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Enniscrone Golf Club

The Links,

Enniscrone, Co. Sligo

  • Office

    +353 (0)96 36 297
  • Pro shop

    +353 (0)96 36 297
  • Fax

    +353 (0)96 36 657
  • Golf pro

    Charlie McGoldrick

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

  • Designer:

    Eddie Hackett designed the expansion from nine to 18 holes (1974). Donald Steel added a further nine holes (1999).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7033
6260
5592
Par
73
73
73
SSS or slope
74
71
73

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Dunes course. Also at Enniscrone is the 9-hole Scurmore course (par-35; 3011 yds from back tees; course rating 34).

Location

Latitude:

54.207286

Longitude:

-9.105778

How to get there:

60 km W of Sligo

Enniscrone Golf Club

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1925

Enniscrone Golf Club: It took a while for Enniscrone to join the other standard bearers of great links golf in the west of Ireland. But that day came in the early 1970s, when Eddie Hackett tore-up the existing nine-hole layout to create a fabulous new 18-hole course. Hackett's major intervention was followed-up in the late 1990s by Donald Steel, who added another nine holes, with six of them pushing deeper into the towering dunes.

Laid out across 400 acres of magnificent duneland, Enniscrone now boasts a fine pure links courses, with an enjoyable nine-hole course for the slightly less adventurous. Set between the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful Moy estuary, the layout embraces flatter land by the estuary as well as towering dunes nearest to the seashore.

With excellent design work courtesy of Messrs Hackett & Steel, you'll enjoy many challenging holes, superb greens and breathtaking views. No wonder that local and visiting golfers alike feel there is something rather special about this wonderful west coast layout.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-March thru' Oct): €135 (all days).

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Caddies available (if pre-booked).

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The village of Enniscrone, sometimes spelt Inniscrone, is also referred to by local people as Inishcrone, or in Irish "Inis Crabhann". The village's spectacular sandy beach, which passes alongside the golf course, stretches for several kilometres either side of the River Moy estuary.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating: 57th best course in Britain & Ireland; 13th best in Ireland.

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