County Wicklow offers beautiful green nature interspersed with rugged coastlines. Together with the great Irish golfing tradition these attributes make it the ideal destination for both the seasoned as well as the beginning golfer. There are more than 20 golf courses in County Wicklow, the majority being 18 hole courses. Here are a few to whet your appetite. . .
Delgany Golf Course
Delgany is located right in the heart of Wicklow County and its golf course is one of the finest ‘woodland courses’ in Ireland. The course is surrounded by rugged nature and offers breathtaking views over the mountains and the sea.
It is an 18-hole golf course with a par 70 and the total length spans almost 5,500 meters. The golf course was founded in 1908 and has a great reputation within the Irish golf world
Charlesland Golf Course
Charlesland golf course is one of the longest golf courses in Ireland. In total all 18 courses cover more than 6,100 meters. It is a Parkland golf course with a par 72. Lunch and dinner can be served here.
Greystones Golf Course
18 Hole Course.
The Greystones golf course is a Parkland golf course with a par 68. As it’s not a very long golf course, with a length of only 5,300 meters, it requires more skilled precision from the golfer than just a firm hit.
The golf course offers fantastic panoramas of the green surroundings, sea and mountainous landscapes. Lunch and dinner can be served.
Glen of the Downs Golf Course
18 hole course.
Glen of the Downs offers fascinating views over the rolling Irish countryside, with as centerpiece the renowned Sugar Loaf Mountain. The Glen of the Downs is an 18-hole golf course with a par 71. The golf court covers a total length of 5,800 meters and is a Parkland Golf course. Glen of the Down’s clubhouse is beautifully situated for a sunny day. Here, too, both lunch and dinner can be be served.
Bray Golf course
18 hole course:
Bray golf course is a Parkland Golf course, just a stone throw away from Glen of the Downs. The course has a total length of +/- 5,400 meters with a par of 70.
Bray Golf course offers beautiful views of Killiney Bay and also the Sugar Loaf Mountain. It’s been described as a course for the more experienced golfer, due to the difficult terrain.
18 hole course:
On the grounds of the Powerscourt Hotel lie two championship golf courses, the East course and the West course, both 18 holes, each stretching over 6400 meter. Both courses offer their own unique flavour and challenges and golfers are able to enjoy the beautiful views over the magnificent 1000 acre grounds belonging to Powerscourt Estate.