Best Golf Trips to Make in Cork

Cork is a haven for golfing enthusiasts with an amazing selection of golf courses to spend your day. You’ll get the opportunity to plan your day out playing golf to meet friends and build those relationships that matter most to you.

We have refined a list of Cork’s best golf courses.


  1. Lee Valley Golf and Country Club 

With a friendly atmosphere, Lee Valley Golf and Country Club is one of the renowned golf courses in Munster. It was voted the No. 99-ranked golf course in Ireland, by “Golf Digest Ireland” which makes it as one of the finest in the country. It is a 30 minute drive away from the central business district of Cork and is a haven for golfers visiting Cork city. It’s 18-hole championship golf course has been a huge attraction and a must visit whenever you are around Cork looking for that enjoyable golfing experience.


  1. Cobh Golf Club 

Established in 1986 as a 9-hole course located at Ballywilliam on the east side of Cobh.  Cobh Golf Club was officially opened in 2010 by Shane Lowry and is now an 18-hole Hawtree Design golf course after moving to Marino Point. Situated 30-45 minute drive away from Cork city, this golf club will more than exceed your expectations. A golf club that never disappoints travellers seeking for an enjoyable golf experience.


  1. Monkstown Golf Club   

If you are looking for a golf club with a lovely view and unique setting, overlooking the stunning Cork harbour then Monkstown Golf Club is the place to be. Experience a great outdoor setting and help protect nature. Located in Parkgarriff, Co. Cork and just a 20 – 25 minute drive from Clayton Cork Hotel.


  1. Muskerry Golf Course   

Another must visit place for golf enthusiasts would be the Muskerry Golf Course, established in 1907. Considered as one of the top 18 hole parkland courses in Munster.

The golf club is located in Dromasmole, Carrigrohane, Co. Cork and just 25-30 minute away from Cork city.


  1. Cork Golf Club   

When you are looking for a great way to spend your time here in Cork, head out for a golf in Cork Golf Club which is situated in the beautiful Cork harbour and close to everything Ireland’s second city has to offer. It is a 20 – 30 minute drive from Cork city. ⁠

  1. Old Head of Kinsale  

For the love of golf, you got to go to Old Head Golf Links. It is one of the most breathtaking yards in golf built on a 220-acre diamond of land. It offers terrific views, overlooking the Celtic Sea and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. The ‘Old Head Experience’ is a golf experience you don’t want to miss so be sure to visit this golf course when you are around Cork and its worth a drive from Clayton Cork hotel.

So there you have it, our top golf courses in Cork. This list has more to offer than just a golf course so  remember to have fun and enjoy a great day out with your friends. Clayton Hotel Cork is  located in the heart of Cork city and gives you easy access to  stunning golf course location in Cork. Start your day with a snack in our Red Bean Roastery  and unwind in our our Club Vitae.



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