Golf Clubs in Kilkenny
Treat Yourself to a Golf Trip in Kilkenny & Stay at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel
Kilkenny offers the golfer a great selection of golf courses to choose from. Featured below are just a selection of golf courses all within a short distance from our hotel – the perfect choice for Kilkenny Golf Hotels.
Mount Juliet Golf Club
Home to the 2020 Irish Open, 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 was previously used as a venue for the Irish Open between 1993 and 1995, with 2020 event taking place between 27-31 of May.
John Rahm will return to defend his crown, while previous host Rory McIlroy will also be in attendance having missed the 2019 Open event.
Mount Juliet also hosted World Golf Championships in 2002 and 2004.
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.
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.
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.
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.