Golf in Kerry
We have some fine links and parkland courses in County Kerry, the closest being Dooks and Killorglin.
Enjoy playing one of Ireland’s oldest links courses – a truly magical location for a golf course at the edge of Dingle Bay. Experience breathtaking views and a unique links challenge that golfers have enjoyed since 1889.
Another parkland course, Beaufort is part of the Churchtown Estate, the course shares its surrounds with the 15th century Castle Corr. The 18-hole course has been redeveloped to the highest of standards by world renowned golf architects McKenzie and Ebert.
This parkland course located on the shores of Loch Léin comprises two 18-hole championship courses and one 9-hole course. 4-time home to the Irish Open Golf Championship, the course affords the golfer spectacular views of the Killarney mountains.
An 18-hole links course, Waterville is another classic and not to be missed on your golfing tour of Kerry. Designed by Ireland’s pre-eminent golf architect, Eddie Hackett, Waterville has achieved status as ‘one of the best’ in only 25 years.
This links course was instituted in 1896 and opened its present Arnold Palmer-designed course at Barrow, Tralee in 1984.
“I may have designed the first nine, but surely God designed the back nine”.
Arnold Palmer, Tralee Golf course designer.
Known worldwide, Ballybunion comprises two 18-hole links courses, the Old Course (1893) and the Cashen Course (1984). World-renowned, these are true seaside links courses, are virtually treeless with sharp contours throughout.