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Golf Courses

Ballybunion
Dooks
Doonbeg
Fota Island
Killarney Killeen
Lahinch
Old Head
Tralee
Waterville

Excursions

Cork
Ennis and the Burren
Killarney and surrounds

Hotels
Hayfield Manor
Killarney Park
Killarney Royal Hotel
La Hinch Golf and Leisure Hotel
The Kingsley Hotel
The Lodge at Doonbeg

Fota Island

Region: County Cork
Opened: 1993
Type: Parkland
Designer: Peter McEvoy and Christie O’Connor Jr.

Distances (meters/yards/par):
Championship 6197 / 6777 / 72
Men 5788 / 6330 / 72
Ladies 4967 / 5432 / 72

This parkland course came to prominence following the success of the 2001 Murphy’s Irish Open which was held here. Iit gained praise from virtually all the players in particular Colin Montgomery who is quoted as saying that it was a fine course, parts of which reminded him of Mount Juliet and others of Loch Lomond.

Located on an Island in the River Lee just outside Cork, the course was designed by Peter McEvoy and Christie O’Connor Jr. and opened for play in 1993. In 1999 Jeff Howes redesigned parts of the course to better bring into play the magnificent water features and more of the mature trees which are abundant around the course. From the right tee, this is a fair challenge for all.

 

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