GOLF COURSES AND CLUBS
At The Johnstown Estate
The Johnstown Estate is situated on the Meath/Kildare border and is within 30 minutes of many of wonderful Golf Courses. The Estate is the perfect destination for a golfing holiday or break. Please see below a list of the nearby Golf Courses and Clubs.
Edenderry Golf Club
Nestled in the centre of the Country, Edenderry Golf Club is one of Ireland's jewels which boasts 18 holes of challenging inland golf. Edenderry Golf Club has been in existence since 1910 having moved from several locations to its present location where Eddie Hackett designed a magnificent golf course built on the natural peat that is synonymous with this part of the country. Eddie Hackett used the natural terrain to create an excellent golf course that is playable all year round. The course is particularly long at 6,011 metres with a Par of 72 including four marvellous Par 5 holes. There are four Par-3 at Edenderry each of which has its challenge. The course has an abundance of mature trees and strategically placed bunkers making it a challenging, but fair test for any golfer, experienced and beginner alike.
Rathcore Golf & Country Club
Rathcore Golf and Country Club is an 18 hole Golf Course may be described as parkland, but this would not be sufficient. The defining features of this 18-hole golf course and the two ring forts, the motte and the various natural spring that enable 12 of the holes to have water features. Add to this the rolling hills, numerous mature trees, yellow furze and strong historical background, and you indeed have a golf course that can match any other class.
Kilcock Golf Club
This 18 hole USGA standard course won the 2011 Association of Landscaping Contractors of Ireland Award for best Sports Grounds, and it has been described by many as a hidden gem. They offer a full golf package to visitors and members alike with an inviting clubhouse and excellent restaurant and bar that are open seven days throughout the year. Kilcock Golf Club have a fully stocked Pro-Shop to cater for all your golfing and tuition needs and is only a short from the town of Kilcock on the Trim road.
Carton Golf Course
Carton Golf Course has two of Ireland's finest championship golf courses ideal for your golf break in Ireland. The O'Meara Course was designed by two-time major winner Mark O'Meara. It is a classic parkland experience which meanders through acres of glorious pastures, ancient woodland and skirts the banks of the River Rye. It hosted the 2005 Irish Amateur Championship. The Montgomerie Course was designed by seven times European Order of Merit Winner Colin Montgomerie. It is a 7,300-yard "links style" journey across sweeping firm fairways cavernous bunkers and impeccable greens. It has hosted some of the world's finest golfers at 2005, 2006 & 2013 Irish Opens and the 2010 Irish Seniors Open.
The K Club
The Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Course are considered two of Europe's finest Championship Courses recently voted on the top ten worldwide golf resorts by CNN. Ranked regularly in the top 3 parkland golf courses in Ireland, this Arnold Palmer-designed golf haven at The K Club is a must play 'badge of honour' that has hosted the top golf players in the world. The Ryder Cup in 2006, the 2016 Irish Open and 11 European Opens testify the importance of The Ryder Cup Course to European Golf.