Bearna, nr Galway, Co. Galway
18 holes. Moorland course. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Open moorland & lakeside (Lough Inch).
Robert J. "Bobby" Brown
8 km W of Galway.
From Galway head west on the N59 Moycullen/Clifden road. After 8km turn left direction Bearna. After 4km golf is on the right.
Bearna Golf Club (in Irish, Cumann Ghalf Bhearna) is located at the gateway to Connemara in the Gaeltacht, a layout that commands wonderful views of Galway Bay, the Burren and the Aran Islands.
Built on Connemara moorland and peat bog, the captivating course provides an excellent array of golfing challenges, while the rugged surroundings are home to many scenic features, colours, and plant and animal life.
In keeping with moorland-style courses, the holes here are defined by grassy rough, gorse bushes and ditches, while humps and bumps, swales and hollows, and twists and turns are found in abundance.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire. Soft spikes preferred.
Bearna Golf Club's owner is Pat Donnellan, best known as a member of a famous football dynasty from Galway. Several members of the Donnellan family, including Pat's father Mick, brother John and nephew Michael, played in the top-flight of Gaelic football, the most popular team sport in Ireland.
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The Twelve Hotel, located on the crossroads in the centre of Barna, is conveniently located for a visit to Bearna Golf Club. Inside the traditional façade, the eclectic décor and wonderful dining make the Twelve Hotel a popular destination with golfers and non-golfers alike.
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The seafront Galway Bay Hotel boasts 153 elegantly designed bedrooms including four executive suites with plush contemporary décor and interiors. This 4-star hotel has been awarded many prestigious dining accolades.
Galway GC; Bearna
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