Athlone Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Athlone Golf Club Est. 1892

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Athlone Golf Club: Occupying a quiet and very scenic stretch of land jutting out into Lough Ree, Athlone's golf course offers a combination of testing golf and wonderful views. The significant drop from the tee at the par-4 1st and an approach played to an elevated green, signal the often undulating nature of this layout, although thankfully it could not be described as overly hilly. An accurate tee shot is required at the par-3 2nd, this time underlining the need for straight hitting on many parts of this scenic parkland course. For all you slicers of the golf ball, OB is frequently present on the right, something to factor into your course management, especially when lining up those booming tee shots. The 4th and 5th are challenging holes taking you out towards the end of the Yew Point peninsula, from which views over the Lough and its extensive reed beds maintain the enchantment of this location. Overall, a very pleasant lakeside course, usually maintained to a high standard.

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Making Contact

Athlone Golf Club
Hodson Bay,
Athlone, Co. Roscommon 
Ireland
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Office   +353 (0)90 649 2073
Pro Shop   +353 (0)90 644 6008
Fax

  +353 (0)90 649 4080

Email   athlonegolfclub@eircom.net
Website   www.athlonegolfclub.ie
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Golf Pro
 
Kevin Grealy (Club Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Lakeside
 
Designer: J. McAllister
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6194 5695 5103
Par 71 71 75
SSS or Slope 72 69 73
 
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How2Get There?

8 km NW of Athlone
Leave N6 just west of Athlone and take N61 direction Roscommon. After 4.3 km turn right direction Hodson Bay (Hotel). After 1.1 km turn left into Athlone GC. (Hodson Bay Hotel is 200 metres further on).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays €30; weekends €40. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Athlone GC started life as Athlone Garrison Golf Club and was mainly for British Army Officers. In 1904 with many more local people joining, the club became Athlone Golf Club. In 1938 the club moved to its current location at Hodson Bay where J. McAllister of Portmarnock Golf Club designed the present course.

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Location

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Latitude: (53.468380)
Longitude: (-7.988133)
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Hodson Bay Hotel 3-star
Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon
+353 (0)90 644 2000
www.hodsonbayhotel.com



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Glasson Golf & CC Hotel 3-star
Glasson, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
+353 (0)902 85 120
www.glassongolf.ie



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