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Kilkenny Golf Clubs & Courses

Treat Yourself to a Golf Trip in Kilkenny & Stay at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

If you are looking for a Kilkenny golf club to enjoy on your leisure break with friends or family, Kilkenny offers every golfer a great selection of golf courses to choose from. Featured below are just a selection of the great Kilkenny golf courses all within a short distance from our hotel – the perfect choice for hotels near Kilkenny golf clubs.

Mount Juliet Golf Club

The course at Mount Juliet is a Jack Nicklaus signature course, an 18 hole championship parkland course in beautiful surroundings. There are also additional facilities such as a driving range with covered bays, tuition, practice putting green and a chipping green. The course is a 20 minute drive from our hotel.

The Thomastown venue has hosted the Irish Open on several occasions between 1993 and 1995 and then Dubai Duty Free bought it back to Kilkenny in 2021 and again in 2022.

Keith Pelley, chief executive of the European Tour, said: "We are thrilled to bring the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open to Mount Juliet Estate, a venue which boasts a world class golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus, and a history of hosting prestigious tournaments.

For more information on golf at Mount Juliet: Tel:  056 7773071 

Gowran Golf Club

Located beside the Gowran Park Racecourse, this 18 hole golf course has been open since 2001. It is a picturesque parkland course with lakes and established woodland framing the course. Gowran is only a 15-20 minute drive from our hotel. 

 For more information: Tel:  056 7726699 or www.gowranpark.ie  


Kilkenny Golf Club

Kilkenny Golf Club was established in the late 1890’s and is now located at Glendine, not far from our hotel and Kilkenny City. It is a championship standard course set in over 100 acres of parkland with a par of 71. It is a good course for all year round due to the sand base. There is a golf shop as well as a bar in the clubhouse with catering facilities. 

For more information: Tel:  056 7765400 or www.kilkennygolfclub.com


Castlecomer Golf Club

This Paul Ruddy designed golf course opened in 2003 and is set in the unique surroundings of a 200 year old forest. The course is located around 15 minutes drive from the hotel and offers very competitive rates.

For more information: Tel: 056 4441139 or www.castlecomergolf.ie


Callan Golf Club

This 18 hole parkland course is located only 12 miles from Kilkenny City and was established in 1929. It is a popular course for groups, societies and visitors.

For more information: Tel: 056 7725136 or www.callangolfclub.com


If you are looking for a fantastic golf break, you will find everything you need at the great Kilkenny golf courses and Kilkenny golf clubs that are within a short distance from the Kilkenny Ormonde hotel.

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