Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
18-hole par-72 West course (6390 m from back tees).
22 km S of Dublin
From the N11 (20 km south of Dublin) take the R117 to Enniskerry. In Enniskerry turn left onto the R760. After o.4 km turn right into Powerscourt Estate and follow signs to golf.
Powerscourt Golf Club (East course): In scenery reminiscent of the Perthshire Hills that surround Gleneagles in Scotland, the Powerscourt Estate is home to 36-holes of excellent golf. The East course, like the West, combines a fine mix of undulating holes in a relatively open, and occasionally wooded landscape.
The layout includes copious bunkering, which lends clear definition to the good-width fairways. For those really wayward shots, thick grassy rough awaits. The well-defended greens run fast and true.
Scenic views onto the surrounding Wicklow Hills, the pointed-peak of Sugarloaf Mountain, a glimpse or two of the Irish Sea and the tranquility of the famous Powerscourt Estate all combine to ensure a thoroughly enjoyable setting, whichever of the two courses you play.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.
Powerscourt Golf Club is situated in the grounds of the magnificent Powerscourt Estate in Co. Wicklow, originally an important site for the Anglo-Normans who came to Ireland in the 12th century. Powerscourt is now one of the best known country estates in Ireland, and includes the world-famous Powerscourt Gardens as well as Ireland's highest waterfall.
The East course has hosted several top level competitions including the 1998 Irish PGA Championship and European Senior Tour in 2001 (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Powerscourt).
2019 Golf World rating: 83rd best course in Ireland; 40th best Stay&Play golf resort in Britain & Ireland.
Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
+353 (0)1 274 8888Visit website
Located close to Dublin and Ireland’s east coast, the Powerscourt Estate is tucked away in the woodlands and green hills of Co. Wicklow. Here you'll find a 200-guest room Marriott Autograph Collection hotel (formerly a Ritz-Carlton hotel), which includes 124 luxury suites, panoramic views, spa facilities and three contrasting dining options. The Estate is also home to the 36-hole Powerscourt Golf Club, world-famous Powerscourt Gardens and the large Palladian-inspired Powerscourt House.
Powerscourt (East and West courses)
Woodbrook; Grange; Druids Glen; Druids Heath; South County.
Glen O'The Downs, Delgany, Co. Wicklow
+353 (0)1 287 3399Visit website
Druids Glen; Druids Heath; Powerscourt; Woodbrook.
Grange; Royal Dublin.
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