuries of history around every corner, enjoy a golfing experience like no other at Carton House Golf.

O’Meara Golf Course Carton

 

Carton House Golf Club

Course Type: Parkland
Holes: 18
Length: 7,165 yards
Par: 73
Strengths: Designed by 1998 Open Champion and US Masters Champion Mark O’Meara, beware as this beauty of a classic parkland golf course is still full of challenges.

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Montgomerie Golf Course Carton

Montgomerie Golf Course Carton

Course Type: Inland Links
Holes: 18
Length: 7,301 yards
Par: 72
Strengths: Designed by Colin Montgomerie with numerous cavernous bunkers to test even the seasoned golfer, journey across impeccable greens and vast fairways as you play on the soil many an Irish Open champion has.

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The K Club

 

The K Club Golf Kildare

The world famous 5 Star K Club Hotel & Golf Resort is one of the best golf hotels in Ireland with one of the best golf courses in Ireland. Be treated to an incredible golfing experience as you play at home of the 2006 Ryder Cup, 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, and 13 European Opens. Their aim is to match and exceed customer expectations both on and off the two magnificent golf courses which are The Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Course. Corporate Golf Days on these magnificent courses is a very popular option for Summer Business Gatherings on the Kildare Golf Course. To ensure your visit to The K Club Golf Resort is memorable, their Golf Guest Services Team will organise your tee times, golf lessons, caddies, hired items, corporate gifts, discuss group rates and tailor your needs towards your day to give you the ultimate golf experience.

 

The Palmer Ryder Cup Course at The K Club

The Palmer Ryder Cup Course at The K Club Kildare

Course Type: Parkland
Holes: 18
Length: 7350 yards
Par: 72
Strengths: Ranked regularly in the top 3 parkland golf courses in Ireland, this Arnold Palmer designed golf haven is a must play ‘badge of honour’ that has hosted the top golf players in the world.

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To Book A Round Call: +353 1 601 7301

The Palmer Smurfit Course at The K Club

The Palmer Smurfit Course at The K Club Kildare

Course Type: Inland Links
Holes: 18
Championship length: 7,277 yards
Par: 72
Strengths: The Arnold Palmer designed Smurfit Course has many dramatic landscapes with dune style mounding which assists in making the course into a true Championship Golf Course with many vantage points for spectators to view golf professionals at work.

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Kilkea Castle Golf Course

 

Kilkea Castle Golf Course Kildare

The magnificent Kilkea Golf Course has been developed beneath the shadows of a 12th century Castle (the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Ireland). It allows the splendour of the Castle to be viewed from every fairway. The River Griese runs through the Castle grounds and estate and the designers incorporated this natural flowing hazard into the course. With the combination of the River and many other hazards and interesting greens, golfers playing this course are definitely ensured a challenge. You will encounter the River at almost every hole. Two lakes have also been included in the course design, adding to the overall difficulty of the challenge of this royal and ancient game.

Course Type: Parkland
Holes: 18
Length: 6,100m
Par: 70
Strengths: Kilkea Golf Course has many water hazards and treelines fairways.

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To Book A Round Call: +353 59 9145600

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