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Club Professional Tournament returns to Parkland of the Year Dromoland Castle this May

Changed format accommodates modern schedules

The PGA in Ireland and Dromoland Castle, together with sponsors Monami Construction and Carr Golf, have agreed on a deal to bring the Irish Club Professional Tournament back to the five star Castle Resort this May.

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March & April Group Play & Stay, from €85

What about a great value, great quality group golf break this March or April?

Experience Irish Parkland Course of the Year, Dromoland Castle Golf Club and treat yourselves to our exclusive Stay & Play Package with the The Inn at Dromoland, from just €85 per person sharing!

This amazing offer is based on a group of 8 golfers, and includes 18 Holes of Championship golf on our Ron Kirby and J.B. Carr designed Dromoland Castle Golf Course, main course dinner at the Inn At Dromoland, overnight stay based on two people sharing, and breakfast!

This group package is available through March or up to 11th April 2019, subject to availability.

Call +353 61 368 161 or email reservations@theinnatdromoland.ie to book!

This offer is available in March and up until 11th April 2019, subject to availability.

The offer includes the following, based on two people sharing:

  • 1 Night’s Bed & Breakfast at The Inn At Dromoland
  • Main course dinner at The Inn at Dromoland
  • 18 Hole Championship round of Golf on the Dromoland Castle Golf course, located a short drive from the hotel on the Dromoland Castle Estate.

Terms and Conditions:  This offer is valid on select dates in March and up to 11th April 2019.

Winter Open Series 2018 / 19

Dromoland are delighted to announce a new 2018 /2019 Winter Open Series starting Sunday 11th November and running until Sunday 24th February 2019.

The  Open will run each Sunday across the winter with weekly winners qualifying for the Grand Final to be hosted in February. It is a Team of 4 scramble format, with entry €25 for visitors and €10 for members.

Please note, for Christmas golf play, we have extended our Open Series to Thursday 27th, Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th December – Tees the Season!

To book your tee time call our Golf Team on 061-368444

Winter Open Series at Dromoland

A Luxury Spring Golf Break

Treat Yourself to a Luxury Spring Outing For Lady Golfers At Dromoland Castle

Sunday 17th February to Monday 18th February 2019

Price per person sharing: From €260

This February, improve your golf, relax, recharge and indulge with a ladies retreat at the five star Dromoland Castle. Take in the majesty of the 15th Century Castle, which is surrounded by the championship Dromoland Golf Course, described as an experience never to be forgotten, presenting a stern challenge to both professionals and amateurs, designed by the internationally renowned Ron Kirby and JB Carr.

This wonderful package combines guided golf tuition, practice and match play with the incredible amenities of the recently refurbished Dromoland Castle, voted Ireland’s Best Golf Hotel at the World Golf Awards 2018.

This is a great opportunity for women of all golf levels to improve your golf in a relaxed  atmosphere, enjoy a luxury breakaway, and to meet other women where we all had at least one thing in common – golf.

Sunday 17th February 2019

  • Two course lunch on arrival in the renowned Fig Tree Restaurant at Dromoland Castle Golf Club
  • Afternoon Golf Clinic with Head PGA Professional Ian Kearney at Dromoland’s Golf Academy
  • Dine in Splendour with dinner in the Earl of Thomond Restaurant
  • A luxurious overnight stay

Monday 18th February 2019

  • Full Irish breakfast
  • 9am start for your 18 Hole Ladies Competition
  • Prize Giving to follow

With our Compliments

  • Dromoland Castle Golf Club golfers kit
  • Access to the Dromoland Golf Academy with a complimentary bucket of range balls
  • Enjoy exploring the Grounds of the 450 acres estate
  • Experience the self guided walks through the woodlands
  • Avail of our Leisure Centre and Swimming pool
  • Complimentary Wifi in bedrooms and public areas
  • Daily Morning newspaper

This package is incredible value from €260 per person sharing, and is subject to availability.

Ian Kearney PGA appointed as Head Golf Professional

Dromoland Castle Golf Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Head Golf Pro, Ian Kearney. Ian will be joining the 5 Star team at the impressive Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club in Co. Clare.

Ian Kearney PGA Head Coach at Dromoland Golf Club

With an outstanding golf career behind him, Ian is the latest addition to an already prominent and loyal golf team at Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club.

Speaking about embarking on his new role, Ian Kearney said; “I have been looking for an opportunity to work within a team dedicated to excellence and I am understandably thrilled to be joining the Internationally renowned, prestigious and much-loved Dromoland.”

Ian is a PGA qualified golf coach and has been awarded the prestigious PGA Irish Trainee of the Year on two occasions while completing his training at Doonbeg Golf Club in Co. Clare.

Since turning professional, Ian has spent almost two years working with Taylormade Adidas Golf at their global headquarters in Germany. During this time, he also provided support to Taylormade Staff professionals including the world number one at the time, Martin Kaymer.

Ian has worked in Trump International Golf Links Doonbeg since 2011 and completed his Masters degree in Sports Coaching at the renowned Loughborough University specialising in instruction and coaching philosophy. He is the current Golfing Union of Ireland Under 16’s National Coach and Lead Connacht Coach, of which Connacht Juniors have won five national championships in the past twelve months.

Ian is excited to bring his knowledge and experience in coaching players of all levels to Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club and looks forward to getting to know the members and guests over the coming season.

Dromoland Castle is Ireland’s Best Golf Hotel at the World Golf Awards

Dromoland Castle has been named ‘Ireland’s Best Golf Hotel 2018’ at the 5th annual World Golf Awards. The prestigious award ceremony took place in La Manga Club, Spain on Thursday, 1st until Sunday, 4th November, hosted by sports presenters, Steve Rider and Ela Clark.

