Golf Courses in County Cork

Enjoy a world-class golfing experience in Cork during your stay at Ballymaloe House Hotel. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a beginner, golf courses in Cork offer a challenge for all skill levels and a golfing experience like no other. Below, we recommend some of the top golf courses near by and in county Cork.

Castlemartyr Golf Course

Set in a Manor Estate in East Cork, this 18-hole, inland links style golf course was designed by Ron
Kirby, whose credentials were honed on such Irish masterpieces as the Old Head, and Mount Juliet,
as well as Gleneagles in Scotland. The course is designed for players of any calibre and provides first class service across all aspects of the golf spectrum. For reservations contact:

8.5km from Ballymaloe House Hotel

Fota Island Golf Club

Surrounded by tall oak trees, and bathed in peace and quiet, Fota Island Resort provides the perfect
backdrop for the perfect game. 3-time host to the Irish Open, the three championship courses are a configuration across 27 holes and all meticulously maintained to the highest standards. Originally designed in 1993 by Irish Ryder Cup star Christy O’Connor Jr. and twice English Amateur Champion Peter McEvoy, before being redesigned in 2000 by golf architect Jeff Howes. For reservations contact:

21km from Ballymaloe House Hotel

Old Head Golf Links

Renowned for its stunning coastal location and challenging layout, the course was designed by a
team of incredible individuals including Ron Kirby, Eddie Hackett and Dr. Joe Carr. The course features 18 holes that wind their way along the rugged coastline, offering breath-taking views of the ocean and surrounding countryside. An exceptional golfing destination that offers a unique experience for golfers of all levels. For reservations:

72km from Ballymaloe House Hotel