Dunmurry Springs Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Dunmurry Springs Golf Club Est. 2005

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Dunmurry Springs Golf Club: This challenging open parkland layout continues the trend of pushing the boundaries of Dublin's fine array of golf gems further westward. Dunmurry Springs opened in 2005, and is already enjoying an excellent reputation with local and visiting golfers alike. Occupying relatively open land around Dunmurry Hill (the highest point in County Kildare) the golfing challenges are blended with some spectacular and dramatic views; seven of Ireland's 32 counties can be seen from the course. Although there are several areas of recent tree-planting, these do not detract from the essential linksy openness of this championship layout - but don't be lulled into thinking that open means easy. Among many picturesque and stongly designed holes, there are some that will thoroughly test your straight hitting abilities and course management, with thick rough and OB very much in play. Water hazards, in the form of springs, lakes and wetland areas, as well as excellent bunkering also play their part in Dunmurry's defences. The tough par-5 6th is perhaps the most exacting hole, with a pencil-thin fairway to aim at off the tee and a sharp dog-leg coming into play on the second shot. Thankfully many other holes encourage a good hit with the driver, before taking-on the often tricky approaches to the excellent, fast and sloping greens. The wind may well be a companion as you make your way round this first-class addition to Ireland's unlimited store of golfing treasures.

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Making Contact

Dunmurry Springs Golf Club
Dunmurry Hill,
nr Kildare, Co. Kildare 
Ireland
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Office   +353 (0)45 531 400
Pro Shop   +353 (0)45 531 400
Fax

  +353 (0)45 520 203

Email   info@dunmurrysprings.ie
Website   www.dunmurrysprings.ie
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: Mel Flanagan
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6757 5845 5277
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 73.5 68 72
 
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How2Get There?

55 km SW of Dublin
Take the M7 motorway from Dublin past Naas and Newbridge. Leave the M7 at the Kildare exit, direction Kildare / Nurney. From the main crossroads in Kildare town, turn left and follow road to next set of traffic lights, then turn left onto the R401 direction Rathangan. After 3 km golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays €30; weekends €45. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted (and gift vouchers available).
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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
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Dunmurry Springs is so called because of naturally occuring water springs in the limestone based terrain, which have been used to create some of the impressive water hazards found on the course.

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Location

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Latitude: (53.189373)
Longitude: (-6.936321)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Stand House Hotel 4-star
The Curragh, Co. Kildare
+353 (0)45 436 177
www.standhousehotel.com

The Stand House Hotel is situated behind the main stand of Ireland's world famous Curragh racecourse.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Dunmurry Springs
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Golf within 30 km The Heritage at Killenard; PGA National; K Club (Palmer and Smurfit courses); Tulfarris; Rathsallagh.
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Keadeen Hotel 4-star
Curragh Road, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
+353 (0)45 431 6666
www.keadeenhotel.ie

Located in Newbridge Co. Kildare, just 30 minutes drive from Dublin and a few minutes from Ireland's world famous Curragh racecourse, the hotel has 75 bedrooms, a state of the art leisure centre and an award winning restaurant.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Dunmurry Springs
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Golf within 30 km The Heritage at Killenard; PGA National; K Club (Palmer and Smurfit courses); Tulfarris; Rathsallagh.
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