The Legends

Over Cork Golf Club’s illustrious history many of the world’s best golfers have played our superb course. In fact, 15 British Open Champions have played our course since 1896 with a total of 29 Claret Jugs between them. The full list of winners are as follows: Harry Vardon, George Duncan, Arthur Havers, Alf Perry, Alf Padgham, R.A.’Reg’ Whitcombe, Richard Burton, Fred Daly, Henry Cotton, Max Faulkner, Peter Thompson, Tony Jacklin, Seve Ballesteros, Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry. Below is a select list of some of the legends of the game who have played the course.