adventure A spot of Golf

Birr Golf Club

The course has been carved out of natural woodland and eskers and provides a strong challenge for even the most accomplished golfers. Undulating fairways, ridges, hills and hollows represent the nearest inland equivalent to the links courses around our coast.

Tullamore Golf Club

Set in mature parklands Tullamore Golf Club is recognised as one of the best parkland courses in the country. Sand based, greens, lakes, bunkering, mounding and a programme of tree planting provides a layout that equals the best in the country. Playing Tullamore is an enjoyable experience irrespective of your golf ability.

Esker Hills.

The Christy O’Connor Jnr designed Esker Hills, located outside Tullamore, is a challenging championship golf course where no two holes are remotely alike. It is noted for its distinct links feel, superb sand-based greens, all-year playability and warm welcome. Esker Hills is home to European Tour professional Shane Lowry.

The Heritage.

Co-designed by golf legend Seve Ballesteros and Jeff Howes, The Heritage is set in the beautiful rolling countryside of Co. Laois, with the Slieve Bloom Mountains as a backdrop. This championship golf course provides the most enjoyable experience for golfers of all standards in Ireland.

Roscrea

Nestled in the shadows of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, Roscrea Golf Club is one Ireland’s oldest courses having been founded in 1892. It is the only golf course in Ireland with direct access off the main Dublin/Limerick motorway. With interesting and challenging holes throughout, it boasts greens of the highest quality.

Castle Barna

Located along the banks of the Grand Canal, Castle Barna Golf Club in Daingean, Co. Offaly is one of the most popular golf clubs in the Midlands. This 18-hole Parkland course has matured into a most challenging & enjoyable course. The course is laid-out on rolling parkland with plenty of mature trees, natural streams and easy-going terrain, which provides a great challenge for golfers of all abilities.

Mountrath

Originally a nine hole course, Mountrath was extended to 18 holes in 1994. The course is situated two miles south of Mountrath, just off the M7. Golfers will relish its fine, long fairways and well-manicured greens.