Kilkenny's rich and rolling landscape is the perfect natural environment for parklands golf.
To the Manor born! Live like a Lord with a round of golf on the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course at the prestigious Mount Juliet Estate. Home to the World Golf Championship and a number of Irish Opens, the course is one of the longest in the country and features perfect fairways and immaculate greens that attract top professional golfers from all around the world. Non-golfers of your group can benefit from on-site fishing, archery and falconry, whilst the estate boasts a variety of accommodation. Look out for special offers and green fees Mount Juliet Estate.
For a challenging round, check out Mountain View Golf Course. Mountain View opened its gates in 1996 and boasts 18 holes of breathtaking golf over 120 acres of rolling countryside in Ballyhale. The course consists of sweeping fairways, imaginative bunkers, elegant water features, sensational views and superbly manicured sand-based Tee’s & Greens ensuring year round play. With a fantastic clubhouse restaurant this is worthwhile for the panoramic scenery.
If you are looking for a enjoyable day on the course with an excellent “19th hole” Gowran Park is a must. In 2001, Gowran Park, Kilkenny developed a unique 18 hole golf course designed by renowned architect Jeff Howes. The course meanders in and around the 130 acre Annaly estate with five holes within the racecourse. With the magnificent backdrop of the Blackstairs Mountains this par 71, 18 hole golf course provides an excellent test for the low handicap golfer whilst also being very enjoyable for the middle to high handicappers. A par on the index 1 par four 4th hole with it’s tight fairway and tricky green protected by water will live long in the memory. Gowran Park is particularly popular with golf societies many of whom come on a one day visit but many decide to stay over in Kilkenny city which is only 15 minutes from the course. Visitors are welcome everyday except on race days. However, on our four evening meetings it is possible to enjoy golf in the morning followed by our great race day experience in the evening time. Green fees can be booked online using the link below or by phone.
These are just three of six beautiful golf courses throughout Kilkenny,
Kilkenny, Castlecomer and Callan complete the list of challenging courses.
Make the time…..you won’t regret it.