Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort Est. 1989

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Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort: Situated on three peninsulas that jut into the expansive Blessington Lakes, the majority of this course is played either alongside or within view of this large reservoir, providing a stunning backdrop for the excellent 18-hole layout. A small pond greets you at the first two holes, a par-5 followed by a par-3, establishing the need for careful course management from the start. Its at the par-3 6th that the big water arrives and the scenic interest really takes off. With a strong and well-maintained parkland layout on gently undulating terrain, Tulfarris provides a fair golfing challenge throughout, with stunning lakeside views from most holes. Mature oaks, beech and small copses of tall pines all help to create the impression that this course has existed for many, many years. In the fine array of Ireland's lesser known golfing gems, here is one of its crown jewels.

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Making Contact

Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort
Blessington Lakes,
nr Blessington, Co. Wicklow 
Ireland
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Office   +353 (0)45 867 600
Pro Shop   +353 (0)45 867 609
Fax

  +353 (0)45 867 601

Email   golf@tulfarris.com
Website   www.tulfarrisgolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Tom O'Neill
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Lakeside (Pollaphuca Reservoir)
 
Designer: Patrick J. Merrigan
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7165 6443 5696
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74 71 73
 
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How2Get There?

35 km SW of Dublin
From the M7 motorway approx 35 km south-west of Dublin, take the Naas / Blessington exit, and follow direction Naas. After 1.2 miles approaching the centre of Naas, follow the N410 direction Blessington. After 11.5 km, at traffic lights in Blessington, turn right onto the N81 direction Tullow / Tulfarris. After 7.2 km (just after sharp bend and Poulaphuca House) turn left direction Tulfarris GC. After 1.6 km turn left direction Tulfarris GC. After o.8 km turn left into golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Sept): weekdays €25; weekends €35. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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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
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

A plaque at the halfway house helpfully explains that the lake at this point is known as Phoulaphouca Lake, translated as The Hole of the Pooka - and a pooka in Ireland is a spirit or ghost.

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Location

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Latitude: (53.124989)
Longitude: (-6.559095)
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Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort 4-star
Blessington Lakes, Co. Wicklow
+353 (0)45 867 600
www.tulfarris.com

Tulfarris House was built in 1760 on the grounds of Tulfarris Castle, the home of the early Irish chieftains. Nowadays Tulfarris is home to a hotel, golf and leisure resort.

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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Palmerstown House; K Club (Palmer and Smurfit courses); South County; Dunmurry Springs.
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Downshire House Hotel 3-star
Main Street, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
+353 (0)45 865 199
www.downshirehouse.com



Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Tulfarris
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Golf within 30 km Palmerstown House; K Club (Palmer and Smurfit courses); Rathsallagh; Dunmurry Springs.
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