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New Forest Golf Resort

Higginstown,

Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath

  • Office

    +353 (0)44 922 1100
  • Pro shop

    +353 (0)44 922 1100
  • Fax

    +353 (0)44 922 1911

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Peter McEvoy

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6959
6571
5760
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73
71
72

Location

Latitude:

53.392695

Longitude:

-7.438344

How to get there:

41 km E of Athlone

From Dublin take the N4/ M4 direction Galway. Merge with M6 after Kinnegad, direction Rochfortbridge / Tyrrellspass. Approx 3km after Tyrllespass turn right, direction New Forest. Continue to follow signs to New Forest.

New Forest Golf Resort

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 2006

New Forest Golf Resort: In a country renowned for its linksland seaside golf, this relatively new parkland layout contributed to the growing reputation of the Midlands as an alternative golfing destination in Ireland. It also reinforced Peter McEvoy's reputation for designing fair but challenging golf courses that will delight players of all standards.

The New Forest layout, as the name might suggest, certainly contains its fair share of tree-lined golf holes, but there are also some very picturesque open areas in this excellent mixed parkland course.

The terrain is gently undulating giving pleasant if not expansive views over surrounding countryside. Very good bunkering combines with several water ditches to ensure your course management skills are appropriately tested, while occasional OB and pockets of deep rough lie in wait for anything seriously wayward off the tee.

Pick of the holes: the closing stretch from the par-4 14th takes you into one of the more open and hillier parts of the course, with some very strong holes to close out the round. Perhaps uniquely in golf, the 9th hole is completely contained within the manor house's former walled-garden, now a delightful walled par-3.

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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 in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays €60; weekends €70.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

A four-storey, 18th century manor house provides the golf club with its historic and wonderfully equipped clubhouse. With the addition of some new building, a 4-star hotel opened in 2008.

Published ranking

Ireland: 64th best course in Ireland (Golf World, 2019).

Where2Stay

  • New Forest Golf Resort4-star

    Higginstown, Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath

    +353 (0)44 922 1100

    Visit website

    The onsite hotel at New Forest Golf Resort opened in 2008.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      New Forest

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Mount Temple; Esker Hills

  • Mullingar Park Hotel4-star

    Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

    +353 (0)44 934 4446

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      New Forest

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