Callan Golf Club , Callan, Co Kilkenny Established in 1929, Callan Golf Club is located 1 mile outside the town of Callan on the Knocktopher road. This 18 hole parkland course features well placed spinneys, bunkers and hazards, with water featuring on 8 of the holes. The course has a justifiable and well earned reputation for the high standard of presentation and upkeep of both fairways and greens. The course distance is 6362 yards from the blue markers, 6099 yards from the green markers and 5436 yards from the red markers.
Kilkenny Golf Courses
Castlecomer Golf Club, Dromgoole, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. Set in a 200 year old forest, Castlecomer's Golf course provides a great test of golf combined with breath taking views of the local terrain. Designed by Pat Ruddy. In total thirteen new holes were incorporated into the eighteen hole layout with tees and greens built to USGA standards. The holes have sand based fairways with irrigation built in. The construction of the latter from the outset is rare for parkland layouts in Ireland, but certainly ensures top class, year round playing conditions, no matter what the prevailing climatic conditions.
Kilkenny Golf Club, Glendine, Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny itself is mostly flat terrain with an abundance of trees. A feature of the course at the 10th tee is the "Fluacht Fiadh", an ancient Irish kitchen. This type of kitchen dates back to the Bronze Age when these ancient cooking places were horse show shaped mounds made-up of small pieces of blackened stone and situated close to a water source or in a marshy or formerly marshy ground.
Mount Juliet Golf Club, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny is set on lush parkland in the south east of Ireland, and only 20 minutes from Kilkenny. The Jack Nicklaus designed golf course at Mount Juliet is a centerpiece of one of Ireland's finest golf courses. Blessed with this unique setting, Nicklaus has created a challenging championship golf course and is presented in excellent condition throughout the year.
Mountain View Golf Club, Kiltorcan, Ballyhale, Co Kilkenny Pass through the gates of Mountain View and you are in a different world. Designed by Richard Long and John O’Sullivan this testing par 71 course offers a most enjoyable golfing experience to players of all standards measuring over 6000 yards from the championship tees. The natural contours of the land have been shaped to provide great golfing conditions. Always in immaculate condition the course incorporates water features, fairway bunkering and superb sand based tees and greens. Situated on a plateau Mountain View Golf Course is very rarely affected by weather conditions and is therefore playable all year round.