Castlegregory Golf Links

Wide fairways make for fun golf. In the dunes nearby is a 36-hole, unbuilt Doak & Coore golf course.

Castlegregory Golf Links

County Kerry, Ireland

Overview

Golf.com ranked Castlegregory Golf Links the 21st best 9-hole golf course in the world!

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It would appear the original Castlegregory Golf Links appeared in 1897 and disappeared around 8 years later. It would be more than 80 years before the idea of golf would be revisited.

A local, Maurice Fitzgerald, called a general meeting where it was decided that 57 acres would be rented beside Lough Gill, near the village of Stradbally overlooking Brandon Bay in County Kerry.

Work commenced on a 9 hole links golf course in 1989. Dr Arthur Spring designed the course and Mr Michael O'Shea was the construction manager. A 12 man crew was recruited for the work. The 9 holes are comprised of three one-shot holes, five two-shot holes and a single opening par 5.

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Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: 1 - The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. 2 - There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. 3 - There should be little walking...

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Architect

  • Spring, Arthur

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Contact Details

County Kerry, V92 VC59, Ireland

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Joe McDonnell & Evalu18 Ltd

Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: 1 - The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. 2 - There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. 3 - There should be little walking...

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The Putter Tailor - Made to Measure Putters and Wedges

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