Westport Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Westport Golf Club Est. 1973

Photos Westport Golf Club

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf says: 

Although Westport Golf Club was established in 1908, the course itself dates from 1973, which explains the "new feel" particularly on the front nine. In fact the first 10 holes are played in open parkland with small copses of fir trees still a few years from full maturity. The large greens contrast with the rather small bunkers, while water hazards start coming into play from the par-5 7th. The course really comes into its own on the back nine when the holes themselves become more interesting and the views onto Westport Bay are what you would expect from a course on the west coast of Ireland (although the vistas are more estuary-like than full-blooded onto the Atlantic). The par-5 15th is rightly the most celebrated hole on the course - simply stunning, especially at high tide. Ireland's holy mountain, Croagh Patrick, and the wonderful ridge of hills leading to it are an ever- present sight - weather permitting.

List of courses in Ireland - West

Map of courses in Ireland - West
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Westport Golf Club
Carrowholly,
Westport, Co. Mayo 
Ireland
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +353 (0)98 28 262
Pro Shop   +353 (0)98 28 262
Fax

  +353 (0)98 24 648

Email   karen@westportgolfclub.com
Website   www.westportgolfclub.com
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Todd O'Reilly
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: River estuary and rural countryside.
 
Designer: Fred Hawtree
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6980 6289 5616
Par 73 73 74
SSS or Slope 74 70 73
 
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

73 km N of Galway
From Galway take the N17 north direction Sligo. In Claremorris follow N60 direction Castlebar. In Castlebar follow N5 direction Westport. From Westport follow N59 direction Newport and after 2.7 km turn left direction Carraholly. After 2.6 km golf is on your left. Allow 1.5 - 2 hours drive time from Galway.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): €45 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Good
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Westport has hosted many important Irish championships, including the 1997and 2002 Irish PGA Championships, both won by Ryder Cup star Paul McGinley.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (53.812894)
Longitude: (-9.562928)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hotel Westport 3-star
The Demesne, Newport Road, Westport
+353 (0)98 25 122
www.hotelwestport.co.uk



Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Westport
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Olde Railway Hotel 3-star
The Mall, Westport, Co. Mayo
+353 (0)98 25 166



Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Westport
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 3,5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
 
Where2Golf spotlights


Tournaments:
WGC-HSBC Champions The final WGC event of 2019 sees Xander Schauffele defending the title he won last year at Sheshan International, China.
LPGA Shanghai:  also in China, the LPGA Tour makes a return visit to Shanghai where Danielle Kang defends.
 
Who's Who: 
Nicolas Colsaerts:  the big-hitting Belgian won the prestigious French Open title at Le Golf National, recorded his first European Tour win in over seven years.
Danielle Kang:  gave herself a well-earned 27th birthday present by successfully defending her Buick LPGA Shanghai title.

Where2Golf redesign fundraising campaign Sep 2019
Latest golf course reviews
The Welcombe Hotel : provides an excellent Stay & Play opportunity, just a mile out of town from William Shakespear's birthplace in the centre of Stratford. From the layout's higher elevations you will enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Read more...
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
 
Most popular golf course videos