Cork, Co. Cork
Office+353 (0)21 435 3451
Pro shop+353 (0)21 435 3451
Fax+353 (0)21 435 3410
Golf proPeter Hickey
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Dr Alister MacKenzie redesigned the course, extending it to 18-holes in 1927.
8 km E of Cork
Leave the N25 Cork - Waterford road, to the east of Cork, at the R623 exit. Follow R623 direction Little Island. After 500 metres turn right direction Cork GC. After 160 m turn left and golf club is on your right opposite St Lappan's church.
Cork Golf Club: based on a rather varied layout and landscape, Cork is a rather tough course to describe, and at times even tougher to play. During the 1920s, world renowned designer Alister Mackenzie created a sense of cohesion and quality to the layout, which has stood the test of time through to the present day.
Wrapped up in its scenic and varied layout, you'll find many tree-lined parkland holes, while others, more open in character, are played alongside expansive Lough Mahon. And then there's others played around, over and through a former stone quarry - very much in evidence from the short par-4 6th to the short par-5 11th.
From many parts of the course there are wonderful views onto Lough Mahon. Definitely one to add to your itinerary if your making a trip to celebrated County Cork.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends (after 2.00 pm).
Must book in advance. Handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Players generally walk this course.
A Spanish Chestnut tree on the 11th hole commemorates Seve Ballesteros's 323 metre uphill drive at this hole during an exhibition match in 1983 - one imagines it was not into a stiff breeze!
Ireland: 43rd best course in Ireland (Golf World, 2019).
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