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Druids Glen Golf Club

Newtownmountkennedy,

nr Greystones, Co. Wicklow

  • Office

    +353 (0)1 287 0800
  • Pro shop

    +353 (0)1 287 3600
  • Fax

    +353 (0)1 287 3699
  • Golf pro

    Patrick Geraghty
  • Academy

    Druids Glen Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Pat Ruddy & Tom Craddock

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7046
6202
5541
Par
71
71
73
SSS or slope
74
71
73

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Druids Glen course. Also at the Druids Glen Resort is the 18-hole Druids Heath course (par-71; 7434 yds; rating 75).

Location

Latitude:

53.095925

Longitude:

-6.078562

How to get there:

35 km S of Dublin

From the point at which the M11 and M50 motorways merge (south of Dublin) take the M11 / N11 heading south. After 10.2 km take the Newton Mount Kennedy exit (R772). At roundabout follow direction Marriott Druids Glen. After 1.6 km at T-junction, turn right direction Marriott. After o.6 km turn left at T-junction direction Druids Glen. After o.2 km golf entrance is on your right.

Druids Glen Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1995

Druids Glen Golf Club: This very challenging and quite hilly parkland course contains an array of memorable holes, where a certain amount of mercurial golfing talent will be needed to score well. There are trees and shrubs of every kind in this enchanted woodland, many of them squeezing the fairways tight and making the landing areas small - if the trees don't do that on some holes, then water hazards will (especially on the back-nine).

Keeping your ball in play is a big enough challenge here, add in the changes in elevation and Druids Glen will doubtless give you and your golf game a thorough work out. The island green par-3 17th and the uphill par-4 18th make for a very tough and potentially watery finish - so hang in there until the end and enjoy the splendid 19th hole - a former stately home.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays €75; weekends €110.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Druids Glen is located on what was the Woodstock Estate, which dates back to 1600. Woodstock House, built in 1770, now serves as the Druids Glen clubhouse. The club's name originates from the latin druidae meaning magician or sorcerer, and in particular a druid altar that stood on a hillside overlooking the 12th green.

Druids Glen has hosted several Irish Open Championships and in addition the Seve Trophy in 2002 (see Tournaments section).

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating: 31st best course in Ireland; 27th best Stay&Play golf resort in Britain & Ireland.

Where2Stay

  • Druids Glen Resort5-star

    Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow

    +353 (0)1 287 0800

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    Druids Glen Resort enjoys a wonderful setting in Wicklow, The Garden of Ireland. Just 30 minutes drive from Dublin City Centre, the resort is a long established part of the excellent Stay & Play golfing offer around Dublin. The resort includes a 5-star hotel with 145 deluxe bedroom and suites, choice of several dining options, two championship golf courses (Druids Glen & Druids Heath) and the Spa at Druids Glen.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Druids Glen; Druids Heath

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Woodbrook; Powerscourt; Grange; The European.

  • Tinakilly House Hotel4-star

    Rathnew, Wicklow, Co. Wicklow

    +353 (0)404 69274

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Druids Glen; Druids Heath; The European

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