Galway Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Galway Golf Club Est. 1895

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Galway Golf Club: The first four holes of this, Galway's oldest golf club, are quite tightly grouped together next to the sea. After playing these you cross the coast road (by tunnel) and play the remaining holes in a more parkland setting, where small copses of fir trees and thick gorse bushes will require some accurate work from the tee. The par-4 10th starts a climb up a long gradual hill to the back of the course, with the 17th and 18th bringing you back down again, always accompanied by lovely views over part of Galway Bay. When the yellow gorse flowers are in bloom in late Spring the whole visual effect is stunning - assuming a modicum of reasonable weather that is.

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Making Contact

Galway Golf Club
Blackrock, Salthill,
Galway, Co. Galway 
Ireland
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Office   +353 (0)91 522 033
Pro Shop   +353 91 523 038
Fax

  +353 91 529 783

Email   info@galwaygolf.com
Website   www.galwaygolf.com
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Golf Pro
 
David Mortimer
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Seaside.
 
Designer: Dr Alister MacKenzie laid out the current course in the early-1920s.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5916 5702 4958
Par 70 70 72
SSS or Slope 71 70 71
 
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How2Get There?

4 km W of Galway
From Galway follow direction Salthill (N6) and then Lower Salthill until you reach the coast road by the sea. After 2.4 km golf entrance is on your right (with golf course on either side of you).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): Mon-Thur €35; Fri/Sat €45. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Galway Golf Club's most famous golfing ambassadors are multiple Ryder Cup players, Christy O'Connor Snr and Christy O'Connor Jnr. Both honed their skills at Galway Golf Club. Christy Jnr grew up in a house just a short distance away from the seventh tee.

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Location

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Latitude: (53.259848)
Longitude: (-9.094813)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Galway Bay Hotel 4-star
The Promenade, Salthill, Galway.
+353 (0)91 520 520
www.galwaybayhotel.net

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.

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Glenlo Abbey 4-star
Bushypark, Galway, Co. Galway
+353 (0)91 526 666
www.glenlo.com



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