Golf

Links Courses

If you enjoy golfing close to the coast, with all the challenges that brings, Ireland has an astonishing one quarter of all the world’s links courses, with three of them in Mayo, close to Pontoon House.

Mulranny Golf Club

Mulranny’s 9-hole links course overlooks the scenic Clew Bay. The course, like the scenery, is very easy on the eye, but always manages to tame the discerning golfer, even before the wind gets up. On a calm morning with a flat sea, it is just heaven.
Location: Mulrany, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)9836262
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Carne Golf Links

Course Type – Links
Carne Golf Links
Carne now has twenty-seven of the most dramatic, natural duneland holes in the world.”(Robin Hiseman, European Golf Design, 2013)
Location: Belmullet (Béal an Mhuirthead), Mayo
Tel: +353(0)9782292
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Achill Golf Club

Course Type – Links
Achill Golf Club
Achill Golf Club is a 9-hole links course and is situated in the picturesque countryside typical of Achill Island, on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Deceptively simple on first contact the course is in fact demanding, as well as welcoming.
Location: Achill Island, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)9843456
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Parkland

If Parkland Golf courses are more your style, there is plenty to select from in Mayo. Check in advance as to access and tee times.

Castlebar Golf Club

Castlebar Golf Club has been built to USGA specifications, measuring 6,500 yarsd, par-71, with sand based greens and many water features.
Location: Castlebar, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)949021649
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Ballyhaunis Golf Club

Course Type – Parkland
Ballyhaunis Golf Club
Ballyhaunis Golf Course is an interesting 9-hole parkland course set in a beautiful location. Main features are elevated greens protected by well-positioned bunkers and attractive spinneys.
Location: Ballyhaunis, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)949630014
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Westport Golf Club

Course Type – Parkland
Westport Golf Club
Westport will leave great memories of a unique course on the shores of Clew Bay. The 11th, with its Everest like fairway, the par three 12th and the index one, par four 13th, is the Amen Corner.
Location: Westport, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)9828262
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Swinford Golf Club

Course Type – Parkland
Swinford Golf Club
This challenging 9-hole parkland course is located in Swinford in scenic Co Mayo.
Location: Swinford, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)949251378
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Claremorris Golf Club

Course Type – Parkland
Claremorris Golf Club
Designed in 1927 by Tom Craddock, this 18-hole parkland course is a spectacular par 73 layout.
Location: Claremorris, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)949371527
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Ballina Golf Club

Course Type – Parkland
Ballina Golf Club
The 40 shades of green visible from the clubhouse greatly enhance the scenic aspect of the course, where the lush fairways, carefully manicured greens and strategically placed water hazards and bunkers all add variety to the golfing challenge present.
Location: Ballina, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)9621050
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Ballinrobe Golf Club

Course Type – Parkland
Ballinrobe Golf Club
Ballinrobe Golf Club’s location on a 300-acre estate is an idyllic setting for such a magnificent championship course. The 7,100yd, par-73 course was laid out and designed by well-known architect Eddie Hackett.
Location: Ballinrobe, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)949541118
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Balla Golf Club

Course Type – Parkland
Balla Golf Club
Balla Golf Club is probably unique in its size and quality as a par three. Situated in beautiful parkland and wooded area, the course boasts some holes of extraordinary quality.
Location: Balla, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)949365470
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Ashford Castle Golf Club

Course Type – Parkland
Ashford Castle Golf Club
Delightful 9-hole parkland course situated on the shores of Lough Corrib and surrounded by mature woodland and spectacular views.
Location: Cong, Mayo
Tel: +353(0)949546003
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