The annual World Golf Awards serve to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses and golf destinations. Launched in 2014, the World Golf Awards aim to drive up standards within the golf tourism industry by rewarding the organisations that are leaders in their field. Votes are made by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry.

Designed by internationally renowned Ron Kirby and JB Carr, Dromoland Castle Golf Club is set on the 450-acre estate of Dromoland Castle. The impressive parkland course combines gentle hills, ancient trees and unexpected water hazards to deliver a demanding and exhilarating course, presenting an enjoyable challenge to both amateurs and professionals.

Mark Reynolds, Dromoland Castle Golf Club Manager, commented on the award: “We are honoured to receive such a prestigious award amongst such strong competition at the World Golf Awards. The competition for ‘Ireland’s Best Golf Hotel’ was outstanding and it is a testament to the amazing resort we have at Dromoland Castle”.

2018 Parkland of the Year at the Irish Golf Awards!

Dromoland Castle Golf Course has been named ‘Parkland Course of the Year 2018’ at the annual Gala Irish Golf Awards. The prestigious award ceremony took place in Northern Ireland on Monday, 22nd October.

Dromoland’s Mark Reynolds and Paul Coleman accepting the award for Best Parkland Golf Course of the Year

The Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association Ltd (IGTOA) is an organisation that represents Ireland’s leading Golf Tour Operators and is pro-active in the promotion, growth and development of the Irish Golf Tourism domestically and overseas. The IGTOA National Golf Tourism Conference & Gala Irish Golf Awards is the largest annual gathering of Irish Golf Tourism Industry professionals, who participate from all areas of the Irish Golf Tourism industry.

Mark Reynolds, Dromoland Castle Golf Club Manager, commented: “We are delighted to receive such a prestigious award amongst such strong competition. This has been a terrific year for Dromoland Castle following our recent €20 million renovation investment. This award very much reflects the ever-improving golf course”.

Paul Coleman, Course Superintendent at Dromoland Castle added: “We are extremely proud to win this award. We have a great team on the course and there is no doubt that Dromoland Castle Golf Club holds its own as a Parkland in the West of Ireland”.

Outdrive Your Competition!

Establish Connections In Dromoland’s Corporate Golf Challenge

The inaugural Corporate Golf Challenge at Dromoland Castle launches this week. With a €5,000 prize fund, the Winter Challenge promises company “teams of two” a series of league matches against other local companies, to crown the best corporate golf pairing in the West of Ireland.

“The Challenge is an opportunity for local corporates to network and engage over golf,” says Mark Nolan, Managing Director of Dromoland Castle. “There’s an outstanding business community here in the West. We are distinctly aware of the value and benefits of local contacts, so this golf event is a chance to do that out on the course. We welcome those keen golfing executives, men and women alike, to enter, network and above all have some good, competitive fun.”

The prize fund, with a €3,000 share going to the winning team, includes a Corporate Golf Day, Titleist Golf Gear, Luxury Overnight Stays at Dromoland Castle, Academy Memberships, and much more. The league will play over the Winter, with the play-offs in March. Teams are guaranteed 4 matches each and each round includes pre-access to the Golf Academy for warm-up, and a post-round meal in The Figtree Restaurant.

Irish Golfer Magazine and Titleist are sponsors of the Corporate Golf Challenge.

For more information visit www.dromolandgolf.com/corporatechallenge

Ladies Get Into Golf Clinic

5 Week Clinic this September

Starts Wednesday 26th September 2018 at 7pm

 Budding lady golfers – Learn to play or improve in the surrounds of the stunning Dromoland Castle at the Dromoland Golf Academy, one of the best practice facilities in the west of Ireland.

For ladies looking to know if golf is for them, or who want to learn the basics, this excellent five week one-hour beginner’s group covers all the hot topics of putting, chipping, pitching and long game golf.

Many of our current lady members have come through this course, enjoying the very foundations of golf play in a relaxing and friendly environment, with PGA Professional Coach Ian Kearney.

Equipment is provided complimentary. Participants will have access to Dromoland’s “Get Into Golf” 3 Month Membership, and should they become a full member, this coaching fee is reimbursed.

Call the golf club on 061 368 444 to book your place. The cost is €95.


Ladies Get Into Golf 5 Week Clinic

From 7pm to 8pm, on Wednesday 26th September 2018

Dromoland Golf Academy

Society Golf at Dromoland

Society Golf at Dromoland Castle Golf Club

Society Golf at Dromoland Castle Golf Club

Widely regarded as one of the finest 18 hole parkland golf courses in the Country, Dromoland Castle Golf Course has been described as an experience never to be forgotten, presenting a stern challenge to both professionals and amateurs.

Dromoland Castle Golf Club is the perfect setting for a top class Society outing. The course is available to society groups and offers a range of packages to suit individual needs, including the option to enjoy Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner at our renowned Fig Tree Restaurant, or stay & play packages with The Inn at Dromoland.

Our Clubhouse has refurbished locker rooms and a leisure centre. Our golf shop offers gear and accessories. And for those you wish, we have a GPS technology buggy fleet.

Warm up before play at our state-of-the-art Golf Academy, or why not consider a group lesson at the Academy with our resident PGA Professional? A nice addition to your day before you head out on the course.

Consider our special Winter Golf Offer! For €50 per golfer, play two golf dates from October to February.

Talk to our Golf Team today, call 061-368444 or email golf@dromoland.ie

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