Killarney Golf & Fishing Club (Mahony's Point)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Killarney Golf & Fishing Club (Mahony's Point) Est. 1891

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Killarney Golf & Fishing Club (Mahony's Point): Located on the outskirts of Killarney, one of Ireland's most visited tourist destinations, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is home to two championship golf courses. The Mahony's Point layout tends to play second fiddle to the flagship Killeen course, especially when top-level tournaments are being hosted. However, many golfers are equally at home on Mahony's Point, and savour its three lakeside finishing holes, including the world-class par-3 18th.

As on the neighbouring Killeen course, Mahony's Point benefits from an ever-present backdrop provided by the impressive Macgillycuddy's Reeks (Ireland's highest mountain range) and beautiful Lough Leane. Most of the course is set back from the lake and exudes a mixed parkland/heathland feel. In relatively open, gently undulating terrain, definition is brought to the holes by gorse bushes and small copses of fir trees. The course gently builds to a wonderful closing trio of holes. The tumbling short par-5 16th brings you down to a lakeside green, while the par-4 17th works its way alongside the lake. The fabulously picturesque par-3 18th demands an intimidating carry over a corner of the lake, the green beautifully framed by tall Scots pines, the lake and the mountains in the background. A true gem at the finish; worth a look even if you haven't played the course!

Mahoney's Point is often more forgiving than its tighter sibling, but in many respects has a similar feel, with the lakeside holes coming at the end, rather than at the beginning as on the Killeen. If you have time in your southwest Ireland itinerary, try to play them both.

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Making Contact

Killarney Golf & Fishing Club
Fossa,
Killarney, Co. Kerry 
Ireland
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Office   +353 (0)64 66 31034
Pro Shop   +353 (0)64 66 32659
Fax

  +353 (0)64 66 33065

Email   reservations@killarneygolfclub.ie
Website   www.killarneygolfclub.ie
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Golf Pro
 
David Keating (PGA, Head Club Professional).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and lakeside.
 
Designer: Sir Guy Campbell & Henry Longhurst
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6164 5499 4932
Par 72 72 74
SSS or Slope 72 69 71
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the 18-hole Mahony's Point course. Also at KG&FC is the 18-hole Killeen course (par-72, 6566 m), and on the other side of the N72 the 9-hole Lackabane course (par-36, 2995 m).
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How2Get There?

3 km W of Killarney
From centre of Killarney follow the N72 direction Killorglin. After 2.4 km turn left into Killarney Golf & Fishing Club.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (late-April thru' late-Oct): Mon-Thur €60; Fri-Sun €75. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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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
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire. Caddies available if booked in advance.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The origins of the Killarney Golf & Fishing Club date back to 1891, when the original course was located in Deerpark, 1 km northeast of the centre of Killarney. In 1937, following a huge rent increase at Deerpark, the Club moved to its present Mahony's Point location. Initially a 9-hole course was established, which was quickly extended down to the lakeside with an additional nine. Today the Club is home to two 18-hole championship courses and a nine-hole layout. The Mahony's Point course hosted the Ladies Irish Open in 2003 (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Killarney G&FC).

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Location

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Latitude: (52.063508)
Longitude: (-9.565185)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hotel Europe 5-star
Fossa, Killarney, Co. Kerry
+353 (0)64 31900
www.killarneyhotels.ie



Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Killarney (Killeen, Mahony's Point and Lackabane courses); Beaufort
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Golf within 30 km Dooks
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Killarney Oaks Hotel 4-star
Muckross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry
+353 (0)64 37 600
www.killarneyoaks.com

Overlooking the world famous lakes of Killarney, the Killarney Oaks Hotel is approx 2 km from Killarney centre and an ideal location from which to discover Killarney, the Ring of Kerry and many great golf courses in this area.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Killarney (Killeen, Mahony's Point, Lackabane courses); Beaufort
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Golf within 30 km Dooks
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