It took Mr. Fazio 21 months to make Adare Manor one of the highest-end golf and hotel experiences in the world. Rory McIlroy, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington, and Paul McGinley were on hand to re-open the course in 2018.
Golf Course Review
The Golf Course at Adare Manor was originally a Robert Trent Jones Jr design which has been completely overhauled by Tom Fazio. The course will host the Ryder Cup in 2027 and has been designed to challenge the best on the largest stages.
The Golf Course at Adare Manor
The motto at the resort is: Beyond Everything. The Golf Course at Adare Manor certainly fits that description.
Built to host the golf’s greatest event, the setup follows similar lines as previous European hosts such as Le Golf Nationale and Celtic Manor… long with risk and reward coming in the form of water. Located on the banks of the River Maigue, it is over 7500 yards from the tips and plays to a par of 72 with water coming into play on 14 holes.
Bentgrass approaches accent USGA spec greens featuring sub air technology. The course has been sand capped and tees and fairways were sown with Ryegrass. 50 greenkeepers are on hand to care for the course.
Adare Manor Synopsis
If you’re a fan of quirky, pure, authentic, craft golf – this won’t be on the top of your list. However, if you are looking for the best of golf and hospitality to match, it will certainly meet and then exceed your expectations as it is… well: “Beyond Everything”.
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Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie
As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. There should be little walking between...