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Glasson Golf Club

Killinure, Glasson,

Athlone, Co. Westmeath

  • Office

    +353 (0)90 648 5120
  • Pro shop

    +353 (0)90 648 5120
  • Fax

    +353 (0)90 648 5444
  • Golf pro

    None

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Lakeside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Christy O'Connor Jr.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7120
6183
5606
Par
72
72
73
SSS or slope
74
70
73

At the same location:

3-hole Academy Course.

Location

Latitude:

53.474153

Longitude:

-7.904062

How to get there:

11 km N of Athlone

Leave the N6 just east of Athlone and take the N55 direction Cavan / Longford / Ballymahon. After 7 km (go through Glasson) turn left direction Glasson G&CC. After 2.6 km golf is on your right.

Glasson Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1993

Glasson Golf Club at Glasson Lakehouse: In common with Athlone Golf Club (located on the other side of Lough Ree), Glasson also offers splendid views over the impressive lough and its extensive reed beds, but there the similarities end.

Glasson's highly commendable Christy O'Connor Jr design, rolls its way over pleasantly undulating and relatively open terrain, bringing you down to the water's edge on the back-nine. The greens are large and full of slopes, some obvious, others less so. The bunkering is also substantive, especially around the greens.

From most parts of the course you will enjoy views onto the Lough. This scenic lake gets fully into proceedings as you enter the home stretch. Bringing you down to the shoreline of Killinure Bay (an inlet from the Lough) is the snaking par-5 14th. Next up is Glasson's signature hole, a wonderful par-3 with nothing but water and reed beds between your tee-shot and the safety of the green.

Benefitting from good green-keeping, this busy course is a firm favourite with local and visiting golfers alike. The layout, scenery and lakeside surroundings all support its inclusion in the top echelon of Ireland's inland Stay&Play venues.

Stay & Play at Glasson Lakehouse: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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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: Mon-Thur €40; Fri-Sun €50.

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

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Glasson's stately manor house is not perhaps the largest or most stunning in the Emerald Isle, but the views from it and from the adjoining hotel are among the finest inland views you'll experience in Ireland.

Where2Stay

  • Glasson Lakehouse Hotel4-star

    Glasson, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

    +353 (0)90 648 5120

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    Glasson Lakehouse Hotel is wonderfully situated on the banks of Lough Ree, and offers spacious, modern accommodation. The hotel offers a variety of accommodation from classic rooms to luxury suites, complimentary leisure facilities, dining in the Killinure House restaurant or Lakeside bar, and golf on a championship lakeside course.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Glasson

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Athlone; Mount Temple

  • Hodson Bay Hotel3-star

    Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon

    +353 (0)90 644 2000

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Athlone

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Glasson; Mount Temple

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