Society Golf in Ulster.

Society Golf in Ulster.

The fact that The British Open was recently held in Northern Ireland has firmly underpinned the region as one of the best areas for golf on the Island and it’s easy to see why it has become a playground for both international and domestic golfers. For societies, aspirational venues may be slightly off-budget and require an entirely different skillset so we have cast the net wider and sought out some incredible courses dotted throughout Ulster. With over 100 courses to choose from, including a testing back nine on the recently refurbished Farnham Estate Golf Club, a unique Wild Atlantic Way test from Donegal Golf Club, Christy O’Connor (junior & senior!) designed courses at Concra Wood Golf Club and the extremely popular Lough Erne Resort in County Fermanagh, it can be difficult to decide the best option for your society.

 

Farnham Estate Golf Club

Co. Cavan

Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort has completed the latest phase of ongoing investment in the property, with a modern new golf clubhouse. The new clubhouse has been designed with a contemporary form using traditional materials to sit discretely into the protected landscape of the estate and is conveniently located adjacent to the 18th green. With a light and airy bar and restaurant area and spacious terrace overlooking the lush Farnham Estate, the new clubhouse is an excellent addition for guests and golfers alike. The golf course at Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort is a wonderful par 72 parkland spread over 500 acres of rolling countryside and dense woodland, with two quite contrasting nines – a gently challenging front nine exploring undulating meadows and a testing back nine through denser, more rugged woodland. Overall, Farnham Estate makes for an ideal venue for your golf society in 2022.

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Co. Donegal Golf Club

Co. Donegal

Situated in the Northwest of Ireland, Donegal Golf links is one of the longest in Ireland and Europe. It has been described as the “Muirfield of Ireland”, similar in terrain with two loops of nine holes, the first nine an outer loop and the second nine an inner loop running in the opposite direction. The course offers unsurpassed beauty and tranquillity that is almost impossible to find in the modern world. The serious golfer needs to be at his or her best, while those less serious will still enjoy the course as it offers a chance on each hole to win a battle, if not the overall war. Donegal Golf Club also boasts a spacious clubhouse that offers many facilities for visitors, either before or after their round of golf. Be sure to give your society a day to remember by visiting Donegal Golf Club in 2022.

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Concra Wood Golf Club 

Co. Monaghan

Concra Wood Golf Club boasts an 18-hole, par 72, championship golf course situated in Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. The golf course was at Concra Wood was designed by two of Ireland’s golfing legends Christy O’Connor Junior and Senior. Lough Muckno may be a well-kept secret, but not for much longer as it drapes itself lazily around treebound islands and along the shore of the manicured fairways of Concra Wood. Concra Wood Golf Club has many facilities to offer its visiting societies. The new state-of-the-art clubhouse is stunning and is located at the highest point of the course which offers panoramic views of the course. Concra Wood Golf Club is arguably one of the most spoken about courses each year and every society who plays it wants to return.

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Lough Erne Golf Club

Co. Fermanagh

Voted one of the top golf resorts in Ireland, Lough Erne Resort, provides the ultimate 36-hole golf experience. Featuring two championship golf courses including the renowned Faldo Course; golfers can also hone their skills at The Golf Academy, or practice at the all-weather driving range. As the gateway to North West Ireland, Lough Erne Resort is the ideal base for a golfing break where you can combine a round on The Faldo Course and Castle Hume with some of Ireland’s best links and parkland courses nearby. The Faldo Course was designed by 6-time Major winner, Sir Nick Faldo, a top 100 course (UK & Ireland), measuring 7,071 yards Par 72, offering stunning views of Castle Hume Lough & Lough Erne, with superb all year round playing conditions. Castle Hume is a championship parkland course with stunning views, manicured fairways, and well-contoured greens, Castle Hume has been host to an unprecedented 10 Ulster PGA Championships.

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