Golf in Cork

Golf in Cork

Cork Golf Club

Founded in 1888 and located at Little Island close to Cork City, Cork Golf Club is a championship golf course featuring an old limestone quarry and the inner reaches of Cork Harbour and Lough Mahon. Cork Golf Club gives golfers a unique opportunity to experience a challenging and rewarding round of golf on one of the finest parkland courses in Ireland.

Club Address:
Cork Golf Club, Little Island, Co.Cork
Tel: +353 21 4353 451
Fax: +353 21 4353 410

Distance from Midleton Park Hotel > 10 minutes

Cobh Golf Club

Cobh Golf Club is an 18 hole championship Golf Course at Marino Point, Cobh, Cork.

Opened for full play June 2009, the parkland style course is located on an elevated area of land with views over the inner Cork Harbor.

Water features on the golf course, guarding two of the Par 3, 1 of which has an island green with the River Lee forming a stunning backdrop.

Cobh Golf Club is members owned Club affiliated to the GUI and ILGU. The course is constructed to a high specification with USGA greens and tees and the Hawtree Ltd designed golf holes which offer an interesting variety of challenges.

The course is a modest 6250 yards from the main tees, but the back tees extend its length to nearly 7000 yards, (Par 72, par 73 for Ladies) offering a test to even the best of golfers.

The Club organizational structure comprises of:

  • Management Committee who run the business affairs of the club.
  • Men's Club Committee who manage the Men's & Junior Boys Sections
  • Ladies Club Committee who manage the Ladies & Junior Girls Sections

They have a thriving Men's & Ladies club section whose co-operation and enthusiasm in the development of the club augers well for the future.

The Club hosts a busy calendar of sponsored tournaments through all categories of membership. Open competitions form an integral part of these and allow them the opportunity of welcoming and extending their hospitality to other club members.

In addition throughout the year the Men's, Ladies and junior sections are well represented in the various inter club team events around the country.

For more information on the golf club please contact:

Cobh Golf Club, Marino Point, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Tel: +353 21 4812399  |  Visit Cobh Golf Club Website

Distance from Midleton Park Hotel > 15 minutes 

East Cork Golf Club 

East Cork Golf Club was founded in 1968 when Eamon and Peg Moloney converted their dairy farm into a nine hole golf course. The Course is situated on the ourskirts of Midleton, bordered by two rivers, making it an ideal parkland location for a golf course. Eddie Hackett, one of Irelands foremost Golf Course Architects designed the course and local development contractor, Ned Moran carried out the work. The Course was officially opened on the 10th of November 1969 by the late Mr. Brian Lenihan, T.D.
The course was extended to 18 holes in 1975 and an extension to the clubhouse was completed in 1992. Don Macfarlane came on board as the club professional and a new driving range was finished in 1999.
The hospitality and courtesy to all has become a legendary feature of East Cork Golf Club.

Gortacrue, Midleton, Co. Cork., Ireland
Telephone (00353) 21 4631687

Distance from Midleton Park Hotel > 5 minutes 

The Castlemartyr Golf Resort

Is an 18 hole, 6,728 yd, Par 72, inland links style course.

It is the creation of renowned golf course designer Ron Kirby, whose credentials were honed on such Irish masterpieces as the Old Head, and Mount Juliet, as well as Gleneagles in Scotland. In Castlemartyr Mr. Kirby has developed an inland links style course that creates a visually pleasing yet testing experience. The course is designed to be challenging and pleasurable for players of any calibre. Castlemartyr Golf Club provides first class service across all aspects of the golf spectrum, from the course, to the Club House and Pro Shop.

Golfers will certainly enjoy the setting of this golf hotel.

At the Castlemartyr Golf Course we welcome pay and play guests, residential golf guests and societies.

We can arrange private golf tuition with our PGA qualified professional / the tuition takes place on the course.

Castlemartyr Golf course is not the only option for guests looking for golf breaks. There are many other local courses offering world-class golfing within stunning countryside and coastal locations - All within easy reach of the hotel.

  • The Golf Course Opening times: Dawn to Dusk.
  • Open daily subject to weather.
  • Please note the course is closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Golf Facilities

  • Putting green
  • Practice nets
  • Cart hire - April to October only
  • Latest club rentals
  • Professional shop; Fully stocked with all the current fashion including Castlemartyr Golf Club crested garments.
  • Single and group tuition clinics and sporting advice is available through our resident PGA Professional Brady Sherwood. 

Co. Cork
P25 X300.

+353 21 421 9000 (Hotel)
+353 21 421 9150 (Reservations)

Distance from Midleton Park Hotel > 15 minutes

Fota Resort Golf 

Fota Island Resort is home to a uniquely enjoyable golfing experience, comprising of 27 holes. The three courses available in Fota Island Golf Club are traditional parkland, which aim to challenge the golfer’s technique in order to produce low scores.

The Deerpark course at Fota Island Golf Club, with its receptive greens and strategic bunkering, impresses even the most experienced professionals. We were proud to host the 2001, 2002, and 2014 Irish Open on our Deerpark course.

This course incorporates some unique and exciting features intended to challenge even the most seasoned golfer, while remaining perfectly loyal to the traditional style, values, and playability that characterise Fota Island Golf Club as a whole.

This course offers a fantastic opportunity to produce a good score, making sure your putting game is challenged throughout your round. What’s more, those players who possess an accurate tee-shot will be rewarded by the 8th hole on this course.

Fota Island, Cork, Ireland

+353 (0)21 488 3700

Distance from Midleton Park Hotel >12 minutes drive


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