FI - APPROVEDCork Golf Club

Celebrating 125 years 1888 – 2013 

Cork Golf Club is located at Little Island close to Cork City, this championship golf course is routed through exceptional golfing terrain, incorporating an old limestone quarry and the inner reaches of Cork Harbour and Lough Mahon. The resulting effect of these features gives golfers a unique opportunity to experience a challenging and rewarding round of golf on one of the finest parkland courses in Ireland.

A world class golf course, Cork Golf Club was Founded in 1888. In 1927 the course was redesigned by the Augusta National designer, Alister MacKenzie.

Cork Golf Club – providing golfers with the ultimate Irish golfing experience


Cork Golf Club maximizes on its varied landscape offering a distinct course layout. The underlying limestone creates excellent natural drainage and a ‘links’ type environment on some holes, with alternate lush parkland on others. The river, with its ebb and flow, plays a major role on the 3rd, 4th and 5th holes. Spectacularly, the steep chasms within the old quarry present an unforgettable golfing experience that will thrill and surprise you.


An Irish golf course that has been played my world famous golfing professionals – Cork Golf Club has hosted several major Amateur and Professional Championships over the years, including the Irish Open, Irish Professional Championships, Irish Close Championships and the National Finals. Notable players who have played here include Harry Vardon, Henry Cotton and Seve Ballesteros. The Club continues to be at the fore of the Irish Championship Golfing Calendar.

With a vibrant membership and excellent clubhouse facilities, Cork Golf Club welcomes all golfers, individual visitors, societies and corporate groups and all those seeking golfing excellence in Ireland.

2013 will be a very special year  for Cork Golf as we celebrate two major occasions; our 125th Anniversary AND the  30th Anniversary of the memorable visit by Seve Ballesteros  to Cork Golf Club in 1983.





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