County Sligo Golf Club

Sligo Golf Club

County Sligo golf club is widely regarded as one of the great championship links courses and is located in the picturesque seaside village of Rosses Point. 8km from Sligo, and is known locally as "The Point".

  • 18 hole
  • Links
  • Par 71
  • 5,852 Yards
Originally founded in 1894 as a 9 hole course it is now a modern 27 holes complex with spacious clubhouse and up to date facilities.

The club is the home of the famous West of Ireland Open amateur championship played every Easter since 1923 and has hosted many other prestigious events including the Home Internationals, the Irish Close and the Irish Professional Match play championship.

The County Sligo Golf Club now has a lovely 9 hole course to augment its 18 Hole championship one and this is situated to the right of the 5th and 6th holes and is accessed by driving across a road traversing the first and third fairways. This Bomore course is a lovely challenge in itself while the championship course is one of the great golf challenges of Ireland and the level of difficulty of the course varies with the diverse weather conditions experienced in "The Point".

The course was redesigned by the famous golf architect, Harry S. Colt, in 1927 and continuous improvements have been made over the years to make the County Sligo course, Rosses Point stands at the very top of the list of Irish courses".

“Glorious, a links course and location that lifts the spirits” - Kevin Markham (Author of ‘Hooked’)

"I came for a day, but stayed for a week" - Bernhard Langer

"A tremendous test for the highest quality player and great fun for the modern competitor" - Peter Allis

Local Knowledge
  • Hole 14 ‘Mahon’s Burn’ is the signature hole of the course. Your ball will run on the fairway so be very careful not to go big off the tee as you could find yourself in the river which splits the fairway.

Gallery - Sligo Golf Club