Designed by the renowned Scottish course architect Dr. Alistair MacKenzie, Galway Golf Club is 5,974 metres par 70 with a standard scratch of 71.
Designed by the renowned Scottish course architect Dr. Alistair MacKenzie, Galway Golf Club is 5,974 metres par 70 with a standard scratch of 71 off the back tees. The first thing that will strike you is you have to cross under the road to play the first four holes. Galway is a tight mature tree lined course with plenty of wild gorse, to punish the wayward shot. Many of the greens are elevated and tiered which is the trademark of the architect. In order to put a good card together on this fine challenge of golf, you must be accuracy off the tee, a good short game and your putter to be hot. Playing to your handicap here, your game is in good shape. Even if your game is not at its best you will enjoy you golf here, as the scenery is panoramic, with excellent views of the world famous Galway Bay all the way to the Aran Islands and the Burren. Galway has completed a massive extension and re vamp of its clubhouse, resulting in a state of the arts facilities. The catering is excellent and the warmest of welcomes is extended to visitors at Galway Golf Club. The legendary Christy O’Connsew up near the course and served his time as an assistant profession here. It is said he learned his golf here. Societies are welcome and group rates are available. Trolley, motorised trolley, club & buggy hire available. Full pro shop under the stewardship of David Mortimer. Extensive practice facilities including Driving Nets, Short Game Area & Practice Range. Restaurant & Bar open to the public and visitors are welcome