Golf in Killarney
Golf in Killarney.
Golf in Kerry is the stuff of legend; with historic links courses like Ballybunion and Waterville rated among the top in the world. For the avid golfer, half a dozen championship courses mean you'll never be short of a challenge.
What ever you are looking for in golf, Killarney & Kerry provide the ideal venue. The inspiring parkland courses of Killarney Golf & Fishing Club are located just 10 minutes drive from the Hotel. Killarney's three Championship courses have hosted some prestigious competitions including both the ladies & the gents Irish Open. Kerry's rugged coastline provides an exciting and challenging setting for some of Ireland's best-known links courses. Historic Ballybunion Golf Links, made famous by Tom Watson in the 1960s, and more recently by President Bill Clinton is within an hour's drive of Killarney.
Waterville Links, another of Kerry's magical renowned courses, is just one hour and 15 minutes from Killarney. Waterville was visited in recent years by some of the United States' top golfers, including Tiger Woods, David Duvall & Mark O'Meara, prior to their assault on the British Open. In addition to the aforementioned courses there are an abundance of superb alternative Links & parklands courses nearby, from the Arnold Palmer designed Tralee, to the recently redeveloped Dooks, offering testing Links golf. The Parkland Courses of Beaufort and the Ring of Kerry equally offer wonderful golfing experiences.