Golfing in Carlow

Carlow is a golfer’s paradise – regardless of your skills or ability, you will find an impressive variety of golfing facilities to suit all levels. The novice is also well catered for with driving ranges, pitch & putt and par 3′s. All of the courses listed here aim to provide the golfer – whether beginner or advanced – with an unforgettable experience and a warm, friendly welcome. For non-golfing partners and families, there is a treasure trove of places to visit and things to do, which are listed elsewhere on this site.

Carlow Golf Club

Deerpark, Dublin Road, Carlow.
Tel: 059-9131695
Fax; 059-9140065
Set in the beautiful green countryside of the South East, Carlow Golf Club is a 27-hole parkland course laid out in a former wild deer park attached to the old Bruen Estate. The course has a sandy sub-soil which is links like with undulating terrain, numerous elevated tees, several excellent dog legs and small slick putting surfaces. Carlow is playable twelve months of the year and a plugged ball is almost unheard of. It’s qualities are further enhanced by the water hazards at the 1st, 2nd, 10th and llth holes.
The new 9-hole Oak Park golf course at Carlow Golf Club is a truly terrific layout designed by the renowned architect, Jeff Howes. Situated on rolling terrain, this par 35-course provides a superb challenge to golfers of all standards. Carlow Golf Club is currently ranked in the top 20 of great golf courses in Ireland. One thing is guaranteed, once you visit Carlow you will receive excellent hospitality, a good day’s golf and memories treasured forever.Type of courseDeerpark course -18 hole parkland – 5974 metres – par 70.Oak Park course – 9 hole parkland – 2923 metres – par 35.
Opening hours
Daylight hours. The Clubhouse Bar is open every day from 10.00 a.m. – 11.00 p.m. A fully serviced restaurant offers a choice of lunch and dinner menus and is open from 09.30 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. each day.

Killerig Golf Club

Killerig Golf Club, Kilierig, Co. Carlow.
Tel: 059-9163000
Fax: 059-9163005
Killerig is enjoyable for the Club golfer, and when required capable of challenging the best- Des Smyth. Since opening in May 2000, Kilierig Golf Club is going from strength to strength and winning many golfing admirers along the way. Located just outside Carlow town in a fabulous setting with the Wicklow Mountains to the east and Killeshin Hills to the west. Designed by Des Smyth and Declan Brannigan this imaginatively laid out course has water in play on six of its 18 U.S.G.A. specification greens. The course, which is playable year round provides a challenging game of golf with some stunning scenery and memorable sunsets. The club houseincorporating Brannigan’s Bar includes a fully equipped pro shop, full shower and changing facilities, restaurant and bar. New to Kilierig are the luxury 4 star Golf Lodges overlooking the 10th green. Finished to the highest standards with all modern conveniences they provide the perfect base for a golfing or leisure holiday in Carlow.Type of course: 18 hole championship parkland.Length: 6165 metres. Par 72. Opening hours; Daylight hours. Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus available all day

Mount Wolseley Hotel

Spa & Country Club, Tullow, Co. Carlow
Tel: 059-9151674
Fax: 059-9152123
Situated 12 km east of Carlow town, Mount Wolseley is set in opulent surroundings and boasts an 18-hole championship golf course. According to Christy O’Connor Junior, course designer,” Rarely after a first look around a potential site for a golf course had I been so impressed as at Mount Wolseley. What we have here is a fair bur testing 18 holes of championship golf, none of which will disappoint even the most discerning player”. This par 72-course will provide a challenge to every ability as each hole presents demanding approach shots, with wide landing areas being the only concession.
With its broad fairways, unforgiving rough and picturesque water hazards, Mount Wolseley has justifiably played host to a number of national and international golf competitions. Type of course; 18 hole championship parkland Length: 6498 metres. Par 72.Opening hours: Daylight hours.