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Killarney Golf Club

Killarney Golf Club

The Southwest of Ireland is particularly blessed with an abundance of wonderful courses and the natural Lakeside courses at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club are widely considered the jewels of the region and very deserving of their title - "The Nearest Golf Club to Heaven!"

Nestled amongst the splendour of the famous Lakes of Killarney and with the spectacular backdrop of the MacGillycuddy Reeks, Ireland's highest mountain range lays three unique Championship Courses to challenge you. Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is one of the oldest; most established and internationally recognised clubs in Ireland where golf has been played since the 19th Century. The Club offers three totally unique courses each with a different challenge to the golfer.

Killeen - Killeen, the jewel in the crown, re-opened in 2006 offering both spectacular lakeside scenery and also challenging golf to long hitters with water features on nearly every hole and fast greens. Nick Faldo, on winning the first of his two successive Irish Opens in 1991, was one of only three players to finish under par. That was before the changes in 2006, which will provide an even tougher challenge. There are tight tree lined fairways and water features on nearly every hole. Large, fast undulating greens, add challenge in equal measure to the beauty of this course.

Killeen
  • 18 hole
  • Parkland
  • Par 71
  • 6,011 Meters
Mahony’s Point
  • 18 hole
  • Parkland
  • Par 70
  • 5,826 Meters
Lackbane
  • 18 hole
  • Parkland
  • Par 71
  • 6,011 Meters

Mahony’s Point - Mahony's Point the shortest of the three courses at 6,800 yards is a lakeside course with spectacular views including the famous, breathtaking 18th described by Gene Sarazen as “one of the most memorable holes in the world”. This would be considered to be the course most suited to all levels of golfer. It is the shortest of the three courses with wide fairways and large flat greens. However well positioned bunkers and water hazards ensure that there is enough danger to spoil a good round.

Lackabane - Lackabane, which opened for play in 1999 is a Parkland course providing an excellent golfing challenge with enough water hazards that add both beauty and danger in equal measure. This course provides a good test of the long hitter with generous fairways and tough undulating greens. Lakes and streams feature throughout the course.

I am 100% sure that the venue will be very popular with the players. That is very important... The guys will have a great time and I will be telling all the players to bring their families that week to have a great time regardless of how the golf goes." - Padraig Harrington speaking about the forth coming Irish Open at the Killeen Course

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